Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jeffrey Pua

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pua
14 years experience Internal Medicine
I do: The sac-like covering around the heart (pericardium) becomes inflamed in pericarditis. Pericarditis can be associated with diseases such as: autoi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pua
14 years experience Internal Medicine
A bony point: A sharp point of bone is a spur, yes they can appear in any bone/joint but usually are in high pressure points.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pua
14 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There are many types of bleeding disorders. Factor deficiencies are only one type. Hemophilia is factor 8 deficiency or factor 9 deficiency. There ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pua
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes you can.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pua
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Other chills possibl: Yes other issues may cause chills. One example is hypothermia.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pua
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes he should see a doctor and get a testicular ultrasound.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pua
14 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: The chlamydia test only signifies active disease. You'd have to know or have a history of testing or a history of symptoms.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pua
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle strain: Possible a muscle strain or rotator cuff injury. It depends on how long this has been going on and if there was any inciting trauma such as lifting o ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pua
14 years experience Internal Medicine
The Whipple: The whipple aka the pancreaticoduodenectomy is the surgical removal of a pancreatic tumor at the head of the pancreas along with excision and reconstr ... Read More
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