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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
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Pain Management

Holistic Medicine

Orthopedic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

480 Answers
91 Agrees
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Many possible things: You need to see a doctor and get evaluated. There is no way to give an answer here.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
In what way?: It can relieve pain of certain types and if it relieves pain a can allow a person to relax and go to sleep. It can also allow person to function more... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Motrin: All nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories have adverse effects on the kidney. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should not be overdosed either as all medication has... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Many side effects : From this drug as with all other nsaids. There is nothing specific regarding paracetamol. This drug should however be taking cautiously and only for... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Unclear as to what : The pain on urination is not normal and requires a visit to a urologist to evaluate the problem.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Pain out of : Pain out of proportion to what would be anticipated. Cold maybe damp extremity, discoloration from lack of proper blood supply, and long standing my ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
unsure : But ultrasound guided needle biopsy can find out. Sometimes the ct scan is not as sensitive to find a very early lesion.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
it is normal: Those temperature variabilities are normal.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Many factors in non : Union and one may be premature working , but other could be the Ibuprofen or other metabolic issues.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Ask your surgeon: It depends upon the type of surgery in terms of its healing capacity and speed of healing. Only your surgeon knows what was done.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Not advisable : You need to worry about stomach problems and bleeding and overdosing on these medications. Better to take an appropriatte m ediacation for your proble... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
No: Morphine and Codeine are different narcotics. Both are narcotics and is you are reacting badly to one , you could have trouble with others.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Yes: Why would you want to either. There are no indications in a normal person for either of these actions.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Probably not: 18 months of Lovenox (enoxaparin) and Heparin ? Is the current pain still from pulmonary emboli? Is it something different? Get evaluated for e... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
See adoctor: You need a diagnosis to find out where the pain is coming from and then figure out how to get rid of the cause of the problem./.
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A female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Not a good idea : Not a good idea on any regular basis and especially at your age. Why do you need medication? If you need it for sure , take only the amount ne... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Mri not problem: Incomplete healing from taking Ibuprofen is more of a problem that getting an MRI to find out if there is anything wrong. Ibuprophen and other nsa... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Good idea : If you want to heal and you want to have some reserve for the surgery , you need a blood transfusion.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
You want more troubl: You had a heart attack , you use tobacco, you have high blood pressure. And you want to take a pill that is known to increase heart attacks and coron... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Could do it before?: No reason why not after this amount of time.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Difficult surgery: If he is not well , you need to check with the doctor or the hospital and see if there are any complications . There can be extra bleeding and seco... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
No: Adenoids are above the soft palate in the back of the throat. No change in appearance occurs after the surgery.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Heart failure and: With heart failure , there is fluid built up in the entire body , the patient can not breathe corrrectly and food consumption is no a comfotable thing... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Overmedicated: It could be a combination of all of the medas and not just one. The medication has to be cut back to a level that will not cause more problems .Ha... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Yes but: The bad effects you are probably having are more likely due to the Isotretinoin that is a really bad drug. If you stop that drug , you will be able to... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Medication side effe: The symptoms are probably associated with the Cogentin (benztropine) and may even be tied into the clindamycin. You need to get off these meds asap... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Plantar fascitis: Could be plantar fascitis or a heel spur or even a fracture of the os calcis . The cause is deterioration of ligaments along the longitudinal arch ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Test not worthwhile: Your mammogram test is not helpful in making a diagnosis on you because your breast tissue is very thick.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
See a doctor soon. : There is no way to give any advise here except to be examined by a physician.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
A benign issue: Tarlov cysts are benign outpouches of the spinal fluid at nerve root levels and are not symptomatic usually. It will not cause constipation at all. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
May be too much: The problem is the tylenol (acetaminophen) and the amount that you are adding to the tylenol (acetaminophen) and Codeine . If you do that more than ra... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Not usually: Need to allow the swelling to go down and if that is the only issue , then surgery is not needed , but there could be cartilage damage in the nose are... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
What king of surgery: What kind of surgery and how long after is it . 10 pounds is little more that a gallon of milk so put it in perspective. How you lift is also an i... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
They may: But it depends on the area of the surgery. Need to check with the doctor to get them removed in a timely fashion, not too soon and not too late.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Not easily but: It can cause GI problems thjat can lead to bleeding that may not be able to be resolved and death can ensue. This is not something to od on but why... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
No: Eczema is caused by food allergy most often. You need to get a reliable igg food allergy test done and follow the detailed recommendations as to whic... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
No specific restrict: There is not a specific time restraint except for too much movement at the site of the insertion of the stimulator. With moderation of technique t... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Find the cause: Depending on the cause, see a physician to find out the cause and treat the patient to reverse the cause and not cover the symptom.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Nerve irritation: The viral infection affects the various nerves. With the inflamed nerves there is pain. See a doctor to see if they have some remedy for you.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
NEED TO KNOW MORE: Where is the pain, what does it feel like, sharp dull spasm , cold or hot leg, front or back , below the knee or above?
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Unstable neck and ba: The neck and back pain is from instability associated with bad ligaments in the neck and back. The pancreatitis could be the back itself giving the pa... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Why are you taking: The bigger question is why are you taking tramadol and would you want to take any medication that you do not need if you are trying to get pregnant. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Find the cause: Is it neck problem that cause the head pain , or is it eye problems that cause fatigue and headache, or is a sinus congestion that causes the pain. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Ligament weakness: The back area from the prior surgery was not fully dealt with or you have adjacent areas that are the problem. Prolotherapy can help you. Visit www... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Need to get lab test: Many of my patients need considerably more than 2000 iu of vit d3 to reach therapeutic levels. It all depends at the level you start at and your r... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Neck or spine proble: See a doctor to evaluate and diagnos a cause. Aneck injury or weak ligaments in the neck could cause the problem. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaome... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Yes: See your gynecologist and also stop eating sugars and carbohydates that feel the yeast.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
See a gynecologist: It could be bladder or utreine problem that needs medical examination soon.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Possible kidney issu: Tis could be a urinary tract infection of a kidney stone too small to see on the studies . See another doctor and you need urinalysis and renal ev... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 62 years experience
Not a problem: Far infra ed saun works well even if the temperature is not above 100 degrees so there is little reason to worry about overheating if you stay in for ... 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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