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I'm vegetarian & skipped my cycle in Feb and again this month. Last sex was protected 4 weeks ago. 5 preg tests all negative and stress is high.
I'm a 57 years old non alcoholic, vegetarian man, deteted hapatits b positive in 6 months, 6 month ago iwas negative, what to do?
See below.: First, did you get the Hepatitis B Vaccine and is the only thing positive, the hepatitis b surface antibody? If so, that's normal after vaccine. But you don't have the virus or infection. If something else is positive, then possible sources are sexual contact with an infected person, blood transfusion (low likelihood in us), or IV drug use. See your doctor for further diagnostics & treatment. ...Read more
What do I need to add or eliminate from my diet to pass a drug test? I received a negative dilute on the initial test. I am of slight build and a vegetarian. I exercise regularly and i drink at least 12 - 8oz glasses of water daily. I also drink 1 to tw
How about the drugs?: There is nothing you can add or subtract from diet to pass a drug test, except eliminating the drugs. You don't need all that water, and it will cause a dilute urine which will automatically flunk the drug test. This idea that we need lots of water is bogus; thirst is the best guide. We get all the water we need from our food (60% water), if your urine is dilute you are drinking too much. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2nd month of junel fe. On topamax (topiramate). Didnt know they interact. 2 weeks late, tests say neg but i don't feel right. Vegetarian now eating meat. Tired.
Drug interaction: Topiramate (topamax) can provoke unplanned pregnancy in women using estrogen-containing contraception by speeding up metabolism of estrogen. Get a confirmatory blood HCG test to know with certainty whether you are or aren't pregnant. Progesterone-containing contraception will avoid this interaction for the future. Good luck! ...Read more
Be discerning: If you're a vegetarian, you'll need to supplement to get enough of some of your nutrients such as B12 and iron. Even protein may be a challenge. Despite all the huckstering, the big studies show no difference between vegetarians and omnivores in longevity or any category of disease when you control for the other stuff. You can claim the moral high ground. Make the choice freely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't eat meat!: There are different subtypes of a vegetarian diet. Most vegetarians do not eat meat (including poultry & seafood) but do eat dairy & eggs. Some avoid all animal-derived foods (this is a vegan diet). It is important that you obtain adequate protein- excellent sources of protein include eggs, nuts, seeds, beans & dairy. See my comment for a nice link to an article by dr. Bob sears with 12 faq's:. ...Read more