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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
High liver enzyme: High liver enzymes indicate damage to liver is happening. Your level of elevation is mild, but should be looked into for underlying cause. Meds like... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
Marijuana & thyroid: Probably yes, but there are many details about the long term interactions between exogenous cannaboids and thyroid function that are not understood. I... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
Contraception: There is always a chance of pregnancy if sperm comes in proximity to your eggs. If event occurred <72 hrs ago, Plan B is an option now. Take a pre... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
Smoking cessation: Good job quitting smoking, the best decision you can make. Keep trying. Your other symptoms sound unrelated to quitting smoking. For hemorrhoid, ex... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
Mets and hep C: Your body is being faced with multiple serious challenges right now. Please ask your doctors about your treatment options, possible side effects, pot... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
Lump in breast: Whether or not to biopsy depends on appearance of nodule on ultrasound, mammogram, possibly MRI if you have had that. Continue conversation with your... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
Wait for next dose: After 4 hours, the medication likely was out of your stomach, however i would recommend waiting until the next days dose is due to take again. Doubli... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
Alcohol in pregnancy: I think it is very unlikely the limited alcohol intake you describe caused your daughter's seizures. Effects of alcohol on a baby generally take the ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
Don't support it: You really can't make someone quit an addiction. What you can do is avoid behaviors that support his habit, eg don't let anyone smoke in your home/ca... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Vollmer
Addiction Medicine 25 years experience
Eat: Eat something every 4 hours. Get treatment for anxiety. If you feel full, wait; don't panic.
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