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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
Test: An easy way will be to purchase an over the counter urine pregnancy test. It takes couple of minutes for give you an accurate answer. Good luck!
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
See your doctor: Please contact your doctor, and x-ray might be needed to determine if there is a fracture (if the finger is broken). Additionally, your physician needs to examine the finger and make sure that there is no infection.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
Healthy lifestyle: Play sports, eat healthy diet, avoid drugs, alcohol, and smoking. Unfortunately, our size is often genetically predetermined and often relates to height of parents.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
Yes: Alcohol can affect any organ and system in your body. Nervous system damage, heart and vascular system damage, liver and kidney damage, and various others. Please drink only in moderation (1 drink per day, max of 2) and avoid binge drinking.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
Contact a physician: Please contact a physician. There are couple of medications, one over the counter which effectively treat hair loss. Your doctor need to determine the reason for hair loss and prescribe appropriate medication. In most cases, this is treatable. As for the dandruff, there are various effective shampoos. Again, your doctor would be able to supply you with the best information.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
Contact your OBGYN: Please contact immediately your obstetrician. You would need to have an exam, likely tests for urinary tract infection as well as possible ultrasound to help figure our the issue.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
Proper hydration: Water is vital for cellular function of all cells in the body. Normal hydration is desirable, both severe dehydration and severe over-hydration could cause problems but only in the extremes. Healthy kidneys compensate usually well to maintain proper body hydration status.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
Sometimes: If you have not received a paralytic agent, you could be breathing on your own during general anesthesia. If paralysed, you might not be able to more anything.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
Not really: The surgeons might not know, but your anesthesia provider will be most likely aware. We monitor your vital signs as well as potentially brain function to figure out the depth of anesthesia. Being awake during general anesthesia is an extremely uncommon event. Being underweight should know increase your risk of awareness.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
Anesthesiology 15 years experience
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