This article is from the the official alt.spleen FAQ, by Andrew Stellman with numerous contributions by others.
Andrew says: NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY MAIL TO ME REQUESTING MEDICAL ADVICE! I AM NOT A DOCTOR, AND WILL NOT GIVE YOU ANY USEFUL INFORMATION.
Surprisingly, yes. Many of these questions are truly frequently asked questions. A lot of the traffic on alt.spleen comes from new visitors, and many of their questions are the same. At times like this, the regulars take much pleasure in posting: "It's in the FAQ!"