General Health
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General Health
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  2. 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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  4. 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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  6. 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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  8. 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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  10. 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
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  12. Hi @igotz99problemz there are many great OBGYNs in Singapore, and PCOS is a relatively common condition that most could help with! Was there a specific problem related to the condition you wanted t...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  14. Dear @worriedmum Most nosebleeds are not serious and will resolve by itself. It is important to teach your son not to pick his nose or rub his nose too hard as the blood vessels at the front of th...
    Dr. Yan Y T
    Facilitator
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  16. Dear @gerdboss You should try to keep the blister clean and not burst it ( intentionally or unintentionally) as the skin acts as a barrier, preventing bacteria from entering and cause an infection....
    Dr. Yan Y T
    Facilitator
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  18. 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
    Facilitator
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  20. [email protected], Bunions can develop when your toes are pointing outwards. Choice of footwear is therefore important to prevent your bunions from worsening. I will suggest a less pointed shoe with more sp...
    Dr. Yan Y T
    Facilitator