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Below: Yes: There have been numerous studies over the years, that the dosage of vaccine in Pentaxim against Pertussis is low, that it is not able to protect humans from infection in the long run. A recent study by WHO also states that pertussis (respiratory disease, which spreads through contact) is on the rise again & is prevalent among 5+ years old children in the United States & Europe, where this vaccine has been adopted as part of the national immunization schedule. This vaccine has already been banned in developed countries, on WHO’s recommendation. ...Read more
I was diagnosed w/ scolisosis.Today used lotion that has bee venom, potentilla, comfrey, camphor, eucalyp good?
Estoy experimentando granos faciales, dolor de cuello, dolor de espalda (severidad: grave) (lado: superior) , períodos menstruales irregulares (ca...
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Estoy experimentando erupción cutánea con picazón (severidad: grave) (calidad: picaz—n severa) . Lo siguiente también me describe: Enrojecimiento ...
For a State Agency safety written program update I'm researching, looking for a credible answer & source; is there currently a poison ivy vaccine?
I doubt it: people may be working on it. one approach: Arch Dermatol Res. 1999 Dec;291(12):652-8. ...Read more
Me han diagnosticado una hernia cervical posteolateral c5 c6. Tengo dolores en el cuello, pero el brazo no me duele. Puede curarse naturalmente?
Translation: I am sorry but this question was not translated into English. ...Read more
Primera vez sexo con penetración, tuvimos que detenernos por sangrado abundante mío. Van tres días, sangro en las mañanas, es incómodo sentarse, al revisarme se ven ligeros rastros de sangre pero el himen no se ve roto. ¿Qué sucede?
You should be seen: Something was torn if there was any pain, even if you believe your hymen is intact. You could try sitting in warm baths several times a day to see if it gets more comfortable, but if you are unable to sit you should be checked. Hope you are not on your honeymoon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mi Paciente está experimentando entumecimiento de la pierna, dolor de cabeza (mejora con: descanso) (empeora con: flexionar hacia adelante) (sever...
Analgesico Primero: Entumecimiento de la pierna puede ser por falta de uso! Terapia fisica es recomendable! Antes de ejercicio que se tome un Analgesico como Acetaminofen 650 mg para que pueda ejercitarse. Depende claro de la edad de su paciente y tambien de otras enfermedades que tenga! ...Read more
Are the best medical schools in the states? Are medical schools in india, china, japan, england/uk, iraq, israel, etc., reputable? Would you attend?
Best is relative.: Good medical schools and great doctors in every country. Generalizing possible, but misleading. Most medical education takes place during internship / residency. Best education is one that prepares you for practice in the society and culture you live in. Japanese schools are great for japanese physicians and likewise for the other countries. ...Read more
I need a doctor who accepts anthen blue cross insurance (medi-cal) in elk grove or south sacramento area, california.
Type of doctor need?: Are you looking for a primary care doctor (e.g. an internist, family practice doctor, or OB/GYN) or a specific type of specialist (e.g. cardiologist, endocrinologist, etc.)?? Most insurance provide patients with a list of doctors available within their network. Consider contacting insurance company for list. Medicaid (or Medi-Cal) are difficult to find. Best of luck. ...Read more
what is your opinion on humaworm (http://humaworm.Com/)? Fraud or useful alternative medicine?
Scam: The premise behind this supplement, that we need regular deworming, is not accurate. Also, there is no meaningful information about what formulation of herbs are in the supplement. The fact that it has been banned from several countries is a huge red flag. Save your money! ...Read more
Google translate: I used google translate and it states that you asked - why do I have pain near the ribs? There can be many causes; costochondritis, rib fracture, any illness that caused cough and sneezing for few days etc. Discuss it in detail with a physician to help you diagnose it properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All insurers should: Major insurance companies have drug plans. The insurance companies can have their own plan, or contract with a separate company to run a drug plan. Other groups, such as aarp, may have a plan (but again, they contract with a separate company to run the plan). Plans have benefits for local retail pharmacies to handle short-term prescriptions, and mail-order pharmacies for 90-day prescriptions. ...Read more
I got a bunionectomy in June and was instructed to wear supportive shoes from now on. Would Nike Zoom SB Stefan Janoski be considered supportive?
Hi Doc, who is the specialist that takes care of "foreign body granuloma"? After falling 6 months ago my knees are still pushing out debris.Tx Stefan
Protein portion: In general this depends on your weight, or weight you want to be. A rule of thumb is that humans can digest about 2g protein per kilo per day, i.e. for an 80kg man that's 160g a day. Taking into account that a steak contains about 30% fat, a 200g steak would have about 140g protein. So a 150 to 200g steak should be a healthy protion ...Read more
Steam rooms: Ancient cultures have always used steam rooms to help relax and detox from the stresses. I think it can help people to relax and feel better but make sure you are well hydrated when doing that since you do lose alot of water. ...Read more
Not neccesarily: Though chances of food borne disease increase with undercooked food. If meat source is safe it may be okay . Cooking in extreme heat or overcooking destroys some thermolabile nutrients hence not good either. Anedoctal evidence support medium steak. ...Read more
Short time: Use the high power, put the vegetables in a collander that fits in the cooker (or some kind of wire screen) and then cook for 1/2 - 1 hour. You cannot use a slow cooker for the full cycle as you will turn most vegetables into mush. ...Read more
Enzymes: Some of the enzymes may be destroyed. ...Read more
Assess the issue: Be aware that your kids are learning every encounter and must learn to deal with other adults. Ask the neighbor for a review of the incident, ask the kids if appropriate. If the scolding is justified, reinforce it, even if you feel it a bit harsh and talk with the kids later. You do not want to create unruly kids that hide behind you when they break common rules of behavior. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Correct Thinking: Low self-esteem can negatively affect virtually every facet of your life, including your relationships, your job and your health. Begin your recovery by identifying troubling conditions or situations, recognize the importance of your own thoughts, then challenge negative assumptions and use more positive (hopeful) statements. Finally, give yourself credit after overcoming a crisis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Theoretically, it should open up your pores in the skin, loosen up mucus in the sinuses, help loosen up sore muscles and increase blood flow. It is recommended to take a cool shower after a steam bath to close up the pores again. There maybe certain medical problems in which it is not recommended to be in a steam bath. ...Read more
Remember good times: When i was young, with sex, it was tri-weekly. After i married, it was try weekly. Now that i old, i try weakly. Sex changes as we age. You are not going to be young forever, and your turnaround time time will become longer and longer inbetween. It's just natural, and unfortunately, something to get used to. You don't have to like it; but it may be something you have to accept eventually. ...Read more
Yes: Patients can recover from this syndrome if treated earlier and appropriately without significant comorbid conditions. ...Read more
Unable to see: We are unable to see previous questions from you; you need to rewrite the question each time. ...Read more
Photosensitivity: Some people are sensitive to sunlight and develop what we call a photosensitivity dermatitis. I attached a link below re this condition. Is Sean on any meds? Several meds and classes of meds are associated with developing photosensitivity rash as well. Hope this helps. Best of luck http://dermnetnz.org/reactions/photosensitivity.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do u mean Steak?: If you mean can you have steak after a cardio workout, sure, you can have that, but you should be sure to combine it with carbs, which your body will be craving after a good cardio workout. If you are actually asking if you can have steam after a cardio workout, i don't know what you are talking about. Good luck! ...Read more