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What do you do if you think you had miscarriage?

What do you do if you think you had miscarriage?

See your doctor: Delayed or excessive vaginal bleeding is a sign you might be having or had a miscarriage. If you think you had a miscarriage, you should see your doctor. They will be able to do an ultrasound to check the contents of your uterus. You should also know what type of blood you have as you might need an injection called Rhogam to prevent future problems. I am sorry for your loss. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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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How you know if you pregnant?

How you know if you pregnant?

Urine pregnancy test: Over the counter urine pregnancy tests (upts) are very accurate in diagnosing early pregnancy - don't rely on symptoms. As early as the day after your missed/late period the upt may be positive in 90% of cases and should be positive in 100% of cases the week after. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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If you are pregnant what should you do?

If you are pregnant what should you do?

See an : Oby-gyn. This is the doctor that will take care of you and guide you. ...Read more

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What to do if you think your dehydrated??

What to do if you think your dehydrated??

Force fluids: as noted: Force fluids: 8-10 glasses/day: Electrolyte rich fluids- Gatorade, Powerade, Vitamin Water Protein rich fluids: broth bullion, consume. ...Read more

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What should you do if you think someone you know has anorexia?

What should you do if you think someone you know has anorexia?

Seek Help Soon: Anorexia nervosa can be a very deadly disease if left untreated. The person can develop heart problems suddenly if she is not getting the proper nutrients. If you suspect someone has anorexia, you should encourage that person to seek help as soon as possible. How you do that depends on your relationship to that person. ...Read more

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What should you do if you are depressed?

What should you do if you are depressed?

There are many: things you can do for depression. Get med eval. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Don’t stagnate at home. Work to get 8 hours or > of sleep per night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Recommend the “Feeling Good Book" by Dr. David Burns. Don't just read it - DO IT! ...Read more

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What should you do if you are depressed?

What should you do if you are depressed?

Your Dr can assess: for mood disorder & causative underlying medical conditions. Talking therapy (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is allows for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Get at least 8 hrs of sleep/ night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi ...Read more

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What should I do if you think you have schizophrenia?

What should I do if you think you have schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia: Firstly, do not diagnose yourself. Get a full psychiatric evaluation and inquire about medication options to control hallucinations and other symptoms. Also get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist who specializes in psychotic disorders. DO IT TODAY. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are ovulating?

How do you know if you are ovulating?

OTC test: Many times, you don't. Otc test kits can be utilized. Occasionally, women experience "ovulation pain"; the vaguely described mittleschmerz reaction. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are ovulating?

How do you know if you are ovulating?

Menses: If you are having monthly periods you are ovulating during your cycle. ...Read more

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What symptoms do you. Get if you think you have bowlecancer?

What symptoms do you. Get if you think you have bowlecancer?

Changes in stooling: Colon cancer frequently is silent until late in the process when changes in bowel habits and bloody stools can be obvious. If you are concerned about this or abdominal bloating or other vague symptoms you need to see a doctor soon. ...Read more

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When do you know you are pregnant?

When do you know you are pregnant?

Positive preg test: When you are late for a period and you do a pregnancy test which is positive. Further along some people have nausea, tender breast and other early signs of pregancy. ...Read more

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What can you do you if you know you are dying inside emotionally?

What can you do you if you know you are dying inside emotionally?

Help Is Needed: It sounds like you, or someone you know, is really struggling right now. At the same time, it appears that you know help is needed. If you are asking this question for yourself, let me encourage you to seek out an appointment with a counselor or therapist to explore what's going on and come with some helpful ideas. The key thing is to not give up. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are really allergic to something?

How do you know if you are really allergic to something?

Symptoms and testing: Allergy is a clinical diagnosis confirmed by appropriate testing. So in one is having symptoms of allergy in the spring this would raise the suspicion of tree or grass allergy. Skin testing would verify is this was true or not. ...Read more

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How do you know if your pregnant?

How do you know if your pregnant?

Symptoms/Test: One may never know they are pregnant till delivering. I delivered one of them! however, pregnancy usually is accompanied with nausea, a feeling of the flu, breast tenderness, pelvic fullness and a change in discharge, missed period(s) and perhaps some pelvic pain or discomfort. The real test is a home pregnancy test or a urine or blood test at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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How do you know if your pregnant?

How do you know if your pregnant?

Urine test: Go to the pharmacy, not the er, and buy a pregnancy test for around $8. They are very accurate. ...Read more