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Dr. S. E. Johnson

Emergency Medicine
alameda, CA
29 years experience

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alameda, CA

Address

2010 clinton ave, alameda, CA
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Emergency Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. E. Johnson
Emergency Medicine 29 years experience
A hole in your lung : Put your fist in a slightly inflated balloon. Your fist is your lung. The balloon represents the lung lining both inner and outer. The space inside is where a small amount of fluid lives. When the outer balloon is punctured by something (broken rib, ect), air pushes down onto your lung, and your lung 'drops'. We place a little tube into that space to re-inflate your lung, allowing healing.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. E. Johnson
Emergency Medicine 29 years experience
Not necessarily.: Hives are the bodies overly aggressive and incorrect response to some sort of stimulus that it doesn't recognize. Swelling is fairly common, as it can represent simply a different ind of inflammation, but significant hand and feet swelling could represent other things, too, and should warrant a doctor visit.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. E. Johnson
Emergency Medicine 29 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Take 50 mg (two tabs) every 6 hours. Also, take tagamet or another h2 blocker (yes, for the stomach) like Zantac or pepcid. Claritin or another antihistamine will also work in conjunction with benadryl (diphenhydramine). The best addition is prednisone, but this requires a prescription. Your hives should clear in 5 days or so. If they last longer, check in with your doctor.

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Mar 31, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, CA
Graduated 1992MD
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