Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz

Emergency Medicine
Miami, FL
30 years experience male

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Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Pain Management

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: Florida, Illinois, Rhode Island,

Doctor Q&A

89 Answers
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Could be UTI: Could be a urinario tract infection go and get check. If it persist
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Now: Go to see an orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible. Ankle sprains usually do not take that long to heal.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Blow aie: Try blowing air with a blower with cold air or try water and moving the head on opposite direction.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Ignore: Never alcohol. Low amount of fatty food. Take your meds regularly. Go to your doctor frequently.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Use: Use ice, elastic bandages, elevation first couple of days, ice , Advil / Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic, PT.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Generic medications have the same active ingredients as trade mark medications so the therapeutic effect is the same.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
First: First put some ice, elevate the leg and put an elastic bandage. If not allergic, Motrin or Advil (ibuprofen).
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Yes it is fine: Yes give at 10-15 mg per kilogram of weight every 4 - 6 hours if fever greater than 38.4*f or 100.4*c for fever.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Do not matter: probiotics are bacteria cultures that are taken to promote good bacteria numbers on the gut so it will take some time to make effect . While they mult... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
More joint damage: Steroids are good for short time , when injected frequently in the same joint tend to destroyed more the joint. not to mention absorption into the... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
No: No May affect the baby but may affect your state of mind. If it persist for long time may require professional help.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Menopause: What is responsible for the hot flashes is the hormones produced by the ovaries not the uterus which was removed.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Trust your DR: it is normal for vocal cords to vibrate when you speak it is their function to produce voice.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Time: That the normal response as who get more fit your Blood pressure will stabilize and even drop.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Nothing: Most medications may still be effective up to some time like 6 months after expiration.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Get a primary doctor: Go to see your doctor if you had been on clonazepam for long time and the dosage is not wean adequately you may have some consequences like seizures.... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
No interaction : There no interaction between Nucynta (tapentadol) ER and Cymbalta sometime for chronic pain conditions they are prescribed together .
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Proteins: poultry,fish,pork,grains dairy eggs any sort of protein. Good Luck!
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Ignore: If it is on the armpit or groin area NEVER razor hairs on the opposite side which they grow.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Usually pregnancy may increase your demand for thyroid hormones you are now producing for two you and baby. Trust your doctor and good luck.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Depends: It depends on what , length and with what the cut was made with.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Go to your doctor: Get a physical exam by your doctor may have a sonogram &/or abdomen -pelvic CT so you can get a diagnosis.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Bening: Some nodules that may calcified secondary to old infection or inflamamation . No new change. Good Luck.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Couple of days: it may last couple of days as teeth get a costumed to increase pressure. Don't worry.!!
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A female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: It might be DUB dysfunction uterine bleeding may need biopsy or D and C for both treatment and diagnosis.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Ignore: Take your pain med as indicated. Avoid at all ALCOHOL. DO NOT EAT FATTY FOOD.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Go to doctor: you have to to see your doctor and get a colonoscopy to rule out that there no problem like colon cancer.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Colon inflamamation: Colitis is any kind of inflammation. Causes may include infectious, or inflammatory secondarily to other things like certain diseases, radiation , or ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Ignore: Spoke about what are thoughts , fears and if have a definite plan. AND FOLLOW ALWAYS YOUR TREATMENT.
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A female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Sprain muscle: You mar have sprained a muscle may need some rest no exertion and some topical analgesic on anti inflammatory and if it continue have it evaluated by... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Could be renal colic: if it severe enough and related to pain at urination &/or blood in the urine could be a renal stone colic. Go to the ED if it persist good luck.,,... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Take small meals: Take small amount meal many times a day that may help. If not improved go to your doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Go to doctor: you may need an evaluation by tour doctor. May have a cervical pinched nerve or pinched root. On the meanwhile take some NSAIDS IF NOT ALLERGIC. Take ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Not stretching : May be that you do not stretch enough or warm enough the muscles and them overused them too quickly and it is sore.
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A female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: vitamin E may be absorb by skin because if is fat soluble.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Pretty good if both : Pretty good chances if both are healthy.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Same as the OCP: Same as oral contraceptive deep vein thrombosis and Pulmonary embolism which are clots on the legs , that travel back to the heart and from there to t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Orthopedic: Please see an orthopedic surgeon, as you may require arthroscopic repair. Good luck.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Maybe: Maybe they do but QT syndrome is very rare and present most frequently on older people. But all medications have side effects. And even like water an... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Bronchitis: Most probanly is a bronchitis go to your doctor to get treatment. Good Luck!
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A male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
LONG time: The worsen the erosive gastritis is , the longer it may take to heal sometimes several weeks. And then to prevent them from recurrence may be on Omepr... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Doubly: if these rabbit has never been wild it is very improbable. Usually bats, raccoon,coyotes, horse are the normal reservoir for rabies, which then may b... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: but only a few amount couple of drops each time and no more frequent than 6-8 hr intervals.
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A male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: yes surgery is require the patella is like the fulcrum where the knee is able to bend.Good luck
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Variable: This a two drug combination the half live for Benicar (olmesartan) is 13 hr & hctz half live is variable 5.6-14.7 hr. That means that have the do... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
If not using drugs.: If not using illegal drugs such as marihuana , cocaine, amphetamines, methamphetamines, heroin. And not on any prescribed narcotics, benzodiazepines,... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
HPT: Take a hot to see if who got pregnant. good Luck!!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Doctor: It may be a urinary tract infection or diverticulitis. Please get checked promptly. In the meantime, take NSAIDs if you’re not allergic. Good luck.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Drink it in moderation, even oxygen and water that we all need could be toxic in excess and large amounts or concentration . It mid dehydrate you in ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
No: No HIV could not be acquire just by blood drawn if it is a sterile needle.
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Testimonials
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Nov 1, 2014
Dr Manuel E. Lopez-Diaz is an excellent physician very knowledgeable,passionate and on the top of his field he is a great value to the peolpe of FL and to the family of health tap
Oct 13, 2014
Experienced expert in General Practice. Gives nice answers to questions. Pleased to recommend.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lopez-Diaz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thank you very very much! Ponstan broke my bank today and I was looking at its generic counterpart, the difference is night and day. Thanks!!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have only had the injections once, your answer will help with making a decision to have any others in the future.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'll check w/my ENT or GP to be safe!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, PR
Graduated 1993MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Graduated 1993MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Puerto Rico
MD

Residency

Dr Federico Trilla

Residency

University District Hospital

Residency

San Juan City Hospital

Awards

Assistant Proffessor University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine Department of Emergency Mefdicine
Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, Florida - Fall
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Third Place, Miami Region - Fall
2014

Affiliations

American College of Emergency Physicians
American Academy of Emergency Medicine
Society CRITICAL Care Medicine
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