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What to do if I got pulled over and the police officer told me I was going 10 over but put that I was going 12 over on the ticket?
Wrong forum: This is about medicine, not about traffic law. I'm sorry you suffered this minor injustice after breaking the law. Most of us hope you will be extra-careful to drive safely. ...Read more
Solitary Kidney: It depends on your department's policy but I don't see why not. Those with one kidney, barring any other health issue or genetic predisposition, can live perfectly normal lives. You just need to be careful to not expose your kidney to harm- i.e. specific meds or surgeries. ...Read more
Police officers are: exposed to traumatic events on a frequent basis. It is important for them to have opportunuies to process all these traumas. Police departments are aware of this but often do not do enough to help their staff work through these events. ...Read more
Woke 4am sat morn and worked 9hrs came home then went to reserve as a police officer till 2am next morn got cold chills temp was 95.9? Any answers?
Fatigue/Endocrine: This could just be extreme fatigue, which puts a lot of stress of on the body and can make you feel week and tired and may effect body temp in a few ways. If you have an adrenal problem or thyroid problem (both controlled by the brain) and there is stress on the body like being up excessive hours this can cause effects to be felt at multiple other areas of the body, this is the endocrine system ...Read more
I'm a police officer with disabling back pain. My dr wont write a letter for my pension so i can retire even tho he said i can't do this anymore. Help?
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Many ways: See: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/15/police-health-risks-sleep-metabolic-syndrome-shift-work_n_1665979.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
About joining the military or being a police officer. What jobs can get or not because of my history with mental illness?
Not enough info.: It depends on the type & extent of mental health illness. Please check these standards to determine if your condition is disqualifying for military service: http://usmilitary.About.Com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/neurotic.Htm. Many police departments do independent psychological screening for applicants. ...Read more
Im a 30 year old police officer who has really bad asthma. Seems like meds arent even helping. Help?
More info needed: If asthma has been bad past week or two & you've had a cold or flu perhaps you have an acute exacerbation needing oral Prednisone for 5 days. If you & your doctor are having trouble controlling ongoing asthma think about contributing causes like reflux or chronic sinusitis. If despite all efforts asthma is refractory to treatment oxalizumab (xolair) could be a consideration for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers