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Are there any side effects to the ultrasound they do for ivh?

Are there any side effects to the ultrasound they do for ivh?

No: Since us was originally recommended by dr. Lu ann papile in late 70s, several studies were published on usefulness of us exams in screening for ivh and follow up for ivh. None reported any side effects. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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Can you tell me if there are any side effects of carotid stent procedure?

Can you tell me if there are any side effects of carotid stent procedure?

Potentially yes....: Carotid stenting is associated with a 4%-8% stroke risk (higher than endarterectomy), 1%-2% potential risk for a heart attack (lower than endarterectomy), and femoral artery access complications such as bleeding (unique to carotid stenting). In the properly selected patient (suitable anatomy) with active heart disease, previous surgery or neck radiation, carotid stenting is a great procedure. ...Read more

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Need to know are there any side effects that can happen from aspirin?

Need to know are there any side effects that can happen from aspirin?

Several: Aspirin offers benefits and dangerous side effects. For a thorough discussion of the topic see http://mdprevent.Blogspot.Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being.Html. Aspirin isn't for everyone and high cholesterol alone may not be an indication to take it. Other factors such as family history of heart attacks and strokes, high blood pressure, obesity, etc. Must weigh in so speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any serious side effects to smoking weed for the first time?

Are there any serious side effects to smoking weed for the first time?

Potentially: Although cannabis is well tolerated by many, it can have disatrous impacts on others. Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. ...Read more

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Its 32nd week of triplets, if the childs are taken off for any causes, are they ready for their survival? Is there any complicated situation for both?

Its 32nd week of triplets, if the childs are taken off for any causes, are they ready for their survival? Is there any complicated situation for both?

Worrisome : At 32 weeks there is > 50% risk that all would need breathing support and special nursery care for many weeks. If these are available, survival rate at or 32 weeks is pretty good. There are a variety of complications that can occur within a nicu setting, so the process is a long one. ...Read more

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What are the side effects for the hgh.Growth hormone for bodybulding and whether it is dangerous or not and are there any safe hormone to take instead?

What are the side effects for the hgh.Growth hormone for bodybulding and whether it is dangerous or not and are there any safe hormone to take instead?

Heart problems: High levels of hgh have been linked to heart problems and diabetes - two things someone young & healthy do not want to have. They're really risky if combined with anabolic steroids. There aren't any hormones out there that i know of that come without risk - even birth control (which is a hormone), can cause clots and stroke, but it's worth it to prevent pregnancy. Is bodybuilding worth it? ...Read more

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When i read side effects for various meds, they always mention possible rash, are they inferring the possibility of the dress syndrome?

When i read side effects for various meds, they always mention possible rash, are they inferring the possibility of the dress syndrome?

DRESS: Any medication can cause a rash. Dress is a very rare side effect of taking medications and is a serious reaction that can be life-threatening. It is more than just a rash. It involves swelling of the skin and lymph nodes, fever, as well as internal symptoms. ...Read more

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Methamphetamine... What are some side effects of using meth? What are long term effects of hard meth use? Can meth effect my children? Are there any studies that have been done to show what meth does to people? So far my only source of information has bee

Methamphetamine... What are some side effects of using meth?
What are long term effects of hard meth use?
Can meth effect my children?
Are there any studies that have been done to show what meth does to people?
So far my only source of information has bee

It damages brain: And almost everything else. It can cause severe depression, paranoia and even psychosis, with hallucinations, delusions and agitation. Physically, it can damage the heart, with heart attacks and/or strokes, and causes severe dental and skin problems. People become completely disorganized and live their lives completely involved with the drug. It damages your children and family. Get help and stop! ...Read more

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Do you know if there are side affects to in the long term use of simvastatin, or any of the statin drugs?

Do you know if there are side affects to in the long term use of simvastatin, or any of the statin drugs?

Extremely safe: About 1 in 100,000 can get serious liver injury or rhabdomyolysis. These are the only serious long term side effects. There is a slightly increased incidence of diabetes which is out weighed by the benefit. The commonest side effect, muscle aching, occurs in about 1 in 10 but resolves with withdrawal of the medicine. ...Read more

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What is the advantages and disadvantages of spinal surgery? Are there any other solutions? What are they? Specifically lumber spinal. What are some of the precautions you have to watch out? What type of job will do in future to prevent it again.

What is the advantages and disadvantages of spinal surgery?
Are there any other  solutions?  What are they? Specifically lumber spinal. What are some of the precautions you have to watch out?  What type of  job will 
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Complex: The advantages and disadvantages of spine surgery are specific to each condition and the symptoms you are experiencing. The answer is not a simple one and can only be explained based upon your symptoms. Conservative care is the hallmark of the initial treatment and includes medications, pt and exercise and can achieve a 85% success rate in most spinal conditions. If not then surgery. ...Read more

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How long will side effects of dizziness/nausea from azithromycin last? Are there any ways to relieve these effects in the mean time?

How long will side effects of dizziness/nausea from azithromycin last? Are there any ways to relieve these effects in the mean time?

See below: Zithromax has a long half life and can still be measured in your blood a week or more after you take it. It takes 68 hours for the blood level to fall to 1/2 the initial level. It may take several days till effect wears off. Ginger tea may help nausea. It would be a good idea to consult with the doctor who prescribed Zithromax. If your symptoms get worse you should go to the ER. ...Read more

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What are the risks of being on seroxat during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? And are there other substitutes that can be safer for the fetus?

What are the risks of being on seroxat during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? And are there other substitutes that can be safer for the fetus?

Seroxat ; Pregnancy: There has been some concern about potential heart defects when babies are born of mothers using paroxetine (seroxat) http://tinyurl.com/lhkeo4w -- but other studies have not shown ill effect: http://tinyurl.Com/ka2jdt7 zoloft (sertraline) and Celexa have not been implicated and could be safer in pregnancy. Zoloft (sertraline) is the oldest ; most studied -- relatively safe in breastfeeding too. http://tinyurl.com/5t44qah. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any side effects of flotral medicine used for b.P.H.?

Please tell me if there are any side effects of flotral medicine used for b.P.H.?

Of course.: All medications and supplements, prescription may cause side effects in some people. Not everyone has every possible side effect. Some people have none. That is why there is no one safe pill for everyone. See a complete list of the side effects possible, here: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/alfuzosin-side-effects.html ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are there any side effects of endoscopy?

Can you tell me, are there any side effects of endoscopy?

Yes: you can get side effects from the anesthesia given. complications from the procedure are rare (but include perforation, infection, pneumonia, bleeding) ...Read more

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How can I see the long-term efficacy (and any side effects) of propranolol and related drugs? Are they safe over the long term? How to be sure?

How can I see the long-term efficacy (and any side effects) of propranolol and related drugs? Are they safe over the long term? How to be sure?

drugs.com, webmd: Propranalol has been available for many years and there is data on long term safety and side effects. Efficacy depend on you and why you were prescribed this medicine. You and your health care provider determine that. ...Read more

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Do microwaves cause any lifespan damage or what's their negative side effects? Are they cancerous?

Do microwaves cause any lifespan damage or what's their negative side effects? Are they cancerous?

Catracts: Cataracts are a known side effect of microwave radiation. Other effects are related to heat generation. See this site for more info. http://www.who.int/peh-emf/publications/facts/info_microwaves/en/ ...Read more

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What are some long term side effects of these chemo drugs, if you survive your cancer?

What are some long term side effects of these chemo drugs, if you survive your cancer?

Which chemo?: It really depends on which chemo you will be receiving. There is a wide variety. Some can leave you with numbness in your fingers and toes, others contribute to infertility, and many contribute to a higher lifetime risk of developing new skin cancer with sun exposure. Your medical oncologist should be an excellent resource for this question. ...Read more

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Why do people may get prescribed many physiatrics drugs before finding the best treatment? Because no apparent way of measuring neurotransmitters?

Why do people may get prescribed many physiatrics drugs before finding the best treatment? Because no apparent way of measuring neurotransmitters?

Controversial. : Many do not believe in testing of neurotransmitters. Not sure what to think myself some days. That said, i measure nts in the urine all the time. Those measures combined with salva specimen for adrenal and sex hormones as well as blood for the usual suspects including thyroid give me good info that I use to understand symptoms and guide treatment. Consider exploring 2c if it's right 4u. ...Read more