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Could codeine give the same happy feeling as morphine and heroin; jonathan gornall journalist said it is a?

Could codeine give the same happy feeling as morphine and heroin; jonathan gornall journalist said it is a?

Opiates: Codeine is an opiate like morphine and heroin. Morphine is extracted directly from the seed pods of certain poppy plants, and both heroin and Codeine are processed from morphine. Intoxication from all three can lead to a temporary "happy" high, but this isn't long-term happiness. All are habit-forming, too -- especially if you're using them for intoxication rather than pain control. ...Read more

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Jonathan, 7, has autism. He's been having constipation for yrs and this time it's been 2 weeks since his last bowel. Given Dulcolax and paraffin.

Jonathan, 7, has autism. He's been having constipation for yrs and this time it's been 2 weeks since his last bowel. Given Dulcolax and paraffin.

See his pediatrician: For a thorough history, physical & abdominal X-ray. He may need a "clean-out" before using bulk laxatives to have soft stools every other day for at least 6 mos. When stools are soft, have him sit on the toilet for 15 minutes, 15 minutes after a meal, with his feet supported so his knees are flexed, while blowing bubbles, playing on iPad, etc. Diet &/or low muscle tone are usually the cause. ...Read more

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Hello Jonathan I would like to know if I could take benadryl night time while on amoxicillin, I have had pneumonia two moths ago and now I have the same symptoms I went to my family doctor and all he did was give me amoxicillinan, so far it hasn't do

Hello Jonathan I would like to know if I could take benadryl night time while on amoxicillin, I have had pneumonia two moths ago and now I have the same symptoms I went to my family doctor and all he did was give me amoxicillinan, so far it hasn't do

Mgt: Most respiratory illness, including bronchitis infections are caused by viruses. Since you were treated for a bacterial illness, there should be diminished fever and improvement during the next week. Watch for any signs of fever, chills, thick sputum and if these occur please notify your PCP. A chest radiograph can be performed at that time if needed. A virtual appt to discuss online advised. ...Read more

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What is oral flora?

What is oral flora?

Mouth bacteria.: There are various normal bacteria in the mouth. ...Read more

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Aphthoulscer so often?

Aphthoulscer so often?

Probably stress: If you are having recurrent aphthous ulcers, most likely this is due to stress. However, it could be herpes, which also can be induced by stress. Sometimes, recurrent ulcers may also be a sign of HIV infection, so you may want to get an HIV test. Ultimately, if concerned, I would recommend seeing your medical provider to have them confirm the ulcer or perhaps biopsy the ulcer. ...Read more

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How often must I deworm?

How often must I deworm?

Where do you live?: In most industrialized countries, there's no need to "de-worm" in the absence of an evidence-based diagnosis of real infection. In some tropical areas, there are various recommendations depending on the area -- a local physician can advise you. If you've been told you have "worms" by an "independent medical thinker", at least get a second opinion. Good luck. ...Read more

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How often can a man sex?

How often can a man sex?

Depends upon you: A man can have sex as much as he wants and he can. ...Read more

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How often should I nurse?

How often should I nurse?

Every 2-3 hours: If you just had your baby, you should plan to nurse at least every 2-3 hours, with a goal of about 8-12 feedings per 24 hrs. It is a good idea to keep track of your feedings in the first week of life. Once your milk supply comes in and your baby starts to take more milk at a time, the feeding frequency declines. This is something your pediatrician will be able to provide further guidance on. ...Read more

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Why do I get b v so often?

Why do I get b v so often?

Bacterial vaginitis: Bv is mainly due to shift overgrowth of your own vaginal organism. Do not do vaginal douches. Avoid unnecessary antibiotic use. They can change your vaginal natural bacterial environment causing BV to grow. Exam and testing is important to rule out other infections. ...Read more

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Is 99.1 a temp? Taken oral

Is 99.1 a temp? Taken oral

Not fever.: 99.1 is a temperature but not a fever. A fever is anything greater than 100.4 orally. ...Read more

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Can I take a oral medicine?

Can I take a oral medicine?

For?: For what purpose? Generally, unless you have some stomach or esophageal issue or you were told to not take any food or meds because of a procedure or test, you can take oral meds. But please clarify first. ...Read more

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How often should I work out?

How often should I work out?

Varies based on goal: In general, I recommend people exercise at least 30 minutes a day, 4 days a week. However, this varies greatly depending on current fitness level, desired outcome, other medical problems, etc. Best to consult with your doctor before embarking on any vigorous exercise program. ...Read more

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How often should you shower?

How often should you shower?

Depends: On what your activity level is and how much you tend to sweat. If you exercise and work up a sweat daily, then you should bathe daily. If you rarely exert yourself, you should bathe every few days. It's mostly a matter of personal preference however. See this article: http://www. Nytimes. Com/2010/10/31/fashion/31unwashed. Html? _r=3;pagewanted=1;ref=fashion;. ...Read more

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Oral lachen planus dangerous?

Oral lachen planus dangerous?

Rarely oral cancer: Chronic oral lichen planus can in a small percentage develop oral cancer. Topical prescription creams such as retin a (tretinoin) can be used in the mouth to treat oral lichen palnus. I have experience with oral Metronidazole as a treatment for lichen planus with good results. You need to be checked for hepatitis C which can be associated with lichen planus as well as review drugs as contributory cause. ...Read more

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How often should I be treated?

For what?: Not sure what you are referring to. ...Read more

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How often should my baby move?

How often should my baby move?

Baby movement: All depends on many factors including your diet and medications, the baby's size. Once a day is usually adequate but even that doesn't mean anything bad because you just might not feel it. ...Read more

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How often can I use my nubizer?

Answer: Quick-relief medications such as albuterol will help relieve sudden asthma symptoms. They typically begin working 5 to 15 minutes after treatment and can usually be administered every 3 to 4 hours, • long-term swelling, and overproduction of mucus. Control medications that help manage symptoms on a daily basis. Steroids (corticosteroids) are taken once or twice daily and work to control inflammation. ...Read more

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I often catch cold very easily?

I often catch cold very easily?

If you have: Frequent upper respiratory issues would ask if you are around smokers? Have allergies? Have causes for decreased immunity? Your physician can assess. Take care. ...Read more

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How often should I have facials?

How often should I have facials?

Weekly to monthly: If someone has certain problems they're trying to fix such as acne and blemishes then it may be helpful to have a series of facials closer together (ie: every 1-2 weeks) until they achieve the desired results and then try to maintain with monthly facials. Facials can be enhanced with procedures such as microdermabrasion and glycolic peels. ...Read more

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How can I get my kids to open up?

How can I get my kids to open up?

Open up: Be available, truly listen, don't judge, don't criticize, don't react negatively, don't prod, don't push, don't bombard with questions, don't lecture, don't get angry or upset with what they say (if possible), don't divulge info shared with others unless child agrees to and aware of. Sometimes it's easier for children to open up if they are involved in some enjoyable activity with you involved. ...Read more

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Is it legal to order meds online?

Is it legal to order meds online?

Technically no: Prescription medication requires a valid physician signed prescription. It is legal if you have this in hand and can forward it to an on-line supplier. This might be out of the country or from an undocumented source so there is some risk of counterfeit or inappropriate medication. ...Read more

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How often should you lift weights?

How often should you lift weights?

Every other day: Weight lifting or strength straining is an important part of weight management. Generally, you should only work each muscle group every other day. For example, if you do upper body strength training today you should take a day off before doing it again. Your muscles need time to recover from strength training, it is during this recovery that they become stronger. ...Read more

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How to know if an organ is failing?

More specific: There would be different signs/ symptoms depending on the actual organ. You would need to be more specific with your question for us to provide a meaningful response.
Take care. ...Read more

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Please help I catch cold very often.

Please help I catch cold very often.

Cold: An adult can expect 2-4 colds a year, and a young child about 3-8 colds a year. Many different viruses can cause a cold. This is why colds come back (recur), and immunisation against colds is not possible. Good diet, lots of Vitamin C and regular exercise can help to boost immune system and can be tried.
http://patient. Info/health/common-cold-and-other-upper-respiratory-tract-infections ...Read more

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How often we should take Albendazol?

How often we should take Albendazol?

Depends on the Dx: Albendazole is an anti-parasitic medication given in variable doses and durations depending on the diagnosis. A very potent medicine NOT to be taken without an MD supervising your health with lab tests, incl. CBC and LFT (blood and liver) testing, PRIOR TO starting this Rx medication. See your doctor! ...Read more

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How often should you use the toilet?

How often should you use the toilet?

No right answer: There is no answer to this question. It all depends on your state of health, hydration, and how much you are or are not eating and drinking. Do you have a specific concern or symptom that you want to ask about? ...Read more

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How often should I change a bandage?

How often should I change a bandage?

Twice a day: Usually twice a day to start off with and then leave the wound open to the air as a scab forms. This is for some wounds. If you are talking about a complex open wound best to consult with a physician who can evaluate the wound directly. ...Read more