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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
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
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
The american diabetic association has wonderful resources.
They use 'food exchanges' to monitor calorie intake.
In my 20+ years of practice I have found weight watchers produces the best long term outcomes for my patients using a 'points symstem'. We all struggle with this: even doctors! ...Read more
Many older men: The exact numbers are unknown because this is something men are unlikely to brag about and many do not bring it to their doctor's attention. It is why ed drugs sell so well and many unfortunate practices as well such as the presumed improvement in sexuality from teas made from rhinoceros horn which is depleting the species. ...Read more
Same as stroke: Any sign of stroke is am emergency. The signs of stroke can be remembered by the acronym fast. F-facial droop; a- arm drift when extended directly forward; s - speech that is abnormal or slurred; t- time is of the essence so of you see the signs above call 911 immediately. A mini-stroke (or tia) has the same symptoms but they resolve. No one should stay home to figure this out, get help asap. ...Read more
Never heard of it bu: Last week the NYC Dept of Health warned that there were several ayerverdic medicines being sold in the city which had been found to have 10, 000 x the safe levels for arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. Don't fall for the ruse that it's natural so it must be great. You do wear cloths, don't you. That's not natural. ...Read more
6-8 weeks: I assume you mean mono? The symptoms of mono can last up to 6-8 weeks. The sore throat usually resolves within several weeks, but the fatigue can linger for a month or two. Remember to avoid any contact sports during that time, because you can get bleeding from your spleen if you are hit in the wrong spot. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Headache in Young: I believe the most common causes of headaches in young men are eye strain and caffeine withdrawal in someone who ingests caffeine regularly and suddenly misses their regular caffeine. It can also be a symptom of being fatigued or having a minor viral illness. ...Read more
The body is like an: Orchestra, all the parts work in concert. At some point in history the heart was seen to be the main part, at others the brain was viewed this way. Many organs are duplicated in case we loose one, e.g., the eyes, ears, kidneys, etc. Philosophically, the human will, choice, spirit, can be seen as the main part. Your value system will determine it for you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Many: Mis or heart attacks occur when a vessel in the heart is blocked. Because there are many vessels in the heart, there are many different types of mis. The type depends on the location of the vessel and the extent of damage. For example, and anterior mi occurs when a vessel supplying the front of the heart is blocked. A Q wave mi occurs when the whole thickness of the heart is damaged. ...Read more
45 minutes: Sustained exercise is more beneficial than exercising is spurts throughout the day. Depends on what you are trying to achieve and what kind of exercise you are doing. Generally 30 to 60 minutes per day 4-5 times per week. ...Read more
Service: I am not sure if you mean how many pills you can get for a $49 visit with a Health Tap provider, but if that's what you meant, it depends on the problem and the pill you are requesting. Certain meds can't be prescribed while others can but only for a limited time until you're seen by physician. It all depends on the problem and the prescribing doc. ...Read more
Dementia Stages?: There are no specific, discreet stages to dementia. Somebody might create stages as a way to facilitate a discussion of the topic. In any case, a great book to read on the subject is called the 36 hour day. It's a book that's been updated over the decades and is most helpful to many people. ...Read more
Absolutely: Too many people blindly believe in the value of multivitamins in the face of little evidence to support their routine use. In fact, many good studies suggest they have no value, with some even suggesting a harm. Stick to whole foods. They have plenty of nutrients. Here's my blog link: http://mdprevent. Blogspot. Com/2014/02/is-taking-dietary-supplements-new. Html. ...Read more
Yes: Ecstasy (mdma) is being used by many teens with bad outcomes like derealization, depersonalization, visual hallucinations, decreased appetite, dry mouth, tooth grinding & problems concentrating. After- affects include irritability, anxiety, paranoia, depressed mood, fatigue, diarrhea, constibation, apathy, vertigo, lightheadedness & insomnia. Stroke, coma, organ failure & death can occur. ...Read more