General Health
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General Health
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  2. I recommend that she gets a referral for a gastroscope to see if there is anything wrong in her stomach. 
    Dr. Felicia H
    Space Doctor
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  4. 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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  6. thanks alot Dr Adnaan!
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  8. Hi @NIG , sounds like it’s possible that it was difficult for you to grasp and your might have placed excessive pressure around your thumb/wrist region. I would advise that if the numbness worsens/...
    Dr. Adnaan S
    Space Doctor
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  10. Hello @Doug , GERD is a condition that can be attributed to a variety of causes. Assuming that potentially reversible structural causes (e.g hiatal hernia) have been ruled out, your condition can s...
    Dr. Bryan K
    Space Doctor
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  12. Hi @Human67 I cannot say for certain without examining it in person, but it sure appears so! Would you happen to have any other skin lesions elsewhere, preceding injury/insect bite, or any other sy...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  14. Hi @deadinside Im sorry to hear about this. If you have already completed the assessment at KKH, there may not be a need to return if the cost is a concern, unless you experience any change in symp...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  16. Hi @CG , there are many possible causes for this, ranging from allergies to fungal infections or heat rash which is common in our local context in Singapore. The first step would be to monitor the ...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  18. Dear miss_understood,

    Valium, or diazepam, is a long acting benzodiazepine while Xanax, or alprazolam, is short acting. The time of onset for Xanax is quicker than that of valium which could...
    Dr. Rosanna T
    Space Doctor
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  20. Hi @igotz99problemz unfortunately this is not very clear based on current published peer-reviewed research! Myoinositol is largely considered a supplement and appears experimental at the moment. Me...
    Dr. Dinesh G