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What is sgpt and this test is for what? What is the maximum of a phenobarbital for the age of 1yr and 6months? Why they need an assay and sgpt?

What is sgpt and this test is for what? What is the maximum of a phenobarbital for the age of 1yr and 6months? Why they need an assay and sgpt?

Liver: Sgpt is a measure of enzymes that come from the liver or muscle and this test can detect whether the liver is being injured or not by drugs such as phenobarbital. An assay is justba general term for any type of test. The dose of pheno depends on the weight of a child, not the age, and generally the max dose is around 8mg per kilogram per day. ...Read more

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Hi doc what is the first sign of ebola?

Hi doc what is the first sign of ebola?

Ebola: Before telling you early sxs - be aware that unless you have had contact with someone who was just in West Africa (primarily Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone) & who is actively sick - then you aren't at risk. There were 20 cases in Nigeria, 1 in Senegal & 1 in the US. Early sx's: high fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, fatigue, malaise, headache, lack of appetite, & low back pain. ...Read more

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Doc, what is the side effect of Rhytma( Amiodarone) as I know this tab. Is for the heart.

Doc, what is the side effect of Rhytma( Amiodarone) as I know this tab. Is for the heart.

Rhythmol?: If you mean Rhythmol, side effects can be cardiac (proarrhthmias) and extracardiac (bad taste, metallic teast, headaches, dizziness) and slower heartbeats. Amiodarone has dozens of side effects across many organ systems. Please consult me and we can discuss this! THanks. ...Read more

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What is the history of methylphenidate?

What is the history of methylphenidate?

Around a long time: Mph was developed in the 1950's and first studied in what we now call adhd in 1961. It has been used mostly for adhd but also for certain sleep disorders since. Its use has varied over the years, as has belief in adhd as a "real" disorder. It is a stimulant and can be abused. Used appropriately, it can be highly beneficial in reducing adhd symptoms, but it does not cure the disorder. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the role of naphazoline if it is present in eye lubricants?

Please advise what is the role of naphazoline if it is present in eye lubricants?

Anti-allergic: This is an over the counter anti-histamine of reasonable potency. Most drops containing naphazoline are labeled as anti-allergic. There are practically no side effects. ...Read more

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What is the name of uterus's doctor ?

What is the name of uterus's doctor ?

Gynecology: Physicians who specialize in the uterus and the female reproductive system are called ob-gyn physicians or obstetrics and gynecology. ...Read more

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What is the cure for bleeding throat? Whats the causes of it thank you

What is the cure for bleeding throat?  Whats the causes of it thank you

Depends: The cure depends on the cause of course. Minor bleeding/inflammation can be simple "pharyngitis" caused by a bacteria or a virus and medications or rest/fluids and time will help. Severe bleeding from varices or other serious issues would need further investigation and testing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If one is diagnosed with a small invasive cancer of the breast, what is the best thing to do?

If one is diagnosed with a small invasive cancer of the breast, what is the best thing to do?

Find a good surgeon: Early breast cancer is managed by surgeons with help from radiotherapists and medical oncologists in most cases. But the first decision should be about breast surgery options - lumpectomy with radiation or mastectomy with or without reconstruction (any of these options may be followed with chemotherapy later. Find an experienced breast surgeon that you are comfortable with. ...Read more

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Hi would like to no. What is a ultrasound of the retroperitoneum?What parts of the body is seen? Thanks :)

Hi would like to no. What is a ultrasound of the retroperitoneum?What parts of the body is seen? Thanks :)

Ultrasound: Purpose is to obtain images of the kidneys (renal), aorta, inferior vena cava. This examination will take up to 45 minutes. You will be asked to lie on a table where a technologist will apply a gel to your abdomen and move a transducer to various points across your abdomen in order to best demonstrate anatomy. You may be asked to hold your breath for a short time for the images. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of lung cancer? And what is the process of getting rid of it or is it curable? Can you live with one lung?

What are the side effects of lung cancer? And what is the process of getting rid of it or is it curable? Can you live with one lung?

Multiple: Lung cancer effects can either be local, due to the location of the cancer, or distant, due to metastasis or spread. Once diagnosed, treatment is focused on removal or chemotherapy and /or radiation if not removable. Cure is generally based on the stage of the cancer at presentation. You can live with one lung quite well. ...Read more

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The doctor said,all the test is ok,and only urine culture,what is leucocytes 25?and what the good medicine for this? thank you,

The doctor said,all  the test is ok,and only urine culture,what is leucocytes 25?and what the good medicine for this? thank you,

Probably a UTI: Leu coyotes 25 means that many white blood cells in one unit of urine, generally indicative of a UTI. But urine culture test actually confirms the diagnosis when it grows the actual bacteria and lets us know which antibiotic would be able to kill it. ...Read more

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What is the youngest age one can have pcos? What are the earliest symptoms?

What is the youngest age one can have pcos? What are the earliest symptoms?

PCOS at any age: Pcos is a common heterogeneous disorder characterized by hyperandrogenism (excess male characteristics such as acne and abnormal hair growth) and chronic anovulation (few or absent periods).In young women, precocious pubarche (early appearance of pubic hair) and hyperinsulinemia (elevated serum insulin) are early manifestations of pcos. I have seen many teens with this condition in my practice. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the significance of recombinant insulin in history of biotechnology development?

Could you tell me what is the significance of recombinant insulin in history of biotechnology development?

A remarkable first: Hi. Recombinant human insulin was the first recombinant human protein to become clinically available. Since then, an explosion in the biologicals field! ...Read more

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What is the cause of blood in your stool is that normal for a 50 year old male and what is the cure?

What is the cause of blood in your stool is that normal for a 50 year old male and what is the cure?

Needs evaluating: Bleeding hemorrhoids are a common cause but advise you see a gastroenterologist. At your age colon cancer screening should be performed anyway and this consult should answer your question. ...Read more

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My mother was given a medication named progestin. What is this and how effective is it in the treatment of endometriosis?

My mother was given a medication named progestin. What is this and how effective is it in the treatment of endometriosis?

Very: Depending on the amount of disease, progesterones may stunt the progression of the disease. Removal of the disease by laparoscopy may be needed if hormonal medication is unsatisfactory for the patient. ...Read more

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