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Dr. Neal Edelson

Emergency Medicine
Chicago, IL
35 years experience male

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Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
0 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
See a physician: With the symptoms of headache and stiff neck the best thing you could do is to see a physician. They will want to know the following information: Do ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Maybe: Often these test just report a drug is present or not. There are some companies that will quantitate and report the amount of drug in the hair which... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Probably: If the gallbladder surgery is routine and done with a laparoscope and there are no complications she should be fine to travel on Monday. Check with... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Pylera should be taken with omeprazole 20mg two times per day....Unless your doctor has instructed you not to take the omeprazole.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
No.: Injuries from a front end to rear end or rear end to front end car crash will not be able to determine which car was at fault.
A member asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Ganglion cysts: They may be scar tissue from the IV when you were at the hospital. More than likely they are Ganglion Cysts. These cysts are usually benign but they... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Immediately: Zantac (ranitidine) will decrease acid production and Maalox will help buffer the acid already in your stomach. For my patients having indigestion I ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Pressure: Pinch the entire soft part of your nose for 20-30 minutes. DO NOT PEAK! If your nose is still bleeding then do it again for another 20-30 minutes. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Could be allergies: If 3 courses of antibiotics didn't work it is most likely NOT a bacterial infection. A viral infection should be considered as the cause of your sym... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Positive-most likely: There is a very high probability that you will test positive. There are many "DETOX" remedies available at varies head shops and online and I would n... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Primary care : For "inflammation of a muscle" I would recommend that you start with a Primary Care Physician such as an Internist or Family Practice physician. They... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
No need to worry: Your doctor is correct. A small single painless lymph node should be nothing to worry about. Monitor it's size. If it enlarges or becomes painful o... Read More
A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
It Depends..: It depends on what was the cause of these scars are in the first place. Most "lung scars" are due to a condition that has resolved and therefore have... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Hard work.: Good genes is a good start but most people need to work at it. Low fat, high protein diet would be good and make sure you burn more calories than you... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: It's always best to follow your doctors advice. It is best to take the Levofloxacin at the same time every day as it is a once a day medication. Mis... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Azithromycin is usually an effective treatment for chlamydia. The usual dose is 1gram taken all at once.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
No problem: Taking both vitamin D and iron together should not be a problem. Your stomach may be sensitive to one of these drugs so if you have any symptoms such... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
10mg once a day: The starting dose is usually 5mg and can be increased to 10mg. Do NOT alter the dose by yourself. You must talk to your doctor before changing the d... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Edelson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Edelson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I will ask the doc, it should be ok we are only traveling to las vegas
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1987MD

Awards

Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , Second Place, Illinois - Fall
2014
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