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I want to go Afghanistan it is so far away from US like 17 hour my baby is two month is it okai? Their is no problem for my baby????

I want to go Afghanistan it is so far away from US like 17 hour my baby is two month is it okai? Their is no problem for my baby????

Long flight: As long as you check with the airlines to see if they will have formula available for you it could be done. Before you leave, make sure that your baby gets at least the first series of immunizations. Other provisions would be sterile water, and fever control medication with you. Good luck! ...Read more

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What problems do soldiers from afghanistan return with?

What problems do soldiers from afghanistan return with?

Soldier issues: Our recent veterans are seeking care at va more than ever before. Va data show that from 2002 to 2009, 1 million troops left active duty in iraq or afghanistan and became eligible for va care. Of those troops, 46% came in for va services. Of those veterans who used va care, 48% were diagnosed with a mental health problem. ...Read more

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Just got back from afghanistan, and my skin is in bad shape. Go to va?

Just got back from afghanistan, and my skin is in bad shape. Go to va?

You don't mention...: ...What you mean by "bad shape", but sure -- assuming your local va hospital has a dermatology department (as most do, especially those affiliated with a medical school), pay them a visit, and find out what you can do about it. ...Read more

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What vaccines to get if traveling to afghanistan?

What vaccines to get if traveling to afghanistan?

See:: Https://wwwnc. Cdc. Gov/travel/destinations/clinician/none/afghanistan

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What vaccines are needed to travel to Afghanistan?

What vaccines are needed to travel to Afghanistan?

See:: Https://wwwnc. Cdc. Gov/travel/destinations/clinician/none/afghanistan

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Afghanistan war veteran saw extensive combat and lost his wife while deployed. Recently said he thinks he's a sociopath? Could it because of the loss

I would not want to: Try to guess at this. People sometimes have to do things in war that aren't congruent with their ethical norm. This can create great internal spiritual and emotional conflict and our views of our self & others can become very distorted. I would encourage your friend to get help through a VET Center, Veteran's Administration medical Center or military treatment facility (if still eligible). ...Read more

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What do I do. Husband has ptsd and is causing issues with marriage. Due to to tours in afghanistan & iraq?

What do I do. Husband has ptsd and is causing issues with marriage. Due to to tours in afghanistan & iraq?

PTSD: Ptsd can be treated, in most cases, effectively if the individual is open to the therapeutic process. Ask your doctor for a referral to a mental health professional who is experienced in treating ptsd. Best. ...Read more

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I have spots in my back that are completly numb about the size of a baseball. They are all along my spine. I just returned from a tour in afghanistan.

I have spots in my back that are completly numb about the size of a baseball. They are all along my spine. I just returned from a tour in afghanistan.

Neurologic: The symptoms described do not seem from an anatomic problem. I would recommend a neurologic evaulation to determine the issue. You may also want to check with a travel medicine expert or with those in the military who treat patients post military tours. ...Read more

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Headaches can be caused by a lot of things but what are they call when they are stressed related? I worry so much about my children especially when my son was in afghanistan, I have a daughter that doesn't listen but is very nieve, my youngest son hangs a

Headaches can be caused by a lot of things but what are they call when they are stressed related? I worry so much about my children especially when my son was in afghanistan, I have a daughter that doesn't listen but is very nieve, my youngest son hangs a

It: It sounds like you are right -- stress is taking its toll on you and you need to use this as a wake up call to focus on yourself too -- you deserve it! If you aren't healthy, you aren't going to be able to help those that you love around you.

Of course you should also see a neurologist to ensure that you aren't actually suffering from something else. ...Read more

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I was afghanistan and started getting cysts now my doctor says I have hidradenitis suppurativa could a bacteria I got over there cause this?

I was afghanistan and started getting cysts now my doctor says I have hidradenitis suppurativa could a bacteria I got over there cause this?

Unlikely: Hidradenitis is smoldering infection of sweat glands of axilla (armpits). A likely cause is excessive sweating & abrasion of region; perhaps by wearing equipment with under-the-shoulder bands. In women the problem sometimes accompanies shaving axillary hairs; especially when undertaken with a previously used razor. Bacteria are ever present interlopers; awaiting irritated surfaces to invade. ...Read more

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How can I help my partner deal with the stress of deployment to Afghanistan AGAIN? He already has some mild depression and PTSD from the last time.

How can I help my partner deal with the stress of deployment to Afghanistan AGAIN? He already has some mild depression and PTSD from the last time.

PTSD: If not already in therapy, he needs to see a Mental health professional, and if already in treatment, he needs evaluated for fitness to be deployed based on his current symptoms with Depression & PTSD. ...Read more

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I've lost my sex drive and now only have sex with my bf 2-3 times a month. Am stressed + hav a brother in afghanistan but how can I increase my libido?

I've lost my sex drive and now only have sex with my bf 2-3 times a month. Am stressed + hav a brother in afghanistan but how can I increase my libido?

Stress: 90% of doctor visits are related to stress so I'm right with that answer most of the time. There are some medical conditions & hormone abnormalities that affect libido however. ...Read more

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Had bruised ribs in Afghanistan in 2011. Now I get sharp pains in left lower part of ribs and both sides are sore most of the time. Any idea?

Had bruised ribs in Afghanistan in 2011. Now I get sharp pains in left lower part of ribs and both sides are sore most of the time. Any idea?

Rib pain: The bruises that you had before on you ribs will cause inflammation in the cartilage part of the ribs and late will cause pain it called costocomdritis it could be very painful you need to apply warm compressor or pads and take ibuprofen 600-800 mg every six hours for 5-7 days ...Read more

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I just started dating a guy 2 months ago, we haven't slept together yet but he did just inform me today that he may have warts. He said when he was deployed in afghanistan the first time he had a common wart on his hand and didn't think anything of mastur

I just started dating a guy 2 months ago, we haven't slept together yet but he did just inform me today that he may have warts. He said when he was deployed in afghanistan the first time he had a common wart on his hand and didn't think anything of mastur

No big deal: Congratulations on meeting a guy who has distinguished himself serving humankind. Everybody has met a few of the dozens of common strains of the wart virus. You and your physician can manage it. You will be using barrier protection anyway. I wish you both the best. ...Read more

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I recently got a scholarship to go run track in oregon and I'm just wondering if eating chicken kebabs from afghan restaurants are unhealthy?

I recently got a scholarship to go run track in oregon and I'm just wondering if eating chicken kebabs from afghan restaurants are unhealthy?

Chicken...: ...Is chicken: if thoroughly cooked and properly handled, the chances of catching an infection are very low. If the local health department inspects restaurants and this one got a passing grade, then I really don't care if it's afghan, bactrian, canadian, danish, eritrean, french, german, hungarian... ...Read more

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