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Dad ECG , vent rate 47bpm, pr interval 146ms, qrs duration 96ms, qt/c 500/442ms, p r t axis 70 17 211. What is wrong with these measurements please?
Expert witnesses: I had not heard of DR. Samenow until I read your question last night & decided to read up on him. I still don't know that I have a good handle on the answer. But I can say that often behavioral health providers who act as expert witnesses whether it be for the defense or the prosecution, can become known for stance on issues like capacity/ lack of capacity etc. When the behavioral health provider- ...Read more
Normal EKG, heart murmur DR is calling "functional" but papers say"abnormal tachycardic w/quick drop to normal SEM". No treatment prescribed. Advice?
Advice: talk to your doctor and ask for an explanation of what's going on with you ...Read more
Ds le cas du carence de Ca ds les cellules ces dernieres seront moins sensibles aux hormones thyroidiens malgre taux normal de t3, (liothyronine)t4.c'est vrai?
His preoprative reports and tests were perfect. Bp 120/80 etc. Post oprative all parametres too exellent. 2 d echo fine. Just this hypotension.....
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5/2012 3TIA/shock 68/45/mottling/flushing/tinn/MCA 4/2013 Daily HypCrisis HR 48-147 PP 18-22 CerebAneurysm Tbthk sput visible blaschko acrocyanosis +ppl lips/tong Orthypnea Afib Glob Hypoxic injury?
Multiple conditions: Your cardiologist and neurologist are your main sources of help. There are signs of thromboembolism related to atrial fibrillation. Hopefully there is no signs of cerebral impairment- weakness on one side, forgetfulness, slurred speech etc. U need help from ancillary services- physical/speech therapy, rehab etc we need serious help from the supreme being! god bless u! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is cortical dysrythemia (as eeg) curable with homeopathy (bufo rana30, oenanthe crocata-3x)? Please advise!
Hard to know: Without knowing your case, I cannot say how well those remedies (Bufo rana & Oenanthe crocata) apply to you. Hopefully you're working with a professional homeopath who has taken your case well and has prescribed accordingly. In general, homeopathic treatment has been known to help seizures -- but remedies are prescribed for the individual experiencing symptoms, not pathologic diagnosis alone. ...Read more
Estoy experimentando granos faciales, dolor de cuello, dolor de espalda (severidad: grave) (lado: superior) , períodos menstruales irregulares (ca...
Not translated: I am sorry but this was not translated into English. ...Read more
I am a writer, need medical insight. Scene: youth suffers punctured lung, barbed hook on ship at sea. No modern medicine; none trained. Best response?
What available: Alternatives are to enlarge hole in chest wall to create an open pneumothorax and prevent tension from trapped air, or to create valve type mechanism with some type of tube and flutter valve or water submersion of tube to allow air out of chest cavity but not allow it back in through tube. ...Read more
Uncertain: I disagree with some aspects of recommended treatments such as coffee enemas for detoxification purposes. I find no convincing studies proving benefit. In general, a working liver and healthy kidneys take care of detoxification quite admirably. Talking with people who have undergone treatment and discussing with various physicians and perhaps getting a second opinion would be worthwhile. ...Read more
Why dx'd BPD by new pdoc?Every1 who knows me(7 yr bf,all friends new&old)is baffled.Im PTSD&Bipolar&USED to self-harm,but many yrs ago.No1 agrees BPD.
Ask the: provider who made the diagnosis which criteria were met. Is "pdoc" used as an abbreviation for psychiatrist or primary care physician? It would be best if the diagnosis was made by a psychiatrist or psychologist who has done a careful assessment using DSM criteria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx NALFD (biopsy) 2009:LFTs vv high(GGT 1000+!)On Ursodeoxycholic Acid since,last GGT c200, ALP 150. Docs now call this 'normal',disch '14. Is thIs OK?
Any contraindications w/inderal (bp/psvt/angina) & diuretics? Gained 30lbs in 2.5 wks; dr palpated me & diagnosis edema- no action taken;no rx;explain y plz?
What psych dis. Does a person w/delusions, belief alien in brain & hallucinations visual & tactical & thought insertions & be high functioning in life?
Good treatment : It's unusual for someone experiencing these symptoms without treatment to be high functioning, but it does happen for short periods. The movie "a beautiful mind" gives a good depiction. Elyn saks wrote "the center cannot hold" about the struggles of living with schizophrenia and trying to stay high functioning. In all cases getting treatment is key to living life to it's full potential. ...Read more
Son 16 took/taking Tren extreme.Temper, not rational, erratic behavior. No respect for authority.Is this cause/dangerous? What do I do?
Call help: Erratic behavior and extreme temper can sometimes be a dangerous situation. If you are concerned about your or your son's safety you can call your local emergency response service or police. They will send someone to help determine what your son needs. ...Read more
62uncle had heart attack in coma since3days.Took 10 min to resuscitate him.Is that why he's in a coma?Expectations?No known heart dialysis 8+ yrs.
That's a hard one.: I am sorry he is so sick. We cannot know from what you tell us much about his odds. Obviously he is dangerously ill. His doctors can discuss his chances with you better because they know what happened and why. Best wishes to you and your family! Ask questions, and it helps to take notes of answers and write down questions you think of before talking to the docs. ...Read more
Dr Russell Barkley: http://www.russellbarkley.org/ dr russell barkley, phd is a specialist in adhd in children and adults. He is professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the medical university of south carolina, at charleston. His work is extensive and very interesting. Good luck in your search. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi doc,here is my horm profile on day 3. FSH-1.89miu/ml(6.9-12.5) LH-1.72miu/ml(5.9-12.6) E- 5.40 pg/ml(24.5-195) PRL-70.8ng/ml(3.4-24.1). Pls explain?
High prolactin : A high prolactin can suppress your other hormones and disrupt your normal ovarian function. Your physician might order a X-ray or MRI of your brain and they will possibly start you on some medication to lower your prolactin. These steps, of course, would be useless if you are breast feeding. ...Read more
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?
Awesome question.: I have no idea if he has pec implants or not, but according to my wife, matthew mcconaughey's pecs need no justification. But look on the bright side, you probably saved yourself a few grand including time off for recovery! ...Read more
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
Timing matters: In anaphylaxis, the tryptase level should be obtained no more than 2 hrs after the reaction occurs. However anaphylaxis to food often does not cause elevated tryptase level. Why would you want to trigger an allergic action to get a positive result since not all anaphylaxis lead to elevated tryptase level? ...Read more
Does it matter in what order you schedule an endometrial biopsy, a pap smear and an ultrasound for postmenoposal bleeding - or timing between them?
Premature Ejaculator: This is a very frustrating situation for both the man and his partner. There are two common approaches. One is to actually start the man on a low dose medication that has a side effect of prolonging ejaculation. And there are plenty of sex therapists and other experts that can work with your partner on practicing how to prolong the time it takes to ejaculate...To learn some techniques.... ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No such thing: No. That is still a myth that has no basis in reality. ...Read more
Any time: No real difference. Just take it regularly and at a time you can remember. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers