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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O IBS V ALLERGIES : IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
NO INTERACTIONS: No documented interactions. Monitor your response to adding Cough syrup.
A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O UTI: Bacterial urinary infections can cause malodorous urine. You need and exam labs UAC&S and discussion of treatment options
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
PALPITATIONS W/U: Palpitations that are symptomatic deserve a prompt W/U: exam/labs especially TFTS/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO andThe discussion of treatment options with ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
FURTHER CLOTTING W/U: More lab work: anti cardio lipid AB, Circulating Lupus Anticoagulant, RPR, Fac V level, MTHFR, Homocysteine , Anti thrombin 3, Protein C&S level. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O HERNIA: You need to rule out an umbilical hernia vs infection . You need exam and labs and potentially ct scan vs ultrasound to confirm diagnosis.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O EPIDIDIMYTIS : Testiciular pain demands a through evaluation. EXam/LABS/TESTICULAR US. Your symptoms are consistent with epididimytis v varicocoele v spermatocoele. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O CRYPT TRAPPING: Tonsilar crypt trapping can cause chronic tonsillitis you need to have exam, throat cultured and a full panel of blood work. Empiric antibiotics Als ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
GASTROENTERITIS : Acute onset of symptoms is most consistent with gastroenteritis. You need to rest , fast for 8-12 hrs then clear liquids as tolerated. You need full ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
PROSTATITIS EVAL: R/O prostatitis is tough to treat. Hopefully you have seen a urologist recently. You need an exam. If no response to levoquin, try doxycycline. I woul ... Read More
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