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Dr. Layth Maolood

Internal Medicine
Ida, MI
28 years experience male

Locations

Ida Family Wellness Center

Insurances accepted

Medicare

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

About

Bio

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Fellowship trained in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Board Certified in Medical Acupuncture.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Pediatrics

Languages spoken

Arabic, English

Doctor Q&A

48 Answers
9 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Probably normal: It is probably normal secretions assuming that there is no other syptoms or discomfort. If the secretions come back it could indicate bacterial vagino... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Safe not advisable: Taking all those medicines together is probably safe but not advisable. Levothuroxine has to be taken on an empty stomach with a glass of water and no... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Very Unlikely: Over the counter pregnancy tests are very accurate. Having several periods with no recent intimacy almost guarantees that you are not pregnant.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Depends on cause!: Depending on the type of diabetes. If it type one or Insulin dependant, it is probably related to autoimmune hair loss. This is where the body attacks... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Ginko Biloba: Ginko biloba extract is known to improve memory and alertness by improving brain circulation. It is used by older people for mild dementia.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Muscle pain: Most probably related to muscle strain or back sprain. Other causes would be kidney stones, urine tract infections or bowel problems.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Bariatric Surgery?: The digestive tract could dilate before a point of narrowing or obstruction. If you still has the lap band that could explain that. Other possibilitie... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Exercise: Cold hand and feet are mostly constitutional. Other causes would be smoking, sympathetic nervous system hyperactivity fro street or anxiety and rarely... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Spasms?: Movements in the neck could be muscle twitching or spasms. That could be related to muscle fatigue if you started a new exercises or related to electr... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Calcification: Concretions are like stones forming inside the kidney itself and not the urinary passages. It can be caused old trauma or infection or the same way a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Probably safe: Vitex or chaste berry has estrogen modulating effects and should not interact with the others meds your are taking.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Stretch Marks: I think you are talking about stretch marks which occur from rapid weight gain. Unfortunately there is no proven cure for that. Retin a, (tretinoin) ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Very low: If all the above were normal including colonoscopy and colon biopsies then your chances of having crohn's is very slim. New evidence points to fructos... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Production.: Neurotransmitters are produced in the body using precursors that are found in food like certain amino acids, vitamins and minerals that are needs to m... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Normal: You cut off blood flow somewhat to hands and or feet depending on the way you sleep. Swelling in those areas could make it worse. Also heavy physical ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Possible: The ultrasound age estimates are based on population studies and don't account for individual variations.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Fiber: Whole fruits are full of fiber and other nutrients that slows the absorption of sugar and lowers the glycemic index and load of the fruit. So less pro... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Possible: Globus sensation, which is the sensation of food stuck in through when under stress or anxiety happens to some people. The mechanism is unclear.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Unlikely: Throat cancer is unlikely at your age. Tonsillitis is lot more likely. An abscess behind or surrounding the tonsil could explain that. If swelling is ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Probably not: Not sure what a testosterone booster is. Testosterone replacement is recommended when there is a confirmed testosterone deficiency by blood level. Oth... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Wart freeze: Wart freeze would work. Also can be shaved or cut using sharp scissors after numbing with ice cubes. Tying them with a thread if they are big enough i... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Shoulder Sling: A shoulder sling would stabilize the arm and shoulder and is even used for arm fractures.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Opioid withdrawal can cause muscles to tight up and twitch, which in return can lead muscle soreness and achiness.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
UTI: A urinary tract infection could explain all your symptoms. A urine dip for white cells could confirm that which is available otc. A trip to your your ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Reflux?: Reflux is so common and cause a bad taste in the mouth and nausea. A trial of Omeprazole or zantac (ranitidine) otc for 2 weeks could help. Avoid food... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Muscle twitching: The could be related to multiple reasons. Caffeine, stress and electrolyte deficiency like calcium and potassium. Also neurological problems could cau... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Reactive: These nodes are reacting to the bug bite on the scalp. Ibuprofen could help with swelling. If the nodes continue to swell or get worse a course of ant... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Side effects: The medication is a combination of 2 antibiotics and a stomach acid reducer. I would suspect that the Clarithromycin is mostly causing that feeling yo... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Distended Bladder?: A full bladder from drinking a lot of fluids the night before could explain that. Otherwise bladder spasms or urinary tract infection among others. A ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Hormonal?: It could be related to your hormones. You could notice that during certain parts of you cycles or be related to birth control pills. Thyroid dysfuncti... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Plan B is also called the morning after pill. It is more effective the sooner you take it, but it is effective for 72 hours or more after the intercou... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
PID: The most serious reason could be pelvic inflammatory disease which is an std and infection that affects the internal sex organs and creates an abscess... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Slightly low: Mpv is mean platelet volume. Is reflects the size of the platelets. Young platelets are bigger and tend to shrink as they age. They live an average of... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: If severe it could lead to seizures. Milder cases it would lead to muscle twitching or spasms.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Eczema or ringworm?: Dry and itchy spot is probably eczema. You could try 1% Hydrocortisone cream otc for a week. If that does not help then an topical antifungal for 2 we... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Need another Abx: If your symptoms did not almost completely resolve by the end of the abx course then you probably needed a longer course or a different abx. Recheck w... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Ear infection: You most probably have middle ear infection. When it drains like this, treatment with Motrin and waiting is enough for healthy adults. If the pain is ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Probably not: If it has been 8 years and your have done physical therapy and worked out regularly then I am afraid that you reached maximum recovery. You could cons... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Tailbone pain: Tailbone pain could be related to injury or sitting long on hard surface. Doughnut pillows and Motrin with local heat could help. If severe or persis... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Varies: It could involve lab work, electrical muscle testing (EMG) and possibly muscle biopsy depending on the situation.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
2/10: According to urine lh surge you ovulated on 2/10 and the conception should have occurred shortly after that on 2/10 or 2/11.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Little high: Normal BP is 130/80, high 140/90. In between is high normal. Lifestyle changes including exercise, salt restriction dash diet should help.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Forgiveness: I think the best way to help yourself if the situation allows is to forgive. Holding grudges and bottling it in does us a lot of harm. If that is not ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
We don't know: We know it is a reaction to iud. As to why i don't think we know for sure. I could be due to the active medication or the inert material that the iud ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
You can't: Promethazine is only by prescription. It is potential side effects that could be dangerous like tardive dyskinesia, which is an irreversible movement... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Probably normal: These are because of blood rushing to you skin when temperature rises. If this normal for you then you should not worry. If it is new it may be relate... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Acne: Acne can affect not only your face but in severe cases it can spread to upper chest and back. Skin cleansers that has benzoyl peroxide help. Tea tree ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layth Maolood
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Immunity: Most people now are vaccinated against hep b which causes an elevated hep b s about. This indicates immunity. In a unimmunized person this means prior... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Univ of aleppo
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

ST JOHN HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Doctor of the Month Flower Hospital
HealthTap Editorial Board
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Promedica Health System
Ida Family Wellness Center
Enixus Center for Integrative Medicine and Acupuncture
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