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Dr Elizabeth Phillips
Hey Dr. Elizabeth I am having confusion on if I am pregnant or no in October my period was short 3-4 days on a 7 day period length the fourth day I have very bad cramping in my lower abdomen to the point where I couldn't sleep move walk and the next morni
Not enough info....: You should consult a HealthTap Gyn, do a prime consult or see your OB/GYN. There is not enough info here to answer you. Some things you will need to know, are when was Oct period, have you missed Nov. One, was the bleeding nl, preg test. This could poss be a very early preg loss ("false preg"). They're actually very common & one event is not predictive of future losses. You Likely need a Gyn exam. ...Read more
Need a doctor in elizabeth nj, that won't make my friend come in only to schedule her endoscopy. She's in a lot of pain and she needs a solution soon.
Recently been breaking out of acne. I''ve used products from Elizabeth Arden, St. Ivy, Johnson &Johnson, Clean & Clear. None work. What can I do?
See a dermatologist: Non of these is a serious acne therapy. A skin specialist will evaluate you and direct you towards real acne therapy that will work. For adult females this often involves retinoid cream.........adapalene is now OTC. You may be put in touch with spironolactone and certain birth control pills. ...Read more
I need to know which dentist can I go to in port elizabeth that can do immediate denture on my upper teeth after I remove them?
Should be online: Years ago, listings used to be available only in printed form. By the turn of the century, lists had become available online everywhere. Now, some lists are only online and no longer printed. County dental societies (or other local dental societies), hospitals, and insurance companies usually list dentists by name, specialty, and location. The better websites have "find a doctor or dentist" pages. ...Read more
Hello, I have pimples and scars. What can I use to get rid of it between queen helene and queen elizabeth cocoa butter?
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
Have chronic constipation. Dr wants me to try Linzess but I would prefer Phillips non stimulant laxative twice a week. Is it safe to use regularly?
See below: In order to increase your weight you must eat or drink more calories daily than you burn up. But you don't want just more fat on the body so it's important to build muscle also. In order to do this you increase the amount of food you eat daily. Follow a mediterranean type diet and start a strength training muscle building program. For information on diet go to http://bit. Ly/1FMQO4d ...Read more
Crepitus: Crepitus is a sound, not a diagnosis. This sound description can apply to noises from the joints, tendons, skin, lungs, etc. Hence, it depends on where the crepitus originates. If unsure, start with your primary care provider. ...Read more
Search internet: Physicians really can't hide from the public. Most state boards of medicine make our information available (online) to the general public. Many online sites collect information on us & republish for you to compare & access. This site (as do most) also gives you access to our practice information including both address & phone. ...Read more
I do not know how old you are. Age is important for health question like this.
advise for a 20 years old, will not be the same as the advise for a 40, 0r 60 years old.
eat healthy, eat more vegetables and fruits, exercise every day, even by simple walking.
if you are above 40 years old make sure your doctor check your cholesterol, and your sugar, your prostate, and your thyroid function.
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Mean BP: I'm guessing you are not interested in the concept of mean arterial pressure which incorporates aspects of systolic & diastolic pressure. Mean or average BP is the same thing. When trying to assess effectiveness of BP control I tell my patients to keep a log of BP & hr so we can average or take a mean of those values & make treatment decisions at their next office visit. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Sure: I hope your intentions are good asking for a hug. I love to hug my patients and usually I am the one who initiates it and so far have not had a problem with any of patients. I don't just hug them out of the blue but I spent quality time with them to make them ready for that. You should probably do that with your doc as well, rather than asking him to hug you w/out any warning. ...Read more
Exercise then eat.: Would be better to exercise before a meal than after. First, your energy would come from your fat stores and not from the carbohydrates you’d just eaten. Second, your exercise can create a caloric deficit that you can refill with lean protein and complex carbohydrates. ...Read more
Dermatologist: Dr. Amy slear, md is a board certified dermatologist. Dr. Slear currently teaches residents at the new york harbor va and at glen cove hospital. You can learn more about dr. Slear here: http://belaray. Com/blog/. ...Read more