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37 yrs recently diagnosed with 2 intracavity fibroids(6.5 & 4.5 cm)Planning to have a baby, was recommended to remove fibroids before conceiving. Heard about LAAM BUAO procedure, is this safe for large intracavity fibroids & if I want to conceive soon?
While I am not a: Gynecologic surgeon, I believe the answer to this is "yes." My understanding is that LAAM (laparoscopic assisted abdominal myomectomy) uses both a laparoscopic and lower pelvic (bikini line) incision to safely remove even larger fibroids than yours. I would investigate which GYN surgeons in your area have been trained in this technique and make an appointment for a consultation. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Yes, but why???: Haven't heard of any regulations against the eating of raw lamb, but why would one not cook his meat. Undercooked meat has bacteria, viruses, and parasites that are bad for people. One can enjoy a healthier lifestyle by cooking to death all those "germs", before eating. ...Read more
Can't tell: The tempomandibular joint can make a person miserable and there's no predicting how long it will last. There are folks who know how to treat this and I'm not one of them; a variety of measures including those that keep you from grinding your teeth at night can help, as can more intensive interventions. Good luck. ...Read more
Periods might be a: Little irregular. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
If you have been: Sexually active, take home pregnancy test. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. # 1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Puberty: Hi!, Growth rates vary due to genetics, genders and environments. Hormone issues can also have an effect. Generally People are done growing by their early 20s. If a person continues to grow taller they may have a condition called Giantism and they should see an endocrinologist soon. ...Read more
Supportive care:: Force fluids x 8-10 glasses/day: 50% electrolyte rich fluids, 50% clear broth, bullion, consume. Warm water gargles, nasal saline mist, hot tea and dark brown honey, Hot steam showers, Cold-Eze Lozenges, Tylenol 1-2 TABLETS every 4-6 hours as needed for fever greater than 100. Tea with dark brown honey. Nasal saline. OK to use Robitussin DM 1-2 tsp. Every 4-6 hrs.as needed ...Read more
Maroteaux-lamy Syndrome, a type of dwarfism is due to a deficiency in a specific mucopolysaccharide. Treatment is available but is the most expensive treatment in the world, costing 365,000 dollars a year, according to Wikipedia. That is criminal! See the discussion here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maroteaux%E2%80%93Lamy_syndrome
Here's another page on the disease: https://rarediseases.org/ ...Read more
7 weeks but...:
If you're pregnant (not everyone 21 days late is pregnant) that means you conceived 5 weeks ago, but while your fetus is 5 weeks old, pregnancy is measured from your last period, so you would be considered 7 weeks pregnant (which is strange, since that means you are 2 weeks pregnant at the moment of conception).
Take a test to confirm. If not on prenatals start a good one (with methylfolate) ASAP! ...Read more
No Guessing: There is nothing here we can offer you beyond speculation and guessing. And there are no facts to this question on which to hang our hats with opinion. But, if you are late for your period then it is time to do a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Prolong sexual exp.:
Unfortunately there is no pill or treatment to achieve such a sexual experience.
That is not to say that prolonging the time to ejaculation can occur with practice. There is a lot of information and opinions about this online and in published books about sex.
But, to last for a full hour before ejaculation is a very rare event. ...Read more
Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) can make your eyelashes longer and fuller. It's applied daily with an applicator to the base of the eyelashes. Takes about 1-2 months to see about 40% thicker eyelashes. Results only last while using the product. They go back to normal 2 months after stopping the product. You have to get it from a doctor's office. Make sure to ask about the side-effects. ...Read more