Blue Springs, MO
A 20-year-old female asked:
i have felt light headed, and tired. went to doc and got blood work done. my temp has been 99.7 and am getting a sore throat. what could i have?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It sounds like a: Viral infection. Take otc cold meds, vitamin c , lots of liquids, chicken noodle soup, do warm salt gargle etc. See your dr if u feel worse. Take care!
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Both of my older kids had chronic ear infections; does this mean my new baby will, too?
4 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
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.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Can male breast cancer reoccur in the thyroid after 8 years of mastectomy, radiotherapy and chemotherapy?
4 doctor answers • 14 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Less likely: The thyroid would be an unusual spot for breast cancer to spread. More common sites would be bone, liver, lung and brain. But with cancer, anything is possible. If there is a nodule on the thyroid the best thing to do would be an ultrasound guided biopsy if it looks concerning.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
What is the most recommended allergy medication for itchy/watery eyes and sneezy/stuffy nose?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
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).
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A 18-year-old female asked:
My body keep on giving odd reaction, it trembles up from my chest through the throat until the jaws, so to the hands. Could it be hyperthyroidism?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
General Practice 20 years experience
...: Could mean fatigue, are you sleeping 6h-8h every night? Do you wake up at the same time most days? Do you drink 3qts/water daily? Do you walk 30 minutes every day? If not, your body is tired and wants to sleep, so will have to be shaken, or shivered, to wake up. If you walk 30min daily, avoid fried & sugary food, drink 3qts water daily, you see the difference.
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Last updated Dec 10, 2013
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