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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Could be normal: You might have just compressed your sciatic nerve - the main nerve from your spine that extends all the way to the toes. Sometimes you can sit on thi... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: It is safe to split Zoloft (sertraline) in half. It is not an extended release pill so there isn't any issue with half doses. Some pills are even sc... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Prob NL recovery: This is prob normal. Your scabs on your tonsils are drying up & sloughing at about this time into your recovery. So minor bleeding is OK. Watch... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Get biopsy/surgery: I know that your PET scan was negative, & that is reassuring, but I would still recommend a biopsy because of the growth of this nodule. If your ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
NASH or fatty liver: She says that because it is the most likely diagnosis. If you are not an alcoholic & don't have Hep C. It can evolve into NASH (non-alcoholic st... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Get biopsy/surgery: I know that your PET scan was negative, & that is reassuring, but I would still recommend a biopsy because of the growth of this nodule. If your ... 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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Unpredictable: You never know. A gastric (stomach) ulcer could bleed today or it might never bleed significantly. It depends on how bad the ulcer is and whether th... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Prob NL recovery: This is prob normal. Your scabs on your tonsils are drying up & sloughing at about this time into your recovery. So minor bleeding is OK. Watch... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Short answer, No: No, pencil thin stools are not caused by H pylori bacteria. You need a colonoscopy or appt. Pencil thin stools could be a sign of colon cancer or co... Read More
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