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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Hammond
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Worrying re cancer: Worrying about developing cancer is common, but the risk of getting ovarian cancer is low. If you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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See exerts timely...: For a young lady as you're, the first things to look into are how you void and defecate. If all alright, see a gynecologist timely; it's better than o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Exercise: By doing abdominal strengthening exercises such as sit-up, crunches in a repetious manner over time will strengthen your abdominal muscle.
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Abdominal exercises: Simple situps can be just as effective if done repetitively, but for full core workouts, planks, yoga, pilates, even push-ups all give fuller, more to ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Appendicitis : Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix, which is an outpouching from the large intestine. This usually occurs from blockage of the opening of t ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: There can be many causes of this pain . Your doctor can take a more thorough history and do a physical exam and lab tests or blood work if necessary t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Abdominal pain: Right lower quadrant pain is commonly caused by an appendicitis. Ovarian problerms common in females. Other possibilities include kidney stone, dive ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
45 years experience Gastroenterology
Likely not in abdome: Pain likely due to inflammation in rib cage called costochondritis and not in the abdomen.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
When lying down?: Upper abdominal pain can be from "acid", such as stomach ulcers, just gastritis with no ulcer, or reflux (heartburn). Reflux worsens when a person is ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight: Body fat increases with age physiologically. You have to strike a balance with healthy low calorie diet and exercise.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
38 years experience General Surgery
Not unusual: You have not eliminated the problem foods yet (if there are problem foods). Try the fodmap diet.

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