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Dr. Peter Corrado

Family Medicine
NJ
42 years experience

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Family Medicine

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United States: New Jersey

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English

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138 Answers
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Many posibilities: Ankle pain is a symptom with many possible causes. Injury, arthritis, gout, infection and fracture could all be the reason. A full history with a comp... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Perhaps: If you had all three shots in the series, you should be covered. If you are not sure, you can ask your doctor to check your level of immunity with a s... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Level is too high: Inr tells us how effectively your warfarin is thinning your blood. Generally a level between 2.0 and 3.5 is considered ok depending on the problem. If... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Pnancy and periods: If the bleeding that started on the 15th represented the normal time for your period to begin, than it would not be possible to have gotten pregnant w... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
A raised rash: The rash of shingles usually starts as red spots which become raised and blister. They can eventually develop pus than scab over.The rash is localized... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Depends: Without symptoms flattening of the t waves would likely be considered a nonspecific finding. This may be seen in normal healthy people but can also be... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Consider these: If you are urinating frequently, with increased thirist and increased hunger you could have diabetes. If you have palpitations, sweating, heat intole... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Several things: The spinal canal is made up of small bones held together by ligaments and joints and separated by discs. Any combination of disc bulging, ligamet thic... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Not usually: While it is not impossible for some componant of the steri-strip to cause a wide spread reaction, it is more likely to cause a localized irritant type... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
No specific answer: I am not aware of any concensus on the best fabric for all situations. Much would depend on personal preference and enviorment is also important. In w... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Good question: You might want to discuss this matter further with a cardiologist. I don't know of any specific genes that have been implicated as a cause of angina. ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Inflamation: The synovium is part of the lining of a joint. It produces fluid that helps lubricate the joint and keep it moving smoothly. Synovitis is inflamation ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Local inflammation: Probably just a little plebitis or inflammation of the vein. It is due to the catheter or possibly caused by something you were given thru the iv. Try... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Abnormal smells: There is limited history here to go on. But if the smells are truly phantom and disrupt your father's sleep your concern is well founded. I would advi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Follow up to be sure: Trauma to the mid back and flank can result in kidney damage. However, injuries such as you describe usually result in muscle injury, even when no bru... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Several possible: Frankly, the best treatment is the one that works. An isolated herniation may respond to rest then physical therapy. Spinal injections may also provid... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Probably not: Macular degeneration ir due to damage and atrophy of the macula, the central part of the retina where vision is sharpest. Two types (wet &dry) exist ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Yes: Osteomyelitis is caused by infection localized to an area of bone. Symptoms often develop gradually and may be localized, such as pain, swelling and r... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Simple answer yes: Tubal ligation or "tied tubes" can be reversed. The chance of success varies with the patient's age, time since the surgery and the type of proceedure... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Vertigo: The symptoms you describe suggest a diagnosis of an inner ear problem called labarynthitis. Causes are multiple, some benign and some serious. If symp... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Not really: Geritol is a multi-vitamin supplement and as such has minimal caloric value. A better bet would be to add an extra 500 calories of healthy food to you... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Probably safe: Melatonin is secreted by the pineal gland and helps regulate sleep\wake cycles. Use of suppliments appears safe, however studies of long term use are ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Complicated question: A women under the age of 35 who has regular periods is generally considered fertile. After a year of unprotected intercourse with no pregnancy an infe... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Possibly yes: Although not an addictive substance like a narcotic, suddenly stopping a drug like Paxil (paroxetine) after long term use can cause problems. It is be... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Hard to tell: It is at times difficult to differentiate between pain due to heart diease and that caused by problems of the upper GI tract.Specific symptoms, age, p... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Not likely: Common side effects of fish oils are gastrointestinal like nausea. They also frequently cause a fishy taste. More significantly the can lead to excess... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Many factors: Many factors may enter into the decision to replace a knee. Patient age, severity of pain, degree of disability and patients overall suitability for a... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
No: Perhaps you could get a little quinine from chewing cinchona bark. But seriously, there are no natural treatments for this disease, good or bad. If th... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
It varies: A number of medications exist to treat anxiety. Some are meant to be taken on an as needed basis and others need to be taken daily.The problem can als... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Not just yet: A single person with breast cancer in the family is not generally considered a reason for brca testing. A history of multiple indviduals with breast o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Talk to your doctor: Seven days of azythromycin should be more than enough to resolve uncomplicated chlymidia. Also, retesting for cure is not usually needed after Azithro... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Fumes: Some bathroom tile cleaners when mixed with bleach can produce toxic fumes which can cause lung inflammation if used in a small poorly ventilated spac... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Many: A thyroid scan gives info about metabolic activity in the thyroid gland. Almost any doctor involved in general medical care would be able to order thi... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Depends on type: Clamydia can cause a variety of infections depending on the bacterial type. Possibilities include stds, pneumonia, eye infection, cervical infection a... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
More info needed: Pain in the fingers can have several causes. Important questions are where in the fingers is the pain, when is it worse and how long does it last. It ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
A possibility: Many experts would consider a psa of 3.1 in a 40 y/o to be elevated and continued monitoring of the level is well advised. However, cancer is not the ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Needs a second look: BP is generally low while sleeping and begins to rise just before we awake. The low am pressure indicates it is not happening with you. Some possibili... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Yes and no: Prostate biopsy is a surgical procedure and any such procedure carries the risk of bacterial infection. There is, however, no evidence that the proced... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Good question: Eat a balanced diet consisting of a variety of healthy foods. Get plenty of fiber and dont forget you fruits and vegetables.Take smaller portions and ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Hard choices: First ?, why are you gaining weight? Is there a medical problem like an underactive thyroid? If so, talk to a doctor. Otherwise, the best diet is one ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Yes you can: Cancer of the spine can involve the spinal cord or the vertebrae surrounding it. It can be due to a primary tumor or spread from a cancer elsewhere in... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
It can be: Diarrhea can occur from inflammation of the bowel due to a number of irritants. Causes can include virus, bacteria and even toxins produced by microor... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Probaly no: Swallowing vomit probably will not cause a major problem but there is a chance that the up and back exposure to stomach acid could cause transiant ir... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Probably not: If you are talking about medical insurance, the best you can hope for is that the bill will be covered between the two policies. Usually one policy (o... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
It depends: It goes with saying that you should use safety equipment to prevent falls. If you are involved in maintaince (repair, sandblasting, repainting), you s... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Not a medical term: Pedantic speech is speech intended to impress people with how smart the speaker is. An example might be using the term cephalgia when the more common ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Kidney failure: Erythropoietin is commonly used in people with anemia due to kidney failure. Other uses include anemia associatid with hiv, chemotherapy and some type... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
It varies: Some STDs cause painful urination and discharge. Others cause ulcers on skin lesions which may or may not be painful.. In addition, conditions such as... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Need more info: Before deciding if you need to gain weight, it would be useful to know your current weight and height. It would also help to know if you are a strict... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Need more info: Before deciding if you need to gain weight, it would be useful to know your current weight and height. It would also help to know if you are a strict... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
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Mar 31, 2015
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Jul 26, 2014
hey i need some answers
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Thank you I did the research the day I was diagoice my prolactin was 50 and I've never breastfead in my life nor am I prgnant I did find that headaches r sever right now never got them befor as wel us...Read More
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i have implanon birth control tube in my arm, people have told me id gain weight from it, never get it off. my dr wont give me a in deph exam with out a good reason. but thank you very much
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