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If Body Temp Reach 375 Shall I Give Medicne
Depends: Technically, we consider a true fever of 38.0 or higher. Assuming you have no kidney or liver disease, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin would be an option for symptom relief. If you're concerned about infection, it really depends on the source such as pneumonia, cold, urinary tract infection, etc. Not all requires antibiotics and if they do require treatment, it would depend what you have. Best to see your doc. ...Read more
I'm 20 yrs old n weight is 40kg n height 5'5.I had my complete blood test and evrythng is norml bt still NT able to gain weight.Please tell what to do?
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more
What temperature reading should I start to administer pain/fever medication to my 3 yr old child? Should I wait until it's 103 degrees?
Discomfort vs fever: I like to look at comfort vs fever on this one.Low grade fevers ( can certainly be ignored and doing so can slow progress of some viral illness and shorten them.When a kid acts "sick"enough that I know they are feeling bad, I use Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) as a comfort measure.(at any temperature) They also work on the fever, but that is less important to me. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Open later to doctors chest pain over a year don't kno what to do heart cath clear I don't know what ales to say sick still 313 406 5568 riza i, m in mi
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Dear doctor, my tsh level is 14.29, t4 is 7.7 and t3 (liothyronine) is 0.86. doctor gave me medicine to take before breakfast. do i have to take it lifetime. thanks?
Dilemma.: Did you ask for this test or did your doc do this test based upon some clinical suspicion (infertility or abnormal sexual development or characteristics )? Your test may not be accurate or appropriate. Need to ask the doc who drew it. May consider additional testing after thorough exam (lh/fsh) and endocrinology referral. ...Read more
Doctor can check: A normal newborn is not "clammy". A "clammy" newborn should to be evaluated by either the pediatrician or the E.R. Doctor, without delay, in case there is a serious illness. ...Read more
18 yr old female, runny nose, 100.9 degree fever. Took 200mg ibuprofen at 100.1 about 1 hr ago. Not going dwn. I'm so scared!! What do I do!?
Fever: ibuprofen is dosed based on weight. It is likely that 200mg is not enough for your body. Follow the instructions on the bottle exactly. A temperature of 100.1 is also not a fever. Fevers are more than 100.4F. If you are scared, please call your doctor or have a consult through HealthTap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I menstruate for 2 days only, 2 pads/day, flow is not good, wt shud I do to increse th flow, don't wana use any meds, kindly suggest sumthing?
Menstrual: Flow varies from woman to woman. As long as you are getting a regular period it doesn't matter if it is light. This may change with time. No need to take medication. Take care! ...Read more
Depends.: Why was it done in the first place? Depending on the lab, it may be normal or low. If low, it needs to be repeated, along with other thyroid tests such as free t4. If the thyroid is enlarged, this TSH is consistent with early hashimoto or graves disease, but if it is normal in size, these diseases are very unlikely. ...Read more
My 18 year old sons blood pressure is 152/97 . Should i take take him take him to er? What could cause this? What should we do
Hi, i'm 21 years old, i'm not pregnant but i haven't get my period for 2 months, please kindly guide me what i need to do?
Missed period: Schedule appointment with ob/gyn. For further exam & advice. ...Read more
I'm breastfeeding a 9 mnth old (wt:7.8kg). Ramadan are here & I want to fast. My weight is 43 kg and height is 165 cm. Is it advisable for me to fast?
No, it's not: I know the fasting is important to your religion, but it will quite certainly affect the quantity and quality of your milk supply, to the point where it may not be possible to maintain it if you fast during daylight hours. I don't know the rules of your fasting, but you possible could get away with just liquids if they allow that by using protein drinks and fluids. Please consider affect on baby. ...Read more
My 9 yr. Old boy weights 60 lbs took ibuprofen cut in 1/2 today & is drowsy should I be worried & take him to ER or let him sleep it off. I'm worries?
3 YO has fever of 100 that won't go down with meds for 2 days now. Acting fine otherwise. Should I take her to the Dr? What else can I do?
I am 38 years 5 ft 10 inch tall and my wait is 98 kg i tried my best to reduce my wait but in vain. Please tell me what to do?
Hormones and toxins: Most people that have trouble loosing weight have issues with hormones - female, thyroid, and also stored toxins like heavy metals that are metabolic toxins and interfere with weight control. Go to www..A4m.Com and use physician locator to find a local functional medicine doctor to help you evaluate this properly to make it possible to loose weight safely and keep it off for good! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: He will get IV fluids if he is dehydrated. If he has an infection he may get antibiotics and they will see how best to get him to eat and drink. ...Read more