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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
I know of no studies: that suggests pork is bad for African American males. In genera, be sure that the pork is well-cooked. If you are over-weight please take appropriat ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: The skin color of afro-american varies greatly, so i would recommmend you waer sunscreen.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Dark skinned individuals need more sunlight exposure compared to light skinned ones.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Sampson
31 years experience in Anesthesiology
Varying complexion: Vitiligo is one of the most substantial causes of varying complexion in an african american. There are skin fungal infections (tinea) that can also ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Biggs
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not yet: Diabetes is promoted by genetic predisposition, and lifestyle factors such as obesity, sedentary activity levels, and a poor diet. North and south ame ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: It's less common than in lighter-skinned folks but is by no means "rare" enough to ignore. Bob Marley died of acral-lentiginous melanoma as a young ma ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
11 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Besides the usual recommendations by the jnc7 (joint national committee), and possible the upcoming jnc8 (jnc2013) that ace inhibitors are effect as m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience in Pediatrics
See below:: Probably due to a variety of social factors: disparities in health care access and communication; neighborhood social structure; and environmental eff ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Get test for Ferritin levels for completeness of the work up. Iron high, UIBC low, transferring saturation high, ferritin high: could be hemochromato ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
There are many....: These ethnic groups occupy the thalassemia belt, which is a geographic area that overlaps with areas endemic for malarial pathogens such as plasmodium ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Close enough: Egfr of 90 or more would be normal. 85 may be within the error of measurement. Given your history of autoimmune illness it would be prudent to keep a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
May be normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience in Internal Medicine
Suspicious: Further testing is necessary to definitively diagnose hemochromatosis. The elevated transferrin level makes it much more likely but the test should be ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Iron deficiency: These results are diagnostic of iron deficiency anemia, which is usually due to excessive blood loss. In menstruating women, it's typically a result ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience in Cardiology
Trypanosoma: is a parasitic disease of humans and other animals. It is caused by protozoa of the species Trypanosoma brucei. first stage of the disease, there are ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Related to Obesity: When children go beyond a body mass index of 28 (there are charts for children bmi) specially if one parent or worse 2 have heavy family history of ty ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Often seen in RA.-: -the answer is best coming from your rheumatologist.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Iron levels: Your iron binding and iron serum levels are normal indicating that you are not iron deficient.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Other causes: There are other causes for anemia, and you should return to your doctor to discuss this. You will need more testing. Good luck.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
About 25%: It is known that uae has the second highest prevalence of diabetes worldwide with 25% of the population affected.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Anemia: As a female with hb of 12.5- you are not anemic. However you probably have iron deficiency that perhaps related to your periods. Go to see pmd and ha ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Oriental medicine/US: Except for accupuncure which is very popular rest is not well known and not so popular in us cities.

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