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Dr. Denise Octaviani

Family Medicine
Syracuse, NY
31 years experience female

Locations

Office

Syracuse, NY

Address

1223 N.Salina St., Syracuse, NY
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 10am - 6:00pm
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About

Bio

I have been prescribing Suboxone since 2006. I also have been using Vivitrol for few years now and prescribing Zubsolv for few months now. These medicines treat Narcotic Addiction.. Vivitrol is also for Alcoholism. I am The Primary Doctor of The Majority of my patients.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Addiction Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Have a specialist?: If you have a specialist ask for a second opinion. Sometimes there is nothing more than can be done but since i don't know what have you done, keep g... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Maybe a brace: Talk to your doctor. Why are you having this? If a particular reason is causing it, you have to get rid of that reason if possible.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
? Tender Points: Massage the area. Apply something cold/warm and/or an anti inflammatory medicines and see what happens. Also, relax.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: But why do you need it? Any idea? You should talk to your dr. To make sure that there is not a reason that should be treated differently.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yeast Infection: White itchy discharge is usually due to a yeast infection. You can use over the counter medicines 1st and go to the dr. If not improvement or go to t... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends on the lab?: Will it affect your job if you're in strattera (atomoxetine)? If not, be honest. I treat drugs addicts. I use different labs. The majority just ch... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
? Carpal Tunnel: R handed? Worse during sleep? Any tingling or numbness? Start w. A carpal tunnel splint (the one w. The metal), nsaids, wrist/fingers stretching ; i... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Call your Dr. : You need evaluation. It has to be found out why is this happening &it needs to be taken care of. It's not normal. Not keeping food down could get y... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
It's possible: Call your discuss to discuss this. Or eliminate all dairies &see what happens but remember that you will need something to substitute it so you get e... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
could be pregnant: If you're sexually active,you can become pregnant & your !st reason of irregular/abnormal periods is Pregnancy. Be checked for Pregnancy 1st &amp... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
It depends: On your liver function but if you do drink like that, you're an alcoholic.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See a Dr. : Are you talking about a "silver" scab? It could be psoriasis. Do you have psoriasis? Or a black scab? Then it could be from a cut/blister/others. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
It depends: For constipation the 1st steps are: plenty of fluids, movement/exercise, fibers. Then stool softeners ; other products rx.Ed by drs. Laxatives aren'... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
A cut or herpes or: You should have a doctor look @ it.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See a Dr.: It could be a cyst for which i would recommend a removal so you don't have to cont. Squeezing it daily but by a dr. With training on procedures in th... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
It depends: What happened in your wrist? Trauma/illness? Maybe the same cause is affecting the shoulder or not. You should be seem.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Nerve Damage.: Burning pain is a symptom of neuropathy . It could be due to different medical conditions as diabetes and alcoholism but since this is not in both le... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Be checked: If you're pregnant, you could be having a miscarriage. Sometimes, one is pregnant with negative urine pregnancy tests. Something else could be happe... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
? what expected: The medicine probably did what was supposed to do but she should be checked to be sure.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Many things: Right upper abdominal pain is usually due to gallbladder condition. Tightness could be from obstruction of the bile duct due to a gallstone. The abd... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Could be pregnancy: If there is a chance that you could be pregnant, abnormal periods could be due to pregnancy. Anyways, see your dr. To determine.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
?talk to your doctor: Have you talk to your doctor? Have the doctor day that it's anxiety? Anxiety could change the hormones causing menstrual irregularities but they are... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
? yes: If you are you talking about a clear discharge.. Clear discharge is usually hormonal, and hormones changes through the cycle. This discharged is usua... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
You need to be check: Abnormal/irregular periods are due to hormones changes which could be due due to stress or other factors or pregnancy. If pregnant, your pregnancy ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Go to the hospital: Abnormal period could be pregnancy or not. If pregnant, heavy bleeding could be threatened abortion, with cramps, impending abortion. Anyways, you m... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
It depends: Has it always been like that? If yes, it's normal from some. If it changed, it could be bad news. Talk to a dr. In person.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
You need to be check: Have you talked to the dr. Over the phone or have he/she checked you recently? If he/she hasn't checked you recently, he/she should, if he/she has, g... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
YES.: Abnormal periods could be a sign of pregnancy. Of course, it could be due to other gyn/hormones problems or stress. Have a pregnancy test 1st and th... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Talk to your doctor: Your doctor probably could prescribe a medicine. I see that you are in ibuprofen.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Which treatments?: Which medications or other treatments have you tried?
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
?, see below: What we know for sure is that we have our period 14 days after we ovulate, not the other way around. If one ovulate 2 days after the period, then one... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
I wouldn't worry. : To start i wouldn't worry and less if your own doctor feels the same way but if it makes you feel better, you can always get a second opinion presenti... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Denise Octaviani
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Could become: If the period isn't going to start today because your cycle is off enough that you're ovulating but if your periods are always normal ; you are to hav... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Octaviani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Octaviani is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Yes, r handed, I didn't notice it last night. Very acute. Yes to N/T
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Thanks for your quick reply! Saw him last month and he said that I had opened the wound back up.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks for your help, & just from being on my feet so much at work

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated nullMD

Medical/Graduate school

New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

WILSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Completed 1995

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