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Are Phlebotomist Suppose To Wait Until Alcohol Dries Before Sticking The Patient
You are only "diabetic" if you have type 1 diabetes.
If you have type 2 diabetes - your doctor should have told you by now - you must work to get rid of your diabetes. A dietitian and physical trainer can work you through this.
Alcohol is OK but too much is no good for you or anyone else. ...Read more
"Turned in"?: What means "turned in, " here? Dr. Friedlander is right about the laws of confidentiality being strict. In general, your medical records cannot be revealed without your permission. There are certain conditions where the law requires reporting, though - - such as, when a child is at risk, being neglected or abused. Also if the doctor believes you may harm yourself or another & you refuse treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How come alcohol intoxicated patients in the ER often have to be sedated if alcohol is already a sedative?
No: There is no evidence that acamprosate works for anything other than alcohol abuse. It works to decrease the potential of the brain to make a substance called glutamate, and alcohol abuse is the only known cause of elevating glutamate levels in the brain, so far as I know. There are other medications which may work for other drugs of abuse. If you are having drug problems, talk with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, in moderation: We recommend no more than 1 daily, but with food ...Read more
Dengue Fever: Acute Dengue Fever can impair liver function. Hepatic dysfunction can range from mild increases in transaminase levels to severe injury with jaundice and potentially liver failure and death. Adding in alcohol will increase toxicity to liver and may contribute to worsening illness. ...Read more
What things can cause pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, apart from alcohol? Provide an answer for the patient who never imbibes alcohol.
Destruction: Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency typically occurs after destruction of the pancrease, (pancrelipase) usually from chronic pancreatitis. Causes include, gallstones, alcohol, hi triglycerides, autoimmune, hemachromatosis, medications, pancreatic divism ; sphincter of odi dysfunction. Other causes could be cystic fibrosis, cancer/tumor growth, sarcoidosis, amyloidosis, or idiopathic. ...Read more
Yes: Alcohol and other substance abuse is very common, oftentimes a patient will see their doctor about a minor problem and they may be there, whether they realize it or not, to get help with substance abuse. Denial is a major symptom, and the diagnosis of alcoholism requires an thorough history and the development of trust from your patient. Once that occurs, healing can begin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Might it be that a a doc turn his patient in for alcohol or drug abuse to the police or social services?
No: The exception is when you are a immediate danger to others ie drive to clinic visit drunk and you were going to drive home. ...Read more
Is alcohol consumption is forbidden for patients with gilbert's syndrome? Is alcohol could damage the liver in the future?
Alcohol: Not quite, in most cases depending on amount & extent of heart tissue damage. ...Read more
Very Much So: Aa is precisely for alcohol abuse. You can always attend a few meetings and decide for yourself. Call it curiosity, call it data gathering, call it courage. See if the stories you hear in the rooms strike a cord with your own tale. The life you save may be your own. Aa has no enrollment, no commitment to a religion, is free of charge, and as anonymous as you wish. Try it ; let me know. Good luck! ...Read more
As a patient of rTMS, can I drink at all during the maintenance phase? That is, aside from the usual cautions against alcohol
Is a relatively new treatment modality and such questions should be answered by those who are giving the treatments.
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What if the patient has liver cirrhosis (alcohol) and his kidneys have failed/are failing. Can Dialysis help. He is unconcious:- (?
Poor prognosis: Renal failure in a patient with end-staged liver disease portends a very poor prognosis. Hepatorenal syndrome is complex and poorly understood but mortality is very high within weeks of development. While dialysis can prolong life, unless he is a liver transplant candidate, his quality and length of life will be severely curtailed. ...Read more
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