Doctor Q&A for Dr. Alan Kelly

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
High microalbumin: Your microalbumin level is elevated indicating kidney damage. This test detects very small levels of a blood protein (albumin) in your urine. A micro... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: If you get semen into your vaginal introitus (the opening) then the semen can swim "upstream" and you can get pregnant. Your odds of pregnancy are muc... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Should be: My only concern would be heavy metals or PCBs concentrated in the oil. But that's true of all the ocean fish that we eat. See if they test for those... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes : Yes, it should not cause permanent infertility. Do NOT get pregnant while taking it as it can cause miscarriage. Esmya can thicken the womb lining -... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
R/O asthma: Have you had a PFT study (breathing test) to rule out asthma? Your symptoms in a 17 year old are most likely due to asthma. And get a chest x-ray i... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No, and maybe: If you are talking about Creon or one of the generic equivalents (pancrealipase, etc) then those supplements are not going to harm your stomach. They... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Borderline, so no: You have a borderline result. You're in the pre-diabetic range. Normal is up to 5.7. Pre-diabetic is 5.7 - 6.4. And diabetes is anything 6.5 or ab... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Cpeptide test: A fasting C-peptide test could help, but isn't always definitive. A C-peptide test measures native Insulin production and isn't elevated by outside I... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: That combo is OK to take together. In fact, it is a good combo for a sinus infection. Just watch for potential side effects from the Sudafed in the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Rheumatologist: Go see a rheumatologist or a good internal med doc for a thorough work-up. You need further blood testing done to rule out myosotis, etc.
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