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Could senega ammonia be taken with hypotension?

Could senega ammonia be taken with hypotension?

Depends: It is contraindicated in cardiac conditions, so if one truly has significant hypotension, it would depend on the reason for and the severity of the hypotension. A lower than average blood pressure can be a sign of significant disease or may indeed be normal and not a problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Hypotension (Definition)

Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more


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Observed my menstrual flow have foul smell, drank AVC (sulfanilamide) with water though observed some reduction. What could be the cause so I can be treated. ?

Observed my menstrual flow have foul smell, drank AVC (sulfanilamide) with water though observed some  reduction. What could be the cause so I can be treated. ?

Treatment next.: Hello Susan, If your menstrual flow has a foul odor, then you might consider that there was already some bacteria in the vagina pre-menstrual period. Often mixing with the blood of a period and cause a reaction that is unpleasant. Any discharge that has a foul odor, itches or burns should receive attention and treatment. ...Read more

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If an elderly person has renal impairment, CHF & hypernatremia (sodium presently 157 mmol/L) would it seem to be appropriate for him to be on a NORMAL SALINE IV fluid? Other conditions are COPD, pleural effusion, T2 diabetes, delirium, mild hepatic dysfun

If an elderly person has renal impairment, CHF & hypernatremia (sodium presently 157 mmol/L) would it seem to be appropriate for him to be on a NORMAL SALINE IV fluid? Other conditions are COPD, pleural effusion, T2 diabetes, delirium, mild hepatic dysfun

Multiple med problem: I would consider 1/4 N.S. a more appropriate fluid. Sounds multiple system are failing and he has a very high mortality. If one can correct the CHF and CRF then the other factors may correct themselves, but doubt that Hemodialysis is indicated in a 91 y/o ...Read more

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Little faeces for 3 days. Constipation and excessive gas. Could this be possibly related to the elevated ALT level (75U/L)? Other possibilities?

Little faeces for 3 days. Constipation and excessive gas. Could this be possibly related to the elevated ALT level (75U/L)? Other possibilities?

May be but unlikely: To address constipation, drink enough water to make your urine watery, take a fiber laxative or natural fiber like prunes. Regarding elevated ALT, if you drink alcohol, stop entirely, Do not take acetaminophen till elevated ALT is resolved. If you are overweight, try to lose weight. ...Read more

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Ideas? What medication could be taken by someone with kidney problem?

Ideas? What medication could be taken by someone with kidney problem?

Kidney problems.: Your answer is ambiguous and it will exceed the 400 character minimum I have to work with. Here is a link of medicines used in chronic kidney disease: http://www.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/chronic-kidney-disease-medications good luck. ...Read more

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Both ALT and ALP came back low - is there a reason behind why these would both be low? could malabsorption be a possible cause?

Both ALT and ALP came back low - is there a reason behind why these would both be low? could malabsorption be a possible cause?

Stop worrying: Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies come back out-of-range on either end. Be glad for good health and stay proactive. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can elevated WBC (6-10) in ua mean in dmt1 patient if no bacteria, esterase, nitrates, pain UTI symptoms, etc.? Could it be elevated still from a UTI in mid-december? No hema/proteinuria either

What can elevated WBC (6-10) in ua mean in dmt1 patient if no bacteria, esterase, nitrates, pain UTI symptoms, etc.? Could it be elevated still from a UTI in mid-december? No hema/proteinuria either

Get culture: You need a urine culture to grow out bacteria to determine if real infection; that will tell u. It could be a contaminant especially if no sx's and a high number of squamous epithelial cells. Are there symptoms? Kinda need 2 know what's are looking for. ...Read more

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Can ginger root be taken safely to help nausea symptoms in a person who's liver is failing due to carcinoid cancer?

Can ginger root be taken safely to help nausea symptoms in a person who's liver is failing due to carcinoid cancer?

Should be okay: Ginger root can help alleviate nausea. I don't see any problem if you want to take ginger root. You can also take it as ginger tea, ginger candy , besides the root. How bad is the liver function by the way? ...Read more

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Can preeclampsia be possible if no high BP (possible that prescription buspirone/sertraline keeping BP low?) have had occasional protein trace in urine....

Can preeclampsia be possible if no high BP (possible that prescription buspirone/sertraline keeping BP low?) have had occasional protein trace in urine....

Typically no: The buspirone/sertraline will not affect pre-eclampsia. Blood pressures are monitored for elevations. A 24 hour urine collection and analysis is used, rather than a random urine dip. Also, rapid weight gain/swelling, head aches are among the others. ...Read more

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What could cause IGG to be over 3,000 with normal IGE,IGA. 2 weeks later was diagnosis with pericardial effusion(1 liter blood) Any connection?

What could cause IGG to be over 3,000 with normal IGE,IGA. 2 weeks later was diagnosis with pericardial effusion(1 liter blood) Any connection?

Agree need diagnosi: We need a diagnosis and you need further evaluation. Was the pericardial effusion due to blood? Your evaluation needs ot clarify this. The elevated IgG is not specific but can be present for a variety of reasons. You may need to see a rheumatologist to help clarify this. ...Read more

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What can my orthostatic hypotension be caused by?

What can my orthostatic hypotension be caused by?

Orthostatic hypotens: Lots of causes from dehydration, dysautonomia, poor venous tone, poor cardiac function thru others, need to work with your doctor to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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Low Blood Pressure (Definition)

Also called hypotension, this occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. This means the heart, brain, and other parts of the body do ...Read more