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My wife and I have decide to abort our baby 2months pregnant, because we cant sustain financially, what actions can we make to avoid the baby? Thanks

My wife and I have decide to abort our baby 2months pregnant, because we cant sustain financially, what actions can we make to avoid the baby? Thanks

Will involve a doc: The options are a medical abortion or a surgical abortion. You will need to see a doctor either way in order to get the drugs or to have a suction curettage which is basically a suction D&C. Good luck ...Read more

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What should we do to make our skin fair and glowy?

What should we do to make our skin fair and glowy?

Keep Hydrated: One of the simplest and least expensive ways is to drink plenty of water especially during dry, winter season. Also, making sure you eat a balanced diet and using sun protection even in the winter - especiallyif you are out during snowy days. Our skin often shows how healthy we are overall so being diligent about your overall health will keep your skin looking good! ...Read more

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My aunt has urea level 9 what can we do to make go ovay?

My aunt has urea level 9 what can we do to make go ovay?

Normal: If you aunt's blood urea level is 9 mg% it is entirely normal and there is no need to make it go away. ...Read more

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What can we do to make our kidneys perform better or work better?

What can we do to make our kidneys perform better or work better?

Healthy life style: There is no such thing that we can make the kidney work better. Diabetes, hypertension are the 2 leading causes of kidney disease, so if you have any of these conditions, keep it under control. Avoid unnecessary use of over the counter pain killers and herbal medications. Eat healthy diet, less fat, less salt and exercise regularly. Take enough water to prevent dehydration and avoid sodas. ...Read more

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My gf has a TMJ disorder from a car accident last year, what can we do to make the discomfort go away?

My gf has a TMJ disorder from a car accident last year, what can we do to make the discomfort go away?

See OFP specialist: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. TMJ syndrome may cause ear pain, ringing in the ears, jaw locking, and pain behind the ear. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain expert for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read more

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My best friend & I are trying to get pregnant together, what could we do to make this come true? Pleasr help!

My best friend & I are trying to get pregnant together, what could we do to make this come true? Pleasr help!

Wanting pregnancy: The most important thing a committed couple can do to increase their change of conceiving a baby is the measure basal body temperature (you need a special higher calibrated thermometer and a chart for recording) to insure that the woman is ovulating (abrupt 1/2-1 degree increase in morning temperature) and that you have sex 2-3 times within 72 hours of ovulation. Good luck. ...Read more

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My daughter (11) has keratosis pilaris. What can we do to make it better and will she outgrow it?

My daughter (11) has keratosis pilaris. What can we do to make it better and will she outgrow it?

Keratosis: Keratosis pilaris is a benign skin disease which may be genetic in origin. She may or may not outgrow it some people have used aloe vera with some degree of benefit. There have been reports that casein in milk may worsen condition. ...Read more

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Ttc low progesterone (.5) what do I do?  We really want a baby and I don't know what we could do to make it happen

Ttc low progesterone (.5) what do I do?  We really want a baby and I don't know what we could do to make it happen

Discuss with doctor: If your progesterone is low, especially after the time when you think you should have ovulated, it may mean that you aren't actually ovulating. Discuss with your doctor ways to further evaluate and treat this. ...Read more

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My eight year old has a fever and I have a two week old at home. What should we do to make sure baby stays healthy?

My eight year old has a fever and I have a two week old at home. What should we do to make sure baby stays healthy?

Your 8 year: Old should stay away from the baby while he's symptomatic, and anyone touching the baby should make sure they wash their hands thoroughly before touching the baby. ...Read more

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What should we do to make breast bigger?

What should we do to make breast bigger?

Get what you get: There are no medications or ways of increasing breast size. Weight gain often increases breast size. Otherwise you would be looking at breast augmentation surgery. ...Read more

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My two-year-old has just been diagnosed with diabetes insipidus. What can we do to make the adjustment easier?

My two-year-old has just been diagnosed with diabetes insipidus. What can we do to make the adjustment easier?

DDAVP (desmopressin) & Symptoms: That your child is getting treatment is the best way to become adjusted. Now your toddler will be much better able to sleep through the night and be less cranky as the constant thirst will be quenched! Watch for breakthrough so you know when the DDAVP (desmopressin) is wearing off. Your peds endo will discuss with you when to restrict fluids. Does your child have other pituitary hormone deficiency? Cause of di? ...Read more

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My bushand is bi-polar and it is strainging our relationship. What can we do to make our marriage smoother?

My bushand is bi-polar and it is strainging our relationship. What can we do to make our marriage smoother?

Bi-polar: Bi-polar can be successfully treated with therapy and medication. Couple;s therapy can be very helpful in guiding you both to manage this difficulty and remember not all of the issues between you are due to this diagnosis. No two people with any diagnosis are completely alike. Read the articles on this disorder on the soundmindz. Org website for ongoing support. Best. ...Read more

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What can we do to make our child's toothache feel better until we can get to the dentist? He's six, and is in a good deal of pain from a toothache, with a swollen face. Cold compresses don't seem to be doing much. Is there anything else we can use? .

What can we do to make our child's toothache feel better until we can get to the dentist? He's six, and is in a good deal of pain from a toothache, with a swollen face. Cold compresses don't seem to be doing much. Is there anything else we can use? .

GET HELP: Toothache with swelling almost certainly means infection. Advil (ibuprofen) may help mask symptoms, but will not cure infection that will only get worse and spread (quickly in children). Yhou son needs help, and he needs it now. Please call your dentist, endodontist, oral surgeon, pediatric dentist, or go to er. Don't wait. ...Read more

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9mo baby has had an ear infection and fever for 4 days. Doctor appointment for Monday. What can we do to make her more comfortable until Monday?

9mo baby has had an ear infection and fever for 4 days. Doctor appointment for Monday. What can we do to make her more comfortable until Monday?

Ear pain: In infants older than 6 months can be minimized with use of children's ibuprofen at 10 mg/kg (around 100 mg per 22 pounds) every 6-8 hours. Acetaminophen is another option, especially for those not old enough to have ibuprofen. ...Read more