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

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1.3K Answers
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Conceivable: if injuries led to vertebral artery impingement. Get a tilt table test and a neurology evaluation
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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 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Phytoestrogens: might be good before trying estrogens, I assume you are transgender
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Repeat: Thyroid tests, she might need a little less
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
It is ok: But it is too acid, it will hurt you
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
If the cyst: is obstructive you might need surgery, see neuroligist again
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A member asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Probably yes: Chronic brinchitis will not get better anytime soon
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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 female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Probably not: but in diabetes insipidus you pass urine even when you do not drink water
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
See him again: you should be better by now if you do not smoke
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Palpitations : will improve on a beta blocker. We do not treat them unless they bother you.
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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
I don't think so: plus his fee is only a fraction of the costs involved. Good luck
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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
You might need: a surgical repair. If you do not treat you ight get a frozen shoulder, less painful but more disabling
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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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Not likely: try not to skip pills in the future
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
It varies: with age, 5% age 15, 80 % age 80
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
They are probably: equivalent but alcohol dries your skin excessively
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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 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
You might be: losing electrolytes as well, try Gatorade
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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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Nobody knows: but a rheumtologist can help u a lot
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Was the dr too rough: Some doctor try to fell the ovaries during a pelvic exam and in the process they apply too much pressure.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Adhesions likely: They will eventually go away
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
In general, yes: Just remember that starches become sugar in the body so you have to limit carbohydrates in general.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
You need a check up: It sounds viral, but there are many viruses.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
6 weeks: But ask your surgeon, the repair might havebeen extensive.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Wombat,: Asymmetrical tinnitus is not as frequent as the bilateral variety. It should be checked by a neurologist.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
KY jelly better: If you read the label, most moisturizers contain many chemicals that are not intended for absorption through a mucous membrane.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Only thyroid: It is aimed at detecting tumor outside the thyroid bed. If neg you are cancer free, eagle.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Victoria,: You should not stop valium abruptly. It seems that you are tolerant of very large amounts and attempts at cessation should be slow, careful and under... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Breakthrough: Bleeding not infrequen. You might have to imcrease dose for 2 cycles.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Yes: But oils still contain calories.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Yes for 2 weeks: Thc leaves the blood quickly but fat cells store it and release it slowly.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Pika: They usually do a blood test to make sure your kidneys are normal; perhaps the blood test showed that the dye was. It safe for you. Ask them.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Pelvic inflamatory: Disease is usually due to a mixed flora, hence multiple agents.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Caffeine : Taken in excess is dangerous for the heart rhythm.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
No bad effects: Smoking mint leaves usually leaves the person with a menthol flavour when used. Mint leaves have been known to treat a number of health complications ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Migraine: Ocular migraine, but there are other issues that should be checked byba neurologist.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Yes: If they are in the line of hour central vision, you will not be aware.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Sit back and relax: Like trying hard to to sleep, the. Ore anxious we get, the less fertile we become. The child will come.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
You will get better: Give yourself a little time.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
HMG: Is much better than clomid (clomiphene). There is a risk of multiple fetuses.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Cheeta,: They are fairly reliable at detecting your lh and estrogen surge. The surge occurs when you ovulate so time relations to the results.
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A member asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Caffeine: Might give you palpitations.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Depression?: Lack of interest mit br a sign of depression.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Might be the drug: Fatigue is one of the side effects.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
You r right: Those are enlarged sebum glands, no rx needed but they can be treated with laser.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Post traumatic : It far more likely to be post traumatic arthritis than procedure induced arthritis, which is very rare.
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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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