Dr. Allan Goldstein

Internal Medicine
Birmingham, AL
58 years experience male

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Bham, AL

Address

880 Montclair RD #270 , Bham, AL
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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223 Answers
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
58 years experience
OCD: Too much self demand. Do your part. You can't make people be you. Trust those you work with.
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Possible rhinitis: If a lot of nasal congestion you can have this problem.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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More than 2 weeks: Most problems treated with otc should resolve quickly.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Is part of a normal diet.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
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No: Cushing's can cause depression.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Regular visits: Need to see your doctor regularly. Scleroderma can effect other organs.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Don't know: You would have to list all medicines, prescriptions and otc, that he recently took.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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Constipation: Lots of liquids, vegetables, fruits and cereals---if doesn't work see your doctor.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Blood sugar and hemoglobin a1c.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Total calories and a balanced diet are the keys.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Both growths: Polyp usually benign but may be malignant. The term tomor usually means cancer.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Balanced diet is better along with exercise.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
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Several: Infection, bleeding. Collapsed lung---treat cause of recurrent fluid in the chest.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Not likely: Would be very rare and unusual.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Very little: Still a bad health habit.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Varies: Could make it worse---physician should decide best medication approach.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Due to dryness in the throat.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Don't know: If you are hypoglycemic you need more calories not just a balanced diet.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Probably: Need to ask surgeon. Depends on problem and if the ENT also does "nose jobs".
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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PCP: Most primary physicians can treat depression successfully.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Depends on type of cancer.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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A lot: Radiation and chemotherapy treat cancer. Dialysis treats renal failure.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
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Not likely: Gall bladder on right. Make sure not heart.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Depends on the cause of the infection.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Yes: May need higher dose or different medication.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Decongestant: Inhaled or oral.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Not usually: If it continues have it evaluated.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Depends: Varies with height and activity.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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Same as cigarettes: It is the smoking not the way you smoke. Don't smoke.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
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Depends: If trapped may need surgery. If you have had surgery several weeks.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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1500-1800: Must exercise as well--burn off more than you eat and you will succeed.1 lb./week is good weight loss.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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Probably not: Treat as sinus infection. If doesn't get better see doctor.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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Different issues: Hypertension is elevate blood pressure hyperventilation is overbreathing.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
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Too soon.: May be too soon to be able to evaluate. Problem may be worse than thought. Talk to your md.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Tumor: Type and extent of tumor determines if one or both should be used.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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Heat: Heating pad or medicated patches. If no relief check with your family doctor.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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Work of heart: Too high of a pressure increases heart work and aggravates coronary disease or muscle dysfunction.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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Possibly : You may just be lucky. If you are immune it has nothing to do with total immunity.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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How delivered: Chemo--iv, injection, by mouth radiation---xray treatment.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Short: 6 months--a few have made it 2 years.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Many: Large number of carcinogens in tobacco.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Blood sugar and hemoglobin a1c.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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None : No treatment available. Not contagious. If progressive it can be very serious.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
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Yes: Vitamin b complex and multiple vitamins. Best thing to do is stop drinking or cut back significantly.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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Exercise-: Regular aerobic exercise and calorie control. Burn off more than you eat.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Still need pelvic exams and pap smears.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
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Decongestant: Oral or spray.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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A lot: Asthma is spasm of the airways. Chronic bronchitis is chronic sputum production.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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No: Some people can come off medication but they are still epileptics and should be followed by their physician.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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Only cancer: Gall bladder cancer can spread to liver and lungs.
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Goldstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goldstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2013
Very quick to answer, and would refer him to any person in need
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Thanks for your quick reply! Will keep trying. Thinking I may have a thyroid problem. Can you tell me what pills a doctor could prescribe in helping me lose weight
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank u for the quick reply... I just got over a cold... But this has been occuring for a while... Should i go see a doctor?
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Thank you problem last time this happened sent her to ER didnt even do any test because the surgeon refused to operate due too age, conditio

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1965MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Alabama - Winter
2013
Top General Internist, Second Place, Alabama - Winter
2013
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