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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Hepatitis B: Transmission via needlestick or exposure to body fluids (blood or semen) can occur with small volumes of exposure. If you have been exposed, you shoul ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
See eye doctor: Certain types of color blindness are hereditary, whereas certain eye conditions may cause color misperceptions. You should be evaluated by an eye care ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Tonsillolith: Or tonsil stones. They are usually calcified collections that occur in the crypts or indentations in tonsils. They are harmless as long as you don't h ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Evaluation needed: Start with your primary care provider. They can do a thorough history and if indicated stool testing for signs of worm eggs. There are no home testing ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Read Amazon reviews: It received 3.5 stars on Amazon which is fairly low for that site. I read several of the critical reviews and the reviewers mentioned pain, skin irrit ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
No difference: Beet juice has no magical nutritional value other than as part of a healthy, balanced diet. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Menstrual bleeding is dependent on appropriate release of hormones from the ovary in response to pituitary stimulation. It can occur regularly even wi ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
1 out of 25: Any given unprotected sexual encounter has about a 1/25 chance of pregnancy. Individual results may vary depending on her ovulatory status and number ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Healthy diet: A diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables, limited carbohydrates and adequate protein is best. Aerobic exercise (running, walking, swimming, cycling ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Without fluid, sperm die very quickly. Once the semen dries, all the sperm are dead. Sperm can survive in warm water for up to an hour depending on ch ... Read More
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