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My Assistant Might Be Afflicted With Ebonics Might She Be Contagious
Not contagious: Ebonics is african american vernacular english, which is a bit different from american english. An american english speaker who only spends a few hours a day with a person speaking another english dialect, but is not immersed in the other dialect all day long, is not likely to unintentionally start speaking in the other english dialect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a child is diagnosed with meningococcal disease, can anything be done to protect the other children with whom he has contact?
IV fluids: Those are a type of IV fluid and it is often selected when the patient is not able to eat (say they are going for surgery the next day). The D5 keeps the cellular metabolic cycle running (TCA cycle), without going into ketoacidosis. The 1/2 Normal Saline part is fluid and salt that's supplemental to the body. If you have questions about a patient's treatment -feel free to ask the prescribing doc. ...Read more
Girl at work's kids have dengue fever from being overseas. Is it possible to get it if only had contact with the mother? She doesn't seem to be sick
Do you think that a child could be born mentally ill, or it comes from his interactions with his world?
Both: Genetic predisposition can be a factor and environment can be a factor. Depends on the mental illness. Some respond well to nutrients. Check out www.Truehope.Com for some really great information. ...Read more
Will a psychiatrist be willing to meet with a spouse for a consult before seeing the proposed patient. My husband of 28 years suffers from dementia but can't or won't admit he has a problem. On the rare occasions when he will admit something is wrong, wit
Doctor can ones eyes be straighten whereby the person was not born with it naturally but due to an accident such a person has been affected. Advice me?
In short yes: See an ophthalmologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Friend thinks she may have contracted herpes from a child at her childcare facility, is this possible?
Possibly: The strain matters here. Generally hsv i causes cold sores and mouth ulcers, and is common with children. Hsv ii is the genital variety, generally contracted through sex. However, both types can cause problems in the alternate areas, so it is possible to become infected through an atypical route like you describe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend believes she has a urinary tract infections. Her parents may not be buying her antibiotics cuz they are expensive. What can she do?
Not expensive: Walmart ; other stores have $4 prescriptions, including many antibiotics. No excuse for non-treattment. Unfortunately no reliable alternative treatments. ...Read more
Would i not having a mental illness or anything like that be able to have a successful relationship with someone who has a schizoaffective disorder?
You could: But you have to be ready for what might come your way. Like any relationship, it might not work, despite your best efforts. ...Read more
Constipation: If you eat a lousy diet low in fiber and fluids, miss bowel movements for many days, have painful and laborious (lots of unhelpful straining) evacuations, inability to push the stool out and notice frequent blood-staining of stools, you need to see your primary care provider. ...Read more
My father in law has just been diagnosis with superficial siderosis. Hiw could this be treated. Any clinical trials? Willing to travel. He is 73.
A friend of mine : if you ever were abused sexually as a child could there be anyway to tell , for all she knows shes a virgin ?
Could still B virgin: Sexual abuse can take many forms without hymenal perforation. Abuse could have been just playing with childs genitalia, placing a penis anywhere on a child or in a child's mouth, masturbating on a child, making a child touch or kiss an adult's genitalia. Thus, there may well be no physical evidence in later life, of previous sexual abuse. ...Read more
Our nanny is visiting a child in the icu, diagnosed with encephalitis 2 weeks now but without known cause. Could this be contagious to our 7 month old?
Is it possible for someone who has been physically abusive to ever not be abusive again? And could medication help with this?
I shared a drink with a friend who has herpis, she does not seem to have the symptom, am i gonna be ok?
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- My friend thinks she might have a tampon still in her what are the symptoms
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- Why might my bruises not be healing?
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- My toddler head hurts when she sneezes
- Why does my babycry when she pees?
- My baby cries when she is lying down
- My mother is 70 she has headaches cause
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