Doctor Q&A for Dr. Anastasia Shnitser

A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Follow steps below: 1) Acid reflux diet 2) Continue anti-acid medications 3) Avoid NSAIDs (ibuprofen etc.) 4) Limit EtOH and caffeine 5) Consult with local GI for more re ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Weight gain: It seems that you are taking all the right steps towards weight loss. I would also check basic blood work and hormone levels to make sure there is not ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
High liver enzymes: if your liver enzymes (AST and ALT) are really that high 5245 and 4702 I would see a doctor soon. There are a variety of conditions that can do that b ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Aortic pulse: In thin patients, we can feel abdominal aorta in the midline, you are probably feeling that. I would ask your doctor during the next physical.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
About a day: MOM should weak off in 24 hours or so. You might still have some loose stools for a few days but it should be improving. If you have some constipation ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be GI bug: Nausea/vomiting/diarrhea sounds like a GI bug. You should drink plently of fluids. If unable to keep fluids down or symptoms persist beyond 3 days I w ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Sounds like it: Usually nausea/vomiting/diarrhea is gastroenteritis. You should drink plenty of fluids. If you are unable to keep fluids down or if the symptoms persi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Time to see a doctor: Fever with diarrhea and vomiting is usually infectious gastroenteritis, but sounds that you have had symptoms for a long time so it might be time to s ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
See a doctor: I am sorry you are not feeling well. There are many possibilities for your symptoms. It is possible that you have gastroenteritis but I would recommen ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anastasia Shnitser
13 years experience Gastroenterology
See GI doctor: Some people have high acid production and may need medications for longer periods of time. But you might need further testing since you had symptoms f ... Read More
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