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Doctor insights on: Timex Ironman Watch Band Replacement

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I have a touch of lympodemia and am going for complete shoulder replacement on same arm can i remove the band from my arm after surgery?

I have a touch of lympodemia and am going for complete shoulder replacement on same arm  can i remove the band from my arm after surgery?

Swelling will return: If you remove your elastic band or sleeve from the affected area it is likely that the swelling from lymphedema will return and the symptoms associated with it. ...Read more

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What is the timeframe for a t therapy replacement if the levels are the lowers u can think of?

What is the timeframe for a t therapy replacement if the levels are the lowers u can think of?

Testosterone: Can be administered many different ways, which include injections, transdermally (patches ; gels), and buccal. Your levels should rise the same day as the administration of the medication. If it an appropriate dose, your levels should return to normal the day of administration. ...Read more

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What can happen if i want to tray if haw can leave without T replacement aftar 7 years and when doc put me on it i wasn't have lower then bottom line?

What can happen if i want to tray if haw can leave without T replacement aftar 7 years and when doc put me on it i wasn't have lower then bottom line?

Testosterone: You would then drop back down to your lower testosterone level or possibly lower than the original Symptoms of low testosterone may occur with the drop - fatigue, irritability, memory and loss of muscle mass. Labido issues usually do not occur until lower levels in the 200's. The heart, bone and brain protection occur at higher levels. The method of delivery also may make a difference in symp ...Read more

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I don't eat either chicken nor eggs what is the replacement?

I don't eat  either chicken nor eggs what is the replacement?

Any healthy protein: There are many non-chicken protein sources. Wild caught fish as well as vegetarian sources such as beans are great options. ...Read more

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If there is a simple answer to the question, must I or mustn't I take hormone replacement?

If there is a simple answer to the question, must I or mustn't I take hormone replacement?

No: It's complicated based upon symptoms, recently menopausal or not, family history, modality of delivery, etc. Your gyn md can explain in more detail. ...Read more

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My mom has degenerating disks can she get disk replacement ? She literally can't do anything g without being out for 3 days

My mom has degenerating disks can she get disk replacement ? She literally can't do anything g without being out for 3 days

Well- that depends: There are such things as "injectable artificial vertebral disks" but you'll need an orthopod to answer more details about them since I have no experience with them but what I can comment on is that mom will probably not be considered a candidate for such a procedure unless she's been through the standard approaches of therapy, medication control, etc. Wanna talk more? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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I drink on average 3- 16oz redbull enegy drinks a day , sometimes more , what could happen if i don't stop and what is a better, healthier replacement?

I drink on average 3- 16oz redbull enegy drinks a day , sometimes more , what could happen if i don't stop and what is a better, healthier replacement?

Aging heart: The taurine is stringer than the caffeine, this is causing your heart to beat faster and harder than it needs to. This will age your heart quicker. Add to that a chronic dehydrated state on these diuretics and you are facing an older body than it should be in your future. Stop the insanity. ...Read more

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Help!taking ativan 1mg. I started 0.5 mg Xanax (alprazolam) as replacement 4 ativan.Don't like how i feel on xanax (alprazolam). How long b4 Xanax (alprazolam) is out and can resume ativan?

Help!taking ativan 1mg. I started 0.5 mg Xanax (alprazolam) as replacement 4 ativan.Don't like how i feel on xanax (alprazolam). How long b4 Xanax (alprazolam) is out and can resume ativan?

Please: Ask your doctor directly, let her/him know what is going on with your medications, provide her/him with all info regarding all the medications u r taking. S/he will help you the best. This forum is not intended to replace face to face consultation. Be safe, follow your doctor prescription and refrain to self medicate urself. Thank u! ...Read more

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What the defrenc btween my own testosterone and testosterone replacement by androgel and why treatment of low t are lots of riski'm not my own t?

What the defrenc btween my own testosterone and testosterone replacement by androgel and why treatment of low t are lots of riski'm not my own t?

Testosterone: If you have low testosterone on your own you will benefit from AndroGel or other testosterone therapies. There are potential side effects but that should be monitored by the doctor prescribing your androgel. I monitor psa, hgb/hct, and hdl. If the results indicate possible side effects based on the above labs, discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more