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I have something on my tummy all my life but I don't know what it is extra skin?

I have something on my tummy all my life but I don't know what it is extra skin?

Sounds as a tag: I must say that you didn't give the best description of what bothers you. However, extra skin growths are called fibromas. This is a benign growth that is called by the public, skin tags. They are very easy to treat if they bother you. You should see a dermatologist to have them removed but they are usually considered cosmetic. This means that your insurance may not pay for the removal of them. ...Read more

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HI Doc, due to modern life style and junk I have gained some extra pounds. Now I have started a good exercise schedule and started on reasonably good?

HI Doc, due to modern life style and junk I have gained some extra pounds. Now I have started a good exercise schedule and started on reasonably good?

Salad & salmon diet: Low carbohydrate-high protein with a lot of vegetables & fruits & nuts.
Look up drhoffman. Com for more details & support.
2-3 liters of filtered water, green tea, yogurt & kefir.
Continue your exercise routine.
Do not take any sugar substitute except stevia.
Read all labels of your drinks. ...Read more

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21yr don't have phimosis and can retract foreskin to base of glans. But there's excess foreskin. I don't want circumcission. Any problem in sex life??

21yr don't have phimosis and can retract foreskin to base of glans. But there's excess foreskin. I don't want circumcission. Any problem in sex life??

No: Very common for men to have been left with some excess (redundant) foreskin after neonatal circumcision. Just like uncircumcised men, as long as foreskin is retractable (no phimosis) and with good penile hygiene, there should no related sex problems. ...Read more

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16yr old child has excess stomach weight her whole life. Done growing She always eats right & exercises a lot no thyroid prob and can't lose it, Why?

16yr old child has excess stomach weight her whole life. Done growing She always eats right & exercises a lot no thyroid prob and can't lose it, Why?

Calories?: Ultimately it is calorie and exercise dependent I would take away foods that bloat them often times. ..wheat Also specific abdominal exercise should be done. Like ab crunches Biking walking helps a lot too. Carb count reduction is a good idea...rap. Refined glycemic carbs. ...Read more

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What is life expectancy for male in 60s with excess weight, diabetes, and chf?

What is life expectancy for male in 60s with excess weight, diabetes, and chf?

Life expectancy: Life expectancy markedly reduced with all the three. You should also take into consideration the severity of each condition, whether the person is compliant with medications. ...Read more

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I herd that polycythemia vera is just a type of blood and when excess blood is removed and life can be saved. Is it true?

I herd that polycythemia vera is just a type of blood and when excess blood is removed and life can be saved. Is it true?

Polycythemia vera (PV: PV is an overproduction of red blood cells by the body. White cells and platelets may be elevated as well. The treatment is to try to suppress the production of the cell line with hydroxylurea or agrylin (anagrelide). The goal is to prevent blood clots due to the thickness of blood due to the increase volume. Periodic phlebotomies to keep the hematocrit below 45. At least 10-20 year survival with treatment. ...Read more

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Hey dr I hve rare condition in that my penis hve extra and tight foreskin and it affecting my life and I keep worrying about it?

Hey dr I hve rare condition in that my penis hve extra and tight foreskin and it affecting my life and I keep worrying about it?

Phimosis: A tight foreskin or phimosis is actually very common. If you cannot retract your foreskin over the glans (head) of your penis this is abnormal and you need to see your doctor.

If this is the case a simple circumcision should correct the problem, also sometimes a steroid cream can be used to soften the skin and allow you to retract your foreskin. But see your doctor. ...Read more

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How (neuro) toxic and eventually life threatening is excess amount of tyrosine in the absence or very low presence of vitamin c?

How (neuro) toxic and eventually life threatening is excess amount of tyrosine in the absence or very low presence of vitamin c?

Confusion here: Tyrosine is an amino acid, helpful in certain brain and mood disorders when taken as a supplement. Vitamin c is a water soluble vitamin, rarely measured accurately, considered safe to 5000 mg/ day supplementation by a famous physician who remained healthy and researching until his late 90's. A low vitamin c level can be corrected immediately. Your problems sound vascular/ hormonal, not toxic. ...Read more

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My 16 year old son has a C7 t1 compression fracture will he have problems and have to be extra careful the rest of his life?

My 16 year old son has a C7 t1 compression fracture will he have problems and have to be extra careful the rest of his life?

How did it happen?: If it is due to trauma, once it has completely healed, the likely future issues would be with degenerative joint disease, or neck "arthritis", which would probably occur sooner because of the trauma.

If due to another cause, more details of that cause are needed. Please speak with your doctor or a spine specialist for more detail. ...Read more

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I don't have the slightest clue as to what a base excess is or how it works. Is a base excess of 8 mmol/l less than -5.0?

Defer to Doctor: This is something that is fully out of context, only partial to a much longer report and has no history of this test or why it was done in the question. In these situations here on health tap we refer back to the doctor that ordered the test. They are there to care for you and must provide an explanation to the testing. ...Read more

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In apparent mineralocorticoid excess (ame) why isn't anti-natiuresis accompanied by hypernatremia?

In apparent mineralocorticoid excess (ame) why isn't anti-natiuresis accompanied by hypernatremia?

Sodium and water: High or low sodium is usally a disorder of low or high free water respectively (causing concentrating or diluting effect on sodium level). In same with sodium reabsorption water follows with it and keeping the same concentration of sodium. This is how body keep us in iso-osmolar state. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are epec, ehec, etec, and eaec extra-intestinal pathogenic e coli?

Can you tell me are epec, ehec, etec, and eaec extra-intestinal pathogenic e coli?

E. coli.: These are all different kinds of E. coli where the first E is always "entero" and the last two are always "E. coli." The second letter is what differs; hemorrhagic, toxigenic, etc. I'm not entirely sure what you mean by extra-intestinal E. coli though? E. coli are most commonly transmitted by a fecal-oral route as they reside in the intestine, but can infect other organs as well. ...Read more

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What can I use for excess sweating if I don't have a doctor?

What can I use for excess sweating if I don't have a doctor?

Excess sweating: Over the counter stuff is few and far to help but aluminum chloride anti perspirants can be found at your health food store and drug stores, wearing dri fit underclothes to help absorb the sweat, acupuncture is sometimes helpful. It is unfortunately something that may require more advanced techniques with prescriptions, botox, nerve treatments, etc. ...Read more

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How to remove excess fat in childhood?

How to remove excess fat in childhood?

See Pediatrician: What can appear to be excess fat, may be normal. If you will see a pediatrician they can tell you if your weight is normal. If not, then you can discuss how to best approach it. ...Read more

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How does extra weight affect your organs?

How does extra weight affect your organs?

Heart work harder: Their are 6 miles of capillaries (small blood vessels) associated with one pound of fat. This makes the heart work harder and harder. The excess fat also cuts down on the efficiency of you organs. The excess weight contributes to multiple diseases such as diabetes and hypertension witch are associated with organs. ...Read more

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At what point does moderation turn into excess?

At what point does moderation turn into excess?

Excess: Often when a behavior becomes excessive it is because it is being used as means to cope or avoid situations and people a person feels threatened by or does not have the faith to deal with. This then becomes a habit, like excessive drinking or eating that takes you away from the conflicts in your life temporarily. My best. ...Read more

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How could I get extra cover for me and my family?

How could I get extra cover for me and my family?

Insurance?: Are you asking about getting more health insurance coverage? If you can't afford insurance or the place you work does not provide it you can contact the state welfare department where you live and seek assistance. They may help you to get a Medicaid program. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I need to lose excess weight what diet is quickest?

I need to lose excess weight what diet is quickest?

Diet and exercise: The goal is to burn more calories than you consume. Watch your diet-eliminate junk food and don't over eat. Consider liquids as well-soda, alcohol, etc contains a lot of calories. Exercise multiple times a week. If you find an activity you really enjoy you'll be more likely to engage in that activity. Avoid fad diets that could prevent you from getting adequate nutrition. Make healthy choices! ...Read more

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What are some things that could cause excess hunger?

What are some things that could cause excess hunger?

Water and lo-cal foo: Hunger is your body's way of telling you that you are eating less than you're taking in -- or losing weight. You can't lose weight without hunger, but you can lessen it by drinking water or eating lo cal foods such as vegetables. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the best way to dispose of extra medication?

Please help! What is the best way to dispose of extra medication?

Unneeded meds: Medicine Take-Back Programs
Call your city/ county government trash/ recycling program to see if there is a medicine - take back program in your vicinity. Check DEA Administrative Website for “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Events” Ask your pharmacist about local programs. ...Read more

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How to treat extra sensitive people?

How to treat extra sensitive people?

Sense: With love, respect, compassion, and being sensitive towards their needs. Being non-critical and non-judgmental. This will make them trust and make the observer view them as "extra sensitive". If it persists, personality disorders, secondary gain, etc. May be an issue. ...Read more

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Is monster extra strength bad for you?

Is monster extra strength bad for you?

Monster Beverages: Consumer Report indicated that a rep for Monster Beverage Corporation indicated that they didn't list caffeine content “because there is no legal or commercial business requirement to do so, and also because our products are completely safe, and the actual numbers are not meaningful to most consumers.” I personally would not use products that don't provide this info on the label. Energy drinks > ...Read more

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I have got extra skin how to remove it?

I have got extra skin how to remove it?

Where?: Where is the location of your extra skin? Does it cause functional problem or cosmetic issue? Surgery can help. ...Read more

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How can you lose the extra flabby skin?

How can you lose the extra flabby skin?

Not easy: Extra flabby skin where ever it may be on the face or body usually requires an elegant, type of excision.. ...Read more

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How to remove excess fat from the chest?

How to remove excess fat from the chest?

Through overall fat: /weight loss. Spot fat loss (natural) does not occur. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Engage in regular aerobic exercise (i.e., running, swimming, nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.). ...Read more