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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ehteshamuddin Syed
17 years experience Family Medicine
Physical exam: Abdominal exam is an essential part of physical examination. Conditions such as enlargement of the spleen, enlargement of the liver, gall bladder, kid ... Read More
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Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
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Take her to the Hosp: You need to eliminate everyday. After not going one day you could try a laxative. At this point she is impacted and needs to be hospitalized to be su ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Stomach gas: Simethicone (gas-x & other brands) may be of help in relieving stomach gas. 4 y/o may take 40 mg up to 4 times a day after each meal & at bedtime (als ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I am not sure.: Compassion is certainly a desirable trait for a physician. I wonder if the physician was observing to determine what you were capable of doing without ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Ulcer: Take Pepcid or zantac (ranitidine) until you see the doctor. Dont smoke or drink. Avoid spicy foods.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. knows the case: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. When appendicitis happens, pain is usual ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
EGD...: Egd (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) is the procedure doctors perform to look inside the stomach. You are sedated with IV medications then the doctor pla ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
V weight & ab work.: There is no such thing as spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general & a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully & be physically acti ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Incomplete thought: It is "never lay them down to sleep on their tummy".It is alright if they have tummy time awake.Studies have shown a decrease in 40% of the crib death ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Its not food: Even the most toned abdominal muscles will not reveal the abdomen you want if they are buried under a beer gut. Decreasing body fat is a key componen ... Read More

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