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How is travatan before?

How is travatan before?

Don't understand: Your question? Travatan Z® Solution is a prostaglandin analog used for glaucoma. It is used one a day to reduce elevated intraocular pressure. Possible side effects include eye redness, discomfort or itching as well as color changes to the iris or changes to eye lashes. If this info doesn't answer your question then please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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I used to be skinny before I turned 15, why?

I used to be skinny before I turned 15, why?

Are you implying: That you gained weight after age 15 years old? Well, your body was still growing at that age ; so calories are applied to that task. You may have been more physically active at that time. Your metabolic rate may have slowed over time - especially if you aren't real active. Weight gain may be slow but is accumulative. ...Read more

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What must I consider before becoming a caregiver fulltime?

Your committment: Being a fulltime caregiver requires a lot of patience and strength. You will be giving up a job which may lead to a financial loss, unless you are getting paid to be the caretaker. You may be changing adult diapers, listening to the same stories and helping with bathing etc., depending on the level of disability. You may be making sure they take their medications and take them on outings when poss. ...Read more

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So you have seen this before?

Nonspecific question: This question is very general/nonspecific. Please provide more details. ...Read more

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Is it healthier/safer to soak nuts before eating them?

Is it healthier/safer to soak nuts before eating them?

Preference: Most people soak nuts in order to sprout them. Sprouting causes an increase in the enzymes that the seed puts out for the growth process. The people that are heavily into Raw foods and healing do this. Also, soaking almonds overnight and then peeling the skin next morning makes great Almond Milk. ...Read more

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What preparations are required before having a colospy?

What preparations are required before having a colospy?

You need: To discuss this with your endoscopist but generally the day before is a bowel prep that includes clear liquids all day and some type of purgative that is at the discretion of your endoscopist. You also usually have to stop any meds that may interfere with your ability to clot in case of polyps or need for biopsy; again that is preference of your endoscopist ...Read more

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How long before boils go away?

How long before boils go away?

Get treatment: Boils are usually skin infections and should be treated with antibiotics. There are other disorders that may look like boils but may represent auto-immune disease. It would be prudent to see your doctor asap for an evaluation and treatment. Do not just wait for these things to go away. See this site for info.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002445/. ...Read more

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Is it ok to run before bedtime?

Is it ok to run before bedtime?

Exercise: Exercise regularly but not in late evening or it may be hard to sleep. ...Read more

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Can I eat before the endoscopy?

Can I eat before the endoscopy?

No: The purpose of an endoscopy is th view the stomach and first part of the small intestine. Dangerous to give IV sedation to someone who has eaten for fear of aspiration! ...Read more

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Best food before and after sex?

Best food before and after sex?

Depends: Depends on what you like. I would recommend food you enjoy that won't give you gas or bad breath -
there are no foods proven to make you "better in bed" or "last longer" or "recover faster" - sorry. ...Read more

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Baby not conceive before 1 year?

Baby not conceive before 1 year?

False: Many healthcare providers ask about birth control methods during the last few weeks of pregnancy, to make sure you're covered. They'll also ask about birth control at the six-week appointment after your baby is born, but if you've already had unprotected sex, it may be too late. You can ovulate as early as 25 days after giving birth if you aren't breastfeeding. http://bit. Ly/2o6hwa6 ...Read more

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What if I ate before colonoscopy?

What if I ate before colonoscopy?

They would cancel: If you ate, your intestines may not be clean, so a reliable examination becomes difficult to carry out. This means there is going to be likely cancellation of the colonoscopic procedure. ...Read more

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Can I take unisom before anethsia?

Can I take unisom before anethsia?

Ask: Typically this is not a problem before general anesthesia as long as it is 4-8 hours (depending on the time you are told not to have anything in your stomach). Make sure doctor know that you took it because it can cause issues wtih cry mouth and heart irregularities that may show up during your procedure so they would not want to over medicate you. ...Read more

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What cause sweat before unirating?

What cause sweat before unirating?

Sweat/Urination: The frequent urination is likely due to a condition called overactive bladder. You should see your doctor to be prescribed a medication called oxybutinin to stop these bladder spasms from happening. The only thing that would really cause sweating when you feel like you have to urinate is a condition called autonomic dysreflexia. This happens and people who have a history of a spinal cord injury. ...Read more

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Can a baby survive before 24 weeks?

Can a baby survive before 24 weeks?

Yes: Babies born between 23 and 24 weeks can survive. If they do survive they have complications with bleeding into the brain, infections, breathing problems. ...Read more

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Why do I get nauseous before I eat?

Why do I get nauseous before I eat?

Seek medical care: Your question suggests that you are nauseated often, especially when you are hungry or just before mealtimes but that eating tends to make your nausea worse. If that is what you mean then you may have any of a number of conditions - stomach ulcers, stomach irritation such as gastritis, acid reflux, and even gallbladder and pancreas disorders. Please see a physician soon. ...Read more

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What to know before using venastat?

What to know before using venastat?

Natural supplement: Venastat is a natural vein support supplement which consists of horse chestnut and diosmin. These two substances are purported to aid in vein health by increasing vein wall integrity, reduce leg swelling and decrease vein related systems such as aching, cramping and heaviness. Since this is a supplement, it is not FDA approved and its efficacy is not proven. ...Read more

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What tests should I get before ttc?

What tests should I get before ttc?

TTC: If you are already healthy there are no specific tests you 'should' get before trying. Since many women at 42 years have considerable difficulty conceiving, talking with your doctor soon about your plans is highly recommended. ...Read more

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How long before juvederm settles in?

How long before juvederm settles in?

Juvederm: It's immediate, but it can take a few days to settle into its final shape. ...Read more

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Can I take euthyrox before exercise?

Can I take euthyrox before exercise?

Yes, indeed!: Hi. You can take Euthyrox (levothyroxine) anytime of the day! Disregard the nonsense about taking it on an empty stomach. It's cheap. I say take it how it's best for you to remember to take it, for your lifestyle, etc. We'll adjust the dose accordingly based on your labs to account for any fractional poor absorption. Before you exercise is fine! To your health, and happy exercising! ...Read more

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Best time to stop eating before bed?

Best time to stop eating before bed?

No bedtime snacks!: Bedtimes for people vary, but normal stomach emptying rates are fairly standardized at 1-2 hours for liquids and 4-6 hours for solids. Gastroparesis takes longer. Big and greasy meals take longer to emptying than those made up more of protein and carbohydrates. Lay down on a full stomach puts you at risk for reflux with heartburn, regurgitation, sourbrash, breathing and sinus trouble. Wait! ...Read more

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When before weed is out of my urine?

When before weed is out of my urine?

That depends: Single use of marijuana should be out of your urine in 1 to 7 days. Regular use of marijuana – should be out of urine in 7 to 100 days. ...Read more

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Should insulin be taken before food?

Should insulin be taken before food?

Depends: Rapid acting insulins such a humalog/novolog should be taken 15 minutes or less before food. Regular insulin, which hopefully not many people are still using, should be taken about 30 minutes before food. Basal Insulin such as Lantus (insulin glargine) should be taken at the same time of day each day, but has no relationship to food. ...Read more

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Is Plan B pill effective before sex?

Is Plan B pill effective before sex?

No: It is designed to be used after the sexual event, not prior to it. ...Read more

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Do you need to fast before drug test?

Do you need to fast before drug test?

Drug test: For the test, normally u don't, unless your doctor specifically asked u to. ...Read more

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Should you use neti pot before qnasl?

Should you use neti pot before qnasl?

Neti pot ; Qnasl: Hello, I do feel that using a nasal rinse before using a topical nasal steroid is always a good idea. It will help rid the nasal cavity of thickened secretions and thus give the steroid nasal spray a cleaner mucosal surface for the steroid to treat. ...Read more

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How can I lose weight before summer?

How can I lose weight before summer?

How to do it.: To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more