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Inherited Condition: 1 / 20, 000- 60, 000 newborns are born w/ this condition which can cause malformations of heart, lungs, kidneys, gut & genitalia. Affected babies often have small head size, fused second & third toes &sometimes extra fingers and toes. There can be learning and behavior problems from mild to approaching autism in severity. Infants may grow more slowly, have weaker muscle tone, & have feeding issues. ...Read more
Hola doctor, estoy preocupado, le introduje mi miembro a mi novia por unos segundos, nos asustamos y tomo la pastilla de emergencia (pregnon)?
hasta hace unos meses tomaba sertralina 50 mg por dia para depresión. al mismo tiempo hago actividad física y me sentí?
Sigue con ejercicio: Buenas te habla el Doctor Prieto. Setralina ( Zoloft) es un antidepresivo y conjunto a actividades fisicas diarias ayuda a aliviar la depresion! Si lo dejaste de tomar y te sientes bien , sigue con el regimen de ehercicios diarios que te aumenta las endorfinas que son tus antidepresivos naturales! ...Read more
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Fuí diagnosticado con Mega Cisterna Magna después de haber ido al doctor porque tuve 3 días con dolores de cabeza. Necesito una cirugía?
Uncertain: I disagree with some aspects of recommended treatments such as coffee enemas for detoxification purposes. I find no convincing studies proving benefit. In general, a working liver and healthy kidneys take care of detoxification quite admirably. Talking with people who have undergone treatment and discussing with various physicians and perhaps getting a second opinion would be worthwhile. ...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?
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Tengo diabetes tipo 2 y hace una semana estoy viendo doble por mi ojo izquierdo, ¿Es esto síntoma de algo grave?
Lambert Eaton: syndrome is an uncommon disorder of neuromuscular junction transmission with the primary clinical manifestation of muscle weakness. Knowledge of subtle clinical features and laboratory abnormalities that accompany LEMS permits the early identification of the disorder. Early recognition is particularly important because of its strong association with small cell lung cancer. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Espanol: Please check this site out for medical information in spanish: of consejos de salud para ti. ...Read more
Me duele el hombro derecho tras una caida, me duele al cargar el hombro al acostarme en la cama y tiene un ruido, me es incomodo sujetar algo. Gracia?
Mi Paciente está experimentando dolor de cabeza (calidad: picazón o sensación de ardor) (lado: frente) (periodo de tiempo: inicio gradual) (empeor...
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GYN Condition mostly: Mayer-rokitansky-küster-hauser syndrome is a condition in which the vagina & uterus either never developed or they are underdeveloped. Females with this condition don’t menstruate but they do have functioning ovaries. There may be accompanying abnormalities of the kidneys, spinal vertebrae, heart or ears. ...Read more
Long name!!: Mayer-rokitansky-küster-hauser syndrome is a condition in which the vagina & uterus either never developed or they are underdeveloped. Females with this condition don’t menstruate but they do have functioning ovaries. There may be accompanying abnormalities of the kidneys, spinal vertebrae, heart or ears. ...Read more
SL= PCOS: Basically Wikipedia has a good intro. ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polycystic_ovary_syndrome ) ...Read more
Dr.Kira stein i asked about easing symptoms of mixed mania you said see a psychiatrist and take meds. I do both but am resistant to so many meds.
More info needed: Mixed mania can be quite difficult to treat. My favorite combo has become tegretol and lithium along with twice a day Fanapt (iloperidone) at a dose of 8 mg PO bid ( gradually building up from the starter packets your psychiatrist likely has available. I don't know what meds you have tried, but i hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise after STEMI: After a stemi, (the more serious form of heart attack), can re-start (or should start) exercising. Both resistance (weight lifting) & aerobic exercises are beneficial, with the latter being more beneficial after a heart attack. After considering multiple variables, your internist/cardiologist will determine when & what type of exercise you can/should engage in. Regardless, baby steps is the rule. ...Read more
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
Retinal light flash: Seeing stars is the expression for the light patterning seen when an eye is struck. The retina only has nerves of vision and so when any stimulus -pressure, temperature, contusion - strikes the retina, it registers light. Boxers are familiar with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Migraine: You are probably experiencing occipital migraine. You can confirm this by seeing if the same things occurs in each eye when you cover one and then the other. These usually are short lasting (5 min to 2 hours) and cause no permanent changes. If this test does not work as I have indicated, then see your ophthalmologist for a better diagnosis. ...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
It's a guideline: Walking 10,000 steps a day is not an "official" recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The agency recommends adults engage in 150 minutes of moderate activity a week, such as brisk walking. To meet the CDC's recommendation, you need to walk about 7,000 to 8,000 steps a day. ...Read more
May be floaters: Floaters are due to imperfections in the clear gel inside the eyeball, and tend to become noticeable as a person ages. Floaters occur in many people, and sometimes are more noticeable if one is looking at a plain blank surface such as a blue sky. Large numbers of floaters, noticeably increasing floaters, flashes of light, changes in vision, etc..., should be evaluated by an md eye doctor. ...Read more
Depends: In the United States, there's no longer a specialty called general practice. It has been replaced by internal medicine and family medicine, which are both 3 year residencies. You need 4 years of college, 4 years of medical school and then the 3 year residency. Most medical schools have requirements on their websites for college courses you'll need for pre-requisites. ...Read more
Diet and exercise : A balanced diet with foods from the five food groups, moderation in proportion and types of foods, especially when it comes to trans and saturated fats, cholesterol, refined sugar, salt and alcohol. Avoiding a sedentary lifestyle with some daily exercise, again in moderation. Keeping your mind fit through active reading and learning has long term potential benefits as well. ...Read more