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Dr. Nestor Del rosario

Addiction Medicine
Waipahu, HI
35 years experience male

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Waipahu, HI

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94-939 Kahuailani St., Waipahu, HI
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Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Del Rosario Medical Clinic

Waipahu, HI

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Addiction Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Depends: Small ones and immediately treated can resorb in a few hours. If the source such as pneumothorax was large or is continuing, then it may take several ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
No: Sleep apnea is a disordered breathing during sleep. Most of those with sleep apnea are overweight and due to the pressure of the chest can have diffic... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Unless your grandma has intolerance to or liver problem tylenol (acetaminophen) should be ok. Ask your doctor to make sure this is not front the Lisin... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Go to MD or ER: You say you throwing up blood and you are weak, that is bad. You may be weak because you are anemic and you should not wait to worsen. Go to your doct... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Lung scars: While lung scars do decrease the alveolar total space and cause fibrosis, their effect is still dependent on the lung function. If you have an adequat... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Genetic: The pattern of hair growth and baldness are genetically determined. I am asian and i would look funny growing sparse hair on my face, too. We live wit... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: It has been a known problem with narrow angle glaucoma to have nausea when the pressure goes up by the muscles constricting the outflow.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
That was a nice way: To put it. When we give antibiotics, we usually give 48 hours to see a real improvement. If there is not improvement within that time, something has t... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Hemorrhoids: There are over the counter hemorrhoidal suppositories and creams and some even with pain medicines in them. Ask the pharmacist and they can tell you w... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: It is best to see your doctor. Bronchospasms can occur during pregnancy and most of the medicines for asthma are considered safe at that time. You can... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Stridor: Is closing off of the trachea and not the bronchi. If this is so there is throat inflammation. You say you are on singular and advair, any bronchodila... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Many: Fungi like candida, blastomyces, coccidioidomycoses or paracocci can all cause infiltrates or processes that look like masses. Tb itself can cause a m... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
None: Subcutaneous emphysema is the seeping or air into the looser tissues such as the skin and the mediatinum. Treat the source and let nature take its cou... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Small cell cancer: Most cancers have a volume doubling time of about 3 months, except small cell cancer. Problem with small cell cancer is that it goes fast, may have no... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Not cancer?: There are growths in the lungs which when worked up need not be cancer. I have seen large tuberculoma, large granuloma, tumor like cyst from a parasit... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Have exam done: Although you have always been healthy, age always takes its toll. Breathing all the air with pollution could do damage to a healthy lung. Furthermore,... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: No known interactions between medicines.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Hydration: Expectoration is improved with good hydration. The color of the phlegm usually don't portend to infections unless there are other constitutional sympt... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Hyperventilation: We always say use a bag for rebreathing, i guess it would be funny to keep a bag over your head all the time (joke only). This is usually a form of hy... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Virchow's node: You have to go see your doctor for proper work up. These things may be unrelated. The multiple lung nodules can be cannonball lesions. A good work up,... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Deconditioned.: There is a theory that what you built from working out in one 7 days, you lose in one day of immobility. You are just deconditioned that you would nee... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Just right: That sounds about the right dimension seen of the liver. Pay attention more to things like fatty infiltration or densities. It seems there was a conce... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Not heart attack: Depression has been known to cause some problems with the productions of certain hormones even from the master gland especially the production of cort... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Depends: The cause of desaturation is the main way to tell the prognosis. She is on a ventilator so she is sick. But what is the cause? It also depends on the ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
UPPP: If you can't tolerate cpap, a surgical management can be considered. Brain stimulants have not worked well in osa except for central process and pickw... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
See gastro: Coffee-ground emesis is not normal. Bile is green. Yes, you are on a medicine for ulcer, but sometimes there are failures. You still could have slow b... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Any open sore can bleed in the end with pressure as there are some blood vessels there. We don't recommend you popping them as this may cause risk of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Post nasal drip: You could have had sinusitis and now dripping in the back of the throat when you lay down causing the throat irritation and cough. This is conjecture ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Depends: If the mitral valve was changed to a mechanical valve, anticoagulation for life may be needed. Ask your doctor what repair was done, is there a replac... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Deep breath: Nervousness and anxiety is a product of our mind. We all get nervous. I perform, I do procedures and i get nervous. I always say, faith in myself and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Patience: It is worse if any of us says anything we know nothing about, it will only give your more anxiety. You are young and cancer is less likely, should all... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Yes.: Stress causes spasms of muscles of the back or of the neck and can cause tension headache. Depending on the muscles involved it can cause the neck and... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: In all likelihood what you get is bruise, hematoma or inflammation. Blood clots form when there is abnormality in flow of blood, when there is damage ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Fluids: When you have cough and the mucous is thick or inspissated, good hydration is needed to help with expectoration. Sometimes mucolytics like Guaifenesin... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Not recommended: The effect of pain medicines vary from person to person. There are those who claim all their pain can go away with advil (ibuprofen). Unfortunately, n... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Very unlikely: To have a CP from the heart for two days, you would have had a full-blown heart attack and its complications by now. To have it in both arms would mea... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Proper treatment: In my opinion, contrary to others, these conditions should always be treated with inhaled steroid first and then add. This prevents inflammation and t... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Dysrhythmia: At age 15, ischemia or clogging not a problem unless with really bad predisposing factors. Passing out is a bad sign. This person should see his/her d... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Multivitamins?: The most common cause of high B12 is intake of supplements. High level detected in blood tests have not had proven adverse effects, only low levels ca... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Cough it up: The problem with coughing is the discomfort or pain some people feel. Loosen the secretion with lots of fluid or expectorant/mucolytic or even broncho... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Sniff test: A radiologist does fluoroscopy and ask a person to sniff to see the initial downward movement of the diaphragm. Paralysis can be from lesion interrupt... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Aerophagia: If I am understanding it right you meant bloated. There are several causes as in dyspepsia, gallstone, and other abdominal problems. It is common in p... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Go to MD: Dizziness on its own can cause nausea, due to shared center in the brain. Dizziness and nausea together can be from medicines, heart rate, eyes, ears ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
RUQ pain: Have it evaluated as the organs there are the liver, the gallbladder, part of the lungs and the diaphragm, and in the back is the kidney in addition t... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Talk to your doctor: It seems you are already being followed by md as ultrasound was requested. The pain gave me the thought of epididymitis and if chronic can cause calc... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Best to see your doc: It is difficult to make diagnosis on short presentations with no physical exam here. It is bothersome to hear your hand feels cold and other parts are... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
No: Removal of appendicitis is strictly due to appendicitis or rare circumstances of masses around that area. Constipation is in the lumen of the intestin... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
COPD: At the later stages of copd, most people lose weight, they have barrel chest, they breath leaning forward with pursed lips and are mainly bluish at th... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Go to MD: Those are nodes of pathological size, >1cm, and likely not reactive as they have been there long time. Go to your doctor for evaluation and an exci... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Tonsillar crypt: Some things can get stuck in the crypts of the tonsils and are usually food particles. That is most likely what you had. Nothing else needs to be done... Read More
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Mar 28, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Jan 2, 2014
Nice to have explanations and an insight into these areas of health. If only Doctors in Hospitals and offices would try to give an synthesis of information to allow people to process whats been said ,...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Del Rosario is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I worry a lot, sleep issues, anxiety, heart, & blood pressure issues. I had Tumor removed from Kidney-large, Graves Disease, Thorasic Lung Surgery. Now head pain. Feels ...Read More
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This saved my life. Thank You! Yes dr nel im the one you always saved from this kind of worrying and anxiety.your my favorite dr here in healthtap.and im thankful
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I would like to know more about seizure. I have pseudo seizure would that show up on eeg. I am taking6 vimpat for my epilepsy

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Eastern Virginia Medical School, VA
Graduated 1987MD

Awards

Top Pulmonary Critical Care Intensivist, First Place, Hawaii - Spring
2014
Top Addiction Specialist, First Place, Hawaii - Spring
2017
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