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What do these results mean? Hbsag positive, hbs ab negative, hbeag negative, hbeab positive and hbc ab positive?
Behavior attention: In terms of helping kids with behavioral problems, positive reinforcement is a great way to promote desirable behaviors. Negative behaviors may be "accidently" reinforced by paying them too much attention, so it's best to ignore most negative, non- violent behaviors. Check out: parenting the kids according to a child psychiatrist- on kindle. ...Read more
Breast Ca: I am assuming you or someone you know was diagnosed with a breast cancer recently. Stage 3A mean that there is more involvement of the lymph nodes than earlier stages or a large primary breast tumor with only a few nodes). The ER and PR status is important so that hormonal treatment can be given. HER2 negative means that no antibody to that protein is needed (Herceptin). Discuss this with her MD. ...Read more
Hepb surface antigen positive, confirmatory test negative, antibody and core negative, should I worry?
Possibly: Do not understand how initial test was positive and "confirmatory" test negative. Need to repeat these, although you may be in the "window" period, when antigen is being consumed by forming antibody and neither is measurable. Wait 3 months and retest antibody titers. By then you may be hepb antibody and core antibody positive, in which case you are immune. ...Read more
Do practices based in positive psychology (gratitude, mindfulness, compassion, etc.) really help to boost my mental well-being?
Mindbody: Yes, there are many studies that show mindbody medicinal practices improve outcomes. ...Read more
ANA via ELISA 74 units, strong positive (negative via IFA)
Anti-Cardiolipin IgG 22 CU, moderate positive
Short answer is : Needing more info on labs and clinical symptoms. ANA positive is sensitive for possible autoimmune disease.but not very specific. Every lab on your ENA panel is important esp they are moderate positive and they all mean something different. Lab is never enough for diagnosis esp rheumatic condition. It is important for you to find a rheumatologist for thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more
Sure: Yoga can be an incredibly wonderful activity. I practice regularly and love it. However, you can also hurt yourself in yoga if you do not have instruction or if you try to do something that you are not ready for. I generally recommend to my patients interested in yoga to go to classes and then to use tapes/dvds only when they have gained some experience and no what to do and what not to do. ...Read more
Yes: There are many things that facilitate learning and stimulate brain development. Music, Reading, Exercise, Looking at art, conversations with others, writing. Achievement of life goals is helped by all of these but the rest is "showing up". Take each day and live it, show up for classes, activities, social activities. Meet people, get to know them. Build friendships, share your life. ...Read more
Hi please help, hepb surface antigen positive, hep b surface antigen confirmatory negative, antibody negative and anti core negative.What does it mean?
Hepatitis B testing: You should have it rechecked. Hbsag or surface antigen tests are the same, not like in HIV which has screening and confirmatory test. Normally, in the window period after an acute infection, all test for surface antigen or its antibodies are negative except for antibody to core antigen. Hbsag or surface antigen appears right after infection or exposure and disappears in recovery. ...Read more
5yo kid slightly overweight, weight 24 kg, height 120 cm. recently joined to dance classes, doing simple yoga, aerobics dance at home, will it help?
For the better: Positive relations and outlook may improve a person's health. It certainly improves a person's well being and has no negative consequences. ...Read more
Sleep: It's worth a try! you should notice a difference after you have started listening to them. Then you'lll know for sure. ...Read more
What does it mean if you have HBsAG positive, hbsab positive, hbeag positive, hbeab negative and hbcab negative?
Different muscles: Different muscle groups are used in Krav maga than Parkour. I know, because I do Krav maga, and I can't jump or climb like the traceurs I've seen in Parkour movies! That being said, Krav Maga will help improve your energy, balance, and strength, as well as teach you self defense. The muscle groups used in Parkour are more for vaulting, jumping, climbing and swinging etc. unlike Krav Maga. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hepatitis Panel: Confirm with your doctor that you do have hep b first. If you do have hep b, pregnancy is usually not affected. The doctor might have your liver checked with some labs. When the baby is born, he/she will need some shots for protection from transmission. Before you even ask: yes, you can breastfeed! the cdc and who states the benefits of breastfeeding outweighs risk of transmission. Hope this helps. ...Read more
ANA positive SSA SSB weekly positive SCL weekly positive RNP SM weekly positive. Any implications? What are the differential diagnosis? WaDoes it mean
Pos auto ab tests: You are describing positive tests for auto antibodies. The differential diagnosis can be extensive. I am assuming a rheumatologist has ordered these tests? You need f/u with them to educate you what they mean, what further tests may need to be done and review your symptoms. Proper rheum DX is not based only on test results, but exam findings and symptoms of patient. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 low titers of positive ANA 2 were 1:80 and 1 :160 all enas negative now ANA negative does that lean more toward false positive?
See below: Yes, the odds are more than likely false positive. ...Read more
Western blot igm bands 23 and 41 were positive but second testing weeks later showed completely negative western blot. False positive?
Not enough data LYME: This is not enough data to diagnose Lyme.It can occur in other conditions and these tests can change. ...Read more
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