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Dr. Theodore Caspe

Family Medicine
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
41 years experience male

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Office

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Address

12375 Base Line Rd, Suite 104, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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Family Medicine

Doctor Q&A

51 Answers
17 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
See your doctor: Put pressure to stop the bleeding. See your doctor to assess the wound and determine what needs to be done. If you are not up to date with tetanus t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Constipation: Increase fiber. You can try colace (docusate sodium) 100mg 2x a day and senna 8.6 mg 2 at bedtime.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Bacteria: Escherichia coli is a bacteria that usually lives in the digestive tract of humans. Most of the strains are harmless. There are some strains that are... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Dry Eyes: Sometimes your tears form a film on your cornea which can make your vision blurry.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Diflucan (fluconazole): It has a half- life of 30 hours.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: As long as they have the necessary reproductive organs.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Athletes foot?: Most patient that i see have almost used any possible otc cream in the drug store. I usually prescribe ertaczo. Majority of my patient that use Erta... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: If the cause of the optic nerve atrophy is never treated it would progress.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Surgery: The only treatment for cataracts at this day and age in the USA is surgery.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: If it is pure eczema no. If your eczema has a secondary infection it may become contagious depending on the type of bacteria growing.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: Yeast infections are fungal infections. The most common is from candida. The other possible infections are from protozoa and bacteria. Viral infect... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Less: Insulin is usually cleared from our systemvia the kidneys and liver. Most are cleared through the kidney. If you have kidney failure Insulin clearan... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: COPD is not infectious.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
All OTC can be used: Athlete's foot does not resolve with few applications of medication. You must use the medication 2 times a day for at least 4-6 weeks. You may see s... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: They are called milia. Some call them baby pimples but this is a misnomer since they are not true pimples, they are not caused by a bacterial.. They... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Right sided pain: Our stomach causes referred pain to the chest. If you have an ulcer or gastritis it can be fel on the chest. You need to see you doctor to always r... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Stress definitetly can aggravate psoriasis.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: That is why we put patients on a medication called an ACE inhibitor to protect the kidneys. The kidney usually fails if the diabetes is not controlle... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Family history of a certain type of breast cancer is important in risk stratification. If their is a strong family history it is a good idea to get g... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: This is an autoimmune condition. It is not an infection. The melanin producing cells in this condition become non functional. No pigment is formed s... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
BS must be <140: Tight control of fasting bs is usually between 70 and 110. Sometimes it may vary with individuals. Some patients get hypoglycemic symptoms at a bs o... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Affects risk of CVD : Elevated cholesterol and high blood pressure increases your risk of getting a cardiovascular event. Look up framingham risk score. This method takes... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Mostly no symptoms: Cataracts usually develop so slowly that you dont notice any problems with vision. Cataracts are opacities that occur in our lens. Symptoms usually oc... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Duration: The duration of pain determines if it is acute or chronic.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Klonopin (clonazepam): Klonopin (clonazepam) does cause drowsiness. Its half life is pretty long. Half life means how long it stays in your body before it is excreted out.... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
GO TO ER: If you have an ophthalmologist that you can call then call him or her. Otherwise you should not waste time. You must proceed to the nearest er.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Contusion: If you bruise your muscle from a fall it would be tender. Since you use your rib muscles to breath you really can't rest them.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Eye einfection: It is hard to diagnoses without a physical and better history. Is it the eyelid that is swollen or all around the eye. How is the vision? See you... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Swelling: It does not sound liek an allergic reaction so Claritin (loratadine) is not likely going to work.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
PCP: Go to your pcp and have him or her take it out. It is hard to advice because I do not know how long the suture has been there and how the wound looks... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Fasting?: Some people who just had a sweet drink can have sugar in their urine. I usually would rely on a fasting blood sugar.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
80: I work 80 hrs a week. Solo practice and per diem urgent care physician keeps me busy.
A member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Thrush: I assume this is oral thrush. If you are immunocompromised from a medicapl condition or from medications it takes longer to cure. See your doctor to... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Constipation: If you tried lactulose and MiraLAX and still constipated see your doctor for amitiza (lubiprostone).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Right sided pain: It is not common but it does happen.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Hematochezia: Nobody can state no without a thorough work up. If you have a bleeding mass that is actively bleeding a lot it will come out as fresh blood.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Interaction: Grapefruit interacts with a lot of medications making them more potent or less effective.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Cervicitis is an inflammation of the cervix. It may also be caused by an infection. Most of the time it is asymptomatic. Sexual intercourse may del... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: That is why some people can donate one of their kidneys and survive the rest of their life on 1 kidney.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Depends: If the kidney failure and subsequent dialysis is from years of uncontrolled diabetes and high blood pressure and the creatinine is 4. Usually the kid... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Not at this time: We currently have to treatment for it.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: Its called an antifungal. Most of the time we try to use topical medications first. Oral meds have side effects on the liver. So liver tests should... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
1 months: If the diabetes is uncontrolled and on Insulin i see then in 1-2 weeks and aggressively adjust the doses. Then they are seen monthly - they must brin... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: We have no current cure. The only recommendations are protection of your eyes and skin from the sun.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: If the tampon is left in too long a condition called toxic shock syndrome can occur. It is due to a staphylococcus aureus.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes and No: Most of the time your pcp can take care of this. If it is allergic then anti allergy meds are appropriate. If there is crusting where the lashes com... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: The defects occur after the increase pressure in your eye causes permanent damage to your vision. Usually you lose the peripheral vision. When it is... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Floaters: It depends on what condition you have. Most of the time this occurs as you age. The vitrous in your eye shrinks and can sometimes detach from the re... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Labs: If you blood urea nitrogen is elevated it means you are dry and need more hydration. Elevated sugar makes diabetics frequently urinate which can lead... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Pain radiation: Most of the time the pain radiates to the left. But if you have dextrocardia the pain goes to the right.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Caspe is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Caspe is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thanks
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Philippines
MD

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Primecare of Inland Valley
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