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High risk of Cancer: Unapposed estrogen increases the risk of post menopausal uterine cancer and increases the risk of breast cancer. Since the publication of the women's health initiative iin 2004, the incidence of hormone replacement related breast cancers have decreased due to the significant decline in the number of rx. ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy and take Estropipate 1.5 mg can i take estrogen pills as well will it hurt me?
You need to be balan: if your uterus was removed and the ovaries were left in, you may not need any sort of hormonal therapy. With that being said if your ovaries were removed then attention should be paid to if you need to have hormonalsupplementation examples would be testing to check your bones and cardiac status. Estrogen and progesterone need to be given together. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't chance it: electronic cigarettes use propylene glycol, which is an oil, as a propellant, and what this does when inhaled is simply unknown in humans. There are also preservatives, stabilizers, flavorings and other additives that are currently a trade secret and vary with each manufacturer. So, you are playing craps with not only YOUR health, but the health of a baby should you be successful in your efforts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 6’5 200lbs I took 20 mg of Valium for the 1st time ever, how long until I can pass a basic new hire employment drug test. Does it half to be zero?
Drug screen: Dependent on your job, this is not a typical drug that is tested for in an employment drug screening test. These tests are mainly geared toward illegal medications such as narcotics and marijuana. If you are under the care of a healthcare provider and have a prescription for the medication you should be fine. If you will be operating equipment or driving this may be a drug that is tested for. ...Read more
Total Bilirubin level was 1.36 mg/dl one week back. Taking sylabon70 for a week. Now the level is 0.57 . Can I stop the medication. Is the drop normal?
Stop it: You should not have been given the stuff In the first place. Lab reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. These values fluctuate. A slightly high value is no danger, just something for which, if persistent, an explanation should be sought. ...Read more
I just ran out of my Levothyroxine 0.125MG medication. I just placed the order but I will not receive it until Friday. This means 6 days without it. Will I be okay, can I do/take anything in the mean time? Help.
Ran out of thyroid: Occasionally that happens. Don't worry. You will be fine. Just take your medication regularly when it arrives. ...Read more
Probably not, no. : ALT of 47.9 is so close to the ULN, that there doesn't seem to be reason to get alarmed. Medication ASAP is unlikely to be indicated. The best thing to do is contact the doc who ordered the test and ask why it was ordered? Were you having any sxs? Any other abnormal labs/tests/findings? Next steps may include repeating the test, picture tests of the abdomen/liver, or stopping a current med. :) ...Read more
My husband,34 have 243 cholesterol and bp 100/120 and 8.0 uric acid. how to do normal everything? any diet help?any medication or exercise?
Heard that expired medications lose 10% of their strength each year? True? I have tube of Stieva-A cream 0.025% which expired in Oct 2012. Can I use?
Yes, you can: You have a brand of tretinoin (Retin A). It will continue to be effective for many years. Even if it is a bit less potent it will work just as well. Different products are more stable or less with time. This is also dependent on the temperature at which they are kept. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer