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I have to go to bathroom very often, sometimes 5-6times in the night. A s a result I don't get proper sleep. I take med fir cholesterol / tg n sugar?
The issue needs evaluation that is not possible in this format. There are many causes of the symptoms you described. Please see your doctor for a proper work up and see this site for more information.
http://my. Clevelandclinic. Org/disorders/overactive_bladder/hic_noctural_polyuria. Aspx. ...Read more
What can be done to help stop an older child from wetting the bed? My 10 yr old child is still wetting the bed. We wake him up 2 hrs after he goes to sleep to go to the bathroom and he's soaked. We've tried waking him up an hr after he goes to sleep and s
Persistent bedwetting can be normal in children up to the age of 6 years. After that point, further evaluation is generally recommended to evaluate for a structural or neurologic cause.
Otherwise, outside of a cause, it is important not to treat this as a punishable behavioral issue as that will tend to exacerbate the issue.
Often times his doctor may recommend a trial of medication to help improve his bladder capacity or decrease urine production overnight.
One additional strategy that has at times been successful is the use of a "potty pager" which will vibrate at the first sign of moisture, thus conditioning the child to awaken to the need to void. ...Read more
I was nauseated really badly one morning and it didn t go away until I went home and slept however when I got up I went to the bathroom and wiped what appeared to be a brownish discharge I haven t had any other symptoms and I am not sexually active I am s
One-time symptom?: A doctor can check to see if there is any worrisome medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their periods or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others do have bothersome symptoms and need follow-up with their doctors. ...Read more
Many causes see doc: Can't tell on this forum. See your doctor and get it checked. ...Read more
It can be:
Everyone is different in terms of their bowel frequency. What's your normal frequency?
Its not ok, if you feel constipated, bloated, having pain or having to strain alot.
Drink alot of fluids, increase fibers. If you have discomfort and home remedies, over the counter meds aren't working, please see your doc asap. Feel better. ...Read more
Possibly could: Create urge to urinate.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not strange: Many people are inhibited in bathroom use away from their home. ...Read more
Dryness: Frequently, vigorous wiping oneself with dry tissue after toileting can cause dry irritation of the skin in that area. Using a little water to dampen the toilet tissue, if that is possible, or applying lotion immediately after can be helpful. If you notice blood and pain, then you may have progressed to tissue injury called a fissure, . Fissures usually heal, but may require medical attention. ...Read more
Get evaluated: Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx. ...Read more
You probably don't: Want to know. Germs are all around us. I am found of saying, " That is why God gave us an immune system." so we can fight them off most of the time. I just read a study that looks at germs in the hospital & they found more germs on the elevator buttons than they did on the toilet seats. Practice good hand washing yourself, use common sense, and don't make yourself sick with worry about this. ...Read more
Prognosis: Counseling for agenesis of the corpus collosum is difficult. Imaging cannot predict how the fetus will develop and function. About 10% of the adult population has agenesis of the corpus collosum and function normally. The prognosis for partial agenesis of the corpus collosum is worse and is associated with function impairment. ...Read more
Not the shower type: It isn't necessarily the shower type that matters rather the type of room that you are in. Most bathrooms are an inside room and the center of the home is typically the safest place to be. Granted, a more stable shower can also provide a lot of support, the type of tub should not keep you from seeking shelter. ...Read more
It is a: Developmental congenital abnormality, occurring in isolation or in association with various cerebral abnormalities/syndromes. Agenesis of the corpus callosum is caused by disruption to development of the fetal brain between the 3rd and 12th weeks of pregnancy. In most cases, it is not possible to know what caused an individual to have ACC. ...Read more
Should not: Don't know why your eyes do this. This is not typical. ...Read more
congratulations on your pregnancy. With the growing baby in the pelvis the relentless and increasing pressure on the bladder inevitably creates less bladder capacity and therefore the need for more frequent voiding. Consider it a normal thing that is a universal experience among expecting mothers.
Best of luck
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Rare: It is very rare for individuals to be born with either agenesis or partial agenesis of the corpus callosum. It can also be associated with other genetic syndromes. ...Read more
Rare, variable six.: I would refer you to the ACC page on: www. Rarediseases. Org, the website of NORD, the National Organization for Rare Disorders. A very helpful & informative site. BTW, I have a great niece with ACC, aged 6yrs, and she has NO developmental delays so far! Good luck and my best wishes! ...Read more
Not sure...: Anytime after a missed period, it is a good idea to buy a home pregnancy test if you are sexually active and check to be sure you are not pregnant. If you are not pregnant, call in to your doctor's office and speak to a nurse to see how long they want you to wait before being checked by them. Most doctors don't start to work up missed periods unless you've missed more than one. ...Read more