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I live in france and have been diagnosed with fernand vidal syndrome. Is this malady recognized in the usa? If so, what is the recommended treatment?

I live in france and have been diagnosed with fernand vidal syndrome. Is this malady recognized in the usa?  If so, what is the recommended treatment?

Yes: It is known as aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) in the USA. Treatment includes: asthma therapy (usually leukotriene modifying agents, e.g. Singulair); medical and surgical management of chronic rhinosinusitis; and either avoiding all cox-1 inhibiting NSAIDs (e.g. Advil, (ibuprofen) Aleve) or aspirin-desensitization followed by daily aspirin. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Endoscopy: I know of no physician in the whole world who would schedule an endoscopy without a visit in person to go over symptoms. Medical history, and all that is necessary to take on the responsibility of caring for a patient prior to an invasive procedure. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Hello, I have pimples and scars. What can I use to get rid of it between queen helene and queen elizabeth cocoa butter?

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 derivative, 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

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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

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

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I have blurry vision take belladonna alkaloids for ab pain, celiac. But vidion worse. Am 50. Take armour thyroid, dalmane (flurazepam).What's cause?

I have blurry vision take belladonna alkaloids for ab pain, celiac. But vidion worse. Am 50. Take armour thyroid, dalmane (flurazepam).What's cause?

Vision after 50: Loss of reading vision occurs in most people between 40 and 50 and is due to presbyopia. Reading glasses are in order. Belladonna used commonly for stomach problems exaggerates this phemenon. If your vision is blurry in the daistance as well you are probably far-sighted and need distance glasses as well. Belladonna definitely makes this worse. ...Read more

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Why can't I stop eating vicks?

Why can't I stop eating vicks?

Addiction: You are mentally depending on them. They are tasty but not meant for everyday consumption. Try to substitute for another candy and get off the Vicks ...Read more

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How to remove my virecuse vien?

How to remove my virecuse vien?

Work up: Varicose veins of the lower extremities can have various sources. The varicose veins are a result of pooling of blood with increased venous blood pressure. The best way to close the varicose veins can be determined on physical exam and a focus venous ultrasound examination by a physician skill in treating venous disease. Check out the american venous forum or american college of phlebology. ...Read more

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How can a viper bite be treated?

Antivenom: Antivenom and local care are commonly used. ...Read more

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Do violent video games cause violence?

Do violent video games cause violence?

Controversial: That's a tough question to answer. Certainly playing violent games seems to be associated with violence, though that doesn't mean the games actually caused the violence in the real world. I would say that in my judgement, children who are already vulnerable may be more easily influenced, and that kids who play these kids of games constantly are more likely to be affected. ...Read more

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Are the Vicks vapo patches good for you?

Ok: Some people find them helpful but if you are having a serious medical condition evaluation by a doctor is always a better idea. ...Read more

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Does teen's vioces still change after 16?

Does teen's vioces still change after 16?

Sometimes: This really depends on the boy's stage of puberty. If still actively growing, then continued voice changes are more likely. ...Read more

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How can video games make my vision weird?

How can video games make my vision weird?

It can cause changes: Long hours of looking at a screen playing video games can lead to some fatigue and vision changes. Take frequent breaks and consider using artificial tears if your eye get dry. ...Read more

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What must l do to get good vioce to sing?

What must l do to get good vioce to sing?

Singing Voice: A good voice instructor should be able to teach you the proper singing and breathing techniques to improve your singing ability. ...Read more

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Who can view my health information online?

Who can view my health information online?

No one: The usa has extremely strict (some would say even beyond-the-need) laws protecting the privacy of your medical records. ...Read more

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What are the views on vaccinating children?

What are the views on vaccinating children?

Best protection!: Vaccines have been scrutinized in the lab and the media about their safety, and each time they win! Vaccines have saved the lives of thousands of children over the years and have been proven to be safe. I am saddened that there even is a controversy, since it seems fabricated on "feelings" and not facts. ...Read more

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Can too much video games hurt our eyesight?

Can too much video games hurt our eyesight?

No: Eyes might get fatigued, feel dry or irritated/look red; a lot of near work at a young age could induce myopia. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat constricted viens?

What can be done to treat constricted viens?

Not a recognized : Illness. Constricted veins is not a recognized illness or diagnosis. It would be useful to discuss your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some ways to create a positive vibe?

What are some ways to create a positive vibe?

Be nice: Be happy treat yourself, family friends and others well! Good music, diet and exercise and smile ...Read more

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Does vita d def of 6mon cause permanent damage?

Does vita d def of 6mon cause permanent damage?

No: Vitamin d has been recognized as vital to absorption of calcium, as well as protective for certain cancers. Low d can cause fatigue as well as increased pain. Recent studies show vitamin d also protective against many comorbidities such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Have your levels checked until supplementation has normalized ...Read more

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How much time should be allowed for video games?

How much time should be allowed for video games?

Less than 2 hours: The aap recommends that children who are over age 2 spend less than 2 hours a day in front of screens- so this includes, tv, iphone, ipad, video games, etc. Children under 2 years should not be engaged in these activities. ...Read more

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What can I do to replace video games in my life?

What can I do to replace video games in my life?

Get outside: Go outdoors. Ride a bike. Borrow a dog from a neighbor and go for a walk. Smile at other people. Meet a friend. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can make an anti bullying video?

Can I tell me how I can make an anti bullying video?

Anti bullying: You need some skills and focus to do this, and you sound like you already have the inspiration. Here are a couple of resources for info, and examples: http://tinyurl. Com/mjkwdtd and http://tinyurl. Com/mt9fy44 and http://www.Stopbullying. Gov/ good luck! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: video games?

Video Games : A video game is any of a set of activities that include the presentation of moving images, and usually sound, to support a leisure pastime. Video games may operate on a dedicated electronic device, or may operate as software on a general purpose computer. ...Read more