Doctor Q&A for Dr. David Feig

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Could be serious: could be sign of a tick bite you should seek medical attention right away
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Get checked out: human bites are very likely to get infected, if there is any skin breaks from the bit you need to get it checked out immediately. From your descrip... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Normal sed rate: that is well within the range of normal for a sed rate. No major abnormal inflammation
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Try a teabag: what you describe could be dry socket syndrome. It does not respond well to antibiotics. I would place a dry teabag over the empty tooth socket and s... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 20 years experience
More than neosporin: if you can, take some nsaids like motrin or aleve (naproxen) to reduce inflammation, as long as you arent allergic or can't tolerate it while ice pack... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Very unlikely: Skin is an effective barrier to HIV. If there was no blood on her fingers and had no open sores or cuts, transmission with hiv would be very low risk... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Fever, body aches,: a true influenza has sudden onset, true fever (over 38.5 C), severe muscle/body aches, headache, nausea and cough. It also may be accompanied by diar... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 20 years experience
For what: your question could be a bit more specific--for injections it can help for cosmetic purposes. For taking it for arthritis or to support joints, there... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Hormone effects/age: It could be a variety of reasons. As you get older there are physiologic changes, likely related to menopause. With lower or no estrogen in your sys... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
Family Medicine 20 years experience
No: The blood test for HSV2 only shows whether you have been EXPOSED to HSV2 virus. This is extremely common. It does not mean you have been INFECTED. The... Read More
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