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Search found 98 matches
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Sep 14, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: gynaecology
Topic: Help!
Replies: 1
Views: 1438

Re: Help!

Dear Sophiesmummy, Thank you for your post, I hope I can help. First I need to clarify what you mean by 'prolonged periods.' Do you mean that they go on for longer that you'd expect? A typical bleed lasts between 3 and 7 days. A bleed that lasts for longer than 7 days is classed as irregular and I r...
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: general women's health
Topic: Vitiligo
Replies: 1
Views: 1103

Re: Vitiligo

Dear John, Thank you for your interesting post. I have to admit that I am not an expert in Vitiligo as a condition and as such am not able to answer your question myself. When researching, I came across useful information about the condition on NHS Choices http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Vitiligo/Pages...
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: general psoriasis discussions
Topic: Itchiness on scalp
Replies: 2
Views: 2664

Re: Itchiness on scalp

Hello, Thank you for your question. I am sorry you are not finding your nizoral treatment helpful at the moment. Since you have already tried a couple of treatments unsuccessfully we need to ascertain the severity of the problem. Do you find the itchiness affects only the scalp or has it spread to o...
by Justine Greenwood
Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: general women's health
Topic: Will I be able to get pregnant?
Replies: 0
Views: 1014

Re: Will I be able to get pregnant?

Hello SilkieeS, Thank you for your post. I appreciate this is a delicate topic and I will do my best to answer your questions. Firstly, I would like to tell you that your boyfriend's penis is actually of average size. NHS Choices indicates that the average penis length is: •about 5-10cm (2.5 to 4 in...
by Justine Greenwood
Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: eczema treatments
Topic: UVB- phototherapy
Replies: 1
Views: 1499

Re: UVB- phototherapy

Hello, Although I have no first hand experience of phototherapy I have done a bit of research to see if I can help answer some of your questions. Phototherapy uses ultraviolet (UV) light to reduce inflammation. The National Eczema Association describes this treatment as using narrowband ultraviolet ...
by Justine Greenwood
Tue Sep 01, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: eczema treatments
Topic: emollient dilema!
Replies: 1
Views: 1066

Re: emollient dilema!

Dear Meggymoo94, Thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear of your eczema and that you are having trouble with your creams. I hope to be able to explain a little about them all to help. Emulsifying ointment is a regularly prescribed emollient for eczema. It contains emulsifying wax, white soft par...
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: general discussions
Topic: sore feet
Replies: 1
Views: 2483

Re: sore feet

Dear sheepiesue, Thank you for your post. I am sorry your feet are hurting so much. In order for me to help you best, could you offer me some more information please? Tell me more about the pain? Is it all day and night? Can you describe the pain to me? On a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the worst pain...
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Aug 03, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: gynaecology
Topic: implant and mini pill
Replies: 1
Views: 1909

Re: implant and mini pill

Dear courtney123, Thank you for your question. Please can I ask, are you currently prescribed both of these items? When you say, if the pill affects the implant, what do you mean? What are your concerns? Looking at the clinical guidance for the implant, I can see that sometimes the GP may prescribe ...
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Aug 03, 2015 10:37 am
Forum: general discussions about weight issues
Topic: IBS and Dieting
Replies: 1
Views: 1518

Re: IBS and Dieting

Dear Harrison1, Thank you for your question. I am glad you have managed to get your IBS under control after suffering with it for so long. In order to advise you effectively, I would like to know how much you weigh, or if you know your body mass index (BMI), that would be better. Could you also expl...
by Justine Greenwood
Mon Aug 03, 2015 10:16 am
Forum: general men's health discussions
Topic: Clopidogeral and Ginger
Replies: 1
Views: 2300

Re: Clopidogeral and Ginger

Dear mickthehealer, Thank you for posing such an interesting question. If I am being honest, I have had to refer back to my herbal textbooks for this one! Ginger is commonly used to stimulate metabolism, treat sickness and inflammatory conditions. There is evidence that states ginger naturally slows...
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