Dr. Elvira Klause

General Surgery
San Clemente, CA
30 years experience female

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General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Gastric irritation: indigestion, abdominal pain, and/or gnawing feeling despite gallbladder removal could very likely be due to either gastritis, gastric ulcer, or even r... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Cysts are bening: Generally simple cyst are bening. During nursing many cyst as well as milk ducts tend to enlarge. As long as no suspicious masses where seen cancer... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Ignore: Maintaining a very bland diet (without heavy fatty, spicy food) to minimize gallbladder activity.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Limited exercise ok: after hernia repair refrain form straining you abdominal wall muscles which comes with heavy lifting or streneous exercise
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Yes it's safe: Low dose of daily Tylenol (acetaminophen) is perfectly fine as long as used as directed. But alternating with over the counter Motrin will give bette... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Watchful waiting: Definatelly would recommend to wait until after the baby is born and your body has return to its baseline. There are many anatomical changes as well ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Black stool: Although black stool is most likely from a benign process this is something that must be evaluated by your gastroenterologist. You will need and endo... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Phenylephedrine deco: Phenylephrine 10 mg oral tablet: 10 mg orally every 4 to 6 hours not to exceed 4 doses daily. It is a decongestant that can cause blood pressure eleva... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Possibly hemorrhoids: most rectal bleed is usually from hemorrhoids, cancer is extremely rare especially at this age, but needs to be ruled out, therefore a specialist eith... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Its ok.: fiber generally adds bulk to the stool and the fluid softens the stool even more. Fissures sometimes take longer to heal because of the active stretc... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
GGT nonspecific enzy: An elevated GGT level suggests that something is damaging the liver but does not indicate specifically what. Could be from liver, pancreas even heart... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Lipoma needs MRI: Lipoma tumors grow but only MRI can be useful in detecting the mass.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Post op gallbladder: Diarrhea is an extremely rare side effect of gallbladder surgery. This is due to inadequate amount of bile to digest food. Medical supplementation o... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Asymmetrical breast: It is perfectly normal to have veins larger on one side than the other. Breasts are generally not symmetrical in size and anatomy.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Only hip: Unless specified by your ordering MD only the one hip will be xray'ed.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Ignore: Refrain from heavy lifting or strenuous exercise. If painful seek medical help.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
30 years experience
Yes: Yes, Lyrica (pregabalin) and neurontin (gabapentin) are helpful with inflammatory arthritis.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Klause is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Klause is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) thanks! i did not want to take another advil cold and sinus
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Awards

Top General Surgeon, Third Place, California - Spring
2015
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