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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Loflin
Urgent Care 35 years experience
Possibly: If you are worried, you should have an examination by a gynecological doctor. She can check for problems, and may be able to offer treatments for your symptoms.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Loflin
Urgent Care 35 years experience
It depends: How many calories you need depends on your sex, weight, metabolism and activity level. Factors such as whether or not you are pregnant also should be considered. A calculator, like http://www.Freedieting.Com/tools/calorie_calculator.Htm can help.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Loflin
Urgent Care 35 years experience
Probably not: If your pain is now gone, and you don't have any other symptoms, your pregnancy is probably fine. If you are worried and seek reassurance, you can call your doctor or midwife.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Loflin
Urgent Care 35 years experience
Yes: If you have had sexual relations, you could be pregnant. If you don't start your period in the next 10 days, get a pregnancy test.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Loflin
Urgent Care 35 years experience
Yes: As always when you cook, you should wash your hands thoroughly before you begin. If, for any reason, you touch your eyes during cooking, wash your hands again.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Loflin
Urgent Care 35 years experience
Yes: You could be pregnant. You might want to have a pregnancy test in the next week or so, unless you have a normal period during that time.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Loflin
Urgent Care 35 years experience
Possibly: If you have tingling, numbness or inability to move your extremities; if you have deformity to bones or pain in bones when not moving, or if the pain does not decrease over time, or you passed out and fell, then yes, you should see a doctor for an examination. If you are able to walk, not fainting, and the pain improves over a few days, you should mention the fall at your next regular appointment.
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A female asked:
Dr. James Loflin
Urgent Care 35 years experience
See your doctor: If your sister is having severe pain during periods, it is important that she have an examination by a physician. The doctor can determine what is wrong and offer treatment. Further, the doctor can follow your sisters progress and adjust treatments as necessary.
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A male asked:
Dr. James Loflin
Urgent Care 35 years experience
Gallstones: You have multiple gallstones. Your gallbladder is swollen but not inflamed. The duct from your gallbladder is not obstructed. You should see your physician to discuss your options.
A male asked:
Dr. James Loflin
Urgent Care 35 years experience
Gram Negative: Gram-negative bacteria are bacteria that do not retain crystal violet dye in the gram staining protocol. In a gram stain test, a counterstain is added after the crystal violet, coloring all gram-negative bacteria with a red or pink color. - wikipedia r. Rickettsii are gram negative bacteria.
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