A 27-year-old female asked about a male:
my6yo has cold and cough with lots of phlegm for about a week. he has trouble getting rid of his phlegm.no fever. today he complained of a headache above his ear for about 5 minutes.could this be related? his molar is also erupting
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Urgent Care 19 years experience
Full exam: You should have your child have a full exam. My experience is to check the ears, throat, lungs , belly for any signs of an infection. Good luck.
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Both of my older kids had chronic ear infections; does this mean my new baby will, too?
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Dr. Russell Faustanswered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Not necessarily: Family history - mother's and father's, and sibling's - can suggest a predilection for ear infections, but it is only a tendency, not definite. If there is a family history, monitor closely.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
How can I prevent inflammation of stomach lining due to blood thinner plavix (clopidogrel)?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 55 years experience
Take with food: Do not take the medicine on an empty stomach and it sometimes is helpful to take medicines such as antacids that are used to treat gastritis. Many people can take Plavix (clopidogrel) without problems. Some of the medications can interfere with the action of the Plavix (clopidogrel) so consult your physician.
6.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 23-year-old member asked:
What is the most recommended allergy medication for itchy/watery eyes and sneezy/stuffy nose?
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
OTC or Rx: You can start with simple over the counter antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, Allegra (get generic store brands to save money). If those don't work, your next step is to start with your pcp and you may benefit from nasal steroid sprays (flomase, nasonex, (mometasone) rhincort)!or antihistamine nasal sprays (astepro, astelin, patanase).
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 24-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to have lasik eye surgery to correct vision problems caused by an eye injury?
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Ophthalmology 21 years experience
Unlikely: If he eye injury was severe enough to change the focus of the eye, you likely are not an ideal candidate for lasik. Sometimes, with limited scarring of the cornea prk can be used to clear the cornea - this is lasik without the flap performed directly on the anterior corneal surface.
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San Leandro, CA
A 51-year-old female asked:
A friend gets a severe pain on her lower right side of her abdomen and her tongue feels numb. What can this be?
Her gallbladder was removed 3years ago
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General Surgery 38 years experience
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 23, 2014
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