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No Significant Lympohadenopathy
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
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
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
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
Wrong Forum: Healthtap is a medical forum not an auto forum. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Nutrition needs sex: Yes and I can detail if we do 2nd opinion. ...Read more
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
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
Depends on interprt: The 18 wk fetus is 25% longer but 3x heavier (~3- ~10oz). ...Read more
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
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
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
Urne crystals: You did not give me any to choose from. Please update. ...Read more
Is the hot cross bun sign on radiological imaging always significant or could it be a benign occurrence?
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
My ACE test was 11 points higher then the cut off. How significant is that? Can healthy people have a high normal result?
Yes: Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy people have values on each side. ...Read more
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