Dr. Paul Kaplowitz

Pediatric Endocrinology
DC
44 years experience male

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Pediatric Endocrinology

Specialty

Licenses

United States: District Of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

262 Answers
16 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Probably not: DHEA is not a very reliable test by itself as the DHEA-S is more accurate for adrenal androgen assessment but without knowing what other symptoms you ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Not the thyroid: A TSH of 4.38 with a normal total or free T4 would not cause constipation and I doubt tapering your Lexapro would have such an effect either
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Rarely necessary: Rocaltrol or calcitriol is the active form of vitamin D and is far more expensive than standard vitamin D. It is only indicated in situations where t ... Read More

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Jul 18, 2018
Dr. Kaplowitz merits my greatest respect and admiration. His advice is sound, and he is not swayed but treatments that do not have good scientific evidence. I am so lucky that he is on Healthtap, and...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kaplowitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kaplowitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! But...I feel completely exhausted, could sleep ALL day. Often dizzy immediately after meals & periodically after runs-just don't like way I feel & wondered if synthyroi...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much, although my testosterone hormone level was normal on the blood tests and I haven't had my period since march after copper IUD removal, but I have al...Read More
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Thank you for your quick reply, but my result was in ng/ml and the normal range for ng/ml is between 4.79-23.3.and ine was 49 so do i need medication ? regards.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1976MD
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