Doctor Q&A for Dr. Akbar Zikria

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akbar Zikria
Family Medicine 10 years experience
See a doctor soon...: Your symptoms are somewhat concerning. You may be having a urinary tract infection which can cause abdominal pain. Also, UTI's can cause dehydration w... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Akbar Zikria
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Not really: Given this isn't quite cold and flu season (at least where I'm from), your symptoms appear to be more in tune with allergies and a cough due to post-n... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akbar Zikria
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Infection?: Pain is usually a typical sequela that follows a tooth extraction, and it should slowly decrease as days pass. If pain meds are needed, the dentist or... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Akbar Zikria
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Advil ok: Drinking alcohol with Advil is not typically advised given you may have some stomach discomfort from the increased stomach line irritation. However, 2... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akbar Zikria
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Possible: It is possible you may have had an infection initially. Usually with an active infection there is redness, warmth, pus, and pain. Fungal infections ca... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akbar Zikria
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Many possibilities..: It's hard to say without a more extensive history what this is exactly. However, more commonly your eyes can strain and become fatigued with prolonged... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Akbar Zikria
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Unlikely: Typical UTI symptoms consist of burning with urination, increased frequency, urgency, fevers, and nausea. Your symptoms although not quite consistent ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akbar Zikria
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Common side effects: Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are common side effects of Amoxicillin. Abdominal pain may potentially be a side effect, especially, in the setting of ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Akbar Zikria
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding is a common side effect of any hormonal therapy medication for contraception. Usually the emergency hormonal therapy has a type ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akbar Zikria
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Gastritis/Dyspepsia: Your symptoms appear to be consistent with possible inflammation of the stomach lining given the location reported. When the lining is irritated nause... Read More
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