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What Chemicals Do Doctors Use
What's "most?": Solid science depends on the demonstration of a direct causal relationship between a symptom or set of symptoms and a proposed cause.Such evidence is currently lacking,for the most part. There fore,science can't as yet say. But absence of evidence isn't evidence of absence.Those in favor choose to decide based on their personal experiences and the associations drawn therefrom. Most? Probably not . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can my urine tell my doctors if I have a chemical imbalance & would any other disease pop up? Help please
Possibly: For the money a UA is perhaps the most powerful test in medicine. A dipstick can potentially detect diabetes, kidney damage, bleeding or infection and offer clues to hydration. As far as "chemical imbalance" more detailed urine tests can be done for presence of drugs, toxic substances or hormones which may be in excess causing disease (eg Cushings, or "pheo"). Hope this helps. ...Read more
Doctors, what are the chemicals in synthetic weed and is gallbladder problems one of the effects from smoking?
Hard to say: There are literally hundreds of synthetic cannabinoids, which can be very different chemicals with different effects. There are about 5 common chemicals found in spice/k2, but the concentrations are uneven and some batches may be toxic while others have very little drug. It may be contaminated with other chemicals as well. There are reports of gallbladder problems with these drugs. Stop using them. ...Read more
Doctors can you please google and find out the chemical composition of meconerv injection(from micro labs limited, bangalore) n tell me why it is used?
I've researched epididymitis (chemical) extensively and am 100% certain I have it. However, 2 ultrasounds and 2 doctors say otherwise-what should I do?
Need more info: More details would be helpful to better understand why you think you have this diagnosis. What chemical do you think is causing it? Have you ever seen a urologist? Have you ever had a complete history and physical including advanced urine analysis, urinary cultures and bloodwork? ...Read more
Call various clinics: In your area and inquire. Mcs is not recognized yet by the ama as a distinct clinical entity but most patients who experience non specific symptoms related to exposure to environmental pollutants think otherwise. Treatment is based on symptoms. Best wishes! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/allergies/multiple-chemical-sensitivity. ...Read more
Doctors, what are the best moisturizing creams for the face that does not containing harmful chemicals?
All of them: The creams you find on the shelf of your store do not contain any harmful "chemicals". If you have been snookered into asking this question, I must warn you about a chemical which has caused the deaths of millions of people: dihydrogen oxide [water] responsible for drowning. ...Read more
Please name some antipsychotics (in their chemical names) that don't increase your prolactin levels. I live in south Africa where doctors are not well trained, i usually have to ask for meds i researc
All can: All antipsychotics -- even the atypical ones -- can increase prolactin at least transiently. http://www.jfponline.com/pages.asp?aid=602 the atypicals (risperdal, geodon, (ziprasidone) seroquel, etc) are less likely than older antipsychotics (haldol, stelazine, thorazine, etc) to do it, but at high enough dose, they will. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnancy method?: If the pregnancy was performed by IVF or Intrauterine insemination then it is usually clear cut as to the pregnancy status if the MD is doing the testing. If the "chemical pregnancy" was diagnosed without testing, that would be my first question as to whether there really was a "pregnancy". ...Read more
Depends on peel type: Lower potency peels can be performed by anyone. Some of these peels active ingredients exist in natural producs such as glycolic acid (sugar cane) Lactic Acid (milk) salicylic acid (willow bark) and have been used for centuries. However, higher potency peels such as tca or phenol which can achieve dramatic results have a higher complication potential and should be performed under md supervision. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have been told to come off citalopram, doctors advice due to chemical imbalance, can I do anything to help ease withdrawal symptoms?
Taper very slowly!: If you have been on Celexa (citalopram) 40mg for 5 years at 60 year old, i would treat your body like a delicate piece of china & go very gently with a taper off medication. You may be able to decrease to 20mg daily for a month, then try 10mg for a month, then maybe even 10mg every other day until you are comfortable stopping. This would be very conservative, but if you have withdrawals, restart your 1st dose. ...Read more
My tubes were cut and burned 17m ago. Iv had 4 chemical pg in the past 6m my doc says its all in my head. She has never had this prob wht goin on?
Extremely rare: But not unheard of. Get blood HCG next time. ...Read more
Will a doc take me seriously if i go in because of 3 chemical pregnancies only determined by at home test? Will i just be told to stop testing early?
Pregnancy Test: I am confident that most physicians take their patients seriously when they state that they tested positive on a home pregnancy test. The physician will still verify and perform other tests, including an ultrasound to determine the status of the pregnancy. A blood test (bhcg) may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can't stop abusing pres. Drugs. I'd like to see a doc that specializes in chemical dependency, who understands me and give proper meds but i don't know how to find one around here. I feel hopeless?
BPD: Nope. Diagnosis is by history & clinical assessment interviewing. ...Read more
What cause a brain chemical inbalance that make anxiety symptoms? And how do doctor's really know its anxiety & not something else?
Anxiety: We don't know what specifically causes "brain chemical imbalance" -- or whether it actually causes anxiety or any other symptom. These are hypotheses only, and we don't even know which comes first (anxiety or brain changes). Anxiety workup includes general medical exams and diagnostic testing. Anxiety can also relate to heart, breathing, endocrine, & other problems, so these must be reviewed. ...Read more
3 year old has a rash that looks like a chemical burn. It's not. No doctors can figure it out. Also has pustules. A lot of tests ran already.
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