Doctor Q&A for Dr. Cynthia Archer

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Novel means "new": That's all there is to it. There are many different coronaviruses in this family of viruses and several are known to infect Humans. This one is both g ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
This is a question: For your cardiologist ideally or your general practioner. Complicated situations such as this cannot be managed via this forum. Best wishes to you an ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see a doctor :): Fortunately in the UK there is a NHS that takes care of everyone. Without an exam it's not possible to be certain, but your symptoms fit with either y ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Your doc should help: I'm very sorry to hear that you are going through this. Please contact your doctor for help. You should not be abandoned by your physician. If you can ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Talk to your primary: For most weight loss "pills" (or medically supervised weight loss) you will need to see a physician in real life. Most are controlled substances, alth ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Time to see a doctor: There are too many possible explanations to list here. You need a doctor to take a verbal history, do physical exam and then some blood and urine as w ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Good question.: I suppose that is predicated on understanding what you mean by "real doctor" and also what significance that carries for you. Could this be a computer ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Call your physician.: This is a question best asked of the doctor who has been taking care of your anxiety, and who knows you personally. They will want to know you are str ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Are you having pain?: If it is not painful, then there is nothing to worry about. Most people have some amount of crepitus (which is noise that a joint makes when it moves) ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
ANA is nonspecific: A positive ANA by itself is not useful diagnostically. As with most things in medicine it has to be interpreted in context. Therefore a positive ANA a ... Read More
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