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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. There is high blood pressure and then there is high blood pressure. I would ask your family physician as he or she knows your overall health pi ... Read More

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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Hypertension: 52 year old gentleman past surgical history/ mediastinoscopy with concern about high blood pressure 166/100. You have Stage 2 hypertension. Untreated ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Too tight shoes?: It could be that your toe box of your shoes is too small and you are therefore damaging the toenail which bleeds, then becomes black and ev will fall ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Tezza
Dr. Amy Tezza answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible reason: My guess is that you have been immunized against hepatitis b which is the anti_hbs. You have antibodies against a protein on the surface of the virus; ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is normally at: Least 110 pounds.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Now or Later?: While donating, person can get sweaty, nausea, dizzy...and may vomit or faint--a stress reaction to needle poke. Later, vessel can get tender, hard, r ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Nothing special: Just be well hydrated. There is no special diet required.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes!: Donating blood is one of the best things men can do for their health. This is because iron is a pro-oxidant, increasing risk of heart disease & cancer ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Re-ask & elaborate: OK, please explain what you mean here as a question & we can try to help. Can also call blood donor center (they give you a call # on paperwork) o ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Contact blood center: It would be prudent to call your blood center where you donated blood. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the rash.

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