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Soft Touch Medication
What medications help with Conversion Disorder? I have random tingling usually only when laying down and touched.
Complex: It would be best to see your doctor to discuss possible treatment options. ...Read more
My boyfriend took the medication for chlaymdia two days ago and today he touched his penis and then started fingering me. Will I end up getting it?
No risk, no worry: Even without treatment, chlamydia or other STDs are almost never transmitted by fingering; this circumstance was zero risk even if he hadn't been treated. Also, anti-chlamydia antibiotics probably prevent transmission within 24 hours. Best to continue to avoid all sex until you both have finished treatment, but essentially no risk from this particular event. ...Read more
Post cholecystectomy by 2 weeks and I now have a rash all over my body. Does not itch but painful to touch. Not on any medication. It starts out look?
Follow up w/ surgeon: Potential reaction to agent used during surg. Vs. surgical complication; need to follow up with your surgeon ASAP. ...Read more
My finger tips are turning blue and are tender to the touch--time frame-1 week only medication. Symbyrax for bi-polar. I am a 62 year old. Female
See a doctor: There are medical conditions that can cause this. Please see your primary care doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a pain in my left knee for so long, what I have got from visiting doctors is that the muscles of my knee cant keep the balance of patella, so it touches the tibia and its scratched, I have had medications and exercises, still no use???
The most common cause of knee pain is simple degenerative arthritis, but this is uncommon in someone younger than 25yrs. Treatment is physical therapy, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory medication.
Sometimes patellar re-alignment can reduce pain if the problem is misalignment of the patellar tendon. ...Read more
I am a girl. Age 21 years. From last 1 week a small area near the nipple of my left boob have become hard and it is very painful. It causes pain even when bra touches with it. Can u please tell why is it so? And kindly recommend me some medication or any
Breast: Have an US to determine the cause. It may be a ruptured blood vessel but an US will shed more light on the cause. All the best. Follow closely. ...Read more
Wife has a poison oak rash from approximately 1 week ago. No over the counter medication is working. Rash is hot to the touch has extreme pain?
See your doctor: If the rash isn't getting better, or is hot, painful or very red, it may need stronger mess. It may be infected, in which case you may need an antibiotic. Or you may have a severe allergic reaction to the poison oak, and might benefit from a steroid. You need to see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more
On the side of my dad ankle is very swollen. By the looks of it its getting bad. I touch it and felt like the bones are swollen. No insect bite, its been four months now. What medications can he takes?
See a DPM: After 4 months of symptoms, there has to be an evaluation. Don't guess what it could be. Consider going to the podiatrist to have a comprehensive foot examination which will many times include an evaluation as well as x-rays. There's no harm in having it checked by the expert. ...Read more
My mom has the stomach flu. I have been around her and gave her fluids and food along with medication. Since I have touched her, will I get it?
My husband's stomach hurts when he touches it. He doesn't feel sick or throwing up or anything. Only when he touches it. He has had acid reflux and has been scoped a year ago but everything was fine. He is 68 yrs old and takes no medication at all. He is
On feb 20th I had a diagnostic laproscopy and d&c done. I suffered what I believe is nerve damage to my right leg I have numbnes in my thigh and sensitive pain to touch in the area from my pelvic down to my knee I've been on heavy pain medication but stil
First of all, follow up with your doctor. There are pain medications aimed at relieving nerve pain. The good news here is that nerves regenerate and heal themselves. If you did suffer nerve damage or irritation it will improve over time. However, you need to see your doctor to make sure this is really the issue.
Best of luck. ...Read more
Test neg @ 6 weeks for hsv2, neg @ 4 weeks hiv, completed yeast & chlamydia medication weeks ago. Cervix is red, bleeds to touch & discharges. Why?
Is it possible to get a yeast infection if you've had a vagina one, and may have touched your eyes without thinking to wash hands after applying medication? I can't decide if severe random allergies or eye infection. No puss. Just red and extremely itchy.
Several: One of the most common causes of tactile hallucinations is not really a "medicine" at all -- it's withdrawal from alcohol. Benzodiazepine withdrawal can cause it also. Tactile hallucinations -- also called "formication" -- commonly happen with use of Cocaine and amphetamine. Ketamine is another agent that can cause these. ...Read more
I take drug tests once a week, and every time I test positive for low levels of cocaine, less than 200. I have never touched cocaine. Explanations?
Yes, for drug test: But no otherwise, unless you use this abstinence as the starting point for stopping your Cocaine use. Help is available through 12 step programs like narcotics anonymous, Cocaine anonymous and alcoholics anonymous, as well as non-12 step programs such as smart recovery, women for sobriety and lifering. Talk to your medical provider about getting help if you can't stay quit.;. ...Read more
I had a drug test done through hair sample and it was positive, I have never used drugs in my life but found a white powdery substance and touch it?
Not enough INFO: What did you test positive for? What is your question? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
I have red eyelids and people say I look like a stoner but I've never touched a drug in my life. How can I get rid of this?
Blepharitis, allergy: Common causes of eyelid redness include a chronic lid infection / inflammation called blepharitis (also seen with rosacea) and from ocular allergies. Definitely avoid the "get the red out" drops, as this leads to rebound redness and irritation. Warm compresses and gentle lid cleaning can help, as can nutritional suppl. Like fish oil capsules (taken orally). Zaditor (ketotifen) and alaway are good otc allergy. ...Read more
Friend will be tested because of positive drug test for pot at 19 weeks. Hasn't touched it since will it show in meconium at birth in 20 weeks?
Wrong test: Meconium is fetal not maternal. There is no standard lab test for thc metabolites in meconium. A retest of your friend would normally entail a urine test and in that case it will still be positive as thc metabolites can persist for over a month after cessation of pot smoking. ...Read more
Pain in left arm can this be serious when I press on a deep vain pain shoots get light headed. Don't touch it I am fine I don't do drugs never did.
My ex has been smoking meth for a while. Never touched a drug besides alcohol ever. If its been on her skin and mouth how long does it stay. Test fri.
If you didn't ingest: Methamphetamine, the amount that made be transferred through skin (which is essentially zero) or through kissing (which is close to zero) shouldn't result in a positive urine test. If you have depression, and are "blacking out" (losing consciousness?) you should seek medical attention for the cause and treatment. Having a methamphetamine user in your life isn't helping either, I imagine. ...Read more
Type 1 diabetic. Refent chest cold over counter meds used. Failed urine drug test for cocaine. Didn't touch it. Prob. Violation. What could cause this?
Cold Meds Not Cause: Cold medications would not cause a positive urine drug test. Do you use medicinal marijuana? If yes, is it from a dispensary or from "the street"? If it's from the street then it may be contaminated by cocaine. Otherwise exposure to cocaine would be the only other reason. ...Read more
6 months of constant headaches and stuffed up. Forehead hurts to touch. Prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs and nasal rinses haven't helped. Why?
In urine drug test, I didn't clean genital area & maybe touched cup with genital & urinated immediately & not mid/end stream. Embarrassing, acceptable?
Is it possible to test positive from cocaine you cant see with the naked eye like if someone touched drugs and then touched a ciggarette and you then smoked it putting it in your mouth is this possible or just crazy thinking?
Not Possible: Not possible as you say crazy thinking ...Read more
How long does crystal meth stay in your system if I touched it last Saturday not knowing what it is. I had to drug test for a job today. Will it come up dirty?
No: What you described should not cause a positive drug test. ...Read more
Not sure about less?: If you are taking drugs for a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, then this a difficult question. If you are concerned about how many pills you are taking in a day, maybe combinations or long acting drugs can reduce the number. Either way, this is to be discussed with your physician since these alternatives are not for everyone. Good luck. ...Read more
Otc: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more
Dose??: If you mean is the dose too high we must narrow it down to what type of medication. All medications have side effects- many of which are associated with excessive dosing. Speak to your primary physician or pharmacist about the specific medication. ...Read more