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Very unlikely!: Would be an extremely rare side effect, one which I never heard of. If it happened I would look somewhere else! ...Read more
Hi am sara from jordan I suffer from dark color around my eyes in small amount can u help me and advice me plz?
Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. With chronic capillary permeability, red blood cells leak and stain the skin leaving a darker pigmented appearance. If your treatments are not working then seeing an allergist for definitive treatment should be your next step. ...Read more
My girlfriend sara is pregnant and leaking a little bit of fluid should she go in right away or what actions should we take?
Get checked: She needs to go in and get checked now. ...Read more
What do I do with my bum? Hullo doctor, my bum has holes due to injections and it hurts so bad. Please help me. Sara
Hello: Hello sara, are the injections going into your anus or into the cheeks of your buttocks. What kind of injections are they and how often have you received them? ...Read more
Hi I am sara, my arms muscles is not tone, its so lose like a old lady, my age is 20. Please help me?
Hii. Sara here I am 20 years old recently married and 5 weeks pregnant now and facing many problems like dirty brown continues discharge...?
Hello, I am Sara Pringle. I had a Mirena IUD put in about 6 months ago and about 3 months ago I noticed my energy level has gone way down and I have major mood swings. I excercise regularly, eat healthy, and am not over weight. Is this a side affect?
Sara is 38 weeks pregnant and I believe coming down with the stomach flu she is running a temp of 99.5 should she go to the hospital?
If she is able to keep fluids down, you need to work hard at not getting dehydrated. This includes drinks with electrolytes, like Gatorade. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should be acceptable for keeping temperature down.
In terms of the pregnancy, monitor the baby's movements (kick counts, etc) as usual. Contact physician if there is any significant change.
It temp and fluids cannot be managed easily, go to the ER. For ...Read more
I'm 16. I went to the doctors because I was scared that I have mouth cancer. I had 2 lumps. He said that my whartons duct was swollen and my stenson may have stone. Is it possible?
See your doctor: Patients of any age may develop salivary duct stones. The vast majority of such stones occur in wharton's duct from the submaxillary gland. ...Read more
Not if inside us...: Lead is naturally occurring on earth. Outside of our bodies, lead is not a problem. If we eat or drink too much of it, it becomes a toxic contaminant inside our bodies. Lead is everywhere in our industrialized world, which means one shouldn't worry too much about it, but be sure our families are not eating or drinking things containing lead, nor using lead-contaminated containers or toys. ...Read more
Usually / not always: Dong quai is generally safe but can cause side effects & should be used with caution in certain circumstances. It can cause sensitivity to the sun. It thins the blood & should be avoided if taking blood thinners or if you have bleeding tendencies. It can cause loose stools & stomach upset in some. It should be avoided in pregnancy & while breastfeeding. But most people tolerate it quite well. ...Read more
Depends: The goal of ehrs is to ideally prevent errors and duplication of tests and procedures. However, it has often resulted in inaccurate excessive documentation, transcription errors, and lost productivity (which varies - some providers are more productive). I think we have a ways to go to realize the benefits of ehrs, but I do not believe they are inherently harmful. ...Read more
Not known for sure: Herbalife has many products, and since they are not medications approved by the fda, herbalife products are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are. So, that means nobody really knows what side effects there are. If an herbalife user hears of some interaction or thinks he is getting a side effect, he can visit his primary care doctor. ...Read more
Every medication: Has side effects. The doctor who prescribed it considered its potential benefits versus its potential risks and decided that you should take this medication. It is a complex decision that is impossible to discuss further here. ...Read more
Yes: The ability to have sex depends upon health, age and exposure. Some younger folks are capable of, and have sex more than once per day. With time this frequency drops and in the middle years may be less often. It is safe to have sex as often as is convenient and there is no safety issue. ...Read more
Not much data: Serrapeptase, serrapeptidase, or serratiopeptidase. It is derived from a microorganism in the intestines of silkworms, serratia e15, and is a proteolytic enzyme. The worms use it to dissolve their cocoon. It has been used for about 25 years in japan, mostly for pain and inflammation. There is very little safety data on it, but there are some reports of lung inflammation, so talk with your doctor. ...Read more