Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo

Internal Medicine
NV
25 years experience

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

212 Answers
321 Agrees
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Maybe: As i tell my patients, nobody can protect yourself more than you, so if both of you have been sexually active in the past, then i suggest both parties... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Common: Salmonella is common so make sure that foods are prepared well, and cooked well.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
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See below: Both are blood thinners that act on different parts of the coagulation (clotting) pathway in our system, warfarin is oral and needs regular blood te... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: Chronic cough causes aside from infection are allergies, asthma, reflux, post nasal drip, etc. Pls see your dr to start evaluation. Take.Care.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
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See below: This can be muskuloskeletal in origin, also rule out kidnry stones.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Get evaluated: See your dr for an exam, most dr offices can easily run a urinalysis in their office to start with. For now, drink lots of fluids like water or cranbe... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Get evaluated: See your dr for further evaluation, symptoms you gave can be from iinflammation of tendons or lymph nodes to cardiac problems especially if you have ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
to find out: It is as easy as doing a urine pregnancy test which is just over the counter, still need to do this to verify pregnancy.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Go see doctor: It is time to be checked out by your dr as you have ongoing symptoms. Need to rule out inflammation of lymph nodes , ingguinal hernia, etc. Physical ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: If you are taking a statin drug, headache can be one of its side effects, pls inform your doctor about your symptoms immediately.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Get evaluated: I wish i could say that this can be just from allrgies that is causing mucus production and congestion or this is just a reflux but with chest pain an... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Yes: Pamprin is naproxen, an anti-inflammatory med for pain, better to be taken with food. Dayquill is used for decongestant, some have mucolytic or Aceta... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
They have : The same efficacy. One is just taken once a day and the other 2x a day. Once a day is preferred by people who would like to take less number of pills.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Possible : Nerve impingement in the cervical/ neck area, needs imaging study such as MRI of cervical area, possibly even brain. Have an evaluation as soon as po... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Probably : A viral infection, such as the flu. This will run its course, increase oral fluid intake, bed rest, with use of Acetaminophen or anti-inflammatory li... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Yes: You may be having irregular heartbeat such atrial fibrillation . I suggest for you to even seek help in the er if this continues , you may need IV med... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Yes: This should not be a problem. Calamansi is a citrus fruit rich in vitamin c. Take care.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Decongestants : You may try using decongestants over the counter for short period of time, if used too long, it can cause congestion, this is not suggested for people... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: It may take a little bit of adjustment in your body when you start on a new antidepressant, after 1 wk or so, it does get better. It helps to have so... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Need prescription : Pls ask your dr for a refill, I am sure he can give you one as you have a ffup scheduled. Don't attemp to adjust dose by yourself, your dr needs to d... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
see below: Of you have high cholesterol and liver function yest, ultimately you would want to lower down the cholesterol a much as you can. Fatty liver is usuall... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: There are blood tests to check for food allergies such as wheat. If you are talking about celiac disease, anti-gliadin antibody can be cchecked as wel... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
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See below: Hair loss can be seen in liver disease, probably not the most common symptom though. This is common in iron deficiency and hypoactive thyroid, which i... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Get evaluated: Gas x like other over the counter medication for stomach relief are meant to beused for short term period, if symptoms persist after useof meds, it is... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
see below: It is very hard to diagnose your lesion without seeing it. Pls see your dr to get complete eval. Good luck.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
It depends: If this is your usual BP then it is ok to have this BP reading, however if this is lower than usual, or if weakness is getting worse, pls see your ob... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: Any nonprotected sex always has the chance to get somebody pregnant. Take a Plan B contraception. Always have protected sex (condom) to avoid pregnanc... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Go see doctor: Go and see your doctor, you will need your hormones checked such as thyroid, fsh, lh, etc. You will need a ppelvic exam and possibly ultasound as well... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Possible side effect: Butalbital produces sedation and has a side effect of feeling lightheaded as well.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Get evaluated: Pls see a GI pecialist, you need to have an endoscopy to see if there are ulcers in your atomach, may need other tests to rule out other causes of you... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
It depends: If this is the first episode dvt, then you maybe able to be off medication after 6 months or so, if this is the 2nd episode, you are looking at high ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Could be: Gastritis (inflammation of the stomach lining), can even be a start of ulcer. Pancreatitis is also one side effect if somebody drinks too much. Pls s... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: Pls see your dr, you need a pelvic exam . Your dr will determine what kind of medication to be given after the exam. Fishy odor may mean bacterial vag... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Get evaluated: If pain keeps coming back, pls see your dr, he/she can start by doing x-rays and proceed with an MRI of the lumbosacral area depending on x-ray result... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Possible infection: It may be an infection of the soft tissue called cellulitis, if it is, you would need to take antibiotics for it. Pls see your doctor right away to av... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: You need a more thorough examination by your dr to be able to accurately diagnose you. A more in depth evaluation can be done by psychiatrist once med... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: Sed rate is a test as part of checking regarding inflammatory process, it can be from arthritis, infection, autoimmune disease, etc. Your dr should t... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Get evaluated: Pls have a urologist do an evaluation to verify if this si due to obstruction such as enlarge prostate or urethral stricture to name a few causes. It ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: You may have taken stimulants such as caffeine, hyperactive thyroid. With recurrent palpitations, i suggest for you to be seen by a cardiologist that... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: People who have severe iron deficiency would have experienced symptoms such as weakness, shortness of breath, chest pain from anemia. It can also caus... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: You may be having migraine due to hormonal changes. Anti-inflammatory medication can help such as ibuprofen, if you have worsening symptoms, pls che... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
this could be: Inflammatory process or infection, get evaluated for proper treatment. Antibiotics or drainage may be needed depending on physical exam. Hope this he... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
A: A happy and healthy caregiver takes care of elderly person better, so give some time to yourself.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
could be: Usually stomach virus improves after 24 hrs, keep yourself hydrated, eat light meals. If your symptoms persist or you can't hold down food or fluid, p... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
See below: You would need to see your doc and have a pelvic exam as discharge usually spell out infection, this can be differentiated by your doctor for proper t... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
During ovulation : The best time is when you are on your ovulatory cycle, this will depend how long yor periods are regularly. For a normal 28 day cycle woman, usually ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
There is a : Small possibility especially if you did the test early, blood level HCG can be done by your dr if you want to be very sure, if this is still negative,... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
A number of things: Therr are a number of things can manifest as involuntary sleep such as narcolepsy, sleep apnea, low thyroid to name a few. You should get examined by... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Be examined : Pls call your surgeon and have your knee examined to make sure that no infection has developed in the site.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
25 years experience
Get evaluated: If you want to be sure, pls see a dr. It can be as mild as bruising of the soft tissue, but if in a lot of pain, injury to the sacral spine area can b... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Salcedo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Salcedo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. I will call my doctor to make an appointment I think I have left it for far too long
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much.My usual BP is around 110/80 actually.Thanks Doctor!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I did inform them, but they knew nothing about calculating for SR

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

university of Santo Tomas
Graduated 1998MD

Awards

Hippocrates Award, Second Place, National - Winter
2013
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