Doctor insights on:
If you are truly 30 years old and a female and you do not know this, then you need immediately to get into see a gynecologist and begin your female care with this important exam that include assessing if you have any risk for cervical cancer.
A good gynecologist will get you into good and regular practice to make sure your health is always protected. ...Read more
Mostly, yes: If popcorn is air popped and not covered with butter, oils, and salt, it is a reasonably healthy snack option. It does contain fiber which is good for your digestion and complex carbohydrates and is naturally low in fat and calories. When lightly buttered though, it goes from about 30 cal per cup to about 135 cal per cup. Enjoy! ...Read more
Platelet Rich Plasma: PRP or platelet rich plasma injection is very effective for a number of indications. These include facial rejuvenation, hair regrowth, sexual rejuvenation, healing musculoskeletal injuries and arthritis, and more. Costs vary widely. In the US, expect to pay at least $ 1000 per site injected. ...Read more
AED pads: "Place one pad on the right center of the person's chest above the nipple. Place the other pad slightly below the other nipple and to the left of the ribcage." (http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/health-topics/topics/aed/howtouse) ...Read more
In general..: ..a popping sound in a joint suggests there might be some instability. This could result from injury or arthritis. Ligament injury or laxity/looseness allows the bones (20+) in the wrist to rub against one another causing a clicking noise or popping. It could also be an alteration in alignment since birth/congenital change. Associated pain or limited movement dictates whether treatment is needed. ...Read more
Ideally, NONE!: Soda pop has no dietary benefits: its acids lead to tooth decay, as can sugars. High fructose corn syrup is being shown not to satisfy hunger; so we eat/drink more. Caffeine can interrupt sleep, cause jitters, make u urinate more often, cause/exacerbate reflux. Artificial sweeteners also don't turn off the "hungry sign" so we eat/drink more. If u must, 1-2 cans at most. Water/juice are better. ...Read more
Lasix (furosemide) and weight los: When somebody is on Lasix or furosemide you want to make sure they do daily weights to make sure they're not gaining weight and that they're losing excess body water. Also when somebody's on Lasix is important to have daily potassium replacement by eating two bananas a day or other Foods highly Laden with potassium. ...Read more
Back Popping: I'm not sure if it popped when you were stretching, exercising or doing some type of activity or not. The vertebrae (bones) in the back have a cartilagenous layer in between them and with change of position can move and "pop" or crack. If it does not hurt and your back looks normal and symmetrical, it was probably movement of the bone in over the disc and adjustment, otherwise if it hurts see md. ...Read more
Soda pop is not a disease. There is nothing to heal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Could you please re-frame your question and spell out PPP.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Different training: Nurse practitioner (np) has a nursing degree and has different training than a physician's assistant (pa). Both of these providers assist doctors in treating patients. ...Read more
No worries: The menstrual cycle is susceptible to outside influences, so having a late period or missing a single period is rarely of significance. If you miss more than three cycles or 6 months, this is called secondary amenorrhea, the most common cause being pregnancy. Other causes include disorders of the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, ovaries, and uterus. ...Read more
Yes: As long as you feel alright afterwards ...Read more
Multiple: If your BP is normally in the 110 range and you suddenly have a rise to a higher range, you should seek care to rule out damage to your heart or kidneys. Of course, over time BP ranges can increase gradually and this also be a sign of hypertension beginning in your life. Consider your family's medical history and your own personal physical conditioning. ...Read more
Go for it.: Get your primary doctor's ok and then have it done. But listen when the doctor tells you about it. ...Read more
Please explain: What is inic acid?Get a more detailed answer ›
Please repost: And ask the questionGet a more detailed answer ›
Just Ask Moses:
Pop WHAT?? Your weasel? A zit? Balloon? Gum? Corn? Music? Sickle? Soda? Mom and--? Eye?
I'll tell ya this: in general, don't yank at anything, don't reach into a hole for anything, don't pick at anything, and don't POP anything, especially if it's a swelling on your skin. Now, of course these are probably the most ignored"rules, "around (except maybe the 10th Commandment) but we can always try, can't we? ...Read more