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If someone has had subtotal colectomy w/Ileostomy placement, can a partial colectomy be performed later on down the road? And what's the difference?

If someone has had subtotal colectomy w/Ileostomy placement, can a partial colectomy be performed later on down the road? And what's the difference?

Big difference: A subtotal colectomy is removing almost all the colon; usually just a couple of inches are left near the rectum. A partial colectomy is not done AFTER a subtotal colectomy because there is basically no colon left. A partial colectomy implies that only a segment of colon is removed, like the right or left, and a good amount of colon is left. ...Read more

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Any tips that will help me successfully complete my first 10k road race?

Any tips that will help me successfully complete my first 10k road race?

Just start: Just start training early enough that you can start small and add distance safely. Run 3-4/wk. Get 1 "long run"/wk. Increase the long run each week by a little bit. The night before the race, eat a well balanced meal that you know does not cause GI upset and get a good night's rest. On race day, focus on finishing. Start slow. Don't get caught up in the moment and start too fast. Enjoy 6.2 mi. ...Read more

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What would you recommend one does leading up to a road trip with toddlers?

What would you recommend one does leading up to a road trip with toddlers?

Road trip: Get plenty of sleep! try to play pretend car trip at home. Point out things outside you may pass and make up a game with them. Get dvd players for car and bring plenty of dvds. If you can, buy or borrow an ipad and down load games/movies ahead of time. Get a car charger as well. Consider traveling at night rather than daytime. Keep kids awake longer during the day so they might sleep in car. ...Read more

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Since I have klienfelters syndome, . Will this effect my health diffiently down the road.?

Since I have klienfelters syndome, . Will this effect my health diffiently down the road.?

See below: Main problem seen with klinfelters is infertility. Your profile states 62 years old, so I would also be concerned with osteoporosis at your age. You should definitely be seeing your physician regularly. ...Read more

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If a child was kept immobile at a certain age could this have an effect on their motor functions down the road?

If a child was kept immobile at a certain age could this have an effect on their motor functions down the road?

Depends on variables: Immobility is often required during treatment for problems like displaced hips, fractured limbs, etc. The process is generally limited and though stressful to child and parent, the child will eventually emerge from treatment and catch up with his peers. Some could require some pt or ot, depending on the duration of immobalization and treatments, but this is seldom needed. Kids are very resilient. ...Read more

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Can we lost our virginity in road accident????

Can we lost our virginity in road accident????

No: Virginity is lost when sexual penetration occurs for the first time. For instance, the use of a tampon does not constitute loss of virginity even though it requires penetration. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the social, emotional and physical consequences of road trauma?

Road trauma?: If you mean being involved in a motor vehicle accident, then the consequences can be as widespread as any type of post-traumatic stress disorder (e.g. Flashbacks, withdrawal from others, intrusive, negative thoughts, depression, anger/ rage/irritability" can all occur. ...Read more

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Can you eat healthy on the road?

Can you eat healthy on the road?

Yes, but a challenge: It partly depends on your definition of healthy. My bottom line is avoiding foods with GMO ingredients- this includes most processed foods & foods with non-organic corn, soy, beet sugar, canola oil & non-organic meats, dairy & eggs. I also try to avoid foods on the EWG "dirty dozen" list. What is mostly left is salads (if organic), foods with nuts & beans, wheat tortillas & wild fish-see comment: ...Read more

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Is if safe to have a 4hour road trip during first trimester?

Is if safe to have a 4hour road trip during first trimester?

Yes, and precautions: Yes you can, however do stop frequently (pit stops) to empty your bladder and stretch and most importantly wear your seat belt. ...Read more

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Is there a god way to heal road rash from falling?

Is there a god way to heal road rash from falling?

Abrasions: The first treatment for "road rash" is cleaning the area thoroughly with soap and water and applying an antibiotic cream like bacitracin. ...Read more

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First aid kit for road trips, what should I pack?

First aid kit for road trips, what should I pack?

Generic roadside kit: One of the easiest ways to stay safe on the road is to buy a generic roadside kit and keep it safe in your trunk. You also can you can customize it to your individual needs. ...Read more

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Road rash first aid treatments are?

Road rash first aid treatments are?

Keep it clean: Soap and water, maybe topical antibiotic ointment. Clean daily. Don't pick at it and don't use hydrogen peroxide because it destroys the healing tissue in the wound. ...Read more

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How will having jet lag affect me down the road?

How will having jet lag affect me down the road?

You're tired: Jet lag is the body clock set to where you left from trying to reset to where you arrived. Some helpful ideas are to sleep on the flight, hydrate like crazy, get some exercise at your destination, do not try to catch-up > 6 hours in a day. I have many international pilots who have been flying across multiple time zones for decades with no adverse effects long term. ...Read more

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What to do to maintain a healthy status on a road trip?

What to do to maintain a healthy status on a road trip?

Stay healthy: On your trip you should eat regularly and healthy meals. Drink fluids regularly and get reasonable sleep. You should breakfast that has a good protein content and low carbohydrates.
Take frequent breaks while driving. ...Read more

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How many teen drivers die yearly from road traffic accidents?

How many teen drivers die yearly from road traffic accidents?

How many teen driver: In 2009 3000 teens between the ages of 15 to 19 were killed in us and 350000 were taken to er for emergency treatment. ...Read more

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How will having goodpasture syndrome affect me down the road?

How will having goodpasture syndrome affect me down the road?

Depends on the case: Assuming it is cured, recurrence is always possible. Need to be attached to your nephrologist for long years for follow up. However, if not cured you expect dialysis if kidneys fail. Either case you need to keep an eye on lungs, cough and shortness of breath, since disease may affect them too. ...Read more

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If I ate road kill and got toxo, could I pass it on to my baby?

If I ate road kill and got toxo, could I pass it on to my baby?

During pregnancy yes: Timeing matters when you deal with infections. If you had a new infection of any germ during pregnancy and that germ gets into your blood, you can share it with baby. If it happens before and there is no blood phase, baby may escape this germ. ...Read more

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Why do I have to wear a helmet when I ride my bike, even on the country roads?

Why do I have to wear a helmet when I ride my bike, even on the country roads?

Protection: A fall from a bike can occur in any circumstance. In urban roads it might involve another vehicle which is less likely on a country road. But hidden hazards are present, and a fall off the bike can cause serious injury without a helmet. It is simply good self protection to always wear a helmet when riding a bike. ...Read more

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Are humans on the road to making themselves extinct? Curious to what doctors think?

Possibly: We are adapted to living on this planet in very narrow range of temperature, atmospheric conditions and environmental chemistry. Some feel we are rapidly compromising these parameters and that the earth will become incompatible with human life over the next several hundred years. Others doubt this. This is a subject well worth major study. ...Read more

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Trouble seeing road signs at night. Does this mean my night vision is deteriorating?

Trouble seeing road signs at night. Does this mean my night vision is deteriorating?

Eye strain: At age 43, you may have some eye strain from presbyopia, the decrease in ability to focus up close that comes with aging. It normally starts in the 40s. If you do have eye strain, dim light conditions may make it worse. See your eye MD to confirm and possibly start using reading glasses. ...Read more

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When I drive the road, I find myself turning my head to the left to see clearly. Thoughts?

When I drive the road, I find myself turning my head to the left to see clearly. Thoughts?

Visual Problems: You should see an opthomolgist. Common causes of visual disturbances icnlude: cataracts, ineer eye problems (glaucoma, retinal detachment) as well as impairment in movement of the occular muscles. An opthomolgoist can appropriately evaluate this and get you seeing clearly again. ...Read more

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Is predibtic something to worrie about now or later down the road or do I need a 2 opinion?

Is predibtic something to worrie about now or later down the road or do I need a 2 opinion?

Prediabetes: You have a window of opportunity when still in the prediabetes state. This is the time to work hard on carbohydrate reduction as well as weight loss and exercise. If you get at it now and make significant lifestyle changes you may be able to prevent the progression to diabetes. That is always preferable. ...Read more

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I'm a trucker and I need to lose weight desperately. How do I manage my health on the road?

I'm a trucker and I need to lose weight desperately. How do I manage my health on the road?

Health: Try to be a vegetarian and take every opportunity to get exercise. Don't smoke and drink water rather than beverages with calories. ...Read more

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What is the simplest way to lose weight for someone who gets discouraged a week down the road?

What is the simplest way to lose weight for someone who gets discouraged a week down the road?

Go slow: Make one easy change, i.e. get rid of this high calorie food. Live with that until it is not on your mind like you lost it sadly anymore. Then make then next change the same way. Eventually you end up with healthy diet and exercise without the suffering ...Read more

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My baby is 10 mnths old.... He got slip on road.... N got minor scratch.... Shal I go for tetnus injection?

My baby is 10 mnths old.... He got slip on road.... N got minor scratch.... Shal I go for tetnus injection?

Other vaccines?: Here in the US we immunize babies at two months, four months and 6 months for tetanus, but if baby has not been immunized please go have this done! If he did have the shots earlier, no need to get another right now. ...Read more

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I always have colds all thru the year... I live near the road side and a tropical country... How can I stop my colds?

I always have colds all thru the year... I live near the road side and a tropical country... How can I stop my colds?

Immune boosting: Can be helpful. Do you get enough sleep and eat an nutritious diet? Consider seeing a nutritionist after a visit to your doctor to rule out medical conditions. If you take vitamin C make sure you do so morning and evening since it only lasts about 12 hours in your body. Peace and good health. ...Read more