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Better test avail.: It is not used these days because the APTT (activated partial thromboplatiin time) is more accurate to measure coagulation problems in the intrinsic pathway. ...Read more
You submitted this: On the general health education portion of HealthTap. You would need to use Health Tap Prime or Concierge and they will determine which prescriptions they can help with. ...Read more
Is it normal to have mid life crisis symptoms nowadays? I kinda recall jerry lee lewis' song middle aged crazy
Yes: Yes people still can have mid-life crises. ...Read more
Hello everyone im lee and I was wondering I usually have my cycle every month on the 13 but this month came june 11 and on the 13 I had unprotected se?
Hi can I have a copy of this article please. I am doing a review 'false-positive' uptake of fdg in a hepatic adenoma thank you dr. Sy lee?
Copy of article?: Not much info in question. If you are not subscribed to the journal the article is in you can usually by it -- especially if you are doing a review. If you are at an academic institution, the library usually has an institutional license to allow journal access. ...Read more
Hello, I've taken 2 pregnancy tests today from different brands and both have come back inconclusive, what could that mean? Kind regards, Lee
If you have missed your period, repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Hi, I have a small rash on Penis. I've had it before from water from shower while on holiday. I had cream that worked great but I forgot name? Lee
Bartholin cyst (abcess I think) while on period. Leions and very painful. Pain in groin also. Help!
Bartholin cyst? Appeared 2days ago. Lil btr since salt bath. Still lrg and painfull now with very dark red leions and pain n groin hard to the touch?
It probably: Needs opening surgically. See your doc.Get a more detailed answer ›
I got a black eye and it's significantly lee swan and the underneath eyelid is red but I can open my eye, what do you suggest other than cold presses?
Time: It will resolve with time, but if pain severe or any visual changes see your doc. ...Read more
I have bad headaches. Hard to breath like chest is full. Had a echo ekg 4 month ago came normal could be stress I lee thinking. Loose stool?
Varied symptoms: Not sure that all of these things go together or that any one in and by itself has significance. Best to be medically evaluated by your family physician, and if no organic cause for your symptoms discovered perhaps referral to a mental health professional might be warranted. ...Read more
Pcp: Not specific on where u are hurting sir. I recommend u see a pcp to fully assess and examine u ...Read more
Please let me know if I am able to join the competition as a physical test like a running for 1, 5 mile since am taking my medications.
Not enough info: I am sorry we do not have your history or examination in depth enough to provide you with any valid answer to this very short question. I defer to your physician. ...Read more
I have a mature test tomorrow mornin to join the college for welding techniques pls let me know if I can do that with all my health issues Ty?
Good luck: If your diseases are well controlled you should be fine. I am not sure what the test consists of, but relaxing before your exam and believing in yourself will be key. ...Read more
I have sprained my leg on 4 jan and it got better in 2 weeks but I still have pain episodes sometimes, but not daily. Is tihs normal? Pain forever?
No!: Healing fdrom a saprainead ankle may take quite some time. Be patient. I suspect your problem will be short lived. However, that said, sprains can be complicated nd more tissue damage than usual can occur. Specialized imaging may be needed if your problem sdoesn't go away! Protect the ankle with A simple brace-not like one in the photo I selected! ...Read more
Edd from 11 wk ultrasound is 11/12/13. What dates of sex could have led to this? Jan 18 fit into this range? What is the accuracy of 11 wk ultrasound?
Sorry: With nov 12, as a due date, then conception would have been more like feb 18. An 11 week us is very accurate. ...Read more
I have two bug bites, one on each leg. I went to Florida end of June and it is now almost September and I still have them. They haven't changed in siz?
If they are not red, painful and swollen it might just be an inflammatory reaction.
With time it will go down. ...Read more
Sciatica: Jolts of pain which affect your entire leg could represent a pinched nerve in your lumbar spine, which can cause shooting pains down the leg (generically termed sciatica). Fortunately, most cases of sciatica will resolve with time and conservative treatment. For now, you could try some NSAIDs (i.e. ibuprofen, Aleve) and avoid any strenuous activity. See a physician if symptoms persist or worsen ...Read more
Depends: Some states allow, others don't.The term, opposite of what you would think, is "right to work".Those states that can fire you for little or no reason are called "right to work". ...Read more
Open is Best: Open communication in a calm, straightforward and non-judgemental way is best. If your job is the only source of income for the family then this is very important. You know him best; if you are unable to communicate in this manner with him seek professional help with a counselor to find better ways to communicate. ...Read more
Get it checked: Several things could be causing the pain, and the treatments are different. The best way to treat the pain is to get it checked so that you have an accurate diagnosis. Once you have a diagnosis, treatment can be recommended. ...Read more
Got period on Jan 8 Had protected sex Jan 10–20 then I got period on Feb 7 then from 22 feb-3 no sex neg preg test yest now late 6d lte preg?
Am 33, 5.10 height weight 83kg. Not doing physical activity from years. Should I Walk fast or jogg to reduce weight? Walking cause pain in outer leg side
Brisk walking: Especially at first, is the best way to go. Please see your doctor to rule out conditions that may preclude the safety of you doing exercise. If cleared, build up length of time and use earphones. Boredom is a main reason people stop exercising. Just walk around the house, yard, street, whatever works. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Jogging for tone.: You will tone the muscles of the legs through jogging, and you'll stay lean so the muscles of the legs will show themselves better. You can tone the legs even more by picking a route that has hills - jogging on surfaces that are variably flat, inclined and declined will increase the toning effect of the jog. ...Read more