Answered by Dr. Mohammad Rajja

Answered by Dr. Mohammad Rajja

My father's left foot is swollen for the past few days. Is there any problem with his blood report?

Hello doctor,

My father has swelling in his left foot, and I would like to check his blood test if they are normal. Please help.

31 Jan 2024 - 1 min read

Can I have rashes on my legs and arms due to bed bugs?

Hi doctor,

I have rashes for a couple of days and it seems to be itchy. It appeared first on the lower back of my legs. Then, it got spread on my legs and arms. I am not sure whether it is due to allergy or dust mites or bed bugs.

14 Jan 2024 - 1 min read

My brother is suffering from acute anxiety and high homocysteine level. Is it fine to start Zoloft?

Hello doctor,

My brother aged 52 years suffering from acute anxiety and fear since two weeks with homocysteine level more than 50 umol/L and IgE 122 IU/ml (other blood, urine pararmeters, and hormones are normal). He would like to start Zoloft 50 mg daily for two to three weeks. Is this fine?

01 Jan 2024 - 1 min read

I have symptoms of weakened immune system with negative HIV test. Why?

Hello doctor,

I am a 51-year-old male. My health problems started in March 2019, continuously till now. Until then, I was in great shape, with a natural diet and physical activities. Then I suddenly felt sick, like something acute for two weeks. On blood analysis, no disease was found, but the WBC was slightly below the rank.

Because of the symptoms, I did an HIV test, several times, although I have not had any body contact or relationships for more than two years and I do not use drugs. I am also not married. The tests were negative. But I still have symptoms similar to a weakened immune system.

My symptoms are loss of body weight in the first two months, strange weakness of the organism, especially in the legs, from the beginning until now, around 14 months, burning in the feet, changes on all nails of both hands (Beau's lines) for the past one year.

Oral thrush, continuously from September 2019 until now, candida albicans in the mouth from September 2019 until now, and swollen glands in the neck for the past three months.

What is your opinion on what could be the cause of a weakened immune system? How could I continue further examinations in order to find a diagnosis?

I am currently on Fluconazole and Nystatin.

21 Dec 2023 - 1 min read

I get recurrent attacks of GERD with a bitter taste in mouth. Is this due to stress?

Hi doctor,

I am a 55-year-old female. I have GERD and had a bad attack in the first week of June. Shortness of breath and feels like vomiting. I treated that with tums. I can only eat oatmeal and hard-boiled eggs. After two weeks, it gets a little better and eats a little food besides oatmeal and egg. Then two days ago, after eating empanada, I felt heaviness again on my stomach. During the June attack, there are days I am having a bitter taste, maybe because I am not eating? What should I do now? I do not like to go through the process again. Can this be cured? Does stress add to this condition? I can still work and do household chores. Please help me with what to take?

21 Dec 2023 - 1 min read

Dr. Mohammad Rajja
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MBBS., MD INTERNAL MEDICINE

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