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Dr. Damian Cornacchia

Internal Medicine
Paoli, PA
38 years experience

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Paoli, PA

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255 W. Lancaster Ave, Paoli, PA
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Depends on where: Venous blood clots in the arms and legs often produce swelling and a fullness like pain, and sometimes a discoloration however can be present without ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Several reasons: Gangrene is tissue death. Generally the cause is due to poor or disrupted blood supply due to cardiovascular disease (hardening of the arteries) or in... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It is not effective: Titre testing does not protect you from diseases, it only tells you if you have built up an immunity to certain diseases tested. It is usually reasona... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Having an infection either directly or through "reflex" may cause a stomach disorder..Anything form a mild nausea to a stress ulcer. The body is a com... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Several are common: Assuming no allergies or contraindications to their use, tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetamenophen) and Ibuprofen (advil, motrin) are used commonly for f... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Seek medical attenti: Like most wounds, immediate cleaning/irrigation is the hallmark of infection prevention. Assuming skin was broken, considerations include infection an... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No: Athletes foot (or tinea pedis) is almost always curabale. The problem is recurrence. Fungi like dark, moist areas especially where they can imbed and ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Depends on the cause: Headaches have many causes, serious and not so serious. Overuse of computer screens, can be a cause. One might try reducing the brightness of the scr... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See below: Assuming you did not have any oral or dental trauma, he is probably testing your cranial nerves which could be affected by head injury.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Variable: Nausea and vomiting in od situations is common. Most of the danger with tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetamenophen) comes from potential liver toxicity wh... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Several: Venous clots can cause blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism) which can be life threatening. They can also get infected under some circumstance... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Complex answer: It sounds like you have a good start in treating your symptoms.I assume an endoscopy was done. Especially if there is a family history of heart diseas... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Maybe: Heart flutter or palpitations may be a simple muscle spasm not even related to the heart, or it may be a symptom of a serious heart rhythm disturbance... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: In most cases, dermatitis is treatable, but there are many different reasons for dermatitis, i.e. Infection rash, sunburn, chemical exposure. Dermatit... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly: I believe many of us who partake in that activity feel as you do at times. It can be a problem if you would have uncontrolled hypertension, a heart rh... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Variable: Dermatitis is a broad term meaning "inflammation of the skin" there are some conditions mostly microbial(virus/bacteria) that are spread by direct co... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: There is always a potential for a skin infection with any piercing, especially those involving the nose or areas that are often covered. The funny odo... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Visit your Doctor: In almost all cases the piercing will need to be removed, but it might be a good idea to let your dr. Do it, as he may need to do more than just clean... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It depends: General rule of thumb: remove any foreign body from wounds. With a pencil, often one thinks there is something in the wound due to the tatooing from ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes and no: Most products that make that claim have had a dermatologist say that "i recommend this product". The question is what did he recommend it for. For exa... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Not long: Pain in the left rib area could be many things. In general exercise should not be painful or cause pain especially pain that lasts more than a day or... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
I don't think so: Dysfunctional uterine bleeding has many causes, most of which are not serious. Hormonal issues, stress, menopause, use/disuse of oral contraceptives, ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cornacchia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cornacchia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I am suffering the same things daily also. Now I can move on and demand a HIPA scan in the hope that maybe it can find the cause of my chronic pain.
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thank you! i can only assume thats what it is; have to get that tooth pulled soon :)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 1984MD
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