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Why Do Doctors Take A Polop Out
ADHD/ADD: First step is to make sure a qualified professional has made the correct diagnosis; many disorders can involve inattention or concentration problems other than just add/adhd. Medications to treatment adhd/add are generally stimulating medications: atomoxetine, methylphenidate, or amphetamine-based medications. They have a number of the same indications and potential side effects. See your doctor. ...Read more
You talk: To your doctor and explain your condition. Your doctor is not required to state your exact diagnosis for work excuse ...Read more
Third opinion: You could get a third opinion. If it's a complicated problem, you many want to see a cardiologist (assuming this is a heart problem) that works at a major teaching hospital if you have one nearby. ...Read more
Doctors why do we need to take pills to be happy and emotionally stable. Is it really hard to be happy?
Yay@CriticalThinking: We joke about "happy pills" & "better living through pharmaceuticals." but many now view psych meds as 1st thing 2try 2manage mood, anxiety, etc. Big $$ interests here: the makers of anti-depressants & other drugs that affect perception, thought & mood are doing quite well. (so are liquor/beer companies & drug cartels.) gr8 historical article on rise of rx psych meds in usa: http://bit. Ly/w4q5ku. ...Read more
What do doctors think is the top pain medication that I can take that won't affect physical performance?
NSAIDs: Anti-inflammatories or nsaids are probably only medication to not impede in physical performance. All other medicines will have side effects, sedation, dizziness, fatigue, etc than may impede your abilities. This advice however should be given to you by your doctor who had performed an examination and knows your health history as any medicines can affect you adversely. ...Read more
I chose to not take BP pills and doctors got mad. Isn't it my personal choice after getting all the facts?
Of course: As long as you are mentally competent, it is you decision to follow or refuse medical advice. Just be sure you get all the facts. ...Read more
Doctors, what are the pros and cons of taking immunity injection and in how much interval one should take?
Kindly explain more: What is really meant by immunity injection, would you name it please ...Read more
Doctors, what is your take on this article: http://www. Naturalnews. Com/039970_cancer_junk_food_carcinogens. Html?
Great article but...: I think it's an excellent article. It provides references to support the recommendations ; there is evidence that each of the foods listed can increase cancer risk as well as harm health in other ways. That said, it is important to remember that "the dose makes the poison." none of these will kill you if only eaten on occasion, but a diet predominately of such foods will inevitably destroy health. ...Read more
My doctors arnt communicating and I need info on cardiomyophathy and if symtoms are worsening what action do I take? My doctors won't help
I am living in oman and my doctors recomeded me to take an injection of 200, 000 i.U once in a week but I am taking it now for 2 weeks! Is it ok?
Depends: What exactly is the substance you are injecting? Ask your doctor for clarification. ...Read more
Happy thanksgiving to all the doctors who take the valuable time out of their day to answer people's questions. Your service is greatly appreciated.
You are so welcome!: And, thank you for your appreciation. I hope that I'm correct to believe that people like you - no matter what illness, injury or difficulty they face - are better off than many in their quality of life. I also hope that your holiday was good and that the season brings you peace. ...Read more
I take percocet7.5 and lost them my doctors said I'll have to wait till my refill I'm scared of how I'll feel. What can I do to help me get thru this?
Percocet: Hi, is it ur first time losing ur medication? ...Read more
Rather Simple: This is a Progestrin only birth control pill. you may start it any day you like. Once you begin, take it once daily. Pick a time of day that is easiest for you to remember to consistently take it each and every day at the same time. Be sure to follow along with your doctor. I wish you well. ...Read more
I was deficient in vit d, my doctor has me on 3700 iu, is that too much? What if u take too much?
No: Your levels could be monitored semiannually. Toxic levels should be avoided. ...Read more
5+ years: It varies somewhat from one country to others. In North America and most western European countries, plan on a 4 year university degree, then 4 years in medical school, at least 1 year and up to 5 years of additional training as a resident or registrar; and somtimes more specialty training after that (e.g. fellowship). Most doctors start independent practice or employment about age 27-30. ...Read more
Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www. Usmedicare. Com. ...Read more
Not really: Most want a human interaction and there are portions of the examination that cannot be done by computers. Even the indirect issue of electronic health records has already introduced a host of problems. Computers have become, and will become more so adjuncts to medicine given the rapid rise in medical information and the help they can give in evaluation. Replacement is not likely. ...Read more
Statin: We give the drug to lower lipids, the problem returns if the drug is stopped. ...Read more
Maybe: The normal level is above 30, so taking 2000 iu sounds a bit high. Without knowing your prior values or current intake, or other medical issues, a dose of 500-1000 iu is reasonable. ...Read more
Only if you need it: Why would you take pain relievers at all. If you have a problem causing pain, find out the cause and treat the cause and the pain will go away. Treating the pain with pain relievers will perpetuate the pain and never get better. ...Read more
It is optimal to: Have a team evaluation by a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician or Child Psychiatrist & a Pediatric Neuropsychologist or Psychologist, OT & SLT to assess degree of autistic behaviors, level of cognition & specific supports needed. However, a Child Psych, DB Pede or Pede Neurologist can make a medical diagnosis by DSM-V criteria. Child (neuro) psychologists do the ADOS & cognitive testing. ...Read more
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Shut down nerve: A nerve block is an injection of medications, typically steroids and a local anesthetic, placed to reduce inflammation and irritation around a painful nerve. While many anesthetics do cause a burning sensation as they kick in, they typically provide significant pain relief in a very short time period. ...Read more
What can I take for back pains. I am already on zapain from the doctors but they are not helping?
You need to get back: With your doctor about this. There are numerous pain medications and even other types of medications that can be used for lessening physical pain like Elavil and cymbalta (duloxetine). The challenge is always to find the right medication/ combination for the individual. ...Read more
Hii doc, I am advised to take iplus tablets...For what purpose is dis iplus tablets taken? Thank u
Is q10 safe to take with out doctors care and how fast does it work? How does it work in the body.
Coenzyme Q10: Cholesterol lowering Statins do seem to lower Coenzyme Q10 levels. Statins also cause muscle aches and pains (myopathies). Coenzyme Q10 deficiency MAY be one mechanism for statin-induced myopathies. However, taking Coenzyme Q10 with statins to decrease the probability of developing statin-induced myopathies is unproven. Myopathies usually resolve by just switching to another statin. ...Read more
How many times a day I have to take laxoberal? My doc says 30drops but its 1 time or 2 times a day?
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