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My spleen is enlarged and i'm at a high risk of my spleen rupturing if someone hits me. How worried should I be?
What do you suggest if i used oral tobacco (dip) for 5 years. I recently quit. Am i still at a high risk for cancer even though i quit?
Same: Your risk stays the same as per exposure. It dose not increase any further. ...Read more
Slightly higher risk: So if you have a first degree relative with thyroid cancer, you do have a slightly higher risk than the general population. In general it is recommended to have a thyroid ultrasound done to check for nodules. If any nodule is over 1 cm or has calcifications, it should be biopsied. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My HDL is 81 my LDL is 163 my triglycerides are 107.... Am i at a high risk? What is the best way to lower this?
High hdl: I don't think you're at high risk despite the elevated LDL as a high HDL is very protective. Do you have a family history of cardiovascular disease? , however you should follow a low saturated fat diet, avoid smoking, get exercise and you could take a statin to lower the ldl. Your md is the best person to advise you. ...Read more
Am i'm at a high risk for getting esophagus cancer if i get the Asian glow?Should i give up alcohol entirely?
Yes don't drink: People who consume alcohol have higher incidence of esophageal cancer , asian glow is due to a different reason, when alcohol is consumed , it is metabolized to acetaldehyde then to harm less acetate, the enzyme needed for this is lacking , or rapidly destroyed in some asians , resulting accumulation of acetaldehyde , causes the flush f face. ...Read more
I've had an aunt n uncle same family comIt suicide does that put me at a high risk I'm bipolar n suicidal alot HELP?
Having bipolar: Puts you at high risk 4 suicide. Knowledge is power. Since U R at high risk &have family history, make sure U work closely with your psychiatrist & psychologist. Stay on your medication & adjust it whenever things seem 2B out of whack. Noncompliance w' medication treatment is 1 of the biggest problems w' manic depression. Listen 2family &friends when they notice mania or rise in depression C Dr ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had sex with a person that has gental herpes but no open sores, the condom broke, I washed very well am I still at a high risk of contracting it?
Low risk: In monogamous couples in whom one person has genital herpes due to HSV2, who have unprotected sex 2-3 times a week (and no sex during outbreaks), the transmission chance averages about once for every 1,000 exposures. That's roughly your risk from this single event. It's even lower if partner's herpes is HSV1. No exam or testing is needed if no symptoms (genital sores, pain) in the nest 7-10 days. ...Read more
Is there an evidence based protocol for someone who is at a high risk for heart disease? I want exercise/diet help.
Yes: Eating fresh vegetables, high quality protein, and fresh fruits in 6 equal meals, relaxation, good night sleep, and rhythmic movements through the day to produce cardiac coherence and keep stress level down is a path for health. Because everyone is different if you listen to your body and devlop a healthy life style that works for you that will be better than a general RX of diet and exercise ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What percentage am im likely pregnant.My last cycle Oct.10-14.I had unprotected sex Oct.15-2.Am I at a high risk of being pregnant.
Could be...: Pregnancy is caused by sex-leading to sperm meeting up with egg and implanting SO IF you had sex during the time that you ovulated then you MAY get pregnant. It is pretty basic biology. One thing, you can't exactly predict ovulation and without more info about your cycle lengths I certainly can't predict if you were LIKELY (not certain) to have ovulated. Time will tell-take test if missed period. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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