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Dr. Yong Wen

Internal Medicine
Newburgh, NY
22 years experience male

Locations

Advanced Kidney Care

Newburgh, NY

Address

425 Robinson Ave, 1st Floor, Newburgh, NY
Directions

Fax

2018226477

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Capital District Physicians Health Plan

CIGNA Health Care

MultiPlan, Inc

MVP Healthcare

Oxford Health Plans

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

WellCare Health Plans

Nippon Life Insurance Company of America

Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company

Medicare

Medicaid

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Nephrology and Dialysis

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

38 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Dairy and wheat: If you get diarrhea or a lot of gas after drinking milk or diary product, then you have lactose intolerance, then you should avoid dairy. Wheat is glu... Read More
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Endocrine gland : There are 2 endocrine gland in the neck called thyroid gland and parathyroid gland. They have distinct functions.
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Boosting metabolism: No, heavy food won't boost your metabolism. Will certainly get you gain weight and feel more sluggish. Metabolic rate is partly genetic. Increased reg... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
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Swelling in leg: Heart failure, liver disease cirrhosis or kidney disease that causes proteinuria can cause leg swelling. Blood clot in leg should be considered if the... Read More
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Lower NA in blood.: Drink in extra water and/or take DDAVP.
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Diet regiment: Keto diet is effective as long as you are on it. Once you go back to your previous diet, you will gain all your weight back in several weeks.
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Leg and arm swelling: Could be venous insufficiency, blood clot, sign of heart failure and other things. You should see local physician to get it checked out.
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Advanced maternal ag: Any age above 40 yrs old.
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Co2 level low: This means acidosis. 18 is not too low. It could mean kidney problem or hyperventilation. You should see a kidney doctor for a more complete evaluatio... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Face, lip numb: Possibilities: facial nerve neuralgia 2nd multiple sclerosis, varicella Zoster or other virus infection, hypocalcemia, parotid gland tumor, stroke, co... Read More
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Uric acid level: That Uric acid level is off the chart high. I don't know what unit it is in. You should see a physician to see if this is gout that is causing the pai... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Gerd : Famotidine is a histamine blocker and it works faster than Prilosec which is a proton pump inhibitor which takes longer to work but its effect also la... Read More
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Protein supplement: I presume you're talking about protein supplements. High dose protein supplement is a problem if you have any kind of kidney disease, severe hypertens... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Bun and creatinine: Do not worry about ratio of bun/cr. Bun is affected by many factors, hydration status, protein intake, muscle mass, whether on any hormone supplement.... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
No: Sounds like you may have bleeding in the stomach. You may continue the omeprazole, but need to see a Gastroenterologist soon.
A 52-year-old male asked:
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PPI: PPI is long acting and needs to be taken regularly to prevent acid formation. So you should take it regularly about the same time every day preferably... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
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Echo: That means your heart contraction function is good.
A 45-year-old male asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Esomeprazole.: Yes, very possible. It is a chronic medication, and has side effect. If H2 blocker like Pepcid is efficacious, then I would recommend using just H2 bl... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Strong bone.: I think it is more likely that increased physical activities lead to stronger bone. That is because stress on a bone promotes bone growth to better de... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Probiotics: They are use to replenish beneficial intestinal flora. They are help to treat antibiotic induced diarrhea. They are made of lactobacillus or the "good... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Weight gain: 2 to 3 lbs is about the average daily body weight variation from food and water consumption.
A 52-year-old male asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Uric acid: Avoid alcohol and too much red meat and take medication. Hyperuricemia is largely genetic.
A 33-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Lupus.: Unlikely, but you need a proper workup including quantification of proteinuria and presence of other lupus symptom. Your ANA level is slightly high wh... Read More
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Back and abd pain: Think endometriosis which is sometimes can only be diagnosed via laparoscopy. Inflammatory bowel disease, herniated back disc, are other possibilities... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Orgasm while asleep: For a woman, that is interesting. Not sure why. Maybe you are wearing some clothing that is touching your erogenous zone. When one is relaxed, they be... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Muscle disorder: Rhambdomyolysis from exercise injury, phosphate deficiency. Polimyositis (autoimmune disease), neurological disease involving motor neuron such as ALS... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Cough: There is a thing called exercise induced Asthma or bronchospasm. See if it goes away with taking albuterol inhaler before exercise.
A 31-year-old male asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Lung problem: Ct scan can rule out lung cancer. VQ scan only evaluate for pulmonary embolism. Bronchoscopy evaluates for lung infection and certain intrabronchial l... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes.: Hiatal hernia can cause esophageal reflux worsens with lying on back which can feel like burning chest pain and difficulty catching breath.
A 40-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
? Low calcium: Make sure her calcium is not too low now. Low calcium can cause parethesia, muscular irritability. Diuretics by itself should not cause jitteriness.
A 18-year-old male asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Not Flu.: Real influenza infection has high fever. If you don't have fever, you probably do not have Flu. Your symptoms sound like just gastroenteritis.
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Diarrhea advise: Without knowing more about your clinical condition, it is hard to say. You can try acidophilus three times per day, OTC Imodium, and even raw crushed ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Shock: Hypovolemic shock from blood loss.
A 23-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Xeralto and period: Agree with Dr. Ira Friedlander. INR is not affected by xeralto. Since your PE was induced partly by bcp, you may be able to stop xeralto earlier that ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Joint pain: Rash and joint pain raises suspicion for autoimmune disease. See rheumatologist for tests.
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Probably yes: Buspirone has the same mechanism of action as risperdal which is very well know to cause elevated prolactin level. Buspirone likely cause much less ri... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Ventilation.: I presume you're talking about breathing and lung volume. Then it is PFT --- Pulmonary function test.
A male asked:
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Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Plavix half life: Plavix comes in 75 mg, so I don't know why you say 300 mg. Usually plavix should be held for 7 days before invasive procedure.

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Mar 20, 2017
very good doctor
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Feb 28, 2017
great Doctor
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Dec 25, 2017
Very helpful!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Hi Dr.Wen very kind to add your professional opinion much appreciated from England UK
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) i will stick with Fomotadine. Thanks great Advice
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) thanks for letting me know

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Most Influential, First Place, the White Plains Region - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Third Place, the White Plains Region - Spring
2017
Top General Internist, First Place, the White Plains Region - Spring
2017

Affiliations

St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital
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