Category Archives: Infectious Diseases

Recommendation for sarcoidosis?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, I am in my early fifties and have recently been diagnosed with sarcoidosis. I am experiencing tiredness and achy joints. I am also post-menopausal with frequent hot flashes. Can you recommend what to do for my condition? A: There are many causes for sarcoidosis, including viral infections, toxic substances, and autoimmune…

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Traditional Chinese medicine for MRSA?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, I have been suffering from MRSA for seven months. I have been on antibiotics, but they overwork my immune system without any results; I’m still having frequent MRSA outbreaks. Do you have any suggestions from traditional Chinese medicine that could help? A: MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus) is a serious condition. I…

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