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Am I Too Young To Get Carotid Bruits I Am 18 Years Old
Bruit refers to a sound, heard via a stethoscope, of blood when it flows through a narrowed opening. As blood flows through a narrow diameter within a vessel, the velocity of flow increases and also becomes more turbulent. The importance of this sound is that, if your doctor hears it, it can signify underlying atherosclerosis--i.e. Build-up ...Read more
Not necessarily: Virginal macromastia (heavy breasts) can be successfully treated with surgery. A young woman should consult with board certified ps whose practices concentrate on breast surgery, consider nonsurgical options (weight reduction, chiropractor treatments, support bras), be sufficiently mature to accept the scars and be supported by family. Caveat: breasts can regrow, after pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
???: Are you 156 cm or Do you want to be 156 cm? Please clarify me with a follow up question. Also tell me your weight and average length of your other family members especially parents and brothers/sisters if any. ...Read more
Too young: Premature menopause is defined as signs of menopause before age 40. However, just because you are not having your period does not necessarily mean you are in menopause. There are many other causes for loss of period at your age, including pituitary tumors. You should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
How do you know?: How do you know if/that you have low testosterone? First, did you go thru puberty normally w/development of sexual characteristics aka tanner stages? Second, get tested. Blood needs to be drawn in early morning (not late afternoon) w/2 abnormal results. Whether you are 20yo (as you state) or 38yo (as you list), before considering treatment, get tested to find out why your levels are low. ...Read more
I am 65 year old lady. i have 5 CM long tumer in liver.is i will going to die if i am not treat this??
I am a 25 years old female.I am a too short 4'10 so I am pregnant .I want to my baby will more highty .Plz what can I do now?
What do you suggest if I am 16 years old turning 17 and currently 170cm. I spent 1 one year in gym(quite hardcore) when i was 15 years old. Will i still grow?
I am a 24 yr old woman and i weigh 289 lbs. I want to get pregnant, but do not have monthly periods. What precautions am i looking at?
See OB: Given irregular periods and weight issue, you might have pcos, which is very common. Though something else may be causing this trouble, infertility is frequently seen among women with pcos. Additionally, you may have associated metabolic problems like diabetes which would put you into an even higher risk pregnancy category. Please discuss with your ob. Be healthy first, then plan pregnancy. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I am 17 yrs old year old guy.2 days ago i noticed weak erections and now i can't even maintain it?
Don't stress: While erectile dysfunction predates heart disease in older men by 10yrs, in younger guys like yourself (17yo vs stated 33yo), it's most likely a stress issue. Think of it as performance anxiety. Perhaps you just broke up? Or are feeling guilty due to cultural or religious reasons? Tobacco never helps erections regardless of age. Excess alcohol too (altho any is considered excess at your age). ...Read more
I am 33 year old married man. Now 20 days onwards I am not getting full errection. I am having little high b.P. How can I get strong erection ?
To young: 4 erectile problems but possible. See a urologist. I would want to know what is the measured BP in your penis, not to speak that i would want to have ur other arteries checked ankle and neck as well as ur coronary arteries! of course a lipid profile is in place. Anybody in the family having high cholesterol? I would want to know all this b4 considering viagra (sildenafil). If all normal change partner... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 18 years old 1, 80 CM 70 kg and I am very close to become a pro footballer I have pectum excavatum i don't have very good stamina its becasuseofpe?
Pectus excavatum: Pectus excavatum can interfere with lung function, and even heart function, if it is severe enough. You are an elite athlete, so it is possible that even if yours is mild you could be experiencing some limitation due to the level at which you need to perform. You should probably consult with a pulmonologist to determine if pectus is affecting your lung function and go from there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure its OK: Pregnancy may worsen your varicose veins but that can be helped with leg elevation and support stockings. However varicose veins are not a compelling reason to not get pregnant . If you have concerns about the varicose veins talk to your doctor or consult with a vein specialist. You have options such as treatment before or after pregnancy or just the aforementioned lifestyle modifications. ...Read moreSee 15 more doctor answers
What do you suggest if I am 18 yrs old years old and I have a thyroid problem! i weigh a total of 93 pounds and I am 5'3! i want to gain weight!?
Speak to your doctor: Have you been diagnosed with an "overactive" thyroid? Are you on medication? If not, then you should be seen by your doctor to see if that is actually the problem. If you have been diagnosed and are on the proper medication, you should increase your caloric intake by eating enough protein, fats and carbohydrates for a well-balanced diet. You could see a nutritionist to help you with this. ...Read more
See a dr: see your doctor for advice on treatment and management ...Read more
WHY?: Why are you slim? There are medical reasons why you might be too small, metabolic (thyroid), genetic, parasites, not using the food you eat (malabsorbtion), just for starters see your doctor why do you think you are too slim maybe you are where you should be why do you want to be "fat" being too fat can have medical consequences (heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis) ask your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 24 years old and I am very thin since childhood and underweight too. I want to gain fat. What should I do?
Gaining weight.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil. ...Read more
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