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Bump?: Could be wrong but I believe this direct personal level inquiry is intended to be done through a private consult. ...Read more
Julie has been getting extream pain at the top of her left foot and is worse when there is no weight put on it?
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
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 more
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 more
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