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Are they pregnancy symptoms or some kind of sickness ? I have been having diarrhea and i've been feeling sick . I don't feel like eating either i just take a few bites and then don't want to eat anymore. Is this normal ?
Symptoms : Symptoms of pregnancy can include: lack of a period, feeling tired, swollen and/or tender breasts, nausea, headaches, backaches and frequent urination. Diarrhea is not usually a symptom of pregnancy. If your diarrhea does not resolved, please see your doctor. Of course, if you have been sexually active without protection then you could become pregnant. ...Read more
Had a C-section a week ago & if don't pump every 3 hours my boobs get extremely painful & hard. Is pumping the only way to prevent/stop this? I don't nurse because he wouldnt latch on. My nurse said my breasts were full
What did your doc sa: Say if u are not going to breast feed they should ahve told u that u need to get a tight breast binder and use ice packs and take Motrin and do not stimulate or pump your breasts as if u do your milk will keep coming in, your breasts will get hard for a few days and engorged then they will go down, there used to be meds u could take, but now there are none they should have told u that ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would my period change if I diet and exercise? I recently started a diet which includes juicing and I exercise as well. I also drink hot lemon water every morning. My period came 5 days earlier than usual is that normal?
My Wife is experiencing swollen face, jaw pain and warm skin (warm enough to melt an ice pack after 10 mins of use) on her left cheek. She just had her bottom left wisdom tooth pulled yesterday. Is being that warm normal?
I have a super sore throat. I had a white spot on the back of my throat where my tonsil used to be.( I got a tonsillectomy a few years back) Now the area has swollen up into a painful lump. I have an earache as well.
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is "super sore", recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can decrease throat pain. ...Read more
"Eat what I eat!": That's the answer one doctor gives to this tough question. But it can be as hard to gain for some people as it is for others to take off weight. To gain one pound in a week, eat 500 calories each day over what you normally eat, and keep your activity level about the same. But eat nutritious food, not "junk." think healthy smoothies, yogurt. Adding a bowl of oatmeal each day is a start. ...Read more
Diet and exercise: Fad and crash diets rarely work and often result in regaining weight in a pattern which is actually likely bad for your health. Gradual wieght loss through better diet and a good exercise program may result in slower loss, but if you achieve lifestyle changes, something that is more likely to work in long run. Of course this assumed you need to lose weight. Consult your doctor before diet! ...Read more
Chronic leukemia: Chronic myelogenous leukemia is a chronic cancer that presents with increased numbers of myeloid cells. Splenomegaly may occur. CML may also transform into a more acute and dangerous leukemia in rare cases. Currently CML is effectively treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors. These inhibitors put the body into a medical remission, which means that the leukemia is not detectable in the blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Light-headed?: Unbalanced? If a person feels light-headed after getting up, he may be getting up faster than his blood can flow to his head. This happens more often if he has been in bed too often the past week, if he has a new fever or cold, if he hasn't been drinking enough liquids (or is on a salt-free diet or on diuretic "water" pills), etc... His dr. Can evaluate and check for low blood pressure. ...Read more
Many reasons: You may be eating too fast, have an infection, hiatal hernia, on Aspirin or other drug, stress, spicy foods, etc. More info is needed. When did it start? When does it happen? After meals or middle of night? If the problem persists, you can try omeprazole, an over the counter drug for a few weeks. If it doesn't get better, see a doctor for complete evaluation. ...Read more
Search internet: Physicians really can't hide from the public. Most state boards of medicine make our information available (online) to the general public. Many online sites collect information on us & republish for you to compare & access. This site (as do most) also gives you access to our practice information including both address & phone. ...Read more
Dr. can check first: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon,... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu,... ...Read more
Mom's attention: Basically, breast feed the baby 6 months to a year and follow any special feeding instructions the doctor gives. Get baby all recommended vaccinations and keep away from people with infectious illnesses. Get baby rest and walk with baby in a carrier that keeps baby close to your body but so baby can see the world around but feel safe. Always listen to your instinct as a mother. Keep up well visits ...Read more
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon,... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu,.... ...Read more