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Dr. Chris Sadeh

Emergency Medicine
Dallas, TX
21 years experience male

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Emergency Medicine

Dallas, TX

Address

Dallas- Fort Worth Metroplex, Dallas, TX
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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.

Emergency Medicine

Addiction Medicine

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

116 Answers
163 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Acetaminophen: Is safe for use for pain or fever in any trimester of pregnancy. At 8-9 weeks, you are in your first trimester. NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen,... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
There are: Medications to help a drug addict through the difficult detox period, as well as medications (naltrexone) that can help addicts live drug-free during ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
3-5 days for oxy: Your urine should be clear by day 7. Assuming normal hydration and liver health, 3-5 days of abstinence will achieve a below-cutoff/ negative result... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
You are likely: Correct, given his multiple ear infections. Lymph nodes can be swollen for a myriad of reasons. It's best to have his pediatrician take a look if ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Vertigo: The balance system works by coordinating information in your brain from the three senses used for balance: your balance organ in your inner ear, your ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: You could cut them in half, or into a size that she can easily manage. A pill crusher is another option
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
What you're: describing could represent a herniated disc. With this injury, patients often feel significant pain in the low back in the hours / days that follow.... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Evening/ night time: Discomfort in the throat and persistent dry cough is frequently caused by GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease). Aka acid reflux. You might try ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Look for a: musculoskeletal or nerve cause for your pain. Pain in these areas is worrisome for coronary artery disease, you're right, but not in a 23 year old ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
In theory: You should not develop an addiction to hydrocodone by taking 10-20 a month. Due to the short half-life of the medication, tolerance to the drug wil... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Naltrexone: Can be very useful AFTER a patient has detoxed from codeine. It will precipitate withdrawal, and cannot be used while the patient is still intoxicat... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Clonidine: Can be helpful in eliminating some symptoms of opioid withdrawal. It is a blood pressure medication however, and should be used under the guidance o... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Kratom: Kratom will not make you fail any standard drug test. Of its 40+ active alkaloids, one has activity which activates an opioid receptor. However, K... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Sepsis: Patients with sepsis in the first, or mild stage, typically exhibit an accelerated heart rate (higher than 90-beats-per minute), quickened breathing (... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Massage is: Wonderfully liberating... but it also liberates toxins, and a deep tissue massage can cause muscle breakdown as well. DRINK LOTS OF WATER! This wi... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Breathing: Is complicated sometimes... It is possible to hyperventilate without realizing it. Just taking a few deep breaths a minute is enough to hyperventila... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Pediatrician: visit is necessary here. Most likely your child suffers from reflux, where food is returning into the esophagus from the stomach after eating. Thi... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
QT interval varies: with Heart Rate. The "corrected" QT interval tries to standardize this but there are a number of different correction formulas and the calculation f... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Possibly, yes!: Duodenal ulcers often cause a gnawing pain in the upper stomach area several hours after a meal, and patients can often relieve the pain by eating. Ma... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
X-ray time: With persisting pain two days after a significant blow to the foot, see an urgent care for an X-ray series. Until then, rest, ice, compression wit... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Torn cartilage: There is torn cartilage in the posterior knee joint. This can cause swelling, pain, and even "locking" of the knee joint. An orthopedic surgeon ca... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Your symptoms: require a doctor's visit. An urgent care or if your symptoms worsen/ become persistent/ severe, an ER. You mention your mid / right back and chills... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Not likely: If you washed your hands thoroughly, and had no other breaks in the skin or direct contact with the fecal material, you will be fine.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
At age 33,: With no diverticula on your colonoscopy, I would look for another cause of persistent LLQ pain. It would be unusual to suffer from this condition a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
No.: Supplements will not delay your period. It sounds like you are on a good prenatal regimen. Best wishes!
A member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
No: Your chances of getting "active" TB at this point rely solely on whether you completed a treatment regimen for your previous episode of TB. See yo... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
72 hours for oxy: Urine drug screens look for the metabolites of oxycodone in the urine, which take about 3 days to clear. With just a single 5 mg dose, it would be u... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
I suggest: you see a physician for a workup. You are relatively young to consider a stroke as the cause, but depending on your sex, age, lifestyle, genetics, m... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
White/ yellow: Discharge signifies either a bacterial or fungal infection is present. Yellow/ green discharge is frequently associated with bacterial infections, o... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
The oxycodone : is not the problem for the urine test... it's the metabolite of oxycodone which is picked up. 72 hours is a typical detection time for a the metabo... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Two types: Of urine drug screen tests. When you hand your urine over, the first test is an immunoassay "dip" test most of the time. This test only looks broa... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Oxycodone : Is a synthetic opiate, and unless massive amounts are being consumed, will not cause a POSITIVE result for the typical opioid urine drug screen immuno... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
My guess is you: Are referring to pyridium, which is the sold over the counter as Azo for urinary pain. Pyridium will color the urine, but will not effect the immun... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Suboxone : withdrawals will last longer, due to the very long half-life of suboxone. A medically supervised taper will help manage this, but expect a long cou... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
8 years: Is the time frame used for recommending a tetanus booster. You are covered for possible tetanus exposure.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: You should have "roughly" a doubling of your HCG every 48 hours. Your levels are going up, and a gestational sac was observed in the uterus. So...... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
That's: a long time for a new headache. It could be something simple like corrective lenses, or something more serious like an infection. You need to have ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Poppy seed muffins: are a frequent cause for false-positive morphine urine drug screens. Poppy seeds can also be found in salad dressings, and on bagels. A GC/ MS tes... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Swelling: In the face is a possible sign of angioedema. This is a type of allergic reaction which causes swelling around the face, lips, tongue, and soft tiss... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Extrusion: Meniscal extrusion refers to cartilage extending beyond the tibial margin. Basically, a piece of cartilage is where it shouldn't be. This can r... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Unfortunately : This is tough to diagnose over the internet. You require a physical exam. Most pain such as this is caused from inflammation in the chest wall, but... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Hematoma: Is a area of bleeding or blood clot under the skin. Fancy term for bruise, but they can become quite large and painful at times. A break in the sk... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
You could have: a variety of causes, from an ovarian cyst to a pelvic infection. If you are pregnant, this would be a concerning pain. It’s best to be checked out... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Wouldn't: Worry about a DVT. A deep vein thrombosis is more likely after prolonged immobilization, or after a significant injury to the extremity. In your s... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Did your doctor: Give you a steroid shot, and now you are wanting to know when to start your prescription? Usually twelve hours after the in-office dose was given. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
You may have: A bursitis or a tendinitis. These are both inflammatory conditions that could be due to overuse of the joint, trauma to the elbow, or less likely an... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
NO: Rabies is not transmitted through the lick of a dog. You are safe.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Anxiety: Would be at the top of the list of possibilities, considering your age and symptoms. Medication withdrawal, drug withdrawal, medication or drug side... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Pneumonia: Can be complicated. A single course of Amoxicillin may not treat pneumonia. This depends on many factors. If you are still coughing, short of ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
A urine : pregnancy test detects B-HCG in the urine, which is present during pregnancy. A negative urine pregnancy test 4 months after sex certainly rules out... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Emory University School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA MEDICAL CENTER, FAIRVIEW

Awards

Most Influential, Second Place, Texas - Spring
2017
Thought Leader, Third Place, Texas - Spring
2017
Top Emergency Medicine Specialist, Third Place, the Nation - Spring
2017
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