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Dr. John Fung Dr. Fung
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What to do if I have a hemerrhoid,what should I do?

Dr. John Fung Dr. Fung
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What to do if I have a hemerrhoid,what should I do?

Diet and exercise: Eating a balanced diet, rich in fiber, is one of the most effective lifestyle changes you can make for your hemorrhoids. A high-fiber diet, together with plenty of fluids, softens the stool and increases its bulk, which will help you avoid the straining that can cause hemorrhoids or worsen symptoms from existing hemorrhoids. Along with a healthy diet, exercise can help ease bowel movements. ...Read more

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What should I do if i think i pulled a muscle?

What should I do if i think i pulled a muscle?

Rest: A pulled muscle needs rest to heal itself. If you did pull a muscle it typically takes 4-7 days (depending on the the severity) to heal. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bad toothache and I am pregnant. what should I do?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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What to do if I have a bad toothache and I am pregnant. what should I do?

Toothache & pregnant: If you are pregnant and have a toothache, do not hesitate to take an appointment with your dentist notifying him/her that you are pregnant. Ignore the widely spread misconception that you should not have dental treatment during pregnancy because it could harm the fetus. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a regular headache. What should I do?

Go to your doctor: Common is common, and they will rule out the common causes, if why your headaches occur still allusive, a headache specialist may easily identify the cause and suggest possible treatment options. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a concussion?

What should I do if I have a concussion?

Concussion treatment: The mainstay of concussion treatment i'd cognitive and physical rest followed by a gradual increase in activity. If symptoms return from increase activity continue rest. Recovery from concussion is variable person to person. Seek the advice of your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a hemerrhoid, what should I do?

What to do if I have a hemerrhoid, what should I do?

Call your doctor: You should avoid constipation, hot spicy food, food base with tomatoes. High fiber diet with plenty of water. Warm sits bath 3 times a day for 10 days. Apply hemorrhoid cream after each bath. If the symptoms do not improve or get worse you should contact your family doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a cold, what do you recommend i do?

What to do if I have a cold, what do you recommend i do?

Colds: Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / NSAID’s Rest!! ...Read more

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What do I do if I have a wart?

What do I do if I have a wart?

Wart treatment: Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone. ...Read more

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What should I do if i think i had a concussion?

What should I do if i think i had a concussion?

Be evaluated.: Seek medical attention if you believe you have a concussion. Symptoms of a concussion can include: headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, blurred vision, slurred speech, weakness, feeling dazed, numbness, lack of coordination, problems with short term memory, dizziness as well as repeating things over and over. You can develop a concussion with or without loss of consciousness. Take care. ...Read more

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What should I do when i get a charley horse?

What should I do when i get a charley horse?

1, 2, 3: Massage it. Warm it. Walk it off. If cramps are frequent, then try calcium magnesium tablets. If you have weakness, sensory loss or circulatory changes, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do when I have a flu?

What should I do when I have a flu?

Depends on cause...: A cold caused by cold viruses is usually left alone, or one can try over-the-counter cold medications. The flu caused by influenza viruses is treated by antiviral drugs and cold medications. A sore throat is tested to see if it is strep throat. If strep, antibiotics are needed (if not strep, the sore throat may be due to "cold viruses" or another cause). This all may mean seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a late period?

What should I do if I have a late period?

HPT: Agree w dr. Peters - tanksley. If you are sexually active start w a home pregnancy test. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical >. ...Read more

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What should I do if I think I have an std?

What should I do if I think I have an std?

STD checkup: Both men and women owe it to their partners to get an exam to test for std. Some of the tests can be done on urine or blood and others can be done it there is discharge in either sex. Get checked so you can treat and avoid injury. You dont want to spread it to another person you care about. Get checked. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a rash help!?

What should I do if I have a rash help!?

There are a number: Of types that have different causes. Can't provide you with any specific guidance since we don't know what condition this is. Your physician or dermatologist would be a good place to start. Once type of rash is determined - that treatment plan can be devised. ...Read more

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How do I know if i still have a migraine?

How do I know if i still have a migraine?

Headaches: If you are still getting headaches and they resemble your migraine headaches, then you still have it. At time migraine can go away if you find and resolve the triggers (often it is red wine, chocolate, cheeses etc). But it can come back if triggered again. Rarely migraine disappears completely, but it does happen occasionally. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a seizure when im pregnant?

What should I do if I have a seizure when im pregnant?

See your neurologist: If you have a seizure disorder, pregnancy could alter your medication levels and allow a seizure to occur. If you have had a seizure but do not have a diagnosis of seizure disorder, then you need to discuss this with your OB NOW. A seizure is more likely to injure you than your baby, but it you are hurt or injured, it could affect your baby adversely. Act now to protect you both. ...Read more

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What should I do if i think i may endometriosis?

What should I do if i think i may endometriosis?

Doctor: Either see your obgyn or a fertility specialists. They can get an answer for you and determine different treatment options.Sometimes medical therapy works and sometimes surgical therapy and often a combination works best. ...Read more

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I think I have mastitis ... What should I do? When should I see a dr?

I think I have mastitis ... What should I do?  When should I see a dr?

Fever/chills: Symptoms of mastitis are fever and/or chilling, pain in your breast, and a wedge-shaped area of pain and redness on your breast. You need to see a doctor and be on antibiotics if you have fever or chills. You can get sick very fast once you have fever and chills. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What should I know if I have diabetes and I want to get pregnant?

What should I know if I have diabetes and I want to get pregnant?

See expert ASAP: Before trying to conceive (ttc), see an expert--perinatologist or mfm subspecialist or endocrinologist with experience with diabetes in pregnancy. Have tests of heart, kidneys, eyes, hgba1c. Improve glycemic control with ada diet, exercise, Insulin under md care. Take folate (folic acid). When stable, then try. Let doctors know as soon as you think you might be pregnant. This is best approach for you and baby. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bad horrible cough what do you think i need to get or do?

What to do if I have a bad horrible cough what do you think i need to get or do?

Meds: Try over the counter cough suppressants. If coughing persists, may be a problem that has to be addressed by MD and with chest xray, ...Read more

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