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My boyfriend is on chemotherapy medication and we do not use protection, will the chemicals be in his sperm? If so, how will that effect me?
I have been experiencing a funny smell, like dust or chemicals for a few weeks. It went away for a while but came back the past week. Can it be stress? Or due to current medication?
Smell: Distortion of smell or presence of odors that others can't smell can occur with certain brain lesions, but the fact that the symptom cleared for a period of time is reassuring even though the symptom recurred. If you're quite disturbed by this symptom, consult an Otolaryngologist for careful examination of your nose and mouth. ...Read more
Can I ever stop taking my diabetes insipidus medication I got it after my car crash and I wanna stop taking it?
Talk to your doctor: Noone can fully answer this question except the doctor who put you on the medication in the first place. The answer depends on how severe or persistent your illness is. If you continues to urinate and have to drink water often, then you are not ready to go off it. Talk to your doctor about your individual condition. ...Read more
Is it possible that the chemicals in the brain that occure during mania weakened or completely stopped my medication from working?
No: But its possible that you are not adequately treated. ...Read more
My 20 year old sister has severe nerve pain after car accident. Nothing works. No medication. I feel awful watching her cry every night. Any advice?
Nerve pain: Neurosurgeons are experts in the treatment of nerve pain. Alternatively, pain management physicians and neurologists can help your sister reduce the nerve pain. There are many excellent neurosurgeons in the phoenix area that help your sister. A neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of pain can offer additional or alternative treatments to medication. ...Read more
Mania: Once mania is going it might take more medication than what was required for maintenance to bring someone back down. Once the mania resolves then sometimes med doses can come down too. If you are manic/hypomanic then please see your MD asap or present to an ER. There are several psychiatric emergency rooms in the NYC metro area ...Read more
Gf got anxiety a month ago from a car accident now everyday she gets dizzy feels weak n has a headache she take medication but she's not getting better?
Do psychiatric medications curb someobes ability to workout aggressively due to changing the brain chemicals?
I was in a car wreck a month ago. Seeing a chiropractor for severe whiplash. Is there any medication that my doctor can give me for the headaches?
Chiropractors to: My knowledge do not prescribe medications.-ck with your pcp if you need meds! ...Read more
I need to ask a doctor about quitting pain medication while being 35 weeks pregnant, can my baby be addicted if I quit now? I was in 2 major car accidents and been taking them the whole pregnancy thus far.
Difficult: Situation. People who have pain and use their meds as prescribed have the lowest chance of addiction for themselves. However, the baby does get the meds as well. Part of this depends on your dosage and how often you take it. Talk to your doctor about your pain issues and how little you can use and be comfortable. Your OB should tell the Peds so they can watch for signs of withdraw. ...Read more
Maybe: But more likely post-traumatic effects playing far larger role ...Read more
The Dr said I had some small sores on my throat she gave me a compound medication but no antibiotics I was feeling better now I have feel it irritated?
Hard: To tell what the doctor saw or what treatment he gave you. It may best to notify the treating doctor since you previously responded to the medications ...Read more
I have had a bad car wreck that messed my neck and lower back up and I also have sever anxiety I was on medication for both but my doctor retired and I need my prescriptions refilled?
It is time to start: Looking for a new physician. Were you followed by a pain specialist or general physician? I would not wait until you have run out to do this. ...Read more
Is there any medication or supplement that would be similar to remeron (mirtazapine) as far as gastric pain relief goes without screwing with my brain chemicals?
Anti-depressants: There are many different types of antidepressants, and sometimes these will help with gastrointestinal symptoms. If you find the Remeron (mirtazapine) is working but does cause you side effects, contact the prescribing doctor, to see if they recommend switching to a different medication. Good luck. ...Read more
Throbbing pain in wrist, compound fracture radius ulna 14years ago? Two metal rods still in place today. Allergic to anti inflammatory medication.
How can neurotransmitters influence behavior, and how do drugs and other chemicals affect neurotransmission?
What makes up Vyvanse other than its active compound? In other words, what additional compounds or elements, chemicals, 'inerts' etc are in the drug?
Vyvanse is a prodrug: Its chemical structure consists of dextroamphetamine coupled with the essential amino acid, L-lysine, called Lisdexamfetamine (L-lysine-dextroamphetamine). It must be converted in the body to the active stimulant, dextroamphetamine. It is useful for treatment of ADHD because the time necessary for the body to convert it allows it to be active much longer than dextroamphetamine itself. ...Read more
Neutralized?: NO. Absorbed-YES.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Who told you that? I am sorry that you worried. ...Read more
I was recently hit by a car whike walking and now I feel like something is crawling all over me. I have never done drugs and do not drink.
There are DNA, Proteins, Antibody/Antigens. But what's used while detecting the presents of Toxins (ID's, drugs, chemicals, ect)?
Toxins: I am not sure I understand your question. If you have a certain toxin in mind that you would like to know how to detect, I recommend that you name that. There is direct and indirect toxin measurement, again depending on the toxin. ...Read more
Rarely, yes: But the smoke has to be so thick you couldn't see out the window, and the exposure will likely be felt - "contact high." the cut-offs used in cannabis testing (50 ng/ml) are quite high and if you reach them, you were inhaling enough marijuana smoke to have a clinical effect on you. If a positive test is confirmed, you may not be hired, may lose a job, or have legal issues. Pick better friends. ...Read more
How does taking medicaction help in OCD patients? Will they produce some chemicals that stops unwanted or rational thoughts?
Also Try Non-Med Tx?: Exposure & response prevention= gold standard non-medication treatment 4 ocd. Read jane singer's article about how erp helped her 20-y-o son recover from ocd here: http://bit. Ly/z7dftt caution: erp is hard as it involves not giving in when ocd orders u 2do something. Requires letting urself experience rising anxiety 4a while. Get ppl u're close 2 involved in ur treatment 2help u stay motivated. ...Read more
Can exercise lead to depression due to "runner's high", i.e. release of "happy" chemicals? With "happy" drugs depression always ensues.
None: If you 'stopped sweating for months', you would be long dead well before a month. The human body can not survive with out sweating. ...Read more
Yes.: The test is for opiods and they are both opioids. ...Read more