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Doctor insights on: Zilactin Warnings And Recalls

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How quickly does zilactin heal a cold sore?

How quickly does zilactin heal a cold sore?

It won't: It may moisten it, but won't cure it. Only perscription antiviral meds, topical and oral, can improve a true cold sore. And even then, the meds needs to be taken very early in the outbreak, within the first 24-48 hours to have much effect. Most cold sores last 10-14 days. Time is what is going to heal you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have problems breathing - zilactin b?

What to do if I have problems breathing - zilactin b?

Could be perception?: As it numbs the posterior pharanx it may give you the false impression that you cannot get enough air. If instead, you find that you are straining for breath and cannot move air you need to IMMEDIATELY discontinue the medication and seek medical attention as it could indicate a life-threatening situation. However, most of the time it is due to altered perception of air intake due to numbing. ...Read more

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Could zilactin b irritate canker sores?

Could zilactin b irritate canker sores?

It's possible: Although zilactin is intended to manage the symptoms of canker sores and other oral soft tissue irritation, some patients will occasionally develop a sensitivity reaction to one of its components. In these cases, use of this product would be counter-productive, and it should be discontinued if irritation occurs. ...Read more

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I used over-the-counter zilactin for a cold sore. Will an outbreak still occur?

I used over-the-counter zilactin for a cold sore. Will an outbreak still occur?

The best prevention: For outbreaks is use of an antiviral medication (prescription med). ...Read more

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Will zilactin-l make an undeveloped cold sore look worse, before it makes it better? Cause im not sure if its a cold sore. I was peeling the skin off of my lips and that's what caused the sore. So if its not a cold sore I sure hate to dry it all out and ma

Will zilactin-l make an undeveloped cold sore look worse, before it makes it better? Cause im not sure if its a cold sore. I was peeling the skin off of my lips and that's what caused the sore. So if its not a cold sore I sure hate to dry it all out and ma

No: It won't. Herpes lesions follow a normal course of development and healing. Sometimes the lesion can be subdued, shortened, and suppressed. Zovirax ointment, Valtrex (valacyclovir) loading dose, or laser treatment at very first prodrome can all be successful at this. I have many "usual" recurring patients who come in at first sign and laser treatment does wonders! ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of mg?

What are the warning signs of mg?

Myasthenia Gravis: Myasthenia gravis can present in different forms. For example, patient with ocular mg may present with variable ptosis of one or the both eyes. Patient may also have on/off diplopia. Systemic signs could be difficulty with doing repeatitive activities in the form of fatigue. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of stroke?

What are the warning signs of stroke?

See below: Sudden heavy feeling or paralysis or weakness of one side of the body, drooping of the same side of the face. Slurred speech, confusion, vision changes, and headache. These symptoms have a sudden onset and would all happen on the same side of the body. If you or someone you know is experiencing these signs, call for help immediately and take note of the time of symptom onset. ...Read more

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What are some warning signs of crohns?

What are some warning signs of crohns?

Mucous, bloody stool: Crohn's is one of the inflammatory bowel conditions. One of the main signs will be a change in bowel movements usually with blood and/or mucous. Blood in the stool can be red, or dark, tarry and sticky. Abdominal pain is common as well. Rarely constipation can occur. It is systemic so many parts of the body can be affected and not just the stool: joint pain, fever, weight loss and fistulas. ...Read more

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What are the warning sides of suicide?

What are the warning sides of suicide?

Hopelessness: Sadness, isolation, recent crisis, giving important personal things away, talk or threats of suicide, not eating or taking care of oneself. If you or someone you know is thinking or talking about suicide, please call the crisis call center at 1-800-273-8255 or text ctl to 741741. You can also call 911. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of a tsunami?

What are the warning signs of a tsunami?

There may be very: Few. This is because a tsunamis may hit thousands of kilometres from the earthquake that caused it. Thus it may not be felt. When the tsunami is in deep oceans - it may not be apparent. Right before it hits, the sea may briefly recede from the coast. However the best way to find out is from a a tsunami warning system which includes a network of tsunami sensors. Not all countries have this. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of type I diabetes?

What are the warning signs of type I diabetes?

See below: Early signs and symptoms of diabetes include increased urination, increased thirst and weight changes. Diabetes can only be diagnosed by a physician though. ...Read more

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Please describe the warning signs of a stroke?

Please describe the warning signs of a stroke?

NINDS website: Check the national institute for neurological disorders and stroke (ninds) for this info, the link is http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/stroke/knowstroke. Htm
different from heart attacks, most strokes don't hurt. Patients often show up too late. Severe headaches may indicate hemorrhagic stroke or aneurysm rupture. If in doubt, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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What are some early warning signs for rosacea?

What are some early warning signs for rosacea?

Redness: The early prominence of superficial capillaries of the cheeks and nose can be some early warning signs of rosacea. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about prop 65 warning labels?

Not the labels perse: Why don't you explain what prop the meaning of Prop 65 is. That would make it much easier to address your concerns. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs that a stroke is coming?

What are the warning signs that a stroke is coming?

Symptoms: A stroke hits without warning. A small stroke can be a suggestion though, that you might have another one. Symptoms are many and include, weakness, facial droop, sensory changes, loss of speech, seizure or altered mental status. ...Read more

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Can you explain what are some warning signs of diabetes?

Can you explain what are some warning signs of diabetes?

Thirst, hunger...: Frequent urination, undue fatigue

if concerned at all, see md to catch / treat early

and can check sugars before person get these symtoms, to try to catch it early in people with family history of diabetes. ...Read more

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What do I do if a flood or flash flood warning is issued?

What do I do if a flood or flash flood warning is issued?

Floods: Floods are New Zealand’s number one hazard in terms of frequency, losses and declared civil defense emergencies. Floods can cause injury and loss of life, damage to property and infrastructure, loss of stock, and contamination of water and land. Getting ready before a flood strikes will help reduce damage to your home and business and help you survive. Http://www. Getthru. Govt. Nz/disasters/flood/ ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some early warning signs of stroke?

Could you tell me what are some early warning signs of stroke?

From the ASA: From the american stroke association:

one or more of the following are present in 88% of strokes or transient ischemic attacks (tia, stroke like, lasting a short time):

1. Face weakness (ex. Unbalanced smile)
2. Arm weakness (cannot hold both arms up equally)
3. Speech difficulty, slurring

hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can dystonia come about overnight? Are there any warning signs?

Can dystonia come about overnight? Are there any warning signs?

It depends: Dystonia is just a description of abnormal muscle tone. Dystonia can affect small muscles or separate limbs or total body. Some cases are progressive and severe while others are transient and resolve to normal. Ther are some forms associated with genetic and metabolic disorders. Many cases are primary without cause or genetic association. ...Read more

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What's the difference between tornado watch and tornado warning?

Severity: In a tornado watch, circumstances are such that tornados are possible. A tornado warning means a tornado has been cited, and there is imminent danger to your life and property. ...Read more

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How do I tell my child his grandparent just died without warning?

How do I tell my child his grandparent just died without warning?

Honest and simple: Kids understand death differently at various ages, and for the most part handle it better than adults. Answer their questions honestly, but don´t "over answer", let them know what what will come next. Kids need reassurance that their life will continue as they know it as much as possible, and that nothing they did caused their grandparent to die. Let him decide if he wants to go to to the funeral. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the of the warning signs of mental illness?

Can you please discuss the of the warning signs of mental illness?

Vague: The term mental illness is a very general term with many, many conditions falling under it. If you could be more specific about which mental health condition you are interested in - should be able to supply you with better response. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a tsunami watch and tsunami warning?

Tsunamis: WARNING: " A tsunami was or may have been generated, which could cause damage; therefore, people in the warned area are strongly advised to evacuate." WATCH: " A tsunami was or may have been generated, but is at least two hours travel time to the area in watch status. Local officials should prepare for possible evacuation if their area is upgraded to a warning." See: ...Read more

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What are considered the common warning signs of having low iron levels?

What are considered the common warning signs of having low iron levels?

Anemia & fatigue!: Iron deficiency will causes iron deficiency anemia, which causes fatigue, depletion of iron from muscle, which causes fatigue. Mental exaustion, and muscle cramps, . ...Read more

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What are considered the common warning signs that you might have diabetes?

What are considered the common warning signs that you might have diabetes?

Multiple: Frequent urination
unusual thirst
extreme hunger
unusual weight loss
extreme fatigue and irritability
frequent infections
blurred vision
cuts/bruises that are slow to heal
tingling/numbness in the hands/feet
recurring skin, gum, or bladder infections. ...Read more

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Would you take trulicity? With the box warning and all the bad side effects

Would you take trulicity? With the box warning and all the bad side effects

YES: This drug is a proven SECOND line treatment for Type 2 Diabetes and I assume it is being prescribed by YOUR Primary Care or Diabetes Care Professional!
The B oxed Warnings on ANY Prescription Drug include a litany of side effects etc etc
Follow your Health Care Professional's advice
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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How is aspergers diagnosed in children? Are there any specific warning signs?

How is aspergers diagnosed in children? Are there any specific warning signs?

Aspergers diagnosis: Here is a video on spectrum testing that I think will help you. Http://youtu. Be/g7ke5d_115e. ...Read more

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Are there early warning signs that your child might become a drug user when they grow up?

Are there early warning signs that your child might become a drug user when they grow up?

Probably not: Addiction may be genetic. But, this question is, unfortunately, very general. So, generally speaking, there really are not any sure signs or "indicators.". ...Read more

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What are warning signs for youth considering committing violent acts against others? @drpam

What are warning signs for youth considering committing violent acts against others? @drpam

Psychologists' views: I interviewed experts for this article on school violence in '01. It was published on webmd and picked up widely (as on site below). Sadly it is still needed. If there are more current views, please add an answer or comments after reading this: http://www. Mombu. Com/politics/guns/t-opinion-blood-in-the-schoolyard-10495655.Html. ...Read more

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Is it true the most dangerous natural event is tornado? Is that because there is little warning?

Bad; not the worst: The most dangerous natural events in history have been epidemic infections which have killed millions during their course. The next most dangerous is earthquakes with subsequent tsunamis frequently killing hundreds of thousands at a time. Tornados can be pretty nasty but are localized, very destructive over a small area but nothing like the scale of epidemics and earthquakes. ...Read more

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I read a warning on my amytriptaline to avoid prolonged exposure to direct and artificial sunlight. Why?

I read a warning on my amytriptaline to avoid prolonged exposure to direct and artificial sunlight. Why?

Photosensitivity: Photosensitivity is a side effect commonly of amitriptyline. This is a sensitivity to light and you may sunburn easily. A rare side effect is hyperthermia and heat stroke. Amitriptyline boost norepinephrine levels which are involved in body temperature regulation. I would just wear sunscreen and stay hydrated if you have to be outside for long periods in a shady spot. ...Read more

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What happens if a patient chews a pill that should not be chewed/crushed etc? And why are some pills given this warning?

What happens if a patient chews a pill that should not be chewed/crushed etc? And why are some pills given this warning?

Time release: Most of the time, the prohibition on chewing is because something has been done in the manufacturing of the pill to either prevent dissolution until it reaches a certain part of the gastrointestinal tract or delays release of the drug so that it performs as a time release product. Chewing would destroy those functions. ...Read more

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After many years & without warning, my dr. Cut my methadone from 60 mg/ day to 10mg/day. Is this safe? I'm having an extremely difficult time!

After many years & without warning, my dr. Cut my methadone from 60 mg/ day to 10mg/day. Is this safe? I'm having an extremely difficult time!

Very Uncomfortable: Probably safe, however, I wonder why such a rapid change in dosage was made. There are many reasons that dosages are changed that are justified. On the other hand, rapid dosage decreases can cause severe withdrawal symptoms which generally are not dangerous but are extremely uncomfortable but it depends on the patient's other medical conditions. Talk with your doctor and ensure that was intended. ...Read more

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I have been getting the feeling of being so tired I almost pass out. It happens without any warning a few times a day. I'm sitting when this occurs.

I have been getting the feeling of being so tired I almost pass out. It happens without any warning a few times a day. I'm sitting when this occurs.

Get a medical Ck up: The symptoms of fainting like you describe, need medical attention. It could be due to Anemia or low blood pressure. A complete medical exam and a CBC done by your doctor can help you sort it out and obtain medical therapy.. ...Read more

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I have acute internal haemorrhoids. It comes and goes without warning what am I doing to cause them and how can I make them go away once I have them?

I have acute internal haemorrhoids. It comes and goes without warning what am I doing to cause them and how can I make them go away once I have them?

Considerations...: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activity that increases pelvic engorgement with blood or increases pelvic pressure (heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, etc.)? Have your hemorrhoids been surgically or medically managed (; with otc or prescription drugs)? Are you sure they're hemorrhoids? ...Read more

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Will hula hoop on my wii fit have same results as weighted one. Most of the hoops had warning labels about chemicals that I wasn't comfortable with.?

Will hula hoop on my wii fit have same results as weighted one. Most of the hoops had warning labels about chemicals that I wasn't comfortable with.?

No evidence. . .: Wii fit hasn't been around long enough for there to be good studies comparing its hula hoop exercises to real hula hoop. You didn't mention what chemicals made you uncomfortable. Discuss this w/your family doc. In general, I find it difficult to discourage any physical activity. So if you like wii fit, go for it! Important thing is to get active daily. So congrats on making that move! ...Read more

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What are warning signs of meningitis?

What are warning signs of meningitis?

Do you mean symptoms: Fever, headache, increased sensitivity to light and sound, stiff neck, nausea and vomiting, changes in thinking, level of consciousness, and so on. If you think you are getting meningitis go see a doctor asap instead of trying to diagnose yourself. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs for concussion?

What are the warning signs for concussion?

Concussion: Concussions typically can occur after a head injury. It doesn't have to be a severe head injury or have loss of consciousness. It depends on the severity of the injury. The symptoms can include headache, dizziness, vision change (blurred vision/ double vision), nausea/vomiting. If your symptoms or headache are severe, or if you have a loss of consciousness, you should get evaluated immediately ...Read more