Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran

Family Medicine
Austin, TX
37 years experience female

Locations

Office

Austin, TX

Address

1611 Ohlen Road, Austin, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Humana Insurance Company

United HealthCare Insurance Company

About

Bio

Practicing medicine for 25 years-20 years in Austin,5 years in Seguin .

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

Vietnamese

Doctor Q&A

459 Answers
18 Agrees
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Infection of stomach: H.Pylori is type of bacteria helicobacter pylori that can cause infection in thestomach, together with acid stomach can cause ulcers .Pts are usually ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not reversible : Pt cen get phlebotomy on as need basis to maintain hematocrit about 40%.Other lab markers ferritin, transferrin, TIBC levels are important as well.The... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Since aspergillosis is caused by a fungi, it is not normally affect pt with normal immmune system.Since you have compromised immune system, you are mo... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Irrelevant. Question: Tablet could mean any tablet, therefore it has no chem, it can not control diabetes.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not usually: Most pts do not have symptoms but ones can hasve side effects such as heart palpitation, rapid heart rate, chest pain, anxiety, insomnia, emotional ch... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: High blood pressure has no association with bronchitis.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Urticaria: You may have urticaria. However stress can cause rash as above. You need to see doctor to get evaluation and treatment.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends : It is depends on how much weight you have at this time.For example someone who weighs 200 lbs can lose 10 lbs in2 weeks with good exercise an diet con... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Musculoskelet,lymph : Neck soreness may be musculoskeleton.Lump under chin may be a lymph node either inflamed , infection or reacts to your ENT . You need to se doctor to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Taper down: You can taper down 0.25 every 2 weeks or so to help with withdrawal sx.
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A member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Infection: It may be an infection that require antibiotics.By mouth. You need to see doctor to make sure that you do not have diabetes. In mild case you may try ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See doctor: You need to see doctor to find out the causes of your sore throat to get cured.Because there are few causes of sore throat.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not to worry: If she has no fever or other sx, then i would wait for couple more days or so . She may be under the weather for couple of days then she will be fine.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Infection: You may infection in the urine that need evaluation and treatment. You need to see doctor for treatment and evaluation.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: I do not think so because you had sex not at ovulation time if it is at day 8 or so. You may have urine infection , you need to see doctor for evalua... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not likeky: Every pt is different, if your period comes at the right time and the flow is normal then you are not pregnant.You can not get pregnant when you are o... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depend: Different condition require diffferently, as for major depression or OCD disorder, Prozac (fluoxetine) can be taken up to max of 80 mg per day. For pa... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Metabolism: Metabolism slow down as we get older.You need to stay active with activities and regular exercise to keep off the weigh gain.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Need evaluation: You may have lumbar disc problem that compress on nerves and cause the numbness -depend on which part of the foot whether it involves l4, L5 or s1 ner... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Heavy bleeding: Postpartum hemorrhage means heavy vaginal bleeding after postpartum- loss of blood more than normal amount 500 ml. It is very serious, cause high ma... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Fluids: Make sure you drinks plenty of fluids and have good amount of protein in addition to carbohydrates to help you with increase duration of exercise.
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A member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Few seconds: Transvaginal ultrasound probe is used to get some clarification, to confirm what pelvic ultrasound already show-it usually take a few seconds only bec... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Should repair: Rectovaginal fistula can be repair easily by a surgeon.You should see a surgeon to get problems corrected. You should not stay in all the time just ... Read More
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A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Orthopedic surgeon: Groin pull may be muscles, or ligament, but if require surgery you may need an orthopedic surgeon.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): I assume you ask about Benadryl (diphenhydramine) dosage.Depend on your child weight-it would be 1tsp(5ml) for 29-41 lbs with Benadryl (diphenhydrami... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Need evaluation: Your bf may have acid /reflux problems or irritable bowel syndrome .He needs to see a doctor to evaluate him.He may have some stress problems that ma... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: Prior using your eye shadow be sure to use some form of moisturizer around your eyes to prevent wrinkles. But eye shadow powder do not cause or cont... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Numbing: Yes, Lidocaine with Epinephrine is usually used for numbing before a procedure such as repair a laceration but only in certain areas except hands, fin... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Prilocec OTC: Prilosec otc is the best for acid reflux but be sure to get evaluate by a doctor.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
May be infection: You may have infection, recommend to see doctor for evaluaion, make sure that you drink moe water. Sx is occasional, may be those days you do not drin... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
High protein diet: High protein diet will help you feel full longer and not to snack often bcause you do not fill hungry too fast
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Sharing drinks can increase risks for infection in throat , mono. , hepatitis due to saliva spread.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not sharing: Diseases are spread through sharing food and drink - hepatitis, infection with strep, mono, or even HIV if tissues damage as ulcers in mouth.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: Some people with thin chest wall can feel their heart pounding. Some pts with lots of anxiety or pressure can feel their heart pounding.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Hormone problem: Being 46 years of age, you may start to go through menopause?Stress cau cause missed period as well, or thyroid problems can affect also. You need ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Infection: You need to see doctor for culture of both anal and vaginal discharge. To get proper med.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: Shoulder pain can be from muscle , tendon or arhriiits. Tendonitis may last longer than other problems.You need to seedoctor for evaluation and prope... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Some pts still taking Actos (pioglitazone) as a add on drug after metformin.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not to worry: If you are sure you had sex during safe period, then it may be some stress that can delay your period this cycle.Go to see a doctor for a serum pregna... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Hormone: You may have hormone problems-thyroid, peri-menopausal although you still young , some pt can go through the changes at about your age.You need to se... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Different: Eczema or atopic dematitis is a chronic skin condition that involves scaly and itchy rashes in which you can use different kind of steroids cream to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Possible: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated with a condition called Insulin resistance, which in turn associated with metabolic syndrome and diab... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Need evaluation: You need to see doctor for evaluation such as blood test to check pituitary gland, prolactin level etc... , to check for infection, you also need to h... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Allergy ,acid stom.: You may sinus drainage from allergy or acic stomach problems. You need to see doctor for evaluation.Also you may need blood test to make sure you are ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Exercise: You also need to excercise to help with your blood sugar. Besides cut down on sweet you also need to watch for carb.As well.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depression: You may have depression based on the above sympoms.However, you do need to see dotor for evaluation, need blood test to make sure to rule out thyroi... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: It is depend on evaluation.You may have irritation or infection.You need evaluation.
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A member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Being positive: Think positives, being active, and optimistic.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Seeb doctor: Once you see a doctor, your doctor can tell you which one you have -sinus or toothache from the exam.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Lack of vit B1,B2: Lack of thiamin (b1) and riboflavin(b2) can affect your digestive system, can cause mental depression, constipation, or even aging process.
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Mar 19, 2015
Great Doc!!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Tran is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tran is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks I used vigamox drops 3ximes so far and it seems to help the pain a bit. Still red and itchy and watery and light sensitive though.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, i will pay attention to eating the foods that are mostly low in carbs and high in protein.
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well im only 20 yrs old. I've been going to a pain management doc for a yr. I have arthritis in my back, bulging disc, &my spine is curved:(

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated 1986MD

Awards

Most Influential, First Place, Austin, TX - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, First Place, Austin, TX - Winter
2013
Top Doctor, Second Place, Austin Region, TX - Summer
2013
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