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When do you discover that you have melas?

When do you discover that you have melas?

Usually in childhood: Onset on symptoms usually occurs between 2 and 10 years of age. ...Read more

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I want to be healthy again and be happy with everyone. When do you know you have epiglottitis?

I want to be healthy again and be happy with everyone. When do you know you have epiglottitis?

Respiratory: Trouble breathing (respiratory distress), drooling,leaning forward to breathe, taking rapid shallow breaths,retraction of neck and rib muscles with breath, high-pitched whistling sound breathing (stridor), and trouble speaking. ...Read more

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What do you do when you have no motivation to become healthy but you need to ?

Align with values: It is great that you are aware of knowing it would be beneficial to change, and yet the motivation is not there. To further assess readiness to change define what your core values are and what is most important to you short term and long term in your health and well being-what do you want your health to look like in 1 yr, 5 yr, etc. When changes is ready to take place define small tangible goals. ...Read more

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What to do when you think you are pregnant but never have been fefore?

What to do when you think you are pregnant but never have been fefore?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Do you think we are born with cancer cells or do you think we always do something wrong to bring it on ?

Do you think we are born with cancer cells or do you think we always do something wrong to bring it on ?

Neither.: I believe that we are all born with the potential to develop cancer; whether we get cancer is probably multifactorial, the "perfect storm" of environmental and/or hereditary factors. While it is true that many cancers are associated with habits within our control (tobacco, alcohol, poor diet, etc), I do not think that cancer is usually due to things that we have "done wrong". ...Read more

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Just to know in case it ever happens, what are you supposed to do if you choke on food when you are alone?

Just to know in case it ever happens, what are you supposed to do if you choke on food when you are alone?

Choking: This is a very complete explanation, for handling all types of choking, including when you are alone. http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-choking/basics/art-20056637 ...Read more

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What to do if I have always wondered why people want to have kids. What to do if I have nothing against babies and kids, but why do people continue to have them?

What to do if I have always wondered why people want to have kids. What to do if I have nothing against babies and kids, but why do people continue to have them?

Instinct, love...: There is an inborn animal instinct to propagate the species, and this is a very strong instinct. Most people also want to be part of a family and share love, traditions, recipes, stories. There is a mutual sharing of love. I always loved the teaching part of being a parent - taking this infant who knows nothing and turning them into a lawyer, a writer, an advocate for others. Very satisfying! ...Read more

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What do you do when you have a miscarriage?

What do you do when you have a miscarriage?

Depends: It depends on the type of miscarriage and when in the pregnancy it occurs. You should be in touch with your doctor. ...Read more

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What stuff can you not eat when you start to have pre-diabetes?

What stuff can you not eat when you start to have pre-diabetes?

Healthy diet: Someone at risk for diabetes should follow a healthy diet that is low in carbohydrates, fat, and calories. A healthy diet that promotes weight loss and ultimately prevention of diabetes is recommended. Regular physicial activity will also assist with weight loss. The key in preventing diabetes is weight loss, not necessarily a specific diet. ...Read more

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Do you have to have all symptoms to know that you could be pregnant?

Do you have to have all symptoms to know that you could be pregnant?

No: Pregnancy symptoms can vary from woman to woman. Common symptoms are urinary frequency, breast tenderness and occasionally nausea. The best way to know for sure is to take a pregnancy test. If you have missed your period, take a test, that will be the most reliable answer to your question. ...Read more

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In psychology , how to convince someone important to you that you have a problem but he doesn't believe you ? Helpp

In psychology , how to convince someone important to you that you have a problem but he doesn't believe you ? Helpp

Talk to him about : His reactions and fear of acknowledging your problem. If you're in therapy, invite him to a session. If you're not in therapy, find a therapist to help with your problem and your relationship. If you need information for him, find internet sites or books that explain your problem in a way you like. ...Read more

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What to do if that i might have ptsd?

What to do if that i might have ptsd?

Evaluate, then treat: Hi Graham, First, as suggested, get an evaluation and referral to a competent trauma specialist. In addition, this website lists some useful self help tools: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/treatment/cope/. Here you'll find links to apps and suggestions for lifestyle changes, the importance of support, mindfulness practice, and techniques to counter negative thinking.Hope this is helpful. Take care. ...Read more

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What happens when you get contacts? There anything special about that i need to know?

What happens when you get contacts? There anything special about that i need to know?

New contact wearer: Make sure your eyecare provider has scheduled for a complete examination, refraction and contact lens fitting. This will take about 2 hours. Work with your eyecare provider and his/her staff to get you into your first pair. In some cases, special lenses will have to be ordered and your lessons will be delayed until the contacts are available. It will take practice to become used to contacts. ...Read more

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What to do when you feel like you have to please the pyschologist in want you say and then get really concerned when what you say feels judged?

What to do when you feel like you have to please the pyschologist in want you say and then get really concerned when what you say feels judged?

What to do-: Verbalize this to the psychologist. Pleasing a psychologist is not what therapy is about. Being honest is what it is about. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pheochromocytoma. It has to do with the adrenaltell them that what to do if I have pheochromocytoma?

Pheochromocytoma: This is a deadly disease that can usually be cured. I specialize in it. Do2nd opinion so I can help you and your team. ...Read more

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What if you don t have health insurance and you you think you might possibly have cervical cancer is there people and places that can help me ?

What if you don t have health insurance and you you think you might possibly have cervical cancer is there people and places that can help me ?

Absolutely: If you are in a state with a major university contact them. First and foremost, contact the city health department to give you some assistance. If that doesn't work, ask a friend who knows a physician and see if they can help. First it needs to be confirmed. You need to see a gynecologist. Call your local hospital and see if there is funds for assistance, which usually they are available. ...Read more

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Do you have to throwup to know that your pregnant?

Do you have to throwup to know that your pregnant?

Am I pregnant?: No. That would be a later symptom in general. It is not impossible but there are other symptoms that are easily learned if you pick up any of a number of prenatal guides. I would hope at your age that if you are sexually active that you know how to prevent pregnancy. If you do not have access to health care please get in this week to planned parenthood. The experts there can test and teach you. ...Read more