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Dr. Paige Gutheil

Family Medicine
HILLIARD, OH
20 years experience female

Locations

Office

HILLIARD

Address

4611 TRUEMAN BLVD STE 300, HILLIARD
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Signature Primary Care and Wellness, LLC

HILLIARD

About

Bio

Dr. Paige Gutheil was born and raised in central Ohio. She did her undergraduate studies at the University of Houston and returned to Ohio to continue her studies at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine where she graduated in 2002. She continued her training at Doctors Hospital where she served as Chief Resident of the Family Practice Residency. She began her private practice in Family Medicine in 2005. Dr. Paige has accumulated vast experience and has many interests in family medicine. She is Board Certified in her specialty. Dr. Gutheil also serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine for the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine as well as on the Alumni Boards of the College and University. She has served in many professional, academic and community positions. She serves on the Executive Board of the Columbus Osteopathic Association and is an active member on the state and national level of the American College of Osteopathic Family Practice and the American Osteopathic Association. Among her many awards, she was named one of four Pfizer Outstanding Osteopathic Residents of the Year and was also named the 2007 Ohio Osteopathic Young Family Practitioner of the Year. She has participated in multiple international medical missions to the Dominican Republic and Belize. Dr. Paige has a special interest in preventive medicine, management of chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, mood disorders and obesity. Dr. Paige is married and has two children. She is proud to have been involved with the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization as a “Big Sister” to a young girl. She also has many interests outside of medicine including cooking, scrapbooking, dancing and watching a good romantic comedy just to name a few

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Family Medicine

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126 Answers
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: The total effects of bgh in kids or adults is unknown, but it is suspected that it may increase risk for hormone disturbance in children among other i... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Ultrasound: Echocardiography refers to an ultrasound study of the heart and doppler generally tracks bloodflow.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Not always: There are surgical options for hemorrhoid removal, but that is not always necessary. More conservative treatments such as medicated creams, supposito... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Hypotension: Hypotension is one for the criteria for the diagnosis of sepsis.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Hypertension is more rare in children, but it does happen. There are many causes of hypertension that need to be ruled out when it is diagnosed in ch... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
No: They do not typically cause pain, unless they are very very large (and this would be rare). That is why colonoscopy as a screening tool for colon pol... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Sexuality period is a risk factor for hepatitis c, so anyone who is sexually active is at risk. Some consider homosexuality as a separate risk factor ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Diarrhea, bloating, intestinal cramping and sudden urge to deficate are common symptoms of ibs. Constipation can also be a symptom though. It also i... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Various ways: Different medications by mouth control blood sugar in different ways. Some help your pancreas release more Insulin to bring sugar down. Some help ke... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
No: No fish oil has been proven to be the key to prevent diabetic retinopathy, although fish oil in general has good overall health benefit. The ket to p... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
No: Although exercise is beneficial in many ways that affect the kidneys, especially to help control blood pressure, there is no data that I am aware that... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Damaged vessels: High sugar in the blood stream serves as an irritant to blood vessels. Over time this causes damage to the blood vessels around the eye and decrease ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
No: Antibiotics are used in flare-ups of COPD in which a bacterial infection is also involved, but antibiotics in general do not treat or cure copd. Othe... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: For type 2 diabetics whose body still produces its own insulin, one may be able to control blood sugar with pills, injectables that are not insulin, d... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: In general, your body only needs one functioning kidney. In fact some people are born with one kidney and lead completely normal, healthy lives.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
No: Female urinary tract infections are typically not transmitted sexually or otherwise.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Maybe.: Most of the time liver biopsies are done under light sedation, which means technically you are not asleep as though you were under general anesthesia.... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Kegels: Kegel exercises which contract the muscles used to start and stop the urine stream increase the strength of the pelvic floor muscles which support the... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Not necessarily: Pulmonary embolism is unfortunately a relatively common cause of death, but with emergent treatment it is most frequently treatable.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Deprivation: When you tell your body that it can't have certain foods, it wants them even more. Instead be more reasonable about eating a variety of foods in mode... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Not Adviseable: That would not be advisable or necessary and could spread germs more than clean them.
A member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
See doctor: Not a lot to answer based on these symptoms. Best to be evaluated.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
It can be: Vegan lifestyle can be very healthy for a child if they are taking care to eat a variety of 8-10 servings of fruits/vegetables daily and getting a var... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
No: There is a little bit of variation in new recommendations, but there is no need to get a pap with your first period. It is a good idea to get a check ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Either: There are different degrees of heart block and sometimes it is transient, sometimes indefinite.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Mucinex (guaifenesin): As long as you are not allergic, the following are good for most people: discomfort/fever: tylenol (acetaminophen) congestion: Mucinex (plain), nasal ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
It varies: There is no magic number of carbohydrates per day needed to lose weight. Instead focus on eating small frequent meals with a mixture of nutrients at ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Unsure what you mean: If you are referring to male cosmetic surgery on the chest, yes this is a farely common cosmetic procedure in males.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Repeat test: Sometimes an initial test won't be positive in early pregnancy and there are other causes for not having a period and having seemingly pregnancy relat... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
At least 6 weeks: We usually say about 6 weeks, but healing continues even after that. Only your doctor will be able to clear you for activities based on how you are h... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Needs investigation: Emotional problems can arise from many things. Examples... Genetic tendencies for neurotransmitter imbalance, stress levels, nutrition levels, learne... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Infertility help: Art usually refers to different procedures to help assist chances of becoming pregnant in people who have not been successful trying on their own. Exa... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Possibily: Ear fullness can be many things including related to eustachian tube function which in turn can be affected by TMJ changes caused by grinding. Best t... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Call dr or pharmacy: Minocycline is prescribed different ways so you will need to confirm with your doctor or pharmacist.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Good examples: The best way to help children is to provide a good example. Constantly talk to kids, narating your activities and describing your environment, and r... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Do not attempt: Best to have a doctor do that if there is a large mass of splinters. Risk of infection if not.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Exam & testing: Best diagnosed by a combination of history of symptoms, physical exam findings and testing (which may include lab test, chest x-ray with lead protecti... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Ask: Always best to ask, but usually Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is allowed by OB doctors. There are also prescription nasal sprays that are available.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
It depends: It depends on your insurance's contract with your provider. Some insurances require the provider to submit the bill to them before they are allowed t... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
None: Unfortunately there is no studied over the counter treatment for actinic keratosis (ak). Since ak is a form of precancer, it is important to have it t... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Pelvic exam: A pap is one part of a routine pelvic exam and testing. You will be undressed from the waist down and laying on a table with your bottom on the edge a... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Variety: Using the concepts of balance, variety and moderation is the best way to lose weight. You need to balance a mixture of lean protein, fruits and veget... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Person dependent: I love helping people stop smoking! there is no single effective plan for everyone though. First we need to talk about your habits, what you've tried ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
No: Dreams are general regarded as subconscious thoughts or fears, but luckily have no predictive value.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Perhaps: You should wait for the appropriate healing time as instructed by your surgeon before resuming sexual activity. It is best to wait until uterine cram... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
No: By definition the heart is part of the mediastinum, but in rare cases it is not located exactly in the expected position.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Treat or monitor: After your biopsy results are in, your doctor will let you know if you need treatment to remove abnormal cells or if it is best to give your body time... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Might not be able: You might not be able to fully reach your potential without exercise and everybody can do some form of exercise (flexibility, strength and aerobic). ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: Would need more info...Are you pregnant, how far along, if not pregnant, are you on any medications, whe was your last normal period?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Mercury as a neurotoxin does increase risk for fetal development issues although the risk is thought to be small if high mercury containing fish is av... Read More

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Dr. Gutheil is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gutheil is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! So grateful for helpful tips
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, OH
Graduated 2002MD

Awards

Ohio ACOFP Young Physician of the Year, 2007
Pfizer Outstanding Resident Award 2005
Family Medicine Award, OU-COM 2002

Affiliations

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ohio State University School of Medicine
Ohio Health
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