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How do I know that I have made it to the end of first stage?

How do I know that I have made it to the end of first stage?

10 cm dilated : Practically speaking, there is no way for you to know when you have completed the first stage of labor on your own. The first stage ends when you are 10 CM dilated and ready begin pushing. Normally, your nurse, doctor or midwife would check your cervix and tell you that you are fully dilated. The second stage of labor begins with pushing and ends with delivery. ...Read more

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What to do if I have intented a formula that can cure first stage of breast cancer, how can I share it to the world?

What to do if I have intented a formula that can cure first stage of breast cancer, how can I share it to the world?

Trial and publish: you will need to open a clinical trial to make sure that it is not just a pure luck/chance and no bias and it is something that is reliable . clinical trial has to be run in certain ways to ensure quality control of the result. then following a clinical trial, then you can publish the result. ...Read more

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What to do if I have never had bad skin before. the doctors do not know what type of hepatitis I have yet. how long will it be until the bad skin goes?

What to do if I have never had bad skin before. the doctors do not know what type of hepatitis I have yet. how long will it be until the bad skin goes?

Hard to say: hepatitis can have various skin manifestations. It's hard to say how long the lesions will last without more information as to what these are, type of hepatitis, etc. ...Read more

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What can I do if my dad has cirrhosis of the liver, what are the end symptoms how do we know it's happening?

What can I do if my dad has cirrhosis of the liver, what are the end symptoms how do we know it's happening?

See below: The symptoms and signs or cirrhosis are variable and include weakness, jaundice, bleeding, abdominal swelling etc. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/cirrhosis-liver. ...Read more

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What are the odds that if I have hypothyroidism that I will end up passing it on to my children?

What are the odds that if I have hypothyroidism that I will end up passing it on to my children?

Risk is higher: Thyroid disease is so very common in the general population of the U.S. If you have hashimoto's disease then the likelihood of your child getting thyroid disease is somewhat higher than that of the general population because there may be a genetic susceptibility which isn't well understood. ...Read more

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Do what you love and the money will follow. How true is this? That is what i've been missing most of my life. Where do I look to find my true purpose?

Do what you love and the money will follow. How true is this? That is what i've been missing most of my life. Where do I look to find my true purpose?

I don't necessarily: Believe that doing what you love will cause money to follow. How many fantastic artists do I know that are following their passion ; who can't pay their rent. You might try taking an aptitude test. My high school ineptitude test said i would do well in psychology ; as a college professor. What do you know, I am a psychiatrist ; I have done a lot of undergraduate ; post graduate teaching. I just. ...Read more

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I have myasthenia gravis, done a lot through the holidays, in a lot of pain, how do I know it is just pain or will it be weakness. How do we ever know the difference?

I have myasthenia gravis, done a lot through the holidays, in a lot of pain, how do I know it is just pain or will it be weakness. How do we ever know the difference?

Weakness: The hallmark of Myasthenia Gravis is weakness and not pain. The weakness can affect your ability to keep your eyes open, cause double vision, affect your speech and swallowing, or cause weakness of your extremities. This weakness will worsen with use of the affected muscles. If you are not certain it would be a good idea to talk to your treating neurologist. ...Read more

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How to know if i will end up in the hospital i think I have an eating disorder and feel sick all the time?

How to know if i will end up in the hospital i think I have an eating disorder and feel sick all the time?

Eating disorders: Need treatment. Please see your doc or a mental health professional for an exam. He/she will be able to recommend a helpful course of action, be it outpatient therapy or inpatient. Either way, it can be a lifesaver. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I just want to know what's the best that can happen in my life now that I am empty nester and single woman?

I just want to know what's the best that can happen in my life now that I am empty nester and single woman?

Guessing:: Meet a nice, caring, smart and articulate dr. On this site and live happily ever after? ...Read more

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When do i know if im in the stage of ovulation?

When do i know if im in the stage of ovulation?

Back to high school: I think you will get farther if you do some reading and learn about your body from a book it full length articles. We cannot teach you basic science here. At age twenty you are smart enough to have already learned this. Please promise me that your daughters will never not know this. You feel your ovulation. It occurs just shy of half way through the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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How do u know you made the right decision? I moved. I just dont know if its the right decision. I don't want to base a discussion off of others or false hopes. But.also.follow my.gutz I hope is right

How do u know you made the right decision? I moved. I just dont know if its the right decision. I don't want to base a discussion off of others or false hopes. But.also.follow my.gutz I hope is right

Change is tough!: Often, there isn't ONE right decision. Rather, there may be several good decisions - each with their own pluses and minuses. I think it's helpful to make a list of the pros and cons of major decisions. See which factors are most important to you, and then give your "gut level" a lot of weight. Remember, even if you find that you aren't happy with the decision you made, you CAN make a new one! ...Read more

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Can i know my grandmother us the battery inside the heart...so can i know so how long the battery can be used?..but i just asking because all this only god will know that I just try to help mygrandma.

Can i know my grandmother us the battery inside the heart...so can i know so how long the battery can be used?..but i just asking because all this only god will know that I just try to help mygrandma.

5 years or more: It sounds like she has a pacemaker. The batteries usually last 5 years or more depending upon the type of pacemaker she has. She should get regular testing of the pacemaker with her cardiologist to make sure it is working properly. Thanks for helping your grandma. ...Read more

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Hi! I just discoverd that I might have an amblyopia at the age of 25 and the doctor described me glasses . I just want to know how I go on with it.

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I just discoverd that I might have an amblyopia at the age of 25 and the doctor described me glasses . I just want to  know how I go on with it.

? any choice ?: When you find you may have a health related issue that may be chronic, do you really have a choice but to accept and live with it. Some people are born without an eye or eyes, feet, hands. etc. You are confused and trying to understand why/and how to get past it. Try the therapy but understand that if it has been present for a long time, chances of improvement are slim.The fear passes. ...Read more

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My mom's line has diabetes. I don't want to suffer from it. I want to know what should I do at this early age to avoid the disease.

My mom's line has diabetes. I don't want to suffer from it. I want to know what should I do at this early age to avoid the disease.

Avoid diabetes: You cannot change genetics multiple studies show delayed onset or prevention of diabetes by controlling weight to near ideal levels with a well balanced diet this is further supplemented by a regular aerobic exercise routine 45 minutes 5 days a week use of some anti diabetic medications like metformin or a carbide is helpful if cannot do a good life style. ...Read more

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Sure, i've heard of pulmonary fibrosis. But now that my child may have it, I want to know what it really does to the body.?

Sure, i've heard of pulmonary fibrosis. But now that my child may have it, I want to know what it really does to the body.?

Depends: On the cause of the fibrosis; may processes causes lung scarring (fibrosis). Some are well understood (e.g. Asbestos) and others are under investigation but not yet clearly understood (ipf/uip or so called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis). Each cause of fibrosis has a different outcome, and some have treatments while others do not (other than transplant). ...Read more

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What is the definition of hernia and how would i know if I have one before going to the doctor?

What is the definition of hernia and how would i know if I have one before going to the doctor?

A hernia is a: Defect in the normal structures of the abdomen or diaphragm, that can cause bulging, pain, or bowel dysfunction. Symptoms depend on where the hernia is including inguinal/groin, umbilical, diaphragmatic, femoral or several of the more rare and difficult to diagnose hernias. See your regular doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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How do I know what is causing the pain in my shoulder? Who is the best person to see so I do not waste my time and money?

How do I know what is causing the pain in my shoulder? Who is the best person to see so I do not waste my time and money?

Depends: There are some options to consider: 1) if you think it is a pinched nerve - neurologist. 2) if you think it is a bone problem - orthopedic surgeion. 3) if you think it is a muscle problem - physical therapist trained in osteopathic manual manipulation. 4) don't have any idea - family physician. ...Read more