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Can someone help me please? I really need to know what do I have exactly and what's the cause of it. The first time it happened to me I was sitting in front of my computer in my room and the downstairs phone started to ring so as I got up I felt light hea

Can someone help me please? I really need to know what do I have exactly and what's the cause of it. The first time it happened to me I was sitting in front of my computer in my room and the downstairs phone started to ring so as I got up I felt light hea

The: The symptoms you describe are "near-syncope" and "syncope" these are concerning symptoms because they signify a sudden drop in blood pressure, which decreases the blood flow to your brain. It is important to figure out why this is happening to you. You might be anemic, it can happen from medications you are on, from not having adequate nutrition, from having a neurological disorder, and from many other conditions. It is very important to have a complete medical workup for your symptoms and I advise that you see a doctor for testing. ...Read more

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I have UTI I don't know what to drink can someone help me please and tell me how long is it?

I have UTI I don't know what to drink can someone help me please and tell me how long is it?

UTI: You should see a physician, have your urine cultured and be started on an antibiotic (A) that will kill the bacterium that is causing your UTI. Once started on the appropriate antibiotic, you should feel better inside of 48 hours. You can drink any fluid you wish when you have a UTI. Get started on an A as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am suffering from sleep paralysis. I have been dealing with this since I was 12. Can someone help me please?

I am suffering from sleep paralysis. I have been dealing with this since I was 12. Can someone help me please?

See Neuro/Sleep Doc: Your description suggests narcolepsy which is a sleep disorder characterized by the tetrad of sleep paralysis (the temporary inability to talk or move when waking or less often when falling asleep), cataplexy (loss of muscle tone in response to a strong emotional response), hypnagogic hallucinations (vivid dreams while falling asleep), and excessive daytime sleepiness.
A sleep study with mslt. ...Read more

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Can someone help me please what is the name of prenatal vitamins I can get at the pharmacy please tell me thank you?

See details: Just ask the clerk or pharmacist for prenatal vitamins. This site does not recommend specific products by name. ...Read more

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I am having irregular periods with spotting. My period been on for a whole month can someone help me please?

I am having irregular periods with spotting. My period been on for a whole month can someone help me please?

You need to see GYN: Your period should not last for a month - it should not exceed a week. You could become anemic. Please schedule to have this evaluated by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can someone help me out please. I am 28 and trying to learn to drive but for some reason I get very sick driving. Please help. Thank you.

Can someone help me out please. I am 28 and trying to learn to drive but for some reason I get very sick driving. Please help. Thank you.

Feeling sick: Sometimes people get motion sickness or even have anxiety which makes them feel ill doing something in particular. Do you have a problem only when you drive or even when you are say in a bus? If it's anxiety then the underlying fear needs to be addressed. Also what do you mean by sick? I suggest you see a physician. ...Read more

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I am 16 and I might need emergency contraception, can someone could you help me please?

I am 16 and I might need emergency contraception, can someone could you help me please?

If you have had: Vaginal intercourse with failure of protection, you can currently purchase Plan B without a prescription at you age. However, please don't use it as regular contraception. ...Read more

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I am taking lorazepam 2.5 mg and fluvoxamine 50 mg. I´m trying the lorazepam water titration withdrawal but I can n´t sleep. Someone help me please.

I am taking lorazepam 2.5 mg and fluvoxamine 50 mg. I´m trying the lorazepam water titration withdrawal but I can n´t sleep. Someone help me please.

Work w/your doctor: I suggest you work with your own doctor regarding any changes in your medications. Your own doctor knows you much better than we on healthtap can -- especially since we have not ever seen you. ...Read more

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Hi, I’m experiencing pain when I use a tampon. Can someone please help me? Thanks

Hi, I’m experiencing pain when I use a tampon. Can someone please help me? Thanks

Tampon pain: This can be caused by viral or bacterial infections in the vaginal walls or the labia. This is not normal, so see your gyn provider for an exam and tests. ...Read more

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I have regular glaucoma but I don't know what kind of medication I can take someone please help me?

I have regular glaucoma but I don't know what kind of medication I can take someone please help me?

See eye doctor: Since uncontrolled glaucoma can lead to blindness or significant vision loss, I urge you to see an eye doctor ASAP. The blindness can come on at any time. In the meanwhile, avoid all 1st generation antihistamine (Benadryl (diphenhydramine) etc), any drug with anti-cholinergic activities, and oral or injected steroid just to name a few until your eye doctor tells you otherwise. ...Read more

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Can someone please help me understand stand this ovulation issue? And how do I find out when I ovulate?

Can someone please help me understand stand this ovulation issue? And how do I find out when I ovulate?

Regular cycles?: A woman with very regular periods can estimate her ovulation day this way: mark on a calendar when her next period will begin (that means mark the first day of her next period), and just look back 2 weeks to see her estimated day of ovulation. So, if her next period will start Monday Oct. 28, then Monday Oct. 14 is her estimated ovulation day. The estimate is +/- 2 days (life is not exact). ...Read more

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Can someone please help me with my mucositis?

Can someone please help me with my mucositis?

Depends on the cause: Mucositis or inflammation and irritation of the mucosal tissues can be due to a number of causes. Treatment is dependent upon the etiology of the mucositis.

For some patients, pain relief can be provided with a mouthrinse usually containing an anesthetic agent such as xylocaine (lidocaine) in combination with other ingredients. However, the cause still needs to be identified and treated accordingly. ...Read more

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Can someone please help. Me about a rash that keeps occuring?

Can someone please help. Me about a rash that keeps occuring?

More information: Hard to answer the question without knowing where the rash is what does it look like, things that make it worse and so forth ...Read more

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Hi can someone guide me in gaining some weight as I am underweight for my age. My age is 23 yrs and my height is 5, can someone please help me?

Hi can someone guide me in gaining some weight as I am underweight for my age. My age is 23 yrs and my height is 5, can someone please help me?

Eat more: Keep track of your calories. You must take in more calories then you burn. There is app for phones called myfitnesspal which can help you keep track of calories. Eat 6 smaller meals a day rather then 2-3 big meals. Have breakfast every morning. If you want healthy weight avoid fatty foods and try to eat healthy. Keep track of calories in and calories out. Eat all day. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a small hiatus hernia and don't know what kind of exercise can I do. Can someone please help me. I want to exercise.

Hi, I have a small hiatus hernia and don't know what kind of exercise can I do. Can someone please help me. I want to exercise.

Hiatal hernia: A small hiatal hernia, meaning no bigger than 2cm, shouldn't be a problem when it comes to exercise. It may cause you some heartburn, and strenuous exercise may exacerbate that a bit, but for the most part you should be able to do whatever exercises you want to. ...Read more

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I eat healthy and exercise but it isn't helping at all. And because of my weight I am getting bullied. Can someone please help me?

I eat healthy and exercise but it isn't helping at all. And because of my weight I am getting bullied. Can someone please help me?

Consider: If your efforts are not paying off - consider working with a nutritionist and a personal trainer. Try to get 8 hours of sleep per night. Hydrate well. No starvation dieting. Have you seen a physician to ensure that you don't have underlying medical problems? ...Read more

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Bad toothaches with little money and no insurance? Fort the past few weeks I've been having bad toothaches on and off. I don't have much money and no insurance. Can someone please help me and tell me what to do? .

Bad toothaches with little money and no insurance? Fort the past few weeks I've been having bad toothaches on and off. I don't have much money and no insurance. Can someone please help me and tell me what to do? .

Board of dentistry: Check the board of dentistry of your state/city and see what programs they have. Here in miami there are some institutions that help people with low resources. ...Read more

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Mother of one...From 3 days suffering from some transparent sticky discharge, can someone please help me.

Mother of one...From 3 days suffering from some transparent sticky discharge, can someone please help me.

Discharge: Vaginal discharge can be from yeast (candida), BV (bacterial vaginosis) or from other infections, such as gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas. Please see a doctor in person to be tested and treated. ...Read more

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Having severe panic attacks and depression I need some help can someone please help me?

Having severe panic attacks and depression I need some help can someone please help me?

Treatment Works: You should have a consultation with a psychiatrist, MA combination of medication and therapy is often used. It is also important to have had a recent physical examination and routine blood tests. ...Read more

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I have found a bump on my penis head and I have no idea what it is. Can someone please help me?

I have found a bump on my penis head and I have no idea what it is. Can someone please help me?

Your doctor: Your doctor can help you. This needs to be examined its probably not dangerous, by call for an appointment for sometime this week or next. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Feeling a strange heart beat, can someone please help me stop worrying? Is it just my anxiety, or is it a heart problem?

Feeling a strange heart beat, can someone please help me stop worrying? Is it just my anxiety, or is it a heart problem?

Abnormal heart beat: The only to give you a proper diagnosis and therefor relief from anxiety if possible, is to see a physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like I'm so tired of life? Am I depressed? I feel like I hate everyone and everything for no good reason. Can someone please help me?

Why do I feel like I'm so tired of life? Am I depressed? I feel like I hate everyone and everything for no good reason. Can someone please help me?

Very likely: These feelings are common on people with depression. The more important question right now is figuring out how long this has been going on and what started it. Sometimes family problems, a break up, or a fight with a friend can lead, to these feelings. Talk to your doctor about speaking with a therapist and/or medication to help you manage these feelings. ...Read more

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Can someone please help me I feel terrible and I have a bad headache and feel so dizzy if I stand up and I feel weak and I'm getting pains all over my?

Can someone please help me I feel terrible and I have a bad headache and feel so dizzy if I stand up and I feel weak and I'm getting pains all over my?

Time to get help: Could be a bad virus, dehydration, low blood sugar, poisoning, carbon monoxide exposure, etc. If fever is present, most likely a viral or bacterial infection, but if your symptoms are severe, a consult with your doctor or urgent care ASAP is advisable. ...Read more

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I'm going crazy with anxiety. I feel like I'm jumping out of my skin. Can someone please help me. It's ruined my job. Family life. Social life.

See Dr: Could be simple anxiety, but a few other tests including an EKG, CBC and TSH. There are medications as well as therapy that can help. ...Read more