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Hello dr. Gary l.Sandler wht is that quick inexpensive replacemet that I can use other than dentures I really need it since I hv final yr presentation?

Hello dr. Gary l.Sandler wht is that quick inexpensive replacemet that I can use other than dentures I really need it since I hv final yr presentation?

I'm not Dr. Sandler,: But hopefully I can provide an answer. If your teeth are sound, with no cavities or periodontal disease, snap-on- smile by denmat, could be awesome! ...Read more

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Started reading why we get fat by gary taubes. Seems unhealthy to eat so much protein. And knowledge about the books content or recommendations of another book about a healthy diet?

Started reading why we get fat by gary taubes. Seems unhealthy to eat so much protein. And knowledge about the books content or recommendations of another book about a healthy diet?

No one best diet: There is no one best diet for everyone but I share your concern about the excessive protein that low-carb advocates advise. I've written an essay on the pros & cons of various diets including low-carb vs. Low-fat diets at http://drrandybaker. Com/2013/01/20/diet-and-health/
my favorite diet book is eat to live by joel fuhrman md. Also see http://www. Drfuhrman. Com/library/are-you-a-nutritarian. Aspx. ...Read more

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Hi yes I wanted to know what it mean when I start coughing my cough sounds like a hoarse and also it sounds dry and I cough up some dark Gary mucues a?

Hi yes I wanted to know what it mean when I start coughing my cough sounds like a hoarse and also it sounds dry and I cough up some dark Gary mucues a?

Mgt: If you have been coughing for more than three weeks, I would recommend an evaluation. Testing may be ordered which may include a chest radiograph and TB test. Do you have asthma? nasal drainage?
A virtual appointment may be booked online. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary, my daughter is 5yrs old and her upper front teeth came off about 2 months now and it has grown back.

Dr. Gary, my daughter is 5yrs old and her upper front teeth came off about 2 months now and it has grown back.

Unusual: Sounds like baby teeth fell out and permanent teeth coming in. It's a little early, but not unheard of. Also, usually bottom front teeth exchange before top front. Please have your dentist check to make sure everything is ok, and it probably is. Please note that because your child is teething early she may enter puberty and she may be ready for braces earlier than many of her peers. ...Read more

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Symptoms: I have Throat redness, Red swollen tonsils, Swollen uvula, gary furry tongue and runny nose, what is wrong?

Symptoms: I have Throat redness, Red swollen tonsils, Swollen uvula, gary furry tongue and runny nose, what is wrong?

Throat: Sounds like a virus. You should gargle and use OTC meds to treat it but if your throat is really sore get a culture to make sure its not bacterial ...Read more

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Is this free?

Is this free?

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Are you free?

Are you free?

Yes, this is free if: If you do not request premium, paid services, then this HealthTap BASIC is free. Post your question in English, with good grammar and spelling, and one or more of the thousands of volunteer doctors will answer it. They might skip repetitive questions, or ones that have too many abbreviations, or are otherwise hard to understand. (HealthTap's premium services are personal consultations for a fee.) ...Read more

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Who gets omg?

Who gets omg?

Can you clarify?: Omg is a texting-age expression "oh my god" but used even by secularists to express amazement and dismay at once. It's no medical acronym that I recognize though there are some trashy websites preseting medical freaks as having "omg disease". To which disease are you referring? Someone on healthtap will be happy to answer. ...Read more

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Is this live?

Yes and No: There are doctors on here all of the time. Your questions may get answered immediately or be answered later, depending on the expertise of the doctors online at the time and whether they see your question. ...Read more

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I got pleups?

Do you mean polyps?: Regular follow up with primary care doctor! ...Read more

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What's a spur?

What's a spur?

Spur: Most spurs are completely asymptomatic. They don't need any specific treatment. Very few need surgery. ...Read more

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How to be fit?

How to be fit?

There are a number..: ..of helpful steps. First, MOVE MORE--incorporate more physical exercise into your daily routine. Take subway or bike to work or school. Play sports. Take at least two 15 minute walks each day or do a 30-40 minute aerobic workout, with warm up and cool down, at least 5 days a week. Try interval training. Develop a program to build strength and flexibility. Eat healthy foods/drink water. Sleep well ...Read more

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Who gets chip?

Who gets chip?

See below: Chip = children's health insurance program - it is a type of medicaid for kids. Depending on a state's requirements, kids under 18 can be covered by the state's health insurance program if the parents are under a certain income level. Kids can be enrolled through their schools, pediatricians, or hospitals. ...Read more

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What is a d&e?

What is a d&e?

Surgical procedure: A d&e stands for dilation and evacuation. It is a procedure done in an operating room to remove pregnancy tissue from the uterus after the first trimester. In the first trimester it is called a D&C (dilation and curettage). This can be to treat a late miscarriage or bleeding placenta previa, or as an elective procedure. ...Read more

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What is a bpp?

What is a bpp?

BPP: Also stands for biophysical profile (a set of measurements obtained during obstetrical ultrasound). ...Read more

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When am I due?

When am I due?

40 weeks: Your due date is calculated 40 weeks after the first day of your last menstrual period. If you are unsure, it can be estimated by an ultrasound. The earlier in pregnancy, the more accurate an ultrasound is at predicting your due date. ...Read more

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How to be fit?

How to be fit?

Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. ...Read more

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What cause bp?

What cause bp?

BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. 95% of the time, there's no one specific cause perhaps other than genetics. ...Read more

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I like be fat?

I like be fat?

That's nice.: The picture of shown next to the name hawzhen, seems to be one of a thin, young female. So, the question is: what does your question mean? Are you thin and would like to be fat (rare)? Do you perceive yourself as too thin and would like to gain weight? 18 years old, typically the time young people start college, or perhaps leave home for another reason, is common age for eating disorders..... ...Read more