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What is the best family planing to go for?

One that: You and your husband (or significant other), after a meaningful discussion on the subject takes place, decide would be the best for your individual future as a loving couple. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Need a family dr in indiana?

Need a family dr in indiana?

Places to look...: Places to look for a doctor... Do a doctor search on healthtap by location and specialty, and look at his profile. Search for a doctor on the web at one's insurance company's site. Ask friends, neighbors, relatives for recommendations (but sometimes they'll ask "are you sick?"). Call the local hospital for recommendations, as the hospital will give out the names of doctors who use the hospital. ...Read more

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How come I have myotonia, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have myotonia, but nobody else in the family has it?

Need evaluation: Failure of relaxation of the muscles except after repeated trials congenital or aquired ---myotonic dystrophy or congenital myotonia or paramyotonia----need evaluation based on distribution, frequency---can be due to situation like stress. ...Read more

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How come I have pneumonia, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have pneumonia, but nobody else in the family has it?

Pneumonia: There are relatively few causes of pneumonia which are readily transmitted person to person. Atypical pneumonia due to mycoplasma may occur in families but the illnesses are often weeks apart because of the slow transmission rate of this bug. ...Read more

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How come I have parotitis, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have parotitis, but nobody else in the family has it?

It's not genetic: Or contagious. Often due to dehydration, stones or strictures in the gland or occasionally an autoimmune problem like sjogren's syndrome. You would not expect anyone else in the family to get it. ...Read more

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How come I have pseudogout, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have pseudogout, but nobody else in the family has it?

Not all genetic: Pseudogout can be present for a lot of reasons besides genetic. Pseudogout is an inflamamtory arthritis caused by the deposit of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystals. This can occur with age, with thyroid disease, with increased production of the parathyroid hormone - ie hyperparathyroidism, but most is unknown. These crystal accumulate in the joint and cause inflammation. ...Read more