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Dry In South Florida
Hi doc, I live in south africa, actually my 4 years old son got red n dry skin around the eyes from one week. He always rub his eyes. Plz help. Thx.
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Gave blood twice a year or so apart both times tested + for T. Cruzi antibodies. Is this cause for concern furthest south I have been is Florida.
I find that the very humid tropical climate of south Florida, that lasts 9 months a year, interupts my hour long walks outdoors even in A.M. Advice?
High: Humidity is tough to exercise in. Find a mall or air conditioned area to do your walks in. An hour of walking. Is good no matter where it is. Similar to up north where too cold to walk in winter. Head indoors ...Read more
I live along the beach in Florida. What are my chances of getting early cataracts if I do not wear sunglasses vs. Those that do not live in the south?
Not having them at: 61 is pretty good. I don't like sunglasses either. I had my 1st cataract removed last week, age 73, and the other will go in 2 weeks. We know that the amount of UV you receive is the cause of usual cataracts, so wearing them in a high UV environment will definitely extend the age at which they become bothersome for you, to the point of requiring removal if you wish to watch TV or read a book. ...Read more
Northwest?: I live in the pacific northwest - I see some amount of this a lot. Most move to places like florida and arizona to help this (until they get too hot). ...Read more
Can I have an annoying post nasal drip specific to being in a constant air conditioned environment like in south florida?
Yes: Air conditioners remove moisture from air and can increase viscosity of your mucous. See an ENT doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Do any dental hygienists that do periodontal cleanings in south Florida use magnification loops or are they not generally used?
I'm sure many do: And some do not. It does not necessarily mean that those who do do a better job of cleaning your mouth. ...Read more
Optometry #: what is the best sunglass clip-ons that will protect the eyes from the very strong sunglare in south florida? Are they all the same?
Difficult choice: There are no enforceable standards in this field. While most sun shield (clip-ons and/or glasses) do block uv, and many say this on their merchandise, they do not have an agency that monitors them nor establishes the level in each piece. So the best you can do is to rely on the literature provided. ...Read more
I need a doctor in south florida to help treat social anxiety. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.?
Psychologist: The florida psychological association has a "find a psychologist" search engine that allows you to seek out some options: https://m360.Flapsych. Com/frontend/search. Aspx? Cs=165 your primary care physician may also know some good resources, including psychiatrists also. Good luck. ...Read more
None of my dental specialists in south Florida will see a patient that has piercing pain as an emergency to include Friday thru Sunday. What do I do?
GP or Hospital GPR: Try a General Practioner who sees emergencies on an 24 hour basis or try a hospital that has a dental residency program where the dentists getting advanced training will treat you. You may have to travel a little, but the pain relief will be worth the trip. You may also want to call the Florida Dental Association for guidance. Good luck! ...Read more
Dizziness at rest for the last two weeks I have experienced dizziness four or five times a day standing or sitting. Do not experience when walking or active. Recently moved to south-west florida on a seasonal basis
Please: Please be medically evaluated. You may need blood testing and an ekg. Your symptoms are concerning and would not be related to moving. Please be sure you are well hydrated, and call for an appointment. If you had new symptoms, worse dizziness, or fainted, then you would need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more
Are there any affordable dental plans in south florida? I need some dental work and I am petrified at the thought of the amount of money that it might require me to pay. On that note I am asking if anyone knows of any sort of plans that I could acquire a
You should find a dentist that accepts payment plans through different companies such as carecredit, or chase health.
Those are companies that after you've established a credit with them for your dental needs they will be paying the dentist of your choice, the benefits to you could be easy payments for up to 24 months if you wish, without interest.
Don't wait too long for you dental health to be updated.
Good luck! ...Read more
None: Spf lotions that let you "tan" are generally under spf 15. To obtain proper uva / uvb protection you should choose one over spf 30. ...Read more
I live in south florida where people need 24 hour air conditioning for 10 months a year. Is it possible to get a post-nasal drip allergy as a result?
Air conditioning: Hello, yes air conditioning can hold mold within the unit. Change your filters regularly and if there is a musty smell, have your unit seen and examined by a service rep. ...Read more
Will cancer spread (before, during and after chemo, surgery or radiation) if one goes to the hot and sweaty beach of south Florida (not a silly #)?
Noticed about three weeks ago a sore on my chest, doesn't seam to want to scab or heal, live in south florida, doesn't itch or bleed or drain, please?
My labia major is slightly red, sensitive, and dry skin has been peeling off ever since I came back from Florida wednesday. Is this being caused by being in the pool too much, or maybe my coatse pubic hair is just irritating it? I'm active, but clean
Just a thought:
Could your bathing suit have been too tight. This plus the chlorine may be the answer. In any case if it is slowly getting better fine...if not improving give your GYN a call!
Hope this is helpful!
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Wife ttc. Done HSG has dilated left tube. Hydrosalpinx. Need laparascopy prior to ivf. Need surgeon in south florida with cash discount. No insurance?
I agree: We are in north florida but work out of a surgery center in our office where we have control over costs and can offer very competitive cost structure for cash pay patients. Www. Jcrm. Org. We would be happy to help. Our patients now come from all over the southeast and south florida for surgery so we are used to working with people from out of town. ...Read more
I have a dry throat and mostly feel it when I swallow. I also have tired feeling eyes but don't feel tired. Allergies? I live in hot Florida.
Possibly: Allergic rhinitis presents with variety of symptoms including nasal congestion, ear fullness, itching (eyes and nose), and post-nasal drip that can be seasonal or year round. Allergic shiners common but dry throat not classic. Triggers can be allergic (animal dander, pollen, dust mites) or non-allergic (strong scents/odors, cleaning products). See an Allergist for testing to confirm triggers. ...Read more
No bleeding: A dry or "ischemic" stroke is similar to a heart attack. A clot lodges in an artery to the brain which cuts of the blood supply causing damage to the brain. This is a stroke or a "brain attack". A "wet" stroke is a hemorrhage in the brain usually caused by either a malformation called and avm or an aneurysm or can also be called by uncontrolled hypertension. ...Read more
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Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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