A 62-year-old male asked:
what could be the htn medication with the least amount of many common side effects, with the exception of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?
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Cardiac Electrophysiology 56 years experience
Depends: see your doc to go over which drug medication profile fits you best. All drugs have side effects, but not every side effect occurs to any given person.
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How many times per day is it necessary to burp my baby?
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Pediatrics 27 years experience
0: "necessary" is too strong a word-- it's never "necessary." babies will do fine without burping, though it's traditional to do it. It's a nice way to put a pause in a quick meal, and might help a fussy baby feel better. But it is not something that parents should think of as crucial or necessary.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Can pregnancy-induced hypertension have a negative effects on my baby?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Yes: Depending on the severity it can lead to stunted growth, medically induced prematurity, etc.
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Mountlake Terrace, WA
A 30-year-old female asked:
Can multiple lipomas be treated safely w/ steroid injection. I have 50+ & don't want scars. I can live with most but many are large & uncomfortable.?
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General Surgery 56 years experience
Not really: Steroid injections will not dissolve lipomas. If you have 50+ they may not be lipomas, some times subcutaneous neurofibromas look like lipomas, you should have biopsy of one lesion to establish diagnosis, these lesions run in families other alternative see a cosmatic surgeon, for possible removal like liposuction.
5.7k viewsReviewed Jun 26, 2020
A 44-year-old member asked:
How many years does it take to develop cancer from snuff?
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Pathology 49 years experience
Variable: The time from the start of insult to development of cancer varies with the genetics of the person, type of insult, intensity of insult etc. The sooner you quit the better.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
At how many weeks into gestation is the palate completely formed?
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Dentistry 45 years experience
By 12th week: It depends on what you mean by "completely formed", because the mouth continues to develop after birth. But in human embryonic development, the palate develops early. The hard palate (premaxilla and palatal shelves) fuse at about week 9 gestational age, and the soft palate has fused by week 10 to 12.
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Last updated Sep 1, 2018
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