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Is radiology equipment really safe?

Does the safety of radiology equipment depend on preexisting conditions the person has? Is there ever a negative relationship?

Is an aortic aneurysm fixable?

Recently an abdominal aortic aneurysm was detected via abdominal ultrasound and confirmed with CT scan. I am terrified! I had no symptoms. Is this reversible?

Female urology?

I get frequent UTIs and I am not finding the right treatment from my OBGYN. Is there such a thing as a female urologist? ?

How much Colace can I take while pregnant?

I am 32 weeks pregnant and am dealing with severe constipation. I am getting backed up for days and am starting to feel nauseous and just lousy because of it. I have recently...

Cloudy urine with strong odor- What could it be?

I am 4 months pregnant and have noticed in the last week that my urine is extremely cloudy every time I urinate. It also has a strong odor of ammonia or a chemical smell. What...

Is my bronchitis still contagious?

I have had bronchitis for over one month. Two weeks ago I was put on antibiotics. It has cleared up my congestion and coughing a bit, but I am still spitting up some green mucus....

Is scoliosis preventable?

My son is in elementary school, he's 6 years old. I know scoliosis happens often in children, but is there any way to prevent it? I'd hate for him to have preventable back issues...

Is water-flossing as effective as regular flossing?

I am trying to get my boyfriend to start flossing. Is using a waterpik just as effective as using regular floss? I used one when I had braces but since switched back to regular...

Do chiropractors offer free consultations?

I am curios whether or not chiropractic care would be beneficial for my overall health, so I was wondering if free consultations in chiropractic care are common practice.

What can I eat or avoid eating to reduce plaque?

During every routine dental exam, there's a good amount of plaque on my teeth. I brush twice a day, floss once a day, and use fluoride rinse at night. I think I'm doing all the...

Feeling weak after the flu

I got over the flu around a week ago, thankfully. However I still feel a similar tiredness and weakness. Is this normal? When can I expect this to go away?

Is there a best time of year to get the flu shot?

Last year I got my flu shot in October and the doctor was concerned because it was "late". I was not aware of this - when is the best time to get a flu shot?

Do I have to stop taking my vitamins before anesthesia?

Daily, I take a b12, probiotic, and D vitamin. Are these safe to continue before general anesthesia? Anything I should avoid that I might not think about?

Sickness after anesthesia?

Is it common to feel nauseated or vomit after general anesthesia? How long does it take for those feelings to subside?

What does recovery time look like for UPPP surgery?

My husband is getting Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty done for his sleep apnea problems. What can we expect recovery time and procedure to be? Will there be therapy or cpap machines...

Recurring hip pain

I am young, relatively speaking (30) but once in a while I'll get a dull lingering pain in my right hip. Why would this be? I exercise moderately for an hour or so a few times...

Inner thigh hurts when walking fast

I try to walk a lot for exercise. But more often than not, my inner thigh on my right side feels strained when I step forward with that leg. This doesn't happen when I walk at...

I wear my retainer, so why are my teeth still shifting?

After having braces on for three years, I was given a retainer to wear at night. I wear it every night, but I'm still noticing that my teeth are moving. What can I do?

I don't understand how I got Periodontal disease

I brush my teeth regularly, how can I have gotten periodontal disease? I also floss once per day, at night. This runs in my family, but my family also doesn't really take much...

Gum disease and heart disease

Is there a link between gum disease and heart disease? Is dental plaque really the same thing as the plaque associated with an unhealthy heart?

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