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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
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?
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 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 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
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
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
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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None: The time that you take this medication is of no concern. ...Read more
If you are told you are sikling cell positive and for that matter you are as. What dose that mean?
Sickle Cell Trait: A refers to normal hemoglobin and s denotes sickle. Sickle cell trait (as) is an inherited condition in which both hemoglobin a and s (more a than s). Sickle cell trait is not a type of sickle cell disease. People with sickle cell trait are generally healthy. Genetic counseling is recommended for individuals who wish to have kids. ...Read more
Regular non fat yogurt (eg. Light and fit brand) vs. Non fat greek yogurt? Does it really matter?
Read the labels.:
Non-fat greek yogurt may have up to 22 grams of protein per cup - making it a very good and inexpensive source of protein. Other yogurt will likely have considerably less protein. So check out the labels for this and other foods as you make your choices.
Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
What is the difference between 1st foods and 2nd foods does it matter when you start the baby on 2nd
What's the probability of getting sick and then getting sick from the exact same thing in a matter of 48 hrs.?
Depends: It's possible but there's a lot of variables that could factor in your diagnosis. ...Read more
I've had a hard time putting on weight and keeping it trying to do it in a healthy matter what do you suggest?
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, . ... ...Read more
We have been trying for a baby since last yr. All tets are fine. Please advice aome useful tips in this matter?
Is there any truth to eating too late? If I remain under my daily caloric count does it matter if I eat at 11pm?
No: You can eat at 11 p.m. and it is actually a good idea to eat a small snack before bed in order to limit the time your body is "fasting" between bed time and morning. Eat breakfast within 30 minutes of getting up too. ...Read more
I'm 41, have irregular timing between cycles for past 6 months +. I know probably age related, what else could I expect to see?
You may experience: Symptoms related to menopause - hot flashes, mood swings, irritability etc. These are activities you can do to ease up this transition period- getting enough rest and sleep, staying active & exercising, eating nutritious fruits and veggies, increasing water intake. Bless you :). ...Read more
Haven't been able to become full whenever I eat, no matter how much I eat. Not too sure if that's something to be concerned about?
Satisfied, not full: Is considered ideal. Most important is your height/weigh ratio or BMI and whether you are maintaining your weight or losing weight. If your weight is stable, then you may be the lucky one, as many individuals find that if they eat too much, they become overweight. If losing weight or underweight, please consult your doctor who may evaluate you for a possible malabsorption disorder. ...Read more