Doctor Q&A for Dr. Linda Gromko

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Theoretically, yes.: Any time sperm/semen gets in the vicinity of your genitals, pregnancy can occur! If you are not wanting to take a chance, take Plan B if you are withi ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Good idea...: If you are having acute symptoms, or things are changing rapidly, you may want to go directly to the Emergency Room. If your condition needs diagnosis ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Tiny amounts!: Whenever you use a steroid cream on your skin, remember that overuse can thin your skin. This can be a problem in sensitive areas. Ask your doctor for ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Not liposuction!: Coolsculpting won't give you the same results as liposuction, but it also doesn't require an operation with general anesthesia. Coolsculpting is helpf ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Talk with your doc.: If a young baby cries as if in pain after eating - or if she cries in pain when you put her down, she may be having reflux. In reflux, food (i.e., bre ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
You sound sick!: A fever with cough may be influenza, pneumonia, even a sinus infection. Talk with your doctor's office - if it's been less than 48 hours, you may be a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Talk with your doc!: I believe you are referring to the common bile duct in the abdomen. This duct (tube) joins the hepatic duct from the liver and the cystic duct from th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
It can be...depends!: First, laser hair removal works best on brown or black hair. The laser is attracted to the pigment in the hair follicle. Laser light is NOT attracted ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your doctor: This is certainly not in my area of expertise. Generally, drug testing is done with urine or blood. I am concerned that you may be worried about some ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Sinus pain?: There are two frontal sinuses that "live" in the forehead bones. It could be that you have an undiagnosed sinus infection. Colored (yellow/green) nasa ... Read More
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