Doctor Q&A for Dr. Ankush Bansal

A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Flu-resistant?: What is flu-resistant? No one is flu resistant. You may be immunized (by vaccine or previous infection) with a strain of the flu but there are many ma ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on the virus. Each virus is very different. For COVID-19, right now (April 5, 2020), there is no evidence that food is at risk of transmitt ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
No evidence: Please don't believe anything on social media (or most of the internet for that matter), the news, or general press. Right now, there is no proven tre ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Not predestined: Schizophrenia may have a genetic predisposition but not determination. Too much is made about genetics and disease. For all but very few diseases, gen ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
No: One CT scan will not cause even remotely significant DNA damage. Your cells turn over all the time. The alcohol is many time more dangerous to your bo ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
We don't know : Unfortunately, no one really knows. It's too new and started too soon (December in China). However, being sick with a severe viral infection (Corona o ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Telemedicine: You can have live consults with a doctor on this site for your new and ongoing medical conditions. As for the mammogram, unless you feel a lump or hav ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Live consult: Hello. If you're in the U.S., you can have a live consult with a doctor on this site who can then "see" you and discuss your prescription, including s ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: Andy - don't worry. It's normal to have a high sex drive especially in your 20s. The important thing to realize or work on (depending on your situatio ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
NO!: So, first there's nothing natural in rephresh vaginal gel. I don't know where you got this ridiculous idea. Read the ingredients. It's mostly chemical ... Read More
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