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Dr. Emily Szewczyk

Family Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
21 years experience

Locations

Office

Indianapolis, IN

Address

8333 Naab Road, Suite 360, Indianapolis, IN
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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: A culture can identify the bacteria that is causing your infection. Staph and strep are common bacteria found with skin infections. After the lab id... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Usually none: Impetigo usually resolves completely with proper treatment. Without treatment, it can spread to other parts of the body. Scarring of the skin is unc... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: The best medications for emphysema, or copd, are inhaled; however, there is a newly approved oral medication called Daliresp (roflumilast) that has be... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Causes of pink eye: Bacterial infections, viral infections, allergies, and irritation or injury can all cause "pink eye" or conjunctivitis. Bacterial conjunctivitis cause... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Rest, ice, and elevation are the best treatments for a sprain. Over the counter medications such as Ibuprofen may also be appropriate. An air cast a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Usually not: Birth control pills usually don't cause any issues with the lungs. Being on birth control pills increases your risk for a very rare problem called pu... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
No: You should keep your son out of school until the lesions stop oozing and crusting. This should happen before he is finished with his medication.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
You can test now: The urine pregnancy tests that are available over the counter are very good at detecting early pregnancy. They can be accurate when your cycle is lat... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Infection is likely: The most common cause of burning with urination is a urinary tract infection. This diagnosis can be quickly confirmed in the office with a simple uri... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Blisters/crusting: Impetigo is a contagious skin infection usually caused by strep or staph. It is most common in children. There are small blisters that pop easily an... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Possibly: Not everyone who is bitten by a tick gets lyme disease. If rash or flu-like symptoms develop, it is important to see a doctor right away so that prop... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
See your doctor: Depression is a serious medical disorder, and only your physician can diagnose your condition. Please see a doctor soon to discuss your symptoms.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Szewczyk
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Messengers: Hormones are chemicals released by one part of the body to allow it to communicate with another part of the body. Hormones affect nearly every functi... Read More

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Dr. Matthew Priddy
Dec 2, 2012
I have know Dr. Szewczyk since we trained together in residency at St. Vincent hospital. She is a tremedously caring physician, and her patients truly love and respect her. When we were looking for ...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Szewczyk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Szewczyk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Very thorough explanation of the symptoms..I definitely have impetigo
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
Graduated 2001MD
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