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Dr. Phillip Sirota

Internal Medicine
Sun City West, AZ
24 years experience male

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Ignore: Avoid taking antibiotics unless absolutely necessary. Try probiotics to help prevent recurrences.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: He would most likely have seen it via direct visualization.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Get evaluated: You need to get evaluated by a physician now. Good luck!
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: Try using a pessary to help with symptoms. A prolapsed uterus is not a contraindication to getting pregnant.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: You are very young to have chronic back pain. Physical therapy would be the best initial treatment. You may need to see a doctor as there are other ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Many things: Many conditions can cause tremor most are benign and some others are not.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Very Unusual: It would be very unsual. Excercise, along with refraining from smoking and a balanced diet would help you long term. Calculate your risk here: ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Ignore: Eat 5-6 low-fat small meals per day. Eating large, fatty meals can cause flare-ups.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Surgery?: Stones can be broken up through shockwave lithotripsy then pass. In your case the stone is large so likely a cystoscopy with retrograde pylegram with... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Get out and be active. You may feel better.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Free T4 best test: T3 (liothyronine) + T4 is the total thyroxine level. Free T4 is the active thyroxine and the best test to determine if you are hypothyroid vs hyperthy... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Probably: Depends on the nature of the previous injury. Ask your doctor about a trial of physical therapy. Also, further imaging may help the diagnosis.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Could be GERD: Epigastric pain can be the result of gerd or gastroesophageal reflux disease, but there are other causes as well. You could try a trial of Prevacid (... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes it may: Radiation treatment can cause damage to surrounding areas. It may put you at risk for cancer in the future as well. Normally the risk/benefit ratio ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Other options includ: You could try some other options. Two that I have used successfully include Lyrica (pregabalin) which is similar to gabapentin, but is a newer genera... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Could be many things: Diagnosis of exclusion is ibs. I would suggest you keep track of which foods you eat during the times you have diarrhea. You may want to trial a glu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes it's possible: Pulling out is one of the least effective means of birth control.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
There are many: An elevated WBC can be an indicator of infection, inflammation or in some cases leukemia or a pre-leukemic state. Based on the underlying type of cel... Read More

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One of the smartest doctors I ever worked with, and a real human being. I'd send anyone in my family to see Dr Sirota.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sirota is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sirota is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Maybe the fresh air will do me the world of good, thank you.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Im scheduled for a stent on may 7 before the surgery. Is this normal?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Could this be a sign of pregnancy?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Medical/Graduate school

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, NY
Graduated 1998MD
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