Doctor Q&A for Dr. Michael Jelinek

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
Cystitis vs Stones: The lower abdominal pains you are experiencing along with the intermittent need to urinate without urgency are more consistent with the movement/passa... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
Allergy to soap.: Swelling redness and itching after a simple shower may be associated with a reaction to the soap or shower gel used especially if this was a new produ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
Contact Dermatitis: Use of some hair products can provoke itching even without a rash. Changing to hypo-allergenic shampoos and conditioners may help.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
Yes: Steroid medications can frequently cause such symptoms. Your physician will be able to determine this.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
Grams stain: A rapid test that can show bacteria can be done in just a few minutes.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
No.: Oral genital contact has very little risk for the women because the normal bacteria (called normal flora) are mostly the same in the mouth and the vag... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
Wait and see ENT: It has been determined that for many years ear infections have been treated too frequently with antibiotics when most will resolve without antibiotics... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
Not likely Herpes.: A painless lesion of the genital area is not likely to be herpes because most herpes lesions are painful! There are other STD's to consider and you sh... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
Salt water gargle: Two or three times a day gargle with warm salt water should sooth your throat.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jelinek
Infectious Disease 41 years experience
Helpful not definite: CT scans are done to help detect PID and its rare complication Fitz-Hugh Curtis syndrome. Unfortunately there are no medical tests that are uniformly ... Read More
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