Category Archives: Medical Advice

Time Taken To Withdraw From Atenolol

Can You Just Quit Atenolol Q: I am a male of 59 years being treated for hypertension at a local government clinic. I have been taking 25mg morning and afternoon of Atenolol for over a year now and my blood pressure has stabilised to 127/60. They have just told me that there will be no […]

Blood Blister on Vaginal Lips

Blood Blister on Vagina Blisters and pimples on the genitals are common. A blood blister is usually due to some infection, it may be herpes or any other STD. So, they require examination by a doctor. Causes of Blisters Beside Herpes In girls who are not sexually active, a clogged sebaceous gland (or a pimple) […]

Post Menopausal Women With Hirsutism and High Testosterone

Hirsutism and Virilizing Signs in Post Menopausal Woman Q: Hello, my name is Dan. My wife, who is 60 years old, suffers from hirsutism with virilizing symptoms. Her testosterone levels are in the male range, and her LH is elevated. DHEA is normal. After a pelvic exam and transvaginal ultrasound, it was determined that she […]

Empty Gestational Sac at 3 Months

Cystic Focus on Side of Gestational Sac Q: Hi, I went for check up with my obs gyne and I have this ultrasound report. “Small, anechoic, cystic focus, right side of the gestational sac with a live embryo. To rule out a second empty and deformed gestational sac.” Is it safe? I am 3 months […]

Managing a Hemorrhagic Corpus Luteum Cyst

Hemorrhagic Corpus Luteum Cyst Q: My wife had a cyst on her uterus. It is 4 cm in size. She took ultrasound scanning from hospital. The report is- right adnexal hemorrhagic corpus luteal cyst. Is it a dangerous one? How can I treat this? -By Kumar Reply: Let us first know what a hemorrhagic corpus […]