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Dr. Boris Sheynin

Internal Medicine
Skokie, IL
23 years experience male

Locations

Office

Skokie, IL

Address

4555 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL
Directions

Fax

(847) 982-9789

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

86 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
It can: any stress could, including pain from shingles. Also, consider other possible causes - pregnancy or menopause
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
See hematologist : See hematologist first to evaluate why your platelets are high. 1 baby Aspirin per day is unlikely to hurt you, but increase your menstrual bleed. I... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Unknown: i am not aware of those being studied. However, there scientifically proven methods to treat symptoms. Discuss those with your doctor
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Likely muscle pains: this is likely pains in intercostal muscles, as they would be painful with breathing. Spine problem could be another reason. Pleura also may cause ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Get good habits: could be different reasons: increased activity? Check your thyroid. Do you feel thirsty or urinating too much? Talk to your doctor as weight loss c... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Show it to doctor: soak it in warm water with soap, put iodine around the wound when dry. You may need systemic antibiotics. Needless to say, schedule follow up with y... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Treat constipation: treat your constipation first so that hard stools do not re-injure it. May need a consultation by proctologist if symptoms persist
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
See your doctor: Could me muscle spasm, but could not exclude pleural effusion, pneumonia, pneumetorax (air in you chest). If you are short of breath on exertion or a... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Loose weight: Only proven way to help fatty liver is to loose weight. You don't need biopsy
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Individual: Every patient with high blood pressure should be approached individually. History, family history, diet, sleep and stressors would give clues regardi... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Talk to your ortho: Call your orthopedist, please. Possibilities include infection or hematoma.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
They already dead: Those cells are already dead once they reach superficial layer of the skin.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Check x-ray: For loose screws or pin coming out too far.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Likely allergy: You likely have allergy - could due to pollen, down in your pillow, etc. Usually steroid nasal spray would help, but need to use use it regularly for... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Do you exercise: Exercise may also cause lighter periods
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Chronic tonsillitis: Monitor for possible troubles - fever, infection, consider checking CBC since Mono may present this way. See a doctor for throat swab. Chronic tonsil... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
No indication: I don't know that it maybe used to treat depression. However, if use approved medication, it may interfere with hepatic metabolism
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Use moisturizer: Dry skin is caused by dry cold air, sometimes by washing with hot water and using antibacterial soap or liquid soap. Change to softer types of soap (... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Intestinal cramps: You are having intestinal cramps - smooth muscle contractions due to inflammation. Drink plenty of fluids with electolytes (pedialyte or gatoraid) an... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Agree with diagnosis: Sounds like osteoarthritis. Talk to your doctor about knee replacement eventually.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Not normal: It might be expected, but call your gynecologist who would know details of your case and might recommend follow up or ER evaluation
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
It may: Could be dangerous. Herpes in eye may cause blindness, seek medical attention.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Use same drops: You can use same drops in both years. If you ran out of drops, than just call your doctor or get 2% acetic acid
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Artthritis: Sounds like she may have arthritis - possibilities include Rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, infectious or reactive arthritis. Please, discu... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Need exam: Possibilities include inguinal hernia vs painfull lymph note vs pulled muscle. Advise evaluation by a doctor
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Do another test: Repeat another pregnancy test. Stress, excess physical activity may lead to menstrual cycle delay, but pregnancy would be the most common, and obviou... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Call your surgeon: Call your surgeon about it. Sometimes pain and bloating could be part of normal healing, sometimes it could sign of problem. Meanwhile, keep your fo... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Nerves: Signal originates in the brain, and might be influence by cortex (thought, visual, sense stimuli), hormones (estrogen, epinephrine, etc).
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
See braking bad: Need to know pathology results: small cell cancer vs non-small cancer vs mets - all will cast different prognosis. See oncologist for stats.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Unlikely cause: Fatty liver is unlikely to cause acute pain. It may cause fullness sensation in the RUQ theoretically if live capsule is stretched. See your interni... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
May be: all could be effected by brain cortex - increased anxiety, stress etc. Talk to your doctor about possible underlying causes
A member asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Several possibility: consider cryoglobulimemia vs reactive arthritis - see your doctor
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Like fibroids: You likely have uterine fibroids. Consult with Gynecology, but also check CBC to make sure that you are not anemic
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Inflammation: It is likely inflamed, which could be part of normal healing. Watch for pus, persistent drainage, fluctuant skin as signs of infection. Recommend ap... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Stay hydrated: Stay hydrated so your heart fills in with blood. Make sure your heart rate doesn't go high. Pericardial disease, past or current, may contribute. If... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
It may: Potentially it could. More likely, though, it may cause colonic spasms, which in the right place could be difficult to tell from gall bladder attack
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Possible: I am sure that you had work up. Possibilities would include hyperthyroid, anxiety, obesity, but I would exclude pulmonary embolism, especially if you... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Too much insulin: You likely release too much insulin. Try reducing simple carbohydrates in your diet. Substute sugars with fruits.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Eustatian salpingiti: You pobably have infection of vs occlusion of you eustatian tube. Try afrin nasal spay on involved side for 3 days (no more than).
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Bacteria may seed into throat.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Check for pregnancy: check pregnancy test first, just in case now and in a week. Otherwise, you may have a delay due to hormones in whatever you've been using
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Increase dose: I would assume that you are taking Pramipexol, generic name for Pexola. Please, alway provide generic names since trade names are different in differ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Maybe tied together: cad and infarct may cause dilation of left ventricle, leading to mitral regurgitation. Myocardial infarct might also precipitate arrhythmia, includin... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Depends on cause: If pericardial effusion is due to inflammation, antiinflammatory, NSAIDs, aspirin might be used - will impair playelet function. If it caused by blee... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Orthostatic: For some reason you are orthostatic - when heart rate increases with sitting or standing up. This is usually associated with low blood volume - bleedi... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
May require drainage: You usually start with antibiotics. Ask your doctor to do gram stain, culture and antibiotic sensitivity before she starts antibiotics. However, if ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Check with doctor: Possibilities include thyroid disease, Vitamin B12 deficiency, diabetes, cervical spinal stenosis. He would need evaluation by a dictor, including bl... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Small testicles: Small testicles, symptoms might be similar to castration - diminished sexual drive, erections, lack of facial hair growth
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Pulled muscle : You are likely right, but as with any abdominal pain, examination is important - see your doctor.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Likely infection: likely furuncle, paint with iodine, see surgeon if not improved or has fever

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Aug 2, 2014
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sheynin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sheynin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Very helpful, thanks. I'm so scared to find out if it's something that can't be cured or go away on it's on. Are those my only choices of outcome???
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U r right I have had this for 8 years caused by anorexia. I was hospitalized for a potential heart attack at 17. No problem since 2008 until recent.:
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have a cellulitis from what I know is a tick bite 3 days ago--

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top General Internist, First Place, Evanston Region - Fall
2014
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