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Celeste Robb-Nicholson, M.D.

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  1. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. Sometimes I leak a small amount of feces without noticing it. It just appears in my pants. What can I do about this? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Sep; 21(1):2. PMID: 27024699.
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  2. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I've been very unstable on my feet lately. Can tai chi help improve my balance? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Sep; 21(1):2. PMID: 27024698.
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  3. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I am taking pravastatin for high cholesterol, but my numbers are still high. Should I try red yeast rice? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Aug; 20(12):2. PMID: 27024657.
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  4. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. Since I went through menopause, sex has become very painful. I no longer enjoy it. Are there any treatments I can try? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Aug; 20(12):2. PMID: 27024658.
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  5. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. My doctor says I may have too much visceral fat. Why is this a problem and what can I do about it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Jul; 20(11):2. PMID: 24818272.
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  6. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. Instead of tanning outside in the sun, I've been using a sunless tanner. Are sunless tanners safe? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Jul; 20(11):2. PMID: 24818273.
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  7. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. At 65, I have begun to notice tiny threadlike shapes in my vision, which my doctor calls "floaters." Should I be concerned? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Jun; 20(10):2. PMID: 23977703.
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  8. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. An MRI of my knee shows I have a torn medial meniscus and mild osteoarthritis. What treatment options should I consider? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Jun; 20(10):2. PMID: 23977704.
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  9. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. My top blood pressure number is high, and my bottom number is normal. Can a healthier lifestyle lower my blood pressure? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 May; 20(9):2. PMID: 27024501.
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  10. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have bleeding hemorrhoids, and my doctor recommends surgery. How do I know if this is really necessary? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 May; 20(9):2. PMID: 27024500.
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  11. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I'm 52 years old. Should I take glucosamine and chondroitin to relieve my osteoarthritis pain and maintain cartilage? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Apr; 20(8):2. PMID: 23885371.
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  12. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have positional vertigo and use the Epley maneuver for that. Will the Epley maneuver also help my tinnitus? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Apr; 20(8):2. PMID: 23885370.
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  13. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have chronic sinusitis that flares up into an infection a couple of times each year. Do nasal saline washes really help prevent flares? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Mar; 20(7):2. PMID: 23862209.
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  14. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have chronic diarrhea because of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Should I take probiotics? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Mar; 20(7):2. PMID: 23862208.
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  15. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have pain in the ball of my foot, which my doctor thinks is caused by a Morton's neuroma. How did I get this and what can I do about it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Feb; 20(6):2. PMID: 27024523.
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  16. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. My cholesterol is normal, but my triglyceride level is high. Should I be concerned? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Feb; 20(6):2. PMID: 27024522.
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  17. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. Is it true that women are more susceptible than men to the effects of alcohol, and if so, why is this? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Jan; 20(5):2. PMID: 23757786.
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  18. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. My dermatologist is recommending Mohs surgery to remove a basal cell cancer on my nose. What does this involve? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2013 Jan; 20(5):2. PMID: 23757785.
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  19. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. What can you tell me about cluster calcifications in the breast? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Dec; 20(4):2. PMID: 23342666.
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  20. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have frequent migraine headaches. Does this increase my risk of memory loss or dementia? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Dec; 20(4):2. PMID: 23346612.
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  21. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. Recently my eyes have been more sensitive and irritated, and it's uncomfortable to wear my contact lenses. My eye doctor says I have dry eyes and advises artificial tears. Is there anything else I should do? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Nov; 20(3):2. PMID: 23326905.
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  22. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have itching near my vagina, which my doctor says is due to lichen sclerosus. What can you tell me about this condition? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Nov; 20(3):2. PMID: 23326906.
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  23. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and want to try using a light box. Should I be concerned about damage to my eyes? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Oct; 20(2):2. PMID: 23193631.
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  24. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have urinary incontinence and have heard bladder training might help. Could it stave off surgery? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Oct; 20(2):2. PMID: 23193630.
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  25. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have high blood pressure. Is it worth it to buy a blood pressure monitor to check my pressure at home? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Sep; 20(1):2. PMID: 23035322.
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  26. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I often fly on business from Chicago to Europe. Do you have any tips for managing jet lag? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Sep; 20(1):2. PMID: 23035323.
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  27. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I am 70 and have had all the usual childhood diseases and shots. What immunizations do I need now? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Aug; 19(12):2. PMID: 23038829.
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  28. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have hyperthyroidism and my doctor wants me to undergo radioactive iodine treatment. Its seems a bit scary. Must I do it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Aug; 19(12):2. PMID: 23038828.
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  29. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. During a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate uterine fibroids, a radiologist found a cyst in one of my kidneys. Should I be concerned about kidney cancer? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Jul; 19(11):2. PMID: 27024455.
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  30. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I am 65 and recently developed a yeast infection. Aren't these infections unusual in postmenopausal women? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Jul; 19(11):2. PMID: 27024456.
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  31. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. In the January issue, you recommended the Harvard Healthy Eating Plate, which includes only one to two servings of dairy a day. Don't we need more than that to get enough calcium? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 May; 19(9):8. PMID: 22928206.
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  32. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I've seen advertisements for mangosteen juice claiming it has lots of antioxidants and health benefits, including anticancer effects. Is there any truth to this? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 May; 19(9):7. PMID: 22928204.
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  33. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I like to look tanned, but I'm somewhat fair-skinned and can't be in the sun much. Are self-tanning lotions and sprays a good idea? Are they safe? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 May; 19(9):7-8. PMID: 22928205.
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  34. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I had pain and some bleeding during bowel movements. My doctor says it's an anal fissure. What is that, and what's the best way to treat it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Apr; 19(8):8. PMID: 22649811.
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  35. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I recently switched from Prilosec to its generic form omeprazole, and it doesn't relieve my heartburn as well as Prilosec. Aren't generics supposed to be the same as the brand-name drugs? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Apr; 19(8):8. PMID: 22649812.
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  36. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have a Baker's cyst in my right knee. It has been drained twice and recurred. Are there any other treatments for it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Mar; 19(7):8. PMID: 22550735.
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  37. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have varicose veins and would like to get rid of them. Could that lead to venous insufficiency? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Feb; 19(6):8. PMID: 27024391.
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  38. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have Dupuytren's contracture in both hands. I've had "needle" surgery in one hand, and the fingers straightened. But they seem to want to contract again. What can I do? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Jan; 19(5):7. PMID: 22396989.
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  39. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I'm 64 and have been diagnosed with uveitis in my right eye. What causes it, and what is the best treatment for it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Jan; 19(5):8. PMID: 22396991.
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  40. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. Ten years ago, I had uterine artery embolization to get rid of uterine fibroids. How long do the plastic particles they inject into the arteries stay in the body? Do they dissolve? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2012 Jan; 19(5):7. PMID: 22396990.
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  41. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. Should I have my magnesium level checked regularly to make sure I'm getting enough for my bones? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Dec; 19(4):8. PMID: 27024315.
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  42. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. Do vaginal estrogens that are used for vaginal dryness have the same risks as estrogen taken orally or by skin patch? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Dec; 19(4):8. PMID: 27024316.
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  43. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I'm looking for information on Prolia and Reclast as alternatives to Boniva. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Nov; 19(3):8. PMID: 22276325.
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  44. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I'm 75 years old and healthy. My doctor is still recommending annual Pap tests for me. I have no history of any problems in this area and have had normal Pap tests for years. Is this necessary at my age? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Oct; 19(2):8. PMID: 22132442.
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  45. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have pain from osteoarthritis in both knees. I'm curious about the cream made from a substance in hot peppers. How does it relieve pain? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Oct; 19(2):8. PMID: 22132441.
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  46. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I'm 70 and in good health. My cholesterol levels a re normal. Lately, I've started to get little yellow deposits on my eyelids, which I'm told are xanthelasma. What causes these, and how can I get rid of them? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Aug; 18(12):8. PMID: 27024206.
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  47. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. My hair's been thinning. Could it be due to simvastatin, which I started taking several months ago? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Jul; 18(11):8. PMID: 27024117.
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  48. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. When you talk about breast cancer screening, why don't you mention thermography? I've been using it for several years instead of mammography, which uses radiation. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Jul; 18(11):8. PMID: 27024116.
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  49. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I enjoyed your February 2011 article on diverticular disease and the fiber content of various foods. However, could you make some distinctions between soluble and insoluble fiber? Some fiber makes me feel very bloated. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Jun; 18(10):8. PMID: 27024141.
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  50. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I recently developed a craving to chew on several ice cubes a day. What causes this? Is it unhealthy? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Apr; 18(8):8. PMID: 21548173.
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  51. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I'm 50 years old and have never had an HPV test. Do I need one as part of my health screening? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Apr; 18(8):8. PMID: 21544976.
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  52. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I recently had a right hip replacement and my doctor says I'm now ready to use a cane. Do you have any recommendations about the best way to use it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Mar; 18(7):8. PMID: 21526529.
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  53. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. What do you know about taking extra folic acid to boost the immune system? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Feb; 18(6):8. PMID: 27024072.
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  54. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. In your September article about blepharitis, you didn't say anything about the best way to remove eye makeup. Are oil-based products bad for this condition? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Feb; 18(6):8. PMID: 27024073.
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  55. Robb-Nicholson C. Ask the doctor. I have osteoporosis and a recent spine fracture. I hear there's a minor surgical procedure that can fix the fracture. Can you tell me anything about it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2011 Jan; 18(5):8. PMID: 21305753.
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  56. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've been diagnosed as having chilblains in the fingers on both hands. What causes chilblains? Is there a cure? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Dec; 18(4):8. PMID: 21275088.
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  57. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I keep hearing that aspirin can help prevent colon cancer, but I have no idea how much I should take. Can you help? I've had adenomatous polyps in the past. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Dec; 18(4):8. PMID: 21268798.
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  58. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. How much protein do I need every day? Does it matter what kind I eat? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Nov; 18(3):8. PMID: 21140555.
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  59. Robb-Nicholson C. A doctor talks about radiation risk from medical imaging. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Oct; 18(2):4-5. PMID: 21268315.
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  60. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've been advised not to take my statin drug, simvastatin, with grapefruit juice. But is it safe to take the medication at night and then drink grapefruit juice in the morning? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Oct; 18(2):8. PMID: 21268318.
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  61. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I suffer from blepharitis and have tried many medications, but the condition always returns. How can I cure it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Sep; 18(1):8. PMID: 20960705.
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  62. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Is it true that cataracts are made of calcium? Can I do anything to avoid getting a cataract? What about diet? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Jul; 17(11):8. PMID: 20684081.
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  63. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Last August you wrote about platelet-rich plasma therapy for chronic tendon problems. Has there been any news since then? I ask because I'm thinking about it for my tennis elbow. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Jun; 17(10):8. PMID: 20687237.
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  64. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. A relative in Australia was told to take krill oil capsules, which are advertised as better for heart health than fish oil. What's your opinion? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Jun; 17(10):8. PMID: 20684076.
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  65. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. From time to time, my eyelids twitch. What causes this, and is there anything I can do about it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 May; 17(9):8. PMID: 20597142.
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  66. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've been trying to lose weight for a long time and nothing seems to work. What do you know about the HCG diet? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 May; 17(9):8. PMID: 20593560.
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  67. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've tried a lot of things for a fungal infection in one of my toenails, but it just won't go away. What do you know about a new treatment that uses laser? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Apr; 17(8):8. PMID: 20506605.
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  68. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm 79 years old and have been taking 3,000 mg of vitamin C a day for years. I'm now uneasy about taking this amount and plan to cut back to 1,000 mg daily. Is this the right dose? Will my body be startled by the abrupt change? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Mar; 17(7):8. PMID: 20480971.
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  69. Robb-Nicholson C. A doctor talks about screening mammography. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Feb; 17(6):4-5. PMID: 20429119.
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  70. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've had pain and burning near the entrance to my vagina for a long time. My doctor says it's probably vulvodynia. What can you tell me about this condition? How is it treated? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Feb; 17(6):8. PMID: 20429122.
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  71. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. On the basis of a blood test, my doctor wants me to take high doses of vitamin D for three months. I hear there are wide variations among laboratories performing these tests. Should I trust my first results, or take the test again? What are the risks of taking high doses of vitamin D? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Jan; 17(5):7-8. PMID: 20222178.
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  72. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've heard that club soda, seltzer water, and sparkling mineral waters rob the bones of calcium? Is this true? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2010 Jan; 17(5):8. PMID: 20217962.
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  73. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. A friend was recently diagnosed with whooping cough. Her doctor told her that everyone, no matter what age, should be vaccinated for the disease every 10 years. Is that true? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Dec; 17(4):7. PMID: 20091932.
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  74. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I developed a hoarse voice and annoying phlegm in my throat and was surprised to learn that the cause was acid reflux. I've never had heartburn, so I don't know how this could have happened. Can you explain? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Dec; 17(4):8. PMID: 20088090.
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  75. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. The "Women's Health Initiative" found that hormone therapy wasn't helpful for avoiding dementia; there was some suggestion that it might even cause cognitive problems. Am I at risk for dementia by continuing hormone therapy? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Nov; 17(3):8. PMID: 20069743.
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  76. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. What do you think about using inversion tables to relieve back pain? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Nov; 17(3):8. PMID: 20073091.
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  77. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I have stress urinary incontinence and don't want to have surgery. What can you tell me about Renessa? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Oct; 17(2):8. PMID: 19998555.
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  78. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Fifteen years ago, I had surgery for a torn meniscus and was told I had arthritis. I'm now 79, and my knee hurts most days, though I still exercise daily on a stationary bike. I hate to take pills. Should I consider a knee replacement? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Oct; 17(2):8. PMID: 20050078.
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  79. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Does tanning in a tanning bed cause less damage than natural sunlight? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Sep; 17(1):8. PMID: 19928632.
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  80. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. What's your professional opinion of platelet-rich plasma therapy for soft tissue injuries? Is it safe for older adults? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Aug; 16(12):8. PMID: 19824181.
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  81. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. What exactly happens when I eat something cold and get an ice-cream headache? Is it harmful in any way? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Aug; 16(12):8. PMID: 19810282.
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  82. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've been diagnosed with pseudogout, which I understand is caused by a buildup of calcium crystals in the joints. Should I be concerned about taking a calcium supplement? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Jul; 16(11):8. PMID: 19777676.
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  83. Robb-Nicholson C. What are the pros and cons of taking peppermint oil? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Jul; 16(11):8. PMID: 19780207.
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  84. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm 61 and recently began to have a vaginal discharge. It's not itchy, but sexual intercourse is painful. My doctor diagnosed it as strep B vaginitis and prescribed amoxicillin, which helped. But the discharge returned within a week. What do you recommend? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Jun; 16(10):8. PMID: 19673145.
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  85. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm 69 and have taking Fosamax for 10 years. My doctor has approved a "drug holiday," provided we use a CTX test to monitor my bones. Can you explain? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 May; 16(9):8. PMID: 19554747.
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  86. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. You recently wrote about weak, brittle fingernails with longitudinal ridges. I have strong nails and horizontal ridges. What causes this, and what can I do about it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Apr; 16(8):8. PMID: 19472516.
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  87. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm 78. I had breast cancer nine years ago and have been taking Arimidex for six years. I have pain and some bleeding after intercourse, despite using Astroglide. My gynecologist prescribed vaginal estrogen cream. Is that safe for me? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Apr; 16(8):8. PMID: 19475708.
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  88. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Do I need to take antibiotics before dental cleanings and other procedures to prevent infection in my hip prosthesis? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Mar; 16(7):8. PMID: 19402240.
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  89. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I have healthy cholesterol levels, but a high triglyceride level. What are triglycerides, and how dangerous is it to have high levels? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Mar; 16(7):8. PMID: 19405166.
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  90. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. How often should a healthy 55-year-old woman have a colonoscopy? Do the benefits outweigh the risk of complications, such as bowel perforation? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2009 Jan; 16(5):8. PMID: 19244664.
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  91. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Is there an age when a woman no longer needs a Pap smear? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Dec; 16(4):8. PMID: 19125456.
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  92. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm 80 and suffer from an overactive bladder that hasn't responded to the usual treatments. My urologist is recommending an Interstim neuromodulator. What are the pros and cons of this therapy? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Nov; 16(3):8. PMID: 19043860.
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  93. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Recently, I had a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate uterine fibroids. During the procedure, the radiologist found a cyst in one of my kidneys. Should I be concerned about kidney cancer? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Oct; 16(2):8. PMID: 19051428.
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  94. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've heard that red yeast rice can help lower cholesterol. What can you tell me about its effectiveness and safety? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Oct; 16(2):8. PMID: 19054849.
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  95. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I have small white bumps on my eyelids, which drive me crazy. They don't hurt, but they look awful. I've been told they're Meibomian cysts and that the only solution is surgery. What is your take on this? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Sep; 16(1):8. PMID: 18807632.
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  96. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've seen a lot of Internet ads for Hoodia, a natural supplement that suppresses your appetite. What do you know about it? Does it work, is it safe? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Aug; 15(12):8. PMID: 19115502.
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  97. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. What UVA-blocking ingredients should I look for in a sunscreen? And does a higher SPF rating mean greater UVA protection? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Aug; 15(12):8. PMID: 19117073.
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  98. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. My ophthalmologist says I have drusen scattered over the macula in both eyes and wants to check them every nine months. Could you say something about what drusen are and what they mean? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Jul; 15(11):8. PMID: 18822520.
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  99. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. For healthy omega-3 fats we hear so much about, which is better--ground flax seed or fish oil capsules? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Jun; 15(10):8. PMID: 18856001.
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  100. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've been getting cortisone injections in my knee for osteoarthritis every four months. What are the possible side effects, and how long can I continue this? I'm a strong 81-year old. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Jun; 15(10):8. PMID: 18853520.
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  101. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. What can you tell me about coronary calcium scores and overall heart health? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 May; 15(9):8. PMID: 18700292.
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  102. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm 26 and positive for HPV. Is there any point in my getting the new HPV vaccine? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2008 Mar; 15(7):8. PMID: 27023956.
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  103. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I take Fosamax with vitamin D and a multivitamin that contains vitamin D. Now I see my calcium tablets also have vitamin D in them. Am I getting too much of this vitamin? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Nov; 15(3):8. PMID: 18225331.
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  104. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. My doctor prescribed a low-dose vaginal estrogen cream, applied twice a week, for atrophic vaginitis. I've heard this dose is so low that it carries no health risk. Do you agree? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Nov; 15(3):7. PMID: 18225330.
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  105. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. This year I've had four urinary tract infections. Each cleared up with antibiotic treatment. Now, my doctor is prescribing a prophylactic antibiotic, Bactrim 400/80, that I'm supposed to take every day. Are there long-term risks in this? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Oct; 15(2):7-8. PMID: 18246598.
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  106. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I was surprised to see an ad in one of my cooking magazines promoting palm oil as a healthy fat. I thought it was supposed to be really bad for you. What's the story? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Oct; 15(2):7. PMID: 18240444.
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  107. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm 67 and had shingles four years ago. Am I immune to it now? If not, should I get the new shingles vaccine? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Oct; 15(2):8. PMID: 18240445.
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  108. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. If I want to lower my blood pressure, how much salt can I afford to take? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Aug; 14(12):8. PMID: 17722358.
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  109. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. What can you tell me about the mineral strontium, which is advertised for treating osteoporosis? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Aug; 14(12):7. PMID: 17722357.
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  110. Robb-Nicholson C. A doctor talks about HPV vaccination. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Aug; 14(12):1-2. PMID: 17726760.
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  111. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Should I supplement my diet with Ambrotose? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Jul; 14(11):8. PMID: 17663066.
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  112. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Should I take an intravenous drug for osteoporosis? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Jul; 14(11):8. PMID: 17665505.
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  113. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Should I switch from tamoxifen to an aromatase inhibitor? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Jun; 14(10):8. PMID: 18018318.
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  114. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I have white skin patches on both hands. My doctor says it's vitiligo. What causes this, and how can I treat it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 May; 14(9):8. PMID: 17514822.
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  115. Robb-Nicholson C. A doctor talks about the periodic health exam. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 May; 14(9):1-2. PMID: 17523215.
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  116. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm a healthy 65-year-old woman and just had my first bone density test. How often do I need to have it repeated? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Apr; 14(8):8. PMID: 17441267.
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  117. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I heard that taking a proton-pump inhibitor could cause hip fractures. I've been taking 20 mg of Prilosec every day for a year. Should I be concerned? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Mar; 14(7):8. PMID: 17396273.
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  118. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. For years, I was plagued by cold sores and took antiviral drugs to treat the outbreaks. But at a friend's suggestion, I started taking lysine every day, and it seems to prevent them altogether. What do you know about this supplement? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Mar; 14(7):8. PMID: 17393593.
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  119. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I understand that NSAID patches are used in Europe to treat some kinds of arthritis. Are they available in the United States? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Feb; 14(6):8. PMID: 17330341.
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  120. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. What kind of radiation causes thyroid cancer? What about microwave ovens and dental x-rays? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Feb; 14(6):8. PMID: 17338029.
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  121. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I recently switched from Prilosec to its generic form, omeprazole. The generic form doesn't give me as much relief from heartburn as Prilosec does. Aren't generics supposed to be the same as the brand-name drugs? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2007 Jan; 14(5):8. PMID: 17304701.
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  122. Robb-Nicholson C. A doctor talks about working with a hospitalist. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Dec; 14(4):6. PMID: 17301988.
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  123. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm 60 and have osteoporosis. My doctor is recommending Fosamax, but I'm concerned about jawbone problems. Are there any other drugs I can take? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Dec; 14(4):8. PMID: 17299880.
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  124. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Does post-herpetic neuralgia raise C-reactive protein? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Nov; 14(3):8. PMID: 17230628.
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  125. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I read that spirulina is the next wonder vitamin. What can you tell me about it? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Nov; 14(3):8. PMID: 17228442.
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  126. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'd like to keep the tanned look I got during summer vacation. Are self-tanning lotions and sprays a good idea? Are they safe to use? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Oct; 14(2):8. PMID: 17171809.
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  127. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. A family friend just started smoking again. He doesn't smoke while my young daughter and I are there, but his house is saturated with the smell. Is this secondhand smoke? Should I be concerned? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Oct; 14(2):8. PMID: 17167897.
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  128. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm hearing more and more about deterioration of the jawbone associated with bisphosphonate drugs. I've been taking Fosamax for over six years for osteoporosis. What should I do? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Sep; 14(1):8. PMID: 17136796.
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  129. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I'm 48 years old, and 26 years ago I had a cone biopsy after an abnormal Pap test. Since then, all my Pap tests have been normal. But for the past three years, scar tissue has made it difficult for my gynecologist to get adequate cells. What do I do about Pap smears now? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Aug; 13(12):8. PMID: 17117509.
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  130. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I was vaccinated against Lyme disease in 2000. Do I still need to be careful about tick bites? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Aug; 13(12):8. PMID: 17120334.
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  131. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. I've been taking Prilosec for over a year for GERD. Recently, I read that long-term use of proton pump inhibitors increases the risk of certain gastric cancers. Your opinion? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Jul; 13(11):8. PMID: 16869030.
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  132. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Pomegranate juice is supposed to be a health food, but I've heard that it can interfere with some medications, the way grapefruit juice can. I take Lipitor and wonder if I should be concerned. Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Jul; 13(11):8. PMID: 16862703.
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  133. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. What can I do about osteoarthritis of the knee? For several months, I've been taking a glucosamine/chondroitin supplement, but I still get painful flare-ups. Do these supplements really work? What else can I do to ease the pain? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Jun; 13(10):8. PMID: 16841385.
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  134. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. In your December 2005 article on lung cancer, you mention "certain other airborne substances" as risk factors. What about mold spores? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 May; 13(9):8. PMID: 16700095.
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  135. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. My mother and I have a friendly disagreement about fats for baking cookies. I say shortening is the unhealthiest because of its high trans fat content; my mother says butter or lard is worse. What's the verdict? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 May; 13(9):8. PMID: 16696137.
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  136. Robb-Nicholson C. Real-life answers. Newsweek. 2006 Apr 24; 147(17):85-6. PMID: 16669544.
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  137. Robb-Nicholson C. By the way, doctor. Recently, I read about a new vaccine against cancer of the cervix. Is this something I should consider? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2006 Apr; 13(8):8. PMID: 16680842.