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Dr. Scott Williamson

Family Medicine
Olathe, KS

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Office

Olathe, KS

Address

16538 W. 159th Terrace, Olathe, KS
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No, but: We don't see a lot of abdominal aortic aneurysms, but they are more common in men who have smoked. Preventive medicine guidelines suggest that all me... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
A coccyx injury: The tail bone (sacrum) ends in a series of small bones (like a rattlesnake tail) called the coccyx. If a fall or the traumatic delivery of a baby tea... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Decongest: If you decongest your nasal passages, you can breathe through your nose and your cough should get better quickly. Since oral decongestants may keep y... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Cramps can be reduced with well-timed doses of non-steroidals (like Ibuprofen or naproxen) and depression might be modified slightly by products with ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Diabetes damages the blood vessels and the kidneys are particularly vulnerable. Keep your diabetes under the best control you can and check your urin... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: Go see your doctor. He/she can run tests to evaluate the possibility.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: The vaccine for hepatitis b is a three shot series you should be able to get from your physician.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
American Legion: During the bicentennial in 1976, american legion members held a convention in philadelphia. Many of them became ill and some died from a previously u... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: According to the american college of chest physicians (2008 guidelines) if cause no longer exists, take warfarin for 3 months and you may quit. If th... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No, but: Asthma is not a curable condition. It is a treatable condition that may improve with maturation of the immune system and lungs. The real question is... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Family or internists: Family physicians and internal medicine specialists perform physiclans for males. I would note though that the need for an annual physical varies wit... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: The problem with diphtheria, a vicious disease that killed my wife's aunt, is that it is due to a bacteria. Bacteria are capable of surviving in our ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Many people have taken "sulfa" drugs (usually an antibiotic) and have had allergic reactions to them (usually hives). This does not mean they are all... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several ways: Allergies certainly tire a person, and many antihistamines (the usual treatment) make one sleepy as well. I would use one of the newer antihistamines... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not very reliable: Positive allergy testing for a food item is considered to be a false positive test unless you have a reaction to the food when you eat it.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
3-6 months: If your hemoglobin A1c is normal, you ought to be seen every 6 months. If it is too high, you ought to be seen every 3 months. If you are changing t... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Athlete's foot is caused by a fungus and needs to be treated with an anti-fungal agent. Anti-fungals are available over-the-counter and by prescripti... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Rehydration fluids: Rehydration fluids designed to replace lost water and blood salts (electrolytes) can be very helpful. Some authorities prefer rehydration fluids with... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
It may be your diet.: Whether you are pregnant or not, digesting food requires an investment of energy and a shift of blood to the intestines. The content of the meal can ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: It is normal to miss a period if you are just beginning your cycles (first 3-5 years), if you are entering menopause, if you are manipulating your cyc... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: The excellent circulation to the rectum and the resulting delivery of infection fighting blood cells make hemorrhoid infections pretty rare. The itch... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Williamson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Williamson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
MD

Awards

Texas' "Super Doctor" by Texas Monthly
Phi Beta Kappa
Boettcher Scholar
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