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Dr. Jason Black

Internal Medicine
Murrieta, CA
26 years experience male

Locations

Valley Internal Physicians

Murrieta, CA

Address

40700 California Oaks Rd., Suite 207, Murrieta, CA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Fax

8883795709

Insurances accepted

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Murrieta, CA

About

Bio

We aim to provide the highest quality, most personalized internal medicine and primary care in the Temecula Valley.

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Internal Medicine

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66 Answers
36 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: A stool sample could have blood, which can be a sign of polyps. But blood in the stool can be caused by a long list of other things. Polyps can only b... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Coumadin (warfarin) can cause a number of different skin rashes, some minor and others potentially very serious. If you have developed a rash after st... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Meds into bladder: Bladder instillation is a procedure whereby a catheter is used to deliver medication directly into the bladder. This process can be used to treat a va... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
ASAP: Black stools can be a sign of internal bleeding, and the fatigue may be a symptom of anemia resulting from the blood loss. This is something that shou... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: Lower leg swelling is a symptom, not a diagnosis. It should be evaluated by a physician.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Not necessarily: X-rays may sometimes show calcium deposits in chronic long-term tendinitis. However, most of the time, tendinitis can be properly diagnosed by your ph... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Postnasal drip is a common symptom of colds, sinus infections, and allergies.
A member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Extremely common: Upper respiratory infections, such as the common cold or bronchitis, are one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Avoid triggers: Migraines are often triggered by various things such as certain foods or smells, allergies, medications, etc. Identifying and avoiding triggers is the... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) is caused by infections that are sexually transmitted. It takes more than kissing!
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Often: Bursitis is a general term that means inflammation of a bursa. The most common causes are overuse, direct trauma to the bursa, and infection.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: Pulmonary edema refers to fluid in the lungs, whereas pneumonia is an infection in the lungs. They are different entities, although sometimes they are... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Maybe iron deficient: Low iron saturation could indicate an overall iron deficiency, but there are other blood tests that need to be done to determine this. Most common cau... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Iron deficiency can lead to anemia, which often causes fatigue.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Possibly: Spontaneous or easy bruising can be a sign that there's a problem with the blood's ability to clot. This can be checked by a doctor running some fairl... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Possibly: In addition to dryness of the mucous membranes, nosebleeds can also be a sign of problems with the body's ability to clot. If nosebleeds persist, it's... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: No one knows exactly what causes migraines, but they are felt to be vascular headaches, related to widening and narrowing of blood vessels in the head... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Skin reaction: Urticaria is the medical term for hives, which are an allergic skin reaction.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: Shingles is actually not a newly acquired infection, but rather a reactivation of the chicken pox virus (varicella-zoster) that lives dormant in nerve... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Shouldn't: Butrans is an opioid, which are not known to cause blood clots. In addition, the package insert for Butrans does not include clots as a potential side... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Interaction: There can be an interaction between these two medications, whereby biaxin (clarithromycin) can increase Klonopin levels. This could cause an increased... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: It's certainly not normal to be nauseated after bowel movements. Sounds like something that should be evaluated by your physician.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Get checked: These symptoms could indicate a few different things. Further history and possibly some lab testing would be necessary to diagnose the problem.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
See your doctor!: Symptoms such as this are often due to stomach conditions such as gastritis or ulcers, but diagnosis is difficult without physical exam so you should ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Any break in the skin can lead to a staph infection.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
See below: Aplastic anemia is when the bone marrow stops producing blood cells. Hemolytic anemia is when red blood cells are being destroyed outside of the bone ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Scabies is not a sexually transmitted disease. Anyone can get scabies from close contact with another infected individual.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
From someone else: Strep throat is a bacterial infection that people usually get from being exposed to another infected individual.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic that works against bacteria, not viruses.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Not exactly: Celebrex (celecoxib) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). The nsaids are felt to have some "blood thinning" properties, and they can incr... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: Microcytic hypochromic anemia is usually due to iron deficiency, and should be unrelated to living with pets.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Anemia: Low hemoglobin means anemia, which can have many possible causes. Your doctor can help diagnose the problem with a history, physical exam, and some bl... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: Platelets are small cells that help your blood clot when it's supposed to. So, a low platelet count could cause you to bleed or bruise easily, or even... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: The blood type is genetic and does not change.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Many possibilities: Iron deficiency accounts for only one of many forms of anemia. By taking a history and looking at the complete blood count (cbc), your physician shoul... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Patent foramen ovale: A patent foramen ovale (pfo) is a common type of atrial septal defect, which means there is a small hole in the wall separating the right atrium from ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Very similar: Zyrtec is the brand name for the molecule cetirizine, whereas xyzal is levocetirizine, the mirror image. Xyzal came to market when zyrtec was going ge... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Lack of blood flow: First to clarify: there's no such thing as the "postural valve." ekgs can show signs of ischemia in certain regions of the heart muscle, which means t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: Actually, it's the opposite. Prolonged or heavy menstrual bleeding is what causes the low iron levels.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Probably: Very often straining during bowel movements can lead to flaring up of hemorrhoids or even small tears called fissures, both of which can bleed. But re... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
None: Dry mouth is not likely to be due to allergies. Furthermore, most allergy medications can actually cause dry mouth as a side effect.
A member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
See a doctor: Scrotal pain is a symptom, not a diagnosis. It should be evaluated by a physician.
A member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Not yet: Researchers are working on it, but at the present time there is no cure. However, there are treatments that can help slow down the disease.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: The primary purpose of white blood cells (wbcs) is to fight infection. So, people with low white blood cell counts could be more susceptible to infect... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: There are many types of anemia, and several causes for each type. Some are curable, others aren't.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Perhaps: I assume from your question that you're elevating your head at night to try to reduce gastroesophageal reflux (gerd). Other non-pharmacological method... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Low hemoglobin, or anemia, is often one of the first indications that someone may be iron deficient.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Reactivation: Shingles is a reactivation of the chicken pox virus (varicella-zoster) that lives dormant in nerve cells after the initial chicken pox infection.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
It can't: Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, not an infectious one. It is not transmitted from one person to another.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: Although the symptoms of one could be mistaken for the other, heartburn and heart attack are unrelated. A heart attack occurs when heart muscle is dam... Read More

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Jul 4, 2012
I have know Dr. Black since residency training and he is an excellent physician!! I would send my own family members to see him if he were in the area.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Black is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Black is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL - LOS ANGELES

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