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No period: Test for pregnancy right away. If it is negative get help from your doctor. There may be an issue with your thyroid or your pituitary gland that hormonal testing can uncover. Step back and see if your exercising or running too much. A large amount of stress can also affect your menstrual cycle. Pcos should also be considered. ...Read more
Have many months aftre you have baby you don't gat periodes because i had baby 16 months a go and i still did not gat tham is it normal
It : It depends on whether you are breastfeeding your baby or not. If you are not breastfeeding, then your period should resume about 2 months after you delivered the baby. If you are breast feeding, then your period could start any time after 2 months, though, some women do not have a period while breastfeeding. If you are not currently breastfeeding and have not had a period since delivery, you should contact your ob/gyne doctor to discuss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart flutter/palputaions have been getting more frequant last visit to gp listened for less tham 10 seconds don't know how to ask for 24hr monitor?
Ptc other tham diamox/lasix/topamax vp/lp shunts, what are other treatment options? Noquality of life here lps only last 2-3 days. My kids need mommy!
Weight loss: Pseudotumor cerebri is most often associated with significant obesity. If this is the case then significant weight loss will lower your icp. Bariatric surgery is often indicated for patients with obesity and pseudotumor cerebri and has good results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isnt good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more
Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more
Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc..It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more