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4/29 (sp)otting, 4/30-5/7 (p)eriod (8 days) 5/8-9 sp. 5/12 sp. 5/16-18 sp. 5/19 -24 p. 5/29 sp. 6/4 sp. 6/5-today p. why so many P in a short time?
Get evaluated: You need to see your Gyn and be evaluated. ...Read more
Hello Dr. Ott I have a question sir. When I used the bathroom this morning, I had bloody diarrhea. Will I be okay to wait a few hours before I go to t?
Bloody diarrhea: If this is true bloody diarrhea (not just some streaking with blood) would recommend prompt medical assessment. ...Read more
Is staph infections common with hip surgeries iwent into the hospital with no infections in September came out with with three ten dr. Marvin Royster?
Staph aureus: Anytime you undergo a procedure which disrupts the skin or mucous membranes you are at risk of having this organism introduced into your body from the surface of your skin or other areas and can become infected. This is a predictable complication of any surgery and would be very surprised if you were not told of this risk before your hip surgery. ...Read more
Improve health: Working out serves many differnet purposes to different people. One unifying purpose that is common to all that opt to work out safely and regularly is that working out is a good way to improve your overall health. Simple walking is a very efficient activity that can vastly imrpve one's overall cardiorespiratory health. ...Read more
If I have the marina and my 5years was up 7/6/12 but have not got it taking out can it hurt me, and I still have no pireod it's been 8months any ideas?
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There are none: A variety of diseases which do not generally appear in the normal immune competent person show up in persons with profound immuno-suppression and make physicians suspect and then test for hiv. Shortly after being infected there may be an acute HIV syndrome like infectious mono, but again this is not specific and only leads doctors to suspect hiv. Get tested if in any way u may have exposure. ...Read more
It's age-dependent: You must provide documentation, preferably from your healthcare provider, testifying that you have not had asthma symptoms or been treated for asthma after your 13th birthday. Any medication or medical intervention for asthma after your 13th birthday will disqualify you. ...Read more
Coconut oil.....: It's a myth that using olive oil and vegetable oils r healthy. Olive oil is good for u but not when heated, so reserve that for salad dressing. Label should say virgin and cold-pressed. Best oils/fats to use with cooking r organic butter (kerrygold) and coconut oil. Because they r saturated, they won't turn rancid with heat like other oils. ...Read more
It is NOT: Herpes simplex virus is dormant most of the time inside a nerve cell (ganglion). At variable intervals it travels down the nerve to be expressed at the skin surface. Thymidine kinase generated by any inflammatory response signals the virus to replicate and cause a blistered spot where the nerve reaches the skin. Inflammatory response may be a fever, abrasion, scratch, or sunburn. ...Read more
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD): Involves difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors, starting with early brain development and usually emerging age 2-3. Causes appear to include genetic and environment. The following website is an excellent source of information to guide you: http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/autism/detail_autism. Htm. ...Read more
Not that simple: There are two main components of obessessive-compulsive disorder (a type of anxiety disorder): (1) intrusive and inappropriate thoughts, impulses, or images that cause a lot of anxiety or distress, and (2) repetitive behaviors (including mental "acts") that a person feels driven to perform in response to the obsession (or according to rigidly applied rules). There is even more to this diagnosis. ...Read more
I need help finding a dr. In Michigan experienced in Marfan Syndrome to confirm or rule out this disease. Thank you.
Genetics: You are probably best served finding an expert in genetics. Check with your closest major hospital or medical university for a list of references. ...Read more
Can scars be dated e.G. Can I find out when a scar on my body was made using the marvels of modern science and medicine.?
Scar dating: Not that I have ever heard of. Maybe somebody here has a better suggestion but scar formation occurs and I know of no dating process. ...Read more
I have the Marina and it's due to come out in January well I started heavy but bleeding with clots couple days ago what could it be
So much confusing information out there about how often to eat. Better to eat 5-6 small meals during the day or three main ones plus snacks?
Many small: Many small meals. The key is small. This way, you are getting a steady flow of energy and nutrients, your blood sugar does not spike and dip, and you reduce inflammatory protein spikes. Also, you need to eat healthy, whole foods, preferably cooked yourself, and organic & non-gmo when possible. ...Read more
I have oab &wear depends day & night. I usually wake up every mornin with my depends wet. I don't realize I'm going. Will this cause u to get a u t i?
Genetic disorder: Charcot-marie-tooth disease is actually a group of genetically distinct disorders that have similar symptoms;it's the most common inherited neurologic disorder. Its symptoms start before 20 yrs old and include slowly progressing weakness starting in the muscles of the ends of the limbs (usually legs first).This leads to poor finger control, difficulty walking & frequent tripping. ...Read more
My friend does: My childhood friend does. He was diagnosed at a young age. As children he was much taller than all of us. He exhibited the telling signs of high arches and hammer toe. His fingers are permanently bent inward. He has had multiple surgeries and pushes through life. He is 51 years of age and still works full time! I am very proud of my friend. ...Read more
If the marina is no longer effective what are the chance of getting pregnant if still in place and he pulls out
Mirena (levonorgestrel): The Mirena (levonorgestrel) system is effective for about 5 years. If yours is now past that time frame, and you are using the withdrawal method, there is an increased chance that you could become pregnant as withdrawal is not a good method of contraception. Consider condoms plus spermacide now for better protection and see your ob/gyn if you want to find a different long term method. ...Read more
My girlfriend is haveing some symptoms of pregnancy and I'd like to know what some of the main symptoms are to look out for?
Recently, after 1-2 hard alcoholic drinks I am inebriated. I even passed out at dinner after one martini! Why might this happen?
Reversed tolerance: This is called reversed tolerance, it is a sign of advanced serious effect of alcohol on the liver, the liver is unable to metabolize alcohol. In the uncommon situation where you are not a drinker and surprisingly you develop this reaction, then it is possible you are having some liver problems. In either situation, you really want to see your doctor and completely stop alcohol. ...Read more
I m 28 year mom. I will loss intrest soon after starting sex with my husband. What will be the main reason for this. How can I stay intrest through out?
Sexual disconnect: This can be due to many different things, both physical and psychological. Are you too tired? Does your husband not stimulate you adequately either prior to or during intercourse? Are you able to masturbate satisfactorily? Are you distracted by anything during sex? A clinical psychologist specializing in sexual dysfunction may be able to help you work this out. Best wishes ...Read more
Had marina removed begin of sept. Sept-oct 28 day cycle. Oct-nov 32 cycle. Believe I had a failed implantation. How can I work out when I ovulate please?
Use an OPK kit: Did you have a + pregnancy test then negative? Now your cycles are back after the Mirena (levonorgestrel) you can use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not accurate. Try the ovuquick brand (available online) if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. ...Read more
I'm a Marine stationed in Missouri and my face has been breaking out a lot lately due to training and nothing I do seems to help. Can you help, than you?
Would check in at: Your local military treatment facility (MTF) for help. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. ...Read more
Body temperature out of control. Main problem is heat! Its bad. Any source of heat from fire, heating even to my toaster, sun, I want to rip my skin off!
Are all these symptoms normal for a 19year old, male (no major health problems) i'd like to state that I'm extremely stressed out and my anxiety is the main thing I need help on. So i'll go into detail about that; I feel kind of on auto-pilot a lot. Like
Hello.: Hello. This is a great question. It doesn't sound "normal" but you certainly don't sound crazy either. Your description makes me wonder if your anxiety is some what out of control. It doesn't sound like a comfortable place to be. Have you considered talking to a therapist or possibly seeing a psychiatrist? There many types of treatments (with and without medications) that might really help improve your quality of life. Think about getting some help. Take care. ...Read more
Hi, I had my merina taken out 2 weeks ago and I'm now 5 days late of my period. My period was regular all through the marina, what could be up?
Possible pregnancy: It is possible you could now be pregnant if you did not use an alternative birth control method after having it removed. Also after the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is removed your periods can take a few months to go back to normal. If a pregnancy test is negative then your period may be effected by the change in hormones. ...Read more
I had my mirena taken out after 4 months mAin issues pain & bleeding. I started the pill same day but have been bleeding since (10 days) is this ok?
IUD removal: If the IUD was pushed into the cervical canal, bleeding and pain would occur. The IUD may also have not prevented a pregnancy, which might account for the persistent bleeding (10 days). If pregnant, it could be in your tube, so get a serum HCG test to make sure about possible pregnancy. If negative, stop the pills and start a new package five days later. Take them the same time each evening. ...Read more
I am 38 weeks 6 days pregnant. This mornin at 6am a small amount of fluid came out & this mornin around 10am it happened again. Should I be worried?
Woke up this mornin made 1/2 around the bed, then got dizzy bad!! Unsure if I blacked out or not but went from standing up 2 flat of my back, hurtBad? ?
Needs to be checked:
We can not tell you what is wrong with you as we do not have enough information.
You should get yourself checked asap by your doctor or go to ER
You will be evaluated with detailed History of any past medical problems and if you are taking any medicine or supplements. And a detailed exam including neurological exam and if indicated by exam a Cat Scan or MRI exam to find out what is wrong ...Read more
Is it possible to get pregnant, when semen comes out from my butt, the day before the main ovulation day? I took a shower right away when it came out!
Very small: It's impossible to conceive after anal sex, but as you described if semen does come out of the anus and seeps towards the vagina there is a small potential that semen may enter into the reproductive tract. Showering immediately when this occurred limited that possibility greatly. ...Read more
Is 1mg of lorazepam enough for me to go thru a mir for a shoulder issue. I am clostraphobic shoulder issue. I have been in the marines in many dark places and am freakin out about thisn
Can't tell: Everyone is different. I would suggest that you research a local "open magnet" to help with your claustrophobia. These are easy to see out of, not a tube, and much friendlier to people with issues about being in a tiny tube. ...Read more
No: Charcot-marie-tooth disease is a group of disorders passed down through families that affect the nerves outside the brain and spine. ...Read more
What should I do think my parents are the main cause of my depression but I just can't move out too young.
Hard being a teen: Adolescence can be a tough time. Misunderstandings with parents can be stressful. Try keeping lines of communication open with your parents. Consider talking with a school counselor about your concerns. If you are planning to hurt yourself let your parents know or call the Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255 24/7. ...Read more
In Oct. My daughter received her first HPV shot & in the area a small itchy, crusty bump formed. Tiny bumps around main bump.?
I have marina IUD and my understanding if I get it removed more eggs come out in the first couple months. Can I have twins? I really want twins.
Not increased chance: The chance of twins is not higher after removal of Mirena (levonorgestrel) than before. Some infertility treatments cause an increased risk. But you don't really want to wish twins on yourself. There is a higher risk of preterm delivery and other compications in multiple gestations than in singleton pregnancies. ...Read more
13 days late 4period 2day. This mornin I began cramping & gushed out som dk red blood that started off bright orge red it lasted 1hour. Now it's light?
Period: You are having an irregularity in your cycle which is usually nothing to worry about and the dark red just symbolizes "older blood". I am presuming you have checked pregnancy test? Sounds like you are having your period, just late though. ...Read more
Weight loss surgery: Improving your health. It's a fact that morbidly obese people die much sooner than non obese people. So if you are morbidly obese and want a better quality of life, live a longer life, be able to move around easier, not have to take a bunch of meds, and feel better, you have weight loss surgery. ...Read more