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Can calcium pills with vitamin d prevent colds?

Can calcium pills with vitamin d prevent colds?

Unsure: There are some places that list dosage of vitamin d for viral infections. Not surethat it would keep you from getting a cold, but it might help your immune system. ...Read more

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Could vitamin d prevent type 1 diabetes?

Could vitamin d prevent type 1 diabetes?

No: There is no evidence that a deficiency in d or any supplement would alter the course of type 1 diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for low vitamin d to prevent me from joining the army?

Is it possible for low vitamin d to prevent me from joining the army?

No problem: Hi. Low vitamin D should not prevent you from joining the army. But TAKE YOUR VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTS! As long as you do, you should be fine. ...Read more

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Post menopausal had D&C for 9mm thick endometrial lining. No malignancy. Is it very likely that the D&C will prevent lining from getting thick again?

Post menopausal had D&C for 9mm thick endometrial lining. No malignancy. Is it very likely that the D&C will prevent lining from getting thick again?

Maybe not: If, at age 61 you have a innate or exogenous (outside0 source off unopposed estrogen, then the endometrium may grow again. If you are taking HRT (hormone replacement therapy) make sure that progesterone is added to the regimen to avoid estrogen only endometrium stimulation. ...Read more

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Why is vitamin d important in preventing osteoporosis?

Why is vitamin d important in preventing osteoporosis?

Yes: It's important for most people to supplement with calcium and vitamin d for good bone health. A simple blood test can be used to check for vitamin d deficiency. ...Read more

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When do I start putting my baby in the direct sunlight to help her with vitamin d and to prevent rickets?

When do I start putting my baby in the direct sunlight to help her with vitamin d and to prevent rickets?

Be careful: You are correct that the ultra violet b rays of sunlight start the production of vit d in our skin...But there are risks as well...An increase in skin cancer and melanoma. Dermatologists would probably answer..."never". My answer is do it prudently and be aware clothing and sunscreen block ultravilet b rays. The national recommendation is to supplement all infants with 400 iu of vit d daily. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat a wound left after a sebaceous cyst has been drained? I'd like to prevent scarring as much as possible.

What's the best way to treat a wound left after a sebaceous cyst has been drained? I'd like to prevent scarring as much as possible.

Cyst wound care: There are lots of salves and potions available for skin and wound care, but nothing is better, more readily available, or more economical than soap and water. U recommend washing well twice a day and cover with a band aid as needed. Scar will always occur but can be improved if/when the cyst is excised once the inflammation is gone. ...Read more

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I've noticed irregular finger popping, or rather body popping, iz there a way to ease the habit of popping? I'd like to prevent joint damage.

I've noticed irregular finger popping, or rather body popping, iz there a way to ease the habit of popping? I'd like to prevent joint damage.

Get checked: Some patients have excessive flexibility in their joints. This popping although may not cause pain can actually cause tendonitis and rarely dislocations of these joints. Please see your doctor to rule out connective tissue discarders such as Marfans and Ehlers Danlos. ...Read more

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Does vitamin d really help prevent cancer?

Does vitamin d really help prevent cancer?

No: Vitamin d will not make your breasts smaller. Vitamin d helps in many health issues and has a small protective effect on breast cancer. See this site for more info on vitamin d
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/vitamin-d/ns_patient-vitamind. ...Read more

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Does vitamin d supplementation help prevent or treat cold and flu?

Does vitamin d supplementation help prevent or treat cold and flu?

Vitamin D boosts: Immunity and indirectly helps prevent colds and flu. Your doc or nutritional professional can check your level and suggest proper dose. Many folks take 5K IUs but your doc will tell you what's best for you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could vaginal probiotics during the antepartum period and intrapartum antibiotics at l&d prevent chorioamnionitis and subsequent complications?

Could vaginal probiotics during the antepartum period and intrapartum antibiotics at l&d prevent chorioamnionitis and subsequent complications?

Chorioamnionitis: In general, vaginal probiotics and antibiotics during labor can reduce the risk of chorioamnionitis. If there is a concern based on precious pregnancy outcomes, this questions should be discussed with the treating obstetrician. ...Read more

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Wat z d best way to prevent hair whitening and hair fall at the age of 28?

Wat z d best way to prevent hair whitening and hair fall at the age of 28?

Rogaine (minoxidil): Greying and hair loss are two different processes. Rogaine (minoxidil) works for hereditary androgenetic alopecia (hair loss). It prevents cycling of the hairs, doesn't create new follicles, so need to stay on for life to maintain current volume of hair. Greying is a process of reduced melanin production and transport of melanin into the follicles. Unfortunately, we don't have a solution for this. ...Read more

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Had my baby via C-section few days ago & breastfed a few times. My breasts become very hard n painful & he cannot nurse. The only that helps us pumping. I'd there anyway incan prevent this?

Had my baby via C-section few days ago & breastfed a few times. My breasts become very hard n painful & he cannot nurse. The only that helps us pumping. I'd there anyway incan prevent this?

Please contact the: Nursery nurses at your birth hospital for the names of hospital- or community-based lactation specialists who can help you with engorgement & help your son attach to your nipple for successful nursing. In the meantime, try to relax enough to attempt nursing for a few minutes each side at every feed before you give him breast milk from a bottle. Do you have a boppy & a comfy rocking chair? ...Read more

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Hi, I had 4 CT scans including one headfew few chest x-rays in last four years I know it ' a too much radiation what should I do know to prevent any d?

Hi, I had 4 CT scans including one headfew few chest x-rays in last four years I know it ' a too much radiation what should I do know to prevent any d?

Stop worrying: Ash, the radiation you get from a CT scan is about the same as the extra amount that an airline pilot gets each year because of his/her work, and about a 1/17th of what's considered safe for a year for a radiation workers. Nobody's showed increased cancer in either group. Truth is, I'm glad you got the imaging studied you needed. You should ignore crooked doctor-bashing websites. ...Read more

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A year ago I was told I needed needed more omega 3 + vit D could this have prevented HSP vasculitis. I read somewhere that these prevent autoimmune D.

A year ago I was told I needed needed more omega 3 + vit D could this have prevented HSP vasculitis. I read somewhere that these prevent autoimmune D.

Uncertain: Omega 3 is considered anti-inflammatory and vitamin D3 an immune regulator. Thus they may be helpful for autoimmune diseases by decreasing the inflammation and bolstering the immune regulation. However there is still a gap between the purported actions vs actual results in modifying disease conditions. ...Read more

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What are some non-invasive things I can do to prevent Asherman's Syndrome after D&C procedure?

What are some non-invasive things I can do to prevent Asherman's Syndrome after D&C procedure?

Nothing: Asherman's syndrome is initiated by too vigorous scraping of the endometrium (lining of the womb) by the surgeon causing scar tissue to form and "cementing" the two opposing walls of the uterus together. ...Read more

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What to do if I get headaches when watching 3-d movies. What should I take to prevent that?

What to do if I get headaches when watching 3-d movies. What should I take to prevent that?

See an Eye Doctor: Spathakh,

given that the headaches appear to be associated with visual strain (even the best 3-d movies produce some strain) I would discuss this with you eye doctor to ensure that you do not need (? New) eyeglasses.

You could consider pre-treating with ibuprofen, but I wouldn't avoid the possibility of new glasses as a primary solution to the problem. ...Read more

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I have g.E.R.D. I have taken steps to prevent symptoms hoping, since I am 26 and in ok shape, can my valve heal? Or is the damage permanent?

I have g.E.R.D. I have taken steps to prevent symptoms hoping, since I am 26 and in ok shape, can my valve heal? Or is the damage permanent?

It can heal: Without knowing of the specifics of your clinical situation, I cannot say for sure. However, many times with proper medical treatment, the damage is reversible and the symptoms go away. ...Read more

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I took postinor last week and now am bleeding is d bleeding normaI will it now prevent me from menstruating?

I took postinor last week and now am bleeding is d bleeding normaI will it now prevent me from menstruating?

No: You should cycle normally in your next menstrual cycle - for any apparently abnormal bleeding, go see your OB-Gyne to have it evaluated ...Read more

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Hi, how can I prevent stomachache? (hope I wrote well, I'm not english) ps:i'm not searching for drugs, i'd try some. Natural methods, thank you :)

Hi, how can I prevent stomachache? (hope I wrote well, I'm not english) ps:i'm not searching for drugs, i'd try some. Natural methods, thank you :)

Stomach Ache: The answer to this question will depend on the reason for the aching. Your physician will help you determine the cause of the pain and then prescribe a treatment. There are probably a thousand reasons for a stomach ache and this app cannot possibly help you sort through this long list. ...Read more

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I recently had a d&c and we are interested in trying again right away today milk came in so I tried to squeeze it all out will this prevent ovulation?

I recently had a d&c and we are interested in trying again right away today milk came in so I tried to squeeze it all out will this prevent ovulation?

No: Pinching your nipples will not prevent ovulation nor will you be able to express all of the milk. In fact messing with your nipples will only cause more to develop. Best just to leave them alone. Lactation is normal after pregnancy ends. ...Read more

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How is osteoporosis prevented? Heard calcium and vit d are not effective.

How is osteoporosis prevented? Heard calcium and vit d are not effective.

See below: Osteoporosis chances are lower first of all with consistent weight bearing exercise. They has been recent discussion on the benefits of calcium and vitamin d but I still would rec 500 to 1, 000 mg of calcium and at least 400 iu of vitamin d and a manesium supplement. No smoking as smoking can increase bone loss. Stay up on DEXA scans so bone density can be followed more closely. ...Read more

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What are d causes of constant stomach acidity in teenagers? How can I prevent it?

What are d causes of constant stomach acidity in teenagers? How can I prevent it?

Many: Like other adults, teens who eat spicy or fatty foods, are obese, who are under stress, or who use alcohol are at higher risk for gastritis ("stomach acid"). Weight loss if necessary and avoidance of other risk factors is important. Ulcers are much more rare in teens than in older adults. Occasional antacid use is safe, but any teen who chronically has symptoms should see a pcp. ...Read more

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I have bad social anxiety and g.A.D. Is there any medication to prevent chronic blushing? Currently on pristiq (50mg)

I have bad social anxiety and g.A.D. Is there any medication to prevent chronic blushing? Currently on pristiq (50mg)

Behavioral Path: People struggling w/ social anxiety often get hyperfocused on the physical symptoms they experience in dreaded soc situations. This serves 2 magnifiy the intense discomfort that lies at heart of soc anx, viz, discomfort associated w/ the fear of embarrassing urself. Paradoxically, one way 2 "bust your shame" = If u were 2 make urself blush even harderin social situations & draw attn 2 that fact! ...Read more

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I've been using a strong body lotion on my neck and d lines there seems to be not sodeep now. M I seeing things? Is it possible to erase d lines completely? Wat else can I do to prevent new ones from forming? Thanks!

I've been using a strong body lotion on my neck and d lines there seems to be not sodeep now. M I seeing things? Is it possible to erase d lines completely? Wat else can I do to prevent new ones from forming? Thanks!

Vitamin A and C: A skin lotion with high concetrations of vitamin a and c such as the environ products works very well. It improves the quality of the skin and leads to a decrease in lines and discoloration over time. ...Read more

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