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A female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Need GI: Take her to gastroenterologist, those kind of symptoms in a child need some investigation.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Side effect: It is most likely side effect of oxycodone, try one tablet next time
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Ask for explanation: You doctor must have a reason to refuse testing. Ask him/her to give you an explanation reasoning why he/she thinks the test is not necessary, if you are not satisfied with an explanation, or do not trust you doctor's opinion or judgement, you might be better off finding a physician that you will trust and won't need to question.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Bleed: You can have a serious bleeding problem, long time ago before it became a life saving medicine it used to be a rat poison, of course the doses were too high for rats and they were bleeding to death.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Fever: Fever that fluctuates up and down is body natural response to malaria.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
AED: Automated external defibrillator.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Go to doctor: Go to your doctor. Facial abscess especially in area around the eye can cause serious complications if treated improperly, most of the abscesses need to be drained and proper antibiotics need to be prescribed.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Go to doctor: Go to your doctor, although it might be just URI ( viral upper respiratory infection) that requires only symptomatic treatment, there is also a possibility of strep throat, that if left untreated might cause serious complications. Much easier to get a quick strep test then end up with heart and kidney problems.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
No: No it is not. It is a blood pressure medicine.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Allergies: You possibly have an allergic rhinitis. But the earache always need to be checked by doctor as there are possibilities of serious complications of untreated ear infection.
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