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Dr. Carlos Ballestas

Family Medicine
Boca raton, FL
23 years experience male

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Dermatology

Geriatrics

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

12 Answers
26 Agrees
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Ganglian cyst: there are several posibilities but the most probable is a ganglian cyst. this is a bulgian of the bursa in your small joint typically seen on fingers ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Blood Flow: Nitric oxide increases the blood flow in blood vessels by causing them to expand. This is suppose to be the theory behind the supplements that are use... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Hemangioma: This sound like it could be a hemangioma that you had. How long did you have it and did it bleed alot when you squeezed it open?
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Pilar cyst: this sounds like its a pilar cyst (sebaceous cyst). they can apear anywhere on the skin but most commonly on the scalp. they are mostly benign but can... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Depends on the age or if there are any other medical conditions present including the use of other medication. Children most doctors don't prescribe m... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
When period is due: Urine pregnancy test measure presence of a hormone called human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hcg). This hormone is produced by the placenta shortly after t... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No insulin: The most common cause of hypoglicemia in pateint without diabetes is that your body over react to high glucose foods and produces too much Insulin cau... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Patellofemoral pain: Anterior knee pain syndrome may be the result of various internal or external problems. Common causes are overuse, weak and inflexible quadriceps and ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Depends: Most pre work out drinks have two main purposes and that is to prepare your muscles for the workout and to give you a boost of energy to complete your... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Deep Breath: Most dry poder inhalers deliver a specific dose per use. The best way to use these devices is to put the device in your mouth and activate it the take... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Possible infection: there may be more to it than just acne. you may have an underlying infection. you should consult your doctor and have this evaluated as soon as possib... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Possible infection: you should definitely see your doctor and have it checked out. this could be underlying cellulitis or another bacterial infection and may require a co... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ballestas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ballestas is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jan 6, 2015
Thank you for your response. I will worry less. :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of the North Faculty of Medicine, Colombia
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

texas tech university
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