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Expressing Yourself to Others: Commitment Phobic, distinct possibility, gut feeling
distinct possibility, gut feeling, wonderful man: Hi Yvonne, that is a distinct possibility but without knowing him and his past, etc. it s too hard to say. If that is what your gut feeling is telling you, you are probably correct. Irregardless, it doesn t sound like he is the guy for you. Thank you for...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Communicating with Others, communication tips, stupid questions
communication tips, stupid questions, nervousness: Hi Jazz, if you had no friends and didn t communicate at all, there would be reason for concern. That is not the case. It actually sounds like you are focusing too much attention on communication and too concerned what people are thinking. If you can drop...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Communicating to Three different People, hard feelings, break ups
hard feelings, break ups, taking your time: Honesty combined with gentleness. Write a note or take each one aside and speak softly and gently to him. Tell him that you value their friendship a lot and don t want to lose that, but that you have feelings for someone else, and that it s important that...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Communication, vulnerable position, bset
vulnerable position, bset, guts: Hi Jamie, usually people are afraid of opening up because it puts them in a vulnerable position and that is scary. By that I mean, what if you spill your guts and he says he doesn t feel the same or isn t into the relationship as much, etc. That s why it...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Confidence Deficiency, increasing confidence, bathroom mirror
increasing confidence, bathroom mirror, negative thoughts: Hi Ben, Try this out for an exercise. Take a piece of paper. Start by writing out a list of things you don t like about yourself. Next write a list of things that you do like about yourself. With the list about what you don t like yourself, throw that out....

Expressing Yourself to Others: Confidence., freshman year, catholic schools
freshman year, catholic schools, catholic school: Ciara: I know EXACTLY how you feel. In my freshman year, i went to a catholic school where everyone came from other catholic schools and had their little groups that they had known for 10 years. I came from a public school and only knew one person, and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Confused about advance from woman, those shoes, gleem
those shoes, gleem, front desk: Hi Peter, I can t say that I know whether she was interested or not- it s hard to tell from such a comment. It could go either way. I always think it s best to be yourself. Small chitchat is a good way to start and then when you get up enough confidence,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Confused in Love, three valentines, older women
three valentines, older women, half years: This situation sounds serious from my end. It looks as if he is trying to control you, and as if he is starting to become a posessive boyfriend. He is blaming you for everything that HE did, and is keeping you away from your friends and other people. This...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Confused! ;(, arent worth, good kid
arent worth, good kid, ambition: Hey Michelle: Two words: ignore her. Really, thats all you have to do. Girls like that arent worth your time and consideration: the only reason she is teasing you is to see your reaction. They WANT you to get mad: it s like their entire ambition in life,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Confusing Girl Problems, eagle scout award, varsity tennis team
eagle scout award, varsity tennis team, lazy bum: if it is sincerely bothering you (and I can see why it does, I understand), then you have to break the news to her very casually. Just bring up the subject of her boyfriend, and casually say, So how is your relationship with whatsisname going? If she replies...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Conversating, awkward silences, confident person
awkward silences, confident person, female friends: Zack: Thank you, you brought up some points that are really realistic. So i will answer each of your questions in turn. How do you take the conversation further than a sport: Just change the subject. I know it may be pretty random, but sometimes it is...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Crush ??, werent, eachother
werent, eachother, good luck: Well, first of all, i dont think it would be a good idea just to go up to her and randomly talk to her. That would invoke the most Awkward conversation you could possibly ever have. One day, if your walking at school or wherever you see her, just say hi and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: call him?, mid semester, soemthing
mid semester, soemthing, tiem: hello tara, the way you describe things, it seems like there may be something there between you. if you are wondering so much about all of this, call him so that you can give him your number and discuss hanging out. i have learned that the only way to get...

Expressing Yourself to Others: call him?, mid semester, soemthing
mid semester, soemthing, tiem: Hi Tara, it sounds like the real problem here is your fear of rejection (which is normal). It sounds like he may have the same fears. It sounds like you are both waiting for each other to make the first move. So.... who is going to move first? As you are...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my so called best friend, ur friends, bff
ur friends, bff, experiance: i know it must be hard to move and leave all of ur friends behind. I think honestly that ur old bff has forgotten that u guys were so close and that u meant a lot to her. I do not think her bf is the problem here at all butt try to talk to her more and invite...

Expressing Yourself to Others: cheating friend, dear abby, girl jamie
dear abby, girl jamie, stupid guy: DEAR abby has fought with this problem for 60 yrs. She claims and I agree, this is the best way to volunteer for shoot the messenger service there is. IF you want to be a detective or Helper , the only person you ought to talk to is the girl. I...

Expressing Yourself to Others: On cheating, girs, truth or dare game
girs, truth or dare game, ambien: It is a good thing that she told you about it; it shows that your relationship is an honest one. But first of all; how long have you two been together? And how old are you? Because the answer to those questions will answer your problems. When you reply with...

Expressing Yourself to Others: how to commit, lifetime thing, jumping the gun
lifetime thing, jumping the gun, one day at a time: Hi Rachel, CHILL! DOn t you think you re jumping the gun here. It s been 3 weeks, that doesn t mean it s going to be a lifetime. TAke one day at a time, SLOWLY. If you ge to the point where you want it to be a lifetime thing, you will be ready. Right...

Expressing Yourself to Others: communication, college roomate, hannibal lecter
college roomate, hannibal lecter, pleasantries: Johann: You, of course, were just expressing your honest opinion. As ironic as this is, you and your girlfriend are actually going through a small argument yourself. It is ok for you to express your opinion, and it is also OK for her to disagree with it....

Expressing Yourself to Others: communication skills, scientology center, spirit www
scientology center, spirit www, good conversationalist: Hello Tim; I have the exact answer to your question. There is a short course entitled Success Through Communication . You can take it at any Scientology Center, find one in your area in the Yellow Pages or by going to http://www.scientology.org ...

Expressing Yourself to Others: communication, last ditch, traumatic times
last ditch, traumatic times, loving aunt: Bonnie; I am flattered that you have sought my advice for what you feel will be the last communication with a dear relative. I have no father or mother and the last letter I wrote to my mom was not flattering--but she died by drinking too much at one...

Expressing Yourself to Others: compassion, chronic complainers, positve outlook
chronic complainers, positve outlook, misery loves company: Mary; ever heard of Mary Poppins or Pollyanna? first; get posters that make you smile and put them up througout your cubicle. if allowed to play music quietly, get some CDs and play the Beach Boys and others who always have positive music. AND UPBEAT...

Expressing Yourself to Others: how to be more confident, hi amy, self confidence
hi amy, self confidence, accent: your unique because you have an accent. the probability of people laughing at you is very low. dont ever let that shut you down. if they laugh at you thats stupid, and it just shows how immature they are, so those kind of people shouldnt matter to you...

Expressing Yourself to Others: confused, popular crowd, confusing problem
popular crowd, confusing problem, best friends: okay. You could go up to her with her friends around, but that would just be awkward, tell her that you want to talk to her alone. If she doesn t listen, get your friends to distract her friends. if she rejects you, you might look stupid, but you ll have...

Expressing Yourself to Others: confused, decison, piece of advice
decison, piece of advice, collage: Well I know this is not what you want to hear, but if she has already made her decison not to date anyone until college, then I think you need to respect that. That does not mean you shouldn t NOT tell her how you feel, infact I advise you to, especially...

Expressing Yourself to Others: confused, bad habit, friend taylor
bad habit, friend taylor, frusterated: Chelsea: First of all, sorry for replying so late. I was out of town and didnt have access to the internet. As for your question, there really is only one way to help it. And it may seem totally obvious and unhelpful, but there it is. You have to just...

Expressing Yourself to Others: confuzzled and frustrated, instant messengers, confuzzled
instant messengers, confuzzled, aspiring writer: Hi Sarah, I think you should write him a letter and tell him how you feel in a letter, as starts. Then when you give it to him, you should ask him to read it there, in front of you. That way, he ll probably respond to you verbally and maybe it will help...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Should I continue??, classmate, classmates
classmate, classmates, girlfriend: Well this is a tricky thing, she says that she does not want a boyfriend until she goes to college... Now in my opinion she should wait until college to focus on school, but that is me. If you want her to become your girlfriend, then you need to build up that...

Expressing Yourself to Others: crushing on my neighbor, nephew, taking the time
nephew, taking the time, neighbor: Ya, either give him your phone number or your email address, then you will be able to talk more. Just remember, that if you give him your phone number, he may call you alot, but he may not. It just depends on the kind of guy he is. If he doesn t, don t think...

Expressing Yourself to Others: curiousity, inacurate, coworker
inacurate, coworker, self confidence: Debbie: First of all, let me say how proud of you i am. You are one of the few who notice how actually wrong this behavior is: it is selfish, and even though the remarks seem so TRIVIAL, they hurt peoples feelings emmensely. You are 100% right: why DO people...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How To Date, interpersonal relationship, sense of humour
interpersonal relationship, sense of humour, hi tim: Hi Tim, I will do my best but there is lots to say about this. As for asking her out on a date- it may be best to ask her for coffee the first time if you really don t know her. It would not be very typical to ask a girl to be friends. A friendship is something...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Dating, fear of rejection, bestfriend
fear of rejection, bestfriend, being friends: It seems like he likes you and since you are in love with him you won t feel right just being friends, so try to find out directly from him if he likes you or not. Just be very casual and tell him one of your friends said he liked you, and you wondered if...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Dating questions, american jokes, starter questions
american jokes, starter questions, baseball basketball: Jennifer, I have only one resonse for you; like the butterfly; if it returns to you, it is meant to. QUIT trying to be perfect for him; be you. Why? Cause you are being unfair and A CHEATER. People around you want to know you. Who you are and why...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Dating, touchy feely, incounter
touchy feely, incounter, trust your gut: Hi Vanessa, thanks for the question. I think you are asking yourself all the right questions. it also sounds like you have lots of insight and that s great. I always go with the trust your gut . If you feel there isn t a great connection, I would trust...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Depression and my boyfriend, anxiety and depression, first mistake
anxiety and depression, first mistake, doing the right thing: Hi Lissa, You certainly have had a rough year and I give you lots of credit for deciding that you need to take care of yourself. I don t think that the am I doing the right thing is directly connected to your anxiety and depression. I suspect what has...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Dining with Friends + Peanut allergy and Epipen = ugh :( !, peanut allergy, fanny pack
peanut allergy, fanny pack, henry bars: Hi Sash, This is a really hard one for me to respond to since I have no ideas... but have you thought about getting a medical bracelet or better yet, having it tatooed on your wrist? It ll show people that you have an allergy, and hopefully not be so much...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I DONT GET IT, romantic girl, time and place
romantic girl, time and place, good luck: There really is no right way to ask a girl out...and there is no way you are supposed to do it. IT all depends on the girls personality and your personality, and how they match. if shes a romantic girl, make it romantic, if shes casual, make it casual,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: between dates, terrific lady, spirit www
terrific lady, spirit www, bad manners: I think that after three days of not hearing back, you re entitled to placing ONE phonecall, and telling her (in a positive, friendly and warm way): I had fun in our date, and I d like to see you again. But I respect you and don t want to crowd you - so...

Expressing Yourself to Others: dating question, actions speak louder than words, kissy
actions speak louder than words, kissy, louder than words: Hi Marla, I always say that actions speak louder than words and they do. I surprised to read down your letter and then get to the part that you hadn t talked to him in a few MONTHS! He wasn t away that long so what was that about. It almost sounds like...

Expressing Yourself to Others: dating...., losing my virginity, intellectual conversations
losing my virginity, intellectual conversations, touchy feely: dearest Holly; you are being casually used. You are buying a boyfriend. and your gut knows it. stop. ACCEPT the gut wrenching and horrible feeling that you will have for 1-12 weeks and walk away. u experienced some good stuff and some bad stuff....

Expressing Yourself to Others: how to deal with dating, christiana, twin sister
christiana, twin sister, good luck: Christiana: This is a situation that mostly involves communication. You must talk to your sister: If you are really botthered by this situation, talk to her! Ask her what she does to get guys to ask her out, how she flirts, how she does her hair, ect. That...

Expressing Yourself to Others: how to deal with past issues, broken marriage, husban
broken marriage, husban, old stuff: will not talk about things that are not relevant if not probed deeply...but is that wrong? he says that i have not dealt with my past and i need to do so...that is the reason i have written to ask for some advice...please--- old stuff has to be converted...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How to deal with..., hannah hannah, center of attention
hannah hannah, center of attention, single parent: Hannah, I have recently been in a fight with my best friend. It was the day before we were spending an entire weekend together, so this should work. What I did, and what I advise you to do, is talk to her. Words can do so much good if you choose the right...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my deteriorating relationship, eight months, wrong way
eight months, wrong way, buddies: Lola: Everyone has relationship problems: this is totally normal and you will be able to work through it. You just have to have his help. I m glad that you re trying to work things out without getting angry: thats always the first step to improving a relationship....

Expressing Yourself to Others: She has a difficult past.........., long term relationship, patient guy
long term relationship, patient guy, hi chris: Hi Chris, what you haven t said in your question is whether you have spoken to her about all of this or not. That would be the first step. From your description, it sounds like she is still grieving/getting over her past boyfriend and it s quite different...

Expressing Yourself to Others: difficulty in communicating with my wife, employee assistance program, hi chris
employee assistance program, hi chris, poor communication: Hi Chris, I appreciate the extra info. Sometimes people write and say things like- I am unhappy and my life is chaotic, what should I do? How can anyone answer that! Anyway, first of all, I think you have nailed it when you said that you have trouble being...

Expressing Yourself to Others: difficulty understanding, uncomfortable silences, interpersonal relationships
uncomfortable silences, interpersonal relationships, social functions: Hmm. Well, for your first question, sometimes, people show annoyance during conversations for absolutely no reason pertaining to you. Maybe they remembered something they had todo when they got home (like cleaning, or doing the laundry) that they don t like...

Expressing Yourself to Others: i don't know what to do, volleyball player, coward
volleyball player, coward, guts: The best way that you can express your feelings for this girl is IN PERSON. Trust me; as a girl who had just been through almost this same EXACT thing just an hour ago or so, I know that the best way to handle this situation is to tell her how you feel in...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I don't know how to talk to her, breaking the ice, oppertunity
breaking the ice, oppertunity, lol thanks: Actually, that is a really good way of greeting her. It s honest and straightforward. She will apreciate that instead of you starting off with oh i m adding you cause you re hot. Most girls hate that. So just be honest with her, but also dont take the honesty...

Expressing Yourself to Others: i don't know, reply asap, pe lesson
reply asap, pe lesson, music lesson: Hi Laura, Well there are a couple of suggestions (1) get together a group of people, including him, and go do something as a group and then you can spend some time with him without too much pressure. (2) ask him out. I am a believer in being up front because...

Expressing Yourself to Others: i don't think i can do this anymore, school dances, great first impression
school dances, great first impression, quiet kid: Don t worry, I hate it when people say be yourself. In these times, with all the prejudice and whatnot, it s kind of scary, and usually people who are outgoing don t care about what other people think, so it works for them. I ll tell you a story and see...

Expressing Yourself to Others: i dont know what to say, third time, bottom line
third time, bottom line, good luck: Hi Bobby, You probably are like many guys your age, it s hard the first time and even the second or third time. The thing is, you might as well assume that you will occassionally get rejected in your life-that s just the way it goes. You won t be attracted...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I dont know what to do with her!, physical attraction, intimacy
physical attraction, intimacy, having sex: Hi Carven, thanks for the question. There is nothing wrong with being cautious, and that sounds like what is going on with you. When you start to tell her your feelings and then ask her and she bounces it back to you, call her on that right then. Something...

Expressing Yourself to Others: dress code, work clothes, singles party
work clothes, singles party, party host: Hi Augusto, I think that was rude of the host. Clearly you had just come from work. I don t think there was anything wrong with wearing a suit. He scheduled the party for after work- what did he think everyone was going to wear? On another topic, based...

Expressing Yourself to Others: dress code, work clothes, collar button
work clothes, collar button, singles party: Hi Augusto; I believe the host exaggerated. One recommendation I can make in such a situation is simply to remove the tie, and unbutton your collar button. This clearly sends the message of look, I m coming straight from work, but I ve loosened up now and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Emancipation or other posabilities of freedom, seeing eye to eye, therpy
seeing eye to eye, therpy, sole fact: This a common issues with a lot of girls in their early teenage years. Parents have an extremely hard time letting their little girl go, and it might take them a bit too long to finally let loose. Sometimes girls are held within their parents grasp until...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Emotional Distance, terrible feeling, being cold
terrible feeling, being cold, emotions: Leah: I know that this is a terrible feeling, and it s really difficult to get through it. And although it may not seem like it, the answer is simple: be YOURSELF. That is way too vague, so i ll explain. Whenever you are out with people, whether you know...

Expressing Yourself to Others: EXPRESS, share feelings, poem song
share feelings, poem song, best of luck: Hi Jasmine, I guess there is always the option of writing a poem, song, sending a letter or a note. Sometimes sharing feelings is very difficult because you aren t sure how the person will respond. You make yourself vulnerable when you share feelings and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Ex boyfriend, better person, best of luck
better person, best of luck, chick: Hi, you were certainly able to explain, in your question to me, what has gone on for you. Given that, I suspect you would be able to talk to your ex without sounding weird . Another option may be to write him letter as sometimes it s easier to express ourselves...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Expert! Help!, expert login, enquires
expert login, enquires, good reason: Hey, Real sorry cos im not 100% sure how this thing works either. U might want to send an email to ALLEXPERTS and get them to fix your problem. If u dont see your name on the allexperts board, i dont actually think u got accepted...could be the system...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How To Express My Interest, e mail address, initial complaint
e mail address, initial complaint, written complaint: Dear Tima; It s interesting that we are so professional and meticulous about pursuing our career lives, but we are usually conditioned to fly by the seat of our pants when it comes to our personal lives. That s where Scientology comes in. It consists of...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Expressing myself, first girlfriend, experimental nature
first girlfriend, experimental nature, peice: Since she is your first girlfriend, it is ok to try and experience different things, and experiment on how to express yourself to her. It is ok to be shy, ok to be reserved. She will appreciate this in time. However, if i could offer one peice of advice, it...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Expressing myself to my love, trust issues, girlfriends
trust issues, girlfriends, girlfriend: Cole; I KNOW you need to postpone the marriage--or ? YOU have trust issues and that IS understandable. But you CANNOT enter a marriage having trust issues; won t work. YOU would doubt her all the time. WAIT for a few more months and if need be, years....

Expressing Yourself to Others: Expressing Myself To Others, ang mo kio, self help books
ang mo kio, self help books, institute of technical education: there is no right or wrong. this is not an exercise in 2 + 2 = it is about life. I do not live where you live and I have not met your family. I suggest visiting a college and ask them what options they see for you. perhaps visit other relatives....

Expressing Yourself to Others: Expressing myself, afraid of commitment, relationship problems
afraid of commitment, relationship problems, stay friends: STARTING off a relationship with a lady who has had a pregnancy eliminated has more hurt than you will likely want to take on. stay friends with her. DATE other girls/ladies. Go out casually. she how she matures. Stay in college and do well. ...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Expression, extravert, hillary
extravert, hillary, good luck: Hi Hillary, Some people are just naturally outspoken. Do you feel comfortable hanging out with those people? Do you find that you have things in common with them? If you do, bring up something that you have in common and start a conversation up with them...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Is it too early?, commited relationship, boyfriend james
commited relationship, boyfriend james, section thanks: Hi Nicole, That is such an individual decision. I am thinking that if you are asking that question then you think it s a bit early. On the other hand, you said you were just trying to get to know each other and there certainly isn t anything wrong with...

Expressing Yourself to Others: They either move fast, or I'm slow, cute girls, still friends
cute girls, still friends, cute girl: hello neil, i am not sure what your age is but i hate to say this, you are asking for trouble if you end up dating your ex s friend. no matter if she says she is ok with it, she never will be. i steer my kids away from that all the time, because what i tell...

Expressing Yourself to Others: will she be embarrassed, odd names, alphonso
odd names, alphonso, spelt: I have never heard of a truck named Camion. I think you should remember forever why you named a child and love the name if it was arrived at with love and a positive purpose. Gertrude, Alphonso, etc are odd names TO ME but not to the parents that gave...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Am I an emotional flake?, walking to school, flake
walking to school, flake, signals: Hi Elin, Don t beat yourself up about this. There is nothing wrong, you aren t a flake. This is the fantasy is better than reality situation. You didn t know the guy at all while you had a crush on him. YOu said hi a couple of times and that was it....

Expressing Yourself to Others: emotions, drop of a dime, emotional person
drop of a dime, emotional person, family doctor: Well, I m not a doctor, but my mom is basically the same way. It s nothing to be embarassed about. If the people around you are really your friends and they care about you, then they ll understand. If you don t really know them, but they think you re a baby,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How can I express myself without pressuring him?, emotional subject, serious relationship
emotional subject, serious relationship, eachother: Dear Elizabeth: You and your boyfriend have a healthy relationship. You talk about things, dont rush into love, and are not entirely dependant on eachother. that is the mark of a healthy, great relationship. And another thing: you do NOT need a counselor!...

Expressing Yourself to Others: how can i express my self without making her scared?, playing tennis, five minutes
playing tennis, five minutes, summe: Okay, so there in lies your problem. Her parents, as you said will not let her date, so after he called you he probably told her the same thing only saying not to talk to you ever again... so that is why she is doing the things she is doing. For this particular...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How to express my self, conversations, compliments
conversations, compliments: Well are you guys friends? As in do you talk often or hang out? If so, it may be easier to understand if she is into you or not cuz u know her better. bringing it up in a conversation just say something that compliments her, like i like your shirt or hair...

Expressing Yourself to Others: why should you express yourself?, self esteem, confidence
self esteem, confidence: hello rosa, expressing yourself prevents things from getting bottled up inside and making it difficult to deal with day to day activities, it allows you to gain more confidence in yourself and boosts your self-esteem, and it also allows others to get to know...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How to express ?, convo starters, right move
convo starters, right move, fav color: Hm. Well, for when - if she s crouded by a group of friends, don t do anything. Because she ll usually just do something to impress them and you PROBABLY won t get the answer you want. Or response. Or something...hm. And how- just walk up to her, say Hi,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: expressing myself to my boyfriend, spirit www, mutual respect
spirit www, mutual respect, alexis: Dear Alexis; When two people are in a relationship, there should be no fear of expressing your needs and desires, there should be a sense of trust and mutual respect and tolerance where you can share anything that you re feeling and it s no big deal. ...

Expressing Yourself to Others: expressing my feelings to a friend, lesbian tendencies, sex with a man
lesbian tendencies, sex with a man, tendancies: Hi B, well if you don t tell her you will regret it in the future, when she finds someone else and you are left there kicking yourself for being afraid. It sounds like she may be confused so I would suggest that you put your feelings out there and give her...

Expressing Yourself to Others: expressing myself to others i trust, guidence counselor, fool
guidence counselor, fool: There is really no solution to this except for to just LET GO. you have to remember that these people only care about you, and anything you say they will not make fun of because they care for you. Just let it all out to your counselor: She is trying to help...

Expressing Yourself to Others: expressing myself, mind game, writing a letter
mind game, writing a letter, next level: Hi Ambi, be honest. I think you will feel vulnerable the first few times, but that s to be expected. That is also what takes people to the next level in their relationship. You just need to be honest. If you don t think you can do that verbally, try writing...

Expressing Yourself to Others: expression, buffy the vampire slayer, spirit www
buffy the vampire slayer, spirit www, sharing knowledge: Sorry, beats me. From what I found on the Net, it was an odd expression used once on Buffy, The Vampire Slayer and it s not defined even then. When someone asks what is it the reply is that s the point, no one knows . Pretty lame, if you ask me. I m...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Female :((, work relation, weird sort
work relation, weird sort, fella: Hi Sam, You should not blame yourself for Carmen leaving... people make decisions on their own. I would also give up on pursuing her. Given that she s trying to get with this person and that person, it sounds like she s very confused. I would suggest distracting...

Expressing Yourself to Others: First Boyfriend, two friends, sake
two friends, sake, feelings: This depends on just one thing; do you like HIM back? If you do, next time he tells you that he likes you - and if he really does, there will be a next time - return his feelings in a suttle way. Just say something that you know would be the right thing for...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Friend has made me 3rd party to marriage, long term relationships, panic mode
long term relationships, panic mode, confidante: Telling her nicely really hasn t worked so far, from what I understand. I think this time around you ve got to be clear with her and tell her exactly what you think about her involving you so deeply in her marriage; it s not your place to talk to her about...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Friends...Family, best of luck, tiff
best of luck, tiff, spending time: hello tiff, it seems that you care about your dad alot and he loves you. well you need to consider this, if your friends get upset because you spending time with your dad, then they need to grow up. you can explain to your dad exactly what you told me and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Friendship problem, apartment building, cup of coffee
apartment building, cup of coffee, mutual friend: You should NOT just go on pretending to like her. That will make your life even worse (excuse me if that sounds rude, but it is true). the only way to ensure your friendship with Teddy, Nia and their mother is to tell Nia the truth. NICELY. Tell her that you...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Fun and Healthy Mom, religious practice, broken bone
religious practice, broken bone, psychologist: I am not there; you wish to help out your mom. YOU want her to get excited. AS a counselor, I need to find out what state of health and mind she is in first. YOu have temporarily ignored that part of why people act as they do. Example; a man enters...

Expressing Yourself to Others: how to ask a girl out, secret admirer, flowers
Expressing Yourself to Others: how to ask a girl out, secret admirer, flowers

Expressing Yourself to Others: my boifriend cheated n soppose to have a girl pregnant, going to jail
Expressing Yourself to Others: my boifriend cheated n soppose to have a girl pregnant, going to jail

Expressing Yourself to Others: Christian/non-Christian relationship, christianty, change of heart
Expressing Yourself to Others: Christian/non-Christian relationship, christianty, change of heart, savior

Expressing Yourself to Others: Dining with Friends + Peanut allergy and Epipen = ugh :( !, fannypack, belt loop
Expressing Yourself to Others: Dining with Friends + Peanut allergy and Epipen = ugh :( !, fannypack, belt loop, soft case

Expressing Yourself to Others: how to deal with past issues, possibilities, relationship
Expressing Yourself to Others: how to deal with past issues, possibilities, relationship, whole new world

Expressing Yourself to Others: I don't know how to talk to her, girl smile, heyy
Expressing Yourself to Others: I don't know how to talk to her, girl smile, heyy, beautiful girl

Expressing Yourself to Others: Emancipation or other posabilities of freedom, sufferings, spelling
Expressing Yourself to Others: Emancipation or other posabilities of freedom, sufferings, spelling, blog

Expressing Yourself to Others: no subject, football player, basketball
Expressing Yourself to Others: no subject, football player, basketball, girls

Expressing Yourself to Others: im very shy, google
Expressing Yourself to Others: im very shy, google

Expressing Yourself to Others: Karma, black mail, insults
Expressing Yourself to Others: Karma, black mail, insults, psychologist

Expressing Yourself to Others: Lies, social worker, mental illness
Expressing Yourself to Others: Lies, social worker, mental illness, psych

Expressing Yourself to Others: making out..help!, gf, bf
Expressing Yourself to Others: making out..help!, gf, bf, girls

Expressing Yourself to Others: mixed signals, feminine energy, masculine energy
Expressing Yourself to Others: mixed signals, feminine energy, masculine energy, energy points

Expressing Yourself to Others: opening up, scientology is a cult, charlene
Expressing Yourself to Others: opening up, scientology is a cult, charlene, help section

Expressing Yourself to Others: Sister-in-law causing family problems, exact spelling, proxy
Expressing Yourself to Others: Sister-in-law causing family problems, exact spelling, proxy

Expressing Yourself to Others: Socialization Problems, socialization skills, example of socialization
Expressing Yourself to Others: Socialization Problems, socialization skills, example of socialization, game problems

Expressing Yourself to Others: Struggling w/ unmotivated boyfriend, escape from reality, old boyfriend
Expressing Yourself to Others: Struggling w/ unmotivated boyfriend, escape from reality, old boyfriend, minor hockey

Expressing Yourself to Others: can't leave boyfriend, not sure I want to :S, yo yo, swings
Expressing Yourself to Others: can't leave boyfriend, not sure I want to :S, yo yo, swings, feelings

Expressing Yourself to Others: Weight Issues, fitness plan, happy new year
Expressing Yourself to Others: Weight Issues, fitness plan, happy new year, bike ride

Expressing Yourself to Others: How fast?, box of chocolates, attractive female
box of chocolates, attractive female, just friends: Hi PJ; Overall, from your letter, it seems that things are going well and that she s interested in you. However, there is the possibility that she wants you just as a friend. If this is the case, it really should be defined right away so you know where you...

Expressing Yourself to Others: i feel i will loose everything in my life, vergin, familly
vergin, familly, bloke: Why would your parents think that you are betraying them? If it is a matter if trying to help your girl, or trying to find yourself, they will understand what you are going through. Talk to them, and tell them the truth. Tell them everything that you are going...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I feel like I need a relationship, self help books, confidence building
self help books, confidence building, great organization: Hi Kate, you said unconfident at the moment . Does that mean there was a time when you felt more confident? If so, can you figure out what played a part in your increased confidence. Also, how is your self esteem- the way you feel about yourself, your...

Expressing Yourself to Others: feelings of rejection, depressed man, better wife
depressed man, better wife, intimate relationship: Hi Jeanne, I remember you! It makes sense for him, as that is the way it is. I don t know if it makes sense for anyone else, but it s his way of coping with things. Anything is possible, but the question is if/when will he be unstuck. At this time I would...

Expressing Yourself to Others: fiance still friends w/ex-girlfriend, akward, rough times
akward, rough times, nice girl: Debbie; if you are in America, we have freedoms. IF you try to tell an adult DO NOT DO THIS, and you are not a judge or a police officer, why should that person obey you? reverse the situation; would you? you are reasonable to feel jealous. I would...

Expressing Yourself to Others: first relationship, going to meet the man, man of your dreams
going to meet the man, man of your dreams, pottery class: Hi Vanessa, thanks for the question. It is not unusual that you would be a little scared going into unknown territory. It s also not a negative that you are almost 21 and just venturing out into the dating scene. I always think it s good to meet people...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my friend and her story, pregnancy issues, confidante
pregnancy issues, confidante, hard time: The first (and main) thing your friend really needs here is support. You ve got to tell her that no matter how things go; no matter what happens, you will always be there for her through good and bad times, and that no matter what happens, you will be her...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my friend., qus, hotmail
qus, hotmail, 2 ways: If you really care about this girl, than just forgeting about her should even be an option. If she doesnt want to be your girlfriend, being friends should satisfy you enough until she finally realizes (if she ever does) that she wants to be with you. If so,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my friends, xboyfriend, great relationship
xboyfriend, great relationship, heart to heart: Hi Jaznine, Why don t you sit down and have a heart to heart with them? Sit down and tell them that you value their friendship and don t want to lose that, and that you respect their viewpoints and opinions and just want to know what you need to rectify...

Expressing Yourself to Others: no friends, lack of self esteem, keeping my distance
lack of self esteem, keeping my distance, bad attitude: most of this self-confidence issues can be, and are better handled in a conference psychologist room. If you feel you need to set up an appointment with a real life, in person professional, I can give you a couple of names and numbers. But for now, an...

Expressing Yourself to Others: friendships, answer mark, dancing lesson
answer mark, dancing lesson, personality tests: Actually, i didnt even think of that! If you consider yourself friends (and friends generally means that you are comfortable to go over and talk and laugh with them, ect, without feeling uncomfortable), than you can even ask THEM to go somewhere. But to start...

Expressing Yourself to Others: General Confusion, phone person, confusion
phone person, confusion, few days: Hi Laura, Probably the best thing to do is send him an email and tell him that you noticed he wasn t really around much anymore and that he didn t seem himself. Tell him you didn t want to pry but that if he needed anything to let you know, and that you...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Girl Friend and College, college freshman, freak out
college freshman, freak out, university of cincinnati: I dont think that it will last until summer. But if it seems to be heading in that direction, you should comfront her one more time. If she shows signs of never giving in, it is best to just let her go and get on with life. I know you re in love, and i know...

Expressing Yourself to Others: GUYS!!!!, religious education class, kisses
religious education class, kisses, stephanie: Stephanie: I think he s just trying to figure out how he feels right now. Sometimes kisses can mess things up if they happen to soon, ect. Just play it cool: talk to him as if he s just a friend, nothing more, be casual, and just be yourself. Let him figure...

Expressing Yourself to Others: general, social outcast, lots of girls
social outcast, lots of girls, quiet person: Hi Shaina, I guess my first question would be why are you the social outcast at your school? Is there anything you can do about that? There are lots of girls who prefer hanging out with boys. Usually it is because they have had some bad experiences with...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my gf changed in her talking, inute, mature style
inute, mature style, 7 months: I think that this trip to Italy has changed your girlfriends outlook on life, and that is a good thing. She is thinking not about making plans for a future that might not exist in that way, but living out the moment. And for this moment, she still loves you....

Expressing Yourself to Others: My gf and my feelings, physical attraction, beautiful lady
physical attraction, beautiful lady, beautiful thing: You are in love with her, aren t you? Love is the most open and trusting emotion in the world. The only thing I can say to you that will really help you is just be yourself. Don t ever act different than -you- with the one you love, because if you get what...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my gf and me, physical attraction, beautiful lady
physical attraction, beautiful lady, beautiful thing: Well first of all, thank you for telling me the back up story. It makes it easier to answer your question. Ok, it seems as if you really do love this woman and are trying hard to change for her. That is the most important thing in your relationship, and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: girl interfering in relationship, rudeness, new girl
rudeness, new girl, 7 months: Hi Sara, It sounds like this is becoming a bit of a drama and it likely doesn t need to be. I m not sure why you didn t want your boyfriend to tell her if the opportunity arose. Anyway, it s all in HOW you say it. If you say something nice but in a rude...

Expressing Yourself to Others: if girl likes me, steady girl, mind games
steady girl, mind games, girl friend: BLAIR: ugly was part of what you wrote about. What is ugly? What is beautiful? MOST any girl will talk to most any guy IF /when the boy/guy: is clean, SAFE, non threatening, easy to understand, fashionable [this can be gotten around], fun and ...

Expressing Yourself to Others: This girl..., paper balls, jabs
paper balls, jabs, index finger: Keep up your friendship with her, and every now and then do little things or say something to casually let you know that you care about her. Dont make it obvious, as she has a boyfriend already, but just let her know that you are interested. Eventually, if...

Expressing Yourself to Others: girlfriend, bikinni, jerk
bikinni, jerk, many things: in life, we often have to be careful of what we say or wish for . She could do one of many things; say nothing and think you are a jerk say nothing and think that is a very sexy idea laugh at you go try one on [and she could tell every girl she knows]...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my girlfriend, realtionship, hard time
realtionship, hard time, girlfriend: Chris: SHe might be going through a hard time in her life, i dont know. But if you trust her, than she probably is going through something that has nothing to do with breaking up with you. Dont bother her about it: just keep on loving her and showing her...

Expressing Yourself to Others: He has a girlfriend but wants me for sex., american girl, blonde hair
american girl, blonde hair, camilla: Truthfully? I really don t know. I think it s because, if you have a bunch of hard relationships, and you finally get a nice one, then you know they are the one. For you to marry, at least. I think you should talk to Francisco, if he doesn t dump his girl,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my girlfriend, bump in the road, great girl
bump in the road, great girl, ofcourse: hi Xris, I m not clear on what the difficulty is. You explained yourself clearly to me. Why can t you do it to her? It might be an idea to read up on bipolar so that you are more informed. It would also be a very supportive thing for her. Then you need...

Expressing Yourself to Others: gothic, devil worship, cloes
devil worship, cloes, mood swings: Dear River; The thing is that your parents worry. You see, they love you. They ve seen you grow up from a little baby, and they have trouble adapting to the fact that you re growing older and stuff. Happens to all parents. And they worry. The goth...

Expressing Yourself to Others: gross couple, riding in my car, movie theaters
riding in my car, movie theaters, baby talk: Hi CT, one way to hang out with him alone is to initiate getting together. E.g. we haven t spent time together like we used to. Lets you and I get together for ______. If he asks if he can bring her along, say that you were hoping that this time it would...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Hate the Secrets, high school sweetheart, 50th anniversary party
high school sweetheart, 50th anniversary party, starry sky: .........How can I express my concerns to her without appearing nosy, or meddling in her affairs? Please excuse the long question. Anything you can tell me would be extremely helpful. Thank You. ........... what would DR PHIL say? he would likely...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Help!, conversation tips, paying attention
conversation tips, paying attention, 6 years: Hi Marty, The best thing you can do is talk to her about things you are interested in and compliment her. Complimenting her shows you are paying attention to her and notice changes and talking about things that you are interested in helps you build up confidence...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Help!!, shy little girl, shy girl
shy little girl, shy girl, level increases: Hi Natasha, the main thing is that you are a very chatty person on one hand which means that you know how to chat. What s happening with the mate is that you aren t yet feeling totally comfortable with him and his friends. As your comfort level increases,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Help., food stamps, rent a center
food stamps, rent a center, difference of opinion: debbie; per Dr Phil, there is a lot more HERE I don t know than I do know. if he beat you and the kids and berated you, that is one thing, if it was just a difference of opinion....... my advice; give him the computer back and move where he can...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Help Again, kelp tablets, friend of a friend
kelp tablets, friend of a friend, partition: Yes, I do agree with Donna s friends. However - there may be another reason that he said 130. This may be untrue, but there is a possibility that it is true: Guys don t really look at how much a girl weighs. They look at if she s skinny or if she s fat (and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Help!, internet google, conversation tips
internet google, conversation tips, google: Hi Marty, That is a huge topic. If you have something in common with her e.g. a class, some music, etc. you could talk about that. As for flirting... that is such a unique thing. Check out the internet. Google flirting and see what they say. Sorry I...

Expressing Yourself to Others: HI, i'm 19, and am going into..., white picket fence, guy tyler
white picket fence, guy tyler, back of my mind: Hi Tara, it sounds like you may ruin his relationship with his g/f if you tell him and it also sounds like you aren t ready to commit because you need to determine if there is someone else out there. Those are your two main points. Both those points, point...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Hi,I went to a bar the..., friend pete, drunk guy
friend pete, drunk guy, strange men: you want to a bar, forget classy. BAR. And Pete shined. What is your concern? YOU are you. YOU meet people wherever they are. YOU start slow and you grow. Pete is a guy who seems to fit the bill. What are you waiting for? YOU already knew...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Hi kevin,i know this is..., social intercourse, camera time
social intercourse, camera time, blowhard: are you dana the lady or man; Dana is one of those names that can be either way. Also, what grade are you in? age? state? I have found, below the age of 18, one is perhaps excessively concerned what others think of how one dresses and acts and speaks....

Expressing Yourself to Others: Husband is indiscreet, bad situation, messes
bad situation, messes, last sunday: Hi Karla, Sounds like a bad situation you re in the middle of. For what it s worth, I think you are completely right in that your husband should have respected the wife s privacy. If he was concerned about his friend, he could have brought the issue up...

Expressing Yourself to Others: hard work, confidence level, self confidence
confidence level, self confidence, large groups: shridhar self-confidence is something that a person must gain on their own. as long as you feel good about yourself then you should have a high self-confidence level. standing up in front of people and telling an answer doesnt mean that you dont have the...

Expressing Yourself to Others: hard work, mening, manual labor
mening, manual labor, average guy: hello shridhar the meaning of hard work is very broad. it just depends on what the work is. i think hard work is doing the maximum amount of work to achieve a goal. so no matter what the work is, there is always a goal to achieve whether it be school or manual...

Expressing Yourself to Others: hellohow r u ?i am Will,..., finding somebody, living in england
finding somebody, living in england, stressful situations: Hi Will, I think you should do a few things. First off, I think you should start keeping a book or some paper around, and write down how you feel when you doubt yourself. What you said and what you thought immediately afterwards. This may help you notice...

Expressing Yourself to Others: hello, gr8, jock
gr8, jock, nerd: i had many terrible/ gr8 experiances, i lived in asia and then moved to california and then moved to new jersey and now i am here in NEW york i was loved and made fun of, i was popular and a nerd i was a jock and a A+ student, i was through a lot when i was...

Expressing Yourself to Others: help!, kermit miss piggy, little paw
kermit miss piggy, little paw, fozzie: a; how old are you? b; in what state are you? c; girls get freaked out easily d; what do you tell girls?--give them a little paw hug? e; define obsessed? define young? what is wrong with being fozzie bear? I am Kermit! Miss piggy is getting sooo...

Expressing Yourself to Others: help!!!if you can., gr 10, ditz
gr 10, ditz, gramma: Katy: You are going through the totally normal, completely NOT immature, stages of adolescence. Really, thats all it is. It is TOTALLY ok to have crushes on guys. Its ok to be immature sometimes: actually, its even better, because it means you are being...

Expressing Yourself to Others: help, no doubt, good luck
no doubt, good luck, personality: Well Rob, theres no doubt that she likes you, otherwise she wouldnt be talking and laughing with you so much. Of course she may just like you as a friend, but she likes you nonetheless. If you want to tell her that you like her, just let her know by asking...

Expressing Yourself to Others: help me, girl jeans, soccer stuff
girl jeans, soccer stuff, soccer girl: Hi Soccer Girl, Clothes are a personal reflection as to who you are. There is no reason why you can t wear both. I am also a soccer player and I wear both as well, but it determines on the circumstances. I m not going to wear soccer stuff to a dinner, but...

Expressing Yourself to Others: help!!!, lunch dinner, perfect girl
lunch dinner, perfect girl, myspace: Miguel: No myspace. absolutely no myspace. If you want to tell a girl how you feel, myspace is the worst way to do it. They will not feel special whatsoever. You can call her: Ask her to hang out, go to lunch/dinner, ect. Get to know her, as friends (or...

Expressing Yourself to Others: help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, timetable, india
timetable, india: Well, before you start your studies, take 15 mins to yourself. Meditate, if you d like to call it that. Think of everything you can in that time, and it takes them off your mind, after you think about them. Wow, TEN classes? That s a LOT especially for...

Expressing Yourself to Others: help!, sugar and spice, passiveness
sugar and spice, passiveness, fears: Chris, Almost too good.. ever heard the saying too good to be true? it s like saying your sugar and spice and everything nice... but what is the catch?? Usually when someone has all the qualities a woman would be looking for, there is usually something...

Expressing Yourself to Others: help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, attention deficit disorder, mood one
attention deficit disorder, mood one, top of the world: Shivani, It sounds to me like you have what is called Attention Deficit Disorder, also known as ADD. Have you talked to your parents about these troubles you are having? IF not, i suggest you do and see your physician, it is not a serious life threatening...

Expressing Yourself to Others: help please, good luck, heart
good luck, heart, liz: Hi Rob, Why not necessarily tell how you feel, just ask her out? Would that perhaps make it easier? If you relaly want to tell her how you feel, just tell her how you feel. If you speak from your heart, you ll never get led wrong, and you ll never regret...

Expressing Yourself to Others: help, fear of rejection, something in her eyes
fear of rejection, something in her eyes, disapproval: Hi Daniel, I suspect this may have more to do with your feelings of security. It s easier to say what you need to say when you are not in person. Maybe there is a fear of rejection or you are worried that you are going to see something in her eyes that is...

Expressing Yourself to Others: hey, lol thanks, compliment
lol thanks, compliment, joke: The only way to tell whether someone is shy, stuck up, obnoxious, nice, ect, is to pay attention to their behavior. For about a week or two, just pay attention to what he says and does. If they are very rude and obnoxious, then he is most likely a stuck up/mean...

Expressing Yourself to Others: hi, risk rejection, true feelings
risk rejection, true feelings, playing a game: Hi ET, the reality is that if you can t be honest and if you can t communicate your true feelings then there isn t going to be much of a relationship. That doesn t mean you have to say it all at once but you are bothered by his actions, or lack of them, and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: hi, english speakers, emphases
english speakers, emphases, time frames: Ron: I get this request frequently. I am not sure what seems to bother you most but I DO have some solutions; a; ALL people VERBALLY stumble. WE do so because we have our own values and cultures and time frames and emphases and we are dealing with...

Expressing Yourself to Others: hi,i have an ex-boyfriend..., stress, relationship
stress, relationship, email: Hi Jessica, If you need to break the ice and don t think you can do that verbally, how about sending a letter or an email. Eventually you will have to speak with him about things though. Communication is REALLY important in any relationship so you may as...

Expressing Yourself to Others: hi,i have an ex-boyfriend..., stress
stress: hello jessica, the best thing for you to do is to go slow with him because you may actually push him away if you push yourself on him. you can just hang out with him and let him know that you still care but you are willing to just be friends until he is ready....

Expressing Yourself to Others: hi, network bridges, death of distance
network bridges, death of distance, time death: Hey Cletus, Im flattered that you wish to know me better... well, honestly speaking, im not exactly looking for a relationship or anything like that at this moment... but yes am Single, though i dont know why this bit of info would help. Anyways, Im pretty...

Expressing Yourself to Others: howdy, top expert, ugly woman
top expert, ugly woman, hubby: hello again clyde, sorry it took me so long to get back to you. yeah you do sound adventuresome but i hardly doubt i would be able to pass you off as a girl with him.LOL there probably are alot of girls that would jump at the chance to be with the top expert...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Ignores me in public, college time, shy girl
college time, shy girl, bad person: I think I ve hidden all my emotions ways deep down inside, not likely to some out soon... maybe he is too. what do you want him to do? speak more to you while in public? engage him in chats. if not, start singing in public. he will talk to...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How do I Introduce Myself ?, tutions, tution
tutions, tution, free time: I know how you feel, Sahil. This is a very frusturating thing to be going through. And although it may not seem like it, the solution is so easy! THeres only 2 words to it: BE YOURSELF. there. problem solved. But i ll elaborate. All you have to do is, next...

Expressing Yourself to Others: any ideas???, hey jordan, 4 months
hey jordan, 4 months, conversations: Hey Jordan, well willing to get back together and willing to work things out with him right there just shows that your still in love with him....here are some ideas 1. Tell him I love you just so he will always know 2. Give him space when he wants it....

Expressing Yourself to Others: ignoring, box of chocolates, rough patch
box of chocolates, rough patch, u care: Dear Sean, Let me see if im getting this right... i suppose u want to patch things up with this gal. But she isnt responding to your emails etc... however she needs to pass you a suitcase and thus u will need to meet her to get it from her? ANd u want...

Expressing Yourself to Others: im a 14 yr old boy who is..., cheek, lips
cheek, lips, girlfriend: there are 2 opinions on this topic; start out very gently and do not ask and ask-- when alone. I think it is better to kiss the cheek gently and give a bit of space. LET her percolate on the idea of what you just did. get back to me thanks...

Expressing Yourself to Others: im a 14yr old boy who is in..., blair, just friends
blair, just friends, girls: Blair; I am not there and do not know the girls or you. u have pics of football --of whom? why do the girls want them? Can t they get them themselves? or......if u have no problem giving these away..... it is easiest and safest to write; to...

Expressing Yourself to Others: im a 15yr old boy in the 8th..., taunts, buff
taunts, buff, nerd: Blair; a good book was written with you in mind; but I think you will be mad at me if I tell you about it; it is called what do you care what anyone else thinks! forget about others in HS except for how you can all get along. Forget about buff, about...

Expressing Yourself to Others: im very shy, concieted, close friends
concieted, close friends, sibling: It s ok Jamie, i COMPLETELY understand what you are feeling. I used to be so shy that I didnt even know how to act in front of my best friends and cousins! All you have to do is gain a lot of confidence in yourself. Just know that you are a beautiful, amazing...

Expressing Yourself to Others: im too shy, protective shell, drama teacher
protective shell, drama teacher, safe place: YOU need a forum--a safe place to do this. WITHOUT knowing your age, I will assume from 12 though 17. in the USA. ask your counselor how to reach your drama teacher. IF your school has one. ASK your drama teacher how to come out of your protective...

Expressing Yourself to Others: infomation, technical experts, chunk
technical experts, chunk, good luck: Dear Ovais, This question is incomplete... would u like to complete it... or if there was a fault when u were trying to send me an email, do inform the technical experts at allexperts. Cos u re email looks like its been cut off (by a huge chunk) do look...

Expressing Yourself to Others: is he interested or not??, long term relationship, maturity level
long term relationship, maturity level, first hope: Hi Karen, I guess my first thought is that if he wasn t interested he wouldn t have put any effort in and he has put effort in. Age is a number. What s more important is maturity level, etc. Trust your gut feeling and think about what you want here. Do...

Expressing Yourself to Others: is he interested or not??, lucy lue, ally mcbeale
lucy lue, ally mcbeale, casual friend: Karen; you won t like my answer; keep him at a distance like a casual friend. he liked the moment. IF he was interested, he would be all over you like bees on honey. Been there, done that. seek other guys and the moment one does not show up as...

Expressing Yourself to Others: who invites whom?, myers briggs, pursuer
myers briggs, pursuer, wonderful guy: MB, not too much. Pursuer, etc? I just don t want to feel that I am always the pursuer. I would appreciate your thoughts...... This is almost too easy; find additional male friends and find some that are more schedule and follow-through oriented....

Expressing Yourself to Others: jealousy, long distance relationship, larger breasts
long distance relationship, larger breasts, attractive women: Hi Angie, Well first of all you have insight and that s important. This really is an issue about you. The question is- where did it come from. Often times these sorts of feelings come out of a relationship where you were betrayed, or someone who you were...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Karma, innocent victim, better reason
innocent victim, better reason, upper management: Olivia: This is a terrible situation to be going through. Your ex-boyfriend obviously wasnt a very nice man, otherwise he wouldnt have lied to you about his wife and kids. He also obviously doesnt love his family very much, otherwise he wouldnt have been...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Knowing whether to pursue/back off, brief encounters, friends birthday
brief encounters, friends birthday, whole time: I need some slight clarification; you are living with one guy, not having sex with him and his male relative gives you the hots. and u wonder what you should do. I just have to make sure the picture is clear. suggesion confirm your casual or...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How can I know him?, fresh graduate, hi thanks
fresh graduate, hi thanks, different company: hello irene, honestly, since there is no reason to talk to him concerning work, all you can do is go up to him and say hi. do you ever have to pass by where he is working? if so, stop and ask him if he has a pencil or something like that. if not, just prepare...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I know he likes me but I'm too shy to say that I like him, quiet person, shyness
quiet person, shyness, rejection: you have to be confident. Since you know already that he likes you, it is a good thing because you dont have to worry about rejection. Knowing this, you can muster up the strength to just get out there, be yourself, and tell him straight away that you share...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How to know if she likes me or not ??, strict guidelines, average joe
strict guidelines, average joe, term commitment: I sure am glad you informed me of your ages and where you live because in the USA--our dating rituals and cultures are both simple and unique; for those in the ruling classes or who are very religious, one must follow strict guidelines. Those from...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How do i let her know??, fealings, freind
fealings, freind, good friends: hello bobby, basically, the best thing to do is to hold off for a while and still be her friend. then slowly begin to get close to her or ask her if she has ever thought of you two as a couple and what it would be like. but you might want to think about why...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Lack of Communication, lack of communication, shana
lack of communication, shana, feelings: Hi Julia, Without much info from you, I will do my best. I don t really think that it s about what YOU can do to get HIM to open up. I suspect there isn t much you can say either. People open up when they are ready and when they feel safe to do so. Trying...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Lies, lieing, telling the truth
lieing, telling the truth, young adults: Hi Ebc, There is some forms of schizophrenia (don t hide becuase you see that word, there are a lot of misconceptions around the disease and at least 25% of the population suffers from it.) and one of the forms is compulsive lying. I would think that this...

Expressing Yourself to Others: My Life Now, college freshman, freak out
college freshman, freak out, huggs: the most important thing that i can say to you is to follow your heart. I know this sounds extremely corny, but its true. If you really love her, then you would do anything for her. and one of these things is to NOT move on. She might have some problems going...

Expressing Yourself to Others: My Life, verge of suicide, passion lives
verge of suicide, passion lives, music is my passion: Dear Erika, I know how you feel, cos ive been thru that... like u know thats your calling but yet its not practical enough for your parents to allow u to pursue it. Yes, ive had that. But yet u feel an affinity with it and its a burning passion and taht...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Long Distant Friend, distant friend, neveah
distant friend, neveah, american girl: just be yourself. That s all you can really do. Send each other videos of your lives. Take a week of your life, take a video camera around, show him all your friends and stuff. Thanks for the compliment. It is heaven spelled backwords, and it s my fav...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Long term relationship, work buddies, long term relationship
work buddies, long term relationship, ups and downs: s I ve been where u are. suggestions; a; contact a counselor and ask your guy to go with you; b; find a new place to move to, perhaps in an adjacent city and prepare to move out without him knowing it or where you are. c; ask him would you...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Love, strong word, special lady
strong word, special lady, love interest: Well hello there Andy! And thanks for your question! WOW! Sounds as though you definitely are feeling some pretty heavy emotions for this special lady! And how wonderful is that? Funny, I have gone through the same thing recently. It is kinda scarey...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Lucy, friend lucy, dining room table
friend lucy, dining room table, cousin: I think that you are right. Eileen doesn t think Lucy was higher than a size 8, and was being polite and asking so she didn t accidentally buy her a size 10 for a present or something. If I didn t answer the question like you expected, or you have a different...

Expressing Yourself to Others: letting them know, overtures, cues
overtures, cues, no doubt: Hi Augusto, You must really like my suggestions! I wouldn t suggest any cues. I would suggest that when the time is right, let her know how you feel. Being clear is much better than trying to send messages that might be misread. If you can t say it verbally,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: letting them know, spirit www, overtures
spirit www, overtures, no doubt: Hello Augusto; The main thing would be to compliment her on aspects of her looks - her hair, her makeup, her clothing, etc. Make it a point of letting her know that you notice her. Casual, very slight contact (such as holding her hand for a few seconds, or...

Expressing Yourself to Others: life, eighth grade education, finer things in life
eighth grade education, finer things in life, doctor appointments: Hi Ric, sorry for the delay in responding. Firstly, you sound pretty down. I don t know why people are so self absorbed these days. It sounds like you have had a rough time but you are not one to sit back and do nothing. You do sound like a giver and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: life, eighth grade education, finer things in life
eighth grade education, finer things in life, doctor appointments: Nothing wrong with being nice, Ric; But you also should be smart. And wisdom wouldn t hurt either. If you blindly give people more than they deserve and more than they can contribute back to you in some way or shape or form, then you re not being nice,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I am at a loss at this point, personal web pages, local police department
personal web pages, local police department, allec: Dear Jennie, I am not an expert on in-laws, as I am single, but since this question has remained open in the question pool, I thought you deserved to to get a reply of solidarity. So from a complete stranger here is the long and short of what I think. In...

Expressing Yourself to Others: i have lots of problems!!!!:|, halter tops, color eye
halter tops, color eye, 5 year olds: I personaly think that at 12 years old, you are way to young to be having sex. It seems as if you have some minor (or major) self-esteem and confidence problems, which are directing you in these decisions to try and be an adult way to soon. This is obvious...

Expressing Yourself to Others: love, good time, relationship
good time, relationship, girls: Well, Brian, the answer to this question is really simple. All you have to do is do what your heart tells you to do. Really, it s that simple. TELL her that you love her: and if she loves you back, which i have no way of knowing but she probably does considering...

Expressing Yourself to Others: in love and confused, skils, straight answer
skils, straight answer, wasting my time: Hi NFI, I think that he has been clear, he is confused. That isn t a yes or a no at this point. It means that he doesn t know. I can t tell you if you are wasting your time because I don t know if/when he will ever come to a decision. I also don t know...

Expressing Yourself to Others: love with many girls, tight clothes, sexual desires
tight clothes, sexual desires, elder brother: Hi Imran, Firstly, I suspect you are not actually in love with all these girls. Love is something that grows as you get to know someone. It sounds more like you are attracted to them and that would certainly be a typical reaction. You can be attracted...

Expressing Yourself to Others: in love, kiss question, grl
kiss question, grl, gut feeling: Hi Anton, have a date and see how it goes. Trust your gut feeling and go with the moment. If she already knows that you like her, I m not sure you need to say anything more at the beginning. A new relationship is very fun and exciting. Enjoy it. As for...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Making/Becoming Friends, personl, self confidence
personl, self confidence, funny sounds: afraid I don t want to sound stupid if I say something and I have this issue I think with rejection........ Jazz; the solution is both impossible at times and as easy as eating pie. GET experience! WE start off as babies making funny sounds and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Marching Band (Colorguard), sophomore year, freshman year
sophomore year, freshman year, friend doesn: Well, basically, you have two obvious choices. One- talk to a councelor about it. If you have more than one, talk to the one that you know the best. Two - talk to the instructor themself. They need to know these things. Say Hey, can I have a word with...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Mother, new years eve, new year eve
new years eve, new year eve, nyd: Dear Ash, Whoa... this email reached me only on New Year day... and if your mom s party was on New year Eve, then this email is a bit too late, isnt it? OPPS... well, since you only wanted to know if i could help u to convince her to let u go out with...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I'm Addicted, theropist, massacist
theropist, massacist, staples: It sounds like your mother is already aware of your problem, and you and I both know she wants to help you. It s going to be hard to tell her, so try taking care of this one on your own for now, but if it s totally unbearable to deal with along, definately...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I'm lost with this girl, trust issue, physical attraction
trust issue, physical attraction, having sex: hello carven, well honestly, everything will fall into place with the time is right. do not worry about how to be a great boyfriend, just be yourself. i know there are alot of girls who do not like guys who are pushy, needy, over protective, or insecure so...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I'm sorry this is so long but I need ur help badly..., friend amanda, backgorund
friend amanda, backgorund, friend josh: Hi Heather, For what it s worth, I m very proud of you. And it s important you know that while it hurts know, times does heal all and soon, you will move on with your life. Also, while you will not know it, try to imagine the pain you would have felt if...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I'm sorry this is so long but I need ur help badly..., friend amanda, backgorund
friend amanda, backgorund, friend josh: Hey Heather, well in an honest opinion I think you should tell him straight up how you feel to begin with and the key to the whole thing is he LIED to you and to me thats not cool he should have been straight up honest with you from the very start and should...

Expressing Yourself to Others: making out..help!, bad kisser, tongue
bad kisser, tongue: Well, I ve never made out either, and I m older than you. Trust me, it ll pass. When you get into high school, no one really cares if you ve kissed someone else (much less make out) unless you ve been going out with someone for over a year and a half. ...

Expressing Yourself to Others: making time, jumping to conclusions, negative impression
jumping to conclusions, negative impression, avoiding distractions: Dear Augusto: Here response was not the best one would hope for, and COULD indicate she was brushing you off. But maybe it meant something else. Making assumptions or jumping to conclusions is not a good idea. Losing one s temper in front of a woman...

Expressing Yourself to Others: making time, best of luck, mistake
best of luck, mistake: Hi Augusto, You left the ball in her court and she didn t respond. You even made a few follow up calls. She still didn t respond. What part of that isn t clear to you? I think you have already put in waaaay to much time and continue to do so by even thinking...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Getting a man back in my life, intimacy issues, hectic schedule
intimacy issues, hectic schedule, coward: Hi Debbie, I think the one mistake you have made in all of this is to think that you shouldn t have listened to your feelings. Those feelings are your gut feeling and 99.9% of the time your gut feeling is accurate. It sounds like he has not been honest and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: manipulative woman, friday and saturday night, single parent
friday and saturday night, single parent, professional advice: Hi Annie, Yeah, you are in a position. It is rather rude of her to make plans for you. Is there some way that you can go out of town for that weekend!? That really doesn t solve the problem though. I think you need to be (somewhat) honest. If you can...

Expressing Yourself to Others: what does it mean?, spirit www, sense of humor
spirit www, sense of humor, comedians: It is definitely the second one. Girls do not like comedians. They do like guys who are sure of themselves, who are easy-going and good natured, and can make life seem fun and funny, instead of serious and depressing. It s not about jokes, but about an outlook...

Expressing Yourself to Others: mixed signals, computer software engineer, communication email
computer software engineer, communication email, mixed signals: Hi Cindy, I have answered a recent question from you, regarding this guy. Here is yet another situation where your needs are not being met. He may understand but it sounds like (by his actions) that he has more important things to do. He may not be capable...

Expressing Yourself to Others: the mother daughter thing, question thanks, exerpts
question thanks, exerpts, e mail: Hi Anne, Please don t apologize, that s what I m here for, I just wish I could provide more insight.... I don t know what to tell her other than to stay with it. I know it may not seem worth it since she s not responding but would you feel ok any other...

Expressing Yourself to Others: no mouth!, human population, guy friends
human population, guy friends, clam: Jazzie: Sorry i took so long to answer this question: i ve been really busy lately and havent been online in a week. As for your problem, the first thing i want to say is that it is completely normal. Almost half of the human population has this problem!...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Need advice, wayout, girl friends
wayout, girl friends, right moment: Hi Kevin, She has made it clear that she wants to be along right now, she needs some space. What you need to do is give it to her. She just got over one relationship and it would not be good for her to get into another one right away- rebounds don t tend...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Need to know how to express my self to her, conversations, clue
conversations, clue, good luck: Hi Hugh, wish I could answer that but I can t because I don t know her so have no clue how she feels about you. I guess you will have to get to know her and then it will be more clear. I wouldn t imply any such thing in your conversations. Just be yourself,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Need to Talk, parents
parents: Emily: I think that with you, getting your friends alone would be a good way to talk with them. Just ask them to come over to your house, or go to the mall with only you and her/him, or somewhere alone with just the two of you. THat is a great way to talk...

Expressing Yourself to Others: New Country New School, sheer agony, teen flicks
sheer agony, teen flicks, american teenagers: Unfortunately, in social situations, sometimes you need an opening; a connection that involves you with the popular people. So many American teenagers worry about being considered cool , fly , the shit , whatever. First of all, the last thing you want to...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Normal?, human description, ethnobotanist
human description, ethnobotanist, log cabin: In my opinion, there is no such thing as normal. Everyone likes what they like, and doesn t like what they don t like. Everyone is there own individual person. It s perfectly fine to want chickens and cows, etc. I want horses and a log cabin and live in...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my name, top expert
top expert: hey again clyde, do i like the name clyde? what kinda question is that? it doesnt matter what someone s name is, it matters who the person is behind the name. do ya know what i mean?LOL it is pretty cool that you are the top expert of the month, do you have...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I need help cuz i cant talk to a girl to save my life!!!, talking to girls, quiet guy
talking to girls, quiet guy, how to approach a girl: Oh it s no problem. Well, yes, the idea of messaging her on myspace is a good idea. And yeah, be completely honest with her. Well, maybe not completely, but just tell her like Hey, I m sorry I ignored you when we were camping. I just have a problem talking...

Expressing Yourself to Others: nice finish last?, relationship books, reason men
relationship books, reason men, nice finish: Dear Augusto: Unfortunately we live in such an emotionally low toned society that emotions such as FEAR, ANGER, HATE seem interesting and exciting to people. You can see that just by turning on the Television everyday. There are emotional tones HIGHER...

Expressing Yourself to Others: normal..., fellow peers, 9th grader
fellow peers, 9th grader, some of my best friends: Dear Giselle, I got cut off...so this is a follow up to what i have to say... sometimes friends might be stating a fact but put it across too harshly. Friends who are actually trying to help u by stating the fact should be treasured more...however sometimes...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Omg please help me i am so connfused!, longest time, decency
longest time, decency, ounce: Well I have basically the same problem. My boyfriend has made so many accomplishments it s not even funny. The only thing that I ve accelled at better than him is the amount of books I read. But don t worry. If he has even an ounce of decency in him, he...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Oops, 18 year olds, predicament
18 year olds, predicament, nice guy: Hi Nickie, it sounds like it s bothering you so you probably need to get it off your chest. Just tell him with honesty- you may think that I am 18 because I asked about the clubs but i m 17. Or something to that effect. You don t know where the relationship...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Openness, anyting, hard stuff
anyting, hard stuff, openness: When a lady says nothing is on her mind, that is not true. IT is just that she considers it emotional stuff and guys often want hard stuff; love ya, cars, drinking, sports, etc. AS there are many males on this earth, I suggest you become honest--100%....

Expressing Yourself to Others: It's ok if your from Canada, masters degree in counseling, counseling psychologist
masters degree in counseling, counseling psychologist, counseling psychology: Hi Jason, I love my job and have been doing it for 16 years. I have a Masters degree in counseling psychology and that is a 6 year university committment. It s a great field and I do it well (so I am told). If you do something you love, you will be good...

Expressing Yourself to Others: how do i open up, nothing matters, good times
nothing matters, good times, new friends: All you have to do is be confident. When you are with your friends, just laugh and talk with them and not care about what other people in the room think about you. When you are yourself, nothing matters exept for the good times you are having. If you want...

Expressing Yourself to Others: opening up, starter questions, cant trust
starter questions, cant trust, time cause: Stephen: I understand how you feel. Opening up to someone is SUCH a hard thing to do, especially if you ve been hurt before, or if it has been used against you. the main thing about opening up is: TRUST. you have to trust the person that you re talking...

Expressing Yourself to Others: opening up, scientology organization, toastmasters international
scientology organization, toastmasters international, learned skill: Dear Charlene; The art of communication is not something people are born with. Social skills are learned. Public speaking is a learned skill. So is social interaction, debate, etc. I strongly encourage you to take some communication courses. The best...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Please help!, spirit www, ambiguous situations
spirit www, ambiguous situations, goals and dreams: I really don t believe in ambiguous situations. I strongly recommend that you are upfront with him, and tell him that you have feelings for him, but that you don t want to do anything dishonest - so ask him not to send you mixed messages. Tell him that as...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Please help me, e mail address, pleasant holiday
e mail address, pleasant holiday, hotmail address: Hi Maria; These days I get about 10 spam messages a day. If I were to get an email entitled Good day! from an address I don t recognize, I d just delete it. What I recommend is that your subject line say something like From Maria From (name) School,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: parents, mom and dad, sick friends
mom and dad, sick friends, crach: u did not volunteer your age, where you are now, or what the family is going through otherwise [dad s work, mom s sick, friends have problems, next door neighbor crach head, etc.] a; call the best friend s mom or dad--ask the mom to talk privately to...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How do I get past my insequires, so that I can finally love a man completely?, buck teeth, low self esteem
buck teeth, low self esteem, physical beauty: I can 100% relate to your insecurities, as I went through this exact same thing myself. When I was young i had the same exact esteem-lowering inperfections as you, and it put a damper on my self esteem for a very long time. What I did to overcome this was:...

Expressing Yourself to Others: past life, definite answer, previous life
definite answer, previous life, wrong person: Dear Ruth, I must say, this is by far the most interesting question ive ever received! HAHAHA! Maybe cos u re asking the wrong person! heheeh... well... mostly ppl dont ask me abt religious or spirtual stuff cos of the nature of the category im under...which...

Expressing Yourself to Others: people people, good relationship, public debate
good relationship, public debate, disrespect: i am guessing you are in either grades 7-8 or 9-12. and i will presume moving to a different HS or jr high is not viable/practical. have a public debate--or do something to CALL them out in a democratic --decent way. LET the recipients of their...

Expressing Yourself to Others: problem......, english ability, tool system
english ability, tool system, killing time: 2nd time mentioning this; a; I am not killing time by being a volunteer on allexperts. b; your queries demonstrate you have time to kill. c; Please PLEASE use another tool/system to relieve your boredom. I have several queries to answer and...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How to pursuade people, part time job, decisive action
part time job, decisive action, kind of man: She repeatedly says that all she wants is to be free from him whatever burden it would give her. Any additional comments? Thank you. .................. ================================================== i am sorry. People who are fat say they will start...

Expressing Yourself to Others: question on the ex, physical relationship, emotional side
physical relationship, emotional side, probaby: Honestly it sounds to me like he has gotten over you emotionally but physically he misses you. If you want to have a physical relationship most likely lacking the emotional side of things, then go for it. But taken from experience he wants to know how you...

Expressing Yourself to Others: question, book men, men are from mars
book men, men are from mars, american boys: in what city and state is your school? age? i presume Asian American? boys talk about sex, drinking, cars, and are not full of vanity. They USUALLY care nothing about what you wear or how your date was last night. They burp, fart and talk about...

Expressing Yourself to Others: quick one., real feelings, rejection
real feelings, rejection, expressions: Well, her saying yes could mean both things. It depends on how she does it and what she says; it is helpful to be able to read expressions, eyes, ect. Her real feelings could be either or. To tell her that you like her and want to be with her, casual gifts,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: quiet in school, history assignment, freinds
history assignment, freinds, new friends: Heh. Don t worry, this isn t long. Alright. Well, you could start by being yourself, and not just a black-and-white picture. What I mean by this is - if you are naturally loud, then be loud all the time. If you re both - then be loud sometimes and quiet...

Expressing Yourself to Others: quote, wile, year book
wile, year book, car accident: WHEN people leave us that way , it is passing not past. a quote can come from anyone. YOU can look up BARLETT s Famout Quotations. Since he was important to you--DO NOT disrepect him by seeking this memorial elsewhere; tell the world what he meant...

Expressing Yourself to Others: READY?, defense mechanisms, rape
defense mechanisms, rape, relationship: Hi Rere, After an event like a rape one would be very cautious and that is the defense mechanisms kicking in. That is a good thing. If you are ready for a relationship you will know because the right guy will come along and you will feel interested. The...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Ready to open my expressions, spirit www, learned skill
spirit www, learned skill, conversations with women: Dear Doug; Communication is a learned skill, not something you re born with. I strongly recommend that you take a short course called Success Through Communication , at your local Scientology Learning Center. It is just a couple of weeks part time, and it...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Relationships and Expressing Yourself, heart necklace, spending time
heart necklace, spending time, hadn: ...but I m terrified that he ll cut me out of his life if he decides to go out with someone else or just because he s like mad , offended or really hurt by me just wanting to be friends especially since we ve been friends since 6th grade and now were both...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Reseducing, rose petals, long term relationship
rose petals, long term relationship, valentine s day: Hi Jim, It actually sounds like you have done a good job of analyzing the situation yourself. You have the benefit of a long term relationship with her so you know the patterns and what to expect. That being the case I think the question boils down to this-...

Expressing Yourself to Others: This really bothers me., sleeping dogs, running the risk
sleeping dogs, running the risk, shift hours: Hm...this does seem sort of odd. I suggest that you talk to her about it: next time she needs a ride, tell her that you d be more than happy to take her, and if she says no, tell her how you feel. Dont confront her abruptly though: She might get afraid of...

Expressing Yourself to Others: i really like this guy ive never talked to.., bad idea, stacy
bad idea, stacy, freak: Is he in any of your classes? If he is, then that would be a perfect way to get to know him. Try to casually talk to him during class, during passing periods, so that it wouldnt be totaly random. If you dont have any classes with him, then just casually smile...

Expressing Yourself to Others: relationship problems, relationship problems, couple weeks
relationship problems, couple weeks, counselling: Hi Nick, Thanks for the question. Generally there is a reason that things start to deteriorate after such a long time. I suspect that your style of communicating is not something new, so why is it now becoming frustrating? You need to figure out what the...

Expressing Yourself to Others: My relationship w/my husband, seeing eye to eye, marriage counseling
seeing eye to eye, marriage counseling, maturity level: Hi Mari, you are human and as a result there is no way that you could start anew and not bring stuff back in. you have a way of interacting with each other, a pattern(s) that has developed over years, and that doesn t go away just because you want it to or...

Expressing Yourself to Others: my relationship, previous education, prostitue
previous education, prostitue, hime: Hi Nasim, it sounds like trust is a big issue for you. He has misrepresented himself a number of times so you don t trust him. Trust is crucial for a good, happy, healthy relationship. It also sounds like he is quite controlling and emotionally abusive....

Expressing Yourself to Others: Sexual interests, long term relationship, suitable mate
long term relationship, suitable mate, personality and behavior: Hi Dave, Firstly, sorry for the delay in answering your question. Now to the question- this is one of those be careful what you wish for situations. It sounds like you have lived every guys dream but it feels pretty empty. I will tell you this, I have...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Too Shy to get a gal, long term relationship, minimal results
long term relationship, minimal results, physical appearance: Hi Dan, Your email is really interesting. Although the topic is about getting a gal, you spend most of the question commenting on your physical appearance. Whether it s an issue for a girl or not is really not as important as whether it s an issue for you-...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Shy.., effective communication skills, local community college
effective communication skills, local community college, spirit www: Dear Taylor; Effective communication skills are not something we are born with- they are something we learn, and develop. Some people are born into families where the parents are excellent communicators, and in some cases this helps them be social ...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Sister-in-law causing family problems, myriad health problems, colds and flus
myriad health problems, colds and flus, asthma allergies: Hi Kara, I think you are right on the mark when you say that she is getting attention with all her problems. There is actually a psychological label for someone who makes up illnesses in their children as a way to get attention for themselves. I m not saying...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Sister-in -law help, christmas things, slap in the face
christmas things, slap in the face, emotional wreck: I think the best thing to do about the including her, is to email or call her a week before events (christmas, birthdays, etc) and ask if she wants to come. If she doesn t reply, then don t invite her. Therefore, you can say you tried, and she won t disrupt...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Social Insecurity, social insecurity, high emotion
social insecurity, high emotion, snappy answer: Hi Mike, thanks for the question. First you should know that you are not alone. Most people find themselves with the great response after the incident. Of course it s ususally an incident where there was some emotion involved because we generally aren...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Social, true self, good luck
true self, good luck, courage: If he knows that you like him, than there is nothing to lose, right? All you have to do is talk to him. The most simple step, but also the most complicated, nerve-wracking step there could ever be ;). all you have to do is just dont be afraid of him. If he...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Socialization Problems, socialization problems, insecurities
socialization problems, insecurities, better person: This behavior in starting a new and different environment that you are not used to is normal and easily fixable. Before you get your spirits down, or think that no one will want to talk to you because you are a nerd, just remember that even those who seem...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Sports, practice coach, scrimage
practice coach, scrimage, spaz: Barry: The reason that you lack confidence in games is probably because your afraid of what other people will think if you DO make a mistake, right? Well, whatever the reason, it is totally understandable. Everyone goes through the same things as you (even...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Struggling w/ unmotivated boyfriend, long term committment, becoming a lawyer
long term committment, becoming a lawyer, art inst: Hi Mary Jane, based on your description of him it sounds like you are dating a teenager. I m not sure if the question is should I....him? but rather do I want to be in a relationship with an irresponsible teenager who is not ready to grow up? I think...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Stuck in limbo, good looking guys, bit of fun
good looking guys, bit of fun, gisele: Hi Gisele, Play it cool. Take the time to sort out how you feel and make sure you want a relationship with him and that he wants one back. Do not sleep with him. I don t know how you prove yourself, but please do not sleep with him cuase that will not make...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I am a seventeen year old high school senior..., attractive girls, bathing suite
attractive girls, bathing suite, desk chair: Ken; welcome to the boner society of america; just kidding! this will sound absurd maybe, but do you ever wear a jock strap? or cup? the strap is designed to both protect the organ and to keep it from becoming a pointer! [and some girls love...

Expressing Yourself to Others: about shoes, platform footwear, high heel shoes
platform footwear, high heel shoes, platform shoes: Hi Mike, There is nothing wrong with wearing whatever makes you feel comfortable. I suspect there would be some women who find that appealing and others who do not. What s more important is that it makes you feel good. You could give it a try and see how...

Expressing Yourself to Others: too shy or mental disorder, mental disorder, 2 friends
mental disorder, 2 friends: It s just shyness. Nothing to worry about. You don t have a mental disorder. Try joining groups or something with a lot of people in it. Chances are someone is gonna see you alone and come talk to you, then if you become friends (Which is probably likely)...

Expressing Yourself to Others: social confidence, non alcoholic drinks, social confidence
non alcoholic drinks, social confidence, inhibitions: hello anto, you are very welcome. your answer to 1 is that there really isnt any specific thing to say to a girl when your out but be respectful. when you see someone you like just go up to her and ask her if she is having fun or if she would like to dance....

Expressing Yourself to Others: sorry
hey clyde, dont be sorry for trying to make friends, i am happy to hear from other experts and meet new people. no reason to apologize either, i dont want you to stop messaging me. there is no harm in meeting new people and chatting. well take care and hope...

Expressing Yourself to Others: speech, mild anxiety, micro recorder
mild anxiety, micro recorder, tenses: Hi Al, The first thing that you should know and remind yourself is that, unlike situations in your past, you are in completely control of the situation now. There is no one who is forcing you to do the speaking now. Acknowleding that should help you relax...

Expressing Yourself to Others: speech, micro recorder, honest opinion
micro recorder, honest opinion, tenses: Hey Alex, well try this before you go talk to a group of people ask yourself what makes you nervous thats all it is, is your nerves I know where your coming from on your part I use to feel that way try and forget about being nervous and just go with the flow,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: stuck in the mud, bar girl, movie say nothing
bar girl, movie say nothing, mud: making someone afraid and making someone scared is almost always based on APPROACH/presentation. be very foreful and scary and only a bar girl will enjoy you. be casual, clean, easy going and honest and any girl available will at least pay attention....

Expressing Yourself to Others: any suggestion?, cancer sign, realationship
cancer sign, realationship, guy friend: Hi Elnaz; I think you should write your friend a letter, short letter, telling him that you no longer have any feelings for your ex bf, that you want to move on and are not interested in a relationship with that guy at all. But that you feel bad about just...

Expressing Yourself to Others: any suggestion?, cancer sign, realationship
cancer sign, realationship, guy friend: Hi Elnaz, I think the problem is the poor communication you two have. You don t want to say how you feel. That causes problems because you are basing everything on what you THINK the other person is feeling, etc. YOu could be right and you could be wrong....

Expressing Yourself to Others: Tall, dark, and scary, livelihood, insecurity
livelihood, insecurity, rex: Hi Rex, I think I understand what you are getting at, you like a group of people but aren t sure if you fit in with them and aren t sure that they like you. is that it? I always think that it s best (and easiest) to just be yourself. In this world we aren...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Teen - Don't know what to do, pre algebra, freshman year
pre algebra, freshman year, shy person: Hi CPC, Wow you have really hung on for a long time with these feelings. This has been going on for a few year-that s quite amazing. I would suspect that you had a very bad rejection in your past as you seem extremely scared of being rejected by her. It...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Temper, witness chair, bad attitude
witness chair, bad attitude, impatient person: GLITTER? hi I am guessing you are between age 13 and 20. AND in the USA. I have dealt with many people who have had the same characteristics but I applaud you as you are the first one who CAME TO a help with ALREADY identifying a problem with...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Trouble asking a girl out, simple answer, conversations
simple answer, conversations: Simple Answer: toughen up and ask. You ll never hang out with her outside of work if you dont ask. Just ask her casually: who knows, she might be delighted. She ll definately appreciate hearing that you like her. So give it a shot: you ll never know until...

Expressing Yourself to Others: can't leave boyfriend, not sure I want to :S, mood swings, boyf
mood swings, boyf, psychological help: I just don t know what to do anymore, I just can t leave him, I don t even know if I want to. Please help.......................... ever watch Dr. PHIL? turn it on. YOU are probably a very nice girl but you are out of control ....... you need medical/psychological...

Expressing Yourself to Others: They can't understand me!!!!!!!, beck and call, hell of a time
beck and call, hell of a time, unbreakable bond: hello kim It appears from the mail that u r a well meaning person who likes o have friends and help them if they are in need. i think you need to explain th whole situation to them again. and this time when u explain say you are sorry if anything u ever...

Expressing Yourself to Others: talking to girls, fear of rejection, talking to girls
fear of rejection, talking to girls, fiends: Hi Will, it might be good to have an idea of something to talk about before you see her. After that though, let it flow naturally. There is always the topic of school and things that are going on there. That is one thing you know you have in common with...

Expressing Yourself to Others: tattooed girls..., facial piercings, long term solution
facial piercings, long term solution, checkout line: Hi Nicole, thanks for the question. Some people just don t understand other s way of expressing themselves. It s probably even worse when it s a redneck place. Firstly, good for you for feeling confident enough to make the statement. At this point though,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: teenage friends, school counsellor, 10th grader
school counsellor, 10th grader, teenage friends: Hi Beth, I m not clear if there is actually a problem for your daughter or if this is a mother who is overly sensitive and may be projecting some of her own issues from her childhood. You say that she says all is well but you don t believe her. I don t know...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How do i tell the guy, that..., uncomfortable situation, best time
uncomfortable situation, best time: Jennifer, life is too short to spend too much time and little action. Find a way that is most comfortable for you (given that it s a somewhat uncomfortable situation)and just do it. Write it, sing it, email it... whatever works. The best time..... whenever...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How to tell someone you are interested in them., broken hearts, breakups
broken hearts, breakups, penpal: Hi Mark, it doesn t sound like either one of you is at your best. It s generally not good to get into a relationship without first going through the grieving of a past one. As you noted, rebounding isn t great. What s the rush? I m not sure what you mean...

Expressing Yourself to Others: how do i tell her, best bet, taking the time
best bet, taking the time, honesty: hello tony you are very welcome. let me start by saying that if you have a good strong friendship with your friend, then you two should be able to make it past something like this in time. has your friend dropped you any hints that she likes your too? your...

Expressing Yourself to Others: telling friends something important, close friends, good luck
close friends, good luck: There really is no good way to say something like this to anyone, but it has to be in a place that you are comfortable with. Somewhere that you feel safe enough to open yourself up and talk. The safest way for you to come out and tell them this is to just...

Expressing Yourself to Others: telling him, spirit www, serious things
spirit www, serious things, first move: Hi Tara; This is a pretty common problem in relationships. If one lets it go too far, then, the more you wait, the harder it gets. Ask him point-blank what his dreams are, what his goals are in life. Ask him about HIM. Ask him to describe what he thinks...

Expressing Yourself to Others: test me!, heart in the right place, questioner
heart in the right place, questioner, ppl: Hi Clyde, Hmm... why would you need me to test your skills as a questioner? Sometimes it doesnt matter how ppl perceive you to be or rate your skills. I think that the most imp thing is to always trust your own skills. SUch a thing as rating is very very...

Expressing Yourself to Others: test me!, business question, doozy
business question, doozy, bad stuff: hey clyde, you want to be tested huh? i do not know of any really good ones but i will give you something to start. ok, i am 16 years old and i was seeing a boy for a couple of months and then we ended it. i still like the boy alot but now he is going around...

Expressing Yourself to Others: how do i make things right?, mental health illnesses, ill intentions
mental health illnesses, ill intentions, non verbal learning disorder: Hi Stacie, I am surprised to hear that a 7 year old has been diagnosed with bipolar. That is not generally a diagnosis they make that young. You may want to get a second opionion about that. A really good website, where you can get all the information about...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Why does she think this, spirit www, girl at school
spirit www, girl at school, courage: Hi Tj; Either she is shy and did not how to respond, or she felt self-conscious if you asked her in front of other people, or maybe she really didn t get that you were serious about it. I suggest you speak to her outside of class. Also, it might be...

Expressing Yourself to Others: trouble getting started..., break ups, worthy human
break ups, worthy human, bad feelings: hi evan i think you answer yourself here when you say you are terrible with rejection! thats the main thing which probably stops you from to approach these girls...the bad feelings ascociated with rejection and breakups always loom behind the scenes and you...

Expressing Yourself to Others: trouble getting started..., loyal person, greiving
loyal person, greiving, meeting women: Hi Evan, as you said, rejection is an issue for you (as with most people) and is likely the reason you are hesitant to approach women. You need to get past that or may be waiting a long time for someone to come into your life. You may want to start by asking...

Expressing Yourself to Others: He's trying to tell me something, and I want to tell him something, but we're stuck., school field trip, strange connection
school field trip, strange connection, casual friends: Hi Cassandra, thanks for the thesis! Firstly I must say that you are my 298th question and you are the best writer by far! I don t know what grade you are in at school but you are very talented. Ok, on to your question. Based on all that you have said...

Expressing Yourself to Others: trying to understand whats going on, long periods of time, depressed state
long periods of time, depressed state, short time: Wow. So, let me see if i got this strait. You have been divorced for a while and have recently started dating. You are attracted to guys but when they make a move you don t like them any more? Well, you may not be secure with dating yet, which is perfectly...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Understanding Eachother, neveah, eye to eye
neveah, eye to eye, special person: I ll try my best to help. So basically what you re saying is you ve had a boyfriend for 4 years, and you love him with your heart. When you two are getting along, things are wonderful, but lately it s seemed like you ve been fighting a lot? Well, 4 years...

Expressing Yourself to Others: How can I make them understand?, beck and call, hell of a time
beck and call, hell of a time, unbreakable bond: Hi Kim, I know that it s really difficult to try and make people understand something that they aren t getting . Why are they misinterpreting your feelings and actions? Maybe this is more a function of your way of expressing your feelings and your actions....

Expressing Yourself to Others: How can I make them understand?, beck and call, hell of a time
beck and call, hell of a time, unbreakable bond: hello kim, first of all, have your actions toward them changed in any way between now and then? what have you been doing that would make them feel that you are acting like your better than them? those are a few things you need to figure out. who knows, maybe...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Variety is making it hard., none of my friends, shy person
none of my friends, shy person, different sides: Brandon: It s ok to have different groups of friends, and sometimes, your different groups just dont MIX together. Some kinds of people just arent meant to hang out together. But that s why you re lucky: you can get along with all types of groups. Just...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Want a relationship, mind game, good luck
mind game, good luck, relationship: Hi Jessica, thanks for the question. I think that as soon as you start calling him he will get the idea. I guess the real question is: why don t you want him to know? That sounds like a bit of a mind game which is likely not going to get you too far. I...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Weight Issues, full time job, weight gain
full time job, weight gain, jog: Well, him saying that if he only tried he could melt it off quickly and not actually trying to implicates that he is also insecure about his weight gain. Don t approach the subject to bluntly; insecurities are sensitive to this kind of approach. Just suggest...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Write a mail to a girl to get date, good luck, mail
good luck, mail, patty: hello jeff, well i think its sweet that you want to impress her by writing. just write to her and be honest with her. let her know that you really enjoyed her company and that she wasnt being intrusive and would like to know if she would want to get together...

Expressing Yourself to Others: i want to express, hockey teams, brother sister
hockey teams, brother sister, art class: Hockey is a great way to start meeting new people! Just look on the internet or in your local magazines to see where the nearest hockey league is near you, and then join it. Even if it is professional or is totally unprofessional, it will help and it is something...

Expressing Yourself to Others: i want to get to know her, common church, females
common church, females: Hi Roy, I think catch pick up lines are pretty cocky and offensive to most females. Probably not the way to go. It may be easiest to focus on the one thing (at least that you know of) that you have in common- church. Maybe sit near her or next to her if...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I want to surprise him..., summer holidays, hockey game
summer holidays, hockey game, eachother: HI Aicha, well that s a tough one because I don t know him. I assume you know the things he likes so I would keep track of those things and make plans to do them. You don t have to tell him about the plans, just ask him to come over at a certain time or...

Expressing Yourself to Others: I want to surprise him..., summer holidays, eachother
summer holidays, eachother, undress: be very very careful about anyone wanting to be caught off guard. I am not excited about any relationship where this is a large component. arrive wearing a bikini under your clothes and undress. that should surprise him. and then, try it other ways.......instead...

Expressing Yourself to Others: wanting to get to the next step, casual dates, married girl
casual dates, married girl, girl friends: what is your age? race? education? fear is an enemy of all of us, more for women than men. women can easily be raped, men less so. how to surmount fear; date casually. meet any guy but be both casual and cautious. do not volunteer much about...

Expressing Yourself to Others: He wants me, but he says he "can't!", playing basketball, safe way
playing basketball, safe way, messes: ABI; you won t like what I offer to you. but you are asking ME. I suggest to you that he is either a drug runner or does other stuff that he got into and can t see a safe way out of. WITHIN his group, they will kill others that he gets close to...

Expressing Yourself to Others: i wiegh more than my older sister, deiting, own skin
deiting, own skin, older sister: You have to learn to be comfortable in your own skin. If you YOURSELF are comfortable with how you weigh, and dont think you have a problem, then you should just go on with your life and not care about what people will think of you. However, if this issue...

Expressing Yourself to Others: "window of opportunity", initial encounter, female perspective
initial encounter, female perspective, physical chemistry: Hi Augusto, Can you imagine if women (or anyone) were that simple! Everyone would just read that book and the world would be in couples! I don t think that s how it goes and yes, certainly it is possible to be in a friendship with a male and find out,...

Expressing Yourself to Others: "window of opportunity", initial encounter, female perspective
initial encounter, female perspective, physical chemistry: I believe both things can happen. The problem with the first one is that you can become lovers without ever truly being friends first. Then, when the sex part quiets down a bit (it always does), you may find that you never did become good friends. The...

Expressing Yourself to Others: getting words out, sweet kiss, romantic nature
sweet kiss, romantic nature, romantic mood: Hi there Mel! And thanks so much for your inquiry, my dear. Now let s see if I can help you out somehow. (*sigh*) Isn t it wonderful when a man treats you so sweet and expresses himeslf so well? A truly wonderful gift. And you too have a wonderful gift...

Expressing Yourself to Others: What to do?, added stress, man of my dreams
added stress, man of my dreams, mutual attraction: Hi Jessica, what I think you should do is listen to your needs and put them before his. He is an adult and likely can handle your feelings. If you don t say anything will you regret being quiet? That is generally a good way to make a decision. It sounds...

Expressing Yourself to Others: -------------------------..., quality crystal, crystal ball
quality crystal, crystal ball, clarification: WHY doesn t a girl talk to you more? ask her. define more! talk about what? when? what do you want from her specifically? Maybe she does not know what else to say. OR that you want her to talk more. TELL her what you wish to do or know....

Expressing Yourself to Others: What To Do?, high school romance, nervous habit
high school romance, nervous habit, social gatherings: Brian: What you are going through is DEFINATELY typical in some teenagers. And I went through the same EXACT thing, actually. I could picture every scene perfectly in my mind, how it would go and everything, but i could never actually make it happen. You...

Expressing Yourself to Others: what to do, added stress, man of my dreams
added stress, man of my dreams, mutual attraction: Hi jessica If there is one thing you shouldnt do its hide ur feelings and not let the reality show. if we are sure we shouldnt hide what we feel...especially from people who matter. What ever happens in the future happens..but atleast you will know that...

Expressing Yourself to Others: what to do?, added stress, man of my dreams
added stress, man of my dreams, mutual attraction: hello jessica he sounds like a real responsible person and congrats go out to you for being so understanding with him. i think he is doing good by holding off because think of it this way, if you two went any further and gained even deeper feelings for each...

Expressing Yourself to Others: how are you?, thease, top expert
thease, top expert, edmond: Thank you soo much for your compliments! I really am happy that i am highly rated! I try my best and i aM RATED HIGH MOSTLY B/C I HAD A LOT experiances, most of thease things once happend to me! so thank you very much for your support! rate me highly if...

Expressing Yourself to Others: what was that all about, fling, ricci
fling, ricci, sleep: Hi Ricci, I really can t answer that as everyone is different, but she can answer. Why don t you ask her? I guess the other question would be- why does it matter to you? It sounds like you have an arrangement that you like, why are you analyzing it? Is...

Expressing Yourself to Others: what was that all about, deliberate attempt, fling
deliberate attempt, fling, faithfulness: Dear Ric; It s hard to say. You have a relationship which is not exactly based on loyalty, so you can t quite expect to get faithfulness and trust. If you bake a cake with salt, you can t expect it to be anything but salty. But it s very likely that her...

Expressing Yourself to Others: Does she??, anythin, counselor
anythin, counselor, point of view: why don t you offer to pay for a counselor for the two of you? People who like, fight with others they like, people who love, fight with others they love. we fight if we care enough for both our points of view and those of the other party even if...

Expressing Yourself to Others: What should i do?, calculus class, crystal ball
calculus class, crystal ball, how to approach a guy: Ashley; My crystal ball is broken--as i am not there, i have no idea what approach you are using. Many people are successful when wishing to talk to a member of the opposite sex--by-- find out what he feels GOOD at re classes and ask if you can...

Expressing Yourself to Others: what to do, hickie, sensitive area
hickie, sensitive area, boy friend: Aicha; if IF you are seeking my advice on TECHNIQUES on how to sensuously please your boy friend; ie., lick him, etc., i bow out. ask your girl friends. if you want to know how to please a guy, seems like you are on a path to success. HOWEVER--if...

Expressing Yourself to Others: What to do, drastic times call for drastic measures, smooth ladies
drastic times call for drastic measures, smooth ladies, fine writing: Hey there Kyle! Hope you had yourself a great Thanksgiving too. I know I did, although we Canadians celebrated ours in October. I too have so much to be thankful for ... each and EVERYDAY! My apologies for the lateness in my reply but thanks for your...

Eyewear: Looking for good online optical store, designer glasses, good experience
Eyewear: Looking for good online optical store, designer glasses, good experience, aud

Eyewear: Looking for good online optical store, designer sunglasses, Internet outlet
designer sunglasses, Internet outlet, online optical: There are quite a few online optical outlets or stores however, the best Australian based optical store is Vision Direct. http://www.visiondirect.com.au According to their Eyepod blog, the top five sunglasses in Australia are Oakley, Ray Ban, Arnette,...

Eyewear: polycarbonate lenses?, polycarbonate, lenses
polycarbonate, lenses, plastic: Yes. Polycarbonate lenses are the largest alternative used in modern lenses. Unlike glass or acrylic, polycarbonate lenses are about 1/3 the weight of acrylic and 1/6 the weight of glasses lenses. Moreover, polycarbonate is nearly unbreakable and is used...

Eyewear: Eyeglasses, gucci eyeglasses, designer glasses
gucci eyeglasses, designer glasses, rimless frame: This website is great for finding designer glasses and sunglasses at cheaper prices online: http://www.smartbuyglasses.com/ Take a look at their Gucci eyeglasses: http://www.smartbuyglasses.com/designer-... They also have frame and lens deals, this...

Eyewear: Reading glasses, lisa loeb, noticable
Eyewear: Reading glasses, lisa loeb, noticable, eyeglasses

Eyewear: Sunglasses, sunglasses
Eyewear: Sunglasses, sunglasses

Eyewear: Hiking Sunglasses, hugo boss sunglasses, ood luck
hugo boss sunglasses, ood luck, boss hugo: Oakley sunglasses are good for outdoor activities. Have a look on this pair Oakley sunglasses http://www.visiondirect.com.au/designer-sunglasses/Oakley/Oakley-BOTTLE-CAP-O3-455-26903.html This one is cool with brown lens and black frame. Or Hugo Boss...

Eyewear: Reading glasses, reading glasses, rimless frames
reading glasses, rimless frames, crack: Semi-rimless or full-rimmed frames are great for reading glasses. Even though, people like rimless frames, it s not a good idea for reading glasses. Due to the nature of reading lenses, it s more likely crack after a couple of months if you have a rimless...

Eyewear: Sunglasses, sunglasses gucci, designer sunglasses
sunglasses gucci, designer sunglasses, horseshoe: I guess your pair maybe Gucci http://www.smartbuyglasses.com/designer-sunglasses/Gucci/Gucci-GG2760S-65ZP9-10830.html This one looks like horseshoe on the side and the frame is black Or you can have a look on these 2 pairs, they fit your description....

Previous Question Index: Topics Starting with E
previous expert question answer list, Topics Starting with E

All in the Family: Archie affair, sunshine home, waitress
sunshine home, waitress, girlfriend: archie almost had an affair with a waitress named denise. he was feeling lonely because edith was spending all of her time at the sunshine home. edith found the phone number and was going to call it when archie stopped her. this caused a fight and...

All in the Family: chair trick on All in the Family, full upright position, three steps
full upright position, three steps, bookworm: Jesse, I remember that episode very well. It was called Judging Books By Covers . The chair scene had Gloria up against a wall with a chair nearby. She takes three steps back from the wall and then takes the chair and places it in front of her so that...

All in the Family: In this episode, there is..., new years eve, sara sara
new years eve, sara sara, baby joey: Sara, The episode is called New Year s Wedding (#126 from season 6). It s theme rotated around around Mike allowing the use of their living room (They moved into the Jefferson s old house next door when the Jeffersons became a spin-off) without telling...

All in the Family: All in the Family, carroll oconner, norman lear
carroll oconner, norman lear, season episode: i dont believe there was such an episode. there was a 1 hour special with henry fonda about the show with scene from previous episode. And i believe it had norman lear interacting with the audience. however i never saw any episode where carroll oconner...

All in the Family: chair trick on All in the Family, hips and thighs, center of gravity
All in the Family: chair trick on All in the Family, hips and thighs, center of gravity, iliac crest

All in the Family: no subject, strings of a lute, death scatter
All in the Family: no subject, strings of a lute, death scatter, silent memory

All in the Family: All in the Family, norman lear, bernadette peters
All in the Family: All in the Family, norman lear, bernadette peters, saturday night live

All in the Family: Kim, with help from others..., strings of a lute, death scatter
strings of a lute, death scatter, silent memory: Hi Sara, I believe this is what he read aloud: ************* You were born together, and together you shall be forevermore. You shall be together when the white wings of death scatter your days. Ay, you shall be together even in the silent memory of God....

All in the Family: marriage poem, marriage poem, coming of the ship
marriage poem, coming of the ship, kahlil gibran: Alice, What was read was from The Coming Of The Ship by Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931). It is not an actual poem, but a reply given out in the third chapter of the story called Marriage . The chapters are very short, with one page to a chapter and this reply...

Family Guy: Family Guy Blue Harvest Episode, franz schubert, blue harvest
franz schubert, blue harvest, one truth: Well, this was a really tough one. Truth be told, I knew what the song was (I could hear it in my head) but for the life of me couldn t remember the song name or composer. Luckily, I have resources to call on, and a wonderful friend of mine managed to save...

Family Guy: know the song?, quagmires, diving board
quagmires, diving board, hey buddy: Hey buddy. The Episode is actually from saeson 5, and is called Meet the Quagmires. The song in question is called Mr. Night, by Kenny Loggins. This is a reference to Caddyshack, where a remarkably similar scene can be found. Hope this helps!...

Family Guy: family guy, seth mcfarlene, important events
seth mcfarlene, important events, information check: As always, contacting a Producer/Creator/Actor/Singer/Anyone Famous, finding their agent is usually the best way to get actual contact for important events - like if you are looking for him to do a speech or something at an event. Otherwise - for less official...

Family Guy: family guy, best bet, family guy
best bet, family guy: Actually, to my knowledge, no official date has yet been decided. I m not in the actual production loop, so I can t be 100% sure. Your best bet is to go to the online DVD purchasing site of your choice, and sign up to be notified when the Volume 8 is ready...

Family Guy: stewie's head, british accent, stewie
british accent, stewie, flashback: Good question. This is one of those things, like how Peter and Lois met/got married, that has several explanations. My personal favorite is that Brian was watching Stewie, and Stewie was jumping on the bed, and slammed his head against the ceiling, bending...

Family Guy: Panic Room Episode, s pie, mouth movements
s pie, mouth movements, name history: Wow - that s a heck of a question. To be honest with you, I don t know necessarily that he actually mouths anything in an actual language: animated mouth movements have gotten better of the years, but they still don t have the tongue positions and throat...

Family Guy: Bryan and Stewie, griffin family, evil laugh
griffin family, evil laugh, two star crossed lovers: Brian and Stewie - the dichotomy that switches and flows ever onward, ever changing...it is my opinion that your new interpretation of Stewie and Brian is correct - they are best friends, even if they don t want to admit it. From completing army training...

Family Guy: Bryan and Stewie, lois
Family Guy: Bryan and Stewie, lois

Family Guy: Jungle Love - Lou Gehrig cutaway, lou gehrigs disease, lou gehrig
lou gehrigs disease, lou gehrig, best guess: This is a tough one. Frankly, not being in the writer s heads, its a tough call to make. Off the top of my head - dumb luck. Green is a generic and general color expected, at some level, by the general public when dealing with liquids in bottles. My...

Family Guy: which episode..., new england patriots, beer factory
new england patriots, beer factory, fellow fan: Hey man - always happy to help a fellow fan! The episode you are thinking of is Patriot Games, From Season four. Peter becomes a football player for the New England Patriots, while Stewie becomes a bookie. Brian loses a $50 bet, and tries to procrastinate...

Family Guy: Superman II, fortress of solitude, superman ii
fortress of solitude, superman ii, cellophane: I m not entirely sure exactly what this question is asking - but if you want to know what episode this is from, I believe it is from an episode titled The Cleveland-Loretta Quagmire, season 4, Episode 8 of that season, which is episode 55 altogether. Peter...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 1. I have recently been trying..., home test kit, low blood sugar
home test kit, low blood sugar, night hunger: 1. does this mean I have low blood sugar or something? Probably, so you need to add 1/4 tsp of cinnamon to your breakfast in a large bowl of oatmeal or in applesauce. This will moderate your hunger and cut out the late night hunger. OK? 2. Is there any...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 10%, pet scan, parts of the brain
pet scan, parts of the brain, scientists: How do scientists and/or doctors know that we only use about 10% of our brain? by using PET scan which show activity when we use the various parts of the brain. These estimates are just that. I heard that it was because someone had an accident with...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 11 year old daughter, h pylori, daughter dear
h pylori, daughter dear, stomach pain: Hi Ida, Clearly this isn t a virus. Are the vomiting days on the weekend, Sunday specifically? She may have H.Pylori but that is a stretch. Hate to say it, but in her age group it could be stress related. I know you said she s social and does well in school,...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 11 year old with sleep problems, maintenance insomnia, sleep hygiene
maintenance insomnia, sleep hygiene, sleep difficulties: Yes, this is common at this age and is usually resolved by using good sleep hygiene. See below for a lot of information on insomnia. OK? ___________ Insomnia is the complaint of inadequate sleep; it can be classified according to the nature of sleep disruption...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 12 y/o Daughter illness (CMV?), high eosinophils, low neutrophils
high eosinophils, low neutrophils, lympnodes: monica; Cytomegalovirus-is a common cause of diarrhea in people with a weak[immunosuppressed]immune system. a medication called ganciclovir[cytovene]may be effective in treating cytomegalovirus-induced diarrhea. when dehydration sets in,the blood work...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: my 12 year old son, nerves, neck injury
nerves, neck injury, neck level: I assume there wasn t more information like a neck injury or back injury. I don t know what that could be without seeing him. My recommendation would be for him to see his doctor. If this combination of symptoms were related, it would suggest a problem...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 12 year olds aches and pains, red blood cells, hemoglobin hematocrit
red blood cells, hemoglobin hematocrit, rn msn: From a medical standpoint, I think she should see her doctor for a hemoglobin/hematocrit. She may be anemic from all the bleeding and it may be totally wiping her out and causing muscular pain, which an adolescent would handle with probably a lot of emotion,...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 14 day headache, pain medicine, sharp shooting
pain medicine, sharp shooting, walk in clinic: I would use some Afrin nasal spray (OTC) and see your doc after the thanksgiving holiday if the symptoms continue..... I see a lot of this and it is almost never anything bad. The CT may or may not show an aneurysm... if it is small it will miss it........

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 14 day headache, pain medicine, sharp shooting
pain medicine, sharp shooting, walk in clinic: Hi Michael, This sounds like an acute muscle strain. I would highly doubt that there will be any serious finding on the CT. In the mean time, I would use ice or heat and stretch the neck muscles. I m surprised that no-one came to this conclusion based on...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 15 year old daughter, positive rheumatoid factor, shriners hospital
positive rheumatoid factor, shriners hospital, pain hands: Hi Glenda, This is most likely a swelling caused by swelling of the joint covering called the synovium. If it appears during painful periods, it would be termed Synovitis . Lupus does not always show typical or obvious signs. Lupus can affect skin (things...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 15 year old daughter, pediatric rheumatologist, arthritis problems
pediatric rheumatologist, arthritis problems, inflammatory arthritis: Wow... this is a tough one. It sounds like she is at a good referral hospital with a good pediatric rheumatologist. There is a lot of cross-over with the inflammatory arthritis diseases like Rheumatoid, Lupus, Scleroderma and others.... having one often...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: My 19-year-old college student daughter, signs of a ruptured spleen, epstein barr virus
signs of a ruptured spleen, epstein barr virus, pain in right arm: Hello and thanks for writing, Mononucleosis (often called mono ) is an infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Signs of mono include fever, sore throat, headaches, white patches on the back of your throat, swollen glands in your neck, feeling tired...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: had 2 mini-strokes on pill, is Bioidentical HRT safe?, armour thyroid, mini strokes
armour thyroid, mini strokes, natural estrogen: Phyllis, The medical literature warns against synthetic and even bio-identical (natural) Estrogen HRT in your case. 2 previous CVAs would make you NOT a candidate. However, to lessen PMS you may try some non pharmaceuticals such as Red Clover, or Chasteberry,...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 2 questions....cramping after sex & weight loss., whole foods market, gallbladder attack
whole foods market, gallbladder attack, cramping after sex: lori; your weight lose is great,i wish i could ...haha. well i feel you just need to tone up more,maybe a little weight lifting-nothing big,just to enhance the tone of the new body you have. make sure your getting the right mineral and vits,,, ...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 2 questions, outpatient drug treatment, alcoholics anon
outpatient drug treatment, alcoholics anon, subox: that sounds too good to be true.... doesn t it. Well, you are right... you just do wake up one day and take subox and the beauty of that medication is that there are no withdrawals and there are no cravings. It is a magical drug.... BUT.... if someone is...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 2 Issues I am concerned about, doctor asap, pain discomfort
doctor asap, pain discomfort, chest area: juanita; these 2 things most likely are all together,meaning one is the cause of the other. i am concerned myself about this pain [discomfort] in your chest area. you need to have that checked out,ASAP,dont wait....this could be early signs of something...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Alcohol Induced Myopathy, center city philadelphia, oncology nurse
center city philadelphia, oncology nurse, drinking alcohol: Hi Stephanie, Unfortunately there is no testing for this. It is a diagnosis of exclusion. Also unfortunately, there is no fix except to avoid alcohol. The problem is not necessarily associated with the quantity of alcohol but one s sensitivity to it. ...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: BLESS-YOU, animal dander, chest muscles
animal dander, chest muscles, sternutation: Hi Cameron and thanks for writing, If you just sneezed, something was probably irritating or tickling the inside of your nose. Sneezing, also called sternutation, is your body s way of removing an irritation from your nose. When the inside of your nose...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: BLESS-YOU, 5th cranial nerve, intercostal muscles
5th cranial nerve, intercostal muscles, forceful contractions: Hi, Sneezing is a reflex response by the body, known as a nociceptive reflex, to remove and/or ward off foreign particles that may cause harm to the respiratory tract and nasal passages. It is an unconscious behavior that is regulated by the brain and muscles...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Blood work, liver enzymes, cbc test
liver enzymes, cbc test, segs: absolute poly segs.... the absolute number of wbc s that fight infection, bacterial typically..... if it is really high, that is a problem, if it is only slightly high, probably nothing.... the liver enzymes are completely unrelated and I would need numbers...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Bloody water..., red pepper flakes, colon polyps
red pepper flakes, colon polyps, chicken tacos: it is hard to tell what bled, but it sounds like something low in the rectum. The rule is to take a look and have a colonoscopy, a direct inspection of the colon with a scope to make sure there isn t something bad growing in there..... if anyone in your family...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: SO BORING 2, inhalation, matter of fact
inhalation, matter of fact, nervous system: Hi cameron, It is a nervous system reflex that comes for the reasons I sited last time. It also comes if one sees another yawn. Yawning is nothing more than a long inhalation. As a matter of fact, I just yawned as I was typing this explanation :-). go figure...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: SO BORING 2, flex muscles, face muscles
flex muscles, face muscles, brain temperature: THE TRUTH IS that we don’t completely understand why people, or animals for that matter, yawn. It’s widely assumed that yawning occurs because we are tired or bored or because we see someone else doing it, but there isn’t any hard evidence to support these...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Broken Toe, broken toe, neuroma
broken toe, neuroma, podiatrist: you may have a neuroma where the nerve gets injured and complains, but if still swelling, it hasn t healed.... so I would go to a podiatrist.... that is their specialty whilst ortho takes care of all bones and doesn t pay a lot of attention to the feet......

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: SIGNS/SYMPTOMS OF BRUITS, left ventricle hypertrophy, abdominal aorta
left ventricle hypertrophy, abdominal aorta, carotid arteries: Hi Susan, I wouldn t go so far as to worry about an impending problem. Once the bruit is evaluated then treatment can begin to preven stroke. As for the heart cath, that is only a suggestion based on the presence of the bruit in your neck. It doesn t mean...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: CF VS Sleep Apnea, cystic fibrosis, genetic illness
cystic fibrosis, genetic illness, history of asthma: Hi Jo, I can understand your concern. CF can be diagnosed at birth to one year of age and early childhood but many kids are diagnosed later in life--early to mid teens. The disease is genetic. If your child has asthma, I would first look into treating with...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: colon, citrate of magnesium, colonoscopy
citrate of magnesium, colonoscopy, polyps: Hi Tiffany, The side effects from Colonoscopy are real but extremely rare. They have to tell you all the possibilities before doing the test. The prep is more uncomffortable that dangerous. Bleeding after colonosscopy is not uncommon because there is some...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: conservative management of splenic rupture, long term management, management of splenic rupture
long term management, management of splenic rupture, contact sports: hi Sarah, As I have not reviewed your abdominal CT, there is no way I can provide you feedback. However, 7-8cm hematoma is usually not significant enough for surgical intervention and thus only needs medical management. The usual recommendation is 6 months...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: coronary artery spasms??, coronary artery spasms, intermittent chest pain
coronary artery spasms, intermittent chest pain, causes of chest pain: a 22 yo healthy male is not going to have heart disease, unless abusing stimulants like cocaine, amphetamines. You won t get spasm just routinely. The stress test is a decent test to r/o coronary disease.... I don t see abnormal heart beats (event monitor)...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: coronary artery spasms??, coronary artery spasms, intermittent chest pain
coronary artery spasms, intermittent chest pain, echo stress: Hi Michael, Your chances of blockages of coronary arteries is extremely low. The EKG would not show anything if you haven t had a heart attack. The stress test would have shown blockages. I want to re-emphasize that I think this is anxiety induced and not...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: cpox, cause of shingles, chicken pox virus
cause of shingles, chicken pox virus, pustular rash: Actually it is the pathophysiology of this disease that exposure to the Chicken Pox virus will cause Varacella (Chicken Pox viral syndrome)... Fever, malaise, a vesicular-pustular rash which can leave scars. Also anyone who acquires Chicken Pox in their life...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: cystocele, anterior colporrhaphy, abdominal incision
anterior colporrhaphy, abdominal incision, burch procedure: Hi Donna and thanks for writing, The location of the defect determines what surgical procedure is performed. Anterior colporrhaphy is the most common procedure to repair a central defect. Lateral defects may be repaired vaginally or abdominally. A cystocele...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Dairy - Lactose Intolerance, milk in my coffee, diary products
milk in my coffee, diary products, saleeby: Barry, While this forum is not a place for the diagnosis of illness, it appears from your description that you suffer from a condition called lactose intolerance. You lack an enzyme that breaks down a sugar called lactose in diary products. Avoidance...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Diabetes, glucose tolerance test, blood glucose level
glucose tolerance test, blood glucose level, fasting blood glucose: There can be a case made for pre-diabetes ... hypoglycemia can spell DM. There are those at risk with Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity and family genetics. DM can be diagnosed with a FASTING blood glucose level of over 124. If you have a serum glucose level...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Diabetes and microalbumin with occ hypertension, hb a1c, lipid profile
hb a1c, lipid profile, microalbumin: a good diet (go to amer diab assn or aafp.com) is the staple of good diabetic care, then we have multiple meds, byetta injection if overweight.... but you have to work with a doc on this.... each doc has their own style. microalb is a 15 year precursor of...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Diverticulosis, barium enema, colon problems
barium enema, colon problems, chronic constipation: Colon redundancy is where the colon is too long usually due to chronic constipation which can affect all colon problems by the pressure it creates. Ask for a GI specialist if you do not have one. Our nutrition center used magnesium oxide 250mg before meals...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: digestion, scalloped potatoes, digestive bacteria
scalloped potatoes, digestive bacteria, pale color: this isn t normal... if you have diarrhea or weight loss, you need a comprehensive evaluation including thyroid testing.... if you have been on antibiotics recently this may have screwed up your normal digestive bacteria..... I am not a big fan, but this may...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: diverticulosis diet, peer reviewed medical journals, diverticuli
peer reviewed medical journals, diverticuli, saleeby: Patti, I believe JAMA published in 2007 a peer reviewed article on the history and reality of dietary nuts and fiber in patients with diverticulosis. It appears that after some controlled trials that NUTS and other high residue foods are NOT bad for...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: dizziness, bleeding heart disease, colds flu
bleeding heart disease, colds flu, type a personalities: joyce; about 70%of the time,dizziness is a sign that your inner ears-which act like gyroscopes to keep you standing upright-arent working right. but dizziness also is an elusive symptom that can be caused by more than 350 ailments,including colds,flu,allergies,poor...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Eyes, allergy medicine, prescription medication
allergy medicine, prescription medication, viral infection: Hi Lori and thanks for writing, You really need to go see your family doctor because you may have a bacterial or viral infection causing the film you describe and both can only e diagnosed by a qualified physician and treated with a prescription medication....

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: ekg printout reads right atrial enlargement, left arm pain, intermittent chest pain
left arm pain, intermittent chest pain, sinus tachycardia: arrythmias are not dangerous, they are annoying.... we tried to treat them in the 80 s and it was a disaster... they don t need treating with meds, they need treatment with the following...... stop smoking stop excessive caffeine decrease stress no...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: excess sweating, matter wether, doctors visit
matter wether, doctors visit, diagnosis: Hi Ann, There may be a number of reasons for excess sweating. Suggesting treatment depends on an established diagnosis. In some people this may be a problem that has no specific treatment. First, I would try Drysol (may need a prescription-check with your...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Flutters / Palps / Spasms, zegrid, oral thrush
zegrid, oral thrush, levisin: Hi Reets, The Zegrid is well known to cause that reaction. It has sodium bicarbonate which can cause gas. I will assume you has stool studies for parasites etc. and those were negative? Sounds like you have had a good workup. Did you have an upper GI series...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Future Internist, organic chem lab, mississippi school
organic chem lab, mississippi school, undergraduate career: I would volunteer in a hospital.... I worked in the ER and it gave me more insight into medicine as well as helped me on my resume..... when you talk about focusing on an important task, the task would be how to handle mounds of work because that it what you...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: coronary artery spasms??, bloodwork, healthy diet
Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: coronary artery spasms??, bloodwork, healthy diet, open heart

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: fmla, disability worker, workers comp
disability worker, workers comp, medical bills: FMLA- protects your job- worker s comp pays your salary (usually 66 2/3) and is responsible for your medical bills etc. FMLA begins the first day you leave work (they should have filed the papers immediately)and runs concurrently ( at the same time) with...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: general, birth control pills, ovulation cycle
birth control pills, ovulation cycle, infertility issues: yes, no period temporarily is OK; 6 months without is probably OK; overweight- produce hormones in the fat tissue and screw up the hormone cycle. birth control pills will cycle you but won t help you get pregnant sooner..... BCP s keep you from ovulating....

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Hygiene, crazy question, different scene
crazy question, different scene, gym class: It all depends on what places you dry with the towel. If it possible then using a clean towel is a good practice. If you do not use a clean towel every day make sure you air dry your towel well. There is always the possiblity of bacterial growth and...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: hair removal, waxing kits, glutton for punishment
waxing kits, glutton for punishment, male clientele: Hi Sabari and thanks for writing, WAXING: According to a recent article in USA Today, men are not only waxing their backs, but also their bikini lines. The goal? Increased sex appeal and a cleaner feeling. Would you believe me if I told you some men are...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: hair removal, waxing kits, glutton for punishment
waxing kits, glutton for punishment, male clientele: Hi Sabari and thanks for writing, WAXING: According to a recent article in USA Today, men are not only waxing their backs, but also their bikini lines. The goal? Increased sex appeal and a cleaner feeling. Would you believe me if I told you some men are...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Joint pain, garden variety, joint pain
garden variety, joint pain, tylenol: Hi Charles, This kinda depends on what’s causing the pain. If you are talking about the garden variety pains day to day that we all have, then modest doses of tylenol and or ibuprofen should work well. More is not better with these medicines so be sure to...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Joint pain, hip pain, joint pain
hip pain, joint pain, aspirin: charles; hip pain can be tricky to decipher for other reasons. it could be from pain in the tissues around the joints,have you seeen a doctor for any of this pain? if not i suggest you do so,just to be sure its nothing more serious. try using heat...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: The Norovirus, low grade fevers, stomach cramps
low grade fevers, stomach cramps, watery diarrhea: Hi Chris, I am not familiar with the current situation and epidemiology in the UK. However, Norovirus is a virus that is known to physicians since the 1970s. It is transmitted via the oral-fecal route. Meaning the highest incidence of individuals catching...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Pain for 2 months getting worse, cat scan with contrast, skin itchy
cat scan with contrast, skin itchy, pinch nerves: sounds like you had a complete workup, the most important at your age is a Cat scan with contrast to make sure there isn t a mass or blood clot.... with the urine symptoms, you must have a urinalysis.... I don t see this as a parasitic or bacterial problem...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Pain in the left hand side of my stomach, left hand side, doctor visit
left hand side, doctor visit, stomach: Hi Mark, This could simply be gas trapped in the left side of the colon. There is even a name for it. It is called splenic flexure syndrome . Keeping bowel moveents regular and normal usually prevents this problem. If it persists, a doctor visit is in order...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Pain in the left hand side of my stomach, left hand side, simple tests
left hand side, simple tests, definitive answer: Mark, I cannot tell you what you have (I am not a physician) however, I would suggest having a visit with your doctor. It is not wise to let things go undiagnosed. The pancreas is located in the area you are describing where you have pain. Alcohol...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Positive TB Test, positive tb test, judgement call
positive tb test, judgement call, tb treatment: sometimes the TB treatment can mess up the liver.... the risk goes up slightly at age 35 so it becomes a judgement call as you get older... if you are healthy with a normal liver, no alcohol abuse, then we treat over age 35... the risk of getting tb is something...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: post cholecystectomy symptoms, gallbladder removal, post cholecystectomy syndrome
gallbladder removal, post cholecystectomy syndrome, mild diarrhea: Hi Paula, You should have symptoms for a few weeks post-cholecystectomy. The pain should subside overtime as the area heals. Your diet should be addressed by your surgeon, who performed the procedure. I highly recommend that you stop all caffeinated drinks...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Question, greek spinach pie, physical violence
greek spinach pie, physical violence, case worker: it is always a tough call about how much to do for someone who should learn self survival skills..... she needs a doctor who cares about her and trusts her.... same thing with social workers and other health consultants.... she needs to cook with help so...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Recurring Vaginal symptoms, white cells, excessive discharge
white cells, excessive discharge, chlamidia: Hi Jodi, You are experiencing vaginal atrophy, which is very rare in a 37 year old female, unless there is a history of early premenopausal syndrome in your family. The general idea behind this is a decrease in estrogen. The fact that you experience such...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Sick! Antibiotics or not??? PAs or not???, physician assistants, bacterial infection
physician assistants, bacterial infection, viral infection: most of the time, respiratory infections are virus , meaning antibiotics don t work, but if there is a lot of phlegm, green/bloody/yellow, then it may be bacterial and we should use antibiotics.... it is a difficult call to make.... most offices use PA s or...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Sleep disorder, add attention deficit disorder, attention deficit disorder
add attention deficit disorder, attention deficit disorder, blood pressure medicine: i assume you mean melatonin.... and I wonder if he gave clonidine/catapres..... sometimes we use that in kids with add attention deficit disorder, esp with hyperactivity, but usually not specifically for sleep by itself... so, no, not really normal to prescribe...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Sleep Patterns, endocrine diseases, sleep patterns
endocrine diseases, sleep patterns, lack of exercise: Hi Bud, Although gradual change in sleep patterns may be normal as you age, a radical change in sleep patterns may signal medical problems. Things such asdepression, stress, lack of exercise, eating too much and some endocrine diseases should be looked...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Stupid question, nitrogen narcosis, artificial sweetners
nitrogen narcosis, artificial sweetners, soda content: James, For practical purposes... adding carbonation to a drink or drinking carbonated beverages will not do you any physical harm... however, each time you burp you are releasing CO2 into the atmosphere contributing to the greenhouse effect and climate...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: skin color, family resemblance, gene mutation
family resemblance, gene mutation, saleeby: Jake, To some degree skin color, hair and eye color as well are multi-factorial. There are many genes involved some dominant and some recessive that make up these expressions. Some genes are expressed in a limited way. While your parents may have the...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: stomach issue, chest x rays, nuclear stress test
chest x rays, nuclear stress test, prilosec otc: Hi Matt, You may have irritable bowel syndrome. As for the pulse in your stomach, that is normal. Nexium or similar drugs may not work. An anti spasmotic for the gut may work better. Daily use of fiber and drinking water can help settle bowels down as well...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: stomach pain, stomach pain, pelvic exam
stomach pain, pelvic exam, x ray: Hi Veronica and thanks for writing, I’m glad you are going to see a doctor so you can know for sure what’s going on. Please don’t worry about the pelvic exam, they’re really not that bad – just relax and think about something pleasant and it’ll be over...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Tightness/muscle pain in chest, zantac 150, lump in throat feeling
zantac 150, lump in throat feeling, hard to take a deep breath: all those ideas are good thoughts.... I would treat the heartburn with zantac 150 mg twice a day and if it doesn t improve in 2-3-4 days then you need to get it checked.... with just having a baby, there are many possibilities, but if you had heartburn during...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Transitioning from RT to Physician's Assistant, gall bladders, google search
gall bladders, google search, cornell univ: Hi Kevin, Yes, I was a RT for 13 years before entering PA school. I was working for a doctor that had graduated from Cornell Univ. Med School. He heard of them starting up a PA program and asked me if I was interested. I had been looking into PA programs...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: how do you test for impotance, causes of impotence, high blood pressure
causes of impotence, high blood pressure, blood work: Hi Thomas, They will ask questions and do some blood work to rule out diabetes and possibly thyoid disease and maybe even hormone levels if it seems indicated. if you are a smoker, that can be a contributing cause as well. Causes of impotence are often simple...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: trouble and accurate diagnosis, lupron injections, chest pain unit
lupron injections, chest pain unit, nefedipine: Hi Joyce, This is indeed a complex issue on many levels. The elevated blood pressure during a stress test is, to me, considered an anginal equivalent. Your anemia can contribute to your shortness of breath and chest pain. A normal stress test in a woman...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Ulcers, endoscopic examination, examination results
endoscopic examination, examination results, prevacid: Hi Jeffrey, Ulcers do heal over time, if the patient is managed appropriately. In regards to your mother, I cannot comment on whether she will need to continue Prevacid for the rest of her life. Only her consulting physician would be able to answer that...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: VD, blood test for herpes, herpes infections
blood test for herpes, herpes infections, herpes: yes, could have been, there isn t a great blood test for herpes, because most people had oral herpes and there is crossover on the blood test. If you get another outbreak, get it cultured to be sure, but no outbreaks in 20 years goes against herpes infections.......

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: WAY too much lubrication..., different sexual positions, mucus production
different sexual positions, mucus production, cervical mucus: aleina; join the club,this is so common in women,i often get a few question a week on this. a small amount of discharge or lub is just normal mositure your vagina produces to keep you comfortable. even a heavy discharge or lub,caused by cervical mucus...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Worried!! Please Help!, left abdominal pain, testicle size
left abdominal pain, testicle size, lower left abdominal pain: Hi Hari, Please refer your question to your physician as you need a physical examination for proper diagnosis. There is no association between masturbation and reduction in testicle size, cancer, lump formation, or abdominal pain. Regards, John...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: white stools, viral gastrointestinal infections, vegetables and fruits
viral gastrointestinal infections, vegetables and fruits, soft diet: Hi Claire, Clay-colored white stools in children are harmless as it is a sign of malabsorption during and post-viral gastrointestinal infections. I would not recommend feeding him yogurt or dairy products during and a few days after any events of nausea...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 2 1/2 year old with hemorrhoids, cause of hemorrhoids, blood pressure medicine
cause of hemorrhoids, blood pressure medicine, whooping cough: It is rare that I do this... but this is very outside my area of expertise.... I would make sure you have consulted very good pediatricians and ped surgeons.... I really wish I could, but I can t advise on this since it is so unique and specialized.... use...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 2 guestions please - Leep and bloody stools, cigarettes and alcohol, bloody stools
cigarettes and alcohol, bloody stools, empty stomach: a leep is much less invasive and less potential side effects and a lot cheaper.... plus, insurance will not automatically pay for a hysterectomy like they used to do in the old days..... re: stomach... cigarettes and alcohol make these problems worse, I...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 4yr old vomiting at night, night question, sulphur springs
night question, sulphur springs, adenoidectomy: Hi Laura, Thanks for the additional info. The bad breath could be from a chronic sinus infection or even an ulcer. Another thing I thought of AFTER I answered you the first tme was that a coughing spasm could initiate vomiting. These are all things that...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Anorexia nervosa and petechiae, anorexia nervosa, legs and feet
anorexia nervosa, legs and feet, cell cancer: Hi Louise, Thrombocyttopoenia is not caused by Anorexia. Clearly, lack of essential vitamins can make petechiae worse as there would be insuffficient clotting behavior. Thrombocytopoenia can have any number of causes. It would be a good idea to discuss this...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: advice..., thick beard, testosterone level
thick beard, testosterone level, man in need: I would love to humor you, but genetics play the big role.... if you are serious, have your testosterone level checked, otherwise, you can t fool mother nature and the beard won t grow more than it should.... minox really won t help to any significance........

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Bad Bruise, thigh area, rollover accident
thigh area, rollover accident, accident 1: the xray will tell that the bone isn t broken... but you can get a lot of muscle bleeding in the thigh or lower leg and it can press on nerves..... the bleeding has stopped after a week, but, there will be a lot of pressure on the blood vessels and nerves......

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Birth Control, HPV, birth control pills, pap smears
birth control pills, pap smears, incorrect diagnosis: Hi Evie, It is possible of course but some strains of HPV (there are many) will lie dormant and not show up on a PAP for an indeterminate time. That’s why it is important to have annual PAP and HPV tests so if id does show up later it can be identified so...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Blood Test report, hdl chol, cholestrol level
hdl chol, cholestrol level, routine checkup: The doctor gave medicines since it needs to be controlled fast. Diet can control it but it will take about six months. stop giving her the yellow part of egg. give lot of fruits(not too sweet) and vegetables. give olny meat of fish and chichen and no beef/ham....

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Bump in Head, hair follicle, pimple
hair follicle, pimple, cyst: Hi Gagan, This needs to be removed. A pimple is basically a blocked hair follical. That keeps the normal drainage of sebaceous material from coming out. When this happens, the material has nowhere to go so it swells the hair follicle and a pimple or cyst...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Buspar, st johns wort, anxiety and depression
st johns wort, anxiety and depression, panic and anxiety: Hi Tom, Buspar is a medicine unto itself ansd there is no equivalent. You might try St John’s Wort, an over the counter herbal alternative which can benefit anxiety and depression. Other than that I’m not sure what to suggest not knowing what is available...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: blood and blood clots around stool, inflammatory bowel disease, rectal fissure
inflammatory bowel disease, rectal fissure, step daughter: chances of cancer are incredibly low in someone age 22, but it raises the possibility of inflammatory bowel disease, like crohn s or ulcerative colitis.... it could just be a hemorrhoid or rectal fissure but it needs to be evaluated by her doctor.... no...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: blood clot, blood clot in the leg, peroneal vein
blood clot in the leg, peroneal vein, sound scan: Hi Jane, When you have a blood clot in the leg, you can have what is called Phlebitic Syndrome. This can carry over to weeks or months after the clot occurred. Swelling, numbness heaviness and generalized discomfort can occur. Given that this was your FIRST...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Constantly ill, cough and colds, mesothelioma asbestos
cough and colds, mesothelioma asbestos, coughs colds: my gut impression is you are still having trouble dealing with the loss of your father.... a complete physical is in order for you, but, since you are a teacher, you are exposed to many kids with coughs/colds.... so that isn t that unusual to get multiple...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: colds, world food supply, low blood pressure
world food supply, low blood pressure, upper respiratory infections: In our work This is usually from deficiencies in the US /world food supply since 1950 such as 1) B-100 high potency B complex taken before each meal 2) Vit C taken 500-1000mg taken before each meal 3) Centrum-Silver each morning 4) magnesium oxide...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: colds, tb skin test, head colds
tb skin test, head colds, rn msn: Persistent colds/coughs are not a great sign. I d get to a doctor instead of treating at home next time. From bronchitis to asthma to even reflux, a cough could have many causes. Could be that you ve got untreated pneumonia. I m not a diagnostician, nor...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: colds, Zicam, Cold
Zicam, Cold, Herbals: Jan, The answer to that questions is difficult as it may be related to a multitude of reasons or issues. Age, over all health of your immune system, your contact with contagious viruses, and others. Zicam has been shown to be helpful. Antibiotics not...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: DEC (diethyl carbamazine) salt on pregnant women, saleeby, panel comments
saleeby, panel comments, pregnant patients: Vivien, While I am not an infectious disease doctor, I was able to find out a few things: DEC usage is discouraged until after delivery in pregnant women for the most part, however, there have been no reports of birth defects with its use. source:...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Diet for elderly woman, cholesterol medication, lower cholesterol
cholesterol medication, lower cholesterol, true benefit: Dave, I concur. At 93 there is not point in pushing someone to loose weight, but rather an emphasis on eating right and keep moving (even if it is a 10-min. walk a day). Good nutrition to maintain her normal BP and lower cholesterol should be the focus....

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Diziness/lightheaded, tilt table test, cardiac stress test
tilt table test, cardiac stress test, resting heart rate: Hi Josh, You might benefit from a cardiac stress test and a tilt table test to be sure that your heart rhythm and /or blood pressure isn t abnormal during a work out. Dizziness like you describe is from either a postural drop in blood pressure and/or pulse...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Dizziness with eyes moving for literally a split second, afrin nasal spray, inner ear infection
afrin nasal spray, inner ear infection, itchy ear: you need to have the ear looked at to make sure there is no inner ear infection... otherwise it is probably some local virus that will get better.... you could try a little afrin nasal spray for 2-3 days..... hope this helps probably not due to hormone...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Erect nipples? On a Man?, gp one, erect nipples
gp one, erect nipples, last question: Hi Jennifer, I am not aware of any treatment for this other than desensitizing them with constant massage. you might seek the advice of a dermatlogist and see if they have anything to offer. I don t see any harm other than for the discomfort they cause...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: elderly diaper rash, nizoral cream, tinea cruris
nizoral cream, tinea cruris, diaper rash: when this diaper rash or tinea cruris, or jock itch, gets bad, it gets raw... this is a fungal infection that likes warm and wet. So the goal is cool and dry... use talcum powder, and an antifungal... lamisil is over the counter.... the hydrocortisone...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Foot Injury, biology teacher, foot injury
biology teacher, foot injury, podiatrist: tendonitis sounds reasonable... I would use ice, 20 minutes on, 2 hrs off; also, take alleve 2 pills twice a day, presuming it doesn t upset your stomach; and take it easy on the foot and things should resolve over the next 2 weeks.... if not, time for a doctor...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 4yr old vomiting at night, seizures, epilepsy
Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: 4yr old vomiting at night, seizures, epilepsy, phd

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: flickuclitus, arm area, chin area
arm area, chin area, folliculitis: folliculitis is the term.... sometimes people/kids can get these skin surface infections... they are treated with antibiotics... be careful about poking, popping them.... it can make the worse.... when it is flared up, have your son see his doc and some antibiotics...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Is it the flu?, mini cans, stomach flu
mini cans, stomach flu, menstral cramps: this is the wrong season for the flu it is too early, and won t show itself until mid December typically. It is probably a short lived virus, so treatment his symptoms only.... lots of liquids, hold off on food until diarrhea is gone, but you need fluids...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: no food or water, small intestines, small intestine
small intestines, small intestine, inch cube: Hi Letty, When someone has blocked small intestines, the last thing you want them to do is eat or drink. My guess is that given her age they really didn’t want to operate for fear that she wouldn’t come through it. I can’t comment on the time line without...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Gall Bladder, gall bladder removal, gall bladder
gall bladder removal, gall bladder, rare procedure: Hi Dawn, That isn t possible. It doesn t regenerate. When they say her gall bladder wasn t totally removed they may be talking about just opening the gall bladder and removing the stones although that is a very rare procedure and only done in very sick...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Glomerulonephritis, omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, omega 3 fatty acids
omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, omega 3 fatty acids, pediatric nephrology study group: Yes, but not a do it yourself project See www.medicalcenter.osu.edu/go/integrative for the nutrigenomic approaches to diseases and conditions just one example of possible treatment; : Related Articles, LinksRostoker G. Therapy of IgA nephropathy. ...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: general medicine, anti hypertensive drugs, dilitation
anti hypertensive drugs, dilitation, venous drainage: Hi Sasso, Veins have valves, not muscles and they work strictly off gravity and what ever pressure comes from the arterial side to push blood through those valves. Edema can be from right sided or left sided heart disease. The more salt you have the higher...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: hi, fiber one cereal, high fiber diet
fiber one cereal, high fiber diet, hemrroids: I am not sure that the anal cream had anything to do with the hive on your face. typically the cortisone just relieves some anal itching if you have hemorrhoids, so you are right to keep a high fiber diet to prevent the hemorrhoids from being inflamed from...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: my husbands odd symptom, alcohol rehab, seraquil
alcohol rehab, seraquil, cymbalta: Hi Amber, I would dispute his doctor‘s opinion. In my experience, sleeping “hard” would not cause defecation during a sleep cycle. This is not a known side effect of Cymbalta, Seroquel or Sinequan although all these meds can cause abdominal side effects....

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Any insight would be greatly appreciated, nasty side effects, spinal tap
nasty side effects, spinal tap, onsight: Hi Bianca, Steroids in heavy regular doses can cause: diabetes, osteoporosis, cataracts, adrenal shut down, depression and psychosis, weight gain, skin thinning and excess bleeding, stomach ulcers and the list goes on. MS can indeed be deadly depending on...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: iron supplements, nature of the beast, iron supplements
nature of the beast, iron supplements, live health: Patricia, Unfortunately the nature of the beast is constipation with Iron (Fe) supplementation. Taking the supplement with food may be helpful as well as adequate fluid intake. Vitamin C enhances Fe uptake in the gut, therefore a lower dose of Iron may...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: iron supplements, iron supplements, chromagen
iron supplements, chromagen, iron deficiency: don t take too much iron... I like using chromagen or tandem plus with food... but make sure the anemia is due to iron deficiency and not something else, or else the iron won t help.... and only take 1 per day... more doesn t help and only causes side effects........

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Keppra-seizures, keppra, levetiracetam
keppra, levetiracetam, medical papers: Hi Tollece, I can understand your pain. I need more details. Go throgh the site below and let me know which is the type of problem ( among those listed on the site ) that your son has. http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/spasmodic-torticollis/DS00836/DSECTION=all&METHOD=print...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: leg pain, bone cyst, jumping exercises
bone cyst, jumping exercises, alleve: it sounds like it could be shin splints.... it is controversial what these are, but the best theory is little micro tears in the connective tissue between the bones.... the treatment is taking the stress off the area, which means, lay off running/jumping...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: lower left abdominal inflamation/chronic pain, colon polyps, endomyosis
colon polyps, endomyosis, heavy periods: Hi Silvia, I don’t see the splenic cyst as part of the problem. The pain could be from that surgery but that brings back the scar tissue. And, the left side could involve the colon. I think the CT is proper and a gastroenterologist is good referral. ...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: lung xray, atalectasis, minor fissure
atalectasis, minor fissure, lung field: Hi Debbie, This simply means that there is a small area of lung tissue collapse and or lung tissue scarring. This often happens after an acute lower respiratoy infection or prolonged immobility such as recovering from surgery. The atalectasis will usually...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: lung xray, minor fissure, lung field
minor fissure, lung field, lateral aspect: No acute infiltrate is identified. Means no Pneumonia. Linear atelectatic change versus scarring is identified in the lateral aspect of the right mid-lower lung field adjacent to the minor fissure. Means nothing found in the side of the right lower...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Mother alzheimers severe diaper rash, severe diaper rash, rinky dink
severe diaper rash, rinky dink, cortisone cream: same answer... use an antifungal and a cortisone cream... mycolog II is my choice but you could use lotrisone lotion or lamisil cream plus hydrocort cream together... use a lot of powder, keep the area clean and dry and cool if possible and it should resolve...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: missed period, brown discharge, regular period
brown discharge, regular period, morning urine: it is theoretically possible... do a home preg test with a first morning urine... if negative, no worries... but unusual periods are very common... relieve your stress by checking it..... the discharge... could be a mild period.... first thing, exclude pregnancy........

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Period or bleeding?, lower abdomen pain, iron infusion
lower abdomen pain, iron infusion, blood thinner plavix: Hi Pika, Given your age and going without a period for all these years, it is not from a “normal” period. It is called dysfunctionl uterine bleeding. My guess is that at some point you will have to have a hysterectomy in order for this bleeding to stop completely...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Pinched Nerve, pinched nerve, muscle relaxers
pinched nerve, muscle relaxers, pain medicine: Hi Stephanie, The term pinched nerve is a bit ambiguous. You may have a pinched nerve anywhere from you vertebrae to your buttock. Depending on the location, treatments are different. If your pain is not relieved then you should consider physical therapy...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Polyp on Gallbladder, polyp, sonogram
polyp, sonogram, millimeters: 3-4 mm may be variation of the ultrasound tech and how the polyp was laying when it was scanned... if it went up to 10 mm I would be alarmed, but 3 or 4 probably means it hasn t grown at all. I would imagine your doc wants a repeat in 6 mo to a year.......

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: painful vertebrae, shoulder, cervical spine, vertebrae
cervical spine, vertebrae, shoulder blades: Hi Sharron, On the face of it, this sounds like what is called cervical radiculopathy . This means that a nerve coming from the cervical spine is being pinched to such a degree as to cause your symptoms. I would strongly recommend an exam, neck xrays and...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: period, pregnancy test, tubal ligation
pregnancy test, tubal ligation, periods: Hi Christine, That is possible of course but very unlikely. Tubal Ligation, for some reason that we don t really understand, can cause irrigular periods for many months. You should get a pregnancy test done to reassure yurself and get ready for weird periods...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: policy, hosptials, absolute answer
hosptials, absolute answer, duaghter: I don t know if I have an absolute answer to your question... but a lot of doc s are reluctant to treat fibromyalgia because it is a difficult condition to treat.... I would be frustrated also in this setting.... people tend to be high maintenance in this...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Question, irritable bowel syndrome, lactose products
irritable bowel syndrome, lactose products, lactose milk: it sounds like you have lactose intolerance... meaning you don t digest milk products well.... you WILL NOT DEVELOP INTO A FATSO............................................................................................ keep that in mind..... I tried to be...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Question about CT results, focal fatty infiltration, cyst in the liver
focal fatty infiltration, cyst in the liver, helical ct: Hi Dana, The calcified right lower lobe granuloma of the lung is usually due to a previous lung infection that is resolved. Thus, there s not much to do as it is a benign and coincidental finding. The cyst in the liver is also benign and a coincidental...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: red bloch on tongue, geographic tongue, benign problem
geographic tongue, benign problem, bloch: Hi Wes, This could be something as simple as a “geographic tongue“. That is a benign problem and no treatment is needed. Provided it isn’t raised or painful, I’d just wait it out and see how it does. Of course, if it persists, you should see your doctor...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Side effects?, birth control pills, tranexamic acid
birth control pills, tranexamic acid, excessive periods: I would not take either of the meds regularly unless you get anemic after excessive periods... but cycling you on birth control pills probably would help, unless you are actively trying to get pregnant..... I would do that before the above meds... hope this...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Side effects?, birth control pills, heavy menses
birth control pills, heavy menses, tranexamic acid: Hi Laurie, Tranexaminic acid is an antifibrinolytic which is to say, it inhibits the enzymes that break down fibin, a clotting protein. Serious side effects can be an increased risk of developing blood clots. Mefenamic Acid is a prostoglandin inhibitor which...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Side effects?, tranexamic acid, 250mg tablets
tranexamic acid, 250mg tablets, benefit ratio: The dose that you are taking is alright. This drug increases the clot forming tendency of the blood and thus enables faster stopping of any type of bleeding int he body. now this effect may also encourage clot formation at inappropriate places in the body...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Sinus infection and light headed, post nasal drip, sinus cavity
post nasal drip, sinus cavity, severe sinus infection: I would think that the sinus infection may not have cleared... I would not run off for an MRI... I would look back to basics... make sure you have a good antibiotic, use Afrin nasal spray twice a day for 5 days, maybe with steroids then re-evaluate your symptoms.......

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Sore Tongue, b vitamin deficiency, sore tongue
b vitamin deficiency, sore tongue, high potency: This is usually the B vitamin deficiency from malabsorption in your condition. Ask your doctor if you can take a B-50 or B-100 time released high potency B complex to improve this. Cutting out carbs also helps to prevent recurrences see www.medicalcenter.osu.edu/go/integrative...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: Synthroid, thyroid problem, self medicated
thyroid problem, self medicated, tsh levels: Hi Gabriel, Despite the normal levels you could have what is called sick euthyroid . This simply means that your thyroid is showing normal numbers but not functioning up to par. I would NOT take anyone elses medicine. If you feel that you are being ignored...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: sebaceous prominence, clindamycin phosphate gel, sebaceous glands
clindamycin phosphate gel, sebaceous glands, back acne: Hi Jeremy, I would not use Clindamycin on your penis. It is an antibiotic and that won’t help this issue. If all you have is a prominence of sebaceous glands, there is very little that you can do unfortunately. I would try to work up the courage to talk to...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: sebaceous prominence, clindamycin phosphate gel, sebaceous material
clindamycin phosphate gel, sebaceous material, back acne: clindamycin is an antibiotic... if an infectious process contributes to the sebaceous stuff, it will help, otherwise won t affect it, but it won t hurt, unless you are allergic. I am not sure what you mean by prominence if you have a few small cysts,...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: sharp pain in brain area, brain problem, neck muscles
brain problem, neck muscles, brain area: I don t see this as a brain problem but could be the muscles that support the head got strained.... I would have some one push on those upper shoulder/neck muscles and see if you can find a tneder area. If there is a blown blood vessel , people get really...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: spider veins, spider veins, nice thing
spider veins, nice thing, high heels: no in general... a lot of standing, a lot of sitting, make these worse, more walking, more activity may prevent it.... but the nice thing is those can be injected and removed.... sometimes has to be done a few times to get rid of all of them, but they are...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: stomach, zantac 150, stomach area
zantac 150, stomach area, breast area: bowel obstructions cause vomiting and nasty symptoms... first is check pregnancy... then try zantac 150 twice a day.... then if no better, you need to be checked... the parasite stuff is not very likely.... not impossible but probably not..... hope this help...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: stomach, gall bladder disease, tape worms
gall bladder disease, tape worms, stomach area: Hi Tiffany, The only way you can get tape worms from your dog is to get into their feces and then get that into your mouth in some way. Not very likely. You do not have a bowel obstruction if you are having bowel movements. There are a number of possibilities...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: swollen feet., ankles, numb fingers, swollen feet ankles, arthritis problems
swollen feet ankles, arthritis problems, numb fingers: your job is to present information, not necessarily ask questions... our job is to take that info and tease out other info to help with a diagnosis.... but I would worry about blood clots, other arthritis problems..... talk to your doc, inquire about possibility...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: swollen hand feet, pitting edema, kidney insufficiency
pitting edema, kidney insufficiency, medical abortion: Hi Patty, A sudden swelling change in hands and feet should be brought to your doctor’s attention. This could be nothing more than simple fluid retention. If it were your thyroid, the symptoms would not be at all that rapid. Heart would also leave you with...

Family, Internal Medicine, General Medical Questions: So many symptoms, pelvic ct scan, lymph node biopsy
pelvic ct scan, lymph node biopsy, sjogren s syndrome: Hi Lynne, This sounds serious. An ACE test is looking for Lupus. The pain under his ribs on the left could indicate an enlarged spleen. If steroids helped then this is an inflammatory or even possibly a lymphoma of some kind. The painfl dry, red eyes and...