A 37-year-old female asked:
2 negative fobts, no anemia, no weight loss, no family history. right abdo discomfort, + urination and reduced mainly loose stools for month.colon ca?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Uncertain: Hi. Negative stool guaiac tests do NOT exclude colon cancer! Your risk of that is low, based on what you've told us (age, no family history, guaiac negative), but not zero. The increased urination would not be related to any clone CA issue. Are you overweight? Check for diabetes. Right abdominal pain could be gallstones, liver capsule, etc. What worms is the mebendazole for? Any that go to liver?
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Could this be anemia? My hands and feet are often cool, and when I jump to my feet, my heart rate speeds up. I also hear a pulse in my right ear.
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Maybe, maybe not: A person whose heart rate increases a lot when he stands up, and wonders if he is anemic, can be evaluated at his primary care doctor's office. The doctor can check the person's blood pressure and pulse, first lying down and then standing up. After the doctor's evaluation, blood tests can be done. A reasonable explanation for the symptoms surely will be found, whether or not it is anemia.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
How many calories should a teenage girl burn every day to stay healthy (not lose weight)?
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Dr. David Escobaranswered
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Don't Worry: Each individual has unique calorie needs based on their basal metabolic rate and level of physical activity. However, calorie counting really should not be undertaken by teenagers. Teens are growing and need good nutrition. Just focus on eating balanced, healthy meals and get plenty of exercise and sleep.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Have had burning pain when urinating, comes and goes. Was on an antibiotic....Never seems to go completely away.?
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Family Medicine 43 years experience
Many reasons: Urethritis is inflammation of the urine tube going through the penis. If inflammed due to infection, antibiotics should take care of it. If due to chemical irritation, the antibiotics will not. Trauma can cause irritation. You may need more time. If there is a discharge, you may need to be seen again. If concerned, seek re-evaluaiton.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Sore throat and enlarged nodes for three months after (unusually) smoking cigarettes. (nothing externally visible, no fever, weight loss or sweats)?
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Family Medicine 60 years experience
Sore throat: This requires a visit with your doctor for an examination to determine the cause of your illness which has lasted 3 months.
It is doubtful that the cigarette smoking had anything to do with it, unless you were sharing cigarettes with others so that an infection could have been passed around.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Girl treated 10 days ago IV abx then 7 days cipro (ciprofloxacin) (end 2days ago) 4 klebsiella oxytoca pneumonia, today complains of pain/burning on urination. Uti?
3 doctor answers • 15 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Need to check urine: She will need to have urine culture checked for culture and sensitivity, there could be resistant organism.
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