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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Orringer
General Surgery 21 years experience
Call your doctor: It is a good idea to be evaluated. Even though you do not have insurance, there are low cost alternatives, such as clinics at pharmacies. If the chi... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Orringer
General Surgery 21 years experience
Several options: There are several options for the detection of a blood clot. A blood test for d-dimer may determine whether there is a clot. If this level is elevat... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Orringer
General Surgery 21 years experience
No: This is really a term that describes a change in the rate of the heart, rather than its rhythm. Bradycardia means a slower-than-average (or expected)... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Orringer
General Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: Pain is often a hallmark finding in each case. Appendicitis often presents as a sharp pain in the right lower quadrant of the adbomen ("mcburney's po... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Orringer
General Surgery 21 years experience
No: D-dimer is a blood marker that often tells us about blood clotting. An aneurysm is an area of turbulent flow of blood, or a ballooning of the vessel ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Orringer
General Surgery 21 years experience
Maybe: This, again, is dependent on the location of the clot. Some people will have a cramping-type pain that worsens when there is pressure placed at the s... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Orringer
General Surgery 21 years experience
See below: Hiv is a virus that may lead to aids, or a severe dysfunction in the immune system. Hiv in and of itself does not usually present with muscle aches; ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Orringer
General Surgery 21 years experience
No: The best place to get help for a toothache is with a dentist. More and more, you will find urgent care dental practices. You may have a significant ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Orringer
General Surgery 21 years experience
Anti-inflammatory : Depending on the cause of the swelling, try some over-the-counter anti-inflammatories, such as ibuprofen. Make sure that you have no other health ris... Read More
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