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Dr. Donald Mantz

Family Medicine
Omaha, NE
39 years experience male

Locations

Think Whole Person Healthcare

Omaha, NE

Address

7100 W. Center Road, Omaha, NE, United States
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Family Medicine

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71 Answers
16 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: You can have a red blood count in the normal range and still have iron deficiency. The clues are in the other numbers reported in a CBC or complete bl... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Sometimes: When a stone is passed, can cause an obstruction to the common tube that drains the gallbladder and pancreas into the intestine. That could cause mode... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Trauma: Can happen from getting hit in the stomach, being in a car accident while wearing a seat belt, repetitive vomiting or retching. Sometime acid irritat... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check with doctor: The rotten eggs smell of sulfur is occasionally caused by a sinus or nasal infection. First priority is to be sure there is not a gas leak at your hom... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: Depends on how long it has been going on, whether other head/neck/arm symptoms, and whether it is getting worse. Likely due to a pinched nerve in the ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: Just like the test information states, need to test 3 months after exposure to be sure. These negative tests would indicate that did not already have ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Infection: Sounds like an infection either in the nostril or the sinuses. Either way doctor's exam needed to find the cause. Hair follicles witinh the nose, can ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
EBV (Mono virus) : Yes, this is a virus that is never cleared completely from our bodies. Not everyone gets classic symptoms of infectious mononucleosis. About 80% of c... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Both are bad: Docs used to think that a high number was normal with age, research found a higher risk for stroke with higher upper number than lower number if eithe... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See physician: Cause varies by age and sex. For men, this can indicate an enlarged prostate or prostate infection. For women, this usually indicates a bladder infect... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Nuisance mostly: Danger primarily from poor quality sleep. Restless legs can be treated fairly easily. The main thing to rule out is a iron deficiency anemia, the best... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See physician: Start with hemorrhoid cream like anusol hc, and use the internal applicator to reach internal hemorrhoids.Soften stools by drinking more water and tak... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: But, it may not be covered by insurance. Many insurers cover it starting at age 60. I could help boost your immunity and is probably worth the expense... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Many causes: When people come to see me with ear pain, I have found many causes. Can be an infection in the middle ear space behind the eardrum, or in the ear cana... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Should be rechecked: BP can be low for healthy women and a few men. Only too low if feeling faint or actually passing out. Should get a home blood pressure monitor and che... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Sugar consuption: Usually happens when person has a genetic predisposition to diabetes. Often triggered by weight gain. Sugar and starchs stimulate Insulin secretion by... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Pinched nerve likely: There is a nerve that supplies sensation to the front of the thigh, that passes under a ligament in the groin. When there is swelling in this area, th... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See physician: Whenever an eye infection is not responding to treatment within a couple days, it's important to see an eye specialist. Sometimes this indicates a ser... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Possibly: Your doctor could do a screening test or arrange an evaluation to see if the symptoms are due to adult add/adhd. Many other factors can affect concent... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Not directly: Many of the causes for ed are hereditary, including diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol. Anything that damages circulation can cause ed. I... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: It is possible, and should be checked out. If the pregnancy is a known fact, any abnormal bleeding should be brought to the attention of the doctor wh... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Specialist letter: Would probably need a letter from a psychiatric specialist or even your primary care doctor using a thorough review of all that has happened to you to... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
GERD w/out heartburn: You can have GERD w/out heartburn. Stomach problems such as gastritis and ulcers can cause the same symptoms. The sour taste in your mouth is from sto... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Headache from flying: Sounds suspicious for a sinus headache, caused by expansion of air in sinuses that is not able to escape due to congestion with sinus openings in nose... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Swollen uvula: Inflammation, infection, allergies and heat injury are some of the causes of temporary swelling of the uvula (edema). Since it is made of soft loose t... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Bladder symptoms: You need to see your health provider ASAP to be checked for a urinary infection, which sounds like the probably cause of your symptoms. The GI sympto... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Mole changes: Mole danger signs include symptoms such as itching, bleeding, color change, size change, pain, open sore formation. Most of the time it is nothing ser... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Testicular pain: I do not know why you think you need to go to a private hospital. This sounds like a condition that can be easily treated by a primary care physician.... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Many causes: If both hands at once, can be hyperventilation (breathing too fast when anxious), low blood pressure, alcohol abuse, diabetes, and other nerve disease... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Fibromyalgia has no specific effect on intestinal function, but all narcotic pain relievers are constipating. Drinking more water and taking a stool ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
That is normal: 2 hour after eating blood sugar is normal when it is below 140, borderline 140-180 and possibly diabetic over 180. Fasting blood sugar is normal if le... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Head injury: 2 main reasons to visit Dr. 1st if injury caused a deep cut esp if would not stop bleeding. 2nd and most important is if there are concussion symptoms... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms could be due to false pregnancy (pseudocyesis) in which psychological reasons cause the body to have symptoms of pregnancy when not pregnant.... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Baby sleep position: If she is able to roll over on her own, i would just leave her. Do not put any pillows or stuffy animals in the crib with her that could interfere wit... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: The rash of shingles usually follows the pain in the same area within 1-2 days, but it can be several days. It is a nerve pain, which often is a burni... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Less than a week: Viral sorethoats usually last only 3-5 days at most. Strep throat can last longer without treatment. Should get checked for strep if fever >3 days, bo... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Very unlikely: Stroke would usually cause numbness or weakness, but not pain or burning. Burning sensations are almost always nerve pain, caused by a "pinch" of the ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Yearly influenza vaccine.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Occasionally when pregnant you can have menstrual cycles of any type during an early pregnancy. Bad cramping can be related to abnormal pregnancies ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Multiple possibiliti: Spots or rashes really need to be seen to know what they are. Location alone does not help to diagnose. Important to know whether they're scaly, itchy... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Nothing usually need: All babies were born with bowed legs. This usually starts correcting as they start to walk. Usually treatment is unnecessary unless it persists beyond... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Neck: The cervical nerves in the neck supply sensation to the arms and hands. The fingers involved help pinpoint the level involved. Nerve pain tends to bur... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Common, not normal: Many possible causes. Frequently part of aging effects on arteries, making them less flexible. It commonly happens with anxiety, pain, strenuous exert... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes, depending: Many people are able to live in their own home with the help of a caregiver at 70 and sometimes well beyond. This depends on the status of a person's... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes, see doctor: Could be an infection, sometimes even into some of the deep structures of the hand like tendons. Has laceration been seen and treated? Cuts should be ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Unlikely: Plantar fasciitis causes pain at the base of the arch where it attaches to the heel. Worse with 1st few steps in am or after sitting for a while. Ting... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Padding: If i understand you right, this is a problem caused by using a laptop computer on your lap.Heat from the computer causes burns to thighs that creates... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Not likely: May be getting spasm at the bottom of the stomach where it exists into the intestine, trapping gas and stomach contents. Helps to eat slowly, chew foo... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Gallbladder: These symptoms can just be intestinal gas or constipation, but can be gallbladder problems. That organ is in the RUQ of abdomen. Need to stay on very... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Mantz
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Unlikely: Sounds most like a cold or sinus infection. The flu, specifically influenza, has high fever, headache and body aches, and a severe cough. It is more l... Read More

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Mar 24, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Jun 5, 2012
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Mar 30, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota, SD
Graduated 1983MD

Awards

TOP DOCTOR, First Place, Nebraska - 2018
TOP FAMILY PHYSICIAN, First Place, Nebraska - 2018
THOUGHT LEADER, First Place, Nebraska - 2018
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