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My husband has a prostate infection. Is there anything I can do to help him?

My husband has a prostate infection. Is there anything I can do to help him?

Avoid spicy food: Prepare bland food. Avoid spicy or fried foods. Be supportive. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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My husband has periodontal disease, is there anything i can do to help him?

My husband has periodontal disease, is there anything i can do to help him?

Oral hygiene: Oral hygiene home care is very important to the treatment outcome of periodontal disease. Patient should bush and floss to prevent plaque and calculus build up. You could be his personal coach, who would motivate him in following his home care regimen. Consult with his dentist and establish a team effort and involved your children as well. ...Read more

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My fiance is a alcoholic and sometimes abusive is there anything I can do to help him ?

My fiance is a alcoholic and sometimes abusive is there anything I can do to help him ?

Help yourself 1st...: Abusive relationships are potentially very dangerous. If you are with a partner that is physically abusive even once, you need to physically remove yourself from contact with them. The most important thing to do is to protect yourself! then you can work for forming a support network that will help you help the people you care about. Protect yourself (and any children) before trying to help others. ...Read more

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What can I do if my boyfriend has muscular dystrophy is there anything i can do to help him?

What can I do if my boyfriend has muscular dystrophy is there anything i can do to help him?

Help for dystrophy: You have not said what type he has, there are many types.. However there are some things that are common to them all. Help with mobilization, steadying gait, pushing a wheel chair, remembering crutches or other suport equipment. If necessary, help cutting foods into small pieces to ease swallowing. Help with personal cleanliness bathing, shaving and help with travel, obtaining equippment. ...Read more

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My husband has a stomach virus is it ok for him to still go to work? Is there anything he can do to feel better?

My husband has a stomach virus is it ok for him to still go to work? Is there anything he can do to feel better?

Should feel better: Usually gastroenteritis causes a lot of vomiting, diarrhea, and possibly dehydration. Usually it lasts 24 to 48 hours. Most people need to keep up with hydration. Usually there is a feeling of weakness that prevents most people from returning to work right away. You can be contagious from a few days to two weeks, depending on which virus is causing your stomach flu. ...Read more

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My friend has ms&lupus she has no insurance. Right now she is having a relapse is there anything that i can do to help her besides the er?

My friend has ms&lupus she has no insurance. Right now she is having a relapse is there anything that i can do to help her besides the er?

Approaches: A relapse needs immediate treatment, as without intervention may not reverse, and could cause permanent brain or spinal cord dysfnctn. But the best long-term solution is to contact MS Society locally, and get information on compassionate drug programs. She should be taking an MS disease modifying agent of some sort. ...Read more

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So my doctor wont fix my shunt and it has been messing with me for a year. Is there anyway to force him to do it?

So my doctor wont fix my shunt and it has been messing with me for a year. Is there anyway to force him to do it?

Yes, but...: if you don‘t have a good relationship with your doctor, you are likely to have more problems or complication following the procedure. i will never force a doctor to do anything on me. I would get another opinion from another doctor. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has scoliosis and it causes him extreme pain. He is prescribed loratabs. But is there anything i can do to help him.

My boyfriend has scoliosis and it causes him extreme pain. He is prescribed loratabs. But is there anything i can do to help him.

He should seek: A second opinion. Really a horrible thing to be on lortabs for scoliosis. No narcotic medication is needed to treat this. He needs to see a scoliosis specialist, as whomever started him on lortabs for scoliosis treatment is not managing the diagnosis as it should. Taking narcotics for a chronic issue like this is a bad idea, usually does not end well. There are better treatments. ...Read more

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What can I do if my father recently told me he has cancer, is there any chance it will go and he will be ok?

What can I do if my father recently told me he has cancer, is there any chance it will go and he will be ok?

Cancer is often cure: You have to be hopeful and also try to learn more about your father's cancer. Many cancers, if caught early are now curable. So find out: what type of cancer does he have? Where did it start and has it spread or was it localised to one spot only? Has it been removed? And removed completely? What is the stage of cancer and what treatments have been offered to him? His oncologist can address all of. ...Read more

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How can I help my 3yr old not have such a big bm i know its got to hurt her bottom..Is there anything to give her?

How can I help my 3yr old not have such a big bm i know its got to hurt her bottom..Is there anything to give her?

Water: Water is one of the best ways to be sure you are getting enough fluids and subsequently normal bowel movements. Fiber also helps with regular and softer bowel movements. Unfortunately large painful bowel movements can be linked to constipation, or lack of regular bowel movements. It can also be a sign of stool holding or in rare cases (hirshsprungs) and underlying condition. Try fluids first! ...Read more

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My husband is 23 and has whooping cough and he refuses to go to the doctor. Is there anything i can do?

My husband is 23 and has whooping cough and he refuses to go to the doctor. Is there anything i can do?

Kick him out!: Pertussis (whooping cough) is a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing. The coughing can make it hard to breathe. A deep "whooping" sound is often heard when the patient tries to take a breath. He puts you and other family members at risk if it truly is whooping cough. Tell him to get to the doctor and stop putting you at risk. ...Read more

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Since my son is only 4 and its hard for me to get help for him is there any way I can tell that he has aggrisive adhd?

Since my son is only 4 and its hard for me to get help for him is there any way I can tell that he has aggrisive adhd?

You certainly can: By staying calm. Overreacting to your child's behavior or response to ur command isn't going to get u anywhere. They will overreact and become"defiant " and it will escalate and get into your nerves now making you angrier and mad. Therefore nothing accomplished only fuming parent. Conclusion adhd, defiant kid, brat , whatever you call it. Talk to them calmly and make it a game and fun. Shd work! ...Read more

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My husband has problems getting an erection and keeping it. What should I do to help him? Can diabetes factor to it?

My husband has problems getting an erection and keeping it. What should I do to help him? Can diabetes factor to it?

Diabetes yes: If your husband has diabetes, definitely that can be a factor, as well as heavy weight, high blood pressure.. Erectile dysfunction is also a common side-effect of many blood pressure pills, anti-depressants, etc. Weight loss around the abdomen & better control of diabetes will help.Also hydration and some supplements like l-arginine 1000-2000mg/day & maca 500mg 2-3times/day will help. ...Read more

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My friend has had such a bad headache between her eyebrows nothing seems to work for her what can I do to help her?

Headache : Sounds like she has sunusitis , she needs to see an ENT physician for evaluation and trestment. ...Read more

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What u recommend for lupus? My mom has it and she says she hurt all over from it and i wanted to know what medicine or what can be done to fight it?

What u recommend for lupus? My mom has it and she says she hurt all over from it and i wanted to know what medicine or what can be done to fight it?

See a rheumatologist: Lupus is a disease that can affect many organs in the body .The skin and joints are most common but many others can be involved.Vit is impossible to define the extent of your moms disease she needs to see a rheumatologist to be fully evaluated forvextentvandcseverityvofcdiseasecandcsppropriatectjerapycstarted. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

The swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more