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Dogs Heat Cycle
UncookedorUnheated?: You should not eat any raw meat, fish, or eggs if you are pregnant. However, most packaged hot dogs have been previously cooked, and can be eaten unheated, provided they have been properly refrigerated and are not past their expiration date. Check label - should state: "fully cooked." most hot dogs contain a lot of calories, fat, and additives, so they're not the healthiest food, esp if pregnant. ...Read more
Not temp: It's a good question. Many bacterially affected food can be made safe by high temperature. Not so for prion infected meat. This means that whether cold or hot, badly prion infected meat cannot be made safe by heating. The good news is that prion-dangerous beef is exceedingly rare, whether processed or butchered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've noticed an increase in migraines. When I move from a cold room to hot outdoors, hard alcohol, cold weather, stress & humidity. Ideas?
Multifactorial: 'migraines', like the term 'energy', can mean different things to different people. If you've been diagnosed by an allopathic practitioner, you may already know that that kind of headache can have many triggers. Best ideas will probably come from the practitioner who diagnosed you. If you havent seen a PCP, I suggest you start there. ...Read more
I may have a flu w/chills , ice cold hands and feet. body temp ranges 36c 36.8c. At night I'm freezing yet my pj's and sheets are soaked. Is this norm?
In bathroom, heated floor, drying hair, husband in hot shower. 25 weeks pregnant. Hot - can I overheat?
Not likely: Unless, of course, you spend a long time in the bathroom. Use a thermometer, the temperatire should not be more than 99 degrees farenheit. ...Read more
C-Section/Tubal Ligation 8/14. Normal cycle started 10/13/14. Next cycle 11/15/14. Started cycle again today 11/30. Part-time breast feeding. Dying?
Why dying?: Are you feeling really bad from this early period? You could be anemic if you are postpartum and have too frequent periods, which could make you feel very weak. Irregular periods are common following tubal ligation. Being post-partum and breast feeding can also result in irregular periods. If you feel very weak and drained, you should get the hemoglobin level in your blood checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rabies symtoms in human bitten by dog body area again infected and loud pain in wound area? If rabies symtoms start?
RememberOl'Yeller??: I hate to break this to you but only one person has been recorded surviving full-blown rabies. But...that survivor was put on a special coma-inducing protocol and is doing pretty well today. Anyways,rabies or no rabies,if that wound is infected it needs to be tended to, rabies considered,as well as tetanus and wound botulism and other infections or the results of those infections.Get to a doc now! ...Read more
Body heaviness/semiparalysis triggers shower, bare skin, weather change, some hand motion & bad sleeping. Lasts for secs a minute maximum. Cataplexy?
Serious : And general anybody with the symptoms should seek immediate medical attention. We cannot give a specific diagnosis or treatment with this free service from Healthtap ...Read more
Thought I was fighting bed bugs. After removing, washing, heat drying, freezing, spaying, & fruitless traps I'm still getting welts. Are these hives?!
Could 3 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Allergy (acrivastine) capsules per day cause a change in menstrual cycle; mid-cycle (around ovulation time) bleeding and late period?
Developed a heat-rash on belt line while traveling in HOT humid weather last week. Keeping it clean, dry, cool, with no improvement 3 days. Fungal?
Sperm would: likely have lost it's motility with this scenario. ...Read more
31mnth boy cold night sweats for a month. Cool to the touch. Breezy, cool room, not too warm! No other symptoms. Ok/normal? (Apnea. T&A in 2 weeks).
Experiencing v hot flushes without sweating. 10-12 days flipping between boiling hot & freezing cold in minutes. I'm 52. Menopause? What can I do?
You may feel more: Comfortable but it doesn't mean it will pass more quickly. Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. ...Read more