Doctor Q&A for Dr. Kenneth Cheng

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Hormones, including birth control pills, should ideally be taken approximately the same time of day. Although it does not have to be exactly the same ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Cough drops are ok to use even after one has had a tonsillectomy. This is assuming that the surgery was not recent. If so, check with the surgeon fi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Pregnancy can occur when any semen/sperm is introduced into the vagina. This likely occurred when sex was "started" again after ejaculation. Best to ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
First find the cause: Erection problems can be caused by low testosterone, low functioning thyroid gland, diabetes, plaque build up from high cholesterol and psychological ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: Back pain can have many causes. In addition to musculoskeletal issues, such as a strain, arthritis, slipped disc, etc., other causes can include most ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Generally healthy: Eating fruit is very healthy, as long as it is done in moderation. However, one should have screening for gestational diabetes if pregnant as ones die ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Possible / unlikely: Although it is possible to get a female pregnant without actual penile penetration, the method described makes it unlikely to happen.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: Left groin pain can have many causes, including muscular or skeletal issues, a hernia, lymph node swelling, bladder issues, and many other possibiliti ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Many viruses: Geographic tongue (discolorations on the tongue) can be caused by many respiratory viruses. Check with your doctor if it doesn't resolve, or if it wor ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: An outbreak of herpes 24 hours after exposure is certainly possible. Painful red blisters is a good reason to see your doctor immediately. Treatments ... Read More
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