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Dr. Joan Sy

Family Medicine
Laguna Hills, CA
29 years experience

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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18 Answers
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A 18-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
Bring her to ER: She could be misscarrying eventhough she just had a cycle. Worse case scenario if the embryo is in the tube, it can double in size daily and potentia... Read More
A 63-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
No Know interaction: Luckily there is no known drug interaction in combining or using both these medications. Individuals do react differently to medications so if you ar... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes Possibly: Children copy what they see, even if they are told it is horrible, if mom or dad does it, then how could it be that bad? They either will grow up esp... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
Believe In Yourself: Realize your gifts and start helping and working with others who are in more need than you. Pay it forward. Utilize your talents and treasures, know... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
?Diagnosis: Unless recently torn, weakness in the abdominal wall is seldom painful. I recommend you seek another opinion to make sure that is the true source, bu... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Poor self worth: First, binge eating soon becomes a compulsion or a behavior that is very, very difficult to control. The act usually creates a sense of guilt and reg... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
Up to 10months 4 AB+: Depending on the route and the amount of viral exposure may determine the amnt of time for ab dev. Symptoms can start as early as 2-4wks, can be vagu... Read More
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
If Fever Continues: Flu can give a high fever for the first week (full 7dd) of illness but often improves by week #2 or sooner. If still w. A high fever >=101 tomorrow t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
Input & Output: At least in hospital setting, especially for patients who come in w. Dehydration or possibly heart issues, nurses are requested by doctors to keep tra... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
Short As Needed: Even 2nd generation sleeping medications can become addicting. Best not to use when not needed so if neccessary of the 2 choices, a short acting only... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
Go & Get A Diagnosis: You need to find out what is wrong first. Since it comes fairly frequently, pay attention to what makes it better or worse, foods and/or food types/b... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
How does he look?: If bad, he may need to go to er for IV fluids, or if not, his doc can also prescribe meds that can stop vomitting so he can rehydrate orally, **small ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
19 5/7 Weeks! 01/10: If the first day of your last menses was 8/25 then your expected due date is possibly june 1st, 2012! your OB will confirm these date by us best done... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
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4 PID Absolutely YES: Organisms that cause PID (which are actually many) can be transfered back and forth & cause relapse infections. Both of you need to be treated and no... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
Snack High In Carbs?: If you eat anything high in carbs it causes a rush of Insulin which then drives your blood sugar too low and you can get "hypoglycemic" even just afte... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
TRY TO RELAX: Could be just the worry of not having your period. If 2wks pass w.O menses either go to your doctor's office for a preg test or take an over the coun... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
Ultimately STROKE: The brain is the cpu of our human body controlling its ability to comprehend speach, assimilate words, see, hear, swallow, coordinate movement and ass... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Family Medicine 29 years experience
A Number of Ways: Exercise, meditation, counselling, going to church/prayer or seeking spiritual renewal, staying in touch w. Friends/family who can ground you. Energy... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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thank you very much doc.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, CA
Graduated 1993MD
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