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Dr. Phillip Sirota

Internal Medicine
Sun City West, AZ
23 years experience male

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

24 Answers
1 Agree
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Many things: You could have a benign cause like anxiety or muscle strain. However, a blood clot to your lungs is also a possibility especially if you have a family history or have had a recent procedure done. A heart attack is possible but unusual at your age. Regardless you should get checked out by a doctor now.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 23 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 cells that make up the elevated white blood count combined with the clinical situation should allow your doctor to tell you what some of the possibilities are.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 23 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 generation. Older drugs such as amitryptyline ; nortriptyline may also help.
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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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