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What do you suggest if my PMS is out of control, what can I do?

What do you suggest if my PMS is out of control, what can I do?

Acknowledge : Pms is complicated by emotional and physical changes. As simple as it may sound, sometimes it really helps to just acknowledge that you will be sensitive at certain times of the month. Finding ways to regulate and manage your feelings when things aren't so intense can help when things feel out of control. It's also helpful to eat a clean diet and get exercise. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do I do if I am always having heavy periods and what does it mean ?

What do I do if I am always having heavy periods and what does  it mean ?

See an MD!: If your periods are too painful/heavy, see a GYN and get an US to detect problems like cervical lesions, infections, polyps, or fibroids. If you don't have any of these, you may benefit from hormonal control using contraceptives like the pill/patch/ring. The best option is a hormonal IUD (Mirena), that thins the lining and decreases your flow significantly. Some women even stop having periods! ...Read more

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Both of my nipples hurt..I don't know why or what to do..Why is this? What do I do?

Both of my nipples hurt..I don't know why or what to do..Why is this? What do I do?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy or your birth control can cause this from the hormones. Also methylxanthines (coffee, chocolate and peanuts) make sure with sexual activity that you don't stimulate your breasts as that will increase this. ...Read more

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How could i know if I have throt cancer? What are the symptoms?

How could i know if I have throt cancer? What are the symptoms?

Voice Hoarseness: At your age she would have to be a very heavy smoker and or a very hard drinker for you to have throat cancer that's what causes it and you'll have a very very hoarse weak voice. When it becomes advanced you even can have trouble swallowing and breathing with weight loss chances are someone your age does not have throat cancer. ...Read more

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WHAT DOES lYMPHOCYTES OF 33.0% MEAN TO MY HEALTH?

Not to worry: I am hematologist , and 33% of lymphocytes does not indicate any specific problem ...Read more

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I have mono and my symptoms are worrying me. What should I do?

I have mono and my symptoms are worrying me. What should I do?

Rest for mono: Get plenty of rest and eat a proper diet.Mono is a self limiting disease and you should start to be feeling after 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Please explain what does it mean if i get my period right after sex?

Please explain what does it mean if i get my period right after sex?

Sexual trauma...: Its not uncommon to occasionally have some bleeding after intercourse. There is some trauma and the tissues are delicate. If it happens nearly every time or there is prolonged bleeding, you should have an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What to do if I have headaches, heartaches and I am losing weight, what do these symptoms mean i have?

What to do if I have headaches, heartaches and I am losing weight, what do these symptoms mean i have?

See a doctor: It sounds like you are having significant problems. You need a thorough evaluation to help sort out what is causing them. I am sorry things are causing you this much trouble now and i wish you the best. Sorry i can't be more specific here, but there are many possible contributors and a good doctor will sit with you and help sort out what's going on. ...Read more

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I think I am suffering from serotonin syndrome. What are the symptoms and what should I do?

I think I am suffering from serotonin syndrome. What are the symptoms and what should I do?

Serotonin syndrome: Symptoms occur within minutes to hours, and may include: Agitation or restlessness Diarrhea Fast heartbeat and high blood pressure Hallucinations Increased body temperature Loss of coordination Nausea Overactive reflexes Rapid changes in blood pressure Vomiting Get to the hospital please if you're at risk. Ref: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007272.htm ...Read more

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I have HPV and i'm not sure what that means for me. I am 48 yrs old and have HPV virus. What does this mean for me? How do I treat it? What tests do I need?

I have HPV and i'm not sure what that means for me. I am 48 yrs old and have HPV virus.  What does this mean for me? How do I treat it? What tests do I need?

Label confusion: HPV is a family of dozens of virus strains that includes the common skin wart. It also includes 9 strains that are known to cause genital infections, 2 wart strains and 7 associated with cervical cancer. Having HPV doesn't make you unique. Women have been getting pap smears for decades for early detection/treatment of the HPV associated cancer. It just may make you more likely to do your follow up ...Read more

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I have the symptoms of depression, what do I do?

I have the symptoms of depression, what do I do?

Evaluation: Hello. I suggest a psychological evaluation with either a doctoral level clinical psychologist or a psychiatrist. With an accurate diagnosis - a treatment plan can be developed. Suffering is no fun - no better time to start improving the quality of your life then now. ...Read more

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I am suffering from teichopsia! what should I do? What tests are there?

I am suffering from teichopsia! what should I do?  What tests are there?

Teichopsia: "teichopsia" refers to the sensation of a luminous appearance before the eyes, with a zigzag, wall-like outline. People with migraines may experience this, also called an aura. So, i'd suggest consulting a neurologist for a workup. There may be mri's, eeg's, etc -- but if the physician feels your history and neuro exam are extremely clear, these tests may not be needed before starting treatment. ...Read more

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My FSH is 7.3 and my LH is 19.7 what and I have hypothyroidism what does this mean if I want another child?

My FSH is 7.3 and my LH is 19.7 what and I have hypothyroidism what does this mean if I want another child?

Hypothyroid: Your FSH and LH fluctuate depending on when in your cycle it is, they also will change based on your thyroid. The first thing you need to do is get your thyroid in good control. Once your thyroid is in control many women who were previously infertile become fertile. Check with your doctor or ob concerning this ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my vaginal culture test is negative! what does that mean I am free of?

What do you suggest if my vaginal culture test is negative! what does that mean I am free of?

May be nothing: What do you mean by culture is negative? Vagina normally contains bacteria that are useful and essential for vaginal health. A culture of vagina will always grow a mixed flora. Why was the culture done? The information you provided does not exclude any pathology.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my stomach is aching frequently, what should I do?

What do you suggest if my stomach is aching frequently, what should I do?

Find out why: You need to see a great GI specialist who knows how to play GI detective and find out what the cause of your discomfort is. You don't need to live like this. It may be anything from dietary to organ dysfunction, but whatever the cause, you first need to find out wh. Only then can you know what your treatment options are. Call today and start your quest for answers... ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if I have inflammation in my blood?

What exactly does it mean if I have inflammation in my blood?

Usually...: Infection, arthritis, or other autoimmune inflammation! the best marker is the CRP test. But it can be elevated in certain metabolic conditions such as type 2 diabetes, which has a strong systemic inflammatory component. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have polyps in my stress test?

What does it mean when I have polyps in my stress test?

Doesnt make sense: That does not make sense that you have polyps on your stress test . You might want to share a little more about your stress test report. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if I am sweating in my sleep?

What exactly does it mean if I am sweating in my sleep?

Too hot: Our bodies need to cool at night and if the room is too warm your body will sweat to reduce it's temperature. I would suggest cooling the room or using fewer blankets at night. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is having sharp pains in her stomach and I don't know what this could mean can you help me ?

My girlfriend is having sharp pains in her stomach and I don't know what this could mean can you help me ?

See a doctor: There are some possible serious causes of such symptoms, such as appendicitis, so I recommend you see or at least talk to a physician or other qualified practitioner urgently. ...Read more