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ANTHONY KOMAROFF

Dr. Anthony L. Komaroff is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. To send questions, go to AskDoctorK.com, or write: Ask Doctor K, 10 Shattuck St., Second Floor, Boston, MA 02115.

Articles by ANTHONY KOMAROFF

ASK DR. K: Lung surgery a last option ASK DR. K: Lung surgery a last option
5 days ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: My mother has severe emphysema. Medication and oxygen therapy aren’t helping much anymore. Are there any good surgical options? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Some changes aren't aging ASK DR. K: Some changes aren't aging
3 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: Every time I complain about a new medical issue, my husband says, “You’re 84. What do you expect?” How do I know if my complaints are just a consequence of aging or if there’s an actual problem? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Helping pain with different therapies ASK DR. K: Helping pain with different therapies
4 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have been in pain since a car accident a few years ago. [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Is cancer caused by bad luck? ASK DR. K: Is cancer caused by bad luck?
6 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: A while back, you commented on a study that said getting cancer was mainly caused by bad luck. You said you thought the study was wrong. Then recently, I heard that another study agreed with you. Can you explain? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Aggressive immune response to bacteria can lead to sepsis ASK DR. K: Aggressive immune response to bacteria can lead to sepsis
7 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: My father had routine surgery. Soon after, he developed something called sepsis that almost killed him. He’s OK now, but I’d like to understand what happened to him. [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Tools can help arthritic hands perform daily tasks ASK DR. K: Tools can help arthritic hands perform daily tasks
8 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: Age and arthritis have done a number on my hands. I’d like to continue cooking, eating and dressing independently, but it’s getting harder. Any advice? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Various ways to treat hot flashes ASK DR. K: Various ways to treat hot flashes
9 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m afraid to take hormone therapy for my menopausal hot flashes. Are there any natural remedies that work? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Diabetics need annual eye exam ASK DR. K: Diabetics need annual eye exam
20 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. My doctor says I need to have lots of other doctor appointments as a result, including seeing the eye doctor. Can you explain how diabetes affects vision? [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Flu shots necessary for kids ASK DR. K: Flu shots necessary for kids
22 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: I know my child is supposed to get a flu shot each year. [Read More]
ASK DR. K: Prevent painful tooth decay by daily brushing, flossing ASK DR. K: Prevent painful tooth decay by daily brushing, flossing
35 weeks ago - - ANTHONY KOMAROFF
DEAR DOCTOR K: What is tooth decay, and how does it happen? [Read More]
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