Dr. Michael Finkelstein

Internal Medicine
Harrison, NY
39 years experience male

Locations

Office

Harrison

Address

600 mamaroneck ave, Harrison
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No it should: not affect the bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) at all
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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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is: similar but Beta Blockers also work speak with your doctor about it
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
UTIs are usually : treated with antibiotics, after a urinalysis and culture is done. sometimes drinking more frequent amts of water to wash bladder helps but usually a m... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Probably: A hormonal variation. It's unlikely that you are pregnant based on the way you described the event
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
They are: hammer toes a podiatrist can consult on you
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
The pits: Symptoms of mild poisoning include headache, dizziness, confusion, anxiety, and vomiting. Larger doses can lead to difficulty breathing, increased blo... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: if its not made to be injected it shouldn't be....
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Sometimes: Yes sometimes no. Sometimes vomiting occurs with out headache. If yo are worried about headaches see your doctor.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
An eye: exam may help assess a visual deficit but a more thorough exam is needed with headaches and visual disturbances
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
You might have a: retained stone or pancreatitis or other issues see a gastroenterologist for further evaluation
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Its a: different alcohol not sure of it shows up in blood tests speak with your union or supervisor
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
You might: benefit from massage and relaxation techniques speak with your doctor for a physical therapy referral
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Stay hydrated: rest and follow up with your doctor if symptoms persidt
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
B12: it is helpful to maintain good blood cell and nerve health
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Thats: a great BP if no other symptoms just keep on the meds
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Probably: a Bartholin's cyst warm compresses and possibly an antibiotic needed see your GYN
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Cool: extremities are usually from arterial issues the warm swollen extremity can be from venous stasis disease and or infection
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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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Good chance: xray indicated if you are in that much pain
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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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
It maybe: that you traumatized your urethra while masturbating Be more careful in your technique and see if the numbness resolves
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Could: a muscle spasm muscle strain but the umbilical or belly button pain could be a hernia and it is advisable to have somebody look at it and make sure it... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Just make sure you take the thyroid med on an empty stomach and take vitamins later.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: antibiotics are not that supect anymore to decrease thr effectiveness of Depo-Provera or other birthcontrol
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: No problem with that regiment
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Blood: its probably just an ecchymosis i don't believe we can see profiles unless you have a pvt consult
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Discharge: It might be a hormonal change and thickened mucous see the local gyn who can look at the discharge and determine normal vs abnormal.
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
More important: you are at high risk of blood clots if you smoke and are on the pill so stop smoking first
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Your: Surgeon can answer that question we can without a lot more info and the surgical pathology at time of the procedure
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Staph: it could be a staph infection or community acquired MRSA see your doctor for a culture
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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 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
A strict: diet can make you lose rapidly probably mostly water initially so yes you may have lost the weight
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Panic: disorder wont kill you but you think it can . seek advice with a therapist you might benfit from meds and talk therapy you have a lot of life to live ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Blister: keep it clean and covered do not pop it if it gets worse or more blisters form see a doctor
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
It sounds like: an inflammatory issue but with out more information I cannnot guide you
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Its: Rare to get sick from frozen ice cream it may have acquired a taste from the freezer if unsure throw it out
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Some people are: Sensitive to or allergic to the protein in semen. I would try sex with condoms to see if it's the sex act that burns or the semen
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Difficult to be sure: it may be related to moisture or irritation from the pad if comfortable you might try a tampon and see if the quality of the discomfort goes away. if... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
It means: changes in your brain in the brainstem region due to very small artery damage due to decreased blood to a specific area like a very mini stroke in t... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: its safe to drink the water unlikely for any infection
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Pms: sounds like you have a bit of PMS consider a doctor prescribing and SSRIs for your mood swings it's not an indication of anything else though based up... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Swelling: You may have disrupted some lymphatic or you may have developed a bakers cyst i would HAV an orthopedist or your primary physician look at your knee... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Cant: see the sores they may be related to moisture use an anti fungal powder or cream and see if it improves
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Cough: has many causes GERD medications, allergies etc more info is needed to help assess you
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
If: the meds are taken as prescribed yes if you dont need the valium I would hold off as long as possible
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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Gravity: and vaso dilitation may cause hands to swell especially if its hot after exercise use cool compresses to reverse edema
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Amennorhea: Yes an irregular period may come because of hormone bnormalities afterstopping the pill one should monitor the menses and use an alternate form of bi... 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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