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I have ppcm. I gained 4 pounds in three days then stayed the same weight for a week and now I have gained two more pounds overnight. What can I do?

I have ppcm. I gained 4 pounds in three days then stayed the same weight for a week and now I have gained two more pounds overnight. What can I do?

Talk to your docs.: If you are currently taking Furosemide you may need to increase your meds per plan discussed with your doc. In any case you need to notify your doc or the on call person asap. Pay attention to your lower extremity edema and to your shortness of breath. ...Read more

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My son has strep been on meds for three days he is 70 pounds and only taking 6.5 mg two times a day of amoxillican 400 mg and he still not better?

My son  has strep been on meds for three days he is 70 pounds and only taking 6.5 mg two times a day of amoxillican 400 mg and he still not better?

Please start over: No one would prescribe 6.5 mg (less than 1/10 of a milliliter) of this med for any infection.Please review your question and make any needed corrections. Dealing with these odd numbers and units of measure is frustrating but accuracy is important. ...Read more

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Can i lose weight if i don't eat for two or three days?

Sure a little: Brief periods of starvation is not the way to go for weight loss. It is better to lose over time. To lose weight insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic ; weight>. ...Read more

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Is fasting for three days a healthy way to lose weight?

Is fasting for three days a healthy way to lose weight?

This is NG: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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I'm a forty five yeared old woman. Is it abnormal for your period to be last longer, a week and three days.

I'm a forty five yeared old woman. Is it abnormal for your period to be last longer, a week and three days.

Possibly: This could be part of normal changes of the beginning of menopause... Or this could be a precancerous or cancerous condition. You should see a gynecologist to get an endometrial biopsy (biopsy of the cells in the lining of the uterus). This will make sure there are no cancerous cells in the uterus. ...Read more

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What does it mean for your cycle to be on for three days if it normally stays on for five? I had sex three weeks before the three day ovulation

What does it mean for your cycle to be on for three days if it normally stays on for five? I had sex three weeks before the three day ovulation

Any unusual period w: Unusual period can be early , late , lighter , heavier , shorter , longer etc . Any of these needs to be reported to your primary doctor who aill ask some questions and arrange a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I received a tetnus shot recently and then three days later found out I was pregnant (five weeks). Should I be worried?

I received a tetnus shot recently and then three days later found out I was pregnant (five weeks). Should I be worried?

No Problem: A tetanus shot is one of the recommended vaccines listed by the cdc & us dept of health & human services. Either td (tetanus & diphtheria) or tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, & pertussis) are safe. The later is recommended in pregnancy because of a resurgence of pertussis effecting newborns. If you received only td, tdap is recommended after 20 weeks. For more info, cdc has a great website. Take care. ...Read more

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Before i see my period for five days and its heavy but now i see it for three days nd its not heavy again. What is the cause?

Before i see my period for five days and its heavy but now i see it for three days nd its not heavy again. What is the cause?

Normal variation : You wrote your periods normally are 5 days and heavy and now are 3 days and lighter. Most likely this is normal variation especially if the period is coming at the correct time. If you have any pregnancy symptoms like nausea or breast tenderness or miss a period check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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If i had sex five days than three days before i ovulated can I get pregnant?

If i had sex  five days than three days before i ovulated can I get pregnant?

Yes: Sperm must be present in the fallopian tube for conception to occur. As such, sperm must be present prior to ovulation so that they have time to make the trip up into the tubes. Typically, the fertile times for women are 4 days prior to, the day of, and the day after ovulation. ...Read more

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