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Titleist 755 Vs Mizuno Mx 23
Not sure...: Not familiar with flamar mx (is it foreign, and not american?)... But websites describe it as chlorzoxazone/paracetamol/diclofenac combination. The paracetamol (acetominophen) is tylenol (acetaminophen) in the U.S. Cataflam is diclofenac in the U.S., and is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid), used for treating pain and inflammation. One should as a doctor in her local country for information. ...Read more
Rescon-mx: Rescon-mx = phenylephrine hydrochloride and dexchlorpheniramine maleate. "His product provides relief of the symptoms resulting from irritation of sinus, nasal, and upper respiratory tract tissue. Phenylephrine exerts a vasoconstrictive and decongestive action while dexchlorpheniramine maleate decreases the symptoms of watering eyes, post-nasal drip, and sneezing." ...Read more
I have had 3 mc 1 aug '14 1 oct'14 and 1 tubal treated with mx shot jan'15 I have 2 older children.is it common to end up with infertility? Any hope?
Stay hopeful.: The good news is that you have been able to get pregnant in the past and have been successful with 2 pregnancies. As one ages, there can be small changes to ova, which does increase one's risk of miscarriage. Get a thorough check up by your Gynecologist to rule out infection and fibroids, etc. and ensure hormone levels are normal. Best wishes. ...Read more
6 yes post op rotator cuff, major cracking when I light strengthening exercises. 7 lb mx. Scar tissue? Or should I worry?
True DCIS, TN,all dcis taken out at biopsy, lump showed nothing good margins.TN is scary Is it wise to have rads or go for MX. Chance TN comes back?
Hi, I am getting married and honeymooning in mx next month, and my cycle is due to start on our wedding night. :( I have been off bc pills for sever?
I don't know what I have but I caught it at the mexican boarder I was in calexico, ca. At the mx bourder picking up a load and I caught what I thought was the flue. Fever was realy high. The chills felt like it was 0 in the trk when I had the heater on fu
You : You need to be seen immediately in the er if you haven't already done so. Fever, chills, stomach pain, and shortness of breath are very concerning symptoms that are very serious. Please be seen immediately in the er so that you can be diagnosed, clearly it is a type of infection but the type needs to be determined immediately. This could be very serious and I ask that you go in immediately. ...Read more
What is considered psa recurrence? Dad had <0.04 for 3.5 years after surgery, now has .13 psa. Gleason 6, pT2c N0 Mx. 10% prostate involved by tumor
Rising PSA is of con: His urologist can explain it best. Ask him if your father has not already been told what this means. Rising PSA in future check ups to be done every 6 months may confirm that he has PSA recurrence which is an early indicator that he has a few prostate cancer cells in his body producing PSA. He may need treatment if the next 2-3 PSA levels are higher and keeping rising higher. ...Read more
Cycle 7 ttc, reg 28 day cycle and + opk. Day 21 hormone results normal, pregnant 10 months ago first time trying but mx. Why can't I get pregnant now?
Variable: It may just be a matter of time. Sometimes it takes a little longer. Or there may be something going on. Maybe damage to one or more fallopian tubes, maybe endometriosis, or sperm issues. At some point either out of frustration or just knowledge it would be worthwhile to be evaluated to see what is going on. ...Read more
After anal fistula to be operated. Is it okay next to my varicocele to treat? In this case. Is it better if embolization is the Mx than to surgery?
Prognosis for 27mm n+ g2 idc left breast. Er positive her2 negative. Lrft mx+anc35mm residual tumour n6\22. Could you please explain.
Hello. This is difficult to completely answer without more information., especially the margin status.
Having an er positive tumor is favorable. Having positive lymph nodes will most likely include chemotherapy.
I highly recommend you have your doctors and nurse navigator explain you report in plain terms. It is your right to understand and their responsibility to be sure you understand. ...Read more
Taking trimethoprim uti how long do I need to wait before taking methotrexate gp said I could take straight away but not sure 15mg mx 200mg trim 6tab?
Previous Dx Tonsilitis 3/7 ago Mx 2000mg Penicillin BD. Fevers continue, haemoptysis, bilateral flank pain 3/7. Concerned re ongoing pain and symptoms?
Mgt: It is imperative that you see your local ED. They can obtain a chest radiograph and labs, including a urinalysis. ...Read more
Chemotherapy for bowel cancer yes or no: stage 2a pt3 n0 mx, 1-2 mm margin of fat to serosa, moderately differentiated @ splenic flexure. Thankyou?
Stage IIA colon ca: Routine use of chemo for stage ii colon cancer is not recommended. For stage ii, chemo was associated with a small improvement in disease free survival that ranged from 4 to 7% but no overall survival benefit. In high risk stage ii (lymph node taken <13; margin +/close, poorly diff, perforation, T4 etc) chemo either using 5-FU or 5fu+oxaliplatin can be considered. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
75 y has rectum ca(t3, n1, mx)&(heart ejection fraction 35%+removed 1 kidney 27 year ago+remaining kidney has high creatinine ~150). Can take chemothrpy?
Colon surgery:tumor size=2cm. Pathologic staging(pt3, n1b, mx).2/17 lymph nodes show metastatic. Margins of resection free of carcinoma. Need chemotherapy?
Yes: Chemotherapy regimens based on the drug Fluorouracil (5-fu) have been part of the treatment for high-risk stage ii or stage iii colon cancer. Many clinical trials have shown that these regimens improve overall survival primarily by reducing the high risk of recurrence within the first two years after surgery. ...Read more
My 64yr old mother had an adenocarcinoma mass remvd from rgt colon 5.8cm.2 out of 24 nodes positive. Path report says stage T3, (liothyronine)N1b, Mx... What's next?
Oncology: Now that your mother has been accurately staged, she will need to follow up with an oncologist to determine her chemotherapy regimen. Make sure the doctor/pathologist checked for MIscrosatelite instability (mismatch repair). Studies such as BRAF and KRAS can be performed on tissue to help tailor her chemotherapy regimen. Need to see an Oncologist. ...Read more
Colon cancer surgery:2cm tumr stage(pt3, n1b, mx). Is curable with chemo? How many cycles? Which chemo is good for(75 y old, heart muscle 35%, only 1 kidney)
Colon cancer: Your question is best answered by an oncologist. Ask your surgeon to refer you to one for an answer and treatment. ...Read more
No: Once the growth centers of the long bones close in adolescence, no further linear growth will be possible. The growth centers of males usually close at 17-18 and rarely as late as 20. At 23, you are done. ...Read more
Serum Antibody level: You have gotten multiple "shots" in your life; some very some on multiple occasions. Your doctor wanted to determine if you have protective antibody levels against three serotypes of streptococcus pneumonia (types 4, 19, and 23). The most prevalent serotypes causing cervical cancer are HPV 16 and 18 (about 75 %). ...Read more