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My 18mo daughter has red dots on her hands and soles of her feet. Rhey are under skin and do not borher her. I am concerned anway. Thank you.

My 18mo daughter has red dots on her hands and soles of her feet. Rhey are under skin and do not borher her. I am concerned anway. Thank you.

Mgt: Some viral infections may cause this pattern of rash. If she appears ill or has a fever, I would suggest that she be evaluated. A photo may be up, loaded to her Healthtap virtual records when you book an appointment. ...Read more

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Hi I'm julita(F) i have enlarge spleen from my child hood,I am now 28yr. Doctor decided splenectomy in dec 2014.how take self care before OT&VACCINAT?

Hi I'm julita(F) i have enlarge spleen from my child hood,I am now 28yr. Doctor decided splenectomy in dec 2014.how take self care before OT&VACCINAT?

Vaccination: I don't know what kind of problem you are suffering or the cause for the enlarged spleen. I would certainly consider getting a 2nd opinion. Aside from that, try to get vaccinated (especially to pneumococci) before you undergo the surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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I like to blow air through my eyes if I plug my nose and blow really hard, I can get air to come out of the corner of my eye. It doesn't happen all the time — only when i really concentrate and push extra hard. Anway, recently after doing this for so

I like to blow air through my eyes if I plug my nose and blow really hard, I can get air to come out of the corner of my eye.  It doesn't happen all the time — only when i really concentrate and push extra hard.  Anway, recently after doing this for so

While : While your friends may find this entertaining, there are some disadvantages to what you are doing. You may inadvertently plug the tear-drainage duct with mucus, which would cause your eye to water chronically. In addition, the high pressure you describe may damage delicate nasal tissues and lead to infection. If your pain persists, you should see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What do this mean? Mild to moderate degenerative joint disease biateral hips and what is the paragraph below saying? Alignment appears anatomic. Mild narrowing is noted at hip jonit biaterally. Moderate bony spurring is noted of the acetabulum biatera

What do this mean?  Mild to moderate degenerative joint disease biateral hips and what is the paragraph below saying? Alignment appears anatomic.  Mild narrowing is noted at hip jonit biaterally.  Moderate bony spurring is noted of the acetabulum biatera

"Alignment : "Alignment appears anatomic" means everything is lined up as it should be.
"Mild narrowing is noted at hip joint bilaterally" means there is some arthritis in the hip joint.
"Moderate bony spurring of the acetabulum bilaterally" means a little extra bone (like a little spur) has formed at the hip "cup" where the hip socket fits in, and is also arthritis changes.
"Phleboliths" just means calcium in a vein or vessel and is normal, it is a normal finding. ...Read more

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Past 3 months I've had rapidly increasin fatigue, night sweats/ chills, pains in my stomach/jointa, unexplained bruising-sores, dizziness, nausea what?

Past 3 months I've had rapidly increasin fatigue, night sweats/ chills, pains in my stomach/jointa, unexplained bruising-sores, dizziness, nausea what?

Vague but important: The symptoms could be due to anything from anxiety and depression to lymphoma/ leukemia, peptic ulcer disease or inflammatory bowel disease just to name a few. Go see your doctor and get a physical exam, a good history and some basic lab results. ...Read more

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