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Dr. Jordan Fersel

Pain Management
NJ
38 years experience male

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Pain Management

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76 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Yes: I think you are correct on all your statements. Would have the rash if you have one checked out by my doctor, though.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Not long: Shouldn't be present 4-8 hours after last dose.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
I would ask: My endocopist if i can take pain meds with small amount of water 3-4 hrs prior to procedure. Many will allow it.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
No: If you want sedation or pain meds someone else must drive you home...
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Get a GU eval: There is a long differential diagnosis for this patient. You do not mention if pain is acute or chronic. A urologist would be a good specialist to sta... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Degenearative joints: Do u get an aura? If not I am guessing that u may have some degenerated joints in your neck. That can also cause headache after vigorous excersize due... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Sinusitis: Sinusitis is characterized by most of your symptoms. It can be acute or chronic. Consult your physician for treatment.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Simple: Periodontists specialize in gum diseases, generally not hard to find a dentist that takes cash check or charge.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
See below: Proximal muscle weakness and pain. Very commonly missed diagnosis in elderly. Elevated esr.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Not your metabolism,: But most certainly your level of stress hormones and inflammatory mediators. That is why chronic pain is so damaging to the immune, endocrine and card... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Very important for : You to go immediately to your doctor. You may have temporal arteritis which could lead to blindness if untreated. There are several other possibilitie... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
2 ways: Either anbesol or better liquid motrin. It is not the rubberbands causing the pain, but the shifting of your teeth in their sockets - a kind of bone p... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Unlikely...: Unless there is acute infection or inflammation involving the meninges.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
No: I think you are a bit confused. Paralysis occurs from one of the medications administered by the anesthesiologist. We do this to relax the facial and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Yes: It may depend upon things like diet, exercise and genetics, but smoking definately will statistically increase your risk of lung and other cancers, so... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Good question: Perhaps you do not have true migraine headaches. There are many types of headache, making the correct diagnosis will determine proper treatment. Incid... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Yes: Liver failure with chronic use at high doses.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Neuropathic pain: You may still have irritation of the nerve root but it is also possible that you have injury to a peripheral nerve innervating the knee. This possibil... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Find a specialist: Who is interested in treating peripheral neuropathy. His level of interest in your problem is more important than his specialty. Either pain managemen... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Good question...: When they have severe pain that does not go away but should have with normal healing.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Several: No2, forane, suprane, desflurane are currently used inhalation agents
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Is there a history : Of trauma or family history of arthritis. You may have arthritis of the cervical spine. I recommend you see an interventional pain specialist.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Unlikely: You didn't state how long this has been a problem. Shingles only rarely comes without rash. Also it is almost always on one side.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Unlikely: While hepatitis b is very easily transmitted, HIV is not and would be very unlikely to be infectious in this scenario. If you are concerned you should... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Yes: That is one of the possibilities. But there are several others. Consult with a gastroenterologist.
A member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Unlikely : Most labs not testing for tramadol.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Yes: Some patients have complained of these side effects.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Yes: Although unlikely, recurrence is possible.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
No absolutely not: Rash of shingles is raised and fluid filled. Most important it is extremely painful. You didn't mention pain so i assume that's not a factor. I know t... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Yes: Sounds like an injury to lateral femoral cutaneous nerve called meralgia parasthetica. Neurontin (gabapentin) is very helpful drug for this condition... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
No : Examine ur body for any tics as this could be lyme disease. Even if you find nothing there is some infection or inflammation in ur body. Get thee to t... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Go see your doctor: Many possible causes but herniated disc amongst the most likely. You will need a workup for that in order to determine actual cause.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Not really: More drowsy than crazy.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Aura management: I would imagine that treating the migraine headaches would result in diminishing visual distortions.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Sorry to hear it: Can you provide more details I am very interested. Are you taking any concurrent meds? Do you have any allergies?
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Could be: Herpes simplex. Ask ur OB if topical zovirax (acyclovir) is ok to try.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Ignore: Most people improve with conservative treatment. Most people are not candidates for surgery.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Most likely: Some damage to joints in ur neck. Topamax (topiramate) has been shown to be very effective in these cases.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
What do you mean : By 'stomach'? Is the pain epigastric in nature? Is it located along the sternum? The exact location of the pain will help determine the cause...
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
As far as i know: Nothing... But psychologists have found that it does cause more bonding with your partner.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Or,: Perhaps it is not your allergies per se, rather the antihistamines that can make you feel that way...
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Intestinal rest: Basically the principle is to rest the intestine, so that there is minimal pancreatic secretion. Pancreatic enzymes degrade protein, but with injury o... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Endo consult: How big are ur parents. If they are larger than you, an endocrinology consult would be in order, you may be deficient in or resistant to, growth horm... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Depends: I think it depends on how often you use it, but no longer than 5 years.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Imo yes: Interestingly the real killer is stress and other causes of imbalance in supply and demand of oxygen to the coronary arteries and decreasing levels of... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Cxr: You need a chest xray and possibly MRI of chest. 2 years does not decrease ur risk of lung ca to that of non smokers. The good news is that it is high... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
A Suggestion: See if you can use volatren gel 1% 3-4 x / day which is topical and generally will not have systemic effects. This works very well for a subset of pa... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
Drink more water: And take stool softener such as colace (docusate sodium) or fiber laxative such as senekot twice a day if that doesn't work go to gastrointestinal spe... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 38 years experience
See neurologist for: Possible painful neuropathy of feet. You may also have dietary or metabolic deficiency.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fersel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fersel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! The average person does not know this.Thanks for sharing with the igno
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! presumed this was the case but so sudden & severe. Thanks anyway :)
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I appeciiate ur time , about the herniated disc my PT examined me and guartied me that it isn't though

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1984MD
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