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@Dr. Jeff Livingston-Im confused bcuz PAP came back inad. HPV 16 & 18 came back NEG but also said POSTIVE HPV other H RISK TYPE 31-68. Do I have it???
Wrong site: This is not a chat room. Your submissions are never directed to any specific physician and none can retrieve them.There is a paid concierge service that has some of these features if you establish a relationship with one physician. See site info if interested. Please start over and include whatever basic information you can to support your question. ...Read more
Dr. Jeff thanx so much. I am extremely nauseous tonight. No matter how much water I drink I don't feel better. I feel horrible. What shouldi do to ease it. I'm starting to think I really might be pregnant?
Use caution: Nausea can be a symptom of anything from overeating to appendicitis. If you could be pregnant, use caution with medicines until you can test. Simple remedies can include peppermint tea or ginger drops. If you have significant pain with nausea please consider being evaluated in person; there are a few dangerous problems like appendicitis or ectopic pregnancy that may warrant further measures. ...Read more
My name Jeff I have had a back surgery three weeks ago and are having problems peeing is this normal?
Maybe, maybe not: Unfortunately this is a difficult question to answer in general. It all depends on the type of surgery and what the precise location in the back the procedure was performed. If you have any concerns, they should really be relayed to your surgeon for further follow up. Every surgery has risk and complications, and those are very specific to the type of procedure. ...Read more
I am 16 days after et, no spoting, apart from cramp sesions, could it be pregnancy at last? I'm afraid of going to do pregnant test. What the chances?
I wanted to speak to Dr. Jeff Livingston about what he saw on my ultrasound and test results that indicate a hysterectomy and a bladder sling.
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Yesterday after a masturbation sesion, the lower part of my penis swolled To the point were my skin was tightly covering the head. No pain no blood.?
Give it a rest: Next time use a lubricant such as KY. Use plenty. Your present crush injury will subside in a few days. Leave it alone until it is normal again. ...Read more
I am 53 years old and in the last year I've begun seeing many raised white spots on my legs. I am concerned with the appearance. Any idea of what they are and how to have them removed? Is there a health concern I should be concerned with?
Very : Very difficult to tell without a clinical examination so I would see a dermatologist. Perhaps they are seborrheic keratoses, specifically the "stucco keratoses" variant. See a picture of a pigmented version at the link below. I hope that helps. ...Read more
My husband is 40. After weight lifting sesion felt thumping hearbeat, shortnes of breath been sweating felt sleepy. I am worried.
See a doctor ASAP: These symptoms should be examined now.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not sure : What you are describing, but if it is completely involuntary, it could be a seizure. If you don't lose consciousness or become incontinent, it is probably not a generalized seizure. You need to see a doctor to figure this one out. ...Read more
Many: There are many reasons for low sperm count: varicocele, infection, ejaculation problems, antibodies that attack sperm, hormone imbalances, medications, celiac disease, overheating of the testicles, prolonged bicycling, radiation or x-rays, alcohol use, smoking, and illegal drug use. Consult with your doctor to get tested. ...Read more
A detailed history is needed.
Uncontrollable body jerks could be seizure, if you have one side jerking and you are aware of it, this may represent simple partial seizures, if the jerking all over the body and you are fully awake, so this can not be seizure as generalized seizure causes complete brain shut down and loss of consciousness, electroencephalogram can help in diagnosis. ...Read more
Exercise and Health :
There is no correct answer to this question. It all depends on the goal of your exercise.
However, when a doctor prescribes exercise they are usually doing it for diabetes prevention, heart disease prevention and weight loss. A good exercise program in one that lasts at least twenty minutes three to five times per week. But that is the minimal recommendation. ...Read more
Depends on the goal: A person just wanting to stay healthy can do 30-40 minutes 3-4 times a week. Somebody who is wanting to build up a lot of muscle will enjoy a lot more time at the gym, probably working on different muscle groups on alternate days, a likely being at the gym 6-7 days a week. ...Read more
Meniscus tear: Additional activities, especially high impact or ones that involve twisting and pivoting, can cause meniscus to tear further. If/when you have this fixed, more of the meniscus will be damaged and thus more will have to be removed to stabilize the injury. The less meniscus you have left means less padding and greater chance for arthritis. ...Read more
Jaf-jaf: I am sorry I have no idea. ...Read more
"laser lipo": Liposuction means physically removing the fat with a cannula or suction device through some small entry ports in the skin. Laser wands are used first, then fat is extracted in one appointment. You have likely been offered a "noninvasive" procedure which uses an external beam claimed to "melt" the fat after which the fat supposedly just "disappears". Be careful of new fads and gadgets. ...Read more
Unethical & Criminal: This is sexual abuse. Touching does not need to occur to be defined as sexual abuse. This can be very harmful to the females involved. This should be reported to child protective services and to the police. When one knows of such a harmful act- to do nothing is collusion. It is the responsibility of all to protect children — for they are often in a position where they can't protect themselves. ...Read more
May be over-training: Try to tone it down and take a break and then see how your body responds. If persists or gets worse, see Physician. ...Read more
Probably not: Not being able to get wet may not necessarily mean female sexual dysfunction. There needs to be other symptoms which would severely diminish or hinder sexual pleasure and/or libido. My initial impression would be a psychological one. Maybe you have anxiety about your partner or he/she is not turning you on as you hoped. I would suggest discussing this in depth with your doctor or a psychologist. ...Read more
Jerking movements: You need to be evaluated by your doctor. Needs detailed history, history of any other medical condion or syptoms, meds being taken, alcohol use etc. And a detailed physical exam and may be lab and if needed imaging tests to find out the cause, as these movements can be caused by many conditions. ...Read more
No: It has been shown that sessions of 10 minutes are effective as well. If you don't have time to do one 30 minute session, then doing three 10 minute sessions is as effective. ...Read more
I do not know.: Abreaction is a psychoanalytical term and is used to describe to feel some sense of relief by talking about distressing emotions and feelings in order to isolate it frome its emotional excesses. Usually. This is also called catharsis. Sometimes it is a method of becoming conscious about a traumatic event. Thanks. ...Read more