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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Expected side effect: This is a common side effect from this class of drug (calcium channel blockers). If t his is too bothersome, ask your doctor for a drug with a differ ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Canker sores?: If they don't touch the skin area, they are likely canker sores. There is no sure cure for them but they will usually subside in 10 days or less. Loc ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Having all these symptoms and abnormal lab studies, it is time to consult your doctor.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: If these symptoms have been present for more than a week or are getting worse, it is time to see a doctor. If these symptoms have been present for les ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See neurologist: You may have a condition known as small fiber neuropathy. Consult a neurologist.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Normal: Urine contains ammonia which gives it its smell. If you are healthy otherwise, this should be of no concern to you.
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A member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: An exam by your doctor is worth more than a thousand words. It is impossible to tell you what the cause may be without a direct inspection.
A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably ok: Most of us have inadvertently aspired some liquid into our trachea at one time. The effect may linger for a few hours. If the cough is getting worse o ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: But if you have symptoms which bother you enough or lasting for more than a few weeks, you should discuss this with your doctor.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Absence of thyroid: Your body senses t hat your thyroid is low and is producing more TSH to try to push the thyroid to produce more hormone but there is no thyroid to res ... Read More
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