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Dr. Andras Perl

Internal Medicine
Syracuse, NY
43 years experience

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Office

Syracuse, NY

Address

90 Presidential Plaza, Syracuse, NY
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

20 Answers
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Not specific: This test result is not lupus-specific.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Yes.: There are many forms and causes of arthritis in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: Ideal weight helps prevent the development and worsening of many forms of arthritis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: Exercise does not prevent arthritis.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
May be autoimmune: See a rheumatologist for work-up or exclusion of autoimmune disease.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: Regular exercise can help maintain range of motion. It is important to make sure that exercise does not increase swelling.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Neither.: C3 and C4 depletion but not elevation is characteristic for active lupus. Elevation is not specific for any disease.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Inflammation: Morning stiffness in joints, especially if symmetrical, is caused by inflammation. Workup by rheumatologist is recommended.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: Raynaud's syndrome relates to changes in blood perfusion of the fingers and toes which can change sensation of cold and cause tingling.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
It depends...: The choice in selecting cortisone versus surgery for back pain depends on the cause of back pain. Inflammation is best treated with anti-inflammatorie... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
May be: Such arthritis needs to be evaluated by a rheumatologist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
No: Sle cannot be cured but it can be very effectively treated. Survival now exceeds 90% over 10 years one has best chances when treated by a lupus expert... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: Psoriatic arthrits can start at any age.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Labs are not perfect: There are no perfect lab test that reflect disease activity.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Changes in color: Fingers and and toes change color, mainly in the cold, which is often associated with sensation of pain and tingling.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Ankle arthritis: Asymmetrical ankle arthritis and pain most often follows trauma, even years later. It can also have "internal" causes such as gout and other forms of ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Thorough work-up: Workup for arthritis requires taking thorough history, careful physical examination, and sophisticated laboratory and imaging workup.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
See lupus care: Lupus and thyroiditis are autoimmune diseases that can overlap. Each can cause fatigue via different mechanism through inflammation and hormonal chang... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Yes: Alternative treatments are best discussed with your rheumatologist.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Stop inflammation: Pain is best reduced with anti-inflammatory and disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Perl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Perl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine, Hungary
Graduated 1979MD
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