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Sensitive To Epi
I was just prescribed an epi pen for sudden allergic reactions. Is it safe to keep one in my car since their sensitive to heat and cold?
No: My advice to patients regarding storing the epi pen is treat it like potato salad -- you wouldn't leave potato salad in your hot car all day and then eat it would you? Same with the epi pen. Additionally, the recommendation is that Epipen (epinephrine) always be on your person or immediately available for use. Severe allergic reactions can occur anytime and seconds matter. ...Read more
I m hyper sensitive to everything my husband says e. G callin the cat by our daughter s name. I worry bout it 4 ages until my husband reassures me?
How long: How long have you been hypersensitive to "everything" that your husband says? Does this happen with other people? It may be that your relationship needs some work, or you might have an issue that could be treated with counseling or medication. Symptoms like these are best determined by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Tough question!: I'm sorry you're soaking up the criticism of others. I'd encourage you to focus your energy on self care: sort of like parenting yourself! Make sure you are eating well, sleeping well, exercising regularly. When we are taking good care of ourselves, it's much easier to shrug off the insensitivities of others. Be sure you are giving your own positive self-talk at least equal time. Good luck. ...Read more
Shud we massage or clean are face or body gently or harshly. As I clean my face very gently that s why my skin had bevum very delicate n sesitive?
CLEAN HARSHLY/GENTLY: Clean gently but often. Never harshly.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is/are the best test(s) for detecting a monoclonal plasma cell disorder? How sensitive are these tests? Which types of mpcds can they detect?
SPEP: The best test is a serum protein electrophoresis. It is very sensitive and specific. The disease is rare in anyone under the age of 40. For the vast majority of people the disease does not progress for many years 10-20+ so there is no role for screening. ...Read more
Semantics: Certainly some people are very sensitive to medications as others are not. A good relationship with your provider should hopefully be able to get the proper dosing and medication that best suits each patient individual condition or scenario. Best wishes. ...Read more
Sense : With love, respect, compassion, and being sensitive towards their needs. Being non-critical and non-judgmental. This will make them trust and make the observer view them as "extra sensitive". If it persists, personality disorders, secondary gain, etc. May be an issue. ...Read more
SensitivityFemale : Female pleasure is both physical and mental stimulation. Unless have physical defect, study yoga and focus on the sensation and joy of pleasure. Using astroglide helps with lubrication. I've known women so focused they can experience orgasm w/o physical contact. So sexuality plays role, and how much you like yourself. ...Read more
Sensitive to Cold: If this is a "new" feature for you, it could represent an underlying condition: http://www.Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003095. Htm. As you note, some thyroid conditions and anemias may be at play. Check with your doctor to rule these out first. ...Read more
Hyperacusis: Hyperacusis — sensitiveness to excess sound. Though this can happen because of a nerve paralysis called facial nerve which supplies a small muscle-stapedius, isolatedly it will not happen withoput other muscles involved. Excess teeth grinding from stress can cause increased tension of a muscle close to ear called tensor tympani, which normally tenses to protect from excess sound, but overacts ...Read more
Yes: Crest sensitive toothpaste really does work to decrease tooth sensitivity. ...Read more
Structure & function: Of the autistic vs. neurotypical (NT) brain differ. Activation on fMRI of frontal & temporal cortex in teens with ASD vs. NT's exposed to 2 slightly noxious stimuli showed = initial sensations but over-reactivity in processing & interpretating them in those with ASD, consistent with anatomical findings of small patches of disorganized neurons in the layers of the frontal & temporal cortex in ASD ...Read more
May be: May be a little sore for a few days, but sensitivity should rapidly deminish. Most common cause of sensitivity is occlusal traumatized, crown may be infinitesimally too high, and a very quick occlusal adjustment will do wonders. May also be due to fracture or to a deep restoration. Call your Dentist for a reexamination. ...Read more
Neuropathy Rx: A neurologist is best-equipped to diagnose & treat neuropathy. Some at-home remedies include: exercise to stimulate blood flow in affected nerves, hot or cold pack on painful area (whichever feels good), moisturizing lotion to protect skin from breakdown, Alpha lipoic acid supplements, vitamin B12 + folate (folic acid) + b6 supplements. Good luck! ...Read more
Varies by person: Different people have different areas that induce more arousal than others, lips being the commonest, for some, it may be feet, ear lobes or other areas. ...Read more
Fingertips and: Forehead! At least according to a recent study at the university college London! They used lasers to test pain perception (however they did not test known painful areas like the eyes and eardrums! I never considered the forehead to be that sensitive to pain, but that's what their research showed! ...Read more
Prevention!: Start by controlling the factors you can control: eating well (half of your plate should be vegetables!), getting regular exercise and sleep, keeping ongoing health problems like diabetes well managed. Get a flu shot. Wash or sanitize your hands frequently. Try as hard as you can not to touch your face or eyes without washing first. Get evaluated for depression if you think it might be an issue. ...Read more
Neck issues: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Gluten intolerant: Agree with dr. Cattano. Actual celiac disease is diagnosed by a gastroenterologist — usually w/confirming biopsy. Both it & gluten intolerance can lead to symptoms like diarrhea, stomach cramps, bloating, mental fuzziness, etc when you're eating gluten-containing products. There are food plans that eliminate these for a period, then reintroduce. Your body's response shows you what's true. ...Read more