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Dr. Amer Alame

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
15 years experience male

Locations

Office

Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

Address

19229 Mack Avenue, Suite 23, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Directions

Insurances accepted

No Value

About

Specialties
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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
18 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
If : If you already have hpv getting pregnant or a medicine will not make the hpv go away... You need to follow up regularly with an obgyn physician.
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Without : Without any information about your friend like age or what has been going on it is very difficult to advise you. With that said, a temperature of 101 ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
The : The question is not "if you can get general anesthesia"... You can get general anesthesia for anything even removing a small mole on your skin you can... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
The : The ultimate remedy is to see a colorectal surgeon and have a same-day procedure to remove the hemorrhoids that's bothering you. If they are still sma... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Vomiting : Vomiting blood is always a "serious wong".
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Pain : Pain when he eats in the front of the stomach could be hundreds of issues... Many of which are serious like stomach ulcers, pancreatitis etc... You mi... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
If : If someone is undergoing a major operation and the operation is expected to be long a small dose of blood thinner (much lower than the dose to fully t... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
You : You need an evaluation for a colon and rectal specialist. There are many causes for symptoms like yours. Obstucted defecation encompases a wide range ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Small : Small or large, you should never have a plastic object left in your rectum. You need an emergency evaluation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
A : A tattoo only changes the surface of the skin. Has nothing to do with the milk ducts or breastfeeding. So a second yes.
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A female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
If : If your temperature is 101 and you have a cough, you could have pneumonia...
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Get : Get all your medical records and see a colon and rectal specialist who can reconnect you with less than 2 inches. It is very technically difficult and... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
For : For sure... At least to get an x-ray to make sure nothing else needs to be done...
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
As : As a general rule of thumb, the more anesthesia you are under the higher the risks. If you are completely asleep the risks are higher than if you are ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
You : You should go back and see the surgeon who did your first surgery. There are many things this could be and the best option is to see the person who di... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
I : I am sorry but what is the question? If you are wondering if it could be cancer? Then the answer is yes it could be. If you are wondering if it is can... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Dr. : Dr. Lydon hit all the major points. Bottom line find a surgeon who specializes in colon and rectal surgery (a good one).
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Many : Many patients take stool softeners on a daily basis. However it might not be a good idea if the cause of your constipation is not related to the quali... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Many : Many times the blood you are talking about is bodily fluids tinged with blood. Sometimes you don't even have to drain that fluid. I'm assuming they di... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
The : The symptoms you are describing are not simple. However, even if your problem was a a urine infection (cloudy urine, strong odor, pain along your ribs... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
If : If the intestines are punctured and contents seep inside the abdomen that patient needs an emergency surgery almost all the time to fix the hole.
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
There : There are many reasons for anal pain. You need to see a colon and rectal surgeon so he can examine you to make sure you don't have a fissure or anothe... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
See : See a colon and rectal surgeon. Hemorrhoides have grades and the treatments are very wide... You might benefit from having your hemorrhoids removed.
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A female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Your : Your work up is very extensive for these complaints and needs lab testing and other tests which are best done with a physician in person...
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
It : It could be gynecomastia (elargement of breast tissue) from prior steroid use. However it is always better to be safe, see a doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Option : Option 1: go to the hospital and have the foreign object removed from your anus option 2: the object puts pressure on your rectum and erodes a hole in... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
The : The possibilities of what this could be are wide. You need a breast exam by a specialist.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Any : Any procedure has it's risks and benefits... The risks of a colonoscopy include: 1- bleeding (if your doctor removes a polyp and the area where they r... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
2 : 2 weeks after surgery a hard lump could just be the incision trying to organize itself so to speak, or a small collection of blood or body fluid (sero... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
The : The best thing you can do is make sure you show up for your follow up appointment with the breast specialist you saw.
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Pelvic : Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition that needs evaluation by a gynecologist to asses the severity.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
You : You should probably see your family doctor just to make sure it is nothing serious. You are young and the chances of having something really bad is lo... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Kinked : Kinked intestines cause obstruction which is painful.
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
You : You might have a urine infection. Call your primary care physician.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
If : If your breast cancer was estrogen receptor-negative then you will not benefit from hormonal adjuvant therapy like tamoxifen (actually women who are p... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
It : It very well could be... Given the picture you are presenting you should get an appointment with a colon and rectal surgeon.
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A male asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Bumps : Bumps on the rectum can be many things. On the outside by the anus a small bump could be a thrombosed hemorrhoid, however many other serious condition... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
You : You might have a serious gall bladder condition. You should probably go to the emergency room to get checked.
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A female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Both : Both these procedures are done for rectal prolapse. The perineal rectosigmoidectomy is done from below by making an incision and removing the rectum a... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Hemorrhoidal : Hemorrhoidal tissue is engorged blood vessels. They are benign tissue without the risk of developing into cancer. Sometimes a patient has bleeding fro... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Many : Many causes are possible... Any where from gallstones blocking your bile ducts to hepatitis causing liver damage to (god forbid) some tumor in your pa... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Very : Very tricky situation ... You might want to consider starting with a chat with the hospital's patient representative.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
There : There are many rules an insurance company requires before they chose to cover a lap band procedure. If you are paying out of pocket and you are 200 lb... Read More
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Nov 27, 2012
I endorse Dr. Alame. His contributions on Avvo are thoughtful and excellent.
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Alame is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Alame is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
MD

Awards

Genetics Hall of Fame, Dr. Meunch
Top Doctor, Third Place, Detroit, MI - Winter
2013
Top Colorectal Surgeon , First Place, Michigan - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
St. John Hospital and Medical Center

Publications

Evaluation of Constipation
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