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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Yes & No: There is nothing over the counter or "natural" proven to help memory. You may train your memory making an effort to memorize things and make associations between things. All games like sudoku, crosswords, scramble, or learning new languages and traveling ( exposure to new difficult or complex goals may help. Get tested by neurologist to rule out early dementia. Review your medicines.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Gassy burping : Most gas-burping are benign and self-limiting, rarely requiring medical attention. However, various organic and psychogenic causes can lead to persistent, intractable burping that can last for years. We have posted treatments for gassy stomachs before here. Eat slowly, chew food. Avoid soda and gas producing foods ( dairies, vetetables, fatty food or anything with fiber).
A member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Not as good: Cialis is good for pts with both e.D. And BPH but it is not better.Datamonitor expects tadalafil will be prescribed as an add-on therapy to existing BPH treatments, particularly Alpha reductase inhibitors which are known to cause erectile dysfunction in patients. Although the relatively high price of Cialis could inhibit uptake, particularly in european markets where pricing is tightly controlled, .
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Hematospermia: May be coming from seminal vesicles, prostate, spermatic cord likely benign but there is some % from cancers. Discuss with urologist.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
No : You probably have post inflammatory pigmentation or from the treatment. Most likely is permanent. Ask dermatologist.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
See ID: Cryptosporidium is common in immunosupressed pts.(aids, cancers, transplant pts). You need to follow with an infectios disease physician.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
See Dr: Unfortunately there is no cure for herpes simplex. Cold sores usually disappear spontaneously. If you get worse go see a dr. To confirm the dx. R/o other disorders or treat complications with bacterial infections.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
No: Unless the ovarian cyst is diagnosed with cancer you won't feel it. Ovarian cancer is capable of producing fluid in the abdomen . Benign cysts may rupture and cause syncope an peritoneal reaction.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Unknown : There are many entities with that description. Skin disorders have to be seen by a physician and best by a dermatologist. Could be nothing serious like pitiriasis versicolor, vitiligo , postinflmatory spots, or even cancers.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
There is a concern : For superior vena cava syndrome. Alfa 1 antitripsin deficits must be treated with replacing the same. Discuss it with your pulmonologist.
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