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Dr. Cynthia Lu

General Practice
Ehrenberg, AZ
17 years experience

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General Practice

Languages spoken

English

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75 Answers
18 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
For how long?: Depending on how long you have had floaters and how irritated you are by them will lead you to go see an opthalmologist. Possible er causes: retinal d... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Irrational fear of: Eyes. Someone who cannot do anything related to the eyes. Look into another person's eyes. Extreme shyness from possible low self esteem. Cannot put ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
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Therapeutic def: Ems can be used as a therapeutic or cosmetic tool. There are over the counter and prescription devices. The fda have certified ems devices for the fol... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Genetic counseling: Both men1 & men2 are autosomal dominant, containing a 50:50 chance, if both parents have men. To know definitively, one would need to obtain a prenat... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
County hospital: Unfortunately, antibiotics are required for improvement. If you want to maintain fertility, best to see a doctor. Home remedies such as elevation of t... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Poor blood formation: Porphyria cutanea tarda (pct) describes a state where heme formation is poor. Common symptoms for a person exposed to sunlight are peeling fingernails... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Shell less fish: Examples of fish or seafood that you could eat: tuna, salmon, herring, all other types of fish with scales. Avoid seafood that has shells o... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
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Chewing: Do you chew gum? Do you have tmj? How long has the pain lasted? What caused the pain to start? What have you tried to relieve the pain? Best to see a ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Lots of reasons: But 3 common reasons: 1) stress from not eating right and not exercising. 2) use of oral contraceptives. 3) having recently experienced an illness.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Yes: If there are racoons in india; then, yes, baylisascaris procyonis is present in india. Baylisascaris procyonis ia a parasite predominantly found in r... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Best to: Obtain a pap smear. It could be an yeast infection but best to see a doctor and get it sampled.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Somniloquy: Sleep talking may be brought on by stress, depression, fever, sleep deprivation, day-time drowsiness, alcohol, or fever. It more commonly occurs in m... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Yes: Pop is full of sugar and you are drinking a lot of empty calories. Empty meaning there is no nutritional value to the pop you are drinking. For each p... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Your sexual partner: ... Needs to worry with you that both of you have chlamydia. Best thing for both of your ... Is to get tested for chlamydia and complete the full cour... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Best thing to do: Is to have a doctor examine your skin lesions. To determine what it is and how to treat it.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Depends on immunity: 30% may have one or more of the following dangers: pneumonia, ear infection, or diarrhea. Long term problem occurs if person ends up with encephalitis... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Speech Therapy: Best not to rush. There are no medications or surgeries to repair a lisp. Consistent speech exercises with a therapist will improve your lisp.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
?: Analysis of a urine sample should give some information. But having a physician obtain a history of symptoms and performing a physical exam would be e... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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17 years experience
Becosules Capsule: Is a b complex vitamin. Each capsule should contain: thiamine mononitrate 10mg + riboflavine 10mg + nicacinamide 100mg + pyridoxine hcl 3mg +cal. Pe... Read More
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Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Yes: The lymph node biopsy is needed to make sure the cancer cells have been removed and/or contained. The drug treatment is to make sure your health impr... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Option: Best to see a doctor. But for over the counter option try benedryl cream or the lowest cortisone ointment for itchiness. Please read side effects and ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
ER / urgent care: Please see your physician. If any abdominal pain or continued bleeding. Please go to er or urgent care. 2 months is acute gone chronic.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Tinea versicolor is: When the yeast grow out of control, a person can get a skin disease called tinea versicolor. It is not contagious. Can be dry, scaly, itchy spots that... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Research ongoing: To reduce acidity the most readily available "juice" is aloe containing beverages. Please read the label and make sure there is not too many chemical ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Yes: Cdc-recommended regimens for uncomplicated urogenital chlamydial infection in adults: levofloxacin (levaquin) 500 mg once per day please see a physi... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
It is going around: Home remedies for influenza: over the counter Mucinex (guaifenesin) for congestion. Ginger for stomach problems or sore throat. Garlic tea to boost... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Yes: Please go see a dentist. An infected tooth can cause headache, with risk of sinus problems.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Depends: From where? Many people think that a green or yellow nasal discharge means a bacterial infection, which requires antibiotics. This is not true. Cold... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
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Recommend a: Recommend a pregnancy test. You are either pregnant or had early menopause. Best to visit a doctor who can obtain lab tests.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
What have you eaten?: Best for you to see a physician for a physical. It depends on what you ate. He/she may also recommend seeing a dietitian.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
3,000 toxins: Cigarettes contain at least 3, 000 toxic chemicals. Congratulations towards take a step towards healthier lungs. It will take awhile for your lungs to... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
?: When was the last time your aunt saw a doctor? Unsure what your hyperintense word means. If she is having weakness highly recommend that she goes to s... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
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Drug MOA: To understand the mechanism of each medication that is used to treat illnesses. To become a pharmacist, nurse, or physician. To know the adverse rea... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Unlikely: Tuberculosis results from mycobacterium tuberculosis, a bacterium. It enters and travels through blood vessels but it does not widen blood vessels. It... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Misconception : They are completely sealed when stored. Only pre opened prior to use. The nurses open them up before usage by the doctor. Don't worry they are still s... Read More
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Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Myth dispelled: Gloves are worn to protect from direct contact with body fluids. Hiv is transmitted through contact of blood, semen, or vaginal fluid. Hiv transmiss... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Esp if pregnant: Mercury is a metal that can interfere with cell growth. It is esp toxic for growing embryos or babies. The developing nervous system, lungs and kidn... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Pretreatment: For example, neoadjuvant therapy aims to reduce the size or extent of the cancer before using radical treatment intervention. By conducting a neoad... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Usually a well visit: Best to have children see their pediatrician once a year, to go over development, review health status, and practical prevention topics.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
No: Emptying bladder frequently can help get rid if toxins if you drink a lot of water. But kegel exercises will help strengthen the bladder.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Swollen lymph nodes?: Bloody discharge, tenderness and warmth may mean infection if lymph nodes in armpit swollen. Best thing to do is go see a doctor for possible antibiot... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Elimite (permethrin): Permethrin cream. Shower and wash your clothes and linen in hot water.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
R n R: Recommend rest and relaxation. Nice to be so athletic but not worth the sport injuries. If you are feeling sore, my be stretched ligaments and tend... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Warm compresses: A boil is a skin infection that starts in a hair follicle or oil gland. Use warm compresses. The relaxed and gently heated pore will release the pus u... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Fighting bacteria: Each hair follicle is connected to a sebaceous gland. The sebaceous glands produce sebum, which keep the skin surface oily and protects the skin. Th... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Posture?: How do you use your hands? Do you type a lot? Are you a massage therapist? When did it start? Do you have any moments where it does not tingle? My top... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
How to prevent: Vision loss should be one of your concerns. Please try to break up that 10 to 16 hr stretch. You need to spend a few minutes away from the monitor loo... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
No,: X rays are used to visualize bone and metal. Tissue or blood vessels are best viewed by mri. Aneurysms are ballooned blood vessels. Thus, will n... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Eat less: Gastric distention is a sign of satiety. Your nerves are distending your gastric system because it feels overloaded. Best to eat frequent small meals ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Lu
17 years experience
Irritation : Ectopic pregnancy, gas pains, endometrial or uterine cancer, vaginitis (inflamed red itchy vagina) , cervicitis (pelvic pain, bloody or yellow vaginal... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much for the prompt respond. I greatly appreciate and will do as you say. Thank you
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Thanks for your quick reply! Ive been having Diareah/soft/broken stools for a while now.. alot of mucus and my inner anus looks wrong..
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Ive been trying to find out if I could eat cod for years thank you .

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, OH
Graduated 2005MD

Awards

Top General Practitioner, First Place, Arizona - Winter
2013
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