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Tavist D Warnings And Recalls
No: Phenylpropanolamine is no longer available on the us market. Products that once contained it have been reformulated with an alternate decongestant. Tavist-d would be such a product. ...Read more
I had scabes from 5months.Used perm.5% many times&benzyl.B.Many times.Now on clemastine tab only from 3months.It dosent gone.Can I use stromectol6mg!
See a dermatologist: I am not sure if you are have seen a dermatologist yet. If not then it is time to find one. If you are currently seeing one then you may need to seek out a second opinion. ...Read more
My son has a couple white sore spots (rather large) on the side of his tongue. He says they hurt and has only mentioned them to me today. I don’t recall him saying he bit himself. He is currently recovering from a cold.
White spots: Probably apthous ulcerations. Stop also acidic foods for 10 days. Rinse with dilute baking soda, 1/2 tsp in 8 oz of luke warm water ...Read more
I just drank about 3 glasses of water and then found out that there'd been a warning about "coliforms" in the water supply just a couple of days ago. What should I do? Should I be worried?
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Symptoms: A stroke hits without warning. A small stroke can be a suggestion though, that you might have another one. Symptoms are many and include, weakness, facial droop, sensory changes, loss of speech, seizure or altered mental status. ...Read more
The same: The signs of anorexia are the same for men and women. Essentially, it is denying oneself of nutrition, losing weight so that you are well below a healthy weight for your height, both coupled with the belief that you are not thin enough. Anorexia can be a very serious condition. Other things can cause a poor appetite and weight loss, such as depression or a medical problem. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Probably: Smoking is dangerous and should be avoided and not promoted. If a visual image on the warning can convince a few more people to stop smoking, then that is all to the good. ...Read more
Aura or none:
An aura can occur prior to the migraine. Most of the time this is flashing lights in a "zig-zag" pattern. Sometimes it can be difficult to see through the lights.
Many times patients just know. They get a "difficult to describe feeling". They just feel worse.
Many patients have no warning. The headache just begins with the pain. ...Read more
Pain and a rash: Pain followed shortly by a rash on one side of the body in an area supplied by a nerve (dermatome) heralds the onset of a shingles attack. You should discuss getting the shingles vaccine with your doctor. It decreases the miserable complication of "post-herpetic neuralgia". ...Read more
Concussion: A concussion occurs when a certain level of energy from an impact is transmitted directly to the brain. This results in a temporary stoppage of higher brain function resulting in loss of consciousness. The longer the time of unconsciousness or residual drowsiness, incoherance, dizziness, nausea, etc, the greater the potential for an underlying brain injury. ...Read more
Rupture of Appendix: Sometimes the pain from an inflamed appendix can start around your naval. The pain usually worsens over time and moves to mcburney's point which is in the right lower quadrant of your abdomen. Usually the area is tender when touched or when pressure is released. Things which are jolting like walking or coughing can increase the pain. See below. ...Read more
I'm concerned that I might have an exercise addiction. What are the warning signs I should be looking for?
Never leaving the --: - gym. Always feel guilty when not there. Exercise that effects Ur daily life, like socializing with only people who also can't leave the gym. Always looking in the mirror, then feel like U need 2 go 2 the gym. If it effects Ur schooling or Ur job. If so perhaps make an appointment 2 C a psychologist. ...Read more
Common symptoms: Specific symptoms such as a changing mole (melanoma), difficulty swallowing (esophageal cancer), enlarging lymph glands (lymphoma), bloody stools (colon & rectal cancer), blood sputum (lung cancer). Also general things such as unexplained weight loss, low blood levels, persistent fevers, severe fatigue, progressive shortness of breath, etc. ...Read more
4 weeks: Week 4 of pregnancy you could experience implantation bleeding, breast tenderness or enlargement, mood swings, bloating, fatigue and mild cramping. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more
Increase urination: Patient increased urination, ask for more water intake. ...Read more
Prodromal Alzheimers: Mild cognitive dysfnctn or prodromal may present with mild memory loss, but also can begin 3-5 yrs prior with depression and behavioral change which seems impossible to explain. May also see deterioration in language and organizational skills, early on.. If you have concerns , see your doctor and get evaluation. ...Read more
Depends on age: Each age of child has a set of milestones associated with it. So we look to match up milestones with the appropriate baby's age. When we see a missing milestone, we look for grouping and associations. For example, we might see a motor ( muscle movement ) delay in a baby and find an associated change in muscle tone. Delay can be gross motor, fine motor, social, speech, communication. ...Read more