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Dr. Allen Fein

Family Medicine
Southampton, NY

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Southampton, NY

Address

205 Windmill Lane, Suite A, Southampton, NY
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

73 Answers
63 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Join the crowd, Be +: Most of us have had disabilities at one time or another. Certain disabilities are more altering for ourselves, and for the people that we come in con... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Be mildly concerned: At minimum, you need to give some thought as to why it was elevated at that moment and to follow up with your physician to have your blood pressure re... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Good food, not pills: A healthy whole grain, unprocessed fruits/vegetables will meet your needs without needing to buy any supplements. Vary the kinds of vegetables. If y... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Kids ages 11 - 18: 2 doses of menigitis shots (meningococcal conjugate vccine mcv4) are recommended for kids 11 - 18, with the 1st at ages 11 or 12, and a booster at 16.... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
X-Ray, scan, or MRI: Usually a simple x-ray will give you the answer. Sometimes, especially soon after the injury, the x-ray will initially appear to be normal even thoug... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Your friendly GP/FP: Pink eye (viral or allergic) and bacterial conjuctivitis are usually straight forward uncomplicated problems that any general physician or family phys... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hydro aftershocks: If you are talking about hydrocodone, or one of the other narcotics, and now you have been clean for 3 weeks, that is a great accomplishment. You sho... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Suboxone by far!: As a physician with 10 years of experience treating addiction, i feel that Suboxone is a much better treatment. The main advantage of Methadone is pr... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Injury Recovery: The injured worked will start with a visit usually to his/her physician (or the er) for a history and exam. If there felt need for rehabilitation, th... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Genetics: As long as no animal products (chicken, fish, cow, pig etc) enter into the vegan's body, the only source of cholesterol is that already contained in t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Mostly NO: Hyperbaric treatments have allowed dramatic healing of leg ulcers in my patients. None have had any problem. The common concern is ear drug injury f... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: And make U sick: Not only do lone star ticks transmit lyme disease, they do so faster than other ticks, according to stuff that I have read. I learned that ticks usua... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Begin with yourself: Begin taking the best care of yourself, mentally, physically and spiritually. If you are not happy with yourself, it will be difficult to feel safe a... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
MaybeTime to Move On: Get reexamined by your primary care physician....Perhaps there is a tear of hernia behind all that pain. Sometimes special imaging studues like an ab... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Needs care now: Sounds like an abcess, perhaps a Bartholin's cyst. Go get it looked after, now at an er, unless your physician has sunday office hours. Skin infecti... Read More
A 91-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pick size for leaks: Start with average size, and go larger if leaking urine. Too small a size may be harder to get into the bladder. Just buy two or three different one... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Time for Neurologist: These are such unusual symptoms that have followed allergy shots, so one should be cautious about blaming the injections on these new problems. Any i... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Have a GOOD DAY!: A healthy day should be followed by a good night. How to have a good day: avoid caffeine, especially after lunch on. Get at least 30 minutes of exer... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Anything you choose: Oh, there are so many great options in the health care field for you! you can be both a pediatrician and a nurse (pediatric nurse practitioner!). You... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Rarely: Were that person with high fever, to be unstable, as for example in septic shock, the person would need to be stablized usually before going into the ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
See your physician: This kind of question really needs a face to face evaluation with your family physician or gynecologist. Periods can be made to come on time with use... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bad Trouble!: Pancreatitis is known as one of the most painful conditions. The name refers to a state of inflammation of the pancreas. The common causes or viral ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Lose it Health Wise: I just participated in the wellness challenge in the hamptons, a free program that promotes healthy and wise choices, based on the books, eat to lilve... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Floaters are a Pain: While floaters may be a true aggravation, they are not something that your eye physician will get too concerned about, after checking for retinal tear... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Respect Gut Feelings: It is useful to listen to one's gut feelings, but not useful to impulsively make important decisions, especially when it comes to one's health. Gum d... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Counselling & Meds: Pulling/plucking hairs is a common problem, which while not usually leading to bodily harm, can be time consuming and distracting from other prioritie... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends on cause....: Liver failure is not commonly linked to heart attacks, but if your liver failure is from alcohol issues, alcohol is a known cause of heart muscle weak... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes Yes Yes: Family history is one of the major risk factors for heart disease. Unlike smoking, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, there is nothing that one can do a... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Terrible bad!!!!!!!!: One reliable sympton of a broken bone is horrible pain. The broken bone just does not want to be moved at all. A bad strain could also give just as ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hard vs Soft Tissue!: A fracture involves hard tissue - i.e. Bones. A strain, or sprain involves soft tissues - muscles, ligaments, tendons, or cartilages. A fracture is ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Chest Pain Expanded: There are many different terms: angina refers to pain originating in the heart. Pericardial pain (pericarditis) for pain from the sac around the hear... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
RIsk of Relapse?: One needs to be always concerned by the possibility of relapse, i.e. Restarting drinking alcoholic beverages. This question needs to be shared with y... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unfortunately, yes: Family history is an iimportant risk for developing drug and alcohol addiction. There is something about the brain that one is given, that makes one ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
A very good day!: You probaby will not have any problem. The Methadone after 16 days is almost entirely out of your system. Any craving for opioids will be handled by... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a Physician: I hope by now that you have seen your md. Repeated blooding from the nose all these years would raise concerns to your physician. In addition to a c... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
See MD for Changes: While it is normal for people to experience brief changes in appetite, a persistent increase or decrease in appetite shoud get you over to have a prop... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
From Optician/Eye MD: All those questions will be answered when you ask your optician/optomistrist directly. Some of the answerts may be found on the precription given to ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Consider elsewhere: 2 tonsil infections a year would not usually result in having to have tonsils removed. The cause needs to be identified. Is it really from strep and... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Same question/answer: This must be quite upsetting to you. It may be a simple yeast infection by the symptoms that you describe. It is reasonable to try an over the count... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Could be time waste: I am somewhat skeptical about any significant improvement that might be achieved from eye exercises, since the eye is basically a camara with parts th... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get it looked at now: Sounds like you have given it enough time to go away on its own already, so have it seen now by your physician. If warm compresses do not resolve suc... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
NO NO NO NO NO NO NO: Hairs are thicker at their base, and thin out, taper out and get softer at their ends. So while the hair may seem thicker as the initial stubble grow... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
See expert MD now.: Children with multiple pneumonias, in my opinion as a family physician with 30+ years in practice, should have evaluations done by the following speci... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Don't Rely on Herbs: Many seek out st. John's wart for depression from health food stores. Research has show such a wild variation in the active ingredients measured in su... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Shots? Infection?: I hope that you are writing about getting both the varicella (chicken pox) and MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) injections at the same time, which is cer... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Teans need 2, not 1: Thue currrent guidelines, based on the incidence of bacterial meningitis in our youth, is no longer to wait until entering college to get vaccinated a... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get the Pain Fixed: The pain is to get you to act, before complications occur. Ear pain is usually from pressure against the ear drum, from the inside pressing out, in a... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Interesting Question: People are usually worried worried about late or early onset of puberty. You are worried about when it will stop. Perhaps you are concerned about too... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
BP up? Act now!: Hypertension is a serious matter. See your physician and get on medication while doing the following at home. Get down to your proper weight. Low sal... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
None is too many: Being a happy and healthy vegan, i feel that the best approach is no eggs. Afterall, you are trying to drop your weight, so why sabotage your efforts... Read More

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Nov 18, 2011
I just started following Dr. Fein in Healthtap. I am really enjoying his high quality answers. I like the inspirational encouraging tone and imagine this reflects a doctor with a wonderful bedside ma...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Yes I'm new this app and I was just typing in partial questions to see if anyone else asked and were answered and I accidentally pressed "go" ony browsers keypad..sorry Dr. Vein :-)
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Interesting idea. I already have an Omron, but I'm limited on time in the morning before I head to work. Perhaps I'll run this experiment on the weekend. Thanks!
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Thank you..it only gives me 100 characters but yes I did otc monistat and I helped with the thick discharge but there's still a lot of discomfort :-/

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McGill University Faculty of Medicine, QC
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