Dr. Donald Lipkis

Gastroenterology
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47 years experience male

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Gastroenterology Associates of San Diego

San Diego, CA

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Specialties
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Gastroenterology

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

85 Answers
27 Agrees
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Lipkis
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Must stop alcohol: If you have hemochromatosis it is essential that you abstain from alcohol, particularly if you have advanced fibrosis or cirrhosis. Alcohol can raise ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Lipkis
47 years experience Gastroenterology
GI upset: Iron can and often does cause gastrointestinal upset. It may be mitigated somewhat by taking the pill with food. You can also switch to another form o ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Lipkis
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: A two week treatment with Vancomycin can cure C. difficile infections, however recurrence is not unusual. The stool should be rechecked sometime after ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lipkis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lipkis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) had various worrisome symptoms for many months already
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks I got my appendix out yesterday very sore
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! I've chronic cholecystitis

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 1973MD
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