Doctor Q&A for Dr. Amy Deeken

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
No: Most home pregnancy tests are highly accurate once you have missed your first period. Follow the instructions closely and use your first morning urin... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Check with your doc: Low neutrophils can be seen in many different conditions. Common things that cause neutropenia are infections and drugs. The drug listed in your his... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Not sure...: Anytime after a missed period, it is a good idea to buy a home pregnancy test if you are sexually active and check to be sure you are not pregnant. I... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Unlikely: If there are no open sore or wounds in the area, it is very unlikely that there would be HIV transmission with what you've described. Be as careful a... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Check with doc...: It's not normal to miss 5 periods if you aren't on birth control or pregnant. The spotting reported may be the beginning of a menstrual period. If y... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Symptoms return: Refractory celiac disease is when symptoms of celiac disease return and are persistent even on a gluten free diet. Patients should be evaluated by th... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Different focus: Hospital autopsies performed by non-forensic pathologists are performed for documenting medical diseases and the extent of their involvement. This he... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Excision: Excision of the skin tumor by a surgeon with wide negative margins is the treatment for most malignant adnexal tumors. Many have propensity for local... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
Clarify report: If there is concern for a hereditary condition, clarify with the pathologist who wrote the report. Hypertrophic myocytes nuclei seen on microscopic u... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology 22 years experience
How do you know?: There are many causes of genital ulcers including sexually transmitted infections (syphillis, herpes, lymphogranuloma venerum). Autoimmune disorders ... Read More
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