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Dr. Richard Kauffman, M.D.

Internist

Dr. Richard Kauffman is an internist practicing in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Kauffman has been a consultant on HIV in Southeast Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. He specializes in the medical treatment of diseases of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Kauffman provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
42 years Experience
Dr. Richard Kauffman, M.D.
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
  • Accepting new patients

How does metformin help treat PCOD?

Metformin can reduce insulin levels in women with PCOS and may also decrease androgen levels.

Is there any remedy or treatment for diabetic neuropathy?

Gabapentin can be helpful in decreasing the pain of diabetic neuropathy. More importantly, lifestyle changes to decrease glucose levels such as diet, exercise and maintaining a READ MORE
Gabapentin can be helpful in decreasing the pain of diabetic neuropathy. More importantly, lifestyle changes to decrease glucose levels such as diet, exercise and maintaining a BMI between 25-28.

Can adults get croup?

It is very uncommon for anyone over the age of six to get croup. It is most common in children ages 6 months to 3 years. Boys are affected more than girls.

Is pleural effusion a dangerous condition?

It depends on what caused her pleural effusion. 25% of effusions remain undiagnosed as to their cause. There are medicines that can cause a lupus-like condition that can result READ MORE
It depends on what caused her pleural effusion. 25% of effusions remain undiagnosed as to their cause. There are medicines that can cause a lupus-like condition that can result in an effusion. Your mother’s physician will look for the cause of the effusion.

When to go in?

Definitely you need to see a physician, sooner better than later.