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Since last month when I feel hot or have some physical activity I get fever 37.7 up to 38 for few min only then it go with no medication. Is this fever?

Since last month when I feel hot or have some physical activity I get fever 37.7 up to 38 for few min only then it go with no medication. Is this fever?

Not fever: This is not a fever. This is normal increase in body temperature associated with increase activity. Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids and not overdressing that could hold in body heat and cause even additional rise in body temperature. ...Read more

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Since this morning I am getting sharp pains on both side of my lower back when im breathing. I walk 30 mins twice a day and am on no medication.

Since this morning I am getting sharp pains on both side of my lower back when im breathing. I walk 30 mins twice a day and am on no medication.

Sharp pains: Sharp, shooting pains on inspiration, coughing or with certain motions are often due to pinching of intercostal nerves or muscles that run between 2 ribs. In your case the pinching may occur at the very bottom of the rib cage. If your pains are well below the lower ribs, they may due to some stretching of mildly strained or inflamed lumbar muscles caused by some of your exercise or activities. ...Read more

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My TSH levels have gone from normal to 15.6 in two months. I take my medication in the morning 45 min. Prior to other meds and food. What's up?

My TSH levels have gone from normal to 15.6 in two months. I take my medication in the morning 45 min. Prior to other meds and food. What's up?

Thyroid: If you are using a generic brand of thyroid meds you might want to consider a non-generic brand.

You also need to have your doctor check the thyroid levels (t4 and t3) and thyroid antibody measurement might be in order.

In the meantime you might try 1 tablet one morning and two tablets on alternative days. ...Read more

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I take 40 mg. Of Tecta 40 min. Before breakfast. Will it reduce effectiveness of supplements or other medications taken with breakfasat?

I take 40 mg. Of Tecta 40 min. Before breakfast. Will it reduce effectiveness of supplements or other medications taken with breakfasat?

Fine: It takes about 2-3 hours for this medication to even start working so you should be ok. It would have been more helpful to get more information about which other medications/supplements you take. ...Read more

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My blood sugar is 170 to 180 two hours after lunch but after 30 min walking after 3 hours its 130, do I need medication fbs is around 100 to 110?

My blood sugar is 170 to 180 two hours after lunch but after 30 min walking after 3 hours its 130, do I need medication fbs is around 100 to 110?

Sounds like you: Know your personal pattern. A HGB a1c measures mean glucose over weeks. You and your doc could use this information to decide if you need an intervention. ...Read more

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34 male Chol 233, HDL 34. No fam history non smoker. 22 BMI. Can I bring cholesterol without medication? Have started 30 min brisk walk daily.

34 male Chol 233, HDL 34. No fam history non smoker. 22 BMI. Can I bring cholesterol without medication? Have started 30 min brisk walk daily.

Yes!: lifestyle changes including exercising, even walking 10, 000 steps/ day (consider buying a pedometer) + a Mediterranean diet (rich in fish, vegetables, nuts, etc) ought to be first maneuver and recheck fasting lipids 6-9 months later to be sure trending in correct direction. Medicines later if still needed.... ...Read more

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I have problem of premature ejaculation. I ejaculated within a min of penetration. Kindly tell me soem medications that I can use before having sex?

I have problem of premature ejaculation. I ejaculated within a min of penetration. Kindly tell me soem medications that I can use before having sex?

Premature ejaculatio: Check out this website/forum as many of us have discussed options for care of premature ejaculation. Or check out http://alvinblin. Blogspot. Com/search/label/Premature%20Ejaculation for more options. But to summarize, while there are no FDA approved medications to treat premature ejaculation, SSRI-class antidepressants can be used off-label due to anorgasmia side effect. ...Read more

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Heart rate has been high min 90+ at rest. Medication change from felodipine to ramipril, now HR low 48-53 at rest. (not athlete) Is this a concern?

Heart rate has been high min 90+ at rest. Medication change from felodipine to ramipril, now HR low 48-53 at rest. (not athlete) Is this a concern?

Heart rate: There is a difference between these drugs in the amount of arterial vasodilation. The Felodipine can be expected to dilate arteries more than ramipril and have more secondary heart rate increase associated with it. Likely you don't have a concern. ...Read more

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Pediatricians. Hand door mouth. Medication not keeping fever down. 102.4 and still 40 min till next dose. Alternating acet& ib profin e3hr. What do?

Pediatricians. Hand door mouth. Medication not keeping fever down. 102.4 and still 40 min till next dose. Alternating acet& ib profin e3hr. What do?

Don't look...: ...At the temperature; look at the child. Fever under 106 does not harm the child, but overdosing on meds might. Dehydration is a bigger problem; if you have a choice between a teaspoon of fever medicine and a glass of water, give the water. Emergency room is for children with seizures, severe vomiting, severe lethargy or irritability, breathing difficulty - not for a number on the thermometer. ...Read more

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Fast heart rate...my cardiology give me adalat (nifedipine) 30 mg what I noticed is medication makes my heart beat faster. Reach to 145 beats/min when just walk!

Fast heart rate...my cardiology give me adalat (nifedipine) 30 mg what I noticed is medication makes my heart beat faster. Reach to 145 beats/min when just walk!

Nifedipine: Hello and Welcome to HealthTap, yes it can cause rebound tachycardia. Heart rate of 145 b/min is high, please discuss with your cardiologist to change it to another class of medication for hypertension. I hope I have answered your question. If you are interested we can talk about it further via virtual consult. I would need other relavent information before making any relavent change. Thank you! ...Read more

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Issue today with yellowish, smelly anal discharge...Not taking any new medications...No bleeding...Mild discomfort for few min w/spastic colon. Never had this issue before. Should I see physician?

Issue today with yellowish, smelly anal discharge...Not taking any new medications...No bleeding...Mild discomfort for few min w/spastic colon. Never had this issue before. Should I see physician?

Yes: If this was a new event and does not recur, it was probable just something you ate and can be ignored for now. If it continues, especially if there is any. Change in your bowel movements, you should see a health care provider. You might be referred for a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Why did my medication make me fat?

Why did my medication make me fat?

Meds made fat: You ate more calories than you burned. Usually they stimualate appetite. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for pile?

What medication can I take for pile?

Steroid like cream: Check with your pharmacist as their are steroid like creams that can help with hemorrhoids. Increase fiber and fluids so as not to get constipated, which can increase your risk of hemorrhoids. If severe, you may need to see a dr. For treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How exactly does pain medication work?

How exactly does pain medication work?

Two ways: Pain medication can work at the site of the pain like a anti inflamation medication or at the central nervous system like the opioids. Depending on the necessity for the doctor will prescribe the appropriate medication. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for a cold?

What is the best medication for a cold?

Cold: Most of the medications don't really work and in fact may make the cold last longer. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for aches and fever. Mucinex to thin out secretions. Lots of fluids and rest. ...Read more

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How can I start taking less medication?

How can I start taking less medication?

Not sure about less?: If you are taking drugs for a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, then this a difficult question. If you are concerned about how many pills you are taking in a day, maybe combinations or long acting drugs can reduce the number. Either way, this is to be discussed with your physician since these alternatives are not for everyone. Good luck. ...Read more

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I took the wrong medication by accident?

I took the wrong medication by accident?

Wrong medication: You can call the poison control # at 1-800-222-1222 if you are worried about the impact of the medication that you took. ...Read more

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Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Yes, but: There are many appetite suppressants on the market but you must be very careful. Do not try any of them without first speaking to your physician. They can often raise your blood pressure which would be a problem with hypertensives. Ask first before you do anything.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there ways to grow without medication?

Is there ways to grow without medication?

Not sure: If you mean "bulking up" there are many supplements in nutrition stores that may be considered. Of course you should talk this over with your physician as they may effect you in other ways. If you mean height, I am not aware of anything for this. ...Read more

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What medications are used to relieve pain?

What medications are used to relieve pain?

Otc: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more

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What is the best anti diarheal medication?

What is the best anti diarheal medication?

Loperamide: Best depends upon the underlying cause. Best treatment for diarrhea due to cancer is to treat the cancer and best treatment for diarrhea caused by lactose intolerance is to stop the lactose, but in general loperamide is a good agent. ...Read more

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How do I know if my medication is too high?

How do I know if my medication is too high?

Dose??: If you mean is the dose too high we must narrow it down to what type of medication. All medications have side effects- many of which are associated with excessive dosing. Speak to your primary physician or pharmacist about the specific medication. ...Read more

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What medication should one use for clymydia?

What medication should one use for clymydia?

Doxycycline: doxycycline is the drug of choice to treat chlamydia, it should be prescribed by a licensed health care provider. The treatment is seven days. Azithromycin one dose may also be used to treat chlamydia infections ...Read more