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Dr. Jose A. Perez-Tirse, MD

Infectious Disease Specialist

Jose A. Perez-Tirse, MD, is an infectious disease specialist, practicing in Miami, Florida. He is a certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and a Diplomat in Infectious Diseases. He currently serves as the Chief of Infectious Disease and Chairman of Infectious Control, Pharmacy and Therapeutics at Kendall Regional Medical Center and is renowned for his expertise in HIV/AIDs, sepsis and Ebola. He was notably named the Top Doctor of Infectious Diseases in the Miami Metro Magazine.

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Dr. Jose A. Perez-Tirse, MD
Specializes in:
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cellulitis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Topical Infections
  • Miami, FL
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Is pneumonia an infectious disease?

Yes it is an infection most pneumonia can be contained especially in someone with normal immune system. Will need antibiotics if bacterial.some pneumonia can be transmitted to READ MORE
Yes it is an infection most pneumonia can be contained especially in someone with normal immune system. Will need antibiotics if bacterial.some pneumonia can be transmitted to family. Take precautions cover mouth and wash hands frequently, see your infections disease doctor if worse

Can a shingles infection come on the buttocks and thighs?

You can get shingles in your thigh if it follows a dermatome or a nerve track from your spine. Most lesions in your gluteus are caused by herpes simplex, especially if it is recurrent. READ MORE
You can get shingles in your thigh if it follows a dermatome or a nerve track from your spine. Most lesions in your gluteus are caused by herpes simplex, especially if it is recurrent. Shingles can be confused many times with herpes simplex.

Are there ways to prevent STDs?

Yes there is, best way is the use of condoms. There are meds you can use to prevent some types of STDs. If you know your partner has herpes, can use preventive acyclovir with the READ MORE
Yes there is, best way is the use of condoms. There are meds you can use to prevent some types of STDs. If you know your partner has herpes, can use preventive acyclovir with the use of condoms. If same sex intercourse and patient has HIV, can use truvada or descovy. Common denominator is CONDOMS.