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Dr. Michael Gross

Nephrology and Dialysis
Anaheim, CA
47 years experience male

Locations

altamed

Anaheim, CA

Address

1814, W Lincoln Ave, Anaheim, CA, US
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

American Family Mutual Insurance Company

About

Bio

Board Certified Internal Medicine and Nephrology Current working for Altamed in Anaheim Ca 92801

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Nephrology and Dialysis

Licenses

United States: Nevada

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

131 Answers
65 Agrees
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Yes: testosterone can increase na reabsortion and decrease k secretion
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Low K: one does need to be concerned with low K could cause fatigue and cardiac problems
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Yes: do not fiddle with you foreskin it could become infected
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Creatinine: taking creatinine may increase your serum creatinine level but for the most part creatinine level are related to muscle mass
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Headache with nausea: this could be something serious see your PCP may need a CT brain
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Pain: It is up to the surgeon which pain meds are best for you talk to your MD
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Yes: you will loose a lot of stool with the preperation and this stool contains electrolytes
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Bun: The bun can be quite variable low ones may be due to overhydation if you drink too much fluid but rally nothing to worry about only high bun are worri... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Pain: pain in the temples is non specific you could be cured by ibuprofen
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Yes: Ok to take these meds with miralax (polyethylene glycol)
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Yes: I believe it could be dried blood
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
No: AS long as he is able to produce sperm during intercourse it will not affect your chances of getting pregnant
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Infection: The best thing you can do is to get a urine culture to determine if an infection is present
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Anal: Just clean it after anal sex with soap and water
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Yes: some may produce a hormone that can increase your heart rate
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Maybe: bilirubin can be raised for many reason including blockage to the bile duct by a gall stone and other reasons you must see your PCP
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Cyst: This probably represents a cyst in your kidney
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
All over: Ldh is a non specific enzyme that is found in many areas Not a specific are has minimal utility in clinical medicine
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Skin: this ios an area where a fungal cream might be better
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Ureteral stone: If you have hydro you need to do something to get rid of the stone causing hydro Either you need a per-cutaneous Nephrostomy or a ureteral stint to un... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Bad taste: use mints or listerine
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Blood: you need to have a real urinalysis to document how much blood Then get a urine culture to make sure this is not related to infection
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Yes: many patients take this medicine 2 x /day
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Try other meds: A giood choice without much side effects would br Cardizem
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Could be: If you had AKI you may have residual kidney problems
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Urine: 2-3 clusters od bubbles is not of concern If the urine is all foamy that signifies protein in the urine
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Test: I would not test it at all if you think you have a UTI get a culture
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
No: this will not affect your kidney function
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Donated kidney: you should no\t feel much concerning your donated kidney unless this is a post op problem See the surgeon who remove your kidney
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Doubtful: LDH and C-reactive protein are non specific tests Uric acid elevation may be associated with gout
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Blood: You probably have some blood in the urine do ua
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
No: Usually no unless your bilirubin is above 20
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Doubt: There is really nothing except if you have a reversible cause if renal failure that brings down a creatinine
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Urine: Dark urine may signify blood in the i=urine have someone check a urinalysis on you
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Oil spots: this usually represent fat in the urine which could be associated with protein in the urine
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Yes: You can swim with a bladder infection
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Yes: this could be a side effect of this medication
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Absorption: glucose is filtered in the kidney then the kidney reabsorbs most of the glucose so none appears in your urine but if you have diabetes some may appear... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Kidney infection: usually associated with pain frequency and burning of urination Need to get a urine culture to make sure there is no infection
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Rash: Go see your PCP all rashes can be treated if resistant to treatment may need to see a specialist
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Ca: milk has some calcium but not a good way to get calcium
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Weight loss: If you are dehydrated your weight could come down just drink more water
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Many things: Swollen ankles and feet could be due to CHF Cirrhosis Gout
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Doubtful: If you had a vertebral artery tear you would be losing blood very quickley
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
No: they usually do not rupture until greater than 5 cm Why would tour Abdominal aorta have thin walls?
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Bumps: These bumps certainly could be ance which can come and go
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Check: Check with your PCP may be resistant to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Yes: renal function getting slightly worse over 6 months could be a bad sign in a diabetic
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
Nephrology and Dialysis 47 years experience
Standard: This is the standard treatment to keep to keep your chemistries stable
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Testimonials
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Jan 16, 2016
Dr Gross is a good diagnostician with a degree of pragmatism. Always a good combination.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gross is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gross is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much! The stone was found during a whole body scan following radioactive iodine treatment so my kidney was holding the radioactive iodine.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I know that drug companies are trying to extend their expirations under the TPP proposal. This is not good for the middle class at all.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Fair enough. I did drink quite a bit of water, and I did feel cooler as the evening went on :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1975MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Residency

COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Thought Leader, Second Place, Orange County Region - Winter
2015
Top Nephrologist, First Place, National - Winter
2015
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