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Muscle Strain (Pulled Muscle)

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Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage answers common questions related to Muscle Strain (pulled muscle). 1.    What is a muscle strain and what are the symptoms? 2.    How can I prevent getting a muscle strain? 3.    How can I treat my muscle strain? 4.    When should I get treatment for a muscle ... Read More »

Ask the Doctor- Cellulitis (Skin Infection)

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Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage answers common questions related to cellulitis (skin infection). 1. What is cellulitis and what are the symptoms? 2. Can cellulitis be life-threatening? 3. What is the difference between streptococcus and staphylococcus infections? 4. When do I need to seek medical treatment for cellulitis? 5. What are the treatment options for cellulitis? Read More »

Ask the Doctor- Kidney Stones

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According to the National Kidney Foundation, “lt is thought that one in ten people will have a kidney stone at some time in their lives.” In today’s “Ask the Doctor” series, we get some insight from iTriage’s Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Wayne Guerra, on kidney stones. Watch the video below to have these questions answered: 1. What is a kidney stone and what are its symptoms? 2. Can I prevent getting a kidney stone? 3. What are the treatment options for kidney stones? Read More »

Ask the Doctor- Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

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Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage answers common questions related to urinary tract infections (UTI). 1. What is a UTI, and what are the symptoms? 2. How can I prevent getting a UTI? 3. Does cranberry juice really help prevent getting a UTI? 4. Will a UTI harm my baby if I am pregnant? 5. What are the treatment options for UTIs? Read More »

Ask the Doctor- Dangers of Concussions

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Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage answers common questions related to concussions. What is a concussion? Why are concussions such a big deal now? What are the signs of a concussion? If a parent or coach suspects a concussion, where can the child/adolescent go for treatment? What is the treatment for a concussion? What are some possible long term effects of concussions? How can I help prevent my child/adolescent from getting a concussion? Read More »

Ask the Doctor- Allergies

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Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage answers common questions related to allergies. 1. What are the symptoms of allergies? 2. What causes allergies? 3. What treatment is available for allergies? 4. Why has there been an increase in allergies over the last few decades? 5. When do I need to go to the hospital when I have an allergic reaction? Read More »

Ask the Doctor- Sunburns

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Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage answers common questions related to sunburns. 1. What is sunburn? 2. How often should I apply sunscreen? 3. How can I treat a sunburn? 4. Do minorities need to apply sunscreen? 5. If I do get a sunburn, should I consult a physician? Read More »

Ask the Doctor-Bipolar Disorder

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Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage answers common questions related to Bipolar Disorder. Do you have a medical question you'd like answered? Visit our Facebook page to submit your own health related question. 1. What is bipolar disorder, and who is at greatest risk? 2. Is there a test to tell me if I have, or may inherit, bipolar disorder? 3. Will I be on medication for the rest of my life if I have bipolar disorder? 4. What should I do if someone I know may have bipolar disorder? Read More »

Ask the Doctor: Irritable bowel syndrome

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Dr. Wayne Guerra, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer of iTriage answers common questions related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome. 1. What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? 2. What are the different types of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? 3. What causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? 4. How do stress and diet affect Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Read More »