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Dr. Dinesh G
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  2. Dear Tan, 

    What you’re describing sounds like what we call a globus or sensation of something in the throat. There are various causes and indeed, it may be due to the recovering sore throat ...
    Dr. Rosanna T
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  4. Hi @Tofifee yes belly fat and measures such as waist circumference (WC) have described associations with body mass index (BMI) and abdominal obesity (AO). These translate to poor long-term health (...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  6. I recommend that she gets a referral for a gastroscope to see if there is anything wrong in her stomach. 
    Dr. Felicia H
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  8. Hi @Concerned thats a common question! The warmer temperature in Singapore this past week is a possible cause if you may have been outdoors or perspiring from activity often. Other common causes in...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  10. Dear someone, covid-19 may present with mild symptoms initially. If you still feel unwell after 5 days of MC and still has some runny nose symptoms. It will be advisable to visit the same doctor wh...
    Dr. Yan Y T
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  12. Hi @Lucas great question! Unfortunately, this is untrue and there is no basis for that recommendation. The modelling techniques are flawed and do not reflect real-world events as they unfold, as te...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  14. Hi @Min just to clarify - what do you mean by 4th degree contact? The traditional use of the terminology refers to "degrees" of contact by rings of exposure i.e. if direct contact with a confirmed ...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  16. Hi @Jojo . Thanks for your question! 

    Hmm it is possible that paracetamol is suppressing you fever.  I would say if you feel your symptoms are worsening despite medication after 2-3 days, yo...
    Dr. Adnaan S
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  18. thanks alot Dr Adnaan!
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  20. Dear @Stefsz ,

    Thank you for your question which is a concern for almost all of us now as we transit to remote living and relying on home delivery a lot more.

    Further to Dr. Adnaan S ...
    Dr. Hamid R
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  22. Hi @Terrific4 thats a terrific question. Currently, front-line healthcare workers like myself are reusing masks on the basis of CDC's guidelines. The type with the elastic band that slips around th...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  24. Hi @Mia , thanks for your question! 

    I would say any symptoms of flu like illness should be evaluated by your doctor given the current situation. More so if you feel you are at higher risk I...
    Dr. Adnaan S
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  26. Hi @Jm , thanks for your question! 

    From your explanation about your symptoms it does seem possible to be related to a form of reflux especially if it is lasting for such a long duration. To...
    Dr. Adnaan S
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  28. Hi @GTH thank you for the questions here!

    With respect to the cough issue, it does sound like reflux is the likely cause. However, given the failure of therapy you should have a review with ...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  30. Hi @BusinessJing unrelated clusters is consistent with the level of spread that has been announced. Fortunately for us in Singapore, the authorities have been very proactive about contact tracing, ...
    Dr. Dinesh G