Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera

internal Medicine
Houston, TX
22 years experience male

Locations

Delacotera Health Care Association

Houston, TX

Address

714 Cypress Creek Pkwy, Suite 300, Houston, TX
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

281-2488875

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Assurant Inc

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Cigna

Medicare

Molina Healthcare Inc

Medicaid

UnitedHealthcare

UMR

Humana Insurance Company

About

Bio

Graduated from Universidad Evangelica El Salvador in February 2001. Residency Training in Internal Medicine and Primary Care at Staten Island University Hospital, New York, from 2002-2005. Special Interest on Diabetes Management, Prevention and Complications.

Specialties
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internal Medicine

Doctor Q&A

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Pretty good risk: There is a pretty significant risk if you eat raw eggs or undercooked eggs. The only factor that could make a difference is if you appropriately cook... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Ear infection: You might need antibiotic treatment. You should see a doctor to have your ears checked.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Reversible: In most cases, it is reversible, especially if it is associated with a medical problem that can be controlled ( like diabetes ) or emotional reason ( ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Under control: Your hair loss should get better once your thyroid hormones are controlled, this is normally achieved via taking a thyroid hormone pill and getting bl... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Talk to your GYN: You should see a gyn. It could be a miscarriage ( if you are sexually active) or there could be other reasons for a heavy menstrual bleeding.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: You should visit your doctor right away. Feet sweilling ( edema ) could be a sign of a heart condition called " heart failure " which it could be a co... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
See a doctor: If you are having lower back pain, plus bad smelling urine, you might have an infection. Please see a doctor asap.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Yes, you could have a knee ligament issue. I suggest consult with your doctor.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Anemia: Diabetes can lead to chronic kidney disease, which may lead to high potassium and anemia..Your question is not clear, but i guess when you say " low i... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
High sugar: Make sure your sugar is under control. Many diabetic people may have "numbness" in several body areas if their sugar is very high.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Headaches: Yes, i agree it's time to visit a doctor. Most of us can have sporadic headaches due to benign causes like fatigue, stress, etc, but if your headache ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
H Pylori: Means that you have been exposed to h.Pylori in the past...Maybe you were treated already. It does not necessarily mean that you have an active infect... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Yes, you will still get it unless you got pregnant.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Urinary infection: You may have a urinary tract infection. You need to see a doctor asap to get treatment.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Delacotera
internal Medicine 22 years experience
Ok: It's okay as long as you go just for a short period of ime 10-15 minutes at the most, and you get out of it if you start having any physical symptoms ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Delacotera is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Delacotera is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of El Salvador Faculty of Medicine, El Savador
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Medical Association
American Diabetes Association
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