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Dr. Sandra Weitz

Anesthesiology
Baton Rouge, LA
34 years experience

Locations

Office

Baton Rouge, LA

Address

Comprehensive Pain Management , 9118 Bluebonnet Centre Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA
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Anesthesiology

Licenses

United States: Alabama

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

19 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Arthritis: Age, genetics, trauma are some of the causes for osteoarthritis. Then there is a whole group of inflammatory arthritis associated with other illnesses... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Most likely: There is some variability in tolerance between opioids. However, once you have a high tolerance to one, it is most likely that you will have a high to... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Stent removal: Not all urologists give sedation for stent removal. If it is given, it's usually conscious sedation with versed.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Yes (usually): Yes as long as there are no open sores.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Ridiculous : Pain is a bio psychosocial disease. Your pain can make your depression worse. Your depression can make it difficult to cope with the pain. You need t... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Raw veggies: Not if eaten in moderation. If you eat too much, sure. Some veggies areole likely to cause gas. It is trial and error with your body.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Fix pump?: It depends on how well you think your pain was managed when the pump was working. Unless it gave you very significant relief i probably would not advo... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Swelling/arthritis: Some types of arthritis are associated with swelling in the joints including four and rheumatoid arthritis. However, it usually does not include the w... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Maybe: Pain is not static. In other words, it changes with activity, the weather and sometimes just because. Pain medication is one tool in the tool chest of... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Maybe: It depends on the source of your nausea. Celiac plexus blocks work best for people with pancreatic cancer.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Oxycodone: Oxycontin is the extended release version of oxycodone. Percocet, roxicodone and oxyir are short acting examples of oxycodone. Oxycodone is the gener... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Yes: If you are not overstated by the Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 5 then you certainly can take the mistral
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Pain management: Pain management should help evaluate and treat your pain. Multiple treatment options are available to control your symptoms. The goal of pain managem... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Hydrocodone: Each person feels different from taking hydrocodone. Some feel sedated, some euphoric or energetic and se feel nothing. There is no need to take it w... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Age: Any one of any age can have pain. There is no age restriction on treating pain.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Yes: Percocet is oxycodone with tylenol (acetaminophen), (acetaminophen) vicodin is hydrocodone with tylenol (acetaminophen). Both are narcotics and reliev... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Unclear question: Psychiatrists are not trained as pain specialists. However, pain has both a physical and psychological component. A psychologist or psychiatrist may w... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Exercise/arthritis: Yes, exercise can help pain and stiffness associated with arthritis.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Weitz
Anesthesiology 34 years experience
Period pain: Nsaids work to an extent. Start with Ibuprofen or alleve otc. Heat also can help.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Weitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Atc I fell the pump never worked I always told them that I never felt any pain reduction as I did with the scs unit ty again for the info
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you, I think this doctor is trying to give me a dx I don't have.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1988MD
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