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  2. The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently released a recommendation for the use of cloth masks "in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to mai...
    Dr. Zhemin W
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  4. Hi @Ew thank you for the question! As a general rule of thumb, a temperature more than 37.5 is considered a fever. Some variation may be due to calibration settings, although this crisis has also e...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  6. Dear @worriedmum 
    A breast lump may be due to several conditions. You need to see a doctor, for a thorough history to asses your risk, physical examination, ultrasound breasts. Depending on the ...
    Dr. Yia S T
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  8. 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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  10. Dear J3llyb3ans,

    Even in cities on lockdown, health experts encourage sunshine and exercise for their mental health and immune-boosting benefits. However , there are certain safe and respons...
    Dr. Hamid R
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  12. Hi @Na . Thank you for your question!

    At present it would be difficult to say as to whether you could have COVID or not. Most of the time, suspicion is still based of contact history and pat...
    Dr. Adnaan S
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  14. Hi @Natedogg , according to data published by the CDC, about 80% of people with COVID-19 have mild disease. The symptoms you have could be due to COVID-19 or any number of viral or other causes.
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  16. Hi @miss_understood absolutely agree with @DR_TAN_YAN_YUAN ! Taking Vitamin C pills and other general measures to boost immunity like plenty of sleep and staying hydrated will also help protect you...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  18. Hey Sylvia! Thanks for the question. Tooth sensitivity when you bite down could be due to 1. Hard Brushing - brushing your teeth too hard can lead to sensitivity 2. New cavities / leaking fillin...
    Dr. Beth S
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  20. Hi @nightspray , as what Dr. Adnaan S has indicated, much is yet unknown about the novel coronavirus - this being one of the unknown factors. Nonetheless, practicing good hand hygiene and cleaning ...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  22. Dear @Nouseforaname ,Yes Zantac ( Ranitidine) has been used to reduce the Asian flush by slowing the breakdown of alcohol to acetaldehyde. However the loss of the Asian flush reaction, leads to one...
    Dr. Yan Y T
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  24. GERD in its most severe form can result in cancer. This “precancerous” stage is referred to as Barrets oesophagus. This occurs only in about 5% of patients with severe and prolonged symptoms and he...
    Dr. Adnaan S
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  26. Hi @Bertrand yes this complaint needs to be discussed with a GP. You can try having a preliminary discussion with a GP online via an app like DoctorWorld, however you may still be referred to a cli...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  29. Dear @jaey  I totally feel you! I have never managed to make time to exercise while I was in training to be a specialist. Now ironically, even though I'm busier with a young family, a private pract...
    Dr. Yia S T