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Matthew swallow a flat, glass, oval-shaped marble. It is maximum 2.5cm in diameter and 0.5cm thick. Can it come out or do we need an intervention?
Pediatrics: In all likelihood, Matthew will easily pass the marble within the next few days. Try to check for it in his bowel movements. Encourage eating of bananas, apple sauce, apple juice, prunes, other high-fiber foods & keep him well-hydrated. Make sure those remaining marbles are out of reach...call your doctor if he starts complaining of pain or blood in stool. ...Read more
Dr Matthew wilson told me to count 38weeks to September 18 to get the day I got pregnant/ovulation day but having trouble help doc where are you.
Count forward: It is easier count 14 weeks forward from your due date on a calendar and then the approximate conception date is 1 year earlier. Even easier, just ask your doctor to look at their "wheel" which calculates all these things. You can also estimate by adding 2 weeks to the first day of your last menstrual period. ...Read more
7yo cannot say th sound (matthew). Had speech therapy from 2-4 yo. Is this cons age app, or should I push for eval bc of prior speech problems?
Cd. Be a problem: If your son was born hearing english and he still can't say "th", he would probably benefit from speech therapy. Can he do initial or final "th"? It does matter. This could be a problem with using the muscles that make this sound or it could be a more straight-forward anatomic problem. If the school does not consider this significant enough to warrant therapy, a private therapist can help. ...Read more
I spent years building huge pecs, now I hear they offer pec implants. Is that what matthew mc has?
Hi there Dr. Matthew! I've been experiencing scalp itching for months now, and I've been using lice shampoo and dandruff treatments for a while. But nothing seems to be working!
See answer: Best wld be to see a dermatologist who can examine you and be able to give u proper treatment. If u still want to try a home remedy use white vinegar daily on ur scalp and have head bath after 10-15 minutes. It helps to put organic coconut oil on the scalp for 15 minutes prior to putting the vinegar. ...Read more
It may matter: Certain medications are more effective if taken at certain times. Also, some medications need to timed around meals or activities. Blood pressure medications, cholesterol medications, osteoporosis medications and some antibiotics would be some examples of these. Consult with the prescribing doctor or the pharmacist for more information. ...Read more
Depends: It is ok to eat food after the sell by date but use common sense if you see abnormal growth or smell do not eat it. Cooking is always a safe option also. It is ok to eat fruits and vegtable with a little brown stuff on the edges. ...Read more
Dariers Disease: Darier disease is a skin condition characterized by wart-like blemishes on the body. The blemishes are usually yellowish in color, hard to the touch, mildly greasy, and can emit a strong odor. The most common sites for blemishes are the scalp, forehead, upper arms, chest, back, knees, elbows, and behind the ear. The mucous membranes can also be affected, with blemishes on the roof of the mouth. ...Read more
Perhaps you have an: Anxiety disorder that is chemically mediated? If you haven't had a psychiatric evaluation that would be a good place to start. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, >. ...Read more
Darier disease: "Darier disease occurs worldwide with a prevalence of 1 to 4 per 100, 000." See: http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/darier-disease ...Read more
You need to talk: Be open and honest with your guy about your feelings, your thoughts, and your expectations out of a relationship. Ask questions. You might be assuming things. Let him know you would feel more comfortable/more desirable/etc if he planned more dates for you. Honesty and communication is a critical part of making a relationship last. Maybe you never had that talk and so that's why they didn't plan. ...Read more
Not really: The ultrasound technologist/obstetrician should be able to tell gender no matter what position the baby is in. ...Read more
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Depends on ur goal: Depends on what I r trying to achieve. If you don't want to gain weight, then what really matters is the overall total amount of calories and fat u eat in a day compared to what u burn. If u don't want your blood sugars to rise too much at once, spreading it out helps. ...Read more
Super food!: Dates are rich in dietary fiber preventing LDL cholesterol absorption in the intestine and works as a laxative. Beneficial polyphenolic antioxidants, tannins, are present, as well as vitamin A, beta-carotene & lutein. Dates are an excellent source of iron & potassium as well as calcium, manganese, copper & pyridoxine (B6). Portability and low glycemic index make them a good post-workout choice. ...Read more
LONG LIST: Many causes, see a doctor tomorrow and do not drive until you have a diagnosis. ...Read more
Health: It can give you an idea of if your proportion of fat to muscle is healthy or not. In the military, if you don't meet weight standards - you are tape measured to estimate body fat. When body fat is too high - you can be separated from the military service. ...Read more
Finding a doc here: To find a specific doctor here, you can look at his profile page. He may have a Concierge Practice as well, but you will be charged to message him through that system. His profile might give his location and a even an office phone number or a link to his practice. Doctors participate in this forum, whenever they have time, and for some, that is not very often. Hope you reach him! ...Read more
Consider Help of MD: If you feel you have tried everything to lose weight and failed you should strongly consider seeing a doctor who specializes in bariatrics. You need to have a detailed medical history and physical exam and appropriate lab work. This lab work should include at least a cbc, cmp, lipids, tsh, & hgba1c. You need an individualized weight loss program developed for you. Diet and exercise are key. ...Read more
Change it up: Usually you plateau if you continue to do the same exercises. Change up your routine. Different stressors can help you kick start. Intervals are also helpful. ...Read more
Yes: If you truly have myasthenia gravis, your safety will depend on whether you can maintain the physical strength required to do the job, and if you have an exacerbation it will not place you or others in danger. It will not slow your mind or reflexes. The word "gravis" literally means "grave", as "serious". Thankfully, it's usually manageable today. Glad you are eager to work -- good luck. ...Read more
Please clarify: This is the portion of Healthtap that is used to provide basic medical information. I am not sure what you desire but this portion of Healthtap is not for individual patient care. Take care. ...Read more
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more
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