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What Is The Best Treatment For One To Three Alcoholic Drinks Day
Diarrhea: Follow a bland diet and avoid harsh roughage like raw vegetables,salads,nuts, skins of fruits,popcorn,etc. Drink enough room temperature fluids and take kaopectate as directed. Imodium (loperamide) is stronger and can be taken if needed. If the cause was a viral infection or reaction to food, symptoms should resolve in a few days. See your physician as needed. ...Read more
I'm currently on Doxycycline 100mg to treat Chlamydia. Dosage is two tablets to start off with and one each day for a week. Is this enough to clear?
May be: Usually Docycycline 100 mg BID for 7 days.But follow up with your doctor. He/She may do repeat test on you to confirm. Or if you have recurrence of discharge you can take 2nd course. ...Read more
What time a day is best to do opk? Someone was told to take one in the morning and one in the evening to pinpoint best. Is this correct?
NONE: Know this:all alcohol is sugar.It is a complex carbohydrate that has at least 100 calories per gram.Now that said;some beers brag that they have only "68" calories per can, and"lite" beers are often 100 calories.Give me my 1 oz of vodka over ice for more "bang for my calorie". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inexpensive: Many kids are at risk for deficiency in iron and vitamin d with today's circumstances. Cheap drugstore-chain multivitamins for kids need cost almost nothing and i've seen nothing to make me think the pricey / heavily advertised ones are any better. Your physician can give you some good advice here. ...Read more
My dentist order me ibuprofen 600mg and hydroco 500 mg. He said one is for day and one for night. My question is, which is the day and which is night?
What is the latest time one can eat? I've heard an old wife's tale that the latest time one should eat is 8pm.
Eating Late: The later you eat the more difficult it is to sleep as you are digesting laying down, on the other hand many europeans eat quite late and do not seem to have a problem so it may be related to conditioning. I think i would agree with the wife's tale in general. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A person takes one chloresterol medication. Is it best for the person to use butter or margarine on breads? What is the final opinion on this?
Final opinions: Final opinions change with evolving data and information sets. We presently are anti trans fat and getting less upset about saturated fat. Next week, month, year?...... moderation of intake of fats and avoidance of trans fats is the present reasonable advice. There are also alternatives including nothing to spread on bread. ...Read more
I have two pills one of them says m365 the other one says ip109 can you please tell me what is the difference and is one stronger than the other?
Avoid the next one!!: It's been a long time (med school) since i had to try to figure that one out. It would seem that all of your suggestions would make one even sicker. Why put yourself through that again--2 times in my life were enough for me. The same way 2 cigs were. Suggest finding your own tolerance for etoh, drink under that, 1drink 1hour max before driving (or dd), and learn how much more fun party is sober. ...Read more
What is diffeence between Forxiga and Metformin. How this two works and what is an advantage one over the other. which you recomend? thx
Different meds: Metformin has been out 20+ years, and works by reducing the amount of sugar made by the liver. Farxiga has been out for ~ 1 year, and causing the kidneys to let more sugar out in the urine. Metformin is first choice because it typically lowers sugar levels more, costs much less, and causes fewer side effects in most people. If metformin isn't enough, Farxiga is one of many choices to add on. ...Read more
Exercise Nutrition: You can do all of the ab exercises you want but you will not see definition of your abdominal muscles (or six pack) without losing the body fat covering your abs. In order to lose body fat you must burn more calories than you consume. But, some ab exercises are better than others. Link suggestion: http://sportsmedicine.About.Com/od/abdominalcorestrength1/a/ab_obsession.Htm?Nl=1. ...Read more
Vitamin B8: How was this diagnosed? If you made the decision, don't forget that you could be wrong. But, you'd need to be evaluated by an experienced psychotherapist to know more clearly what bothers you. The supplement has been helpful for OCD at 18 grams/day. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-299-INOSITOL.aspx?activeIngredientId=299&activeIngredientName=INOSITOL. Consider therapy too. ...Read more
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