Dr. Laurentiu Boeru

Anesthesiology
Miami, FL
42 years experience

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Anesthesiology

Languages spoken

English

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133 Answers
14 Agrees
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Coincidence?: An MRI will detect any local vertebral and ligament problems. There are some bacterial or viral diseases that come also with lower back pain and fatig... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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In men and women: The misconceiving appears when the affected organs are the testicles in men, or the ovaries in women. If fact there is a disease produced by a virus t... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Usually the cramps(dysmenorrhea) is caused by the clotts that trigger strong uterine muscle contractions evacuating the clotts. Advil is of real help ... Read More
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Plantar fibromatosis: Treating only the pain is part of the answer. Pain treatment is very useful because you alleviate a symptom, it is not sufficient because you do not ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
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Opioids: Get off Oxycontin first, then Dilaudid and then of fentanyl evidently in decreasing steps. Make it in 4-6 weeks under a doctor's supervision. The with... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Opioids: Both are opioids so side effects would be very similar. The fentanyl patch is on the skin, the Dilaudid is IV so it is uncomfortable, requires venopun... Read More
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Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Not clear the Q: You cannot contaminate through the sterile gloves. You could not inhale because there is a one way air circulating hood.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
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Pain- throat?: Throat pain can be symptome of an infection (most common). Sometimes resolves by itself, sometimes needs antibiotics for cure, sometimes if chronic an... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
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Shooting pain: Usually, without treatment might progress. It is multiple neuralgic pain. A neurologist will identify the nerves and a pain doc will treated. Local ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
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D&C under GA: The lma or laryngeal mask airway is used to secure the breathing during the general anesthesia. This form of anesthesia is both invasive for the body ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Pain centers: They are equipped with the equipment for procedures to treat pain. The physician is specialized in identifying the cause of pain and in its treatment ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Ativan (lorazepam): It is a high potency, intermediate duration acting benzodiazepine that slows down your motor reflexes and increases the reaction time.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
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INR: No. Only liver disease interfering with the synthesis of some liver dependent coagulation factors, lack of vitamin k, and Coumadin like medicine (warf... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Opioid urine test: Narcane is a true antagonist of the opioids. Although his metabolits are similar in structure with the opioids, the reaction remains negative. No pos... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Some normal some not: Salve of small uterine or vaginal contractions can be of multiple causes: dehydration, magnesium or calcium abnormal, due to anxiety, stress, pregnanc... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Hysterectomies: In the usa hysterectomies are done using general anesthesia. In selective cases spinal or epidural anesthesia may be warranted. It is done by one shot... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Anesthesia and pain: The complications of general anesthesia (probably the choice for you) depends on many factors. Out of them the most important are coexisting diseases... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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MH: Usually the genetic predisposition to mh is asymptomatic.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
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Increasing the dose: Very complicated without knowing the age and the weight. The best way to proceed is to ask the prescribing physician if he can increase the dose of he... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Stomach vs bowel: Fentanyl like any opioids reduces the movement of the bowels (peristaltic movements) if you have a narrowing into the bowel that needs a strong and su... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Neck problems: Many possibilities of things that got wrong, but they can be sorted out. Ent exam, ct scan, thyroid ultrasound, GI problems for the esophageal portion... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Spinal for foot: Epidural regional block and spinal anesthesia can be performed for foot surgery. The technique is different. It is either one of another. Usually the... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Alternatives: Epidural injections, or surgery (including minimally invasive).
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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General anesthesia: He could if surgery does not require complete relaxation of the muscles and if the amount of opioid is not too much. There are methods of general anes... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
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Propranolol: The bblockers reduce the heart rate and the blood pressure. Some anesthesia drugs reduce the blood pressure some the heart rate or both. Fortunately, ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
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Ear canal itching: It can be bacterial or fungus may be involved.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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PONV: Post operation nausea and vomiting appears because of narcotics given during surgery, or in recovery, to alleviate the pain after surgery. Females ha... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
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Hiv: If you take protease inhibitors for the HIV status then you have to be aware that they are broken down in the cytochrome p450 in the liver. A great ma... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Concerned: Yes. It should be investigated. It might be only skin level (like a sebaceus cyct), but sometimes it can be something-else such as enlarged lymph node... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Crawling things on : Yes it does. Not often and not permanently. Until you wake up completely in recovery. It also might be a skin allergic reaction to some antiseptic, o... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Pain L5-S1: Probably will have to see a neurosurgeon for back surgery. The choice should come after you understood clearly the risks vs benefits of the surgery, a... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Ketamine: K has many side effects. It is not addictive but can produce severe withdrawal symptoms when people try to quit. It spasm the bladder and the ureters ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Fludac: Same ingredient as Prozac (fluoxetine) but it is the indian version. Can produce changes in mood, severe weight loss, severe lack of appetite, severe ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Sinus mucocele: I would do it in a hospital environment under general anesthesia. The risk of entering the cranium is present, so general anesthesia provides the insu... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Understanding better: Among the side effects of any opioid can be itching. Some opioids provoke more itching than others, and it also depends on individual reaction. Beside... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Depends: Simple (ir) is metabolized in 3-4.5 hrs. For the controlled release (cr) is 12 hrs half life which means the efficiency reduces after 12 hrs and you n... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Intrathecal pump: He has nothing to lose. It is an efficient way of pain control using a much lesser amount of narcotic compared to other means of administration.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Abscess: Incision and drainage and very probably antibiotics. See your doctor first.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Carbocaine allergy: It is called also mepivacaine and is a common local anesthetic. Allergic reaction to Carbocaine include hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling or pu... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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Arm pain: C5 regularly irradiates in the 5th finger ( little finger). Check with a neurologist and with a pain doctor. If cervical epidural injection with local... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Probably: The hyperhidrosis with odor (probably) since you describe as unilateral (only one armpit) may have many causes. The immobilization of that arm (after ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Twitching and spasms: Low potassium is rare, and happens in young people after they take diuretics for weight loss. Other reasons are serious and need investigation to dete... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
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High BP: High BP associated with headaches translates, at your age that something else is going on. Also, It might be an association with a migraine. Anyway a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Investigate: It is easy to treat with tums or Zantac or Prilosec over the counter, but sometimes can be something more complex. I would go for a direct examination... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Viral pharyngitis: It looks viral, but the description is not diagnosis. A rapid strep test would be necessary. Also if it is there for a long time it might be a more se... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Interesting: I will get a urinary test to check for any problems in this area. Probably then, a cystoscopy. Sometimes there is a urinary stricture that it is not t... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Complex approach is: Pain is a symptom. Often you need to identify the cause, treat it and the pain will disappear. Every part of the body has a different approach. Also c... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Ativan and alcohol: Depends how much you drink and the condition of your liver. Ativan acts by itself (lorazepam half life is 12 hrs), and by a metabolite formed in the l... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Concussion : Des acceleration concussion has the described mechanism. Usually happens to the babies or small children. ( shaken baby syndrome partially explained b... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
42 years experience
Viral disease: They are many forms of viral diseases that affect mostly the bronchi inside the lungs. The yellow mucus could be a translation of an additional bacter... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 23, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Boeru is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Boeru is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate that you actually came up with an answer that makes perfect sense and didnt just just on the "Too many meds" wagon.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you. I could have killed my baby! ! I can't even think about what I almost did. God Bless you ... and Thank you for your speedy repl
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Thank you . She is on meds for the lupus but do little for the pain of arthritis. Both pcp & specialist rec. The hydro for pai n of arthrit

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy in Iasi AKA Grigore T. Popa, Romania
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, the Miami Region - Spring
2017
Thought Leader, Second Place, the Miami Region - Spring
2017
Top Anesthesiologist, First Place, Florida - Spring
2017
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