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Not clear: I am unclear as to what a thypus is? So it's difficult to answere why the WBC is elevated. ...Read more
5yo has 2/6 systolic murmur loudest at LLSB and radiating to the apex. Is this bad or dangerous? When does it go away?
Murmur: By the way you describe the murmur, has your child been evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist? Many murmurs are benign in childhood and may resolve over time, others can be life long but not necessarily mean that any treatment is needed. And some need treatment or monitoring. Discuss this with your child's pediatrician and then a referral to a Peds cardiologist may be warranted for an ekg & echo. ...Read more
I want to increase the tone of my voice to the loudest and make it heard despite laryngitis. How can I make my voice less raspy?
Rest your voice: The worst thing you can do is to force your voice. If you want it to get better, you need to give it a rest by not speaking or by whispering. ...Read more
I've just started taking levest 150/30 on the first day of my period but bleeding hasn't stopped & has been 10 days now, should I be concerned?
I was having a dream about guns, & I heard the loudest gunshot, gasped, then woke up. Did something burst in my head or can dreams be that realistic?
So i have had this problem for several years with my stomach. it makes the loudest sound and sometimes it is very swollen and i have lots of pain?
Need evaluation: It sounds like you are quite uncomfortable. I am not sure what your question is. It is impossible to offer any assessment with the limited information provided. Please schedule a consultation with a clinician who can take a full history, perform a physical examination and order other studies if needed. That's the only way to get a diagnosis and treatment plan. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am on the Levest contraceptive pill and I accidentally took an 11 day break instead of a 7 day break. In the 4 extra days I have had sex twice. Help?
I've been taking birth control pills for 2 months now (levest 150/30). Will my natural wetness come back if i come off it?
Can loudest volume on cell phone, playing music not too close to the belly, damage a 24w fetus' s hearing? How much is too much? Also use hairdryer.
No problem: The baby is well protected from sound waves while inside your uterus. My wife and i had front row seats to a rock concert when she was pregnant. Your hair dryer and cell phone will not cause a problem. ...Read more
Leukemia can be linked to influential vaccine?It seems that my friend's dad starts leukem when he was vaccinated against influence.Could be possible?
Wife takes Levest Pills. She was on 7 day break. On day 8&9 we had sex she took expired pill. pharmacy said take morning after pill. Can she be preg?
but the Pharmacist's suggestion is reasonable
Hope this helps
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What can cause uti Sx but home test only shows trace Leuk's, no nitrate. Dr's dip stick showed all negative but some blood, however pt is menstrating.
No symptoms are : Specific for a particular disease.it maybe suggestive of a disease .She could have an infection in the urethra from an STI.A severe vaginal infection.In addition you need to be more specific about what is "symptoms of UTI". ...Read more
After having my baby, doctor prescribed me levest 150/30, was on microgynon before baby & it suited me very well, how similar are the 2 contraceptives?
Identical: They are not just similar, they are identical. The pills may be colored differently or shaped differently but they are chemically absolutely identical. ...Read more
5yo dr heard normal S1/S2 with a 2/6 systolic murmur loudest at LUSB & radiating to the apex. She had an echo when she was 2. Normal. Dr says innocent?
Innocent not guilty!: Innocent murmurs are termed such after getting the cardiac work up to rule out any cardiac pathology, as was done in your daughter's case, who mag outgrow the murmur later in life. For your daughter's healthy future ...Read more
I've had really strong cramps the last 8 hours along with light spotting and brown discharge from the vaginal area and the big thing clear leakiest fr?
5yo has 2/6 systolic murmur loudest at LLSB and radiating to the apex. She had an echo at 2yo should she have another one? Endocrinologist said innoce
Wen I stretch I get the loudest crack inh sternum it's so much relife as It cracks tho it cracks at least 4 times a day and if it doesn't it get tight?
Leave it alone: There is absolutely no benefit it doing this.Sternums simply don't get tight- you are developing a habit. Just exercise and deep breathing with meditation will be more beneficial. ...Read more
I am taking the contraceptive pill levest 150/30, its a mono phasic 21 day pill. I finished my pack yesterday and began another one today, taking two packs back to back to avoid my period for this week. However my boyfriend said he will worry because with
No worries: There is no problem with taking two 21-day packs of birth control pills back to back in order to miss your period once in a while. There is no reason for concern, this will not affect the effectiveness of your birth control. You should be able to do this 2-3 times a year without problems. Avoid missing two periods in a row (i.e. don't take 3 packs back to back. Enjoy this month off. ...Read more
Chest pain when i talk a lot. Was on lukast and stopped bec I felt better.Very stressed.Cant blow hard.Breath is weak. ECG normal. Been 2 months now?
? Asthma : Kindly see an asthma specialist for re-evaluation, you don't stop the lukast (montelukast) when you get better, you rather continue, it is a long term treatment, same as blood pressure medications, you don't stop when blood pressure normalizes. You may need more medications than just lukast, most important though is to rule out any heart problem, normal ECG is fine but not enough, best wishes ...Read more
I have a heart murmur loudest in the upper left area-rough sound between s1 and s2 (racepinephrine) and it becomes clearer when i exercise and feel breathless. my latest ecgs had P waves pointed aver. 3mm tall causes?
You had an echo...: What did it show? Possibly a bicuspid aortic valve instead of the typical trileaflet aortic valve? Any hypertrophic changes in the ventricle near the outflow tract? Enlarged atria? Elevated RV pressure? I'd be interested in details. Murmurs can fool even the best cardiologists, and the reaction of the murmur to maneuvers isn't included. Echo is the definitive test to characterize murmur origins. ...Read more
I have mild cough x 2 yrs and wheeze heard loudest upper right chest and back. Docs don't seem concerned normal x-ray. I'm scared lung cancer. Ideas?
I've had really strong cramps the last 8 hours along with light spotting and brown discharge from the vaginal area and the big thing clear leakiest from my breast also They are extremely tender.
Blood test done. normal except wbc 11.8, neutrophils 85, lymphocytes 7, mono cutest 1, glucose 111.Rbcs are nomochromic/normocystic is this PNH/leuke?
This is fine: Perhaps a bit of stress effect on your neutrohils. Can you clarify? What makes you think that you have paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and/or leukemia? If all the WBC's are normal -- and you'd have heard if they weren't -- an adult almost certainly doesn't have leukemia. PNH presents dramatically. I'll bet you're fine. How do you FEEL? If you have symptoms, look for some other reason. ...Read more