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Dr. Fred Rincon

Internal Medicine
Philadlephia, PA
26 years experience male

Locations

Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences

Philadlephia, PA

Address

900 Walnut Street, Philadlephia, PA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Bio

Neurointensivist

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

Critical Care

Neurology

Public Health

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
14 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Neurologist: Need to determine the cause of hiccups. Several medications may help but this may be difficult to treat. See a neurologist though some patients may re... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Have it check: Chronic abdominal pain requires work up in the absence of response to empiric therapy... Have it check by primary doc.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Little: Beer from its high carb content can aggravate your triglycerides. Also chronic alcohol use can increase triglycerides. The best impact of alcohol on c... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No correlation: Doubt any correlation unless you could give more specific information. If anything, epilepsy may be associated with cognitive impairment but rarely w... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: Infectious sore throat may need to be treated with antibiotics if there is a bacterial infection viral infections improve on their own and only suppor... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Dysesthesias: Sleep depravation can bring out some unusual manifestations of neurological diseases. Please seek medical attention and have your doctor perform a neu... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
ICP: There is no effect of altitude on intracranial pressure in patients with vps while climbing or flying and no effect with changing of position based on... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
HbA1c: Check other things: is your they ok?...Sometimes patients need more than 1 medication or even Insulin the glycosilated hemoglobin (hba1c) can help you... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Where: Some mycotic aneurysms may require surgical management. It depends on where it is.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Doubt it: Most likely cause of liver damage is alcohol you may be consuming. Also check if you have other causes of hepatitis (infectious or non-infectious).
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
GAD: May be signs of generalized anxiety disorder (i.E panic attacks). A neurological and cardiovascular exam may help excluding other organic causes.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Perhaps infection: This may be consistent with a urinary tract infection. Consult with your doctor. A urine sample can clarify this issue.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
When pregnant: When you get pregnant, you will experience the symptoms. The first thing will be obvious: absence of menstrual periods.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Herpes: When i hear about this complaint i think about genital herpes. Get it checked by your doctor.
A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Unlikely: Its unlikely that your anemia is related to avm. If your grandson had an avm he was likely born with it. There are certain types of avms that run in f... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Musculoskeletal: May be musculoskeletal related pain from abnormal position or imbalance. The key think is to make sure is not referred pain from other lesions or inju... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Transmission: Normally one can perceive the pulse transmitted from the great vessels or heart in areas of the abdomen, chest or neck. Depends on body habitus. If im... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Size matters: Depends on the size of the infarction. If you had a heart attack and your echo is normal that means a) you are lucky and b) it may have been a small o... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Tough question: Cancer is usually a silent disease. Once the patient perceives pain, it's usually advanced. Lung cancer can spread to many organs including the spine.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Metal Trach : In my experience metal tracheostomy cannulas tend to irritate less the respiratory tract.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Perhaps : Make sure this is not another type of skin infection called moluscum. A primary doc or dermatologist could help diagnosing and treating it.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Anytime: Anytime is good ad long as you take it and it is prescribed because you need it. In younger individuals the physicians' health study showed a slight r... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Chest pain: Chest pain is a serious symptom in someone with risk factors. The differential is broad. If acute i would seek immediate medical attention.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Secondary infertil.: Couples that have had at least one pregnancy but never again may me described as having secondary infertility. I suggest to seek counseling from an in... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: It depends on how many "two nights in a row" and for how long. Now, "binge drinking" is probably something you need to be more concerned about.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Sepsis: Yes, patients with out spleen (splenectomized) have higher risk of acquiring certain infections. If you are not feeling well, better to have you check... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Genes: Perhaps it is related to his genes. Check if if runs in the family.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Patience: Depends on the drug you ingested: bioavailability, metabolism, clearance, half life etc. Best advice to wait or consult with your primary doc.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
System?: Bed bugs (cimex) just bite and suck blood you can recognize the typical lesions on the skin of affected victims. Rash is the typical symptom.
A female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Psychological: Pseudocyesis or false pregnancy is a psychological condition but must be associated with the desire if having a baby. Consult a psychotherapist and ob... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Yes one can hyperventilate ad much as one tolerates . Problem is: you might pass out.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: Only if needle is freshly infected with HIV positive blood. Hiv virus does not tolerate very well exposure to environment and dies within minutes to h... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Red eye syndrome: Have him checked by an eye doctor. The differential is broad.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Please clarify: Don't understand quite well but a ruptured stomach is serious and patients are usually sick. Perhaps you mean a hernia?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Acidosis: It means there is too much acid in your blood at the expense of more negatively charged substances (anions) being consumed (bicarbonate (sodium bicarb... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Perhaps: Exploring the circumstances that elicit this sensation may help with finding the cause.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
New onset headaches: Check with your doctor. New onset headaches can be primary (i.e. Tension type, anxiety stress related). The other symptoms are less specific. Though s... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Skin doctor: Get a referral from your family doctor to see a dermatologist. It is imperative to make sure that this is not a malignant growth.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Be careful: Every patient is different. This high dose seems to be within accepted regimens (assunming normal liver function). But remember if you are liver pati... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: If a patient has symmetric hip pain, one must exclude the possibility of this being secondary or inflammatory in nature (arthritis). Other causes such... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Constipation: Ask her to visit the primary doctor. Couple of questions can clarify the issue. Certain less benign conditions may also be associated with constipatio... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Diet: Keep a healthy diet, follow your doctor's instructions, and enjoy.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Happiness: Live free and happy while helping others in the process.

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New Granada Military University School of Medicine, Colombia
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

Residency

LINCOLN MEDICAL & MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

Awards

FACP
FCCP
FCCM

Affiliations

Thomas Jefferson University
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