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Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer

Family Medicine
Westover, WV
male

About

Bio

Dr. Sedlmeyer practices Urgent Care, and is from Morgantown, WV. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
An essential vitamin: Vitamin k is essential for our blood to form clots and stop us from bleeding. It may also be involved in bone health. Vitamin k is in kale, spinach,... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: This does not automatically mean your child will have diabetes, but it is a risk factor for having/developing diabetes.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Fevers can cause seizures in children generally between the ages of 6 months to 5 years. However, it is not as common above 3 years of age.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends on need: A person generally must be tested to qualify for home oxygen use. If tested, this usually determines your need. You may need it only at bedtime. Yo... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Help process sugar: Most diabetic pills/tablets help your body metabolize sugar (glucose) better. Some pills also reduce the absorption of food to lower sugar levels.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sometimes: If a patient has type 2 diabetes, treatment consists of diet and lifestyle changes with diabetic medications if needed. Diabetic medications include ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, some people are born with one functional kidney, and some people can donate a kidney and still live with their other functioning kidney.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Many e.Coli strains are harmless. Some types of e. Coli cause diarrhea, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, and other illnesses.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: This medicine is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: This would generally be in the case of severe or very low vitamin d over a period of time. In such a case, the calcium would drop and increase the wo... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Chest strap: You can research some consumer websites or even look at ratings for the one you might be interested in. Read some consumer comments/ratings. The mos... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
See your doctor: Lice can be resistant to some treatments. Also, be seen by your doctor to ensure this is the true problem. If you have lice, there are prescription ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Life/diet changes: Consider showering with a deodorant soap and using a deodorant or antiperspirant deodorant prior to your workout. Wear clean and dry socks and shoes.... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
It takes compromise: So called "opposites" will find they have similarities and differences. Opposites may attract, but they must be able to understand their differences ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
A type of bacteria: E. Coli includes a large group of bacteria. Some are harmless and others can make us sick.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Gallbladder disease usually leads to loose stools, gas, and bloating. Other symptoms typically are nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Legionnaires' diseases is not that common. Most people who get sick with exposure to the bacteria have immune deficiencies, lung damage (smokers), ag... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Historical epidemic: An outbreak or epidemic of pneumonia that occurred among american legion attendees. This was at a congress in philadelphia, pa in 1976. The bacteriu... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
1-3 days: For a typical, healthy person with a simple or common urinary tract infection, one day of antibiotic treatment may work. However, we tend to treat un... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bad cramps/diarrhea: Common symptoms are very bad stomach cramps, diarrhea (usually bloody), and sometimes a fever. Symptoms however can vary among people. Some may have... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, i typically recommend Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) to use only if needed. If someone has liver, spleen, kidney or blood disorders, this ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Sedlmeyer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Be honest/open: Once comfortable and able to talk like friends, then discuss health issues or your disability. Next, say you have a concern about yourself that you ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sedlmeyer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sedlmeyer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My 86 yr old mother was in the hospital with an Ecoli infection.
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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

West Virginia University School of Medicine, WV
MD

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