Doctor Q&A for Dr. Benjamin Hayek

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Those are very vague symptoms, however, rarely, this may suggest the need for a neurological evaluation. If you have an un-diagnosed aneurysm in the b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Get immediate check: You should get checked immediately. If you are receiving cancer treatment and depending on what type you have you may be bleeding because of a clottin ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Get Examined: Not enough information. Pneumonia can be subtle-however, one is usually quite ill-ill enough to provoke seeking help. Fever, shortness of breath ,che ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Plant sources: Plant sources like flax-seeds. Soybean, canola, wheat germ and walnut oil all have a decent amount of omega-3's, but much higher levels of omega-6 fat ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
May be blood: I assume this is rectal discharge. This may be blood. If there is red it is likely coming form thew lower tract. If there is itch it may be hemorrhoid ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to ER: Without other information that is suggestive of a seizure. 10 minutes is not short-but quite long. You must seek medical attention for him immediately ... Read More
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: It ordinarily does not go away by itself. You must not confuse "dormant" with asymptomatic(not having symptoms). You may still convey the infection ev ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Follow up: If you have specific findings on examination and symptoms for 3 weeks you GP did the right things. You do need to follow up to be sure your diagnosis ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
It's possible!: Depends on the reason for your blood pressure elevation. However, there are several things you can do. Idealize your weight, aerobic exercise-such as ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Angiokeratomas: These spots can be what are called angiokeratomas. These are a kind of bubble of the veins something like small varicosities. They occur frequently an ... Read More
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