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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Possible not probabl: Sperm has to be near the vagina to enter it and fertilize the egg. This is possible without penile penetration of the vagina.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Nerve: Quick shocks of pain often are due to pinched or irritable nerves. If you are sitting a lot and/or are overweight, you may be pinching the nerve goin... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Proper doses: Taking proper doses of anticholinergic medications should not affect cognitive function in younger patients. Some elderly patients and patients on cer... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Ultrasound: A negative ultrasound of the right upper abdomen usually rules out gall stones and liver disease as the causes of your discomfort which may be musc... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Gastroparesis: I assume you have no obstructing lesions in the outlet of your stomach and that you have true gastroparesis. There are medications such as Reglan (met... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Holter monitor: If you experience frequent and bothersome palpitations, you should document what your heart rhythm is at the time of your symptoms by wearing a holter... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Appendicitis: In classic appendicitis persistent discomfort localizes to the right lower abdomen along with tenderness in that area. Unfortunately the signs may be... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Gastroenterologist: It is of great concern when a patient has constant problems getting food through the esophagus and into the stomach. It suggests a blockage from scar ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Many causes: People can get knee pain whether they exercise regularly or not. Inflammation can set in with or without regular exercise. Cartilage can wear out from... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Not usually: Kidney infections are serious and may cause chills, sweats, fever, back discomfort, urinary frequency and burning. A distended abdomen would not be a ... Read More
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