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Need a doctor in elizabeth nj, that won't make my friend come in only to schedule her endoscopy. She's in a lot of pain and she needs a solution soon.
Recently been breaking out of acne. I''ve used products from Elizabeth Arden, St. Ivy, Johnson &Johnson, Clean & Clear. None work. What can I do?
See a dermatologist: Non of these is a serious acne therapy. A skin specialist will evaluate you and direct you towards real acne therapy that will work. For adult females this often involves retinoid cream.........adapalene is now OTC. You may be put in touch with spironolactone and certain birth control pills. ...Read more
Hello, I have pimples and scars. What can I use to get rid of it between queen helene and queen elizabeth cocoa butter?
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
Hey Dr. Elizabeth I am having confusion on if I am pregnant or no in October my period was short 3-4 days on a 7 day period length the fourth day I have very bad cramping in my lower abdomen to the point where I couldn't sleep move walk and the next morni
Not enough info....: You should consult a HealthTap Gyn, do a prime consult or see your OB/GYN. There is not enough info here to answer you. Some things you will need to know, are when was Oct period, have you missed Nov. One, was the bleeding nl, preg test. This could poss be a very early preg loss ("false preg"). They're actually very common & one event is not predictive of future losses. You Likely need a Gyn exam. ...Read more
Weed smoker: Best idea for weed smokers to remain healthy? Stop smoking weed, period. Your question says you're 19 years old. This gives you lots of time to do wonderful things on the planet that you enjoy -- and which will benefit others too. You'll be able to process and remember a lot more without the weed. Your lungs will appreciate being able to breathe, too. Good luck. ...Read more
Single use marijuana may be found in blood for 12 to 24 hours. Regular use marijuana may be found in blood for 2 to 7 days.
Single use marijuana might be detected in urine for 1 to 7 days (or more) and regular marijuana can be detected in urine for 7 to 100 days (longer periods have been reported though). Regular use cannabis may be found in hair for months. ...Read more
Exercise: Exercise is critical for good health. The minimal amount of exercise you should do is 150minutes/week (usually about 30 minutes 5x/week); try to mix it up between weight training and cardiovascular acitivity. I also think that adding yoga one time per week will help with the mind and body. ...Read more
No: No it does not because there is no graph. You can not attach pictures to a public question. You would need to do a private consultation for that. ...Read more
Energetic: Exposure to lights.Get a more detailed answer ›
Greek/Roman Culture: Narratives of cures, or what we might think of as case histories, were recorded in ancient Greek medical works and the practice was revived in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. ...Read more
Remain calm.: Tell me the situation and I can help. ...Read more
Probably: See your doctor for a full evaluation and discussion of possible treatments including lifestyle modification, . ...Read more
Safe, no scam but...:
Carivora is a pure extract of the Venus Fly Trap plant.
It's very safe/non-toxic. There's little research on this product but it has at least 17 phytochemicals that have proven benefits individually. It's marketed as antimicorbial, anti-inflammatory and an immune modulator. Some evidence supports this. While Ronald Reagan did use it to treat colon cancer that is NOT proof it helped him!
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Severity: Shock refers to low blood pressure, one of the major problems with low blood pressure is that there is decreased perfusion to the brain which can cause permanent brain damage. We usually try to keep patients awake if they are in shock, because if they are sleepy or unconscious it is a sign of poor brain perfusion. ...Read more
Change environment: It is difficult to maintain a healthy frame of mind in a negative environment. It may or may not be feasible to change partially or completely your situation. However this is the best and simplest answer. Counselling and perhaps some medication can help but ideally changing your environment would be best. See your counselor or dr to help you if needed. ...Read more
Sir, how many max. Times a day I can masturbrate such that my health and other activities remain secure?
There is no set: Number but it should be done in moderation ...Read more
Would instrumentation without fusion be a better alternative than fusion when growth potential is remaining?
How long do the haemogram tests remain valid? I got a test done in october 2012, should I get it done again?
All depends.: No validity or warranty period for any test. Human body adjusts and reacts to maintain the internal environment as best it can. Lab numbers change according to disease and stressors. Yesterdays lab values are of historical interest and serve to identify trends. Further tests are drawn to confirm suspicions, follow trends or to help make decisions not as a matter of course. ...Read more
Suffering from a cactus injury 11 years ago. No relief in sight. How to remove painful, remaining granulars?
See a surgeon: Go and talk to a surgeon and explain the situation and have it evaluated. ...Read more
Is there any truth to eating too late? If I remain under my daily caloric count does it matter if I eat at 11pm?
No: You can eat at 11 p.m. and it is actually a good idea to eat a small snack before bed in order to limit the time your body is "fasting" between bed time and morning. Eat breakfast within 30 minutes of getting up too. ...Read more
I remain hopeless.. life seems to be a burden. There is no motive. Feel like taken away in rapture today itself.
Depression: I would suggest you talk with someone. Life events can sometimes be difficult to manage alone and seem hopeless. It helps to communicate your feelings. ...Read more
I work for a new company. They are demanding long hours. What should I do to remain healthy and fit while working?
Be Creative!: There are many ways to improve exercise during work. Some include: taking stairs, parking farther away, walking to your favorite lunch spot, walking to a co-worker instead of using the intercom, hand weights/dumbbells at your desk, stretching exercises when at your desk, or walking for exercise around your work during breaks or lunch. Just keep active! ...Read more
About my kidny I have a Ktopic right kidny I have a broblem how can I removed it ali radwan Egyptian my age is 27 years old?
Ectopic kidney: Probably a normal finding. Why do they think it should be removed??? ...Read more
I've been experiencing the feeling that I'm about to pass out; almost as if I'm struggling to remain conscious. What could this be?
Are all posed questions answered? If warranted, is further research done, so an answer can be given, or does the question remain unanswered?
Probaby not: Some questions may not get answered. I have researched a topic in order to answer a question, but I usually answer questions in my area of expertise and already know the information without further research. Questions posed directly to one physician on this site are usually answered promptly. ...Read more