Dr. Leroy Fleischer

Internal Medicine
Broomall, PA
38 years experience

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Broomall, PA

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1999 Sproul Road, Suite 21, Broomall, PA
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Internal Medicine

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86 Answers
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes, but.....: Many things can cause a delay in your menstrual period like stress, new diet, new medications.....Give it a little while longer, and it it still hasn'... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Nerve problem: Sometimes numbness in a toe could be due to an injury or irritation of a nerve. You need to see your doctor for further evaluation.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Osteoarthritis: Lab work will rule out conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and scleroderma as the cause of your joint pain, but cannot diagnose things like... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: It is common to have the shots a month apart.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No such thing: Discs don't "dislocate." you may have a bulging disc, and this can be treated a variety of ways such as physical therapy or steroid injections. Surger... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Many things: You need to see your dcotor soon so that your belly can be examined.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Could be a few thing: Rashes need to be seen to be properly diagnosed....See your doctor.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No: Once the barium passes out the other end in a day or so.....It's gone for good.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly: It could get worse with time, even though you quit smoking a while back. It is important to take your medications such as inhalers, as directed by you... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Several things: An infection is the most likely cause, but other things can cause swollen lymph nodes as well....Your doctor needs to examine you and possibly run som... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No: As far as we know, HDL protects your arteries from damage.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No: These are 2 entirely separate things.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Many things: A number of different things can cause this, from tumors (often metastatic), certain infections to autoimmune diseases. You will need additional studi... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Bronchitis: You may need medication, call your doctor if you are not feeling beter in a day or so...
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Vasodilation: Dilates blood vessels to reduce blood pressure.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Medical treatment can slow the progression of the disease and improve symptoms, but if you are a smoker and have copd, stop smoking now, it's the best... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: They act on different aspects of an allergic response; Allegra is an antihistamine, while singulair (montelukast) blocks leukotienes, another componen... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It is possible: Your husband likely contracted the hpv virus that causes cervical cancer from a previous sexual partner, and subsequently transmitted the virus to you... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: As long as the heart valve is not severely damaged, you may make a complete recovery without surgery.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
UTI: You could have a urinary tract (bladder) infection, see your doctor for a urine test and possible treatment.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Could be your back: Problems with the lower back can often be felt in the hip and back of the thigh....Standing in one place for hours can often bring on pain and stiffne... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
$: Look at the price of a pack of cigarettes, multiply it by 365.....Then think about what you can do with the money instead of having it go up in smoke!
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Bad!: Unless you have a major kidney problem, there is no reason to be concerned about the amount of potassium in your diet. Having an adequate amount of [p... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Not for that reason: As long as your endoscopy showed nothing else going on, you probably do not need another one. However, you need to find out from your doctor whether o... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or pepto bismal may ease the symptoms somewhat. More important is that you do not get dehydrated, if you can't keep down fluid... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Can't tell: Any rash needs to be seen to be diagnosed, see your doctor soon.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No: Complete loss of vision is a medical emergency, you should seek attention asap.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Go back to your MD: The flu is a virus, antibiotics treat bacterial infections only, not viruses. If you are still feeling ill, you need to be re-evaluated by a physician... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Talk to your Doctor: With diabetes and hypertension, you are at increased risk of kidney problems, which are often detected by an increased creatinine or protein in the ur... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
4 key symptoms: 1) fever 2) neck pain/stiffness 3) headache 4)light sensitivity if you have these symptoms, get to the nearest er now!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Dermatitis: You might be allergic to a shampoo or other skin or hair care product, causing an irritation of your skin.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly: An action that causes exposure to the blood of the other person is a risk.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Not dehydration: It sounds more like a chronic muscle tear or similar injury, not dehydration.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Bile: Since there is no 'food' in your stomach, you are throwing up the 'digestive juices' that your body is still producing. More importantly, if you are n... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Nothing: No particular food will prevent fungal infections. A healthy diet may help your immune system overall, but that's about it.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Pinched nerve: You might have oinched a nerve in your neck, see your doctor if it is not getting better soon.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: It's ok to take them at the same time.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No: Weight gain is not a common side effect of this medication.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Could be fungal: A rash in the groin/scrotal area can often be fungal, it should be looked at by your doctor, so that the proper treatment such as an antifungal cream ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Change your diet: Eat more fiber and drink more water.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: If you have pvc's, your pulse can feel irregular.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See your doctor: You could have spontaniously tore a muscle or tendon, see your doctor for further evaluation.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
You need lab work: It is more likely that the dose of synthroid (thyroxine) that you are on is not adequate, as the symptoms that you describe are of an underactive thyr... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Any type of surgery involves risks. Although it is very unlikely that you will have such a complication, the surgeon must inform you of the potential ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
They don't...: Laxitives don't soften stools, they promote movement of the bowels. If you are having hard stools, you likely need to drink more fluids, eat more fibe... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Controls metabolism: The thyroid gland controls your body's metabolism. An under-active thyroid can cause weight gain, for instance. Your doctor can order simple blood tes... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Clostridium diff.: If you were very ill and in the hospital recently, likely at some point on an antibiotic, you are at risk for a serious bowel infection known as clost... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Normal: Unless you have pre-eclampsia, your blood pressure should be normal, even at 43.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Do not worry: The name "sodium" in a medication is just a name of the chemical, it does not mean that the pill has extra sodium or salt in it, it will not raise you... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Several things: You might have a viral illness, or this could be the early sign of a rheumatologic condition. In our area of pa, we need to consider lyme disease also... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fleischer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fleischer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you. The question is for my mom. I don't think she will tolerate chemo well. First treatment Thursday. Hospice is next option.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you ..I have been doing pt for 6 months now ..have plateaued .
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks alot. I wil ask my primary dr.is it embarrassing how is done?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Hahnemann Medical College, PA
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

University of Pennsylvania/ Presbyterian Hospital

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