Dr. Charles Rocamboli

Family Medicine
Lancaster, CA
20 years experience male

Locations

HIgh Desert Medical Group

Lancaster, CA

Address

43839 15th St, Lancaster, CA
Directions

Practice website

Office

Los Angeles, CA

About

Bio

Dr. Charles Rocamboli graduated medical school from the New York Institute of Technology in 2003. After finishing his post graduate training, he has been practicing emergency medicine in Los Angeles for the past six years. He received his undergraduate degree from the Univeristy at Albany, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and has two publications in the journals of Biophysics and Neuroscience. As an undergraduate, he was a division I athlete and continues to remain in shape as an avid surfer and weightlifter. In addition, as an Osteopath, he has learned and continues to study alternative medical options. Dr. Rocamboli is currently the medical director at Sunrise Alternative Medicine clinic in Los Angeles. In 2011 Dr. Rocamboli founded CureCrowd.com which aims to be the largest medical study in history and compares conventional and nonconventional treatments for the first time. Dr. Rocamboli has been featured on numerous television shows with networks including Discovery health, History channel, TLC and MSN and is currently under contract at Discovery Chanel for the development of a new health based series.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Anesthesiology

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: California, Florida

Doctor Q&A

468 Answers
306 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Medical license : You just have to have a medical license to say you are what you practice. However to be board certified in a specific field, means you have done years... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
See your doctor: If it resolves, i would not worry about it. If it continues for weeks to months i would see my pcp for a rheumatological work up.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
What is best: Most good doctors will try to do what you say to a point, but they are obligated to do what is best for the child and probably use forceps only if its... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
It gets washed out: That why your nose runs and you make mucus. It naturally gets washed out.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: If your lab work and ultra sound are normal i would not be worried. You wound feel the baby move until around 20 week or maybe longer.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: Depends on how low and how you feel.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
It shouldnt: It shouldn't. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) can take a couple of weeks to hit full effect. Just keep an eye on your BP over the next month and if it does... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Your okay : Your fine. Azithromycin is fine Durring pregnancy and so are prenatal vitamins. The only potential issue is absorption of azithromycin from your stoma... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Usually: If your CD4 count is normal and the virus is undetectable then it is unlikely to get issues from the virus.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Allergies: Sounds more like allergies than a cold. Consult your doctor to know the difference.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Yes. Lyme disease is called a "great imitater" meaning it can theoretically cause anything. Hope you get well.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Ibuprofen: Try some Ibuprofen 800mg every s hours should really help the inflammation. If you want something natural try some green tea with honey.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
There is no differen: No. That is the same virus and your blood will not show any difference.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Probably nothing: Periods get irregular all the time. I would get a pregnancy test and if it were negative i would not worry about it too much. If it continued i would ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
UTI: Could be a urinary tract infection or std. Follow up with your pcp.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Its high: Its high, but must be put in context with other tests like free T4 determine the underlying cause. Follow up with the ordering doctor.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Exercise: Exercise and weight loss will almost always help. Otherwise you will need medicaiton.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
It should: It should go away in a couple weeks. Be patient and try a yoga class. Congratulations on quitting, its a great decision!
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
2 day: Your usually fine after about 4-6 hours, but if you want to be 100% wait 2 days.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Possibly: The only way to know is to get a test. If your negative take another one in 7-10 days.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
All the time : We see this all the time. If you have had an appropriate work up (holter monitor, stress test, cardiology input) then i would not worry about it too m... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Protein: I'm sure you know to add protein with lean meats and fish. However here are a couple tricks that work. Boil eggs, a dozen a time and keep them in the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Yes, especially if you are deficient in blood or blood products. This commonly happens if you are low on iron, b-12 or folate (folic acid). *.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Yes. If you have not had your period, get a test. If it's negative, repeat it in 7-10 days if you have not menstruated.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
GERD?: If it's not heart related the next thing i would think of would be gi. Ulcers, gerd esophogitis etc. Try taking some Pepcid (famotidine) 20mg twice a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Need an exam. : It could be a variety of things from sciatica to a kidney infection. Follow up with your doctor to find out.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Possible miscarraige: 30-50% of fertilized eggs will die durring the implantation process and appear to be a late, heavy menstral period, which it may also be. Either way, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
See a Doctor: Sounds like a urinary tract infection or possibly an std like herpes. I would go to a doctor and find out.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Get a test: Get a pregnancy test. The pill will not obscure the results.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Don't worry: I don't know too many things that this could be that are dangerous. I would take a yoga class and some Ibuprofen and see if it resolves.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Your fine: Your probably fine. The worms found in fruit do not usually infect people. Its the worms in meat and fish that can cause problems.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Possible: It depends on the type of myopathy. More likely medications you are taking for a myopathy can cause sweating. I hope this helps.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Don't sweat it. : See how this one evolves. Might just be some indigestion. I think the work up with be worse than the pathology. If it gets worse or you get new sympto... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Keep feeding: Keep feeding the baby through the vomiting. Get to your doctor asap if it continues.
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A male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Nothing. : Current guidelines are not to give any cough syrup to young children, but of you were gonna give something i would give dimatapp. It has been around f... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Its high: Those numbers are a bit high. However the slight difference in values is within the expected results.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Lift Weights: Lift weights and eat protein. That will help you put on lean muscle (good weight). I would also recommend drinking protein shake before bedtime. Of n... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Its normal. : It is common to be sore after an adjustment or omm. They are pushing muscles and changing the way your body mechanics work. Adjusting to your new body... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Yes, you are a little young and the wrong sex for a heart attack. However, your symptoms are right. If you feel pressure on your chest, err on the sid... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
See your doctor. : Pain in your stomach coupled with blood in your stool could be serous. I especially don't like that you are light headed and exhausted. You may have l... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: It's normal to feel a bit of fatigue after donating blood. It will resolve.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
A stress test: Your probably fine. Your only 30 and female. But if you are having significant pain get to a doctor and get a stress test. Feel better.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Could be: Wait a couple more days then get another test if you are still late. If you would keep it, start taking prenatal vitamins now.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Sure: Depression can cause stress, and stress can cause headaches.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Needs to be redone: It sounds like you have degree of reanastomosis. (the tubes are coming back together) you should see your gyn to have it redone, because if you do get... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
If its red: If its red, gets worse or you have any other symptoms i would go to your doctor. If not, i would wait a day or two and see if it resolved.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
You should be OK: Not sure what you mean by nu, however that all sounds normal. Mono can take a while to resolve and i okay with a slow recovery, as long as you are get... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
L-Glutamine: You should try taking some l-glutamine. Try taking 500mg before and after a work out, and also between meals. You can get it at GNC or on-line and its... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Allergies. : This is very common with allergies. If it resolves i would not sweat it.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 20 years experience
HYdroquinone: Creams with hydroquinone or lasers can be used to bleach the skin. However, there are some cancer risks to consider, especially with the high concentr... Read More
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Testimonials
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Dr. Rocamboli has been a very active HealthTap (HT) contributor. I enjoy his plain-sense answers and down-to-earth insights. A real find on HT!
Jun 10, 2013
Dr. Rocamboli gives straightforward, helpful responses on a wide variety of topics. He's great to have on HealthTap!
Mar 30, 2013
I recommend Doctor Rocamboli. He iis a Dedicated knowledgeable and caring professional.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I was searching for the answer to my question for half an hour. I read tons of long articles and found nothing! You just answered it in a few lines :)
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I ended up in the ER glad you answered nothing was wrong but I didnt think to go until I read that thought it was just another pregnancy sym
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks doc! I'm not sure what you had meant in your additional comment at the very bottom but thanks for the fast reply. Anxiety consumes me

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY
Graduated 2003MD

Awards

HealthTap Top Doctor, Winter 2013
Top Urgent Care Specialist , First Place, National - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, First Place, California - Summer
2013
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