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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
See a doctor: Inflammation is a specific medical diagnosis which would imply that you have seen a doctor and have undergone testing that led to the diagnosis of inflammation. If not, then I would suggest that you do see a doctor and get evaluated for your symptoms.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
See your doctor: Pain is very often an indication that something is amiss and deserves thorough medical evaluation. See your OB doctor and get checked out now!
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A female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Could be IBS: The symptoms you describe may be consistent with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Especially if you have no other worrisome features such as fever, weight loss, bleeding. You need to consult a physician and get an evaluation to exclude other pathologies
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Talk to doctor: You are likely experiencing adverse effects of the medications. You need to talk to your prescribing doctor about your symptoms and see if changes or discontinuation of the medications are in order
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Yes: Transmission of blood borne diseases can occur through any mucosa if there are breaks present, even those that you may not be able to see with your eyes. Therefore it would be wise to avoid any contact with potentially infected material if you are uncertain about the integrity of your mucosal lining.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
No issues: Stool color is determined by the foods you ingest and the bacterial flora in your gut. It can vary from yellow to green to brown. I would be concerned only if it is black, red or has no color at all
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Check it out: If dyspepsia symptoms do not respond to conventional therapy it is time to see your doctor
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Possible: Bloating, gas and cramps are common after colonoscopy and may persist for several days. Warning signs to look for are severe pain, fever and bleeding
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Check it out: A simple ovarian cyst should not be causing severe pain. I would check with your gynecologist to confirm
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Probably: Presumably any product that promotes hair growth would do so to all hairs. That is not specifically targeted to one area
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