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Expert witnesses: I had not heard of DR. Samenow until I read your question last night & decided to read up on him. I still don't know that I have a good handle on the answer. But I can say that often behavioral health providers who act as expert witnesses whether it be for the defense or the prosecution, can become known for stance on issues like capacity/ lack of capacity etc. When the behavioral health provider- ...Read more
What might b good way 2 approach spouse addiction 2 internet(OBSESSED w news&posting on political msg boards)w/o making him defensive&angry?PLZ HELP!
Alanon? Therapy?: Many discover that there is little we can do to change others. It is hard enough to change ourselves! You can find possible support at an Alanon meeting or from a psychotherapist. Then, you might find the voice to use to invite spouse to help you with your problem. I know this sounds backward. It's not. Best wishes. ...Read more
My bf's obsessed w posting on political msgboards&checking current events/social media sites.Interferes w work,our relationship,etc.Is this addiction?
Was dx'd w fibromyalgia.Have bipolar,ptsd,ocd,social phobia,agoraphobia 2.How 2 make my family&bf understand&believe my pain?Any book recommendations?
Hello doctor mare skin black hai kuch bhi lagati hu frak nahi padat please koi aisa prouduct batye?
Incomprehensible: Please ask again in english.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hace 2 dias me empezo a olvidar algunas palabras. Me cuesta encontrar alguna palabra sencilla, y me cuesta recordar las canciones que canto siempre?
Neurologo: Has tenido algún golpe/trauma a la cabeza? Estas tomando algún medicamento nuevo? Te recomiendo que vayas a ver un neurólogo para que te hagan un examen neurológico completo y posiblemente tomografía del cerebro. ...Read more
Social anxiety,specially college,no neutral environment at home school.school was very bad like teachers,homr was where i was more than everything?
I am a writer, need medical insight. Scene: youth suffers punctured lung, barbed hook on ship at sea. No modern medicine; none trained. Best response?
What available: Alternatives are to enlarge hole in chest wall to create an open pneumothorax and prevent tension from trapped air, or to create valve type mechanism with some type of tube and flutter valve or water submersion of tube to allow air out of chest cavity but not allow it back in through tube. ...Read more
Unclear : Please rephrase your question. We would love to help you! ...Read more
Abused by teacher in '80s. School never believed me/my parents. Abuser now sunday school teacher at church. How can I be credible in warning church?
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
Question on possible bcc on end of nose - need appt at Waikato dermatology with Dr Marius Rademaker please?
And your question?: You don't say what your question is but it does sound wise to see a dermatologist. But I advise you contact Waikato Dermatology directly to make an appt with Dr. Rademaker. We are doctors, not appointment secretaries! Even if I called them I would not have any contact info for them to reach you. ...Read more
Mi Paciente está experimentando entumecimiento de la pierna, dolor de cabeza (mejora con: descanso) (empeora con: flexionar hacia adelante) (sever...
Analgesico Primero: Entumecimiento de la pierna puede ser por falta de uso! Terapia fisica es recomendable! Antes de ejercicio que se tome un Analgesico como Acetaminofen 650 mg para que pueda ejercitarse. Depende claro de la edad de su paciente y tambien de otras enfermedades que tenga! ...Read more
Measurements of vintage hollywood ladies, sophia loren, 38-24-38 marilyn monroe, 36-23-37 ava gardner, 36-23-37. How did they get and keep that fig?
Date rape. Extremely upset, won't report. Adamant all that was touching her body be burned, clothes, jewelry, purse, etc. S.Asian girl. Lim english?Help?
Therapy: This person needs therapy, and culturally appropriate and language appropriate therapy. Gestures like the ones she is proposing may be helpful for her, but what she underwent can cause lifetime psychologic scarring. She needs extensive psychotherapy to make sure she is ok now and in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 yr history depression. Is my monotonous flat voice answering phones making my family business lose business?
It certainly could : I hope you are receiving good treatment from a psychologist and psychiatrist and that your depression will remit. Your flat voice could well make customers not interested in your business, and they may mistake this with a lack of courtesy and certainly a lack of enthusiasm for the business. I wish you well. Maybe you can get someone else to be receptionist while you heal? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Julie has been getting extream pain at the top of her left foot and is worse when there is no weight put on it?
Md: se ur MD to do doppler studies on legs for circulation. ...Read more
I have a leg injury for 1 week now. Had an extray not broken, but I feel it getting worth. Very red and swollen. Put ice in regular basis. What else I could do? Kind regards Julie.
Doctor examine: You will need to let a doctor examine the limb to be sure nothing is broken and to see what else could explain the symptoms you're starting to experience. ...Read more
My name's Julie. I'm not usually bothered by seasonal allergies I am this year. If you take enough antihistamines will it build up in the system?
Nasal allergies: antihistamines can offer relief for mild symptoms and may build up.Nasal steroids ( Namsacort and Flonase are nonprescription) are going to be more effective for most people. The nasal steroids usually take 2-3 days to start making a difference and reach full effect the in 2 weeks. They are best used regularly in the season. Prescription antihistamine nasal sprays that work in 30 minutes. ...Read more
Hi my name is Julie and I wanna know what this ball is in my stomach above my belly button ,after I had my last child it began and now it's hurts?
My wife Julie has extreme shaking from head to toe. Walking down stairs is impossible. It went away for 3 days but now it's back. Can we know why pls?
This is a simple ?: although I suspect the answer will not be simple. Take her to the hospital now. She needs to be evaluated by a neurologist. Your earlier question which I also answered about numbness tingling and loss of strength in the arm in the context of what you describe is worrisome for MS or a stroke. You live in a region with increased risk of MS. She has a neurological problem, this needs prompt attention ...Read more
My name's Julie. I'm having almost all symptoms of hyperthyroidism but my thyroid is normal.What can mimic it? I'm 36 so I don't think it's menopause.
Graves' disease : This is an illness caused by antibodies to the pituitary that cause increased thyroid hormone production since the antibodies mimic thyroid-stimulating hormone, or TSH, and cause a hyperthyroid state. The diagnostic feature is a low level of native TSH with high T3 (liothyronine) and free T4 levels ...Read more
How much does the allegry vaccine only from pollen rye cost in lebanon? During which season of the year must it be done? Julie
Allergy vaccination: The vaccination is a long process and is usually given all year round, you need to check with a local doctor about pricing. ...Read more
Julie still all her body shaking. Hyperactive reflexes, even in one touch.
We are not worried about stroke. Is there's anything emergency?
Unclear: From your question, I am unsure what the problem is. If you are concerned, go to the nearest emergency room for an evaluation. ...Read more
My name's Julie. I got my glasses 2day.I've had to wear my old ones longer than needed. I still have eye strain. Is it from the old or new glasses?
Name's Julie.I've all the symptoms of hyperthyroid but the heart.My thyroid's normal.What can mimic hyperthyroid? I'm 36.I don't think it's menopause.
My wife Julie has pins and needles down the iner right arm.Her right thumb is numb and the right index finger also with pins and needles.why please?
Does Julie: Have trouble with her neck? This type of problem is oft associated with a pinched nerve root in the cervical spine (neck). Of course there are other explanations as well, but this is the first thing that comes to mind. A series of plain x rays, a history and a physical exam, along with a neurological assessment should illuminate the problem. See a family doctor or internist to start the evaluation ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My name's Julie. I've got bad eye strain. I'm getting new glasses on 2-27. I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) and cold water. What else can I do until then?
10/30/12 to 11/7/12: Normal pregnancy is 40 weeks so count back 40 weeks from your due date. Or count forwards 40 weeks from your last menstrual period. If you're like me and can't count that high, check out any number of due date & conception calculators online like this one: http://www.Baby2see.Com/conception_calculator.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctors time off.: Not really an urban legend. Weekend is the worst proven times to be ill, because hospitals and clinics are at half staff. In july, many doctors take family breaks, and there may be fewer to take care of you. ...Read more
Lose weight: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Be physically active with both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
AED: Voltage = joules/ coulombs of energy delivered. The energy is bipolar delivered in fractions of a second. Voltage then can only be calculated if coulombs is known. The manufacturers may be able to provide that information. ...Read more