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I am told having carrot+beet+Apple juice everyday protects the body against cancer. Is it rue?

I am told having carrot+beet+Apple juice everyday protects the body against cancer. Is it rue?

Any healthy diet: It is only true in the sense that a healthy diet improves your immune system and that a healthy immune system decreases the incidence of cancer. This is true of a healthy diet in any form. It is not specifically protective against cancer or other diseases, except that a source of vitamin A (carrots) benefits eye and hair health. ...Read more

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I drank a herbal tea called rue will this affect my fetus development?

I drank a herbal tea called rue will this affect my fetus development?

Don't drink it again: Rue tea should not be drank by pregnant woman as it can cause uterine contractions, which can in turn cause a miscarriage. If you have not felt any adverse effects by now, than it is unlikely that one cup of rue tea has caused you or your baby and problems. Do not drink this tea again, however, if you plan on continuing your pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding and have low milk supply. Is it safe to take goat's rue?

I am breastfeeding and have low milk supply.  Is it safe to take goat's rue?

Try fenugreek : I would try fenugreek since it is safe and works for some women. Downside is that there is an odorin the secretions including urine. ...Read more

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Had open "rue en y" in 2005, very successful, (265 lbs to 125). Now, sudden gain of 25 lb/2 wks, have horrible stomach pains aftr eating & v hungry?

Had open "rue en y"  in 2005, very successful,  (265 lbs to 125).  Now, sudden gain of 25 lb/2 wks, have horrible stomach pains aftr eating & v hungry?

Go to a GI doctor: You may have a marginal ulcer which is an ulcer that develops at the connection of your gastric pouch and the jejunum. You need to have an upper endoscopy to diagnose it. Therefore, you need to see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have been having intermittent swelling of the lymphnodes on my head, behind ears recent swelling of rue and abnormal hilar chest xr. Sarcoidosis?

I have been having intermittent swelling of the lymphnodes on my head, behind ears recent swelling of rue and abnormal hilar chest xr. Sarcoidosis?

Need to see Doc.: Lymph nodes enlargement, swelling of rue, abnormal hilar shadow on cxr may suggest sarcoidosis, however, rue swelling is not a finding of sarcoidosis. Other serious conditions needs to be excluded like hodgkins, and non-hodgkins lymphoma and cancer. Ct scan of chest would be better at confirming hilar and mediastinal lypmh nodes. Lung specialist evaluation may be necessary if so. ...Read more

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C3-4 broad disc hern. to R. B nerve damage on EMG consistent with time of injury. Had ⬆tone, weakness, pain RUE. Now LUE⬆tone & weak. What do I do?

C3-4 broad disc hern. to R. B nerve damage on EMG consistent with time of injury. Had ⬆tone, weakness, pain RUE. Now LUE⬆tone & weak.  What do I do?

Conservative therapy: Start with physical therapy and conservative medications. If that is not helpful then seeing a pain provider can be helpful. It is not all about medications but a good pain provider can also offer injections and tips for lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to smoke marijuana 7 months after having the rue-n-y weight loss surgery?

Is it ok to smoke marijuana 7 months after having the rue-n-y weight loss surgery?

No, absolutely not: Smoking of any sort decreases the blood flow to the anastomoses (the places where the stomach and intestine are sewed into the new position) and drastically increases your ulcer risk. In addition, Marijuana causes weight gain by appetitie stimulation. Last, patients with a history of severe obesity are often genetically predispositioned to addictions and should avoid habit-forming substances. ...Read more

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What does bca mean?

What does bca mean?

Could be many things: Bca could mean many things. However, it commonly means breast cancer. Also, balloon catheter (coronary) angioplasty. Need more information on how it is being used. ...Read more

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What does ems mean?

EMS: Like all acronyms, is confusing. It means emergency medical system or squad to me. ...Read more

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What does barren mean?

What does barren mean?

Generically: Unable to produce fruit, and in the medical sense, unable to produce a pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does ambly opia mean?

What does ambly opia mean?

Amblyopia = lazy eye: Amblyopia, commonly called "lazy eye, " is a unilateral decrease in visual acuity without a structural problem to explain it. The peak incidence is between 3 and 8 years of age, depending on the type. Treatment can range from visual correction, occluding the unaffected eye or surgery to remove cataracts. If this is you, see an ophthalmologist for a thorough work up. ...Read more

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What does it mean 1000mcg?

What does it mean 1000mcg?

1000 mcg = 1 mg: 1000mcg is 1000 micrograms, which is equal to 1mg or 1 milligram. Medicines are often measured in milligrams, but sometimes in micrograms. When keeping track of prescriptions, one should be sure to write down "mcg" or "mg" correctly. ...Read more

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What does triganomia mean?

What does triganomia mean?

Urban slang for the: Std trichomonas, which causes a malodorous greenish yellow frothy secretion from the vagina. ...Read more

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Orwas ft tablets meant for?

Orwas ft tablets meant for?

ORVAS-FT: Orvas-ft is atorvastin calcium i.P. 10mg and Fenofibrate BP 160mg tabs. It is used to treat mixed dyslipidemia & dyslipidemia related to type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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What does "antepartem" mean?

Antepartum: Antepartum is the time prior to delivery. ...Read more