My father was diagnosed with Parkinson's last year. His medication controls the tremors, but when he forgets his pills, he shuffles and suffers. Would deep brain stimulation zap his disease?

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My father was diagnosed with Parkinson's last year. His medication controls the tremors, but when he forgets his pills, he shuffles and suffers... Read more

My girlfriend wants me to get tested for HIV before we go to the "next level." Can I just lie to her? What about other sexually transmitted infections?

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My girlfriend wants me to get tested for HIV before we go to the "next level." Can I just lie to her? What about other sexually transmitted... Read more

I have these white splotches all over my face. My mom is concerned it's the beginning of skin cancer. Is there anything else it could be? Is my condition permanent?

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I have these white splotches all over my face. My mom is concerned it's the beginning of skin cancer, and my girlfriend says she doesn't ... Read more

When I wake up, my stomach is bloated and full of gas. The gas I pass is loud and long, and embarrassing, but it hurts if I hold it in. What can I do about it?

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When I wake up, my stomach is bloated and full of gas. The gas I pass is loud and long, and embarrassing, but it hurts if I hold it in. What... Read more

I'm a teen and while playing basketball I felt sharp pains in my scrotum that wouldn't go away. What could it be?

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I'm a teen and while playing basketball I felt sharp pains in my scrotum that wouldn't go away. What could it be? Dr. T. Ernesto Figueroa... Read more

I snore like a freight train every night, or so says my wife of 50 years. She's concerned I have sleep apnea. Should I see a doctor about it?

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I snore like a freight train every night, or so says my wife of 50 years. She's concerned I have sleep apnea. Should I see a doctor about... Read more

I've noticed a change in my stool. Is this serious? Do I need to do anything about it?

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My feces have been looking like charred kabob ever since Monday. I'm a 60-year-old man, and I've never had this problem before. Is this... Read more

My husband said he experienced pain in his penis when he ejaculated the other night during sex. When should he go see a doctor about it?

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My husband said he experienced pain in his penis when he ejaculated the other night during sex. What are some possible explanations? When should... Read more