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When Should I Have A Molemap
I have g6pd and my doctor said that I should have an outbreak like I did when I was a child. Is this true?
G6PD: G6PD occurs when a person is born missing an enzyme called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, which helps red blood cells work properly. Too little G6PD leads to the destruction of red blood cells. When this process is actively occurring, it is called a hemolytic episode. RBC destruction can be triggered by infections, stress, certain foods/medicines. For info/food list: www.g6pddeficiency.org ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a surgeon: Unless related to preganncy (and in that case see your ob) most breast abscesses need drainage - sometimes with a needle, but often surgical. ...Read more
Get evaluated: Start with your physician who may refer you to a neurologist. An electroencephalogram may help to clarify the issue, but getting a good medical history and of any event that has occurred. This may require taking information from bystanders who witnessed the event. Be sure to bring any family members who may have witnessed the event to the appointment. ...Read more
Dermatologist: Do not waste time with any other doc. Chronic urticaria is defined as hives for 6 weeks with no obvious cause. You are probably there. But you need to be evaluated because there are different types of hives. It is essential to define this. Treatment depends on it. This is done by asking questions and looking at you. Be sure to bring all meds, supplements, vitamins. Allergy and other tests are not ...Read more
Possibly: Talk to your obstetrician. The main concern is that the head and body will not fit through the pelvis and be able to be delivered naturally. A frank discussion with your obstetrician before labor will help you sort out what is best for you and the child. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
See your physician: There is always the possibility that a newly discovered "lump" could be malignant, but often times it is something harmless. Rather than worrying needlessly see a physician to examine your tongue. ...Read more
Hi I have a question if I had blood in my stool before and now it went away should I still see a gastroenologist?
Sure...: ...even significant pathology may bleed intermittently. Evaluation is warranted--bleeding is a warning sign. ...Read more
How can I know if I have ADHD or it's just that i don't have a strong will? What should I do?To which doctor should I go if I have adhd? A neurologue?
Hi, I have g6pd and my doctor said that I should haveoutbreak like I did when I was a child. Is this true?
Yes it is: Since this is a genetic deficiency of an enzyme (glucose-6-phosphate diesterase or g-6-pd) you will lack this enzyme for your entire life. Your physician is, therefore, correct when he tells you that you could have an attack at any time-- if you eat the wrong food, take the wrong medication, etc. ...Read more
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