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Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg

Internal Medicine
Park Ridge, IL
19 years experience male

Locations

Advanced medical practices

Park Ridge, IL

Address

1875 Dempster street, Park Ridge, IL
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8476922129

About

Bio

Assistant Professor of Medicine University of Illinois College of Medicine Fellow of American College of Physicians Chairman of Medication Safety Committee at Lutheran General Hospital Teaching Faculty Lutheran General Hospital

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

135 Answers
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Ignore: Take your blood pressure Within hour of rising early In the morning daily.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Blood transfusion: Blood transfusion is recommended for Hemoglobin less than 6g/dl except in exceptional circumstances. in your case Hemoglobin is 2 and this is an indic... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Go to Er now: Absolutely, this could also be a sign of another itraabdominal problem
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Abnormally itchy?: Chronically irritated lining can undergo changes in texture. If you have an abnormal rash or irritation down there see your pcp
A female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Need more infO: You need ultrasound of gallbladder and mesenteric artery Doppler if you are older and smoke, have vascular disease. If above are negative and you do ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Thyroid problem: Decrease TSH may be a result of primary disease of pituitary gland causing secondary hypothyroidism or it may be a consequence of negative feed back o... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Drug test: Marijuana is usually detectable in drug tests from 3 days up to 10 days. heavy users can produce positive tests for up to 10 months after stopping. Th... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Prediabetes: If you fasted for 10-12 hours this is not normal. You likely have impaired fasting glucose and risks of that are close to early diabetes. Your risk ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Urine pregnancy test: urine pregnancy test is quiet accurate and inexpensive. If you are sexually active and concerned about pregnancy, please check the test
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
OA can be hereditary: osteoarthritis has a strong hereditary component. Smoking could influence it as well. Being active is important but you may want to engage in swimm... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Blood in spit: Vomiting violently sometimes causes small tears in you esophageal muscosa which bleeds and you can see the blood in your spit like you described. If t... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Check pregnancy test: Anytime there is inadequate contraception, pregnancy is possible. Pregnancy test is inexpensive, safe, and accurate.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Abnormal : heavy uterine bleeding can be a result of clotting abnormalities, incomplete shedding last several months due to anovulatory cycles, fibroids and othe... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Iron deficiency : If you have a poor iron status or are at high risk of iron deficiency, it would be prudent to avoid drinking both coffee and tea specially with meals... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Eczema: Eczema is a type of Hypersensitivity (abnormal function of immune system) but mostly it is not related to hormones
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Clindamycin concern: Clindamycin enters breast milk and can be detected in breast milk during lactation. Due to the potential for serious side effects in neonates, breast-... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Dark urine: Some of the reasons that can cause the urine to be darker are increased bilirubin in your body, or the presence of blood( hemoglobinuria, myoglobinuri... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Is it itchy?: If these symptoms have been occurring for a while you may be allergic to one of your medications or have another skin condition such as cold urticaria... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Close relationship: if your symptoms precede your periods on regular basis it is more likely pmdd. If there is a family history of bipolar or depression, Bipolar would b... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Burping: Common cause of burping is swallowed air, specially those who eat quickly. Some kind of food and beverages may cause burping as fried food, caffeine,... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Underwear: if you are allergic to Nylon you may have a problem. Nylon panties can also retain heat, making them, unsanitary and uncomfortable in the warmer condi... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
If: If you are on a vegan or vegetarian diet you may be deficient in omega-3 fatty acids among others.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Ignore: It is very important to share with your doctor that you are going vegan.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Same thing: Diabetic gastropathy is a more comprehensive term that encompasses all types of stomach motility problems seen in diabetics. They can be used interc... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Bleeding concers: there are alot of reasons causing this sort of bleeing. Can be hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and other causes originating fron your upper or lower GI. D... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Dizziness&weakness: a lot of thing can cause this picture including but not limited to Hypotension, low blood sugar, autoimmune disease, history of atherosclerosis or str... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Pituitary Tumors: Pituitary tumors can occure at any age (including children) , but are more commone after puberty.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Abdominal Pain: is the pain only with eating chocolate or with other types of food like spicy, fatty? does increase with lying flat? if yes then most probably you hav... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Shoulder Trauma: If you are accurte with your description i would say you might have a fractured clavicle. But it might also be due to injury to your shoulder joint. Y... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Itchy eyes: If you have a history of allergy then you shouldn't worry and over the counter allergy meds would help. If this is the first time and been going on fo... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Tonsillectomy: The Criteria for tonsillectomy in Adults is: 3 episodes of acute tonsillitis yearly for 3 years, 5 episodes yearly for 2 years or seven episodes in on... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Head trauma: Please make sure you follow up with a neurologist for any complications as head trauma might be silent at sometimes
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Pulmonary Embolism: Catheter-directed high frequency ultrasound can enable the thrombolytic agent(substance which clears the clots) to better penetrate the embolus. Witho... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Pink eye: you should rule out any eye infection before putting contact or makeup on. i would suggest you wait 7-10 days symptoms free before applying anything
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Nausea : Nausea after eating or drinking may be associated with problem in the stomach as GERD, gastric ulcer, gastritis or bulimia. My advice is to eat small ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Weight loss: Small meals 4-5 times a day. Drink plenty of fluids and exercise regularly
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Other causes: Oligoclonal bands can be present in some other conditions such as infections and inflammation of the central nervous system. Increasing the threshol... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Pregnancy test: the urine pregnancy test should be done starting 7 days after having sex(fertilization) and it is convenient and accurate as it measures the pregnancy... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Migraines : Alot of things can trigger migraine headaches such as light, noise and many. The good thing is it can be controlled medically. Consult your physician ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Likely normal.: unless obviously bloody or tarry black, or clay colored, stool color do not really matter.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
? Dactylitis: swollen finger and toes could indicate dactylitis is especially if it looks like a sausage. It would be nice if you send a picture. Other considerat... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Should be ok: Theraflu usually contains phenylephrine which has a short half life. Could use saudafed which has a long half life. A word of caution though as decon... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Is it worse with foo: It sounds more like esophageal problem. Do you have trouble swallowing? Do you have weight loss? while you are too young for coronary disease , val... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Drink gatorade: If you are unable to rotate oral foods or not feeling better, would see your pcp as you may be getting dehydrated.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Rule out blood clot: Back pain is common after pregnancy with usual causes like sciatica, herniated discs, pyriformis syndrome. but a lump may also be a superficial or de... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Autoimmune disease: Positive ANA indicate an autoimmune process in the body. However, it could be positive in viral illness, as an effect of some medication and normally ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
How late: it depends on how late you are, a few days to a week does not need urgent evaluation. Keep track of how late you are and see a doctor soon. If you h... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Lots of options: You are likely developing tolerance to Percocet and I would recommend a different approach. If your problem is chronic, and the cause is diagnosed an... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Could be serious: please see Doctor asap. Sounds like pancreatitis or gastritis. Hepatobiliary disease needs to be ruled out. All of above are medical or surgical.

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University Of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Graduated 2003MD

Affiliations

Advocate Lutheran General Hosp
Northshore Health System
Glenbrook Hospital
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