Dr. Barbara A Majeroni

Family Medicine
State College , PA

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State College , PA

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A graduate of the Medical College of PA, Dr Majeroni practiced in rural PA, then in urban Buffalo,NY, where she taught at the University of Buffalo, for 20 years. She is now a professor of Family and Community Medicine with the Penn State Hershey Medical School, and practices in State College, PA.

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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A lot of things: Gastritis, an ulcer, gall bladder disease, and indigestion can all cause stomach pain after eating. Gas, irritable bowel syndrome, and constipation ca... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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See a doctor: You could have a bad cold, or bronchitis- it's best to see a doctor to determine if treatment is indicated and what you can take for the cough.
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Estrogen cream: Vaginal estrogen cream can help vaginal atrophy, even if only used twice a week.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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No: Marinol is used to increase appetite, for instance in cancer patients on chemotherapy who are unable to gain weight.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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No: Many products advertise themselves as fat blockers or carbohydrate blockers. They are not regulated by the fda, and are making these claims with no sc... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
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Once: All bedding should be washed in soap and water, and put through the dryer. The carpet should be vacuumed. If some bedding can't go through the dryer, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Medications?: Some medications, such as depoprovera can stop you from having periods. Some women just miss periods for no apparent reason. If it continues and you a... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Water: Make sure the baby is getting some water daily. If the constipation persists, you can insert one half of a glycerine suppository in the rectun to soft... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
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Many things: You can have people come in for physical and occupational therapy. Careful attention to positioning and skin breakdown. Nutrition supplementation; so... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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Lead in environment: Sources of lead include old paint (babies chewing on windowsills); soil near a highway; pottery with lead based glaze (usually imported); and some toy... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
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No: Depression is a serious side effect of campral, but rage is uncommon and would not be prolonged. Perhaps these feelings are related to abstention from... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
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Probably not: Celadrex is a mixture of a number of herbal products, none of which are effective for chronic pain. According to my reference, it has been taken off ... Read More
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A 82-year-old member asked:
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Depends: If you are taking something like Prilosec , it is ok to take 2 in a day. Zantac is taken twice a day. Antacids, like Tums (calcium carbonate) can be ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Uncertain: Kombucha is used as a tea for many indications, such as memory loss, and to strengthen the immune system. Topically, it is used for pain relief. There... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Excess weight puts stress on the joints/ it's very possible that losing weight would help your knee problem.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Start slow: Exercise is difficult when you are obese, but it is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Start with simple exercizes like walking and work ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
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A nutritionist: A nutritionist can be very helpful in setting weight loss goals and reviewing your diet diary.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
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Increased risks: Overweight children are likely to become overweight adults, which puts them at risk for a number of medical problems, such as heart disease and diabet... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
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To give you energy: After a nights sleep, when you have not eated for 8 hours or more, your body is in "power saver" mode. Eating will help you wake up and have more ener... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Probably: With appropriate medications, many paople with schizophrenia are able to work.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
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The cause: The cause of seasonal affective disorder is thought to be a reaction to the reduced light in the winter. Hence the treatment with light therapy.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
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No: Acupuncture needles are very tiny and do not leave scars.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Oxycontin is an extended release drug and will last much longer than dilaudid.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Moderately: Orlistat (or alli) keeps the body from absorbing a lot of fat in the food. If you are able to stay on a low fat diet, you can lose weight on it. Howev... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Many ovarian cysys resolve on their own with no treatment.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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No: The immune system is more likely to be affected by chemotherapy than by a cold or the flu.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Colposcopy: It depends on the type of abnormality. Sometimes the course is to wait and repeat the pap in 3 or 6 months. If the abnormality is serious, you may hav... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Some medications can precipitate psoriasis or make it worse. A few of these are lithium, beta-blocking agents, antimalarial drugs, and systemic steroi... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Don't smoke: Many of the risk factors for ovarian cancer can't be changed- such as family history, early onset of menses, late menses, and no pregnancies. Enviromn... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Yes: There are many home remedies for toenail disease. One is to soak the nails once a day in a solution of bleach and water (1 to 1). Lamisil (terbinafine... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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No: Depending on the type and severity of the cancer, surgery may be local or a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) local surgeries do not affect your tu... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
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Candida: Candida is a type of yeast. When it infects the mouth, it causes thrush.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Rapid acting Insulin can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if the patient doesn't eat right after taking it.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Multiple ways: Some of the tablets increase the amount of Insulin the pancreas makes. Others make the tissues more sensitive to insulin, others keep the liver from p... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Sadness: People with dysthymia are unhappy all the time without having a major depressive disorder. It is kind of a pervasive sadness.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
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All ages: Median age of onset is 40, but it is seen in all age groups.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Slowly: Most patients start out with muscle twitching, depression, anxiety and progress over time to uncontrolled muscle movements, difficulty speaking and sw... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Sort of: Sometimes people with trigeminal neuralgia have long periods with no symptoms, but there is always the possibility of recurrence.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Frequent sios: A child may do better with frequent small amounts of liquids rather than being faced with a big glass of liquid. Also, popsicles and jello are someti... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Injury: Traumatic brain injury is a decrease in brain function that occurs after an injury- such as a blow to the head.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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No: I can find no referrence to tegretol causing high cholesterol. It can cause elevated liver enzymes.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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No: There is no known cure for vitiligo.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Bulk without fat: Fruits and vegetables are bulky and can make you feel full without as many calories as you would get from carbohydrates and fats.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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No one knows: There have been many theories, but no one knows what causes pregnancy induced hypertension.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Yes: A combination of psychotherapy and cautious use of medications can controll anxiety.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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No: The best treatment for spinal stenosis is to strengthen the paraspinal muscles with exercise.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Depends: There are different kinds of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is more common. Medications do not help the arthritis, but help manage the symptoms. In rheumat... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Yes: There are several different kinds of lupus. Classic lupus often presents with a butterfly rash across the nose and cheeks. Cutaneous lupus may present... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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No: There are many new options for treating psoriasis. You should see a dermatologist to explore them.
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Biopsy: Some breast lumps are found by feeling the breast, in women over 40, mammograms may show early breast cancer. The way to diagnose breast cancer is by ... Read More
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Dr. Majeroni is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Majeroni is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Majeroni is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I drink 3 bottles of water daily, eat fig newtons, bananas. I also take Alli and eat low fat. The constipation is recent, since ive been taking the Biotin. So far twice has been very painful and ha...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! It's appreciated that not all doctors are against anything different or new. Obviously more research is needed with Kratom. But so is a safe & healthy alternative to op...Read More
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Thank you for the info, i believe that is for the old tyelonl. The new one i believe is less concrentrated and is used wuth a syringe. I cant find the old in my pharmacy so i neef the new dosage infor...Read More

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Medical College of Pennsylvania, PA
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