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Norepinephrine vs epinephrine: what's the difference?

Norepinephrine and epinephrine are both used in emergency medicine but what is the difference between them?

How long does emergency contraception stay in system??

My friend told me she had sex with her boyfriend and the condom broke. About 5 days ago she had taken a morning after pill because the condom broke. She spoke to her doctor about birth control but she didnt get the pills yet. She wants to know if by any chance the morning after pill is still in her... read more

Can lumbar fusion cause peripheral neuropathy ?

Did not have any symptoms till about one year after surgery.now pain is so extreme I have been to the emergency room on two occasions was told that I now have peripheral neuropathy.very concerned that now I am going to have neuropathy for life.please I need more details of how this could have... read more

Is it okay for my boyfriend to ejaculate inside me while I'm on birth control?

I've been on tri-sprintec for a month and a half now. I have never missed a pill and always take it around the same time. Today he ejaculated inside me for the first time ever. I think I'm just paranoid, and I know there's always a chance of pregnancy every time I have sex, but I... read more

Can you build up a tolerance to Ativan (lorazepam)?

I have GAD and have been taking fluoxetine for about a year now. My doctor prescribed lorazepam as my “emergency” medication, aka to be taken when my fluoxetine doesn’t stop a panic attack. This doesn’t usually happen very often, but I stopped taking my fluoxetine because I... read more

Vitamin D taken once a day instead once a week?

I was prescribed for 50000 ui once a week, but I took it once a day for a week. I'm thirsty and dizzy... what should I do? Should I go to the emergency room?

My dog is 70 pounds and was given 300 mg of trazodone does this seem too much?

My dog is 70 pounds and was given 300 mg of trazodone does this seem too much? Wednesday night he sliced his poor open on Sharp piece of ice when we went to the emergency clinic they tissue glued and clotted it with a bandage today we went to the vet we normally visit and she cleaned it and... read more

I took the morning after pill 2 months ago, had two periods but now I’m late. Could I be pregnant?

2 months ago I had to take the emergency contraception pill due to the condom breaking with my partner. I was due on my period around the time. I took the emergency contraception pill within 8 hours and had a period 5 days later. The next month my period was heavier than normal but nothing too... read more

Can you bleed 9 days after taking emergency contraceptive?

My birth control failed on Dec. 3rd and I took the off-brand of Plan B (same Levonorgestrel mg dose of Plan B One-Step) an hour afterwards. Fast forward to 9 days later (Dec. 12th) and I am experiencing spotting (which I've never experienced before in my life). I know everyone reacts... read more

Used a condom, it didn’t break. Still took an emergency contraceptive pill. Could I be pregnant?

Had sex last week on Tuesday 2nd, was supposed to ovulate on the 3rd. Since Wednesday the 3rd I’ve bedn having pain near where my ovaries are. The pain got worse on Saturday the 6th. Luckily Sunday the 7th and Monday the 8th the pain has decreased. But I also feel discomfort and when I touch... read more

Prednisone to alleviate shoulder pain?

I went to the emergency room with severe pain in my left arm. Turns out the dr thinks I may have a torn rotator cuff and prescribed a five day supply of prednisone until I see my orthopedist. Pain in my shoulder is practically gone now. Is that because the prednisone is masking the symptoms or... read more

Lisinopril - I think my dog may have ingested part of a 5mg pill. She weighs 50-60 lbs and is in?

... good health. I really can't afford the vet unless emergency. Has this happened to anyone else? What should I be watching for? Can anyone help? It costs $60 to call poison control

Can emergency contraception pill make my second period late??

On February 15 i had sex we used a condom and just for a few seconds we used without just to make sure i took an emergency pill . Then around February 28 i had sex and the condom slipped but i took it off me really quick so to be safe i took another emergency pill. I took 2 pills in one month. (I... read more

Will naproxen help with toothache, if not what's best?

I have a massive abscess due to a broken tooth and I am in the worst pain i've been in my whole life. I have an emergency dentist appointment in a few days time (thats quickest they could get me in). I know it sounds stupid but the pain is 24/7 it's actually making me feel suicidal now. I... read more

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