Dr. Reyes Cuevas

Family Medicine
La Mesa, NM
12 years experience male

About

Bio

Family doc with a huge interest in unconventional treatment of type 2 diabetes (mainly diet and exercise), urgent care, and medically guided weight loss.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Michigan, New Mexico, Texas

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
10 Agrees
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Sounds like gastritis or an ulcer, although gallbladder issues can have similar symptoms. Chronic marijuana smoking notoriously can cause CHS, which c... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
I tend to see low wbc counts on routine labs pretty often. Usually recheck in a few weeks and most come back normal. The ones that are persistently lo... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
The normal HCG ranges in such an early potential pregnancy have a huge range. The best way to tell for sure is if you have another quantitative HCG do... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
I'd say get this checked in person. Could be something as simple as a little milk residue, but could be as bad as a certain type of cancer. Get it che... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
I looked into it and it seems that it's just a certain sensation. No clinical application that I can find.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
This is something that truly requires an in-depth evaluation, usually involving several blood and urine tests. Get checked by your primary physician a... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
If the cream didn't work it could be that the infection is simply too deep for the cream to reach, or it could be that it's not fungus. There are oral... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
This is quite odd in someone so young! Do you perform any repetitive motion with the pinky, such as in gaming or other repetitive hand motion? Any res... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
The thing is menopause is diagnosed based on 12 months with no menstrual, NOT based on blood tests. The tests can sometimes confirm it, but they can b... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Most insurances have a 24/7 nurse help line that you can take advantage of, call your insurer and find out. In MOST cases, a healthy 26 year old woman... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
CT angio I use more as a screening test in patients without symptoms, but with some risk. If you're having symptoms, get checked. I'm guessing you hav... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Why did you have the CT angio initially? This is somewhat concerning for dissection and if you're able to access emergency care please do so, especial... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
You may have an intolerance or allergy to pineapple. First and foremost I'd recommend avoiding it.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
If you're shown proper technique and location (depends on medication, volume, etc), it's difficult to hit an artery or major vein. If you DON'T follow... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Therapy certainly helps, but it's always necessary to find a therapist you can really trust. I would recommend you try mycatholicdoctor.com and see if... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Not very common. Usually the gut is REALLY good at absorbing water, so you're more likely to just have a lot of urination unless you have a history of... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
From the sound of it you've already had a cardiologist evaluate you, is that correct? Have you had a stress test? If you have ongoing concern or are o... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
I'd highly recommend a couple of things. First, you need to be seeing a gastroenterologist for this, not just a primary doctor. Second, the answer to ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Go get checked out, could be a sign of small hernias. You may also consider consulting with a trainer or physical therapist for some exercises that ma... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Recent studies indicate that natural immunity is just as good as vaccine-mediated, including protection from variants. Furthermore, it seems that thos... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Sounds like your blood pressure may be dropping drastically when you stand. May be orthostatic hypotension. Call your GP's office for a consultation, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Common house flies lay eggs in decaying organic matter (rotting stuff...). The first stage after hatching is the maggot stage. So it's really really u... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
There's insufficient data to determine if it harms the baby. https://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/d04417a1 This site outright recommends AGAINST ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
It sounds like a yeast infection. Ideally you want a gynecologist or competent primary doc to examine you and take a look at the discharge under a mic... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Agree, this is a tough one. Always risk versus benefit. The WHO no longer recommends it routinely for under 18 yo. The CDC still does. I don't think w... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
I've had patients tell me stories like this sometimes just to get attention, but other times they don't tell the full truth. Go get tested
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
There has to be more than a vibrating chest right? No legit doctor would ever put a patient on such a horrible medication as lorazepam just for that..... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
I used to have this too, so I know how annoying it can be. The fix for me was becoming a doc and being FORCED to talk to dozens and dozens of stranger... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reyes Cuevas
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Agree with seeing derm. Sometimes, but not always and it depends on the root cause, steroid injections can recover areas of patchy hair loss. If anyon... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
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Hi, thank you a lot. Now I finally am thinking to see a doctor r8 away
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It did feel better when I told my father. Thank you for the response
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Dr I dn't thnk am prgnant coz am on my period n have regular period

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Texas Tech University School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 2011MD
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