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Dr. Jefferson Svengsouk

Palliative Care
Rochester, NY
male

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Palliative Care

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Radiation Risks: The risk to your health from the radiation exposure from a CT scan is very small, but cumulative over your lifetime. In other words, the more x-rays a... Read More
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When to conceive?: The greatest likelihood of conception is with intercourse during the time period from several days prior to, and including the day of, ovulation. Ovul... Read More
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Ignore: Palliative Care Haiku: Autumn leaves falling During serious illness Seek palliative care.
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Penile symptoms: If you have your symptoms only as you describe, and they are intermittent, occasional, and limited then it should not be a serious or dangerous condit... Read More
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No Flagyl & Alcohol: If your antibiotic is metronidazole (Flagyl) you should not simultaneously consume alcohol, because you may get a disulfram-like (Antabuse) reaction: ... Read More
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Cigarettes are worse: I am unaware of specific, high quality study data comparing the risks associated with the proprietary, unknown compounds in fire standard-compliant ci... Read More
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Overdosing Meds: Loratadine and cetirizine are both antihistamines, and carry side effects including sedation and drowsiness, among others. Increasing the dose of one ... Read More
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Rectal Bleeding: Given that you're not seeing the blood on the toilet paper until you've wiped a number of times suggests that the wiping itself is contributing to the... Read More
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Pediatricians!: Pediatricians are experts in understanding and evaluating the range of physical and cognitive development that is normal for children as they grow. I... Read More
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Skin Antibiotics: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) contains amoxicillin, a very close relative of penicillin, and gives coverage for the types of bacteria often ... Read More
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Pain/Blood Pressure: The vast majority of pain medications do not raise your blood pressure. Many other factors do contribute to elevated blood pressure, including pain, s... Read More
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Fever Temperature: While any elevation in temperature above average is technically a fever, a fever is often not considered medically significant until at least 100.4 de... Read More
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Pelvic Symptoms: Gregory758, with the pelvic symptoms you are describing, you should probably seek a care provider who can perform a gynecologic exam and offer appropr... Read More
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Lump for how long?: There is a great deal of information that must be learned before you can better understand your specific neck mass. If you are having difficulty breat... Read More
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Multiple periods: If your most recent period seemed to be typical in duration and quantity, then you may calculate that as your most recent period, but it's difficult t... Read More
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Drug Class C: Allopurinol (Zyloric) is in FDA pregnancy drug category C. This category means that there are no high quality drug studies of the effects in humans, o... Read More
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Could be pregnancy: Generally speaking, if a woman has unprotected sex, and is of childbearing age, then pregnancy is always a possibility. Even contraceptives can fail d... Read More
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Newly Pregnant: First of all, please do not attempt to injure yourself or negatively impact your health. It is very unlikely to get the outcome you desire, and will j... Read More
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Short term memory: Occasional or episodic short term memory difficulty can be stress related. You should seek emergency medical attention if you find other associated sy... Read More
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Dying: skin changes: When a person is actively dying, there can be changes in the circulation to the skin and mucous membranes, so the skin may become pale or mottled, and... Read More
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Vertigo in the ED: The emergency department can provide treatments to relieve symptoms of vertigo, and to evaluate if it is in the category of a peripheral cause (inner ... Read More
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Ankle sprain: Typical treatment for minor ankle sprains: Rest the ankle. Weight bearing as tolerated. Compression dressing. Elevation to reduce swelling. Ice or col... Read More
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Rectal Bleeding: If this is a first time event, and you are otherwise feeling well, and you are young and healthy, then you might monitor for recurrence or worsening, ... Read More
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Ignore: Ankle Sprain Haiku: Ice creates a fall. Elevate and apply ice. Poor twisted ankle.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Svengsouk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Svengsouk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Dear Sir. Your answer was very heplful ! Thanks
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :)
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