Doctor Q&A for Dr. Martin Linder

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Conservative rx: Be sure all conservative measures have been taken such as no eating after dinner, elevation of the head of the bed, avoiding greasy food, garlic, onio ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Meds first: Both alfa antagonists (hytrin, cardura, (doxazosin) flomax) as well as 5?-reductase inhibitors (avodart, proscar) should be tried first to relieve the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Fruits and nuts: Good dietary sources include dried fruits, especially apricots, fresh fruits, especially melon, oranges and bananas, nuts, especially almonds and pist ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Treat cause: Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition usually due to Insulin resistance. Many conditions have been associated with it including genetics, obesity, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: It's possible, but more likely your symptoms are due to plantar fasciitis.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked: Before beginning an exercise program, you should visit your family doctor and have your cardiac risk evaluated. If indicated, a exercise treadmill sho ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The goal of treatment of hypothyroidism is to obtain normal thyroid levels. This is what your doctor was trying to do adjusting your dosage based on t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Malignant nodules are treated surgically. As long as thyroid function is normal, no treatment is usually required for benign nodules. Thyroid function ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Hypothermia: Hypothermia.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Broken ribs: Flail chest occurs when a segment of the chest wall moves independent of the rest with respiration due to multiple rib fractures. It is usually the re ... Read More
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