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Egg allergy: This is a good question, you need to have your allergy checked by an allergist, have a skin test or blood test to see if you are still allergic ...Read more
See an allergist: Many people with food allergies, especially egg, can tolerate it when it is cooked. This is because the cooking process denatures the proteins in the food. However, it is important to take food allergies very seriously and to be followed by an allergist. Also, make sure you have epinephrine products with you in case you ever have a severe food allergic reaction. ...Read more
It depends: Upon the cause. There are many possible mental and physical causes. Things that can help are relaxation, avoidance of toxins such as alcohol/tobacco/anabolics/opiates and certain medications, diet/exercise and weight loss, making sure hormonal levels are normal, etc. Check w/your doctor. At your age, stress and anxiety are most common. ...Read more
Preventive care: Well baby check ups involve monitoring your baby's growth (weight, height and head circumference), making sure your baby is developing normally, an exam, and vaccines. It's a great time for you to ask questions of your pediatrician and for you doctor to provide anticipatory guidance for the next stage in your child's life. They're usually scheduled at 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, and 24 months. ...Read more
Yes and no.: There is nothing to prevent anyone with an interest from learning the basics of a pscyh exam. Most of the questions are straightforward. However, learning to interpret the results is why people spend years in training. There are lots of screening tools for all sorts of mental disorders, but they are just screens. If concerned, work with a professional. ...Read more
The doctor inserts a gloved finger via the anus to feel tissues in the rectum and surrounding organs, especially prostate, in case of a man. You may consult this site for more info on this topic.
http://www. Webmd. Com/colorectal-cancer/digital-rectal-examination-dre#1 ...Read more
Comprehensive: During a well baby exam the child's vital signs are taken, he/she is measured for growth in height, weight, and head size. These are compared to standard measurements to gage growth. There is general guidance given on care for a child. Also, there is an evaluation of development. There is also a physical exam. If appropriate, labs may be drawn and immunizations given. ...Read more
No!: The most common reason for people to try to end their lives is depression, a treatable condition. Another is chronic pain, also treatable. Finally, there is terminal illness, when people decide to end their lives before their quality of life deteriorates too far. If you're depressed, I urge you to get treatment. Life seems hopeless when you're depressed, but that can change very quickly. ...Read more
Medihaler-EPI: "The use of isoproterenol in patients with pre-existing cardiac arrhythmias associated with tachycardia is contraindicated because the cardiac stimulant effects of the drug may aggravate such disorders. Medihaler-Iso must not be used by patients with known hypersensitivity to sympathomimetic amines." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/pro/medihaler-iso. Html ...Read more
Up to you!:
The term "middle age" isn't in my opinion, a medical term with a clear definition of a start and end point.
I think traditional medical age related associations don't really hold true as often.
We are seeing young patients with diseases of older people, and we have older patients with bodies, health and attitudes of much younger patients.
You are as young as you want to be ;-). ...Read more
Is it all OK?: Part of any physical exam, dre checks out what is happening inside your anal area, can palpate the prostate in men, check for hemorrhoids, fissures, abnormal masses, hidden blood, and other abnormaliteis that may or may not cause problems for you. Part of any routine physical after age 40 in both men and women--not to be skipped espite the squeamishness many have in getting it done! ...Read more
Assessment: Generally getting qulaity mental health examinations means finding a quality psychiatrist or psychologist to do a through assessment of history, development, history of symptoms, formal mental status examination and possibly psychological testing. Talking to your physician about local doctors known for good assessment skills can be a place to start. ...Read more
Your heart has 2: Phases, systole and diastole. Systole is when your heart is fully contracted to pump the blood out and diastole is when the heart is relaxed and filling. So end diastolic volume is the volume of blood in the ventricle at the end of diastole. ...Read more
Annual exam: It is a yearly review of you! This is an opportunity for you & your MD to make sure that you are healthy & that you stay healthy. Info like family history is reviewed. Blood pressure & weight are also checked. Certain bloodwork can be ordered (depending on your age & any history). Preventative measures are also discussed (pap smears, STD checks, mammograms, vaccines, weight maintenance, etc). ...Read more