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Is there any contraindicatios /ri s k s w I t h b 12 shots?

Is there any contraindicatios /ri s k s w I t h b 12 shots?

Risk of B12 shots: No. Except it is an injection and may cause some pain. Vitamin b 12 is a water soluble vitamin, which means if you have enough in your body the excess will pass in the urine.It can also be given in oral form, but absorption is unpredictable, and nasal spray which is comparable to shots but costs more. There is no contradiction except I don't recommend in children and young adults as they don't need it. ...Read more

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What is "ri" in pregnancy?

What is "ri" in pregnancy?

RI=Resistive-Index: This is an ultrasound measurement. Resistance to blood flow gradually drops during gestation. An abnormally high resistance can persist in pre-eclampsia and growth restriction. If resistance is low, there is a ...Read more

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What's the different between AMAS Test to Parneoplastic Anti Yo, Hu, Ri Blood test?

What's the different between AMAS Test to Parneoplastic Anti Yo, Hu, Ri Blood test?

Cancer adjuncts: The AMAS test comes from a lab run by a group of independent medical thinkers. I would caution you against relying on it in health-care decisions. The others are bona fide assays to detect particular antibodies that are sometimes made against cancers that make make you sick in the process. They need to be correlated with your signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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I keep getting lots of flashing particals in my vision sometimes there's not many sometimes there's loads and other times its like shooting stars 50% of the after these random burts I get a really bad headache others a hot flushes and bad dizzyness with ri

I keep getting lots of flashing particals in my vision sometimes there's not many sometimes there's loads and other times its like shooting stars 50% of the after these random burts I get a really bad headache others a hot flushes and bad dizzyness with ri

Migraine headache: Your description sounds like migraine headaches but you need to have a complete eye exam to make sure everything with eye is ok. Flashing lights can be a sign of retinal disease so a dilated exam is needed as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I was totally fine earlier today and then noticed in my peripheral vision shaking and "dancing". I couldn't get it to stop for 20 minutes. I closed ri?

I was totally fine earlier today and then noticed in my peripheral vision shaking and "dancing". I couldn't get it to stop for 20 minutes. I closed ri?

Migraine: You have described an occipital migraine. These affect the back of the brain which is the visual processing center of your brain. They last 5 minutes to up to 2 hours but always go away and are not caused by anything you need to worry about. ...Read more

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Having a hard time getting correct diagnosis of nerve pain from neck. Any RI doctors out there that will help??

Having a hard time getting correct diagnosis of nerve pain from neck. Any RI doctors out there that will help??

Did you try a: Formal consultation on HealthTap. While a definitive diagnosis may be difficult to provide, I'm sure some element of guidance may be readily provided. Otherwise your best bet is seek the input of a neurologist in RI for a formal inperson evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi spotted for a week from January 3 to January 10 2015 have not had a period could me flying Jan 13 cause period delay Ca to RI?

Hi spotted for a week from January 3 to January 10 2015 have not had a period could me flying Jan 13 cause period delay Ca to RI?

Travel no effect: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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How long after a complete thyroidectomy and radioactive iodine until you get your stamina back? My surgery was october 19, 2010 and ri was done nov 30

How long after a complete thyroidectomy and radioactive iodine until you get your stamina back? My surgery was october 19, 2010 and ri was done nov 30

Post thyroidactomy: You should feel normal (if not hyper) after around 3-4 weeks from starting your thyroid replacement therapy. Not feeling well. Is usually due to both either over or under replacement. Check your levels and adjust treent. ...Read more

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So I been getting this shock underneath my left boob, and then I feel Like it travels to my heart. I feel like something is wrong, it does not feel ri?

So I been getting this shock underneath my left boob, and then I feel Like it travels to my heart. I feel like something is wrong, it does not feel ri?

Most often a sudden,: Sharp chest wall pain, especially in a young person, is musculoskeletal, the result of a strain or minor injury to the muscles or ligaments supporting the sternum and ribs. I would be more concerned if the pain occurred with activity or you felt a lump or mass in your breast. Apply some heat. Consider taking prescribed doses of ibuprofen or naproxen for a few days. If persists, see your doctor:) ...Read more

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Eyes go heavy and hurt to touch feels like there's pressure in them and the top of both shoulders hurt to press on and when I turn my head left and ri

Eyes go heavy and hurt to touch feels like there's pressure in them and the top of both shoulders hurt to press on and when I turn my head left and ri

Stress?: This sounds like the textbook definition of tension headache. There be a very significant component of neck and muscle pain of the shoulder and trapezius muscles to this. See your doc and get a first hand dx. ...Read more

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Why do I have to avoid my 1 month old granddaughter and a running microwave for the next 3 days after a nuclear stress test? Are my little dogs at ri

Why do I have to avoid my 1 month old granddaughter and a running microwave for the next 3 days after a nuclear stress test? Are my little dogs at ri

Who said that?: Your granddaughter and your dog get more radiation in the basement of a newly built house than they could possible get from you after a cardiac nuclear stress test. If you were given a Technetium 99m product with your test than the radiation is effectively completely gone in 24 hours, and is barely detectable outside of your urine the same day. You were given poor advice. ...Read more

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I used to have acne when I was younger, im now 27 and I do have some scaring. I cleanse, tone and mosturise everyday but I find I have these bumps on my skin mainly on my cheeks and chin when squeezed white stuff comes out like in a string. I can't get ri

I used to have acne when I was younger, im now 27 and I do have some scaring. I cleanse, tone and mosturise everyday but I find I have these bumps on my skin mainly on my cheeks and chin when squeezed white stuff comes out like in a string. I can't get ri

Acne: Sounds like you still have some acne. The white stuff that comes out is sebum or oil mixed with dead skin and immune cells. You may need some exfoliation to aid your skin in sloughing off the top layer so that your pores do not get clogged. A dermatologist can put you on a good regimen that may include some sessions with a aesthetician who can help clear your skin. ...Read more

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Strong neck spasm with tongue pain after quick movement of neck. Now pain in Low Ri head/up Ri neck with feeling of bugs on head. What to do now?

Strong neck spasm with tongue pain after quick movement of neck. Now pain in Low Ri head/up Ri neck with feeling of bugs on head. What to do now?

More info needed: Thanks for your question! To me it sounds like a condition known as torticollis. In severe cases of muscle spasm, muscle relaxers and even sedatives are often needed to provide relief. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I had my gall bladder removed 10 months ago and now I'm having the same symptoms as before it was removed. Nausea, extreme bloating, and pain on my ri?

I had my gall bladder removed 10 months ago and now I'm having the same symptoms as before it was removed. Nausea, extreme bloating, and pain on my ri?

See below: In light of these symptoms, you may need to see a gastroenterologist for further workup as this could be anything from celiac, gastritis, retained stone, to pancreatitis. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How do I find a Dr in RI who believes in Fluoroquinolone toxicity and how to treat it. I live in constant pain and lethargy. Thanks?

How do I find a Dr in RI who believes in Fluoroquinolone toxicity and how to treat it. I live in constant pain and lethargy. Thanks?

Known syndrome: It should be known by most family docs and internists that fluoroquinolones may cause sudden, serious, and potentially permanent peripheral neuropathy. i'd recommend looking at the university hospital closest to you for an infectious disease doc and neurologist. ...Read more

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I have injured ligaments in my spine, upper lumbar or lower thoracic. M RI showed nothing how do we find which ligaments and what treatment is best?

I have injured ligaments in my spine, upper lumbar or lower thoracic. M RI showed nothing how do we find which ligaments and what treatment is best?

No you don't: Unless you have had a severe seatbelt injury, your diagnosis is incorrect. LBP is generally caused by DDD. Ligament injury, as a cause of LBP, is extremely rare. ...Read more

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3wks ago ri hosp - 1 CM dilated -soft, thin cervix. Ob sent me ma hosp due to cntx in office. Not dilated w/cervix closed tight. Why the difference?

3wks ago ri hosp - 1 CM dilated -soft, thin cervix. Ob sent me ma hosp due to cntx in office. Not dilated w/cervix closed tight. Why the difference?

Operator variability: Depends on who is doing the exam. The discrepancy is within the expected range. This is not an exact science. Now, if the exams were different by 3 or 4 cms., I would be concerned. ...Read more

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Had sex with a girl, unknown HIV statuts, did not finger her, touched condom, noticed littlet finger cut next morning? Should I get tested? Am I at ri

Had sex with a girl, unknown HIV statuts, did not finger her, touched condom, noticed littlet finger cut next morning? Should I get tested? Am I at ri

No risk: No. There is zero risk here. One does not get HIV from touching anything, even with 'a cut' in the skin. You have no risk and no need to test. However, you are going to worry. So, after three months you can go get an HIV test to ease your mind. ...Read more

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My dr took out cyst of the left ovary and suspended during 1st surgery, I still had my period, but I lost period after he took cyst and tube of the ri?

My dr took out cyst of the left ovary and suspended during 1st surgery, I still had my period, but I lost period after he took cyst and tube of the ri?

Periods: Sometimes after surgery or in times of stress, the period can become irregular. However, removing a cyst (as long as the ovary is left) shouldn't cause you to stop ovulating permanently. If your period doesn't return after a few expected cycles, make sure you follow-up with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What would you suggest about having partial rotator cuff surgery and is this tear a high risk of increasing? I've just been diagnosis with a partial focal tear of the supraspinatus at insertion with most anchor fiber intact. After steriod injection, my ri

What would you suggest about having partial rotator cuff surgery and is this tear a high risk of increasing? I've just been diagnosis with a partial focal tear of the supraspinatus at insertion with most anchor fiber intact. After steriod injection, my ri

I: I don't have all the answers, but I might be able to clarify a few things.

First of all, when a test is interpreted as showing a "tear", that implies damage that should be repaired. But rotator cuff tendinopathy is more like greying and hair loss--expected changes with age. I find the term "partial tear" particularly misleading and even sinister. It's really just a signal change on MRI due to the changes in the tendon. You don't state your age and sport. If you are a throwing athlete under 40 years of age, the process is different.

Second, and to reinforce the first point, not all of these tendon changes cause pain. We know this from studies of patients with no shoulder pain and from studies of a patient's non-painful shoulder.

Third, like greying and hair loss we do know that rotator cuff tendinopathy is progressive.

Finally surgery does not cure the problem any more than hair plugs or rogain cures hair loss--it just patches things up for a bit. The larger the defect, the quicker it will recur. Surgery helps many people feel better, but you should not have surgery under the misconception that it is necessary. ...Read more

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How to get rid of yeast infection permanently? My gynecologist gave me 2 pink pills (i forgot the name) to take one per week. However, I'm aware that it'll come back later because it happened before. And it really bothers me a lot. What can I do to get ri

How to get rid of yeast infection permanently? My gynecologist gave me 2 pink pills (i forgot the name) to take one per week. However, I'm aware that it'll come back later because it happened before. And it really bothers me a lot. What can I do to get ri

Hopefully: Hopefully the medication your doctor gave you will work for your current infection. 5% of women will have recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (rvvc) which is classified as 4 or more vaginal yeast infections per year. This is typically treated with 6 months or more of antifungal medication. Talk to your doctor if you think you fit into this category.

Other things you can do to prevent reccurence is to avoid douching, avoid scented hygiene products, change tampons and pads frequently during menses, avoid tight, non breathable fabrics and change out of wet bathing suits as soon as possible.

I've attached a website below with lots of great information about yeast infections. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am having pain during sex and I don't know how to fix it? I thought I had a yeast infection about a week ago and bought a pack and the iching and burning went away. Now ever time I have sex with my boyfriend I have a pain that feels like a cut in the ri

This: This is definitely not normal and warrants a medical evaluation. A feeling of a "cut' in your uterus is difficult to interpret. More detailed questions in order to determine exactly where the pain is and what it possibly signifies is essential. You could be dealing with an infectious process, ovarian cysts, ectopic pregnancy, etc.
Please see your doctor. ...Read more