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Mostly your arms: Lewis sumner syndrome is a chronic disease affecting mostly the peripheral (not brain or spinal cord) nerves of the arms, both with weakness and loss of sensation. The body attacks the myelin, or sheath of the nerves. It usually responds to immune suppression, and can have a variable course (may affect legs as well). ...Read more
How do I setup a follow up consult with Dr Moshe Lewis. I had a consult with him on Saturday morning and one of the reminders is to arrange a follow-up consult with him. But I'm not sure how to do that. Thanks to advise.?
Call his office.: Speak to his secretary or office manager and schedule a follow up exam. ...Read more
Sub specialty Neuro: Behavioral Neurologist and Neurologists who specialize in movement disorders have additional training and experience in dealing with Lewy Body Dementia. The approach to management must be individulaized based on how the condition is evolving over time. Many of the medications used for uncomplicated Parkinson's disease may make matters worse. Many general neurologists can also mange this condition ...Read more
Lewis is a little dark and started getting white spots all over his body what caused this to happen?
See a doctor: You did not mention how old is Lewis and how long he has had the white spots. This information might be helpful but it still is going to be very difficult to come to a diagnosis without having them visually inspected by a physician, preferably by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Is it normal to have mid life crisis symptoms nowadays? I kinda recall jerry lee lewis' song middle aged crazy
Yes: Yes people still can have mid-life crises. ...Read more
I took my son to the doctors on 4-13-2016 and was told he had strep but before that I had contacted dr. Lewis threw you guys but I've been having trou?
????????????????????: This public site is not a chat room. Any question you submit is randomly viewed by any of thousands of docs. Your questions are not linked, and we cannot view your past activity or uploads. If/when you have a question, please provide basic background and ask a clear question. The information above does not provide a clear idea of the problem or what you are asking. ...Read more
Hi, Dr. Lewis. You were helping me with my dysautonomia. I found a specialist in my area to help me, and made an appt. With an endocrinologist for October. We will see how everything goes. Thank you.
No question: You are doing the right thing. Follow up with the doctors. Good luck ...Read more
Dr. Lewis, you once offered me flagyl for my symtoms and I turned you down. You also suggested that my husband create a profile for himself so that he may get a prescription. Can I take you up on the offer of the flagyl? I have given it some thought and I
Consult Dr. Lewis: Check and see if Dr. Lewis has a Healthtap Concierge practice. If he does not, start another consult on Healthtap Prime. You will likely get another doc but your chart will be there for that doc to review. That doc may or may not write for the Flagyl, depending on the new assessment made. Have your husband create an account and consult as well: either with Dr. Lewis or on Prime. ...Read more
It depends: There are many different forms of muscular dystrophy. Treatment depends on the type. For some forms there are treatments to slow progression of the disease. There are currently no cures, but a lot of active research and promise on the horizon. ...Read more
I visited lewis orthopaedics last year for a knee surgery. I am fine now, no complications. ..Do I need to get my knee checked regularly?
See below: Depending upon the procedure performed usually a 1 to 2 year follow-up is necessary, especially for joint replacement surgery. Follow up with your previous treating orthopedic surgeon and they will provide you the follow-up schedule as necessary. Good luck thank you. ...Read more
I visited lewis orthopaedics last year for a knee surgery. I am fine now, no complications. ..But do I still need to get my knee checked regularly?
Depends: Only if your doctor told you too ...Read more
My back is killing me and I need help. I wanted to talk to doctor Moshe Lewis but for some reason it won't let me?
Pain med and see MD: We do not have enough information and can not help you without examination. We don't know what part of back, if there is history of trauma, your occupation, how long it has been hurting, response to pain meds if any and others. You can take over the counter pain meds and make an appointment with your doctor. You need an exam and may need X-rays / MRI imaging to find out the cause and appropriate rx ...Read more
Dr. Moshe Lewis my phone disconnected. We were talking about the light tinged blood and a referral to an oncologist. I do have an enlarged lymphnode.?
Dr. Adam I Lewis Iv taken a few anti inflammatory meds such as Aleve mobic and naproxen none helped like tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 do you have any recommendations I'm?
Medications: If Tylinol works better it has an anti inflammatory effect so I would use it rather than the other meds ...Read more
What's the concern?: If there are health / discomfort issues, resolve these with your physician. If you're with someone who cares for you, communicate openly and he/she will put you at ease. While what your body does is only partly under your control, you can communicate, ask what the partner likes best, and use your entire body to satisfy them. That's your key. Love selectively and well. ...Read more
Reducing symptoms: Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / NSAID’s Rest!! ...Read more
Overall weight loss: With natural weight loss (by eating fewer calories and exercising more to use up stored fat), one loses fat from all body parts. Avoid sugars and simple carbs. Doing exercises to strengthen and build up the abdominal muscles can hold the tummy in better, which will improve the appearance of the tummy. A primary care doctor can check for hormonal problems such as thyroid disease or diabetes. ...Read more
this is actually a very good and frequent question I get in my practice. I have found that as we age our libidos come and go, and at times there seems to be no sane explanation.
But, libido is a higher functioning need, not as important as food or sleep. So, anything getting in the way such as stress, fatigue, depression or a number of other medical conditions can be blamed. ...Read more
Not sure about less?: If you are taking drugs for a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, then this a difficult question. If you are concerned about how many pills you are taking in a day, maybe combinations or long acting drugs can reduce the number. Either way, this is to be discussed with your physician since these alternatives are not for everyone. Good luck. ...Read more