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39 years experience General Surgery
Yes it can: A lipoma is a benign fatty tumor and fairly common. It usually causes no symptoms but then they grow large or are on an area of skin where there is s ... Read More
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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Taken as directed, that combination has no significant drug interactions. You can take Claritin, amoxicillin and.ibuprofen together
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
He will die : There is no doubt in my mind, if he continues to drink, he will die. The fact that he already has cirrhosis means that any further alcohol exposure wi ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends on biology: The rate at which a tumor grows depends on the degree of differentiation. A tumor that is poorly differentiated usually has a shorter doubling time, i ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Get an X-ray: The type of injury you describe may lead to fracture of the wrist, called a Colles fracture. It involves the radius and ulna at the wrist joint and m ... Read More
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Dr. John Fung
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39 years experience General Surgery
Diet and exercise: Eating a balanced diet, rich in fiber, is one of the most effective lifestyle changes you can make for your hemorrhoids. A high-fiber diet, together ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Probably Gilbert's: Gilbert’s syndrome is due to deficiency of an enzyme that helps to excrete bilirubin, so the indirect bilirubin is usually elevated, without increases ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Stage 3 or higher: The generally accepted criteria for transplanting a liver for cancer is using the Milan criteria, i.e. Stage 1 or 2. This is for the most common type ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
After 48 hours: Assuming that the surgery was unremarkable, that there was no infection and the wound was closed with stitches or staples, then you need only 48 hours ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Could be UTI: You may have a urinary tract infection (UTI) causing urinary urgency. This occurs whenever there is irritation of the bladder or the urethra (that dr ... Read More
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