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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.
What herb may I take for absence of period I am 40 yrs old and trying for a baby thank you. Sarah?
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?
?: 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
I have a 5 year old daughter Sarah that has a hard cough , she's stuffy and she gets on and off fevers. I have been giving her Triamedic cold& cough .
Seek med attention: Especially if she has had coughing over a week or develops heavy breathing. ...Read more
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
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
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
I've been trying to search for this and haven't had any luck. Can it take just a few hours or does it usually take longer?
What?: What are you referring to> search for what? ...Read more
Tight calf: The Strayer procedure is the surgical release of gastrocnemius tendon, therefore lengthening it. It is indicated when tightness in the gastroc has not been improved with Achilles tendon stretching. ...Read more
It about my vail move ment its only when i wipe but ssome times i bleed and it feels like something shrap is poken out and i bleed then when im doin and stand up it like it go away pain and all
Hello, : Hello, i want to make sure that i understand what you are asking. If sounds like when you wipe after having a bowel movement that you notice blood and that something either painful or sharp is protruding from your anus. You might have an internal hemorrhoid. I am not sure. But since the bleeding seems to more than an isolated incident, i recommend that you contact your doctor so that she or he can take a good medical history and examine you. After that is done, your doctor should be able to use that information to make recommendations to you about this problem. Take care. ...Read more
45-90 mins: It is one of the most slowly absorbed of this class of medications (benzodiazapines). The peak blood level would be about 3 hours after taking it. Caution with all of this class of medications: do not mix with alcohol. Serax can also be habit forming i.e. One can become dependent upon it after taking it for a longer time at a higher dosage. Do not stop if abruptly without talking to a doctor. ...Read more
Pilonidal disease: Usually means that you may have had infection at the base of the dimple resulting in granulation tissue that bleeds when pressure is applied. See a surgeon. Excision can cure issue. ...Read more
Sacralization lumbar: When one has sacralization of L5 vertebral body it becomes fused or a part of the sacrum. Such a condition shows only 4 lumbar vertebrae rather than the usual on x-ray imaging. If there is motion here at what should have been l4-l5 without the usual intervertebral disk, one could call this pseudo-articulation. In lumbaralization of the sacrum, there are 6 lumbar vertebrae on x-ray images. ...Read more
Treatment options: My suggestions to patients with patella tendonitis consist of rice, anti-inflammatories (oral/ topical), quad stregthening, lower extremity stretching. I also may suggest ice massage, or counterforce bracing. If the above list does not help then you may want to consider discussing prp with your physician based on some recent literature (http://drmarkgalland.Com/category/knee/). ...Read more
Transverse process: the transverse process is a small bone that comes off the side of the vertebrae for muscle to attach to. A sacralized tranverse process means that it is larger than normal and may be partially fused to the sacrum. This is rarely a cause for any pain or other symptoms. This is just an anatomic variation which is quite common. ...Read more
None: If you can see the base of the dimple then these are benign defects of muscle. ...Read more
If you are alleric to potatoes, does that mean you would be alleric to potatoes starchs in medicanc?
Probable: Usually one is allergic to the protein portion of a food and thus if all of the protein has been removed, the product is likely safe. However how does one find out especially when it is prepared by different manufacturers. I suggest that you consult an allergist to verify that you do have a potato allergy (rare) and consider an oral challenge test to potato starch to see if you can tolerate it. ...Read more
I had a LP to ck for sarc and ms. My ACE on LP was 1.5 norm range was 0-2.5 . My ACE level was 98 and then again 111. Does the LP confirm sarc?
Some limitations: In my experience, sarcoid may be tough to pin down, and spinal fluid analysis has not always been helpful. If you have abnormalities on chest x-ray, and abnormal liver enzymes with high ace, and bilateral facial weakness, that is far more consistent. Skin testing with anergy may also help. If there seems to be an issue with white matter spots, get MRI of neck, and redo brain images by dir, mtr. ...Read more
I wear HR strap while exercising.i was doing mod intensity work,HR avg 190 max221.Scared bc i didn't feel it go to221 but monitor usually accurate. 17
Exercise Tachycardia: I question the accuracy of a HR monitor that registers a maximum HR in the 220bpm range for a human subject!Infants do not achieve this heart rate with high fevers or distress. 220 bpm is the heart rate of a hummingbird or small mammal. That being said, there is no benefit to exercise so intense it triggers a HR above 150bpm in most adults and signs of physiological distress slow most people down! ...Read more
Started workin out and I'm doin the Saran &vaseline wrap when workin out everytime I go to gym it seems like wasting time cause I eat wrong foods help?
Yes - spray & rub: Yes, if you spray and rub it in. The main trouble with the spray is that there is a risk of breathing in the aerosolized particles. These chemicals are not meant or safe to use internally. So when spraying, be sure not to spray directly onto face. ...Read more
Genetics: Tay-sachs which almost always is presents in early infancy, is due to the inheritance of a defective gene one from each parent which is termed recessive inheritance. The parents do not show the disease although testing is possible askenazic jews and french canadians have an excess of this condition and will frequently get tested before pregnancy. It is fatal and severe. ...Read more