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BRAINs and Boys: Yes. Of course. Your question is really vague and I am not sure what you need here. But, worrying about your body often leads to problems with this part of your life. Erectile issues in your teens is not a problem with your body or your penis it is usually about your mind or brain or self-esteem. ...Read more

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Electrocardioversion — what are 70 j, what does this mean?

Electrocardioversion — what are 70 j, what does this mean?

Electrocardioversion: Joules are the energy that is delivered through cardioversion. ...Read more

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I'm young so this is a hard and embarrassing topic for me, I'm wondering why j sometimes have fishy odor "down there"?

I'm young so this is a hard and embarrassing topic for me, I'm wondering why j sometimes have fishy odor "down there"?

BV: Sometimes disturbances to the natural bacteria in your vagina (douching, irregular bleeding, unprotected sex, etc) can allow abnl bacteria like Gardnerella to overgrow and cause a fishy odor. It's not sexually transmitted, but can be treated w/ Metronidazole(Flagyl)/Clindamycin/Boric Acid. See your GYN for a prescription and be examined for other potential causes. Nothing urgent/dangerous though. ...Read more

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How is a j-pouch done?

How is a j-pouch done?

The first steps: For the creation of a small intestinal pelvic pouch, also known as a j-pouch is to remove the colon and rectum.

Then the pouch is made by folding the small intestine into the shape of a "j" — and sewing the sides of each limb together. The base of the j is sewn to the anal muscles. ...Read more

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When is a j-pouch needed?

When is a j-pouch needed?

After removal of the: Entire colon and rectum. Many years ago people with diseases such as ulcerative colitis and familial polyposis required removal of the entire colon and rectum and needed an ostomy — a bag on th skin to collect stool.

Now we can create a j-pouch to create a reservoir to allow function without an external bag. ...Read more

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Are there other names for a j-pouch?

Are there other names for a j-pouch?

A few: Ileal pouch anal anastomosis (ipaa). Continent coloproctostomy. ...Read more

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Can anxiety make you feel out j? Am

Can anxiety make you feel out j? Am

"J"? Watchdog puppy.: What's "J"? But whatever it is, Anxiety is blamed and often must plead guilty for just about anything! So, Get treatment. Before risking the side effects of the common medications, start w/ a good CBT therapist and a formal psychological evaluation. Skills you can learn w/ patience and disciplined effort/practice can put anxiety into its place. It's like a puppy once you're the one in charge. ...Read more

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What can I expect after a j-pouch procedure?

What can I expect after a j-pouch procedure?

Crohn's or UC : Inflammatory bowel disease or colonic inertia require a pancolectomy--removal of the entire colon. The result is loose stool for 6-12 months, typically. And 1-6 bms/day. Stool bulking agents can lessen this issue, but the younger one is (<50 yrs old) the better the chance that this consequence will be mitigated with meds & diet & time. ...Read more

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Is J. Collis Browne's Mixture still available?

Is J. Collis Browne's Mixture still available?

In the UK: This is a very old medicine combination, it's been around over 150 years, containing morphine, kaolin and calcium carbonate. It is used for diarrhea, among other things. It is available still in the UK but not in the United States. ...Read more

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Is eating pb&j everyday okay for losing weight?

Is eating pb&j everyday okay for losing weight?

Yes: Creating a routine and sticking to it can be very beneficial for weight loss. Select a healthy grain for your bread, choose natural peanut butter and measure how much you use, select lower sugar jellies and measure those as well. Keep a food journal with calories, fat, carbs, proteins: this meal provides healthy grain and fats. Add veggies, fruits and proteins into your day for balance. ...Read more

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Are there alternatives to the j-pouch procedure?

Are there alternatives to the j-pouch procedure?

It depends.....: If you need your colon and rectum removed you can either have an ileostomy or pelvic pouch. Depending on the reason for surgery there may be alternatives but for the restoration of bowel function — no bag — but nothing as effective as a pelvic pouch! ...Read more

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My skin is sensitive. I try not to touch but need something gentle to clean it. Is j&j bar okay for face?

My skin is sensitive. I try not to touch but need something gentle to clean it. Is j&j bar okay for face?

Liquid soap: In general, liquid soaps are better for people with sensitive skin than bar soaps. But everyone's skin is different; there is no real substitute for trying different kinds of soap until you find one that does not cause any problems for you. ...Read more

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My iron level was 240 – 2 months ago, now it is 60 and tibc is 430. What can these discrepancies men? (tibc is 430) with kind regard j konopka

My iron level was 240 – 2 months ago, now it is 60 and tibc is 430. What can these discrepancies men? (tibc is 430) with kind regard j konopka

You're losing iron: This is a serious business for a man. It's stomach or colon cancer until proved otherwise. Your iron may have been low two months ago but masked if you took a vitamin pill with iron. Please get seen and get a proper workup. ...Read more

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My Bp used to be 125-135/80-90 when my weight was 130-140lbs. Now, my bp is 114-125/70-85 now that my weight is 125lbs. I also have quit a stressful j?

My Bp used to be 125-135/80-90 when my weight was 130-140lbs. Now, my bp is 114-125/70-85 now that my weight is 125lbs. I also have quit a stressful j?

AnxietyHypertension: I commend you for controlling your weight and blood Pressure.
At age 39, stresses of marriage, separation, divorce, parenting, children leaving home, work, and finances can cause anxiety, depression and contribute to increase in BP. For which you have quit stressful job and taking Zoloft
Use Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Tai Chi, Yoga, Meditation
See a Psychiatrist for Therapy, medication ...Read more

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J pouch surgery recovery?

Depends: Depends on laparoscopic or open. Also, depends on if any peri-op complication. If all goes well, hospital stay can be from 3 to 7 days. Most pts are doing normal activity in 1-2 weeks but takes good 2-3 months to fully recover. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about j-pouch surgery?

Can you tell me about j-pouch surgery?

J-pouch: J-pouch surgery is a procedure used following the surgical removal of all the colon and most of the rectum, usually in ulcerative colitis or marked hereditary colon polyposis. It is a procedure that uses part of the small intestine folded over and sewn into a new rectal pouch. It is a highly specialized surgery performed by well-trained surgical specialists who perform this surgery regularly. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the j-pouch surgery?

Can you tell me about the j-pouch surgery?

1 of several options: When ulcerative colitis causes chronic problems and not treatable by standard medications, the removal of the entire colon is usually recommended. This will leave the patient with either an ostomy (referred to as a "bag") or a pouch can be created and connected to the anus (called a continence procedure). The latter has potential problems, but many young patients prefer than to a bag. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about j-pouch surgery?

What can you tell me about j-pouch surgery?

J-pouch surgery: J-pouch is a term used for an operation that requires all the large intestine (colon) to be removed, such as for ulcerative colitis. It is seldom performed for Crohn's disease. The pouch is made from the end of the remaining small intestine and connected to the rectum. It is a way to avoid a permanent ileostomy. Surgery performed by highly trained specialists. Needs good anal sphincter control. ...Read more

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What foods are allowed after j-pouch surgery?

Most foods: Most all foods are alright. Some people have annoyance with fatty foods or with stringy foods such as a lot of celery or raw lettuce. You may not want to eat too late at night to avoid urges of bowel movements at night. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is creutzfeldt-jacob disease (c.J.D.)?

What sort of disease is creutzfeldt-jacob disease (c.J.D.)?

A prion disease: Cjd is caused by infection/exposure to an abnormal form of the prion protein (pp). The abnormal form of pp is a completely bent out of shape version of the normal pp. This abnormal shape is very hard for the protein to change to spontaneously, but this can happen (1 in a million people). Once changed the abnormal pp changes other pp's and so on as the disease rapidly spreads/kills the brain. ...Read more

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I'm treating blepharitis with j & j baby wash! Good or bad?

I'm treating blepharitis with j & j baby wash! Good or bad?

Good: Baby shampoo is well tolerated by the eyes and will help to cleanse the eyelids when you have blepharitis. Warm compresses and eyelid massage will also help. Flaxseed oil by mouth will also help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an ostomy, j-pouch, anything like that?

What to do if I have an ostomy, j-pouch, anything like that?

Vague question.: Not sure what you're asking. A colorectal specialist is a great source for information regarding expectations with j pouch. A general surgeon will be able to discuss stomata as well. Ask your doctor for assistance in locating such a professional. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is it like to have a j-pouch?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is it like to have a j-pouch?

J pouch : This is not a simple answer, you should speak with a colorectal surgeon, but typically you have more frequent bowel movements a day — ranges at best from 3-5 to 10 – 15 times a day. You can have pouchitis, bacterial overgrowth, and don't forget about the small but real risks of sexual dysfunction and incontinence from surgery. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about any prescription drugs that start with the letter j?

Prescription drugs: Go on the site (http://www.rxlist.com/drugs/alpha_a.htm) and scroll down to medications starting with letter J. There are many of them. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm having surgery number two for a j-pouch, is there anything I should do to prepare?

What to do if I'm having surgery number two for a j-pouch, is there anything I should do to prepare?

Yes read about it: If you already has ileostomy stoma,You experienced difficulty of frequent bag changes Once you have pouch you don't need to do, but has to learn how to evacuate the contents without getting injured. The stomal care team and your doctor will teach you your life style will be better Good Luck. ...Read more