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No worries: Tamoxifen is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (serm). It sits on estrogen receptor but doesn't activate it. Thus your man boobs should go away w/time. Serms are actually banned & on illegal list in many athletic contests since they can increase pituitary production of lh & fsh, thus stimulating testes to produce more testosterone & sperm. Aromatase inhibitors can also incr t & sperm. ...Read more
I m having a gastic isue. Want to know does taking pantacid dsr every day is good or till how many days I should cont it?
Depends. . .: You mentioned having a gastric issue but not a specific one. Pantacid dsr is not sold here in the states but appears to be a combination of Pantoprazole (ppi that cuts stomach acid) & dromperidone (antidopaminergic that helps w/nausea). Is it good? For what purpose? How many days can you take it? Better to get a diagnosis so that you can determine if it's even proper medication for your condition. ...Read more
My thumbnail is discolored. It started last year when a needle went undr my nail. Now almost half of it has an ecru-like discoloration. Possible isue?
I am 38/male. Since my late 20's I have had lower libido/sexual desire. Isues keeping erection. Dr tested testosterone and it was high 300's. Normal?
After an orgasm, my heart was pounding I had pressure in my chest with some thumps. Heart isue? It went away after a few minutes.
Excitement issue: It sounds like your heart sped up and beat harder during the sexual activity, and you climaxed. It's not unusual to experience a pounding heart during sex and orgasm -- the heart is made to respond to higher workload during physical activities like this. When your heart is healthy, it does come back to normal in a few minutes. ...Read more
Waiting for blood/urine tests to come back for my 5 yr. Old girl for undiagnosed kidney isue she has random dry heave began a wk ago cud it be related?
28w pregnant. Blocked/snapping/popping ears since 16w pregnant. ENT can see nothing. Could this be from increased blood/pressure in head? No prev isue
TMJ?: May be a TMJ condition. If your popping occurs with mouth opening, and you have chewing discomfort and limited oral opening, probably TMJ. See a TMJ expert for guidance. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more
Does dislocated neck, cranial nerve damages, and resulting heart failure cause liver failure and ascites? Is this medical neglects by the hospitals & health care providers? We have told the doctors/nurses/lawyers this isue many times and they just covered
Totally garbled: Sorry, your post makes no sense at all. You seem to have some extremely fanciful notions about health & disease & what causes what. Either you've totally misunderstood what you've been told, or someone's deliberately trying to hoodwink you; or else you've jumped to the completely wrong conclusion that each of these events caused the next when in fact they just HAPPENED to occur in that order. ...Read more
Chest CT ok 6 mon ago. Xray 3 mon ok. Now short breath w mild blade sholder neck pain &m cough. No wheezing. No cardiac isues. Mild reflux. No smoke. Cancer?
I've been sick and on antibiotics ince Dec. The dr just checked my gulbladder with hidascan and the ejection fraction as 7.Could this be the cause?
This is a very frustrating situation for both the man and his partner.
There are two common approaches. One is to actually start the man on a low dose medication that has a side effect of prolonging ejaculation.
And there are plenty of sex therapists and other experts that can work with your partner on practicing how to prolong the time it takes to ejaculate...To learn some techniques.... ...Read more
Lowered vision: If your 20/60 vision is best corrected, then there is some problem with your eye which limits the best acuity. If it is the best uncorrected, there may be some improvement even to normal with eyeglasses. The fraction 20/20 indicates the smallest print that can be seen at 20 feet while 20/60 means the normal can see them at 60 feet. ...Read more
Healthy lifestyle: There are only a few verified and credible ways of improving immunity. The most important of which is good general health and a healthy lifestyle. Be sure your immunizations are up to date. Regular simple exercise such as daily brisk walking, adequate sleep and a healthy, well balanced diet. Healthy attitudes toward stress/work. Do not spend money on supplements, they do not replace healthy living ...Read more
Diagnosis: Symptoms of a disease that you think you may or may not have should be specified further by telling the doctor about your complaints, their duration, evolution, alleviating and aggravating factors. Also mention any tests that you have undergone for your 'symptoms'. ...Read more
Too vague: It would be hard to imagine a more vague question. As humans, we all have psychological challenges, and none of us fully know our own hearts and minds. There is no sharp line between mental health ; illness; it is a matter of degree. If emotional problems interfere with functioning (in work, relationships, etc.) or cause significant distress, then you could benefit from talking to a professional. ...Read more
Eat less, get active: You will have to cut back on calories and/or increase activity. Track your daily caloric intake and exercise amounts. Determine what a healthy caloric intake is based on your current height, weight, and activity level as well as your target weight. Programs such as www. Choosemyplate. Gov and www. Sparkpeople. Com have great tracking mechanisms and nutritional values. Stick with it! ...Read more