Dr. Michael Gewirtz

Urgent Care
NY
41 years experience

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Urgent Care

Emergency Medicine

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Stop NSAID: Do not take this type of medication again. Follow up in ED if confused.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Not leukemia: There are many causes for fatigue but a normal CBC makes it unlikely to be Leukemia. You can check your Thyroid levels and other tests by your GP
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Diet: This is usually diet related but you must check to see if it is blood.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Yes: Do a pregnancy test for this is the most likely reason. It is not uncommon to miss a period. Need to see a OB doctor.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
It's OK: Not everybody gets side effects of any medication It is a good thing
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Yes: Yes but this should be repeated as there are many causes for elevated Globulin. This is a non specific finding.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Need CXR: Many etiologies including Pneumonia , Pulmonary embolism or muscle strain. You need further evaluation and possible chest X Ray.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Yes: May also be unrelated.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Go to ED: I'm glad you went to the ED for evaluation this is necessary for complete work up. This can be your lungs, heart or anxiety but you need further evalu... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Lab work needed: This is unusual and you will need to have your Thyroid and electrolytes tested.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Bruise?: hard lump can be as simple bruise if it does not resolve in should be evaluated
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
No: There are many cause for this most are treatable or self limited. Be patient and visit a Urologist if no improvement
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
You should check home pregnancy test even if on BCP's. Do not eat late at night.: You should check home pregnancy test even if on BCP's. Do not eat late at night.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
No: Repea beta HCG and follow with your Gynecologist if elevated or if you have abdominal pain.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Rest , Tylenol (acetaminophen): Most fever is viral and self limited but if abdominal pain, vaginal bleeding or burning with urination develop you must see your OB.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Quickly.: It can affect efficacy rapidly in less than an hour. Use barrier protection and con't Pill
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Yes: Sure. You could have Vaginitis. Try OTC treatment of monostat. Follow with Gyn
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Fine: No abdominal massage but otherwise should be fine
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
YES: I would do home pregnancy test and follow with your OB
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Many causes: May be stomach virus Gallbladder disease. You need further testing and blood work
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Could be: Appendicitis begins and general stomach pain and then will migrate to right lower abdominal pain with fever and nausea. You need abdominal CT scan
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
No: Sweats are common with hormone changes. If they persist follow up. If febrile or abdominal pain follow with OB
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
OB sono: There is always a chance for Placenta Previa but follow with your OB for ultrasound as this is still not typical
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Yes: It sounds like Colitis which can come from Bacteria, Crohns, Ulcerative colitis. If it does not resolve follow with gastroenterologist. Feel better so... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Dermatology eval: This is not a sunburn. It can be rocecea or scaring and I would get dermatologist evaluation
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Urologic eval: Your Penis is an distal organ and can fell colder in lower tempature. Follow with Urologist
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Some do: Not all cancers cause sweats. Some are due to toxins and sometimes from fever
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Many causes: There are many causes of sore throat. Ebola associated with high fever. Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and follow with doctor if symptoms persisit
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
Urgent Care 41 years experience
Diet as directed: You may just be muscular and not overweight. Weight is a balance between exercise and diet. You should continue your exercise and eat less. I would co... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gewirtz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I plan on taking a x-Ray of my left femur and knee tomorrow and consult an orthopedic. Thank You!!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Thank you, you're the only one who actually answered my question
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I have had chest x-rays EKG and listening of the lugs all normal

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

CETEC School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 1982MD
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