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I randomly have the same dream, I see a snake wherever I sleep, and I get scared and physically try to get away then wake-up in action... how, where can I get help? It is now becoming frequent and I sometimes hurt myself.
Your mind is: Trying to give you a message. Actually, I would encourage seeing a psychologist. ...Read more
54 yr old male, with recent nstemi, . 3 troponin, no CAD per cath, ef63%, normal echo, rhr 66bpm, avid runner....However, exercise hr to 180bpm from rhr of 66bpm...Remained at 122bpm 20" post exercise? What might this be indicative of?
Heart rate recovery: Heart rate recovery of >25bpm at 2 minutes post is normal. Possibilities for positive troponin includes: supply-demand mismatch with microvascular disease, myos- or peri-carditis, takosubo syndrome (broken heart syndrome) or transient embolus. Make sure you are well hydrated when exercising. Take it a bit easy if this nstemi (postive troponin) recently happened. ...Read more
Is a little bit of itching from methylprednosolone ok? No rash just itching. Just bothers me 2 days ago I ended up in the ER from a fire ant byte feeling great now! Was prescribed methylprednisolone. With some other stuff
This is the latest stats I could find:
Best Answer: Deaths from Cystic Fibrosis: 485 deaths (NHLBI 1999)
Death rate extrapolations for USA for Cystic Fibrosis: 484 per year, 40 per month, 9 per week, 1 per day, 0 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 485 deaths (NHLBI 1999)
this calculation is using the 1999 stats-- ...Read more
Actually some very: Smart folks smoke mj, but they act very dumb while under the influence. They think they are profound and brilliant, but they really are just stoned. Many not so smart people smoke, and they do not get any brighter afterward. It can be psychoaddictive and can tempt you to smoke and do nothing else. That is indeed not productive, if not dumb. ...Read more
Change the texture or shape of the vegetables with foods he likes
eg Pizza, pasta or hamburgers ...Read more
Several ways: First, be checked to see if ongoing pain is not do to something that was not addressed, or not fully addressed by surgery or whether you failed to heal the fusion. Rarely, in males especially, a solid posterior fusion does not always address pain from a disc that can still bear load & cause pain if no interbody fusion. Adjacent segments should be checked. Pain management may help - spinal stim. ...Read more
See a doctor?: Difficult to know what you have without more information. What other symptoms do you have? How old are you, where do you live, with whom have you been in contact, do you contact animals, etc. See your local doctor if not better in next several days. ...Read more
Not if...: If a thermometer is calibrated for rectal temperatures, then the 99 degrees is accurate and no adjustment is needed. If the thermometer is calibrated for oral or axillary temperatures, it might automatically add 1-2 degrees to what it senses, and thus display an incorrectly high reading (because it thinks it is in the mouth or armpit, when in fact you've put it in the rectum). ...Read more
Am 40yo with c.H.F.And want to know symptoms of worsening or spreading to other areas of the body?
Yes: CHF or congestive heart failure can have many symptoms including: shortness of breath with exertion, feet and leg swelling, trouble lying flat without being short of breath. Also weakness and puffinesss. If you are experiencing worsening symptoms or symptoms like these and are getting bad you should see or call a doctor soon or urgently depending on your severity of symptoms. ...Read more
Is BP 98-100 consider low? I feel fine. What can I do to help régulate it. 29 F. weight around 130lbs
BP: If you feel fine, and it is stable, it is not too low. Feel fortunate! ...Read more
I had an u/s last yesterday and no baby yet at 5weks, f u repeat the u/s by tues do u think it could make a dif?
I always fall in love with men lot older than me, I'm 23 year old f and I fall in love with a men that's 60 years old. Something wrong with me?
Nothing's wrong: There's nothing necessarily wrong, but you might find certain difficulties in interests to share or other problems. If you do, that's a reason for some couple's therapy. It can happen w/ men you age or younger too. Just as some same sex attractions where it is a choice, you have a right to your choice. If you can't understand your choice, therapy may help you figure it out. If it's good, enjoy it. ...Read more
I am 23 years old. Will I grow more inches taller at this age if I practice stretching exercises? I f yes. For how many minutes must I do them?
No: Bone growth occurs at a part of the bone called the growth plate (near the ends of the bones). The growth plates "close" (basically disappear) in men between the ages of 18-21. After that time there is no way to grow taller. Stretching may improve your posture to help you stand more straight but it is not possible to grow any taller. ...Read more
My son (age 50years) cannot manage to stay in environs where the temperature exceeds about 75 degrees F. What sort of condition does this suggest?
Mild/moderate episodic pain in left upper side that also spreads to my back? It has been happening for almost a month. Worse with eating. 19 y.o. F
F/30's/starting wgt: 265lbs/light activity level... If consuming the req. Minimum of 1200-1300 kcals per day, how long would it take to lose 125 lbs?
At the age of 14 months Hb-f value of a child is 3.20 is it normal or abnormal? If it is minor will it remain minor for the whole life or it may rise?
HBF 3.2: HBF 3.2 no problem. It all depended on how much is HBA and HBA2 ...Read more
I m 28 f, height 5 ft, wt:52 kgs now, I was 55 kgs earlier, I diet, exercise but unable to reduct weight anymore. Could you please suggest alternate?
Love to help but..: This is a very complex topic to address in 400 characters, I would encourage you to consider setting up a live consult with one of the physicians to create a more defined, understandable plan. The basics of weight loss do focus on being mindful of your caloric balance as in calories you eat and calories you burn, but what contributes to both can be rather complex. In the end I wish you good luck ...Read more
HI I'm 25 F, & I have been feeling the feeling on severe desperation only moments of feeling the first urge & occasionally don't make it & fully empty?
Depression?: It sounds like you are feeling severely desperate and empty. Depending on circumstances and how long you've been feeling this way, you may be having symptoms of depression. Please seek out good counseling and visit a doctor who can talk with you in person. You can do an internet search for depression or suicide hotlines in your area. They will have resources where you can find affordable help. ...Read more