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Dave J Blackman
BRAINs and Boys: Yes. Of course. Your question is really vague and I am not sure what you need here. But, worrying about your body often leads to problems with this part of your life. Erectile issues in your teens is not a problem with your body or your penis it is usually about your mind or brain or self-esteem. ...Read more
Electrocardioversion: Joules are the energy that is delivered through cardioversion. ...Read more
I'm young so this is a hard and embarrassing topic for me, I'm wondering why j sometimes have fishy odor "down there"?
BV: Sometimes disturbances to the natural bacteria in your vagina (douching, irregular bleeding, unprotected sex, etc) can allow abnl bacteria like Gardnerella to overgrow and cause a fishy odor. It's not sexually transmitted, but can be treated w/ Metronidazole(Flagyl)/Clindamycin/Boric Acid. See your GYN for a prescription and be examined for other potential causes. Nothing urgent/dangerous though. ...Read more
What can cause sudden double lashes (distichiasis?)? It seems to have started about 2 months ago & I don't think it was inherited or s.J.S.
Blepharitis: Chronic blepharitis can cause it. But usually inherited. Rarely a lid growth can cause it. ...Read more
What does it mean when I see in black & white for a few seconds when I was doing hard activity I lost the sight of clolor, everything turned black and white.
Then it started to get fuzzier and fuzzier and darker and darker. Then, all of a sudden, when i j
The first steps:
For the creation of a small intestinal pelvic pouch, also known as a j-pouch is to remove the colon and rectum.
Then the pouch is made by folding the small intestine into the shape of a "j" — and sewing the sides of each limb together. The base of the j is sewn to the anal muscles. ...Read more
After removal of the:
Entire colon and rectum. Many years ago people with diseases such as ulcerative colitis and familial polyposis required removal of the entire colon and rectum and needed an ostomy — a bag on th skin to collect stool.
Now we can create a j-pouch to create a reservoir to allow function without an external bag. ...Read more
"J"? Watchdog puppy.: What's "J"? But whatever it is, Anxiety is blamed and often must plead guilty for just about anything! So, Get treatment. Before risking the side effects of the common medications, start w/ a good CBT therapist and a formal psychological evaluation. Skills you can learn w/ patience and disciplined effort/practice can put anxiety into its place. It's like a puppy once you're the one in charge. ...Read more
Crohn's or UC : Inflammatory bowel disease or colonic inertia require a pancolectomy--removal of the entire colon. The result is loose stool for 6-12 months, typically. And 1-6 bms/day. Stool bulking agents can lessen this issue, but the younger one is (<50 yrs old) the better the chance that this consequence will be mitigated with meds & diet & time. ...Read more
Yes: Creating a routine and sticking to it can be very beneficial for weight loss. Select a healthy grain for your bread, choose natural peanut butter and measure how much you use, select lower sugar jellies and measure those as well. Keep a food journal with calories, fat, carbs, proteins: this meal provides healthy grain and fats. Add veggies, fruits and proteins into your day for balance. ...Read more
My skin is sensitive. I try not to touch but need something gentle to clean it. Is j&j bar okay for face?
Liquid soap: In general, liquid soaps are better for people with sensitive skin than bar soaps. But everyone's skin is different; there is no real substitute for trying different kinds of soap until you find one that does not cause any problems for you. ...Read more
My iron level was 240 – 2 months ago, now it is 60 and tibc is 430. What can these discrepancies men? (tibc is 430) with kind regard j konopka
Bonjour j'ai besoin de savoir ce il me peu conseiller un medicament car j'ai de petit perdre brun apres le regle, me suivant ca va dure plus?
As above : I am sorry I don't speak french. ...Read more
My Bp used to be 125-135/80-90 when my weight was 130-140lbs. Now, my bp is 114-125/70-85 now that my weight is 125lbs. I also have quit a stressful j?
I commend you for controlling your weight and blood Pressure.
At age 39, stresses of marriage, separation, divorce, parenting, children leaving home, work, and finances can cause anxiety, depression and contribute to increase in BP. For which you have quit stressful job and taking Zoloft
Use Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Tai Chi, Yoga, Meditation
See a Psychiatrist for Therapy, medication ...Read more
I was exposed to chemicals such as benzene and other chemical I can't seem to find a treating toxicolgy dr thomas j callender is the only dr in my ar?
Website: http://www.bt.cdc.gov/agent/benzene/basics/facts.asp.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Depends on laparoscopic or open. Also, depends on if any peri-op complication. If all goes well, hospital stay can be from 3 to 7 days. Most pts are doing normal activity in 1-2 weeks but takes good 2-3 months to fully recover. ...Read more
J-pouch: J-pouch surgery is a procedure used following the surgical removal of all the colon and most of the rectum, usually in ulcerative colitis or marked hereditary colon polyposis. It is a procedure that uses part of the small intestine folded over and sewn into a new rectal pouch. It is a highly specialized surgery performed by well-trained surgical specialists who perform this surgery regularly. ...Read more
1 of several options: When ulcerative colitis causes chronic problems and not treatable by standard medications, the removal of the entire colon is usually recommended. This will leave the patient with either an ostomy (referred to as a "bag") or a pouch can be created and connected to the anus (called a continence procedure). The latter has potential problems, but many young patients prefer than to a bag. ...Read more
J-pouch surgery: J-pouch is a term used for an operation that requires all the large intestine (colon) to be removed, such as for ulcerative colitis. It is seldom performed for Crohn's disease. The pouch is made from the end of the remaining small intestine and connected to the rectum. It is a way to avoid a permanent ileostomy. Surgery performed by highly trained specialists. Needs good anal sphincter control. ...Read more
A prion disease: Cjd is caused by infection/exposure to an abnormal form of the prion protein (pp). The abnormal form of pp is a completely bent out of shape version of the normal pp. This abnormal shape is very hard for the protein to change to spontaneously, but this can happen (1 in a million people). Once changed the abnormal pp changes other pp's and so on as the disease rapidly spreads/kills the brain. ...Read more
J pouch : This is not a simple answer, you should speak with a colorectal surgeon, but typically you have more frequent bowel movements a day — ranges at best from 3-5 to 10 – 15 times a day. You can have pouchitis, bacterial overgrowth, and don't forget about the small but real risks of sexual dysfunction and incontinence from surgery. ...Read more
Prescription drugs: Go on the site (http://www.rxlist.com/drugs/alpha_a.htm) and scroll down to medications starting with letter J. There are many of them. ...Read more
What to do if I'm having surgery number two for a j-pouch, is there anything I should do to prepare?
Yes read about it: If you already has ileostomy stoma,You experienced difficulty of frequent bag changes Once you have pouch you don't need to do, but has to learn how to evacuate the contents without getting injured. The stomal care team and your doctor will teach you your life style will be better Good Luck. ...Read more