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Dr. Kevin Considine

Family Medicine
Coronado, CA
31 years experience male

Locations

Crown Island Family Practice, AMC

Coronado, CA

Address

230 Prospect Place, Suite 350, Coronado, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
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Fax

(619) 537-6905

Insurances accepted

UnitedHealthcare

Health Net

CIGNA Health Care

Blue Cross of California

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Tricare

Medicare

About

Bio

Dr. Considine is a dual board-certified family practice physician who practices family medicine and osteopathic care in a private medical office in Coronado, CA. He has been practicing medicine for over 20 years and is affiliated with SCMG a leading IPA in Southern California. He is also engaged in inpatient care as a Part Time hospitalist as well as recent past Chief of Staff at Sharp Coronado Hospital. He was voted as a Top Doc in San Diego by San Diego Magazine in 2004 and just recently received Doctor of the Year honors 2013 for SHARP Coronado Hospital.

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Family Medicine

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406 Answers
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: It is fine that you had bathroom door closed for 30 min but another issue is how this affects your hearing. Hair dryers can be quite loud and prolonge... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See Answer: Would recommend that you look at what is causing you to feel overwhelmed first. It is important to approach life in a stepwise fashion and eat the "pi... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Hemorrhoid Possibly: You may have a hemorrhoid if it is right on or coming out of anus itself --try otc hemorroidal creams and also not sitting for long periods of times a... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See your GYN: Jen you should see your gyn if you are having pain with intercourse as this is not normal. It may be a symptom of a bigger problem as well. Also the t... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: A woman can check her basal body temperature every day for a month or two recorded same time of day like in am waking up and see when temp starts to i... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Possibly: Some large or above average weight babies can be due to gestational or pregnancy related diabetes. But often it may not be related to that at all. It ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See Dr: You might have a urinary tract infection that has become more serious such as a kidney infection please see a dr for evaluation and treatment with ant... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes Probably: It is very likely that this is just a normal variation of your normal cycle. Just continue to monitor it would not be surprising to for four period to... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: It is probably another irregular period although very early. Always check for pregnancy though- it could be a miscarriage too. You might also want to ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Varies: I would say that us can be off by a few weeks sometimes especially early on in pregnancy evaluation. You might want to see if OB wants to repeat us la... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works as well as zyrtec and others. You might want to try non sedating ones first like Allegra or claritin. These drugs inc... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Possibly : If symptoms get much worse it may be turning into a sinus infection. See a doctor if symptoms continue to worsen for more than a couple of days. She c... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Probably benign: It is likely a smalll skin lesion known as a hemangioma which is a small blood vessel on surface of skin but if it is new and growing you should see y... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See dr: It is not clear that apple cider vinegar would help your problem you should see your dr and get checked for BV and other infections you might need an ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No: Often C3 complement levels are a nonspecific marker of other possible problems like infection or autoimmune inflammation or lupus perhaps. But if you ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: Depending on size and severity of the crack/fracture and how active you are it could take up to 6-8 weeks or more. Definitely take it easy and don't ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Not to worry: This is common and would just allow to heal. It is probably just a contact reaction to the pill that was there on the tissue of the throat. Drink lots... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: Often female hair thinning or loss is due to hormone decreases primarily estrogen and thyroid so be sure to check those. If not then there are other m... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: It can be enough depends on density of how much sperm in semen that is healthy and normal and has good motility.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: If you really need lortab or hydrocodone use as little as possible with breast feeding. Otherwise i would discontinue using it. You might want to try ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Yes it is not abnormal for labia minora to show. Although, if they are swollen or red then you might want to see if you have an infection or not like ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See Doctor: You might want to bring stool sample into your dr to check for parasites to be sure but it may be possibly nothing. Tapeworm segments usually are not ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Possibly normal: If you have not had any prenatal care including a pelvic ultrasound you might want to see your OB and check to see that everytihing is ok though first... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Whatever tx works: Usually asthma is defined as controlled with a less than twice a week usage of a rescue inhaler like albuterol. If using more often than this in a wee... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: It would depend on the severity of the injury. If just a contusion or strain then rest and take anti inflammatories. If a lot more severe or subluxed ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends : It would depend on the reason for swelling whether due to trauma or infection. Perhaps ear drops if "swimmer's ear" but if really swollen may need ora... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Nothing good : In addition to risking the health of your liver heart and brain you would likely have increasing weight gain and risk significant obesity. Also you ar... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Be Engaged: Take time in the day to take care of yourself ie - eat right, exercise, stay connected with family and friends. Most importantly engage yourself in an... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No: I am not aware of anything that is really effective against MRSA except commercial disinfectants and good hygiene and using a wound ointment called mu... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Yes probiotics are very safe to take with antibiotics and in fact i would recommend that all patients take these with antibiotics unless you have a si... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No: Although anyone who has taken chronic pain medication, especially opiates is at risk for addiction. I would say that physical dependency is a more imm... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Treat for infection: A nonvenomous bite should still be treated for infection and tetanus prophylaxis. Contact your doctor to be evaluated and treated appropriately.
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Treat as needed: Familial cold urticaria cannot be cured but it can be treated with allergy meds and minimizing environmental conditions that trigger it like cold etc.
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: If not allergic then i usually recommend Doxycycline a tetracycline based antibiotic or sometimes zithromax as an alternative.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No not always: While "morning sickness" is often an early sign of pregnancy it is not always the case. Sometimes just being late with a period may be the only sign t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: The two most common causes of vaginal infections are yeast- which commonly features redness irritation and white curdish discharge and gardnerella whi... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes : If your son has a bmi of anything above 24-26 and especially > 27 with other health problems such as diabetes or high blood pressure then he would be... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Get checked: It may be positional vertigo but i would be checked by your doctor to be sure as this could be a stroke also.
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Possibly Reglan (metoclopramide): You can speak to your doctor about trying Reglan (metoclopramide) or Metoclopramide but cautiously and in small amounts since you have to worry about ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Menopause: It sounds like you might be entering menopause. Especially if this is close to the age your mother went through menopause as daughters often follow th... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Possibly: Most bleeding after a medical miscarriage should be finishing up at the two week mark --at the longest usually. If the bleeding is still significant a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: If you are having side effects like tremors from tegretol as your antiseizure medicine, then you should see the neurologist or doctor who prescribed t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Treat symptoms: With a centipede bite it will likely be a very irritating reaction locally to the skin. Would recommend cortisone cream and try to keep wound clean wi... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: Overall i would recommend increasing water intake and avoiding too much high protein and high calcium intake unless instructed to by your doctor. Most... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No: It is not bad to drink water with meals. If anything water is one of the best things to drink with a meal. The only way drinking water would be bad wi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No, Not Recommended: Cold medicines otc under 4 and esp. Under the age of 2 are not recommended. In fact, in young children they could cause significant harm but certainly... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
6 mos or more: It is recommended to give flu shots usually to babies 6 mos or greater in age.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
There are many.: Definitely agree with my colleagues here and would recommend exercise, and sleeping regularly. Also would recommend getting plenty of b vitamins like ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: There are several other medicartions that are helpful for asthma especially the extrinsic or allergy mediated kinds of asthma. Examples of this would ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Yes often the two conditions of anxiety and depression present simultaneously and are both thought to often be a result of serotonin deficiency in the... Read More

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Jan 20, 2014
I fully recommend Dr. Kevin Considine to anyone needing his help as he has provided wonderful answers and seems to care deeply about his field of medicine. Great Physician and Colleague!
Jul 19, 2014
I highly recommend Dr. Kevin Considine. He is very knowledgeable and caring.
Sep 16, 2013
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

WARREN HOSPITAL
Completed 1994

Awards

Voted one of San Diego's Top Docs by SD Magazine in 2004
Physician of the Year SHARP Coronado Hospital 2013
Most Influential, First Place, San Diego, CA - Winter
2013

Affiliations

SHARP Community Medical Group
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