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Whatto Do If Apices Is At Your Job Site
When you go a normal check up, do doctors look for signs of cancer when doing there checklist to see if you overall health is good.
See below: Regular annual physicals are of doubtful value. You may consult this site for guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force. https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/uspstf-a-and-b-recommendations/ For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If there's no hospital around, and the first one is thirty miles away, what do they do if you fracture your back?
Take it easy: Our hospital treatment for a compression fracture is pretty much what you would do at home unless you have signs of spinal cord compression:numbness or tingling below the injury or especially motor dysfunction (a muscle does not work).This is a medical emergency and you need ems asap. ...Read more
If you are in a foreign country, the air is bad and you have asthma, what's the best solution at that time to continue with ur trip ?
If you do a TB Gold blood test for volunteering at school, and it's negative, when would be the next time you should do the test?
Not sure what: the TB gold blood test is but if it's a TB screening test, you would not need to repeat it unless you think you have been exposed to TB again. Otherwise you should tell others that you had a negative TB test in Oct 2015, as prospective employers/ schools will want to have that information available or copy of that test result. ...Read more
Docs can you explain, is it straight to the medical cabinet or do you schedule in a dental appointment for the next day to check if it's a cavity?
Take meds and call: If you have pain in a particular tooth or area of the mouth for 15-30 mins, then by all means take some pain killers and then call your dentist to make an appointment to have your mouth evaluated. ...Read more
If a bby has not gained weight from 25wks-32wks what does the dr do at tht point? What procedures or percautions do they take at this point in preg?
Careful monitoring: If a baby is not growing well in the last few months of pregnancy, most of us will monitor growth with ultrasounds every 3-4 weeks, as well as using doppler, a measurement of blood flow, of some important blood vessels in the baby's body and umbilical cord. We also use nsts (non stress tests) every 3-7 days, where we monitor the baby's heart rate, to make sure the baby is getting enough oxygen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a dr is on your care team can the see the questions you post even if its anonymously. Kinda like I can see their awnsers. Visa versa?
Depends: if the question relates to his field and if he selected to view only questions in his field and how often he goes on the health tap ...Read more
Is cleaning out your ears important? Why is it important if it is? And is it apart of personal hygiene? What happens if you don't clean your ears?
Ear cleaning: There is an adage that you only should use your elbows to clean your ears. In normal circumstances ear wax exits the ear spontaneously and is a form of natures ear cleaning. Q tips more often push the wax in (which normally comes out) and exacerbates circumstances of ear wax impaction. Home remedies of peroxide and baby oil may be helpful to those individuals who are prone to dry hard wax ...Read more
What do you advise if i was thinking about getting a membership at planet fitness that included the black card. If i bring a guest with me, can they exercise too?
Heavy knowledge.: Why not. The results are a consequence of a normal bodily function. You would be all the more wise to know the facts and become familiar with the physiology of your body. ...Read more
Remaining relevant: What kind of job are we talking about here. Actor/model/spokesperson ? Then perhaps there may be concerns. However, for the average employed office worker your maintenance of skills would be more important. That being said, keeping a refreshed youthful appearance does not have to entail having surgery. There are many non invasive treatments that can be done to keep looking more refreshed. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
If all the walk-in clinics are closed on the weekend & you don't have a family dr, could you go to a hospital to discuss your non-ER problem?
What is the %chance the doctors would drugtest me at a general doctor visit? Can the doctor tell if i smoke marijuana 1 day before the appointment?
I am 27 week pregnant and at my 21-week scan, the scan saw that there is a rather vascular segment of myometrium at the cervix and was requested to do another scan at 32 weeks. I would like to ask about what the implications are? Anything to worry?
Needs monitoring : Possibly developing an arteriovenous malformation in the uterus. This needs careful watching as may alter the strategy for delivery (implications re bleeding risks). Hence the recommended follow up scans. Would advise to discuss the specifics of followup strategy with an obstetrician so there is a plan in place ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is yelling (singing), in a band bad for your health? If you are scrreaming at the top of your lungs?
Yelling: Some people who do a lot of loud singing or speaking get vocal cord nodules which can be very annoying. The treatment is mainly vocal rest. ...Read more
Is it possible not to have any plaque in your coronary arteries at age 27? 0? Cleveland clinic says it's starts in your teens? Explain please?
Coronary plaque: Plaque can start at young ages. It is usually not obstructive until middle age however, but that isn't an absolute rule. It is prudent to have a good diet and exercise program starting in childhood to help minimize your chances of obstructive plaque. For some people medications are needed to control their lipids and vascular inflammation caused by atherosclerotic processes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the signs of a bad bladder infection, when you needed to see a doctor asap? What can you do at home in mean time till you go to the doctor ?
Could you please describe how important the clean water is for the patient in any hospital around the world and how harmful is it to use plastic galloon refilled water for patient?
I appreciate if you tell me your name and soecialist.tq
Clean water, yes: of course it is important. Does not need to be sterile, however, as long as the jar is clean and the source is drinking (potable) water such as you would use at home. If you doubt that the container is clean, then wash it yourself in warm soapy water and let it dry before filling. This would kill most germs. Ask if you can go to the source to fill it yourelf. I am an emergency physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr's, is there any good md surgeon who can do fibroids surgery/operation at god's will, no financial means at this time. I can travel for operation anyw?
Teaching Hospital: Try a county hospital or a clinic in a teaching hospital . Teaching hospitals are known to take pt's financial situation in consideration. ...Read more
Dds#: I have one radiograph showing 3 teeth. Please tell me the steps so that i can show it on this site for dentist's input? Am a patient.
A better idea: Unfortunately this site does not have the capabilities to post photos or similar files. There are some services that you can google where you can upload a photo, etc. And have it available to the general public for viewing. However, if you require a second opinion, it would be a much better idea to consult another dentist in person who can also examine you. X-rays alone are insufficient for dx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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