U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Doctor Q&A for Dr. Ilka Nazario

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilka Nazario
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get evaluated: You need to be evaluated again to figure out what is going on. A simple UTI can be treated usually with only 3 days on antibiotics. It could be that the bacteria that is causing your UTI is resistant to the antibiotic you were given. Or you nay have another diagnosis.
A female asked:
Dr. Ilka Nazario
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
What is the cause?: We first need to know what is causing you back pain. Have you tried to take an analgesic or antiinflammatory over the counter? I would recommend using the heating pad for no more than 20 minutes 2-3 times a day.
A male asked:
Dr. Ilka Nazario
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Evaluation: She should be evaluated to determine the cause of her symptoms. It could be something as simple as a virus and it just may need to run its course but it could be something more. If she can not keep anything down she can get dehydrated. If she has been healthy until now and do not have any risk factors for a systemic disease she can try over the counter medications for symptoms, peptobismol, emetro.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilka Nazario
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Possibly keloid: You may be forming a keloid (a thick scar). Make sure the area is not red, warm, painful, swollen because this may be signs of infection or abscess formation.
A female asked:
Dr. Ilka Nazario
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: No interactions known between those medications.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilka Nazario
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
It could be...: ...Nasal congestion, building of fluid behind the tympanic membrane. You can try taking an antihistamine over the counter or your doctor can prescribe you a nasal spray. Another cause to consider will be wax build up, but sounds more like congestion. Hope this helps.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilka Nazario
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Constant or not?: If the pain has been constant for the last 3 days and it hurts with certain movements it may be muscular. But if the pain came associated with difficulty breathing, nausea, dizziness, sweating, palpitations, etc and the duration is shorter than 3 days may be your heart. You should see a doctor as soon as possible if you think is your heart and more if you have risk factors (age + male).
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilka Nazario
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Change the Abx: When antibiotics doesn't work you should be given a different antibiotic that treats the infection in question. You also need to make sure is a sinus infection and not allergies. If still with problems your 2 y/o may need to see an ent.
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less