Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jerome Zacks

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Need exam: The source of blood could be from the ear canal, the tympanic membrane (ear drum), or the middle ear. Therefore, the most efficient approach would be ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Dehydration.: Vomiting repeatedly leads to dehydration, especially in a child. It's important to take your child to the nearest Emergency Department for an evaluat ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Try varying it.: Fiber is viewed favorably for its absorption of fluid, preventing constipation, lowering cholesterol and (sometime) blood sugar. However, it can contr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Go to ED now.: Mask up and go to nearest Emergency Dept. Must assess your COVID status as well your cardiac symptoms. A Coronary CT angiogram is a 10 minute test w ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Call your child's Dr: You need immediate guidance from your child's pediatrician; call the Dr immediately. Alternatively, have your child taken to the nearest pediatric em ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
False test results: Unfortunately, there are a significant number of false positive and false negative tests. One can obtain rapid antibody tests (for the acute phase Ig ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Vulnerable: Age is a risk factor, and she might have others as well. Perhaps the best first step would be a phone consult with a specialist in Infectious Diseases ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Merits an evaluation: The variable BP and rapid heartbeat could be due to emotional stress; however, there are other possible underlying causes. This merits a visit to a ph ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Possibly infectious: An urgent visit to a dermatologist, infectious disease specialist or to a nearby emergency dept would facilitate a rapid diagnosis since the liquid fr ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Testing helps: If one were to be tested for the SARS CoV-2 virus as well as the IgM and IgG antibodies, it would answer whether or not the COVID-19 virus is currentl ... Read More
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