Doctor Q&A for Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
Bleeding ulcer: Anti-inflammatory medications, such as Ibuprofen or naproxen, which are commonly taken for cramps, can cause the lining of the stomach and small intes ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, check it out: It is probably a matter of hormone imbalance that can be corrected easily with medication. If she is very overweight, then losing weight might help. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: Muscle strain, pain referred from a condition in your lower back (herniated disc, sacro-iliac joint pain), entrapment of a nerve around your hip, stre ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, it should: Spironolactone changes the balance of hormones that cause menstrual bleeding. If spironolactone is the cause, then bleeding will stop when you stop t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, a few: It is generaly recommended to follow a heart-helathy diet: plenty of fruits and vegetables, minimal saturated fat, hardly any trans fat. Some people ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not yet: A virus infection is the most likely cause. It should go away within a week or so. Sometimes the virus is mononucleosis, which usually causes severe ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
Meniscal tear: Sounds like swelling arises from within the knee joint, indicating something is wrong inside the knee. Alternatively, if you are a runner or cyclist, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
Warm compresses: Most cases of "pink eye" go away by themselves within a week. Applying warm compresses several times each day speeds it along. A minority of cases n ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
It can be: When these infections spread into the bones of your face or into your blood, they can become life-threatening. Fortunately, most people seek medical ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Kuhlman
22 years experience Family Medicine
Clots clear fast: The body degrades the clot on its own. The blood thinning medication you take, such as Lovenox or coumadin, (warfarin) simply stops the clot from gro ... Read More
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