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Weakened vein valves: Varicose veins occur when the valves do not function properly, blood pools and the walls bulge. Blood flowing from the feet and legs to the heart must move against gravity without a pump. Instead valves open and close to move blood upward. Treatments include wearing pressure hose, exercises, uncrossing legs, avoiding long periods of standing, and surgery. Varicose veins seem to run in families. ...Read more
Birth defect: It is not a syndrome but an association of defects. It's not genetic. Also called VACTERL or VATER association. A person who has these has a birth defects (anomalies) in at least 3 of these areas: Vertebral, Anorectal, Cardiovascular, Tracheoesophageal fistula, Esophageal atresia, Renal and/or Radial anomalies, Limb defects. See this article: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/VACTERL_association ...Read more
Probably normal: Veins can normally appear as a blueish -green-gray color. The amount of skin pigment and underlaying fat in the skin can affecct the color. Assuming that there is no question of illness or infection on the skin. If there is not pain or swelling in the area it is unlikely there is a problem. ...Read more
Vater's syndrome: Vater's syndrome consists of a variety of serious congenital anomalies involving many organ systems such as digestive, cardiac, and renal. Life expectancy would depend on the severity of the anomalies present and whether they can be repairable like an imperforate anus, or tracheo-esophageal fistula ...Read more
Normal variation: BP normally varies throughout the day, usually being highest in the morning, and then peaking again in the afternoon. It will vary with stress, stimulant intake (eg, caffeine), and activity level. People with high blood pressure can have wider-than-normal swings in bp, particularly in response to activity, stress, and times when their medication levels wane. ...Read more
Depends: Any moderate exercise is good to do but can often after a while get boring and may lead to you stopping, especially for beginners. Variety is key to making it fun. However, if you don't have time or the resources to do other kids of exercises, keep it going. For more advanced exercises, cross training is important to work other sets of muscles to will augment one overall strength. ...Read more
Colo Vada: No. This is not good for you. ...Read more
Healthier fats: The american heart association recommends that less than 25 to 35% of your daily calories come from fat. Saturated fats should be. ...Read more
What symptoms?: A "cold" can mean many things. What are your symptoms? Generally, any problem that has been going on for 20 days warrants a visit to the doctor. ...Read more
Maybe: Maybe the person who works out at the gym daily enjoys exercise and it's health benefits. If there is alternation in the areas of the body being focused on at the gym - it may not be obsessive. On the other hand, some people do become obsessed with working out and some with becoming thin or having the "perfect body.". ...Read more
No: Unlikely. Some irritability, low grade fever, or mild pink rash is possible for a day or 2. Anything more severe should be seen by your doc. Some unusual reactions to shots occur, but are not common. Cold, flu, or “stomach bug“ symptoms are almost guaranteed to be from an unrelated infection. ...Read more
For some but not you: It is not normal for you because you are light headed at times. Please see your health provider for evaluation. ...Read more
Blood pressure: Blood pressure is not a static or constant number -- it is affected by anxiety, activity and foods or drinks as well as salt intake and weight. Adopt a healthy life style by Avoiding salt, Limiting alcohol intake, avoiding tobacco products and if you are over-weight modifying your diet to lose weight. Exercise such as walking daily will help also. ...Read more
I heard when ur child is getting thier vac. U can ask them to b in a series vs. All at once, true?
Yes and No: Some childhood vaccines can be given at the same time. Some childhood vaccines must be given at a certain time interval to allow the body to develop immunity from the vaccine. ...Read more
Why is it that some people vains show up blue all over and other don't because that's how mines is?
Color and thickness: It depends upon the color and thickness of the skin. Veins tend to show up more in people with fair skin. Also as we age our skin gets thinner and veins tend to show up more. ...Read more
What is best time of the day to measure weight my weight varies throughout the day how can u know ur exact weight?
Weight Varies: There is very little reason for a weight to be so accurate that the minute by minute changes must be known. The standard recommendation is to weigh yourself at about the same time each time and to keep track of weight that way. Not to weigh repeatedly and confuse the picture. ...Read more
Why is it there sometimes myerections are sometimes 5 inches and other times there are 5.6 they vary is this possible? Please lmk
I have a dark vain on my sack that is really dark. I haven't noticed it till about 9months ago. Is this something I should get checked out?
Vein on the scrotum: Some veins get to be more prominent anywhere in the body including the scrotum. If it is a single one, it may be ok. Sometimes men present with a condition called varicocele where extensive venous net is seen through the skin, usually involving one testicle. In that condition, there is more than just one vein visible and the condition is compared to a bag of worms. ...Read more
I know temp varies during day, but is there such a thing as excessive fluctuation? My temp's been spanning a 2-3 degree range on typical days.
Normal: Body temperature can vary depends on your physical activity, heart rate and metabolism. ...Read more
My growth has stopped since 4 years and I am much worried about it I have already taken medicine but in vain. Pls sugest me some perfect diet.
No diet will help: Genetics are what genetics are. You most likely have stopped growing as a result of your genetics. Are your parents small? There is no diet that will help you grow. Eat a healthy balanced diet. That being said, if there is concern that you stopped growing too soon, see a pediatrician for growth hormone testing. ...Read more
White or black round dot in my vision, it varies in size sometimes it's big and sometimes it's small it doesn't last long and will appear anytime?
I recently helped a friend dispose of old drywall - it took about 40 minutes - we loaded into a van and then unloaded it at the local tip. It kicked u?
No question here: Nice of you to help a friend. I am guessing you are concerned about health effects. Aside from muscle strain from pulling and lifting, there is the issue of old lead paint on the drywall as well as dust from the gypsum in the drywall. A short term exposure is unlikely to be a problem but it is always best to wear a protective mask when doing this type of work. ...Read more
Any medication are can use for sores that come after shaving, I have tried everything, from aftershaves to vaya smooth and nothing seems to work. Please advice accordingly?
Some people do not shave but use either an electric razor or clippers.
https://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/ingrown-hair-causes-symptoms-treatment#2
https://www. Healthline. Com/health/itchy-beard ...Read more
Ek het 'n vreeslike brand, pyn gevoel op die krop van my maag. Saam met dit vreeslik naar gevoel. Voel sleg. Geen braking. Raak erger as ek koffie gedrink het. Kan dit maagseer wees of galblaas? Enige medikasie wat ek kan gebruik?
Te veel maagzuur: Symptomen lijken op te veel maagzuur. Kan (begin)maagzweer Zijn. Ga naar dokter. Neem intussen zuurtegenmiddel. Stop Koffie, alcohol & tabak en zuur eten/drinken. Pas op voor roode of swart uitbraaksel of Swarte stoelgange: kan bloedend maagzweer betekenen. Ga dan snel naar mediese hulp. Medikasie : antacid, Ranitidine, ...Read more