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Yes.: More info is needed, i.e., what medications are you taking? Some could be guilty, some not. ...Read more
Have pain under both feet left side leg both shoulders and lleft arm what is these symptoms for? I use low heart medication
Neighbor: You should call the police or the social welfare agencies and they should intervene as best they can to get her as much as she will allow. ...Read more
Sure: There aren't generic medications that work for every condition but you should certainly ask your doctor if a generic medication might work as well or almost as well. ...Read more
Are there any specific foods or products that can naturally enhance ones TSH levels? Would like to avoid a low dosage of medication if I can!
No: There are no such foods such as that. If your TSH level is low, that means your thyroid is overproducing thyroid hormone and that could be a goiter or other thyroid disease - you definitely need that checked and treated. If your thyroid hormone is low, then your TSH would be high. In that case, you need to take some form of thyroid replacement med - there are different options for that. ...Read more
BP 110/75, resting HR 60, is this normal for a 61 year old male, or is this to low? On BP medication 5mg daily, 100mg asprin. Thankyou
This is excellent: BP. Do not change anything.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a thyroid disorder. I take a low dose of medication. I am trying to lose some weight but it's not working. Do you have any healthy recipes?
Question: There is no information in your question to inform an answer ...Read more
I gave my grandmother her low blood pressure medication 2 times today accidently, after the second one she threw up, what can be the consequences?
What meds?: Without knowing the particular meds involved, the potential effects of taking extra doses would be to lower her blood pressure too much. If she is not feeling well, the safest thing is to take her to an urgent care center or ER so her BP can be checked and monitored and she can be treated if her BP is too low! Her heart rate may also be too low depending on the meds she took so take her for eval! ...Read more
Can a low TSH completely prevent pregnancy? Not extremely low but median low. Can the medication alap have an effect? Thanks in advance
Thyroid problem: Decrease TSH may be a result of primary disease of pituitary gland causing secondary hypothyroidism or it may be a consequence of negative feed back of elevated thyroid hormone (T4) in thyrotoxicosis. Both may (not always) cause infertility or menstrual cycle abnormality. After treatment, hormone levels return to normal and pregnancy is achieved more easily. ...Read more
I'm having postpartum hypertension. Is 2.5 mg amlodipine a low dose hypertension medication? Can I wean it off if my bp has been consistently 100-119/60-75 range? Do I have to wait until my readings reach hypotension level before weaning off?
Evaluation: Call your doctor or make an appointment to let them know your BP readings. They can give you guidance on whether it is time to reduce or discontinue the medicaiton ...Read more
I was seeing a dr. In nc monthly for mental health. I've recently moved to dc area and medication is low. All the appointments around here r months ou?
University: Many universities have associated medical schools and high quality outpatient medical (including psychiatric) clinics--they are staffed by faculty members. In dc you can check with georgetown and george washington medical centers. ...Read more
I put on 7lbs in 3month on 250 Depakote a day. Will I keep gaining at such a low dosage? What safe medication can I take to lose the weight?
Of coarse there are medications for low adrenal hormones but if that has been documented surely your doctor has prescribed appropriate treatment for you.
If you have not had any studies related to adrenal hormones what are you concerned about?
If you have not seen your doctor about this please do so as soon as possible. Making the low adrenal hormones studies is easy. ...Read more
TESTOSTERONE not ok: Many men with low sperm counts are found to have low testosterone. While there are many advantages to recommending testosterone replacement sperm count and fertility are not one of them. In fact, testosterone replacement will suppress FSH levels and over time sperm production may cease entirely. If you desire fertility, please seek out a urologist trained in fertility medicine or an rei md. ...Read more
None proven to work: Varicocelectomy, spermatic vein clipping or occlusion improves sperm motility in many men with varicoceles. IUI, intra-uterine semen injection increases chances of fertility with or without clomid (clomiphene) or if necessary IVF, in-vitro fertilization or finally ICSI, intra -cytoplasmic sperm injection. ...Read more
Low Thyroid: Not sure what your inquiry is, but hope that relieves your symptoms. ...Read more
Hi my wife has a low thyroid and on medication since more then a year now. As of now she is taking 75 mcg levothyroxin. Can this be cured forever?
Unfortunately, no.: Unfortunately secondary acquired hypothyroidism has various causes. Thyroid hormone replacement while monitoring for TSH, free T3, (liothyronine) free T4, or additional diagnostic tests depending on the tests and conditioning is the standard treatment modality at this time. Overtime, as her endogenous thyroid hormone production decreases, or condition changes, her Levothyroxine dose will need to be adjusted. ...Read more
I've been prescribed Ferrous Fumarate for low hemoglobin. Is this medication unlikely to give me a allergic reaction, I'm not allergic to anything?
Very doubtful: Low, minimal incidence of side effects with this medication. ...Read more
What are medications for low sperm motility? And how does it take long to father a child after treatments
Depends: Depends on what the cause of low motility is. There isn't one treatment for low sperm parameters. Your infertility doctor should guide you in this. Some conditions don't have a medical treatment. Avoid internet claims of natural supplements improving sperm counts. They are usually vitamins that do very little to correct serious sperm problems. ...Read more
Insurance doesn't cover medications for low testosterone is there any over-the-counter treatment for low testosterone?
Cost: Over the counter products are not effective. The best way to replace low testosterone is either with testosterone gel or as intramuscular injections. Both of these need to be prescribed by your doctor. You do have the option of paying for it out of pocket if your insurance does not cover it. In this case the intramuscular injection is cheaper. ...Read more
I just had a blood test for my testosterone level this morning at 8:00 am. My results were 231. I am 42 years old. Do I need medication for low T?
Find the Cause: Before a treatment can be determined the cause of the problem MUST be determined first. ...Read more
If sombody have depression and anxiety can he use clomid (clomiphene) for low testosterone? Dose this medication well make it worse? Or only temporarily
Check with your doc: In general it does not but you should never add or stopped or replace any medication without informing your doctor. They need to be aware of all your medications and supplements and herbal and all OTC medicine and drugs legal and illegal street drugs that you take otherwise they could not help you. ...Read more
My Tsh w/reflex t-4 free is 6.25. What that mean? Is my thyroid gland hormon low? Thank. Not yet medication, doctor said to come again for 3 months
Sorry, but each laboratory has a different reference interval for each test including thyroid studies.
Till you know the normal range for your thyroid lab you won't know whether the result is good or not so good.
Your doctor should have that information. ...Read more
3 yr old taking CEFDINIR 4 ear infection (4 days now) suddenly is running low grade fever tonite - medication side effect or new viral infection?
Low grade fever:
This could be your little girls liquid I take over the course of the day. If she takes in little, then during an infection, her temp may spike. We also have different times our body temp rises normally too. You'll be he king hers more often because she is ill. I'd recommend acetaminophen, encourage her liquids and call your Doctor if it persists or worsens. Good Luck ...Read more