October 19, 2018

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Tongue has white coating which can peel off

Patient: Hello, I’m an 18 year old caucasian female. Today I was brushing my teeth about 30 minutes ago and  I noticed that I had white coating on my tongue and I could peel it off as well. I was on Yahoo Answers that it could be from eating too much sweets. I did eat a bag of jolly ranchers...

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Knee pain when sitting cross-legged

Patient: I am a 27 year old male. About 6 weeks ago I began having pain in my right knee. I can’t remember any specific injury that would cause it nor was I particularly active when it started. When sitting still or just walking there is just a mild ache or feeling of discomfort, but nothing...

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Why does my left butt cheek twitch randomly?

Patient: My left butt cheek has been twitching for the last week at random times. Why? Symptoms: Constant twitch of my left butt cheek. Doctor: What you are experiencing is referred to as muscle fasciculations. Muscle fasciculations could be a natural phenomenon commonly observed with larger...

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of anal sex?

Patient: I've had anal sex several times but mostly without any condoms (for first time sex and no vaginal sex yet) and for now I may have once a week. I heard about the cancer that I might get later or other kinds of diseases but I want to know about the disadvantages and diseases more [...]

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Flap of skin on inside of cheeks (Image)

Patient: There’s a flap of skin on the inside of my cheeks on both sides near my upper teeth what is this? Doctor: A small skin flap near the upper molars is most likely the salivary gland opening. In some individuals, it’s a little more prominent. The flap could also be due to chronic...

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Can you take Creatine while on Cialis?

Patient: Dear doctor, I am 23 years old.I use cialis for ed. Is it OK to use creatine monohydrate for bodybuilding while on cialis. I know that nitrates should not be mixed with a pde5 inhibitor.Wikipedia says that creatine is a nitrogenous organic acid.But nitrate and nitrogenous organic acid are...

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Drug prices on the rise despite President Trump’s promises

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump made reducing drug prices a key promise during his election campaign, repeatedly accusing drugmakers of “getting away with murder.” At the end of May, he promised that drug companies would be announcing “massive” voluntary drug price cuts within two weeks. An...

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How Do You Diagnose And Treat Austism?

Autism refers to a range of neurodevelopment disorders that are characterized by communication difficulties, repetitive stereotyped patterns of behaviour, and social impairments. Autistic disorder, sometimes called classical Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or just Autism, is the most severe form of...

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What Are Some Therapies For Kids With ADHD?

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a condition that causes hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention. This syndrome manifests in childhood and can maintain its influence well into adult life. Most often, this syndrome occurs in children or adolescents. Approximately 3-5% of school...

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How Do You Treat A Bad Sore Throat?

Although there are several reasons that why a person gets a sore throat, such as the flu or a cold, however, post nasal drip is considered to be one of the major reasons. This condition is accompanied by a runny nose and sneezing. In a few cases, it is also linked to strep throat, when the...

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What Are Some Causes Of Back Pain?

Back pain is one of the most frequently encountered complaints in people of working age. Back pain often indicates a pathological processes occurring in our body. Successful treatment of back pain begins with a correct diagnosis and identifying the underlying cause of the disease. Therefore...

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How Do You Treat Slipped Spinal Discs?

Spinal injuries are some of the most common but also dangerous injuries that happen to people of all ages. Although protected by vertebrae, when these vertebrae move or become damaged, injuries to the spinal cord can result. One of the most common spinal injuries is something called a slipped disk...

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Is Medical Cannabis Good for Chronic Pain?

article in partnership with: Chronic pain affects approximately one in five people and is expected to increase to one in three people over the next two decades. Patients suffering from chronic pain are often tasked with managing a multitude of physical, psychological and psychosocial factors that...

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Will marijuana be detected in my urine test?

q&a in partnership with: Patient: I have a urine test next week and I have been using marijuana. My question is what can I do to flush it out my system? I am 5’9 136lbs. Please help Doctor: Marijuana can be detected in urine, blood and saliva using testing methods. THC concentrations in...

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Can smoking marijuana affect general anesthesia?

q&a in partnership with: Patient: I am scheduled to go under general anesthesia for dental surgery (wisdom teeth extraction, implant, and possible bone graph from jaw depending on the strength of the implant site). I smoke marijuana on a regular basis and I am concerned about how this may...

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