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Does my liver hurting have anything to do with the amount of medication I take?

Does my liver hurting have anything to do with the amount of medication I take?

Could be; many cause: Don't know anything about you, your history, meds, other factors. See your doc. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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What is the problem with me? In the last week I have felt extremely fatigued. This does not wear off with sleep. I do not know what to do. On top of that, my body/mind is now failing to tell me when and how much to eat or drink. I am being rational and e

What is the problem with me? In the last week I have felt extremely fatigued. This does not wear off with sleep. I do not know what to do. 
On top of that, my body/mind is now failing to tell me when and how much to eat or drink. I am being rational and e

There : There is little information given to pret6end a medical case scenario can be thought . I think that you ought to consult the right person the right way. Still doctors are the ones that evaluate signs and symptoms of disease and unfortunatelly medicine continues to be more an arty than a science . Chronic fatigue syndrome is a difficult diagnosis to make and issually based on ruling out everything else . Treatment then is also not easy . There are a number of requierements that should be fullfilled for the diagnosis . I hope you find the right answers soon , and get to fell better. ...Read more

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Does THC itself affect bone growth or just the CO from the smoke? I was prescribed Norco to take care of my pain but I really don't like how depressed it makes me. If there's anything at all that would be better, what do you suggest? My mom's a nurse and

Does THC itself affect bone growth or just the CO from the smoke? I was prescribed Norco to take care of my pain but I really don't like how depressed it makes me. If there's anything at all that would be better, what do you suggest? My mom's a nurse and

Alternatives: There are many alternatives that can be used for pain depending on your history and the condition being treated. Many people find relief In a multi-treatment approach (eg, lidoderm patch, NSAID, and/or tramadol taken when needed). Also, physical therapy can be a big benefit. If a strong drug is needed, I've seen that Nucynta (tapentadol) works very well without as many side effects as Norco. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Have numbing in both big toes? I have aml does this have anything to do with it or the meds i take, not on chemo.

Have numbing in both big toes? I have aml does this have anything to do with it or the meds i take, not on chemo.

AML: Yes and no. It really depends if you've experience numbness before or had adverse reactions to your medications before or not. There can be side effects to the nervous system with any medication, not just chemo, etc, but they can be counter acted with other meds. Nerves are unpredictable in behavior when it comes to medication. ...Read more

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What can I do to help my kidneys process the huge amount of supplements I take?

What can I do to help my kidneys process the huge amount of supplements I take?

Why take them??: No known benefit for supplements. The huge amounts of supplements may actually cause side effects without benefits to justify them. The only way for kidneys to handle the situation is to actually not take the supplements. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a really really bad pain in my ear and i wasn't aware of the mg of paracetamol and ibuprofen they were.. Is this bad?

What to do if I have a really really bad pain in my ear and i wasn't aware of the mg of paracetamol and ibuprofen they were.. Is this bad?

Ear pain: Pain in the ear is the most common sign of an infection. You should not try to clean your ears by yourself, other than using wax dissolving drops and cotton. Please see an ENT surgeon for proper evaluation and treatment. Fungal infection is known cause of pain in the outer ear and can happen with water in the ear. Watch for fever, discharge and other signs of infection. ...Read more

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Since i've been on pain pills for years and will be the rest of my life. Why does it matter if i'm addicted? I have to take them anyway.

Since i've been on pain pills for years and will be the rest of my life.  Why does it matter if i'm addicted? I have to take them anyway.

Need education: You are confusing some things. Addiction is a behavior that can result in a destructive lifestyle. Addiction will result in craving the medications and overuse of medications despite prescription guidelines and physician recommendations. Taking a medication everyday for a medical condition in not an addiction. It does matter if addiction sets in. This will ultimately end up with a bad ending. ...Read more

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Why do my lungs hurt when i run? I have a history of asthma and take my medication before i workout. Is it possible that the pain will decrease as i c

Why do my lungs hurt when i run? I have a history of asthma and take my medication before i workout. Is it possible that the pain will decrease as i c

Better asthma contro: Exercise is a very common trigger of asthma and sometimes despite taking albuterol before a work out, this is not enough to prevent symptoms. Checking peak flows before and after a work out may assist in determining if this is asthma or another condition. The pain/discomfort will likely persist unless the underlying cause is treated. ...Read more

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Want to know what is the real cause of my body odor and what can I do to stop it was told that digestive enzymes after meal would help with the odor.

Want to know what is the real cause of my body odor and what can I do to stop it  was told that digestive enzymes after meal would help with the odor.

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. It is difficult to find the reason why because I do not have your medical records nor do I know your lifestyle, so it is best to see a doctor for this so they can find the underlying cause. ...Read more

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I have a bad cough that will not go away no matter what i take and it is really bothering me what should I do ? I had a upper respiratory infection 3 weeks ago all other parts of the infection went away but the cough i took some of the meds from the in

I have a bad cough that will not go away no matter what i take and it is really bothering me what should I do ? I had a upper respiratory infection 3 weeks ago 
all other parts of the infection went away but the cough 
i took some of the meds from the in

First, : First, stay away from cigarette smoke. Drink lots of water, to help keep the mucous moist so that it can be expelled (at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day).Consider using an expectorant to help break up the mucuous and get it out of your system. ...Read more

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I heard tylenol (acetaminophen) can affect the effectiveness of vaccines in children. I don't want my daughter to be in pain, but i want it to work. Can I use it?

I heard tylenol (acetaminophen) can affect the effectiveness of vaccines in children. I don't want my daughter to be in pain, but i want it to work. Can I use it?

Sure you can use: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or any store brand Acetaminophen per your child's weight. You can give it after she had all her shots and every four hours as needed for pain , fever or discomfort.Or every four hours after the shots for the next 24 hours regardless of pain or fever. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have water in your heart, how bad is it and what steps can I take to get better? I have problems breathing, i been to the doctor and had a ultrasound and left the hospital with no information or ways to feel better. I was told i have

What does it mean to have water in your heart, how bad is it and what steps can I take to get better? I have problems breathing, i been to the doctor and had a ultrasound and left the hospital with no information or ways to feel better. I was told i have

Did : Did they mean water around your heart? Or around your lungs? Please call your doctor and talk to the doctor or his nurse. It is very important that you completely understand your condition and that you are receiving appropriate treatment. Water in the lungs or around the heart can be very serious so you must call and find out more about your condition and be sure you are receiving the proper treatment immediately. ...Read more

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