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Dr. Stacey Lin

Family Medicine
CA
22 years experience

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Family Medicine

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English

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Cyst: I would suggest that you get this evaluated by your local physician just to make sure it does not get infected. The indentation is the residual from t... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Bumps: I suggest you see your primary doctor or dermatologist. It could be dry skin leading to clogged pores or it could be a little wart or acne. Probably n... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
C diff: I highly suggest that you get the stool retested. Continued watery stools suggest that either the c diff was not fully treated or there is something e... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Scars: Silicone sheets and gels can be very helpful but usually you need to be consistent and the usually time frame is three months. No need to use both jus... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Topamax (topiramate): Topirimate (aka topamax) has multiple uses: seizure medication, migraine medication and recently used for appetite suppression. Granted these are all ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Cannabis: Given the multiple drug interactions it is not recommended that you use cannabis during this time . Hope that helps.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ear infection: Yes, the lymph nodes on that side of the ear can become swollen and uncomfortable. As the infection gets treated, the lymph nodes should subside. If, ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Bump: The only way to know what that is would be to see your doctor or dermatologist and have it biopsied. That would not only give your the answer you need... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
5 days: I would highly recommend that she see her physician to be evaluated. There are multiple issues that could be contributing to her symptoms and would ta... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Stool changes: I would recommend that you get evaluated by your primary physician and then gastroenterologist. The stool will need to be tested for any infection but... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Thyroid: It's important to have normal thyroid levels. First it will help regulate periods which will help predict ovulation and second it's very important tha... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Weight: I suggest that you see your physician and get checked for a thyroid issue. Also, some medications and cause weight gain or inhibit weight loss. If nor... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Sleep: It makes no difference to your health to sleep naked or with clothes. Just hope you don't get cold so keep a blanket nearby hope that helps.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Red dots: I suggest that get evaluated by your primary doctor or gynecologist. The red bumps could be local irritation but if at risk, would need to be checked ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Itching: If you are sweating a lot the scalp can get very irritated and inflamed. But sometimes the scalp get inflamed from just being dry. Medicated shampoos ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ache: Two things come to mind: 1) you might have an infection in your gums or teeth which is causing the bad taste and aches. You need to see your dentist ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Period?: I would suggest that you take a home pregnancy test. Thankfully you used a condom but would recommend that you take one anyway. Hope that helps.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Soreness: I recommend that you see your primary care physician. Sometimes nipple pinkness and soreness can be due to a local yeast infection. If normal, you mi... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Spf 30: Hi good morning, it is recommended that you use an spf over 30 everyday particularly when you are on medication that will make you sun sensitive. ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Bulge: I would get this evaluated. The first thing that comes to mind is that you might have a hernia which is a weakening along that abdominal wall. Sometim... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Scar: Depending how deep, a lot of dermatologists are offering laser treatments to help with acne scarring. Sometimes bleaching creams and peels are used fo... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Liver: You really need to cut down on your drinking to 2-3 alcoholic drinks per week. Maximum. Your liver is already indicating signs that it's overworking a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Forms: FMLA forms protect your job. You don't get paid but it allows you to take time off without risk of truancy. Maternity leave is the term for taking off... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Oxygen: Unfortunately, this is a hard question to answer. "normal" oxygen depends on a persons age, smoking history, lung and heart history, altitude of loca... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Anxiety: Each have their benefits but Lexapro (escitalopram) is used primarily for anxiety and depression. Beta blockers have multiple functions, anxiety being... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Bumps: I would suggest a dermatologist. Sounds like you might have cystic acne or whiteheads under the surface of the skin. Creams and gels that have an exfo... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Vaginal pain: I would recommend seeing a doctor to get evaluated. There is a possibility that you might have a local infection and if at risk, you should be tested ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Urine: I would suggest you see a physician to be evaluated. Several things could be going on but of course urine testing would be at the top of the list. Ano... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Amox: All doctors would recommend using secondary birth control such as condoms when on antibiotics. Amoxicillin has a very low risk of interfering with the... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Birth control: I would suggest seeing your doctor. It sounds like you are having some mid cycle spotting that can be bright red blood but also brown tinged normally... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Scaly: I would suggest getting evaluated by your doctor or a gynecologist. If at risk, it would be necessary to check for stds. Sometimes, however, sometimes... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Diet: So sorry, but there is no such thing as a simple diet plan. However, studies show that low carb diets work better than low fat diets. Plus, you must m... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Discharge: Vaginal discharge can change throughout the month. Prior to a period due to Progesterone changes it can get a little more opaque and whitish. To be su... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Stone?: I would suggest an evaluation with your primary or an ear, nose and throat physician. What you describe sounds like a tonsillar crypt which can cause... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Hot/cold: The sensitivity you have might be related to a thyroid issue. I would suggest seeing your local physician to get evaluated and tested for thyroid , ho... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
BV: No... Breads and sugars contribute to yeast infections but not bacterial vaginosis. If there is odor and pain, i highly suggest you see a physician ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Itching: Sometimes like these could be signs of a yeast infection or vaginal irruption. It's important to be checked for stds if you are at risk. I suggest th... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Urine: This sounds like a urinary tract infection. I would suggest going to a minute clinic or urgent care to get yourself evaluated immediately. Any back pa... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Vaginitis: If you are trying to avoid yeast infections you must avoid sweets and starches and alcohol (anything that has a lot of sugar/carbs in it) to avoid ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Hair: Diabetes and the medications that cause diabetes can cause hair loss. I can cause a stress on the body that can cause thinning. It's important that sh... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stacey Lin
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Bump: Might be a tiny ulcer. I would suggest getting it checked out . When bumps like this persist, we recommend a biopsy just to make sure it's nothing dan... Read More

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Dr. Lin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Maybe I'm not. I have bloating and it worries me.I'm 2weeks from next1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! It did help! Thank you for taking the time to reply.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks soo much for the help!

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