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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?

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

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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. 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.?

Oncology hematology: I think given your brothers history that you need to see a specialist and make sure you don't have lymphoma also. This is a very serious symptom and we can't fully diagnose it over the phone ...Read more

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What part of the body does lewis sumner syndrome affect?

What part of the body does lewis sumner syndrome affect?

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

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What do you advise if my grandpa was diagnosed with lewis body dementia?

What do you advise if my grandpa was diagnosed with lewis body dementia?

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

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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

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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?

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

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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

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

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Is there any treatment for muscular dystrophy (jerry lewis)?

Is there any treatment for muscular dystrophy (jerry lewis)?

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

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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?

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

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My daughter has a pimply rash on her stomach. Moshe says it's itchy. Looks like small bumps, almost like whiteheads?

My daughter has a pimply rash on her stomach. Moshe says it's itchy. Looks like small bumps, almost like whiteheads?

Rash: heat rash, viral/ allergic rash can give small bumpy rash. If there are white heads it may be folliculitis. Need to see your daughter's physician ...Read more

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Is it okay I wear monthly contactly lenses for more than 1 month?

Is it okay I wear monthly contactly lenses for more than 1 month?

A little more: If the contact lens is comfortable and you are seeing well, you can extend the wear another week or two at the most. Overwearing contact lenses increases your risk of infection and inflammatory conditions such as keratitis and giant papillary conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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Are jujitsu artists more or less prone when it comes to contracting diseases?

Are jujitsu artists more or less prone when it comes to contracting diseases?

A bit hard to say...: A practitioner of jujitsu or any consistent exercise program will be better conditioned and more likely to have better nutritional status thus maintaining a healthier status. As to being more/less prone to contracting diseases - there's not any evidenced based research that shows an advantage either way. Diseases have more than environment that influence their presence, including genetics. ...Read more

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How can I get my boyfriend to spend less time gaming and spending more time with me?

How can I get my boyfriend to spend less time gaming and spending more time with me?

You are where its at: Don't ask him to spend more time with you or act needy. Be around him, be sweet and supportive, attentive even when he's not, then cut off the visit before he expects. Stay busy with other things and be happy doing what you are doing on your own, find other interests, where you are is where it's at. When you're with him, enthusiastic, then leave early. If he doesn't respond, you already have other interests. ...Read more

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My 2.75 month old eats every hour-formula fed-how do I get her to eat more less often?

My 2.75 month old eats every hour-formula fed-how do I get her to eat more less often?

Feed longer: A nearly 3month old infant should be feeding every 3-4 hours and usually for 20-25 minutes per feeding. A feeding volume of 4-6 oz would be appropriate. Don't feed the infant every time he/she cries, console using other methods. Have your doctor check your baby's weight and plot on growth curve. ...Read more

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What leads to more stored fat, eating a pan of brownies in one day or over a few days?

What leads to more stored fat, eating a pan of brownies in one day or over a few days?

Both.: Although gorging once is bad, eating sweets (high in fat and sugar) reguarly helps sustain a bad habit. Gain self control. Remeber, brownies are among the worst foods for metabolic syndrome. ...Read more

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Which habit helps in reducing weight? More food at lunch and less at dinner or the opposite?

Which habit helps in reducing weight? More food at lunch and less at dinner or the opposite?

Healthy eating habit: Breakfast should be the best meal of the day with protein and fiber. Lunch should be medium, watching your calories. Dinner should be the lightest meal and eaten 2-3 hrs before going to bed. Supplement the diet with plenty of water and moderate exercise to take full benefit. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if expired pills become less powerful or more powerful, in a negative way?

Which ones?: In general, it is recommended that medications not be used after expiration date. With that said, there is a big difference between being expired for 5 days versus 5 years. Your pharmacist should be able to provide more information. ...Read more

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Is a veggie smoothie with the pulp more nutritious to consume vs eating it (let's say both processes use raw veggies)?

Is a veggie smoothie with the pulp more nutritious to consume vs eating it (let's say both processes use raw veggies)?

Smoothies: Smoothies are often not very healthy since most, like yours, are concentrated sugar calories. If you are overweight or at risk of diabetes the carbohydrates and sugar are the enemy. There is no health difference to the smoothie you asked about. Both sound like 100% carb calories. ...Read more

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Hello: what is the different between typical wenckebach and atypical wenckebach? Is one more or less dangerous/ serious?

Hello: what is the different between typical wenckebach and atypical wenckebach? Is one more or less dangerous/ serious?

Wenkebach: Am not aware of your terms. There are two forms. Type 1 can occur in normal individuals by certain drugs or heightened vagal tone. Prognosis is usually quite good. Type 2 is almost always due to organic disease involving the conduction system and may lead to complete heart block. A pacemaker may be required. ...Read more

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At first I spotted pink, then it turned brown and stopped in one day, less then 24hrs later it's pink again but a lot more of it There was 2 tiny clts

At first I spotted pink, then it turned brown and stopped in one day, less then 24hrs later it's pink again but a lot more of it There was 2 tiny clts

You don't give me: Your age, but this type of slight irregular bleeding is common, especially in younger women in early years of menstruation. It is likely due to minor alterations in hormone levels and balance. The condition is called dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Pink, of course, suggests blood tinged mucous; brown...older blood. If persists, birth control pills can help regulate. Always wise to exclude pregnancy ...Read more

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Should I sleep less study more?

Should I sleep less study more?

Balance: If you don't get enough sleep your performance will suffer... If you don't study enough your performance will also suffer... Good luck.. ...Read more

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How can I 'look' more confident / less shy?

How can I 'look' more confident / less shy?

It's important to: Work on your self esteem, not just try to "look more confident." Work with a therapist and build your confidence to overcome your shyness. It is worth it. ...Read more

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Is diet soda more or less healthy than regular?

Is diet soda more or less healthy than regular?

Sugar vs Artificial: The question is. ..Is the sugar better for you than the artificial sweeteners? I would chose water myself. There is so much junk in the soda besides the sugar and artificial sweeteners that I would stay away for the most part. ...Read more

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Tell me a little bit more about contact lens risks?

Tell me a little bit more about contact lens risks?

Many types: There are gas permeable, scleral, soft daily disposable, soft extended wear, hybrid, so even a longer answer just begins to scratch the surface. The risks vary with the type of lens; all increase risk of eye infections, eye irritation and scratched corneas are the most common complications of contact lenses. Be careful not to wear cls if you have a red eye or feel a cold or flu beginning. ...Read more

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Please can I get some advice? Becoming more toned less fat?

Please can I get some advice? Becoming more toned less fat?

That requires work.: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of exercise. ...Read more