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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Check with your Dr: if you were my patient, I would stop the Lipitor (atorvastatin) for 2 weeks to see if you've got better, and then restarted to see if he got worse. I ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Costochondritis?: It sounds like it might be costochondritis, which is not serious, but if the pain persists, you should have your doctor check it out.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Must be seen: cannot diagnose based on description alone. Please upload a photo and resubmit your question.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Here is one way to h: One way to handle is to take a couple of tylenols daily. If it is a muscular pain, it will go away. If there is something more serious going on inside ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Pulled muscle: you could have pulled a muscle. When you discuss this with your physician to ask about issues like the intestine, gallbladder, the kidney as other pos ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Abdominal ache: You are describing the area over your spleen. Ask your doc to examine you carefully. There are myriad causes for an enlarged spleen, unfortunately non ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Find out more: You need to find out more about the benign tumor that you have mentioned on the rib cage. Your doctor should be bale to guide you further, both in ter ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Not interpretable: You have not mentioned the duration of symptoms. Shingles can present like this before rashes appear. Referred pain from the spine or a pinched nerve ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
Get checked out: It coiuld be a sprain or a fractured rib or some other internal injury to the lungs. You need to be seen by a doctor.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Borrego
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is a begnin condition where there is an inflamation of the rib cartilage which connects to the sternum. Antiinflamatory medication ca ... Read More
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