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Doctor insights on: Iscar Mali Special Medication

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What are malis pills used to treat?

What are malis pills used to treat?

Malic Acid?: I don't know what malis pills are. Do you mean malic acid? Some people are exploring use of malic acid for fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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What health concerns should I be aware of before I travel to Mali?

What health concerns should I be aware of before I travel to Mali?

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

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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?

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?

No ebola: It is highly unlikely that you have ebola. You could have malaria or another tropical infection and should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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After a splenectomy, will I need to take any special medications?

After a splenectomy, will I need to take any special medications?

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 more

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Is there special medication for facial rashes?

Is there special medication for facial rashes?

Depends: It completely depends on what causes the rash. ...Read more

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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 do I need to do to prepare for butt augmentation surgery? Is there any special preparation for butt augmentation, such as stopping certain medications? .

All: All patients undergoing surgery in my practice will have to stop the use of many medications and supplements. If you go to my website www. Natureredefined. Com you can find a complete list of these medications under patient forms.
Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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What can a person with ADHD do to help himself other than taking medications? I mean should he eat something special?

What can a person with ADHD do to help himself other than taking medications? I mean should he eat something special?

Diet exercise: Diet that eliminates processed sugar and food coloring. Daily cardiovascular exercise and increasing scheduled or structure in ones life can make a huge difference. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Black stool...: Can be secondary to Iron pill or Multivitamin. But from your background of spicy food....should be considered as blood. Stool can be easily tested for blood. May start some antacid. ...Read more

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Regardless of what anyone says it is been determined that my migraines as severe as they are need special narcotic pain medication?

Regardless of what anyone says it is been determined that my migraines as severe as they are need special narcotic pain medication?

NO: Opiates are not recommended for chronic use with migraine headaches. There are specific practice guidelines as to which medications in which order should be tried along with preventative meds. Narcotics are not the answer here. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, 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.!?

Hi doctors, 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.!?

Blood clot: Possibly you bit your tongue and developed a small blood clot which could appear black. Best bet is to let an oral surgeon or dentist look at it to be safe since there are other possibilities. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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 more

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Why did my medication make me fat?

Why did my medication make me fat?

Meds made fat: You ate more calories than you burned. Usually they stimualate appetite. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for pile?

What medication can I take for pile?

Steroid like cream: Check with your pharmacist as their are steroid like creams that can help with hemorrhoids. Increase fiber and fluids so as not to get constipated, which can increase your risk of hemorrhoids. If severe, you may need to see a dr. For treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How exactly does pain medication work?

How exactly does pain medication work?

Two ways: Pain medication can work at the site of the pain like a anti inflamation medication or at the central nervous system like the opioids. Depending on the necessity for the doctor will prescribe the appropriate medication. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for a cold?

What is the best medication for a cold?

Cold: Most of the medications don't really work and in fact may make the cold last longer. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for aches and fever. Mucinex to thin out secretions. Lots of fluids and rest. ...Read more

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How can I start taking less medication?

How can I start taking less medication?

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

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I took the wrong medication by accident?

I took the wrong medication by accident?

Wrong medication: You can call the poison control # at 1-800-222-1222 if you are worried about the impact of the medication that you took. ...Read more

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Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Any medication for decrease my appetite?

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