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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Psychotherapy: Regression is possible. That is why it is always important for the therapist to practice using the concept 'primum non nocere' (first do no harm). It ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy: Therapy often can make things seem worse in the beginning phases as emotions are raw and it takes time to put hurts and conflicts in perspective. In t ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Therapy: Transference and counter transference issues.
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Dr. James Ball
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Yes. Continue.: Many times anemia develops so slowly that it does not cause symptoms. But anemia could be assignor something more serious. So continue the treatments ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
Rare diabetes, memor: Rare diabetes and memory loss.
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Dr. Zahid Ahmad
17 years experience Endocrinology
More side effects : In addition to the other answer, muscle aches/breakdown and liver toxicity are rare side effects. Of note , many patients have taken statins for years ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Statin drugs can definitely cause muscle pain. This occurs for multiple reasons. One mechanism is that statins reduce the endogenous production of coq ... Read More
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Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
Monimal: It can cause lowering of HDL cholesterol, may worsen bone density if you're on it for over a year. If your testes are small, it may not work. Did you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Multiple: Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, the usual treatments have their peculiar side effects. A general list could include, damage to normal tissues, l ... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not really: All medications used after an ischemic stroke (cholesterol plaque rupture causing an interruption in blood flow) are treated with blood thinners. Some ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Francini
31 years experience Pain Management
Can't hurt to try.: Cupping is a long used treatment. Although it has theoretical benefits for pain it has not been studied for dystonia . It won't hurt to try. A ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
TCM cupping is safe: cupping is safe....no significant recovery time
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
14 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: You might have some type of infection. Please see your doctor about this. Good luck.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Bleeding was prevalent among some practitioners in the us in the late 1700's and early 1800's but abandoned.Cupping was often used with respiratory il ... Read More

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