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Dr. Arthur Hammer

Pulmonology
Holtsville, NY
52 years experience

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Pulmonology

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Nt necessarily: You may experience skin or airway and/or mucosal irritation
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
May be old: sounds like old TB or other past infection. If no symptoms don't worry
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Hemorrhoids: If you only see a little blood, you may have hemorrhoids
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Relax: Chlorine is irritating, if you're not short of breath and only have a little blood in sputum don't worry, otherwise get it checked out
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Allergies: sounds like allergic rhinitis which frequently is associated with asthma
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
No: if you have symptoms of chest pain or shortness of breath have it evaluated
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
It means exposure: You've been exposed to Pneumococcus, not necesarily presntly infected
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Depends: i would only worry if you became lightheaded or. Developed severe shortness of breath. Melodic is not the best medication for these symptoms
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Anxiet, full bladder: If you're a highly anxious person and have a full bladder, BP should be measured with an appropriately sized cuff, in the seating position, after sitt... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Avoid antihistamines: if not better soon get to ER or md
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Not always: may help if you have asthma, however an MDI is better and more portable
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Yes: the patient may have a non-infectious pneumonia, such as BOOP, also known as COP, you should see a pulmonaologist
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
exercise asthma: You may have exercise induced asthma, due to cooling of airways while exercising , try exercising with mouth closed, if no success see a pulmonary spe... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
No: smoking marihuana has nothing to do with birth control
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Not due to septum: may be due to severe allergies, get it checked in clinic or ER
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
No radiation: no these studies do not involve ANY radiation
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Every 4 hours: you may use it up to every 4 hours, however if you don't get relief, you'd better see a doctor in person
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
Spasm: most frequently due to diaphragmatic spasms ,swallowing dry granulated sugar may help
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 52 years experience
No such thing: people do not develop " mini-heart attacks", all real heart attacks are serious

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hammer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hammer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Oct 21, 2018
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) thanks...a slight explanation would have been helpful however.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Dr. Hammer! This is very helpful.
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Maybe i have that.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UBNAM
Graduated 1970MD
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