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Is there any doctor with experience of seeing patients with Cowden's syndrome, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome, PTEN hamartoma tumour syndrome?
Those are fairly rare disease Perhaps the above links could assist you. Seems like University of Iowa does have expertise. ...Read more
Tissue fluid drainag: Interstitial fluid which lies in the interstices of all body tissues is collected through lymph capillaries; then transported though lymph vessels to lymph nodes before emptying into the subclavian vein, where it mixes back with blood. Lymph returns protein and excess interstitial fluid to the circulation. Lymph may pick up bacteria metastatic cancer cells can be transported via lymph. ...Read more
It depends: At your requests, statistics for a specific center (number of procedures, experience of a particular dr) might be available. Amniocentesis is a safe procedure, not exempt of risks; the risk/ benefit ratio for a particular case should be discussed at the time of the informed consent. Ask your dr for specific safety issues in this case. ...Read more
See below: In order to increase your weight you must eat or drink more calories daily than you burn up. But you don't want just more fat on the body so it's important to build muscle as well. In order to do this you increase the amount of food you eat daily. Follow a mediterranean type diet and start a strength training muscle building program. For information on diet go to http://bit.ly/1FMQO4d ...Read more
Need evaluation: There are rare conditions that can cause people to have dangerous heart rhythms after they recover from vigorous exercise. In addition, structural heart disease can result in the same problem. Obtain evaluation, preferably with a heart rhythm specialist to assess this. ...Read more
It's a multi- vitamin supplement.
Generally, I do not recommend vitamins or supplements unles there is a proven need. Claims of increased energy, stamina, memory, etc are totally false, and no vitamin or supplement will provide any benefit unless there is a deficiency. A normal balanced diet will provide more than enough of these substances, in their most readily absorbable form. ...Read more
Safety first: Insist upon a helmet each time your child is on the bike-with or without training wheels. Bikes that are too small are usually the easiest, when sitting on the seat the feet should easily reach the ground, with bent knees. On a small grassy incline, have your child lift the feet and allow the bike to slowly roll down the hill. Don't bother putting feet on the pedals until he's comfortable. ...Read more
Speech-to-speech relay. Someone with a speech disability speeks to a communication assistant who relays the information to a third party. There is a program called speech to speech —
free telephone service 24 hr /day to help people with speech problems to be understood by the public on the telephone. ...Read more
Many things: Pulling can be due to a number things, abnormal muscle spasms I'm 1 side of the body, in the car with disease of the nerds going to the muscles, so just dropped the, and conditioner is just a 1 year, in which be portions ring controlling movements becomes dysfunctional because abnormal contractions, or seizures. You need to see in a row just. I'm a neurologist. ...Read more
Rear view until 2: The AAP recently adopted the 'rear view until 2' standard for carseats. State laws may be more lax. I encourage families to strive for optimal not acceptable safety standards. Studies show the longer a child rides rearward, the better the chance of survival in a crash. In my mind, 2 years is a minimum standard, 4 would be better, although finding a rear-facing seat for older kids is a challenge. ...Read more
All depends: The list varies and depends on amount eaten, your general health (diabetes is a great concern). It would be helpful to know more about you. I applaud your concern about eating health foods and the most important thing for you to do, because every person is unique, talk things over with your family physician & have him/her refer you to a dietician. ...Read more
Very dangerous: Unless these are purchased from a reputable pharmacy such as a mail order that is associated with your prescription plan, it can be very dangerous. One has no idea about strength and purity of these meds. For all one knows, they could have been made in a warehouse in any third world country or just be a sugar pill. ...Read more
Discuss with PCP: There are many parents who are blessed with kids that tax their parenting skill set. Fortunately there are people trained to help you identify areas where you can improve yours. Contact your dr & find out what resources are available in your area & commit to learning enough to help make parenting more rewarding. You will be glad you did. ...Read more
More info needed: Please be more specific: what part of the right side? Is pain sharp or dull? Constant or comes & goes? Stabbing or burning? What makes it better? What makes it worse? Please resubmit question with added info. Thanks. ...Read more
Multiple: If your BP is normally in the 110 range and you suddenly have a rise to a higher range, you should seek care to rule out damage to your heart or kidneys. Of course, over time BP ranges can increase gradually and this also be a sign of hypertension beginning in your life. Consider your family's medical history and your own personal physical conditioning. ...Read more
Close to vital organ:
If the bullet is superficial and easy to remove is one thing, but if it is deep and close to vital organs. Blood vessels/nerve etc... Cutting and fiddling to remove it may do more harm than good. Often, the bullet is "scarred/sealed in" a normally does not cause much problem... So, if the doc/surgeon believes it is too risky to remove, leave it alone.
Consult your doc.
Good luck. ...Read more
Benefit vs. Risk: For any test or treatment, the benefit that would result must be weighed against the risk of the test or treatment. If the information obtained from the test will make a difference in your health and the risks are low, then you would do the test. If the information will not make any difference to your health or won't be used, then the risk is not worth it. ...Read more
Fewer calories: The answer is to burn more calories than you take in. This is very hard in that the body will do everything it can to preserve those calories. It is useful to know that fat has double the calories as carbs or protein-so every time you refuse french fries and take a salad with no fat dressing you win. Exercise-like a 30 min walk-will do wonders!try it and let us know. ...Read more
Long ride: The best is sell the small car and buy a bigger one. Better still don't ride in small cars. ...Read more
A small low fat: Meal would be appropriate. You may wish to carry some granola bars and water with you. ...Read more
True ... BUT!: Major injuries warrant assessment. As treatments in addition to "RICE" may be required. ...Read more
U have the answer:
The first step is insight into the problem.
Seems like you already have it.
Pills aren't the key to your happiness.
They may be the keys to keep your medical problems stable, prevent disease.
Askwhat else makes you happy and focus on augmenting those elements in your life. ...Read more
Not dangerous: Provided condom (if this is protection used) is discarded and new condom is used. Reason is that semen form initial ejaculation/orgasm or next ejaculation could break seal between condom & penis so that semen from 1st or 2nd ejaculation could leak out of condom & protection would be lost. ...Read more