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What is accute conjuntivitis? I have accute conjuntivitis and I am curios what it is and how I got it?
Acute: Acute just means that it was sudden in onset, and has not been around for long. This can refer to any medical condition. The opposite of this is chronic, meaning long-lasting. ...Read more
Liver function: One of the things that liver cells do is to either detoxify, inactivate or prepare drugs for excretion. When the liver is damaged the drug concentrations must be adjusted to compensate. ...Read more
I'm about to go visit thailand next month. Is there anything that I need to take pre caution? Thanks much.
Curious what causes cutis verticis gyrata? Is there other effects from this? Does it progressively get worse?
My boyfriend has primary cutis verticus gyrata That has progressing rapidly, there seems to be very little research on this dessease why is that?
A lot we don't know:
Cutis Vertica Gyrata may not get much press but it is being investigated. Here is a good review: https://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1113735-overview#a5. For example, there have been 5 studies on its genetics and 68 articles mentioned in this review.
Uncommon (1 in 100, 000) conditions which don't lead to massive morbidity or mortality often don't get funding. ...Read more
I haven't gotten my pd so I been puting cutetips up my vagaina to see w comes out I took a test and came out negative the last cutip had lilblood? Pd?
Unprotected sex: At any time always has the chance of becoming a pregnancy, and/or one of many various std's: hpv (which can cause cervical cancer), herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, crab lice, trichomoniasis, etc. Using a hormonal birth control is generally a good way to protect against an 18 yr ball ; chain-but condoms are really the way to protect from the others. Recheck preg test with first morning urine asap. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Situs inversus simply means that the internal organs are arranged in a mirror image pattern compared to most individuals. In isolation, there is nothing to generate concern. Situs inversus can be associated with other medical conditions, such as congenital heart disease, in which case there is are increased risks. ...Read more
Cerebral perfusion: Beta blockers lower blood pressure, which is usually beneficial. However, if there is any problem with the blood flow to the brain, such as significant cerebrovascular disease or increased intracranial pressure, then lowering the blood pressure may undercut the perfusion to the brain--> could cause cerebral ischemia or even a watershed stroke. ...Read more
On cialis medication leaflet it states, "take in caution if you have peyronies disease". What does that mean?
I'm a 22 year old male and I want my butt to be hairier, what are the cautions of using a small amount of rogain to achieve this?
Not advised: Why would you want your butt to be hairier? You risk promoting infections of hair follicles. Lack of hair on the butt is not a disease and you should leave it alone. ...Read more
I'm curios since I have colitis ulcerosa, can I drink yogurts? I've read a lot of comments and advices pro for or pro not I am not sure anymore
I think it: Depends on severity of your symptoms and whether you are lactose intolerant. If you usually respond to dairy products with loose stools or diarrhea, don't take yogurt. If you have mild symptoms (no bleeding, pain, or severe diarrhea), I think it would be good to take nutrition from yogurt. If you have severe symptoms, you probably should not. ...Read more
If a person has peyronies and Cialis stays in the body for a longer time, what effect can this have? What is the caution that one must take if they it
Here are some. ..: Despite Cialis longer effect, it should exert additional adverse effect onto Peyronie's plaque besides possible erection-associated pain if any, which will subside in time after natural penile de-tumescence after reaching orgasm/ ejaculation. Of course, overindulgence & obsession will bring about significant negative impact to life; beware. ...Read more
No twisting.: Avoid twisting/pivoting on that leg. Usually walking is ok. ...Read more
Underlying problem: Treatment of calcinosis cutis is limited and of variable benefit. The underlying problem needs to be identified and corrected. It is not life threatening, although the underlying problem might be. You may be confusing this with calciphylaxis, which is a medical emergency that has to be addressed immediately. ...Read more
Can I get veneers on just my cupids? Or should I get bonding? They're narrow and pointy and I want a rounder more fuller appearance
Curios. 2 patients are waiting for test results. Ones are normal and the others are more serious. Does doc prioritize who to contact first?
I can't speak for: Other doctors. But if I have multiple sets of labs that return on multiple patients at the same time - I will generally call the patient's whose lab results are the most disconcerting. ...Read more
I have nieces and nephews I am worried about holding them or kissing them on the head etc what cautions should I do so I can't give them herpes?
If you have an active visible sore, it is prudent to avoid kiss contact.
Under 3- 6 months of age it can be quite serious, since babies by protocol would need treatment.
Even if they are older, it is best to avoid. ...Read more
Theoretically, if the left ventrical was hypotrophied it would raise ejection fraction? Would a dialated lv lower ef? Not an issue, just curios.
Which is a concern?: Left Ventricular Hypertrophy would not RAISE an ejection fraction...but a dilated, thin Left ventricle could LOWER an EF. TWO different issues. WHIch is a concern for you? ...Read more
I'm a woman 24 years old. I saw a hair under my chin. One hair that's just a little long. Its disturbing and gross. Cuting it off. Why did this happen?
Normal: All women can have this happen - and it becomes more. Likely as we age. It's normal and the balance between our male and female hormone fluctuations can cause it to pop up. Careful plucking is fine, avoid shaving as it's irritating and feels more coarse. Don't worry - especially w/ only one or a few. ...Read more
When you get a severe case of the flu requiring hospitalization, what are the major complications that cause death? Even in healthy adults. Just curiou
Skin conditions: Cuitis aplasia is a skin disorder where there is an absence of a portion of skin in a localized area at birth. Usually on the scalp. Treatment can range from nothing to surgery depending on the size of it. The small lesions can heal with a scar. He might have to see a dermatologist at some point. ...Read more
See your doctor: Membranous aplasia cutis can be associated with other conditions such as limb and eye concerns for example. It should most likely be investigated for other associated conditions ...Read more
Affects blood sugar.: Beta-2 agonists for asthma such as albuterol can increase blood sugar by releasing stored glycogen from the liver and stimulating the adrenergic system (adrenaline). They should be used with caution when diabetes mellitus is present and discussed with your endocrinologist. ...Read more
Congratulations: You do not have a blood clot! The D-dimer test is a fairly accurate (95%) way to screen for blood clots, so if it is only 178 I would be pretty relieved. If it was 249 I might still be cautious! Sometimes if the blood is high in lipids it can throw off the accuracy of the test a little, but 178 is way below the level we would need to worry about! ...Read more
Is dementia hereditary disease? What cautions should be taken to patient in order to live a safe life?
Yes and no: If there is an illness that runs in your family you should speak to your doctor about it. There are many types of dementia. Some of them are genetically passed on while others aren't. The most common type of dementia is alzheimers disease and there are 2 forms. The early onset form is highly heritable. Alcoholic dementia is not inherited though a propensity for alcohol dependence can be. ...Read more
Is it possible to get HIV by cuting your self with a razor to shave? Someone used it over 5 days ago?
I have ECG conclusion all normal except for III avf abnormal t wave. What is this? Should I take cautions? Tks
Abnormal T waves: Are not a sign of cad. During an acute coronary syndrome, an ECG may show peak t waves follow by st changes. I do not have your ECG to evaluate but I suspect are normal changes for you. If you are having symptoms like CP with activities a stress test will offer more definite diagnosis. ...Read more
I was curios about endometriosis. I have a lot of the symptoms. But I don't have insurance to go to the doctor?
Please call your cou: County health clinic as usually there is a clinic that will treat pts without insurance, or a university med school in your area that has a clinic that treats people without insurance, like in my area it would be the univ of miami med school, u need to see a doc to see if u really have that or something else, u need a proper work-up. ...Read more
Is Nexium (esomeprazole) hard on your liver? Why does the package day to use caution if you have liver problems?
Its not that its: Hard on your liver but it is digested by the liver and can cause problems in individuals with liver problems ...Read more
I have 4 granddaughters, by the same parents. One has cutis marmorato and the other has marfans. What if any, is the correlation?
I don't know: Cutis marmorata is a type of skin mottling that can occur on its own or be part of more than a dozen genetic syndromes. Marfan syndrome (http://www. Marfan. Org/marfan/) is not one of these. The most common skin change in Marfan syndrome is stretch marks. These two conditions may have occured in these sisters entirely independently. Their doctors should be sure to confirm each diagnosis. ...Read more
Lately I cut my perineum by sex, inside cut is white and after days there is a white head bump, so it goes away but cuting again or by itself!!
May be an infection: Small lacerations or cuts may occur after intercourse. In your case, it may have become secondarily infected, based upon how you describe it. I would clean and irrigate the area and you can even apply antibiotic ointment to the area. If it worsens or becomes red and painful then you should have your Gynecologist look at the area. ...Read more
I massaged my SMC muscle not for very long a half a minute but read that if touched the cartiod artieries it can cause a stroke? Is that true?
Carotid arteries: Two adverse reactions can occur if you significantly compress a carotid artery. One is stimulating the vagus nerve which can slow the heart rate and cause low blood pressure and fainting. The other is interfering with blood flow to the brain, but this usually also requires a plaque buildup in the artery. It's not a good idea to mess with the carotid artery, but your very gentle massage did no harm ...Read more
I am suffering hernia disease I have had operation for hernia please give me some pre cautions that how to avoid pain and to not get in this disease
Unclear: I'm not sure what our question is. Hernia disease encompasses a broad range of hernias in different locations and different sizes. If you're worried about activity causing your hernia operation to fail, you should be able to proceed with normal activity, but the timing of that will depend on the technique and date of repair. Call your surgeon to find out. Hope this helps! ...Read more