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Im a teen. How will having corns mess up my health later in life?

Im a teen. How will having corns mess up my health later in life?

Foot discomfort: They won't "mess up your life" but they can cause foot discomfort depending on their size and position. They can certainly make wearing certain types of shoes uncomfortable. Diabetics, however, should have corns and callouses removed or trimmed to prevent further problems. ...Read more

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Im a teen. How will having pyelonephritis mess up my health later in life?

Im a teen. How will having pyelonephritis mess up my health later in life?

Depends on situation: For some, pyelo is a one time infection that responds to treatment and the patient goes on with a regular life. For many, pyelo is one of the complications of other health issues, like spina bifida, renal tract abnormalities, systemic illness, etc. When part of other issues, it can be recurrent and eventually lead to kidney failure. If so, dialysis or transplant may be in the future. ...Read more

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Im a teen. How will having polycythemia vera mess up my health later in life?

Im a teen. How will having polycythemia vera mess up my health later in life?

No: Generally speaking, pvera dose not imapct a persons long term survival, ie when comparing a group of patients with pv to a group without, survial rates are the same. However, pv and other myeloproliferative disorders are uncommon in your age group and i would be skeptical of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Im a teen. How will having body dysmorphic disorder mess up my health later in life?

Im a teen. How will having body dysmorphic disorder mess up my health later in life?

Depression anxiety: People with untreated body dysmorphic disorder often suffer from depression and anxiety. If untreated, the severity of your condition may also get worse over time. So, the best advise - get treated now. ...Read more

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How will having lupus mess up my health later in life?

How will having lupus mess up my health later in life?

Depends: Two possible types of problems could be effects of lupus, including risks if recurrent infection, organ damage or heart disease; or side effects of medicines like Prednisone or nsaids. Close follow-up with a rheumatologist is important to avoid these problems. ...Read more

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Im a teen. How will having cavernous sinus thrombosis mess up my health later in life?

Im a teen. How will having cavernous sinus thrombosis mess up my health later in life?

Do not know: Without knowing whether it produced neurologic changes, whether it was unilateral or bilateral, whether other intracranial sinuses were also involved, what the underlying cause and the bacterial etiology it is difficult to predict long-term effects. ...Read more

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How will having epidural abscess mess up my health later in life?

How will having epidural abscess mess up my health later in life?

Death if not treated: If left untreated, the infection can overwhelm your body and you die. Alternatively, you become paralyzed from the level of the abscess and below; chronic pain; permanent physical and functional deformity. ...Read more

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How will having chiari syndrome mess up my health later in life?

How will having chiari syndrome mess up my health later in life?

Probably won't: A type 1 chiari malformation is usually asymptomatic, but on occasion may cause symptoms such as headaches or sensory changes in the face or arms. Chiari's are often discovered incidentally when someone is being worked up for headache or other neurologic symptoms that are unrelated. Unless you have specific related symptoms, then it should cause you no complications later in life. ...Read more

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How will having hirschsprung disease mess up my health later in life?

How will having hirschsprung disease mess up my health later in life?

Possibly: In general, most patients with properly performed correction of H.D.Do extremely well with no long term impact. However, some have issues with constipation, recurrent disease, enterocolitis(inflammation of the intestine). The key is early diagnosis and treatment by pediatric surgeons experienced in the care. If, patient has very long segment disease or small bowel hd, long term prob may exist. ...Read more

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How will having morbid obesity mess up my health later in life?

How will having morbid obesity mess up my health later in life?

Multiple diseases: Has it not already messed up your life? Obesity is associated with higher incidence of diabetes, hypertension, cancer, arthritis, gall stones, heart disease, obstructive sleep apnea, and much more unpleasant stuff. ...Read more

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I've taken planb a lot in my lifetime does that mess me up from wanting a baby later on in life?

I've taken planb a lot in my lifetime does that mess me up from wanting a baby later on in life?

Bad planning?: Planb is called planb because it is not "plan a". That means a woman must have a "plan a" to prevent pregnancy if she does not want to become pregnant. A "plan a" can be birth control pills, diaphragm, implant, iud, condoms, no sex, etc... Planb is for use on rare occasions (that's the idea). A woman who uses planb many times can talk with her primary doctor about living a better planned life. ...Read more

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After my wife and i lost our baby after a nicu stay; she has become very paranoid about health & anxious in life. How can I help her personally?

After my wife and i lost our baby after a nicu stay; she has become very paranoid about health & anxious in life. How can I help her personally?

Loss: I am sure you were both devastated by the loss of your baby and I am very, very sorry. Try to be as empathic and compassionate as possible and allow her to talk openly about her expeience. Share your reactions and thoughts as well. If anxiety does not diminish consult a mental health professional who specializes in anxiety and loss. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What do you think, could masturbating a lot in my teens affect me later on in my life?

What do you think, could masturbating a lot in my teens affect me later on in my life?

Depends: In most cases, no. For some, if it becomes an obscession and takes them away from productive pursuits that would to help them acheive personal goals in life. This is a near universal activity that is not talked of in many cultures but is part of normal sexuality. ...Read more

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I got into a zone of things, work, life, personal issues over the last 10 years and havent socialized at all during this time. How can I get back?

I got into a zone of things, work, life, personal issues over the last 10 years and havent socialized at all during this time. How can I get back?

Small steps: Hi Jennifer, it's wonderful that you're ready to reconnect. First, you have to make time for a social life. Start accepting opportunities you may have overlooked in the past. Look for community groups that appeal to you. Focus on adding value to social interactions, share your interests (keep it light/positive ), ask others about their interests, and don't be afraid of rejection. Be patient! :) ...Read more

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Hi,just got home from a night out. Ive drank 4 jager bombs (1shot of jager with half glass red bull) and my heart wont stop racing? Im female, 23, and 118kg. What can i do and how long will it take to subside?

Hi,just got home from a night out. Ive drank 4 jager bombs (1shot of jager with half glass red bull) and my heart wont stop racing? Im female, 23, and 118kg. What can i do and how long will it take to subside?

Sounds like: you need to have a frank talk with your Primary Care Provider about your use of alcohol since BINGE Drinking is NOT OK!! Unfortunately there is NOT a lot you can do to hasten recovery from that binge! Coffee (the old "movie" standbye) will make your heart beat FASTER and "hair of the dog that bit yah" is very JACK NICHOLSON but is defintely a NO! ) Try increasing fluids and some dry cereal! ...Read more

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I lost my best friend in a car crash and i lost my love but in life and she'll never come back to me again , why should i stop drinking then and how?

I lost my best friend in a car crash and i lost my love but in life and she'll never come back to me again , why should i stop drinking then and how?

Honoring Love: Gosh. I get it. Loss can be so much pain that everything hurts. I would hazard a guess that if she were here she may have an opinion to express. Wasting a life mired in the fog of alcohol is not in any way honoring her or your love. She would want you healthy and productive. Living a life of meaning and service. She would want her death to inspire you to make your life count. ...Read more

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Im a 16 year old male will my learning and social disorder affect my life when i move out of my home?

Im a 16 year old male will my learning and social disorder affect my life when i move out of my home?

Depends: on what you have in place to help with the transition. Do you have friends who will be making life changes at the same time? Are you going to attend college? Will you be willing to discuss your learning style with the college counselor so you have an advocate there? Do you have a social safety net? Are you experiencing anxiety about your future and if so have you talked about that with anyone?Are you comfortable advocating for yourself in the school and workplace? Your chances are excellent for a full and happy independent future if you are willing, now, to prepare for it and are aware that at 16 you are still a wonderful work in progress with great potential. ...Read more

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Im a prisoner to my pain i want to recover my life not spend my life in recovery and stop complaining. How?

Im a prisoner to my pain i want to recover my life not spend  my life in recovery and stop complaining. How?

Go see your doctor: 1st go see your family doctor for a complete evaluation. Tell her/him what's going on, where you hurt, when it started, what makes it worse/better, what you've tried etc. Depending upon your answers, s/he may have several options available to you. Or s/he may refer you to a pain specialist. But rather than be controlled by your pain, go see your family doc & take control of your life. Best wishes! ...Read more