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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Severe abdominal pain with chronic diarrhea, several mis-diagnosis'?

Severe abdominal pain with chronic diarrhea, several mis-diagnosis'?

See details: The causes are many including ibs, celiac disease, lactose intolerance and inflammatory bowel disease. The only reasonable advice is to speak with a gastroenterologist or seek a 2nd one if you have already seen one previously. ...Read more

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Is a flu/cold enough of an excuse to miss school?

Is a flu/cold enough of an excuse to miss school?

Sometimes: But ask yourself how sick you truly feel and see a physician and determine how contagious you are and the two of you will arrive at an answer that is best. Feel better! ...Read more

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How many days should your child miss school from mono?

How many days should your child miss school from mono?

Maybe none: It is not necessary to miss any school with mono. It is not very contagious as it is passed by direct contact with bodily secretions. While some children with mono may be too ill to attend school for a time, others may not be that ill. It is best to do what you can do without overdoing it. Overdoing it can make you feel worse, while lying around unnecessarily will make you sick longer. ...Read more

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How long will i miss from school after an appendectomy?

How long will i miss from school after an appendectomy?

Probably about: One week, but a lot depends on severity of infection, laparoscopic or open, what you need to do at your school, and any complications. Consult your surgeon for specific recommendations. ...Read more

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Can i miss school because of headache and dizzyness or sickness?

Can i miss school because of headache and dizzyness or sickness?

Sometimes: I am not sure what you mean. You can miss school for illness if it is severe enough to warrant it. ...Read more

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How long does a child usually need to miss school for a tympanoplasty?

How long does a child usually need to miss school for a tympanoplasty?

Everyone's different: On average most children in whom no complications arise either during or after surgery the child should be back in school within 1-3 days after surgery. Generally, they go home the same day after surgery. If there are any complications such as nausea and vomiting then, an overnight stay may occur...but this is infrequent. Write more questions at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Why people with psychiatric disorders tend to miss work and school a lot?

Why people with psychiatric disorders tend to miss work and school a lot?

Illness/Med. effects: They may lack motivation or they be psychiatrically decompensated or severely inpaired. Their psychiatric condition may interfere with their functioning. Medciation may cause adverse side effects that interfere with their normal participation in school or work. Thinking, concentration, memory, motivation problems, mdication induced sedation may cause them not to able to go to school or work. ...Read more

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Can the occasional missed night of sleep cause future problems like diabetes? I'm in high school and occasionally go without a night.Is this permanent

Can the occasional missed night of sleep cause future problems like diabetes? I'm in high school and occasionally go without a night.Is this permanent

Can be a bad habit: Majority of doctors missed more than an occasional night of sleep during their training, as they had no choice. All humans need their daily sleep to be able to function optimally. Sufficient sleep is an integral part of memory formation, very crucial in a high school student. Its so important it changed rules governing medical training & current doctors in training get at least 2 to 3 nightly rems. ...Read more

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What to do if I have missed almost 45 days of school?

Talk to teacher.: Can you make up the work independently? Talk to your teacher(s) to see if you can catch up or if you just need to take your class(es) over again. More importantly, why are you missing so much? Are you sick or just truant? ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more