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Dr. Moshe Usadi

Family Medicine
Charlotte, NC
male

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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.

Family Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may be taken orally or iv, but generally we prefer oral medications when possible.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Thigh sprain!: This sounds like a pulled muscle. Try gentle stretching, light activity, heat, and anti-inflammatories. Don't get discooutraged, this may take a while... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tics: These are tics. They often move around. They are rarely dangerous, but are hard to manage. Some people who are desperate use botox. Some people can le... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
It will not: Lidocaine is not a narcotic or other controlled substance and will not show up on tox screens. Lidocaine patches are safe, and are extremely effectiv... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: Clomid (clomiphene) can certainly change your menstrual patterns, and it is meant to help you get pregnant, but the only way to be sure is to check a ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
throat yes fever no: Your sore throat is probably due to intubation and will go away. Chloraseptic spray, lozenges, or Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) will help. A fev... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many possibilities: There are a great many things which can cause these symptoms, including blood pressure problems, thyroid problems, inner ear problems, low blood count... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) should not effect most drug screens. To be safe I would tell your doctor or the tester that you took it
A female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sometimes: Nerves have an amazing ability to regenerate but whether they will in a given situation is unpredictable. Many people who have had injuries or proced... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Relaxation: Tooth clenching is a common cause of headaches. Unfortunately if you are a tooth clencher it is hard to stop. Anything that you can do to reduce you... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Common: It is very common to have heavy and irregular periods after emergency contraception. It is the price one pays, and is generally well worth it. The b... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Normal: It was wise of you to use plan B. Plan B works by disrupting the normal menstrual cycle, so it is quite common to have abnormal bleeding after using ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes and no: Herniated disks and various pain syndromes are certainly related. Do you know why your liver enzymes are high? Please make sure you are not taking t... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
It depends: It depends on the infection and whether it is entirely resolved. Please be careful about stopping medicine early, as it can lead to untreated infecti... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: IUDs provide effective contraception but nothing is 100 percent. Check a pregnancy test. If it is negative you should be assessed for other causes of ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably OK: I would start with local heat, gentle stressing, and tylenol, (acetaminophen) Motrin or alleve. If the symptoms persist or get worse, or you develop w... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Syndromes: Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome is a genetic disorder that leads to the developement of many different types of tumors. Lennox Gastaut syndrome is a disord... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Coccydinia?: I am unfamiliar with this term, but you may be referring to coccydinia, which is pain in the coccyx, or 'tail bone.' This is basically a type of arth... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Family Medicine
Dangerous!: Ethylene glycol is an extremely dangerous poison which can cause death and permanent brain and other organ damage when taken even in small quantities;... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
It depends: Every contraceptive has advantages and disadvantages. It all depends on your physical condition, preferences and risk factors. Why not do some resea... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ignore: Leaning forward helps. Some people get great relief from a wheeled walker.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Don't worry: There are many muscles on and around the rib cage. This may be near the heart but it does not sound like heart pain. I would suggest applying heat and... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ignore: Fainting while peeing/ scary, but not dangerous/ just don't hit your head.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ignore: Most doctors don't know a lot about this;if your doctor does she will be happy to discuss it.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Meds or surgery: Toenail fungus is usually bad luck. There is a medicine you can apply topically which sometimes works, but takes a long time. There are oral medicati... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Strange: It sounds like your doctor has ruled out most immediately dangerous disorders. If malnutrition is truly causing this it might be worth searching for w... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sure: We've stopped believing that the brain and the body are unconnected. All of these symptoms are very common with stress. In fact,the gut comes from the... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
True: Everyone is different, but generally these medications work at cross purposes, as Adderal is a stimulant and xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative. The con... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Caffeine?: I suspect that you are very sensitive to caffeine. Have you tried caffeine free coke?
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably not: In the vast majority of cases back pain in a 16 year old is not serious. It is good to be active. Many physically fit people do not pay enough attenti... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not bad: It's unfortunate that you had this reaction, but I doubt that anything bad will happen. Don't worry about the bulging veins unless they get much wors... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ignore: Get enough sleep but don't stay in bed too long. Exercise but don't overdo it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Who knows?: If you don't have either of these things it suggests that: 1) Doctors aren't always right 2) Ultrasounds weren't nearly as good in those days
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, in many cases, but an infection will not resolve unless the splinter is removed. Also, please be careful about taking leftover medications.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: This is a chicken and egg problem. Early trauma can affect brain function and cause seizures. Children with seizures are at risk of hurting themselves... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely labor: This sounds like early labor, which is usually not such a problem at 36 weeks of pregnancy. You might certainly have a urinary tract infection or vir... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Questionable: Others might disagree, and certainly ayurvedic treatment can be used along with other things if it makes you feel better, but I would concentrate on t... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ignore: You will never be/ neurotypical. So what?/ Emphasize your strengths!
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tylenol (acetaminophen): The first thing i would try is tylenol (acetaminophen) and pepcid, mylanta, or pepto bismo. At age 50 you should have a colonoscopy, and this is espe... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: Many innocent things can cause these sensations but when it comes to pregnancy i would err on the side of caution. It is wise to see your doctor if yo... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: People with fibromyalgia often have pain in various areas. It is unlikely that your shoulder is out of place if you have not had a recent injury or p... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unlikely: I suppose that this is possible but this would not be a typical presentation of a brain tumor. Many other things are much more likely to cause these ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many things: Sometimes stomach discomfort can cause what is known as a vagal response, which while not dangerous, can cause low blood pressure and dizziness. The g... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hyperventilating: It sounds like you may be hyperventilating! This happens more frequently when you breathe quickly
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unsure: This is a strange constellation of symptoms, and is probably not related to your inguinal hernia repair. If these symptoms persist or get worse you s... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably not: If your rash has scabbed over you are probably not contagious, whether or not you remove a scab
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
May need doctor: If these symptoms are of short duration you can try an H2 blocker like omeprazole (pepcid) or ranitidine (Zantac), or a Proton Pump inhibitor like ome... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many possibilities: There are a great many things which can cause these symptoms, including blood pressure problems, thyroid problems, inner ear problems, low blood count... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: There have been some reports of arginine/ornithine intake and psychotic episodes; I don't think that whether a person is exercising at the time makes ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Check it out: Sometimes this just happens. However, you have enough symptoms to warrant checking a pregnancy test and getting evaluated for vaginal infections, sex... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Usadi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Usadi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 9, 2016
Awesome
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Thanks for your quick reply! No hep or Tylenol. Maybe daily energy drink use?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you Ill get that 2nd opinion.
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