Doctor Q&A for Dr. Mark Tosca

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
No.: How do you know whether it's infected or not blocked with wax? The only was to determine that is to have a health care provider look in your ear.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
A # of possibilities: A transient episode of cramping and spasm can be something benign and no cause for concern, such as a reaction to overuse, an electrolyte imbalance or ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
Anxiety?: You would have to elaborate more. Describe the feeling. If it's fear, "i'm scared" its anxiety. People "carry" their anxiety and stress in variou ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
No: There is little evidence that it's advantageous at all. You should save your money. Folic acid is all that is recommended in the prenatal period (4 ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
BV? Yeast? Trich?: If u r w/o risks for stds most likely cause would be yeast (thick, white curd-like, no odor). There r otc medications for that i'm sure u r aware. ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
Vertigo??: It could be vertigo although u r young for that. Benign vertigo (bppv) is believed to be from otolith debri from a semicircular canal http://www.Pati ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
Are you allergic....: To pcn? Generally Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is a better choice. If u r having acute sinusitis (& chronic) then prolonged antibiotic tre ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
Good question: Contrary to popular belief vitamin supplements by and large have not been proven beneficial except in select situations. In fact, supplements could b ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
Cold sore virus: It could be herpangina or gingivostomatitis. Herpangina is often caused by the hand-foot-mouth virus (coxsackie virus) & can cause a lot of pain from ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
Sinus?: Sounds like you either have allergies or a upper respiratory infection. If you are sneezing & congested it's likely the sinus pressure is making your ... Read More
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