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Dr. Robert Dudley

Family Medicine
Boynton Beach, FL
25 years experience male

Locations

Office

Boynton Beach, FL

Address

2800 S Seacrest Blvd, Suite 240, Boynton Beach, FL
Directions

Fax

(561) 742-8226

About

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

Sleep Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
1 Agree
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Lack of sleep can affect many bodily functions and may increase the stress on the body which, in turn may increase the sensation of pain. Getting a go... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Cancer spread: Metastatic prostate cancer is prostate cancer that has spread from the prostate gland to other areas of the body. The bones are a common area that pro... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
See your doctor: The only way to tell if a mole is melanoma is to see your doctor and possibly get a biopsy.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Sweat Treatment: Iontophoresis is the most effective treatment for hand sweating. Alternatively, one can use clinical strength antiperspirant available off the shel... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection (sti). In men it usually infects the tube that drains the bladder called the urethra. In women it... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Someone with a herniated disc may sleep on their back, side or stomach. They should sleep in the position that is most comfortable for them.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Herniated discs are very common and are not made worse by sleeping on your back.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Sweat Treatment: Excessive sweat is easy to treat with Botox injections. These are very tiny injections and not usually uncomfortable. The treatment should last at lea... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Carpal tunnel syndrome only affects the wrist. However, other joints may have similar problems where a nerve can be pinched it just would not be calle... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Dialysis is the other option instead of kidney transplant.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Only one kidney is transplanted because that's all you need to live normally. If however, that kidney fails, sometimes you can receive another kidney ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: There are many treatments available for chronic fatigue syndrome (cfs). The starting point is healthy diet and exercise. Cognitive behavioral therapy ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Niddm stands for non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. It is another term for type 2 diabetes.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Botox Sweat Treat: Excessive sweat on the buttocks would be easy to treat with Botox injections. These are very tiny injections and not usually uncomfortable. The treatm... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Allergy or eczema: This sounds like it is probably due to dyshidrotic eczema. Try to decrease hand washing and use topical Hydrocortisone ointment. Another possibili... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Excision : The only way to completely prevent it from coming back is to have it cut out. This is usually not necessary and only done if it keeps returning. After... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Surgery has risks: All surgeries are potentially serious. A kidney transplant has significant risks but the benefits usually outweigh the risks.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Type 1 and 2: Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and young adults and requires treatment with insulin. Type 2 diabetes is usually diagnosed in adults ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Urinary tract infections are usually uncomfortable. The most frequent symptoms include burning during urination, urinating more frequently than usual... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: There should be no limitation on travel if you have gout. You should follow a diet to decrease the chance of gout attacks. Diet includes increased fib... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: The goal of a kidney transplant isn't to save the other kidney because usually both kidneys have failed if you need a transplant. A single kidney tra... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Gout is not contagious.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: Mesothelioma is not contagious. You can't catch it from someone. The main risk for mesothelioma is being exposed to asbestos.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Sweat Treatment: Excessive sweat on the neck would be easy to treat with Botox injections. These are very tiny injections and not usually uncomfortable. The treatment ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Excessive sweat: It is an inherited condition but easy to treat. Excessive sweat can be treated with Botox injections. These are very tiny injections and not usually u... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Dudley is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dudley is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks. Are there any other things I can use to keep my hands clean than washing them all the time
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL
Graduated 1997MD

Awards

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