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Doctor insights on: Nts Step 1 Medication

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My name is Brianna, I went to a party and had unprotected sex. Wasn’t planning to but just happened. I took plan b one step 1.5 mg. Almost 2 days after the intercourse. I’m freaking out, please help me! That was my first time having sex. ?

My name is Brianna, I went to a party and had unprotected sex. Wasn’t planning to but just happened. I took plan b one step 1.5 mg. Almost 2 days after the intercourse. I’m freaking out, please help me! That was my first time having sex. ?

Unprot'd sex/ Plan B: Plan B should be "the morning after". It is not certain to prevent pregnancy, even then. If your period is late, ( and you usually are very regular), get a serum HCG test (very accurate for pregnancy detection) about a week after your period is due. If positive, see your healthcare provider for an exam and advice. ...Read more

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I just learned today that I have gout. Turning over a new leaf. Step 1?

I just learned today that I have gout. Turning over a new leaf. Step 1?

Evaluation: Gout is a symptom complex due to elevated uric acid in the blood and the precipitation of monosodium urate crystals in the tissue and joints causing the gout attack. There are lifestyle things such as decreased alcohol intake and medications depending on the type of gout you have. There are more reasons than one to cause the elevated uric acid. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hyperthyroidism mcq from step 1?

What to do if I have hyperthyroidism mcq from step 1?

Talk to your doctor: Ask lots of questions. What's causing your hyperthyroidism? Can it be thyroiditis which will go away on its own? Is treatment needed? What treatment option(s) does he recommend? These may include medications to treat symptoms, medications to slow production of thyroid hormone, surgery to remove thyroid, radioactive iodine to kill thyroid. Not sure what you mean by "mcq from step 1". ...Read more

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What is step 1 of a neoplastic follicular cell MCQ?

What is step 1 of a neoplastic follicular cell MCQ?

Thyroid gland: Neoplastic follicular cells present:
Differential diagnosis includes Follicular adenoma, follicular carcinoma, papillary carcinoma, follicular type, or follicular hurtlhle cell neoplasm etc ...Read more

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How not to be anxious and getting a good sleep before my step 1 USMLE exam day?

How not to be anxious and getting a good sleep before my step 1 USMLE exam day?

Preparing for exam: Several suggestions: begin some regular exercise, about 30 min at least 3x/wk, avoid caffeine, eat well but not a heavy meal the night before the exam. Study with friends if possible, will help you feel less anxious. Avoid sleeping pills or alcohol, will lower your performance. If you are using marijuana daily, lower dose slightly. If you are occasional user, avoid day before test. Good luck! ...Read more

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What do you advise for heart problem pharm mcq step 1?

What do you advise for heart problem pharm mcq step 1?

Question: Your question with its abbreviations is unclear. Why don't you rephrase it, maybe it will get an answer ...Read more

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Which is the best way for a young italian doctor to become a physician in the usa? Maybe try to obtain a phd in the usa? Or step 1, 2, 3....?

Which is the best way for a young italian doctor to become a physician in the usa? Maybe try to obtain a phd in the usa? Or step 1, 2, 3....?

It is a calling: If you feel the motivated urge go through the hoops; step 1, 2, 3. Put one foot in front of the other and soon you will be an us doctor after a long journey.
However, if the academic lifestyle complements your mindset, after a long journey you can obtain a phd.
Keep your mind open, explore possibilities. Maybe become a mdphd. ...Read more

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What to do about mydriasis/hard eye pharm tx mcq step 1?

What to do about mydriasis/hard eye pharm tx mcq step 1?

Please clarify : I'm not sure what your question is? Please rephrase and an l'll be happy to help. ...Read more

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Avoid anxiety & geting a good sleep b4 step 1 USMLE day-it's at end of march?advised with Mg and phosphatidylserine. Not sure about doses, time(already on escitalopram 20mg at bedtime for 1 y/r). Not fan of supplements. Thorough discussion is valuable.

Avoid anxiety & geting a good sleep b4 step 1 USMLE day-it's at end of march?advised with Mg and phosphatidylserine. Not sure about doses, time(already on escitalopram 20mg at bedtime for 1 y/r). Not fan of supplements. Thorough discussion is valuable.

Discuss with doctor: You say you are on Escitalopram at bedtime for about a year. Have you found it to be generally effective in addressing anxiety symptoms? If you are experiencing breakthrough anxiety, you may benefit from an adjustment of Escitalopram. Make sure you exercise regularly, eat healthfully and getting sufficient rest is imperative as you prepare. Recommend discussing with doctor. Good luck on USMLE!! ...Read more

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Are cold feet a step 1 of a 2 step reaction to alcoholism?

Are cold feet a step 1 of a 2 step reaction to alcoholism?

Alcoholism: Physiological effects of chronic high blood alcohol levels........ Cold feet would be very far down on the list.

I have no idea what 2 step rections you are referring to.

I you feel you may have a drinking problem then seek help. ...Read more

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Have swelling very low on gum between cheek & jaw,dentist said cracked tooth, did step 1 of root canal, still some pain & swelling still there, why?

Have swelling very low on gum between cheek & jaw,dentist said cracked tooth, did step 1 of root canal, still some pain & swelling still there, why?

Infection: You didn't tell us how long ago procedure was done. Treatment will take time to be fully effective. Sometimes when tooth is cracked even root canal treatment can't save it. Call your Dentist and report your symptoms. If they don't recede, extraction or referral to an Endodontists (root canal specialist) may be indicated. ...Read more

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Does plan b one-step interact with other medications?

Does plan b one-step interact with other medications?

Plan B can interact: With acitretin, adapalene, heparin, lamotrigine, warfarin, carbamazepine, cholestyramine, barbiturates, ampicillin, cotrimoxazole, tetracycline, clarithromycin, isotretinoin, phenytoin, primidone, St. John's wort, cyclosporine, tretinoin, dexamethasone, oxcarbazepine, rifampin, topiramate, voriconazole, Griseofulvin, mifepristone, apixaban, dalteparin, enoxaparin, tinzaparin, mycophenolate, > ...Read more

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What medication should one use for clymydia?

What medication should one use for clymydia?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline is the drug of choice to treat chlamydia, it should be prescribed by a licensed health care provider. The treatment is seven days. Azithromycin one dose may also be used to treat chlamydia infections ...Read more

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When can one use b complex medication?

When can one use b complex medication?

B complex: B complex is talking about a complex of B vitamins. There should be no reason why you couldn't use B complex. ...Read more

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How should one take care of anxiety without medication?

How should one take care of anxiety without medication?

Psychotherapy that..: Goes well beyond the line "tell me how you feel about that." first, u really do need someone w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. It's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if anxiety starts interfering with ur ability 2function & w/ur ability 2form/keep relationships. Great source of info here: http://www.Anxietybc. Org. ...Read more

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Cold cough since one week what medication should I take?

Cold cough since one week what medication should I take?

Control symptoms : This may be viral. Control any fever that is present. Over the counter medications that have a nasal decongestant with cough suppressant would work the best. Drink plenty of fluids and get rest. If your symptoms do not improve over the next two days, you should see a doctor. Lack of resolution of symptoms suggests a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take any medication after it expired one year ago?

Is it safe to take any medication after it expired one year ago?

No -- toss it: No -- you should not take expired medication. After that date, the pills or capsules could be deteriorating. Discard in the trash or in a medicine take-back program -- not in the toilet. All of us who use the water supply will thank you for helping to keep it clean. ...Read more

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How can I support a loved one who is addicted to pain medication?

How can I support a loved one who is addicted to pain medication?

Addiction: Help includes medications, exercise, counseling, obtaining support from those around them including friends and family, clergy, yoga. Time. We fail more than we suceed. For each sucess we fail 100 time, but one sucessful event prevents a thousand failures. Allow time. May need to talk to many people in order to find help your loved one. Good luck. ...Read more

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What anxiety medication does one take, and how do you first know you need medication?

What anxiety medication does one take, and how do you first know you need medication?

Start with eval.: After your medical provider evaluates you fully, he or she will be able to determine if medications are indicated & if so, which medications are the most appropriate for you specifically. Not all anxiety requires psychiatric medications. Since you are concerned — recommend you be evaluated. ...Read more

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How am I going to get my medication since I have collected my last one from the chemist?

Question?: Not sure what you are asking here, but any Rx'd medicine should be followed up by your Prescribing Doctor, and based on their protocols of Maintaining medications, and when and how often they need to see you to keep prescribing the medications, would be up to them. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have dark spot on my cheeks since one month. Will you please suggest me any medication.?

I have dark spot on my cheeks since one month.  Will you please suggest me any medication.?

Dark spot: Hi Priya0413 ~ this is probably melasma and could be due to the BCP or recent pregnancy. Please see your GYN doc and a dermatologist to make sure it's not a melanoma. Thanks ...Read more

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Is it good to use safeway brand medication like there vitimins(spellcheck), vs sombody like one a day?

Is it good to use safeway brand medication like there vitimins(spellcheck), vs sombody like one a day?

Yes, should be fine: If a person has knowledge of nutrition and has a very balanced diet, then he may not need to take a daily multivitamin because his foods contain enough. I recommend each person take a multivitamin because many people don't have a truly balanced diet. Some people need more vitamin d, calcium, folate, omega3, etc..., depending on individual issues. Generics are fine if one trusts the store or maker. ...Read more

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I have a 5yr old that has odd/add if I was to give her medication which do you feel is the best one for this condition?

I have a 5yr old that has odd/add if I was to give her medication which do you feel is the best one for this condition?

No one answer...: Deciding on the "right" medicaion to give a yung child with add & odd takes into account a number of things, not just your child's age. Your doctor needs to take into account her specific symptoms, what time of day they are most problematic, how they are affecting her daily function, side effect profiles etc.... There is not one medication that's "right", except what is right for your child. ...Read more

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I have persistent caugh for about one month now, I have taken some medications but the caugh still persist. What can I do?

I have persistent caugh for about one month now, I have taken some medications but the caugh still persist. What can I do?

Depends: There are a number of causes for cough. It can be from something as simple as a post-infectious cough. A cough after a respiratory infection. It could be bronchitis — the vast majority of the time bronchitis is viral. Other causes of cough are allergies(post-nasal drip syndrome). Asthma, gerd and ace inhibitors(bp medication) can also cause cough. You need to be seen by a dr. ...Read more