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Need help with disinfectants and antiseptics with e coli and b megaterium. What do you suggest?

Need help with disinfectants and antiseptics with e coli and b megaterium. What do you suggest?

Disinfectants, antiseptics: All disinfectants (used on inanimate object) and most antiseptics (used on humans) when used in their appropriate way, will kill bacteria including the ones you mention. It's hard to suggest a product because it is unknown what is being cleaned- it's certainly inappropriate to use bleach directly on a person, or to smother a countertop with a hand-washing gel or tincture of iodine! ...Read more

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Need help badly with anxieties?

Need help badly with anxieties?

See Dr: Hope dr has time to recommend non pharmacologic answers such as exercise, diet&relaxation techniques in addition to ssri meds first.It is so easy for us to rx drugs like valium, xanax, (alprazolam) Ativan or the like which have some degree of risk. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will melotonin help with sinuses?

Need doctor's help! will melotonin help with sinuses?

No: Melatonin is of no benefit directly with the sinuses. It might help you sleep better and if lack of sleep is contributing to your sinus problem then it could help. ...Read more

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Can a family physician help with mental illness or do I need to see a specialist?

Can a family physician help with mental illness or do I need to see a specialist?

Often the first step: Family physicians can certainly help with some mental illnesses. When these are more severe, complex, or the initial trials of medicines don't work, they generally refer to psychiatrists. Also, a family physician will most likely not be doing psychotherapeutic treatments -- which are very important in many psychiatric conditions. Some have done combined fp/psychiatry residencies, though. ...Read more

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Need help with physiotherapy, who can I talk to?

Need help with physiotherapy, who can I talk to?

A Physiatrist, : An orthopedist, your family doctor or even sometimes a neurologist. What's the problem? Certain injuries require less expertise to diagnose and treat, like a sprained ankle. Some injuries can be quite complicated. ...Read more

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Will any doctors do pro bono work if a person can't work and need to get seen to help with ssi?

No: If you are paying the lawyer you also need to pay the doctor. Ask the lawyer if he would work for free. The doctor needs to pay malpractice, and all those forms take a lot of time to fill out plus sometimes they will cite you for a deposition. The days of freebies are OVER ...Read more

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What alternatives to antibiotics can dentists prescribe for someone with mvp?

What alternatives to antibiotics can dentists prescribe for someone with mvp?

Not recommended: The use of antibiotics before a dental procedure is no longer recommended by the american heart association in patients with and without symptoms associated with mitral valve prolapse. Patients with history of endocarditis, an artificial valve, congenital heart defect, significant heart dysfunction or heart transplant may need antibioitics. Consult your cardiologist with any of these conditions. ...Read more

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Can you provide me an online resource for using the system to get help with disabilities?

Can you provide me an online resource for using the system to get help with disabilities?

Department of Rehab: To get help with disabilities, contacting your state department of rehabilitation is a start. In california, you can apply services online, or visit an local office to inquire about services that are available for people with disabilities and submit your application there. ...Read more

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Need expert help. Can someone be allergic to water?

Need expert help. Can someone be allergic to water?

Ingestion or exposure: Aquagenic urticaria is a rare form of physical urticaria, when exposed to cold water hives and itching develop, also ice can induce the reaction when placed over the skin for few minutes, probably ingestion of ice cold juices/shakes can cause some reaction. Treatment is avoiding exposure to cold/ice cold water or beverages and histamines in case of exposure ...Read more

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Do you need to take medication in addition to having cbt to help with insomnia?

Do you need to take medication in addition to having cbt to help with insomnia?

Along with CBT use: Good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Need expert advice! where to get help for depression?

Need expert advice! where to get help for depression?

Depression: Mental health professionals such as clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, licensed clinical social workers, nurse psychiatric specialists, and mental health counselors all treat depression. Ask someone your doctor for a referral. ...Read more

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Help please? How long can you live with cellulitis with out taking meds.?

Help please? How long can you live with cellulitis with out taking meds.?

It depends: on many factors; 1. do you also have fever, body aches or any other symptoms? 2. how bad or extensive is the cellulitis?; 3. where is the cellulitis, that is the location; face, head, legs etc? Without knowing the answer to the above or examining you, it will be difficult to answer your question. You may want to go see your doctor ...Read more

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Are there any nurses or therapist that will live with you for two weeks to help with acute panic?

Are there any nurses or therapist that will live with you for two weeks to help with acute panic?

I don't think so: You may want to consider a voluntary admission to a psychiatric hospital if the panic is that severe. Perhaps a day treatment program would be enough. Call a local psychiatric hospital and schedule an appointment for an evaluation. Good luck and let us know how it goes. It can be treated. ...Read more

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Help, what to do with a wound with eczema?

Help, what to do with a wound with eczema?

Wound and eczema: First you would prevent the wound from infection and treat it with topical antibotics , then after which concentrate on the eczema. ...Read more

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Can anyone help me with a diagnosis to get referral to talk to psychiatrist?

Can anyone help me with a diagnosis to get referral to talk to psychiatrist?

Many resources: Usually the process is to get a referral before a diagnosis -- because the psychiatrist makes the diagnosis during an interview with you. It may require more than one session. You can check your local psychiatric society for possible names, and also online searches can be fruitful these days. Contact office to see about insurance, appointment availability, ways of working, etc. ...Read more