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Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
How many days before a (big) tattoo should I stop Plavix (clopidogrel) and other blood thinning supplements (fish oil, bilberry extract, grape seed extract, etc.)?
Don't stop plavix!: First, check with your doctor who prescribes the plavix (clopidogrel) for you. If it is being taken for a heart stent that was placed less than a year ago, you CANNOT stop the plavix (clopidogrel) for any reason. Also, be very cautious about using ANY other supplements along with your prescription medicines, especially other blood thinners. Be sure your doctor knows exactly what you are taking, including supplements. ...Read more
My 1 y/o does not like eggs. Are they essential when growing up? Should I keep trying or can I just give him meat/fish? Thanks!
Fish test shows 70% trisomy 12 & 77% 3'igh. I have cll. What is significance ? Am 66 y.O. Female with recent diagnosis &on watchful waiting.
Get a second opinion: Such cytogenetic abnormalities in cll means that your disease may not stay still under watchful waiting. I would suggest that you seek counseling from an expert in cll. These folks are few and far between. So you will need to consider going to a major cancer center that deals with cll. ...Read more
Eating fish: Important question! fish that's battered and fried, slathered with butter, or smothered in creamy sauces puts more saturated fat and excess calories into your body. (sorry, long john silver's!) the healthiest ways to prepare fish are steamed, broiled, grilled, or smoked (like with salmon & trout). And if you like it this way, raw (sashimi and served with sushi) or marinated (ceviche). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
???: Aperson could smell like fish if they work in a bait and tackle store, a fish market, recently prepared seafood, take omega 3 and burped right before you hugged them, or had the worse case of bacterial vaginosis that you could actually smell a fishy odor through their clothes. If it persists, and you are a close friend, tell her to get evaluated for her fishy odor. ...Read more
Basic wound care: keep it clean gentle wash warm water only no scrubbing use moisturizer like aquaphor or cetaphil a few times a day keep it out of hot tube keep out of the sun if puss comes out or it gets hot red and painful go to your doctor it could be infected ...Read more