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Dr. Benjamin Weisman

Internal Medicine
Bridgeport, CT
42 years experience male

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Greek, Italian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Vascular spasm: Possible raynauds phenomen when exposed to cold temperature, can give this symptoms.
A female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
70 mg 2/day: One can take 60-70 mg twice a day up 15 weeks.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Foul smell: Food can get caught in tonsillar area, condition known as zenker diverticulum can cause foul smell.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Bronchoscopy: Chronic persistent bronchitis need for sputum analysis, imaging, establish abx sensitivity.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Yes: Coupled with medical history, one can possibly determine if this fracture pathological in nature or secondary to an injury.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Vaginitis?: Mechanical irritation, possible early non specific vaginitis would avoid sex till feeling better, if no improvement , need to be examined by gyn for... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Muscle spam: Shoulder, presence of spur/ tear in tendon, can give you crackling sound 's tightness( nuts), muscle/ tendon in spasm.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Foreign body?: It is possible foreign object lodged in that area, cartilage injury?/inflammation.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
7 hours: Depends on your age, young vs old, 6 to 7 hours, need to avoid some medical problem in the future( hypertension, depression, dm).
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Maybe significant: In a 54 year old person, besides normal cbc, metabolic screen, chest x- ray, this weight loss can be significant.
A female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Banana: Food rich in potassium, magnesium, sodium banana, potato, orange, tomato.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Not normal: Leucocytosis(elevated white count), has multifactorial reason's, stress( possible), persistent inflammation, autoimmune process , early transformati... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Costochondritis: During violent cough, it is possible injure the rib or ribs gastro esophageal reflux can cause cough.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
It is unusual: Need more history, are there any medical associated condition? Pain in lower legs, could be due to severe process taking place in lumbar spine.
A female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Image the finger: Need to see a doctor, to establish whether this is part of iflammatory process/traumatic arthritis.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Possible: The sensitivity not common.
A member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Sugarcane product: Complicated element possibly involved in endocrine, muscle and molecular reactions.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
No: One can see this in pmr less likely in patients with TMJ syndrome.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Skeletal muscle para: Loss of function muscle , abdominal wall, luq possible cyst from lt.Kidney.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Bone cyst: Most of the time, it is benign presentation, need for removal only when symptomatic.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Arrhythmia: Idiopathic/ paroxysmal arrhythmia best diagnosed with event/ loop recorder, once diagnosed, should see electrophisiologist for possible ablation th... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Need for vaccination: Proper hygiene, hand wash and need to be vaccinated, can't prevent swine flu, treatment available can be serious in patients who are immunocompromis... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Visit immunologist: Immunological work up to evaluate for possible common immune deff.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Weisman
42 years experience
Ok: First, make sure you have been cleared by your doctor for this workout increase your protein throughout the day and in the evening add some complex ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weisman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weisman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Kindly let me know how to control diabetes in terms of exercise I'm giving insulin injection.
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Can u tell me what may be causing this I also have dry hands all the time
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Thanks for taking the time. I appreciate your help!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Georgetown University School of Medicine, DC
Graduated 1980MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Kansas City, MO - Winter
2013
Top General Internist, First Place, Kansas City, MO - Winter
2013
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