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Dr. Keith Roach

Dr. Roach regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but will incorporate them in the column whenever possible. Readers may email questions to ToYourGoodHealth@med.cornell.edu or request an order form of available health newsletters at 628 Virginia Dr., Orlando, FL 32803. Health newsletters may be ordered from www.rbmamall.com.

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DEAR DR. ROACH: I started going through natural menopause in my late 50s. I will be 65 in September. Should I still be having hot flashes? — B.G.

By Dr. Keith Roach May 20, 2019
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I’m an 88-year-old woman whose platelets went into the 500,000 range. I was sent to a hematologist/oncologist, who said it was a bone marrow disease.

By Dr. Keith Roach May 13, 2019
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 77 years old. When I go to a new doctor, there is always that past history form to fill out. I know to include current medications, including OTC and allergies, but how far back should I go?

By Dr. Keith Roach May 6, 2019
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DEAR DR. ROACH: Would you please comment on common or uncommon issues that might be expected in a pregnancy at age 57?

By Dr. Keith Roach April 29, 2019
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My boyfriend recently was diagnosed with an aneurysm. The report says the abdominal aorta is 3.02 cm in largest dimension and recommends screening every six months. Do we need to see a cardiologist for a second opinion? Is there medication to help? -- B.S.

By Dr. Keith Roach April 22, 2019
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband’s doctor is telling him to have his gallbladder removed because sometimes he has pain in his right side.

By Dr. Keith Roach April 15, 2019
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I have seen numerous articles extolling the advantages of eating nuts because they are a good fat. I often have wondered if it matters whether the nuts are raw or roasted.

By Dr. Keith Roach April 8, 2019
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DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently I was diagnosed with FCS (familial chylomicronemia syndrome) by my primary physician.

By Dr. Keith Roach April 5, 2019
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DEAR DR. ROACH: After treatment for prostate cancer (with brachytherapy) at age 69 my husband started self-medicating for pain with alcohol.

By Dr. Keith Roach March 29, 2019
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DEAR DR. ROACH: Is there such a thing as male menopause, with the associated hot flashes?

By Dr. Keith Roach March 26, 2019

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