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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shelly Ludwig
48 years experience
Don't be too worried: No set figure for length of symptoms with food poisoning. Many times diarrhea is caused from what you eat after the bad food and not the food itself. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shelly Ludwig
48 years experience
Probably degenerativ: Don't believe that "cracking ' your back is the problem. Stretching exercises may actually be helpful for flexibility. You may actually have degenerat... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shelly Ludwig
48 years experience
No it can't : Scars not detected by ultrasound.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shelly Ludwig
48 years experience
Allergy,sensitivity: It may be form of allergy, smells can sometimes stimulate mucous membranes to secrete nasal or sinus fluid. Overall, this is a vague reaction without ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shelly Ludwig
48 years experience
Yes: It is ok as Lexapro (escitalopram) not dependent on acid in stomach for absorption.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shelly Ludwig
48 years experience
Infectious, diet,IBS: If short lived could be virus or infection from bacteria or parasite. If long lasting could be reaction to foods in diet i.e. Caffeine, dairy, certain... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Ludwig
48 years experience
Potassium and cramps: If cramps related to electrolyte abnormality like hypokalemia ( low potassium 0 bananas are riv=ch in potassium and may help.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Ludwig
48 years experience
Unclear: Pains awaken you or occur after you eat. If latter-determine what you eat and try to alter your breakfast.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Ludwig
48 years experience
Heat and meds: If cramps try heating pads, try anti-spasmodics ( prescription ) or anti-gas i.e.Gas-ex. May also want to try probiotics like acidophyllus.
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