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Boyfriend and I have been taking treatment for Trich for 1d, gave him oral today but have 8 days of the treatment left, will this effect treatment? Yo
Yes, but: The Rx for Trichomonas infection is only good and effective if BOTH of you take the medication in sequence at the same time and do not have any more at risk exposures. In other words, if he started his meds yesterday, you should have started yesterday as well and BOTH of you take ALL the meds required. ...Read more
My partner and I had unprotected sex the day after taking azithromycin does it effect treatment if it takes 7 days for treatment to kick in?
Please clarify: I am not sure exactly what your question is. Does this have to do with you taking birth control pills at the same time you are taking antibiotics? If so, there can be an interaction which can cause your birth control pills to be less effective. I recommend the use of back up birth control if you are taking antibiotics. ...Read more
Can I expect an increase in floaters after undergoing barrage laser procedure for lattice on retina? I mean can more floaters be a side effect this treatment?
No influence: No influence on antibacterial effect. Be well. ...Read more
Dear doctor, is the effect on treatment for depression same between zotral and zoloft (sertraline).
4mo post chemo/RT 4 tongue cancer. Ortho static hypotension shaking, fall upon standing at times. Side effect of treatment? Will this resolve
Abdominal bloating. (very common)
pelvic discomfort. (very common)
ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome. (rare)
multiple pregnancy. (common)
ectopic pregnancy. (rare)
heterotrophic pregnancy. (very rare).
Risk of anesthesia (very rare).
Injection site bruising (common)
injection site pain (common)
allergic reaction to medication (very rare)
having a beautiful baby (common). ...Read more
Yes: Any chemotherapy, bep (bleomycin, Etoposide and platinum) inclusive, can cause infertility by destroying the ovaries. Most ovaries will stop functioning either temporarily or permanently during chemotherapy. Some data has suggested that a shot of Lupron (leuprolide) during chemo can protect the ovaries but the data is not conclusive about lupron (leuprolide). ...Read more
I have good health but my face looks very ugly because of overmasterbation and depression effect and my treatment in going on, what should I do.
? Body dysmorphic: Disorder. Please have your psychiatrist evaluate you for possible body dysmorphic disorder, this can occur alongside depression and is now considered to be an ocd spectrum disorder. Treatment is with an ssri, sometimes with an a additional atypical antipsychotic added in. Please read the. Following article about it: en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/body_dysmorphic_disorder. ...Read more
I have a 2 cm adrenal nodule awaiting investigation. I am about to have my second laser tatto removal treatment will this treatment effect my adrenal?
What is the side effect of progesterone treatment in a post-menopausal woman with endometrial thickness of 11mm?
Need biopsy: A uterine lining, called "endometrial stripe" or "thickness", of 11 mm measured on ultrasound is not normal after menopause. Experts recommend biopsy for stripe >5 mm. Thickening can be sign of xs estrogen effect on uterus.Progesterone can reverse this & prevent uterine cancer. Side effects of Progesterone can be weight gain, mood swings, skin changes & unknown effects on breast health. ...Read more
How long before an increase in Synthroid (thyroxine) from 5 tabs of 25 mcg to 8 tabs each week takes full effect for hypothyroidism treatment?
I have familial hypercholesterolemia but want to put on muscle in the gym. Are there any supplements I can take that won't effect my statin treatment?
Sure: I'm really glad you're getting the cholesterol treated. Before statins, one of my colleagues died at your age from this illness. For muscling up, creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator (if your phsician is okay with the latter) are your best friends. Other supplements are less likely to help. Avoid steroids -- I've been around gyms for decades & most who try them are sorry. Cheers. ...Read more
Iam taking Prozac 20 mg for 2 years with a very little effect and effexor (venlafaxine) xr also I took resperidal and anafranil 75mg with prozac with no effect in the treatment of bulimia nervosa purge type?
Eating Disorders: In general, eating disorders need thorough evaluation by a mental health counselor to determine the type, extent, and comorbidity issues, which will guide toward appropriate interventions. Therapy involves cognitive therapy, group therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, evaluation for possible medications for comorbid conditions, dietary consult, & referral to an eating program depending on severit ...Read more
1 year kid, intra abdominal atrophied testicles with poor arterial supply with inability for descending, effect on development &treatment?
It happens: The testical is created from tissue that also gives rise to the kidneys. It makes a gradual move during fetal development down toward the pelvis, pulling it's blood supply with it. It normally crosses into the scrotum by the 28-32'd wk. If it cannot be brought down, it should be removed (cancer risk) & cannot be monitored. The remaining testical can and does maintain development & fertility. ...Read more
What are the cause of increase fats on liver? And what are the treatment? Side effect? And precautions?
Fatty liver: I assume you don't drink alcohol. If you do, stop. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (nafld) is commonly caused by excess abdominal fat. Solution therefore is to improve one's lifestyle via healthy nutrition & regular exercise, thereby reducing one's waistline & thus fatty liver. Check out http://goo. Gl/fz5gk9 & http://goo. Gl/oivsjn for more info. And be careful about Acetaminophen (paracetamol). ...Read more
After treatment of neck lymp node TB can TB pass to fetus? Can lymp node TB effect other organs during treatment?
Infants may acquire tuberculosis by transplacental spread through the umbilical vein to the fetal liver;
aspiration or ingestion of infected amniotic fluid; or
airborne inoculation from close contacts (family members or nursery personnel). Hope this does not occur. Stay well and recover uneventfully. Best wishes. ...Read more
How is the tolerability and adverse effect of Moclobemide in treatment resistant depression? If other options didn't work.
Follow directions: Ok if you follow precautions--your other docs won't like it because it interacts with many Meds--I've treated any pts on Nardil & Parnate (tranylcypromine) over the years & it can be done successfully ...Read more
Wanted to know if beta blockers like nadolol (corgard) really lessen the effect of the albuerol treatment for asthma?
Do beta blockers like nadolol (corgard) really decrease the effect of the albuterol treatment for asthma?
Usually curative: In experts hands, the energy from radio-frequency waves can burn the abnormal electrical pathway or "short circuit" in the heart that is allowing the arrhythmia. ...Read more
I have diagnosed with genetic hair loss grade 3 and I have tried minoxidil for 1 year with no marked effect is there any treatment?
Several: Ed is treated depending on the cause, for example, if your testosterone is low, than replacing testosterone (there are rx creams) will help. If it is generalized ed from "aging" with underlying hypertension or diabetes, the rx meds can be very beneficial (viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) cialis). If needed, there are also surgical options available. Discuss with your dr for the best option for you. ...Read more
most hemorrhoids can be treated with simple changes to diet and bowel habits.
Fixative procedures include tying off the hemorrhoids with a rubber band or using heat, lasers, or electric current to create scar tissue (coagulation therapy).
surgical removal of hemorrhoids.
Some we mix both methods. ...Read more