Dr. Lotfy Basta

Cardiology
Tulsa, OK
male

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Cardiology

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English

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It is unlikely that your symptoms are related to either testing positive for COVID earlier in the year or caused by any of the mRNA vaccines. I sugges... Read More
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Focus on something else that you like such as music or your own breathing. Inhale through your nose counting four and exhale through your pursed lips ... Read More
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Yes it should. However, what do you mean by electrolyte imbalance? Do you have kidney dysfunction, endocrine disease or taking medicine to lower blood... Read More
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Per Se, an elevated LDL does not cause chest pain. The latter should be evaluated to see whether it is due to narrowing of the arteries supplying the ... Read More
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There are lots of causes for such pain. You need to see your primary physician to determine whether the cause of pain is obvious or he/she needs the a... Read More
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If her doctor says that there is no detectable abnormalities, these symptoms require us to listen and encourage. Self confidence often requires time t... Read More
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The second and third readings are more reliable than the first. Sometimes BP goes up when one sees the Doctor in the office (white coat syndrome) and ... Read More
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You may take Two tabs of Tylenol 500 mg. each. You will be fine by tomorrow. Body ache is common and usually disappears the next day.
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Lupron given for hormonal treatment of prostate cancer or for its recurrence should not be incompatible with pulmonary hypertension. However, it may p... Read More
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You have to see your primary physician. He will examine the size and the feel of your prostate and run some blood tests to rule out high blood sugar. ... Read More
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You are fine. Don't worry. We don't measure the antibody response by the severity of immediate symptoms.
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Many of those catching COVID-19 infection or symptomatic disease never know the source. Victims can carry the virus to others but they either don't ha... Read More
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It’ depends on what was the reason to order it in the first place. If it were to exclude certain abnormalities and the study turned out to be normal, ... Read More
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Marijuana can relieve certain symptoms such as nausea, lack of appetite or pain. It is not against any disease per se.
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TIA’s stand for transient ischemic (brain) attacks caused by reversible reduction blood flow to the brain. They often serve as a warning before a stro... Read More
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The commonest cause for bloating is swallowing air. This can result from eating fast, not chewing well or forced belching. If that is not the reason y... Read More
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I recommend that you skip the dose of tonight and resume taking it as prescribed tomorrow evening
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By taking the first dose of Moderna you started the process of developing antibodies. That process takes about 4 weeks. Infection with COVID is like t... Read More
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One should receive vaccination after two months from the infection. That is the CDC recommendation to obtain the desired increase in antibodies agains... Read More
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Thank you! It was may ‘20 & on eloquis. wondered why footprint if TIA
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I didn't take her to the doctor yet... it was a momentarily thing
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Thank you, so smoking wouldn’t worstsen my leukemia or Spleen?
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