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Hi Dr. Betsy, i have a huge multi-septated cystic mass arising from the left adnexa and crossing the midline to the right. it measures 18.7x11.6cm.
Hi Betsy, I had unprotected sex for 5 seconds and I was insertive partner. The guy told me is under prep and he did hiv test negative. Is there a risk?
HIV is not the only sexually transmitted disease. Visit this site for information and consult your doctor for getting tested.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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Hello Dr Betsy,
I masturbated today morning and i didnt touch myself in any way possible and as I went to the toilet to shower I noticed blood i'm due to get my periods in the next 2days could this be my period or what exactly? Appreciate you help and th
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Hey ms greenleaf i had pain in my testicles 2days later woke up notic clear white discharg frm my penis after urinate it was burnin just once occuranc?
Testicle pain...: ...should not be ignored, whether or not it's accompanied by other symptoms like burning or discharge. Based on the combination of symptoms you're describing,, you probably have some type of infection. Please see a doctor. Best wishes from your HealthTap docs! ...Read more
Hi Betsy, I have a quick question for you concerning a lump I found.
The lump is on my left side in the perianal region, closer to the vulva than anus. It is red and swollen, very painful to touch. I noticed it two nights ago. I have great hygiene and am
Depends: It's a numbers game and a genetics thing. Overall the ornish or zone diet. But you need to know how many calories you burn everyday and how many u consume. You want to burn more than you eat. However, some people won't lose wt bec of hormone imbalances or lack of muscles. Diet alone will not work you must exercise and wt train. ...Read more
There is no best diet. No restrictive plan ever works long term. A "diet" usually means that the patient is going to go off of the "diet" when they have lost the weight. Guess what happens then? You go back to the foods you gave up...And you gain the weight back.
Most patients then feel like failures, and it's not their fault! reducing
food portions, exercise, support for change will help. ...Read more
That depends: That depends on a lot. In the world of obgyn, it usually refers to the hormone produced when a woman is pregnant. We follow it sometimes to help determine if a pregnancy is normal or not early in the pregnancy. Sometimes it is tested in rare cancers or abnormal molar pregnancies as well. Other hormones may be refer to as betas in other fields of medicine as well. ...Read more
Arthritis?: Do you mean arthritis (http://sv.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/artros)? If so, Acetaminophen (or paracetamol) and nsaids such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen are useful. Latter two should not be used together as both are capable of irritating stomach & kidneys. Exercise is recommended to maintain physical function despite arthritis pain. See your family doctor to confirm diagnosis to avoid overlooking other causes. ...Read more
Balanced diet: A diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low in saturated fats is generally a good choice. You will need to limit calories to avoid gaining weight. Do not use tobacco and avoid alcohol. Diet needs to be tailored to an individual and you may wish to consult a nutritionist. ...Read more
Caution: Remember tatoos are permanent and somewhat unstable. This means that whatever you get, will last throughout your life but will smear and fade irregularly over time. If you are desperate to get a tatoo, try and get a very small one in a very hidden place like above your butt crack, or in between your toes. Avoid personalization and areas that will show in summer clothes. ...Read more
Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. And exercise as well, so you gain lean mass and not just get fat. ...Read more
1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day
2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week.
3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good)
4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days
5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more
The one you like!!: The best exercise is the one you'll do! Of course, it is important to move and get your heart rate up. It's important to build strength and flexibility. But find something - anything - you like, and keep at it. Don't be afraid to try new things. LGromkoMD ...Read more
If you have a choice: If it is within your control - that is to say you are not an employee with mandatory retirement built into the job, then the time to retire is when your resources equal or exceed your likely needs for the rest of your life. Discuss this with your financial advisor. Circumstances such as health, market changes and family crises may alter this decision tree. ...Read more
Laughter, of course: Sorry for the glib answer. Since there are thousands of medicines for thousands of conditions, could you be more specific in your question. Overall, i think antibiotics are one of the most amazing inventions in the history of mankind. ...Read more
Service: Bad habits are best broken with equivalent good habits. A spiritual context, like god or nature, helps also. Positive thinking and service of some kind to others are ways of taking attention off yourself and occupying you with socially redeeming activity. Behavior you have associated with the "bad" habit is best avoided if possible. Exercise and diet are other positive endeavors that help. ...Read more