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hi i have a female friend , she used to to smoke Hookah tobacco for 3 months then suddenly she stopped smoking , now she feels heart pain (heart beats faster ), chest pain (hard to breath and some timed coughs blood ) and back pain when she went to the hospital the doctor said you must stop smoking hookah gradually not stop suddenly so what do u recommend and is it true that this is the only solution for this problem ? or is there some kind of pills or medical solution? i don't her to smoke again cause if she tries again she may be addicted again to hookah tobacco so please i want a better solution then this solution

Hi, Since you have not told me about the age of the patient ,with only history available that she was a smoker,following might be the causes - - Bronchitis - Brochiectasis - Lung carcinoma - Pneumonia For all of these you will have to leave smoking.You may quit smoking suddenly but doctors at might not recommend it because this might suddenly lead to dropping of hormone levels in blood which might cause depression. For knowing about the exact cause about the disease, I will have to know ...

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I am experiencing sleepiness in daytime in my office. I am not feeling drowsy while talking, walking, traveling in vehicles, riding bike or watching TV. My sleeping time in the night is 12:30 AM to 7:30 AM. I do not have smoking or drinking habit. Is this a serious condition? Do I need to take medication?

Hi Then just follow what I told you to do. You may do yoga and early morning exercise for improving from chronic nasal congestion and reducing stress. I have also seen people improve with homeopathic treatment for chronic allergies,so if you want to try it. Try to maintain chronic allergies,that would be helpful as well. Having a healthy diet also reduces also helps you to reduce stress. Try and reduce stress in all other departments of your life. Keep a check on your diabetic status ...

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my face turned completely black because of smoking.how to get rid of it

Hi, Look if you think it is simply because of smoking then, have plenty of water and have multivitamin tablets and avoid any sun exposure and you may also use sunscreen lotion. It must have occurred after having smoked for years,so it just can't be back within a few days it will take a lot of time depending from month to a year. You can be prescribed hair oil for hair growth but that can be prescribed only after examination. If you think the changes in your face has occurred suddenly by smoking ...

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hello I want to quit smoking. i was addicted above 25yrs How many days i will have to be in the hospital ? charges ? Is spouse allowed ?

Hi, You don't need to be in hospital for leaving smoking and can be done as an out pateint procedure and you just may have to visit the hospital from once weekly to once in two weeks. It is not an expensive procedure,at least not the amount of money you have spent on smoke till date. Visist a doctor first(psychiatrist) only then plan to quit it. Time taken is variable, how much time you take to respond to the drugs(nicotine gums can be precribed) and councelling. Yes you can take your spouse. ...

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. Was smoking since 1 year . Tried quitting 3 times - 1st time for 1 month -2nd time for 2 months -3rd time for 6 months -4rth time (now -- attempting -- Haven't smoked since 2 weeks now.)

Hi, If you have been having fever also regularly,then you should go for blood tests like cbc and esr for right now.(more tests might be needed depending on your history) However if your fever's history is just a day or two old then that might be a viral infection and that should go away by self in another two days or so just have plenty of water and have symtomatic treatment for cough and if having cold then for that to. Is fever associated with chills or may be rigors ? Which part of the day i ...

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Name – Biman Das Age – 28 years Indian origin, stays in Bangalore, India. 9th July 2012 - hemoglobin electrophoresis suggestive of Homozygous Hemoglobin E disease Complaint – Weakness since 1year. Hi…. Below are the complete tests I have done two days back….. Blood Urea Nitrogen – 11.00 mg/dl Serum Creatinine – 1 mg/dl Serum Glucose – 94 mg/dl SERUM LIVER FUNCTION TEST Billirubin Total – 1.30 mg/dl Billirubin – direct – 0.30 mg/dl SGOT/AST (P5P, IFCC) – 63.00 IU/ml SGPT/ALT (P5P, IFCC) – 142.00 IU/ml ALP – 74 IU/ml Total protein – 7.80 g/dl Serum Albumin – 4.90 g/dl Serum Globulin – 2.90 g/dl ALB/GLOB Ratio – 1.69 g/dl SERUM TSH (ECLIA) – 6.240 IU/mL COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT WBC – 9300.00 /cu.mm RBC – 6.15 million/cu.mm Hemoglobin – 11.90 g/dl Haemotocrit (PCV) – 37.00 % MCV – 61.00 fL MCH – 19.40 Pg MCHC – 31.30 g/dl Platelet count – 135000.00 /Cu.mm DIFFERENTIAL COUNT Neutrophils – 52 % Lymphocytes – 43 % Monocytes – 3.00 % Eosinophils – 2.00 % ESR – 4.00 /1st hour. PERIPHERAL SMEAR EXAMINATION RBC’s – Show moderate anisopoikilocytosis, are microcytic hypochromic with few eliptocytes, target cells. WBC’s – Leucocytes are normal in total count and distribution Plateletes – Plateletes are reduced. Macroplateletes noted. Impression – Microcytic hypochromic blood picture with thrombocytopenia. (Kindly correlate with serum iron,TIBC, ferritin and Hb variant analysis [To rule out hemoglobinopathy]) OTHER TESTS – Routine Urine analysis – All values are normal ECG – Normal study X-Ray of chest – PA View – Normal Study MY HABBITS – Non veg 3 days a week Beer – 3 days a week( 700ml per day) drinking since 10 years. Smoking – 12 cigarettes per day (Smoking since 10 years). More Anxiety and less physical activities. Last one year I am inside my house, just for half an hour I go outside in the morning. MY HISTORY AND TESTS DONE EARLIER – History of acidity, constipation and digestion. 9th July 2012 - Haemoglobin electrophoresis suggestive of Homozygous Haemoglobin E disease. 16th October 2012 - Ultrasound of liver – Fatty Liver 18th October 2012 – Liver function test – All values are normal 18th October 2012 – Pulmonary test – Normal spirometery 18th October 2012 – Complete Haemoglobin – Haemoglobin 12.5 gm/dl, WBC – normal in number and morphology, RBC – Anicocytosis with microcytic hypochromic erythrocytes, mild polychromasia, elliptocytes and taget cells, platelets- adequate Please let me know is it very serious and also let me know some medicines and diet... Regards Biman Das

Hi, I am not sure,your doctor must have examined you so he can might be telling better,but i belive you should have complet liver tests including pt aptt and coagulation profile and billirubin levels and also repeat the tests you already have. Although yellow eyes can also be due to mddy sclera,some people have muddy sclera. Your tsh is also raised so he might be telling you for some test or may be you could be directly be put on medicines for this. Time taken is different for diffirent person ...

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I have been smoking hookah for 3 months i quit but do you think i have oral cancer and can the Doctor Catch it before it starts

There is rarest possibility of getting oral cancer by smoking hookah for 3 months, however there are multiple other causes of oral cancer. You can get check-up done for any person in doubt and doctor can easily diagnose cancer in very early stages also. Do not restart any such bad habit and consume nutritious food to reduce the risk of cancer at any age. ...

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I have swollen lymph nodes in my groin area I got it checked out today and the doc said i dont need antibiotics cause its not an infection he siad to wait 3 weeks and come back but I dnt want to wait should I be worried about this? and what could cause it he said a cut in the leg or something but I havent had a cut I heard it could be from smoking weed but ive smoked alot scince I was 13 and im 18 almost 19 help please

swollen lymph node if it is not increasing in size and not painful itmay subside on its own check the related area testicles,legs front and back any bruise or infection ,your sexual life,get blood test done your WBC, Lymphocytes,give lot of information stop smoking weed one cause for leukemia ,make many healthy changes in your life before it is too late you will be reborn still your very young. ...

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