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  3. @tokkokking  No. There is no evidence that suggests that COVID vaccination affects Male or Female Fertility. Kindly refer to the link below. Hope this helps.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/health-56012529#:~:text=Claims%20on%20social%20media%20that,bodies%20to%20attack%20the%20placenta.
    Dr. Yan Y T
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  6. Dear @Goldenwhiskey  The pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 Vaccine is not recommended for patients with a history of anaphylaxis or severe allergies as well as severe drug reactions. You might wish to discuss your suitability for the vaccination with the healthcare team administering the vaccine prior to receiving it. Hope this helps.
    Dr. Yan Y T
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  9. Dear @Fit-me7 The pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 Vaccine is not recommended for patients with a history of anaphylaxis or severe allergies as well as severe drug reactions. You might wish to discuss the degree of your allergy and your suitability for the vaccination with the healthcare team administering the vaccine prior to receiving it. Hope this helps.
    Dr. Yan Y T
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  11. Hi

    It is common to lose range of the shoulder or the neck (cervical spine) after a sprain injury due to muscular spasm, pain or tightness. 

    It will be advisable to have an orthopaedic surgeon evaluate you by way of clinical examination to ascertain if the problem is with the shoulder or the cervical spine. The loss of strength and inability to raise your arm above shoulder level seems to point to a rotator cuff injury. If there was a suspicion of rotator cuff injury or tear, or a slipped disc of the cervical spine, a MRI scan of the affected region would be highly recommended. 

    These issues can be addressed with analgesia and physiotherapy. If the scans reveal a rotator cuff tear or a significant nerve compression from a slipped disc - only then is surgery advised. 
    Dr. Ramesh S
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  13. Dear @Siti I do not forsee any added risk for you with regards to receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. You may continue your daily anti histamines before and after receiving the vaccination. Hope this helps.
    Dr. Yan Y T
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  15. It's been 3 years since the surgery. If there is pain and crepitus, you should get an Xray and MRI of the wrist to evaluate the current situation. 
    Dr. Ramesh S
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  17. Dear @Kelvin_tan Kindly note that he is advised to take his covid-19 vaccination at least 2 weeks after his influenza and pneumococcal vaccine today. Hope this helps you in scheduling his vaccination appt.
    Dr. Yan Y T
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  19. Dear @ThankYou. Kindly note that HPV vaccination is recommended prior to any sexual interactions. You are right to point out that the risk of acquiring HPV is much lower if both partners are each other's " only partner for life". However no one can be 100% certain of their future and hence it is still advisable for patients to undergo HPV vaccination before sexually active. Hope this helps.
    Dr. Yan Y T
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  22. Dear @nomanmarsuni Your mother belongs to the high risk group as she is elderly and has chronic conditions like diabetes. She will have poorer outcome in the unfortunate event if she contracts covid-19. 

    It is recommended that she undergoes the covid-19 vaccination. However the vaccination center will definitely check on her medical and medication history thoroughly to ensure that she is suitable for vaccination before proceeding. You may wish to proceed to book her Covid-19 vaccination. 

    Please be reminded to press on her vaccination site longer as she is on blood thinners, to prevent a big bruise on the injection site. Hope this helps.
    Dr. Yan Y T
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  24. Hi Jsmum,
    Thanks for sharing this interesting case. Lesser toe deformities in children can be quite common as they grow. Deviation of the toe is usually referred to as curly toe deformities and typically get better as the child grows and wears more closed shoes. Of course, it is important to exclude other causes like a local growth pushing the toe out or a fracture. If the pain from rubbing on the deviated toe is causing more pain, I would suggest consultation with a foot & ankle specialist. 
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  27. Dear @JohnnyDoe  Prolonged PR interval might suggest first degree heart block.  Generally treatment is not required for first-degree heart block unless PR interval is extremely prolonged(>400 ms) or rapidly evolving. Cardiac Pacing might be required for extremely prolonged PR interval. You might wish to consult a cardiologist who might recommend further investigations such as 24 hours holter monitoring or threadmill test. Hope this helps.


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  29. Dear @leonida_hegmann There appears to be a displaced fracture of the right clavicle. You should have a discussion with the orthopedics surgeon managing your mother and discuss surgical and non surgical options. You can check with them how long her recovery is likely to take and optimise her sugar control before, during and after surgery. Hope this helps.
    Dr. Yan Y T