Doctor Q&A for Dr. Danny Proffitt

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Dry nose and scabbing can be due to excessive picking at nose, allergies, bacterial infections, and others. Avoid picking the nose, use saline nasal ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Most likely you have a condition called costochondritis. This is due to poor blood flow to the cartilage of the lower ribs. Correct your posture and ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Probable infection: I wold use some warm packs 15 minutes every hour and observe. If continues to be tender, or if there is heat or redness or pus, or fever or chills or ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely: Any time there is a procedure, it usually good to have an empty stomach. If you become "sick", it is best to vomit without food in the stomach to avo ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily. : Sit at the front of the ferry or up on top and do not sit backwards. Try to fix on a point far up front and avoid side to side looking. Fresh air he ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Usually observation: Depending on the age, observation and symptomatic treatment is all that is needed. Suctioning of the nose to keep the nostrils open is key. If the a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Possible/not probabl: Certainly water can be introduced through the opening of the penis. It would take a bit of force. I would caution one to never be in that situation ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Sebaceous cysts.: Most likely these are plugged oil glands in the lobe of the ear and in the skin behind the ears. This is a common condition. Warm compresses and obs ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst most likely: You are describing something that is similar to a "ganglion cyst". This is an out pouching of the lining of the joint of your wrist. These occur fre ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Of concern!: You may not have a serious problem but one cannot take that chance. Any lump under the arm of a 52 y/o female with associate pain and radiation of pa ... Read More
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