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Need help badly with anxieties?

Need help badly with anxieties?

See Dr: Hope dr has time to recommend non pharmacologic answers such as exercise, diet&relaxation techniques in addition to ssri meds first. It is so easy for us to rx drugs like valium, xanax, (alprazolam) Ativan or the like which have some degree of risk. ...Read more

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L have a problem for I feel badly?

More specific: Consider putting more details in your question; at this time I don't understand exactly what you are asking. ...Read more

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I scraped my back pretty badly. Help?

I scraped my back pretty badly. Help?

Wound care: What is your tetanus status? If you don't know or it has been more than 10 years, then a tetanus shot would be prudent. The lesion needs to be cleaned with warm soap & water. Can you reach the area to do that or know someone who could? If you have really dirty or thick road burn or equivalent - it would be good to have wound care done by a health care professional. Take care. Nsaid's for pain. ...Read more

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What do I do if I believe a procedure went badly?

What do I do if I believe a procedure went badly?

Second opinion?: You can always ask for second opinion, and request for your medical record. However, it also depends on what kind of foot surgery you are having and why you believe that it went badly. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why did my IV hurt badly this time but not last time?

Why did my IV hurt badly this time but not last time?

Depends: Having an IV and how you react to it, in terms of pain, can vary from the location, who administering the IV and possibly they type of medication in the iv. ...Read more

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Why are fleas attracted to me and why does it itch so badly?

Why are fleas attracted to me and why does it itch so badly?

Your body's reaction: The itch from bites is not due to the bite itself, but the reaction your body has in response to the bite. When certain chemicals in your body are released you feel the desire to itch. The reason humans have different reactions to the same bug bite is how much of those chemicals are released by different individuals. ...Read more

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Is the bradley method the best way to have an unmedicated delivery?

One known method: Bradley method has been around since more than 6 decades. You would need to register with a Bradley Method instructor, who would be associated with a hospital or local birthing center. While natural births are always ideal, avoiding medications, but using caution to be sure you are near a facility where care would be immediately available if things don't go as desired to ensure healthy delivery. ...Read more

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What is the course of a recluse bite? And what can go very badly? (Bit Friday)

What is the course of a recluse bite? And what can go very badly? (Bit Friday)

It varies: On how much venom injected. Most brown recluse bites are no more serious than a bee sting. Redness, a burning sensation and swelling occur within the 1st hour. Within the first 24 hours the bite may blister, if there is discoloration around the bite, there may be skin necrosis, this occurs within 4 days of the bite. Signs of infection or necrosis need to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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Dog scratches my dog had a sezier and scratched me badly. What should I watch for?

Dog scratches my dog had a sezier and scratched me badly. What should I watch for?

Thesigns of infect: Clean the scratches with soap and water. Watch for redness, swelling, warmth, pussy drainage, or red streaks. If these symptoms appear see a doctor. ...Read more

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How badly can eyesight need to be before someone is classed as 'visually impaired'?

How badly can eyesight need to be before someone is classed as 'visually impaired'?

Depends: There are different degrees of impairment. Legal blindness is best corrected vision of 20/200 or worse in the best eye or visual field constriction of less than 20 degrees. To operate a car, you must have 20/60 or better vision in your best eye. Impairment depends on the context. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm a boy but I love to wear lots of bangles. Why I am like this?

What do you suggest if I'm a boy but I love to wear lots of bangles. Why I am like this?

Probably inborn: There's no explaining preferences like this any more than there's any explaining why some men are born gay, some straight, and many on a continuum. Photoguy is happy with his choice, and I doubt anyone would dare tell him it's the wrong one. ...Read more

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I just tend to work myself up badly, and I'm starting to get worried and I don't know what to do.

I just tend to work myself up badly, and I'm starting to get worried and I don't know what to do.

Anxiety: In today's world, not unusual to feel some anxiety. Should see your pmd though, as something like your thyroid might be acting up (age 20/female would not be unusual). Easy to address also, once found. Also, exercise, rest, someone to talk to, are always good ideas. At least initially I would avoid trying to medicate it (esp with alcohol, or some such) at least until is has been evaluated. ...Read more

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Can you react badly to the generic version of a medicine even if you don't react badly to the brand version of the same medicine?

Can you react badly to the generic version of a medicine even if you don't react badly to the brand version of the same medicine?

Complex: In theory: no, but, at times it happens in real life. Another issue, is we need to differentiate between an Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR), vs a true allergic reaction to the active ingredient of a certain drug, an ADR can be due to inactive ingredients. So if in doubt, report symptoms to your doctor, better avoid the drug and find an alternative, if no alternative, see an allergist for evaluation ...Read more

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Does a colonoscope hurt badly?

Does a colonoscope hurt badly?

No: I thought that the bowel prep was the most uncomfortable or inconveniant. The actual colonoscopy is done with conscious sedation (twilight sleep) and the vast majority of patients do not remember going through the procedure. ...Read more

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Why does my kidney hurt so badly?

Why does my kidney hurt so badly?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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How badly can pancreatitis pain feel?

How badly can pancreatitis pain feel?

Feels like the worst: Gas pain you've ever had, but right in the center of your upper abdomen associated with nausea and lack of appetite. ...Read more

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What is the bradley childbirth method?

What is the bradley childbirth method?

Natural childbirth: Bradley is a method of childbirth that educates the patient on the birth process and methods to control the pain. Patients that are willing to learn the process do very well. ...Read more

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What do it mean to bleed in reactum badly?

What do it mean to bleed in reactum badly?

See the doctor: There can be many reasons for rectal bleeding, but all of them should be evaluated by a doctor! See a colorectal surgeon who will do a complete examination. ...Read more

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Does it hurt really badly when you give blood?

Thankfully - no: Gosh no. It requires the placement of a hollow needle into a vein. I have not experienced pain when donating blood. What feels good is knowing that you are helping others. ...Read more

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How badly can anxiety need to be to seek help?

How badly can anxiety need to be to seek help?

Bad enough to ask!: In other words, there is no shame in asking for help at any time. Mild instances of anxiety can be alleviated just in the act of reaching out. Talk to your md. ...Read more

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Is it ok for baby to chew on my 22k gold bangle?

Is it ok for baby to chew on my 22k gold bangle?

NO: Everything the baby chews especially if contaminated can cause infection. ...Read more

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My stomac is injury badly by a car what can I do?

My stomac is injury badly by a car what can I do?

Emergency room: Abdominal trauma needs to be addressed in a hospital with trauma surgery available. Do not rely on early symptom improvement since catastrophic events may go quiet for a while. ...Read more

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Does jock itch have bad odor and stay moist badly?

Does jock itch have bad odor and stay moist badly?

Not jock itch: Jock itch doesn't cause vaginal odor. Get checked for trichomonais (an STD) and bacterial vaginosis, the most common causes of strong vaginal odor and discharge. BV is overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. This has nothing to do with the jock itch fungus, which causes itching and redness of the skin of the groin, labia, etc -- and nothing else. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you discipline a 2yo when he is behaving badly?

Can you discipline a 2yo when he is behaving badly?

Time Out: Redirection is fine, but does not carry over. Babies do learn from time outs if we are consistant, firm and repeat the time out each time the behavior is attempted. It takes about 2-3 weeks and the 2 year old will learn to avoid the time out by not doing the wrong thing. ...Read more

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Hairs really badly damaged and dry, any suggestions?

Hairs really badly damaged and dry, any suggestions?

Hair care: If there is no sign of abnormal hair loss, your best bet is to consult a skilled beautician who will evaluate your hair problem and instruct you on proper hair care. A dermatologist's consultation would be advised if abnormal hair loss or scalp disease is present. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a partner who snored really badly?

What to do if I have a partner who snored really badly?

Snoring: The reason for the snoring needs to be determined before a fix can be identified. Sometimes a sleep study is needed for this reason. ...Read more

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Please tell me what to do when your rectum bleeds badly?

Please tell me what to do when your rectum bleeds badly?

You need: To see your doctor or a colon and rectal specialist quickly. Although most likely due to a fissure or hemorrhoids, more serious causes can be present and at your age you need to be diagnosed and treated. No amount of bleeding per rectum is ever to be considered normal. See a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Why does a touch/poke to my skin hurt so badly sometimes?

Hypersensitivity: Could be inflammatory. Depends on if other changes like redness or swelling or blanching also occur. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what occurs if you get badly sunburnt once?

Can you tell me what occurs if you get badly sunburnt once?

Sometime: The location of sunburn and your skin type determine the duration. Face sunburns can fade within 2-3 days while backs, chest, and arms can take a week. It is most important to avoid repeated sunburns as this can prolong recovery and add to skin cancer risk.
A sunburn is a wake up call to remind you that your skin should not go unprotected in the future. Blisters occur with a severe sunburn. ...Read more

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How common is it for someone to react badly to anaesthetics?

How common is it for someone to react badly to anaesthetics?

Anesthesia safety: Due to modern drugs and advanced, continuous monitoring of the patient, it is rare for the patient to experience severe problems with an anesthetic. 1 in 50, 000 to 1 in 200, 000 patients develop severe problems or severe complications from anesthesia. Very safe! ...Read more

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Why do practitioners and believers of quackery spell so badly?

Why do practitioners and believers of quackery spell so badly?

Ignorance: Probably reflects the population from which they are drawn. When all else fails, and you cannot make it in school - why not try some magical practice to help treat people. And the public is more than anxious to spend their money on such nonesense. ...Read more

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How badly does it hurt when you have your stretch marks removed?

How badly does it hurt when you have your stretch marks removed?

Stretch marks: With the correct surgeon the pain should be minimal. Have your doctor refer you. ...Read more

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Why has my head been hurting so badly for the past several days?

Why has my head been hurting so badly for the past several days?

Hard to say.: However, any new headache, that is not relieved by over the counter pain relievers needs to be evaluated by a doc ASAP. If it is the worst headache you ever had, you have fever, dizziness, a stiff neck, or numbness, tingling, weakness, or slurred speech, you need to call 911 or get to the ER. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my face is drying up really badly!!! help?

What do you suggest if my face is drying up really badly!!! help?

Moisture: Avoid anything that is drying or irritating, even soap is not necessary. Never dry your face, apply moisturizer after washing with either just warm water and a cloth or something like Cetaphil cleanser. Least irritating lotion is also Cetaphil. Walmart makes an equivalent product that is much cheaper and will be side by side on shelf. ...Read more

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What if I smoke weed a couple times a week will it affect me badly?

What if I smoke weed a couple times a week will it affect me badly?

Isolation for flu: Is not a critical issue. A prostate patient is no more at risk than any one else. So, you shuld probably get better before exposing your boy friend, your mom and your little sister...As well is the man with prostate cancer. ...Read more

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Why do I itch so badly all the time? My skin is not even that dry?

Why do I itch so badly all the time? My skin is not even that dry?

ITCHING ALL THE TIME: If you are itching all the time, it could be due to many things. It depends on your health, any medications you take, and it depends on where the itching is. A dermatologist will probably find a reason for your itching. Soaps, detergents, and anything you may be using to wash your clothing may be responsible. Do you have diabetes? Are you anemic? These are some things that you should look into. ...Read more

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