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I'm a minor do I have any rights yo dee a ob/gyn without parent to be notify since I'm pregnant and I'm trying to get health service. I live in georg?

I'm a minor do I have any rights yo dee a ob/gyn without parent to be notify since I'm pregnant and I'm trying to get health service. I live in georg?

Yes: Minor who are pregnant are medically emancipated. You can make decisions for your pregnancy and your child. And the physician has the obligation to maintain confidentiality. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever lived with lou gehrig's disease?

Can happen: For example, astronomer Stephen Hawking, has lived for years with disease, but has numerous mechanical and computer devices to allow his functioning. The usual case is death within 3-5 yrs after diagnosis. ...Read more

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Do you think there will ever be a cure for ALS (lou gehrigs) disease?

Do you think there will ever be a cure for ALS (lou gehrigs) disease?

Hopefully: Trust in research, technology and the curiosity that defines us human beings. It's just a matter of time. Hopefully sooner than later. ...Read more

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Do people who have the subset of Gerd, NERD ever move into EERD? I had Nerd about 20 yrs ago and rechecked 10 later (Still NERD).

Do people who have the subset of Gerd, NERD ever move into EERD? I had Nerd about 20 yrs ago and rechecked 10 later (Still NERD).

Please Clarify: Is this a joke? Why don't you re-ask with the names of the conditions you are interested in rather than the Alphabet soup. Will be watching for your response and will try to help.......

Dr Z ...Read more

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When ever I work out, I just want to gorge and binge eat like an animal. Obviously this does not help me lose weight. Why and how do I handle this?

When ever I work out, I just want to gorge and binge eat like an animal. Obviously this does not help me lose weight. Why and how do I handle this?

Too Many Carbs: In most cases this obsession and craving for foods represents a diet that is high in sugars or carbohydrates. The simple change to a high protein low calorie diet can quickly change the sensation of hunger and with time cravings diminish. If you diet is made up of more than 25% of carbohydrates or sugars you are not going to succeed till you lower them overall. ...Read more

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Do UTI germs enter via the urethra?

Do UTI germs enter via the urethra?

Usually: Most UTI " germs" enter the bladder through the urethra. Other sources of infection can be through sepsis (though blood stream) or through fistulas (holes between organs). ...Read more

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Will esophagus spasms ever stop if you just recently started getting them from gerd?

Will esophagus spasms ever stop if you just recently started getting them from gerd?

Esophageal spasms: Gastroesophageal reflux causes spasm of the esophagus because of the inflammation of the esophagus. The pain is usually worsened when swallowing a bolus of solids such as meat. First, you need to be on a acid blocker such as nexium (esomeprazole). Elevate the head of the bed, avoid, alcohol, coffee tea fatty foods peppermint or licorice. Don't eat late. You may need a secondary med such as sucralfate. ...Read more

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Can I continue taking nexium40 1bd, domperidone 1bd, clonozepam0.5 mg 1hs for ever? I'm taking these for several years to treat my gerd.

Can I continue taking nexium40 1bd, domperidone 1bd, clonozepam0.5 mg 1hs for ever? I'm taking these for several years to treat my gerd.

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea to take any drug for ever without medical supervision, to make sure it needs to be continued, and see if you can come of the drug or the dose can be reduced
domperidone is not available in us has been a controversial in uk. So its use for indefinite period is not a good idea in my opinion
nexium is usually prescribed once a day as it can cause side effects need dose reduction. ...Read more

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Is surgery ever warranted in the treatment of gerd?

Is surgery ever warranted in the treatment of gerd?

Yes: When meds no longer work or the symptoms increase to cause night cough. See a surgeon. ...Read more

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When would you worry that your slim kid, picky eater, might have GERD or some reflux problem?

When would you worry that your slim kid, picky eater, might have GERD or some reflux problem?

Chest pain: The GE junction with the stomach is just below the middle of the breastbone to the left. Affected kids often complain of dull to sharp intermittent chest pain in that area. Symptoms after carbonated beverages, orange or grapefruit juice would also be likely. ...Read more

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I just started working at a preschool obviously with lots of germs. Ever since I started my cervical lymph nodes have been swollen. Why?

I just started working at a preschool obviously with lots of germs. Ever since I started my cervical lymph nodes have been swollen. Why?

Fighting infection: The most common reason to have recently enlarged lymph nodes is infection. It may be that you are fighting off infections that you are not even aware of. There are some other concerning things that can cause nodes to enlarge. These typically stay enlarged for several months, not just a few weeks. If you start having new symptoms or the nodes persist for months you should have them looked at. ...Read more

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A gastro put me on Prilosec OTC years ago. Told me I should always take it. What if my GERD resolved? Can I EVER get off it? How? Without rebound?

A gastro put me on Prilosec OTC years ago. Told me I should always take it. What if my GERD resolved? Can I EVER get off it? How? Without rebound?

Yes: You should be able to! Take a break from it and see how your symptoms do. This is presuming there was not another indication for taking it such as previous stomach bleed or on another medication which indicates that you should be on it. ...Read more

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Is pots and GERD seen in any forms of eds other than hypermobility? Diagnosed with eds3. Dr so sure he doesn't feel need to do test to rule out eds4

Is pots and GERD seen in any forms of eds other than hypermobility? Diagnosed with eds3. Dr so sure he doesn't feel need to do test to rule out eds4

Ehlers Danlos: 6 major types with names exist. Other types have been reported only in single families or poorly characterized. Except for hypermobility, some mutations have been identified by genetic testing and the clinical presentation is very important since it is rare for a case to fit neatly in a single category, and cross-over symptoms lead to mistaken diagnoses. Do not rely on only one diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a stomach desease called GERD will it ever go away?

What to do if I have a stomach desease called GERD will it ever go away?

See below: There are medications that can help. Sometimes avoiding that triggers the gerd helps as well as weight loss. Sometimes surgery helps reduce or eliminates the need for medicines. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Does ehlers danlos hypermobility and pots and GERD caused by eds have flare ups? Better for a while then worse for a while?

Does ehlers danlos hypermobility and pots and GERD caused by eds have flare ups? Better for a while then worse for a while?

Explain abbreviation: Explain pots abbreviation? Gerd can certainly have flareups. Ehlers danlos has a myiad of symptoms. Hypermobility-related flares are typically activity-related. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have chest pain? I have a herniated disc, and GERD and I can't ever tell if its actual chest pain or symptoms from my back/gerd.

How do I know if I have chest pain? I have a herniated disc, and GERD and I can't ever tell if its actual chest pain or symptoms from my back/gerd.

Difficult: Herniated th disca. And gerd both can cause chest pain. It often is adeep pain, inside your. Bidy. Muscle pains are often more superficial. You did not say how you got the herniated disc, many are caused by trama causing other soft tissue injury which also can cause chest pain.
If your conditions are treated properly those pains should be contolled. ...Read more

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Hello I had h pylori in 2003 was treated and have bn on and off gerd meds ever since then in 2008 was diagnosed with barrets esophagus but a second opinion wad told I don't have it. I bn scoped every year since then til 2013 and I now have esophagus spasms

Hello I had h pylori in 2003 was treated and have bn on and off gerd meds ever since then in 2008 was diagnosed with barrets esophagus but a second opinion wad told I don't have it. I bn scoped every year since then til 2013 and I now have esophagus spasms

Esophageal spasms: Esophageal spasms can be a sign that your GERD might not be under good enough control. You may need a longer-term therapy to get them under control, even if you do not have heartburn. I would speak with your doctor about adjusting your medications for now. Good luck. ...Read more

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Seeing as I take prilosec daily for my GERD (and now I NEVER get acid reflux) this should prevent my gerd from ever developing to barretts esophagus?

Yes: Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus, occurs frequently in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The most common symptom of GERD is heartburn, which can be controlled by medication. In a few patients with GERD (10-15%), a change in the esophageal lining develops called Barrett’s esophagus which is believed to be a common cause of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. Controlling GERD important. ...Read more

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2 days I've had chest discomfort upon waking. Lasts for ten min. Lack of sleep, anxiety? Hist of pots, anxiety, eds3, gerd. Bubbles in chest lately

2 days I've had chest discomfort upon waking. Lasts for ten min. Lack of sleep, anxiety? Hist of pots, anxiety, eds3, gerd. Bubbles in chest lately

See below: Please contact your primary with your symptoms. Things like that cannot be evaluated over the internet :). Good Luck! ...Read more

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Feeling cold and chills with no other symptoms especially when tired. Recent thyroid test normal hist. Pots anxiety GERD and ehlers danlos?

Feeling cold and chills with no other symptoms especially when tired. Recent thyroid test normal hist. Pots anxiety GERD and ehlers danlos?

Discuss w/ providers: The providers who treat your known conditions should have a 1st shot at this symptom. If they find links to your existing conditions, they can update their treatment plan to address it. Also, your existing anxiety may be the prime suspect. Please consider CBT to learn skills that can help w/ all of your issues by avoiding, reducing and managing stress and anxiety. Call your provider. Best! ...Read more

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I have ehlers danlos, pots, gerd, anxiety and pstd. I am in pain everyday and refuse to take pain meds. Would med marijuana or acupuncture help?

I have ehlers danlos, pots, gerd, anxiety and pstd. I am in pain everyday and refuse to take pain meds. Would med marijuana or acupuncture help?

Acupuncture: As a psychiatrist and acupuncturist - I will focus on one part of your question. Acupuncture can be very beneficial in the treatment of both PTSD and anxiety disorders. ...Read more

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With ehlers danlos hypermobility caused gerd, gastritis, esophagitis does it need to betreated ddifferently. Omeprazole Carafate (sucralfate) not working?

If gastroparesis: High prevalence of GI manifestations including severe chronic constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease, and/or chronic abdominal pain. Gastroparesis, slow gastric emptying, is also seen. If this is present as well as reflux then medication has to be taken to speed up stomach. Gastroparesis is usually diagnosed by nuclear gastric emptying test. ...Read more

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Is it common to develop GERD during 2nd trimester? My mother did. I feel breathless during meal. I'm Slow eater and eat healthy. Advice?

Is it common to develop GERD during 2nd trimester? My mother did. I feel breathless during meal. I'm Slow eater and eat healthy. Advice?

GERD DURING PREGNANC: GERD can happen in any trimester of pregnancy more common in second and third trimester. Eat smaller meals more times than two or three meals a day, after you eat wait 2to3hours before you lie down, avoid late night snacksavoid spicy foods, chocolate and mint. If symptoms worse at night raise the head of the bed 6to8 inches. You can take Mallox, Rolaid or Mylanta Avoid antacids containing sodium Bicarb ...Read more

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