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Sir, I am arun, sufferer of Severe GERD. Your answer would helpful for me. Does DGL Cause any side effects? How long I expect to heal GERD?

Sir, I am arun, sufferer of Severe GERD. Your answer would helpful for me. Does DGL Cause any side effects? How long I expect to heal GERD?

GERD: The common risk factors are eating large meals or lying down right after a meal, being overweight or obese, smoking, citrus fruits, and drinking certain beverages, such as alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, or tea. Treatment includes avoiding trigger factors, not eating at least 2 to 3 hours before lying down. losing weight and taking antireflux medications. Discuss NIssen funduplication with Doc ...Read more

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I have severe pain in nail bed when pressed on it since last 7 years what homeopathic medicine should I take arun kumar?

I have severe pain in nail bed when pressed on it since last 7 years what homeopathic medicine should I take arun kumar?

Neuroma?: Short-term pain under a nail is usually an infection, but if it has persisted for 7 years, it's probably a tumor, most commonly a neuroma. You need to have your doctor or a dermatologist take a look at it personally. ...Read more

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Hello sir/mam this is arun gupta. I have an injury in my left knee. Dr. Said tht I have broken my legament and said me to do some exercise. Is it possibl?

Hello sir/mam this is arun gupta. I have an injury in my left knee. Dr. Said tht I have broken my legament and said me to do some exercise. Is it possibl?

It depends on which: Ligament you have injured. If you have torn your acl or patellar tendon typically that requires surgery. If you tore your mcl, PCL or lcl you can get away with pt and bracing and in time will improve. The exercise that is most important is one that involves quad strengthening. Leg lifts, leg extensions, squats, straight leg raisies will all help with this. ...Read more

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What is an aqua test?

What is an aqua test?

Regarding breast CA: There is a new technology called aqua technology that is said to more accurately determine estrogen/progesterone receptor status on tumor cells in cases of breast cancer. Technically, this should lead to more accurate treatment decision making. You will need to discuss this in detail with your cancer specialist or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Medical uses for alum?

Medical uses for alum?

Multiple Purposes: Alum is regularly employed as an astringent to shrink tissues and reduce the discharge of bodily fluids, as a styptic to contract organic tissues and stop or reduce hemorrhage and bleeding, and as an emetic agent to induce vomiting when someone has ingested poison. It is also often used to enhance certain vaccines and to prevent or treat infections. ...Read more

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How come my Question aren't answered?

How come my Question aren't answered?

Unsure: It not a technical issue. Some questions might be vague or difficult to understand. Some questions may actually be statements - so we don't know what is being asked. Some people ask so many questions at once - that we could never respond in 400 characters or less. Some questions are requesting what would amount to diagnosis and treatment which we can't provide in the general health education ...Read more

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Having pain in left side of groan area?

Get checked: Could be a hernia or just a muscle pull. Cannot tell without an exam. ...Read more

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Pain on both sides middle of back area?

Consultation: Could be back or kidney or spinal problems. Get a consultation from your physician. ...Read more

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I feel pain in may right aram last 2 week?

I feel pain in may right aram last 2 week?

Depends where: There can be lot of causes of arm pain - circulation, soft tissue, bone, neurological, tendonitis, bursitis. Referred pain like that from a heart attack can also do this. This is not your heart but depending where on the arm it is there can be other clues to the cause. You need to discuss with your phyisician. ...Read more

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Why aren't proto-oncogenes always oncogenic?

Why aren't proto-oncogenes always oncogenic?

Environmental Causes: Proto-oncogenes are genetic coding that, given the proper environment and triggers, will begin coding to the abnormal proteins leading to cancer. Sometimes, even having proper oncogenes will not lead to a cancer. I cannot stress enough that cancer is a combination of nature (genes) and nurture (environment) with a slightly heavier weight on nurture. ...Read more

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Should I be worried aout a u-shaped bug bite?

Should I be worried aout a u-shaped bug bite?

Should be seen: If it is itchy, oozing, crusty and increasing in size or tender, it should be seen. ...Read more

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What is a heathy way to boost your amune system?

What is a heathy way to boost your amune system?

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

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Having irritating problems with the growing area?

Having irritating problems with the growing area?

Groin Area: I think you mean the groin. If I am correct, it may be a rash or muscular if you 'pulled' something. ...Read more

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Why do some people only get fat in certain areas?

Change in hormones: This often is a sign of a change in hormone status, associated with a drop in estrogen and testosterone (menopause) and or thyroid hormone stress, along w Insulin the storage hormone of fuel. Good news is that diet, supplements and hormone replacement in the right individual. ...Read more

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What risks do noisy environments like arenas pose?

What risks do noisy environments like arenas pose?

Auditory: The same auditory risks that can be found in combat - hearing loss & possibly tinnitus. Additionally, if crowded it can cause some people to have an increase in anxiety. ...Read more

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How come I see things that aren't there/am I crazy?

"Crazy"?: Some people use the word "crazy" to mean psychotic -- where seeing and hearing things that aren't there can certainly happen. There are many possible causes for such symptoms, and treatments differ accordingly. You can see a psychiatrist for an evaluation, and get closer to a diagnosis that leads to effective treatment. Then you'll know more about "why" this is happening. ...Read more

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How can aman detect that he has impregnated a lady?

How can aman detect that he has impregnated a lady?

Up the the lady: The signs and symptoms of pregnancy are all in the female. There is no way to determine from the males activities, or health state, or any other testing as to whether he has impregnated his partner. ...Read more

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What are some interesting diseases that aren't rare?

What are some interesting diseases that aren't rare?

Most are interesting: One of the fascinations of medicine is the continually interesting nature of disease although some are tragic and heart rending. For instance diabetes is very interesting, affects most of the body and has multiple effects. It certainly, unfortunately, is not rare. ...Read more

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Sharp unbearable pain on left side of core area?

Head to ER: Any unbearable pain should be immediately evaluated. .. Head to the local ER to get checked out. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Who is best source in bay area for varicosity issues?

Phlebology. Org: Check the website for the american college of phlebology and find a physician who is board certified in the field of phlebology. ...Read more

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Aren't aarp programs just grand schemes to rip off people?

Aren't aarp programs just grand schemes to rip off people?

AARP: Aarp has strong connections to insurance programs selling policies and other things which no doubt make them significant income. They are an occasionally effective lobby for some issues. The cost to 'belong' is cheap and this reflects their ability to get you on their list to sell products. Some are probably fairly priced given current market conditions but some are certainly 'rip-offs'. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why I see things/people who aren't there?

Could you tell me why I see things/people who aren't there?

I can't but a: Comprehensive evaluation may help to answer that question. Psychiatric and /or neurological evaluation may be indicated. ...Read more

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Why are some people/children able to hula hoop and others aren't?

Why are some people/children able to hula hoop and others aren't?

Hips and Rythem: Just like some people have trouble rubbing their stomach and patting their head, hula-hooping is a skill some have trouble picking up. In medical circles this condition is is known as hula-hoop deficiency or hhd :-) make sure you help those who are afflicted with hhd by bolstering other skills. Ok, there is no such thing as hhd, but we all have our strengths and weaknesses. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for itch and odor in the "down there" area?

What are some reasons for itch and odor in the "down there" area?

Sweating, yeast: Excessive sweating with bacterial colonization will cause itching in odor. This is more common f you are overweight or diabetic. An antibacterial soap will help. A diaper cream used thinly will absorb sweat and decrease friction. ...Read more

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...I thought these answers were "Within a day! ". ..but they aren't...

...I thought these answers were "Within a day! ". ..but they aren't...

Apologies: Hi, so sorry to hear we were not able to answer your question timely. Sometimes the question is outside our scope of practice or you need a specialist to answer and one is not available. When you don‘t get a timely answer, it is best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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