Doctor Q&A for Dr. Patrick Kohlitz

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
URI: Your symptoms most commonly are suggestive of a viral upper respiratory tract infection. A common cause of these symptoms in your age group is infect ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Tinea: In my practice a very common cause of foot redness and itching is tinea pedis, more commonly known as "athletes foot". The rash may appear scaly, fla ... Read More
A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Contact dermatitis: It sounds like your daughter has a rash on her ear near fake earrings. This is suggestive of a common allergic reaction termed "contact dermatitis". ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Thrombocytopenia: or "low platelets" has many different causes. Discovering the cause can be a tricky proposition and requires interpreration of other blood tests. If ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Nighttime nausea: GERD or gastroesopheageal reflux disease sometimes manifests at night and abdominal pain, cough or nausea.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Palpitations: can have a variety of causes such as a primary cardiac process, anxiety and thyroid dysfunction. The fact that your ECG was normal does not rule out ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation: Your symptoms could be indicative of many things. Consult a local physician or schedule a live consult on HealthTap to probe the issue more in depth.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight loss: and a healthier lifestyle are the best ways to treat the above problems. You are young and have time on your side so get to work! Obesity, fatty liv ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Atrial Fibrillation: The rationale for anticoagulating a patient with Afib is to reduce the chance of having a "stroke" or cerebrovascular accident. Generally, a patient ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
CT scan: Proper interpretation of CT or "cat scan" results is a tricky proposition and requires a physician to clinically correlate with multiple factors. Th ... Read More
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