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Myoma = fibroid: I suspect you're referring to a uterine myoma (leiomyoma) which is commonly known as a fibroid. If you don't have any symptoms, there's no need for "cure". Leave it alone. If it's causing you problems, your gyn can discuss medication vs surgical options (depending upon symptoms) while a interventional radiologist might offer embolization. ...Read more
Clarify the source:
Who is harassing you? Are you going against expected behavior? Do you feel that you are violating cultural or community standards? If so, talking with counselor who understans your culture.
If harassment is caused by voices in your head, or from the radio/television, or you hear a menacing voice in crowds, you need th seek psychiatric care. You may have a thought disorder needing treatment. ...Read more
Autonomy means the patient can do whatever he or she wants.
Beneficence means that a doctor or other professional is looking out for the patient's best interests.
Some conflict examples:
a patient may still choose to smoke (autonomy) even though he knows it's bad for him and his/her doctor has counseled him to quit (beneficence). ...Read more
Health: One answer, I suppose, for some would be attending church, as most if not all religious faiths and denominations have a moral and spiritual code as part of their individual doctrine. Others may join organizations of different types with particular moral/ethical codes. ...Read more
Smoke weed wile using drostanol (masteron propiate) have any mayor impact or just the thought of u shuld no smoke at all?
Gave moral support 20 years ago to daughter having baby in 40s/ now I wonder if that was good due to economy and other factors. How do I resolve this?
Expand Your Focus: Regrets are common, but they often come from looking at the glass as only "half empty." what about all the wonderful things about having children? Sure, you could focus only on the negatives (or assumed negatives) but you would only be making yourself feel bad, when you don't really have to. See if you can "force" yourself to look for at least one positive, every time you perceive a negative. ...Read more
Myoma Fibroids?: There are many options. Hysterectomy is the definitive solution. Myomectomy, magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound surgery (mrgfus or fus) (eg, exablate® 2000), uterine artery embolizaiton, endometrial ablation are other options. There are medical options such as with hormonal therapy. A competent gynecologist should be discuss these options. ...Read more
I will assume: You mean "normal" rather than "moral" although the thyroid is a very moral and higly principled organ. It depends upon whether you mean blood tests (of which there are a multitude depending upon the specific situation), ultrasounds, exams, nuclear medicine tests, etc. The two most common and most generally useful are the free T4 and the TSH blood tests. Check the aace or amer thyroid assoc sites. ...Read more
Many things.: Could be anything. It would mean you need an exam. ...Read more
Absolutely, yes: The moral issues are a matter of opinion. Stem cell research offers medical hope to thousands of sick people who need a new organ but can not get it due to shortage of donors. Morality is more relevant to help these folks than worrying about a stem cell in the dish which technically speaking has no 'life'. ...Read more
Not enough info: Without knowing what is wrong with your mitral valve, it is impossible to say. You need to go see a cardiologist and discuss your cardiac echo (ultrasound that looked at your mitral valve). Ask for a list of exactly what you can and cannot do to keep yourself healthy - don't wait. ...Read more
VIagra (sildenafil): Yes. There would be no concern.Get a more detailed answer ›
Odd question on medical and moral problem involving teen sex--why don't parents control it better?
Why do I have pain in my labia majoras? How can I get relief? This pain has been going on for a year now!
Need exam: You really need to be examined to identify a possible cause of labia pain. This is not a common complaint. ...Read more
Is there a substantial difference between having an addiction to sex or simply having poor moral character?
Probably: Addictions of any kind involve more than just temptation and moral weakness - there appears to be a vulnerability to addiction that is due to how the brain's Dopamine / reward system works. Plenty of folks with poor moral character never develop addiction. And some people with otherwise good moral character fall into addiction. ...Read more
I have a bump on my libia majora. It's white-sh and it has discharge that's brownish. It hurts a little but I'm very worried! Please respons?
Bartholin Gland: What you are describing can be infected drainage from a Bartholin's gland. Bartholin's glands provide lubrication for the vagina. Sometimes they become blocked and become infected. This is a Bartholin's abscess. It sounds like you have a small abscess that is draining. Wash with soap and water, hot soaks and see if it gets better. If not see a doctor. ...Read more
It's a moral issue. Prescribed forteo prescription written for three months. Pharmacy refused to fill as written saying they lose $" dispensed monthly raises my?
Prescription woes: Most three month supplies of medications need to be mailed in, with most health insurances. Even if the prescription is written for 3 months, the pharmacies seem to only fill for a maximum of 30 days. ...Read more
Labial "wrinkles": Unlike facial wrinkles labial wrinkles develop as one ages or has multiple vaginal deliveries because of stretching and loss of fat content and elasticity. There have been surgeons who "face lift" the labia, but the medical necessity of such work is questionable. Given the lower labial unseen location, it might be time to put away the critical "mirror". ...Read more
No natural fix: To my knowledge there is no natural fix to shrink large labia major. However, there are gynecologic surgeons, who specialize in "vaginal rejuvenation", who would have the technical expertise and experience. ...Read more
My frnd is complaining that her labia majora&minora are black. Is there anything to change the colr? Is it normal? Plz suggest
The genital organ usually are slightly darker than the rest of the skin
so if the area your GF concern about significantly darker than the rest of her skin she need to show it to her doctors so they can decide if it is normal or not
if it is not normal they will advise her of a best treatment
if it is normal then I think it is hard to go against nature
thank you for using health tap ...Read more
Hi I just recently had my baby on christmas. And I have noticed two weeks ago that my labia majora has begun hurting badly. What should I do?
See your OB provider: Giving birth is traumatic for vaginal and perineal tissue as well as external genitalia. This trauma can cause bruising, swelling, bleeding because the tissue has been stretched and is very fragile. You may also have a vaginal infection such as a yeast infection causing a lot of inflammation. Hormonal changes may also contribute. See a doctor for an exam, tests, and effective treatment options. ...Read more