Patient discussion about positive

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Q. What she should do, if found positive?

my wife who is 31 years, had breast cancer history in her family and I have advised her to have a test. She will have her test done next week. What she should do, if found positive?
AI think you must pray that she is not positive, but if found positive let the doctor start the treatment and she should cooperate with doctor. She needs to learn about her problem and also the ways to cope them, like by having good diet and fitness, which she would require when the treatment or surgery will be done. Thanks ....and hope she is not positive…

Q. The HIV test came back POSITIVE!

My very close friend 'Demonte'. One day in December as he was returning from a business trip, his wife met him at the airport with terrible news. During a routine pregnancy check up, her doctor had administered an HIV test along with other blood-work. The HIV test came back POSITIVE! The doctor wanted to begin administering drugs immediately but the cost of these drugs here when compared to their family income was prohibitive. I helped him with some of my savings. He already sold his favorite sentimental car to save his precious wife. Now i want to know is there any NATURAL medicine to cure this? Hope it costs less and available.
A1there are no effective natural remedy for HIV. the medications are very hard ones that try to control the virus from spreading (cannot eliminate it though). no herbal remedy or nutrition change will do that.
A2One web page said : Remedies derived from plants is common to many cultures, and a number of advanced pharmaceutical drugs were derived from plants. Not just herbalists but naturopaths, homeopathic, ayurvedic, Chinese, and Native American medical practitioners use herbs as one component in an overall system of medicine. For example, Chinese medicine practitioners may use herbal formulas, acupuncture, meditation, and massage techniques simultaneously. Chinese herbs are frequently used in combination to provide a tonic for general health. Herbs have been used extensively in hopes of improving immune response and reducing symptoms. No known herbal remedy has been shown to cure AIDS or even reduce chances of AIDS-related infections. Still, some herbs can be worth trying if you use them safely and in consultation with a qualified practitioner who not only understands herbs but also has experience treating AIDS and HIV infection.
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Q. is her2 positive more agressive than her2 negative?

i know someone with her2 positive breast cancer and her doctor said it was more difficult to detect upon its return if it came back i want to know if it is true and what can she do to detect it earlier
AOver-expression of her2/neu, a specific molecule in the breast cancer cell is indeed considered to convey worse prognosis, and suggest the need for chemotherapy and immunotherapy with Herceptin. However, the decision is much more complicated and should be made on case by case basis after consulting a professional.

Q. Can a infertile woman become pregnant and why the pregnancy test showed positive and why I had a vomiting?

I am 28 years female …new to this community and I have one problem……..I was given Ovidrel for my infertility cure and I soon started feeling nausea and vomited thus I tested with home pregnancy test and found to my happiness it to be positive I stopped my medicine and after a week met a gynaec which revealed nothing of such ……I was shocked……..I still do not believe……………can a infertile woman become pregnant and why the pregnancy test showed positive and why I had a vomiting?
A1i know for a fact that nausea and vomiting is a side effect of Ovidrel and agrees with DaronStorm on the reason of the positive pregnancy test. This hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), can also be called the pregnancy hormone. it surprises me that the doctor never told you about it...
i wish you success in the hard journey of trying to get pregnant!

A2Hi……yes…..it’s very much possible for you to become pregnant. But you require different type of treatment before you become pregnant. Your doctor must be taking care for yours so just take care to discuss with your doctor before you have such pregnancy symptoms. I think this Ovidrel had caused some side effect as you vomited, which is an indication. Ovidrel is actually hCG hormone with some other hormone which is given for the cure of infertility which made you tested as positive at home and as you stopped taking your medicine your hormone level may have reduced and it tested negative later when your gynaec took them…. I feel you must meet your doctor who is treating you with infertility and please tell this incident……but don’t worry, and don’t miss your medicines, as your medicine will sure make you ready to have a baby.

Q. Please tell me what possible changes in body should I look for, as an indication for a positive sign?

I had done my home pregnancy test and found it to be negative and I know they are not much reliable….…….soon I will meet doctor. Please tell me what possible changes in body should I look for, as an indication for a positive sign?
A1Agree with Brandon, urine pregnancy tests are quite reliable and usually will pick up a prgnancy long before you have physical symptoms; possibly even before you miss a period.
A2i think that pregnancy tests are one of the most reliable test there is...it is considered a 99.99% accurate. and you can also do 2-3 tests from different brands in order to minimize that chance also.
A3You need to try testing after few days and do not worry even if it is negative. Also I would like to suggest you to check for these pregnancy symptoms: reduced or stopped menstrual flow, hardening of nipples, fainting, lower abdomen heaviness, back pain, nausea or vomiting, tiredness and headache.

Q. Has anyone had any positive weight loss or maintenance from drinking milk?

A1Any "diet" which includes just 1 food is not healthy. Milk is great as part of a balanced diet, but not a diet fit for adults on its own. There can only be disadvantages in the long run of doing this.
A2i fail to see a positive connection between the two. i think that the only people that can loose weight from drinking milk are people who are lactose intolerants. they have diarrhea from drinking milk and they'll lose weight, but in a bad way that will inflict damage.

Q. I broke my pinkie finger a year ago. It is locked in a curved position. How can I straiten it out?

A1i would let a certified orthopedic look at the finger. treatment is according to the severity of the case. i think Terrany method is about finger physiotherapy. i'm not sure this method is to reshape uneven bone healing. this is a bit different situation, bone can be reshaped, this is how an orthodontic can move teeth- by changing the bone. but it takes a few years. i would go to an orthopedic, i advise you to do the same.
A2Finger rehab:
After the first few days of splinting, start range of motion exercises.
Range of motion: Warm the finger for 10 minutes (heating pad or sink of warm water). Gently bend the finger until it begins to feel uncomfortable, then hold the stretch for 30 seconds. Rest for a minute, then do it again. Repeat 10 times. Now straighten the finger and hold for 30 seconds, rest a minute, and repeat 10 times. If the finger has increased discomfort after the exercises, ice the wrist for 20 minutes after the exercises. Do the exercises twice a day. http://www.utahmountainbiking.com/firstaid/finger.htm Hope this helps.
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