Doctor Q&A for Dr. Joshua Hornstein

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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