Dr. Richard Maffezzoli

Internal Medicine
Towson, MD
male

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Richard Maffezzoli

Towson, MD

Address

515 Fairmount Ave, Towson, MD
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Practice website

Fax

(410) 494-1233

About

Bio

Five years ago after 30 plus years of a very busy practice I have slowed down and have a very small concierge practice. I look forward to using my many years of experience to help more patients with their general medical and endocrine problems

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

Licenses

United States: Florida, Maryland

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

76 Answers
35 Agrees
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pinched Nerve: It sounds like pressure on one of the nerves in your neck. This could be caused by a neck injury or herniated disc Such pressure would use pain that w... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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Any time: You may take the corcidin at any time but be sure it the corcidin designed for those with high blood pressure.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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Withdrawal bleeding: Duphaston is a Progesterone like agent. It may be use to produce bleeding when ovulation has failed and hence no Progesterone has been produced. It is... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Physical Therapist: Physical therapist may be able to resolve the problem by instruction instruction in certain head manuvers.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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Yes: They are safe but probably will not be very effective. For the next 36 hour consume only fluid such as gator aide or chicken broth. I symptoms persist... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
None: Depression may be the cause of your lack of concentration. Speak to your doctor about possible adjustment of your prescription medications.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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Yes: The drug should be cler of your system.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Doxylamine is an antihistamine. If it works for you could also try 25 to 50mg of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for sleep.Available without a prescriptio... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
From web Md: Bugleweed is a plant. People use the parts that grow above the ground for medicine. Bugleweed is used to lower high levels of thyroid hormones (hyp... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not a good idea: Probably better to wait for your next period and start day 1. Note your next period probably will be late-should occur in about 6 weeks. Use barrier ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Unlikely: The cab in of the aircraft is sufficiently pressurized to prevent this.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Probably viral: Illness is probably viral and probably will run a course of 7-10 days. Watch for any shortness of breath, or significant fever. Another possibility i... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Bowell lubricant: Try a bowell lubricant such as colace (docusate sodium). If not effective add a fiber such as fibercon.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
OK to use: Expiration dates are conservative if medicine was stored properly away from heat or extreme light it is probably ok for 6 months post expiration. Acet... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Will not hurt your liver but since it is a narcotic it can produce dependency and difficulty with withdrawal.Would avoid use except for serious pain ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pregnancy?: You may be pregnant. Spotting during early pregnancy is not that unusual. I suggest you obtain a test kit
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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Possible rx: If bleeding is that bad a gynecologist might recommend cervical cautery or a cone procedure. Suggest you see anther gynecologist to see if either of t... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
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Briefly: Only a few hours unless it gets into the uterus.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possible STD: If you have hand unprotected sex it could be and early sign of syphilis. See your doctor and get tested even if the ulcer disappears.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Gall bladder disease: Could be gall bladder disease or spastic bowel disease. Suggest you get an abdominal ultrasound
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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Sm. Bowell Disease: Used to diagnose small bowel disease such as chron's or celiac disease.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Question?: What was the length of your prior period? Why do you think you ovulated on the 22 day? If you did ovulate on the 22 day menses usually would occur 1... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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Not thrombophlebitis: It is normal for veins to expand and contract in relation to their relative position to the height of the heart. Throbophlebitis is a clot in the vein... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Insect bite: This could be an insect bite such a a brown recluse spider or an injury from a rose thorn. A picture would be helpful but it probably needs to be seen... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Ok avoid any direct blows to the abdomen.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possible hernia: you should be checked for a hernia with an exam and ultra sound if necessary
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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More details: What are your symptoms and what kind of spray are you using.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Although there is no interaction between Mirapex and cipro (ciprofloxacin). Cipro (ciprofloxacin) with Prednisone may cause cardiac arrhythmias!
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stone: You can still get a stone in th cbd after the gallbladder has been removed.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: I would have no problem dealing with someone on psychiatric medication as long as I knew that persons history
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Small meals: Consume small meals avoid heavy fats. There are some medications which can help.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
There is none: Bbt is used to detect the approximate one degree shift that occurs after ovulation when Progesterone is secreted.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possibly: The back pain and fatigue do not usually occur this early in pregnancy but the fact that your period is late might certainly indicate pregnancy. Repea... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Could: If applied to herpes could cause a burning sensation.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Removal: Usually will remove the polyp in the office and send it for pathology.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not associated: Spotting is not particularly associated with pregnancy. Might be related to a cycle in which you failed to ovulate. If you are concerned for other rea... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Tendonitis?: Assuming no injury. At your age it is probably a tendonitis. Treatment is ice and use of nsaids such as aleve (naproxen) . It is also possible to go t... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
?Herpes: Could be unrelated to the scrape. If you had unprotected sex this could be herpes. See your doctor or a dermatologist.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
?not enough info: More details or picture would be helpful. Could be a number of things including eczema or psorasis.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Depends: Before an actual work up for infertility, your doctor usually will require a year of unprotected regular sex. On your own if you have regular menses... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: Usually I-131 treatment is used for treatment of hyperthyroidism. It is quite safe but often leads to hypothyroidism 12 plus months later. Hypothyroi... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: This drug is for parasites not bacterial infections.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Especially if you also have diabetes, hypertension or if you are taking birth control pills.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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No: No but life can be prolonged with chemo and radiation. Each patient response to treatment will be different and also depend on the tumor type.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Not a normal resting rate. Seek medical attention there many things that could cause this and all require medical attention.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Probaly Not: There is no strong association between zoloft (sertraline) and weight gain but depression can cause loss of appetite and treatment may cause it to ret... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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Probably not bad: Commonly used in skin products to prevent bacterial growth and when absorbed are quickly eliminated through the kidneys. They may in some cause skin ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
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Detergent or softener: Might be due to residual detergent or fabric softener in your clothes. Try eliminating fabric softener especially the sheets tat are used in the drye... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Rogaine (minoxidil): You could try Rogain a topical solution that is sold without a perscfription
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not an aneurysm: This is not the area that one would experience pin with and aneurysm and you are much too young to worry about one. Things that might present with pai... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Maffezzoli is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Maffezzoli is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jun 29, 2015
Awesome Doctor
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks! I started following you. You give great answers to everyone :)
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This saved my life, Thank You! I went to the doctor and found out my liver is infected. Thank you!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you so much! I do have some reflux issues. I will try that.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
MD

Residency

JOHNS HOPKINS BAYVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1972

Awards

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