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Dr. Lorne Bigley

Family Medicine
Eugene, OR
35 years experience male

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Eugene, OR

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3299 Hilyard Rd, Eugene, OR
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Family Medicine

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English

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40 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Several reasons: It could be that there hasn't been enough forplay or that you are not being emotionally stimulated enough. Some women have more problems with this as ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
There are many: Symptoms of lung cancer include: coughing up blood, unexplained weight loss, chronic cough, recurrent pneumonia that doesn't clear up, chest pain, and... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Diet and exercise: There isn't any real magic to taking good care of yourself. Eating a balanced and varied diet, with many colorful fruits and vegetables will be a good... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No: Only a small percent of people actually get addicted to narcotics, but most who are on it chronically are dependent. The difference is that addiction ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No: It isn't normal. You may have an infection if you are having discharge. Depending on your age, you may have vaginal atrophy, which happens when there ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
3 months: This is dependent on the severity of the diabetes. If it is under excellent control, then 6 months is fine, but if there are complications or if the d... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Yes, but it really has be worn pretty tightly for it to cut off the circulation. I haven't seen it cause carpal tunnel symptoms, but then again, i don... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No: Antiobiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Antifungals fight infections caused by fungus. Athletes foot is caused by a fungus that is best trea... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Maybe: Sorry for being vague, but there isn't enough information to really answer this question. Low testosterone in men causes decreased libido, but if the ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See a doctor: I don't know exactly what your question is, but 2 broken toes, by themselves, shouldn't cause swelling up to the calf. There may be something else goi... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Could be: This can be a sign of dementia. The best thing is to try this test: have him repeat 3 random words and memorize them. Then spell world then spell it b... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Avoidance is first : If you are avoiding things that cause your heartburn, and you still have symptoms, then you'll need to try an acid blocker. First try antacids, like T... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Probably not: I have never used this for copd, and it is not officially indicated for this condition. I have used it quite successfully for asthma and allergies, th... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Sadness: The symptoms are the same for recurrence as for depression: sadness, helplessness or hopelessness, suicide thoughts, or thoughts of death, irritabilit... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See the doctor: With persistent bloody urine, you really need to get it checked out. It could be something simple like an infection, but it could indicate other more ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Maybe: Usually, support stockings are used to treat those with blood clots, but if they are not fitted correctly, they can cause problems. I have seen, once,... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: If you have a blood clot in the deep veins of the leg, they can break loose and travel up through the heart, and into the lungs where it can cause a p... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No set # of hours: There are no specific number of hours that define an addiction to the internet. Rather, the definition of an addiction is continuing doing something d... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Several things: Certainly anxiety and caffeine can cause this, but we also worry about certain heart rhythms that can also cause it. It can be something simple like p... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: If the asthma is bad enough, then yes, Prednisone can be used. There may be safer, less intense, alternatives like inhaled steroids, or bronchodilator... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No: This is most likely either nothing at all, or uterine prolapse. This is a condition that happens when your pelvic organs' support structure has weaken... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
You can't: When we lose weight, the body loses the weight wherever it chooses. If the fingers are fat from fat, then there isn't much to do. Some have thicker fi... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Could be ringworm: This sounds like what is commonly called ringworm, or tinea corporus. This is a common infection caused by a fungus. It is easily treated with Lamisil... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Its possible: There is the "pre-ejaculate" that contains sperm. This is why the withdrawal method just isn't a reliable form of birth control. If this happened in t... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No: In children, sometimes a minor fracture can be less than obvious. The bone that is most likely to break is the clavicle, otherwise known as the collar... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Stay active: Inactivity is a major risk factor for blood clots in the legs. Also, recent surgery, especially any kind that will make you immobile for a while is a ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
It may be important: This may be a sign of a urinary tract infection or a vaginal infection of you are a woman, or a prostate infection if you are a man. If it burns, and ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Nerve problem: You probably have a problem with the nerve that goes to that part of the leg. It can either be from the spine, or it could be a problem in the nerve j... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Weight loss: There are several "red flags" that we look for. The most ominous one is weight loss. If you are having blood in your stool, or if your stool is turnin... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Exercise: The best way to improve your energy is to exercise regularly, starting slowly, and working your way up to 30-45 minutes a day, nearly every day. Eatin... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Swelling: The most common symptom is swelling of one leg more than the other. Also, the leg can be red and very painful to touch. Sudden onset of shortness of b... Read More
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
The same: Cymbalta (duloxetine) can work for depression day or night. It affects people differently, though. It can make some people drowsy, and others, it can ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Swelling: The most common symptom is swelling of one leg more than the other. Also, the leg can be red and very painful to touch. Sudden onset of shortness of b... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Very serious: A blood clot in the leg has the potential to break free and float up to the right side of the heart, and into one of the lungs. This is potentially fa... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Antifungals: Ringworm, or tinea corporus, is not usually seen on the face, so i would really question if this is even an accurate diagnosis. Even if it is not ring... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
More info is best: I would suspect that the last 2 would probably be fine if that is all you are able to obtain, but if you can get the third one, it could only help.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Muscle/skeletal : Of course, there isn't really enough information to answer this fully, but with those symptoms, you have to think about your heart. Is it worse when y... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
May be arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis is an important cause of morning stiffness and joint swelling and pain. If you have a family history of this, you are more likely... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Genetics: Genetics is how a certain trait gets expressed in a person. Sometimes it is simple, like brown eyes or blue eyes, where if a person has 2 blue genes, ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 35 years experience
A biopsy would tell: No, not usually. I would recommend that you go with the treatment that your doctor gave to you first, and if that isn't helpful within a couple of wee... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bigley is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bigley is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you Dr. Bigley from an recovering addict of crack.I am not addicted to pain meds.
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Thank you so much. Your answer was great help! I was lost but feel safe now thanks!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1987MD
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