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What Are Some Common Misconceptions About Hbv
Several: With chronic infection at risk for liver cancer (hcc) and routine screening is needed....Most adults clear infection without need for hospitalization ..... Resolved hep b or infection in past that your body has cleared has risk of reinsurance if immune system is compromised like with chemotherapy or long term steroids .... There are some very well tolerated oral medications for chronic infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Serious stuff: Anorexia nervosa, bulemia, & other eating disorders are potentially life-threatening diseases best treated by providers who have substantial clinical experience in dealing, on both an outpatient and inpatient basis, with the conditions. There are centers of excellence at many tertiary institutions that combine the expertise of many specialists--find one near you please and get help soon. ...Read more
We seek friendship: Truth is that we do care more about relationships than sex. By nature romance excites us quickly and we can't always control this, and no two of us have quite the same turn-ons. We all notice how other men look, and many of us do some safe sexual exploring especially as teens; this means nothing. The great majority of us want both a lifelong, loving wife and a rock-solid, always-there buddy system. ...Read more
Many...: That it's an automatic death sentence is one of the worst. That it's contagious. That it was caused by trauma. ...Read more
Few: Common abortion complications are few, but may include bleeding, infection (rare), perforation of the uterus (even more rare), or something called post-abortion syndrome where the uterus retains blood instead of expelling it via the cervix. This may require having a suction done again. Retained parts of the pregnancy are also very rare as almost all providers verify the termination by pathology. ...Read more
Parasites: Plasmodium ,, Haemoproteus & Leucocytozoon have been found in birds in chaparrals. ...Read more
Most can be: Common diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension (high blood pressure) all can be terminal without proper care, management, and close follow-up. In some cases other more classically terminal diseases can be considered 'chronic' with lifelong active treatments. ...Read more
Many: Like the idea that doing abdominal exercises alone with give you a "six pack", as this appearance really come from weight control, which is more caloric restriction related rather than exercise related. It's why a thin person who doesn't work out can have a "six pack" but a bulky power lifter can have a "gut". There are too many to list in these 400 character or less responses ...Read more
Mental Illness: Children are often over diagnosed with adhd, bipolar and are medicated when they are just being children, sometimes meds are necessary. Most psych illnesses start in teens such bipolar, schizophrenia, gad, panic disorder, there may be traits earlier but usually a major life stressor brings out the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The PWLTTO Group: That's the best group i know of. It's the... People who listen to their oncologist group. ...Read more
Only certain cancers: Population-based studies have confirmed that patients with celiac disease are at increased risk of mortality. However, they do not seem to be at an increased risk only to lymphoproliferative malignancy (of lymph nodes) and gastrointestinal cancer. A gluten free diet may reduce those cancers, possibly reduce the increased mortality as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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