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Dr. Hogan Shy

Milpitas
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Weight: Your weight can vary throughout the day. There is not a set standard and varies from person to person. Fluid intake, meals, output, sweat, exercise al... Read More
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Graft: In general, you do not wish to implant or place anything in an area of infection. I would defer to your dentist and see if antibiotics are necessary a... Read More
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Vit d: In the winter, more than 60% of my patients are vitamin D deficient. You can take 400-800 units vitamin D daily - otc. I would take it with food as i... Read More
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Anemia: I would be very concerned with her iron deficiency and fatigue. I would be concerned about colon cancer. I would recommend evaluation by a physician. ... Read More
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Pneumonia: Typically pneumonia does not recur at any set time. It is more common in people who smoke, have immune deficiency or have pulmonary issues.
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Vitamins: This a widely contested topic. Idealy, with a proper diet no vitamins are needed. However, I have seen many patients low in vitamin D. With vegan tren... Read More
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Brain: It is likely that from excising the tumor he has had some damage to certain areas of the brain. The speech center can be broken if areas conducting si... Read More
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Pac: I presume the activation mark is where the premature artrial electrical signal begins for the early beat. On a ekg, it would be the p wave where the P... Read More
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Therapy and pain: There is no timeline for when or how your pain will respond to therapy. The severity and duration of your symptoms in addition to other psychiatric is... Read More
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Knee: Most commonly patellofemoral syndrome is where the knee cap does not track properly causing pain. In female athletes, due to the hip anatomy, there te... Read More
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Lasik: After lasik eye surgery, you can get some mild halos especially at night with bright lights. However, if the prisms and haloing is significant then I ... Read More
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Zap: This is hard to characterize online. You should get an exam and see a physician. I would recommend and ekg, blood tests and possibly a holter or event... Read More
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Hip: Hip pain is often related to the low back in which stretching and strengthening the spine will help. It is not possible determine the location and cau... Read More
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Finger: You should go see your primary physician to evaluate if any tendons or other parts of the finger were severely injured. I have seen decreased range of... Read More
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Rash: This is hard to determine without evaluation. If ongoing, you should make an appointment. You could have hives and dermatographism. If you have hives,... Read More
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Binding: It should be ok to wear a binder or a wrap. I have seen this help some women with loose skin, and it may help to keep your figure. The itching is nons... Read More
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Colonscopy: I would not recommend colonoscopy in patients with active diverticulitis. There is a higher risk of complications and perforation. In general, I would... Read More
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Cramp: Typically cramps occur in large muscles that are either overused or tight with some element of dehydration. I would recommend heat, massage and stretc... Read More
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Vyvanse: I would avoid medications containing sudafed or pseudoephedrine as in conjunction it can cause increased heart rate and blood pressure. Most over the ... Read More
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Diarrhea: There is a possibility of a viral infection - stomach flu. This is also know as gastroenteritis. This is usually self limited and will resolve in 2-3 ... Read More
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Lump: Depending on the size and firmness it also could be a lipoma or cyst. I would monitor the lump, if it is increasing in size, firm, and immobile I woul... Read More
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MCAS : MCAs is related to high histamine levels. Trestment often involves antihistamines such as benadryl or hydroxizine. I would try to find a functional me... Read More
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Mouth: The mouth ulcers can be from cold sores or a type of herpes simplex - type one. This is very common. In rare case autoimmune issues can cause mouth so... Read More
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Treatment: In some cases topical numbing creams such as lidocaine can help decrease the sensation slowing down ejaculation. Relaxation techniques may also help. ... Read More
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Prisms: After lasik, you can get some halo symptoms with lights at night. However they should not be that prominent. I would recommend followup with your opth... Read More
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Scar: Vinegar is an acid, so you may have some discoloration similar to a burn after usage. It is difficult to assess without seeing the scar. I would avoid... Read More
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Folliculitis: For recurrent folliculitis, you can attempt decolonization of the bacteria on the skin. After a course of antibiotics, you can use a combination of hi... Read More
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Low drive: This can be from stress, hormonal imbalances, past trauma - ptsd, nutritional deficiency, or other issues. I would start with a frank discussion with ... Read More
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Sinusitis: If you have sinusitis and are on antibiotics, it may take a few days to resolve. I would get rest and drink plenty of fluids. In some cases, flonase n... Read More
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Eyes: We are unable to view any attachments. In patients without a history of cirrhosis, you can have Gilbert’s disease. This is a benign condition with inc... Read More

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UC Davis School of Medicine, CA
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