Doctor Q&A for Dr. Frank Holmes

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Most likely: Any skin lesion that is concerning you warrants a physician evaluation. Use a PCP or dermatologist. Most important questions to answer include: is it ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Physician evaluation: When you a have a sprain, ligaments have been partially torn and the surrounding muscles remain weak and unbalanced, leading to continued ankle instab... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Maximize dose: Unless you have a sensitivity from a stomach or other standpoint, maximize your Advil with 800 mg with food up every 8 hours. Also, you could alternat... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Skipping one day of thyroid medication is unlikely to cause any problems.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Ear drum injury?: On occasion, a minor trauma to the ear can result in a ruptured ear drum. Some dysfunction of the inner ear is another possibility. If symptoms are no... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Weight-bearing: Walking/hiking and resistance exercises such as low-risk weight-lifting would be good choices for you. These allow the bones to maintain their bone de... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
No: 500 calories is not enough "fuel" for your body, especially as an athlete. It's not wise to attempt to lose weight during a season of athletic competi... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Strengthen : Strengthen your medial quadriceps, strengthen your hip abductors/gluteus medius and stretch your IT band. Consider utilizing a patellar stabilizing br... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
That's very rare: Steroids can make individuals feel jittery, anxious, hyper, etc. but usually only for a few days after an injection. Time to see a primary care physic... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 25 years experience
Gravity : Typically, if there is swelling around the knee, gravity will push that fluid to the lower leg. Another possibility is that swelling from the knee joi... Read More
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