Doctor Q&A for Dr. Rachel Johns

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Fats: Fats actually signal fullness to the brain. BUT you need to find good quality fats to make this work to your advantage. A handful of nuts are an excel ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hard to do: It's hard to split the tablets into more than 2 pieces. Usually what happens is that the split is uneven and you'll get a bigger dose with some piece ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Test for pregnancy: Pulling out is not at all adequate to prevent pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test. It will be accurate if your period is this many days late. Also consid ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Swelling: Edema is accumulation of fluid in the skin, usually in the legs. It is not a disease in and of itself, but can be a sign of underlying disease. It is ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Cyst: Sounds like a Bartholin gland cyst. Women describe it as "walking with a bowling ball between their legs." You should go see your gynecologist for an ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Watch the smoking: A lot of people smoke in casinos, so you would be exposed to that, also known as second-hand smoke, which would be dangerous for the baby. It's okay t ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Allergies: Sounds like you're allergic to whiskey. Stop drinking it.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Normal: A 3 day course of antibiotics is the recommended treatment for a common uti. 7 days is prescribed if people are having fevers, back pain or recurrent ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Prob dehydrated: You can easily get dehydrated working outside, even if you don't feel hot. You can lose a lot of water by sweating and even breathing heavy while you' ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: The metronidazole should work just fine.
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