Doctor Q&A for Dr. Kristin Stropnicky

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
9 years experience Family Medicine
Still could be a UTI: Pain in your bladder, or "suprapubic pain" or pressure can be an indication of a cystitis-a bladder infection- even without dysuria (painful urination ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
9 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but unlikely : as Nexplanon is over 99% effective when used correctly (used for 3 years max). To reassure yourself, take a urine pregnancy test. Hormonal birth con ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
9 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: The symptoms you are describing could be something serious - you need a complete evaluation with a pelvic exam for definitive diagnosis. You would ne ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
9 years experience Family Medicine
PCP: An internist or family practitioner can easily initially evaluate you for this complaint. Tests that may be done could include: X-ray and blood work ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
9 years experience Family Medicine
Don't stop Celexa: Celexa is not known to have an adverse interaction with facial peels. Generally it would be recommended to continue your medication at the prescribed ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
9 years experience Family Medicine
No.: If you do not have any other complaints--no pain, bruising, redness, or history of injury, I would not worry. Our bodies are not naturally perfectly ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
9 years experience Family Medicine
Could be TMJ: TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint on each side of the mouth, just in front of the ears. A popping sensation and pain with opening the jaw may ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
9 years experience Family Medicine
No.: I assume you are saying you are 5 weeks pregnant and asking about a damaging effect on the fetus? Do not worry. The amount of Lysol inadvertently in ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
9 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, although...: the older your baby is, the safer it will be. (if baby is less than 2 months old, more caution is advised). One of the ingredients (pseudoephedrine) ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Stropnicky
9 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to tell: without a picture, but small dry spots on the skin may indicate eczema or ringworm (tinea). Regardless, using a mild/gentle cleanser with tepid water ... Read More
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