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Meaning Of Term Mps In Gelusil Mps
Heart burn: I advise against gelusil because it contains aluminum which is controversial. Try plain calcium carbonate e.g. Tums anti-acid, which is safer because it is aluminum free. ...Read more
I do have heartburn and gas problems because of acidity. I am facing this issue since last 3 weeks. Had tried gelusil and zantac (ranitidine). What should I do?
Omeprazole: I would try a two week course of omeprazole. If still have trouble test for hpylori in the stomach. ...Read more
Hello Doctor... My 6 years old son is suddenly having heart burn/ acid reflux in the middle of the night. Probably some spicy food. Is gelusil ok?
The age group: Recommendation for Gelusil is 12 and up. You may want to try Tums, (calcium carbonate) if that is available and speak to his doctor about possible causes if it continues. ...Read more
?: Are you asking about Duanes Retraction Syndrome? ...Read more
Maybe marks tumor:
Cea is a protein that can be made by some malignant tumor cells (cancer-ca). Some benign diseases can increase CEA levels.
High CEA doesn't make a diagnosis. Helpful for follow up. If ca diagnosed, CEA checked. If elevated, follow after treatment. So if CEA high before surgery, CEA should fall after, and with chemo/rt. Cea rises can be with recurrence or metastatic spread. Lower is better. ...Read more
Refers to EKG change: Refers to changes seen on the EKG of a person suffering a "transmural" heart attack. I.E., in cases where a coronary artery becomes suddently completely occluded by a clot, cutting off blood flow to the entire thickness of the heart muscle in the wall supplied by the artery, a portion of the EKG called the "st segment" rises substantially. This is the basis of immediate diagnosis of a heart attack. ...Read more
TTC: When you are trying to conceive, either through an ovulation induction cycle or through ivf, the infertility specialist will discuss with you your egg follicle sizes. It is known that the follicle has to reach an average diameter of a minimum of 15 mms for the egg within to be mature. We cannot see the egg because it is microscopic size. Therefore, maturation is assumed by the size of the follicle. ...Read more
Hepatitis antibody: Hepatitis b infection (or vaccine injection) stimulates production of igm and igg antibodies. Igm is short-lived antibody type and if present, suggests a recent infection, if igg is present, a past-infection (or sucessful immunization) is likely. A negative test suggests no prior infection or no prior immunization (or a failed immunization attempt). ...Read more
See below: The principles and empirical processes of discovery and demonstration considered characteristic of or necessary for scientific investigation, generally involving the observation of phenomena, the formulation of a hypothesis concerning the phenomena, experimentation to demonstrate the truth or falseness of the hypothesis, and a conclusion that validates or modifies the hypothesis. ...Read more
Velocity dependent: While spasticity has taken on many colloquial meanings, the true meaning is that of a velocity dependent resistance to stretch. A spastic muscle may be able to be stretched slowly, but when the velocity is increased, the stretch causes a reflexive contraction within the muscle to antagonize the stretch. It is very commonly seen in upper motor neuron related diseases (stroke, cp, etc). ...Read more
Involuntary tightness: This occurs with certain types of strokes, and with spinal cord injuries. Involuntary tightening of the flexor muscles, with intermittent gear as you try to passively straighten a muscle out or extended from the flex position. ...Read more
Radial Keratotomy: Is an eye surgery to correct myopia (nearsightedness). ...Read more
Chronic over a long time uaually about 6 weeks
sub acute recent or within 3 weeks
problems with a joint. ...Read more
Uterus?: Uterine appendages are normal.Get a more detailed answer ›