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Arthur Pinkhasov

Internist

Dr. Arthur Pinkhasov is an internist practicing in Forest Hills, NY. Dr. Pinkhasov specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Pinkhasov 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.
14 years Experience
Arthur Pinkhasov
Specializes in:
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Forest Hills, NY
  • St george's university school of medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Is lactose intolerance hereditary?

Lactose intolerance is not a genetic condition. It is caused by loss of the ability to digest lactose. However it is too possible for your child to develop this condition later READ MORE
Lactose intolerance is not a genetic condition. It is caused by loss of the ability to digest lactose. However it is too possible for your child to develop this condition later in life.


What are the foods to be avoided with gout?

Gout is a condition which is caused by an increase production or decrease breakdown of uric acid in the blood that can deposit into specific joints. You need to go on a low purine READ MORE
Gout is a condition which is caused by an increase production or decrease breakdown of uric acid in the blood that can deposit into specific joints. You need to go on a low purine diet which means avoiding Seafood, alcohol, certain fish and red meat.

What is the best remedy for mouth ulcers?

The best way to treat mouth ulcers is avoiding drinking alcohol, salty foods, and spicy foods. You can also take a supplement called L-lysine 500 milligrams every day during READ MORE
The best way to treat mouth ulcers is avoiding drinking alcohol, salty foods, and spicy foods.

You can also take a supplement called L-lysine 500 milligrams every day during the outbreak of ulcers.

Can you suggest a treatment plan for my overall weakness?

There are many reasons why you could be suffering from overall weakness. You need to do testing to determine what is the cause before I could suggest any treatment l.

Swelling nodes, what is it?

It seems like you have an ottoman condition that is causing all your symptoms. It is important to treat the gut since most of them system is found in the gut. A proper autoimmune READ MORE
It seems like you have an ottoman condition that is causing all your symptoms. It is important to treat the gut since most of them system is found in the gut. A proper autoimmune diet is very essential for this condition.

What can I do to resolve loose motions?

The best medication to help the runs instantly is imodium which is over the counter. It is important to find out why she gets the runs after eating certain foods things like lactose READ MORE
The best medication to help the runs instantly is imodium which is over the counter. It is important to find out why she gets the runs after eating certain foods things like lactose intolerance could cause it.

How do probiotics help the body?

Yes probiotics are very essential for maintaining good health and very good to take after taking course of antibiotics to replenish the normal gut Flora. It is Important to know READ MORE
Yes probiotics are very essential for maintaining good health and very good to take after taking course of antibiotics to replenish the normal gut Flora. It is
Important to know which probiotics to take since they are different types of available in the market.

When should I see a geriatrician?

Hello, my suggestion is that you still need to see a family doctor, internal medicine doctor, or a Geriatrician atleast every 6 months for check-up and follow-up care. There could READ MORE
Hello, my suggestion is that you still need to see a family doctor, internal medicine doctor, or a Geriatrician atleast every 6 months for check-up and follow-up care. There could be lots of things going on with you that you might not feel. For instance, high blood pressure is very common in the elderly population, but can be asymptomatic. Over time, it can cause real consequences and even death. Hope that answers you question. 

Do blood pressure medications affect male fertility?

There have been no studies that prove lisinopril causes infertility with males. I would assume it is safe to take. However it is an absolute contraindication for females to take READ MORE
There have been no studies that prove lisinopril causes infertility with males. I would assume it is safe to take. However it is an absolute contraindication for females to take Lisinopril if they want to get pregnant. I hope that helps.