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Dr. Joshua Marks

Emergency Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
13 years experience male

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Emergency Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

32 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Many factors: It can be different causes such as diet or medication, some meds can cause a range of different colors even vitamins such as b vitamin which can turn ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
See: See your doctor, you may need some out patient therapy to strengthen the muscles around your ankle to help prevent this type of injury.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Low heartbeat: Bradycardia or low heart rate is where your heart beats consistently below 60 bpm.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Need more info: It does sound rather concerning and nerological in nature, see your pcp as soon as possible to get a full check up.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Could be: Dehydration or electrolyte imbalance increase sodium slightly and or potassium slightly on a regular basis should help.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Well: The lump could be a swollen lymph node which could mean an infection present you should get checked out immediately!
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Um: Probably not just continue on the treatment.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Don't: Don't throw the pack away. Simply tell yourself when you feel the urge that you don't want it now!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Well: Be patient and understanding you can not cure ocd but you can be supportive; i hope this helps you.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Probably not: The precum is consists mainly on making the vagina more hospitable for the sperm so chances are you are safe. Remember its always important to practic... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Typically: Goes by weight and should be started off low at first to make sure there is no adverse reactions.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
No.: This is not really a healthy relationship, however don't break it off so fast. Sit down with him and be honest tell him how you feel. A good strong re... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Depends: Depends on the type of virus, you can catch the virus right away however show no symptoms right away depending on the virus incubation time ( the time... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Musculoskeletal pain: It sounds like you have musculoskeletal pain possibly from a pulled muscle.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
It wouldn't hurt: The more information you have at your disposal the better understanding and management you and your pcp will have.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Low BP: Sometimes common with age, it is called orthostatic hypotention, otherwise known as postual hypotention. Which is a quick drop in blood pressure from ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Find triggers or...: Consult an allergist, common cause is usually as simple as allergies a simple allergy test can be conducted to determine if it is allergy related or n... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Compression: Sounds like you have a compressed nerve somewhere which can cause the numbness, as for the diabetes diabetic neuropathy can cause the numbness of whic... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Well young lady: Different things resulting in plugging the pores of your face oily skin, perhaps resting your right hand on your right cheek the oils from your hand g... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Yes: Generally with any localized injury such as a fx you will experience swelling , to help reduce this when resting in bed elevate your wrist on a pillow... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Well: Did you take it on an empty stomach? Sometimes taking even the mildest of drugs can create havoc on a stomach that already has issues, next time try h... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Post: Post surgical rehab is not only beneficial for the patient but family as well. We educate patient and family.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Probably strep: Sounds more like strep, rapid strep cultures are only 70% accurate and separate longer test is much advisable along with the rapid, strep patients als... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Well: Believe it or not sometimes when you are late does not always mean your pregnant sometimes if your diet is off or under emotional stress can sometimes... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Proper: Proper oral care not only helps bad breath, but long term prevention of diseases such as cardiovascular.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Well hydrated : It sounds like high vascularity just meaning when you are well hydrated your veins expand out. Also some medications like vasodilators can cause this.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
The traveler: Sounds like referred pain is the culprit, nerves from the effected site send pain to other areas, rather common occurrence. I hope you feel better!
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
When do you take: When do you take the multivitamins? If you take it at night then that is probably the reason, high b vitamins are well known for giving you energy if ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Hmm: Do you have hx (history) of hypotension? Have you been dyhydrated? See your pcp soon and i hope you feel better!
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
IBS?: Do you have anxiety? Flip flop between diarrhea and constipation, do you have any trigger foods? You may have irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) i recomme... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Yes: Antibiotics do not discriminate on either good bactieria or bad, so introducing probiotics in your diet will help even out the disturbance in your nat... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joshua Marks
13 years experience
Hmm: Could be high blood pressure, or dry air, ect, see your doctor to see what is causing it.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marks is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marks is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was concerned I might have messed up the treatment. You've relieved my mind.
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thank you! Glad to know I'm not dying I will book appointment for tomorrow right now!
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Thanks for your quick reply! I appreciate you help! I have amoxicillin hopefully it works get bette

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, PA
Graduated 2009MD

Awards

Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, Pennsylvania - Summer
2013
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