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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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If you are taking vitamins to help with herpes and you don't get outbreaks that often is there a test i can take to see if it all working or not?

If you are taking vitamins to help with herpes and you don't get outbreaks that often is there a test i can take to see if it all working or not?

Makes no difference: Vitamins do not influence the natural history of herpes disease. Herpes may need medication. However, vitamins are just a waste of money. And obviously there are no tests. Check with your doc if you need two or more doses of valacyclovir. ...Read more

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What can you take for a sinus headache when you are pregna?

What can you take for a sinus headache when you are pregna?

Let me help you: Water humidifier saline nose spray antibiotics drink a lot of water to keep hydrated. Use humidifier at home . Saline nasal spray as often as possible. Antibiotic : Amoxicillin with doctor advice. Warm shower, and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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How can you tell if a doctor you are seeing is a good one and when should you consider changing to someone else?

How can you tell if a doctor you are seeing is a good one and when should you consider changing to someone else?

See below: If your questions are being answered and you get the information/treatment/resources you are seeking. ...Read more

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Can it be a sign that you are prego if someone asks you if you are or of everyone tells you to take a pregnancy test?

Can it be a sign that you are prego if someone asks you if you are or of everyone tells you to take a pregnancy test?

Maybe: Sometimes, friends and family members notice things. A home pregnancy test is cheap and sold everywhere. The home urine tests are very accurate. If a woman is posting this question, that means there may be a possibility of pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can you tell for sure that you're pregnant without taking a test or seeing the doctor?

How can you tell for sure that you're pregnant without taking a test or seeing the doctor?

No sure way: There is no "sure" way to know. A simple home pregnancy test should be able to tell you. A missed period might be an indication but it is not a "sure" sign of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a doctor tell if you smoke while you are taking an asthma test?

Can a doctor tell if you smoke while you are taking an asthma test?

Possibly: If you are talking about pulmonary function tests, the results may show the pattern consistent with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which is most commonly due to smoking. But anyone could smell heavy smokers. ...Read more

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How can you tell with out taking a pregnancy text if you might be pregnant??

How can you tell with out taking a pregnancy text if you might be pregnant??

Not how it works: You can't. Early pregnancy is actually symptom free in most cases until a period is missed. In our modern world once a period is missed the best and most accurate way to know if one is pregnant is with testing. ...Read more

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Do you know are nsaids safe to take if you have a seroma?

Do you know are nsaids safe to take if you have a seroma?

Probably: What was cause of bleeding and hematoma? Usually precedes a seroma? If no bleeding history, NSAIDs should be fine. ...Read more

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What can you do for someone having a heart attack? Are there any home remedies before you get to a doctor?

What can you do for someone having a heart attack? Are there any home remedies before you get to a doctor?

Heart attack....: If someone is having symptoms of a heart attack, like chest pain, shortness of breath, etc., 911 should be called immediately. While you are waiting for them to arrive, you can give the person an aspirin to chew and swallow, if they are not allergic to aspirin. Getting the person to the ER as quickly as possible is the best treatment for a heart attack. Don't waste time! ...Read more

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What over-the-counter drugs can you take for a cold when your diabetic?

What over-the-counter drugs can you take for a cold when your diabetic?

Many: You should check the container for summary of ingredients and make certain that it does not contain sugar. Whether you should or should not take a specific otc medication will depend in part on the type and severity of your diabetes and its associated complications. ...Read more

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What the best thing you can you take if you have constipation?

What the best thing you can you take if you have constipation?

Fluids: Drinking 80-100 ounces of non caffeinated non alcoholic fluid daily will correct most chronic constipation issues in 2-3 weeks, but you have to continue the regimen from that point on. ...Read more

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What can you do about headaches if you have already taken medicine?

What can you do about headaches if you have already taken medicine?

Quiet dark room: Neck massager / cold compresses to next/ lay down in quiet dark room and try to rest and relax. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if someone is using methadone, can they get high of other drugs?

Can you tell me what you suggest if someone is using methadone, can they get high of other drugs?

Not sure what you: Are really asking. People on Methadone can and do abuse other drugs, including opiates, but they need much higher doses to get "high, " and this tends to reduce their desire to do so. However, they can still get effects from alcohol, sedatives, stimulants etc. This is why programs include counseling to change the way you live, and treatment for other underlying psychiatric problems, esp. Trauma. ...Read more