Dr. C Julio Aponte

Rheumatology
Chester, WV
53 years experience

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Teacher of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Making treatment of horrible diseases more understandable to patients and other doctors i use many drugs and non pharmacological methods to achieve and maintain remission

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Rheumatology

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English

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. C Julio Aponte
53 years experience Rheumatology
NO: Is a trait, one abnormal gene, you need 2 abnormal genes to cause sickle cell disease. In extreme cases with low oxygen red cells can break when they ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. C Julio Aponte
53 years experience Rheumatology
Only water retaintio: Poor renal function may cause sodium and water retention, but in general is better to drink a lot of water and cut on sodium. It will prevent kidney s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. C Julio Aponte
53 years experience Rheumatology
Safe as a rule: If kawasaki was more than a year and had no sequela, it will rare now. Meloxican is generally safe for the heart.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Aponte is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Aponte is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for that explanation. I thought rheumatic diseases were the ones that caused pain and there were autoimmune diseases that did not
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! And my neck twitches by itself and I can't control it
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