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Dr. Raid Saco

Internal Medicine
CA
male

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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

42 Answers
39 Agrees
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Likely an Infection: Based on your limited description this can be an impetigo (a bacterial infection caused by streptococcal or staphylococcal bacteria), other possibilit... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
May be: Please try to pay attention to your symptoms, such as are you not sleeping only when you are in the shared room and whether you are having a cold only... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Uknaer Ulnar nerve: Those symptoms are of ulnar nerve compression, most likely when it passes behind the elbow joint and sometimes in the wrist area as well, try to pay a... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Tamiflu: If you got the flu and it was confirmed, then tamiflu (oseltamivir) can help especially if started within 48 hours of the onset of the flu symptoms, r... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Raynaud’s: You may have Raynaud’s phenomenon (vascular hypersensitivity) that happens when you are exposed to cold, where skin goes pale, blue, then red with bur... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a cardiologist: Mitral valve prolapse has been reported to be associated with chest pain; however, chest pain should not be attributed to mitral valve prolapse until ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Further info and physical exam will be needed to pin point the problem, one cause of diffuse pains can be fibromyalgia. Your pains can be organic or p... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not permanent: All ejaculation abnormalities will resolve upon withdrawal of flomax. No permanent effect.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Get evaluated: The navel dirt and abdominal pain may or may not be linked. I would recommend cleaning your navel, monitoring for any dirt/discharge that might be com... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pharyngitis: Likely you are having pharyngitis which can be a manifestation of various bacterial and viral infections. Try over the counter sore throat lozenges es... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
May varicose veins: Those blue knobs can be varicose veins, which may indicate that you have venous insufficiency. Venous insufficiency causes legs to be swollen and if i... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Over the counter: Depends on how severe your pain is and on what medical history and allergies you have. You can start with tylenol and if not enough try non-steroidal ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Would like to have more details about your chest pain and medical history. Chest pain can be serious and can be a sign of heart, lung , gastrointestin... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Unfortunately There is no effective way to cure sensitive skin issue but there are ways decrease the irritation. Pick a razor or an electric shaver th... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Provide more info: How low is your blood pressure? Some people live with lower blood pressure as their normal, for others it is abnormal. Decreasing urine output with lo... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes it is: You seem to have a form of familial hyperlipidemia. You should get this address as soon as possible by your primary care physician to determine the b... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
More info please: How long you have been coughing? If viral infection, antibiotics are not effective and cough will linger for weeks at times. Asthma can present as cou... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: It is safe to take both as there are no interactions between those 2 medicines.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a physician: If you are sure you have an infection, you need to be evaluated by a doctor as you may need antibiotics. Ear infections can affect the external ear an... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Mostly no harm: If the wrong way is the wind pipe, then your body will respond by coughing it out. If the wrong way is the food pipe, then it will go to the stomach a... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes can.: Yes you can. If you are prescribed the augmenting as twice daily, just try to take the next dose at 12 pm as well.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Insufficient description but does not seem like arthritis; however, since you are concerned and have a family history, you should be examined by a doc... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
May be pleurisy: More information regarding your pain would be helpful. You may have pleurisy (inflammation of the lung and chest lining), the other possibilities are ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Resistance.: Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection, possible reasons for failure of treatment can be inappropriate antibiotic choice, antibiotic resistance... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: The Nizoral is topical and there should not be any significant systemic absorption, even so, there is no interaction between those medicines. You can ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Multiple things: Sorry your mom is going theough this. If by pouch you mean ostomy bag then, with pain, this might indicate (but not limited to) a narrowing of gastroi... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Get tested: There must be a source for that stain, likely your body, so unless you know that source or firmly think it is not your body then I would recommend tha... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Steroids: If you are having congestion then saline spray/wash may help and also local steroids such as flonase can be tried. If you have symptoms of sinusitis (... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a psychiatrist: Anxiety disorder will not cause you to have seizures. You fear of seizures is the result of your anxiety. There are many approaches to address your an... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Multiple: There are many hereditary cancer syndromes and some of the main ones are certain types of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, and kidney canc... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
More info please: It will be great if you can provide further info regarding your question. SSRIs usually don’t damage the kidneys. Some may affect the sodium level thr... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Uncommon: People who contract HIV (differs from AIDS which is the ultimate consequence of untreated HIV infection) develop acute symptoms mostly constitutional ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: How high your blood pressure get? Your blood pressure should be <130/80 mmHg. If persistently higher than that; you have to pursue lifestyle and di... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: No, tylenol does not thin the blood. No antiplatelets activity or anticoagulation effect.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Normal Discharge: In the setting of lack of other symptoms such as redness, itching, burning, and foul smell, this watery discharge is a normal physiologic discharge th... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes it can: Yes, this can raise your blood pressure temporarily. I doubt that it will cause any trouble unless you plan on using it for a long time. It would be s... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Common cold is caused by viruses, most in colder weather but you can still have cold during summer time.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Very low chance: Tissue sarcomas are rare, represent <1% of all malignancies. The american cancer society estimates about 2430 new cases of sarcoma this year (adult... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Many things: Back pain can result from many things such as muscle spasm, narrowing in the spine, nerve root compressions, joint disease, and inflammatory disease. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
May be arrhythmia: What you described can be secondary to arrhythmia (abnormal heart beat) likely a supraventricular tachycrdia; however, given the limited info you prov... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Neuropathy: What you are describing is diabetic peripheral neuropathy, make sure she is not vitamin B12 deficient, aggressively control her diabetes, and have her... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: I doubt the pain is related to the blood in the feces but it can be. The blood in stool can be from inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s and ulcerativ... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Al-Nahrain University, Iraq
Graduated 2009MD

Residency

ST JOHN HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2018
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