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Dr. Cynthia A. Shelby-lane, MD

Internist

Dr. Cynthia A Shelby-lane MD is a top Internist in Detroit, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Cynthia A Shelby-lane MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Cynthia A Shelby-lane MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Cynthia A Shelby-lane MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Detroit, MI, Dr. Cynthia A Shelby-lane MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
40 years Experience
Dr. Cynthia A. Shelby-lane, MD
  • Detroit, MI
  • University of Michigan Medical School
  • Accepting new patients

I have a small growth under my breast. Could it be a tumor?

Yes, it could. Follow up with your doctor for further testing including an ultrasound or thermogram or additional tests.

Is my fatigue due to low hemoglobin levels?

Probably and your doctor should be able to give you specific results and info.

What supplements can I take to keep my heart healthy?

Nutritional testing (along with DNA and Gut biome tests) is the best way to personalize your nutritional requirements. General supplements include B vitamins, Vitamin C, coenzyme READ MORE
Nutritional testing (along with DNA and Gut biome tests) is the best way to personalize your nutritional requirements. General supplements include B vitamins, Vitamin C, coenzyme Q 10, D-ribose, and magnesium, just for starters. Specific testing can personalize your needs.

Is it safe to have sex after open heart surgery?

Your cardiac rehab counselor can answer specific questions since they will have your entire medical/surgical history from the heart surgeon/specialist. You may have other health READ MORE
Your cardiac rehab counselor can answer specific questions since they will have your entire medical/surgical history from the heart surgeon/specialist. You may have other health problems that need to be addressed. Please follow up with your heart surgeon and cardiologist.

Does diabetes make one feel very sleepy?

Your diabetes is governed by underlying conditions which were not specified here. Management of diabetes with medication (non-insulin dependent and insulin dependent) is one solution. READ MORE
Your diabetes is governed by underlying conditions which were not specified here. Management of diabetes with medication (non-insulin dependent and insulin dependent) is one solution. Monitoring your labs such as your hgb A1C, fasting insulin, advanced lipid/cholesterol studies, along with other medical conditions, your weight, your diet, and nutritional status are other factors. Side effects of medication should be discussed with your prescribing physician.

My son is unable to pronounce certain words properly. How can we help him?

See an orthodontist and a speech therapist. You need both.

My period came 10 days early. Is this a problem?

Get hormone testing and see your gynecologist for proper testing.

Is there a way to relieve a thrombosed hemorrhoid at home?

You can start with hot sitz baths several times a day, at least three times. Or use a hot compress on the area. Be careful. There are over the counter preparations that may READ MORE
You can start with hot sitz baths several times a day, at least three times. Or use a hot compress on the area. Be careful. There are over the counter preparations that may help reduce the swelling and inflammation.

What is the best treatment for the flu?

Did you see your doctor, to get tested to make sure what flu strain he has? Are there co-existing problems? Flu treatment is usually with a pharmaceutical such as Tamiflu. Multiple READ MORE
Did you see your doctor, to get tested to make sure what flu strain he has? Are there co-existing problems? Flu treatment is usually with a pharmaceutical such as Tamiflu.

Multiple preventative remedies exist, not treatment, including nutritionals such as vitamin D3 and vitamin C, gut and GI detoxifiers and probiotics, immune enhancers, omega three fatty acids, homeopathics, and sleep and plenty of hydration/water/teas. My favorite name brands have not been included.

What should I do when I have irregular heartbeats?

You stated that you have a cardiac arrhythmia. You need testing to evaluate the cause(s) as they may be serious. Lifestyle changes always apply but you need testing with a heart READ MORE
You stated that you have a cardiac arrhythmia. You need testing to evaluate the cause(s) as they may be serious. Lifestyle changes always apply but you need testing with a heart doctor. Please follow up.

Can there be contradictions in diabetes and blood pressure medications?

You can call the pharmacy where she got her drugs/prescriptions filled (since the names are not provided) and they can run a computer check to see if there are any specific drug-drug READ MORE
You can call the pharmacy where she got her drugs/prescriptions filled (since the names are not provided) and they can run a computer check to see if there are any specific drug-drug interactions for the meds she's taking. In addition, you should also ask her doctor to make sure she is on the correct meds.