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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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
Yes: Basal cell carcinoma or bcc is the most common form of skin cancer. It is strongly related to sun exposure and therefore mostly occurs in sun-exposed area. Typically in people over at least 30 years of age as it takes years of sun exposure to develop and is slow-growing. Fortunately it is very treatable with various minor surgical procedures. See a dermatologist and/or plastic surgeon for advice. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Does alcohol give a huge impact when your taking your body basal temprature ? If you had alcohol the night before?
Alcohol and basal: The relationship between menstrual cycle phase and alcohol use in female social drinkers was studied by harvey et al. Sixty-nine normally menstruating women monitored alcohol consumption and basal body temperature daily over three consecutive menstrual cycles whereas frequency of alcohol use did not vary among the five cycle phases, quantity of alcohol consumed significantly fluctuated and peaked. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Due to a benign 2x4cm growth on the right vagal nerve, the nerve had to be cut. What does this now mean for the patient?
Vagotomy: Benign tumors of the vagus nerve are extremely rare. The location of the tumor determines the impact on cutting of the vagus nerve. Discuss with the surgeon who removed the tumor to assess the impact on the patient. ...Read moreGet help now ›