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What conditions does dr. Rachel ellis treat?

What conditions does dr. Rachel ellis treat?

See link: A full list of conditions that dr. Rachel ellis specializes in can be found here: http://eye.Belaray.Com/procedures/ they include blepharoplasty (eye lift), ptosis (drooping eyelid), excision & reconstruction of skin tumors affecting the skin around the eyes (e.g. Basal cell, melanoma), management of dry eye, evaluation of eyelid laxity and many more. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about dr. Rachel ellis?

Can you tell me more about dr. Rachel ellis?

Cosmetic Surgeon: Dr. Rachel ellis is board-certified specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids and face. Dr. Ellis works closely with each patient to develop an individualized plan of treatment and is dedicated to helping you achieve a natural post-surgical look. You can learn more about dr. Rachel ellis here: http://eye.Belaray.Com/. ...Read more

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My friend rachel's neck started hurting about a day ago and got progressively worse. Now, after a shower, she can no longer move her head without pain?

My friend rachel's neck started hurting about a day ago and got progressively worse. Now, after a shower, she can no longer move her head without pain?

See a doc now: The stiff neck and severe pain, especially if it's associated with fever or generally feeling bad, flulike symptoms etc. Could be early signs of meningitis. If there's no other obvious reason why she should have
stiffness and pain, she needs to be seen by her primary doctor or in an emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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Hi i'm rachel i was just wondering about the tonsils what would you need too have them removed?

Hi i'm rachel i was just wondering about the tonsils what would you need too have them removed?

Removing tonsils: Reasons to remove tonsils include recurrent infections, obstructive enlargement, suspicion for cancer, chronic tonsil stones, chronic halitosis (bad breath) that can be related to the tonsils. Have your local otolaryngologist review your medical history and examine your throat so they can best advise you. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hello I'm Rachel and I have something growing on my toe my grandma thinks that there is something in my toe but there my can you help me ?

Hello I'm Rachel and I have something growing on my toe my grandma thinks that there is something in my toe but there my can you help me 
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Toe growth?: 18F Hello I'm Rachel and I have something growing on my toe my grandma thinks that there is something in my toe but there my can you help me ? Question not clear. Please rephrase and ask it again. Is she a foot doctor? Show to your own Dr. Do 2nd opinion with me and I can look at it now. ...Read more

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My daughter, Rachel is reaching 9 years this September. Her temperature is lower than normal for past 10 days. Her blood test is normal. Pls advise.

My daughter, Rachel is reaching 9 years this September. Her temperature is lower than normal for  past 10 days. Her blood test is normal. Pls advise.

No worries: You don't say what her temp is. but if tests normal and she is acting normally. I would recommend to stop checking it. Some people will always be lower or higher than "normal". ...Read more

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My daughter Rachel was at school today when I received a phone call from the school stating that Rachel peed her pants. What can I do to help her?

My daughter Rachel was at school today when I received a phone call from the school stating that Rachel peed her pants. What can I do to help her?

Urinary accident: How old is she????? If pain, fever, persistence, make an appt. to see her doctor. Otherwise, see if this happens again. -- If only at school, talk to the teacher. ...Read more

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Rachel fell yesterday afternoon and got a fat lip. The next morning, the swelling looks worse. When should I consider going to see a doctor?

Rachel fell yesterday afternoon and got a fat lip. The next morning, the swelling looks worse. When should I consider going to see a doctor?

Look for infection: Usually a swollen lip doesn't require a doctor's visit unless there are signs of infection or it continues to swell after a couple days. Generally you can help the swelling go down by applying a cold pack to the swollen lip for 20 min at a time. Signs of infection are redness in the surrounding skin, increasing pain or fever. If there is a cut on the inside of the lip it could get infected. ...Read more

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What is a rach that moves around ur body?

What is a rach that moves around ur body?

Hives: Hives are transient swelling for release of histamine that will appear in different spots on your body. Antihistamines will supported reaction untlil a detailed history and appropriate lab exams can determine the cause. ...Read more

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Can Rychol tablets be harmful to your health?

Rychol: See: http://www.mnilifestyle.co.za/products/rychol/ Rychol does have potential side effects. ...Read more

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Are hairlips more common in any particular race?

Are hairlips more common in any particular race?

No: Harelip is a congenital deformity, probably related to dietary deficiency in pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have a rather long story I'd like to ask about.

Request consult.: You can certainly request a consultation with one of us. The live consult gives 30 minutes of real-time consultation. With an inbox consult, you can post a narrative (as long as it would need to be) to a doctor for a response - kind of like an email. ...Read more

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How are race and age related to violence against women?

How are race and age related to violence against women?

Violence against: Women may be tolerated more in some cultures than others. However batterers and victims come from all walks of life, all races, all cultures, all socioeconomic classes. Women who have their own economic means may be better able to leave the batterer by accessing legal and medical resources to assist them. Cultural factors may also influence whether a victim chooses to leave her batterers.Dr. Elif. ...Read more

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To improve my performance in a race. What do I need to take.

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Exercise: There are no performance enhancers without risk; the best way is to train up for the race. ...Read more

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Can your diet the day before a race affect your performance?

Can your diet the day before a race affect your performance?

Yes: Carbohydrate loading- can place extra glycogen in your muscles and may improve performance. On the flip side, if your muscles are deplete of glycogen from a low carbohydrate diet the day before, it might lessen your performance. ...Read more

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How can I mentally prepare myself before a 60m and 100m race?

How can I mentally prepare myself before a 60m and 100m race?

Visualization: You must visualize yourself performing well and winning your race. Breathe deeply and focus. Work hard in your training and practice then perform the best you possibly can and improve. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what are some good foods for race day half marathons?

Can you tell me what are some good foods for race day half marathons?

Race day? : Most 1/2 and full marathons begin am or late am. My plan was to carbo load the 2 or 3 days prior to the run and on ' game day' eat a bagel( no butter/ cream cheese )and gator aid for breakfast and that's it.I ran plenty distant races w/ this strategy. Really,your training before the race is most important.Just don't eat more than above( or similar) and keep up your fluid intake during the race! GL ...Read more

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How do you know if something has good fats in it rather than bad fats?

How do you know if something has good fats in it rather than bad fats?

Natural vs Processed: If the fat is of natural origin (; not concentrated from plant sources; we are animals, not plants) then probably healthy. E.G. Fats on/in meat, lard, bacon grease, also palm, coconut ; olive oil (if high quality). If concentrated from plant sources or processed/hydrogenated (even without trans-fats: only cis-fats) then highly questionable: ie paleo principles ; consistent with all actual science. ...Read more

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What determines if someone a drug abuser rather than a recreational user?

What determines if someone a drug abuser rather than a recreational user?

Substance abuse: Drug/substance abuse is defined by dsm-iv-tr as a maladaptive pattern of use leading to impairment in at least 1 of 4 areas in the course of 12 months: work/school impairment, causing hazards, leading to legal trouble, or badly impacting social interactions. It can apply to legal or illegal drugs. ...Read more

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Why do some races/ethnicities get certain diseases more than other groups?

Why do some races/ethnicities get certain diseases more than other groups?

Genetics: different ethnic groups and races had grown up together facing some common challenges and advantages together. They had evolved in these common circumstances together for a long time. This means, their genetics have developed over thousands of years to cater to these macro and micro factors. In nature you always give something to take something. ...Read more

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Can different races donate to each other and be a match? Like asians to whites?

Can different races donate to each other and be a match?  Like asians to whites?

Yes: Everyone is the same color on the inside. There are some advantages, however, in exchanges between the same ethnic groups in that they are more likely to have greater genetic similarities. This may offer some immunologic advantage and decrease the risk of rejection. We now have sophisticated tests which are much more informative that just looking at ethnicity alone. ...Read more

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Why is it that certain races/ethnicities more likely to get certain diseases than others?

Why is it that certain races/ethnicities more likely to get certain diseases than others?

Genetics: It's just genetics..Many diseases are related to your specific genetics......Why? Only the almighty can tell us ...Why...... ...Read more

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Do you know of a virtual reality game that gives the illusion of biking in a virtual race?

Do you know of a virtual reality game that gives the illusion of biking in a virtual race?

How is that medical?: This is not the appropriate site for this question. Try reading the title again. Direct your question to a gaming site or board with fans and reviewers who would know that. ...Read more

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I am rather thin and want to gain atleast 10 pounds. What are some good foods to gain weight?

I am rather thin and want to gain atleast 10 pounds. What are some good foods to gain weight?

Healthy weight gain:: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more

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Does internal biochemistry differ significantly (if at all) between the different races of people?

Does internal biochemistry differ significantly (if at all) between the different races of people?

I think the internal: Biochemistry of different races are essentially the same. It's the external factors, the lifestyle and nutritional habits of people that varies! (here's a racist anecdote my friend told me- the japanese eats more rice than americans, the mexicans, the russians and polish drink more beer and eat more meat than us, and they live longer. Speaking english is what kills us! just joking!) have fun! ...Read more