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I think I could be a narcissist. Help and advice needed now. Please help me first?

I think I could be a narcissist. Help and advice needed now. Please help me first?

Not the venue: Narcissistic personality disorder requires lifelong therapy and hard work on your part for success. Partner with your doctor. ...Read more

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How possible am I to get (or maybe already have gotten) pnuemonia right now (please read)?

How possible am I to get (or maybe already have gotten) pnuemonia right now (please read)?

Pneumonia: There are many causes of infectious pneumonia...viral, bacterial, and fungal. To get pneumonia you first have to be exposed. Usually this is from infected respiratory droplets from coughing/sneezing. Once you are exposed, whether you get infected or not depends on the amount of exposure, the virulence (ability to cause infection) of the bug, and the strength of your own immune system. ...Read more

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I am 42, height 5 ft 4 inches and weight 74kg. My target is 69 kg. Now please tell me how to achieve my goal. I can't do exercise.

I am 42, height 5 ft 4 inches and weight 74kg. My target is 69 kg. Now please tell me how to achieve my goal. I can't do exercise.

Need exercise: Why can you not do exercise? Even with specific orthopedic problems, you can always do some sort of exercise even if not running or jumping. The first thing is diet - cut out sweets & meat, reduce dairy & grains, and eat more vegetables & fruit. Use very little oil and salt - very important. Then do exercise even if biking, yoga, etc. Without both diet & exercise, you will not lose weight. ...Read more

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I've had a chazion for 2 1/2 months now. I've tried warm compressions and OTC drops and nothing has worked what can I do now? Please help

I've had a chazion for 2 1/2 months now. I've tried warm compressions and OTC drops and nothing has worked what can I do now? Please help

See an opthomologist: You need to see an opthomologist in order to have it surgically drained, if it hasn't responded to conservative treatment. Worry not, this is a very easy procedure without any significant pain. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Coughed up blood just now, please help?

Coughed up blood just now, please help?

See doctor....: The most common cause of coughing blood is bronchitis but malignancy must always be ruled out so this symptom must always be evaluated by a doctor. If you are also short of breath, go to the er. If you are a smoker, you need to quit and your doctor can help with this, too. You will likely need eval by a lung doctor. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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I took caffeine pills and can't sleep now, please help?

I took caffeine pills and can't sleep now, please help?

Don't use caffiene: Before sleep. Keep bedroom dark ; cool. Turn off tv. Don't exercise in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more

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I have been having hives for about a week now. Please help me!?

I have been having hives for about a week now. Please help me!?

OTC antihistamine: Over the counter antihistamines, cetirizine, loratidine or fexafenidine are all effective for hives if used daily. If they don't work after a week, see an allergist. ...Read more

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I havng constipation for week now. Please recomened me diet. Thanx?

I havng constipation for week now. Please recomened me diet. Thanx?

^ fluid intake: Try for at least 64 ounces of water per day. Aim for 5 servings of veggies and 4 of fruit per day. Avoid crap carbohydrates. Increase dietary fiber - go for whole grain when possible. May wish to decrease dairy until you become a little more regular. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do I do if my sister have anger problems. Need help now please?

What do I do if my sister have anger problems. Need help now please?

Protect yourself: If someone is having a crazy outburst, the best thing you can do for yourself and for them is get away if you possibly can. After the storm is over, talk to that individual and let them know that this behavior is unacceptable. If a person is simply unhappy with others and is telling them about it, try to find out what's really bugging them and perhaps suggest ways to be diplomatic. ...Read more

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Hi I'm vivek. I used to smoke daily from past 5 years but I want to quit now. Please help I tried many times but I couldn't?

Hi I'm vivek. I used to smoke daily from past 5 years but I want to quit now. Please help I tried many times but I couldn't?

Smoking Cessation: #1. Nicotine anonymous
#2 I have had success treating people in recovery from nicotine addiction using the patch. Decrease the dose very gradually, making reductions every two weeks or longer, to increase the likelihood of staying stopped. This works bests if done in combination with #1. ...Read more

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How can I a 14 year old lose weight from 210 to a 150? My name jessica I try everything I can lose anything I need help now please

How can I a 14 year old lose weight from 210 to a 150? My name jessica I try everything I can lose anything I need help now please

See Dr.: Jessica, you are not alone! Being a little overweight is very common and it is hard to lose. See your dr. And discuss your weight. You can be put on a good diet and exercise regimen to help you lose. You can also get some testing to make sure things like abnormalities in your thyroid are not causing your weight gain. You can do it. Stay strong and good luck! ...Read more

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Hi I’ve been having fluctuating temperatures ranging from 98.6 to 99.4 daily along with slight headaches and dizziness for about 2 months now please h?

Hi I’ve been having fluctuating temperatures ranging from 98.6 to 99.4 daily along with slight headaches and dizziness for about 2 months now please h?

Headache and dizzy: Your temperature really aren't too bad. About the headaches and dizziness, I'm not too sure. You might review what have you been doing before they occur and see if changing your activity might resolve them. If not, pay your PCP a visit. ...Read more

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My head is hurting when I go to the bathroom and sit down for like 2 minutes or even sometimes even more this has bin happening to me for like 2 weeks now please help me?

My head is hurting when I go to the bathroom and sit down for like 2 minutes or even sometimes even more this has bin happening to me for like 2 weeks now please help me?

Need parent approval: Your age precludes being able to specifically give you medical advice without your parent's or guardian's permission. All they need to do is set up an account themselves on Healthtap (it's free) and then, they can reask the question on your behalf or even request a private consultation if necessary to see what the problem might be. Good luck ...Read more

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Pregnancy symptoms. Cant handle that right now== please help?

Pregnancy symptoms. Cant handle that right now== please help?

Get a pregnancy test: You need to know if you are pregnant and then you need a clinic to decide what to do about it. ...Read more

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I slept incorrectly yesterday night and have a stiff neck now. Please advise what should I do.

I slept incorrectly yesterday night and have a stiff neck now. Please advise what should I do.

Give it a day..: This should improve over the next day or two. In the meantime, you can gently stretch the neck muscles by slowly turning your head from side to side and up and down. If that is too uncomfortable right away, try massaging the stiff area with your hands. Try to go about your normal activities; just avoid anything that requires quick jerking motions of the head and neck. ...Read more

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I did lever function test in which Ast value is 55 Now please guide me how to decrease the AST values?

I did lever function test in which Ast value is 55 Now please guide me how to decrease the AST values?

Ast: One mildly elevated AST should not overly concern you. However, avoid acetaminophen and alcohol especially together. Statins, a type of cholesterol lowering medication and Anti-inflammatories can also elevate AST. Make these changes if relevant and repeat the test in 3-6 mos ...Read more

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Respected doctors, I have married woman from 4 years and I have no right now. Please give me advice and what test I do?

Respected doctors, I have married woman from 4 years and I have no right now. Please give me advice and what test I do?

Vague question: Your concern is not clear. Best to see a dictor to listen to your history and complaints. I am sure you will get reasonable advice and treatment ...Read more

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Could my weight (298.0) be stopping me from trying to conceive? My partner an I have been trying for a while now. Please help?

Could my weight (298.0) be stopping me from trying to conceive? My partner an I have been trying for a while now. Please help?

Absolutely yes: Significant female obesity can suppress ovulation due to the feedback to the pituitary of hormones being manufactured in the peripheral fat. Weight reduction to a reasonable BMI can spontaneously cause ovulation to resume. Make sure your male partner performs a sperm analysis as 40 % of all infertility problems as male oriented. A Fertility MD can give you more details at examination. ...Read more

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Can anal fingering cause anything bad? I'm scarred that it might help? Did it today and wasn't rough just scarred right now please help

Can anal fingering cause anything bad? I'm scarred that it might help? Did it today and wasn't rough just scarred right now please help

Digitalizing: The anorectal region without proper lubrication can cause injury. It should only be done during a medical exam. Th.E anus was designed as an exit not an entrance. Best to limit this type of behavior to only what is necessary. ...Read more

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I'm suffering from all psychological probs. I have been defeated. I'm tired. I can't try anymore. I feel sucidal now. Please help. :' (?

I'm suffering from all psychological probs. I have been defeated. I'm tired. I can't try anymore. I feel sucidal now. Please help. :' (?

Psychiatrist: See a psychiatrist for DX rx including hospitalization--go to er if you feel in a corner in the meantime. ...Read more

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I have Vestibular neuritis!! It's awful!! I've had it on/off for nearly a year now. Please help. Is there a cure,? I'm over it big time.

I have Vestibular neuritis!! It's awful!! I've had it on/off for nearly a year now. Please help. Is there a cure,? I'm over it big time.

Need more info: This is uncommon to have recurrent vestibular neuritis, its a dx if exclusion, did you get ruled out for other causes like a brainstem mass with mri brain (with contrast) or vestibular migraine (by hx). consider getting hsv antibody titers checked and id specialist to treat for it more aggressively if you're positive since hsv reactivation is a common cause of recurrent vestibular neuritis. ...Read more

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I wake with symptoms of flu and then goes away and then comes back in the evening and feel bery drained, happened for two weeks now! Please help?

I wake with symptoms of flu and then goes away and then comes back in the evening and feel bery drained, happened for two weeks now! Please help?

Evaluation needed: It is possible that you are suffering from sinusitis.See an ENT specialist for evaluation. He will probably want to take x-rays among other things. ...Read more

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Starting yesterday I started getting a tight pain in the right side of my chest. This has never happened before and I don't know why now. Please help.

Starting yesterday I started getting a tight pain in the right side of my chest. This has never happened before and I don't know why now. Please help.

See answer: It's not possible to give specific advise based on such limited information but the following site will discuss the different causes for chest pain and should be helpful. If you still have questions an online consultation with a physician at Health Tap would be helpful or see your family physician. Go to > http://bit. Ly/1KCXC9E ...Read more

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I've tried many treatments over the years for keratosis pillars but unfortunately haven't found the right treatment till now. Please I need help thanks?

I've tried many treatments over the years for keratosis pillars but unfortunately haven't found the right treatment till now. Please I need help thanks?

Sorry for your pligh: Unfortunately, there is no accurate answer fro your illness. Other than conventional topical care that you can tolerate, and manage yourself, there is no "magic bullet" to recommend to you.

I wish you well….and apologize for being unable to tell you more helpful information. ...Read more