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Dr. Edwin Medina

General Practice
Malta, MT
40 years experience

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Office

Malta, MT

Address

315 S 8th Ave E, Malta, MT
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General Practice

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

42 Answers
19 Agrees
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Not to my knowledge: Though it is not listed as one of the primary side effects, it is certainly possible. I usually advise my patients that if they should notice that th... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Lateral epicondyliti: Depending on your exam your daily activities, whether or not it hurts when you place your palms up (supinate) or down ( pronate) if you engage in repe... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Nursemaids elbow: In some cases pulling an infant can cause a condition known as nursemaids elbow (subluxation ) of the radial head very painful but usually easily redu... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Pagets Disease: You may be feeling the effects of scalloping of the bone in your skull or it may just be a subjective feeling from having the wrong kind of pillow.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Not normally: There should be no chance of fertilization unless you have an ovum and a spermatzoa meet in the distal third of your fallopian tube. If your intimacy... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Not to my knowledge: If you are having symptoms of what you think may be a viral illness it would be best to check with your pcp in order to run some basic test. CBC ESR ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Depends : Without knowing your full history I am hazarding a guess to your condition. Are you overwieght? Do you suffer from constipation? Are you working out... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Sun exposed skin: Liver spots are flat usually brown spots that appear on the skin in areas of the body that are exposed to the sun. They have nothing to do with the ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
UTI: If in addition to burning sensation, you are peeing frequently, and also peeing at night you likely have a urinary tract infection. Check with your p... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Non poisonous: As far as i can tell this is not a poisonous species which does not mean you can not get an infected wound from it's bite. Having said that the betad... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Check CBC: Patient may have a complication such as an infection secondary to leep procedure. At the very least check back with the provider who did the procedur... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Normally not: Anything is possible but your symptoms suggest that you at least need a GI workup. The vagus nerve is too far away to be directly affected. Are you ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Make sure tetanus: If it is a small flap of skin and easy to tape down and not continuously bleeding than you should be able to just tape it down with cloth tape. Make ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Anything is possible: Low magnesium can happen with other electrolyte abnormalities, low ca, low k+. These are usually related with conditions such as kidney stones, heart... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Not likely: Unless you are really thin or the needle is very large or long you will not likely hit your femur. More alarming is the fact that your have an enlarg... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Cervical radiograph: Provided you have already ruled out cardiovascular or musculoskeletal causes, you might want to obtain an x-ray of your neck as sometimes you can get ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
5 is standard: To my knowledge aneurysms are intervened when they reach 5.0 cm. Though there are different factors that might affect a given clinical situation, tha... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Emollients: Otc emollients such as desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or a&d or other moisturizing cream should help with the rash, if it does not help within app... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Depends: That depends on what you mean by "messed up". If you are referring to a euphoric feeling (ten feet tall and bullet proof) it would vary with individ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Contaminant: In our lab we usually do not obtain sensitivities unless a culture grows out more than 100k colonies. Usually mixed flora with low counts are contami... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Relatively common: The parapelvic renal cyst is a relatively common finding on routine urological examination but rarely needs treatment, unless it causes pyelonephritis... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Singultus: A hiccup is a contraction of the diaphragm that is out of sync with the normal movement of this muscle that separates the thorax from the abdomen. It... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Tinea versicolor: Depending on several factors your co-morbidities, your habitat temperate vs tropical, whether or not it itches , is it spreading,byou may have to r/o ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Exhausting resources: The body is very similar to an automobile, in that you add gas to the tank and it lets you drive a certain amount of miles depending on what kind of m... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
About 8 hours: Oxycodone is opiod in Percocet and it has a half-life of 3.5-4 hours which means that half of it will be eliminated in that time so theoretically unle... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Check Prostate: It sounds like you may need to see a urologist but usually your pcp can check your prostate and do some baseline labs to make sure that you do not hav... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Check urine: If you have ruled out the more serious concerns, females can develop urinary tract infections much easier than males. Though it is not typical for ur... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
No evidence: There are no scientific studies which suggest that the lipoflavonoids are effective for tinnitus (ringing in the ears). There are no dangerous side e... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Yes: Actonel is the brand name of risedronate one of a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates which help with the prevention and treatment of bone loss. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Shortness of breath: It is a severe allergic reaction in which a given patients immune system reacts violently to a stimulus (antigen). It can produce signs of shock, sho... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Suggest hypothyroid: Depending on what part of the country you are in different labs have slightly different normals. However anything above 4 is usually suggestive of hy... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Could be infection: Depending on whether or not you are sexually active and are or are not monogamous you could be experiencing any number of pelvic problems such as pelv... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Depends: It depends on what you are treating: erosive esophagitis associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd)=8 weeks, hypersecretory conditions=... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Hydroadenitis: You should make sure that you do not have a condition known as hydroadenitis which can be provoked by using deoderants that contain aluminum. If you ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
About 6-8 weeks: A diet and exercise program usually will show appreciable results within the first 6 to 8 weeks. Depending on the intensity of your workout and how c... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Check for strep: If it is not post nasal drip(from a severe sinus infection), then you should at least insure that you do not have a streptococcal infection. If you ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Possible side effect: Accutane is for acne and has some serious side effects, liver toxicity, pancreatitis, vasculitis, steven-johnson syndrome, psychosis, aggressive behav... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Possibility: Bell palsy tends to recur in about 14% of patients. It can recur on the same or opposite side. Family history is associated with higher recurrence r... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Depends on type: It depends on whether it is superficial, or deep folliculitis. If it is superficial it usually responds to antibacterial soaps. If it is deep or ref... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Likely normal: Provided you have excluded cardiovascular causes (sick sinus syndrome, CAD etc) your heart rate is low normal and either points to an athletic lifesty... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
Not propaganda: Any steroid can have some serious consequences, not that every body who takes a steroid will have a bad effect. Long term use can cause bleeding of s... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Medina
General Practice 40 years experience
For dizziness: To my knowledge, meclizine is an antihistamine (blocks H1 receptors and has anti-cholinergic properties. I gave always prescribed it for dizziness, n... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Medina is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Medina is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you, I just wanted to be sure as I have been recently treated for pyelonephritis. Have a great day!
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I don't yank him I slowly lift him up he loves it other moms have did
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Thank you. I take Indocin 3x a day and it just isn't working anymore

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Central University of the East School of Medicine (UCE), Dominican Republic
Graduated 1982MD

Medical/Graduate school

Universidad Central del Este
Graduated 1982MD

Awards

Most Influential, Second Place, Montana - Spring
2014
Thought Leader, Second Place, Montana - Spring
2014
Top Doctor, Second Place, Montana - Spring
2014
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