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What TV dinners are healthiest bec I can find lot under 1500 mgs in sodium. I work long hours lot of times can't cook. What brand reccommend?
None: None are good are a substitute for proper nutrient. Pack meals and turn sundays as "meal prep day". No worries ...Read more
Is bug spray safe for babies, and if not, can you reccommend a brand that is formulated for babies?
Yes, but: It needs to be used with caution. I avoid sprays under 6m, and afterward prefer loose clothing to sprays as a barrier. In exposed areas like the arms, legs neck, I spray, with the face shielded. Spraying the back of the neck will usually protect the face. Avoid spraying hands that may end up in the mouth. DEET is the active ingredient in effective sprays. Most have 8-10% which lasts about an hour. ...Read more
What do you reccommend eating and drinking if you have diarrhea one minute then constipated the next?
What procedure do you doctors here reccommend for curing lpr. Tif procedure or that surgical one where they make 3-5 incisions? Which one has best suc
Depends not only on the procedure but on the expertise of the Surgeon.
The best results are at USC-LAC in LA by the Demeester group ...Read more
No: Vaginiplasty is recommended for other reasons as cystocele, prolapse stress incontinence but not just for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more
What pain medication other than oxycontin would you reccommend for post disc replacement and rod insertion surgery?
It sounds like you: Need a detailed evaluation as to why there is persistent pain after your surgery or surgeries. The type and mix of medication is dependent on your age, health, diagnosis and previous experience with various medications. You need to see a pain management specialist if your surgeon has nothing further to offer or get a second opinion. ...Read more
My total choesterol is 285. my LDL is 177, my HDL is 71, my triglicerides is 165. no diabetes female age 64. would you reccommend a statin?
Probably but check: The correct issue; NMR lipoproteins. Cholesterol is not the correct issue; lipoproteins are, and LDL-C is a guessed at, not measured value. Suggest study: https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/108218 https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/792318 https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/1331774 https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/1329248 ...Read more
What is prenatal vitamins and which vitamins are prenatal vitamins, what would you reccommend for someone who for 3 years now, need to conceive?
Any general for healthy women, they can take any over the counter prenatal vitamin. Folic acid is the most important ingredient in the prenatal vitamin. The minimum dosage of Folic Acid is 400 mcg.
Here's a video from the university of texas that explains the science behind prenatal vitamins:
http://www. Utexas. Edu/know/2012/05/07/food_science_pregnancy/. ...Read more
What can you reccommend me to do to clear up my acne problem in a really short period of time without any ointment?
I've been on 75mg of mirtazapine for 7 months, primarily for anxiety and insomnia. Is this high dose normal? How would you reccommend cutting back?
Almost, but why?: The dosage for mirtazepine may include and, rarely, exceed 90 mg. Dosage must reflect how your body metabolizes the drug. The important question is" how are you feeling? " if you have had very good or excellent relief of anxiety, and if you have learned anxiety management skills or remedied the situation for which you started the medication, then slow reduction is possible over months. ...Read more
There are many different options for surgical weight loss at this time.
It is best to discuss your individual situation with your bariatric expert (surgeon). ...Read more
Doctor did not reccommend physical therapy after surgery what should I do? I had ankle surgery on feb. 8, and was released to walk on it again on the 4th of april. I am walking on it now, but I am constantly in pain and it stays swollen. My doctor did not
I: I agree with the above comment. With continued pain, I would readdress your ankle with your physician and have it re-examined. Some types of fractures may take longer to heal and recovery from those fractures are both patient and injury dependent. ...Read more