Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jennifer Bontreger

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends on symptoms: I would find a reputable physical therapist who can work with you on a home exercise program for strecthing and rom exercises as there is no straight ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
It is a milder form: Pontiac fever is a milder form of legionnaires' diease, both illnesses caused by the bacterium legionella pneumophila the incubation period is short, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
See a MD/DO: Without knowing any further information, i would recommend you see a md/do, either a primary care sports doc or orhtopedist to figure out what you hav ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
No: Simple corneal abrasions do not need to be treated by patching the eye. According to a new review of studies, patching can initially slow healing and ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
May be more present: A fever could signify some other process going on i.E bleed in head. You should be evaluted by an md/do and further workup should include imaging of t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Stretch, heat, meds: Alternate applying moist heat and ice to your back, otc topical anti-inflammatory creams, otc Motrin and/or tylenol (acetaminophen) and stretching exe ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Need further testing: I would see a pulmonologist for further work up which may include a ct scan of the chest, which looks at the lumg tissue better and a pulmonary functi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: It depends on what body part is being x-rayed and the hospital and radiologist will charge you for the read of the xray. The cost will vary somewhat i ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
If you hit your head: This depends on if you actually sustained a blow to the head. Problems with concentration is just one of many symptoms that someone can experience who ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: Depends on a lot of factors, like age, how hard of a fall, etc., but most likely a hip contusion or bruising of the bone of the hip to the worse case ... Read More
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