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is it possible to find any lactose free blood thinning medications

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: A person on blood thinners can ask his prescribing doctor to look for a tablet that does not contain lactose. Some medications contain lactose, while ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Not exactly: Celebrex (celecoxib) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). The nsaids are felt to have some "blood thinning" properties, and they can incr ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: The trauma may cause bleeding into the skin and possibly scar tissue.
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes, there is no problem taking glucosamine. Make sure that you talk to your doctor about which foods to avoid if you are on a blood thinner.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes but why?: Unless you have an illness which demands the treatment, there is no reason to lower the ige level since the options are not devoid of major side effec ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
A lower BP.: Unless there are drastic changes in lifestyle (diet exercise, wt loss or use of alcohol or medications) meds for high BP are generally for life. You ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Nope: Try eating a high protein meal - eggs are good.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It will not change the lab results.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Celiac disease: A skin biopsy and direct immunofluorescence test of the skin are performed in most cases. Your doctor may also recommend a biopsy of the intestines.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Gluten blood test: Not true.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Antihistamine Foods: Flavonoids, such as quercetin and bromelain, are plant-based pigments that provide many fruits, vegetables and flowers with their vibrant colors. They ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience Anesthesiology
Probably Not: The factors most associated with precipitating migraines in susceptible people are: stress, weather changes, sunlight and peri-menstrual factors. Alth ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vertigo: Vertigo (room spinning) does occur in pregnancy. Sometimes it is severe enough to warrant treating with antivert, (meclizine) but in general it is sh ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Prob ok but...: You are trying to show with the blood test that you have the antibodies to gluten. Usually doctors will recommend the opposite; that you still eat fo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
FODMaP Diet: Fodmap stands for "fermentable oligo-di -monosaccharides and polyols" -- which are sugars found in foods. Eating a diet low in these may help people ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Blood test: There is no simple blood test to determine if a patient is taking any medicine for blood pressure. Usually I can tell if a patient is taking their me ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Low risk: Statins do raise the risk of diabetes slightly, however you should not discontinue the medication without consulting your doctor, You may discuss usin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Re
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not yet: There are no easy tests that predict med responses but we are getting closer and there are several tests of genetics and imaging which may predict res ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Baldness: baldness can cause stress and vice versa,typically stress induced hearing loss tends to be patchy. Any drug can theoretically promote hair loss. Tal ... Read More
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are many: different Magnesium preparations but they should not interact with Xarelto. Be certain you are taking your Xarelto with a meal (preferably supper.)
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: The blood test will tell you if you are alergic to lactose but not intolerant, that is a big difference.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Multivitamins: Alcoholism causes deficiency of other vitamins before depleting B12. If you are deficient in B12 as revealed by a blood test, it is likely to be due t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Those are best: Small amounts of allergic antibody can cause a food allergy and a positive skin test, but may not be enough for a blood test to be positive. The GI tr ... Read More

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