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Taking enzymes and will start an abx protocol for Lyme disease.Will the enzymes affect the abx by reducing its effects?How many hours between them?
Caution re: abx !: Antibiotics work great for those recently infected with lyme but, based on extensive experience, often do more harm than good in chronic lyme. Even if you do use them this should only be done after extensive preparation of detoxifying, correcting nutrient deficiencies, balancing hormones, stress reduction, treating parasites/co-infections etc.See http://bit.Ly/1e7glux enzymes should not interfere. ...Read more
A known person of age 16 started taking 100 mg cetirizine per day. planning to continue for next few months.will any chronic disease attack her with ?
Why?: Usually no one needs more than 40 mg of cetirizine daily (and that's for hives) and thus I wonder why this person needs to take 100 mg of it daily? It will likely cause some drowsiness and possibly dry mouth, or even constipation. If we know more about what condition this is supposed to treat, we can give you a better answer. ...Read more
My penis is hard when soft .Could it be a jelqing damage.I did jelqing about 3 times. My urologist said i didn't have peyronie's disease.Will it heal?
Don't understand: I don't understand your question, but i would listen to your urologist rather than seeking advice over the internet. ...Read more
Dr. Says i need heart cath on both sides of my heart. Im scared is it safe? My family has a history of heart disease.Will i be ok?
Safe if needed: The risks of a heart catheterization are small (<1:1000 serious complications). Any invasive procedure carries risk, but these procedures ave small risk. You should not be frightened, but be sure that it is indicated. Fh alone does not suffice, but it is a risk factor. Risk factors, coupled with symptoms (chest symptoms or breathlessness) coupled with abnormal functional studies might suffice. ...Read more
Just had a tooth extraction.The tooth lost its bone due to gum disease.Will the bone grow again after the tooth was extracted? Heard the bone will grow again after 6-8 weeks?Is this info correct?How many weeks for the gum to heal after the surgery?
Healing: Each case is different regarding healing of an extraction socket and bone filling in. Some bone will fill in but the amount depends upon too many factors to be able to answer fully in this forum. Initial gum healing usually occurs in 7-14 days and bone maturation of the healing socket may take up to 3-4 months. The dentist who is treating you would be the best one to discuss healing & treatment ...Read more
Hello i was diagnosed with severe gum disease.Will my teeth most likely fall out? Even if i get laser treatment done and scalping? If so how long?
Exact Diagnosis: The answers to your questions are best answered by the dentist or periodontist who has done your comprehensive oral exam, x-rays, and periodontal probing. They know clinically! the second half of the longevity question needs to be answered by you and that is will you be the world's best at oral hygiene and see your dentist for maintenance as often as recommended after your treatment is completed? ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Want to know if itching & pimples are a sign of CKCD.What result can tell its CKD. And if comfirmed can it be treated.Will medicines treat the disease?
18 yrs old female has gingivitis.Getting deep cleaning and was handed a packet called "Periodontal Disease".Scared.Will I get heart disease?!
Nuerodegeerative des: Pick's disease is a rare neurodegenerative disease that causes progressive destruction of nerve cells in the brain. Symptoms include loss of speech (aphasia) and dementia. While some of the symptoms can initially be alleviated, the disease progresses and patients often die within two to ten years. ...Read more
Sever's disease : Or calcaneal apophysitis is the most common cause of heel pain in the growing athlete and is due to overuse and repetitive microtrauma of growth plates of the calcaneus bone in the heel. It occurs in children ages 7 to 15, with the majority of patients presenting between 10 and 14 years of age. ...Read more
Behcet's disease?: Behçet's disease is an inflammation of arteries (vasculitis) that often presents with mucous membrane ulcers and eye problems. As a systemic disease, it can also involve organs such as the gastrointestinal tract, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and neurological systems. ...Read more
Skin cancer: Bowens disease is essentially squamous cell carcinoma in situ or early stage squamous cell cancer. It is a disease of the skin in older patients (over age 60) occurring in sun damaged areas, mainly in women, and most frequently in the lower extremity. It can be treated by phototherapy, cryotherapy, or 5-fu cream. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Perthes disease: Legg–calvé–perthes syndrome is a form of osteochondritis of the hip joint, where growth/loss of bone mass leads to some degree of collapse of the hip joint and to deformity of the ball of the femur and sometimes the surface of the hip socket. It occurs most often in children/teens and can lead to chronic arthritis in adults. Treatment includes bracing, traction, physical therapy, and surgery. ...Read more
What kind of burger?: There is a berger's disease, which is a kidney disease (glomerulonephritis) caused by a person's own IgA antibodies. His antibodies damage his kidneys, but the reason for the antibodies is not known. There is another, called buerger's disease, which is an inflammation of the blood vessels (thromboangiitis obliterans) caused by damage and clotting inside blood vessels, maybe due to tobacco toxins. ...Read more
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