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Dr. Sheldon Brownstein

Cardiac Electrophysiology
male

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BA Brooklyn college (cuny) Md Univ of Romeu

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Cardiac Electrophysiology

Cardiology

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio

Languages spoken

Italian

Doctor Q&A

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Syncope : Now more commonly called vasodepressor syncope is a complex telex involving feedback from brain and circulation system
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Chest pain: Many severe viral upper respiratory infections are accompanied by s verse pleuritic, pleurisy or pericarditis. They both have symptoms you described a... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
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Ectopic beats: Everyone has skipped beats but some people feel them. Beats can occur from upper chamber or lower chamber. These beats are generally benign unless the... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Crystals: It sounds like small kidney stones which I would save and have analyzed. You need to see your Pcp for work up which may include seeing a urologist
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Pacemaket: There is no problem unless electricity directly comes in contact with the pacemaker
A 61-year-old member asked:
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Groin: If an ultrasound was done and was normal the lump will resolve over a few weeks
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Heart rate: Wining atenolol should be done under a doctors supervision. Sudden changes or withdrawal can cause a rebound tachycardia
A 37-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: Most Svt is not life threatening, easily treated with melds or irradicated with a small procedure.
A male asked:
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Stress test: Equivocal changes imply that Ekg on test show changes which were suggestive of positive but may have not met criteria completely. Using echocardiogram... Read More
A female asked:
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Ear: When the doctor looks in the ear canal he should be able to see the reflection of 3 small bones through a transparent membrane. In the case of a sever... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
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Generic: Generally the drugs are the same. However, the formulation of the brand name is purer and in some drugs does make a difference
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Asa: The data. On aspirin daily as prevention remains very controversial
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Angina: Angina pectoris is chest pain thought tone cardiac in nature. It is a true warning sign of a heart attackand should be taken seriously. If left untrea... Read More
A member asked:
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Pots: Pots can cause symptomatic tachycardia and near syncope/syncope upon standing. Beta blockers which are shorter acting can last 8-12 hours while the lo... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
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Amiodarone: There are a number of schemes to load but to obtain levels one uses 800 mg for 5 day, 600 mg for 5 days, and 400 mg maintenance for 3-6 months and the... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
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Sleep: Sleep hygiene continues to be important and causes of poor sleep include eating and exercising prior to sleep. Sleep apnea also contributes to poor sl... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Palpitations: the chemical profile prescribed is essentially nor,al however palpitations can occur if other chemistries are abnormal such as hyperthyroidism. Muscle... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
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Diet: Laxatives should not be used to lose weight. They can negatively impact on electrolytes and abuse can be negatively impacting on gastrointestinal heal... Read More
A female asked:
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Infection: Would not use the contacts if there is any sign of infection
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Strep: It is unlikely that you had strep if both tests were negative but Viral pharyngitis can look similar. You should continue supportive care and it sho... Read More
A member asked:
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Floaters: Floaters are common and often not even seen.If there is any doubt an ophthalmologist should examine your eyes
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Infection: Fever post wisdom tooth removal suggests dry socket or resistant infection and needs immediate follow up with oral surgeon
A 16-year-old female asked:
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Syncope: Syncope or passing out has multiple causes and warrants work up as it is potentially dangerous. In common vasovagal syncope post episode headaches are... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
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Knee: There is a consideration for chronic tendinitis. Catchers commonly have tears in the meniscus. Would recommend evaluation and possible mri
A 19-year-old male asked:
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Bisoprolol: Need to have 5 doses for steady state level before doctor adjusts medication
A 41-year-old male asked:
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Healthy heart: Life style would include heart healthy diet which is available through American heart association. Regular aerobic exercise 50-60 minutes 5 days per w... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
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Stethoscope: Diaphragm is the flat side and bell is the reverse side for hearing different type of sounds
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Period: There may be variability in periods cycle but there is always a question of pregnancy in sexually active females
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Systemic illness: Tuberculosis Sarcoidosis Lupus
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Int med: Internists address illnesses systemically.. Disciplines include cardiovascular , pulmonary, gastroenterology, endocrinology, nephrology, rheumatology,... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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If tests are normal: MVP is a spectrum of multiple symptoms due to the stretch of the chordae or suspension of the mitral valve which is a valve connecting the left atrium... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
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Infection: Although it appears hat the abscess is gone it sounds like you have systemic infection with a significant bacteremia. It is possible that the bacteria... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Non compliant: Non compliant means that the patient is not adhering to the prescribed treatment plan
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Ablation: Having incisional pain after an ablation is common. Dizziness and nausea are not as common. It is important to stay hydrated and if possible take your... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Fertility: Conception can be a tricky proposition for some couples but 2 months is a short time. Your partner can monitor her temperature daily and when temperat... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Sore throat: Your throat may be dry at night because of mouth breathing and dryness
A female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Angiogram: When trying to access an artery the nerve plexus can be irritated by trauma or collection of blood around the nerve. This generally resolves with time... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Scd: Staying sedentary and overweight increases chances of complications of obesity. These include diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension which are ri... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Mole: Although the mole has been there for a period of time it would be prudent to show it to your pediatrician
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Coffee: Coffee is a stimulant which studies have shown may be good for you even a couple of cups per day. Your sleepiness needs to be more thoroughly evaluate... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Hives: Hivea can be stimulated by exposure to allergens or other environmental causes but a work up is warranted because in some cases anaphylaxis can occur ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
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Legs ache: It sounds like a neurologist could help to rule out neuropathy
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Position : Positional change can cause heart rate changes that mimic arrhythmias and should be documented
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Bb: There are some forms of syncope where beta blockers can be effective
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Afib: Many people who have afib also have sleep apnea as a trigger
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Wpw: Procedure has become sophisticated with computers helping in mapping
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
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Vt : By ablation is not unusual but is done often as a palliative procedure

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Jan 2, 2016
Good doctor
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much and I had to go too the ER because of consistently pain and I found out I have a torn rotatory cup in my right arm. Thanks so much.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks a million doc hopefully it isnt anything cancerous I'm jus lookin at the worse case scenario that way I can make sure of it ..t
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thanks, i sometimes will take my backpack on wheels with me so i can hold on to the handles or my grocery cart if im going shopping

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Univ of rome
Graduated nullMD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Rome-La Sapienza Faculty of Medicine, Italy
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 1983

Awards

Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Covington Region - Winter
2015
Thought Leader, First Place, Covington Region - Winter
2015
Top Doctor, First Place, Covington Region - Winter
2015

Affiliations

FACC, fACP, FHRS
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