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Would an injection of testosterone help me?

Would an injection of testosterone help me?

Depends: Testosterone replacement for men can help with fatigue, energy, muscle mass, memory and focus as well as depression. It can come as gels, creams, injections and compounded pills/creams. The level of testosterone, your response to meds and your compliance will affect what is the right medication for you. Speak with your physician. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the success rate of an epidural steroid injection?

Can you tell me the success rate of an epidural steroid injection?

Unsure: The efficacy of epidural glucocorticoids remains unclear because of conflicting results from randomized controlled trials.The best evidence for benefit comes from trials for patients with radiculopathy due to a herniated disc and demonstrates short-term, but not long-term, benefit. Epidural injections for non-specific low back pain and spinal stenosis are of unproven benefit. ...Read more

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Can i get an easy to understand explanation of epidural steroid injection.?

Can i get an easy to understand explanation of epidural steroid injection.?

Yes: It is an injection of steroid medication into your back or neck to help reduce inflammation around nerves to reduce pain. ...Read more

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I'm looking to re-start testosterone to help me with fatigue and depression, injections didn't help, the gel or other form would be better?

I'm looking to re-start testosterone  to help me with fatigue and depression, injections didn't help, the gel or other form would be better?

Check with your doc: If the injections did not work than other forms will not do the job either. There may be another reason for fatigue. Check with your doc and ask about modafinil. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to latex. Is there a sublingual option for antihistamines or maybe an injection available? Please let me know.

I have an allergy to latex. Is there a sublingual option for antihistamines or maybe an injection available? Please let me know.

No: There are no sublingual antihistamine or injected emergency forms. Recommend seeing an Allergist to better characterize the nature/severity of Allergy and to determine if you should be carrying an epipen for safety purposes. Know that if severe, you will do well to avoid live poinsettia plants during the holiday season. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is fastest acting, but sedating. Zyrtec provides longer lasting effec ...Read more

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Can you tell me why an injection of epinephrine to combat an acute immune reaction?

Can you tell me why an injection of epinephrine to combat an acute immune reaction?

Anaphylaxis: A severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) involves the release of various chemicals from various cells in the body that cause low blood pressure, airway constriction, swelling (hives). Epinephrine works in multiple ways to combat these changes by decreasing the release of these chemicals, opening up the airways, and increasing blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how an increase estrogen and progesterone effect a cats behaviour?

Can you tell me how an increase estrogen and progesterone effect a cats behaviour?

Cats & estrogen: mammals have estrous cycles which vary in seasons & numbers per year, fox pregnant once per annum, mice many times, and cats are seasonal. Teen girls in dormitory tend to cycle same time after several months. Certain animals, birds, begin their cycle with increased light in spring. Perhaps pet cats have similar behavior when co-habit with human females? animal behavior/reproduct zoologist answer?? ...Read more

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I have this (doctor's male testosterone natural booster gel) does would work on me? Or can you tell a name of a good testosterone gel please?

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I have this (doctor's male testosterone natural booster gel) does would work on me? Or can you tell a name of a good testosterone gel please?

Unlikely: At 21, if you are otherwise healthy it is unlikely that you have low testosterone. Testosterone can also have serious side effects. Please see you provider. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is an epipen (epinephrine) used for injecting hgh?

Can you tell me is an epipen (epinephrine) used for injecting hgh?

Epipen (epinephrine): The simple answer is no. EpiPen (epinephrine) is mainly used for urgent treatment for life-threatening allergic reactions. If you can, please go on-line and find out more about Epipen (epinephrine) and anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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Is there any tablet for hormon trapy for vitro than injection coz am terrifed of injection let alone doing it by my self...Can u help me plz?

Is there any tablet for hormon trapy for vitro than injection coz am terrifed of injection let alone doing it by my self...Can u help me plz?

See fertility doctor: Fertility treatments are always optional. There is no mandatory need to get fertility treatments. That means a couple can sit down with the doctor and go over the possible treatments, and exclude the ones that require injections. Of course, that may mean the couple will miss out on certain treatments and have a lower chance of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Will an aromatase inhibitor help me get rid of my male gynecomastia?

Will an aromatase inhibitor help me get rid of my male gynecomastia?

Be careful.: Make sure gynecomastia is the correct diagnosis. Breast cancer in male patients is very rare, but can be potentially life threatening. Using medications such as an aromatase inhibitor for breast swelling before eliminating the diagnosis of breast cancer can be potentially serious. Check with your doctor for details. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment will i receive from an endocrinologist, which is what my urologist referred me to for infertility, specif., low healthy sperm c?

What kind of treatment will i receive from an endocrinologist, which is what my urologist referred me to for infertility, specif., low healthy sperm c?

Endocrine: The endocrinologist will take your medical history, examine you, and order related laboratory studies. When all the data is available any needed management will be put in process. Almost always you will much better. ...Read more

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Will an epidural steroid injection make me gain weight or help with muscle growth?

Will an epidural steroid injection make me gain weight or help with muscle growth?

No and No: No and no. A single steroid injection is highly unlikely to cause measurable weight gain. Muscle growth can occur with Anabolic steroids such as the ones body builders are sometimes known to use. Epidural steroids are corticosteroids are nothing like anabolic steroids. ...Read more

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What do I need to ask about an epidural steroid injection in the lower lumbar area?

What do I need to ask about  an epidural steroid injection in the lower lumbar area?

Under Xray Guidance: Most trained physicians perform these under Flouroscopic X-ray equipment to guide them correctly and safely to the epidural space. The older technique is still used without x-ray guidance only for those patients having a baby, getting a surgery or needing a catheter placement for infusion of anesthetic in the hospital. This older technique is not recommended for a steroid based injection. ...Read more

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After xray's told some osteopenia in both knees. Dr. Is referring me to an orthopaedic dr. For possible injections? Could physical therapy help?

After xray's  told some osteopenia in both knees. Dr. Is referring me to an orthopaedic dr. For possible injections?  Could physical therapy help?

Knee: Osteopenia is a reflection of a paucity of thickening of the cortices of the bone. It is sign that there may be some underlying osteoporosis. Injections such as hyaluronic acid (ha) in the knee are usually intended for osteoarthritis (oa) and not osteoporosis so i would be a little careful. You may want to gather further clarification from your doc especially if you do not have oa. ...Read more

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Would fertility pills help me get pregnant faster an what is the best one to use?

Would fertility pills help me get pregnant faster an what is the best one to use?

Specialist : There are several medicines available. First a specialist needs to determine what the problem is. Once that is determined a treatment plan can be created. One can not just take fertility drugs without first know ing the underlying problem ...Read more

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Can you tell me good treatment for keloid scaring, but is there any evidence that solu-medrol (methylprednisone) i.M can help reduce the look of them?

Can you tell me good treatment for keloid scaring, but is there any evidence that solu-medrol (methylprednisone) i.M can help reduce the look of them?

Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (usually for earlobe keloids in combination with surgery.) we have had good luck with surgery and steroid injections and that is generally my recommended treatment. See a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss the option in your case. ...Read more

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