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This is an honest question... I was recently diagnosed with pelvic spasms and was wondering if a vibrator could help this? This is an honest question... I was recently diagnosed with pelvic spasms and was wondering if a vibrator could help this? I was tol

This is an honest question... I was recently diagnosed with pelvic spasms and was wondering if a vibrator could help this? This is an honest question... I was recently diagnosed with pelvic spasms and was wondering if a vibrator could help this? I was tol

This: This may help. Also look into vaginal dilators. You should go to therapy. They will teach you exercises and techniques to help reduce the spasms. They may not necesarily "massage" you. You have the option to accept or decline any treatment/therapy they offer you.
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I have so many neck issues that I need an honest opinion about but this question box isn't big enough. Help?

I have so many neck issues that I need an honest opinion about but this question box isn't big enough. Help?

No help here. Sorry.: In the lower right corner of the box that contains your name, picture, profile and question, is a little Answer Guidelines link that you can't see. If I click it, I read, "Refrain from any personal diagnosis, prescription or medical advice." There is no substitute for a hands-on assessment by a live doctor in a brick-&-mortar office. Sorry, HealthTap is not the source for the answers you seek. ...Read more

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Difficult question but would appreciate honest answer. Life expectancy for 21 y.O. Diabetic A1c 9.0. Past been up to 11.7. No complications yet.

Difficult question but would appreciate honest answer. Life expectancy for 21 y.O. Diabetic A1c 9.0. Past been up to 11.7. No complications yet.

Honest answer: This depends partly on dumb luck as for anybody else and most of the on whether you choose to be compliant in the future. Almost all teenaged diabetics are noncompliant. Now that you've reached the age of an adult, the joys and responsibilities seem more long-term. Get with the program now and you can expect a life like most everyone else's. ...Read more

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Is drinking blood unhealthy? Honest question

Is drinking blood unhealthy? Honest question

Personal preference.: Drinking human blood is a definite no no for many reasons not necessarily stated here, but obvious! Animal blood such as that of a cow/steer is just like any other animal organ rich in protein and other nutrients and really no different than eating steak. It's a personal preference. ...Read more

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Honest question, is drinking human blood unhealthy and what are some risk?

Honest question, is drinking human blood unhealthy and what are some risk?

Risks like raw meat: If we set aside the cultural/psychological "ick" factor, drinking blood is similar to eating raw meat: it can contain bacteria, viruses and other infections which may not be destroyed by stomach acid, and it can upset your digestive system. Infections from drinking somenone else's blood include anything from "food poisoning" to life-threatening and incurable diseases, such as hiv. ...Read more

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Honest opinion needed on question of body image of the female persuasion?

Honest opinion needed on question of body image of the female persuasion?

Need more info: More info is needed as this is not a question that can be answered. ...Read more

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I know this question is overused but I need help! I'm 19 and i' recently turned vegetarian will that help me loose weight? And what else can I do?

I know this question is overused but I need help! I'm 19 and i' recently turned vegetarian will that help me loose weight? And what else can I do?

Exercise: The key to weight loss is not the calories we consume but the calories we burn. Cardiovascular exercise is the most important way to safely and effectively lose weight. Diet is important too, but my belief is that exercise is far more important. If two identical individuals lose the same weight, one through diet and the other through exercise, the one who loses though exercise is healthier. ...Read more

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Hey Kathy. It's Coach Simpson and I have a question. My cousin recently got married and wants to start a family. She's 33 and he's 38. She recently to?

Hey Kathy. It's Coach Simpson and I have a question. My cousin recently got married and wants to start a family. She's 33 and he's 38. She recently to?

Start a family: Are the periods regular?, have a gynecological consult and examination, check the sperm for vitality. If all is OK go ahead,
I see no problems, the issue of waiting for more time may became adverse, and ovulation may cease.

take the opportunity now ...Read more

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Why is it that ive asked a question 2 times recently and not one doctor has responded? Seems a bit annoying.

Why is it that ive asked a question 2 times recently and not one doctor has responded? Seems a bit annoying.

Check your questions: Be sure your questions were accepted, by checking your email to see the message thanking you for your question. On your HealthTap page, click on activity or my activity to see your questions and answers. Most importantly, be sure each question has GOOD spelling, GOOD grammar and makes sense. Doctors might not answer questions that are repetitive, about the same topic. Look for your email messages. ...Read more

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Sorry I just asked a question, but I recently read that anti depress are considered 'endocrine disrupters' thoughts?

Sorry I just asked a question, but I recently read that anti depress are considered 'endocrine disrupters' thoughts?

Not sure: I've never heard that expression used before. Antidepressants are mood elevators, and we believe they act on nerve cells in the brain by acting as neurotransmitters. They modulate the brain chemistry in an attempt to relieve the depression. As the main endocrine organ of the body, the pituitary gland, is located in the brain, there are many interactions, including endocrine ones. ...Read more

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Probably a silly question but I recently used a collagen mask sheet I got from a Asian market and my cheeks feel tight will it go away?

Probably a silly question but I recently used a collagen mask sheet I got from a Asian market and my cheeks feel tight will it go away?

Yes: Yes sort of silly since these are usually sold to promote facial tightness! But who knows what besides collagen might be in the sheet. You might be allergic to something in it. At any rate, the facial skin "turns over" (the cells die and fall off) fairly quickly, so the tight feeling will go as soon as that happens. Just moisturize with something that is not irritating like Aquaphor. ...Read more

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Recently had a abortion. Sept 12 2014 its almost 2mths later as of the 12/ nov my question why am I still bleeding and yes after abortion I got depo?

Recently had a abortion. Sept 12 2014 its almost 2mths later as of the 12/ nov my question why am I still bleeding and yes after abortion I got depo?

Depo the cause: Your Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection has the known complication of irregular bleeding during the first shot. If the bleeding is heavy or it if continues during shot # 2 contact your GYN MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a question. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes for 4 months now back when Lived in lockport NY. I just recently moved back to Michigan?

Hello, I have a question. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes for 4 months now back when Lived in lockport NY. I just recently moved back to Michigan?

What's the question: You posted a statement. For us to provide any answers you need to provide your background information followed by a clear question. Putting a question mark after a statement does not make it a question. ...Read more

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I have been taking bactrium for over a week now for MRSA. But didn't get diagnosed until yesterday. I've had boils like the ones I had recently since 2011 but was never diagnosed. My question is should I be working while I have the disease or should I sta

CDC advise on MRSA: To prevent another MRSA infection and to prevent spreading MRSA to others:

Keep taking any antibiotics prescribed by your doctor. Don’t take half-doses or stop before you complete your prescribed course.

Clean your hands often, especially before and after changing your wound dressing or bandage.


Keep any wounds clean and change dressings often

from www. Cdc. Gov/mrsa/ ...Read more

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Well I'm 27 and was recently implanted with a pacemaker, was wondering if I can try cocaine at least once? Be honest about it.

Well I'm 27 and was recently implanted with a pacemaker, was wondering if I can try cocaine at least once? Be honest about it.

No: A person can die from using cocaine, which affects many organs in the body. Cause of death can be from a cocaine induced fatal heart rhythm (not a good idea to challenge the pacemaker to see which fatal rhythms it can save you from), from choking to death after a cocaine induced seizure, etc..., not to mention the possibility of being shot dead while being robbed of one's cocaine or cocaine money. ...Read more

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I recently asked a question about when a person swallows a roach during sleep what could happen when should we worry signs to watch for.

I recently asked a question about when a person swallows a roach during sleep what could happen when should we worry signs to watch for.

Digested like oyster: The stomach contains very powerful acid which can melt nails. Yes, the metal nails. Thus, the roach will be killed by the stomach acid and digested like other foods. Men and women of nature consume insects all the time--when they run out of food in the wild/woods. Insects are good source of proteins--although the roach is not very appetizing, it won't harm you swallowing one...
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I recently sent my question about Mr. Daloul and I need advice only for which kind of treatment would be recommended only no need to video chat?

I recently sent my question about Mr. Daloul and I need advice only for which kind of treatment would be recommended only no need to video chat?

What is the question: We are unable to offer diagnosis or treatment recommendations on this question/answer board. For that you will need to schedule an appointment with a clinician. If you don't want to do video chat you can send your question by email to the clinician of your choice. This forum is only for medical education. ...Read more

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Hey docs! My question is that I was a smoker but recently I quit it. But now I face a strange drive toward smoking, simehow I smoke 2, 3 per week???

Hey docs! My question is that I was a smoker but recently I quit it. But now I face a strange drive toward smoking, simehow I smoke 2, 3 per week???

All or nothing.: Congrats on quitting, but it's all or nothing. If you tempt yourself with trying to smoke on occasion, you'll likely end up with a full on addiction once again. Don't tempt fate. ...Read more

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Hi, sorry to bother you, but I have a question regarding an isolated instance of loss of appetite I have recently been going through. For multiple reasons, I am inclined to believe it has to do with anxiety. It started about 3 weeks ago at a dinner featur

Hi, sorry to bother you, but I have a question regarding an isolated instance of loss of appetite I have recently been going through. For multiple reasons, I am inclined to believe it has to do with anxiety. It started about 3 weeks ago at a dinner featur

Yes: Anxiety is associated with heightened adrenaline secretion which would dull your appetite. Do you suffer from anxiety when in large crowds or among strangers? If so, this may be a case of social anxiety. Psychologic or psychiatric counselling will likely be helpful. ...Read more

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Question: recently ordered whey protein powder and when I got it, it is pure white color. Is it really whey or a fake product?

Question: recently ordered whey protein powder and when I got it, it is pure white color. Is it really whey or a fake product?

That will be diffi -: Cult for anyone to prove one way or the other. Probably the manufacturer can help you and if not satisfied with them, then maybe the local cops might be able to help.

I don't know anyone can help you on this forum. ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and I feel as if I was mis diagnosed my question is how do I get the diagnosis reversed?

I was recently diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and I feel as if I was mis diagnosed my question is how do I get the diagnosis reversed?

Borderline PD: Borderline pd can underlie anxiety and depression, and describes chronic, fixed patterns of responding and interacting. It may take some time working with someone to see overall patterns. If you disagree with your psychiatrist's understanding of your difficulties, get a second opinion from another equally trained psychiatrist -- carefully reviewing your history and response to treatment. ...Read more

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