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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. ?

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

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What is a good diet to help me lose a lot of weight, im about 70 lbs above my desired weight.?

Holly Barth Dr. Barth
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What is a good diet to help me lose a lot of weight, im about 70 lbs above my desired weight.?

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 more

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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?

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

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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.

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.

See below: Iron supplements and bismuth medications can't darken the stool. But in the middle-aged and above, any dark stool needs to be checked by a doctor - the risk of missing cancer is too great, even if also on iron or bismuth. ...Read more

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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

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

Foods: Your situation MAY have something to do w/the foods you eat. Because you have had GI surgery it is important that you eat properly as you know. Please see your doc tor and a nutritionist and mention the body odor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Passed out briefly w/ auditory hallucination, blurry peripheral vision foggy mind for past week, bloodwork ok but carbon dioxide level 19. Causes?

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

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Cant swallow, keep sneezing, runny nose, after sinus infection am i dieing :'(?

Cant swallow, keep sneezing, runny nose, after sinus infection am i dieing :'(?

Sick!: So sorry you are still sick. Your ability to fight off infection is greatly reduced because of the cigarette smoking. It affects the cilia in your nasal passages. You must stop and let your body heal. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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

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Looking for health information for an elder. Where do I go?

Looking for health information for an elder. Where do I go?

American Geriatrics: America geriatric society, local departments of aging, local unirversities & hospitals with geriatric programmes & websites like medscape etc. ...Read more

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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.

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

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What is the purpose of an mmpi? And how do you interprit the results?

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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 more

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I need to work tilll 70. What are the things I can do that most affect how old I look as a woman?

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

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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?

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

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When should I remove mercury amalgam fillings?

When should I remove mercury amalgam fillings?

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 more

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