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Dr Stephen Deshani
Hi Dr. Stephen! I have a very painful bump at the back of my head. Can you clarify what this is? :(
SJS: A very serious skin reaction with very high morbidity and poor prognosis. Drugs are the most common cause, but viral infections (including hiv) have also been implicated. If there is even the slightest concern for sjs, you need to seek immediate dermatologic evaluation as this is a medical emergency. This is in the same family as erythema multiforme and toxic epidermal necrolysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference between Stephen Johnson diease and and the syndrome I can't find anything about the diease which I was diagnosed with?
Erythema Multiforme: Erythema Multiforme (EM minor) is a type of allergic reaction that occurs via a distinct and separate mechanism from immediate hypersensitivity reactions (hives). The rash is longer lasting, and generally does not respond to antihistamines. A more severe version called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (aka EM major) also affects mucous membranes (eyes, mouth, genitals) and requires immediate assessment. ...Read more
In addition to taking onglyza (saxagliptin) & metformin, I take blood sugar naturally cinnamon supreme capsules by dr. Stephen holt. Please advise.?
Ok: Sounds like a reasonable regimen....Depending your current degree of dm control. ...Read more
Dr. Stephen giroux told me that i couldnt be pregnant if i had a period but its not like a regular period its light im spottin , cramping nd i had sex?
Will amoxicillin cause Stephen Johnson syndrome I going to family dr face swollen I think tooth infection but med phobic bad and dental phobia ?
Probably Not : Stephens-Johnson syndrome is a rare disease that affects fewer than six people per million per year. Unless you have had SJS before, with amoxicillin or another drug, the chances you will get it are vanishingly small. See your dentist immediately. Perhaps he can treat you without giving you an antibiotic. He can definitely avoid amoxicillin if this is a worry for you. Good luck ...Read more
Stephen, 33y.O., non-smoking, occasional alcohol drinker, family history of ca both sides, irregular bm. He complains lbm 3x in 10 days, not diarrhea. Whats wro?
Loose stools: There are probably 100 possible causes for this and if it persists and you are concerned, bringing a stool specimen along with you when you visit your doctor will help to dispel your concerns. Good luck. ...Read more
I am having very bad pain in my right toe, foot. This is what is going on for over 2 weeks. What should I do? Stephen
What is the BEST probiotic to treat vaginal yeast infections? Currently taking Stephen Langer 16 strain, 3 billion CFU. Please give exact name! :)
See below: In order to increase your weight you must eat or drink more calories daily than you burn up. But you don't want just more fat on the body so it's important to build muscle also. In order to do this you increase the amount of food you eat daily. Follow a mediterranean type diet and start a strength training muscle building program. For information on diet go to http://bit.ly/1FMQO4d ...Read more
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