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  • I suffer from stage 4 endometriosis, including on my pouch of douglas and the ureter. Recently I've had an awful pressure in my vagina, feels like I'... Read more

    Mr. Ali Kucukmetin
    Mr. Ali Kucukmetin
    Gynaecologist, Obstetrician
    You need to be examined and have a transvaginal ultrasound scan preferably by a gynaecologist to assess the pain during the scan.
  • I have copd and take Adizem for hypertension. I have been increasingly breathless since starting this medication but my pulmonary consultant can find... Read more

    Dr. Petr Ruzicka PhD FRCP
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    Cardiologist
    It certainly could - via its effect on heart rate and heart pumping function. It would be best to see the doctor who prescribed Adizem for s... Read more
  • I had breast surgery done 8 years ago and one of them has just swelled up and is sore. What should I do? Read more

    Mr. Jonathan Staiano
    Mr. Jonathan Staiano
    Cosmetic Surgeon
    Hello there. One of the first questions I would ask is 'do you have breast implants in?' If you have breast implants and have spontaneous... Read more
    • 1 expert agrees
    • Mr. Hagen Schumacher
  • Would pregabalin be a good medication for an adult male suffering from major depression, anxiety, very bad O C D, pdisorder, agroaphobia, and Social... Read more

    Dr. Richard Fry
    Dr. Richard Fry
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Psychiatrist
    Maybe. Depends on how much anxiety is at the core as opposed to mood disorder, but that sounds like a whole bag of stuff going on! The answe... Read more
  • I have BPH now controlled by medication. Can I request a TURP so that I can stop taking meds long term? (Is it allowed?). Read more

    Mr. Rowan Casey
    Mr. Rowan Casey
    Urologist
    Yes definitely you can. Some patients opt for surgery as a primary treatment instead of medication, some people if the medication fails or h... Read more
  • My father has glossopharyngel neuralgia and is currently on medication. The episodes have become worse of late. Is acupuncture an option? Read more

    Mr. Ameen Abbas Ameen
    Mr. Ameen Abbas Ameen
    Neurosurgeon
    Acupuncture is not a known option. Medications to control the pain such as the Anticonvulsant Carbamezapine( Tegretol), or Gabapentin (Neu... Read more
  • Is all skin cancer surgery carried out under local anaesthetic or is general anaesthetic sometimes needed? Read more

    Dr. Anshoo Sahota
    Dr. Anshoo Sahota
    Dermatologist
    Almost all skin cancer surgery is carried out under local anaesthesia. General anaesthesia is used if very large procedures are necessary s... Read more
    • 2 experts agree
    • Mr. Jonathan Staiano
    • Mr. Hagen Schumacher
  • Can a rodent ulcer be removed with surgery? Read more

    Mr. Hagen Schumacher
    Mr. Hagen Schumacher
    Plastic surgeon
    Yes. A rodent ulcer (other names: BCC, Basal Cell Cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma) is typically removed with surgery which allows microscopic a... Read more
    • 1 expert agrees
  • I have a mole on my face, between my nose and upper lip. Sometimes hairs grow out of it and I tug them out with tweezers. Is this ok or could it affec... Read more

    Mr. Hagen Schumacher
    Mr. Hagen Schumacher
    Plastic surgeon
    Not typically. Pulling out some hair shouldn't cause a problem. If there was a continuous irritation over a long period of time there could... Read more
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  • What are the signs to look for if someone thinks they might have oral cancer? Read more

    Dr. Richard Lilleker
    Dr. Richard Lilleker
    Dentist
    Simply, anything abnormal that persists for more than three weeks. Specifically, persistant ulcers, red or white patches, or lumps. Remembe... Read more
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    • Dr. Julian Bone

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