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I short no, its fine: Aloe vera moisturizer is unlikely to change the color of your skin. No worries!
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6 weeks: Synthroid or levothyroxine does not have to be titrated like that as the half-life is 1 week and thus steady state typically takes 4-6 weeks to obtain... Read More
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Of course!: preferably the water should be spring or drinking water, not from a lake, pond, or well etc. Make sure it is sanitary to drink or there may be risk o... Read More
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No it is unlikely to: nonfunctional pituitary adenomas are generally benign and are quit common as up to 10% of the population may have one. Generally they are benign but ... Read More
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Generally none: Most people get the flu shot without any side effects, but occasionally it may cause flu like symptoms such as muscle aches, low fevers, and sniffles.... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Any operation may take a few days, weeks, or even months to recover and may have lingering side effects to heal from.
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Unlikely: DVTs are generally caused by hypercoagulation and stasis, and unless you are predisposed I highly doubt a fall is going to cause this.
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Should be fine: creatinine does not have impact on the kidneys
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