Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh

Infectious Disease
New York, NY
32 years experience male

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Specialties
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Infectious Disease

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
10 Agrees
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Maybe yes maybe no: Cultures can be negative for many reasons. What was the urinalysis?
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Possible: A UTI can clear by itself. Our immune system can overcome infections. Before antibiotics people survived different kinds of infectious processes. The... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Do not take after it: Do not take it if it had expired.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Most likeltyPenicill: Celcor is a cephalosporin and it shares a chemical structure similar to penicillin (Ampicillin and Amoxicillin are penicillins). You can be allergic t... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Bartholin cyst: It could be a Bartholin cyst or more likely an abscess. You need to see your doctor as it might need to be drained and you may need antibiotics
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
See your doctor: follow up with your doctor to make sure that the original infection resolved. If you do not feel better seek medical attention
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Time: will get better as time goes on. Avoid anything the irritates the skin
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Cipro is not recommended while pregnant. Best test for a urinary infection is to do a urinalysis with a urine culture. To check if you are pregnant you can do a pregnancy test. It could be a urine test, or a blood test which would be more sensitive.: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not recommended while pregnant. Best test for a urinary infection is to do a urinalysis with a urine culture. To check if y... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Possible: It is unlikely but it is possible. The recurrence depends on your immune system and how was you treated. If you take medications that suppress your ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Effective: There is better treatment nowadays with lamivudine or better tenofovir
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Call his physician: The infection tends to make the blood sugar go out of control. Blood sugars in the 400-500 could be dangerous. Contact his physician.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Likely getting sick: You should not get chills from anxiety. You are probably developing an illness.
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A female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
You might need antibiotics if it is not improving. A culture of the puss would be helpful.: You might need antibiotics if it is not improving. A culture of the puss would be helpful.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Yes: You can exercise as long as your dental problem is not getting more painful with the exercise you are doing
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Time: No specific treatment for Parvo virus. You treat the complications by supportive care if they develop
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Beware of recurrence: If you are still having diarrhea after the second round of Flagy, then you should re consult your doctor. You might need to take Vancomycin by mouth t... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Yes: yes it is possible. You can potentially shed the Herpes virus even when you do not have a visible sore and this shedding can transmit the infection.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
The causes of pharyngitis are numerous. Amoxicillin is used to treat "Strep throat" due to Group A Streptococcus. Amoxicillin will not help if it is caused by a virus. If you are not improving check with your doctor again.: The causes of pharyngitis are numerous. Amoxicillin is used to treat "Strep throat" due to Group A Streptococcus. Amoxicillin will not help if it is c... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Check with your doctor. Syphilis test could be negative early on in the illness. Gonorrhea tests can also be negative even when you have the disease. Best is to recon sulk your doctor.: Check with your doctor. Syphilis test could be negative early on in the illness. Gonorrhea tests can also be negative even when you have the disease.... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Through the blood: Bacteria from the urinary infection, get to the blood thru the endothelium of the blood vessels. The toxins spread thru the vlood
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Be careful: weight loss pills can have serious side effects. My advice is to stop taking such pills and go see your doctor for the problems you are having
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Wait and see: The bacteria that causes Strep throat can become resistant to Biaxin (clarithromycin). If a throat culture was done, the resistance pattern to Biaxin... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Likely abscess: I suspect this is a bacterial infection. It seems to be an abscess Likely caused by a bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus. You may need to drain i... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
See ur Gynecologist: The causes of bleeding can be many. It is important to go see your Gynecologist and get it checked
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wehbeh Wehbeh
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) ok: The three day course of antibiotics can be associated with higher rates of failure. The benefit of D-Mannose is not studied well. Mannose is found ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wehbeh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wehbeh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This did not answer my question, what does heparin hv to do w this if he was never on this. He was on no medicine. Came out of the blue
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Supported what i thought and i learned something important 2! Thanks!
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Not sure! He said I had Blood & bacteria in my urine sample.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St Joseph Univ.
Graduated 1991MD

Awards

Top Infectious Disease Specialist, First Place, the East Long Island Region - Spring
2017
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