Dr. John Hanna

Family Medicine
Galion, OH
37 years experience male

Locations

Office

Galion, OH

Address

270 Portland Way South, Galion, OH
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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262 Answers
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A member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Treat the cause: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is a mucolytic that with the right amount of fluids helps with loosening up the secretions so you drain more easily. Treat the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Many: Would need to now exactly what makes this symptoms better and what makes it worse. The nature and type of soreness and its relationship to urination,... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Wide range of time: First it depends on the depth of the injury. Then you need to identify what caused the injury and stop it. Then the amount of baseline acid producti... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Shaken Baby Syndrome: The can be many reasons why someone might behave in such a manner. Poor impulse control, substance abuse, and underlying mental health issues are ne... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
One sided pain: Suggest that you have an infection, ( most likely sinus ) , and that the drainage is only on the one side.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Salmonella: Culture of stool is definitive.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Diet: Small changes in diet can make a difference in accumulation of body fat. Eating 3 meals a day. Not neglecting breakfest. Lowering the amount of sim... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Imbalance: Loss of ability to percieve your center of balance. Could mean a serious health condition and needs to be evaluated. Causes can range from intoxica... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Shaken Baby: A fall off of the dressing table to the floor is not type of mechanism that causes "shaken baby syndrome". This is a violet and repetitive shaking th... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Itchy Injury: You are descibing what sounds like a histamine mediated symptom. Soft tissue injury usually results in the release of prostaglandins which ar chemica... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Neither: Strong muscles protect, pad and increase bone density. Oi or osteogenesis imperfecta is a congenitally acquired defect that limits someone from havin... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Heart and Lung: General anesthesia risks are basically thouse related to the heart and lung. The irritation of the heart with a general anesthetic as well as the lun... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Cyst: Deeper "pimple" like lesion in this area, that you are not able to express can be either deeper cysts or the opening of one that has formed a hard dis... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Duration: A viral ifection last 7-10 days. Allergic nasal suffiness last as long as you continue to be exposed. Seasonal infections most often are seasonal al... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Sodium Load: Shellfish are high in sodium and can be adverse in individuals at reisk for heart failure.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Overuse injury: Their are several muscles that attach to that area that are involved in extending the head and reaching back at the same time. The action of hitting ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Many fairly severe head injuries in children are recoverable. Current research suggests that the brain has remarkable ability to recover and is consi... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Iron: Organ meat, red meat in particular. Any food or vitamins with iron.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Tattoo: There always can be contaminants in the ink, but to the best of my knowledge that is not a problem.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Treamtment: Treatment with anti-biotic that has the ability to fight the infection. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is one that covers, but there have been more and more i... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Exercise.: Accumulating fat in the center of the body is a marker for someone at risk for heart disease and diabetes. Weight gain is not always unhealthy, bu we... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Determine Cause: Pain associated with chronic kidney disease is addressed by first identifying the cause of the pain and then addressing the cause specifically.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Greasy Stool: Greasy, foul stools sounds like any event that result in a poorly digested meal. Any meal that is poor digested will be loose. A high fat diet with ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
7-10 days and longer: Usually within 7-10 days following exposure to genital herpes a clinical response will occcure. Human papilloma virus or genital warts can take quite... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Difficult: The combination of one sided swelling of the lower leg, with pain deep in the calf as well as pain as you lift your toes towards you when sitting repr... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Variable: The test i belive you are talking about is a vaginal or cervical swab for the prence of the dna of the virus. It is variable. It depends on the way... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: You need to call and be seen by your physician. This is not something that can be managed without complete information of the problem and the treatm... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
At any age: My concern is would you want your baby to hit the ground at any age? A baby does not have the ability to protect themself from the force of the fall.... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Aloe: The chemical removal of hair in a sensitive area can cause irritation to that skin. After first making sure that all of that substance is now rinsed ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Sleep Study: Sleep apnea is not breathing enough during the phases of sleep . It is diagnosised with a sleep study.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Very: Biotin is a water soluble b vitamin. What you don't need you release into the urine. The fat soluble vitamins have the greatest risk of toxicity ove... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Withdrawal SSRI: Sweating and shaky inside.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Think of an ulcer like a burn. When treated it is healed and resolved. Yet if the conditionis which caused it are not treated, it will be back. Med... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Insulin : Type 1 diabetes is an absence of Insulin in th ebody. Without Insulin you cannot bring glucose into the cells and they die. Only Insulin lowers bloo... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Lose Weight: The amount of menses is diirectly related to the thickness of the lining as well as the size of the uterus. Estrogen is what leads to thickening of t... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Reflux: The stomach has to empty to accept the larger volume of an alcoholic beverage of a lower proof of beer. If by "good meal", you mean large, or full of... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Protection: The body protects itself. When you have a small bit a cartilage floating around the knee joint and go to bear weight, your body stops you from injuri... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Belching: Foods that increase stomach acid or delay stomach emptying all should be avoided. Many people also forget that all carbonated bevorages contain co2 w... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Based on Severity: In general obsessive compulsiveness can be a good trait, but becomes a disorder when the desire ( or compulsion ) to perform a task is so overwhelming... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Neuropathy: B12 deficiency can cause one type of peripheral nerve injury that can give symptoms like you are describing. So can chronic trauma and diabetes. Rep... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Possible: Any ulcer in the mouth heals with a whitish appearance as it heals. So any ulcer of the ling of the mouth could have a whitish appearance. A common ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Variable: The length of the cycle is varible from 21 to 40 days. On the average it takes 2 weeks for the estrogen level to build up enough to trigger the body... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Maybe: More importantly is the food item in question a good part of a healthly diet. Most of us understand that sweets are not good for us. In fact there a... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: A yeast infection, could concieveable work this fast.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
ADA: The american diabetic association has a tremendous website for the care of the individual with diabetes. www.ada.org.
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A member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Tendon inflammation: If the pain is in the inner part of your thigh about the width of your hand away from the crease, then it is most likely inflammation of one of the te... Read More
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Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Constipation: Need to defecate to empty the large bowel. Need to empyty large bowel to empty small bowel. Need to empty small bowel to empty stomach. If you don't... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Possibly: What would be necessary would for something to stop the veins from filling. I guess any injury to the skin that would result in enough to make the bl... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Nighttime acid wave: In non smokers 60-70% of all acid secreted during a 24 hours period of time are between 1-4 am. Frequently find acid related issues with disturbe... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Pain not allowing you to eat or drink maybe something much more serious than ibs. Ibs is a syndrome of discomfort and by definition does not result i... Read More
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Mar 22, 2013
Great answers! Knowledgeable and caring.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hanna is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hanna is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thankyou I am going to be seeing a doctor for this as soon as I can it is very embarrassing to be as young as I am and have a bad limp
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Thanks so much. I have a feeling that it is my sphincter that is messed up again. I have had pancreatitis before.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was a really bad reflux baby and until i was 15 was on medication

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1986MD

Awards

Thought Leader, Third Place, Columbus, OH - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, First Place, Columbus, OH - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, Second Place, Ohio - Summer
2013
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