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Dr. Tonya Knoll

General Practice
Hays, KS
22 years experience

Locations

Office

Hays, KS

Address

1106 E 27th Suite #2, Hays, KS
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General Practice

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

66 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Ignore: Dehydration can make nausea and vomiting worse.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Syncope: This sounds like orthostatic hypotension. Your blood pressure drops when standing. Keep hydrated. Caution when standing. See your doctor to make use ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Vaginal itch: You may have a yeast infection. Antibiotics can cause these. You can try over the counter anti yeast medication like monistat. If this does not hel... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Insurance: Try calling your insurance provider to see where you can have the testing done. They should be able to tell you where you are in network.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Cold: Yes. Infection of any kind be it bacterial or viral can cause swollen glands and a sore throat. If your symptoms resolve but your glands remain swol... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Menstruation: Yes. You can jump rope on any day of your period
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Ignore: Honey humidifier steam or warm water when at a loss to go on, in speaking, cough.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Period sex: It is perfectly fine to have sexual intercourse while menstruating.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Testosterone: Start by having your doctor check a testosterone level ANS some basic labs. Hope this gives you an idea of where to start. Good luck!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Sore throat: Your symptoms are consistent with strep throat which is bacterial. This being said, mononucleosis, can mimic these symptoms. They are viruses. You n... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Genital lesions: This might be a disease called molluscum contagiosum. It is a viral disease acquired by close contact with an infected person. It can be sexually tran... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Rectal bleeding: The most common things causing this in my experience are anal fissures or hemorrhoids. Either way have this evaluated by your physician. Best of luc... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): If you feel better on 25 mg of zoloft (sertraline) it is perfeclty fine to stay on that dose. Please notify your doctor of this medication change sho... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Nodules: Methotrexate can cause nodules. The correct term is Methotrexate induced accelerated nodules or mian. It is a rare but typically benign side effect.... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Trazadone: People react differently to medication. Some people need more medication than others to treat symptoms. Trazadone comes in multiple strengths. Typi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Abdominal pain: Your symptoms seem to be more consistent with gall bladder disease. I recommend you see your physician for a full exam and work up.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam) drug test: I would need more information to answer that question. Did you take this medication and how long ago. What other medications prescription or over th... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Loose stool: At your age colon cancer would be very rare. Abd US and full blood count are not the best tests to screen for colon cancer. A colonoscopy would be t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Birth control: Birth control pills, including loestrin20, can shorten the duration of your period and lighten the amount of bleeding.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Rectal pain: This could be an anal fissure which is where straining with hard stool causes a tear in the outer rectum. It could also be a hemorrhoid which is an e... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Lexapro (escitalopram): If you are having side effects after being on Lexapro (escitalopram) for 10 weeks and your doctor wants you to continue taking it you need to get anot... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Drug screen: The patch should not effect a drug screen test. If injested it can give a positive for cocaine. Be aware there are lots of false positives on drug t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Vaginal discharge: This may be a yeast or bacterial infection needing treatment. I suggest you see your doctor for testing. Refrain from sexual activity until diagnose... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Infection: It needs to be seen by your doctor again. It sounds like it is infected. If the prescription you were given was antibiotics and you took them as pre... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Pregnancy: Often your body adjusts to being pregnant and symptoms of pregnancy improve or disappear. This can be normal. There is no cramping or vaginal bleedi... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Swollen lip: Ice may help reduce the swelling quicker than letting it heal on its own.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Doctor: That depends on the definition of "your". If you see a doctor for regular visits, it typically means that person is your doctor.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Contact dermatitis: You need to clean the area to avoid further contact. Steroid creams may be helpful. There are varying strengths. Your doctor can prescribe stronger ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Frequent urination: Some of the symptoms you describe can also be attributed to kidney (ureteral) stones, bladder infections, ovarian torsions, appendicitis to name a few... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): If you missed the date for your Depo-Provera shot there is a small chance. In any event, i would see your doctor for an evaluation for your symptoms.... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Voices: If you are hearing voices in your head you need to seek immediate help from a psychiatrist and therapist. There is treatment for this condition but t... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Vaginal irritation: The itching and white discharge are consistent with a yeast infection. Frequent urination can indicate diabetes. Fever can indicate UTI or other pelv... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Megasphaera: Increased concentrations of megasphaera can be associated with an infection called bacterial vaginosis. This infection is treated with oral antibioti... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Virginity: Sperm swims in penile and vaginal secretions. If the semen connects with the vagina allowing the sperm to swim into the vaginal secretions it can tra... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Kick counts: Kick counts should typically occur 10 times in a 2 hour period. You will typically feel them 18-25 weeks into pregnancy. If you don't feel 10 in 2 h... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Cold virus: The only way to get rid of a cold virus is to let it run it's course. You can try to treat symptoms. You can try breathing in hot steam from a showe... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Stomach infection: I recommend seeing your doctor to let him/her know you are not improving. More testing might need to be done. Stool cultures if diarrhea, labs, radi... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Urinary frequency: Sometimes the symptoms can accompany a bladder infection. Need to see her doctor to see whether or not this is the case. They would need a urine sam... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Clot: This is consistent with a blood blister but without seeing it something more severe cannot be ruled out. I suggest you see your physician for confirm... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Expired food: I would not eat any more of it but you will most likely be ok.
A female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Birth control: Ideally you should start taking it the first day after your period ends. This helps protect against pregnancy sooner. You can however, take it at an... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Amenorrhea: I would suggest taking another pregnancy test. The first test may have been too early to detect pregnancy. If still negative and no period consult y... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Manic psycosis: Manic psycosis is a disorder that can be defined by an elevated or irritable mood, delusions of grandeur, sleeplessness, and irrational judgement. It ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Prehyoertention: I would not consider this blood pressure prehypertention. It is still always best to maintain healthy diet and exercise. Limit salt in your diet and a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Urinary frequency: Some of your symptoms can occur with a bladder infection. You need to see your doctor for an evaluation and a urine test to make sure you don't have ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Insurance: You should discuss this with your doctor or the hospital where you plan on delivering the baby. They can sometimes set up a payment plan and would b... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Abdominal pain: The symptoms you are having can be consistent with acute appendicitis. You need to go to the emergency room for immediate evaluation.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Rash: If the rash is under the flap it may be intertroigo. This can be treated with antifungal cream or powder. You should see your doctor for confirmatio... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Eczema: It sounds like dyshydrotic eczema. It is typically treated with steroid cream when inflamed. Preventative measures are best. Wash hands less frequentl... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Depression: I would go directly to the er so they can set you up with a therapist or psychiatrist for an immediate evaluation. It would be best to have a friend ... Read More

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May 29, 2014
Smart, practical advice you can trust!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Knoll is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Knoll is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! We r trying my pregnancies was abnormal. Any suggestion on helping me?
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Thanks for your quick reply! You didn't answer my question. Is megaspheara dangerous to my baby
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! What are the side effects of to much testosterone. ..

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, IA
Graduated 2000MD

Awards

Thought Leader, Second Place, Kansas - Spring
2014
Top Doctor, First Place, Kansas - Spring
2014
Top General Practitioner, First Place, Kansas - Spring
2014
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