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Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef

Rheumatology
HI
27 years experience male

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highly qualifies ABIM certified Rheumatologist with special interest in Autoimmune disease and bone health

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Rheumatology

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United States: Florida, Hawaii

EG

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

72 Answers
27 Agrees
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Many causes: You have significant symptoms for long. these can be due to hormonal imbalance, vitamin deficiencies, heart, liver or kidney problems amongst other re... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Tendinitis.: That's possible tendinitis or runner's knee. Try rest, ice, patellar strap, ibuprofen. Seek further medical attention if worse or not better in 2 week... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Osteoporosis : unfortunately there's no easy answer. We are lucky to have many options for osteoporosis and each drug comes with risks and benefits. Your medial his... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Ankylosing: sounds like symptoms of active inflammation due to Ankylosing spondylitis. Your symptoms need adequate anti-inflammatory treatment that is best prescr... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Back pain: Depends how long you have the pain. Try starching and OTC ibuprofen but see your doctor if it's been more than 4 weeks
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Dermatologist: start by a dermatologist who also can help obtain a skin biopsy if needed
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Common causes : Knee pain can't be referred to or cause hand pain but arthritis for example can cause pain in the hands & knees. Best wishes
A male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Yes: muscle spasms are commonly seen with symptoms of nerve irritation as well
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Rheumatoid Arthritis: It is tough to live with Active Rheumatoid arthritis. swimming and simple range of motion exercises (like squeezing a soft ball with you hands) are re... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Side effects: this could be side effects from medications we use for lupus rather than direct effects from lupus itself. stay well hydrated, use suncreen, and follo... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Inflammation : It suggests some inflammation in the joint. Can be from sprain or trauma or other conditions like rheumatoid. Please follow up with your doctors. Best... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Good question : Prednisone prevents active inflammation but higher doses can lead to passive salt and water retention via a different mechanism of action.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Kidney function test: The ratio is acceptable provided that the bun & creatinine are within normal ranges. Stay well hydrated and drink enough water. Best wishes.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Inflammation : Temporal arteritis is a disease of the elderly. Usually after 60 ys. It needs urgent medical attention and doesn't subside on its own. Temporal arter... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Fast: Usually within 90 minutes
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Blood test: best way is through a blood test but has to be not during a gout attack. good luck
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Trauma: Best to to see a doctor for an x-ray to make sure you didn't crack your finger. Meanwhile ice it as much as you can. Best wishes
A member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Muscle weakness : Good question. Muscle weakness due to age and lack of activity is hard to recover but doesn't affect internal organs. You may want to encourage your m... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Labs: Check inflammatory markers, RF, ANA panel and HLAB51. Hope this helps
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Positive ANA: patient with thyroid disease can a have a positive ANA but I suggest following up with your doctor to exclude other reasons for the positive ANA.. bes... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Control: unfortunately there is no complete cure for ankylosing spondylitis once the disease is confirmed. However the good news is there are great medications... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Safe: Flonase contains steroids but systemic absorption is minimal. Its effects on the immunity is close to negligible. Best wishes
A female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Circulation problem: this could be a circulation problem or raynaud's. she should be checked by her pediatrician. good luck
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Comparable : Similar medications although different Patients may respond to one more than the other. Best wishes
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Overuse. : More likely overuse rather than carpal tunnel. Highly doubt MS. Try thumb brace, rest and antiinflammatory medications OTC. See your doctor if not bet... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Need evaluation : sounds like you need further evaluation with clinical exam, & possibly blood works / x-Rays. Best wishes.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Rare side effect : Demyelination CNS disease and drug induced lupus are rare side effects of humira (adalimumab). Best to consult with your prescribing Doctor sooner tha... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Natural treatment: There's little evidence that Aloe Vera has any medicinal benefit. You could try it but doesn't replace prescribed medications by a rheumatologist. Goo... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Normal : With all the advances in diagnostic and therapeutic options for lupus, patients should expect a normal quality and quantity of life. Pregnancies are h... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
The full picture. : Lupus is diagnosed based on the symptoms, clinical findings and laboratory evaluation. Labs are very helpful and essential.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Yes: These are very comparable products. Best wishes
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
No alcohol : Methotrexate can be hard on the liver and its potential harms is augmented by alcohol. Talk to your doctor about alternatives but don't mix alcohol an... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Effective: Exercises is very important and beneficial complementary option for Ankylosing spondylitis. swimming, and using exercise ball are good option. you als... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Yes: Yes. You can combine aleve & tamiflu (oseltamivir). No interactions. Best wishes
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Need check : Can't pin down a diagnosis. Could be anything starting musculoskeletal pain, side effects to your meds, or a serious abdominal condition. Kindly check... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Neck support : Try cervical pillow, warm compresses & aleve (naproxen) OTC. You can use up to 2 aleve (naproxen) twice a day with food. Check with you local doct... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Musculoskeletal : More likely a muscles strain. See your doctor if it swells up, become red, warm or doesn't improve.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Hydroxychloroquine : There is no association between your past history of malaria and recent diagnosis of discoid lupus. Hydroxychloroquine and similar medication has the ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Ok. : It's ok to try if for few days & keep using it if it's beneficial. Best wishes
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Not normal: could be a tendon problem. it appears that you had it for a while. please have it checked by a sports medicine doctor. best wishes
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Fatigue: Fatigue has many reasons. Poor sleep hygiene comes on top of the list. If you don't fee well rested when you wake up then you are not getting adequate... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Back pain: Your symptoms and non specific with too many possibilities. Please check with your doctor for physical exam and possibly imaging & laboratory test... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Further testing: Yes you should be screened for lupus and other connective tissue diseases. best wishes
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Low Vitamin D: vitamin D deficiency is associated with the symptoms you describe. Try to get your vitamin D levels to mid normal and hopefully this will get you sign... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Flare: Lupus is not caused by a trauma however any type of trauma can lead to a lupus flare once the diagnosis is already established. Best wishes
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Lupus flare: Lupus flare is diagnosed based on how you feel, doctor's exam and blood work as well. It is unlikely that what you are describing is a lupus flare. Be... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
No: None of the OTC meds can significantly reduce Uric acid. Best wishes
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Need to be examined: it is hard to tell by your description but it could be an abscess. please have it checked out by your local doctor. best wishes
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 27 years experience
Sprain : rest, lots of ice, and compression. consult with your doctor for x-rays if not better. Best regards.

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Nov 18, 2015
Great Job!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Aboyoussef is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr. Aboyoussef is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks Dr. Bt my pelvis joints pains a lot if u can send some pics of exercise i could follow them I am unable to take walk for more than 15 mnts I have consult rheumato...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Am certainly looking forward to the decrease. Am contacting both my PCP who will be asked to make contact with pain management MD, as necessary. Have diabetes and no one...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Hi Dr Aboyoussef Thank-you for your concise answer which is very kind of you best wishes from England UK

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine, Egypt
Graduated 1995MD

Awards

Thought Leader, First Place, Hawaii - Spring
2015
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