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Can You Be Diabetic For Years And Not Know It
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Can statins cause problems i dont know about? im on simvastatin and wondered about that and if i should even be taking it or if id be better off not
Speak to your doctor: It is best not to stop a medication,especially if you're not currently having side effects,without discussing this with your doctor. He or she will consider your entire medical history, lab tests and exam and be better able to judge when and whether you can come off of a medication. Be careful how much acetaminophen you take with simvastatin to avoid liver issues. ...Read more
What are the precautions do I need to take as I am diabetic since past a year? Will it ever be cured completely as its diagnosed at a very young age?
Evaluation Needed: Diabetes is important to manage so if you haven't seen a doctor recently and tested for blood sugar levels and a1c lab numbers, then you should get evaluated. Depending on the evaluation, they can recommend lifestyle and diet restrictions and things you can do at home to manage your diabetes. Please do not take it lightly as diabetes is very serious and needs managed. ...Read more
What to do if I am 16 and being offered the HPV vaccine soon in year 12, do you know if it would it be possible for me to delay and have it done next year?
Is the medications I am on causing there to be a reason i can not lose weight? If so what ones if not all? Thank you so much
Depression: Depression is due to a combination of genetic vulnerability and environmental influence. Studies show increased incidence in monozygotic twins, and that vulnerability to depression is more heritable in women than men. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=16390897 prolonged sad mood, loss of interest, and changes in energy, sleep, and appetite are some symptoms of depression. ...Read more
EMT book: Mosby and Brady are two publishers of EMS textbooks. You can read on your own, but if 17+ can usually take an EMT course, just pending certification exam until 18, which is age for most jurisdictions. ...Read more
I would like to know if a person has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and takes medication. If you stop can it lead to cardiovascular issues?
What to do if I am experiencing some symptoms and want to know if this is possible lung cancer or is that a long shot?
What is endometriosis? What are the symptoms, how do you know you have it and can it be detected without a doctors visit?
Variable: Endometriosis is when uterine lining tissue grows outside the uterus. Typical symptoms are infertility, pelvic pain, abnormal bleeding and cramping during menses. The history alone is accurate 89% of the time in one report. Definitive diagnosis usually requires a laparoscopic surgery. ...Read more
What medications can you take for severe migraine that do not have caffeine? I am sensitive to it.
It could for some: As you know, it is normal for girls not to have "periods" from birth till menarche; pregnant women do not menstruate for 9 months; normal healthy postmenopausal women do not have periods for decades. DepoProvera and the levonorgestrel IUD may cause amenorrhea for years...If the absence of periods is associated with estrogen deficiency, risks of osteoporosis and other metabolic changes increase ...Read more
If you are trying to quit a narotics that you have been taken for a year, can you prescribe something for the withdrawls?
Yes: there are medications to ease withdrawal. However another option is just to very slowly decrease the amount of medications you are taking. If you do that it will make the withdrawal symptoms minimal – as well as your discomfort. Good luck. Surely you should be under the care of a physician during this time. ...Read more
Hi I think it may be possible I have a pilonidal cyst but all the systems include puss and I've not seen any. Do you have any advice as to what it is? And ways to help it until I can get to my doctor?
I'm diabetic and want to get pregnant but i don't want my child to have it. Is it possible for them not to have it if i do?
Not passed directly: The tendency toward developing diabetes is influenced by genetics but is not passed as you would eye color or other common traits. Infants of diabetic mothers can have related problems that can be minimized if mom's blood sugar is well controlled during pregnancy.Most will do well & not develop diabetes. <10% might develop type 1 in their lifetime. Anyone can develop type 2 if conditions are right. ...Read more
What to do if I have read that in type 2 diabetes, the symptoms can be virtually non-existent, so how can you tell?
How can you avoid having a heart attack? I know it's not likely for someone my age to have one, but how do I prevent it for the future?
Can't always avoid: Hi. Your genes play a huge role in your risk of an MI, and you're stuck with your genes. However, healthy living can really help lower risk: healthy diet, regular exercise, don't ever smoke, treat obvious modifiable risk factors (cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure), and see a doctor for health issues. Do your mom, dad, and/or any grandparents have a history of MI? Most of all, live healthy ...Read more
Diabetic, is there a way to tell if I have ketones without testing and what to do if think I have them. I'm at home and not feeling good.
NEEDS TO BE CHECKED: Only way you can tell at home is checking your blood sugar and urine drip stix your blood sugar will be high and there will be glucose and acetone positive in the urine if you can not test it at home and are feeling sick, go to the nearest er as keto acidosis is a serious medical emergency and needs to be treated asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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