Dr. Xin-Nong Li

Internal Medicine
Fair Oaks, CA
41 years experience male

Locations

Xin-Nong Li, MD, Inc

Fair Oaks, CA

Address

6600 Mercy Court, Suite 130, Fair Oaks, CA, US
Directions

Fax

916-961-3018

Insurances accepted

Aetna

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State Farm Insurance Companies

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Optum

Preferred Care

Medicare

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Tricare

UMR

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UnitedHealth Group

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Aetna

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Pacificare Life & Health Insurance Company

Office

Fair Oaks, CA

About

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

Languages spoken

Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

154 Answers
54 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
You need control BP: No matter you are going on plane or not, if you have high blood pressure, you need to control it either by food or medication. High blood pressure wil... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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Many choices: Treating diabetes may be simple or complicated. For any types of diabetes, diet control is the fundamental procedure. For type i, Insulin is usually ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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Hypertension: If blood pressure extremely high, so called malignant hypertension, can cause stroke. Severe stroke can kill people.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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Some: Yes. Some of them can cause hyperlipidemia.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
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Many reasons: Like genetic, body mass, emotional affect, drugs, etc.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Many risk: People have family history of hypertension, high sodium and high fat diet, overweight/obese, diabetes, etc.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
It depends: If the ovarian cyst is too big or causing pain, that can be considered to be removed.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
More info needed: Do you feel pain or tender when you touch? If so, you may have thrombotic hemorrhoid. You may need to see a surgeon to have surgery.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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Depends: Early, mild diabetic person may feel no symptoms. With the advancing stage, symptoms may present as frequent thirsty, needing to drink los of liquid, ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
No: Tatoo or piercing is ok even you have high blood pressure and sinus tachycardia.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
May be: You need to check the component of the diet aids. Because some of the diet aids may contain some kind of thyroid hormone. If so, you need to adjust do... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Pap smear: No. Pap smear is a screening exam to detect early stage of cervical cancer. It will not tell if it is pregnant or not.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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Those are good : Those combinations are good. Which one is good for you depends on how you tolerate its side effect.
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A female asked:
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High uric acid: Gout is caused by high serum uric acid. You should see your doctor to have check up. It is not related to high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Cramping : It may be caused by uterine contraction, meaning cramping pain and radiating to left side. If it always happens at same area each period and pain gets... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Side effect: Erythromycin can cause stomach discomfort or pain. You can try to take it with food. That may reduce such side effect.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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Splinter remove: Yes, you should try to get it out. If it is deep and difficult to remove, go to see your doctor to ask them to remove it.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
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Other symptoms?: High fever usually indicates infection, it can be caused by virus or bacteria. How long have you had? What other symptoms do you have? More info is ne... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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Diarrhea : First thing to do is to see your doctor to find out what is the cause of diarrhea. If it is just some viral or bacterial enteritis, it will stop for s... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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Hypoglycemia : I understand your concerning of hypoglycemia. You need to try to increase your physical activities that can improve your diabetic condition. If you fi... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Diabetic diet : For diabetic patients, any sweet fruits or juice. They can have some kind of fruits like bananas and of course the total calories should be controlled... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Years: Smoking can cause many cancers. There is no data to predict how long it will take to cause cancer, like throat cancer. But the longer you smoke, the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Yes: But if you can conceive is complicated. More information is needed. Better to consult your doctor.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
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Ventral hernia?: It sounds like ventral hernia. It happens when the middle wall of abdomen becomes weakness, separating of the underneath tendon, increasing of intraab... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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Many possiblities: You should consult your doctor. What kind of abnormalities and how big the nodules on lungs? Those information are needed to guide further investigati... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Body fit: Aerobic exercise, healthy diet, etc.
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A male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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No: Diabetic ketoacidosis is caused by extremely high blood glucose. Acetaminophen overdose will cause liver damage.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
It depends : If the blood pressure suddenly drop more than 20 mmhg, patient can feel dizzy or pass out. Like orthostatic hypotension, that means if you change posi... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Tingling: It can be nonspecific nerve irritation or diabetic neuropathy. Better to check with your doctor.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Hypoglycemia : More information is needed. What are your symptoms? Like dizzy, rapid heart beat or sweating with nausea?
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
See below : Common side effect of Norvasc (amlodipine) is mild swelling of feet and legs. If the blood pressure is still not undercounted, you can consult your d... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Miscarriage : Symptoms sounds like miscarriage. Go to check with your doctor. Get pregnancy test and pelvic ultrasound exam.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Abnormal : The bleeding should not last so long. Go back to check up with your doctor.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Diabetes: Usually, diabetic patient will have hyperglycemia and hypertriglyceridemia.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
No: Exercise can help to improve both conditions.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Fatigue: Your sleepy or tired can be many reasons. Like depression, hypothyroidism and anemia. Go to check with your doctor.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
See doctor: Headche can be simple or complicated. If you get infection, either viral or bacterial infection can cause severe headach. It can be tension headache i... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Complicated question: Liver and kidney are two major metabolic morgans in the body. Simply speaking, they are the factories to generate the products that the body can use a... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Acid reflux : Need more information, like when, what position, related to food, eating or exercise. Most likely acid reflux. You can try over the counter anti acid ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Urgent care: It sounds that you have some kind of arrhythmia. Is your heart beat regular or not? You may need to go to urgent care to check up soon..
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Bruise: No, it is not common. It might be just accidentlly bleeding.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Depends: It depends on how bad the diabetic control. It can be from no symptoms to urine frequency, thirsty, more severe to dizziness, even coma.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Complicated: Diabetic complications are really complicated. It can affect many organs and systems, majorly cardiovascular system, including heart and vessel, neuro... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
NO, : You should keep the same dosage if your blood pressure has been under controled. Taking a flight should not affect it. Double the dosage may cause you... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Hypertension: Family history that means genetic reason, overweight/obese, high sodium diet, sedative life style, etc.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Elevation of lipid: Hyperlipidemia is a term defined as some components of lipid higher than normal range. Like elevation of total cholesterol, triglyceride , ldl, vldl a... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
It depends: The purpose of treatment is maintaining the t3, (liothyronine) T4 and TSH in normal rage and patient is asymptomatic.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Many: This question is complicated. There are so many medications for these two diseases. Each medication has its own side effect profile. Please specify wh... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Multy effects: Deprivation of sleep can affect your memory, slow down the processing information of the brain. For chronic deprivation of sleep, more effects.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
41 years experience
Many possible: It can be broad spectrum possibilities. Because there is no more information about you, like gender, age, personal and family history of diseases, etc... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Li is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Li is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you! It's short spells and each one is only a couple seconds long. I don't get alot of sleep since I'm a fireman so maybe that's it
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks for your answer. Also I wanna ask you, could low levels of calcium cause this symptoms?
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! should i wait another day or just start the monistat 3 day again today?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences, China
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside

Awards

Fellow
Top General Internist, Third Place, California - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American College of Physician
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