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What could cause psvt to resurface?

What could cause psvt to resurface?

Unpredictable: It's the nature of psvt to come and go. It's initialed by a random extra beat (pac) that occurs at a vulnerable time in a person with the right anatomic substrate to sustain a persistent arrhythmia. Stimulants like caffeine and nicotine and stress and lack of sleep also increase the likelihood. ...Read more

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Will lexepro side effects resurface when I increase dosage, as directed by my pcp?

See below: Possibly. But... Most people tolerate Lexapro (escitalopram) without much problem. It is depends on the dose Lexapro (escitalopram) is increased to. ...Read more

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Am very upset about spontaneous chlamydial reinfection from GI tract. Does this mean my partner's health will never be safe? It can resurface any time

Am very upset about spontaneous chlamydial reinfection from GI tract. Does this mean my partner's health will never be safe? It can resurface any time

Nice story: Sounds like your partner is trying to cover their tracks. Around here we would now try to sell you some swampland as residential property. ...Read more

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I had my menses on 31st january 2014 and it lasted for 3 days which is weird. And just yesterday the 11th of february, it resurface again. How?

I had my menses on 31st january 2014 and it lasted for 3 days which is weird. And just yesterday the 11th of february, it resurface again. How?

Ovulation bleeding?: It's possible that you ovulated late, and the weird period you had in january was actually peri-ovulation bleeding. This is a common phenomenon. This bleeding you are having now may be your actual period (which makes sense if you ovulated at the end of january). It's always a good idea to check a pregnancy test if your periods are not normal. Call your gyn if this problem keeps happening. ...Read more

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I've had chelitis off and on for the past few years and no one can figure out why. I use Burts bees and/or Aquaphor but problem continues resurface?

I've had chelitis off and on for the past few years and no one can figure out why. I use Burts bees and/or Aquaphor but problem continues resurface?

CHEILITIS RASH LIPS: MANY COMMON EVERYDAY ITEMS CAN CAUSE THIS HARMLESS, NON-CONTAGIOUS RASH OVER THE LIPS. COMMON ITEMS COULD BE: TOOTHPASTE, CHEWING GUM, LIPSTICK, SUCKING ON LOZENGES, KISSING, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, CLOD SORES (HERPES), VARIOUS MEDICATIONS, FOOD ALLERGIES, CHAP STICKS, AND MANY MORE. BE A DETECTIVE! ...Read more

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I wanted to ask what do I do about a boil its in my buttucocks resurface high tempature just can't sleep at night pain I don't want surgery not again?

I wanted to ask what do I do about a boil its in my buttucocks resurface high tempature just can't sleep at night pain I don't want surgery not again?

Pilonidal Cyst?: I suggest you see the surgeon back to find out what your risks are if you don't have surgery & what other treatment options are available. ...Read more

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Itching body especially in area with hair growth. I av tried some antibiotics but will resurface. Pls help.

Itching body especially in area with hair growth. I av tried some antibiotics but will resurface. Pls help.

Itching: See your doctor for a proper diagnosis. Having said that, low Vitamin B 12 can cause itchy skin. Your doc can test your B 12 level. You can supplement w/B 12 but use under the tongue pills rather than ones you swallow. They do not work nearly as well. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Will the orthodontist resurface the edges of your teeth when you get your braces off?

Will the orthodontist resurface the edges of your teeth when you get your braces off?

Edges: If you mean the biting edges of front teeth that may, over years of malocclusion, have worn unevenly, the orthodontist will probably do enamelplasty to improve esthetics. If teeth severely worn, general dentist may be called upon to restore the tooth. ...Read more

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Can the Fraxel 1550 resurface superficial burn scars from laser tattoo removal? I'm desperate to diminish its appearance.

Can the Fraxel 1550 resurface superficial burn scars from laser tattoo removal? I'm desperate to diminish its appearance.

Possibly: I would say that depending on how irregular or prominent the scar is, it may help blend and smooth the scar. It is unlikely to hurt anything other than your wallet. :) Depending on the size of the affected area you maybe be able to excise the bad areas, but that will leave a scar as well, just likely flat and thin. ...Read more

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I ran into the corner of the countertop and think I broke a rib. What should I do?

I ran into the corner of the countertop and think I broke a rib. What should I do?

Acupuncture is: Phenomenal for rib pain (auricular /ear). If you have difficulty breathing seek attention from a standard medical provider. Take care. ...Read more

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I brought my 2 and 4 year old to a granite slab warehouse to pick our countertop. They were in for about 10 mins. Now I'm worried about radiation?!

I brought my 2 and 4 year old to a granite slab warehouse to pick our countertop. They were in for about 10 mins. Now I'm worried about radiation?!

Wouldn't worry about: We are all subject to gamma radiation continuously from the sun. It passes through walls and the earth. It is part of life. We are also exposed continuously to radio wave we never see and chance emission from our surroundings. It doesn't alter the lifespan of us earthlings much. I consider the risk negligible. ...Read more

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Can breast milk be kept on a cool countertop for 8 hours?

Can breast milk be kept on a cool countertop for 8 hours?

5 hours: Rule of 5s: 5 hours out at room temp, 5 days in the refrigerator and 5 months in the freezer. ...Read more

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Hit my head on granite countertop 4 days ago. Fair lump, minimal bruising, still feeling pain/headache. Is it normal for it to hurt for this long?

Hit my head on granite countertop 4 days ago. Fair lump, minimal bruising, still feeling pain/headache. Is it normal for it to hurt for this long?

Maybe.: Any bruise or bang can hurt for a week or 2. With head injuries, the key is knowing if the pain responds to simple over the counter pain relievers, in the dosages on the bottle. And if you've other symptoms of concussion that may warrant further exam. So if the pain is not helped with regular otc pain relievers, you have vomiting, dizziness, fever, confusion, weakness, vision change, see MD now ...Read more

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Hit head hard under granite countertop. Urgent care did x-rays, came back normal. No symptoms except head hurts. Is a CT scan still needed?

Hit head hard under granite countertop. Urgent care did x-rays, came back normal. No symptoms except head hurts. Is a CT scan still needed?

Probably not: It is not surprising to have a headache after hitting your head on granite. Your scalp is very likely bruised and may be quite sore, tender and/or swollen for a while. If you did not lose consciousness and you have no other symptoms and if your physical exam was normal, there is probably no need to do a ct scan. ...Read more

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What are the different options for resurfacing and what gives the best results?

What are the different options for resurfacing and what gives the best results?

Many, CO2 best: Options for resurfacing are lasers, chemical acid peels, dermabrasion. Dermabrasion has higher risk of scarring and permanent loss of pigment. Chemical peels are an inexpensive option for resurfacing but less effective and predictable than lasers. Co2 laser is the gold standard for resurfacing. It gives the best results but requires great skill and experience to perform safely. ...Read more