Dr. Siegel ‘confident’ Biden’s in good wellbeing

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Fox Information contributor Dr. Marc Siegel said he was “self-assured” that President Biden is in fantastic wellness, even with new concerns about the president’s raspy voice.

“I imagine that regular screening of the president is a quite great notion,” Siegel explained to Fox News, adding he would hope the president was tested consistently subsequent signs of upper respiratory congestion.  

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The president’s doctor, Kevin O’Connor, stated in a memo Friday that Biden experienced been tested for 19 typical respiratory pathogens that integrated influenza and streptococcus.

“All of these assessments were damaging,” O’Connor mentioned, introducing that Biden had also been tested for COVID-19 three times this 7 days. “Treatment method will include things like common over-the-counter medicines for symptoms.”

The president dismissed thoughts with regards to his overall health throughout a push party Friday, assuring reporters he caught a cold from his grandson.

President Biden speaks about the COVID-19 variant omicron in the Roosevelt Place of the White Property Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Washington as Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens. 
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

“What I have is a just one-and-a-half-12 months-previous grandson who had a cold who likes to kiss his pop,” Biden claimed.

Siegel explained he was assured by the president’s general health and fitness pursuing a regimen actual physical exam last month but mentioned he would have favored to have observed more stories on some problems the president’s health practitioner observed. 

“He had an substantial bodily assessment completed. I was pretty amazed with the thoroughness of it,” the top rated doc claimed.

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Siegel observed that a pair of problems did arise in the president’s assessment, which includes the discovery of a colon polyp.

The Fox News contributor said he believes this is “almost nothing to stress about” but serves as a excellent reminder for Americans to get their colonoscopies. 

Siegel observed the president had a neurological evaluation immediately after his doctor uncovered Biden’s gait experienced altered from the previous evaluation, a caution that the Siegel stated is schedule. 

“I’m asking yourself, from that neurological analysis, A: was an MRI of the spine or brain done?” Siegel stated, noting there could be a correlation between the transform in gait and other neurological issues.

“And B: nerve conduction EMG?” Siegel questioned, referring to an evaluation finished to examination no matter whether muscular tissues respond correctly to specific nerve signals.

If concluded, neither examination was involved in the publicly unveiled report, Siegel mentioned. 

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“The other factor is no indication of any cognitive screening,” he additional, noting it may well have been a very good take a look at to include things like supplied that inquiries that have arisen relating to the president’s cognitive capabilities. 

“I’m self-assured from this bodily that he would seem to be in definitely very good well being,” Siegel reported. “But all those factors stand out.”

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