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2 1 Fri, 1 Sep 2023
Hi, I got part of a taco shell stuck in throat. Assuming it is not in windpipe as I have been drinking and breathing ok. I’ve tried drinking soda, water, baking soda with water and bread with water and it’s still there. How long do I give it before calling help? Can I do anything else?
2 1 Tue, 26 Feb 2019
My husband thinks he may have chigger bites and probably got them in Mississippi more than a week ago We live in California. Do I need to wash our bedding at home, we have been home more than a week? His red spots showed up a couple of days ago and do not itch. I have no bites. All of his...
3 2 Wed, 23 May 2018
Hello my name is javier , about 3 months ago i have sex with my co worker, my condom broke and i was unprotected about 10 seconds . i place another condom. i know my coworker from a long tome ago ( 10 years) and im pretty sure she dont have HIV. in fact i ask her and she told me no . is this a risk?
2 1 Fri, 23 Mar 2018
two unrelated questions I am 75 years old, just received my bloodwork write up all great except low blood platelets 92,000. Why am I losing weight when my eating habits include bread meat donuts etc. The unrelated question I have a 15 year old son, and give him a 1000 iu of vitamin D3 daily. Is...
2 1 Mon, 23 Oct 2017
I paddle .6 miles on flat bay water in 14.min I breathe in & out with each full stroke . I have no breathing problems but when I stop & stand up I get light headed for a short period. Then I m fine including doing a similar type exorsize on floor @ home. I recently did same @ home & am still...
2 1 Fri, 20 Oct 2017
I am a 64 year old man. I am not diabetic - my last A1C was 5.7. My fasting blood sugar is a bit high at 118 but after I eat it is well down into the normal range. The problem I am having is that after I eat oatmeal ( old fashioned oats with no added sugar) in about 2 hours I will experience a...
2 1 Fri, 13 Oct 2017
My husband got really dehydrated and ended up in the hospital. Now he is having jerking and jumping motions on his whole body. He has not had much sleep in a week because of it. He sweats really bad and says his legs feel hot all of the time. Please help. I have took him back to the DR 2 times...
2 1 Wed, 27 Sep 2017
I want know can a person taking meds for high pressure, high cholesterol, high sugar problem which diabetes , high blood pressure . Go on a raw vegetables fruit diets and some fish, chicken and sea food.? Can a person do this . PS I used weight 498lbs. Now I am weight 280lbs I want weight 150lbs!
2 1 Wed, 30 Aug 2017
My sister is in the hospital with a diagnosis of e.coli. This was determined by using a blood culture test. She had a high fever of 103.8, general fatigue and weakness but no diarrhea or vomiting. How concerned should we be about her returning to her house when she is released?
2 1 Mon, 31 Jul 2017
Hi How will Qlaira help with my imbalanced hormones? the doctor said I have a pearl ovary and I ve been having a period for the last 20 days with 3 weeks spotting before that after i left visanne 6 months ago. Is qlaira going to help me fix my hormones and will it help me to drop the weight I ve...
2 1 Fri, 17 Mar 2017
My 18 year old daughter has lost close to 20kg in the last 4 months. She has changed no eating or exercising patterns and doesn t suffer from depression. All she wants to do is sleep and in the last week she has felt nausea in the mornings (she is not pregnant) she also has been bruising very...
2 1 Wed, 18 Jan 2017
my son (34 yrs of age) has several red, itchy lines on his arms, legs and mid section. he has had the round hives when he was in his 20 s but taking benedryl & a warm bath in Aveeno lotion, with slow results.... taking benedryl & Aveeno baths, he is not seeing is the 5 or 6th day...
61 1 Fri, 9 Oct 2015
Hey doctor!i appreciate you taking time out of your scedule to answer my question. So i have a problem. I am 17 year old female, almost 18 in december and i am only 5ft tall. It damages my self esteem. I know with just a slight change of height id feel better. Please help me, ill do anything...
32 1 Wed, 16 Sep 2015
Hi, I have a computer and recently a power supply started to overheat and it emitted a burning plastic smell, will that be hazardous to my health? I replaced the power supply but it still has a slight smell and I m not sure if I ve just gotten used to the smell and stopped recognizing it.
59 2 Wed, 2 Sep 2015
70 2 Mon, 29 Jun 2015
I m mentally and physically exhausted. I feel so tired all the time that I find it difficult to function properly and carry on with my day to day tasks. I get frequent headaches, backaches, muscle-aches. I feel confused and don t feel present. Sometimes I feel dizzy and can t focus or remember...
114 1 Thu, 25 Jun 2015
i fried some food and put in a plastic bowl. the burner was on and it melted the bowl with the food in it. the food taste a bit funy being the fumes went through the food, its a big plastic blue bowl and smoked the kitchen up. it is safe to still eat or not.
72 1 Tue, 23 Jun 2015
I m an event planner and after a long,hot day after an event last night I took a shower to cool off, my chin started quivering and so did my back and I couldn t control it for about 15 minutes where I just kept shivering should I be concerned? I m 42 , female, a little overweight, but relatively...
64 1 Tue, 23 Jun 2015
Sir , I was a patient of Hepatits C . I was cured by Injections (Hepaferon) and Ribaviron capsules. Sir after a long treatment , you know , of six month my PCR report was in my favour i.e. it was negative . But the problem is that my health has become very poor and please help me to recover my...
57 1 Tue, 23 Jun 2015
I have had the constant feeling of thirst for almost 24 hours. No matter how much I drink, it s never enough. I ve been drinking water and kool aid. No pop. Have been urinating near clear. So I know I m not dehydrated. What do you think could be the problem?