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I dusted, vaccumed, used vapor rub, cleaned nose took bath still smell dust, tickle in throat, eyes itch, chest hurts , face itches, inner ears itch. ?
Allergies: This sounds like you have some allergies. Dust in homes can be tainted with lead dust, cockroach dander, pet dander, cigarrette smoke, among other toxins and allergic offenders. You need a whopping dose of antihistamine now, say 10 mg cetirizine by mouth. I am worried a little about your chest pain, especially if you have asthma. Do you have an albuterol inhaler at home with spacer? ...Read more
My brother has 2nd-3rd degree burns from lighting fire burned his leg &a elbow bad.I got silver solution anything else closer to silver sulfadiazine?
ER / Urgent Care: can't be managed on your own, your description warrants medical attention, good luck ...Read more
Cut calories: Count your calories in the food you eat. Don't eat junk food, or overly processed foods, or fast food, and be careful what you eat at any restaurant. Also watch what you drink-soda, alcohol, etc. Exercise regularly. To lose weight you must consume less calories than you use in a day. There are several programs/websites that will help you count your calories. Choose a healthy lifestyle. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I dont know exactly how to lose weight! My high is 1'70 and my weight is 58 kg! What type of exersises do I have to do?
Mixed: Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. (i.e. running, swimming, Nordic track, bicycling, kickboxing, walking, cross country skiing, hiking, etc.) ...Read more
What cause black poop? And by what can I define whether it's from food, medication or serious bleeding?! he is 70 years old and never had this problem.
I'm almost 46. Why do I always smell like body odor when I'm always cold, shower, perfume so on? Had gastric bypass 4 yrs ago and gallbladder 3 mon.go
Nightsweats, fevers = 100, fatigue, should I worry?
WBC 4-10: 10.0
RBC 4.20-5.40: 4.84
MCV 81-98: 96.9
LYMPH % 0-45: 45.2
AB LYMPH .8-4.5: 4.5
Followup: For how long have you had the symptoms? Any lumps or bumps on the neck or back of the head? Any pain? ...Read more
Passed out briefly w/ auditory hallucination, blurry peripheral vision foggy mind for past week, bloodwork ok but carbon dioxide level 19. Causes?
Unknown: We are much better at answering what DID NOT cause such an event than what did. Follow your doctor's recommendations regarding referrals for such things as cardiology and neurology referral. If your doctor is saying that these aren't indicated, I'd ask him/her what the diagnosis is to explain this event. ...Read more
The best i can describe my symptom is i'm having brain zaps I have been getting light headed followed by anxiety panic attacs are these linked togethe?
Probably: You need to see a professional to get this handled. ...Read more
Dope: Before u do that, ask yourself "why?". ...Read more
New sudden sharp pains @ left knee & right ankle random w/ walking. Stops w/i seconds. Stumbled on treadmill week before, didn't seem serious. Aging?
For 3 yrs off & on nausea cold sweats anxiety seeing blurry objects flying round while verge of vomit shortness of breath &took effexor (venlafaxine) somewhat help?
Anxiety treatable: Anxiety is very treatable and people can enjoy a normal life. It is a process where an anxiety "regulator/antidepressant" is used to achieve that.. doctor works with patient to reach an optimal response...other meds are used as " helpers" to achieve this goal. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) , when combined with medication is effective for long term prevention of recurrence Feel btter ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Really raging tickle in throat on/off 4 15yr this makes me feel sick and retch sometimes accompanied by strange smell in nose. Nose continually blockd?
Could be seallergies: Your symptoms seems to be very much as " seasonal allergic rhinitis" or inflammation of sinus due to exposure to spring pollen ! depends on your local area - pollen saturation in the air is high between february to july! you may try otc antihistamine as Allegra , nasal saline rinses to " flush nasal passages "! if more symptoms persists you may see your doc to prescribe more effective medication. ...Read more
After wear progressive glasses 5 hrs. at computer I see ghost images vertically, 2 traffic lights, road signs. W/contact lens OK. Dr doesn't know why.
Accommodative spasm: Take more frequent breaks from near work: Rule of three "20's" Every 20 minutes, remove glasses, look at object st least 20 feet away, for at least 20 seconds. Consider using "single vision "drug store" reading glasses, not progressives, at computer. They are very inexpensive, ~ $10 at flea market. Start at +1.50, bring magazine to test at normal reading distance and go up or down in powers ...Read more
MMPI: The benefits of the mmpi compared to other personality inventories is that it has lie and fake scale. This can help to determine if the patient is faking or manipulating in their stance towards the testing. In addition the mmpi is validated with 100's of thousands of patients worldwide. Certain profile scores can help detect challenging personality types like borderline, i.e., "gull wing" scatter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I need to work tilll 70. What are the things I can do that most affect how old I look as a woman?
Nutrition is key: Working for the joy of the work is not as stressful as working because you need the pay to survive. A great summary of "what's aging you" is at: http://bit.Ly/a72atv. Environmental toxins also need to be minimized with antioxidants. I would be happy to discuss this with you. You can contact me through my website at: http://bit.Ly/pakfq2. ...Read more
Used Neti pot for 1st time. Felt weird! Have bad sinus pressure & dizziness from getting over sinus infection. How many Neti uses until I feel better?
Not many: Severe congestion may not be solved by saline alone. A short prednisone course is often given along with antibiotics for acute sinus infection. Continue the Neti-pot as it will help long-term to keep mucosa moist and healthier and to prevent future infection. Sometimes the squeeze bottle is preferred since velocity of irrigation can be controlled. ...Read more
Ask your dentist: It's best to check with your dentist. It is hard to evaluate an amalgam on your own. The mercury risk is one you need to decide for yourself. There are very strong opinions on both sides, but most objective studies show it's safety for the majority of the population. It is also the most durable, inexpensive material available. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers