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Twilight vs general for novasure?

Twilight vs general for novasure?

Depends: It depends on your health conditions. Sedation requires a healthy patient with a certain level of cooperativity. Many patients with choose to have general anesthesia for this procedure. ...Read more

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What are the general aftereffects of ebola?

What are the general aftereffects of ebola?

Ebola effects: Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite,low back pain & muscular /joint aching. Sx's may progress to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea (potentially bloody), marked weight loss, chest pain, coughing, hemorrhagic rash over body, bruising, red + swollen eyes & bleeding /hemorrhaging from multiple sites (eyes, ears, nose, mouth & > ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for surgical general anaestesia?

What are the risk factors for surgical general anaestesia?

Very safe: The risk of general anesthesia (ga) is less than that of driving to the hospital to have the operation. Ga is thought to have a risk of death of one in 350, 000 cases or more. Advances in monitoring, medical training, drugs and support have greatly decreased the risk. The main concerns after ga are usually nausea and vomiting post op. ...Read more

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What are the steps to become a general practicioner?

What are the steps to become a general practicioner?

Depends: In the United States, there's no longer a specialty called general practice. It has been replaced by internal medicine and family medicine, which are both 3 year residencies. You need 4 years of college, 4 years of medical school and then the 3 year residency. Most medical schools have requirements on their websites for college courses you'll need for pre-requisites. ...Read more

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General health checkup?

Yes: At least every other year in your age group, to be sure nothing creeping up on you, std/diet/ general health education and answer any question youhave. ...Read more

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What is safer--general or epidural?

What is safer--general or epidural?

Both safe: Both are safe in general. Your health and the type of surgery are what dictates which is best for you. ...Read more

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What to do to help sleep in general?

What to do to help sleep in general?

Sleep hygiene is key: Retire & rise same time each day. Bedroom should be dark & cool - used only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Dinner should be moderate sized & finished at least 2 to 3 hours before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath, lavender scent. ...Read more

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What are general practition doctors?

What are general practition doctors?

Doctors who . . .: Have not taken additional specialized training after receiving their medical degree. General practitioners or family practitioners are what most of our grandparents saw for their various illnesses and even minor surgical ailments decades ago. But now each area of medicine has specialty training; even family practice is a specialty that has a post-md residency, tests, and board certification. ...Read more

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How salty is food in india in general?

How salty is food in india in general?

Varies tremendously : India was not one country until after wwii. It was a series of principalities and kingdoms- each with their own language and customs - including, of course, their own foods based on what was available etc. So the food varies throughout. Your question would be the same as if i asked "how salty is european food?" which varies from bland to very depending on country and dish... ...Read more

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How long to have an abortion in general?

How long to have an abortion in general?

Varies by state: It varies from state to state, usually up to around 20 weeks: try www.Plannedparenthood.Org as a resource, you should get help with your state's laws there. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the general symptoms of herpes?

What are the general symptoms of herpes?

Mainly pain and rash: As with any viral infection, herpes (hsv) often starts with achiness, fever, headache.The skin can also hurt, itch or feel tingly before any rash is seen. After a few days, the classic rash appears - grouped blisters/vesicles on a red base. These usually are very painful. The rash lasts 7-10 days, and is contagious as long as any sores are present. Then the virus goes to sleep and can reactivate. ...Read more

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What is itching a symptom of in general?

What is itching a symptom of in general?

Inflammation : Typically irritation of small cutaneous nerves from inflammation can cause the sensation of itch. However generalized itching can be caused from metabolic diseases , and other systemic diseases. ...Read more

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What can i use for general body weakness?

What can i use for general body weakness?

Myalgia: Multiple causes with different treatments suggest evaluation by your doctor ...Read more

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What is neurology the study of in general?

What is neurology the study of in general?

Subspecialty area: Neurology is the area of medicine that focuses on disorders of brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and muscles. Illustrative disorders include stroke, headaches, parkinson's, alzheimers, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, als, many injuries, neuropathy, myopathy, etc. To learn more, go to www.Aan.Com. ...Read more

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What is the cause of sinusitis in general?

What is the cause of sinusitis in general?

Drainage: Sinus health is all about drainage - if they can drain, they'll be fine. When swelling associated with allergies or either a bacterial or viral infection advances enough to interfere with sinus drainage, they can get infected, and pressure can build up into a sinus headache. Once the swelling goes down to the point the sinuses can drain again, they'll heal. ...Read more

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How do you put a baby to sleep in general?

How do you put a baby to sleep in general?

Lovingly: Babies are ready for sleep when they become fussy, look away, yawn, or rub eyes. Hold baby in arms while preparing for sleep and put baby to bed on baby’s back (not on belly, side, or with a bottle propped up) while still somewhat awake. Add soft music, soft voice. ...Read more

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What does a general ophthalmoscopy detect?

What does a general ophthalmoscopy detect?

Ophthalmoloscopy: Is one of the components of a complete eye exam. This evaluates the posterior segments of your eyes, including your optic nerves, maculas, blood vessels, and retinas. It's an important part of the exam. ...Read more

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In general, how long will angioplasty last?

In general, how long will angioplasty last?

Varies: Angioplasty's can be performed on any artery in the body. Certain areas are easier to access and treat than others. Certain blockages or problems are also more easily treated than others. Some of the shortest angioplasty cases may last only minutes while others may last several hours. ...Read more

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What could a general ophthalmoscopy detect?

Many things: Ophthalmoscopy, or examination of the retina through the pupil, can detect a whole host of eye diseases and is a necessary part of a comprehensive eye exam. ...Read more

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What are the general causes of hypoglycemia?

What are the general causes of hypoglycemia?

Not enough protein: Generally not eating enough protein and consistently and eating carbohydrate will cause a surge in Insulin that will drive your blood sugar into the cells causing a sudden drop in the sugar levels in the blood causing a lower blood sugar or hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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What to take for morning sickness in general?

What to take for morning sickness in general?

Few things: The following can be tried without a prescription:
unisom
vitamin b6 25 mg three times daily
ginger capsules. ...Read more

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How does cortisol affect the body in general?

How does cortisol affect the body in general?

Antiinflammatory : Cortisol is a very important anti-inflammatory hormone secreted by your adrenal cortex. It is natures prednisone.
Too little cortisol can manifest as low blood sugar, inflammation, anorexia and other symptoms (this would be called and adrenal crisis)
too much cortisol = muscle wasting, osteoporosis, weight gain, high blood sugar, and other symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a cold in general?

What is the best remedy for a cold in general?

Rest and fluids: Get some rest, take fluids, take precautions to avoid spreading it to others; take tylenol (acetaminophen) if you have fever; you may take over the counter medications if these help with the symptoms but do not expect any of these or other treatments to shorten the duration of illness. ...Read more

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How to deal with negative feedback in general?

How to deal with negative feedback in general?

Consider the : feedback. Is it reality based or not? Might there be any pearls of wisdom buried in the negative input? Try to put your ego aside when determining if the feedback is constructive. Can you learn from it? Improve from it? If the feedback is complete garbage let it go in one ear and out the other. ...Read more

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What is the cause of mental illness in general?

What is the cause of mental illness in general?

Brain dysfunction: As with most conditions, multiple genes interact resulting in some degree of vulnerability or resistance, interacting with environmental stress which can have different effects based upon when in life or how many/often they occur. ...Read more

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What do you think about foster care in general?

What do you think about foster care in general?

EVERY HOME VARIES: Like in a "natural home", foster homes vary greatly. Most of the people involved in foster care do it for the benefit of the kids, but occassionally you run across a home where there are other motives for having foster kids. Just like bio parents can vary in their love and skill at being a parent, so can foster parents. The big key to a great foster home is open communication - talk things out! ...Read more

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What are the general causes of gastric problem?

What are the general causes of gastric problem?

Gastric = stomach: By "gastric" your question centers on diseases of the stomach of which there are many. These can be categorized as: problems with inflammation (e.g. Ulcers), with infection (e.g. H.Pylori or parasites), with motility (examples: gastroparesis, gastric outlet obstruction), with secretion (hyper or hypo-acidity), infiltrative (lymphoma, cancer), blood flow (gastropathies), functional dyspepsias, etc. ...Read more