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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
DISCUSS: WITH YOUR DOCTOR, PAIN MEDS CAN CAUSE NAUSEA, DO YOU TAKE ANY?
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Depends on the pain: The ED cannot do much for the hiatal hernia other than treat any heartburn pain - probably a GI cocktail to neutralize the acid. The Kidney stones are ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Maybe...: Anyone with urinary stone experiencing initial intermittent severe flank pain for few hours or days followed with severe constant pain + chill/fever, ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Pneumonia: Most pneumonia can be treated at home with medications. If the fever is over 102, white cell count elevation, shortness of breath with falling oxygen ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: That depends on the severity of the kidney infection, the stage of pregnancy, the history of high risk pregnancy, history of previous pregnancies, his ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Very rarely, except: Hi. Parathyroid problems break down to either primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) or hypoparathyroidism (HoPT) (secondary hyperpara is NOT a parathyroi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
Fever, feeling badly: A kidney infection, or pyelonephritis, usually arises from an infection elsewhere in the urinary tract and more rarely carried to the kidney from anot ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: You do need to get checked as soon as possible by a physician. You should go to the emergency department if you have a fever and or flank pain; but ot ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Shaw
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Asap: Symptoms of UTI are burning, urinating more often and lower abdominal pain. If the pain spreads to your back or your have fever you may have a kidney ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Most gallstones do not cause problems. But if they block a duct, they usually need treatment. When gallstones keep blocking a bile duct , you may ha ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to the ER: Yes. Please go to the ER. You are having intolerable pain.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Furigay
59 years experience General Surgery
See family physician: First see your primary care physician and between you and her/him decide who the specialist(s) to consult.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye pain: It is best to see an eyeMD as they have the microscopes needed to evaluate all parts of eye properly. If none available and pain is severe go to ER: m ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Choi
Dr. John Choi answered
17 years experience General Surgery
Gallbladder issues: I recommend looking out for fevers, chills, nausea, vomiting, and stay way from fatty, greasy foods.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
If you need to!: Hi. Holy cow, mind-reading is difficult! If you're perfectly well and want to visit your grandma on the 3rd floor, yeah, go, it'll make her feel good. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
See below: In general, i would recommend that you see your doctor about this type of pain if it persists for more than a few days, is associated with nausea/vomi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
No: Kidney infections are much more serious infections than urinary infections of the lower urinary tract (bladder). If caught early and treated appropria ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Hours to days: Drink lots of water, (no more than that much), and may have to go to hospital.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Give him/her a call asap.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. MALKHAZI Mikadze
28 years experience Pediatrics
See the doctor: Pain management and good hydration is the key sor small to moderate stones.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: I suppose the answer to your question depends on the symptoms that you are having. Severe shortness of breath is one of the main reasons my patients g ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on…: Location of burn & how large an area is involved. Burns of face, hands, joints, genital areas can be more serious than those of other areas. Large bur ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends : If you have acute complication , like blood infection , inflamation of gall bladder , pancreas , after examination and blood test results , if it is ... Read More

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