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Why do some doctors advise you to take baby asprin for chest pains?

Why do some doctors advise you to take baby asprin for chest pains?

Baby aspirin: Doctors often advise patients to take baby Aspirin daily to help prevent clot formation in the coronary arteries. Aspirin suppresses platelet aggregation and can decrease the chance of a heart attack due to a blood clot forming. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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I kind of want a 3 day mental evaluation. But im worried they will force me to take some drug. I only want to take what i agree to take. Suggestions?

I kind of want a 3 day mental evaluation. But im worried they will force me to take some drug. I only want to take what i agree to take. Suggestions?

See a psychologist: or psychiatrist. Why do you want this? Start with outpatient tx. Mental eval's can be given without hospitalization or forcing meds on you. Are you worried about the effect of STD's (mentions them in the "Conditions" section of your question)? Sounds like you might have significant anxiety... ...Read more

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Why for my exercise program, I also need to take a baby aspirin daily. why did you perscribe the aspirin?

Why for my exercise program, I also need to take a baby aspirin daily. why did you perscribe the aspirin?

Platelets: This is probably intended to put a little bit of additional brakes on the tendency to form blood clots. It's appropriate for some people, but not all. Ask your physician to explain. ...Read more

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What do you advise for heart murmur. can I take the risk?

What do you advise for heart murmur. can I take the risk?

One thing you: need to check on is the need for prophylactic antibiotics for major dental procedures and certain surgeries to prevent endocarditis. Risk of physical activity depends on the heart defect. ...Read more

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I always forget to ask my doctor about how to prevent gastritis. Are there some steps I should be taking?

I always forget to ask my doctor about how to prevent gastritis. Are there some steps I should be taking?

See below: Gastritis (stomach inflammation) is generally caused by infection with a bacteria (h.Pylori) or can be associated with bile reflux into the stomach, use of nsaids (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen) or other causes. Good hand washing and hygeine can help prevent h.Pylori infection . Avoid the use of nsaids when possible. Anti-acid medication can be helpful with symptoms and healing the stomach. ...Read more

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Help please! i don't know when to take 16 month old in to doctor for cold/flu?

Help please! i don't know when to take 16 month old in to doctor for cold/flu?

Cold ; doc visit: Doctors don't want2 see all patients who have a common cold 2avoid spreading. However it is difficult4 parents to know if it s just a cold however. When in doubt call ur doctor's office. Usually, when ur child is able 2 eat well/is playful with a cold; has low grade fever, u can wait it out. If the temp.Is over 100 degrees ; u cannot get it down/baby is irritable go see the doc2. ...Read more

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I'm 17 and I take verapamil 240mg. I get so many headaches... What can I do to help this? I don't want to take so much Motrin

I'm 17 and I take verapamil 240mg. I get so many headaches... What can I do to help this? I don't want to take so much Motrin

Verapamil: At your age you should not take verapamil!! Please stop it for now and continue with Motrin as needed - not more than once a day. If things are not getting better please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes. I take more than 50 tylenol (acetaminophen) omen a day... I'm to ashamed to go to a doctor and tell them how many i take and get checked. What do I do?

Sometimes. I take more than 50 tylenol (acetaminophen) omen a day... I'm to ashamed to go to a doctor and tell them how many i take and get checked. What do I do?

Med help: It is imperative that you get up the courage to tell your doctor that your are overdosing. Your doctor is there to help you. If you are taking over 50 pills per day, this is a major health risk. Please get prompt medical help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been experincing arythmia, palpitation, and nervousness, I don't want to take any albuterol or advair disc what other thing can I take ?

What to do if I have been experincing arythmia, palpitation, and nervousness, I don't want to take any albuterol or advair disc what other thing can I take ?

Arrythmia ??: If this isn't as a result of taking your asthma medication & isn't a normal experience for you - would consider medical assessment. ...Read more

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I always forget to ask my doctor about how to prevent drowning. Are there some steps I should be taking?

I always forget to ask my doctor about how to prevent drowning. Are there some steps I should be taking?

Drowning prevention: Most drownings occur in swimming pools in residential areas. The best strategy is to install appropriate fences around pools. Ask your city/county about the specific requirements. Studies have shown that the vast majority of pools in the US are not fenced! Also, there are alarms (like baby alarms) that your child can wear, which send a signal to the a base as soon as your child hits the water. ...Read more

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Antibiotics are making me sick what should I take for some relief or what should I do stop taking them. Please help?

Antibiotics are making me sick what should I take for some relief or what should I do stop taking them. Please help?

See below: Usually the nausia from antibiotics can be improved by taking them after eating on a full stomach. This can decrease the absorption of some antibiotics but that's better than having to stop due to nausia. Also, usually when you continue to take the antibiotic your body gets used to it and the nausia improves. Good luck. ...Read more

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Doctor am having pe and my doctor advice me not to trust faster during sex that I should trust slowly.Please is there any other advice you can give me?

Doctor am having pe and my doctor advice me not to trust faster during sex that I should trust slowly.Please is there any other advice you can give me?

Yes: Pe is common problem that most men occasionally experience .Anxiety can make it worse. What your doc says is correct--decreasing sexual sensation will inhibit ejaculatory response. Also try methods like distraction, lying on back, condom. Meds. To help: sildenafil (you take), clomipramine, dapoxetine and tramadol. Dr should rule out medical problem. Psychotherapy for anxiety could help. ...Read more

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What to do if I am about to take vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) for my menstral cramps,anything I need to know?

What to do if I am about to take vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) for my menstral cramps,anything I need to know?

Yes: Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) is a combination of Naproxen and a proton pump inhibitor to prevent stomach ulcers and bleeding.Naproxen is a nonsteroidal inflammatory drug to relieve pain and inflammation. It can cause GI distress, but it is a good combination for menstrual cramps ...Read more

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I need to know best drugs for esophagus pains and discomfort?

I need to know best drugs for esophagus pains and discomfort?

Need more informatio: The most important thing is to know the cause of the esophagus pain & discomfort. Taking any medication is shooting at something in the dark. You must first find out the cause of your complaint. Ask your family physician to recommend a gastroenterologist who will examine you to find the reason why you have pain and then prescribe the best treatment. ...Read more

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What kind of herbs do you suggest for acid reflux I use rennie when i feel bad but i don't want take medicine often what can I do to relax my stomach?

What kind of herbs do you suggest for acid reflux I use rennie when i feel bad but i don't want take medicine often what can I do to relax my stomach?

Ganoderma: Organogold coffee contains the king of herbs call gaoderma. My patients no longer experiencing such common i poblem. Go online:www.Drerniestarcafe, organogold.Com. You can order it if you want it. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aspirin (Definition)

Aspirin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more