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Dr. Rony Gorges

Internal Medicine
MI
13 years experience male

About

Bio

I'm a board certified internist and current cardiology fellow in my last year of specialty training. I like giving people honest answers based on my experience and education. I try to practice honest medicine with the best interest of my patients and society in mind.

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Internal Medicine

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English

Doctor Q&A

126 Answers
25 Agrees
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes : Particularly if you have any kind if conduction abnormality on an ECG. abnormal septal motion in itself is nothing to be concerned about.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
See a therapist. : See your PCP and maybe she/he can refer you to someone. Someone's answer on this site is not gonna help you. Best of luck. Get well soon.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No: You aspirated some water in the lungs, happens all the time. As long as you feel ok you'll be fine.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Dry skin....: Without seeing it, dry skin would be the most common thing that would cause everything you describe. Hope that helps.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Absolutely. : Those are powerful medications at not so trivial dosages. Try spacing them apart if possible might make you feel better. Possible medication interacti... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes, but...: I wouldn't recommend it. Your likely to spen anentire day or not on the toilet. You don't want to risk dehydration from excessive laxatives. If your d... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Possibly : Short bowel is usually associated with diarrhea....but either way if your experiencing chronic constipation it wouldn't hurt to give miralax (polyethy... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes : Yes, these medications can be taken temporarily for pain relief. However if you find yourself using them daily for more than a week or even intermitte... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends. : These are the same class of medications and should theoretically work just the same. However different people tend to respond differently to them. You... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Benicar/HCTZ: will usually be the more effective of the two because it's 2 BP meds. But in some cases for certain conditions the spironolactone will be better.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes. : You could absolutely have food poisoning without diarrhea. Stay hydrated and see your dr.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Dye it. : It's likely something to do with your pigment that can rarely be treated. If same thing happened to your family members I wouldn't worry.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Time will tell: Depends, every person is different on how they take to medications. You should be ruled out for inappropriate sinus tachycardia (a diagnosis of exclus... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Probably nothing : If you noticed it 10 years ago and it hasn't changed it's likely just a normal structure or scar tissue. Have your doc look at it at your next appt.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
You may....: be having a reaction to the antibiotics. You need to see your doctor.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes. : An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart and ultrasound can detect blood flow. In short, yes. Also, it's not bad if a heart valve is "leaky" it... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not overly : concerning numbers, just keep an eye on them but probably nothing to worry about. They are barley elevated. It's like going 50 km/hr in a 45 km/hr zon... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not sure. : Word of advice. Soda is a potential carcinogen. Best if you cut back. I'm assuming you had an EUS due to abdominal pain....if this is true it could be... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Probiotics?: Have you given pro-biotics or cultured yogurt a try? You usually have to take them for around 2 weeks to a month to replenish gut flora...good luck.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
See a doc: You could have some type of obstruction blocking your digestive tract. This is likely why you are constipated and when someone has an obstruction the ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: PFO closure devices are just synthetic materials used to patch up a hole in your heart (don't worry about 20-25% of people have this hole, but not eve... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Sweating : It means your sweating without having done any physical exertion.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Safe, yes.: Effective, probably not. But if it makes YOUR depression better that's all that matters.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends : It really depends on what the lesion is. If your doctors want to treat it they very likely will need a biopsy of it. Best of luck!
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Seems benign : Appears to be a benign report to me. Just some extra beats now and then. If your symptomatic from them a beta-blocker may help, but remember sometimes... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Well...: being that your only 30 it's unlikely but not impossible. If you are a smoker, overweight, have high cholesterol OR high blood pressure and if heart ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No : Growth plates do not shrink they just calcify and that's why they become harder to break.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Myalgias : The myalgias can be caused by the statin but the diabetes is not. Ask your doctor if you can stop them for a couple of weeks and see if the myalgias g... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Many things. : It could be none, tendon, muscle or clotted blood. Without a physical exam and likely some imaging studies it's impossible to tell. See your dr
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No: No. Blood and urine tests do not detect fibroids. Imaging like ultrasound and CTs do.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No worries. : You don't have a disease that needs to be cured, your ECG is normal for you. You definitely do not need an angiography based on that ECG.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Letting?: Not sure what you mean by letting, but I'll assume you mean lowering. They are both beta-blockers, so same class of meds. Both work about equally... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Probably not. : Sounds like you may have what's called a right bundle branch block (rbbb) or Incomplete rbbb (both are benign). Also many times with women when they d... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Use it or lose it: It's been showen that any thought provoking excercises can slow down or lessen dementia. NY city cab drivers tend to have low rates of dementia (any g... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Irregular rhythm?: You may have an irregular heart rhythm....possible atrial fibrillation (usually an inconsistent heart beat) or atrial flutter (can be consistent heart... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Probably yes. : If your baby is otherwise healthy the answer is yes. My daughter woke up during the night till nearly the age of 2! It gets better.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No: For that purpose only without anything else the answer would be no.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes you do...: You have negative tests, ease your mind and be safe.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Possibly : Yes to both. But it is an exceedingly rare occurrence. Open sores in the mouth would be required and condoms are quoted to bring something along the l... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
See your dr. : You could have developed an infection despite taking antibiotics. I would go see your physician or dentists ASAP, root canal related infections can be... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No. : It is not normal for sex drive to diminish much with age. The reasons could range from depression to hormonal imbalances. Best to see your doc.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
With a...: mastectomy alone there will be a risk of lymphedema, with removal of a sentinel lymph node that risk goes up slightly (in my opinion probably negligib... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Multiple reasons : This is truly a tough question. Best you see an endocrinologist. Get well soon!
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
It's expected. : Your likely dehydrating yourself despite thinking your drinking enough water. The sun will fatigue you on part due to dehydration and in part to damag... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Probably not. : Pineapple juice is highly acidic and depending on what you had for dinner this could have caused irritation to your mouth. Give it another try on a di... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not too : bad but that diastolic number (the bottom one) needs some attention. Nothing too concerning but if it's constantly like that you may need some meds. S... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No it's not. : No, if it's just one a day your fine.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Tolerance. : Your body will build tolerance to these medications and you break them down faster. This is an important issue to bring up to your doctor, just taking... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
It depends. : If what your experiencing is a daily event a 24 hr holter can pick it up. But if what your experiencing happens only a few times a month you need a 30... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Listen to mom. : The heart pretty much sits on top of the stomach and when you slouch you kind of squish them closer together. Also what sounds like water dripping may... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gorges is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gorges is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 26, 2015
Because you answered my question!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Lafb on ekg only abnormality so far. Heart disease bad in family :(
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Dear doctor, thankyou so much, I did suspect the " betablocker mentd x
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, the feeling I have might be from the prep being so rough.

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Michigan - Summer
2014
Top General Internist, First Place, Michigan - Summer
2014
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