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Hey docs, should lobotomies be brought back?

Lobotomies: Lobotomies are been out of favor for several decades but having said that there might be a rare case that might respond to this form of treatment. The vast majority of patients are now treated with various medications. ...Read more

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Hey doc this is k d im 5ft9 sorry bout that. Thanks?

Hey doc this is k d im 5ft9 sorry bout that. Thanks?

You are 32.5%=obese: Log on to the national heart lung and blood institute for some guidance. ...Read more

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Hey doc why do, I feel a pain on d right side of my waise?

Hey doc why do, I feel a pain on d right side of my waise?

More information: I'm sorry, without more information than having pain on your right waist, I really cannot offer much in terms of possible diagnoses. It could range anywhere from being a bone pain, a skin disturbance, an issue with your intestine, a musculoskeletal issue, or more. Please consider being properly evaluated by your primary care doctor. Be well! ...Read more

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Hey docs, just wanted to know if I could wear my orthotics to bed?

Hey docs, just wanted to know if I could wear my orthotics to bed?

Why?: You could if you tape them to your feet. Works well if you sleep walk without shoes.....Honestly, orthotics are functional. If you have no function, don't need them. ...Read more

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Hey docs, I am wondering if I have narcolepsy, what will I need to check?

Hey docs, I am wondering if I have narcolepsy, what will I need to check?

See below: It is a clinical diagnosis, although sometimes lab tests can help. If you are having excessive daytime sleepiness, hallucinations when waking up or falling asleep, cataplexy (episode of muscle weakness without loss of awareness that is usually triggered by emotions), and/or sleep paralysis or even other symptoms, it can be narcolepsy. So if you do, see a sleep doctor to be evaluated ; treated. ...Read more

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Hey doc I m 17 n im goin to b 18 in november my height is 5'5 can I increase more?

Hey doc I m 17 n im goin to b 18 in november my height is 5'5 can I increase more?

Maybe a bit more: Most men stop growing around age 18- but occasionally some will grow until age 21 or so.
Taking measures to increase your production of growth hormone might help, but if your growth plates have closed then you've reached your max. Rarely some will grow a few more inches after 17. See http://www. Thebodywellusa. Com/blog/dr-mike-carraghers-top-10-ways-to-increase-your-human-growth-hormone-hgh-levels ...Read more

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Hey doc I need help am marred fro 3yrs. But the moment I make love I got pain and it so thitg what can I do to solve this?

Hey doc I need help am marred fro 3yrs. But the moment I make love I got pain and it so thitg what can I do to solve this?

Sex: You should consult with your doctor to determine the origin of the pain so you can be treated and relived of your distress. Best. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what helps with whiplash pain?

Rest, NSAIDs: Pain from whiplash is generally due to tension and strain of the muscles in the neck. This type of pain can be relieved with rest which gives time for the muscles to recover. NSAIDs like Motrin, Aleve or Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help with muscle pain as well. In more severe cases, consulting with a physical therapist can be useful. Therapists can prescribe exercises and use other treatments like E-stim to help ...Read more

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Hey docs, what help drives up a woman's libido?

Hey docs, what help drives up a woman's libido?

Libido increase?: A willing, open, communicative partner who is less demanding and more understanding of what the other person's needs are. Affection versus expectation. Fondness versus fondling. A good balance of these. And, being aware of one's own emotions and impatience. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what household objects can I use for masturbation?

Hey docs, what household objects can I use for masturbation?

Doctors and Sex: There are lots of rules about doctors and sex. Medicine is to not have any opinion about how, when, or with whom you have sex. These boundaries are very important to protect our ethical professional responsibilities. But, if we see or hear of something dangerous then we can and should comment. Your question did not include anything specific that would trigger any warning. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what hobby could an nonathletic 13 year old do to stay fit?

Hey docs, what hobby could an nonathletic 13 year old do to stay fit?

Even just walking: Do you like animals? Volunteering at a local shelter where you can run around with or walk dogs would be a good activity. Take up biking. Play Wii games like tennis, even bowling. And then there is plain old walking. You can do this by yourself, or go to a local nursing home and take residents for walks in their wheelchairs. They have great stories about history for you to learn while you walk! ...Read more

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Hey docs, what do I need to grow taller? Will workout effect my growth?

Hey docs, what do I need to grow taller? Will workout effect my growth?

Balanced nutrition: For those that have some potential for growth, simple measures help the best. Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise. Special workouts or supplements will not make you grow taller than your genetic potential. If you want to know how much longer a person has to grow, an x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what herbal medicines are good for people with anxiety issues?

Hey docs, what herbal medicines are good for people with anxiety issues?

Get checked for: Any medical causes of your anxiety before taking any herbals. Passion flower, valerian ; chamomile may help. Although kava kava may help it has potential to cause liver damage. ...Read more

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Hey docs, just wanted to know if I could wear a non-braces mouthguard if I have braces?

Hey docs, just wanted to know if I could wear a non-braces mouthguard if I have braces?

NO!!!!!!: It will prevent teeth from straightening, and can break braces. Hopefully you are seeing an Orthodontic Specialist. Ask for an Orthodontic Mouth Guard. ...Read more

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Hey doc. I have random headaches which last for 15 seconds. They happen 5- 6 times a day. Please advice. Thanks?

Hey doc. I have random headaches which last for 15 seconds. They happen 5- 6 times a day. Please advice. Thanks?

Neuralgia?: Brief, shock-like pains could be neuralgia (due to irritation of a nerve in your scalp, head, or face. You also may have tension headaches. If you have vision changes, vomiting, syncope (pass out), see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Hey doc do you know much about methadone? Also can you write RX meds to people who need meds. I'm not asking for methadone.

Hey doc do you know much about methadone? Also can you write RX meds to people who need meds. I'm not asking for methadone.

Methadone is: A long acting medication that is used for opiate dependence. It's first use began in 1965, and was developed by Dr. Nyswander, the American psychiatrist.

The physicians here can prescribe appropriate medications for specific illnesses after an evaluation to determine a patients needs. We are limited in our prescribing of controlled substances. ...Read more

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Hey doc am a footballer and I want to gain weight m 22years old m 70killos and 1m71 so what should I eat please nd thank you?

Hey doc am a footballer and I want to gain weight m 22years old m 70killos and 1m71 so what should I eat please nd thank you?

Weight gain: Just to gain consider just more food, such as fat & carbs. A healthier way would be increased protein such as whey, bcaa, lean meats to build protein mass. Should be balanced carb & veggie like wheat bread & broccoli. Add plenty of h2o to protect kidneys & maintain tissue turgor. ...Read more

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Hey doc I just accidentally took 15ml of hydromet syrup and I was wondering what it's gonna do to me my last dose was 4ish hours ago of about 5mls am I gonna be okay even though I just took triple the recommended dose for an adult?

Hey doc I just accidentally took 15ml of hydromet syrup and I was wondering what it's gonna do to me my last dose was 4ish hours ago of about 5mls am I gonna be okay even though I just took triple the recommended dose for an adult?

Depends: It depends on several factors. What other meds you are taking and your general health, and whether you have used alcohol or other recr. Drugs. Call poison control and you will be able to get your risks evaluated based on your overall health and advice as what to do next. ...Read more

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Hey doc what are these in my blood tests that are abnormal?

Hey doc what are these in my blood tests that are abnormal?

More Info Please: Could you please send more information of what is written to be abnormal on your blood test so I can answer your question ...Read more

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Hey docs, what is the difference between depression and despair?

Hey docs, what is the difference between depression and despair?

Some differences: Despair is an experience most humans have from time to time in their lives. It may involve relationships, work, finances, or other situations -- and often lifts when circumstances change. When it does not remit, and even deepens and becomes chronic and overwhelming, it tips into the clinical arena -- and may become depression requiring professional treatment. Http://tinyurl. Com/n5gov9c. ...Read more

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Hey docs, I am wondering if I can get some advice on getting a gastro bypass?

Hey docs, I am wondering if I can get some advice on getting a gastro bypass?

General question: Consider use of Health Tap concierge or check out: http://www. Bariatric-surgery-source. Com/laparoscopic-gastric-bypass-surgery. Html ...Read more

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Hey docs, just wanted to know if I could wash gluten off of contaminated rice?

Hey docs, just wanted to know if I could wash gluten off of contaminated rice?

Gluten Contamination: You don't say if you are talking about uncooked rice or cooked rice, or what the contamination level is. I doubt you could remove all of the gluten by washing it, although perhaps if it was a scant dusting of uncooked rice with some flour. ...Read more

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Hey doc was wondering what is the best foods and drinks to keep electric flow in body?

Hey doc was wondering what is the best foods and drinks to keep electric flow in body?

Eat healthy: There isn't a particular diet per se that allows for optimal conduction. Just make sure you are hydrated and eating a lot of fruits and vegetables, with minimal processed foods mixed in. You need water as all our reactions occur in an aqueous (water) environment. Otherwise you need basic electrolytes like potassium, magnesium and calcium for "current" to flow; these come from many sources. ...Read more

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Hey doc its day 19 of my cycle and im bleeding! Is it normal? I had it yesterday and it didn't stop yet!

Hey doc its day 19 of my cycle and im bleeding! Is it normal? I had it yesterday and it didn't stop yet!

Day 19 bleeding: Are you on or off the pill? If on pill, did you miss any? If not on the pill, could be post ovulatory bleeding and should subside. ...Read more

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Hey doc, my girl bled while we where gaving sex. It was 5min into it when it happened. Wja could this mean?

Hey doc, my girl bled while we where gaving sex. It was 5min into it when it happened. Wja could this mean?

Intracoital bleeding: Intracoital (during sex) bleeding is most likely due to trauma, although sex act itself could aggravate coincidental infection. Post-coital (after sex) bleeding is more likely to be due to infection or other causes. Either way, it's a good idea to see your/her Family Doc or GYN for evaluation. ...Read more