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Dr. Harinder Gill
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Nuvaring (Definition)

Nuvaring is a small silastic flexible hormonally embedded device that allows resorption of its hormone intravaginally over 3 ...Read more


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Can someone tell me if the contraceptive pill is instant. How long does it take to work?

Can someone tell me if the contraceptive pill is instant. How long does it take to work?

Takes 7 days: When starting birth control pills, you need to abstain from sex or use another method such as condoms to prevent pregnancy for the first seven days. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is the proper way to dispose of a used syringe?

Can you tell me how is the proper way to dispose of a used syringe?

Sharps box: If you are a doctor you need a service to tae them in a sharps red box. If you are not but someone with diabetes or other condition requiring injections you can bring them to any ER the hospitals take community syringes. If they don speak to someone in the sharps collecting service at the hospital ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is fructose used in the body?

Can you tell me how is fructose used in the body?

Fructose: Great wikipedia question for exact details. Basically; it is metabolized and produces energy. ...Read more

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Please tell me how the flexible endoscope used in the ENT office is disinfected and how can I ensure it was disinfected properly before used on me?

Please tell me how the flexible endoscope used in the ENT office is disinfected and how can I ensure it was disinfected properly before used on me?

Sterilizing scopes: in our office, we follow the manufacturer's suggestions for sterilizing our scopes: we use Cidex, a disinfectant/antibacterial/antiviral solution which kills all bacteria and virus, including HPV and AIDs viruses. We then rinse off the solution and allow it to air dry before it is considered sterile and ready for use again. The entire process takes about 30 minutes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is ultrasound used in medicine?

Can you tell me how is ultrasound used in medicine?

Ultrasound: Ultrasound is a type of imaging. It uses high-frequency sound waves to look at organs and structures inside the body. Health care professionals use it to view the heart, blood vessels, kidneys, liver, and other organs. During pregnancy, doctors use ultrasound to view the fetus. Unlike x-rays, ultrasound does not expose you to radiation. US is also used as guidance for certain biopsies/procedures ...Read more

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Could you tell me how long it takes your body to get used to the side effects of a new medication?

Could you tell me how long it takes your body to get used to the side effects of a new medication?

Depends: This depends on the specifics of the drug, as well as how you specifically metabolize it. Talk to your doctor about the specific drug to get best information about that question. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is effective is the flu shot?

Can you tell me how is effective is the flu shot?

Influenza Vaccine.: There is a lot of variability in how effective flu vaccines are from season to season. This is impacted by how well the influenza vaccine is matched to the current flu strain and the person's baseline health & age. To learn more see: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/vaccineeffect.htm ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is the rituximab 500mg?

Can you tell me how is the rituximab 500mg?

Not enough info: What is this med being used to treat? It is generally well tolerated. Infection is the major risk. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best way to put in contact lenses for begginers!?

Can you tell me what is the best way to put in contact lenses for begginers!?

Need lessons: Contact lens insertion is a skill that is difficult to teach online. Usually lessons are included with your contact lens fitting. Contact the eye doctor who fit the lenses. ...Read more

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How do I know which is the right place to insert my vaginal tablets?

Ask your doctor.: If you are unsure how to use a medication prescribed by your doctor, ask them to instruct you on how to use it. Sometimes you can even dispense the medication at the office to ensure that you can do it properly. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is the blood removed do they use a pump?

Can you tell me how is the blood removed do they use a pump?

When you: Give blood, a technician inserts a needle into a suitable vein and places the container below your body. The combination of blood pressure and gravity cause the blood to flow into the container. This procedure is generally painless and you are giving the gift of life to someone in need. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about the nuva ring? Is it the best contraceptive?

What can you tell me about the nuva ring? Is it the best contraceptive?

There is no one best: contraceptive. “Less than 1 out of 100 women will get pregnant each year if they always use NuvaRing as directed. About 9 out of 100 women will get pregnant each year if they don’t always use NuvaRing as directed.” (http://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/birth-control/birth-control-vaginal-ring-nuvaring) ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best condoms to use?

Can you tell me what is the best condoms to use?

Condoms: HealthTap has requested that the medical provider not endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the oxytrol patch work?

Can you tell me how the oxytrol patch work?

Relaxes: Oxytrol is a common anti-cholinergic medication known as oxybutynin. It works by relaxing the smooth muscle component of the bladder and thereby reducing urgency and frequency ...Read more

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Why does tolerance to the Cefaly device increase with use? I know the manufacturer says this is how it's supposed to work. Is it damaging nerves?

Why does tolerance to the Cefaly device increase with use? I know the manufacturer says this is how it's supposed to work. Is it damaging nerves?

Does not damage nerv: Default produces constant stim, and the body response is toIerance. Ifyou wear contacts, you might notice that they don't bother you, but they certainly did at the beginning of your using them . This is a normal body response, and does not signify any injury to the nerve. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the drug nor-tz works?

Nor-tz: I would read the package insert you got with meds or go to Drugs.com. Or let's do 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if is it safe for her to be in the pill and using the pull out method?

Can you tell me if is it safe for her to be in the pill and using the pull out method?

Yes/no,...: yes, as the BC will most likely be successful in preventing pregnancy, hence why it is called a Birth Control pill, BUT it will not prevent STI's so condoms should be used too for that matter. ...Read more