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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim

Pain Management
31 years experience male

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Regenexx

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Bio

My interest is in difficult pain management cases

Specialties
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Pain Management

Internal Medicine

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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1.2K Answers
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Need evaluation: It is worth the peace of mind once you are evaluated.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) & ibuprofen: Or together.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Fever?: When you say back, do you mean neck? Do you come in contact with small children who go to day care? If yes, meningitis. So many questions to be answe... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Stretching: Stretching is excellent way to relieve pain in muscles and across joints.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Herniated Disc: It maybe that in your neck. An MRI of your neck would help answer the question.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
How tall are you?: How much do you weigh? You can decrease the foods you know are bad for you. Step back from that pizza, and eat more grilled food, like fish, pengui... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Need evaluation: The lump needs to be evaluated as a possible sourse for your pain.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
No: Cutting off a leg also doesn't help.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes: Yes it could be.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Several things: Ileopsoas muscle, right hip, appendix, kidney stone...
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Either : Sounds like you have a herniated disc. The chiro may actually help relieve the tension you are feeling but you'll need PC doc for meds.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
EMG/NCV: By neuroligist or rehab doctor can answer that question. Nerve function can be determined by that test.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Need evaluation: An exam will answer that question, certainly in shadow of active bleeding. And rest!
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Consider: Going to a community hospital. Tell them your situation and ask them to let you apply for charity care. It will provide you with free care for one yea... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Exam needed: And more history. Visiting your doctor a good place to start. There are a couple of organs in that region and any of them can be the reason. Your st... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Go to your doctor: You need an evaluation. Sleeping, and decreasing stress firn but you still need to be evaluated to address the cause.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
EMG/NCS: Get this test by neurologist or physical medicine and rehab doctor. It will tell you if you have nerve damage or not. Best of luck!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Disc : Is not bone, but to strengthen bone health, you need vitamin d, calcium, exercise and no smoking.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Maybe Arthritis: Try taking Ibuprofen if not allergic, or have kidney problems, diabetes, or high blood pressure. You know that you need to see your doctor. Getting... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Cluster headaches: Are known to cause pain behind the eye.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
No: It is a synthetic opioid and has addiction potential.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Consider: A large university teaching program. Dental, ear nose throat specialist should help identify cause.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
No: Not unless you have known 100 percent cancer risk. ( some do ).
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Try: Ganglion impar block. Interventional pain management doc can do it for you. Sorry for your pain.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Consider: Getting an xray, an orthopedic hand surgeon evaluation.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Either: May go either way. No harm in trying it. If worsens, wait a day, try it a second time. If again worse, you can stop. But if the following day better, ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Treat Restless Leg: Which may lead to insomnia, and diabetes. Get checked for diabetes, address being bloating (maybe diabetic gastro paresis) with gas medicine (simethic... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
May cure the problem: If so, forever.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
In Saliva: Argues strongly to get her treated pronto. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/h-pylori/ds00958/dsection=causes.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Is that your: Normal blood pressure? If it is not, you should seek medical attention right away. If it is, then inform the doctor who performed the surgery of your ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Consider this: Something to consider: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/trichomonas/stdfact-trichomoniasis.Htm.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Bartholins cyst: this could be a bartholins cyst if its near or just inside the entrance of the vagina..A Bartholin's gland cyst is a swollen fluid-filled lump that de... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
I would not: There is no reason to. They are similar. It is not acceptable to use two of the same type. We would rather use different medicine types.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Muscle spasm: Muscle spasm can be very painful. Try ice/anti-inflammatories, and get an evaluation.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Consider: Taking an anti-inflammatory medicine like ibuprofen, when that occurs. If more frequent or preventing you from doing your daily activities, an exam &... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
GO TO ER: 1st headache you have ever had in your life and it interferes with your daily activities; comes on suddenly and is explosive or violent; 'your worst e... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Curious: Are you sure they recommended 2 weeks of bed rest? Consider visiting a rehab doctor, a chiropractor, a physical therapist, a spine surgeon... Not sure... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Is he seeing : A pain doctor? Maybe worth your time if you have visited the same doctor several times without relief.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Stomach: Kidney, heart, intestines. There are other things but considering your age, i would start with these.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Yes!: Please seek medical care right now. Please do not delay. Thank you.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Urine, Blood...: Sounds like you are making plans. Are you? Urine: 3-4 days blood: 24 hours saliva 1-4 days hair up to 90 days.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Need an Evaluation: Better sooner than if you get worse. Breathing not optional. Asthma presents as cough and causes you to wheeze but so will other things.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Sounds like it: Would still get checked out. An evaluation and a couple of tests are needed to confirm. Please see your doctor.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
I am proud of you: You really can be ok again! you need a support group, of those who have walked down that same road. Make sure you have a good caring doctor, and at l... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Decrease your stress: Improve your posture. Spend the money on a massage and a chiropractic adjustment. Go on vacation rather than see another doctor (see one first, then g... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
May want to be seen : Early. It is worth making the call to go in sooner rather than waiting.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Get evaluation: You have to consider it may be your heart and worth finding out.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Sleep: Sleep well before you drive a long distance! don't try new meds!
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Get life in order: Take a deep breath, and take the plunge. We incur a little risk everyday. We walk on streets, drive in cars...Get the best doctors you can (ask for pa... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Mar 27, 2014
Dr. Ibrahim provides pertinent information, and has excellent clinical skills. He is also supportive and helpful to new doctors joining the HealthTap Team. So that we can excel further in this platfor...Read More
Mar 12, 2014
Dr. Ibrahim has extensive knowledge and experience and is able to communicate such in easy to understand terms. He is highly ranked nationally in all categories! His responses can be counted on as bei...Read More
Jan 20, 2014
I fully recommend Dr. Ibrahim to anyone needing his help as he has provided wonderful answers and seems to care deeply about his field of pain management. Great Physician and Colleague!
HealthTap member
Unfortunately I had visited the ER and seen specialists but was in too severe pain to wait for the results of my testing. Thankfully I have a scheduled endoscopy. Thank you!
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks! I have lots of sinus sprays and clairiton but the anxiety makes me nervous too take them if I want too feel better I'm going tostart
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Doctor, asked me to have RAfactor test, HLA B, TSH, CBC. All were Normal. Except a slightly elevated esinophyl.so reason of pain not clear

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine, Egypt
Graduated 1992MD

Awards

Thought Leader, First Place, Manhattan, NY - Winter
2013
Top Pain Management Specialist , Second Place, National - Winter
2013
Top Doctor, First Place, Louisiana - Summer
2013
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