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Dr. Armen Margaryan

Nephrology and Dialysis
Delray Beach, FL
24 years experience male

Locations

Kidney & Hypertension Specialists PA

Delray Beach, FL

Address

5210 Linton Blvd, Suite 105, Delray Beach, FL, US
Directions

Fax

561-496-2660

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Nephrology and Dialysis

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English, Russian

Doctor Q&A

40 Answers
30 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Stone: It's very possible, in fact majority of people will pass a stone of that size without noticing it, especially women, because urethra in women is much ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
No: I would strongly advise you against swimming or taking a bath. On the other hand if you cover your catheter exit site with plastic wrap and tape you c... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Flagyl: No, Flagyl does not cover for uti.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Hpylori: No, h. Pylori is a bacteria that lives in your stomach or duodenum and can cause ulcers but not uti.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Senna and Magnesium: Yes you can take senna and magnesium as a laxative together as a laxative but i would worn you about possible diarrhea as a side effect. I generally r... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Ignore: Get on transplant list, seek a living donor, do not despair!
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Hypocalcemia: Weakness, cramping, numbness around lips and tongue.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Yes: There are no interactions between these drugs.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Uti: There are no interactions between the UTI and tampons.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Potassium and cramps: Potassium levels fluctuate every day depending on your diet, the likelihood that potassium if 3.6 or 3.9 is causing cramping is low. You shouldn't be ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Hydronephrosis : U might have a new stone, you most likely need a CT scan to see what's causing the hydronephrosis
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Stones: You should avoid oxalate rich foods such as spinach, black tea, nuts, etc, you can find list online, however more importantly you should increase your... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Stones: Most common stones are ca oxalate. Avoid oxalate rich foods such as spinach, black tea, nuts, etc, you can find list online. You should increase your... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Swimming: Yes you can no contraindications.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Low potassium : Are you taking diuretics? Such as lasix (furosemide). If not and your potassium is still low then you need to be evaluated by a Nephrologist
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
HIV test: No it will not come out, you need an HIV test.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Potassium: Potassium supplements especially in pill form can cause nausea, try taking it with food.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Definitely: I would definitely be concerned, i would recommend you stopping it and having your kidney function checked by a doctor.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Blisters on penis: Your symptoms are very descriptive of Genital Herpes, you need to see a physician who can examine you, take a sample for diagnosis and prescribe treat... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Frequent urination: There are multiple other causes one of them being urinary tract infection, another one being inability to empty your bladder secondary to enlarged pro... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Pkd : Liver cysts are seen in some patients with ADPKD, not uncommon, they usually don't cause any problems
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Ignore: Always finish your treatments as prescribed, do not skip , get on Peritoneal Dialysis if candidate!
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Nephrostomy: I would recommend you seek medical attention immediately especially if you are having fevers, you might have a urinary tract infection.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
UTI: It should not however if you are taking antibiotics some of them can affect liver enzymes.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Osteopenia: You should be theater for primary hyperparathyroidism, and if you don't have it then you should increase your dietary calcium intake. It's sounds cont... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen) and Lisinopril: In general nsaids such as advil (ibuprofen) are known for their potential side effects on kidneys. Lisinopril can make you more prone to the adverse e... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Ct scan: If by full you mean hydronephrosis, then the answer is yes. There are many other causes of hydronephrosis besides kidney stones.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Edema: Dependent edema is edema that's distributing according to forces of gravity. If you are standing dependent edema will be in your legs, however if you ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
UTI: It depends. If it is uncomplicated, i.e. No history of stones or hardware and no recurrence then 3-5 days. Consult your physician please!
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Tetanus: Tetanus does not present as a sore throat but if your wound looks infected you should definitely have it checked out by a dosctor.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Uti: You probably have UTI or cystitis. See your doctor right away!
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Addisons: Morning serum cortisol should be the first step.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Plantar fasciitis : Your description is pretty typical of plantar fasciitis. Rest, icing and use of NSAIDs may help (ibuprofen, Aleve). Wearing slippers or going barefoot... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
UTI: Uti should not cause lymphadenitis. You need to see your doctor.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
PID: You will gynecological examination as well as ultrasound and cultures to differentiate between all of those and pap smear.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Nephrologists: Nephrologists also take care of electrolyte disorders, hypertension, acid base disturbances, etc.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
UTI : Not usually, Ampicillin could, but not penicillin.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Chills: Dehydration should not cause chills, however if you are having an infection this could cause you to have chills and feel dehydrated. You should seek m... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Not liver but kidney: Chronic use non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen can cause kidney damage.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armen Margaryan
Nephrology and Dialysis 24 years experience
Back pain: Ct scan is done to look for kidney stones, however you can have UTI without having a stone. Positive urine culture confirms uti, so antibiotic is the ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Margaryan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Margaryan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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i do all of that too....potassium levels are normal..still experience leg cramps. mostly at night but sometimes during the day.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you much your help and this reduced 100000% pain
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Thanks for your quick reply! Is there anything I can do at home for it?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

YEREVAN STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Associate Clinical Professor, Florida Atlantic University
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Publications

Regulation of progenitor cell fusion by ABCB5 P-glycoprotein, a novel human ATP-binding cassette transporter.
An unusual case of endocarditis in a dialysis patient.
ABCB5-mediated doxorubicin transport and chemoresistance in human malignant melanoma.
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