Dr. Mohammad Ashori

Family Medicine
Portland, OR
18 years experience male

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: California, Oregon, Washington

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

426 Answers
10 Agrees
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Short time: E coli bacteria last less than 1-2 days on a surface that's contaminated. As you mentioned they would need a medium to propagate on otherwise it would... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Not always. : Steroids usually are sufficient. Sometimes the COPD attack will resolve on its own and other times it will need meds to go away. Antibiotics are used ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Pretty normal. : Don't think it's anything abnormal. Your period can change both with age and it can vary from its baseline to longer or shorter. No particular reason ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Probably normal: It's normal for there to be numbness after massage or stretching. Sometimes the nerve gets pinched, a nearby muscle inflamed. As long as there is no w... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Possibly. : Sure, depends on the shape. If it's elongated and not tender then it might be more suspicious. But for the most part it requires a bit more expertise ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Could be...: Could be withdrawal from anti-depressant meds. Could be tension headaches. Could be trigeminal neuralgia. Could be cluster headache or migraine. Does... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Flatulent Migraine: Ah yes, flatulent migraines! Well, not really. You can get a headache from an noxious stimulus and in this case I have a feeling it wasn't the pleasan... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Pinched nerve: Usually this is referred pain from the neck. Possibly a pinched nerve in the neck somewhere. Focus on slightly better posture and exercises the should... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Might need more time: The copper IUD, unfortunately, can cause some irregular periods or intermittent bleeding or spotting. Usually receive this resolved after about six mo... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
3-4 weeks: It depends on the person's oral hygiene habits. With smokers and those who don't brush or floss it can set on within a couple of weeks. For the rest o... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Multiple: Costochondritis, inflammation of the lining of the lung, heart issue, rib pain, ligament issues, referred pain from neck, indigestion, kidney pain, sp... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Vasculitis : HSP is a vasculitis type of disease.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Get EKG: I would get an EKG and a chest xray for this, make sure it's not your heart. If you don't think it's that it could be a mild viral infection that caus... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Unlikely: You should be fine. The spores can travel however so clean any home surfaces, it's generally safe however since the amount of spores needed would be r... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
No: You won't be able to distinguish it from normal tissue unless it's engorged or has a clot in it.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Safe, but....: Yes, it's safe. But they both increase your risk of intestinal bleeding, together even more so. But, it is safe. Don't take any antiinflammatories wi... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Yes that would be safe.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Possibly arthritis.: When you have pain in multiple joints it could be from arthritis such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. IT would be important to have a docto... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
5-7 days. : Birth control withdrawal bleeds as experienced by taking oral contraceptives would last up until you take the last sugar or placebo pill. It is quite... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Normal.: It's possible for women to sometimes miss their periods. I recommend doing a pregnancy test just in case however it's likely going to be negative. If... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Amoxicillin?: I am assuming you are referring to the amoxicillin prescription, in which case it shouldn't cause the symptoms that you are referring to. However if i... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Not permanent: Levaquin is unlikely to cause damage to your bone marrow. Even if it inflammation occurred it would be temporary. So to answer your question, yes, you... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Likely the medicatio: Anxiety meds are common culprits when it comes to dizziness. Clonazepam is probably one of the leaders when it comes to this side effect. Propranolol ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
I doubt it: Unlikely for you to be pregnant if you are still having a light period. You can always do a pregnancy test to be sure but if you're having no signs of... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Unlikely: Xray is unlikely to show a liposarcoma, MRI is usually better at it. It's possible that the reason for the MRI is cancer, that's the most common reaso... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Likely normal: Just to be on the safe side I would recommend stopping the anti-inflammatories. However it's unlikely that the dark stools are due to the ibuprofen.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Not related to MS: MS in the spine wouldn't cause any issues with brain function. MS taking place in the brain could cause some issues with lightheadedness but not memor... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
UTI: Based in your symptoms I would recommend consulting with a doctor on the phone who could probably prescribe you antibiotics especially with the home t... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes. : The creamy white discharge can be normal before starting your period. If it's new have it tested. Cramp before a period is quite normal.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Need to be seen: You would need to be seen. Swelling in hands and feet at your age is never normal.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Any brand is ok: No it doesn't have to be the same brand. For those particular immunizations it doesn't matter which brand you choose.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Ignore: Ask whether you need a topical treatment for the reaction of the bug bites. Can help with itching.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Diaphragm irritation: I am assuming that you are referring to hiccups. If you are having no pain in the throat and no abdominal pain then it could be irritation of the diap... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Adhesions?: So it's not the liver and it's not the gallbladder. Could be mild obstruction, could be constipation, could be colitis, could be dyspepsia despite you... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
You: You don't need a doctor for this, simply wrap everything in plastic which causes bugs to die.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Ulcer/gallbladder: It could be dyspepsia, it could be her gallbladder and it could be her pancreas. If she is exquisitely tender over the stomach then I would go to the ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Need repeat test: Could be kidney stones, could be urinary tract infection. It depends on what the urine test showed. Is the bleeding better? Is it worse? Any pain? I r... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
You can wait longer: 1 month isn't a concerning time. It would be more concerning if the bruise is getting larger and larger. If not then I would continue to wait it out.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Great idea.: Yes, great idea. And after 5-7 days try to remove the dead skin that's left behind from the cryotherapy. Patients rarely will need a second cryo sess... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
AC joint: Sounds like your acromioclavicular joint. There are exercises you can do for this online. Icing helps. Avoid over-the-shoulder exercises.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Why take it?: What's the reason your doctor is trying to treat that level of vitamin D? There isn't much data showing any benefit for increasing vitamin D levels wh... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Yes, generally your period and ovulation are in sync. It could be that this is a anovulatory cycle in which case your period would be much lighter and... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Cremasteric: Has to do with the changes in brain electricity which then can cause spasms in the leg muscles which affects the cremasteric nervous pathway. Not dan... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Infected?: Just keep soaking it. Warm water with epsom salt until it gently starts coming off. If no signs of infection then going to the doctor may not be very ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Stye: It sounds like a stye. Possibly a chalazion. Not anything dangerous and not because of a spider bite. Warm compresses, not just warm towel but use a p... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Ovulation cramp: You can take some ibuprofen for the pain. I suspect you are on medication to help you ovulate for follicle collection? No vaginal bleeding? You can tr... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Safe for drug test.: No, you shouldn't fail a drug test with midol. It should be completely out of your system in less than 16 hours based on the ingredients.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Could be: Depends. Speak to a doctor on the phone to review your symptoms. Depends on how long you've had this. When it started. Where it is. Whether it goes aw... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Could be normal: I'm not sure which medication you took exactly, if it was a hormone then it's quite possible for your period to be delayed for a up to 2 weeks, in som... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Nerve issue: Could be nerve impingement from either too much sitting or from riding a bicycle perhaps. Sometimes excessive masturbation or sex or condoms can caus... Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Dr.Ashori ,yes i refer to Lupus And strangely The Dermatologist did refer me to a skin biopsy from arm so that confused me more!thank you for hour generous pro...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have a 4 year old whose fever has been waxing and waning the past 4 days after his throat swab came positive for strep. This hadn't happened with him before so natural...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you, Dr Ashori. Your comment definitely means alot to me. My fracture is consistent with boxer's fracture with about 45° displacement and I was worried that surg...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California - David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, United States
Graduated 2005MD

Medical/Graduate school

UCLA School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

RONALD REAGAN UCLA MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2009

Awards

Founding Knowledge Editor, First Place, Oregon - Winter
2016
Top Doctor, First Place, Oregon - Winter
2016
Top Family Physician, First Place, Oregon - Spring
2017
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