General Health
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General Health
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  2. 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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  4. 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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  6. 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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  8. 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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  10. Dear@xty, 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
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  12. Dear @xty, you should continue taking your accutane daily at the prescribed dosage. Do not increase the dosage of accutane by yourself. To prevent forgetting to take your medications, you can con...
    Dr. Yan Y T
    Facilitator
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  14. Dear @xty Vaping is not safer than smoking and there have been reports that large numbers of e-cigarette users developed severe lung disease. The nicotine in vaping is very addictive and can har...
    Dr. Yan Y T
    Facilitator
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  16. Hi @crystalbell this problem warrants a more detailed assessment and testing to identify the root cause and narrow down the likely tests required to tailor a management plan for you. You will nee...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  18. Hi @Gitangkim medications for sea sickness fall in the category of drugs for motion sickness, such as Hyoscine/Scopolamine or Dimenhydrinate, that can be administered before the journey. If your ch...
    Dr. Dinesh G
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  20. Hi @Nana this is a little vague, if there is pain and/or difficulty with thumb movements there are several possible causes such as trigger finger or de quervain's tenosynovitis, among others. To di...
    Dr. Dinesh G