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See details: There are many sites on-line that have doctor ratings but these are usually done by patients. Ask your primary care doctor or google the doctor's name. ...Read more
TSH 5.01 (range: 0.45-4.50). Dr recommended synthroid 50 mcg since I'm young and have fatigue. Is this safe/recommended?
Need more : Information. What was your FT4 and any recent acute illness. Has the TSH been repeated? ...Read more
I have gillbert's disease & get jaundice frequently. I'm on propranolol 80 mg er, Synthroid (thyroxine) 50 mcg, vitamin D3 400i.U, beano & colace. Is this ok?
Sounds OK: Your meds sound reasonable although I am not sure vit d has any benefit in a male of your age. ...Read more
Maybe, if mild case: Some cases of pierre-robin sequence are milder than others. It is possible that mild prs could go undiagnosed at birth. Most prs patients have significant feeding and breathing difficulties, but for some it is less severe. Supporting a child's growth & development and treating all his symptoms is just as important as getting an exact diagnosis or officially naming a condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please, who may help me with my systemic mastocytosis? Was discovered 22years ago in mayo clinic. - jacksonville, fl. Thanks!
Consult: Would consult with an allergist, gastroenterologist and hematologist. ...Read more
U/s 6w2d=15mm sac+yolk, u/s 7w3d=17mm sac+yolk.No hb.Stopped progerstone, now 8w2d, no bleeding or cramps + symptoms worse.Have tilted uterus.Any hope?
I am sorry...: At 7 3/7 weeks, if there is no heartbeat, then this is a miscarriage. You mentioned that a scan was done at 8 2/7 weeks, but you did not mention the fetal heart rate. If it was still absent, then you have what we refer to as a "missed abortion". You need a thorough workup of recurrent miscarriages. ...Read more
33wks pregnant.HC is at 95%, BPD 90%, FL 30%, AC 8%.Weight 4pounds 4 ounces(30%). 2weeks ago weight 4 pounds.NST & cord dopler & AF good.IUGR chance?
Ask the doc: It appears that you are saying the baby's estimated fetal weight was 30% indicating that it is not growth restricted. Highly specific cases like this should be discussed with the doctor ordering and doing the sonogram so that the results can be explained. It is reasonable to ask the doctor their thoughts regarding the lagging abdominal circumference. ...Read more
32yo. 1st trimester scrn show 1:750 for trisomy on u/s but blood work show 1:396. Doc say norm range, but offered xtra test 4 PC of mind. Is baby ok?
I was on merional 75 for 7days.now i hv 3 mature follices bt LH level 38.i hd hCG trigger shot tody.my doc said 2do insimination tomorrow.is it ok?
Sounds like it: Sounds like your doctor knows what he is doing. Good luck. ...Read more
What classifies a baby w/ prs? 3 mos. Old has cleft soft palate seen at hosp 4 would of told me prs?
These criteria:: Pierre-robin sequence (pronounced "roban") is usually diagnosed at birth or shortly after. Lower jaw is 10-12mm (1/2 inch) shorter than it should be, and tongue is displaced to the back. Most cases show cleft palate, needing surgery. Feeding & breathing difficulties and ear infections are common. Some cases are milder than others. The lower jaw size sometimes catches up to normal by age 5-6. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
On Duragesic (fentanyl) 100mcg 15/mth x 4 yrs. Dr 2 retire do 2 ca & assoc. Dr. Allowing 10/mo. What to do? Brachial plex/cerv radicul/stenosis/spurs/nerve root
I'm 16 w pregnant and my hCG level is 7694 (8904-55332 it's low) ; AFP 26.68; free estriol 3.4 is everything ok? Thanks in advance.
Give MoM: It is much easier to interpret AFP results with multiples of the median (moms) rather than the raw numbers. Please resubmit. ...Read more
Us report states lmp(ga) 20w4d 75% edd 11/18, aua(ga) 21w2d 35% edd 11/13. Why is there such a large range in percentiles w/ 5 day diff? Accurate?
Dr. William, sr. Prolactin-15.13 ng/ml, progestrone-1.3ng/ml, testo-1.47ng/ml, dheas-318.5 mcg/dl. My doc HS diagnosed pcos. Will i be able to conceive?
Normal ranges in Ind: Please list the normal ranges too. We have different measuring system here in usa. ...Read more
Healthy 50 y/o female.,30mg of Paxil almost a year/menopause "madness" I call it. Gained 50lbs 9 months Dr won't prescribe qsymia (phentermine and topiramate). Why not?
Risk vs benefit: No such thing as free lunch. Likewise, no medication (or even dietary supplement or herb) is w/o potential side effect(s). Decision to prescribe any drug is based upon whether desired benefit exceeds potential risk. Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/qsymia-side-effects.html for info re Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate). Paroxetine as Brisdelle is approved to treat hot flashes of menopause at much lower dose than depression ...Read more
Wt 2 dr 4 fluter short breath rap HRT beats said need <3 dr bn 16dys no cal fm dr ecgnorm it worse no ins concerned advice please
Call your doctor: The next time you have shortness of brwath and rapid heart beat go to the emergency room. In the meanwhile call your doctor and see how they can help you to see a cardiologist. Are there any clinics for the inibsured in your area? Perhaps there is a cardiologist near you who may read your question and arrange to see you. In the meanwhile avoid excess caffeine, nicotine, alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Son 16yo. Hx of general idiopath mycologic seizure frm 8mo til approx 2.5yo. Took Depakote 3-4yrs. Seizure free off meds 9 yrs. HPV vaccine safe?
Yes: There should not be a problem but you should consult with your neurologist who knows your son's history to be sure. ...Read more
My grandma bought IBS medicine 4 me from her acupuncturist who said it's safe.It's called Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan.Try it or stick to gas-x,tums, etc?
Worth trying: Chinese formulas like this have been used by millions of people for thousands of years and are often safer and more effective than western meds. It is worth a try. Also try a low FODMAPs diet- see http://tinyurl.com/oxjvpnc ...Read more
Struggling with weight loss. Diagnosed with hypothyroidism 4 months ago. On liothyronine sod 5 mcg & levothyroxine 75 mcg. I'm eating healthy. Help?
B/p 199/100, pulse 112, medication isn't helping, have lost 25 lbs. Can acupuncture help with b/p?
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