Dr. Moshe Usadi

Family Medicine
Charlotte, NC
male

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Family Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina

Languages spoken

English

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: This is unlikely to be serious. Of course, if things get worse I could be wrong. Is this associated with your menstrual cycle? If so, Ibuprofen or ano... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
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Always good: Nursing is virtually always good for mother and baby. Certainly, if your baby has spina bifida, any advantage will help. Why not try it?
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
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Birth control pills?: I do not completely understand your question, but it appears that you are modifying your birth control pills. This is certainly safe and effective, a... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
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Timing: Birth control means thinking ahead and preventing pregnancy before sex. Emergency contraceptives are used when a person has sex without using birth c... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
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Depends on cause: This all depends on the reason that your liver enzymes are elevated. It is important to try to determine te cause.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Stop Meth: The most important thing is that you stop meth and other drugs of abuse. Certainly your pregnancy should be closely monitored, but fetuses early in d... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes.: If you have a urinary tract infection it is common to take Azo for symptoms until the infection responds to an antibiotic such as keflex.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: Citalopram is a good medicine for anxiety. People usually need more than 10 mgs a day to get a response. If it is already helping you you are ahead of... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
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Imovane is for sleep: It is not unusual to have a hard time after a loved one's death. This usually gets better with time. Imovane is a sleeping pill, and will help with th... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: I believe that Lovan is fluoxetine, commonly called Prozac. Some people do get strange feelings when they stop these medications, and these sensation... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
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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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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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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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Virus?: This sounds like a virus, and may respond to tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin, but if your daughter has high fevers and stiff neck, especially if sh... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ignore: Flavorful, Healthy/ Crispy Goodness from the Ground/ Enjoy what you Eat.
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A male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably stress: All of these symptoms can be due to stress. You should also check your blood pressure, which can be done at most pharmacies. In my experience regula... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pregnancy test: You will not develop symptoms 4 days after sex if you get pregnant at that time, but please check a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant, get chec... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: This should go away after your tube is unblocked. If it doesn't in a few days please see a doctor.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Too much plan B: Plan b is an excellent form of emergency contraception but it should not be used routinely. If you have used Plan B 10 times you need to be on anothe... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: These are different classes of antibiotic and an allergy to one should not increase the likelihood of an allergy in the other.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably prozac (fluoxetine): Prozac (fluoxetine) can cause these symptoms. Unfortunately, this medicine usually produces unpleasant effects before positive effects, but they usua... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Be careful: An abscess might respond to cephalexin. However for most dental problems topical care is more important. Also, be careful about using left over anti... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
There are many cause: Many things can cause this. Some are harmless, others are dangerous. Alcohol and many medicines (especial tylenol) can do this. Many infections can... Read More
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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
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many options: First, do you know why you have a small fiber neuropathy? There are many potential causes and some can be modified. A spinal cord stimulator is a dram... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: You may be entering early labor. These symptoms and signs are not unusual at 37 weeks, especially during your 5th pregnancy. You are almost there!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Continue for now: If possible, i would continue a medicine like proverbs for more than four days before making a decision. These side effects are certainly not abnormal... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
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Yes: I'm not sure if your father's history of giant cell arteritis is the most important issue, but if these symptoms persist you should be seen, either in... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably will not he: These two gels are very similar. While it is not recommended to use both it will probably not hurt you. It will probably not help either. I would r... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not enough: Are you on a blood thinner? If so, this is a potentially serious problem. If not, and your blood counts are still low, it is still I problem. You n... Read More
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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
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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
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
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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
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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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
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
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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
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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.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
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Ignore: Fainting while peeing/ scary, but not dangerous/ just don't hit your head.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Usadi
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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