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Hydrate....: It is important to make sure the child is drinking as much fluid as possible to replace the losses from the diarrhea. Please call the pediatrician to discuss this; there are many non-viral causes of diarrhea and you need to be sure what is happening here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 kids born 13&15 yrs old. 1 abortion year 06 2 miscarriages yr 06 & 13, I had ultrasound of cervix twice told everything look well. Infertile?
No...: Infertility is defined by someone who is unable to conceive. You have been pregnant so infertility does not sound like it is a problem that you have. Miscarriages are emotionally difficult; however, know that they are very common and most women that have a miscarriage are ultimately able to have a successful pregnancy. ...Read more
Slight: The tonsil is a lymphoid structure in the oropharynx helping provide immune reactivity against infection if needed. When affected by cancer a lymphoid lesion or squaf mous malignancy can develop. Both are treated with RT but require different forms of chem. If oral and cerical head and neck exams are neg. now, the chance of recurrence is slight. ...Read more
Mum had coloncancer resection3 yrs ago wiz 2 spots in liver.Chemo fr 2 yrs.Stoped 7 mnth, liver now has big tumor15cm &7.5 & spread 2 lung.Livr dysfunc?
Tx or no tx: I am sorry about your mom's condition. She has been going through a lot. But she should discuss carefully with her doctor about her options- that would include- systemic chemo plus minus biological therapy ( avastin, (bevacizumab) zal-trap, stivarga, cetuximab) vs hospice care. Consider pros and cons of each therapy. Ultimately is her decision about what she wants to do. Good luck and god bless. ...Read more
Frequent periods: There are many causes. You need to be evaluated by your doctor to find the cause and get treatment. ...Read more
Absolutely. : But if you weren't very active in the past 2 years start slowly and gradually work your way up to more intense training. ...Read more
Yes: We use it in infants on a regular basis. ...Read more
Change his/her diet: Constipation often happens with toddlers. They are generally picky eaters. Increase water, fruits, veggies, fruit juices, and fiber. Have a daily poop schedule to encourage taking the time to defecate. If the problem continues you may need to see your doctor for stool softeners or laxatives. ...Read more
Nucleated RBCs: Nucleated Red Blood Cells (nRBC) are premature forms of normal red blood cells. Generally, they mature in the bone marrow & are not seen in the peripheral blood, but a few occasionally is not a cause for concern. You should repeat the blood test (CBC) in a couple of weeks, and possibly several times over the next year. If the number is increasing, then further evaluation is warranted. ...Read more
No: I have never heard of hsv2 infection shortening life expectancy. ...Read more
Had l.Lower.Q ache on/off for 2 weeks - us showed poss mass. Now want CT scan.Colonos 2 yrs ago w/diverticulosis.Scared.Cancer?Divert?Hernia?(female)
Many possibilities: Its normal to be scared when an ultasound shows a possible mass and further imaging is needed. It is important to get the ct in order to help the doctor to make a diagnosis. Often times the ct scan shows there is no finding to support the ultrasound findings. But it is important to get the study. No sense in speculating the possibilities get the studies and follow up with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MRSA mortality: The good news is that death from MRSA is relatively rare (mrsa-related deaths averaged ?5, 500 per year (range 3, 809–7, 372) out of a us population of 311, 000, 000. Children can acquire this infection, and, if it spreads to the blood stream, possibly die, but this is extremely rare. The elderly are also more susceptible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 21 years old. Have irregular periods from last 2 years. Facial hairthick. Obese was 60kg now94.
Metabolic syndrome?: Some blood tests and an ultrasound can help determine whether or not you have metabolic syndrome. Ms is a condition of several findings and symptoms. It is fairly common and the symptoms you describe are some of the features. There could be others. See your gynecologist. ...Read more