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Complex: M. Avium- intracellulare (mac) infections can result in lung and other organ damage , depending on the severity of immunodeficiency. In people with an intact immune system , mac infection is a slow process and can take years before therapy is initiated (2 or 3 antibiotics- e.g. Ethambutol, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) and rifabutin). Therapy can last a minimum of 12 months if a lung infection is involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the most common with aids patients -- mycobacterium avium-complex or mycobacterium tuberculosis?
Is dysautonima genetic? Is there any relation between autism, dysautonomia and gluten intolerance? My mom also has macrobacterium avium. Connections?
Many questions: There is familial dysautomia but uncertain about the other other associations. Some cases with gluten have been reported. Mycobacterium avium is an infectious disease and not related to the other conditions. Gluten is a different condition also. There is intolerance to gluten and treatment involves a gluten free diet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was just diag.w/ stool sample testing heavy growth of Enterococcus avium in my intestines. I am chronically ill with other infections. How do treat?
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I am a 170 pound male that wants to do strength training to maximize its health benefits. If I use weight machines, is there a particular weight I should aim for? How should I progress the exercises
Low absolute eosinophils count. What does this mean? I am a 37 year-old female in excellent overall health. I am 5' 4", 121 pounds, and I am an avid exerciser (cardio and weight training 6 days per week). My recent laboratory results (blueprint for welln
Probably normal: Low eosinophils are often normal. It is impossible to say in an individual case like yours without a full history. Alcohol intoxication and over production of certain steroids in the body (such as cortisol) like from working out are causes. If you are a health regular exerciser your doctor would probably not mention it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many overall calories and protein per day should I consume for building muscle? I'm aiming for maximum muscle gain, I'm skinny now only 100 lbs, 5'6". I read 1g protein per pound of body weight.
Multiple Purposes: Alum is regularly employed as an astringent to shrink tissues and reduce the discharge of bodily fluids, as a styptic to contract organic tissues and stop or reduce hemorrhage and bleeding, and as an emetic agent to induce vomiting when someone has ingested poison. It is also often used to enhance certain vaccines and to prevent or treat infections. ...Read more
Healthy lifestyle: changes. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Rarely oral cancer: Chronic oral lichen planus can in a small percentage develop oral cancer. Topical prescription creams such as retin a (tretinoin) can be used in the mouth to treat oral lichen palnus. I have experience with oral Metronidazole as a treatment for lichen planus with good results. You need to be checked for hepatitis C which can be associated with lichen planus as well as review drugs as contributory cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do it Safely: In order to loose weight in a short period of time without harming your body, try to avoid all carbs except ones loaded with fiber, avoid added salt or canned food which contains high amounts of salt, exercise every day for an hour, sleep 7-8 hours every night, do fun activities including meditation and hydrate with at least 64 ounces of water and see the benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Patience: Stay the course of exercise and calorie control. Give your body's metabolism a chance to balance itself at your new lower weight. Try not to watch the scale too much. Keep your doctor involved in your weight management routine, asking her to measure you as well as weigh you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the average: person that is a little too fast a rate of loss to be optimum. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day.^ nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. ...Read more
It's possible, but..: That's five pounds in four weeks. Depends on how heavy you are to start, the more overweight, the easier the first 20 pounds are. But, most of those lbs will be water, which is why with any diet one is enthused initially because it comes off fast, and over 95%, it comes back even faster. You would have to be on a 1000 calorie diet to lose 5 lbs/wk. Whatever u do, get health professional to help u. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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