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Dr. James Cocco

Internal Medicine
Sarasota, FL
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

Sarasota, FL

Address

5350 University Pkwy Ste 101, Sarasota, FL
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

Med School at The Medical College of Virginia Residency at USF, Tampa, FL Board certified Internal medicine and Pediatrics

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

Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

12 Answers
11 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Labs look ok: Your current lab don't seem to show any signs of hypothyroidism, but the condition may be hereditary so i would still check labs periodically maybe on... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
No worries: Gilbert's syndrome is a benign liver condition causing a mild elevation in your bilirubin level on lab testing. Sometimes when you become ill the bil... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Valiumdose dangerous: Your neuron tin and team adobe doses are not bad, start weaning the valium though. That dose is very high and abrupt withdrawal can be very dangerous(... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Need birth control!: Accutane is a very effective treatment when other treatments have failed. However, this medicine can cause terrible birth defects. You should be on tw... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
No shot needed: You're good from a tetanus standpoint, but clean the wound thoroughly with soap and water and watch for redness or signs of infection (pain, pus drain... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Possible: Hyperparathyroidism possible, should have level checked, but alk phos normal, so other causes should be ruled out. Thyroid function, vitamin d, kidney... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Feed your baby: Breast feed regularly, drink plenty of fluids and continue prenatal vitamins.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: You have to ovulate to have a boy... Or a girl. Ovulation releases an egg from the ovary, without which pregnancy is impossible. Most women ovulate ab... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
May be high bp: Check your blood pressure. Could also be hearing loss, may want to have hearing tested. Carotid artery runs very close to eardrum.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Usually nothing: Most people will occasionally have small amounts of protein in a routine urinalysis. A long as the amount is small (1+ or trace) and not persistent, i... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Not usually: As long as your pregnancy has had no problems, birth at 38 weeks usually goes smoothly. However it is not recommended to have a C-section or to induc... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cocco
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
One way to find out.: Take a pregnancy test - they're over the counter, cheap and accurate. Especially if positive.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cocco is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cocco is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for answering. I'm an American living in Japan, BTW.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'll get this checked out. Concerning bc of the sudden onset.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I actually have normal to low blood pressure. It's never high.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

Tampa General Hospital

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Bradenton Region, FL - Summer
2013
Top General Internist, Second Place, Florida - Summer
2013
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