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Dr. Ismael Nuno

Thoracic Surgery
Los Angeles, CA
46 years experience male

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Chief of Cardiac Surgery, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, 1996-2011.

Specialties
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Thoracic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
Muscle aches: You are probably right, it is tiredness or muscle aches. However, physicians usually get a set of x-rays to make sure there are no problems with the ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
Costochondritis: A bump where you describe it in a female is usually costochondritis---inflammation at the joint between ribs and the cartilage. If it is still growin... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
Get help: Number one, a heart attack victim has to recognize or even think it is a n attack. If it is ongoing, call 911. Many victims do not call 911 because ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
Yes, an aneurysm can: If there is an anuerysm of the thoracic aorta large enough to push or compress the recurrent laryngeal nerve you can develop a cough or a change in yo... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
Yes: Since your stepfather has had an ileostomy and triple bypass, i will assume the surgery is for blood in his urine. His heart is now safe from having ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
A broken rib: Pain in the area that you describe with sneezing or coughing in a female is most commonly associated with a broken rib or costochondritis which is a c... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
Seek care: There are quick finger sensors in ers that can measure the o2 level right away. There are arterial blood tests that can give you a more accurate meas... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
Victim faints: A cardiac arrest is equal to the heart stopping. There is no blood flow to the brain and the victim faints. There are no pulses, no breathing and no... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
No.: After approximately three months of not being exposed to primary or secondary smoke, your risk becomes the same as a non-smoker.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
Take deep breaths: Do not smoke, take off constraining clothing. To get an accurate measurement you can visit an er or a doctor's office and have oxymetry done.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ismael Nuno
46 years experience
Possibly: Some of the symptoms of heart disease are chest pain, chest pressure radiating to the base of the jaw, left or right arm or both. The older you are t... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nuno is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nuno is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for the answer! I have seen the doc many times-this helps alot
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine, Mexico
Graduated 1976MD
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