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Dr. Hossein Akhondi asl, M.D.

Internist

Dr. Hossein Akhondi asl M.D. is a top Internist in Washington, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Hossein Akhondi asl M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Hossein Akhondi asl M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Hossein Akhondi asl M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Washington, DC, Dr. Hossein Akhondi asl M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
20 years Experience
Dr. Hossein Akhondi asl, M.D.
  • Washington, DC
  • Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS)
  • Accepting new patients

What do high lymphocytes mean?

White blood cells come in several forms. One of these are Lymphocytes. Granulocytes are increased in response to acute events (stress, infection... ) and lymphocytes are elevated READ MORE
White blood cells come in several forms. One of these are Lymphocytes. Granulocytes are increased in response to acute events (stress, infection... ) and lymphocytes are elevated in response to chronic events ( inflammation, infection... )
Sometimes high lymphocytes is a reflection of chronic diseases but occasionally it can be just a normal finding. If your total white blood cell count is elevated and lymphocytes are elevated then you need further work up but otherwise you should probably be ok.
Your primary care doctor can counsel you on this.

How do I get water out of my ear?

That's a common problem with swimming. Best way to avoid it, is to wet inside of the ears manually before submerging in water. Also to avoid sudden splashes in water and use ear READ MORE
That's a common problem with swimming. Best way to avoid it, is to wet inside of the ears manually before submerging in water. Also to avoid sudden splashes in water and use ear guards.
Most of the time it goes away by itself. If not, one easy way to get rid of it is to put your finger in the affected ear and hop on the leg at the same side for a few minutes.
It's extremely rare for an infection to happen but in case of continued symptoms, visit your doctor.