Dr. Frederick Shieh

Gastroenterology
harrison, NY

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harrison, NY

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Gastroenterology

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145 Answers
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Infectious diarrhea: Essentially what happens when you are suffering from severe diarrhea caused by a bacteria, virus, or parasite.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Not really: As with any medical procedure, there is some risk, but if you are a relatively healthy person, it is very safe. There is a less than one in a thousand... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
It shouldn't : It typically shouldn't. I would be concerned about an infection if there is a lot coming out.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Many possibilities: Many things can cause abdominal swelling - it can be fluid, masses (e.g. Cancer), hernias, bleeding, and others. Imaging of your belly will help provi... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Blood?: Hard to say. Sounds suspicious for blood. If it happens again you may need a colonoscopy to check for bleeding source.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Hmm: Consider antispasmodic medications, low fodmaps diet (google it), ssri medications.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Exercise: No specific food will give you a flat stomach. A healthy low fat diet with plenty of exercise will, though.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
It can: Causing trauma to the anus can cause weakening, especially if there is a tear. Slight trauma can heal on its own without special intervention. A sever... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Maybe: H pylori and blastocyst are usually asymptomatic but it's worth testing for if you are having symptoms.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Often, yes: Many women develop gerd due to their pregnancy, as there are many hormonal and physical changes that occur during pregnancy. Many women will revert b... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Colonoscopy: Colonoscopy with biopsy if a mass is seen.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
See your doctor: Please see your obgyn right away. They will probably want to do an ultrasound and/or run some blood tests to help answer your question.
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A member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
A good history: There are some different nuances with each type of pain. If you speak with your doctor, between a good history and a physical exam, your doctor can us... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
See your doctor: Bloody diarrhea is always a reason to see your doctor right away. It could be anything from a bacterial infection, to a bleeding vessel, to inflammato... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
More tests: You probably need more tests to figure it out. An er will not do comprehensive testing for you. See a regular md. You may need a ct scan.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Hard to say : It's hard to put all those symptoms together without more information. More information regarding which labs were done is neccessary. Make sure your c... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Deterrent: Put something that tastes bad on your nails. Every time you try to bite your nails, you will experience a bad taste and you will begin to associate ba... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Open a window?: It depends on what is causing the flatulence. It often depends on what you eat (for example high fiber diets, lots of meat). Those things tend to make... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
To make you happy: When i asked around by this i was given several reasons. The ones that made most sense to me were: 1) prevent pill breakage when shaken 2) it makes th... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Maybe: This is probably because one of your eyes is "stronger" than the other. If you don't do this too much, it is probably not a big deal, but make sure yo... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No: It is a simple blood draw, so the only pain you would expect is the pain from getting your blood drawn.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Not too much: It depends somewhat on the way that the hysterectomy is done, but it is not more painful than typical abdominal surgeries.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Get checked out: If your symptoms continue, a md may be able to help. Consider trying some antacids or Prilosec in the meantime.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Cancer of lining: This is cancer of the lining of your swallowing tube or esophagus. This canne diagnosed in several ways, usually best by endoscopy.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Tear: A tear of the lower esophagus usually caused by vomiting.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Very possibly: Sometimes after a loud noise, you can have damage to your eardrum. If you are still having pain and/or decreased hearing, you should see an ENT doctor... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Rectal prolapse: A quick exam by your md will verify the diagnosis. Keep your stools soft to minimize bearing down by taking fiber and stool softeners. Surgical revisi... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Couple: Although diarrhea is the most common, there are many other symptoms including a specific type of skin rash, malnutrition, abdominal discomfort, and an... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Many causes: The most common causes for elevated liver enzymes such as AST and alt in someone asymptomatic are drugs (many medications), chronic viral hepatitis, a... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Go to hospital: Sounds bad. Could be an infection of the kidney or appendix or something else. Seek medical attention immediately.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Pain: Pain in the mid upper part of the abdomen. This is not a name of a specific diagnosis, more a description of what is going on.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Infection: Very simply, it is an infection within the liver, usually described as a pus-filled mass.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Reflux: It's probably reflux disease or gerd. But get your heart checked out to make sure it's not something more serious.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: Every time you eat something you swallow a little gas. So it is normal to have some gas so long as it is not excessive.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Many possibilities : From a GI standpoint, there are many possibilities. These include irritable bowel syndrome, food intolerance, inflammatory bowel disease, even cancer.... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Maybe: It certainly could be, but it could also be from many other things. See a md for more comprehensive testing.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Many things: Many things can cause diarrhea after eating. The list of possibilities include anything from an infection, to an inability of your intestines to absor... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Stool testing : You may need more tests of your stool to rule out infections. If negative, sometimes a colonoscopy can help figure out the problem. A good clinical hi... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Hard to say: Many things can cause pain there. You need to see a doctor and undergo testing to figure it out.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
See a doctor : See a doctor if it isn't getting better. You probably have gastroenteritis but it could be something else. It sounds like you re getting dehydrated to... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Whole: Although the vitamin content may be similar between whole and juiced fruits/veggies, there is definitely much more fiber in the whole
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Maybe antibiotics: Your description sounds like an infection of the glands in your arm pits. If severe, sometimes antibiotics are needed to treat these. In even more sev... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Liver scarring: Cirrhosis is when a liver has been suffering from inflammation (aka hepatitis) for such a long time that it has largely been changed into scar tissue.... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Change in lining: Barrett's esophagus is when there is irritation to the area between the esophagus and stomach, causing the cells there to change from one form to anot... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Many things: A broad term to describe problems within the gastrointestinal tract, which can go anywhere from the mouth to the anus.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Please clarify: Please clarify what your question is. I am not sure what procedure you are describing in nov 2011 (perhaps a sphincterotomy?). Are you asking if your ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Dilation: It is a swelling or dilation of a vessel due to weakness in the wall of the vessel (aorta). The concern is the risk for rupture, which can cause seve... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Abnormal connection: A fistula is when two tubes are connected that should not be. A fistula can be located almost anywhere in the body, but most commonly in the GI system... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Allergy: The main risk is concern for an allergic reaction to the contrast dye. Damage to the kidney is also a big concern. The good thing is that the kidney c... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Get an eye exam: Although it is probably nothing serious, you should have an eye exam by an opthamologist in order to make sure, .
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Shieh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shieh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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