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Dr. Yun Tran

Family Medicine
16 years experience female

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Family Medicine

General Practice

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

504 Answers
19 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
10: 10 minutes twice a day of jumping jacks, walking, running in place, knee to chest is just as good.
A 34-year-old male asked:
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Country report: travel.state.gov which is the Dept of State website can give you information regarding country of your destination, including any health alerts and va... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
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Usual advice: Healthy balanced meals that are mostly plants, regular exercise 20-30 minutes daily, quality sleep 7-8 hours nightly, avoid tobacco, alcohol, caffeine... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
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Write it down: keeping a journal to help you to identify what triggers anxiety is the first step. Also, when you are not anxious, practice grounding skills like deep... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: It‘s ok to eat the whole light portion dish- wrong. cutting 1500 cal to 1000 cal is still too much.
A 36-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: One measuring cup of rice/pasta is 45g of carb. Don‘t also have bread or cake it‘s too much!
A 36-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: Organic is not always more expensive. Sprouts is great for cheap organic produce.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Treat the sneezing: If you have been sneezing a lot, you might have jostled the many tiny joints around the sternum where the ribs connect to it as well as the joints of ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
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Yes, it can.: Any irritation to vocal cord long term can cause inflammation and swelling. I agree with allergy test although not all post nasal drips are from aller... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Possibly: Pregnancy hormones can do many strange things to your body. However I would get your OB to examine to make sure it isn‘t something else.
A 47-year-old male asked:
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Urgent care: has she tried 800mg ibuprofen, lying down in the dark? she has absolutely nothing to take? may have to go to urgent care for a prescription.
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See a gynecologist: Hi, did you have it drained (scalpel to the cyst) and a word catheter placed in? the cyst is not supposed to persist after drainage and 3-4 weeks of w... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Not likely: You likely did not ovulate 10 days after the first day of your last period since your cycles are so long. Ovulation typically occurs 14 days before th... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
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Possibly: If you are having symptoms similar to those you had last time you had shunt malfunction, yes you could be having another one and should see your docto... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Repeat the test: repeat CBC. One low platelet count does not indicate anything. Sometimes low platelets is related to pregnancy but it usually occurs later in pregnanc... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
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See ophthalmologist: I saw that you said you had scleritis for 6 months in 2013. Whether you have scleritis or not this time, you should definitely see an eye doctor to fi... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
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180mg: 180 mg allegra (fexofenadine) is maximum dose. If you are needing antihistamine daily, hopefully you have seen an allergist.
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Prayers for you: If the doctors say the baby has to be delivered because of un-reassuraing heart tones, etc, you have no choice but to proceed with c-section. I have t... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
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Perhaps, depends: Social worker typically is armed with more knowledge of community resources for your specific needs. Their work is more dedicated to getting you conne... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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RICE: RICE, rest it, ice it, wrap it (compression) and elevate it. Also over the counter ibuprofen or naproxen might help. Is this a one time thing or are y... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Watch it: if it happens just once in a while, it is ok. if it happens all the time, i would see a doctor. usually excess protein in urine causes bubbles
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Usually 2-3 days: Usually 2-3 days, but anything could happen. The best course of action is to see a counselor and talk about post-coital contraception options right aw... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Need more info: Have you had a period since you had the baby? Are you breastfeeding? If you haven't had a period, maybe you are ovulating and in two weeks you will ha... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Of course: Are you asking is it possible to become pregnant with twins with your history? It's a fact now, isn't it? If you are asking whether it's possible to c... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
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No: You should see a doctor for more evaluation. If your chest pain becomes more frequent or prolonged, not resolved with rest, you should go to ER. If it... Read More
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Change the soap: Have you tried changing the soap? Sometimes a specific soap irritates it more than others. I recommend a gentle soap like Dove unscented. Also, depend... Read More
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See a doctor: how long have you had it? you should have it looked at by a doctor, but the most common thing there is lipoma, which we leave alone if it doesn‘t both... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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See a doctor: you could be having an allergic reaction to something in the environment. it is best to see a doctor to make sure it is not scabies or some other prob... Read More
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No: You can use warm compress on a boil, 4 times a day, 10 minutes each. See a doctor if it gets worse. It might need to be drained especially if it feel... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
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No: If you feel fine, you don't need to get it checked since the incident happened last week. However, if you hit your head again, you could have a bad co... Read More
A female asked:
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Small: You probably had sex before you ovulated again so you probably didn't get pregnant (but Never say Never, right?) Ovulation is usually 2 weeks after th... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
Depends: If this is a thing that happens once a month for two or three days between your periods, it is a sign of ovulation and you don't need to do anything a... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
Fat loss: as we age we lose fat in our breasts. So it could be benign. But you must have a mammogram to rule out cancer, so keep your appointment.
A 31-year-old female asked:
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How are you checking: how are you checking your body temperature, and why are you checking? in any rate, body temp lower than the norm is not usually a concern.
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Could be normal: If you are not pregnant, it is sometimes normal to skip a period. Keep a calendar of your menstrual cycle, and bring it to your doctor for more discus... Read More
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Try one of these: Tri-sprintec, Sprintec, and Levonorgestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol are on Walmart's $4 list. There is no way to tell ahead of time how you will react to a ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Stay on the pill: stay on your birth control pills for now, and keep a calendar of your future headaches. Talk to your doctor if it becomes more frequent
A 30-year-old male asked:
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Not likely: You are not likely to get withdrawal if you stop taking norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) right now.
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Possible side effect: Are you taking triptan and benadryl (diphenhydramine) long term? They could increase heart rate. Also standing from sitting or lying down could increa... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
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Usually harmless: This may be the common and usually harmless myoclonic jerk that could happen just before deep sleep. You don‘t need to worry about it unless it is pro... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Not necessarily: If worried, do a home pregnancy test
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Watch it: if the bleeding is gone, don‘t worry about it. You can have a little break through bleed on the pill every once in a while. however, make sure you kee... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
See your doctor: Harvoni can be associated with fatigue and depression. Please talk to your doctor about it.
A 19-year-old member asked:
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Consider carefully: for men, 3oz per day is considered ok. for women, 1.5 oz per day. Binge drinking is always a bad idea. and I wouldn‘t say rum is good for health. the ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
Probably not: doesn‘t look like it judging by the number. it is usually a lot higher. but you could have perimenopausal symptoms all the same, regardless of your nu... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
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Repeat the test: Repeat the test now. If still abnormal, then the doctor will recommend work up. Normally, I would just wait a month and repeat the test, and maybe che... Read More
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Endoscopy?: did you have an endoscopy? mucosa is the name for the first layer of hollow organs like the nostrils, the airways, the guts, that come into contact wi... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
Could be normal: Do you still have your ovaries? Is the discharge a one time thing a few months back? The vagina can have normal discharge as the pH and normal bacteri... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
The usual advice: There is no secret to a healthy life: regular sleep, healthy meals with mostly plants, regular exercise. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, and caffeine. Manage ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Keep a calendar: a woman's period does not remain the same throughout her reproductive years. some women would love having lighter and shorter periods. if you are conc... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

JPS HEALTH NETWORK

Awards

NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (while at JPS)
The Bridges To Excellence® (BTE) Physician Office Systems Recognition™ (while at JPS)
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