Dr. Manoj Mathew

Family Medicine
LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL
17 years experience male

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
38 Agrees
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Parkinsons Meds: Carbidopa/levodopa, comtan, sinemet, azilect. Tasmar, stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) , etc.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Mederma: Mederma can be used for scars. If it does not improve you may want to consider a Plastic surgery consult.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Sick??: You could develop symptoms of diarrhea or nausea and vomiting. If no symptoms over 2 days you could possibly not have been affected by the water. Just... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Ignore: Don't drink sodas or juices, as they are high in sugars.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Ignore: Diet tip. Don't skip meals. Limit sugars and carbs. Eat more protein.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
??: Water purifier? What kind do you use? Do you have well water or use tap water.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Multiple causes: Swollen lymph nodes are usually due to infection, need to r/o hiv, TB , upper respiratory, tooth/gum infection, or skin or scalp infections, also prob... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
See ans: You could be due for periods or pregnant. Get a pregnancy test done. Get birth control if you don't plan on getting pregnant.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Should be OK: Lithium and valproate are often given together. There is no significant interactions. You may want to keep a close watch on your thyroid function. Tha... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Usually you don't : Not necessary if this is the first time and if you do not have any symptoms. If recurring, then may recheck.
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A female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Dose is based on lab: It depends on the levels. Free T3, (liothyronine) Free T4, TSH Etc. Need the labs to determine your levels. Stress/ infection etc can increase requi... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Not necessarily : If you think you are pregnant then do a urine pregnancy test. You may need to rule out an infectious process.
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A female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
See ans: If they are all negative. Then you are less likely to be pregnant.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Yes: You must discuss with your physician about an alternate antibiotic. The kidney infection if untreated could progress to sepsis and could be very ser... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Answer : It is less likely that a small amount of a steroid cream could cause harm.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Yes: It is necessary to access for normal genital development and pubic hair etc. Also to make sure no testicular masses are present. Testicular cancer is... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Ignore: Do drink a lot of fluids. Keep well hydrated.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Iron deficiency: Taking iron with vitamin c helps improve absorption. May want to try feosol (ferrous sulfate)
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Ignore: Use smaller plates. We tend to fill our plates.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Gas: If you have excess gas you could try over the counter antacids. You could get advice from your local pharmacist. If you do not see symptomatic impro... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Ignore: Eat food slow, Chew 30 times before swallowing.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manoj Mathew
17 years experience
Suspect acid reflux : Likely have acid reflux symptoms or ? Lactose intolerance, stay off of dairy products, and get some Prilosec otc, if not better , go see a physician.... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mathew is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mathew is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 2006MD
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