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I am a high school graduate and I am looking into becoming a vocational nurse , and im looking into infotech college . But I am thinking I have no experience in the health field so should I studie for my pct first or just go into a lvn program ? S

I am a high school graduate and I am looking into becoming a vocational nurse , and im looking into infotech college . But I am thinking I have no experience in the health field so should I studie for my pct first or just go into a lvn program ?         S

The simplest route..: Doctors want to work with nurses who are well-trained (being well-trained is more important than how or where the training occurred). We want nurses to know what looks right and what looks wrong, when nurses look at a patient. Another trait we want in nurses attention to little details (details are important in medicine). The training should via the least expensive, simplest route. ...Read more

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I'm 17 high school graduate with job i would like to get pregnant but had PID back in 2010 what could I do to get pregnant?

I'm 17 high school graduate with job i would like to get pregnant but had PID back in 2010  what could I do to get pregnant?

Sex: Consider what u r getting in to. In the modern era, in the us, pregnancy at 17 is ill advised. There are many reasons to not get pregnant at your age. Regardless, sex is key. The pid, if caught early, may not have occluded your tubes. Get in to see doc after positive pregnancy test, need 2 make sure it's not in the tube. Good luck. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
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Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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I have a 19 yr old that i was a guardian for since he was 9 until he turned 18. He is still in high school and graduating soon. He will be attending college in the fall. My problem is that I have no medical records for him as he came from a disfunctional

I have a 19 yr old that i was a guardian for since he was 9 until he turned 18. He is still in high school and graduating soon. He will be attending college in the fall. My problem is that I have no medical records for him as he came from a disfunctional

Discuss : Discuss this problem with your son's personal physician. They can certainly provide medical records and immunization record since age 9. I am surprised that his elementary schools did not require proof of immunization for enrollment. The foster agency may be able to obtain copies of his previous records. Your son's physician can work through this problem with you either by obtaining records, ordering tests, or providing necessary immunizations. ...Read more

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Why am I feeling depressed if I just graduated high school?

Why am I feeling depressed if I just graduated high school?

Adjusting takes time: During a time of transition like graduating from high school people can feel depressed or anxious as they adjust to a new phase of life. You will adjust, but you'll need to do your part. Develop a vision for your life/future and start working on goals. Stay in touch with people. You're not the only one going through this. Call friends, make new ones, get together, help each other move forward. ...Read more

Dr. Ankush Bansal Dr. Bansal
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Managing High Cholesterol (Checklist)

Take your meds as prescribed
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Avoid or limit all meat except fish that swim (i.e. limit shellfish).
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No red meats and limited poultry
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Reduce fatty, fried, sugary foods
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24-yr Female 5'5" 195lb. I graduated high school 2010 at 125, graduated college/stopped athletics 2014 at 185. What's healthy weight to lose?

24-yr Female 5'5" 195lb. I graduated high school 2010 at 125, graduated college/stopped athletics 2014 at 185. What's healthy weight to lose?

WEIGHT WOES: First, you are not alone. Based on your data provided, your body mass index (BMI) is 32.4 (obesity class 1). Your BMI target is 18-25.5. Solutions are multi factorial, involving psyche, balanced diet/food choices exercise. Let's work together to map out a solution and to find local resources that can assist. Please send a formal inbox consult so we can get started. ...Read more

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My Friend wants to become a Doctor , But doesn't know how to , She Graduated High School can you please tell me the Steps on becoming a Doctor ,?

My Friend wants to become a Doctor , But doesn't know how to , She Graduated High School can you please tell me the Steps on becoming a Doctor ,?

Steps: include an undergraduate degree, then medical school, then residency. 11 years if you move quickly. This is to become a medical doctor. There are non medical doctors with a PhD. Undergraduate degree + PhD degree which includes a dissertation. 10 years to complete on the fast track. enjoy the road it's a long one. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Eating a High Protein Diet (Checklist)

Balance diet with lots of greens, vegetables, & hydrate adequately
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My son is 17 should he get a bacterial meningitis booster before graduating high school?

My son is 17 should he get a bacterial meningitis booster before graduating high school?

Yes: If he is going to college, camp, the armed services or any other group setting, he is in a high risk group and should have a booster. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a breast reduction and tummy tuck to reduce back pain? My back kills me most of the time, mainly my lower my weight has fluctuated a bit. I was 160 in high school and when i graduated and by the time i was 20 i was 211 pounds. Whe

Is it possible to get a breast reduction and tummy tuck to reduce back pain?  My back kills me most of the time, mainly my lower my weight has fluctuated a bit.  I was 160 in high school and when i graduated and by the time i was 20 i was 211 pounds.  Whe

Yes...: Combination surgical procedures are done regularly. However,   it is best to evaluate each patient on an individualized basis. During this consultation process, after a complete history and physical, the safety  of combining these surgical procedures becomes of paramount importance. Best to achieve long-term stable weight prior to proceeding with surgery; make sure you have realistic expectations. ...Read more

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How can I get straigh a's in high school ?

Do the best you can: Each teacher is different. If you have one who doesn't think a's are right except very, very rarely - it may be impossible. But, in general... Pay attention and ask what will they expect from you for an a. Then do your best to give them what they said. Let them know how much you care and work hard. If you have the basic ability - this should do it for most teachers. Pay attention, do the work. ...Read more

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Why might someone need to wear diapers to high school?

Why might someone need to wear diapers to high school?

Incontinence: Any condition which causes incontinence of bowel or bladder would produce such a need. ...Read more

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I would like opinions on high school level drug testing?

I would like opinions on high school level drug testing?

For participation: in extracurricular activities such as sports teams I believe it is useful to protect the participants. ...Read more

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I am very unmotivated. I am failing high school, what to do?

I am very unmotivated. I am failing high school, what to do?

I would encourage: You to talk to your parents about how you are feeling. Hope there are no drugs or alcohol involved. You could be depressed. This really warrants medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Do girls have to completely undress for high school physicals?

Do girls have to completely undress for high school physicals?

Probably not.: As a physician and father i would suggest any physical done on a high school age young lady should be performed by a qualified physician with a female chaperone (or female parent, if patient requested) present. ...Read more

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How can I healthy manage overwhelming stress because of high school?

How can I healthy manage overwhelming stress because of high school?

High School Stress: I'm not sure if you are asking the question for yourself or for someone else since your age shows as 38. Maybe you are a teacher? See a therapist, exercise daily, journal, meditate, have acupuncture, and listen to music you really enjoy regularly. ...Read more