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Took 2 12 hour Claritin (loratadine) d by mistake. What can counter short term effect?

Took 2 12 hour Claritin (loratadine) d by mistake. What can counter short term effect?

Nothing: The d indicates sudafed which is a stimulant as well as a decongestant and the body has to break it down. Side effects could include insomnia, palpitations, tremor (shakey feeling) or irritability and trouble urinating. Extra claritan which is antihistamine could cause dry mucous membranes- throat, eyes, nose etc. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the long & short term effect of bones & synovial joints?

I was wondering what are the long & short term effect of bones & synovial joints?

Good: It is good both short and long term to have bones and synovial joints. Bones provide strength and structure to the musculoskeletal system and serve as sites of insertion for ligaments and tendons, joints allow for motion between the bones. ...Read more

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What is the short and long term effect of tongue tie on newborn baby?

What is the short and long term effect of tongue tie on newborn baby?

Nursing/speech: Poor nursing ability is a major concern, later speech. Today we use lasers to correct this problem quickly, and without scalpels and stitches. Find a pediatric dentist who uses lasers. ...Read more

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Can anxiety effect short term memory? I'm forgetting small things like leaving something I meant to take. I get anxious about itand it seems to get worse

Can anxiety effect short term memory? I'm forgetting small things like leaving something I meant to take. I get anxious about itand it seems to get worse

Yes: Since you are in therapy - this seems really good to talk about there. It's only one of the many reasons anxiety is such a pain in the... Anyway, it does create a vicious cycle and learning skills to manage a busy life really helps - check-lists, etc. Habit of stopping and collecting yourself at the door. It can even be relaxing. Be prepared and you'll win the battle. Eventually the war. ...Read more

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Does taking small short term doses of antibiotics effect male and female fertility?

Does taking small short term doses of antibiotics effect male and female fertility?

Why?: What antibiotics and for what purpose?
Antibiotics typically wouldn't affect fertility, but if it is for infection in the fallopian tubes or testes-- the infection itself could have an effect. ...Read more

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Is iritis considered short-term?

Is iritis considered short-term?

Needs evaluation: Most cases of iritis (a sterile inflammation inside the eye similar to arthritis inside a joint) are spontaneous and not related to any thing else. Some are due to systemic disease association, trauma, etc. The complications of iritis can be serious and you should be seeing an ophthalmolgist right away to avoid these. Treatment is generally very effective. ...Read more

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What are the short-term benefits of resveratrol?

What are the short-term benefits of resveratrol?

Multiple: Helps nails, hair, skin, mobility, balance and more. It also reduces oxidized ldl, and reduces neuron damage in parkinson disease. ...Read more

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What are the short term effects of taking 20 motrin?

What are the short term effects of taking 20 motrin?

Overdose: Initially it can cause gastrointestinal distress. Short term can interact with other medications or cause bleeding. Long term can affect the kidneys. Maximum single dose of Motrin is 800mg. ...Read more

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How can I deal with short term stress?

How can I deal with short term stress?

Agree: With above. Also personal time walk with headphones on. Clear your head. Exercise is also great release ...Read more

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For how long does it mean short term memory?

For how long does it mean short term memory?

Several minutes: It is a part of mental status during the neurologic exam.
The test is very simple: ask patient to recall 3 objects (apple, pencil, door) several minutes after the examiner mention them. ...Read more

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Are short term clinical skin care courses effective?

Are short term clinical skin care courses effective?

Yes: It depends on the condition. Often 'short term' means a minimum of 30 days, which is roughly the amount of time it takes for a new skin cell to take over for an old one. ...Read more

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What are the usual short term effects of donating plasma?

What are the usual short term effects of donating plasma?

Practically nothing: Donors are screened to rule out conditions which might make donation a problem. You might be extraordinarily sensitive to the loss of fluid and be a little sensitive to standing up suddenly. There are very rarely some people with discomfort at the donation site. Mostly it is a very benign event and a chance to be a good citizen. ...Read more

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What are the short-term of effects of using powder cocaine?

What are the short-term of effects of using powder cocaine?

There are many: People use cocaine to experience an intense sense of well-being and euphoria, elevated mood, decreased fatigue and increased intensity of various experiences. However, it also raises blood pressure and pulse, and at your age can cause a heart attack or stroke as well. It is also commonly diluted or 'cut' with levamisole, a highly toxic drug that can cause lack of white blood cells&severe infection ...Read more

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What are the short-term effects of too much sugar on the body?

What are the short-term effects of too much sugar on the body?

Depends: If glucose is 200, short term it may not have any effects. If blood sugars run around example 800, it will have bad effects on the body. It may result in severe dehydration, ketoacidosis, sometimes may result in coma. ...Read more

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What can tapeworms do to your short-term and long-term health?

What can tapeworms do to your short-term and long-term health?

See below: Tapeworms cause health problems around the world and can even kill since they rob us of nutrients, block our intestines, and take up space in organs that stop them from functioning normally. A tapeworm cyst can settle in the brain, eye, liver, and elsewhere. ...Read more

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Grieving and medication, what's a good short term med for this?

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Grieving and medication, what's a good short term med for this?

Grief: Grief counseling is important to help u understand and work thru the stages of healthy grief. Medications only contain symptoms if they interfere with your daily functioning, such as insomnia or crying spells. ...Read more

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Is Colcrys reasonably safe in the short term to treat a new attack?

Is Colcrys reasonably safe in the short term to treat a new attack?

Yes: I assume you mean an attack for gout! In that case, yes. I am glad you put "reasonably safe" because as you know there is nothing that is completely safe! Doing nothing can lead to arthritis and tophi forming, and even ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) carries some risks, even though they are over the counter. You may get diarrhea or nausea, but that is usually better than the pain from gout! ...Read more

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Short term benzo use but having long term withdrawal. What can I do?

See doctor: There is a way to slowly withdraw from these drugs with minimal side effects. You need to review this with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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What are th immediate, short term effects of a poor diet in children?

What are th immediate, short term effects of a poor diet in children?

Dehydration...: Immediate short term affects of a poor diet? Need to define what you mean...The effects are more long term...Poor growth, weak immune system. Low body fat, fatigue, anemia, sleep problems, electrolyte problems... ...Read more

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I need your expertise, is huperzine-a beneficial for short-term memory?

I need your expertise, is huperzine-a beneficial for short-term memory?

Perhaps: Huperzine is an anti cholinesterase compound, similar to Aricept or exelon, (rivastigmine) and has some potential to assist Alzheimer's disease victims. None of these drugs really provide dramatic improvements in memory function, and act more by affecting emotions, focus, and attention. Prior to trying one or another, discuss more fully with your doctor. ...Read more

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Would having diagnosis laryngitis be approved for short term disabilty?

Would having diagnosis laryngitis be approved for short term disabilty?

Maybe: If your job involves speaking and case is severe that it won't resolve in a couple of weeks then it may but usually this condition resolves in a week or two with voice rest. ...Read more

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How long will it take to find out if short term hemodialysis has worked or not?

How long will it take to find out if short term hemodialysis has worked or not?

Variable: Depends upon indication for hemodialysis. Question should be directed at your nephrologist who instituted dialysis in the first place. ...Read more

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What happens (short term and long term) if you're prescribed glasses but don't wear the often?

What happens (short term and long term) if you're prescribed glasses but don't wear the often?

Depends: If both your eyes are rather similar in the image they present to the brain, you are likely to do okay. You'll go through life with fuzzy vision but if it works for you it's your choice. If one eye is noticeably better than the other, over time your brain may decide to "turn off" the poorer eyes input, creating a preventable vision loss called amblyopia.Clear this up with your eye doc. It's important ...Read more

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You say suicide is long term solution for short term problems but what if the problem is lifelong?

You say suicide is long term solution for short term problems but what if the problem is lifelong?

Crisis point: One may have a lifelong problem causing suffering. There may also be aspects of life to enjoy. Suicidal thoughts may be present for long periods of time, but the decision to act on them usually comes as an intense crisis. With needed support, the crisis passes. Maybe some peace comes, or a chance to re-decide about living, relating, and contributing to others. No chance for that if you're dead. ...Read more

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How long after stroke can one distinguish short term (reversible) /permanent (irreversible) damage?

How long after stroke can one distinguish short term (reversible) /permanent (irreversible) damage?

Stroke: There isn't a simple answer. Some strokes appear likely to be irreversible from the start but improve notwithstanding. Healing of nerve damage can take many weeks and therapy can also modify what's going on so a simple answer that fits all situations isn't possible. ...Read more

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What are the differences between short term and long term exposure to a specific pollutant (eg: no2)?

What are the differences between short term and long term exposure to a specific pollutant (eg: no2)?

Effects progress: Go here to find out about NO2: http://www. Atsdr. Cdc. Gov/toxfaqs/tfacts175.pdf. Short-term effects include swelling in the lungs. Long-term exposure can cause scarring and loss of air movement. ...Read more

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What short term damage would be done if someone laid in the sun for four hours everyday for 10 days without any sunscreen?

What short term damage would be done if someone laid in the sun for four hours everyday for 10 days without any sunscreen?

Sunburn: Sunburn would be the most likely short term damage. Repeated such exposures could in the long term increase the risk for melanoma and other non cancerous skin lesions and damage to the deeper layers of connective tissue leading to wrinkles and skin creases. The risk is influenced by the natural skin pigmentation, time of day of exposure and the season. ...Read more

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