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Dr. Sam Pennella

General Practice
Lambertville, NJ
male

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General Practice

Licenses

United States: Minnesota, New Jersey

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41 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sam Pennella
Specializes in General Practice
Head pressure causes: New medications causing increased intracranial pressure, sinus infection, meningitis or encephalitis, hypertension
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Pennella
Specializes in General Practice
R/O diabetes: Sometimes insulin resistance and other endocrine disorders can darken your skin. Sometimes this is genetic and there are some topical drugs you can apply to the skin to correct it. Speak with your primary or dermatologist.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sam Pennella
Specializes in General Practice
Pulm fibrosis: Yes it can cause pulmonary fibrosis, and high doses can eventually cause heart injury. There are no remedies. Getting a chest X-ray or a CT scan is not too dangerous unless you are pregnant. Radiation for cancers is controlled and the benefits outweigh risks. Lead shields protect the lungs when the target for X-ray or radiation is elsewhere on the body. Limit radiation exposure

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