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Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad

Neurosurgery
West Islip, NY
28 years experience female

Locations

NSPC

West Islip, NY

Address

500 Montauk Highway, West Islip, NY
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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.

Neurosurgery

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

109 Answers
25 Agrees
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
No: But depends on your weight and tolerance.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Ringers: Mannitol precipitates easily so i would giv eit alone.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
No : Not transferred to clothes, usually transmitted vial sexual contact.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
No : Check with your dentist but probably should take them before.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Yes: It may not be a problem but if it persists it should be investigated.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Try meds: If you dont like the effects of the meds u try u can stop and reverse effects.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Sometimes: Depends on how severe disc problem is conservative treatment is almost always a good start.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Rice water: Make sure baby stays hydrated, giving water that rice was cooked in can be a gentle way to slow diarrhea.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Depends: Rib fracture, asthma, smoker, lots of possibilities- check with doctor if it persists.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Ignore: Do stay active, it will help your labor dont obsess over little things-hormones can make you crazy.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Yes: There are other tests that can evaluate thyroid function.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Hormonal?: Sometimes the hormonal changes related to menopause can cause bacterial vaginosis.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
It is possible: If any nerve is compressed severely for a long time it can be permanently damaged damage at l4- could cause foot drop it is possible to see compr... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Maybe: Depends on other factors, check with your doctor about heart rate and other forms of treatment.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Therapy: Physical, speech and occupational, all to help him regain functions as he heals.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Maybe not: Call your doctor for sooner appointment if you are getting worsening symptoms.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Are you loosing lbs?: If breasts are fatty when you loose weight they can get smaller.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
343 series: Although the names of the codes can include infantile they still apply to adults that developed as infant or are congenital.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
May be nothing: We often see nonspecific white matter changes hopefully just related to history of htn.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Not by itself: Mildly elevated temp and ANA may be related to inflammatory response.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Not usually: Facial twitching is often a sign of irritability of facial nerve. Can be caused by pressure on nerve by vessel or tumor.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Yes: Unless they don't get better or other bruising appears, then you should see a doctor.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Usually slowly: But there is variability.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Not usually: Dreaming or out of body sensation more likely related to original brain disorder.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Yes: Drug is designed for cataplexy.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Analgesics: Fluid in facets joints is a reflection of inflammation. This may be result of arthritis or instability. Try rest and antiinflammatories to help with... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Depends: Our brains all make spinal fluid and the brain is washed by and floats in this "water". If there is an imbalance of production and reabsorption the f... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
See a doctor: Feeing sick and not having periods could be a sign of hormone problem.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Pay: Pay attention to expiration dates and labels, they should state certified organic and only use when.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
It: It takes 3 years to certify a pasture as organic for grazing grassfed milk cows.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Stop taking: Baby should not be harmed by this hormone pill but you should not take while pregnant.
A female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Decongestant: Ear ache from cold may be from pressure - congestion resulting in increased pressure can be painful.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Yes: But usually reinfection is a bacterial secondary infection rather than a recurrence of the original virus.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Location: The symptoms of a stroke depend on which area of the brain is damaged by the stroke. A small stroke in the brain stem can affect a lot of functions.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Shouldn't happen: Tardive dyskenesia happens in patients who regularly take psychotropics over a long period of time. Prn vistaril (hydroxyzine) may give a dystonic rea... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Depends: Sometimes twitching is a sign of recovery, other times it may be seizure or spasticity.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Better choices: There are better choices, smoking and alcohol aggravate gastritis you should talk to your doctor about why you have chronic headaches.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Careful: The Acetaminophen can be at toxic doses if done too often.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Dosing is different : Children metabolize some medications differently than adults.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Possible change meds: Different antiepilepsy medications have different effects on different seizure types.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Maybe: Sometimes nerve compression in different positions, compression can lead to poor blood flow to nerve and pain.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Not usually: Low heart rate can be caused by medications or a problem in the heart depends on how low the rate- check with your doctor to see if you need to visit... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Exam: Physciacl exam and possibly ultrasound should diagnose.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Yes: Unprotected sex can transmit many types of infections, ingrown hairs are common with shaving but are not a sign of warts or hpv.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Trinidad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Trinidad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Well, how would you comment findings of fellow med. pros about B2 being MAO-A stimulant by balancing the tryptophan metabolism?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks, yeah it recurred in an hour. I figured I'd need surgery!
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thank you so very much, I will seek medical attention to check it out!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, TX
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

Adelphi University School of Business
Graduated 2013MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas College of Pharmacy
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Awards

Top Neurosurgeon , Second Place, New York - Summer
2013
Top Neurosurgeon, Second Place, New York - Spring
2015
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