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My mom has severe co pd and might need a lung transplant. Could i give her one of my lungs?

My mom has severe co pd and might need a lung transplant. Could i give her one of my lungs?

Unlikely: In order to do a living related lung transplant one needs to have two different donors. Each donor will donate a lobe of the lung and this lobe will function as a "lung" in the recipient. Thus, the surgery is limited to small recipients and usually children who the parents or relatives can provide a small portion of their lung to work as a full lung in the child. ...Read more

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R= PL-0.50x180 L= +1.75-2.25x10 PD.66 what is my vision?

R= PL-0.50x180 L= +1.75-2.25x10 PD.66 what is my vision?

I don't know : You have myopic astigmatism in both eyes, left more than right. This alone doesn't answer what you are actually seeing (vision) in each eye. Your eye doc can measure that in the office. Good luck and I hope you're seeing well with your spectacle correction. ...Read more

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How would the PD be adjusted based on the "usually one-half" advice?

Not sure what pd is: What is PD? Also not sure what the "usually one-half" advice means. Sorry. Can you repost? Thanks Dr R ...Read more

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I had my pd on the 15 of october and now I have it again. What do I do?

I had my pd on the 15 of october and now I have it again. What do I do?

Sorry: I don't know what date you wrote in. Did you bleed again sooner than anticipated? If yes, it could be breakthrough bleeding related to hormonal imbalance. If it becomes a pattern, see gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Where can I find someone to 1) believe that this is not pd and, 2) properly diagnose and treat this?

Where can I find someone to 1) believe that this is not pd and, 2) properly diagnose and treat this?

Urticaria: You must mean urticaria which is the medical term for hives. These are usually a manifestation of some form of allergy such as a medication allergy or food allergy. Sometimes they occur during extremes of temperature, exercise, or emotion. Sometimes we never find the cause. ...Read more

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Pd has always been irregular, avg cycle length 44 days, longest ever 58 days. Now at 60 days from 1st day of last pd, 2 neg. at home tests. What now?

Pd has always been irregular, avg cycle length 44 days, longest ever 58 days. Now at 60 days from 1st day of last pd, 2 neg. at home tests. What now?

Irregular Period: If your pregnancy tests were negative, it sounds like you may have skipped a period. Irregular periods are common, and nothing to be worried about at this point. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in optics, how do I use the pd stick?

Can you tell me in optics, how do I use the pd stick?

It's a ruler: to measure the distance between your pupils. The most accurate ones are electronic. A better way to measure the PD, or pupillary distance, is to measure the distance from the center of the pupil to the center of the nose. This would take into account any facial asymmetry that is present. ...Read more

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Are people born with borderline pd? Is it hereditary? Or is it developed?

Are people born with borderline pd? Is it hereditary? Or is it developed?

Yes and No, or Both: Every baby is born with some temperament, some personality. Part of everybody's mental state is inherited. The rest of it develops with age (the development is guided by both inherited and environmental factors). Nobody is born with a blank mental state, that is capable of developing into all types of personalities. Some aspects of every person are already predistined, but nobody knows how much. ...Read more

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I want to know can i be pg? I haven't had a pd for 1 yr & I'm on the nexplonon rod. I feel kicks

I want to know can i be pg? I haven't had a pd for 1 yr & I'm on the nexplonon rod. I feel kicks

Nexplanon nixes (permethrin) PG: Your Nexplanon rod nixes (permethrin) pregnancy possibilities for the most part and often stops menstrual bleeding. If you have doubts, run a pregnancy test. ...Read more