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It's a break...: Usually respite is a break for a family member (s) or caregiver providing hands on care or supervisory care. This may include someone to give the family/caregiver a break for a certain period of time of having the person stay in a nursing home for a period of time. Either way this provides a break since caregiving can be very challenging. ...Read more
Not good: This is not good long term due to tolerance and dependency. Unfortuantely also related to the long half life, there are residual daytime concerns. The sleep that is produced is also n2 and deeper sleep is suppressed. I try not to use unless there are other reasons to use this class of medication. ...Read more
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Can u control your skin conductivity or cardioactivity or your respitation response to be able to passed a polygraph test please?
Some can: Yes some people can control this and that is why the polygraph is not 100%. ...Read more
For a prek child with labs indicating compensating respir acidosis, what would next steps typically be? Cxr fine.
How can a 24/7 caregiver get a respite when family members do not allow it and put a big guilt trip on me? They do not listen.
Tough situation: You will have to find coverage for the time you need to be off work to avoid a patient-abandonment situation. ...Read more
Should an elderly wiman sleep in a room with temp below 50 degrees when she is having respiroty problems, just got over pneumonia.
I have re occuring itch and discharge in my vaginal. I have taken several antibiotics but I only get a few days respite and its back. Pls help?
Cannot diagnose: Without seeing and examining you and the discharge it is impossible to say what this is, but if your ob/gyn doctor has not been helpful or not communicative, perhaps a second opinion would be in order. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
I think I might be pregnant, if I were, I would be 8 weeks and 7 days. What would be my normal respiroty rate? I am 16 years old and weigh 182 lbs&66cm
See doctor: If you are pregnant, for the sake of your and your baby's health, you should be under the care of a doctor. Your respiratory rate is irrelevant. If you do not have a doctor, visit the local planned parenthood organization for help. ...Read more
I have had previous problems with having seizures from withdrawaling from benzo. Haven't taken any in over two years but I took 1 restirol Will b ok?
Yes: I assume you mean Restoril. If you only took now you can't withdraw. ...Read more
Suffering from severe cough, more than 5 days. Took allerid 10 mg, moxikind 625mg, becozym c forte, 2doctors, little improvement, gargled, no respite.
I moved into a apartmnt a few months ago and noticed they have build up black mold located in the shower can that cause chronic upper respitry inftcns?
Contact local: Alzheimer group! Most have good contacts ; advice. ...Read more
They found a tumor in my pituitary after 5 years of unexplained infertility. But repro endo said that's not the likely cause. What is?
Already seeing a REI: If you're seeing a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist, s/he has taken your medical history, examined you, and done tests to find out why you're not getting pregnant easily. The next step is to review the results with your physician. There are few cases of unexplained infertility after the right tests, including checking for low egg supply. 5 years is much longer ttc than average. ...Read more
For a child wit developmental & severe attentional issues, not circumsized at birth due 2 respir instability, do u recommend circumcision later? When?
Circumcision: There is no medical reason to cicumcise a male with a normal male penis. If you have religeoous issues then you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
I have lower pelvic pain (mostly left) often, but it increases in intensity b4 a bm. I just saw my OB and ruled out repro system. Could it be serious?
Hell I have had back pain above my buttocksfpr the last 5 days the only respite I have is when sitting especially driving but walking and standing are especially painful thanks hope you can help?
It sounds like lumbar disc degeneration (and lumbar spondylosis).
Spondylosis is a term referring to degenerative osteoarthritis of the joints between the centre of the spinal vertebrae and/or neural foraminae. If this condition occurs in the zygapophysial joints, it can be considered facet syndrome. If severe, it may cause pressure on nerve roots with subsequent sensory and/or motor disturbances, . ...Read more
If TTC see repro MD: If trying to conceive see a re for testing, treatment. Pcos diagnosis is 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular periods 2. Clinical signs like acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound appearance of polycystic ovaries: high volumes or antral follicle counts. We also "rule out" other causes of pcos-like symptoms: thyroid, prolactin, adrenal gland issues. ...Read more
What type of chemical substance will be produced if respin, diazepam, codeine, hexobarbitone and morphine are mixed?
A scary one: Why would you be planning to mix these substances? Hoping you're not wanting to use them on yourself or sell them to anyone else. Please remember that there is help if you are addicted, suicidal, or both. Your question indicated that you're in nigeria, and unfortunately I don't know what the equivalent of calling "911" is, in your country. ...Read more
I had an EUS on 2/16/15 for upper gastric I rec'd ASA III or IV which meant that add. Anesthesia was rec'd. Can u have upper respir prob from this?
Can you help please? I have spinal stenosis. Dystonia and Fibromyalgia. I can't hardly walk but it's being suggested by a respite care home I walk.
Which is causing thi: Which of these diagnoses are responsible for your inability to walk. Your medical team will need to help you decide and then the treatment can be directed. Lumbar stenosis can be treated with epidural steroid injection and physical therapte y and the others with this with physical therapy.We don'y know your age andam uncertain what a repite care home is ...Read more
Please what can I take as remedy for stomach piles or pile in general. Thank you for your anticipated respo?
Hemorrhoids: If you're young and otherwise healthy, constipation can bring on hemorrhoids (piles) and bleeding. If, after increasing your fruits and veggies, water intake, and fiber, you're still constipated, make sure you see your doctor to get a check. Sometimes banding or surgery is necessary. Best of luck! ...Read more
I'm 35 weeks with a lot of pressure in the lower part of my stomatch that cus me to hurt an have braxton hicks.. I feel like I havr to use the restro?
I only get night sweats when I sleep deep, respire deeply, and have deep dreams (which doesn't happen nightly - insomnia). What could cause this?
Sleep: It might be a good idea for your doctor to send you for a sleep study. Once the information is available changes could be made if needed. ...Read more
Foul smelling, muddy and semi-solid, semi formed stools for the past 7-8 months. Ultrasound abdomen perfectly fine, but no respite despite taking meds?
Need more testing.: An ultrasound will not tell us if something is going on with your intestinal tract, which your symptoms would suggest. If your symptoms have not relented despite medications, then a new investigation would be wise - blood testing, CT of the abdomen, EGD, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy, stool studies. ...Read more
3yo coming off viral Upper respi infection. Fever abated 3day ago. Highly nauseous for a week, nearly vomits at mention of food, low appetite. Any remedies?
Sure, but too many: ...possibilities here to direct you accurately. Please get your son evaluated by his physician since symptoms have persisted over a week already. ...Read more
How to reduce dandruff, white patches on head, hairfall? I'm taking head bath daily. Using oil and shampoo thrice and twice resp. Is daily headbath, gud?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Had feeling of needing to cough and up right back pain for 12 weeks. 3xray and bloods. All normal respitry specialist not concerned. Cancer?
Shouldn't a nursing home doctor see a 92 yo patient who has cognitive change and then falls? Offered to take her to office too. Got respite pass only
Of course.!: There should be a doctor assigned to your patient by the nursing home. You should talk to this doctor about your concerns. Some facilities have nurse practioners available everyday for assessments. ...Read more