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What is the worst way to die these days?

What is the worst way to die these days?

Alone: There are many painful ways to die. Most of my patients fear dying alone. So - dying alone might be one of the worst ways to die. ...Read more

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What is the life expentancy for a heart working only 23%. is it possible to cure it anywhere in the world. plz explain. ?

What is the life expentancy for a heart working only 23%. is it possible to cure it anywhere in the world. plz explain. ?

Less than normal: Survival with low ejection fraction less than 35% is less than the average survival of normal population but can be can be considerably long . It is not uncommon to live till the 70s with modern treatment including drugs,and devices specially when introduced early. The onset of symptoms of heart failure shorten life expectancy .the ultimate treatment is heart transplant ...Read more

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What is the worst condition and treatment that can come from palpitations, single ones and runs? What is the worst case scenario?

What is the worst condition and treatment that can come from palpitations, single ones and runs? What is the worst case scenario?

Palpitations: the worst case scenarios are uncommon and require far more space than is allowed here. Have this discussion with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose 75 pounds in 3 months? And if so what is the best and fastest way for that to happen?

Is it possible to lose 75 pounds in 3 months? And if so what is the best and fastest way for that to happen?

Be careful...: It is possible to lose those pounds but be careful, it all depends on how this happens. The best way is through a healthy diet habit( low fat, low carbohydrate, rich in fruits and vegetables), and regular aerobic exercise( most days of the week for at least 30-45 mins). The other way is having bariatric surgery if you are significantly obese. Discuss this with your dr. for options in management. ...Read more

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What is the best way to recover from a caffeine overdose? What is the quickest way to get it out of your system?

What is the best way to recover from a caffeine overdose? What is the quickest way to get it out of your system?

Wait: For an acute overdose wait for it to be metabolized, unless you are talking about serious side effects such as very high heart rate, muscle twitching or hallucinations in which case you should go directly to an ed. If you are a regular consumer of caffeine you need to cut down slowly on the amount or risk getting withdrawal symptoms like headaches, irritabiltiy or drowsiness. ...Read more

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Could anyone recover from maternal sepsis what is the treament and what is estimated recovery time and the patients needs to do in order to recover?

Could anyone recover from maternal sepsis what is the treament and what is estimated recovery time and the patients needs to do in order to recover?

Need more info: Maternal sepsis is a serious condition. She must consult with her ob/gyn and be examined carefully to make sure the infection has been eradicated. Time to heal depends on cause of sepsis and health of the woman. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for the water in the body not going out?

Edema vs organ fail: If water in body isn't going out, it's not clear to me whether you're referring to edema eg swelling of legs, or kidney/liver failure or perhaps even heart failure. Or perhaps you have urinary retention due to prolapsed bladder (cystocele). Bottom line, as always, we need to figure out what's going on so that we can make appropriate recommendation. Each of above is treated differently. Go see doc. ...Read more

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What is the dieing process? What actually occurs and does the person realize their about to die?

Check hospice sites: Some hospice sites give guidance on the dying process. Quick search found this site: http://www.Hospicefoundation.Org/deathsigns. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the most pain free way for a baby to die if the pregnant mother commits suicide?

Need advice on what is the the most pain free way for a baby to die if the pregnant mother commits suicide?

Stop! Get Help!: If you're considering suicide, please stop right now and get help! call your physician, go to an er, or call suicide prevention lifeline: 1-800-275-talk (8255). The way you're asking this question indicates you may be seeking the least pain for your baby if you kill yourself. Dr. Ferguson is right that death would be the result for both of you. This is needless, since there is help! ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer? What can I do to ease the pain from one?

What is the best way to get rid of a mouth ulcer?  What can I do to ease the pain from one?

Mouth ulcer: Try over the counter orabase ointment. If that doesn't work your dentist can prescribe kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase. It shortens the duration of the ulcer and helps with the pain. Either way you should have your dentist evaluate it. ...Read more

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When someone is high on drugs what is the best way to fetch them down of them?

Time: Some drugs have medications that can help, but for the most part only time will "get them down". ...Read more

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What will happen my hydrosalpinx in the left is considered It will be very big problem for me to get pregnant easily What the best way to get pregnant?

What will happen my hydrosalpinx in the left is considered It will be very big problem for me to get pregnant easily What the best way to get pregnant?

Bypass tubes: Most times a hydro-salpinx is present in BOTH Fallopian tubes. One sided hydro-salpinx is more common with IUD use. You may have to do IVF(In vitro fertilization) in the future to bypass the Fallopian tubes entirely. in order to conceive. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do to recover after choking on an icecube?

What is the best thing to do to recover after choking on an icecube?

Choking.: First the ice will melt , but make sure it is not in the lung. Come to er if severe symptoms. ...Read more

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What is HPV of the mouth? What are the symptoms and how is it treated. Once infected how long does the take to go away?

What is HPV of the mouth? What are the symptoms and how is it treated. Once infected how long does the take to go away?

HPV: Hpv (human papilloma virus) causes warts inside the mouth and in the genital organs, affects both males and females and causes increased risk of cancer in the mouth, cervix, and rectal and anal regions. Oral lesions are white and painless. Treatment is excisional biopsy. Prevention by hpv vaccine (3 doses in 6mo) for males and females preferably before engaging in sexual intercourse and oral sex. ...Read more

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I need to know what is the best way to get off of opiate within a week?

I need to know what is the best way to get off of opiate within a week?

Seek medical help.: It depends on how long you have been on opiates, for what ailment , which opiates and on what dosages. Thus it is difficult to put a time frame until you have been evaluated by an appropriate health care specialist and the above questions answered. Would thus seek appropriates help and a good start would be with an appointment with your pcp. Be well. ...Read more

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Which kind of doctor is the best to diagnose a now chronic abdominal pain that nobody so far can find the answer to im in so much pain and frustrated?

Which kind of doctor is the best to diagnose a now chronic abdominal pain that nobody so far can find the answer to im in so much pain and frustrated?

General Internist: Specialists tend to look at their specialty parts of the body and order lots of tests in their specialty (gastroentrerologists at the stomach and intestines, gynecologists at ovaries and uterus) . Find an experienced general internist to carefully sift through your symptoms and clinical findings to help you decide what to do. ...Read more

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What to do if I have the worst PMS in the world. What are the best remedies?

What to do if I have the worst PMS in the world. What are the best remedies?

Options: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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What happens to the other 10 percent this is not successful for? what treatment do they get

A different one: If the current therapy is not successful, then a alternate treatment would be used ...Read more