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Best neurosurgeon in Fort Worth Tx? My neurologist is Dr Liu, I have a non secreting but growing pituitary tumor. Did not like the Dr he recommended..
Pituitary tumor: Even though the tumor may not be secretory, Endocrinologists deal with these tumors all the time, and have a lot of experience with neurosurgeons, if indeed surgery is needed. You may wish to seek out an Endo. Nevertheless, bedside manner does not always predict skill. The most obnoxious surgeon may be the best. ...Read more
My grandma bought IBS medicine 4 me from her acupuncturist who said it's safe. It's called Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan. Try it or stick to gas-x, tums, etc?
Chinese formulas like this have been used by millions of people for thousands of years and are often safer and more effective th'an western meds. It is worth a try. Http://tinyurl. Com/p9a588t
Also try a low FODMAPs diet- see http://tinyurl. Com/oxjvpnc ...Read more
Nothing: Urine dipstick will indicate presence of white blood cells (leukocytes) as trace amount (TR) or higher amounts (1+, 2+, 3+, 4+). Larger amounts suggest inflammation. Trace amount means nothing, as it is seen in many normal people. Urine must be collected properly to be accurate. Vaginal or foreskin contamination of specimen can falsely elevate leukocytes. ...Read more
Hard to answer...: Dizziness is a common description for many different feelings. The feeling of dizziness, or a "dizzy spell, " may be very familiar to an individual, yet difficult to describe. Vertigo is a medical term to describe the feeling of spinning, whirling, or motion either of yourself or your surroundings. A good history & exam by your doctor will lead to a better explantion. ...Read more
Stubborn lids: Hardware store have specific grabbers to help with lid removal. Handing the jar to someone nearby who has the pincer strength can be the answer. Some have run hot water over the lid with results. Leaving it for awhile and coming back later works too. Good luck. Enjoy the jelly. ...Read more
For some: The lid towellettes, or better yet the foam cleanser, offer an advantage to other products like baby shampoo by having antiseptic properties. This helps safely reduce the bacteria on the lids and around the eyes, and may even offer some help to those with rosacea, a skin infection that may result in irritation in the eyes. ...Read more
Lying in kids/adults:
Kids learn from paretns as well as peers.
It is important to teach kids form early on that lying is not moral. This goes laong hand in hand with how u interact with ur kids when they do thigns u disapprove of, if they are yelled at or punished they will learn to hide and lie to parents. ...Read more
It is possible: It is possible to still have growth in heigh ...Read more
Sometimes pain: Can be a sign of healing but if it is constant for a long period of time it should be worked up by a physician ...Read more
Body temperature: If you lie on your belly does the same occur with your back? Take your temperature during this experiment and see if body temperature varies, then seek assistance from your physician. ...Read more
Vertigo: Vertigo is the sensation that things are spinning or moving - seasickness feeling. When it is related to position of the head / body it is usually benign and related to the inner ear. If you have other symptoms such as headache, numbness / tingling in your hands or feet, difficulty speaking or swallowing then go to the ER to be checked. ...Read more
Not really: It doesn't help, from a healing standpoint, for you to lay on a hard vs soft surface if you have back pain. With your pain, you should just lie in the position and on a surface that's most comfortable for you. If your back pain is persisting, you should consider seeing your doctor to have it examined. Best wishes. ...Read more
Not the right forum: Unfortunately, your question has no medical connotation. ...Read more
You learned this: It is tremendously to your credit that you acknowledge this to yourself and others and have asked for help on healthtap. In an abusive home, a child must lie to survive. Whatever growing up was like, this is something that you learned to do that now forces you to continue. Get with some wise person -- in the counseling business or not -- who can guide you in reprogramming yourself. ...Read more
Maybe: It may be if it's a change in your usual perception, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Counseling: One thing you can do is ask people to call you on it when it is clear that you are lying - it may help to make you more aware. The second thing is the need to self-monitor yourself. A third is counseling to help determine the reason for your chronic lying and to change this behavior. ...Read more
Volunteering: Being laid off can be very painful and demoralizing. I'm sorry this has happened to you. It may be helpful to find a volunteer opportunity that is meaningful to you, and give some of your time to that. This could help stabilize your schedule, and engage you with others in a useful, real-time way. This can be very healing, much more than from behind a computer screen alone. ...Read more
I'd like information on lou gerricks disease. My son has been diagnosed with it and I know nothing about it.
I had 3 - 4 and 4 - 5 fused about how long should I expect to be laid up before I can return to work, suggestions?
Ask your surgeon: The surgeon who did the work would be the best one to answer this question. ...Read more
Fat guy here I need to do some. Cadio but I get out berth and and my axitity kick in but I lie to do some cardio?
Start slowly...: It takes a lot of guts to start an exercise program when you are overweight. Good for you! You may be out of shape now, but that can change! Start slowly. Walk, don't run at first. When you can, alternate walking with a little light jogging. Increase your activity as you are able. Any symptoms of chest pain or pressure mean you need to see a doctor. It's also wise to see doctor before you begin. ...Read more
I have gained about 15 pounds in 3 months. I am concerned about this. I am not eating anymore and go to PT. Thanks, Liz?
See your MD: First, you need to eat, so do not starve yourself. It could be your thyroid or some other metabolic condition, like a prolactinoma. It may also be water weight you are retaining in your legs or abdomen which should be checked out. ...Read more
Now that extended sitting is thought inadvisable, would it be better to lie down periodically to minimize the sitting time?
Now that extended sitting is thought inadvisable, would it be better to lie down periodically, to minimize the sitting time?
Sitting is Bad: I really believe that the amount one sits is just another indication of a sedentary lifestyle aka "couch potato" laying down is unlikely to produce an improvement. Getting up and walking up/down some stairs or around the block or getting on a treadmill is more adviseable. ...Read more
I feel like im gonna die I don't know I feel really sick and I feel like I just wanna lie down in bed and die but I don't :[
Please: Please provide more information. Do you feel physically sick or emotionally sick or both? Do you have chronic pain? If so what type? What are your symptoms? I am concerned. Please provide clarification. ...Read more
When I lie down and look at the clouds I can see these white dots flying around in my vision. Is there some thing wrong with me?
Probably not: Seeing white dots when looking at a blue background is known as blue field entoptic phenomenon as is thought to be a visualization of white blood cells moving through the retinal capillaries. Enjoy the show! (a sudden onset of grey stuff floating in the vision of one eye, is more serious and should not be confused with this benign phenomenon.). ...Read more
Silly question but should you keep your toilet lid up or down? Mines usually up and I've heard that you should always close it but I never do.
I'm a very laid back 39-year-old fm issue is some ppl tell me im to laid back. I don't take much serious as there is no need to. So how can I change?
When I go from a well-lit room to a dark/dim room sometimes I see a small, bright, black speck in my vision. Sometimes twice in a row, but not always?
If this is a new phenomenon for you, it could represent vitreoretinal traction (i.e. An impending posterior vitreous detachement) and you should have a dilated retinal examination by an eye care professional asap.
It may also be mooren's light flashes, a benign phenomenon probably induced by the dilating iris tugging on the retina generate when going from light to dark.. ...Read more