Dr. Alvin Stein

Pain Management
Plantation, FL
62 years experience male

Locations

Office

Plantation, FL

Address

6710 West Sunrise Blvd, Suite 110, Plantation, FL
Directions

Fax

9543164969

Insurances accepted

No Value

About

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.

Pain Management

Holistic Medicine

Orthopedic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

480 Answers
91 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Nothing: It takes time for calcium to be absorbed into the bone if the body will observe it at all.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
See a doctor soon. : You should not be playing around with taking hormones without medical guidance and stopping and starting these potent meds at random
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Painful areas: Located in muscles or on tendon or ligament attachment sites in various parts of the body. Essentially , places that should not be painful to touch... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Different: These are Amino Acids that the body uises in ver specific ways. Unbalanced use of these Amino Acid have the ability to do far more harm than good. The... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Wrong premise: Tyrosine is a Dopamine precursor and it does not go to melatonin in the body. In balanced dosing with tryptophan and 5 hydroxy tryptophan , the se... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Reconsider the : Taking of the cholesterol drug as that may be causing all of your symptoms. But if you lose 25 pounds by sincere effort , you will feel better . Get i... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
No: You are trying to change your body with material that can not do it. It can cause more long term harm than good.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Casting : This needs a cast until the fracture heals or it can go on to a nonunion and require surgery.
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A member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Calorie reduction : Is the only way to lose weight. Eat less that you burn. 3500 calories for 1 pound of fat. Exercise like fast running for 1 full hour can only burn 500... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
No: Certainly not in any dangerous way. Most people need these omega 3 supplements.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Eat the right foods: If you are unable to gain weight , you need the have your thyroid function checked out to see if you are hyperthyroid.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
See an orthopedist: If the clavicle is broken it need to be supporte and treated to prevent more displacement and long term impairment.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Kidney infection?: You need a urinalysis and a medical examination to diagnose and corect this problem.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Not necessarily: Only if you get heart failure or lymphedema from specific causes.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Change the shampoo: Stop using the shampoo that is causing the problem.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
See a doctor: If a lesion is painful, you ned to see a doctor to help you.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Night cramps in leg: Not knowing your age , this is night cramps and can be from mineral imbalance, vascular insufficiency or other causes life phlebitis. Need medical... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Possible rib break: It could be a rib fracture , or a costochondral injury on the rib or a muscle or ligament pull off of the rib. Heat asnreduced activity for a few ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Ligament weakness : You are probably suffereing from some ligaament weakness in the thoracic spine agravated by a soft bed or worn out bed. Consider finding a physicia... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Yes: Perhaps you need to get another opinion rather than having more surgery. The very fact that you are stressing your body with all of these surgerie... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Infection: Could be urinary infection , appendix inflammation or mesenteric adenitis. Need to be examined by a doctor soon. , very soon.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Find the cause : Find out the cause of the pain rather than taking drugs to obliterate your perception of the pain. Treat the cause and get rid of the pain. Treat th... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Gyn exam: You need to have a gyn exam to see if there are structural issues that can cause this problem.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
It varies: For the surgery , you are out. But there can be some significant pain post op depending on the type of operation.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Not likely: Penicillin is not known to make people sensitive to the sun.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Possible fracture.: Need to get xray or MRI or ct to evaluate , but see a doctor.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Probably not: There should not be any specific effect if you only took tylenol (acetaminophen).
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Probably not: You could have a partially damaged nerve the will now continue to be a source of pain. A neurosurgeon may help you.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Drink beer: I have recommended this to my patients at times and they have gotten relief and seen earlier passage the the stone. It initially increases the urine... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Maybe: Propecia (finasteride) can grow hair under certain circumstances but there are many downsides. Suffering with malignant melanoma and hodgkins lymph... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Medication complicat: The symptoms are from the atenolol and if they are from that med you probably have an intolerance to all beta blockers and medication metabolized by c... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Not necessarily: If a patient has had any problem with a medication , there is no way that the anesthesiology will use it again . There are many alternatives when surg... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Biceps tear or : You could have incurred a biceps tear or biceps tendonitis. See a doctor and do not necessarily self treat. Naproxen blocks healing and in my ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Medication problem: Anyone who has the remote chronic appendicitis should have that diagnosis made after the appendix is out and not still in. Probable mesenteric ade... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Exercise and prolo: The stiffness is the result of weak ligaments in the back . If they are strengthened by prolotherapy the stiffness goes away and the flexibility gets ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Need to look at meds: You underlying pots condition causes rapid heart rate and the meds are trying to slow it down , bu the meds are probably causing the symptoms. Need ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Lots of things: See a doctor to be evaluated and sort out that various possibilities.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
absolutely: Major issue with nsaids is water retention . You have to stop the pills right now and perhaps will need a mild diuretic for a few days to resolve the ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Probably infection: You need to see a doctor to be evaluated. To find the source of the problem and treat it properly.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
a can make you very : Tired. See her doctor for one of the newer allergy medications that do not make your tired and allow you to function when you have an allergy problem... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
6 to 8 hours: Deep rem sleep is rejuvenating sleep and we all need a reasonable amount of it to have our bodies repair . Six to eight hour of sleep are ideal for... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Despair : The patient who commits suicide is in a lot of pain and despair in many ways. Neurotransmitters are severely out of balance and narcotics and other an... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Dysparunia: Painful sex is called dysparunia.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
It depends: There are many people allergic to whole milk but there are also many people allergic to almonds if you are having the pains you mention you could h... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Prolotherapy: This could be ligament sprain and lumbar instability and it causes the sever low back pain. A prolotherapist could help you. Find one near you at ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Go back to the docto: I there is a post op problem you need to see the doctor who did the surgery and have it checked out and see if anything else needs to be done.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
A trip to hospital: 40 year old with chest pain and pressure in chest needs to get to hospitalto check out possible heart attack take an Aspirin and take some nattokin... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
PT may help: Physical therapy may help . But if the apin goes on a long time and you have stiff muscles the problem can be coming from the low back. A prolothe... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Ligament weakness: Neck ligaments are weak and are inflamed. Prolotherapy can help heal this problem. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org for a doctor to help ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Neither: Stop drinking and you will not get the headache, ''the problem is the alcohol is giving you the headache. Stop the cause rather than taking something ... Read More
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Aug 2, 2013
great answers!
Mar 20, 2015
Great Doc!!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Stein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I did get hypothyroid after Fluoroquinolones, never had it prior. I am taking magnesium, lipoic acid and tumeric, plus just started glutathion boosting. NAC gives me chest pains. Will pursue sugges...Read More
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you Doctor. I should've included my occupation in my question. I am an Ironworker. There are no light duty assignments in my field.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! The behavior of the pain led me to think this sort of therapy best. Didn't know what to call it. Best lead in 4 years ! Thanks!!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School
Graduated 1961MD

Residency

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey University Hospital

Residency

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

Residency

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

Residency

orthopedic surgery residency

Awards

Lifetime Achievment Award, American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine
Top Pain Management Specialist , First Place, Florida - Winter
2013
Top Doctor, Second Place, Fort Lauderdale Region, FL - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine
Stein Orthopedic Associates PA

Publications

Multiple papers published in past 3 years
all publications are listed on my website
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