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Do dreams mean significant things sometimes?

Possibly.: It seems that they do, but when is a dream just a dream and when does it mean something? Dreams are often interpreted retrospectively and more than one or a few interpretations are possible depending on ensuing events. The significance may be manufactured for many dreams, i.e., you only see what you believe. Examples of significant dreams: august kekule, abraham lincoln, robert louis stevenson.. ...Read more

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How to reat l1-5 bulged discs significant pain?

How to reat l1-5 bulged discs significant pain?

Depends: Not all bulging discs cause pain, so your problems might not be from all of those discs. This type of pain, typically radiates down the legs and is burning. Conservative measures should be tried first. Neuropathic medications and pt should be your first steps. Interventional pain next and then surgery. Hopefully it does not go that far. ...Read more

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What does non significant pac with aberrancy mean?

What does non significant pac with aberrancy mean?

If it is an EKG: Report, pac stands for premature atrial contractions. Aberrancy probably means conduction defect. But the key words are non significant, which is self explanatory. I don't think you should be too worried. Ask your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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How significant damage would 2 years of smoking do?

How significant damage would 2 years of smoking do?

Unknown: Lung disease from smoking is dependent on the amount of cigarettes smoked per day multiplied by the number of years of smoking. Your lungs are constantly working to dispel toxic substances. After one year of stopping, your lungs can return to normal, as if you did not smoke. It usually takes many years to develop lung cancer from smoking. The sooner you quit, the less chance of damage. ...Read more

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What exactly is “significant occupational exposure”?

What exactly is “significant occupational exposure”?

Time, concentration: Significant occupational exposure depends on the time of exposure and concentration of the material to which you were exposed, based on the permissible exposure limits for the substance. Your safety officer should have all of this documentation available to you for training purposes. ...Read more

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Would two beers affect my diet in any significant way?

Would two beers affect my diet in any significant way?

Once or repeated?: If you drink two bears every night, they will add a lot of unhealthy calories to your diet. Some beers are worse than others as they have lots of added sugar so check the ingredients. I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. Www. Mdprevent. Blogspot. Com. ...Read more

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Can smoking one cig per week have any significant affects?

Can smoking one cig per week have any significant affects?

Cigs.: Not likely, unless you have health issues that contraindicate smoking such as emphysema. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods contain significant levels of iron?

Please suggest what foods contain significant levels of iron?

Healthy diet: Sources of iron - egg yolk, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts. ...Read more

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What neck conditions cause significant concern if not treated?

What neck conditions cause significant concern if not treated?

There's a lot: Of important things in your neck unless you're just thinking of cervical spine and its proximity to the spinal cord and nerves. The carotid arteries can become occluded and cause a stroke. The brachial plexus can be impinged by the scalene muscles and cause thoracic outlet syndrome. And then there's your thyroid and parathyroid glands. Not enough space here. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my significant other has been abusing substances?

How can I tell if my significant other has been abusing substances?

Be observant: Signs of abuse may include frequently refilled prescriptions or hospital visits, track marks from needles on the skin and abnormal pupils (dilated/ constricted) or sclera (the whites of the eyes). Letting them know you are concerned and want to help rather than confronting them by accusation is the best approach to opening a discussion about the topic. ...Read more

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How can I support my significant other who has asperger's syndrome?

How can I support my significant other who has asperger's syndrome?

Asperger's support: You shoulld first talk to your spouse and ask them what help they would like. Encoourage them to get individual and group counseling or to join a support group. If meds are used encourage the pt to take the meds. Ask if you can speak with the counselors and doctors. Go to your own support group for spouses. Nami is a good place to start. ...Read more

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My significant other has extreme gastroparisis. Anything we can do?

My significant other has extreme gastroparisis. Anything we can do?

Depends on cause: gastroparesis is usually due to either use of narcotics or poorly controlled diabetes, or idiopathic (meaning unknown cause). It is important to exclude a stomach outlet obstruction by an EGD so I would recommend you have your SO meet with a GI doctor to help sort out the gastroparesis. ...Read more

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When after bilateral tkr should there be significant pain/discomfort?

When after bilateral tkr should there be significant pain/discomfort?

About 1 month: Pain can be very intense in some people and very shallow in others. But most of the patients will have significant pai the first 2 weeks post-op. If there is no complications after surgery pain will start to decrease after about 1 month after surgery. ...Read more

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What are the most significant health risks among school-aged children?

What are the most significant health risks among school-aged children?

K-12 Health Risks: Younger: Viral infections, Fever, Cold, Skin infections (Scabies, Ringworm, Warts, Rashes), Strep, Diarrhea/ Constipation, Pink eye, Swimmers Ear, UTI, Asthma, Allergies, Injuries, etc. Vaccine preventable diseases of course! Older: Mono, Sport injuries, STD, Drug/Alcohol, MV Accidents, Behavior Problems, etc. Others: Vision, Diet and Physical Inactivity, Obesity, ADD/ADHD, Peer Pressure, etc. ...Read more

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How long after bilateral tkr should there be significant pain/discomfort?

Depends: Hopefully at the age of 32 this is not about you. Knee surgery is more painful than other joint replacements, and usually requires a hospital stay of 3-4 days mostly for pain control. Pts are walking immediately but do take pain pills for the first 6 wks. Two at one time is difficult, and is only indicated for certain individuals and special needs. ...Read more

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How can I seek the support of family in caregiving for my significant other?

How can I seek the support of family in caregiving for my significant other?

Family meeting: You can invite your close relatives to a "family meeting". Where you can express your concerns. If you both have children together then they may commit to release you from your caregiving at least few hours a week. They may come up with other suggestions or ideas to help you. Always consult your medical provider about any help in terns of rehabilitation, need x devices etc. ...Read more

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Why am I having significiant swelling and pain after 2 months of intial injury?

Why am I having significiant swelling and pain after 2 months of intial injury?

Re injured: If you have not allowed your ankle injury to heal properly then any new overuse or trauma will re-injure it. ...Read more

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Does becoming sexualy active stimulates any new significant hormonal activity?

Does becoming sexualy active stimulates any new significant hormonal activity?

It does: Sexual coitus brings about secretion of several hormones during foreplay and during orgasm especially endorphins which gives a sense of wellbeing. However there are no permenant hormones that unleashed because of it. ...Read more

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Will walking with a significant amount of weight on my shoulders make me shorter?

Will walking with a significant amount of weight on my shoulders make me shorter?

Perhaps: Perhaps not in the short term. However I do see patients in my practice who after long term weightlifting see decreased disc space in their thoracic spines. ...Read more

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Is there a significant size difference in a 14 wk fetus compared to an18 wk fetus?

Is there a significant size difference in a 14 wk fetus compared to an18 wk fetus?

Yes: Yes, there is a significant size difference in a baby fetus who is 18 weeks, compared to when he or she was only 14 weeks. ...Read more

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Am I allowed to go to an aa meeting with a significant other if I'm not an alcoholic?

Am I allowed to go to an aa meeting with a significant other if I'm not an alcoholic?

Yes: Your can definitly go for support, what you need to make sure is that the meeting you go to is an "open" meeting and not a closed meeting which is for alcoholics only. ...Read more

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Is the hot cross bun sign on radiological imaging always significant or could it be a benign occurrence?

Is the hot cross bun sign on radiological imaging always significant or could it be a benign occurrence?

If you are: Referring to Brain MRI, the "hot cross buns" sign in the pons is the result of selective neuronal degeneration/loss in that area, so it is never normal. It is associated with a variety of neurodegenerative disorders, particularly multisystem atrophy. ...Read more

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I want to pursue getting an IUD. I am worried the strings will poke/hurt my significant other. How can this be avoided?

I want to pursue getting an IUD. I am worried the strings will poke/hurt my significant other. How can this be avoided?

Understand it: These products were in development for decades before they were approved for public use. Millions are now in use & by definition they are use by those with significant others who don't seem to mind. The tiny filaments that help with insertion & retrieval were modified over the years of development with such issues in mind. You don't fix what's not broke. ...Read more