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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
After pelvic surgery: If you had major pelvic dissection, ovary removal, etc, the pelvis may be tender and I would recommend no intercourse for at least 4 weeks. If it was a small (ish) cyst or more minor, I would recommend 2 weeks and resume normal activity as long as you feel well. ...Read more
I heard our cat howl and then my 2 yo came in the room and said "bite" and showed me his hand. He hurt cat on accident. I don't see any bites. Worry?
Daughter has 2 canker sores on her tonsils at the back of throat their kind of small. Plus she has 2 on the front of her mouth howl long will it last?
7-10 days usually: During this time have her eat softer foods and avoid acidly foods (soda, ketchup, tomato sauce, etc.). Have her rinse with warm salt water several time a day. If it interferes with eating have her rinse (not swallow) with a mixture of malox and liquid benadryl (diphenhydramine). If other cold symptoms develop then see your pediatrician. ...Read more
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
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
Preop Protocol: Just like most surgeries: Nothing to eat or drink after midnight, etc. Some details may vary from one surgeon to another. For me, Strayer is a 20-minute outpatient procedure, and the patient is allowed to walk on their operative leg with walking boot for 2 weeks then stitches are removed followed by 4 to 6 weeks of physical therapy to transition regular shoes and activities. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the size and if there's instability. If the instability is the result of a large humeral head defect, there is a technique of filling the defect with soft tissue called a remplissage. If the instability is due to the front of the socket (bankart lesion), a bone block can be transferred to the anterior glenoid to create stability. ...Read more
HMM, Glucose reading?: Re you referring to the Glucose (Sugar) reading? Depending on your family history, weight, dietary habits, etc. You may be developing type 2 DM as 2 office visit with a fasting glucose reading over 126 can be diagnostic for Type 2 DM. Decrease carbs and sweets and follow-up with your Dr. For another reading in the near future. ...Read more
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
How can it be spread? If someone drank from my straw a few seconds or more after me can they have it now?
Spread What?: Please clarify what infection you are referring to. ...Read more
Salam dr. Plz give me some suggestions.? How I can increase my height 1 to 4 inch in one month without medice (only through simple foods)
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
Don't buy the hype!: I saw this advertised as "increase performance and endurance with all nite long™ men's oral spray. This all-natural formula works 10 times faster than liquid or pills to provide the ultimate staying power to go all night long." do you really think that this will turn you into the energizer bunny of love making? Save your money. ...Read more
Drug test screening?: Are you being drug screen tested for work or other purpose and are you being prescribed Serax for a particular medical condition by your doctor? If so, then, you should check with them and see if they will provide documentation that you are on the medication by doctor's orders. That way, it doesn't matter if it shows up on a drug screen or not. ...Read more
Creases of furniture:
Bed bugs hide under and near furniture. Look for apple-seed like insects or their reddish poop in the creases of bedding, floor board, near pillows, nooks of headboards etc.
If you see them switch rooms and keep your luggage off the floor. If needed you can store your luggage in an empty bathtub. ...Read more
CS Spray??: (2-chlorobenzylidene malonitrile) Are you a prison guard or a police officer? Best thing I can say is to get into a ventilated area & rinse face off with water. I worked in a maximum security prison for a while I elected not to be in the direct area when spray was used. ...Read more