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Sometimes nothing feels real. It feels dreamy and looks blurry or bright. Sometimes I feel as though I do not exist at all. I may be irrespondent.
RRMS: Relapsing-remitting MS is the most common form of MS. In this, there are episodic "attacks" or relapses of symptoms interfering with neurological function. These could affect vision, movement, sensation, speaking, coordination, bowel or bladder function, etc. Normally these attacks last 2-3 days. They often are treatable and the symptoms resolve. ...Read more
I rented my house out to someone who has MRSA unknowingly infecting my home. Can I still rent it out?
Yes: He is colonized and will cause no harm! How about the people you bump into on a daily basis that are MRSA colonized that you do not know about. ...Read more
My boyfriend and I live together but I want to break up with him but I pay for rent, do I leave the apartment?
Breakup: Not sure of your circumstances or reasons for the breakup, but suggest u seek support from friends or family members for advice. ...Read more
Is cryofibrinogenemia a chronic condition that persists over a lifetime, flaring and remitting? Or does it resolve?
It can but depends: We would like to know why you have it. That is the data we need to help you. It can be present for different reasons. - some longer term than others. ...Read more
I stay in rented room with 2 male, 1 of them sleeps beside me, I have told I do not want him to sleep beside me & he refuse, is this harassment?
Please call Lawyer: This is not a medical question and there is nothing we have to say about this scenario. None of us has the power to give you advice on a legal situation or housing problem. I am sorry. ...Read more
What is the percentage of people with MS going onto develop the next phase. Currently I am relapsing remitting (apparently this is the "good" stage)?
Very low these days.: Secondary progressive may occur by 5 yrs, 50%, and 10 yrs 90%, if inadequate treatment employed, such a use of interferons. But the newer more potent drugs, such as tysabri, (natalizumab) or gilenya, are far more successful, and percentages have dropped by about 50-60%, at a minimum. ...Read more
Could feel worse:
People with ms often feel worse in hot climates or in settings such as hot tubs and saunas.
Might be worth a trial in the warmer zone to see how you feel, but you will need more than just a few days to get a sense of how you feel. ...Read more
How many people 'rent' a poor woman from asia or latin america to carry their child? What are their ethics?
My wife has relaps. /remitting MS since 1998. She has been on Copax. For 13 yrs. And is doing very well. She is 63. Would it be safe to get Zostavax?
Ask your doctor but in general the pts with MS especially the relapsing remitting type are recommended against getting this vaccine. Inactive viral vaccines are usually considered safe but not while she is in crisis. The Zostavax is attenuated but not killed. It's ability to cause disease is minimized but not entirely negative.
check with your neurologist as well. ...Read more
Yes: In general after every pregnancy and if there is a substantial weight change. One might consider more effective alternatives as methods such as this which require patient participation are among the less reliable ones. In addition, there is some data to suggest that bladder infections may be more common in diaphragm users. ...Read more
Not covered: Medicare does not pay for scooter rental. There are some pretty stringent requirements for who qualifies for scooter. My experience is most people do not keep using them as they are not convenient. It wouldn't be a bad idea to rent one for a month or so and see if it is really something she will use. Talk to your doctor about getting authorization for scooter from medicare. ...Read more
Stay tuned: Stay tuned! This field is changing rapidly. Whereas injectable medications are the first tier of therapy, we are entering an era of oral medications and infrequent infusion therapies. Choosing the right therapy from this more and more crowded field of contenders will only get more complex. An MS specialist can help guide the discussion so that individuals can make the best informed choice. ...Read more
Maybe: It depends on the reason you need a wheelchair or walker as well as specifics related to the state you have medicaid coverage in. ...Read more
Please consult this site for an explanation:
http://www. Medical-institution. Com/renin-angiotensin-aldosterone-system/
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 tobac ...Read more
Renin (R) is secreted by the kidney when it perceives a reduction in blood volume to elevate and maintain BP. This could be seen in appropriate instances such as dehydration or blood loss. R converts angiotesinogen to angiotensin (A) 1, which gets converted to A 2 which is a constrictor of blood vessels. This constriction elevates BP. Go to:
http://www. Nature. Com/nrd/journal/v1/n8/fig_tab/nrd873_F1.html ...Read more
Kits: There are kits available that you can buy to measure the mold that you find in your house or you can hire a professional to come out and test it. These kits are available online or in your local hardware store typically. ...Read more
Is surgery only the option to fix a 6mm linear lesion partial rim rent tear of the supraspinatus tendon?
I have relapse remitting ms. I have two lesions in my neck and lately my neck has become stiff and it locks sometimes what should I do?
I was wondering how many lesions a year were considered normal for relapseing remitting multiple sclerosis in a young adult? 25yrs old.
Factors that predict unfavorable prognosis are:
1. Primary or secondary progressive course
2. Older age at onset (> 25)
3. Male sex
4. First interval between attacks shorter
than one year
5. Initial cerebellar or pyramidal (motor) symptoms
6. Moderate to severe disability within the first 2 years.
Link to more info: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1073365/pdf/jnnpsyc00027-0030.Pdf. ...Read more
I rented this house 3 months ago and my landlord had a lead test done cuz we have well water and they found lead in the water. And I have a rash n sic
See your doctor: Lead can be a real issue. There are certain acceptable levels but you will need a blood test ...Read more
6 wk old, fiancee, me, & ferret rent 1 room. My ferret has fleas. No contact between baby & ferret at all, but fleas spread. How to kill fleas safely?
Flea bites: Fleas live in furniture, carpets, drapes etc. The flea balms that get rid of fleas are toxic to humans, especially babies. I would get rid of the ferret, the source of the fleas and then move out of the apartment and get an exterminator or use flea balm to fumigate the apartment. Consult a pediatrician regarding what products are safe to use with a new baby. ...Read more