U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. Murray Wellner

Internal Medicine
West Hartford, CT
47 years experience male

About

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.

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Yes you can: there should be no appreciable effect vwith moderate amouts of raspberry leaf tea
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Ignore: Although counter intuitive, adding salt to your diet may help..also, consider all causes for low BP.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Yes: It probably can be lanced and drained
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Probably not.: sometimes post contusion or concussion syndromes can last for years.... continue to treat the symptoms.....Dr. Wellner
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Yes: yes, I believe it can
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A male asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Infectious process: first, stool samples should be obtained for culture and sensitivity, ova and parasites as well as c. diff...treatment could include the use pf probiot... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
It should not matter: It is safer not to be more then 12 hours late....but, I do not believe that being 24 hours late one time will have any significant impact....i believe... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
EBV exposure: Those titers mean that patient was probably exposed to EBV in the past, but not an acute infection....Dr. Wellner
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Yes: 6 weeks should be enough...the swelling should be much diminished
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Breakthrough bleedin: It is quite common for a young female to have a second intracycle endometrial bleed..
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
No: to my knowledge, only prescription oral meds, ie lamisel 250, are available to treat nail fungus....there is a topical prescription also available, bu... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Not bad: My first thought is menopause, although late...changes in periods are often seen during menopausal time or hormonal changes.....I would watch the tren... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Shingles: I am not sure of timeline.....but, of recent onset, I would not rule out 'rashless' shingles
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Rule out CAD: The rate is much to fast....Sinus tachycardia is usually secondary to another condition, which should be investigated...A high rate is similar to unde... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Not primary Rx: the primary treatment of symptomatic gall stones is laparoscopic surgery....ursodiol maybe used if primary treatment is not possible....Iursodiol tre... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
A thorn: It is possible that a small thorn or foreign body is embedded in the cyst....I would open the cyst to see what comes out...and even if no foreign body... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Viral gastroenteriti: There are many possible explanations...An infectious seems possible given the body aches and sudden onset of diarrhea.....the stress symptom may sugg... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Abscess: A pus filled lump sounds like an abscess and may have to be drained...Dr. Wellner
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Yes: In fact, every time, one removes scar, the process of removal could lead to more scar formation....Dr. Murray Wellner
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
It can a bit: Trazadone is a mild anti-depressant use primarily as a sleep aid...As a sedative, it can help the mania somewhat....Dr. Murray Wellner
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Very possible: The dx of ADHD or ADD is really not difficult to make...I narrow it down to 5-6 questions....Difficulty in focusing, easy distractibility , inability ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Possible gas: Gas build up is very common....Increased acid is one common cause....The pressure could cause abdominal as well as chest pain, especially when supine.... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
IBS: I understand that you are concerned about a change in your bowels..Considering your age, your anxiety about the condition, the cycling of the symptoms... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Acid: First thought is refractory gastric reflux....nothing to do with stent replacement....I would first be aggressive with heartburn treatment meaning a P... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
? fungal: tinea versicolor could cause a circularish non itchy, non scaly rash....I would first consider using an antifungal, both topical and oral....it may ta... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
?psoriasis: This could be psoriasis....I would initially treat it with topical steroids and anti-histamines....Dr. Wellner
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Continue: Your thyroid function are now fine with .05 levo....simply repeat tests in 3 month and re-evaluate proper dose if necessary..... levels may vary for a... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Rest: I would abstain from soccer or any vigorous activity for at least 4 weeks...anti inflammatory agents and muscle relaxants may be helpful as well....y... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Prednisone: I would add a 24 hour anti-histamine ie: claritin....and probably a short prednisone taper ie: medrol dose pak.....Dr. Wellner
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Yes it is possible..: Yes it is possible and may even grow large
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Cyst: Benign cysts sometimes ocurr but probably can be lanced and drained.... Dr. Wellner
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Cervical pinched ne: consider that when one sleeps, a pinched cervical nerve can radiate into the shoulder,making one think that they have a shoulder disorder...a primary ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
No cure: If the nail is loose or hanging, it should be removed...then keep the nailbed clean and even wrapped if it is raw....it may take 3-5 months to grow in... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Yes: Rheumatoid Arthritis is a systemic disease which can have many associated complications including heart involvement.....That coupled with the morbidi... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Yes: Taking vynase and a b12 vitamin together should be fine.....dr. wellner
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A female asked:
Dr. Murray Wellner
47 years experience
Probably not: The bluish color is probably blood from under the nail....this should resolve in time...In my experience, when a nail turns black, it is more likely t... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

1
Recommendations
12
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wellner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! thanks, maybe i'll ask my foot doctor for a perscription
HealthTap member
This made me feel good. Thanks! appreciate your reply.
HealthTap member
Thank you for the reply, appreciate it.
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less