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NM Stress Test Results read EF 65%??? what does this mean. I only received these results and no explanation.

NM Stress Test Results read EF 65%??? what does this mean. I only received these results and no explanation.

Normal: This is a normal ejection fraction. The EF is the percentage of the volume of blood that is pushed out of the heart with each contraction. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, what does a nm gallium scan entail?

Hello doctors, what does a nm gallium scan entail?

Gallium...: First a radiotracer is injected intravenously. Then approximately 48 hours later, you will be imaged by a gamma camera until the necessary images are acquired. ...Read more

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How much water a 5 yo and very active child needs to intake? We live in roswell nm so is really hot outside

How much water a 5 yo and very active child needs to intake? We live in roswell nm so is really hot outside

Alot: Everyone should try to drink at least 4 eight ounce glases per day amd if outside in the heat may need much more. You can't over do it. Stay hydrated drink alot all day every day. ...Read more

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How effective is red light to heal lesions at 650 nm, will it promote healing or is light therapy a waste of time?

How effective is red light to heal lesions at 650 nm, will it promote healing or is light therapy a waste of time?

Cold laser: Cold laser is well known to promote healing. It is used in europe quite a lot (unfortunately not in the usa-due to fda). I would think that its not a waste of time and to certainly try it. Make sure its a medical grade laser and max treatments are 12 but you should see a difference by 6-7 treatments if done right. ...Read more

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I moved to NM and my skin rash on my hands is severe?

I moved to NM and my skin rash on my hands is severe?

Allergy: Please consider seeing your health care provider to evaluate the etiology for the worsening of your rash and give you appropriate topical treatment and discussion about limiting your exposure to what might be causing it ...Read more

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NM Pet Report: Abdomen/Pelvis: Persistence of hypermetabolic activity with in rectum, SUV 4.5, compared to prior SUV 5.6. What could its meaning?

NM Pet Report: Abdomen/Pelvis: Persistence of hypermetabolic activity with in rectum, SUV 4.5, compared to prior SUV 5.6. What could its meaning?

Several reasons: Standard uptake value (SUV) GREATER than 2.5 is increased but this is to be correlated with GI evaluations, including presence of polyps, inflammatory dis, diverticulitis or even malignancy. The PCD may need to check if you need Biopsies, if not already done, in the areas where increased sugar uptake seen by PET scan is noted, and one explanation could be resolving inflammation given the decrease. ...Read more

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I had surgery in June and have had a few GERD episodes but nothing this severe. I have had an upper gi which showed no abnormality. I know am suffering with severe gas pains. I live in nm but am visiting in Texas. I took some phazyme which is helping

I had surgery in June and have had a few GERD episodes but nothing this severe. I have had an upper gi which showed no abnormality. I know am suffering with severe gas pains. I live in nm but am visiting in Texas. I took some phazyme which is helping

R/O IBS VS ADHESIONS: IBS VS ADHESIONS VS IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD YOU NEED PROMPT EVALUATION. IBS SX can be managed. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet. Ie gutbliss. Com and Wholeapproach. Com The SX wax and wane. 30gm Fiber& 64oz water ...Read more

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Abd pain, nausea for months. Med history includes lupus. MD wants to look at gall bladder, etc Ordered NM PET scan. Is that the same thing as HIDA scan?

Abd pain, nausea for months. Med history includes lupus. MD wants to look at gall bladder, etc Ordered NM PET scan. Is that the same thing as HIDA scan?

Almost: Used to assess function and structure of hepatobiliary tract (including gallbladder), wish you all the best ...Read more

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Shortness of breath at rest not anxiety, does not get worse with intense exercise, lung CT and function tests normal, echocardiogram normal, blood nm?

Shortness of breath at rest not anxiety, does not get worse with intense exercise, lung CT and function tests normal, echocardiogram normal, blood nm?

CPET: Talk to your doctor about getting Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET). This will help determine if the cause of shortness of breath is related to heart, lungs or deconditioning. ...Read more

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Mytral valve replacement how do I find a doctor to perform this surgery at the mayo clinic we live las cruces nm my mother is a young 87 has been diagnois with mytral valve reguration a-fib pulmonary hypertension

Mytral valve replacement how do I find a doctor to perform this surgery at the mayo clinic we live las cruces nm my mother is a young 87 has been diagnois with mytral valve reguration a-fib pulmonary hypertension

Mayo Clinic Appoint: Information can be obtained from www. Mayoclinic. Org including the following:

mayo clinic in arizona
800-446-2279 (toll free)
8 A.M. To 5 P.M. Mountain standard time, monday through friday
mayo clinic in florida
904-953-0853
8 A.M. To 5 P.M. Eastern time, monday through friday
mayo clinic in minnesota
507-538-3270
7 A.M. To 6 P.M. Central time, monday through friday. ...Read more

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Who should not use Platinol-AQ?

Who should not use Platinol-AQ?

Platinol-AQ: "Cisplatin is contraindicated in patients with preexisting renal impairment. Cisplatin should not be employed in myelosuppressed patients, or in patients with hearing impairment. Cisplatin is contraindicated in patients with a history of allergic reactions to Cisplatin or other platinum-containing compounds." See; http://www. Drugs. Com/pro/platinol. Html ...Read more

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Talked to someone in the family of my aquaintence. They confirmed aq. Has glioblastoma. Today I cried in front of others. I feel so sad. Life expectancy?

Unpredictable: A few days to a few years. That's the best I can do -- it's famously unpredictable. What I do know is that you dried for your acquaintance. In this world, many people have no one to weep for them. You loved this person. Many people go through much or all of their lives without being loved, often through no fault of their own. See if you can't brighten your friend's last times. ...Read more

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I took a test for aspergers syndrome and got a aq score of 42. Is this significant? Should I tell my counselor or psychiatrist?

I took a test for aspergers syndrome and got a aq score of 42. Is this significant? Should I tell my counselor or psychiatrist?

Was it the: Autism spectrum quotient from aspergertest. Net? "32-50 indicates a strong likelihood of Asperger syndrome or autism." however, this is a screening test - it doesn't necessarily mean that you have this diagnosis. It would be good to let both your psychiatrist and counselor know. ...Read more

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What does the "aq" mean in the nasal spray nasacort (triamcinolone) aq?

Aqueous: Refers to a water based solution in contrast to a dry powder or aerosol spray ...Read more

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Would Fluticasone be comparable to Beconase (beclomethasone) AQ and what would be comparable to Flovent HFA?

Would Fluticasone be comparable to Beconase (beclomethasone) AQ and what would be comparable to Flovent HFA?

Nasal & inhaled ster: Fluticsone is a nasal steroid that is similar to Beconase. It is generic. It has a rose smell and some patients do not like it. Flovent is an inhaled steroid for Asthma and bronchitis. it is used twice a day. You can use Asmanex once a day instead ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nasacort (triamcinolone) aq while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take nasacort (triamcinolone) aq while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Likely safe: This nasal preparation is minimally absorbed into the blood & levels are rarely detectable. Its use in pregnancy and breast feeding has not been studied extensively but it is considered likely safe (category c) in pregnancy as well as with breastfeeding (l3) see:hale t;medications and mothers milk;16ed, 2012, p1101. ...Read more

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How effective is Cisplatin (Platinol-AQ) for treating lung cancer?

How effective is Cisplatin (Platinol-AQ) for treating lung cancer?

Good drug: Cisplatin and its sister drug carboplatin are one of the most useful drugs currently used for the treatment of Lung Cancer. In fact it is recommended that each patient receive a platinum containing combination as the standard of care for patients with advanced stages of lung cancer. But there are other drugs which are equally good (Paclitaxel, Docetaxel and Gemcitabine) ...Read more

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When I put aQ-tip in left ear, won't go unless a move it tothe other side. Like something blocking. Gothearing tested in both ears & left wasn't as good.

When I put aQ-tip in left ear, won't go unless a move it tothe other side. Like something blocking. Gothearing tested in both ears & left wasn't as good.

ENT: Using Q-Tips is not usually recommended to clean ears. What you could be doing is pushing wax deeper inside the ear canal and causing a significant obstruction or even worse perforation to the tympanic membranes. ENT MDs usually say that the way to clean your ears is with your elbows ;)
Clean outer portion but avoid getting things inside the ear canal. ...Read more