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Dr. Estylan Arellano

Emergency Medicine
SAN DIEGO , CA
15 years experience male

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Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

54 Answers
27 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
See below: Sometimes urine pregnancy test can be falsely negative especially if your urine is very dilute. If in doubt, a blood test will confirm it.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Many: There are many causes of 'dizziness'. But perhaps you can elaborate on the symptoms. Does she feel like she's going to pass out? Lightheaded? Room s... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
See your doctor: It's best to see your doctor for treatment. Your primary care doctor will be able to manage you or may refer you to psychiatry. Medications may be p... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Maybe...: Your symptoms could be from numerous sexually transmitted infections. You should go to your doctor for an evaluation. This could be lymphogranuloma... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Depends: Usually a deep venous thrombosis (clot) on the legs are in the calf, but occasionally can be seen above the knee. They are usually tender or painful.... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Healthy food: Acne is really dependent on multiple factors. Hormones, oily skin, clogged pores, bacteria, stress level, greasy food (to some people), etc. From pers... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Generally not: Fibroids are benign growth from the muscle layers of the uterus. They are not cancerous but do cause other problems such as heavy painful periods, an... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Could be gallbladder: Did you have your gallbladder checked by your dr? usually, liver enzyme tests as well as an US can help in your dx. Also, does your pain get better/wo... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Too much: I agree with the other docs. It's is a lot of medication to be taking. However, Metronidazole and Azithromycin is given for sexually transmitted inf... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Dry socket: If you are experiencing more pain, this can be dry socket or alveolar osteitis. Basically, when a tooth is removed, a blod clot forms where the 'hole... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Need more info: What exactly where done for your evaluation within 3 weeks? As stated in earlier posts, cardiac cause is of concern, but if you've had negative blood ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Not necessarily: if you're not on medications, normal resting heart resting heart rate is around 60 - 100 beats per minute. However, some people who physically fit/in... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Not necessarily: Drug use doesn't directly cause your hemoglobin to increase. His levels are a little bit over the normal range but as previously stated, there are nu... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Try benzoyl peroxide: You can try 2.5% benzoyl peroxide. Studies have shown that 2.5% works just as well as 5% benzoyl peroxide, with less side effects and irritation on y... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Cellulitis: Sometimes the site of the wasp or bee stings can become infected - called cellulitis. Typically it's inflammed but should get better within a week or... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Maybe, but...: The most difficult complication of groin hernia repair to manage is chronic postherniorrhaphy pain, defined as persistent groin pain that lasts > 3... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Pleurisy: Sharp pain while taking deep breaths could be pleurisy. Basically an inflammation around the linings of the lungs. When taking deep breaths, they rub... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Agree with dr G.: It is likely cellulitis. You should see your doctor for treatment.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Try benzoyl peroxide: You can try 2.5% benzoyl peroxide. Studies have shown that 2.5% works just as well as 5% benzoyl peroxide, with less side effects and irritation on y... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Need more info..: What kinds of pain are you experiencing? And what seems to trigger the pain? Is it related to your period, food, any activity etc? How long has this b... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Abnormal: Bleeding after your period certainly is not normal; but is not always due to cancer. What are your risk factors for uterine cancer? Any family history... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Gastroenteritis...: Sometimes, "food poisoning" from salmonella, e. coli, shigella, etc. can cause localized pain to the right lower quadrant (abdomen) area. However, rig... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
YES go see a DR: Were there any trauma to your eye/head? Also, how long have you had it? Any other symptoms (changes in vision, numbness to your face,arms/legs, balan... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Perhaps: Usually gonorrhea and chlamydia are treated together with rocephin/ceftriaxone (as a one time dose) and either zithromax or doxycycline. For more inf... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Depends.: You can truly have an insect inside your ear (have seen a small cockroach in a pt's ear canal). So have your doctor take a look. If someone is under... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Yes: It should be fairly safe. Most common side effects are somnolence, fatigue, and dry mouth. Of course, just like other medications, Cetirizine has rar... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Not necessarily: If you are taking levothyroxine or thyroid 'pills' to replace your thyroid hormone levels, it maybe that you are over therapeutic - or have too much i... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
To an extent: I assume the degenerative disc disease is in your spine (cervica/thoracic/lumbar) in that case, bench press should be fine as long as you are lifting ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Interesting: Elevated amylase/lipase are not just from pancreatitis. Sometimes, it could be from medications (lasix, steroids, valproic acid, etc.), malignancy, a... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Yes: It is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory that is usually given IV or im. But comes as an oral formulation as well. It does help with back pain. It is... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Yes...: It may not be an infection but you can also develop a stone.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Almost: Chest ct is pretty good - would also rule out infection and blood clot. The echo would evaluate the efficiency of your heart as well as the patency of... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
20 weeks.: The gender of your baby is determined at your scheduled 20 week appointment with your OB doctor. Heartburn and constipation is a frequent complaint du... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Yes: However, you should be aware that other sexually transmitted infections (STI) are also possible. If you do not have symptoms, then you should be fine... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Try benzoyl peroxide: You can try 2.5% benzoyl peroxide. Studies have shown that 2.5% works just as well as 5% benzoyl peroxide, with less side effects and irritation on y... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Low: Low glycemic index foods will help. There are books you can buy about glycemic index.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
See below: If you have confirmed iron deficiency anemia, there are things you can do to help. Your doctor may prescribe iron supplements but there are also plen... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Possibly: However, if you are having abdominal pains, then you should have your doctor evaluate you for gallbladder disease. If you have any risk factor for he... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Further test: Depends how old your friend is as well as the medical history. In a teenager, it rarely could be anything serious unless he/she has a history of conge... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Mono: Atypical lymphocytes are usually associated with infectious mononucleosis. It is a viral infection that causes sore throat, fever, and flu-like sympto... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Slim chance: If he did not ejaculate 'inside' you, then the chances of you being pregnant are slim. However, when in doubt, it's always safe to do a pregnancy tes... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Maybe: It could be a simple cyst. Not a big deal. It would be concerning if it is growing in size. Maybe worth it to have it drained or aspirated.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Yes: You can break it down to smaller pieces if you need to as long as you take the prescribed dose.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Usually not: This is usually from a common condition called post nasal drip. Basically excess mucus builds up in the nose and back of throat. Usually due to aller... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Elaborate please: When you say muscle problems, do you mean muscle pain? Cramps? Spasm? I take it you mean you are not married. Shouldn't be related to muscle problem... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Typically: Whenever you sprain your ankle or your foot, there is going to be an inflammatory reaction which causes swelling and pain. You may not appreciate the... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
CHF...: Basically, it is a condition in which your heart becomes an inefficient pump. As a result, fluid backs up into your lungs and also your lower extremi... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
No. It's genetic.: No, sorry there is no way to get rid of your geographic tongue. This is genetic - a unique aspect of yourself!
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estylan Arellano
Emergency Medicine 15 years experience
Pain: Perforated esophageal cancer will cause pain. Typically chest pain/back pain and abdominal pain depending on where the location of the perforation is... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Arellano is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Arellano is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you so much! Ive never thought food can actually have an effect.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks doc she was takeing tylonol as well for a cold .
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you. I am getting an ultrasound this Friday.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, VA
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

ARROWHEAD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2011
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