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60y.o./TSH=10.5/FT4=11.7.Dr. Leila Hashemi on here says they don't add up (lab error) & FT4 is too high. But on my report, the FT4 range is 12-22 pmol?
Different units: Hi. Dr. Hashemi and I are used to different units here in the USA. In our units, she's right. But in your assay, it all fits with you being hypothyroid. ...Read more
Inherited Condition: 1 / 20, 000- 60, 000 newborns are born w/ this condition which can cause malformations of heart, lungs, kidneys, gut & genitalia. Affected babies often have small head size, fused second & third toes &sometimes extra fingers and toes. There can be learning and behavior problems from mild to approaching autism in severity. Infants may grow more slowly, have weaker muscle tone, & have feeding issues. ...Read more
Hard to answer...: Dizziness is a common description for many different feelings. The feeling of dizziness, or a "dizzy spell, " may be very familiar to an individual, yet difficult to describe. Vertigo is a medical term to describe the feeling of spinning, whirling, or motion either of yourself or your surroundings. A good history & exam by your doctor will lead to a better explantion. ...Read more
Not especially: Soy sauced tend to be loaded with salt which contributes to hypertension in some (not all) people. There's little magic in food choices. Health is more likely to come from a sensible, balanced diet, staying physically fit, and avoiding tobacco, illegal drugs, and excesses in alcohol use. ...Read more
It is possible: It is possible to still have growth in heigh ...Read more
Disorder...suggest you GOOGLE for "BASICS". you can ask specific questions here on Health Tap and a Physician with experience in this disorder will try to help you!
Hope this is helpful (at this moment)
Dr Z ...Read more
Disease? The terms seem to relate to categories of diagnosis/evaluation for PVD.
Ankle Brachial Index (ABI)
Lower Extremity Doppler (LEA)
Upper Extremity Doppler (UEA)
Discuss w/ your doctor. ...Read more
Does anyone know where I can buy blue lily of the nile extract locally and educate me on hw to use it?
Garden flower: This beautiful plant is mentioned in the harry potter series; some people are allergic to its leaves and in folk medicine it's been used to speed labor. I could not find any scientific studies, though it is understandable why such a lovely family of flowers would generate interest in the "natural healing" community. I have no idea who's selling it; sorry. ...Read more
Lili has 68 years old she complains from hot flushing she took manhae but it didn't work what's ur advice?
See MD: I advise that she follow up with her primary care doctor to further evaluate. ...Read more
Iliac crest pain: Several possiblities:adhesions/scar tissue, tight muscles which attach to the crest, minor tendon tears along the crest, pelvic shearing which causes abnormal pelvic functn and thus abnormal muscle/ligament tensions, lumbar vertebral dysf, quadratus lumborum muscle imbalance & more. A good history & phys incl osteopathic hands-on exam should shed light on cause & osteopathic manipulation may fix it. ...Read more
Allergic Rhinitis: Hi! It is possible that certain scents, and certainly certain plant pollens can cause or worsen allergic rhinitis. Runny nose, facial pain, headache, and sneezing are some of the symptoms. It is also possible for certain scents to trigger migraines. The best thing is to avoid lilies, if you can't discuss with your doctor. Take care, dr. H. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: The most common reason would be hemorrhoids. However, more serious conditions can also have this warning sign. It's best to have your healthcare provider check. ...Read more
Unknown: Please ask your question again as I am unsure of what it is that you are wanting an answer to. ...Read more
It is next to: Impossible to diagnose dermatological issues over the internet. There are too many potential reasons for your symptoms. The easiest potential issue would be an allergic reaction to your deodorant or perhaps irritation from shaving if you do. Make an appointment with a health care provider so that the area in question can be looked at and evaluated. ...Read more
Depends on height: Nothng wrong with being slim if your health is good. I married my wife when she was 120 pounds and no health problems. ...Read more
HOw do I know if im not being over charged for a deep cleaning? One dr. Is charging me a lil over 1000 and one is 480?
Not possible to know:
It's unclear what kind of procedures you are questioning and thus it is not possible to provide a cogent answer to your query.
Provide more details and we may be able to provide a more complete answer. ...Read more
What to do if I'm 32 year old but I have letle bit diabeties but I wanted toparmanent salution for this, is it possible?
Once a diabetic,:
Always a diabetic
but you want to have excellent, even normal, sugars
avoid sweets, work with MD to decide if Meds needed ...Read more
Hello im lili. Why do I feel like I run out of air when im exercising (crossfit/running) and I just can't improve my endurance?
What ointment is best to apply in a wound. I got a small wound 2 days back but looks lil big today. Was applying neosporin. Help.
Movable kinda hard lumps on both ribz what could this be? .Lots of lumps covering ribz hurts a lil if I press on them n move them..
Cyst: It's unlikely it's on ribs. More likely in the skin. Cysts are usually not movable though and are also superficial. ...Read more
Are the lelo keagle balls safe to use? And do they really work? Should they feel like they are going to pop out when I use restroom?
Kegal balls: I would be very cautious about placing these balls in the vagina. They are be very hard to get out! You may end up seeking medical care to get them out. They are slippery and round, hard to grab. Be very cautious about using these. ...Read more
Why is it some kids with JRA are harder to treat than others? Some only require lil med while others need to up or change meds often?
Subtypes: There are four subtypes in traditional JRA, namely, pauciarticular, polyarticular (with and without RF-rheumatoid factor), and systemic-onset form. Among these subtypes, RF-positive polyarticular form has the highest potential to cause joint deformity and to carry the process way into adulthood. ...Read more
Hi I have a bump on the side close to the cluterous and it's a size of a lil marble does not hurt or itch how can that be taken care of?
A Bartholin cyst, A BENIGN cyst fairly common in the location you describe...Check it out with your GYN (or Family Physician)
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more
Can I have kids with ovation cysts they don't hurt me a lot a lil pain not a lot and how old you gota be befor you can't have kids I'm 29?
Ovarian cysts: Yes youcan have kids with ovarian cysts being present. You can have kids until 45 or there abouts. ...Read more
My friend (Lili) is telling me she is forgetting things and it's gradually getting worse where no matter what she does she can't remember it?
You sound like a: True friend indeed. Lili needs a friend like you but she also needs to see a doctor. If she's less than 18 years old, her parents need to accompany her. Please encourage her to tell her parents about this. Thanks so much. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
I am 6 days late took 2test yesterday and neg and today I wiped and a lil pink. Blood and nothing now and never. Late but I was 2 das late omceq?
Pregnant?: Repeat and see ob/gynGet a more detailed answer ›
I wanna know what kind of diet is appropriate to increase my height. I'm 5' 11'' n I'm satisfied with it but I just want a lil bit of increase.?
Reg Excercize & Food: At your age you still have some chances of growing and getting taller. I do not think a special diet will help increase height. A regular regimen of excersize and a good normal diet with some extra proteins will help you maintain good health and in my opinion that will maximize your growth potential. Not worrying too much about it will also help. Wishing you the best. ...Read more
What the akins diet? How does it work how do I get starter and is it good to loose a lot of weight or a lil I'm looking o loose 30 lbs of baby fat
It's a low carb diet: The atkins diet is a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet designed to help you lose weight, similar to the south beach diet. You can buy books showing you how to do it. Some people do very well on atkins, but many others don't lose that much. You can abuse it (example: eat a pound of bacon). Better: mediterranean diet--no red meat, sugar, or white starch. Eat lots fresh produce, whole grains, olive oil. ...Read more
What does when sitting quietly just waiting patiently waiting then you make a face like you lala land is this something to work about 27 year old?
Subconscious: This is perfectly normal and of no consequence ...Read more