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A 28-year-old male asked:
can i take phenazopyridine before going in for a cystoscopy? or will the orange color interfere with the test in some way?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
General Surgery 25 years experience
Orange color: Talk to the doctor doing the scoping and get their thoughts about it.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Can calcium supplements, like in milk or orange juice, help in height growth?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: A normal person will end up the same height with or without a calcium supplement. However, calcium is needed for stong bones and good health. Dairy is the best calcium source. Non-dairy sources include calcium fortified soy or rice milk, tofu, sardines, beans, almonds, calcium fortified orange juice, bok choy, mustard greens, turnip greens, enriched breakfast cereals, etc...
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Does the dried orange skin chinese medication help with sore throats?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: The extract from orange skin is called limonene and it is very good for chronic coughs and sore throats. It is also helpful with bowel irritation in inflammatory bowel disease. It is very pungent so mix with orange juice when taking these.
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 24-year-old female asked:
Can oj with Brazilian oranges make my adult stills disease worse?It seems when I started drinking that o.J my symptoms got worse n I was diagnosed asd
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Oj contamination: There recently has been reported that some Brazilian oj has been contaminated. If so it could harm you.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Will drinking orange juice through a straw lessen chances of allergic reactions?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
No: The risk of allergy is the same.
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 36-year-old member asked:
My father in law was recently diagnosed with 2 renal cysts 1 the size of an orange. They do not think they are cancerous. What is the treatment?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Depends: Cysts are very common. They can be benign or malignant depending on how it looks on the scan. If it looks suspicious on ct or ultrasound, radiologist may recommend mri. If multiple cysts are involved, need to rule out polycystic disease.
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 10, 2017
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