Saturday, May 31, 2014

DocTalk May 27

The Doctors join me for a good old conversation about things going on in our medical lives.

Dr Shereen Habib, Well Woman Clinic

Dr Sean Petherbridge Keith Nicholl Medical Centre

This week we had a good list of topics and only made it part way through the mix.

Atrial Fibrillation
What's in the office? - pulling broken glass from a foot.
rectal bleeding

1 picking a hospital

2. long term prescriptions

3. drug resistant superbugs

4. Hepb and Hep3

5. what are growing pains

6 friend had a pulled shoulder from lifting and was worried it might be an infection?

7. twitching eyelids?

8. stomach ulcer

9 why do we get burst blood vessels in our eyes?

And here are a few of the questions that came in.

My mum has had benign tumors in her breast that have reduced in size with her weight loss and eating healthier. Now she's found a swollen knot between her breasts - is there a lymfnote there?

Hi Doctors. My count for WBC is never less than 10,000. Do you think I might have some inflammation or infrection of which I am not aware?

I have arrythmia, tachycardia on daily basis(been on betablocker, no change. Done all checks, 2 places. What should i do

Good evening guys! What do u guys think about a sort of wound appearing on the eyelid? Met a doc and tried eyedrops and ointment and its gone after few days..Again reappeared at the same spot..Bit perplexed now doc..Advice pls..Cheers!

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