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Academic facility for 2nd glaucoma opinion. Dr said genetics not factor controlling glaucoma i won't be same as mother. 1st dr. Disagreed. Which right?

Both are right: Genetics certainly plays a role in the development of certain forms of glaucoma. But that is not to say that your treatment outcome will be determined by how your relatives did. You are a separate individual and will respond in your own way. ...Read more

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Glaucoma in family. My mother has had problems controlling eye pressure w/drops & laser. Is there anything that i can do to avoid same result?

Preventive Care: Highly recommend having a through examination with an ophthalmologist including stereo disc photos, pachymetry and oct of the optic nerves with ganglion cell layer analysis as a baseline. Your exams should be guided based on results with at least annual visis to the ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is your mothers maiden name?

What is your mothers maiden  name?

Childhood last name: It is your mother's last name that she was born with. Not the one she uses after being married. ...Read more

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Why did mothers used to die of childbirth?

Why did mothers used to die of childbirth?

Russian Roulette!: Back in the "good-ol-days" there were no birth-control pills and it was quite hazardous to get pregnant. 25% of women died in child birth! Women died of infection because there were no antibiotics or ways to sterilize instruments. Women died from hemorrhage because there were no blood banks or medications to stop bleeding. They also died when the baby wouldn't fit and many other reasons. ...Read more

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How is syncope diagnosed in expectant mothers?

How is syncope diagnosed in expectant mothers?

Limited: Due to the pregnancy, labs, 2 echo and holter would be first studies ordered. 30day event recorder may be needed if symptoms are intermittant. Really can't do stress testing or tilt table tests.She needs to stay hydrated , dont get up too quickly, eat regularly, get plenty of sleep, support socks. BP should be taken with pt lying then sitting then standing to see if BP drops severly or becomes symp. ...Read more

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What is the Mother Teresa effect?

What is the Mother Teresa effect?

Mother Theresa: worked w/the sick and poor in Calcutta. Research shows that when we see others doing good works for others it tends to prompt others to do the same, which is called the "Mother Theresa effect." Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could i be taller than my mother?

Could i be taller than my mother?

Yes: With children being better nourished nowadays, this is probably the case somewhat more than half the time. ...Read more

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Can lactating mothers take Flagyl?

Can lactating mothers take Flagyl?

AAP & Flagyl: Metronidazole (Flagyl) is rated by the AAP as a drug whose effect on infants is unknown, but it may be of concern because older studies found its use in pregnancy to be associated with mutagenicity. Nevertheless, the amount transferred to the infant through breast milk is much lower than the therapeutic dosage for infants, and no adverse effects have been reported from exposure through breast milk ...Read more

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How do I lift my mother into her bed?

How do I lift my mother into her bed?

Ask a Physical Thera: There are some machines or instruments the physical therapists use to lift and move patients. They or an orthopedic physician could guide you. Also you may learn how to use your body to put the pt. In bed without straining your muscles. Again you need to learn from physical therapists or orthopedic doctors or technicians. ...Read more