Dr. Ismael Diaz

Family Medicine
TX
25 years experience male

About

Bio

Originally from SA, now Houstonian of 20 years. Have a wonderful wife and 3 awesome kids. On my free time I like going for walks, weight training and keeping up with the kids. I’m in late 40s and still trying to defy Father Time. I’m optimistic, believe in helping others, sharing smiles!

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

19 Answers
13 Agrees
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Autoimmunity : a rheumatologist can help evaluate you for other conditions that fall into autoimmune diseases or connective tissue disorders. There are so many poss... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Possible infection: could be Tinea barbae, a scraping by dermatologist can confirm this
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Need rest and stretc: if symptoms arise on same day, ice and cessation of activity is immediately helpful. Then it's NSAIDs 2-3 times a day may help over the next few day... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
I would be concerned: It may be from cervical irritation from act on penetration. That could cause scant bleeding from delicate tissue on surface. The cervix can be even... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Sprain or disc: You may have that mild form of scoliosis or a leg length difference. May have just overworked your back and caused a mild injury. Try taking over-the-... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Could have again: I would consider talking to a gastroenterologist. There are some oral medications that may help in that require a hospitalization. I would say that yo... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: If your are able to exercise, have good stamina, and good appetite without eating artificial foods/supplements, then I would not have you worry abou... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Possibly : if this common in your community, then it could be a possibility. I don't have common or rare cases present to my office in the southeastern part of... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Drug resistance : may need urine tested to identify the organism and get antibiotics changed
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: This is highly addictive and should be reserved for pain from advanced cancers. I recommend other forms of pain management and if having severe pain... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Betasol?: i think it is steroid. Very useful for allergic skin reactions, psoriasis, dermatitis, and even some scars. Not too good as a lightening agent. It... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Different sleep cycl: some people do well with just 4 to 5 hours a day but maybe just a short nap midday. Others need 10 or more hours to feel rested and have a clear mind... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Hypersensitivity : many areas of our bodies can be affected by infection, blunt trauma, or burns and be changed and be made or sensitive with less tolerance to our envir... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Most likely: If sexually active, please take preventive measures for unwanted infections and pregnancies. As far as your menstrual cycle, give 1-3 months to ret... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Not uncommon: Should return back to normal by your next cycle. If you think you may be pregnant, please get tested. If you suspect that your partner has an infecti... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
URI: Sounds like a upper respiratory infection. This can take 4 to 5 days to resolve and most cases. Taking over-the-counter medications can help alleviate... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Stand and walk: something will have mild arthritis or scoliosis that decrease tolerance to prolong sitting. Try different positions, an exercise ball at your desk... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Viral infection : This can also be from dehydration and over exertion. Try to hydrate, monitor your blood pressure and try some anti-inflammatory such as advil (ibupr... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ismael Diaz
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Stool testing: may need to do that plus a general physical and general laboratory check up. If that is normal try an elimination diet: try one food item at a time... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Diaz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Diaz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 1998MD
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