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Dr. Michael Finkelstein

Internal Medicine
Harrison, NY
39 years experience male

Locations

Office

Harrison

Address

600 mamaroneck ave, Harrison
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: 8:00am - 12pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

CIGNA Health Care

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

About

Bio

Internal med wound care and Hyperbarics

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.

Internal Medicine

ADHD and Autism

Wound care

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

846 Answers
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
It: May take time for inflammation to fully resolve continue to elevate the extremity and observe for swelling or pain
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Sounds more: like a gastritis or gall bladder issue than "peppermintitis".. see your doctor for a work up . stop the altoids for a few days too
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Probably not: Keep it clean and dry when no longer inflamed put new earring in
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Un likely: but you may have ingested a bacteria from the penis skin that may cause a gastroenteritis or its just a coinicidence
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
I'm reluctant: To just say yes but in light of your age and the area of the world you are in I'll say yes
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Approx: Age 25 but your brain improves as you continue to use it
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
With out: looking at the toe and possibly x raying it its hard to answer it may just be bruised so keep an eye on it and if it continues to hurt or not improve... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
It may be due to: an ulnar nerve irritation did you hurt your elbow or shoulder or neck keep monitoring it if it worsens see your doctor
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: you should not mix alcohol with any medicines..
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Time to see: your medical doctor for some blood tests to lok at your hormone and endocrine status could you be pregnant?? unprocted sex?? check it out..
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
It is not: a lawsuit and don't be quick to sue it was probably a mistake so let them know that you receive the wrong report and let them correct the situation a... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Most likely: secondary to your viral illness. no concern keep up hydration and dietary fiber I am sure it will be ok.. A little vegemite might help too.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
More info is: needed the urethra in a male except for the area at the meatus is hidden what are you describing?
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Nope: Fluconazole is potentially hepatotoxic with alcohol worse so no no no
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
More details: Needed but a uterine position an infection or other anatomical issues may exist see your gynecologist
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Opinion: chiropractors are a great adjunct to health care discuss issues with your provider before starting treatment
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Stool: Need more info as to he abnormal specimen and why you had a stool specimen done initially.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Its hard: to diagnose a cough on line he really should see a doctor and have his chest listened to.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Unlikely: I think your hypersensitivity is not statin related
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No : lithium can have a direct effect on your kidneys and you need to keep the renal system flushed lithium also might affect thyroid so that is another ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Skin tag: it could just be that a skin tag but I would have a physician take a look to be sure
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Hyperemisis: I would consult with my gyn you are high risk due to age and you need to be sure of absence of infection or other issues as high BP or abnormalities w... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Keflex: Antibiotics do not interfere with birth control.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: as long is it doesn't interfere with your daily activities of living
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Gas x: Both work buy whats cheaper all simethecone anyway.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Furunculosis: Sometimes people develop bumps around hair shafts and these are infections called furunculosis usually treated with antibiotics or soaps.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Tell him you get pain in the front area of your shhins let him look for compartment syndrome too.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Preg: Its probably accurate irregular periods do happen a blood test for pregnancy is more specific if it persists see your gyn.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Nipples: It's not normal i would see a dermatologist it could be benign or worse.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Sunburn: Where is the lesion if it is local and one sided it could be a rash or a skin infection like erysipilas see al local doc.
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No, but it helps: Walking doesn't induce labor but it might help in bringing the fetus down and help stretch the cervix a bit.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Tailbone pain: The tail bone is the coccyx it could be painful from trauma. Arthritis, or other ore serious issues you need an exam by your doc to asses the cause o... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Vaginitis: Call your pediatrician or get exam at planned parenthood you are young it could be a sign of something unusual so don't ignore it.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
It would be helpful : It would be helpful to see the wound. It may have a secondary infection or other problems which inhibit wound healing how long since you picked scab. ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Pregnant: You may not have any symptoms but if your are pregnant see a OB gyn for an ultrasound and blood work to be sure all is ok.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Cystic acne: Acne comes from many causes ususally exacerbated during puberty blocked pores with sebum and secondary infections cause the bumps astringents and c... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Linzess: It may be mucous in later stools check with your doctor re use of this product see if you may need to go to a lower dosage.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Areola discoloration: It is difficult to determine whether the discoloration is normal or just a difference in your pigmentation pregnancy causes nipple darkening what is... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Backed up: No prob taking the laxative.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Reflux: Acid reflux can mimic cardiac chest pain and it is from irritation of the esophagus so stop your coffee cigarettes if you smoke and take an antacid if... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Ash: An ash is usually a strong base ash is used with lye to make soaps i would irrigate eye well and monitor your vision if it continues to bother you ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Breast lump: Any time there is a discharge or axillary swelling it is suspicious for infction you are young but it needs further investigation for sure see your ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Bleeding: It may be nothing but you need a gyn exam to rule out pathology of dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Facial hair: Try a little of the cream first to see if you are allergic if no reaction go ahead.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Itch: I would have a urinalysis done and see a urologist if you could to rule out other infections which cause itching.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Bleeding: If you have had intercoures thats unprotected and not on birthcontrol do a pregnancy test and if un sure see a gyn doc.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
DI: You need DDAVP (desmopressin) this is anti diuretic hormone you need to see a physician who understands diabetes insipidus usually urology or nephr... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Sinus: It could be a sinus infection you could have a clogged try nasal blockage i recommend with mucus headache and continued pain to see an ear nose and th... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Viral: Probably a bad viral syndrome push fluids Tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil and rest
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Gestational dm: You may not be diabetic postpartum, but you are predisposed to hyperglycemia so I would consult with your obgyn for a referral to a nutritionist and p... Read More
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Testimonials
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May 11, 2014
The only doctor you need to know. He is Dr. Michael Finkelstein from Croton on Hudson, NY. Highly recommended for his knowladge, experience and compassion toward his patients.
Oct 15, 2014
Very knowledgeable expert in Internal Medicine, wound care, and Hyperbarics. A pleasure to recommend very highly.
Aug 5, 2014
Smart as a whip! Clear, concise, and kind in his answers. Thoughtful too. All-round great person.
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Thanks, but you are wrong, as in the truth is that power-exercising gets to the higher HGH level . I have a complete e-mail with links I can send you if you'd like to be corrected. (;-). or to rebut....Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Having the same issue. Felt like I've been coming down with the cold the past few days. This really made me feel better.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thankyou :-) dr listened to my heart and says its fine. Thinks my ms.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, BWI
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, White Plains Region - Summer
2014
Top General Internist, First Place, New York - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Third Place, White Plains Region - Summer
2014

Publications

Therapeutic effect of hyperbaric oxygen in psoriasis vulgaris: two case reports and a review of the literature. Butler G, Michaels JC, Al-Waili N, Fin...
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