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Dr. Joshua Hornstein

Internal Medicine
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Hi, my name is Dr. Josh! For me, medicine is more than a calling... It is a passion. I am expertly trained in adult general medicine and am currently in practice as a clinical professor at UCLA. I feel grateful to share my passion with you to live a more meaningful, productive, and healthy life.

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Internal Medicine

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English

Doctor Q&A

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Go see your doctor: It appears you are concerned about a new lump in your arm in the setting of being on birth control and smoking cigarettes. Without personally examinin... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Difficult to tell...: First of all, I'm sorry you have been uncomfortable and itchy. It's difficult to tell exactly what it is without performing an exam and knowing more a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Maybe, maybe not..!: Doxycycline 100 mg is an oral antibiotic that belongs to a class of antibiotics called "tetracyclines". This antibiotic is used for many, many types o... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Difficult to guess: Renal calculus, or kidney stones, are typically treated with regards to their size, location, composition, and complications. Any stone over 10 mm is ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Impossible to tell: Hi EmilyM. It sounds from your question that you have asthma and smoke cigarettes. Without asking additional questions or examining you myself, it is ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Go to the nearest ER: You need to go immediately to the nearest Emergency Room for further evaluation. This could represent many concerning medical problems that requires m... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Eat real food!: Hi gabmorales1, There are no vitamins that you must take daily. The best way to get all of your daily recommended vitamins and minerals is through ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Good for diabetics: Hi jens1, Stevia is a natural, herbal, zero-calorie sweetener. It does not have any carbohydrates or calories so it will not raise a diabetic patie... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes, but...: Hi Janice8, Yes. Carbohydrates are good, needed, and should not be eliminated in a diabetic diet. Carbs are the only nutrient that raise blood suga... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
100-170 bpm: In your 20s, the acceptable target heart rate with exercise is 100-170 bpm. This is assuming you do not have any cardiovascular problems and are fit t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Go to the nearest ER: You need to go immediately to the nearest Emergency Room for further evaluation. This could represent many concerning medical problems that requires m... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See your doctor...: It's hard for me to know what's going on completely without your medical record and examining you in person. When you say ulcer, I assume you mean a p... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No, but...!: The treatment for bacterial vaginosis is metronidazole 500 mg oral pill twice daily for 7 days. Another approach is metronidazole vaginal gel topicall... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stop the medication: Hello, by "BP" I assume you are referring to a blood pressure medication. Any time you develop suspected side effects to a new medication, you should ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Hi LuYork1. "Kidney failure" can represent 1 of 2 conditions. Either immediate damage (acute kidney injury) or long term damage (chronic kidney diseas... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No, but...!: Hi Lianetteh, No. Carbohydrates are good, needed, and should not be eliminated in a diabetic diet. Carbs are the only nutrient that raise blood sug... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Oral antibiotic: Hi AngelaC771, Doxycycline 100 mg is an oral antibiotic that belongs to a class of antibiotics called "tetracyclines". This antibiotic is used for ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
There is no vitamin: Hi AnnS, Vitamins and minerals are needed for your body to function properly, but they are not directly associated with weight changes. In order t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Hornstein
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Go back to your MD: The treatment for bacterial vaginosis is metronidazole 500 mg oral pill twice daily for 7 days. Another approach is metronidazole vaginal gel topicall... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hornstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hornstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Residency

CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER
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