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Dr. Michael Questell

Family Medicine
McMinnville, TN
10 years experience male

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McMinnville, TN

Address

1589 Sparta St, Suite 307, McMinnville, TN
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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47 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Lactose intolerance: Allergies can develop with repeated exposure. Stomach upset from milk is not likely a true allergy. Genes code an enzyme that breaks down lactose, a ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Sore throat: Throat lozenges and gargle with mouthwash several times daily for 5 days may prevent an office visit. Sore throats are often viral and resolve withou... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Blood type: Ask your physician to check your blood type by sending a sample to a laboratory. It is a very simple test and is routinely done when you go for your ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Droopy eyelids: Insurances will generally pay for this because it is not cosmetic and your vision/visual fields will improve.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Maybe: Tobacco products cause constriction of blood flow globally so would decrease the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to muscles when they most need it.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Not too long: Fever is a natural part f the body's defense mechanisms. 99.5 is not technically a fever and the fact that the temp has decreased is reassuring that ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Fracture recovery: Six to eight weeks with physical therapy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Exercise: Patients with open-angle glaucoma who exercise at least 3 times a week may be reduce their intraocular pressure by an average of 20%. Also, decreasin... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Not usually: If you have neurological deficits resulting from a neck fracture, you may qualify for disability.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Blood clotting: Your blood has several substances (factors) which cause clotting and several factors which inhibit clotting. Normally these are in a sort of balance ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Taper off!: You have likely become habituated to this medication. Putting multiple times recommended amounts of any substance or chemical is to be discouraged. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Ruptured disks: Physical therapy should always be tried first unless there is numbness in either upper extremity. In that case, a decompression of the nerve root mig... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: You should take it at the same time each day. The package insert says with or without food.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
DORV surgery: Surgery is the main treatment where the left ventricle is connected to the aorta, and the right ventricle is connected to the main pulmonary artery fo... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Package instructions: The package instructions will give the recommended dosages for over the counter medication. Prescriptions will give the proper dosing of antihistamin... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Fracture recovery: Six to eight weeks with physical therapy.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
No age limit: There is no age limit for a sleep study that i've ever heard of. Anyone with excessive daytime sleepiness or with witnessed cessation of breathing wh... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Dandruff: Selenium, tar based or zinc based shampoos are usually helpful. Lather the hair, rinse, lather again and leave lathered while you take the rest of yo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Pipe smoking: Pipe smoking will likely alter your voice or speech only if you inhale the smoke. Not inhaling may spare your voice but still risks mouth cancer and ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Joint pain: Anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen will help joint pain from inflammation. Acetaminophen works well for non inflammatory pain.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Life after LVAD: A study in the new england journal of medicine, n engl j med 2007; 357:885-896, august 30, 2007, overall survival among all enrollees was 52% at 1 yea... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Gender ID Therapy: You should talk with family and a counselor who is trained and experienced in matters of gender identification. This can aid in self awareness and se... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Aleve (naproxen): Aleve (naproxen) or Naproxen works well.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Pain and scoliosis: Mild or moderate curved spines respond well to physical therapy to relieve stresses on the spine.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Reduce swelling: Ice for 24 hrs when selling occurs then moist heat and rest.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
UTI in pregnancy: You likely have a urinary tract infection. These occur more fequently during pregnancy and if not treated, may lead to preterm labor. You should see... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Field of vision: The approximate field of view of a human eye is 95° to the side, 75° down, 60° inwards, 60° above.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Plaque: Daily flossing is the best way to avoid buildup of plaque. Regular dental visits are also helpful.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Yellow tongue: Avoid or quit smoking, avoid pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and better oral hygeine will help with yellow tongue.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Probably not: Body odor is caused by skin bacteria. So, first guess is a urinary tract infection. Urine that smells like anything other than urine is due to other ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Enlarged Ventricle: An enlarged ventricle is usually a symptom of another undrlying problem. There are idiopathic or unknown causes but generally hypertension is the mai... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Blue baby diagnosis: A double outlet right ventricle is diagnosed by an echocardiogram, either prenatally or at birth when the infant remains blue after birth.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Unfortunate: The prognosis for this instance is very poor, i'm afraid. It would be weeks to a few months i'm guessing. Sorry.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Diabetcs dosing: Your doses are ok but vildagliptin is not available in the us so my experience with it is nil. With these medications you ae at risk of hypoglycemia ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: Children age four (4) through age eight (8), and measuring less than four feet nine inches (4'9") in height, must be secured in a belt-positioning boo... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Droopy eyelids: The cause of the droopy eyelid needs to be investigated. There may be nerve problems causing this. If due to age, an operation called a blepheroplas... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Rest your joint: Several days with resting the joint.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: Yes. There is likely an underlying injury causing the swelling.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Low oxygen: One way is to use a pulse oximeter which fits over the finger and gives a good approximation of the oxygen in the blood.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Too much!: You should only take what is prescribed in the exact way it is prescribed. I question the need for these meds in a 34 year old. You need to get your... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Voice change?: I'm not aware of anyone experiencing voice changes from chewing tobacco.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Fracture recovery: Six to eight weeks.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Eye socket Sx: Some specialists feel surgical repair is needed only if the patient has persistent double vision or the eye recedes into the socket. A comminuted fra... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Raynauds: Approx 11% of women and 8% of men.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Delayed impulse: It means there is a slight delay in the transmission of the signal telling the heart to contract on its right side. Usually both right and left ventr... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Sore throat: Could be viral or less likely bacterial.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts frequently resolve on their own without surgery. The pain and sickness is frequently from small amounts of bleeding which irritate the ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Questell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Questell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you so much for your time. I have been doing this for a long time. 4 to 5 years and I'm pretty sure I'm experiencing so sort of brain damage. My upper body is making sudden jerking movements. I'...Read More
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Thank you doctor.i had a trauma doc have a look,as i couldnt stand the pain.he did no tests,sent me home with some anti inflammatories.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL
Graduated 2012MD

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