Medical Question of the Day- 31

A 40-year-old man with a long history of intravenous drug addiction presents to the emergency room complaining of fever, anorexia, malaise, shortness of breath, cough and chest pain for 2 days.  On physical examination, temperature is 102.7 F, Pulse is 110/min. and blood pressure is 110/66. Irregular erythematous nodules are seen on his hands and … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- 415

A 23-year-old woman presents to the clinic with a complaint of pain in her left breast since last night. She is breastfeeding her 1-week-old girl. On examination, her temperature is 99.8 F, her pulse is 88/min. and her blood pressure is 120/80. Local examination of the left breast reveals a localized soft tender 1-inch area. … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 2 CK- 414

A 57-year-old woman presents to the clinic with a complaint of abnormal uterine bleeding. A biopsy is taken for evaluation of endometrial cancer. At which stage endometrial cancer is often diagnosed? A- I B- II C- III D- VI Answer Endometrial cancer is often diagnosed at early stage due to abnormal vaginal bleeding which prompts … Read more

Medical Question of the Day- 30

A 22-year-old man visits the clinic for evaluation of fever, headache and dry cough for 7 days. His medical history is unremarkable and he takes no medications. He had no previous similar episodes. On examination, temperature is 101.3 F, pulse is 88/min. and blood pressure is 100/60 mmHg. On auscultation, his lungs are clear bilaterally. … Read more

Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- 257

A 54-year-old woman with a history of hypothyroidism, hypertension, depression and joint pains develops fatigue, facial rash, headaches, dizziness, confusion, diarrhea and personality changes. She takes levothyroxine, hydralazine, amitriptyline and ibuprofen. Which of these drugs is most likely responsible for this patient new symptom? A- Levothyroxine B- Hydralazine C- Amitriptyline D- Ibuprofen Answer This patient … Read more