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Basal Vagal Syncope
My 23 year old experiences fainting episodes (vaso vagal ) during movies showing operations, etc. How could he prevent this?
Vaso vagal: The only method of prevention is avoid the kind of stimuli that cause these episodes. There is no specific medication to prevent this. ...Read more
Either way: You can take your basal body temp either way just be sure to take it the same way each time through your cycle. ...Read more
Pneumonitis: Pneumonitis is an inflammatory process of the lung, like pneumonia, due to numerous potential causes. Basal simply refers to the location of the Pneumonitis: at the lung bases, or one of the lowermost segments of the lung. In other words, the bottom part of the lung. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a fan of bbt: At ovulation a woman's temperature will rise 1/2 to 1 degree. In all my years as a practicing md & ovulating woman, I have encountered far more confusion re: this "method" than actual empowerment. It's hard to get that just right BBT every am for months at a time & then to properly discern a pattern- frequently when you ovulated becomes clear once its too late- just use the pee on a stick lh kits! ...Read more
Skin cancer: Basal cell carcinoma or bcc is the most common type of skin cancer. There are millions of them each year in the us. They are caused by sun exposure and ultraviolet light (tanning beds) and are very common on the face. It is very rare for them to metastasize or spread to other parts of the body. They can be easily cured with surgery and other treatments. ...Read more