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Dr. Gabriel Purice

Internal Medicine
NY
16 years experience male

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

Romanian

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51 Answers
176 Agrees
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
GERD: epigastric pin that gets worse after eating and laying down is ussualy associated with gastro-esophageal reflux disease. The drug of choice would be n... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Low sugar: Is potentially dangerous and life threatning, also may be associated with excessive sweating( di aphorisms), shakiness and confusion. Diabetic neuropa... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Need more info: You probably have hypothyroidism. An elevated TSH and low free T4 hormone means you need thyroid hormone replacement therapy. I'd recommend you see an... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
2 things: 1. A relatively normal EF bit with possibly some focal hypokinesis may suggest ischemic heart disease. 2. The other reported findings on your heart v... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Not that easy: It involves weight loss...the closest to ideal body weight the better, eat right, sleep right, DASH diet, control your carbohydrates intake, exercise ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Blood cultures: Will detect if one has a bacterial blood stream infection or fungal. Any microbiology lab( infectious disease) in any hospital can run this test.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
It may be: low blood pressure as you said - orthostatic hypotension- when your body can't cope fast enough with changing in position. Make sure you stay hydrate... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Need more info: Little energy may be related to a number of things. More info is needed to narrow it down from as you said angina vs worsening anemia vs hypothyroidis... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
The best: Way to know what is going on with you is to ask your doctor. If you were admittes or seen a doc in the clinic he is the most qualified to answer your ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Yes: You probably need to check yourself in ER...although right lower quadrant pain is an atypical presentation for cholecystitis ...( most patients come w... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Many: It ranges from hyperactivity, hyperexcitability, irritability, insomnia and mood swings and don't forget about the arrhythmias you may develop
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
No: Not really, let nature take its course and it would be a good idea to talk with your pediatrician.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Depends: On what kind of symptoms you get, why he did an ultrasound in the first place, how bog iy is, but given the description of your cyst u do not need any... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Unclear: I'm not sure I quite understand the Q. But if your brother had a blood infection documented with a +ive blood culture and now he is getting a negative... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Diverticulitis: usually gets managed with anitibiotics, as you have been. Ciprofloxacin and Flagyl are drugs of choice and patietns do get better with antibiotics and... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
HIV oral test: Both the oral test and the blood tests are highly accurate. But if you don’t feel comfortable with the results and had high risk sexual partners you... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Yes: Scoliosis and kyphosis both are associated with back pain and a susceptibility to lung diseases.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Why: Are they considering colonoscopy? I think they should start w/ u with a right upper abdominal/ liver/ gallbladder ultrasound to rule out gallstones/ l... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
A normal: Liver span usually goes up to 12 cm, with variations depending on gender/height/ weight.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Nope: if you are experiencing a UTI you shouldn't have a sore throat. You may have an ongoing pharyngitis/tonsillitis.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Yes: You should go to er. A fast resting heart rate and chest pain are not good signs for a 7 year old.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Hematoma: A hard lump after that fall may mean that you had internal bleeding that just stopped on its own. I would advise a visit to ER and get a CT.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Anemia: In that age bracket is usually related to having periods and many females experience that or having uterine fibroids which usually involve once mom wi... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Not really: at 21 years of age you pretty much completed your growth.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Pretty vague: differential diagnosis includes many conditions, depending on age, commorbidities - it ranges from gastritis, splenomegaly, kidney stone/urinary tract... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Yourself nothing muc: We are bound by our genetic inheritance on how tall we grow. It goes by this formula [(father's height - 5 inches) + mother's height] divided by two.... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Angina: as a word has its origin in greek and means strangling...suggestive of the symptoms that patient with angina pectoris have when they are exerting the... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Randomly not: An anaphylactic reaction with closing of your trache has to be triggered by some allergen - whether it is a bee /wasp sting or medicaiton or new foods... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Yes: you may still have congestive heart failure. The blood pressure is just a number, but for someone to have CHF they would be having shortness of breat... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
CHF: is exactly what is says it is. You usually have congestion in the chest caused by blood/fluid backing up in your lung. And that is because the pati... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
LFTs may go back: to normal if you abstain from alcohol and ibuprophen if that is indeed what triggered the rise. If you have been consuming alcohol constantly/ daily b... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
High levels: Of circulating lipids like hypertrigliceridemia /hypercholesterolemia may results from abnl metabolism and they are the perfect setup for plaque form... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
No: But may have caused bleeding / hematoma.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Opiates (morphine): Taken on a regular basis slows down intestinal transit and you end up with constipation. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) shouldn't be taken for more tha... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
A lil more info need: But if you are on menopause already than spotting is an alarm sign and corroborated wih pain in the right groin area you should take it further with a... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
X-ray: You should get a X-ray and make sure the plate didn't get dislodged or that you didn't get another fracture
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Gallbladder: Sometimes may cause this. If this recurs one may need a ultrasound to rule out gallstones vs/and instruction caused by them.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
LAFB: if you mean left anterior fascicular block - then no. It does not cause tachycardia. But can be a sign of myocardial ischemia and may precede ventricu... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
GERD: it sounds like GERD - gastroesophageal reflux diseae, try using a wedge pillow and PPIs / omeprazole ussualy helps.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
No relationship: There is no relationship between the shape of your eyes and sleep apnea. Maybe he saw something else during your routine eye exam that made him consid... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
U should seek : Medical attention. Diarrhea that has been going on for so long may have adverse effects on your body, you may develop sepsis, renal failure. It's bett... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Yes: By now you should have passed those fragments and you should have felt better. See your urologist or if unavaile you should go to ER.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Less likely: that you are pregnant if there was no penetration and ejaculation. But if you are worried get a pregnancy test in any of the pharmacies.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Need more info: chest pain has a very broad differential, I would need to knwo more details about the features of your chest pain to sort of narrow it down. For your... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Doxycycline not: but isotretinoin is ( which is also used for acne). Make sure that you address suicidal ideation with the MD because if that occurs the medication nee... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Hematuria: That doesn't go away and it is not due to obvious reasons like infection or passing a kidney stone needs further investigation - ct scan/ cystoscopy. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Baker cyst: If there is a tender swelling behind knee you have to ask your doctor if somehow you don't have a Baker Cyst. It is a benign condition, but limits ran... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Prediabetes: Judging by your hgba1 c you have prediabetes. Now it's the time to be more careful about your diet, exercise more so you don't develop DM. Talk to you... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Yes and no: It depends on how much exercise you are doing, if you are doing low intensity 30 minutes sessions vs high intensity 2 hs sessions. One must allow his ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Purice
16 years experience
Numbers numbers numb: The bp is fine. In light of stress test which was negative other DX may be considered. Musculoskeletal pain vs gastritis vs GERD vs anxiety...etc
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Purice is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Purice is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Will the hospital take myblood as a donation to the lab for testing.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! That clears it up for me thank you so much. He had me at crackling
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Thanks for your quick reply! I still have a regular cycle so I am sure its nothing. Thank You

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UMF Carol Davila
Graduated 2006MD

Residency

JACOBI MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2012

Awards

Thought Leader Doctor, Second Place, New York - Summer
2014
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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