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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Depends: If your gallbladder/gallstones are symptomatic., You can try sticking to a low-fat diet avoiding greasy, fatty, spicy type foods. If this doesn't work ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Cholecystectomy: The most definitive way to treat the pain of gallbladder disease is to have one's gallbladder removed. This is a very safe, straightforward operation ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Surgery : Taking the gallbladder out surgically is the only real option.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Endoscopy: This is unusual but not unheard of. The easiest way to fix this is have a doctor skilled in endoscopy open the duct and remove the stone.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Tight shoes?: If you are wearing shoes that are too tight – correct that. A pedorthist can help with finding appropriate shoes. Corns are often treated with pads ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some treatments help: Muscle cramps can be lessened by staying hydrated, eating a balanced diet with adequate vitamins & minerals, stretching & massaging muscles. {menstrua ... Read More
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Sphincter of oddi: Dysfunction??? Is mainly treated via a procedure called sphincterotomy. Suggest consult a gastroenterologist or general surgeon
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Don't drink so much: ...Next time. Nothing really helps, but you should stay hydrated (with water!), rest, and eat small frequent amounts. Drinking to excess can cause ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Depends: If you mean aphasia from stroke, it depends on severity and pt age. Younger brain, more plastic, better able to reorganize, milder aphasia, better rec ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ghiath Kashlan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Acne: Several treatment available for acne. Mild to moderate noninflammatory acne responds well to topical rx. If you cross to inflammatory acne i would ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientifically: For a young lady, the oral contraceptive pill can clear it if you can & want to take it. Benzoyl peroxide is first medicine to try, if not successful ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Symptoms?: Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including infcreasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are so ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Good Sleep Hygiene : Best way to deal with insomnia is through making sure you're using good sleep practices. Like: keeping the same sleep & wake times even on weekends; e ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Various methods: It is very important for your dr. To get a goo h&p and a good differential diagnosis can be made. The first line of therapy is to try anti inflammato ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OCP's : Pcos is generally associated with irregular menses and increased androgens - testosterone, etc. A simple approach is to start with the birth control p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
It depends: There are several treatments available because no one treatment option is best for everyone. Options include killing the thyroid with radio-active io ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Meds, surgery: Antibiotics are needed to treat the infection but surgery is needed for cure.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Brush and gargle: If this isn't enough get checked for sinus infection.Your dental health is good?
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart gregg Loyson
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Endometriosis: This is a very complicated condition which first needs confirmation of the condition ....usually by gynecologist via special investigations. The treat ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Talk: Find out why. Then treat.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If caused by a bacterial infection, antibiotics are needed. If caused by a viral infection, time improves. Other causes such such as allergies or trau ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Khorsandi
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Be pro-active: Watch your diet (avoid triggers) take medications to prevent uric acid levels from rising.
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Gout: Attacks are best treated with either an anti inflammatory or prednisone. Prevention can be started when well to lower Uric acid and reduce attacks wi ... Read More

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