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Dr. Robert Keller

Emergency Medicine
Monterey, CA
41 years experience

Locations

Office

Monterey, CA

Address

950 Cass Street suite B, Monterey, CA
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About

Bio

Dr. Keller is a noted teacher, lecturer, TV commentator with over 40 years of practice. His specialty is regenerative medicine.

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.

Emergency Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

97 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: A strained back becomes inflamed and the Prednisone helps the inflammation. Be sure to take an acid blocker to prevent acid reflux or an ulcer. Take t... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Rest: You can wear down any piece of equipment by using it to excess. Yes, you can run out of sperm or semen. But you could also have low "t" testosterone. ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Histamine: Breaking the skin releases histamine which makes holes in the blood vessels to allow immune cells to go to the scratch. These immune cells fight the g... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Excited: You got over stimulated, dude. Your premature ejaculation has lots of causes. Nervousness (i know you are a stud) but given the right circumstances, w... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Depends: You need your iodine, tsh, t3, (liothyronine) T4 and parathyhroid levels checked. You also need a special thyroid scan if not already done. Lastly, a ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Maybe: Depends on if you peeled off fat with the skin. Usually it will fill in. If not, consider a more permanent filler like Radiesse (dermal fillers) or a ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Infections and the stress to your body, immune system and hormones can cause break thru bleeding.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Support: Flat feet stretch the planar fascia and inflame the foot. An arch support keeps the inflammation down. Get measured for a proper support as each foot ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Stress: When we become stress we can hyperventilate. This causes the blood ph to change which affects the nerve conduction, hence the tingling. Lack of certai... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Kidney: You probably have a bladder or kidney infection. Get it treated. Kidney infection is insidious and hard to dx. Don't mess with this get urine sample t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Maybe: Hcg tests are very accurate but not 100%. Irregular periods can be caused by many things. Egs: too much exercising (too much testosterone). Stress (co... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Xray: Did the skin get punctured? Could be infection, broken arm, torn ligament, hematoma (blood underskin) or dislocation. Did an xray now and see your d... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Sleep study: Get your doctor to order a sleep apnea study. That may reveal your trouble breathing and how to cure it.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Understanding: Coming to the realization woman are smarter, stronger and more opinionated than men and that we as men finally learn to say "yes, you were right and i... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Liquid motrin: Buy liquid tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Take 400-800 mg of Ibuprofen and 500 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) every 6 hrs together. This is a wo... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Absolutely: Stds can infect your tubes, scar them and narrow the lumen. When the tubes are scarred it is difficult for the egg to pass into the uterus and get in ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Wax: Could be several things including ear wax, fluid, infection or unequal pressure between the interior of your skull and the environment. Have your doc ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
No: Someday stem cell will heal it but for now surgery is it. It's pretty easy to get it fixed now they use a scope.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Old blood: Several possibilities: old blood from cyst or lining of uterus, infection, trauma or medications. Easy to solve: have your doc take a look.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Advice: Look, a fever means infection. Usually a urinary tract infection doesn't have fever. Fever means the infection is moving up the urinary tract. Could b... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Trouble: Your thyroid is behaving badly and looks to be burning out. Get a scan, repeat labs with antibodies and get an ekg. See an endocrinologist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Antihistamines: Contact dermatitis is an immune response. The oil from poison sumac caused your immune system to react by releasing inflammatory cells, which release ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Snake oil: Watch out for this one. There are no good products out there to restore hair. On the horizon are some exciting treatments. The right laser has promise... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Depends: The deeper the acne infection, the deeper the scar. Cystic acne can scar for life. If it was a deep, bad pimple, theoretically, some scars can take up... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Exfoliate: This is caused by hormone surges. Birth control pills can help but exfoliation one week before period helps, topical anti-biotic pads are great and be... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
No: Unfortunately, no. This procedure is great to exfoliate the very superficial layer of skin but does not reach the deep layer where most markings are. ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Depends: Bleeding could be bad or good sign. Bleeding means blood is getting to area and might mean it's healing. But could mean infection. Look to see if pus ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Sugar: Could be coincidence or elevated blood sugar. Check your A1c level. Remember, acne is an infection and bacteria love to be fed. Sugar is a favorite of... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
No: Can be due to hormone imbalance, infection, mechanical damage or immune problems. Thyroid problems are at the top of the list.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Have it examined: Lots of things cause cysts. A true sebaceous cyst usually needs excision. Have it examined. Warm compresses help every 2-4 hours. Sitz baths (fill tub... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
No antiperspirants: Most common cause is using antiperspirant which irritates and clogged the pores. Could also be yeast infection so check your blood sugar.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Histamine: Histamine is released in response to your immune system seeing you were invaded by this pesky buy. The histamine opens the blood vessels and allows yo... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Compression of the nerve to the hand causes atrophy of the hand muscles. This leads to weakness, poor performance by the hand and chronic pain. Chroni... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Usually these symptoms are caused from hyperventilation due to anxiety over being intoxicated;however, they can also be caused from thiamine deficienc... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Herpes virus is usually shed when a visible sore is present; however, the virus can be present even without a sore showing. You usually need to have a... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Strain: Coughing strains the intercostal or rib muscles, inflammation of the lining of the lungs, dilation of the wind pipes or inflammation of where the rib... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Depends on sensitivity of HCG test. If you test too early will show up negative. Also, remember you can have an ectopic and an intrauterine pregnancy ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Depends: Most drugs enter your system in :45 to :60 minutes. However, this varies according to your genetics (specifically the cytochrome p450 genes). Symptoms... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Maybe: You may have a problem with estrogen balance. Estrogen helps the lining of the uterus and vaginal wall. An imbalance of estrogen may leave your vagina... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Depends: Nightshade contains alkaloids. This is found in tobacco (nicotiana tabacum) and belladonna, also called deadly nightshade (atropa belladonna). If you... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Enhancement: Allows radiologist to see images better so that certain types of tissues show up better. Safe except if you are allergic to it.
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Stone: One possibility is a stone in your salivary duct. Pretty common. Feel your cheek and see if you can palpate a stone. Try pushing it out towards the fr... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
ENT/Plastics: Or oral surgeon. Depending on the type of fracture, each specialist treats different types of breaks. For example, if the tooth root is involved, an o... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Treat: Green sputum means immune cells got involved with your infection. Now the mucous is being produced as part of inflammation. The cough is to bring up t... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Depends: Rule of thumb 1.5 times normal calorie intact. However, you need to know your basic metabolic calorie burn rate, then measure your fat weight and see ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Folliculitis : I think you mean folliculitis which is an infection of the hair follicles. But you mention a laser which sounds like laser hair removal. At any rate, ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Depends: What was the condition of the grafted vessel? Did it have plaque in it? Durability also depends on life style and genetics. If your tg and cholesterol... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Forget the cycle dates. Too confusing. Get an ultrasound. It's more accurate and less confusion. Plus, it more fun to see the baby than to count days.
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
Trauma: Also pulling hair out, drugs, genetics, infection, dry membranes, picking nose and injury. Interesting: people with polyps are more prone to Aspirin a... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 41 years experience
28 days: You know what they call people who use the rhythm method? Parents! rhythm method is like the Aspirin method of birth control (keep an Aspirin between ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Keller is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Keller is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! its still a little sore but i will watch for other symtoms
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Thank u for trying to answer a difficult question. it was his pancreas

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Utah School of Medicine, UT
Graduated 1981MD
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