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Iscar Mali Special Medication
Mali: Vaccines for travel to Mali include: Hepatitis A & B, Typhoid, polio, routine immunizations, Meningococcus (Recommended during the dry season (November through June)),Yellow Fever (Recommended for all areas south of the Sahara Desert. Required for travelers arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.)& Rabies in some situations. Malaria prophylaxis is recommended. Don't drink ...Read more
Ten days ago I came home from a trip to Mali (in Africa). Now I have fever, headache. Should I be worried about ebola? Or is Mali safe?
Yes: You will need to be immunized against encapsulated bacteria. The three vaccines you should get are against strep pneumonia (pneumovax), hemophilus influenza (not the flu vaccine), and neisseria meningitidis. If your spleen was taken out electively, you should have gotten the vaccines before surgery. You should get these at least every five years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do I need to do to prepare for butt augmentation surgery? Is there any special preparation for butt augmentation, such as stopping certain medications?
What can a person with ADHD do to help himself other than taking medications? I mean should he eat something special ?
Black not tarry not smelly and dry stools for 3 days no pain should i be worried no special medication and also no special food?
Regardless of what anyone says it is been determined that my migraines as severe as they are need special narcotic pain medication?
just two days ago i noticed a black small dot on the right side of my tongue , i don't smoke, im not taking any special medication. !?
For 6 years I have been getting extremely thick patches of dry skin at the back of my scalp. Special shampoos don't work is there any oral medication?
Scalp Psoriasis: Scalp psoriasis is a common skin disorder that produces raised, reddish, and often scaly patches. It can appear as one or multiple patches on the scalp, affect the entire scalp, and spread beyond the scalp to the forehead, back of the neck, or behind the ears. Medications include soriatane, (acitretin) biologics, or methotrexate. ...Read more
Do you need to be on a special diet if you have stage three kidney disease. And my blood pressure is fine with medication, but I am anemic.
Low sodium: Low sodium diets are essential to avoiding hypertension and may slow the loss of kidney function. A recent article suggests maintaining a low phosphorous level and there is data from the 1970's to support this. There a phosphorous restricted diet is reasonable as long as you are not already malnourished. Anemia is common with ckd. Check iron levels. Replace with oral or IV iron if low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there treatment for nerve pains after surgery? Does it show on scans? How long before it gets better? Any special drugs?
Not sure about less?: If you are taking drugs for a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension , then this a difficult question. If you are concerned about how many pills you are taking in a day, maybe combinations or long acting drugs can reduce the number. Either way, this is to be discussed with your physician since these alternatives are not for everyone. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes, but: There are many appetite suppressants on the market but you must be very careful. Do not try any of them without first speaking to your physician. They can often raise your blood pressure which would be a problem with hypertensives.. Ask first before you do anything. Good luck. ...Read more