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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy : There is still some chance you are pregnant but your symptoms could be related to your menstrual cycle as well. Get a home pregnancy test and beat unc ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Low: Typically there is a 0.5-1% chance of cancer.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Not Typical: This does not sound like typical side-effects of flagyl. Normally we are concerned about metallic taste in mouth and nerve involvement. If you feel li ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Black Stool: Generally, truly black stools are due to an upper GI bleed in your stomach or early small intestine. If you take iron your stools may look black but a ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve Impingement: If you are numb and have loss of motor function you must seek medical attention immediately. You likely have nerve impingement/inflammation and if lef ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Overdose: The main risk with this overdose is brain injury due to lack if oxygen. Your friend needs serious medical attention asap.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Warts: Genital warts are generally a cosmetic issue and are not life-threatening. There may be instances where sexually transmitted infections can affect you ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroid: It is possible your synthesis dose may need to be adjusted by your doctor. However, your symptoms may be unrelated. You will need to have blood work d ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Hives: It will likely be able to do so.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahil Patel
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Period: Many people have different responses to stopping birth control. However if you were regular until now , i would recheck a pregnancy test and go see yo ... Read More
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