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Dr. Craig Cohen

Emergency Medicine
Ehrenberg, AZ
26 years experience male

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Emergency Medicine

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United States: California

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English

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Stick to the whites: Egg whites alone would be an excellent source of protein without the unwanted cholesterol.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
See your doctor: This should be evaluated by seeing your physician to rule out an infection of the hand which could be crippling. Other causes could be due to inflamma... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Little as possible: The gastrointestinal effects of naproxen, a nonsteroidal anti-infammatory (NSAID) are devastating and cause tremendous morbidity and mortality. Look i... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Pilonidal cyst maybe: Have it checked out as it might need to be lanced.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Liquid ibuprophen: In the class of anti-inflammatory medications, it may be injected into a vein or muscle by health professionals in an attempt to provide faster pain r... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Chronic pain: Symptoms are pain all over the body, certain tender areas, that may be anywhere...The cause is unknown, and highly suspect as the exact cellular reaso... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Gradually: You may taper off the dose by one or two percent every other day with the guidance of your physician. Quitting "cold turkey, " or suddenly is dangero... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
It depends: The type and severity of stroke matters in how long it takes to recover. Also, treatment instituted emergently by calling 911 may help reverse some st... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Stop playing tennis: Elbow pain would usually be caused by repetitive movements of the joint, causing tendonitis (inflammation of the tendon), hence the name, "tennis elbo... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Common cold?: A viral cause is the correct answer 99 percent of the time. This can be managed with warm salt water rinses of the back of the mouth and acetomenophen... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Yoga: The only therapy in medical research that I am aware of that shows efficacy. Drug and surgical options are notoriously incapable of treating chronic p... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Yes, but...: In the class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, it is a good choice for muscular pain. However, beware the side effects on the gastrointestinal... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Opiates/cannabis: These medications are a gift to those with refractory pain. Cannabis is as well.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Anything: The possibility for something serious is here, especially for women. So, you should have this checked out right away.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
No: More serious causes should be discovered or ruled out. See a doctor asap.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Not bedrest: Gradually introducing exercise like stretching, yoga, and non-impact or low-impact activities like swimming and cycling are crucial to our general hea... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Certainly: If you don't mind the wait, emergency physicians are expert at treating all painful conditions. They may use narcotics, IV hydration, anti-nausea medi... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Something serious: When you have pain that doesn't go away with normal measures, it should be checked out sooner rather than later. The list of things this could be is l... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Yes, but...: Yes, but pain is preventable. Giving local anesthesia itself may produce pain, and dilation of the cervix, even more so. A discussion with your physic... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Make sure: Talk to your doctor about other possibilities other than routine back pain. At your age, there are worse scenarios. Then, get off the couch! exercise,... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Kidney stone?: The list of things this could be is long, and could be life threatening depending on your age. Please seek expert emergency care, though if you read t... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Definietly: 81mg is the normal dose. If you know you're at risk, you should probably talk to your doctor to see how best to define that. You may have some other o... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Constipation, & more: More serious side effects are tolerance, dependence, and overdose causing respiratory depression (alone, or with other depressants like muscle relaxan... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Emergency department: Although it may be nothing serious in someone this young, life threatening causes must be ruled out, fast!
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Maybe: Any procedure has risks. Especially for older people, a sudden movement of the neck may cause a stroke, or damage the vessels in the neck. For younger... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Maybe?: (i've never heard that it should work) but placebo effect is real, so give it a good try, then let us know. We'll spread the word! if not see a doc ab... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Not taking it: Tramadol is an opiate, so by definition, may cause euphoria, lethargy, or "hypnosis" in effect.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Lots: Gradual onset of generalized weakness, or lethargy (especially in the elderly), fainting, shortness of breath, swelling of both legs, trouble breathin... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Hygiene: Simlpe as showering regularly should help but who knows until you are seen in the flesh. Certain infections may be treatable so go see a doctor.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and regarding overdose, the label reads: "seizures, acute renal failure, and coma have been reported wi... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
See your doctor: Depending on the test performed to examine the health of your heart, you may require more tests to rule out cardiac cause for chest pain. Normally, ch... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Still contagious: Even without the blisters, the herpes virus can always be contagious, although it is most contagious immediately before an active outbreak of blisters... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Dr. cohen! :)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH SYSTEM
Completed 1999
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