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Dr. Jackie Lam
16 years experience Family Medicine
DEA-Controlled: Oxycodone, hydrocodone, soma, (carisoprodol) clonazepam.
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Numerous: Marijuana, narcotics, benzodiazapines, heroin, crystal meth, amphetamines, speed, tramadol, soma, (carisoprodol) .....And the list goes on.

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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : It varies. Injuries, over use, arthritic degeneration can all lead to varying degrees of "damage" to the spine as can things like being overweight or ... Read More
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Dr. Laurence Haber
35 years experience Neurology
Inner ear dysfnx: May be caused by multiple issues.
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not as common: Although, pinworm infestation is more common than infestation with other parasites, it is not a common disease overall. I have to say in a lot of case ... Read More
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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial infection: Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Treat inflammation: Prednisone is a very potent aniinflammatory med that is used to treat a number of very different disorders in which inflammation is a key feature.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: but I bet analgesics are way up there.
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Dr. Lea Danielsen
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pretty safe: Nsaid's are more risky as we get older, ulcer, kidney damage, heart attacks. There are the same as motrin, ibuprofen, naprosyn, Aleve (naproxen) otc. ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Before ddt spraying began mosquito abatement, it was common in much of the usa, but nowadays transmission by mosquito is extremely rare. People bring ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Tibia vara, also known as blount disease, is an uncommon disorder characterized by a progressive bowing in of tibia below knee. This condition can b ... Read More

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