Dr. Maria Ana Valencia

Internal Medicine
Wilmington, DE
18 years experience female

Locations

United Medical

Wilmington, DE

Address

Wilmington, DE
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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5 Agrees
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Trigger: Are you taking hot showers? Rosacea can be triggered by extremes of temperature. It will be helpful to identify the triggers of flushing (e.g. Sunlig... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
It will be: Hard for your doctor to be able to help you if he/she does not know your real reason for seeing him/her.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Pregnancy : Ensure that you eat a balanced diet and live a healthy lifestyle. You can also start taking prenatal multivitamins while trying to get pregnant. You... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Chest pain: Chest pain may be due to a number reasons. It could be cardiac, lung or musculoskeletal in origin. It's best that you see your pcp for evaluation.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Ignore: Always moisturize your skin after taking a bath/shower.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Wrist pain: Wrist pain can be caused by carpal tunnel syndrome, overuse, or other injuries. Carpal tunnel syndrome is characterized by tingling sensation on palm... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Medication : It is very important to take your medications as instructed by your doctor. Yes, you can stop these medications at anytime, but it is best to discus... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
CPAP titration: You may need adjustment of your CPAP settings. A repeat CPAP titration may be indicated
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Rest and Fluids: Make sure you rest and drink lots of fluids. You need to replace the fluids that you lost with the diarrhea. Hope you feel better soon.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Tachycardia : Normal heart rate is from 60-100 beats per minute. Tachycardia, or heart rate >100, may have different causes. Heart rate can go up during exercis... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Dysuria: You may be having a urinary tract infection. Symptoms of UTI include dysuria (burning/painful urination), urinary frequency or urgency. Please see yo... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Diabetes Medication: There are different kinds of diabetes medications that could help bring down your sugar level. But no amount of medication will help if you don't adh... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Psychiatry: I encourage you to seek the help of a psychiatrist in order to properly manage you bipolar disorder.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Cough: Chronic cough can be caused by a number of things, which can include asthma, reflux, and postnasal drip. It is best to see your primary care physicia... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Only 2: For tylenol extra strength (acetaminophen 500 mg/tablet), you can take 1-2 tabs/caps every 4-6 hours as needed. Maximum of 6 tabs or caps/24h. Do no... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Fiber. Don't strain: Constipation, hard stools and straining/pushing too hard when you have a bowel movement can aggravate hemorrhoids. Make sure you have regular bowel m... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Weight gain: It may be time to recheck your thyroid function levels. Also, if you're taking thyroid hormone replacement, make sure that you take it first thing in... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Blood test: Your doctor can order specific blood test to check if you active/past infection or immune to hepatitis b.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Talk to your doctor: Talk to your doctor, you may need some adjustment in your medication. If you're taking a ppi (e.g. Omeprazole), make sure you take it 30 minutes befo... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Urinary frequency: Pregnant women may have symptoms of urinary frequency, but you can also have this with a urinary tract infection. Please see you family physician for... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Follow-up: Follow-up with your doctor, and discuss the persistence of your symptoms. You might need some medication adjustment. Good luck.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
No trouble: As long as your thyroid hormone levels are within the normal range.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Ignore: Skin is the largest organ in the body. Keep it well-moisturized and apply sunscreen.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Menstrual: It is normal to have some variation on the length of the menstrual cycle.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Yeast infection: Based from your description, you may have a vaginal yeast infection. Contact your primary care physician for proper evaluation and treatment. Good l... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Sleep hygiene: Observe good sleep hygiene or sleep habits. Maintain a regular sleep schedule at night, and avoid taking naps during the day. Avoid drinking caffein... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
ENT: It's best to see an ENT for proper evaluation. Good luck.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Ophthalmologist: Please schedule a visit with your eye doctor. Good luck!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Maybe: If you had sexual intercourse during your ovulatory period, then you could be pregnant. Take a pregnancy test.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Ana Valencia
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Test of cure: You can do a "test of cure" to check if the infection has been treated. But you don't necessarily need this, unless you have persistent symptoms. If... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Valencia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Valencia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank You! OMG thank you, i thought it was something other. Thank you again.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! What does that mean? Would you give it to your pregnant patient?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for the quick reply and advice !!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Philippines
Graduated 2005MD
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