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My baby 1.5years old boy, bone frac. In Saipan Island, there is not bone specialist. Help!

My baby 1.5years old boy, bone frac. In Saipan Island, there is not bone specialist. Help!

Contact: Try calling the local hospital clinics for possible contacts. Often they will have names/numbers for reference. ...Read more

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Is it ok to 3 20mg salipax altogether (60 mg) after lunchtime?

Is it ok to 3 20mg salipax altogether (60 mg) after lunchtime?

Ask your doc!: You're in kuwait, right? I'm not familiar w/salipax as I only practice in the states but it appears to be a brand of fluoxetine sold in lithuania, malaysia, poland & slovenia (http://www. Drugs. Com/international/salipax. Html). So yes, depending upon reason for prescription, as much as 80mg/d can be taken (usually in morning). But the best person to answer your question is your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can someone overdose if they take 22 pills in a 10 hour time span?

Can someone overdose if they take 22 pills in a 10 hour time span?

Yes: I never heard of any prescription take 22 pills in the next 10 hours. Call your prescriber that wrote your the prescription. ...Read more

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I tested my attentiion span on cpt said I had serve attention problems?

The Internet: So does everyone else in our modern world where we are inundated with too much stimuli. These online tools are not that diagnostic or reliable. ...Read more

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Is it really the case that those with mental illnesses have shorter life spans?

Is it really the case that those with mental illnesses have shorter life spans?

Yes: On the average, even controlling for the increased rate of deaths from accidents, suicide, homicide, and substance abuse. If you or someone you love is laboring under this terrible disability, let me reach out to you and wish you the best. Firmness, structure, and fairness are best help for these unfortunates. ...Read more

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How to loss weight in a short span of time. My weight is 64 and my hieght is 151cm. Am 24 yearsold.

How to loss weight in a short span of time. My weight is 64 and my hieght is 151cm. Am 24 yearsold.

See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Mistakenly given 4cc dose of acefyl syrup twice in a span of one hour to my 4 n half year kid. Wht should I do now?

Mistakenly given 4cc dose of acefyl syrup twice in a span of one hour to my 4 n half year kid. Wht should I do now?

Symptoms: If the child gets drowsy, or has vomiting, please take him to the nearest hospital immediately. It may help to call the local poison center if one exists in your city. If you can contact your pediatrician, that maybe helpful. ...Read more

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Is Saran wrap ok for oral sex?

Is Saran wrap ok for oral sex?

No: Best use it for wrapping your tuna sandwich! ...Read more

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What is a dangerous time span to use sunbeds?

What is a dangerous time span to use sunbeds?

Any at all: Using sunbeds at all, is not safe. At least, if you value the health of your skin anyway. Please don't do it. ...Read more

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What is average life span for women in the world?

What is average life span for women in the world?

About 80 years: Varies from country to country: e.g. Japan - 86.4; hong kong - 86; france - 85; switzerland - 84; United States, at about 81 is rankedc something like 40th in the world. For the most part, we are a fat, sedentary lot, with a stressful lifestyle, with little ability or understanding of how to relax, how to enjoy life, how to make work enjoyable, how to savor every morsel of food, yet stay thin. ...Read more

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What is the average life span in the twentyfirst century?

What is the average life span in the twentyfirst century?

Varies: Average life span is different from country to country, and varies by sex and race as well. It is calculated from birth in most cases, but can be listed starting at any age (expected further life span). Depending upon these factors, it can vary from 50 years at birth to 80 years. These are easily looked up for your circumstance. Look for actuarial tables. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: attention span?

What is the definition or description of: attention span?

Attention: One definition would be the length of time a person can remain focused on a single subject, object or topic in an uninterrupted fashion. It is time based. ...Read more

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Can I use Saran wrap to protect my skin when icing an injury?

Can I use Saran wrap to protect my skin when icing an injury?

Yes: Using a nonadherent protective covering such as Saran wrap helps to keep ice from sticking to your skin. Using a paper towel or t-shirt material or soft cotton cloth or towel can also help to protect the skin if Saran wrap is not available. ...Read more

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I have massive problems with attention span. How do I fix this?

I have massive problems with attention span. How do I fix this?

Get evaluated!: The only way to figure out what may be the cause of this attention issues is a thourough evaluation. Start with your primary care provider and discuss your concerns. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way I can lose weight during a 2 month span?

What is the fastest way I can lose weight during a 2 month span?

Methodically: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more

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What are the life spans of the tetanus detecting memory b cells?

What are the life spans of the tetanus detecting memory b cells?

Booster at ten years: While I cannot answer your question specifically, it is good to get a booster dose of tetanus vaccine every ten years. ...Read more

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What is the average life span of a welder? (confined space, and high up)

What is the average life span of a welder? (confined space, and high up)

Sky's Limit: I know some pretty old welders. When I don't want to say I'm a doctor I say I'm a welder. Great fun. They've taught me some of the lingo. Seriously, diet, exercise, stress reduction you could outlive even these guys. Easy on alcohol. Stop smoking if you do. It's not the welding that will shorten your life. All the best. ...Read more

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I've taken 51mg of melatonin in the span of 6 hours. Is that bad? Or will I be fine?

I've taken 51mg of melatonin in the span of 6 hours. Is that bad? Or will I be fine?

Melatonin: Although melatonin is considered relatively non-toxic but such high dose can cause confusion, dizziness, daytime sleepiness, interfere with other hormone level (prolactin). If it is not helping then you must consult a physician to discuss management of insomnia. ...Read more

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What are some good ways I can improve my attention span and keep my thoughts focused?

Optimize environment: Assuming you don't have adhd (and even if you do), the best ways to improve attention span and keep thoughts focused are first to prepare yourself--get enough sleep, eat regular, healthy meals, get some exercise--and then prepare your environment--get rid of potential distractions, set up a workspace that is uncluttered with noise or other stimulation, and do one thing at a time. ...Read more

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I want to lose 20kgs, in a span of three months is it safe to lose such massive weight?

Lose 1-2 pounds/wk: We typically recommend aiming at losing 1-2 pounds/week by achieving a 500 calorie/d deficit (eat less, exercise more) so that in 1 week, you lose 3, 500 calories = 1 pound. However, if you watch american tv, it is possible to lose tremendous amount of weight in short period of time but it takes great effort & help to do this w/o surgery. Don't focus on 3 month goal but rather lifetime of health. ...Read more

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How can I deal with being a full time student and having terrible attention span disorder?

How can I deal with being a full time student and having terrible attention span disorder?

Attention: See your primary care and get evaluated for ADD that is attention deficit disorder that is very common. If you do have ADD then you can use stimulant or non stimulant medications that can improve your attention span and make you focus on your tasks, all the best ...Read more

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75yr age span from grandma to son, and I take care of both. How long can I do this and keep my health?

75yr age span from grandma to son, and I take care of both. How long can I do this and keep my health?

Take breaks: Caretakers can wear out & become ill themselves if they fail to arrange periodic breaks from caretaking. Other relatives may spell you or you can arrange for trusted professionals/friends to give you a day or two away from the stress. Council on aging may suggest daycare center for grandma, for example. If your son has special needs, you may find a nearby support group that can help. ...Read more

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How can I lose inches overnight for the navy? I need to lose about 4 inches but without a Saran/body wrap

The night before: Isn't when you need to start addressing the issue! It is now PFA time again. I see a # of people weekly for appetite suppression ear acupuncture in order for them to get within body fat standards. After 27 years in the Navy - I know how difficult it can be. But, there isn't a safe way to lose 4" in one night. You need to consistently make health a priority. ...Read more

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In the span of 1 hour I have to take 3 trips to bathroom to empty out. Why can't I finish the first time going?

In the span of 1 hour I have to take 3 trips to bathroom to empty out. Why can't I finish the first time going?

More info please: I'm not sure if you are talking about a bowel problem (like constipation) or a urination problem. Either way, it looks like the cause is either an outlet blockage or else a weakness in the organ muscles (i.e. colon or urinary bladder). Is this a new problem or is it long-standing? What, if any, other health conditions do you have? We need more information; but I hope that helps anyway. ...Read more

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Losing weight without trying. Went from 295 to 235 could I be dying of some illness? Time span march 13 to nov 03

Get checked: If you've had such a large weight loss without any duet or exercise changes, I would recommend getting checked out to be sure there wasn't a problem. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I amstudying for an exam, however my attention span seems to be on the low side. Could this be related to my health?

Could be: Discuss with your doctor about this problem. Certain condition like low thyroid hormone, deficiency in iron or other vitamin or other medical condition can affect your memory and concentration. Your doctor can run some simple blood work to rule things out. Good luck. Also, don't forget to eat right, sleep well and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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