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Dr. Christopher Coller

Family Medicine
Wyoming, MI
14 years experience male

Locations

Coller Health, PLLC

Wyoming, MI

Address

Wyoming, MI, United States
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About

Bio

Trained in Osteopathic Family Medicine with an emphasis and special interest in natural, functional, integrative and alternative therapies.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Holistic Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Florida, Michigan

Doctor Q&A

71 Answers
24 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Cosmetic lip mask: I had to consult a specialist on this - my girlfriend. Here's her recommendation: use a lip mask. They have exfoliating beads and some even have salic... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
A lot: Depending on the actual diagnosis and severity of it, heart disease can lead to things such as fatigue, shortness of breath, chest pain, or even death... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Hemorrhoids?: Without an exam, it is hard to know what is happening. Hemorrhoids are very common and can present with pressure and pain. Other GI issues such as div... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Primary Care: With most things, you can really approach your family/internal medicine doctor. They know the right questions to ask to either treat you or send you t... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
The Ugly Duckling: Interestingly, the "ugly duckling phenomenon" is very helpful in identifying potentially dangerous lesions. Essentially, if one lesion looks oddly dif... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Everything has risk: Though i don't see anything illegal, any chemical that alters neurotransmitter levels can be dangerous or carry side effects. As I am not very familia... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Ask the GI: It is probably ok. But depending on what the physician scoping you is looking for, he/she may have reasons that you should not do it. I think it would... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Category C: Domperidone is rated pregnancy category c. That is, "animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate a... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Nerve Compression: For most, a limb "falling asleep" just means you need to change positions so that the nerve is not compressed and then it will be fine. There are othe... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Yes, but...: There are many factors that contribute to acne, hormones have been identified as one of those factors. As ortho-cyclen is a contraceptive hormone pill... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
See your doc: With the description, it is difficult to know whether you have something localized to the skin or whether these are lymph nodes. I would be evaluated ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Possibly: I would get evaluated. Many things can cause your symptoms: nodules on vocal cords, infections, tumors, nerve damage, or it just might be the "way you... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Nerve damage: Sometimes nerves can heal but it can take a long time. It is thought that perhaps vitamin B12 can help nerve function. Also, i would try physical ther... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Paronychia?: It sounds like it might be an infection of the skin of the finger. These can usually be punctured and drained pretty easily. The doctor will usually f... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Allergic reaction: Hives, or urticaria, are typically red, itchy, and perhaps swollen or raised areas of skin that are often an allergic reaction to something (a food, b... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Allergies?: Although it would be best to be examined for this, it may be that you have sinus allergies that are causing mucus to drain in the back of your throat.... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Mom is right: Don't worry, you'll be just fine. Although dish soaps can contain toxic ingredients and shouldn't be ingested, the likelihood of your having a toxic r... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Antifungal: Keep area clean and dry. Avoid sugar (sugar feeds yeast) and if you're a diabetic, keep sugars under control. Grapefruit seed extract or oregano oil c... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Some ideas: There aren't many things that you can take. Some supplements that seem to help are vitamin B6 and Ginger. Unisom is an antihistamine that can work pre... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Referred Pain: The nerves that go to your colon start in the low back. During constipation, there is extra strain on the colon. This irritation can travel along the ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Sounds normal: Although it is impossible to say for sure without seeing it, it sounds like just a variation on your typical bruise. I would give it a few days and if... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Probably ok: You may be doing double duty on the antihistamine, so if you have a non-"pm" pain reliever that might be better, but most likely you'll be fine if you... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Many options: There are various topicals or compounded creams that help with pain and inflammation. There are many oral meds: tylenol, (acetaminophen) weak to stron... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Likely benign: Hard to tell from the photo, but likely a benign sebaceous hyperplasia or intradermal nevus. It's always best to see a doc in person for evaluation an... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Water and Minerals: It's very important to hydrate as much as possible. Also, certain vitamins and minerals - such as thiamine, folic acid, B12, vitamin C, magnesium, and... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
You can take them: It is possible to have a "rebound" congestion and mucosal swelling from overdoing it, but oftentimes, the decongestants are helpful to reduce the swel... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Unlikely, but...: It is unlikely that there will be any lasting changes to the cervix that would indicate an abortion. Nevertheless, I do recommend being honest with yo... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: Yup, 117/80 is fine. If you check it throughout the day it will likely vary - especially if you drink caffeine, are under stress or just exercised. Th... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Possibly: If you don't recall passing the stone, then that would seem likely. Time will likely tell.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Keloid?: Some people have a genetic predisposition to large, raised scars called keloids. There is not really any great solution for them. Some doctors try inj... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Not necessarily: Bloating or abdominal distension could be caused by parasites or many other things. Likewise, not having distension does not necessarily rule out a pa... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
D3: It seems that the latest information has been that D3 is what is best for the body - also called cholecalciferol. So you want a calcium with d3. Also,... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Uncertain: I am unaware of any vitamins that are as potent as meds such as aspirin, Coumadin (warfarin) or plavix. However, there is data showing that supplement... Read More
A 91-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
It's your choice : If you've already had a fracture from a fall, then you know how serious it can be - sometimes people never recover from the event. Ultimately, it's up... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
No: First of all, do you have a carbon monoxide detector? Otherwise, poor sleep due to apnea, allergies, circadian rhythm disorder, or other causes may le... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Some to consider: Depending on the type of hair loss, various treatments might be helpful. Checking for thyroid issues or anemia is important. Some forms of hair loss c... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Working too hard: If your heart is pumping harder, like any muscle, it will get bigger. We tend to think that big muscles are good, but this is not necessarily so with ... Read More
A 91-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Push, don't overdo: I would continue to practice the exercises you've learned from pt that you can do independently. It is always work to exercise and strengthen our bodi... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Shingles?: It is hard to say without an evaluation and looking at the rash. Sometimes a one-sided rash that also has nerve pain with it could be a shingles outbr... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Many options: Is this an acute sprain or joint instability after a sprain from the past? Rest, ice, elevation are good for acute. I like to use quercetin or turmeri... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Sinus Rinse: If you can't blow it out, consider going to any pharmacy and picking up a neil-med sinus rinse kit. If it's really not a polyp or some other soft-tiss... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Yes - maybe apnea: The anxiety might be coming from having low oxygen at night. Sleep apnea is very common and can be evaluated with an overnight pulse-oximetry or a sle... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Keep kids safe: If someone is repeatedly driving while under the influence, i would first contact police authorities to see what can be done to stop this behavior imm... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Possibly: Talk to your doc. He/she may do an evaluation and/or refer you to a special physical therapist for a functional capacity assessment to determine your ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Not sure: I imagine this dilemma has to do with what labs were drawn, when they were drawn and which lab(s) ran the test. There is always a possibility of lab e... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
If ordered: It's also important to note that specific tests do need to be ordered. If your doc just wanted to "check some basic blood work, " he/she may or may no... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Discuss with new pcp: I would talk it over with your new pcp. Perhaps he/she can clarify the diagnosis error (or verify its validity) and open communication with your insur... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Food Sensitivities?: I often check IgG food sensitivities in such cases. It is remarkable how often a food that a person eats regularly causes a low grade chronic inflamma... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Need more info, but: Ideally, I'd need to do a full history and physical, but if "everything is normal," then it is possible you are dealing with a "functional" digestive ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Ignore: Remain teachable. Age does not guarantee wisdom. Humility allows wisdom to grow deeper and deeper.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Coller is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Coller is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you. I was fasting and the results say 100-125 is considered prediabetes. My grandmother and all her siblings have type 2 diabetes, so it is a great concern for me. Thank you again.
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You good bec. I end up you at ER last night. And same diagnosis the attending physician provide for me. Thank you so very much. God Bless U.
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Yes it is at 2 and 6 months ago it was at 3 I have always had anemia but never this low........ I dont want a blood transfusion

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, MI
Graduated 2008MD

Residency

METRO HEALTH HOSPITAL

Affiliations

Institute for Functional Medicine
Christian Medical and Dental Association
Michigan Osteopathic Association
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