Doctor insights on:
Several: Getting plenty of rest yet exercising, eating a health and balanced diet, drinking plenty of fluids, avoiding alcohol to excess, no drugs, avoiding stress, keeping a positive outlook, establishing loving relationships, seeking a higher power, praying or meditating and generally having a good outlook on life. These things will sever you well. Wash hands often, avoid crowds when possible. ...Read more
Depends!: Do you mean an administrative separation or disability? It depends on the disease and how it affects his ability to do his particular job. Ask again and please give his condition and job. ...Read more
Complete your Q: Incompelete Question. Complication of Untreated which disease? ...Read more
No way to tell: Unfortunately, dietary supplements are regulated as foods (as opposed to drugs). As such, they are not required to undergo the same testing (or prove their claims to be true). Also, since no third party testing of their product is required - the ingredients listed don't even have to match what is in the bottle. Wish I had a better answer. .. Good luck! ...Read more
Possible: But we'd need to know about the pain. When I it started. Where it is. What caused it. What treatments you have had. How bad it is. Injury? Anything else pertinent?? ...Read more
You'll have to ask: Perhaps if you make an anomyous online survey you can get some females to answer the question and hope they are honest. I am sure some women do this to catch the eye of a man or men. I am sure some women do this to that they stand out from the crowd of other women. But I guess why does if matter if some do and some don't? Variety is what makes life interesting, and this is a personal decision. ...Read more
That is bad news!!: This information is for sodas in general. Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, mineral depletion & dehydration. If it contains artificial sweeteners & is used daily, this is linked to a 3 ...Read more
My husband doesn't seem attracted to me anymore, since our baby arrived 7 months ago. What should I do?
Talk to him.: Complex yet common scenario. Talk to him about how you feel, communication is impt. He might feel slighted because he has to compete with the baby for your attention. You may not be as flirty now since your maternal instincts tell you to focus on your baby. Fault is rarely a one way street, & u both could do things to help the situation. Consider counseling, or even a set date night. ...Read more
My monthly was late and when it did arrive it is light as if I'm about to be off and I usually go 4-5days?
The symptoms can be: These symptoms can be early pregnancy check pregnancy test every three days or two weeks ...Read more
Why so I feel so down? Today autumn just arrived in our country and it was cloudy all the day... This happens to me every year...
If the weather is: The ONLY cause, then check out Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This is a condition triggered by shortening days and lower levels of ambient light reaching the eye, hence the brain. The condition looks like depression, some milder versions, some surprisingly heavier. Either way, see a psychologist for a dx. Treatment starts with accurate understanding of your condition. ...Read more
My son has developed what he says is shaky vision, it started two weeks ago after arriving home from holiday, what could cause this?
I can`t be open with the people I admire much, I seem to be unable to be natural around them, especially the opposite sex. Is it bad or normal?
Normal: We all have our fears and most common is with people we like, as we also like to be liked so we don't want to make any mistakes. Try to have more confidence, and be yourself, be natural. You want to be liked as you are, not as they want you to be. Remember, when they get to know you, you want the you to be the one they like. ...Read more
What does "comfort measures" (as distinct from "comfort measures only") mean Does it mean nurses can give PRN IM or s/c injections if the need arises?
Comfort measures.: Comfort measures are treatments for comfort of the patient. A PRN medication is given only when needed. ...Read more
If PRN medication is prescribed then is it the case that the medication has to administered if the need arises UNLESS some contraindicating factor for its continuing use arises?
PRN= As needed.: Medications that are ordered "prn" or as needed, are to be used if or when the problem occurs that needs some help that the medication should provide. An example is a pain medication to be used only when the pain increases to a level that needs relief. Other things may be done to relieve pain, like cold compresses or a heating pad, stretching etc. So the medication may help but is not a must. ...Read more
Amino acids: I believe this refers to essential Amino Acids the body can't produce. There are 10. They must be derived from foods or supplements. Consult nutritionist as there is much hype among body builders and products being sold. They are literally the body's building blocks. Ie creative for muscle tissue. They can be overused so avoid hype and testimonials. ...Read more
Spine nerve irritate: Shin pain may be related to a spine problem. Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spasm, the pain is usually aching, cramping, dull, and the muscles are stiff and tight. You will need. ...Read more
What kind?: Really depends on the injury. If it limits your ability to perform the functions of your job, it very well may. Ask your ame. ...Read more
Start CPR/follow 911: It is important that you remain calm and get help. Usually once the emergency medical services have been activated stay on the line with the 911 operator. Usually they can walk you through things to do. Best thing to do is to take a bls course (basic life support) through the red cross/american heart assiciation in your community. With this skill set you may save a life one day. ...Read more
Hemophilia refers to a group of inherited disorders that cause abnormal bleeding. The bleeding occurs because part of the blood -- called plasma -- has too little of a protein that helps blood clot.
Symptoms of hemophilia range from increased bleeding after trauma, injury, or surgery to sudden bleeding with no apparent cause. There are two types of hemophilia. ...Read more
Small philtrum....: There is no discrete "problem" that arises from a small philtrum except as it affects the overall shape of your lip and how the upper lip everts. If you are having an issue you think is related, you may wish to consult with a facial plastics or reconstructive surgeon. ...Read more
No: I do not see in my expertise it would pose a problem or problems though. ...Read more