Dr. Nelly Cohen

Internal Medicine
Holtsville, NY
29 years experience

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I am an internal medicine physician with almost a decade of experience in direct outpatent health care, doing preventive care, treatment of acute and chronic diseases, preschool and preemployments exam, preoperative clearances.

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Internal Medicine

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301 Agrees
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Few symptoms: Usually women feel nausea, maybe vomiting, lightheadedness, malaise, somnolence, increased salivation.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Google: It depends where you live. The biggest help these days is google search. If you have health coverage you can ask for provider directory and look there... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Pain: You have to make sure you have no herniated disk, as it may cause what is called sciatica pains.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Maybe a fracture: I sounds that it might be a fracture, so have an x-ray done.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Staging: Treatment of lung cancer depends on the staging. Oncologist will decide what kind of treatment is necessary.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Get enough sleep: It's a blessing! if your child at this age sleeps through the night. You do not wake him up, he will be up when he is hungry or wet.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Needs evaluation: You have to make sure there are no brain metastasis, so have brain ct scan done. If patient is on chemo, that may be the cause of headaches too.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Do not worry: No you should not. Age of the periods onset varies from 9-15 yo, so you still have some time.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See an ENT/allergist: Most likely you have allergy symptoms and postnasal drip. See an ENT and allergist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Need to distinguish : It sounds more like a rheumatoid arthritis. See a rheumatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Wean off: These kind of meds are not recommended to quit cold turkey due to a possibility of serotonin withdrawal syndrome. They should be slowly weaned off wi... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Yes you can. As long as you avoid touching any mucus membranes, there are no contraindications for use on your lower legs.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Possible infection: There is a possibility of skin infection and what you are describing might be the pus. See your pcp to figure it out.
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A member asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
A stye: Most likely it's a stye. See your pcp for treatment.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See a nutritionist: It depends how heavy you are and how many pounds you need to loose. You can start from seeing your internist to have a physical exam, calculate bmi, h... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Yes then can but with the caution, since Diltiazem can increase digoxin level, so has to be used in smaller doses and digoxin levels have to be checke... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: Yeast infection doesn't affect pregnancy. See your gyn for treatment.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Also red meat: Pork also belongs to a family of red meat. The best alternatives are fish (preferably salmon or sardines), chicken and/or turkey.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See your PCP: First of all, make sure you do fingerstick on an empty stomach. Second of all, you may have glucose intolerance. Please see your pmd to determine, ma... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Depends: It depends what you take it for, at what dosage and for how long. It depends on your health overall and if you are taking any other meds as drug inter... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See GI: She needs to see a gastroenterologist and have an endoscopy done. Causes can be various, from gastritis to ulcers and cancers, etc.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Repeat: Have a sonogram repeated again in 3-6 months to see how its growing. In majority of cases such cysts remain the same.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Taper: Make sure you talk to your doctors. These meds have to be tapered off. You cannot abruptly stop them.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Ovulation: It's because of the hormonal changes due to ovulation.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Different things: It might be gastritis, gallstones, peptic ulcer disease, etc. See you md for evaluation.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See your PCP: It sounds like you may have an infection in your finger. See your pcp to determine if you need antibiotic.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Yes you can have sex as many times a day as you want and can, there is no harm to you health from having sex few times a day.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See an MD: There are various causes for shoulder pain, so it is impossible at this point to say what is wrong without being examined. I would suggest you to see... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Yes. There is no problem having a period after cervical biopsy.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: No you do not get high blood pressure from your periods.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Dryness : It may cause eye, nose and mouth dryness, esophageal pathology.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
November: If your due date is in august, your pregnancy happened in november (given that your periods are regular).
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See a doctor: There is a chance that a stone can get trapped in a duct, so you have to see either your pcp or GI specialist to figure this out.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: No, there is no evidence of a flu vaccine causing alz dementia.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes retest: Yes, please retest. There are common occasions when blood test results come what is called falsely positive (abnormal results in the absence of a dise... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is the only safe medication to take during pregnancy.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Probably fungal: Please check with a dermatologist, as it maybe a fungal condition and with proper treatment should resolve.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Spinal tap: It sounds like you are talking about a spinal tap, usually it is done for diagnostic purposes, i.E to look for infections, blood, to check pressure, e... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Weird: I am not quite sure if you are taking antibiotics for 2 weeks, usually for uncomplicated UTI the regimen is 3 days, unless you have pyelonephritis, th... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Depends: It depends on what the cause of neuropathy is. In majority of cases you can improve symptoms by treating the underlying cause and taking appropriate m... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Different causes: There are so many different causes of headaches such as migrane, tension, tumors and etc. You should not be guessing but see a neurologist and find a... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Only tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is the only safest medication for pain during pregnancy.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See GI: Alcoholics very often have stomach ulcers and pancreatitis. See a GI specialist for proper diagnosis and treatment and please stop drinking....!
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See GYN: Your periods sreabnormal and you will have problems conceiving until you figure out the cause and undergo proper treatment. Please see your gyn for ev... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Yes, stress can exacerbate acne.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Depends: It depends where and what kind of fracture it is. In average it takes 4 weeks to heal.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Not an STD: Bv is not an std. See your gyn for treatment.
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A member asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Breast augmentation: If you mean to have your breasts bigger, then the only option you have is to see a plastic surgeon and have breast augmentation done by silicone or sa... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: No there is no chance for you to get pregnant.
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A member asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Chronic condition: Asthma by a definition is a chronic reversible airway disease. In some cases it can be a genetic predisposition, heartburn related asthma, but in majo... Read More
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Mar 20, 2015
Great Doc!!
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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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I appreciate you responding back to me so quickly. I was really concerned because I have a 10 year old whose started hers at 8. Again, thank
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Thank you, my doctor said i was anemic but she didnt tell me anything else just to eat meat and in 3 months come back. ill go see her again
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Thanks for responding, this has been goin on for a year and I have no job or insurance. So it's been hard to get the test I need.

Awards

Top General Internist, Second Place, East Long Island, NY - Winter
2013
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