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No more pain: I assume you did not see it pass (by straining your urine). If not, if the pain is gone, the stone likely has passed although it may be in the bladder and still need to go through the urethra. A urinalysis could detect blood in the urine if the stone is still lodged in the ureter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is lying down measurement of BP a correct indicator.... I get a reading of 128/72 taking early morning ... I take olmin 20 mg.
Good blood pressure: Yes laying down BP is accurate. That is a good bp. ...Read more
Anxiety: Anxiety can range from feelings of unease and tension, all the way to extreme fear and panic. There can be chronic, intense worrying. It usually also includes some physical symptoms such as muscle tension; rapid, shallow breathing; fast heart rate; sweating; dry mouth; tremulousness; numbness & tingling around mouth or extremities; feelings of choking; nausea; dizziness; diarrhea, etc. ...Read more
Get tested: There are two types of diabetes type 1 and type 2; type 1 diabetics usually have one or more of the following symptoms frequent urination, unusual thirst, extreme hunger, unusual weight loss extreme fatigue and irritability type 2 diabetics can have similar symptoms plus frequent infections blurred vision cuts/bruises that are slow to heal tingling/numbness in the hands/feet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Following: Menstrual irregularities, changes in cycle & regularity, lighter flow often but heavier for some. Hot flashes lasting 1/2 - 5 mins, face 7 neck flushing &/or red blotches on upper body, can be accompanied by heavy sweating or cold shivering, all mild to severe enough to wake & interfere with sleep. Mood changes, swings, depression or irritability.Vaginal dryness -> painful sex.Urinary incontinence. ...Read more
Convergent symptoms: There are many conditons considered to be "preleukemic", each with their own unique features. Common to each is some measure of marrow synthetic dysfunction and blood count abnormalities. Eventually one clone acquires a selective advantage over others in progressing to an acute leukemia. Common symptoms include fatigue, pallor, bleeding, bruising, life-threatening infection risk. Ask 4 more detail. ...Read more
Chemistry: pH detection papers (indicators) contain chemicals that vary in color over the pH range, usually due to acquisition or loss of hydrogen ions. Some have several different chemicals to increase the total range. These have been developed over years of experimentation and are fairly reliable although not precise. ...Read more
Hard to say: The walls of the womb provide a significant amount of pressure on baby, which has the effect of shrink wrap on the features.They can also have a hand, foot or head turned in an odd position, all of which will change when the baby is out and the distortion pressure is gone. ...Read more
Is the particle size of LDL a reliable indicator of risk? And if so, when is it worth having the text done?
What does a partial intact hymen mean? Like what are its indicators, having a cut somewhere or multiple or what?
Normal Finding: The hymen covers the vaginal orifice in younger women. In some it remains completely intact, but it become "patent" in others. Partially intact means just that, that it has partially opened. This can occur naturally as well as with trauma. There are no cuts or indicators. It is seen on physical exam. ...Read more
Is the clearblue easy conception indicator just as reliable as getting a +/- result? Would the time of day have any affect?
If u have a + result at night and the conception indicator reads "2 - 3 weeks" is this reading just as accurate as the positive reading?
No: The positive reading is accurate. But the number of weeks is not. There is a very wide range of pregnancy hormone early in pregnancy. Those results are not accurate for figuring out when the conception happened. The most accurate way of telling when the pregnancy was conceived is an ultrasound done between 6 and 10 weeks of gestational age. ...Read more
Does it count as a wet diaper if the indicator is showing only a slight wetness or does it have to be soaking wet to count as a wet diaper? 11wk baby
Dehydration: If the baby is making a few very wet diapers, you can ignore the not very wet diapers. It is also important to know if the baby is drinking well, acting well and active, and is steadily gaining weight. If the baby is sick or has a fever, please call and let your doctor know. ...Read more