Dr. Frank Amico Jr

Primary Care, Internal Medicine
Plainview, NY
13 years experience male

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Thursday: Closed
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ABIM Certified in Internal Medicine AOBIM Certified in Internal Medicine AOBIM Certified in Cardiology AOBIM Certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

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Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Cardiology

Licenses

United States: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia

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236 Answers
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No : No it is not true. Some people might notice a chronic cough but do not choke.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Muscular pain: It could be musculoskeletal pain but the best way to determine this is with a good physical exam. If it is worse after eating fatty foods it could be ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: was there any blood on the toilet paper ? It sounds like you might just be constipated. If you have any gross bloody bowel movements then you should s... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Repeat: Repeat the test to make sure. You may want to get a blood test.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Unlikely: Given you age as well as your GAD, it is unlikely that your chest discomfort is due to your heart. You have also had a pretty extensive work up for su... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Plantar fasciitis : it's likely plantar fasciitis. Take some Advil (ibuprofen) and perform some stretching exercises prior to starting your day.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Bloodwork: You should get some bloodworm done to make sure you do not have any malabsorption issues like celiacs.
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A female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
GI: It could be a mild case of diverticulitis.....any fevers or chills? If you have been constipated, this could put you at risk for diverticulosis and su... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Risk stratify: I do not know you underlying symptoms but if all is normal and you have not had recurrent chest pain you should be fine. However, if the pain persists... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
IBS: It could be irritable bowel syndrome but the orange tinge is concerning. Please see a doctor,
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Possible: Your body could be using your iron store to produce red blood cells. You will eventually become anemic though.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Both: A cath will allow them to look inside the arteries. If there is a significant blockage they can fix it.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
See doc: See your physician immediately since you had such an acute change in your hearing. Please do not wait.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
GERD or Postnasal: Hi Sean, You likely have either a postnasal drip or some acid refux in your esophagus. Best thing for you to do is to try over the counter prilosec ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Variable: Hi April, The symptoms of a heart attack can vary. The typical symptoms are chest pain that can be described as "crushing" or " pressure." It can als... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Go to ER: This is concerning. The diarrhea could be a red herring. I would recommend you to to the ER.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not likely: The warm flushing you are getting from a CTA is likely secondary to the IV dye.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: There are many things that can cause this. Are you on a statin for cholesterol? Have you been inactive leading to a clot? Are any of your calves swoll... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: Yes but if you continue to be nauseous and without an appetite you may need nutrition as the baby relies on your nutrition for his or her nutrition.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Doesn't matter: There is no best time to time to take it. Just make sure you take it daily.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Take a test: Honestly, the only way to tell is to take a test. Your best bet is to see your OB to get a blood test.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
PT: Continue to do physical therapy. Take it small steps at a time. They will help you improve.
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A female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No: You may want to look into an alternative source for this pain. The ovaries should not affect your chest or legs, The hip could potentially be referred... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: It depends on many factors.The veins in your arms may be more visible at certain times versus other times. The leg veins could be secondary to venous ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Cardiologist: it is best read by a cardiologist who spends 3 years learning how to read them.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Take your temperatur: Take your temperature. If you have a fever, you could sweat when the fever subsides and get the chills.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Possible: yes it's possible that is your arthritis but see a doctor to rule out a cardiac origin of this pain.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No: Your TSH falls in the normal range so you do not have a thyroid problem at this time. If you start showing signs of hypo or hyperthyroid it would be p... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Kidney stone : You should see your physician to make sure you do not have kidney stones. Either way, hydrate yourself well with alit of water.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: Yes you can go to school but make sure to follow good hygiene which consists of good hand washing. Avoid to much contact with people such as shaking h... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No: Given your age, it is highly unlikely that it is cardiac in nature. If anything, it sounds like acid reflux.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Urgent Care: Your best bet is an urgent care clinic. See if they can give you a sample.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Compare: You would really need to compare the two echocardiograms. It could be something as simple as a misread but people who have long standing hypertension ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
BMI chart: Base on the BMI chart, you are categorized in the "extreme obesity" section. Someone who is a 23 year old male would be considered a normal weight at ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Warm compresses: Apply warm compresses to the affected eye. However, if it has thick drainage and is worse in the morning see your doctor for evaluation.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Possible: It could be a muscle but please make sure you did not hue yourself more seriously. If the accident was bad, you should seek further care.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not necessarily: First, I am not sure if those medications are the source of your pain. However, if they are and the pain is to much then stop the medication only afte... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
UTI: You could have a urinary tract infection. If you notice that you are going to the bathroom more associated with pressure you should consider getting a... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
OB: Well, we know your husbands sperm is viable since you have had a previous pregnancy. With that being said, your best bet is to ask your OB/GYN physici... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Unlikely: It is unlikely but please practice safe sex.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Unlikely: its unlikley that this is a clot since you have a negative CT. If it hurts with inspiration it is likely musculoskeletal pain.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: Some of the medications can cause shortness of breath. If they were placed on Brilinta (ticagrelor), it may be from the medicine. However, if they hav... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Never: Its sad to say, but you can never stop worrying about a miscarriage. The risk is always there.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Wait 1 week: You should probably wait one week till the date of your missed period. However, if you so choose you can take one now.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Muscular chest pain: You're young so it's likely muscular chest pain. I would stretch your chest and try not to exert yourself to much that would cause you any discomfort... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Radiculopathy: You are a young female so chance of you have any coronary disease is low. If pain worsens see your physician.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not likely: It probably didn't spread to the bone but it is possible it spread to the joint. You should have it examined as it's an emergency to have a septic joi... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
ER: I would need to know a little bit more about your pain but it does concern me for a cardiac source. Women present differently than males. If its assoc... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Contact dermatitis: You're allergic to the jewelry you are wearing.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
BPV: This sounds like benign position vertigo (BPV). Take it easy and rest. It can also be a viral infection of the inner ear. If the symptoms worsen seek ... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dec 11, 2014
I strongly recommend Dr. Frank Amico to patients seeking care. He is such a dedicated physician and impressive interventional cardiologist, who really cares about his patients. He is passionate about ...Read More
Dr. Philip Miller
Oct 30, 2014
I highly endorse Dr. Frank Amico as an expert on HealthTap and HealthTap Prime. His clinical insigts and comments are astutue and educational for both patients and physicians alike. He is an asset to ...Read More
Sep 18, 2015
I learned a great deal from Dr. Amico. Clearly an expert in his field, with excellent, humane bedside manner. Works and collaborates equally effectively with both patients and colleagues. HealthTap is...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! thank you dr amico for your dedication in helping people. you have certainly helped me in my time of need. I can tell you are a compassionate and caring dr. I wish you ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Very reassuring. Not my first time to consult with Dr. Amico, so I was glad to see that he would help me, yesterday when I posted the question. Thanks again!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. Had 2 holter monitors, and a 14 day loop. Shows sinus tach but normal rythmn. Could it be POTS?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 2010MD

Residency

WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Top General Internist, First Place, Camden Region - Summer
2014
Top Doctor, Second Place, New Jersey - Fall
2014
Top General Internist, First Place, New Jersey - Fall
2014

Affiliations

American College of Phyiscians
American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.5
3139 ratings

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56-year-old female
Jan 20, 2023 Claremore, OK
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Jan 13, 2023 Independence, MO
The doctor was outstanding
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