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Aldactone/overheating-label avoid overheating on aldactone (spironolactone).Does aldactone (spironolactone) make it more dangerous,more likely?I live in desert&bicycle everywhere.
Is it safe (healthy) to drink chlorinated water? Pls explain what r the side effects of drinking chlorinated water..
Diluting sodium leve: Water consumed in very large quantity can be poisnous.It only happens during water drinking cotests and drinking water after strenous exercise when there is loss of salt and just drinking water will dilute the sodium more.It can also happen in certain medical conditions causing hyponatremia. Causes swelling in brain .Causes headache, confusion, irritability and drowsines, seizures, coma and death. ...Read more
Why bilateral armpit rash after swimming 1 min? I cannot use antihistamines 'cos severe anticholinergic effects (dysphonia, dry mucose). Montelukast.
Topical creme: There are multiple topical compounded cremes and ointments containing antihistamines which can be applied locally but not get absorbed systemically. Ask your doctor to prescribe some. ...Read more
Mild brain stroke.Now recovering.Hasgeneral weakness. Low on sodium.No appetite.Fever 99f on and off.Nausea.Vomiting?
I'm terrified of my shower. I'd rather smell than bathe. I love swimming though. Showers send me into anxiety attacks about drowning, death, etc.
Hot water no help : Poison ivy is a contact dermatitis that takes 10 - 14 days to clear. Hot water will cause the superficial blood vessels in the skin to dialate making the area redder and if hot enough briefly numb nerve endings. It will not in anyway improve or shorten the natural course of poison ivy. The only treatment that partly helps is oral or injectable steroids, but side effects can be significant. ...Read more
No: Cranberry changes the ph so that there is less chances for an infection in the urinary tract. ...Read more
Difficulty concentrating, pitting edema, weight gain, puffy face/neck, exhaustion, no energy, and trouble articulating sentences. What is going on?
See your doctor : You should go see your doctor for a complete history and physical exam. You will need some lab tests to help determine your diagnosis. The possibilities are numerous. You need to be seen ASAP. You could have thyroid dysfunction or something wrong with your heart. The symptoms you describe are very concerning and should not be ignored. Best of wishes to you for a good outcome! ...Read more
Male mid30s.TSH normal.Snoring.Dust allergy.Fatigue.Thin hair,increased bodyhair on back,thinning on crown,fingers,calves.Memory trouble,low drive.Why?
M having hiperhidrosis dieses please tell how to avoid sweating of palm n feet.M in india pune city. Is there any home remedies 4 excessive sweating.
Hyperhidrosis: Over the counter antiperspirants helps for under arms. There are some medications with some benefits. You need to discuss with your doctor about the potential side effects. There is a surgical procedure called endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, not sure whether available in india. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Had lap/choelo.Nextweek severe hives-prednisone&benadryl.3weekpneumonia-doxycycline hyclate&flovent.6days treatmentstill nausea &light headedwhentired?
Complications: This is too far complicated for an online forum to answer. There are many facets in your story that need to be discussed. You need to see doctors in your area and your surgeon to determine where your symptoms are coming from. ...Read more
Can anyone tell me is vikane gas fumigant (for termites) dangerous for elderly with hearth failure and emphysema?
Vikane: Vikane exposure isn't much better for elderly cardiopulmonary patients than it is for termites. Exposure to the agent by such patients should be avoided. It isn't something normal folks want to be exposed to either. ...Read more