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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal

Internal Medicine
Plainview, NY
57 years experience male

Locations

Endocrine Physicians

Plainview, NY

Address

1097 Old Country Rd, Suite 141, Plainview, NY
Directions

Fax

(516) 931-1008

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

MultiPlan, Inc

Oxford Health Plans

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Medicare

About

Bio

I was born in Bolivia but I settled in New York 45 years ago. When not working, I sail a little. I deal with hormones, those magic molecules rponsible for most of our inner selves. Feel to ask questions before a formal visit.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

1.3K Answers
547 Agrees
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Test not invasive: thet just take a sample to looks for STD
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Not by itself: but it is an androgen precursor
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Pretty harmless: even for long periods
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Without more detail: difficult to know, but get an X-ray if there was trauma
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
11-16: It depends on your cycle length.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Probably not: Primarily you do not have a strep infection.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Assuming: You are in good health otherwise you might suffer from a low t3/t4 ratio. Ask dr to measure total t3. If low, try cytomel, (liothyronine) pure t3.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
It means: You are taking a medication that sometimes does that.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
As close to zero: As it gets. But nothing is 100% sure.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Your wife's problem: Is small. Your son's is a major one. Nit addressed, it will be a disaster. Contact a family therapist.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
There are many : Options open. There are injections, endoscopic procedures and a magnet ring. Go to a university center.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Report him: Timthe dept of health. If you have no open lesions, you will be ok but get HIV test!
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
If rest did not help: You might need an epidural steroid injection. Physical therapy should be tried first.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Do not take it: Without supervision. Abortion pills are avaiabke and they are reasonably safe.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Seek a second opinio: Youmare too young to be in pain unable to work. Good luck.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Almost normal: Repeat test, a clean catch, mid stream specimen
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
They are always: a little different, c stands for corrcted for the heart rate
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Not likely to be: harmful but if Zika is reported in your area you should report it to your Gyno
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Major issues have: been ruled out but you still have the pain. See another internist for a good exam
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
There might be: an infection, perhaps folliculitis. Try Bactroban (mupirocin)
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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Electrodes: stimulate your skin to sweat. The measured response is gong to tell them how your autonomic system is working
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
No: Whatever the biopsy shows, your uterus will be out of the picture soon
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Yes: No way out, test positive fir a few weeks
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
A glass or less: should be fine, alcohol and steroids do not mix well. Eat.
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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Question not: clear; if you had surgery it is going to hurt for a few weeks but the original pain should have improved.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Get examined: byt it might just be a yeast infection
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
They might: but risperdol might be better
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Adam: rhythm method is not the best so I suspect you need a fertility check up.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Simple rule: no inflammation, milia. Inflammation, whiteheads
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Probably not: just keep an eye on it
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Frequently: clicking is idiopathic meaning no real answer exists....but you had all the necessary tests
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Yes: but you will need a good deep culture and sensitivity to kniw what will work best
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Let a plastic: surgeon do it. Freezing might a br a good choice too
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
There is some: effect but nothing compared to cigarrettes
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Never heard: of facial edema due to low progesterone levels.oral contraceptives usually replace your endogenous hormones. Last, progestin does substitute for proge... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
It does: not sound like an infection. Suggest chiolestyramine resin
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Not a usual : reason for calf pain but tell us how you are in a few weeks. See a vascular doctor if pains return
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
No such a thing: Once your bones are closed, no increase in height possible
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Not so healthy: If it formed gallstones. If you leave the gall bladder in, it will form more stones in time
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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Very likely: an allergic reaction to the medication
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
You are doing well: You can always eat a little more one day just to see that you are healthy
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Meclizine orally: or Transderm Scopolamine will do
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Paresthesias: You probably traumatized one of your peripheral nerves . You will be OK
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Possible: but not probable. If you have symptoms I would believe you and say that it is still active. Remember that IBS gives you a lot of symptoms that imita... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Do not treat it: yourself. These wounds are frequently a challenge if there is neuropathy. See a podiatrist asap
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Probably not: Inverted nipple is frequently seen in normal people.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Probably normal: Just a good cremasteric reflex
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Might be: a subconjuntival hemorrhage. It will go away
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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Probable : benign multi doulas goiter but you need a fine needle aspiration biopsy
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A male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
If he: Stubbed it, he might have fractured it. X ray
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Testimonials
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Mar 25, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Nov 13, 2013
Very fast response. Although it wasn't what I wanted to hear, it was very helpful so that I do not rush my healing or injure myself further. Thank you for your time Dr. Mendizabal! I sincerely appreci...Read More
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Nov 26, 2015
Thank you Doc for taking out the time to answer my question some 5 months ago. Have a happy thanksgiving and see you always at the top.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you for your input. I took another test yesterday. A first response and to no avail it was instantly positive once again. No fading. Just one big fat solid positi...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks Dr.Mendizabal,I kind of figured that is what is happening to me,I embrace it believe me.I just need to get the tumor removed(it's a thorn)so I can be free.Apprec...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Went today to ENT. Diagnosed with sudden sensory neural hearing loss SSNHL. Big issue. Today started prednisone. Best medical centers advise it. Injections to start Mon...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Universidad de San Andres, Bolivia
Graduated 1966MD

Residency

NASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top General Internist, Second Place, New York - Summer
2014
Most Loved Doctor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
Top General Internist, Second Place, New York - Spring
2015
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