Doctor Q&A for Dr. Francine Yep

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Best before 72 hours: Plan b works best if you use it within 72 hours after sex. It works moderately well within 120 hours. Please talk with your provider about a reliable ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Talk with your doc: Any time you have questions about how you are feeling., please talk with your provider. Especially if your treatment plan is not making you feel well. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Okay: It's okay to take both. There are interactions with grapefruits though.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, possibly: A small study showed that eating 2 cloves of garlic a day or taking aged garlic extract (age) or enteric-coated, dried garlic tablets (dose: 600 to 1, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: You do not need to used a back up method. Rifampin is the only antibiotic that has been proven to effect estrogen levels in birth control pills, the O ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes!: Talk with your doc now. Your pain may be caused by your Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud but may also be caused by other concerning problems . Please talk ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Zinc, Umcka: Agree with dr. M: mostly time and doing things to make you feel better while you're waiting for your body to kick the virus. But 2 things you can take ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not vitamin: Ibuprofen is not a vitamin. It reduces inflammation, pain and fever. It can also irritate your stomach and intestines. So, yes, it could cause diarrhe ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, if new injury: Icing helps a newly injured knee that's inflamed [swelling, tender]. Apply ice 10 minutes at at time. You can wrap ice in a thin towel and put it on y ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
24 hours: Ciprofloxacin is removed from your body in about 24 hours.
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