A female asked about a member:
mature female -flat feet; bunions no diabetes has round growth top rt. 2nd hammertoe. rn says a callous. cyst? bothersome. removable?
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Podiatry 40 years experience
Yes, it is removable: you have options to get relief. The callus may be such that it can just be pared down, padded etc to give temporary relief. Permanent relief will probably require surgery but the procedure is relatively simple and worth doing especially if you are active.
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Podiatry 42 years experience
TX OPTIONS: Treatment options for a corn/callus on a hammer toe include a podiatrist trimming it when it builds up, w/ or w/o some digital padding; silicone sleeves work nicely. If this doesn't work for you, surgery can be considered as long as you are fairly healthy.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Is exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Depends: This is another combination drug. It is probably safe in breastfeeding although we have no clear studies to say so. One of the medications though has been shown to cause renal and heart problems when taken in the second and third trimesters. We don't recommend taking while pregnant. If you are on this med and get pregnant, call your doctor right away but don't come off of it until they say so.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
How does vaginal child birth lead to stress incontinence in women?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Damaged muscles: Childbirth can be traumatic to the muscles and nerves surrounding the bladder, vagina and rectum. The nerves can be damaged and small tears in the muscles can lead to prolapse and incontinence is some women. It's nothing to be embarrassed about. It is common and fixable.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Can men get breast cancer, should I get tested if many of the women in my family have gotten it?
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Medical Oncology 22 years experience
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Does low thyroid cause hair loss in women?
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Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: It can be one of the signs and symptoms of low thyriod. Visit your physician to discuss this issue so that this can be evaluated.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
I am about 5 weeks pregnant I started bleeding about 1 week ago and im still bleeding till this point I have no blood clots or no cramping I had an ultra sound yesturday and the lady said she saw the egg sac but nothing inside of it but my doctor ask me t
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Likely Miscarriage: When a fetal pole and heart beat are not seen on early ultrasound, the ultrasound is usually repeated in one to two weeks. Given your bleeding, it is probable that you are experiencing a misscarriage. If you bleeding becomes more than 1 pad an hour or you have increasing pain, you should call your physician immediately.
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