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I have these little white headed tiny bumps on top of my skin where the hip bones are, they don't hurt or itch, it is almost as if my jeans rub to much there but I rarely wear jeans or tight clothes that would rub?

I have these little white headed tiny bumps on top of my skin where the hip bones are, they don't hurt or itch, it is almost as if my jeans rub to much there but I rarely wear jeans or tight clothes that would rub?

Keratosis pilaris: Small white bumps on the skin, especially of legs and arms can be due to Keratosis pilaris. Sometimes this is due to dry skin, or mild irritation. Use fragrance free skin care products, don't scrub too hard, and moisturize daily and see if that helps. If this is no help get seen by a doc to see exactly what is going on. See http://tinyurl.com/oyxf7gn ...Read more

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What is a b-12 shot?

What is a b-12 shot?

B-12 is one of the…: Vitamin b family, viz. Cobalamin, a water-soluble vitamin, used primarily to treat anemia due to b 12 deficiency. Other uses include treatment of cyanide poisoning, & hereditary deficiency of transcobalamin ii. High B12 levels may protect elderly against brain atrophy. High-dose B12 has been found to stimulate th1 suppressor t-cells which down-regulate over-production of allergy antibody ig-e. ...Read more

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How serious is b p 54/100?

How serious is b p 54/100?

I believe u mean: 100/54. If so, it is fine as long as you are not symptomatic. What i mean by that is feeling dizzy/lightheaded when you change position from laying to sitting up or from sitting to standing. If you are symptomatic then you need to inform your doctor. There are a number of situations that could cause you to be symptomatic with a low blood pressure. ...Read more

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My b/p is113/64 is that good?

Bp : Normal range is 100-140/60-90. There are guideline for different medical conditions. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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My b/s is 564 what should I do?

My b/s is 564 what should I do?

Need to seek trtmt: I am not an expert here but having elevated blood sugars this high for too long can be life threatening and lead to permanent organ damage. Could land you in a diabetic coma. You need to seek medical attention with an internist, family practice doc, or endocrinologist to get this under check. ...Read more

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What are b-cells and its functions?

What are b-cells and its functions?

Antibodies: B cells are immune cells that develop in the Bone marrow and mature in the lymphoid organs. They make antibodies that protect our bodies from foreign invaders such as viruses. Most vaccines work by stimulating our body's B cells to make antibodies so that they can already be present to protect us when we are exposed to an actual viral infection. ...Read more

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What medicines should be taken in i.b.s?

What medicines should be taken in i.b.s?

Depends: Depends on what type of IBS you have… Constipation type we have a few different medications, for diarrhea type there are fewer options. Before diagnosing yourself with IBS though, make sure you have colonoscopy and EGD and labs done and an examination as IBS is what we call a diagnosis of exclusion, where we "rule Out" other causes then call it IBS. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a person to be low on b-12?

What are the causes of a person to be low on b-12?

3 MOST COMMON!: 1. Inadequate intake: a true vegan will get no b12, except through supplements. 2. Atrophic autoimmune gastritis. The production of intrinsic factor is halted by immune destruction of parietal cells. 3. Inflammation of the terminal part of the small intestine, ie. Iliitis or crohn's, where B12 is absorbed. A new cause is chronic overuse of ppis, such as Nexium (esomeprazole) or prilosec. ...Read more

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My friend has heb b is it ok if she takes liverite?

My friend has heb b is it ok if she takes liverite?

No: Check out recemt usatoday article re supplements: http://www.Usatoday.Com/story/news/nation/2013/07/25/bodybuilding-supplement-designer-matt-cahill-usa-today-investigation/2568815/. Check small print at http://www.Liverite.Com/. It's standard legal disclaimer protecting manufacturer from harm caused b/c it's not required to prove safety or effectiveness by fda. Don't do it! ...Read more

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Is there any contraindicatios /ri s k s w I t h b 12 shots?

Is there  any contraindicatios /ri s k s  w I t h  b 12 shots?

Not usually necessar: B12 is a vitamin present in meat, espcially liver, & added to many cereals. Unless you have some serious GI problems that make you unable to absorb it from your diet, shots aren't needed. That stated, they won't hurt anything, unless you develop an infection at the injection site. ...Read more

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At what point should b/p be considered an emergency? Mine is 209/111

At what point should b/p be considered  an emergency?  Mine is 209/111

BP plus symptoms.: BP becomes an emergency when it is accompanied by signs or symptoms of ongoing end organ damage such as stroke / heart attack / active kidney damage / etc. The kidney damage issue not always easy to tell. BP elevation needs to be considered in context - what is your baseline, why do we believe it is elevated, what meds have or have you not bee taking, etc. You should discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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Hepa b how can be cured?

Hepa b how can be cured?

Very rarely cured: Current treatments can only supress viral replication and rarely cure at 3-5% after 4-5 years possibly because it integrates into the host dna. ...Read more

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Any cure for hypetitis b?

Any cure for hypetitis b?

No reliable cure: Teens or adults who catch hepatitis b get sick, and then recover on their own, but about 5% become carriers and always have the virus. Babies who catch hepatitis b become carriers of the virus. The antiviral medications block the virus, so the patient has fewer and fewer numbers of virus if the treatment works. A few patients are called "cured" in that blood tests don't detect the virus any more. ...Read more

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What are B cells and T cells?

What are B cells and T cells?

White blood cells: B-cells make antibodies. Each single B-cell, after maturing by modifying its DNA, produces one type of antibody that is specific for a single target. If the body decides that it is a good antibody, the B-cell moves to the bone marrow making that antibody for years. Some T-cells kill damaged cells (eg after viral infection or pre-tumor cells). Other T-cells act as messenger guiding inflammation ...Read more

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Can hepatitist B cured by medicins?

Can hepatitist B cured by medicins?

What kind hepatitis?: "hepatitis" means inflammation of liver--due to viral infection (cytomegalovirus, epstein-barr virus, a, b, c, d, etc), familial diseases (hemochromatosis, wilson's, alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, etc), infiltrative disease (steatohepatitis from fatty liver, granulomatous hepatitis, foreign body reaction), toxic (alcoholic, tylenol), ischemic, congestive, pregnancy-related, etc. Cause determines ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hepatisis c or b?

What are the symptoms of hepatisis c or b?

Usually none: you may have a "viral syndrome", your eyes may become yellow (jaundice). most of the time you don't feel anything, until the liver is cirrhotic or very damaged (it takes years for cirrhosis to develop). ...Read more

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What is heptatis b and how dangerous it is?

What is heptatis b and how dangerous it is?

Liver infection: Hepatitis b is an infection that targets the liver. It is usually transmitted by sharing needles when using drugs or unprotected sex. Chronic hepatitis b can severely damage the liver over time and can also cause liver cancer. Fortunately most people get over the infection on their own but some people do need antiviral medications to try and treat the infection. ...Read more

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