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I got circumsised about 5 days ago. I just pulled a stich out by accident and it bled for around a minute and a half... Is this bad?
I have a 28day cycle but for february it was 29 I was 1 day late but when I bled it was light for 1 day than normal flow the next than bak dry after a
This is an elevated reading. Systolic (the upper number) values over 140 (or occasionally even less in certain people with other medical problems) is considered high.
I would consult with a primary care provider to see what the next step is. ...Read more
? teeth-See dentist: As described, "very bad plaque build up" may first need to be treated by a dentist, and then you can start to perform the necessary treatments and protocols to keep the plaque from getting that bad again (with basic good oral hygiene habits the dentist can instruct you on).If talking about arteries, eat healthy with decreased fats and cholesterol and assure your bpis controlled-see dr 4 reg visits. ...Read more
Please see: Please see a dermatologist to get the best treatment. ...Read more
My lower back has been hurting so bad for 3 days now I can't bend or twist but I know I didn't twist it?
Back strain: I sounds as if you have strained your back. This can sometimes occurred even with normal activities. The key to reducing pain is to remain active as possible while avoiding activities which can worsen pain. If the pain persists you may need a muscle relaxer. If you have any fever, urine or stool incontinence, numbness in the legs or rectal/genital area you must be evaluated immediately. ...Read more
Might your body build up a resistance to the bad health effects of alcohol along with the feel good effects?
Tolerance: Over time your body can develop tolerance. It may take higher doses to become intoxicated with it's side effects & it may also take more alcohol just to get a buzz. However, with extensive liver damage - the person may find themselves reacting to smaller and smaller amounts of alcohol. ...Read more
I did about 4 20 bags of coke in one night I am 36 175 pounds how long will it be out my system and I did a 30 bag on the Sunday before?
That really depends: Cocaine is metabolized very quickly. However, drug tests usually do not look for the actual cocaine molecule, but instead the test will look for a byproduct of cocaine - or what is left after cocaine is metabolized. I'd be happy to answer further questions for you. ...Read more
Lost virginity last week &tried again yesterday &it hurt even worse and still bled. Couldn't finish cuz pain was too bad. Why is this happening?
Losing Virginity: You very well may still have some hymen tissue that is inflamed or torn. You may not have had enough foreplay to get your vagina naturally lubricated for penetration. Sometimes using extra lube...Or spending more time preparing for penetration with foreplay may be all you need. ...Read more
I have an i.t. Band injury and they said that I may need surgery I am really scared how bad will it hurt afterward and what does the surgery involve?
Are you sure?: First, and probably most importantly, the vast majority of ITB injuries do well with nonoperative care. In the very small percent that have surgery, the technique used and therefore the recovery involved are based on the pathology. In some cases a torn tendon is repaired, in others a tight tendon is released or a spur removed arthroscopically. I would certainly discuss directly with your surgeon ...Read more
It's been 3 days since I got colds. I can't seem to heal as I still feel very weak. What should I do? I feel so hopeless that I think I got a bad bug.
Head cold: An average head cold, which is a viral upper respiratory tract infection, lasts about a week and lethargy is common. Taking extra vitamin C at the first sign of a cold may help minimize symptoms and their duration. If symptoms and congestion last longer than a week, antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more
My bras have been digging into my shoulders lately so I decided to measure myself my band is a 38 1/2 and my bust is a 47...What size bra should I be wearing?
Go for fitting: Most nice stores will offer a fitting for you. I have been told by many patients that this is the most effective way to find the right fit. ...Read more
I'm dangerous mental drowned in debilitating pain (s)left not treated and suffer neglect but near bed bound. Budget cuts I now have no mental manager-bad move! I gots no help, help my kid please?
ER: This sounds like an emergency situation. I would get to the local emergency room as soon as possible. If you are not capable of driving yourself, dial 911. To this immediately, do not wait! ...Read more
What alternative?: There is likely no harm in storing dry goods, produce, bread etc in plastic bags. There is no evidence that plastic lunch bags are harmful. Should you wish to use alternative containers, please ensure that these are sanitary. ...Read more
Possibly: Intensity of the pulses are graded on a scale of 0 to 4 +:0 indicating no palpable pulse; 1 + indicating a faint, but detectable pulse; 2 + suggesting a slightly more diminished pulse than normal; 3 + is a normal pulse; and 4 + indicating a bounding pulse. A bounding pulse may indicate excitement, palpitations, or heart irregularities. Get checked if you have bounding pulses. ...Read more
Yes: That is always good advice. Look for snakes too. ...Read more
I would not be: Overly concerned because of the location of this bite. If it were to begin to look infected - get tx. ...Read more
General weight loss: General weight loss by eating wisely is best. Walking and any activity is good. ...Read more
Is yelling (singing), in a band bad for your health? If you are scrreaming at the top of your lungs?
Yelling: Some people who do a lot of loud singing or speaking get vocal cord nodules which can be very annoying. The treatment is mainly vocal rest. ...Read more
Am bood grop a and 2 bros are o. Am I adapted? I don't want to ask my parent about it coz I feel bad...Plz help?
What cause a perfect band/strip of tingling and burning across my back close to where the bra line is, but wider?
What do you advise if I was scratched pretty bad by a rusty old nail and it bled for a while. Should I be concerned?
I thought I had a bug bit on my side right below my bra line, it itches and looks like a hickey but isn't what could it be?
Urticaria: Allergic in nature. Apply Benadryl gelGet a more detailed answer ›
Sometimes I would feel a brief stinging pain like a bug bite on my skin, this could happen at any one place on my body. Is this bad?
Paresthesia: Paresthesia is an abnormal condition in which you feel a sensation of burning, numbness, tingling, itching or prickling. Paresthesia can also be described as a pins-and-needles or skin-crawling sensation. Paresthesia most often occurs in the extremities, such as the hands, feet, fingers, and toes, but it can occur in other parts of the body. ...Read more
I have been getting pain on my left side/back. It hurts really bad when pushed on or when I bend side to side. Any ideas would be appreciated.?
Muscular pain?: When trying to determine the cause of abdominal pain, it is useful to differentiate pain that is originating from internal organs vs. Pain arising from the (muscular) abdominal wall. Pain that is affected by movement is more commonly due to muscular pain. Have you had any recent trauma or exercise? Regardless, the persistence of these symptoms warrants a formal exam by your primary care doctor. ...Read more
I hit my elbow quite hard in the wall, since then its hurting bad. I cannot bend my elbow completely, but to a certain range with some pain. Help!
Elbow pain: If you have pain and decreased range of motion of the elbow it needs to be seen by your physician ...Read more