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Dr. James Stahl

Internal Medicine
Boston, MA
30 years experience male

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Internal Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

23 Answers
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Itraconazole: I am unclear what spazol is but itraconazole is a common antifungal medication.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Missed medication: Thyroid replacement typically has a half life of several weeks. A missed dose or two would probably may not be a problem but can clearly become one if... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes and no: Leukocytes are immune cells responding to an infection. They may be present for a variety of infectious causes including stds. If you are concerned ab... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
No: Vit B12 is one of group of b vitamins. B complex supplements typically have several b vitamins in their mix. This can vary with manufacturer.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Throat sore: The common canker sore in the mouth is usually due to common viruses or stress. If you smoke or chew tobacco what may appear to be a canker sore may i... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Go to emergency room: This kind of chest pain can be due to problems with your heart such as a heart attack. While there are other possibilities you must get this evaluate... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Inflammation if goin: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate is a very old test that roughly measures the amount of inflammatory proteins in the blood. These proteins can be due to... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Very unlikely: There are very few things that can be passed with a single touch.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
R lower flank pain: Right lower flank pain can range from from problems in bladder, ureter or kidney (such as kidney stone) to appendicitis and retroperitoneal abscess. ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Rheumatologist: If these symptoms started after starting the medications you mentioned you may need a change in dosage or change in medication. Please contact your rh... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Probably not: Most people with normally functioning kidneys can handle large amounts of sodium (you are ingesting the equivalent of 1 ramen noodle package per day),... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Go see clinician: New onset low back pain should be evaluated first hand, not over internet. The potential range of problems causing this is broad and potentially serio... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Cicatrix: Cicatrix is a scar. Presumably the medicine is to treat a scar.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Chloraseptic: Chloraseptic spray is an over the counter anesthetic for the throat. It is generally safe, however, you should not take more than the recommended dose... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: The only consistent side effect of getting married is having a spouse and all that goes along with having one.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
See a GYN asap: Dysparunia can be a sign of more serious problems. She should see a gynecologist as soon as possible.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Breath and pressure: Hyperpnea is excessive deep breathing. Hypertension is elevated blood pressure.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Topical antifungal: Most topical antifungals are adequate for skin yeast infections. However, to be sure that is what you are dealing with you should have clinician look ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
M genitalium: This is a very small bacteria associated with urethral symptoms. It is a kind of sexually transmitted disease. It is treatable with a wide range of a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Same as thyroid: Too much synthroid (thyroxine) will give you the same effect of having an over active thyroid - temperature intolerance, , tachycardia, weight loss, d... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Orthopedic eval: A grinding knee that locks on you is often a sign of a mensical tear. This should be evaluated by an orthopedist. Depending on the severity this can ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Dysuria: Pain or discomfort with urination can be the result of several causes. These include urinary tract infections, vaginitis (irritation of the vaginia), ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stahl
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Hair loss: Hair loss or alopecia can be caused by a variety of causes, ranging from hormonal disruption, malnutrition, inflammatory problems and infections. A lo... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stahl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stahl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you! I only have right kidney and lifelong history of uro probs, but no symptoms of infection. I have an appt scheduled this Fri w/ GP
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A test was ordered because of the severe pain in my whole 2 legs
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

McGill University Faculty of Medicine, QC
Graduated 1992MD

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