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10 days: Nasal congestion and throat itching take about that long. If you develop a cough later in the course, I would usually say 9 to 10 days of slight cough would still be viral in nature, from the time the cough starts. That is, unless the cough becomes productive of thick yellow or green sputum. A virus can cause yellow nasal mucus, especially as your nose starts to dry up. ...Read more
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My10 months old daughter Sarah has been coughing for two weeks do I need to make an Dr appointment or buy o.t.c med.
Walter Reed Army: Medical Center and the National Naval Medical Center combined and are now at Bethesda, MD. There have been many, many changes. ...Read more
What herb may I take for absence of period I am 40 yrs old and trying for a baby thank you. Sarah?
You need to see you OB Dr for work up to see why you are not having periods.
it could be a thyroid problem or premature ovarian failure or pituitary failure or some other hormonal problem. This all can be evaluated by blood work
They will also advise you of the risk of pregnancy at age 40 & increase risk of birth defects.
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Sarah woke up this morning with an extremely stiff neck. As the day goes on it seems to get worse. Anything we can do?
?: If Sarah has fever, or if she's drowsy or confused or has a headache, this is a medical emergency in which minutes count - take her to the closest ER right now. If she's perfectly well except that her neck hurts, a neck brace and some Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil will go a long way in relieving her symptoms which are muscular and will just take time to fully subside. ...Read more
What is the most accurate thermometer? I have a baby boy that is 18months old. I have a reusable strip gives a reeding of 39°C and a Elektra gives 36°. He is boiling up and if I use the stip and Elektra multifunction on myself it both gives the same°
Using a rectal thermometer will give the most accurate temp
Rectal temps remain the most accurate. ...Read more
Aromatherapy: Depends on the essential oil that you purchased as essential oils are highly concentrated they can cause skin irritation however they are usually diluted to reduce such irritationpjototoxic can occur with citrus peels, lavender and tree tea have been implicated in causing breast enlargement however this study only had 3 children so do not worry it seems it can cause skin irritation for the most ...Read more
I have a 5 year old daughter Sarah that has a hard cough, she's stuffy and she gets on and off fevers. I have been giving her Triamedic cold& cough.
Seek med attention: Especially if she has had coughing over a week or develops heavy breathing. ...Read more
I suffer from Mild to Extreme Depression. How do I get reed of Depression? Like,,, As a kid I was bullied, beaten... And my dad died when I was 14!
Counseling: Is strongly recommended, and reaching out here is a step in getting better but you need counseling and possible medication. Your doctor can make a referral for you that will be a good fit. Regular exercise releases chemicals in your body that help your mood and inprove sleep. Street drugs or alcohol make things worse. Focus on a postive thought and repeat often: "I am feeling better today." ...Read more
Could be normal: I am not certain what your question is. Eye color varies widely, as does how prominent any person's eye vessels may be. As always, if there is a concern about an abnormality, an eye doctor visit can be very helpful. ...Read more
What is a good site to buy genital wart medicine to get Reed of warts and stop them from growing back?
Wart medication: Not sure it's really good to "do it yourself" when it comes to genital wart treatment. Sure it's embarrassing but what if the treatment is worse than the disease? You should be monitored for side effects, response, other issues etc. That said, Aldara (imiquimod) or Imiquimod cream would be what I would recommend. There are other treatments too, but please see a doc! ...Read more
Hi I'm Sarah and I have a irregular period and I don't know when I'm ovalating and me and boyfriend is trying to get pregnant and nothing is working?
Consider it a: Blessing. At your age you should be working on getting a good education so that you may have a better life and provide a better environment for your children when you have them. You should use contraceptive to prevent pregnancy wait to have children, after you have a career and marriage. ...Read more
Can I drink reed's extra ginger brew (26mg fresh ginger) in 1st trimester? I have been for m/s, but read too much ginger can cause birth defects & m/c
Safe in moderation: It is wise to be cautious re: the use of all herbs in the 1st trimester ; yes, too much ginger may be harmful. Research shows up to 1000 mg a day in divided doses is safe ; effective so the 26 mg in reed's ginger brew is quite safe. However, it has lots of sugar so consider making fresh ginger tea with honey to sweeten it. See http://www. Drweil. Com/drw/u/qaa400749/avoid-ginger-while-pregnant. Html. ...Read more
Why should I avoid ready-to-eat food from salad bars, sandwich bars, smorgasbords and delicatessens?
Food-borne illnesses: E coli and other food borne illnesses are more peeve leant on public food buffets. Food workers who do not wash, foods that my not be as cold or hot as they should be... Just to name a few... ...Read more
Drug eruption: You don't specify the medication, but many drugs can cause a red rash. If the rash does not go away after stopping the medication, something else may be causing it, and you will want to see your doctor. ...Read more
Read online, rabies can be incubated for years before dying. 5 mon. From now marks 4 years since I got bit by a stray cat. I'm worried. True or not?
Is it real a 5-10 ml of carnation oil would damage the lever if taken by mistake or added to the salad?
Possibly: You should call the poison control center in your area and ask them. Do it right away. And don't worry about what they might think; they get calls about people ingesting all kinds of things. I did some quick research and the oil seems dangerous only if you inhale it. But I depends on how concentrated it is, the manufacturer, etc. Let me know what you find out! ...Read more
Pain on mid spine where bra strap together lie, pain when touching it, redness and a little pain when bending back. 19.?
Irritation: From the bra hooks could be the cause, at your young age, but a local infection is also a possibility. Assuming you have had no injury, you could try wearing a sports bra, keeping a little disposable hand warmer (from sporting/hunting store) on the spot and watch it for several days. If redness or pain get worse, or you get a fever or chills, be seen right away. Good luck! ...Read more
Bit by a stray cat (cant remember when but at least1week ago)dont remember my skin being broken but it was night&no wounds or redness. Nothing to worry?
Cat: If it is an adult cat then generally no need for concern cat scratch disease is from kittens that scratch and the nearest lymph nodes can get inflamed and swollen no treatment is generally required it tends to heal on its own ...Read more
I sprayed raid forgot it was on my hands and then about five minutes later I ate some food am I ok? What should I do!
If you can read this: If you can read this answer clearly and coherently, you are most likely ok, since this question was posted 10 hours ago, and raid acts pretty fast. Hopefully, you've washed up since then. ...Read more
Got bit by a strat cat 3 days ago and now have feint red lines going up my arm starting at the bites and wondering if that means it might be infected?
YES: Please seek immediate medical attention.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is ortho home defense insect killer safe to be around humans? It says to spray in and outdoors. However I read that it is a pesticide and dangerous...
Ortho Home defense: From the Ortho site - it contains 2 ingredients Bifenthrin and Zeta Cypermethrin. Both have low toxicity towards mammals (humans). skin contact is not toxic but ingestion is. So - best recommendation - spray when the air is still - keep everyone out of the treated area until it dries. See http://npic. Orst. Edu/factsheets/bifgen. Html and http://npic. Orst. Edu/factsheets/cypermethrin. Pdf ...Read more