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How can I get rid of costochondritis faster ? Had it for one month now and I am miserable . Can't breathe and chest pain . Absolute torture .
Why is my chostochondritis causing me severe belly pain . Absolute torture. I think doctors missed somthing . Belly very tender to touch pain .
Look for help: Go to see another doctor for evaluation and treatment as a second opinion ...Read more
Stool softener: Add a daily stool softener (such as MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) orcitrucel) to your life--they blend into drinks well, are usually well tolerated and can help keep fluid in stool to soften it & make passage easier. If not effective, see your dr or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Please clarify: If you are having nocturnal emissions, all young men have these unless they are sexually active alone or with a partner. You should enjoy this experience, as it is preparing you to be a husband and father if that is your wish. If you mean something else, please let us know. ...Read more
Migraine: Intermittent headaches that are throbbing, severe, happen on one side of the head, worsened with activity, lights and noise, are migraines. Triggers can be pre-menstrual cycle, changes in sleep habits (even getting more sleep than usual), relief of stress, and caffeine withdrawal. Medications you can buy yourself like ibuprofen, plus rest, can help. There a very good prescriptions as well. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Dr conway addressed medical solutions. Here are some tips to help you feel more comfortable. It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vasograin & migraine: The initial treatment for moderate to severe migraine headaches focuses on preventative and abortive therapy. Your profile indicate you are taking vasograin (ergotamine). This agent may be effective in treatment of migraine headaches but it is not usually part of the initial therapy. Consider discussing treatment with triptan class of medications. Hope your headaches get better soon. ...Read more
Hyperhidrosis: Texas wedding is a frequent problem on my hands and under arm areas. In fact sometimes on the feet it can be so bad that the patient actually rocks his or her shoes with all the swelling. You might ask your dermatologist about Drysol which is a special solution of aluminum chloride which is applied in certain ways and you might find this very helpful. There are also internal medications. ...Read more
Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa (hi-drad-uh-NIE-tis sup-yoo-ruh-TIE-vuh) is rare, long-term skin condition that features small, painful lumps under the skin. They typically develop where the skin rubs together, such as the armpits, the groin, between the buttocks and under the breasts http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hidradenitis-suppurativa/home/ovc-20200012 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
WHAT IS YOUR LEVEL?: How do you know?did you do the blood test for 25hydroxy vt d level and how low it is.Are you taking supplement.Vitamin D is synthesized in the body after exposure to sun. diet sources are fish,milk,cereals and eggs But if you do not get enough sun and your level is low you need to supplement with Vit D3.The dose of supplement depends on level If not already done get it done by your doctor ...Read more
Color blindness: Color blindness is due to a change in the color spectrum of the light receptors in the retina. Depending upon which one is changed, you may confuse red v. Green or blue v. Yellow. Sometimes the deficiency is complete but more common a partial loss. Testing using color plates or coding caps can tell you which type and the degree you have. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cough: I'm sorry to hear that. If your condition is chronic or if you have associated symptoms such as fever, fatigue, weakness, or pain, you should see a doctor to find the cause of the cough and recommend a treatment. There are many causes of cough from allergy to asthma to infections and more. Finding the cause is most important. ...Read more
Treatable: Whether or not you know why you are so afraid of being burned or killed in a fire, today there are talking-doing treatments that reprogram your brain so this will stop interfering with your life. You owe it to yourself to be treated, and the discomfort of having sought treatment will be far less than having this get worse and prevent you from enjoying life & being productive. ...Read more