Doctor Q&A for Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Mand advancement dev: Since your sleep apnoea is mild and you cannot tolerate cpap, you could consult your doctor about referring you for a mandibular advancement device , ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Work of breathing: If his emphysema is of the level that he requires continuous oxygen , he is probably working quite hard on just breathing. Given that his oxygen was n ... Read More
A 89-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Likely pulm oedema: You should consult your doctor for a thorough history and physical examination, however the radiology report suggests that the patient has "water in ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not likely: The lifetime risk of developing lung cancer in a smoker is 25 times that of a non-smoker, but this risk accumulates over years. You are extremely unli ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: 90% of COPD cases are caused by smoking. Other risk factors are occupational exposures, biomass fuels, post infections such as TB. Fungal exposures an ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Flu symptoms: swine flu is a variant of influenza A. Symptoms are similiar - upper respiratory symptoms, fever, sore throat, body aches, lethargy, with possibly a f ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Symptom treatment: antibiotics are only required if your phlegm becomes purulent ( green), and you feel unwell. Your illness sounds viral - you should push through with ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Decongestant: i would recommend using a nasal decongestant for a short time, along with a sinus washout(douche). For maintenance you could use an intra-nasal steroi ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Variable prognosis: IPF is a progressive condition where patients do experience a gradual decline in lung function. However the decline, and therefore the prognosis is va ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moosa Ismael Suleman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Seek med attention: there are a number of causes for a chronic dry cough. Most common of these are acid reflux, post nasal drip, and bronchial hyper-reactivity. You shoul ... Read More
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