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Dr. Michael Klein

Family Medicine
S. Easton, MA
22 years experience male

Locations

Compass Medical Easton Family Medicine

S. Easton, MA

Address

21 Bristol Drive, Suite 101, S. Easton, MA
Directions

Fax

5085657335

About

Bio

Dr. Michael Klein, MD, FAAFP is a Brown University graduate where he earned both his Doctor of Medicine and Bachelor degrees. After completing his Family Medicine Residency at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Dr. Klein returned to Rhode Island where he practiced Family Medicine at Hillside Family Medicine for 7 years before joining his current practice at Compass Medical in Easton, MA. Dr. Klein has been recognized both locally and nationally for his teaching at Brown Medical School and at UNC and is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at Brown's Department of Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. He continues to care for patients of all ages, from newborn to elderly.

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Family Medicine

Doctor Q&A

292 Answers
79 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Worth seeing doctor: I wouldn't say worried but it is important to find out why menstrual bleeding i continuing when it continues for extended periods. In particularly it... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Hard to tell: This would be tricky without seeing it, but it could be a small piece of fat that has broken free from the infection. Or if this is an inflammed rupt... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Likely fine: This sounds most like your body is adjusting to the pregnancy (which is what i assume the rest of that sentence you were writing would have said). Wh... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See below: There are many treatments for keloids, even in the vulvar area. The problem with removing a keloid surgically is that they often recur as you have re... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
When ready: Typically BV is pretty readily treated and in and off itself should not cause any problems with sex. Many people wait until the end of the 1 week ant... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Depakote unlikely...: Depakote would be unlikely to affect your results. What I am not clear on is why you did 5 pregnancy tests? Once you have a single positive test, an... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Some people have increased discharge at different or consistent times of their menstrual cycle. It is not uncommon for there to be some change in vag... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No: I think there would be little benefit from this and if your nephrologist is concerned about supplements this would be good advice to follow. The coll... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
?pimple: A pimple on the very sensitive part of the external nostril (or blackhead or cyst) can be excrutiatingly painful. Such bumps are likely to occur with... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Many things: While usually transient pain is much more reassuring than progressive or constant pain, it would be difficult to fully help find the source of such p... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Both: The a1c is what i call the three month average of blood sugar. The dream is to keep an a1c below 7 -what i call an a+ in blood sugar management. Is ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
If it hurts: The term cyst can mean a few different things in this case, so I am assuming this is a sebaceous cyst in the skin. If the bump is red, painful, getti... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Depends on issue: If you have recently had a heart attack or heart event such as an angioplasty, or if you have lung disease, there is a class of specialist known as ca... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Try jock itch cream: Often burning painful rashes under the breast are caused by fungus or years similar to the same ones that cause jock itch or athletes foot. When used... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes!: This can cause problems in a few ways. The first is simple and immediate. If one is very drunk this can produce immediate loss of erection or difficu... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See a doctor!: This would definitely be worth getting checked out!. You may have a subtle foot drop or weakness in your feet or a difficulty in perceiving where you... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See a doctor: This would require a doctor to check out. Some problems, such as bacterial vaginosis can cause cramping of the uterus, vaginal discharge with a fishy... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Depends on the brand: Some brands and pill styles are more likely than others to give a false negative (says you are not pregnant when you really are) with manipulation. W... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See a doctor!!!: I am not sure how you would have gotten Azithromycin but it would not make sense for this complaint. It also depends which cream. In a very sexually... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
4 tests enough: What I am not clear on is why you did 5 multiple pregnancy tests? Once you have a single positive test, and the symptoms of pregnancy i would assume ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: It is always possible to be pregnant with a late period. Usually the nausea and increase in urination do not come on that quickly. It would make sen... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Depends where....: And what kind of scar. Well controlled diabetes shouldn't affect scarring much, but in poorly controlled diabetes that is long term (not well control... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Often timing or test: There are many different types of viral infections and bacterial infections so it depends on location. by type of infection: sore throat: bacteria ca... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See doctor: A few things come to mind. There are no approved otc meds for bv, no unless a doctor called something in for you, it might not have been a BV medicat... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: I hope i understand the question right, but there is a phenomenon in severe constipation, especially in children, where one is so constipated there is... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Missing some info.: Firstly, you never mentioned your gender which would be key to determining the height. Racial factors and nutrition can also affect things and for ma... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Some spread some not: Some rashes can be contagious from one part of the body to others. Some rashes represent the over enthusiasm of the immune system to a virus or infe... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Supportive partner: Having a loving supportive partner who understands your needs and concerns is the best way. By making a safe atmosphere and knowing that whatever yo... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No problem: There is usually a reasonable amount of wiggle room in such things and i doubt 1 week will make a difference. Some formulas differ in their fat and c... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See pcp or neuro: There are several causes for chronic headaches, including muscular pain, neck pain, stress, migraines and many other possibilities. The best way to p... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Not common: If hemorrhoidal bleeding is so severe that it causes anemia, a more detailed work-up should be performed. It would be important to discuss with a doc... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Sometimes.: Some high blood pressure is inevitable; as we get older, arteries naturally stiffen some and this can increase BP and even a good diet can't always he... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No: Having a cold does not reduce the immune system. In fact, the whole problem with the common cold is that it is a disease in which the immune system o... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: While there are some specific diseases such as diabetes and kidney disease that can lead to hypertension in children, obesity is far and away the most... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No: There are several studies that clearly show that zinc is not helpful in the treatment of the common cold (although one recent study slightly points ot... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: The human papilloma virus is absolutely the leading cause of cervical cancer. Luckily there is now a vaccine which can prevent infection or progressi... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No: There are no safe remedies. The over-the-counter medications for treating warts are not designed to accomodate the delicate genital tissue or the moi... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Fairly soon: This varies a little from test to test, but typically around the time you missed your period or just after. The package inserts or even the box for e... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See doctor to clear: There are several things that can cause this, and it would be worth seeing a doctor while the sores are present. If you have ever had sex, even if it... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes!: Breastfeeding with a cold provides no harm to the baby, where as stopping breast feeding in a baby who has done well with it can cause significant di... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
By affecting insulin: There are several different pills to treat diabetes. The most commonly used is an old drug called metformin. This medication makes the Insulin your ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Somehwat: Both genital warts and common warts are caused by strains of the hpv virus. They are caused by two different strains. Each strain of hpv tends to ha... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: You can absolutely survive with only one kidney. It is not uncommon for people to be born with only one kidney. This is also what enables people to ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Depends on symptoms: This varies by age and symptoms. One important point is that a blood pressure that others consider normal /good (such as 110/70) could actually be t... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Diet, exercise +meds: The first and best way is to control the diet.This is ideally done with the help of a nutrtionist and diabetes expert. Stability in the diet ie eating... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Some benefit: For the most part it would have the same effects as without diabetes. That being said, weight loss is a huge benefit in diabetes and can dramatically... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No: While acne is in part caused by bacteria, this is only a small part of the story. Acne is caused by hormone changes affecting the way certain skin gl... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No: Endocarditis can rapidly escalate to a life threatening emergency. While there is a role for acupuncture in many aspects of modern medicine, it would... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: There is no good test for hpv virus in men short of looking at the penis for signs of warts. Because genital warts spread through skin to skin contac... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Many ways: Cancer is often discovered by accident, such as when soaping in the shower or by a spouse. It can also be discovered by a self exam or by a doctor's ... Read More

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HealthTap member
Sep 28, 2011
A good thinking - not afraid to contradict his clients if he knows they are wrong.
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Klein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Klein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Yes I meant hpv virus sorry.....reason asking is that after 5yrs of having been diagnosed with hpv and treated for cervical cancer cells my husband now has a scab on his scrotum that resembles a wart ...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! I went I the doctors and they gave me medication for my BV and got rid of all odor an discharge for about a week. The discharge came back.
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Thanks for the quick, clear, and strong response. I was concerned that the drug worked on DNA Gyrase and the lawsuits esp given my symptoms of pneumonia have gone.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, RI
Graduated 2000MD

Awards

AAFP/Pfizer Teacher Development Award
Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice
Bank of America Brown University Community Fellow, 2004

Affiliations

Compass Medical
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