Doctor insights on:
I've taken concerta18mg & it literally made my life into a livin heaven, from feelings to actualy seeing as if gold is coming out of everything. How?
Every human who would try amphetamines such as Concerta would have similar things to say.
Your description of your reaction to Concerta gives us further evidence that this is drug abuse and obsession. It is evidence that you are self medicating. People who truly have add would never describe their experience this way.
Please do not abuse this drug. Please seek out an expert to test you for add. ...Read more
Continually losing weght unintentionally. Trying 2 focre myself to eat more n' more but between livin in chronic pain everday! Plus stress, gettin sic?
Seek help: All the problems you are having need proper medical evaluation and treatment. See your primary care doctor and discuss your problems. ...Read more
Hi My name is Jess Niles and I have ADD and take adderrall. I need some help with my script and pharmacy urgently?
Nothing we can do: This is the public HT site. We answer general medical questions after a person describes a medical problem and asks a specific related question. We do not prescribe from this site & would certainly not get involved with prescriptions for controlled substances. Call your treating physician during regular business hours. ...Read more
If your brain stem is the only thing working in your brain.& your took off life support and live 2 days.if left on longer is there a chance of livin?
Sorry for this ques.: In my opinion, life=hope & NOBODY can predict with 100% certainty that a person CANNOT miraculously recover until there is literally not 1 single live cell left in the body. Having said that, tests exist which can give virtual 100% certainty that there'll be no turn around. BTW, if the brainstem's working so is the rest. Likely problem is not enough ELECTRICAL JUICE to turn the engine over. ...Read more
I have been on my period for almost two months non-stop but I also recently got the copper iud and the first month I had a regular period but after that it is a livin nigtmare also the periods aren't heavy and I just want it to go away?
Body adjusting: Sounds like the system is getting used to the new regimen/device. Give it about three cycles (months). If the bleeding is still irregular, a work up (ob/gyn) would be reasonable. ...Read more
My friend jess, has been vomiting, can barely breathe, shaking and is very lethargic. She has no appetite, is dehydrated and has a very high temperature of 42.1. Whatshould I do?
Get to the ER ASAP: Please take to your friend the emergency room to be evaluated and treated properly. ...Read more
Hi my nearly 2 year old daughter has a runny nose&a chesty cough&finding it hard to swollow food... What is this?... Her mum jess x
Viral illness: Bring her to your pediatrician for check up. She should drink a lot and use a liquid food for now. ...Read more
Same as with two: Unless subject has overall impairment of kidney function. Life expectancy with single normal kidney is almost idtentical to having 2 kidneys. People born with single otherwise normal kidney or non-functional opposite kidney usually have compensatory growth of single kidney & all functional parameters are normal. Should probably avoid extremely danngerous sports like car racing & eating xs protein. ...Read more
Help is available: No, you don't need to "just live with it." people can feel all different kinds of anxiety, about an infinite number of things. There are psychiatrists, psychologists, and other therapists who can help you. You need to have a good diagnostic evaluation first. From this can come a treatment plan, which can involve psychotherapy and possibly medications if needed. Good luck to you! ...Read more
Varies: Like most diseases the severity and progression varies from person to person. ...Read more
Handwashing: Most infections (80-85%) are passed through hand-to-hand contact. Washing your hand frequently in warm soapy water will significantly reduce your chances of an infection. Other things to do include not sharing utensils, cups, toothpaste, hand towels, etc. Having him cover his mouth when ever sneezing or coughing will help. Lastly, avoid kissing, but that's up to you. :). ...Read more
Hello im lili. Why do I feel like I run out of air when im exercising (crossfit/running) and i just can't improve my endurance?
If you have mental illness is it really nessecary to start medication? Do you think just living with it could also be an option?
" Mental Illness"..: Includes a whole range of conditions. If you feel anxious talking to people, have trouble falling asleep, or smoke, get drunk, or you are inattentive or distrust others you may be suffering from a "mental illness". There are many disorders where psychotherapy helps more than medications. And lots of disorders where you can get completely well without any form of treatment. Think positive, rejoice. ...Read more
Next year I will go in Canada and I live in Romania (-6) for the first time. Are there any remedies for a possible jet lag? Thanks.
Light Therapy: Light therapy can be effective to reset circadian rhythms. Timing is important. ...Read more
Anxiety, worry hindering me from living. Upset about so many things that have happened. Can't find anyone to help. Do i just force myself to forget?
Resources: Anxiety can be debilitated and being unemployed can make it seem worse. There is still help though. Look into therapists who accept sliding scale fees or training facilities where therapists are not yet licensed. Good treatment does not have to be expensive. Ask again if you need more specific advice. Best wishes and good luck to you. ...Read more
Microscopic fleas all over me, ( tryed everything)(no pets, just me) what meds can I take to kill them of me.they've been living on me for a while...
Its really important: You see a specialist. You need a scraping of the skin or even a biopsy to determine what is going on and why your skin is reacting. ...Read more
Hi, I am 30 yrs & just diagnosed with Tnbc stage 2b-T3N0,tumor was 7 cm.no Lvi & Pni, having 4 x ec followed 4 xdocetaxel. What r my relapse chances.
Oncologist to answer:
Your answer is best from your Oncologist. It is dependent on your response to your chemo.
It is impossible to get an individual an accurate answer without knowing the full medical history. ...Read more
I lived in Dubai for 18 years I was never afraid to drive but sin I moved to Canada 3 years ago even just thinking of driving makes me scared I promise myself that I am going to do that but as soon as I wake up in the morning I retreat?
Time for help: It sounds like you're having some adjustment problems coupled with a bit of phobic fear. Try calling a local psychologist who specializes in phobias, fears and traumas. This treatment may help you overcome your final acculturation issues. Good luck! ...Read more
Any age : As long as one is healthy, the liver is able to gradually regenerate. Having said that, a body's resilience is certainly greater in a young healthy person, and a very elderly person may not be able to regenerate as well as they could when they were younger. Good luck. ...Read more
Why the liver is enlarged is more important to know, most likely it is due to fatty liver.
If you consume alcohol, cut it out.
If you are overweight, lose weight to bring your bmi to below 25.
In general consume a balanced diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruits and low in fats. ...Read more
Need more info: Unfortunately to better guide you, it would help to have more information. What is the 711 referring to, as in which liver function test does that represent. ...Read more
Menieres Disease...: Is episodic vertigo associated to loss of hearing and tinnitus (noise or ringing in the ears. Has no cure. Comes and goes unpredictably. Some drs. Prescribe Antivert (meclizine) or Meclizine during vertigo. Onider hearing aids if sensorineural hearing loss. Avoid odium/salt. Limiting caffeine intake, reducing alcohol consumption, ceasing smoking, and managing stress are also advisable, as they may trigger it. ...Read more
Aspergers: Psychologists do not talk about achieving a " normal life"- we don't know what that is! I have had many individuals in my practice who were considered high functioning find good jobs, get married and have a family. Their social difficulties do cause difficulties, but they manage to find understanding spouses and employment where they can flourish. ...Read more
What are the side effects of living on top off raw sewage? I just found some of it under my floor?
Only if ingested: Raw sewage can give off methane gas, but this would have to be inhaled in very large quantities to be a problem. Other than that, raw sewage would have to be ingested to be a problem. ...Read more
I'm just wonderingif you get cut open, but are impervious to infection or disease, could you still live?
Complicated question: Simply opening up the skin allows harmful things access to the sensitive deeper stuff. Even with no infections or diseases, the mere exposure to air would dry things out and cause them not to function or function poorly due to dryness. Plus, the deeper tissues would bulge out or hang out further compromising their blood supply and function. Keeping things inside, safe and warm is a better idea. ...Read more
I have MRSA ands it just spread throughout my body what is the average life expectancy of living with mrsa
Depends: If treatable then life expectancy good if not you could die quickly. ...Read more