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How do you know if you have a vaginal infection and what can you do to make it better without going to a doctor?
Yeast infection?: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole) if you have these symptoms. If the symptoms persist after this treatment, or if you are experiencing any pain, it should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more
Have an evaluation: If this is a concern, start with an evaluation with your doctor to determine if there are medical conditions interfering with your ability to focus and attend. If nothing is evident, see a neuropsychologist for testing. If you have ADHD, it is a treatable condition that can interfere with future education and work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When to become a mom: When you can provide food and shelter for yourself and a child. When you have had enough life experience that you can help your children grow up to make the world a better place. When you no longer live or survive on your parent's fortunes, but are able to provide for yourself. When you have a stable partner to share life with who is also mature enough to be able to provide food and shelter. ...Read more
Possibly.: If the thyroid gland doesn't function properly and doesn't produce enough thryoid hormones, then weight gain can be experienced. Weight gain can be part of 'hypothyroidism'. Conversely, if the thyroid gland is too active and makes excessive hormones, then the patient may experience weight loss. Keeping thyroid levels at a steady and appropriate state is important. ...Read more
Doesn't everyone?: But it's only a problem if you are substantially limited by your anxiety. If you're not sure you have it, then i suggest you not think about it much further (i.e., don't have anxiety about having anxiety!). Be active, engage life positively. If you're nervous a bit, that's pretty normal. Most importantly, do not hide from the world. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ignorance is bliss?: Hi. I don't understand your attitude. If you know poor glucose control is bad for the baby, your reluctance (or refusal) is hard to understand. Ignoring reality doesn't make it go away. Just some thoughts. Generally, you can refuse ANYTHING a doctor recommends, but be aware you may harm the fetus. Go ahead and get an abortion if you don't want the pregnancy. Otherwise, try to be healthy. ...Read more
How do you get tested for depression? All I know is you go to your doctor but what do they actually do?
Assess severity: Doctors assess the severity of the depression including the risk of patient harming themselves. Some doctors use questionnaires to help with the assessment. Sometimes blood tests are ordered. Depending on the severity of the depression treatment may include: Self-help advice Counseling/psychology (including cognitive behavior therapy Medication Urgent referral to specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens if your not sure if you have diverticulitis but, if you do you are too scared to go to a doctor?
Diverticulitis: This is a potentially lethal condition including risk of abscess perforation overwhelming intrabdominal infection and death. Fear must be controlled doctor needs to be seen preferably now and treatment begun very serious and again risk of overwhelming infection and death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I wanted to know when you have cancer, can you do things to better yourself so you won't look sick?
Semen analysis: Will give you overall sperm count & % motile and % normal forms. Need > 39 million sperm per ejaculation, 40% should be motile & at least 4% normal forms. This refers to "natural insemination". You can still make a baby with very few sperm using invitro fertilization techniques. In fact even single sperm can be removed from a testis & "injected" into an ovum which can then be implanted into uterus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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