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My10 months old daughter Sarah has been coughing for two weeks do I need to make an Dr appointment or buy o.t.c med.

My10 months old daughter Sarah has been coughing for two weeks do I need to make an Dr appointment or buy o.t.c med.

Make appointment: Yes, you need to make an appointment to see a doctor. Its not normal for babies to cough for 2 weeks. Read more

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What herb may I take for absence of period I am 40 yrs old and trying for a baby thank you. Sarah?

What herb may I take for absence of period I am 40 yrs old and trying for a baby thank you. Sarah?

No periods: You need to see you OB Dr for work up to see why you are not having periods.
it could be a thyroid problem or premature ovarian failure or pituitary failure or some other hormonal problem. This all can be evaluated by blood work
They will also advise you of the risk of pregnancy at age 40 & increase risk of birth defects.
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Sarah woke up this morning with an extremely stiff neck. As the day goes on it seems to get worse. Anything we can do?

Sarah woke up this morning with an extremely stiff neck. As the day goes on it seems to get worse. Anything we can do?

?: If Sarah has fever, or if she's drowsy or confused or has a headache, this is a medical emergency in which minutes count - take her to the closest ER right now. If she's perfectly well except that her neck hurts, a neck brace and some Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil will go a long way in relieving her symptoms which are muscular and will just take time to fully subside. Read more

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Sarahs eyes are always purple and the veins are very visible.

Sarahs eyes are always purple and the veins are very visible.

Could be normal: I am not certain what your question is. Eye color varies widely, as does how prominent any person's eye vessels may be. As always, if there is a concern about an abnormality, an eye doctor visit can be very helpful. Read more

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Hi I'm Sarah and I have a irregular period and I don't know when I'm ovalating and me and boyfriend is trying to get pregnant and nothing is working?

Hi I'm Sarah and I have a irregular period and I don't know when I'm ovalating and me and boyfriend is trying to get pregnant and nothing is working?

Consider it a: Blessing. At your age you should be working on getting a good education so that you may have a better life and provide a better environment for your children when you have them. You should use contraceptive to prevent pregnancy wait to have children, after you have a career and marriage. Read more

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How is tay-sach's inherited?

How is tay-sach's inherited?

Autosomal recessive: Both parents must carry a mutation in the hexosaminidase a gene. They would have a one in four risk in each pregnancy of having an affected baby. Read more

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What are jock straps good for?

What are jock straps good for?

Jock straps: Support a male's genitalia when engaged in vigorous activities (like exercise or sports) Read more

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What is a chronic hill-sachs lesion?

What is a chronic hill-sachs lesion?

Fracture of humerus: Shoulder dislocation can result in fractures of the scapula and humerus. When the glenoid part of the scapula fractures it is called a Bankart deformity.
When the humerus fractures, it is called a hill sacs deformity. It is due to a cam type impaction injury. Read more

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What illnesses can kids get from stray cats?

What illnesses can kids get from stray cats?

Very few to humans: Most diseases infecting cats spread from cat to cat, not from cat to human. You're more likely to catch an infectious disease from the person standing in line with you at the grocery store than from a cat. Cats should not be thought of as vectors for disease transmission. Infectious diseases can only spread from cats to humans via direct contact with either the cat or its feces. Read more

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Can you diagnose tay-sach's with a karyotype?

Can you diagnose tay-sach's with a karyotype?

No: Tay-sach's disease is diagnosed by mutational analysis of the hexoseaminidase a gene and/or measurement of the enzyme activity of the gene. Read more

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How long does it take for pico-salax kick in?

See Pico-Salax. Com: For an excellent video that could answer all your questions. Good Luck! Read more

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If bitten by a stray dog, what do you do first?

If bitten by a stray dog, what do you do first?

Dog bite: First, wash the wound well with soap and water and apply antibiotic. Secondly, investigate the immunization record of the dog especially against rabies. If it was a stray dog or the status of the dog's Rabies Vaccine has expired, it's important for him to receive rabies Immune Globulin and start rabies vaccination. The easiest thing to do is visit your nearest hospital's ed. Read more

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How can I make sure I follow my diet and not stray?

How can I make sure I follow my diet and not stray?

Weight maintenance: The most important thing is check your weight once or twice a month to know how you are doing, also make sure to make changes to your diet if you notice your wright is going up, do not wait till you are twenty pounds before you look for the problem, early intervention is easy and productive. I recommend an app for calorie counting like my fitness pal to see what is your average calorie intake, . Read more

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How harmful for your health is it to share a straw with someone?

How harmful for your health is it to share a straw with someone?

Why do it anytime?: That is a weird question. With people you know who have no active infections or chronic diseases, not a likely problem. With strangers, why would you even consider it? Read more

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What to do if I have heard about the straw technique but does it work?

What to do if I have heard about the straw technique but does it work?

Which one?: There is a STRAW technique used for heart disease and the Straw technique for singers. Which do you mean? Ask again and clarify. Also say why you are thinking about using it: your problem, that is. Read more

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I keep getting sarp pain on my right side under my brest what does this mean?

I keep getting sarp pain on my right side under my brest what does this mean?

RIGHT chest pain: Many causes such as costochondritis, pneumonia if associated with cough and fever, gall bladder stone if located in the lower hypogastrium, etc. Pls see md if persistent. Read more