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Greetings Dr Sandra, I have a problem wit my eyes because While I was off my mind I stared at the sun,is there any medication that I can use to heal m?

Greetings Dr Sandra, I have a problem wit my eyes because While I was off my mind I stared at the sun,is there any medication that I can use to heal m?

Depends: Is the vision changed? Staring at the sun normally is too painful to sustain and you would blink and probably avoid the light to prevent damage. True staring at the sun while not blinking focuses the sun on the light receptors of the retina and will burn them out causing permanent loss. No medication will correct this but time will cause some improvement. ...Read more

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Sudden onset of 101.7 temp, vomited 1 time, lips, throat, tounge are ruby red. Fatigue, no rash, has cough, he is 5 and autistic. ?

Sudden onset of 101.7 temp, vomited 1 time, lips, throat, tounge are ruby red.  Fatigue, no rash, has cough, he is 5 and autistic. ?

Concerning Synptoms: Your child need to see his doctor right away. Symptoms are characteristic of a bacterial infection of his throat, such as strep, that can often present more than just a soar throat and fever. There are other possibilities for his symptoms but the prudent action is to see his pediatrician soon. ...Read more

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Why do I have notciable bumps on my elbow after i came from the beach? What i did there is just put beach water on my arms and rubed sand on arm.Rinse

Why do I have notciable bumps on my elbow after i came from the beach? What i did there is just put beach water on my arms and rubed sand on arm.Rinse

Likely irritation: Your skin likely has a topical reaction to the exposure; possibly, rubbing sand irritated your skin. Try topical Hydrocortisone cream 1% 2-3 times a day for a few days.
If there is redness and swelling, there might have been an exposure triggering an allergic reaction. In this case, try benedryl 50mg every 6 hr for 1-2 days.
If it continues or is problematic, call your md. ...Read more

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My daughter 29 has been having severe abdominal pain and bouts of constipation her bloods are showing elevated reactive c protein and the camera capsule test said her bowel in parts looked like it had been rubbed with sand paper . This has been going of

My daughter 29 has been having severe abdominal pain and bouts of constipation  her bloods are showing elevated reactive c  protein and the camera capsule test said her bowel in parts looked like it had been rubbed with sand paper . This has been going of

Possible Crohn's : Patchy inflammation with skip areas, elevated c-reactive protein, and her age support concern for crohn's disease. Of course, there are other possibilities, all of which deserve thorough investigation. Her doctor may choose to perform stool tests to rule out infection, to order antibiotics empiricially, and to recommend further imaging (enterography study, colonoscopy) as well as blood markers. ...Read more

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Are saldas good for you?

Are saldas good for you?

Salads?: Yes. Salads are good for you. Nutritious low in calories and fat. ...Read more

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R.B.C 32 what does that mean ?

R.B.C 32 what does that mean ?

RBC: I believe this is referring to Red Blood Count. ...Read more

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Is rushing too eat your food healthy?

Is rushing too eat your food healthy?

Many reasons: But some come to mind: not chewing well will not allow your digestive juices to work well, you will probably eat too much as you continue to be hungry as you eat and your pancreas might produce too much Insulin when presented a large bolus. So, eat slowly and enjoy it. ...Read more

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What do sand fleas look like on humans?

What do sand fleas look like on humans?

Sand Fleas: There are a number of species of sand fleas. They have a tough outer shell (exoskeleton) with a barrel shape. The female can be a third of an inch to almost one and a half inches long. Males are much smaller ; cling to a female's legs. They are often seen on beaches during a high tide ; can be observed hopping about ; making a high pitched sound. At daytime they are usually buried in the sand. ...Read more

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What type of rush children get most often?

What type of rush children get most often?

Childhood Rashes: I assume you meant "rashes." children are prone to many kinds of rashes, ranging from eczema, to acne, to a variety of infectious diseases caused by viruses. Without knowing more history, it is hard to say what your child has. It is best to consult with his/ her pediatrician for more definitive advice. ...Read more

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How can i know when im redy for sex ( female )?

How can i know when im redy for sex ( female )?

There is a very: Personal question and the answer isn't an easy one. Unfortunately you may never readily know as it's easy to be blinded by hormones and lust and peer pressure. Consider reviewing the Planned Parenthood site in regards to this same question at:
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/teens/sex/am-i-ready ...Read more

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Can eating one heavy dinner a week ruin my diet?

Can eating one heavy dinner a week ruin my diet?

Likely not: If you want to maintain or lose weight - it is best to have the largest meal at breakfast & the smallest meal in the evening. However, what we eat is not black and white. Small deviations won't "ruin" things. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the house rules for revound young adult?

Don't Understand: Please re-ask your quesiton. I simply don't understand it in the form you have framed it. ...Read more

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Is it funny to have tan rosy cheeks during winter?

Is it funny to have tan rosy cheeks during winter?

Superficial capillar: You are seeing the superficial capillaries reacting to the cold by filling with blood to warm the skin . This in normal and depends on the type and thickness of your skin ...Read more

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When will my child understand rules and discipline?

When will my child understand rules and discipline?

Up to you.: The concept of "no" comes into a child's head when whatever they want to do, that the parent says "no" to, becomes physically impossible to do. Holding your child gently but firmly while saying "no" will get the message through the quickest. ...Read more

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How can I encourage my children to follow my rules?

How can I encourage my children to follow my rules?

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

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How can I be less lazy, laziness is ruining my life?

How can I be less lazy, laziness is ruining my life?

Pattern or change?: If laziness is a pattern in your life, it will take work and commitment on your part to change. Find a good life or business coach and work with him/her. The goal would be accountability for completing the steps you create towards goals you select. If this is a change in your behavior, you need to see a doctor to evaluate possible depression & conditions which simulate it. Talk therapy too. ...Read more

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Someone I know always being rude to me, help please?

Someone I know always being rude to me, help please?

This may be hard to : handle in 400 characters or less. We will be with rude people throughout our life - so it is really important to learn how best to handle this. Recommend that you purchase a book on assertiveness at the Self Help section of your local bookstore or that you consider taking some assertiveness training. Take care. ...Read more

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How are insurance plans subject to the lifetime rules?

How are insurance plans subject to the lifetime rules?

Lifetime benefits?: Insurance regulation, governance and compliance are state regulated. So each state approves the type of insurance sold in that state. Lifetime benefits are part of insurance plan designs and are subject to state rules and approvals. ...Read more

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If u want to lose wait what are rules u need to follow?

If u want to lose wait what are rules u need to follow?

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

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What should I do to gain weight without ruining my body?

What should I do to gain weight without ruining my body?

Slow ; healthfully: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil ; canola oil. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could one night of random eating ruin my diet?

Thoughts? Could one night of random eating ruin my diet?

NO: I dont think so- not if you follow good eating habits for the long haul, no one is perfect. The idea is to move past it, dont dwell on it. We all go to parties and functions and eat food that is less than healthy, however, tomorrow is a new day and we can take control of our eating habits to better health.
Good for you- best of luck. ...Read more

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What is the shot the you need if you touched rusty metal?

What is the shot the you need if you touched rusty metal?

Tetanus: While there are multiple forms of the vaccine, what you seek is a vaccination against tetanus, a disease caused by a bacteria common in the soil and on rusty metal. See a doctor or your local health department to get vaccinated. ...Read more