Doctor insights on: Chen
Bald spot: This is probably alopecia areata, which usually shows up as round patches of hair loss. The cause is unknown, but may be due to an autoimmune reaction, where the body attacks it's own cells- in this case hair follicles. For additional information see http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh000242, and your dermatologist. ...Read more
Hi I am Angel Chen and I am in six grade I have a mold that is turning black and it something's hurt please help fast?
See a doctor: See a doctor and get the mole checked, soon. ...Read more
Chen frequently gets charley's horses at night in calf (not sure). often I will get them as well. Feels like its so tight/torn and really painful..
Search online: There are a host of possibilities. Consider an online search under muscles spasms or Charley Horse for some ideas. Occasionally, a good exam and/or some blood work can clarify the cause. Once the likely cause determined then care can be directed accordingly. That being said the specific cause is often not clear and symptomatic remedies are employed. ...Read more
Habit: We need to eat, and drink water, and breathe. Feeling one must chew ice or some other nonessential behavior means it may have risen to a habit or even a compulsion. Compulsions usually interfer with activities and tend to produce a lot of anxiety if they are nto performed. Clincial psychologists can help with habits and compulsions with cognitive behavioral techniques. ...Read more
TMJ: Do not chew for a few days and drink only liquids like ensure or carnation instant breakfast drink until the pain gets better. Do not chew gum. Take Motrin 600 or 800 mg to reduce the inflammation. Good luck. You have to rest the jaw just like you rest a knee or ankle when it gets inflamed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many good choices:
Good question! There are many good choices including beans, lentils, nuts, eggs, carrots, broccoli, kale, sweet potatoes, onions, kale and quinoa. Do home cooking, eat out less. See http://greatist. Com/health/44-healthy-foods-under-1 for specific food ideas
& http://www. Huffingtonpost. Com/jj-virgin/diet-and-nutrition_b_4838625.html
for general strategies. Also see http://tinyurl. Com/ngrowxx ...Read more
Think flesh/muscles!: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! Begin a self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, stretching all are needed. In my practice I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more