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When should I get acupuncture treatment for fertility?

My husband and I are having issues conceiving a child, and have been discussing the possibility of trying acupuncture to help with fertility. When is the best time for me to have...

What can I do to strengthen my heart?

My doctor says that my heart muscle is a lot weaker than it should be at my age. I'm in my late 30s and also a heavy smoker. Other than dropping the smoking habit, what are some...

What are some side effects of radiotherapy?

The best treatment option for me, according to my doctor, is radiotherapy for my chondrosarcoma. But we didn't really discuss a lot of the side effects associated with it. What...

Will I experience any pain after the root canal?

I'm due for a root canal very soon. Is it possible to have any pain or tenderness in that area after the procedure's done?

How long should my child be brushing their teeth?

My daughter brushes her teeth very quickly, just a little under a minute. I realized this the other day right before she went to school. I know that she should definitely be...

Why do I have antibiotics after my extraction?

After my wisdom teeth were removed, I was prescribed Amoxicillin. I mean, it doesn't make sense to me, but I'm taking them regardless. But why are antibiotics prescribed after...

Why do my teeth feel loose?

Two of my teeth feel a little loose, and both of these are adult teeth. So, I know that this isn't very normal. Why could this be happening?

How long do I need to wear my retainer for?

My dentist promises that I wouldn't need my retainer forever (honestly, I hate wearing it). But he didn't give me an idea of how long I would need to wear my retainer for. How...

Would I need to take opioids after my extraction?

I'm about to get two of my wisdom teeth removed, but I'm worried for the medications that I'm going to need after it. I heard opioids might be prescribed, but I'd rather not take...

Is it possible to brush my teeth way too much?

My mother says I brush my teeth way too much, but it's really just 4 times a day. I like brushing them in the morning, after my meals, and at night, which I don't think is much...

What's a root canal for the front teeth like?

I've had root canals for my back teeth, but never for my front teeth, which is what I need right now. Is the procedure different from getting a root canal with my back teeth?...

Do toothaches always mean an infection?

My back molar has been hurting, but the pain come and goes. I don't think it's an infection or a cavity but I'm not really sure. I already made an appointment with my dentist...

Why does my son have yellow teeth?

My son is only 8-years-old and already has yellow stains on his teeth. He brushes his teeth regularly, and doesn't really drink soda to cause these stains. Are there other things...

Do your teeth hurt after you get the braces off?

I'm finally at the end of my braces treatment, and I'm getting them taken off next week. I'm really excited about it and can't wait to see what my teeth look like without the...

Is Vick's really a treatment for athlete's foot?

I'm pretty active in sports, and I tend to get athlete's foot because of it. Normally I'd go to the doctor for it and get anti-fungal medications. But I think I should really...

Do bunion correctors work?

My mom found a bunion on her foot, and actually bought a bunion corrector from Walmart rather than going to the doctor to get treatment for it. Do store-bought bunion correctors...

What should I avoid doing after my ingrown toenail removal?

I'm scheduled to have my ingrown toenail removed pretty soon. I know my doctor will give me antibiotic ointment after the procedure, but is there anything I should avoid doing...

Is bariatric surgery dangerous?

I'm considering bariatric surgery to get rid of my extra weight, but I'm worried about the risks and complications of the surgery. Are there any serious complications associated...

Would an absent father affect my daughter's mental health?

Since we separated, my daughter's father has been in and out of her life. Sometimes, he'll be around for a while, other times he'll disappear for months at a time--not even call...

What should I do to help my child recover from surgery?

My son is going to have his adenoids and tonsils taken out next week, and I'm worried about the pain and soreness that he might feel after his surgery. What can I do to help him...

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