Wednesday House Call,  May 30, 2018

Wednesday House Call,  May 30, 2018

Dr Barry Dworkin joins Brian Lilley to discuss the latest health stories of the week.

Today:

No one wants to talk about health care during election.

Your calls:

  • Workup for extreme fatigue.
  • A woman who received Zostavax 6 years ago is wondering whether she should get the new vaccine to prevent shingles called Shingrix
  • Common causes of pain in the legs In an 8-year-old boy
  • Chronic urinary tract infections in a woman with Parkinson’s disease. What is the appropriate antibiotic prophylaxis if the antibiotic fails? What should she do?
  • A man who had open-heart surgery hurts his neck and shoulder. He wonders if this is linked to the surgery.
  • A man who is in the process of quitting smoking. He has switched to vaping and wonders which of the two is the lesser risk, cigarette smoking versus the use of a vapor device.
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