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Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo

Internal Medicine
NV
24 years experience

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

212 Answers
321 Agrees
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Cut: Cut foods in small pieces to avoid excessive chewing, ergo, less pain.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: Try to stay in a nice quiet dark room, try to relax. If needed, yoi can take anti- inflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen or even acetaminophen. As... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Yes: Phentermine can help with weight loss, to be used for short period of time, however, tolerance to the drug happens so you will not see further wt los... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: Risks are not completely known though one study has vbulletin shown that it has helped people quit smoking, saying that, it should not really replace ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Soon: When the pain is disrupting or daily activities, imcluding sleep, this needs to be evaluated. This can be from spine problems to infection. Be well.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: Too early to tell, your doctor needs to talk to you and find out what you are going thru that lead you to have these symptoms. So many symptoms may o... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Yes: Any time the skin barrier is traversed, you are at risk for hiv, as well as hepatitis b and c. Pls have yourself tested now, and even 6 months from n... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Possible anxiety : This can be anxiety or panic attacks. Try to do deep breathing exercises, meditation, regular exercises, talk to aomebody close to you if you notice ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Get evaluated: Does he have shortness of breath? What med is he taking? Does he have bubbling of urine? Leg swelling can come from med side effect, hear disease lik... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Notnecessarily c: If you are not having lightheadedness, dizziness or shortness of breath, then you are doing good. Try to check your blood pressure and pulse rate regu... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: This can be restless leg syndrome, most of the time unknown cause. Happens in 10% of population, more frequent in females. Non-pharmacologic treatme... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: I suggest to have yourself be evaluated ny your doctor to check for nerve involvement, the test is usually done is called a nerbe conduction test, th... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: Elevated CRP and ESR can be signs of lupus glare up. Lupus can cause hypercoagulable state (meaning you can form clots in the body even if you don't n... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Endoscopy : Should not be a cause of cancer directly, pls consult the dr that did the procedure , and let them know what you are experiencing after egd, take car... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
It depends: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) by itself can be used with people with hypertension with caution on short period of time, if combined with decongestants, ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Get evaluated: Simple physical exam will help give you a better diagnosis, if dr deem necessary, may need further tests like xrays. This is most probably muskuloske... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Dose: Celexa (citalopram) is an antidepressant in the ssri family.Doctors start on low dose 10 mg and slowly up the dose as they see fit ddepending on patie... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: I encourage my patients to eat a heavy breakfast, good lunch and light dinner with snacks in between. Always make sure that you have carbs, protein a... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Xray: Get this checked right away to avoid permanent injury, xray is the start of this process . You can go to an urgent care and dr there can verify this a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Not necessarily : If you are symptom free, no need to repeat test.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Exacerbation: Spiriva is a medication that prevents further attack of your symptoms of COPD , example shortness of breath, wheezing. If you stop, these symptoms wil... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: Tiredness during the day can have different causes, some of which can be sleep apnea, underactive thyroid, anemia , low testosterone, etc.Pls have you... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See. below: You can start discussing this problem with your primary care, you can be started on "as needed" medication. As you are having more frequent symptoms, ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: With you now having increase volume loss from diarrhea and vomiting, better to let your dr know so you and your baby's health will not get compromise... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Get evaluated: Pls see your dr or ENT or oromaxillary specialist to find out what this is and what is causing it to still be there for over a month.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Gastroenterologist : Can do an endoscopy and a primary care physician to determine if your breathing problems are related to cardiac, pulmonary cause . Further referrals c... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: In recent yrs, there have been more choices in meds for ra. Talk to your rheumatologist for your other options, for oral meds, ypu have methotrexate, ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: A balanced diet is still the best way to gain weight, together with increasing muscle tone. Additional protein during exercise can help this. Don't fo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
No: Smz/tmp should not be taken during pregnancy, there are not enoigh studies to recommend Phenazopyridine during pregnancy. Pls don't take left over me... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Rhinitis : This is probably rhinitis, could be from allergic or non-allergy cause. This can be differentiated by your dr. Treatment can be started using steroid... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Yes : Inflammation of tge joints can be manifested as swelling or just by pain or stiffness of the joints.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
see below: The fact that you are worried about it makes me think that your symptoms have been worsening. You should be seen by your dr who can find out what trea... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
see below: There are other std tests aside from HIV such as hepatitis b and c, vdrl for syphilis.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Get evaluated: Pls have yourself evaluated by your dr, start of with a primary care physician. Your symptoms can be from infectious cause , autoimmune disease, etc.... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Get evaluated: Have your dr take a look at it to see if this is from infection or something else. Simple physical exam can help a lot to see if antibiotic is needed,... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: I suggest to have your doctor see you especially you have blurring of vision, to rule out any neurological problem.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Initialtreatment r: Is still nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen, naproxen, etc. For people who are allergic to this class of drug, drs will try ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Yes: Sinus infection can cause headaches (which can lead to nausea, vomitting), dizziness, this is because of inflammation and possible fluid build up in t... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Yes: If your anxiety is occurring regularly and had to take your as needed meds almost daily, then you will need to have to take something, like in the fam... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Get evaluated: If you have constant bleeding, you may need to have a GI or surgeon do a banding of the hemorrhoids. For now, do hot sitz bath, avoid spicy food, av... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Yes it does...: However, this should be used cautiously as it is not meant to be used for long periods of time. Your dr should evaluate you if there are other meds ne... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
See below: If you were sexually active during osculatory period, yes you be pregnant, however a pregnancy test can verify this. Periods can get delayed without p... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Depends: Infection can be from virus, bacteria, fungus, to name some. So viral infection usually will tun it's course, bacterial and fungal infections will nee... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Protein: Most common cause of bubbling of urine is when somebody is spilling out excessive amount of protein in the urine, common in disease like diabetes. Sim... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
There: There are other treatments aside from hormones to help post menopausal symptoms.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Do: Do ask your dr what medications to stop before surgery , don't presume which meds to stop.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Yes: Start with tsh, and can continue with free T4 and free t3 (liothyronine). Depending on results, your dr will order further studies.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Should be: Feeling better after 2wks use of omeprazole, however, if there are still constant use of triggers such as continuous use of alcohol, even caffeine or... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
24 years experience
Get evaluated: Pls see your doctor to make sure you have not developed bronchitis or pneumonia. There are other diseases that can cause constant coughing and shortne... 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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