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Can i pass non-wart genital HPV to my baby through cuddling, kissing his cheeks, changing his diapers with unclean hands, etc?
Let me explain: Studies have shown hpv transmission between hands and genitals of the same person and sexual partners is possible, partridge reports men's fingertips became positive for high risk hpv at more than half the rate (26% per 2 years) as their genitals (48%) winer reports 14% of fingertip samples from sexually active women were positive. So clean your hands before. ...Read more
Last night ,11 . 46 yo diab Husb felt he couldn't catch his breath/not move. He could hear me screaming/shaking him to react. woke up /acid reflux?
Acid reflux was non existent, on 2 Nexium (esomeprazole) OTC a day.Sudden sore throat, gassy fm both ends, stomach loud, loose stool, sick to stomach, juicy burps.
Acid reflux: If your symptoms are worsening despite use of OTC medications, then it's time for an evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
1 yr old nephew has no appetite, runny nose, wet gurgling noise, shortness of breath, isn't sleeping through the night because he struggles 2 breathe?
Shortness of breath: Any patient of any age who has shortness of breath and struggles to breath must be seen by a physician. The list of possible diagnoses is long. But the correct diagnosis must be determined and treatment started immediately. ...Read more
I have acid reflux-acid washing up throat, indigestion-bad breath from stomach and constipation, laxatives or prunes don't work, solutions ?
Everything my son eats he's throwing it back up.he usually keeps his food down.no change in diet...could he be sick? Possibly stomach virus? 8 mos old
Stomach bloated, vomit green bile yellow stools no fever constant gurling noises in stomach gall bladder remove 1 yr ago?
Has acid reflux, bin havin trouble swallowing food feels stuck, bev's come back up, had tests, cancer ruled out, lost appetite hiatal hernia?
Pt w/episodes GI pains/urg diarrhea since kid. Scope neg, bx only hi enteral Eos. He's v anxious bout this. Athletic/hi-fxn. Eats Immod w/o -. Refer??
Elimination Diet: As a functional medicine doctor, I would recommend trying a comprehensive elimination diet for a month. There is really nothing to lose, and it helps many patients. ...Read more
Yes: Esophagitis is damage to the lining of the esophagus caused by stomach acid coming up past a failing valve at the top of the stomach, called gerd. Acid medicines can reduce the pain and much of the damage to the esophagus, but they do not stop the stomach fluid from coming up. Gerd is often associated with hiatal hernias and this can be repaired with anti-reflux surgery. ...Read more
Stomach bloating, gassy, constipation/diarrhea, random breathlessnes, chest/abdomen pain, breathless when eating or drinking. Doc says anxiety/reflux?
A good Dx idea.: It was wise to have a physical exam to check for organ damage. It's good there is nothing bad yet. Treating your anxiety (therapy w/ or w/o drugs) and the reflux is a good idea to prevent organ damage from the excess acid, etc. So, find a CBT therapist you like who can help and it should all be good. You'll learn skills for life! ...Read more
Rattling sound when 3 mo baby coughs accompanied by stuffy nose, no fever, eating and sleeping normally, urinating & bm normal, not fussy. Possible dx?
Dog shake him towards me and saliva came out spread rabies virus through air? clarify me rabies is spread bitting or through air? If i am vaccinated ?
Upper GI liquid wldnt pass stom. Resumed 10 min later barely emptying. He said duodenitis or chronic pancreatitis(levels weren't up) doc said negativ?
Delayed emptying : Delayed gastric emptying can be caused by a number of things. An upper GI study may sometimes provide the answer and sometimes additional diagnostic studies are needed. Upper endoscopy would be a good next step for looking at the anatomy. Gastric emptying and motility studies can provide more information when indicated. Enzymes can be normal in chronic pancreatitis & would need ct/mri &/or eus. ...Read more