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Dr. Alan Solinger

Rheumatology
Potomac, MD
48 years experience male

Locations

Office

Potomac, MD

Address

Potomac, MD
Directions

Fax

2404998243

About

Specialties
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Rheumatology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

15 Answers
0 Agrees
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Most times, yes: Talk with your doctor. It depends on the reason for using the prednisone. Most short courses of steroids can be done in that time period. It depend... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No: This is a normal anatomical variant with no consequences other than a mistaken avulsed/detached labrum. Do not worry.
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
A complex autoimmune: Lupus is a very complex disease where a patient's own immune system is attacking your own body. Every patient has a different presentation and you wo... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Always speak with MD: If you are referring to ehlers-danlos syndrome, it depends on whether you have one of the more serious subtypes or one of the benign subtypes. Speak ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Not that helpful: If that is the correct diagnosis, you may never find the triggering cause. Speak with her rheumatologist to be sure the diagnosis is correct since it... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Possibly: Have your doctor examine your shoulder to be sure it is not some other cause.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Not common: It depends on the subtype of ehlors-danlos syndrome, but not a common feature except in the most severe subtypes with excessive tissue tears without m... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No way that I know: There is no way to predict who will have this problem unless it has happened before. The best way to avoid muscle problems on statins is to not take ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Different cells hit: Neurologic muscle weakness is due to any disorder of the nerves activating muscles that causes weakness. Metabolic muscle weaknees is due to a disord... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Need more info: Several interpretations to "discharge" - need to know from wwhere, what is its appearance etc. With that information, it would be easier to answer yo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No but is possible: Most people on statins have absolutely no muscle issues at all; a rare/unusual subset of patients could have muscle problems related to inappropriate ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
See doctor.and talk: Let your doctor do an exam and take a physical exam - lab tests are only helpful if the rest fits. They confirm what is seen and heard by your doctor... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
See ortho surgeon: Talk with your orthopedic surgeon so he/she can do a thorough history and physical exam to evaluate the leg.
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Cause - no: Mas has sirs as part of its clinical features. Sirs is just a description of some signs and symptoms of excessive inflammatory mediator release that ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No: I am not aware of any foods or supplements that can actively affect myalgias.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Solinger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Solinger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1974MD

Residency

University of Missouri, Columbia Medical Center
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