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Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz

Internal Medicine
Brooklyn, NY
29 years experience male

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Brooklyn, NY

Address

1343 55th Street, Brooklyn, NY
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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

39 Answers
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Bad: Its the drill that hurts. Pay for a local - or a laser drill - or get ready - it ain't fun or worth going wo anesthesia.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: Well aside from both itching - no. But, be careful the owner of pinworms that scratch their hemorrhoids is in for a fun time in a pool of blood!
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: A very fine and interesting question - if you have to push out that xs gas then maybe - but, as with most people in your situation - the xs gas just c... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yup: Go wild assuming you dont have blood pressure / dizziness issues - make sure your back to normal then exercise - thats your best shot at living short ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Sure you can do a virtual - but if you find something that needs a biopsy - its back to the prep and then get ready for the scope - so might as well g... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Human breast milk indeed is nutritionally complete - provided the mother is complete - if the mother has an adequate blood level of vitamin d so will ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Diet: Not eating too much would be the best " exercise".
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: For some amount of time - or forever - depends if you have or dont or wont have diabetic nephropathy.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
YES YES YES: Obesity is probably the number one cause of this thing we now call "gerd" - GERD used to be known as indigestion - you knew - eat the pizza - get the ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Same issues: Two main reasons - reason 1 - same risk factors - obesity is a biggy - now what's the funnest way to get obese? High salt foods - reason 2 - diabe... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Just like any other invasive procedure - if the guy pricking your skin has something - you have a chance of getting it -.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
MAYBE: Its all about fiber - eat a potato - your not helping - blueberrys come out whole - as does spinach and corn. So anything that is gonna move the stoo... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Weak pump: For whatever reason - a 'heart attack', alcohol, virus, other disease - the heart doesnt pump as well as it should, and, simply speaking - blood backs... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Death: Paracetemol is in essence a form of tylenol (acetaminophen) sold outside the us. Overdose leads to rapid liver failure and death. I dont suggest do... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Hardly...: ur multi likely has 400iu - less than 1% of 50,000iu. it wont matter. whats more important to know is that if ur an average size the 50,000 weekly... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: In theory no - however - and there is forever a however - there is blood stuff happening - and some centers resuse your filter (cleaned of course) - s... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
1-3 days: The right antibiotics in a 'normal' person - with a simple UTI - your looking at feeling better in a few hours - continue the meds b/c you want to kil... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Well - depends!: It all depends on exactly what you asked - how sever is it ? Its never really good - when its severe - well, then i guess you would say its 'severe' a... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
?nothing: I believe they are the same - of course someone may come up with some differences - but in reality i think its just that someone forgets the "cardio" ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
It means ur at risk : It means really just two things - one - well, you knew this - the pressure in your blood vessels is 'high' two - your at a high risk for heart atta... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Sometimes: Some people inherit what are called 'dyslipidemias'- which is a fancy way of saying messed up lipids - that cause coronary disease - but what most pe... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
A few things: Biggys are smoking, obesity, and add salt intake to the above - of course there are about 10 people in the country with some sort of disease that cau... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Stop picking it: Either stop picking it , or, if u swear up and down ur not, get it taken off! truth is get it checked out either way.
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Funny: As far as symptoms go - if your lucky - its a headache - lucky b/c you might go to a doc and check your pressure - otherwise the "silent killer" is us... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Not really: Many things can make u itch. Vit d is at the very bottom of the list. 1000iu is a bs dose.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: At least a night! you have to be kidding!
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Living transplant donors, boxers, car accident victims do it all the time!
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
You never know: Usually not - but never say never - suppose if the initial insult that led to dialysis was a reversible one -.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Could be bad: Wilson's disease leads to copper accumulation in the body - brain/liver/eyes and elsewhere - what it does to the liver? Well - imagine if you stuff y... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Its like a hose: Your blood needs to maintain a certain pressure to flow so to speak - if there is low water pressure you can't shower - if there is low blood pressure... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Used to be mainky in children with specific disorders - now with fat kids high on fast foods - all bets r off!
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Hypo: Sepsis is commonly associated with hypotension - meaning low blood pressure.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Generally not. Unlike most breast milk, most if not all formulas are fortified with vitamin d and will provide the infant with an adequate intake.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Nope: Maybe covering yourself in lead - or if you have the bucks, gold, might help - but careful - remember the girl in gold finger!
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Wow your lucky!: "low" blood pressure can be complicated - if your a 'normal' person - young and healthy and maybe get lightheaded in the hot tub - enjoy your 'low' bl... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Very significant: Hypertension - under any other name - is still hypertension - deal with it wisely.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Probably not: Water by itself will just keep you peeing - however - have a bowel of fiber one with a big glass of water - now were talking!
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Nothing: "pre" anything is essentially nonsense - in this case, a way of getting people scared to do the right thing in terms of salt, diet and weight. Sorta... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
The heart: The heart pumps blood out to the aorta - coronaries come off of there -.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Leibowitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Leibowitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Try talking to people with some respect you arrogant bastard.
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State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
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