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I'm sick, what do I do?

I'm sick, what do I do?

Vague question: If you think you have viral infection, colds cough body aches, fever, try over the counter cold/cough meds- dayquil/nyquil combo, vitamin c, lots of liquid and rest. If symptoms worsen and linger, go seek medical advice. Take care friend. ...Read more

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What do ACE bandages do?

What do ACE bandages do?

Compression: Ace bandages are elastic compression bandages. Can be used to reduce swelling and may provide minimal support when used as a brace. ...Read more

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What do I do to avoid fat?

What do I do to avoid fat?

Avoiding fat: Not sure if you are asking what foods to avoid in order to avoid fat or how to prevent getting fat. Foods are now labeled and you can have a choice between low fat and higher fat foods by just reading those. To avoid getting fat, you need to spend at least as many calories as you consume. If you consume high calorie foods (not necessarily fat) but don't exercise, this may lead to getting fat. ...Read more

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What do you no about hocd??

What do you no about hocd??

HOCD is an: Unofficial term for OCD that focuses on fear of being homosexual. A therapist who specializes in OCD would be a good person to see. OCD symptoms can manifest in many fears and topics. OCD is at the root. You can discuss your sexuality w/the therapist as well but it is the symptom, not the cause. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What do retraction cords do?

What do retraction cords do?

Gingival retraction: Gingival retraction cord moves the gum away from the tooth when a dental crown impression (or a bridge) is made. ...Read more

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What do car fumes do to you?

What do car fumes do to you?

CarboN Monoxide: Fumes of the car contain carbon monoxide. This competes with oxygen producing hypoxemia causing headaches, nausea, dizziness, cardiac ischemia and arrhytmias, loss of consciousness and death. Never start a car with the garage door closed. Any headache inside of an (old)car may be related to scapes of carbon monoxide into the cabin. ...Read more

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What do atypical cells mean?

What do atypical cells mean?

Mean abnormal cells: Means abnormal cells this raises question of? Suspicious for cancer. ...Read more

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What do neuroprosthetics do?

What do neuroprosthetics do?

Neuroprosthetics: Neuroprosthetics use electrical stimulation devices to “replace or assist damaged or malfunctioning neuromuscular organ systems” according to phillip muccio. They may either be worn on the body or implanted in the body. They are used to improve body function and to alleviate pain. ...Read more

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What do we do about jaundis?

What do we do about jaundis?

Jaundice: Kid or adult, you need to seek medical attention. This is a serious medical symptom of a variety of medical problems, please don't delay the treatment, speak to your doctor now. ...Read more

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Now what do you think it is?

Thought: That would be a wild guess on my side if I have no clues as to what it might be. Please resubmit your question with more info. ...Read more

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What do you do to stay young?

What do you do to stay young?

Geriatrician advice: Advice from Center for the Study of Aging at Duke University: 1) Laughter--is a way of coping & dealing with difficult situations & it has real clinical benefits; 2) Turn in early--sleep strengthens connections between brain cells & helps older adults process info more readily; 3) Get screened for heart disease, breast & colon cancer; 4) Get vaccinated for flu, shingles, tetanus. (Ref. AARP, 9/14) ...Read more

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What do you think of Meng Da?

What do you think of Meng Da?

Never heard of it bu: Last week the NYC Dept of Health warned that there were several ayerverdic medicines being sold in the city which had been found to have 10, 000 x the safe levels for arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. Don't fall for the ruse that it's natural so it must be great. You do wear cloths, don't you. That's not natural. ...Read more

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What do FTM and MTF stand for?

What do FTM and MTF stand for?

Gender terms: FTM stands for "female-to-male", meaning a person who was assigned female at birth but identifies as a male. MTF stands for "male-to-female", meaning a person who was assigned male at birth but identifies as a female. ...Read more

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What do redox pills help with?

What do redox pills help with?

Redux?: Redux was a diet pill that was banned due to it's association with heart valve complications. ...Read more

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What do abnormal Q waves mean?

What do abnormal Q waves mean?

EKG: Q wave on an EKG are related to depolarisation of the interventricular septum. ...Read more

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What do I do about my Belima?

What do I do about my Belima?

Do you mean...: "Bulimia"? You're headed in the right direction: you asked for help. Based on height, age, sex, find out what a healthy (goal) weight would be. Stop making yourself vomit - you will ruin your teeth. Stop forced stooling - worsens malnutrition. Tell your doc - will set you up with talk therapist, obtain baseline testing, and even offer appropriate meds. Use MyFitnessPal (A+) & weigh-in 1x per week. ...Read more

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My BP is 154/124 what do I do?

My BP is 154/124 what do I do?

Get to a HC facility: If this is a big change from your usual level, seek urgent care now, as it could mean your vascular system is trying to adjust to a small cerebrovascular event (stroke). F you're having chest pain, headache, dizziness or shortness of breath, go to the er now. Otherwise call an on-call doctor to get advice. In the long run, don't settle for even borderline BP control. ...Read more

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What do I need to do to be fit?

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What do I need to do to be fit?

To be fit: Regular exercise is best way to be fit. Remember to include strength (resistance or weights), aerobics, stretching (flexibility) & balance in your regimen. You'll also need enough quality sleep plus good nutrition (including adequate hydration) to be fit. I'd recommend avoiding tobacco (and other illicit drug use) as well as alcohol to excess. Appropriate immunizations & screening are reasonable ...Read more

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I have ichy body. What do I do?

I have ichy body. What do I do?

Moisturize it: Minimize excessive skin scrubbing and avoid use of drying soaps etc... Avoid hot showers/baths. Moisturize skin after shower/bath and as needed through out the day/night. Aquaphor is a good moisturizer. Some meds can cause dry skin, so is thyroid diseases, eczema/psoriasis etc...If above not helpful, consult doc for eval/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more