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Did you get my question I sent this am? I haven't heard an answer yet.... Thanks [email protected] Com

Hi,: Hi, there isn't a way to cross reference your previous question. The responses are not immediate because all of the doctors and dentists answering questions are doing so as a public service. Like, most other people, we are usually doing our jobs during the day. Doctors usually only select questions to answer that they are knowledgeable about. I hope your question gets answered soon. ...Read more

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I have tried to find 20% forskolin and have not been able to find it on-line anywhere it is supposed to melt away fat cellls according to doctor oz. The dose is 125mgm any ideals thanks [email protected] Com

I have tried to find 20% forskolin and have not been able to find it on-line anywhere it is supposed to melt away fat cellls according to doctor oz. The dose is 125mgm any ideals thanks lurelocker3@aol. Com

Forskolin: Forskolin is not fda approved for weight loss. It's safety has not be evaluated in large, peer-reviewed studies. Its safety with other medications is also not established. There is a small study that showed some weight loss, but this has not been established in larger studies. ...Read more

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My 4 year old has a WBC of 5000 and monocytes are 10.2? A month ago his WBC was 4700 and monocytes were 12.7! any ideas? [email protected] Com asap please!

My 4 year old has a WBC of 5000 and monocytes are 10.2? A month ago his WBC was 4700 and monocytes were 12.7! any ideas? Toddb78@aol. Com asap please!

Probably OK: These numbers are not necessarily a problem. Both WBC are in the normal range and the change is not something that would concern me. The monocytes are slightly higher than normal, but probably ok. Viruses can cause a slight elevation in monocytes. There is a lot of information in a CBC and it might be helpful to talk to the ordering doctor about the reason for the test and the full interpretation. ...Read more

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What natural rx's do you suggest for ovarian cysts, including genetically inherited pcod polycystic ovarian disease? For dr lisa rankin - sweepstakes entry fr [email protected] Com

What natural rx's do you suggest for ovarian cysts, including genetically inherited pcod polycystic ovarian disease? For dr lisa rankin - sweepstakes entry fr askdrlindamd@aol. Com

In: In my experience the most natural way I have seen patients deal with pcos is through diet.

Here are the basics :
low carbohydrates with protein at every meal
add essential fatty acids in your diet
add phytoestrogens to your diet
buy organic foods when possible
reduce saturated fats
decrease consumption of dairy
drink at least 2 litres of water daily
avoid preservatives and chemicals
avoid artificial sweeteners
avoid caffeine and alcohol
avoid sugar

i hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have chonic lymphadadenopathy I don't drink but did to see if any nodes hurt and ones in my left peck hurt 5-10 min after ingesting alco. B worried?

I have chonic lymphadadenopathy I don't drink but did to see if any nodes hurt and ones in my left peck hurt 5-10 min after ingesting alco. B worried?

Can be concerning. .: While I don't want you to get too worked up. What you describe is a known phenomenon seen in Hodgkins lymphoma. Please make sure that you review this with your primary care physician. Remember it doesn't mean that you have Hodgkins, as this is not a diagnostic feature. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I decide which artificial tear from OTC would work best for me? There are many, Alcon, Liquifilm Tears, Refresh. All of them contain different ingredient. How can I know which one is best?

How can I decide which artificial tear from OTC would work best for me? There are many, Alcon, Liquifilm Tears, Refresh. All of them contain different ingredient. How can I know which one is best?

Trial and Error: Without a specific eye problem, when it comes to the OTC artificial tears it is comes down to which one works best and feels most comfortable to you. If the problem is serious or they do not help you should discuss this with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Bitten by hermit crab, cleaned with alco wipe n put betadine on it. Anything I should be worried about?

Bitten by hermit crab, cleaned with alco wipe n put betadine on it. Anything I should be worried about?

Crab bite: If the skin was broken look out for swelling redness or pain. Using anti biotic ointment on the sore might be helpful. If symptoms appear consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Alcon I caps - will they help my eyes?

Alcon I caps - will they help my eyes?

I caps: Depends if you have a problem indicating a use for this medication. Prophylactically will not do any harm, but it is also expensive. ...Read more

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Alcon I caps - will they help my eyes?

Alcon I caps - will they help my eyes?

I caps: Depends if you have a problem indicating a use for this medication. Prophylactically will not do any harm, but it is also expensive. ...Read more

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Why does my period go light when I drink alcoh?

Why does my period go light when I drink alcoh?

Unknown: There is not a clear cut link between drinking alcohol and the heaviness of a menstrual cycle. If you are not satisfied with your level of control over your menstrual cycle consider starting birth control. Drink alcohol only in moderation. ...Read more

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I have to take sandimmun neoral (cyclosporine)for 4 month. How long I have to wait after I stop to take the medicine if I want to drink a lot of alcol?

I have to take sandimmun neoral (cyclosporine)for 4 month. How long I have to wait after I stop to take the medicine if I want to drink a lot of alcol?

Wrong question!!!: Binge drinking or "drinking a lot of alcohol" is not suggested. Studies have shown that even one episode of binge drinking in the younger individual can cause long-term neurophysiological changes. ...Read more

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Am 19 I have chronic pancreatitis as per mrcp report I have no alcoh. Cause is idiopathic doc says. Duct is 4.4mm. Will it be reduced to normal? ???????

Am 19 I have chronic pancreatitis as per mrcp report I have no alcoh. Cause is idiopathic doc says. Duct is 4.4mm. Will it be reduced to normal? ???????

Normal width is 4.1: Nomal width of Common Bile Duct, your age is 4.1and yours 4.4 with history of pancreatitis seems to right
Do you have gall stones
It is best to discuss your case with the treating Gastroenterologist as he/she knows your case and can advice you
Acute Pancreatitis. Serious disese and most commonly caused by alcohol&gall stones
High triglcerides, high calcium, abdominal surgery drugs
10/40%Idiopathic ...Read more

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I was in a major car accident and was careflighted to ER trauma, I went to get medical records and saw that underv my drug screen it read on the alcoh?

I was in a major car accident and was careflighted to ER trauma, I went to get medical records and saw that underv my drug screen it read on the alcoh?

Standard testing: Drug and alcohol levels are frequent in the clinical trauma arena. Motor vehicle incidents have high correlation to alcohol levels.
What was the level?
Intoxicating?
Or not?
Driver or passenger?
Significant details. ...Read more

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Could I use alcons tears natural free (lubricant eye drops) on top of my contact lences?

Could I use alcons tears natural free (lubricant eye drops) on top of my contact lences?

Yes: You can use artificial tears with contact lenses. This might help relieve some of the irritation and dryness you get from wearing contact lenses. ...Read more

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I been suffered perennial allergies since 8 years ago and till now. Does both alcon patanol (olopatadine) and flarex can help to recovery.?

I been suffered perennial allergies since 8 years ago and till now. Does both alcon patanol (olopatadine) and flarex can help to recovery.?

See below: Patanol, (olopatadine) made by Alcon, is an eye drop with anti-histamine & anti-cholinergic activity :good for allergies. Flarex is a steroid eye drop. I'm not an eye doctor, but my belief is that, while both are effective for perennial allergies, the former is safe while the latter is not. You can develop an eye infection which can be devastating and mask the signs with Flarex. How about cetirizine pills? ...Read more

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How many alcon maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) drops per day?

How many alcon maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) drops per day?

Depends: It really depends on why you are using maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin). You should ask you eye md for dosing instructions for your condition. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use alcons tears natural free (lubricant eye drops) on top of my contact lences?

Is it safe to use alcons tears natural free (lubricant eye drops) on top of my contact lences?

Yes: Occasional use of artificial tears is okay with contacts in. Frequent use tends to gum up the contacts; so artificial tears that are designed to be used with contact lenses are better. They are labelled "for use with contact lenses". ...Read more

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Can you use Visine eye drops while wearing Alcon contacts?

Can you use Visine eye drops while wearing Alcon contacts?

Yes: Visine may provide you some comfort and will not interact harmfully with the contact lenses ...Read more

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It's okay to use alcons tears natural free (lubricant eye drops) on top of my contact lenses right?

It's okay to use alcons tears natural free (lubricant eye drops) on top of my contact lenses right?

Preservative free ok: If you use artificial tears with your soft contact lenses, it is best if they are preservative free so that the preservatives don't leech into the lenses. Alternatively there are many good contact lens friendly lubricating drops on the market. ...Read more

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I have "charlie horse" cramps in the spleen and liver, especially when I twist to the side. I need to stretch in the opposite direction to set relief. In addition it also occurs in the rib case when I compressed my rib case bending over. Ps, I'm an alco

I have "charlie horse" cramps in the spleen and liver, especially when I twist to the side. I need to stretch in the opposite direction to set relief. In addition it also occurs in the rib case when I compressed my rib case bending over. Ps, I'm an alco

There: There is a possibility that you could have hepatic (liver) and splenic (spleen) enlargement which is causing intermittent pain. You are drinking a whole lot of liquor, so it may be causing damage in many areas of your body. I recommend that you be medically evaluated to accurate determine the etiology of your abdominal pain. Www. Aa org. ...Read more

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Hello doc im using alcon patanol (olopatadine) to treat my itchy eyes and it effective but my face become puffy especially at eyes area?

Hello doc im using alcon patanol (olopatadine) to treat my itchy eyes and it effective but my face become puffy especially at eyes area?

Eye allergy: Puffiness around the eyes is common manifestation of the allergy. The Patanol (olopatadine) should help with this. However, in rare instances, an allergy to a preservative in the eye drops develops which CAUSES worsening eye redness/puffiness. Discuss with your doctor or Allergist as a trial on an alternative may be warranted. ...Read more

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Can alcon (patanol) eye drops be used for red eyes? Need expert opinions!

Can alcon (patanol) eye drops be used for red eyes? Need expert opinions!

Perhaps: Patanol (olopatadine) is specifically indicated for relief of ocular allergy symptoms which may include redness. However, redness can also be caused by a variety of other ocular problems beyond allergy for which Patanol (olopatadine) may not be the appropriate medication. You should see your ophthalmologist if your redness is ongoing, accompanied by discharge or pain or not resolving quickly. ...Read more

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Hevy neat binge spirit drinker 4 sevn mths. Uper abdo pain with bk pain lastin 8 mths. All blood, CT, US clear. Coffee & sugar trigga pain. Quit alcoh?

Hevy neat binge spirit drinker 4 sevn mths. Uper abdo pain with bk pain lastin 8 mths. All blood, CT, US clear. Coffee & sugar trigga pain. Quit alcoh?

Yes: There are two primary concerns. 1. the pain. The pain can be from many causes depending on the location and other symptoms. This needs investigation by a good history and physical exam.
2. Some people can and some people can't drink. If you drink to get drunk, then you are one of the "can'ts". Often drinkers substitute alcoholic beverages for food causing malnutrition. Another reason to stop ...Read more

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Can I use artificial tears like tears naturale II eyedrops (from alcon) everyday to prevent dry eyes. I'm an it engineer & I always use computer.

Can I use artificial tears like tears naturale II eyedrops (from alcon) everyday to prevent dry eyes. I'm an it engineer & I always use computer.

Dry eye: Tears naturale (artificial tears) is safe for the eyes. They can be used every 1 to 2 hours for dry eye, if needed. Remember to take frequent breaks when using the computer for long periods of time. Alternate choices include systane and theratears. ...Read more

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I am on a easy diet since March. Low Fat, Carb, protein. More salads, fruit/vegs. No fast/fried food, meat/Alc. Only brisk walking. I hv lost 13 lb/4 months. I hv problms with Acid reflux, indigestion, gas, soft stool. Scared if this wgt loss due to ca?

I am on a easy diet since March. Low Fat, Carb, protein. More salads, fruit/vegs. No fast/fried food, meat/Alc. Only brisk walking. I hv lost 13 lb/4 months. I hv problms with Acid reflux, indigestion, gas, soft stool. Scared if this wgt loss due to ca?

Probably not cancer: Your diet and exercise can explain the weight loss, but the GI symptoms will, improve with smaller meals and decreasing spice., several drugs that speed up, the gut or act as antacids can control, these symptoms. Mdiscuss this with your family doc as well as why you have jumped the the cancer diagnosis so quickly ...Read more

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My doctor prescribe alcon maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) 5ml eye drop/ear drops for my 4.5 year old son for his ear. Can I give this to my 1.5 year toddler for his ear too?

My doctor prescribe alcon maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) 5ml eye drop/ear drops for my 4.5 year old son for his ear. Can I give this to my 1.5 year toddler for his ear too?

Check with doc first: It is possible that Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) might treat year 1.5 year old son in the same was as the older son. But the younger might have an entirely different issue. Your best strategy is to check with the same doctor who I assume is a pediatrician, who can decide if the condition is one that Maxitrol (dexamethasone neomycin and polymyxin) will help. Otherwise you are treating on hope rather than fact. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest congestion, heartburn (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, bending forward, eating certain foods, lying flat), throat tightness (worsened by: eating certain foods, psychological stress), heart palpitations (worsened by: alco

I am experiencing chest congestion, heartburn (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, bending forward, eating certain foods, lying flat), throat tightness (worsened by: eating certain foods, psychological stress), heart palpitations (worsened by: alco

What is question?: You accurately describe the causes of your symptoms of chest congestion and throat tightness. Try to eat at least 3-4 hours before lying down, avoid those foods that trigger symptoms. You may be experiencing anxiety and would benefit from a consult with a psychologist experienced with CBT stress management techniques. Consult with your MD re medications that may help also. Good luck. ...Read more

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Smoke/alco free 15 months. New labs show high ldh + lipase; borderline low amylase + globulin. Already ruled out ibd, celiac, mono, hep, hiv, tb, lupus, ra. July ct=normal liver/kidneys/panc. Cancer?

Smoke/alco free 15 months. New labs show high ldh + lipase; borderline low amylase + globulin. Already ruled out ibd, celiac, mono, hep, hiv, tb, lupus, ra. July ct=normal liver/kidneys/panc. Cancer?

MRCP: Looks like you have pancreatitis, but if you have not had alcohol, need mrcp to see if there any pancreatic duct abnormalities. Need more info, were you drinking before and did you have multiple pancreatits before? Mrcp followed by eus would help. Ercp may be needed once acute episode is resolved, or if you find any stricture in the duct. ...Read more

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