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Dr. Laura Armas-Kolostroubis

Internal Medicine
FL
35 years experience

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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
19 Agrees
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Armas-Kolostroubis
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Can cause anemia: Low iron levels lead to anemia, which depending on how severe can make you feel weak, tired and if severe bleeding occurs, it can lead to death.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Armas-Kolostroubis
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Go to the ER: Nausea, vomiting and right upper quadrant pain may be due to gallstones which may require immediate medical attention. Go to the ER
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Armas-Kolostroubis
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Need re-test: Equivocal results could happen if early in the infection for which is better to get re-tested, depending o where you are testing you must wait from 2-6 weeks to have a definite answer (it really depends on the test they use). Other viral infections can also give you this result. are you aware of your partner's HIV status? You must use protection for sex in the meantime (and always)
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Sep 1, 2014
I am impressed by her knowldge of Metformin and its action on body systems. I would recommed her for diabetic and lipid management.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Armas-Kolostroubis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Armas-Kolostroubis is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks, yes true, in my case it has along with zocor reduced TG from 500 to 200, an astonishing performance. abuout sugar not sure if it is helping?
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My doc wants me to start on metformin cause of a high A1c of 6.3 and elevated fasting over a period of time this was helpful
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Thanks for your quick reply! Your knowledgeable,doc. Thanks and i will aggresively pursue treatment

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated nullMD

Medical/Graduate school

University of La Salle Mexican School of Medicine, Mexico
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL
Completed 1996
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