Doctor Q&A for Dr. James Davie

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 25 years experience
Probably pompholyx: This sounds like pompholyx ( dyshidrotic eczema ), although fungal infection or other conditions may also be the cause. Recommend you see a physicia... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 25 years experience
Yes: There is some variation, even when the same test is done repeatedly on the same blood sample. Physician will be more interested in trends (such as red... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 25 years experience
Yes, bleeding normal: Bleeding is common with pap smears, as the brush or stick scrapes the surface of the cervix and cervical canal, which is thin and easily injured. Th... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 25 years experience
Check everything: Many causes for 'infertility': you get less fertile as you get older. Your partner is less fertile (different partner?). Miscarriage may also indi... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 25 years experience
Evaluation by doctor: Could be many things, but most concerning possibility would be melanoma developing in a previous mole (if it is a mole), as these can grow and expand ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 25 years experience
No effect: Blood draws do not affect each other at all even when done all in one sitting.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 25 years experience
Test fail vs miscarr: Repeat the test. ..first test (or box of tests) could have been faulty. If still negative, see your obgyn to follow up properly. There coul... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 25 years experience
Not associated: This level is associated with increased risk of osteoporosis or osteomalacia (bone softening). Dry eyes and skin are not recognized as official sym... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 25 years experience
Cure skin cancer: This cream (also called Efudex) acts as a chemotherapy agent for helping eradicate some categories of superficial skin cancer e.g. superficial basal c... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 25 years experience
Dermatologist: This could be several things, such as lichen planus, verruca plana, or other conditions. Would need more detail as to size, pattern, color, appearan... Read More
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