Doctor Q&A for Dr. Shari Schabowski

A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Complications: All procedures have risks. In your case it sounds like the benefits outweigh the risks. It is usually done with sedation only as it requires some co ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Not common: These are not common symptoms. Pain and numbness in both arms - the more serious possibilities are a neurologic problem or vascular problem. Conside ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Flu: Residual symptoms of the flu especially wheezing and shortness of breath can persists for weeks. It should be improving over time. In rare instances ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Yes: The eye finding alone are not serious but that is exceptionally high blood pressure and if related to poor circulation in your legs it suggests signif ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Small irregularities: Small irregularities in menstrual cycle related to illness, medications, anovulatory cycle and birth control are common and are very rarely related to ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
No: There is no reason for aspirin or blood thinners to change heart rate in the absence of a severe complication. They are used to reduce risk of clotti ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
It Varies: As long as it is stimulated breast milk will come in. If your breasts become engorged and you do not express milk this will cause a reduction in bre ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Yes: If you have an obstruction and can't urinate it is possible that you can damage both kidneys not to mention the discomfort related to not being able t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Quarter sized?: Likely lymph node. If reactive to inflammation it should be tender and gone within a week. If it grows or persists longer you should have it checked ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Pain during sex: There is a possibility you have endometriosis. Endometriosis can be very uncomfortable and have complications. You should see a gynecologist.
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