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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more


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What to do if I have an eating disorder and I'm really trying hard not to purge after binginging anymore what should What to do if I do?

What to do if I have an eating disorder and I'm really trying hard not to purge after binginging anymore what should What to do if I do?

Keep trying: In bulimia, purging becomes as addictive as binge eating. As you recover, you may have slips but just keep trying. Some useful tips,for,avoiding purging is to,get,out of,the house after eating, go for a walk spend time with friends, do some journaling or other creative activities, or basically anything to,shift,your attention. You can also reach out to someone that you trust and let them know, ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm having nausea all the time, getting sick and tired a lot while What do you advise if I'm on this medication. should I go back to my doctor?

What do you advise if I'm having nausea all the time, getting sick and tired a lot while What do you advise if I'm on this medication. should I go back to my doctor?

Nausea: Yes,you should see your primary doctor. You will be asked for any condition that is really bothering you and your doctor will carefully examine you. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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What can I do to make myself go regularly if I have trouble stooling without medication?

What can I do to make myself go regularly if I have trouble stooling without medication?

More fluids: More often than not, most people drink inadequate fluids and/or consume excessive amounts of caffeinated drinks. Caffeine is a diuretic that actually dehydrates you and therefore is not a good fluid to keep your stools soft and passing regularly. I recommend 80 to 100 ounces of non caffeinated/non alcoholic fluid every day, more if you excecise or travel by plane frequently. ...Read more

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What is it when you cannot breeze when you're wheezing your nose is stuffed and you feel like you have allergies what do you do?

What is it when you cannot breeze when you're wheezing your nose is stuffed and you feel like you have allergies what do you do?

Visit your doctor: it could just be viral disease or true allergies affecting your upper and lower respiratory tract, your doctor will better delineate the problem and refer you to an allergist if needed. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bad hay fever and I'm miserable but What to do if I have things to do!! is there anyway I can take benedryl and not be sleepy?

What to do if I have bad hay fever and I'm miserable but What to do if I have things to do!! is there anyway I can take benedryl and not be sleepy?

Different Medicine: There is no way to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) multiple times a day and not be sleepy for most people. You will get better control and less symptoms if you take a long acting antihistamine like fexofenadine or Cetirizine. You can also add a nasal steroid spray like Nasacort. The best thing would be to see your doctor and work out a good plan of treatment. ...Read more

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How do you know when you are dehydrated? And when does it become something to seek medical advice? Symptoms and treatment?

How do you know when you are dehydrated? And when does it become something to seek medical advice? Symptoms and treatment?

Dry: Lips, tongue, eyes. Thirsty pale, low bp certainly be suspicious if diarrhea, vomiting, poor ability for oral fluid intake. Iv fluids are easy and if symptomatic may be life saving! ...Read more

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What do you do wen you have a bad headache and you need to fix it fast?

Migraine : Check with your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. However, if what you have are seldom migraines, a cup of coffee may be a quick fix in some occasions. The catch is to know that too much caffeine will also aggravate headaches in the long run. There are good medications with fairly fast action. The so called "triptans"might be useful. Check with your doctor. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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What to do if I have OCD and i can't control well by myself anymore. What should I do?

What to do if I have OCD and i can't control well by myself anymore. What should I do?

Cog-Behavior Therapy: Exposure with response prevention is an empircally validated treatment for ocd: in other words, it works. It is a type of treatment provided by a cognitive behavior therapist or behavior therapist. The association of behavioral and cognitive therapies (abct) www.Abct.Org should be a helpful resource, as they list treatment providers & provide info. Meds may also help so you can see a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What do schools do if you have anorexia? Like if youve been diagnosed with it, and your parents phone in to tell them?

What do schools do if you have anorexia? Like if youve been diagnosed with it, and your parents phone in to tell them?

Nothing: The school is involved only if the student is suspected of being abused, cannot learn, is disruptive, chronically ill or requires educational accommodations. An eating disorder is the parents responsibility to take care of. Chronic school absenteeism from a serious eating disorder may lead to accommodations for a different learning environment (as while hospitalized). ...Read more

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How do u know if you have asthma and if so do you cough up any specific color mucus?

Asthma part 2: No specific mucus is found in asthma. Peak flows or pulmonary function tests, response to bronchodilators and steroids , and the history of recurrent episodes triggered by infections or allergies make the diagnosis. Not associated to smoking. Most start in childhood and may disappear during puberty. ...Read more

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What should someone do to bring down a fever without medicine?

What should someone do to bring down a fever without medicine?

Get in cold water: A fever will come down without even tylenol (acetaminophen) if you get in cold water still a fever over 102 in a young child and one over 103.5-104 at any age needs medical attention. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i'm on medication for it and i want to know if i can donate blood?

What do you suggest if i'm on medication for it and i want to know if i can donate blood?

Homework...: Best to check the American Red Cross website with deferral information (lists conditions & medications) and see if answer there. If not, there is a phone# on the page you can call & ask specific questions: http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling like it would be weird to go up to her and say hey, do you watch abc's modern family?

What to do if I'm feeling like it would be weird to go up to her and say hey, do you watch abc's modern family?

If you feel: awkward or uncomfortable asking this question you needn't. It likely isn't imperative that you know the answer. ...Read more

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Severe dry cough with chills and weight loss because not hungry. I have went to a doctor and they can't find anything wrong. What do you thing wrong?!

Severe dry cough with chills and weight loss because not hungry. I have went to a doctor and they can't find anything wrong. What do you thing wrong?!

Do not know: Fever? Is malaria a possibility? Consider seeing a chinese medicine doc/acupuncturist. It helps and often when regular medicine does not find anything chinese medicine can help resolve the issue. ...Read more

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What else is there to do when you have a child with adhd, and you don't want the child to take medication?

What else is there to do when you have a child with adhd, and you don't want the child to take medication?

Change lifestyle: Provide structure at all times, firm and loving limit setting, break down commands to single ones, modify his diet, avoid sugary drinks and snacks, processed foods and food colorings. You may want to try omegas and never neglect therapy, behavior modification and time management skills. You need the guidance of teachers, therapists and nutritionists. ...Read more

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What do I need to bring when traveling with a baby?

What do I need to bring when traveling with a baby?

A few days' supplies: When traveling with a baby, parents should bring a few days of supplies, including formula and medicines if needed. If there is no crib at the destination, parents can bring a foldable playpen. Also, parents need to check regulations, as a passport for the child may be needed; or a letter from the non-traveling parent may be needed, if the child is entering another country with just one parent. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm feeling like I have to poop all the time?

What to do if I'm feeling like I have to poop all the time?

Cure based on cause: Lots of possibilities, but do you have known IBS, infection, inflammatory bowel? ...Read more