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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
A hangover: Lack of energy, appetite. Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea are not uncommon. If you are shaky, feel your heart beating very fast, have any blood in your ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Go to the hospital: The symptoms you describe are very concerning given your age. Without something that makes you think of a muscle strain, this is even more concerning. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Potentially : If you develop severe abdominal pain, bloating, fever or trouble having a bowel movement with nausea and vomiting - go to an er immediately. This coul ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes and No: Gastritis is a term that means inflammation of the stomach. Symptoms of gastritis (nausea, vomiting, bloating, early fullness, wt loss) can mimic many ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Psychiatrist: You could very easily start with your primary medical doctor. They can check for common medical problems (like thyroid disease) that can affect mood. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Less effective: In general, most emergency contraceptives are most effective within 72 hours. The longer after the unprotected sex, the less effective it becomes. You ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Serious: Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant. Drinking too much can lead to a coma and loss of protective reflexes that prevent you from aspirating ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
All of them: Gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphillis, herpes (type i & ii), hepatitis c, hiv. You and your partner should be tested if there is any concern. And practice s ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Water everywhere: Ops prevent the breakdown of acetylcholine. Excess of this leads to excess stimulation of the cholinergic nervous system. This is manifest by salivati ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hygiene and handling: Any improperly handled or prepared food can put you at risk of food poisoning. Food poisoning can be from bacterial contamination, a viral illness or ... Read More
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