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With cervicitis what else should I be looking for?

With cervicitis what else should I be looking for?

Depends: You may feel cramping or vague pain in your lower belly; or notice a funny vaginal discharge, painful peeing or bleeding between periods. You may not have any symptoms at all because sometimes women don't have any signs. This is why we screen sexually active young women 25 years old and younger. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Cervicitis (Definition)

inflammation of the cervix. ...Read more


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With dermatomyositis what else should I be looking for?

With dermatomyositis what else should I be looking for?

Malignancy: Dermatomyositis can be associated with cancer 5 years prior to diagnosis or 5 years after diagnosi. A workup for breast stomach, ovary and other cancers is be essay. Discuss with treating doctor as well as side effects of medications. ...Read more

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With bladder infections what else should I be looking for?

With bladder infections what else should I be looking for?

Depends: It depends on wether you are man or woman, what organism is involved, are there any developmental defects, do you have urinary stones? Bladder infection may spread to other organs, especially kidney. Bladder infections are generally easily treatable with antibiotics. ...Read more

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With anxiety disorders what else should I be looking for?

With anxiety disorders what else should I be looking for?

Depression: As anxiety can be the presenting symptom of depression it is a good idea to screen for an underlying depression. Some non-psychological medical problems can also present with feelings of anxiety so a competent physical evaluation is a good idea. ...Read more

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With kala-azar what else should I be concerned about?

With kala-azar what else should I be concerned about?

Several things: Many with visceral leishmaniasis do not eat well and lose weight. They are quite susceptible to secondary infections and may develop pneumonia, septicemia and other severe illnesses. They may also become significantly anemic, and hemorrhages also occur. ...Read more

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With blood and lymph cancer what else should I be concerned about?

With blood and lymph cancer what else should I be concerned about?

Infections, bleeding: Blood and lymph cancer and the treatment for the disease can downgrade the defenses of the body, especially for fighting infections. The disease and treatment also depress the bone marrow causing anemia, low platelets and bleeding etc. ...Read more

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What should I be looking for if I am looking for throat cancer?

What should I be looking for if I am looking for throat cancer?

Blood: Throat cancer can be silent or produce symptoms. Cough with blood, difficulty swallowing, enlarged neck lymph nodes, hoarseness are a few. Sometimes a barium swallow can be helpful, but an exam with a nasolaryngoscope by an ENT doctor is very beneficial. ...Read more

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Is there any questions i should be prepared with to ask the doctor, or test i should be getting to see what is causing this. i have a lot of doctors s?

About what?: What symptoms are you having? You don't say. Ask again and please be more specific There is a 150 character limit to questions on this forum, so be brief but complete. Generally, there are no bad questions! Make a list of what you want to know in advance. Info from your doc who knows you, beats info from the internet in most cases. When in doubt, ask! Take notes of the answers, too. ...Read more

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What it means to have brown urine and what I should be concerned about?

What it means to have brown urine and what I should be concerned about?

Testing: recommended to figure out the reason, whether it be normal, infection, blood, dehydration, among other things. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you see a gyno for problems with anal bleeding? Or is there a different kind of doctor I should see? What would the doctor do?

Can you see a gyno for problems with anal bleeding? Or is there a different kind of doctor I should see? What would the doctor do?

Yes: See either a GI doctor or a colorectal surgeon., they will get a history and examine the anus and lower rectum for obvious cause and make recommendation. If nothing is found to explain the bleeding, may suggest a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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With anaphylaxis what else should I be concerned about?

With anaphylaxis what else should I be concerned about?

Carry an EpiPen (epinephrine): If you have had anaphylaxis from a food or stinging insect, you should carry an Epinephrine auto injector from now on. You should also undergo a complete evaluation by a board certified allergist to help determine what you may be allergic to and need to avoid. ...Read more

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I have seen a doctor, i did a scan but the report shows nothing is wrong with my womb. What other check up do I need to go for to be pregnant?

I have seen a doctor, i did a scan but the report shows nothing is wrong with my womb. What other check up do I need to go for to be pregnant?

You need a work up: You should seek out a fertility specialist or a gyn who will start a whole work up on to try and find out why you are not getting pregnant. They may test to see if your tubes are open, your husbands's sperm is normal, your eggs are not ageing too much and if you are ovulating, among other things. ...Read more

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I have a hematometra, what is the cause? Should I be worried as I am not able to see my gynaecologist for 2 months ?

I have a hematometra, what is the cause? Should I be worried as I am not able to see my gynaecologist for 2 months ?

Imperforate hymen: The most common cause of blood backing up into the uterus (hematometra) is a hymen(barrier) that doesn't allow significant menstrual blood flow to get through it. If that is the case, your GYN MD visit will be able to solve the problem quickly. ...Read more

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With meningococcal disease what else should I be concerned about?

With meningococcal disease what else should I be concerned about?

Meningitis!: This is a bad one. See a doctor if you have had contact with a patient..There is a preventive treatment. ...Read more

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I have itching around vulva i got treated for a yeast infection what can this be and what would be the best treatment?

I have itching around vulva i got treated for a yeast infection what can this be and what would be the best treatment?

If u still have itch: Itching could be a resistant yeast, or other bacteria, or an allergic reaction to cream or clothes , or sometiems a vulvar dystrophy or can be herpes as sometimes herpes can cause itching without seeing obvious open sores, hopefully you are seeing a gyn and not a lesser provider since the most obvious treatment did not work. ...Read more

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I have a polycystic ovary syndrome... What type of food should I be taking to cure it? And what should i be doing and what not to do?

I have a polycystic ovary syndrome... What type of food should I be taking to cure it? And what should i be doing and what not to do?

Weight loss: polycystic ovarian syndrome is typically associated with significant weight gain and insulin resistance. Following a low carb diet tends to be the most effective way to lose weight and improve the disorder. Exercise is also important. Your doctor may consider starting a medication, such as metformin ...Read more