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Dr. Leroy Fleischer

Internal Medicine
Broomall, PA
37 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
3 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
I doubt your story: It is unlikely that they found "nothing" if there was actual rectal bleeding to that degree. I believe that there had to be something that caused the ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
No: This medicine does not commonly cause people to get headaches. If you are having a headache problem, see your doctor.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Sinus pressure: What you describe could be due to sinus pressure from congestion.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes, but....: Having another surgery is an option, but you should try conservative treatment like physical therapy first if you are having pain. Every time that you... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: Your elbow and hands need to be seen by your doctor to determine what is going on....
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: If there is any redness or pus draining, see your doctor, you likely need to be on an antibiotic.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Good luck on your exams.
A member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Diet and exercise: There is no substitute for diet and aerobic exercise.....There is no quick fix.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Spirometry: This can be tested by the use of a spirometer, which may be in your doctor's office or at the local hospital, possibly with a methacholine challenge.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
No, there's more: There are other sub-particles such as vldl (very low density lipid) that also make up the total cholesterol count. Please also note that in the standa... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
No: No medical reason to do it.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Depends on the snack: A healthy snack with protein and complex carbs is fine....Junk food and cookies/cakes/candy is not!
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Both are right: You likely have a compression of the nerve that runs from your neck to the fingers.....Either where it originates in the neck or somewhere along the ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Ear infection: You may now have an middle ear infection, if things do not improve with decongestants in a day or two, you probably need to see your doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Don't think so....: There are no such studies that I am aware of....But you could go to the national institutes of health website at nih.Gov to research any similar studi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Sounds serious: You need to see your doctor soon and get some tests, it is not normal to have nausea and vomiting daily!
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: You could have a small chip fracture that is not healing properly, a tendon or ligament injury, or something else. You need to be examined, and may ne... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Pain: You can get pain in the site where you had a blood clot, even after starting treatment for the clot.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Shingles: From the description, it sounds like you may have shingles. See your doctor soon so that he or she can get a look at the rash and decide if that's wha... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
They are "cold": In this case, the nodules are non-functioning, so they do not take up the nuclear tracer.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Not necessarily: Nosebleeds can also come from very high blood pressure or an eroded blood vessel in the nasal passage.....Get to your doctor and get checked out soon!
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
They are equal: Both are effective and safe, some people get a dry cough on the ace inhibitors, but otherwise, they are well tolerated.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Could be.....: Several things from minor, like a 'pinched nerve' in the neck, to major, like thoracic outlet syndrome.....See your doctor soon to get checked out.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
See the doctor: If the symptoms are getting worse and he has been on the antibiotic for at least a week, he may have an infection that is resistant to that antibiotic... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Many things: You need to see your dcotor soon so that your belly can be examined.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Bronchitis: You may need medication, call your doctor if you are not feeling beter in a day or so...
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Could be a few thing: Rashes need to be seen to be properly diagnosed....See your doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: It is common to have the shots a month apart.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Vasodilation: Dilates blood vessels to reduce blood pressure.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
No: As far as we know, HDL protects your arteries from damage.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
No: These are 2 entirely separate things.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
UTI: You could have a urinary tract (bladder) infection, see your doctor for a urine test and possible treatment.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: As long as the heart valve is not severely damaged, you may make a complete recovery without surgery.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
No: Once the barium passes out the other end in a day or so.....It's gone for good.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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!
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Can't tell: Any rash needs to be seen to be diagnosed, see your doctor soon.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 37 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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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

Affiliations

Prime Health Network
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