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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Interactions...: Main listed interaction is between Delsym (dextromethorphan, cough suppressant) & Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR (dextroa... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Plant sterols/stanol: Ldl cholesterol can be lowered by consuming foods enriched with plant sterol/stannol esters (eg. Margarines benecol or promise activ). One study show... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Less likely: There are many types of strep, some of which (viridans for example) commonly colonize the mouth. Occasionally, particularly if there is a break in th... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Possibly: There could be some blood or pus in the semen from prostate inflammation, which could cause discoloration.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Jaundice: Jaundice occurs due to build-up of bilirubin which turns skin yellow. Can happen from biliary problem (liver, gall bladder, pancreas disease) or burst... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Normal flora: Streptococcus mitis is commonly present in the mouth, gastrointestinal tract, female genital tract, and skin. It is part of our "normal flora;" the b... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: It is safe to watch a movie after getting your eyes dilated. The screen may appear too bright until the eye drops wear off, in which case you can wea... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Supportive care: Treatment is of the signs and symptoms, until the disease has run its course. Frequently, patients need intensive care (ICU) and need to be on a vent... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Unlikely: Cheilitis can have infectious causes such as candida (usually at the corners) and strep, but candida usually affects those with compromised immune sys... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Depends on cause: Vertigo due to a passing viral infection should pass quickly. Vertigo due to an acoustic neuroma (a non-cancerous tumor) can be chronic (always prese... Read More
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