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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour

Sleep Medicine
Encino, CA
39 years experience male

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ENCINO, CA

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16542 Ventura Blvd, 302, ENCINO, CA
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Masoud Sadighpour, MD

Encino, CA

About

Bio

Worked as General Practitioner and then as Radiologist in Iran. Fellowship in Neuroradiology in Long Island Jewish Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine at CHS in NJ, followed up with Fellowship in Sleep Medicine. Double Board certified, working in Los Angeles,

Specialties
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Sleep Medicine

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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503 Answers
93 Agrees
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Might: All research says that if you have a risk factor such as high cholestrol then tasking daily Aspirin will reduce the chance of heart attacks. But takin... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Need attention: Severe inflammation and swelling joints might be due to several possibilities. You need to see a doctor.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Ovulation: Ovulation is 14 days prior to the next period. The relation with 27th of december period warries and depends on the duration of your cycle.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Viral: Viral infection might cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea but not 5 weeks after it got to your body. Did you take any antibiotic for that "viral lung ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
See Amyloid: I do not know if you can see amyloid protein on 2 d echo, but it just sees some change in normal echo texture and can suggest the possibility of amylo... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
PE: Pulmonary embolism might cause lung "infartc" and damage it but it is not common if you find pe early and has started the treatment. Your doctor is ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Pregnant: Frequent intercourse especially in mid cycle should increase the chance for pregnancy. If after a year you did not get pregnant, then you need medical... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Might: Please get a pregnancy kit and test if you missed your period for a week.
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A member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
BP: BP fluctuates through the day and it depends if you just are, walked, being nervous, or just talking at the time of checking your bp. Best is to sit ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Treatment: Treatment is medical and surgical base on severity of symptoms. Please see gyn.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
MPS III, Sanfilippo: Mps iii, sanfilippo syndrome, is marked by severe neurological symptoms. Unfortunately there is no cure. Please follow up with neurologist. More inf... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Pain: If the pain was so severe that caused you to wake up, please get it checked asap.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Tested by Dr.: Please let your doctor examine and send a sample from cervix or vaginal discharge to a lab. You might have no symptoms but their might be discharge, ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Healthy hair: Shampoo them not more than 3 times a week. Vitamin b is essential for health of hair. If you see hair loss, see your doctor to check for anemia and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Prevent osteoporosis: In most cases you cannot cure and reversed it, but you can slow down the progression of osteopenia toward osteoporosis. Stop smoking, start walking, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Thyroid to be checke: There could be few reason for this, if i is a constant issue. 1- check your thyroid. If thyroid function is low people complain of cold intolerance. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
White hair: It can happen in younger age. I would suggest that he sees his doctor, sometimes treatable causes could be found such as B12 deficiency.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Testicular pain: The most common cause are epididimytis or infection of epididym, kidney stone, testicle torsion, and referral pain from lower back. See a urologist.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Different: A capable pcp covers both. Anyway, rheumatology addresses reynaud's, and dermatologist can address lichen.
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A member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Depressed?: Maybe you do not like your partner, or might be depressed. Hormonal changes also might be a problem. See your pcp.
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A member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
RL quaderant: I just assume that you are a male, since your avatar is such. Then pain in right lower quadrant of abdomen, might be just abdominal wall (muscle) pai... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Need attention: You need some imaging like xray burning pain is mostly due to nerve problem, like pinch nerve. Please see your doctor.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Coronary Artery : Spasm of coronary artery happens in people with coronary artery risk factor or in people with no risk factors. Happens due to stress, cold exposure, ... Read More
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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Malabsorbption: You might be suffering from a type of malabsorption. Please talk to pcp.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
HIV: Chance of getting HIV through unprotected vaginal intercourse is 1/300. You are at risk, and actually heterosexual sexual activity is a major risk t... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Abnormal?: It means that you are losing weight. A normal 9 months pregnancy on average should be accompanied with 20 pounds of weight gain.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
White spot: Can be food residue or "tonsil stone" still a calcified food particle. Benign, no act necessary.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
High Neutrophil: High bands is an index of "stress" and the most common "stress" is bacterial infection. Please see your pcp. This piece of information is just piece o... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Boil: Might be a boil, or infected cyst, anyway, needs to be surgically drained + antibiotic. If it is a cyst it needs eventually be removed.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Numbness: Do really they get numb or fatigued? If numbness is what you feel, there are possible more nerve ending problem. If they are fatigued, could be due t... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Should: It make sense to have a check list and every pcp should have it.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Black stool: Black stool or tarry black stool is a sign of upper GI tract bleeding, not from colon, but anyway needs to be evaluated.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
DM: Most of the symptoms are due to increased concentration of blood which cause patient to feel thirsty, and urinate frequently. If blood sugar is high, ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Not necessarily: It depends on your height, weight, and body frame also.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)?: Did she take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate). It can make the stool dark, black. Please see a doctor.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Insomnia: Insomnia defined, having hard time falling sleep or maintaining your sleep, or wake up early. It also should be associated with feeling of not getting... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
No: No cold medicine other than regular tylenol (acetaminophen) is defined to be safe for pregnancy, and small kids. Fluid, warm fluid, chicken soup, and... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
1000000$: The best is to lose weight if you are obese, otherwise control blood sugar with medication.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
AMA: You can find all graduate medical schools in the link below, https://catalog.Ama-assn.Org/catalog/product/product_detail.Jsp?Productid=prod1970012 ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Shot not enough: Possibly you have strep throat. Best treatment 12. Million benzatine penicilline. Or 10 days of penicillin. Please see your doc.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Controvertial: There are some reports of "mderate drinking is good for health". I am not a beliver in this issue, since moderate drinking is considered 2 drink dail... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Sedentary lifestyle: I believe it is about comparing an active versus sedentary lifestyle. You cannot just run around 12/7. It means that you need to be active, do exercis... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Insurance: Go to any doctor in your area and make a deal for each visit.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Mid back pain: There are few possibilities. Muscle positional pain which fades when you go to bathroom and change your position. Also i think about acid reflux disea... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: It is a known side effect of femara (letrozole).
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Not Clear: Are you taking Prilosec for acid reflux disease. It works about 90%. In a small group we have to double the dose, means take 2 pills 20 mg each 30 m... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Other reasons COPD: 1- in small number of patient who develop COPD at earlier stage of their life, there is a hereditary disease called "alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency". ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Strep throat: If sore throat and fever are only symptoms you have, the chance of strep throat is high. Need to see your pcp.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Low Potassium: Low potassium most often is due to diuretics but in a number of people might be due to a aldostrone imbalance. Low alt, ast are not associated with a... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Reason for colonosco: Everybody should do screen for colon cancer starting at age 50. One way of screening is colonoscopy. If somebody has risk factor like 2 family member... Read More
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Nov 10, 2012
Dr . Masoud is an excellent internist and very caring and competent physician , I n All what he does.
Mar 23, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Went to the doctors and they said everything was okay guess hormones. I weight the same 160 sometime 163 the weight hasn't changed since
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Thx for the answer! I really want another child, so put off tx and pray that pg will bring a better cure for me. Seems it'll never happen.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My GP suggested the same. Currently take Ambien 5mg, lunesta 3mg, and Hydrozyzine total of 100mg.

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2013
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