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Dr. Leslie Wynne iii

Anesthesiology
CA
38 years experience male

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Anesthesiology

Languages spoken

English

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116 Answers
12 Agrees
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See above: Also an amide. Very low incidence of allergy.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
This has been shown to be safe. If you received drugs such as Diazepam or Demerol, you might consider waiting longer to resume breastfeeding.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See: Someone in your position may be at a slightly elevated risk. The symptoms of Covid19 may take a few days to develop. These may include a fever and a... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Symptoms: Loss of sense of smell/sense of taste have been recognized as symptoms that can occur with Covid19 infection. It would be helpful to report this when... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Virus: Covid19 virus has been shown to survive on metal surfaces for many days. Medical experts have recommended hand-washing, with warm soap and water, freq... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: The diminished sense of smell may be due to nasal congestion itself, but these two symptoms are suggestive of possible Covid infection, especially if ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Amide: Lidocaine is a local anesthetic of the amide structure. Allergic reactions to this type of anesthetic are extremely rare. The ester type local anesth... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: The symptoms you describe are consistent with possible Covid 19 infection, as well as possible influenza virus. A person of your age is at higher risk... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See: I would recommend consulting your physician to determine the cause of your anemia (iron-deficiency, vitamin B or folate-deficiency, etc. ). For a fema... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: This sounds more like a musculoskeletal problem...muscle strain or injury. Depending on your medical history, angina pectoris, chest pain due to coron... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Ok: The most common symptoms of Covid are fever, sore throat, dry cough and fatigue. If you have these, possibly combined with loss of your sense of smell... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: This is possible, I think, but gout typically affects the first toe. Ibuprofen may help with pain. Consult physician.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Yes: Valerian is an herbal preparation, often used for sleep. It should be perfectly safe if one is also taking Prozac.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Probably so: The use of convalescent sera/plasma is being actively studied right now, and hopefully will be beneficial. This has been used for treatment of other v... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Test: Symptoms could be consistent with Covid19 infection. Suggest discussing with personal physician and arranging for a Covid19 test.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Remotely possible: It is remotely possible depending on whom you have had contact with throughout your quarantine. However, with a Covid19 infection, you would expect t... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
No: The "vegan" diet is unhealthy. Change to a healthful diet.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Yes: Of course. I would not patronize such restaurants. The mode of transmission of Covid 19 has been established: respiratory droplet spread by infected ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Test: Given the symptoms that you report, combined with work situation, I would recommend consulting your physician and testing for Covid. Meanwhile, recomm... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
No: May be a pharyngitis not associated with Covid infection. Common symptoms of Covid infection include fever, sore throat, dry cough, fatigue. You shoul... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
No, this would be unlikely. You should discuss further treatment plans and medication plans with your personal physician.
A 29-year-old female asked:
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See: Probably not at higher risk of acquiring Covid, but depending on the neurologic disease, it may contribute to a more protracted and complicated illnes... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Yes: Ordinarily, this would be a safe dose for that age group, depending on what other medications are being taken.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Yes: These symptoms are consistent with possible Covid, as well as common cold or flu. Good idea to get tested, self-quarantine, treat symptoms, consult ph... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
No: I would not recommend testing under those circumstances. If symptoms develop, testing may be considered.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: Small amounts of air, less than 0.3 cc may be clinically insignificant. A larger bolus of air injected, probably greater than 2cc, could be significan... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: Seroquel is a powerful anti-psychotic medication. In my opinion, it should not be prescribed or administered for insomnia. I consider it a dangerous m... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: Covid 19 is mainly transmitted by exhaled respiratory droplets. Studies have shown that droplets containing the virus may linger in air for minutes, a... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See: Most commonly caused by a common cold or allergic rhinitis. These would be relatively benign conditions. Your physician can rule out anything more ser... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Yes: Valerian is an herbal extract used to aid in going to sleep. As far as I know this is a fairly inocuous supplement, and there should be no problem us... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See: All patients are good. Sometimes we just need to be better doctors.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: The diarrhea was likely caused by the course of antibiotics, which causes an alteration in the balance of gut bacterial flora. This should resolve aft... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: Generally, this is true. A fibroadenoma is usually a benign tumor.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Symptoms: Common early symptoms of Covid19 infection and include fever, nasal congestion/stuffiness, and a dry non-productive cough, sore throat, etc., very sim... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: Possibly Covid19 infection. Talk to your doctor and/or arrange a test.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Not necessarily: Family members residing in the same house with an infected person do have a higher risk of infection, but the severity of their illnesses can vary, de... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Test: If you think that you have the symptoms consistent with corona virus you can contact your physician and arrange for possible testing.
A member asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
People: Visiting a zoo would probably be safe only if one could avoid crowds of other people. No known active animal reservoir, that I know of.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Yes: Suboxone contains buprenorphine, which has both opiate agonist and antagonist properties. Depending on the length of time that a patient has taken th... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: If it was a brief exposure, less than fifteen minutes, probably not. If you were to develop any symptoms, then testing would be advisable. If you live... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Maybe: Remdesivir is being tested in trials now. Effective in some cases, but no definitive answer yet.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Unlikely: In a healthy young person with normal upper airway reflexes (ability to gag, cough, normal swallowing function), a small amount of coffee would be har... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
See below: Your symptoms could be consistent with possible Covid infection, especially if you develop fever, dry cough. Suggest covid test. Meanwhile self-quaran... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Yes: You may just have flu. But with your history of exposure to Covid-infected persons, your symptoms, especially if they include sore throat, cough, fati... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
No. It is a benzodiazepine, which is a category of drugs with sedative properties, such as Valium, Xanax, etc.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
The most significant of the above listed signs/symptoms would be the tachycardia-- heart racing. Probably a side effect of the anticholinergic med us... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Yes: It is safe during pregnancy. Also, when used for spinal or epidural anesthesia for either vaginal delivery or C-section it is safe and has been used ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Yes: I have heard no reports of foodstuffs or other products imported from these countries being capable of infecting a person with Covid19.
A member asked:
Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
No: No studies that I am aware of conclude that Vitamin C is effective against Covid19 infection. Likewise with lemons/hot water.

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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Thanks for a quick one word answer
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Thank you! My urologist agrees with me, just hoping insurance does too
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St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Graduated 1984MD
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