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Maybe yes, maybe no: If you're otherwise feeling well, it's not a cause for concern. If you were not at complete rest, it's not a valid measurement anyway, since everyone will raise their hr and BP with simple exercise (even walking across the room). Coughing will also raise both. A valid measurement requires quietly sitting for 10 minutes. ...Read more
Several types: Irises can be different in color if there is a distubance to the sympathetic nerve supply in birth or infancy (which can occaionally be due to the trauma of forceps delivery). One or the other can change by atrophy or disease of the eyes causing it to become different in color. There are also a few rare inherited diseases which can impact one eye and not the other causing a different eye color. ...Read more
No definitive rules: According to the ama, "gifts that patients offer to physicians are often an expression of appreciation and gratitude or a reflection of cultural tradition, and can enhance the patient-physician relationship." one criterion to consider is whether the doctor would be comfortable if acceptance of the gift were known to colleagues or the public. The dr-pt relationship is always first. ...Read more
Hepatitis B: Before anyone can suggest any medicine for hepatitis b treatment, you will need to know whether you're an appropriate candidate for treatment at all. There is a number of treatments available such as interferon and other antiviral medications. Which ones will be good for you, will need to be determined by a doc who will do a comprehensive physical exam and a work up. ...Read more
Colo Vada: No. This is not good for you. ...Read more
Detection: A solution of peroxide will adhere to tissues that have been invaded by human papiloma virus before the tissue has changes that are visible to the human eye. Such simple procedures allow the physician to gain valuable information that might otherwise be undetected. If clear, the result is also helpful. ...Read more
Sanpaku: There is a "pop" claim that if the white is visible beneath or above the iris, you need to resort to a particular school of non-evidence-based healing. It is superstition. Http://www. Tofugu. Com/2012/08/15/sanpaku/ or http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/sanpaku. ...Read more
Maybe: More likely, you're looking too closely at your eyes and at internet pictures. By the time the KF ring appears in the eye, the person with Wilson's is obviously sick -- at least with elevated liver enzymes and probably glucose in the urine. A competent physician will have picked it up. Glad you're health conscious. Best wishes. ...Read more
Why is it that people have different colored irises? What evolutionary purpose do the colors serve if any?
You mean someone: With 1 brown & 1 blue eye? I doubt if anyone knows. Perhaps EvolveTap would be a better venue. See http://discovermagazine. Com/2009/jan/042 ...Read more
My irises are naturally dark brown (I'm Asian), but their circumference are both dark blue. Is that normal?
Iris: Normal and more common than you think! ...Read more
Hey there, well I am going to a gym and my weights isis 204 pounds and I want to know what is the best exercise to do?
Infants have brownish grey irises until they develop their adult color. Some adults have a color sort of purple grey which some can interpret as greyish.
There is no true grey color if you look closely. The color of the iris also depends on the light source and the color of the skin and makeup around the eyes. ...Read more
Yes: If you are feeling well, have no pain, and have no bleeding you can certainly excercise. ...Read more
Yes, You can: Check your endocrine status. If you have no any gynecological problems you may get pregnant. Risk is high, but it's your decision. ...Read more
Isit seen as being irregular or regular if for the past 4mnth I have been 5, 2, 6, 12 days late from a 28 day cycle?
Irregular: Five, six, and twelve days of variation among periods would be irregular. ...Read more
Iss the judgement of a person negatively effected while being deeply in love with someone, ? Ie that they may make wrong decisions
Can be: Love is the basis for a great many irrational decisions in life. It is not uncommon to see bad decisions (or good decisions) made on the basis of love. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my friend is 7monthspregnant and takes methadone w/o dr. Order. She insists her baby is fine. What do you think?
Methadone & pregnant: Taking non-prescribed methadone while pregnant is dangerous! If not rx'ed, it can't be known what else may be in the "meth" and what other substances, are being ingested. The best choice ur friend could make is to TELL HER MD. In so doing, she may be transitioned to rx'ed methadone, get safe prenatal care, & avoid the trauma of being separated from baby when tox+ at delivery. TELL MD & get care! ...Read more
Echo Result PV Vmax 1.31 m/s (Normal 0.6 - 0.9) IVSd 0.9 cm IVSs 1.2 (Normal (-)) what normal mean? LVPWd 1.0 cm LVPWs 1.4 cm should I be concerned?
Echo: Ask the physician who ordered the test to explain the results to you. Good luck ...Read more
Constip x Jan this yr. Dr says I should just take peg bid for the rest of my life. Should I insist on more investig and/or get a new dr? Peg stop work
My BF's ex GF visited him & stayed wid him for a week. He says they r just friends & he dint want her to visit him but she insisted. Is'nt dat cheatin?
My wife's family (from Slovakia) insist that looking at the baby from the top (so she would see me upside down) will cause squinting. Any truth in it?
The baby is...: The baby is smarter than that. Feel free to go upside-down and look at the baby. If the baby is older, he or she might even giggle. ...Read more
I am very thin (ht-5'10", wt-60kg)and don't gain weight, no matter how good my diet and routine is. I'm 22yrs old and have been masturbating a lot too. Help?
May be fine: I'm more interested in your level of fitness. The "ideal weight" charts are sub-science. Most elite track-and-field athletes are "underweight". Health doesn't come out of a pill bottle or off a dinner plate. And your enjoying your body isn't the problem -- it's good for you, especially if you think about wholesome loving. Hit the fitness circuit / gym and things should normalize. ...Read more
Light control: The iris, a circular (donut shaped) muscular ring of tissue in the front of the eye, opens and closes in response to the degree of outside light. It also functions as a portion of the focusing capacity of the eye. It's other role is as a part of your allure given its color and structure. ...Read more