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What Can I Do For Gallbmladder Pain
Hi im 25 years old, I have migraine problem from many years but from the last few month im facing sumthing different a sudden pain triggers in the middle of my head right above it happens very frequently what should I do?
See neurologist: There are different types of headaches needing different approaches So see a neurologist ...Read more
I have just recovered from bronchitis and sinusitis, however I’ve developed pain in the bottom of my right rib. Coughing, touching or if a move a certain way causes extreme pain. (General standing and sitting I am in no pain.)?
You most likely were having coughing spells while sick and have now strained your intercostal muscles.
They will get better in the next few days. You could take aspirin or such for a few days. If it continues longer or gets worse then you should be seen either by your physician or the emergency department depending on how bad the symptoms are.
Right now give it a few days, but keep taking deep b ...Read more
How do I get rid of scapies iv had them almost 3 different times this past summer and have them again my family doctor has gave me and my son the cream but that only makes things worse. Iv done everything I could do?
Scabies: I would suggest seeing a dermatologistGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a bump on the inside of my labia majora and I feel like it grew bigger then when I first saw it and it's painful when I walk or sit and if I press near it, it starts bleeding. What is it or what should I do?
You will need an exam to determine the etiology.
Call and get an apt.
While waiting for this, you could try warm tub baths or warm, moist packs to the area. ...Read more
I have been fatigued for 2 months dr reduced Paxil (paroxetine) dose from 60mg to 40mg with one 20mg fluoxitene for 1 month anxiety and low moods stopped Prozac 20mg and went back to 60mg Paxil (paroxetine) dose. Wat do I do?
Medications: It looks like you're also on seroquel and Klonopin as well as zopiclone -- all of which can increase fatigue. Plus on concerta? Your doctor may be trying to help your depression, and Prozac did not help as hoped. Perhaps the 2 of you need a serious talk about all your medications and their results -- not just Paxil (paroxetine) and prozac. If not seeing a psychiatrist, it's time for a consult. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hi how are you, my last period was January 24 2015. I took a plan B pill feb 2, 2015 and today is March 20, 2015. I have not had my period yet but my pregnancy test I took on March 16 says not pregnant. What do I do?
Wait it out: Your first missed period was around February 21. A pregnancy test 3 weeks afer a missed period should be positive at this point if you were pregnant. Try taking another pregnancy test or see your doctor for a blood test to confirm. Make sure the pregnancy test was performed correctly and the test is not expired. ...Read more
My height is 4'10 and I weigh 275 maybe even more. Do I qualify for weight loss surgery. My weight has gotten so bad where my lower back hurts everytime I walk. I can't walk down the block for five minutes without pain?
Only my toes are constantly peeling, Some doctors say that its because they are dehydrated. But I have cuts under my toes, caused by too much moisture (because I sweat), and they are constantly itchy. What do you recommend I do?
I would treat: With antifungal agent but I'd also add something to help out the poor pedal environment (dark, wet, most area.) and decrease the moisture present. ...Read more
My Husband is experiencing chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (worsened by: after deep breaths). The following also describes him: Fever. What should he do?
Chest sx: See your family doctor who will evaluate symptoms with a medical examinatipn. ...Read more
I am experiencing heartburn (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, bending forward, eating certain foods, lying flat). The following also describe me: Regurgitation of food or liquid and Bitter/acid taste in mouth. What should I do?
About GE reflux...: Gastroesophageal reflux disease is when the stomach contents comes back up into the esophagus too often, or in too large of an amount, with or without feeling symptoms such as heartburn. A person with GERD should avoid vinegar and other acidic foods or liquids like juice or soda. Her doctor can examine and treat with lifestyle improvements, plus acid blockers and antacids to decrease acidity. ...Read more
I got a goose egg on the right side of my head. It has beenswollen for two days. Now, the swelling has reached my eye and head and it is black also. Ice does not work. Is taking Advil (ibuprofen) good? What else can I do?
Head injury: It sounds like you've injured your head, and the swelling cannot be expected to go away immediately. I see you're also having dizziness. You need to be seen by a doctor since the swelling is extending and you're dizzy. You can go to an er to be examined. Concussion is possible. The homeopathic remedy arnica 30c may help with the bruising and swelling. A dose every 3-4 hours for first 2 days. ...Read more
My tongue has a white coating and I have a metallic taste at the front of my mouth. I've tried cleaning it with my tooth brush, but it comes back, also it is really far down my tongue where I can't reach. What do I do?
Dentist consult: See a dentist for a complete and thorough medical and dental history and a one on one clinical exam for the cause of your symptoms. There are many causes or combination of causes for what you describe. ...Read more
After using levaquin, (levofloxacin) my Achilles tendon and knees have started paining suddenly. I have minor psoriasis; I want to rule out psoriatic arthritis. I don't have any swelling and my nails are healthy. What should I do?
Rheumatologist eval: Psoriasis is associated with joint inflammation and tendon problems. Levaquin (levofloxacin) is associated with tendonopathy particularly of the achilles tendon but other tendons can be involved including the knee but not classically. Rheumatologist specilize in the diagnosis and treatment of the about aided at time by orthopedic surgeons if damage is severe. Diagnosis based on history, labs and clinical judge. ...Read more
Laparoscopic excision of endo & Mirena insertion 1wk ago. Worsening pain/cramping over the past few days. Thought I was starting my period, but not bleeding much. I'm shaky and feel run down. What's going on? What should I do?
Recent surgery: It is common to have some discomfort after any surgery. It is common to feel tired and run down from the anesthesia affects as well as the use of opioid pain medications. If you feel your symptoms are something more then it is important to schedule a postop visit with your surgeon for an evaluation ...Read more
Hello doctor! I have one problem with red pimples in my face, check and back. I make the antibiogram of pimples and I result with staifilococus aureus. I take therapy with antibiotic but they still not going. What cAn I do?
Wash your face: Please wash face 5 -6 times a day with plain tap water. Do not wipe the water away. Use an alcohol dabbed cotton swab 3 times a day, mainly after coming back home from outside. If overweight, check for diabetes.eat less sweets, drink less coffee and avoid greasy fatty food. If you exercise too much, it can be from too much male hormone production as well. Try to avoid stress.drink 10 glasses of water/day. ...Read more
I am suffering with lower back pain (a dull aching pain) and it's causing stomach cramping with a running stomach. It is on and off monthly not near my menstruals. I'm treating it with myprodol and imodium. What should I do?
Pain: See a physician and get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
If I was leaving on vacation and couldn't get in to see my pcp. What route should I go in order to obtain a prescription for norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). I have metal screws in my ankle and am constantly in pain.?
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) refill: I am sorry to hear this. We are unable to help with this type of medication. By law, one must be seen by a physician ...Read more
32 yo- periods nml 7 days & heavy. Last 2 were light and 3-5 days. Preg neg- pelvic exam & pap 1 mo ago nml. CT of ab &pelvis nml 2 mos ago. Should I be worried? Could this be ovarian cancer or uterine cancer? What should I do?
Being obsessed about cancer is not helpful. Take oral iron and vitamins to prevent anemia from heavy periods.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I am a 60 year old male with average fitness. My blood pressureis 150/95 with a heart rate of 42-52. Last week, I passed out. I have some lightheadedness and I am constantly tired. Ihave had high potassium. What should I do?
High BP - unlikely to cause symptoms
low heart rate can cause symptoms- are you on beta blockers which are used for treatment of htn- these can decrease heart rate.
High potassium has several causes - more information needed. Very high potassium level can also cause slow heart rate. ...Read more
I am experiencing swollen tonsils (quality: white or yellowish spots on tonsils) and sore throat. The following also describe me: Enlarged or tender lymph nodes, Spots on throat, Difficulty swallowing, and Neck pain. What should I do?
Surgery: Basically, if your pain is due to the gallbladder, there is little medical treatment other than surgically having it removed. Sometimes the attacks can be avoided by staying away from fatty foods, large meals, etc. But once a true attack occurs, qfew things are effective. ...Read more
Consider. ..: Depending on the person and symptoms he/she may have, it's not clear that sludge always causes problems. But it would be prudent to consider some lifestyle choices that a person with known gallstones would undertake, including maintaining a healthy weight, if overweight losing weight slowly (1-2lbs/week) and not skipping meals. All these things appear to prevent gallstone formation. Good luck. ...Read more
Fatty food: Avoid fatty food initially and then slowly add as tolerated. ...Read more
See >: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-blog/gallbladder-removal-diet/bgp-20056135Get a more detailed answer ›
Differents symp.: Stones in the g.B may happen without symptoms and that is like that in 50 % of cases. Now, the symptoms are: pain in the upper part of the belly or below the right costal margin, this paincould be very severe, named biliary colic. Other symptoms are: introlerance to many foods, mainly fatty type, nausea, vomiting, diarrheas. In acute condition may have fever, jaundice, that mean serious problem. ...Read more
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