Doctor Q&A for Dr. Richard Ramos

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain meds: Any doctor with a dea license can prescribe opioid pain medications. The real question is whether or not you need them. I would visit a physician fo ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Back pain: Most common cause is just muscular spasms that will get better with a tincture of time. However, as we get older the incidence of back pain increases ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Back pain: Back pain is a broad general term and many patients call back pain at different locations. Pain is described as stabbing, sharp, shooting, dull, achi ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Axial low back pain: If your pain is just in the low back then most likely this is just muscular in nature. It should get better with time. If not, then i recommend seei ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a physician: I would see a physician for this problem. Erectile dysfunction in a 23 year old is not that common. Working out more should not cause this problem. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Poor quesiton: Cholesterol is a natural part of our body. We need cholesteol for our cell membranes. Too much of a good thing can be bad and that is why we check c ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No. Don't hide it.: If you feel that your mental status is affecting your day to day life activities, then i would go and seek professional attention.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: Need to make sure that you have no red flags such as unexplained weight loss, trauma, night pain. If you have none of these, then this is usually non ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes. : The amount of systemic absorption of voltaren (diclofenac) gel is very low even if put next to an area of thin skin like the scrotum. Make sure that ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Ramos
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Osteoarthritis: You mean osteoarthritis. A knee replacement is just one treatment option for arthritis of the knee. Other options include pt, oral medications, inj ... Read More
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