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What are the symptoms of methadone detox I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of methadone detox I should be looking for?

None if Lucky: Not sure what you mean by detox, but if you mean opioid maintenance, the symptoms should be minimal.If you mean detox as in completely gradually getting off any opioids such as heroin, oxycondone, morphine, or hydrocodone, symptoms could be severe anxiety, heart racing, sweating, tearing of the eyes, runny nose, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Getting off Methadone can take quite a while, . ...Read more

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Methadone (Definition)

Methadone is a synthetic opiate used for pain control and in the rehabilitation of opiate addicts. Methadone used in rehabilitation relieves craving, suppresses withdrawal symptoms, and blocks the euphoric effects associated with ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of myocarditis I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of myocarditis I should be looking for?

Myocarditis: When severe myocarditis leads to hear failure. Symptoms may consist of shortness of breath at rest, with activities or the inability to lay flat (depending on the severity). You may also feel that your heart beats are fast or irregular. Often the symptoms resolve with treatment, but patients can develop long-term heart failure that may require heart transplant. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cholera I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of cholera I should be looking for?

Dehydration: First, i would question the diagnosis - most healthy travelers do not get cholera due to their healthy stomach acidity defense. However, if you have choleral you can expect profuse, watery diarrhea. Treatment is aggressive hydration! using an electrolyte / rehydration salt solution can be lifesaving! ors (oral rehydration salt) packets can be purchased or made with (safe) water, sugar, & salt. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of conjunctivitis I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of conjunctivitis I should be looking for?

Redness and Discharg: Conjunctivitis can be due to many causes: bacterial, viral, allergic, chemical, etc. The most common in probably bacterial and causes redness, mucus discharge and sometimes foreign body feeling or frank pain. Sometimes there is associated blurred vision from the mucus discharge. Bacterial conjunctivitis will frequently cause enlarge a painful lymph node just in front of the ear on that side. ...Read more

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Coming off a prescription of prednisone, are there any symptoms I should be looking for?

Coming off a prescription of prednisone, are there any symptoms I should be looking for?

Steroids are safe...: ...especially when taken for a short period of time. Common adverse effects include mood swings, increased appetitie , increased water retention and weight gain. Most patients tolerate them reasonably well though. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of brain aneurysm I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of brain aneurysm I should be looking for?

Headache: Symptoms of a brain aneurysm include severe headache, neck stiffness, confusion, altered vision, and light sensitivity. If you have any of these symptoms, you should see a physician immediately. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm on 70mg of methadone and had a relapse recently my lastsystem for so long could it be because of the methadone?

Dont understand ?: Is WHAT because of the methadone? The relapse? There is an old saying that a relapse doesn't begin with the drink/drug, it ENDS with it. Relapses occur because of many factors - inadequate dose and continued craving, inadequate support system, not working your program, putting yourself in dangerous situations and many, many more. You may need more Methadone and/or more counseling. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of colic and what can be done for it?

What are the symptoms of colic and what can be done for it?

Dr. Morris Wessel: An infant with colic as "one who, otherwise healthy and well-fed, had paroxysms of irritability, fussing, or crying lasting for a total of three hours a day and occurring on more than three days in any one week for a period of three weeks. Do not overfeed avoid juices the baby try walking the baby some babies seem to be soothed by rhythmic, steady movements, like rocking gently or by sounds.Tlc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of domestic violence I should be looking for?

What are the symptoms of domestic violence I should be looking for?

Very Important: First you must look deep inside yourself and decide whether or not you feel safe. Are you being hit or pushed or shoved? Are you being verbally degraded or called names or being put down? Domestic violence is very common and a difficult situation to leave. Often, the victim is used to being victimized and so feel they deserve the abuse. The victim often fears leaving due to finances or more abuse. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast over growth and how can you be tested for them?

What are the symptoms of a yeast over growth and how can you be tested for them?

Lots of them: Yeast, or candida overgrowth is a controversial medical topic. There are believers and non believers. In my experience (i'm a believer) the symptoms depend on where the majority of the yeast is and what it's done. I recommend getting a book like: the yeast connection or the yeast syndrome and take the short quiz in the beginning. They list many symptoms yeast overgrowth has been believed to cause. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a fever? As a parent I am always worried about my kids. What are the symptoms of a fever that I should be looking for? .

What are the symptoms of a fever? As a parent I am always worried about my kids.  What are the symptoms of a fever that I should be looking for?

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Elevated temp: Fever is an elevated temperature. By itself, without any other presenting signs or symptoms would be called fever of unknown origin. If other symptoms present and your child is evaluated by an md, then the cause can be defined and a treatment planned. Good luck! ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some symptoms of a bowel obstruction and what would they do for treatment?

I was wondering what are some symptoms of a bowel obstruction and what would they do for treatment?

Bowel obstruction: Mainly these include abdominal pain , distention (swelling), nausea, vomiting treatment varies and can either include nasogastric decompression and hydration to surgical intervention. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a brain aneurysm and what can be done for it?

What are symptoms of a brain aneurysm and what can be done for it?

NO SYMPTOMS/PAIN/HEA: Unruptured aneurysm may have no symptoms, if large it may press on the brain and cause pain behind the eyes, double vision, weakness on one side of face, drooping eye lid&dilated pupil leaking aneurysm may cause sudden severe headache.And ruptured aneurysm causes extremely severe headache, nausea and vomiting, stiff neck, seizures, confusion, stiff neck, ptosis, and loss of consciousness rx is surgical clip. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for burning mouth syndrome? What tests should I have done? What kind of doctor should I see? I'm desperate for relief.

What is the best treatment for burning mouth syndrome? What tests should I have done? What kind of doctor should I see? I'm desperate for relief.

B12: You should check to be sure your levels of vitamin B12 intake are normal. Vitamin B12 deficiency is a common cause of burning mouth syndrome. Xerostomia, or dry mouth, is also a common cause of burning mouth syndrome dot ...Read more

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What are symptoms of chlamydia to look for after you have been treated?

What are symptoms of chlamydia to look for after you have been treated?

Chlamydia after tx: Dysuria/discharge/hematuria/urethral irritation (eg "itching")/....Or even no symptoms - pts can have an infection and be asymptomatic! ...Read more

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What is the best way to wean off of 10mg of hydrocodone a day? I have been on it for about 10 months and do not want to have any withdrawal symptoms

What is the best way to wean off of 10mg of hydrocodone a day?  I have been on it for  about 10 months and do not want to have any withdrawal symptoms

Take fewer per day: You can wean yourself by taking fewer pills per day and see the effect. Talk to your doctor who prescribes these meds. Most doctors would like to see their patients get off these meds... There are alternatives to opioids for pain control. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of amebiasis? What test should I take?

What are the signs and symptoms of amebiasis? What test should I take?

Intestinal: The initial symptoms are often intestinal (abd cramps, diarrhea etc) . Amoeba infection is more likely if you have recently traveled to a developing country or have consume untreated water from a stream. Usually getting stool samples to examine for ova and parasite would be the first step. ...Read more

Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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Methadone Detox (Definition)

Methadone is a synthetic opiate. Detoxification in this context can either refer to relieving withdrawal symptoms in individuals dependent on methadone or to correcting an ...Read more