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Should people get a hipitis B shot?

Should people get a hipitis B shot?

Probably: Hepatitis B is an effective vaccine and all children have been routinely vaccinated since 1991. For adults the usual recommendation is to vaccinate if there is any risk of exposure (healthcare workers, people with immunodeficiency, etc). More recently the vaccine is being offered to all adults. ...Read more

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I have these little white headed tiny bumps on top of my skin where the hip bones are, they don't hurt or itch, it is almost as if my jeans rub to much there but I rarely wear jeans or tight clothes that would rub?

I have these little white headed tiny bumps on top of my skin where the hip bones are, they don't hurt or itch, it is almost as if my jeans rub to much there but I rarely wear jeans or tight clothes that would rub?

Keratosis pilaris: Small white bumps on the skin, especially of legs and arms can be due to Keratosis pilaris. Sometimes this is due to dry skin, or mild irritation. Use fragrance free skin care products, don't scrub too hard, and moisturize daily and see if that helps. If this is no help get seen by a doc to see exactly what is going on. See http://tinyurl. Com/oyxf7gn ...Read more

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What is a b-12 shot?

What is a b-12 shot?

B-12 is one of the…: Vitamin b family, viz. Cobalamin, a water-soluble vitamin, used primarily to treat anemia due to b 12 deficiency. Other uses include treatment of cyanide poisoning, & hereditary deficiency of transcobalamin ii. High B12 levels may protect elderly against brain atrophy. High-dose B12 has been found to stimulate th1 suppressor t-cells which down-regulate over-production of allergy antibody ig-e. ...Read more

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Why do I get b v so often?

Why do I get b v so often?

Bacterial vaginitis: Bv is mainly due to shift overgrowth of your own vaginal organism. Do not do vaginal douches. Avoid unnecessary antibiotic use. They can change your vaginal natural bacterial environment causing BV to grow. Exam and testing is important to rule out other infections. ...Read more

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How serious is b p 54/100?

How serious is b p 54/100?

I believe u mean: 100/54. If so, it is fine as long as you are not symptomatic. What I mean by that is feeling dizzy/lightheaded when you change position from laying to sitting up or from sitting to standing. If you are symptomatic then you need to inform your doctor. There are a number of situations that could cause you to be symptomatic with a low blood pressure. ...Read more

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How long does b-6 last for?

How long does b-6 last for?

Depends on Dose: Depending on the dose it may last in body for 2 hours to 2days. It is water soluble vitamin and is easily excreted in urine ...Read more

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Best way to lower b/p fast?

Best way to lower b/p fast?

No secret: Avoid salt, diet, exercise, lose weight: most importantly, please seek immediate medical attention and immedaite medical therapy- no shortcuts: DO NOT IGNORE-CALL NOW!! ...Read more

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How to controle high b.P.?

See your doc: Usually starts with lifestyle interventions (diet, weight loss, and exercise) but often requires medications. You need to see a doctor right away if your BP runs high. If you don't, you will likely have all sorts of medical issues that will cut your life short or make it very unpleasant. Best to you. ...Read more

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How much b-12 should I take?

How much b-12 should I take?

B12: Generally B12 can be taken daily by mouth or IM monthly. The dose is 1000 mcg for both. All the best. ...Read more

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My b/p is113/64 is that good?

Bp: Normal range is 100-140/60-90. There are guideline for different medical conditions. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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R.B.C 32 what does that mean?

R.B.C 32 what does that mean?

RBC: I believe this is referring to Red Blood Count. ...Read more

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Long will a b 12 shot last? How

Long will a b 12 shot last? How

Week to 21 days: Depends how low you are but typically a week to 21 days. I give b12 weekly if patient is low find it works best ...Read more

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My b/s is 564 what should I do?

My b/s is 564 what should I do?

Need to seek trtmt: I am not an expert here but having elevated blood sugars this high for too long can be life threatening and lead to permanent organ damage. Could land you in a diabetic coma. You need to seek medical attention with an internist, family practice doc, or endocrinologist to get this under check. ...Read more

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Do jointex contain vit b at all?

Do jointex contain vit b at all?

Check the label: Jointex comes in several varieties. Some may contain one or more of the b vitamins. It would state so on the label. Being a "supplement" and not an fda approved medication, jointex probably doesn't have scientific research evidence to back up it's advertised uses. ...Read more

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How can I get b-12 in pill form?

How can I get b-12 in pill form?

Any health food or p: Any health food store or a pharmacy, you can get B12 tabs. ...Read more

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Where can I get a t.B test done?

Testing for TB: Any family or primary medical clinic should be able to offer you this test. It is a very common test asked of us physicians to complete. ...Read more

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Where can I purchase b. Fragilis?

Where can I purchase b. Fragilis?

B. Fragilis: Bacteroides fragilis is a bacteria that exists in your intestine. You have plenty of it. It is dangerous because it can cause significant infections and is not considered a pro-biotic that you should be taking. ...Read more

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What are b-cells and its functions?

What are b-cells and its functions?

Antibodies: B cells are immune cells that develop in the Bone marrow and mature in the lymphoid organs. They make antibodies that protect our bodies from foreign invaders such as viruses. Most vaccines work by stimulating our body's B cells to make antibodies so that they can already be present to protect us when we are exposed to an actual viral infection. ...Read more

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My b/p is 195 over 100 is that bad?

My b/p is 195 over 100 is that bad?

Need more readings: Consistently high (the one u mentioned) has long term affects on brain heart and kidneys and othe organs. Check your blood pressure at least three different occasions and if consistently high above 140 /90 then it is called high blood pressure u need to be on two kinds of medications.
If appropriate u need to loose weight, cut salt intake, stress reduction, exercise needed. And also good sleep. ...Read more

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B-12 5000 mcg is that good to take?

Depends: It depends on whether you are deficient in B12 or not, and if so, the root cause of it. As with anything, too much can be a bad thing as well, and you can overdose. A link between overdoses of B12 and cancers has been suggested. ...Read more

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What should I do my b.p remains low?

What should I do my b.p remains low?

Hypotension: I do not know your age, but low BP can be normal. Only if dizziness would I be concerned. ...Read more

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How can I keep i.B.S. Under control?

How can I keep i.B.S. Under control?

Individualized: Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with a gastroenterologist to arrive at the correct answer for you. Everyone is different and there is not one straight approach. You may start with as simple as an elimination diet and record which foods may aggravate you. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My b p is high please send me some tips

My b p is high please send me some tips

BP Tips: Stop alcohol & excess salt. Lose weight. Gradually increase exercise. Plenty of water. Stop smoking. Increase fruit & vegetables. Stress reduce w meditation &/or yoga. Get BP cuff, record daily readings & review with doctor. Be willing to take medicine to protect your heart and kidneys. Hope that's helpful. ...Read more

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Why I have hepatitive b non-reative?

Why I have hepatitive b non-reative?

Hepatitis B immunity: I assume your hepatitis b antibody test is negative...Meaning you are not immune. This common scenario is frustrating but sometimes the first go around with vaccination for hepatitis b does not take. It is difficult to get immune to hepatitis b. If you are not immune then it is time to take the vaccine series again. ...Read more

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Can b-12 injections mask other problems?

Can b-12 injections mask other problems?

No: Note that there is no benefit except to prevent or correct B12 deficiency. Also note that oral B12 is as effective as injections. ...Read more

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What medicines should be taken in i.b.s?

What medicines should be taken in i.b.s?

Depends: Depends on what type of IBS you have… Constipation type we have a few different medications, for diarrhea type there are fewer options. Before diagnosing yourself with IBS though, make sure you have colonoscopy and EGD and labs done and an examination as IBS is what we call a diagnosis of exclusion, where we "rule Out" other causes then call it IBS. ...Read more

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What is normal b/p for alady 60 years old?

Less than 130/80: Your goal is the top number less than 130 and the bottom number less than 80. ...Read more

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What are results for an anti dnase b test?

What are results for an anti dnase b test?

Post Strep infection: Used to determine if certain symptoms (fever, muscle aches, kidney failure and hematuria) are related to Previous Streptococcal A infection ...Read more

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What b/p is too low that I should be concern?

What b/p is too low that I should be concern?

Low Blood Pressure: It depends on the person. If you have had high blood pressure and no all of a sudden it drops that could be a problem. I have had many patients with normal systolic blood pressure in the 90s. Generally systolic (the top number) should be above 80. ...Read more

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Can you give me more information on max b 12?

Can you give me more information on max b 12?

Yes: You don't need it.
You get plenty of B12 from routine meals, and deficiency only happens when the intestinal tract stops absorbing it. If it does, then oral supplants won't absorb either - you would need injections or sublingual medication. ...Read more

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Will b 50 complex make the taker gain weight?

Will b 50 complex make the taker gain weight?

No: Not exactly. If one was deficient then it is likely that there could be improvement in ones general condition. ...Read more

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Please tell me what does (m.B.Ch. B) stands for?

Doctor.: MBChB is reported to be the equivalent of an MD in some countries. ...Read more

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What does b-cell phenotyping profile test show?

What does b-cell phenotyping profile test show?

Immunity: This is to ascertain the types and number of the B cells in your system with different abnormalities associated with different diseases. ...Read more