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Dr. Cecilia Alailima

General Practice
Aiea, HI
33 years experience

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General Practice

Languages spoken

English

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10 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cecilia Alailima
General Practice 33 years experience
Yes, any physical: Or airborne droplet contact may transmit viruses. Note this has been happening since the day you were born so most viral transmissions do not cause harm. Use common sense cleanliness - avoid direct skin contact on public toilet seats (or wipe with bleach towelette), wash hands thoroughly with soap and water, leave the place clean for the next user. At home use diluted bleach.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cecilia Alailima
General Practice 33 years experience
ENT evaluation to: Rule out foreign body, infection, tumor, structural or functional abnormality is most important. Even if the exam is normal, a follow-up with ENT in 2-4 months is warranted if the symptoms persist, sooner if they worsen. "worrying" is not productive and in fact may contribute to the sense of something stuck in the throat. Reasonable concern, a good action plan w/ follow thru and stay relaxed.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cecilia Alailima
General Practice 33 years experience
Anticipating a bad: Outcome is the basis of fear that triggers our autonomic arousal system. Reduce the anticipation by expressing your fear to your dentist and develop a fear reduction plan. If you tend to always be in a high arousal state (anxious, fearful, automatic negative thoughts), you need to address this problem directly & learn effective self-regulation skills: breath control, meditation, biofeedback etc.

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Alailima is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Alailima is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, HI
Graduated 1988MD
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