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Dr. Clarence Wimberly

Family Medicine
Summerville, SC

Locations

Office

Summerville, SC

Address

435 N Cedar St., Summerville, SC
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Bio

Family practice specialist in Summerville,s.c. Finished Wofford College, Medical University of S.C. and residency also in Charleston,S.C. Additional Practice address at: 435 N. Cedar St. Summerville, SC

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

205 Answers
69 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cyst on ovary: I am sure your doctor is aware of this. A cyst will not hurt the baby.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nail fungus: First thing is make sure that you have a nail fungus because the treatment is a tab every day for 3 months called lamisil (terbinafine).
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Spider bite: There are 2 poisonous spiders---black widow and brown recluse. Look up a picture of them would be helpful, rather than trying to describe them. Other ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Anemia: It appears that the cause could be iron deficiency. If he feels well and you do not see any bleeding place him on iron and the anemia should get bette... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Penis scar: If you are talking about a scar on the skin then get a cream called mederma. There are plaques deep in the muscle that are called scars. You will need... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Bowel movements: There is no normal for how often or how regular to have a movement. Once every day or every other day is good. If your movement have not changed then ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Flavoxate: This works by relaxing the smooth muscles of the bladder. It is taken 3-4 times a day. Should work quickly in 1-2 days.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hernia and reflux: The two things you are talking about are consistant. The hernia is a weakness in the distal esophagus and this then allows acid to burn your esophagus... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
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Anemic: I don, t know how low your hemoglobin is but if it is 10 or above there should be not be a problem. If it below 10gm. Then get this corrected before y... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Boil rash on side: What you describe may be shingles(herpes zoster) i doubt they are boils. Shingles are very painful and go around usually on one side of your body. See... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Infrequent cough: This could be a mild case of allergies or mild case of asthma. If allergies are in your family then this would be more likely.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Tired and exhaused: Your fatigue can be multiple in nature including anemia, sleep apnea, depression , or illnesses not yet known. You do need to see your doctor for an e... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Lean body: The best lean body without muscle building is to eat a proper amd nutritional diet and do aerobic exercises. You will tone down and be nice and health... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Late period: Urine pregnant test take 7-10 days to be positive. Get first morning urine to check. Yes you could still be pregnant.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Itching ears: Itching and flaking ears could be some type of contact dermatitis such as creams or perfumes or something called seborrhea. Don, t get anything on you... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Thumb itching: Your thumb being swollen and itching sounds like a contact dermatitis to something you got on it. Try 1% Hydrocortisone but this may not be strong eno... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Having a baby: Stop the pill then wait to see if you are regular . Make sure to ave a physical before pregnancy to make sure you are healthy.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Baby fontanelle: The area of the fontanelle should be continuing to get smaller up to now but if not then ask your doctor.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Lower back pain: Being 30yo i doubt you have had a back problem before so a kidney stone could be but this usually comes on quickly and usually alot of pain. You could... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Lump on wrist: More than likely this is a ganglion cyst if you have not had an injury. It may ache but usually does not cause much problems . If this is recent then ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Esophagitis cures: There is alot you can do for acid reflux: lose weight, no tea or coffee, no eating 3hr. Before bedtime, decrease fat intake, raise the head of your be... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Spider bite: There is a good chance that a brown recluse did this. Other possibilities are a abscess. A brown recluse causes a necrosis in the center of the bite t... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Knot on neck: As you state that there is no pain, likely you have a cyst, or lipoma. These do not have to be removed unless they become a worry to you or get large ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Black stools: Black stools are not good. My guess is that the "silver" look is less black. Bleeding in your stomach can be a serious problem. Other causes are takin... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heart palpations: If you are a healthy person with no other problems then this skips beats of your heart are probably a normal happening which all people experience. T... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Baby movement: Baby movement is important but this is not a important sign unless you discuss this with your doctor. This can be a sign of problems but only if you r... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Fibromyalgia: Yes, movement can cause the muscles to have spasm. You may want to consider some causes of the spasm such as disc problems of your neck or other illne... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Broken finger: Pain! but a mild fracture can be only mild pain that one might think of only as "a sprain".
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Broken shoulderblade: I would think only trauma such as falling or direct blow. I doubt other causes.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Antibiotic for staph: A panritium is generally caused by a staph. Organism which is resistant to most antibiotics. Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) Doxycycline ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pregnancy test: You took a urine pregnancy test i guess. It is true that this will not show pregnancy at 8 days late. Wait a full 2weeks and repeat. Do this on a firs... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Seborrhea: There are many causes for what you describe--itching and pealing-- first thing is think of something you are getting on your face that is causing the ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Oral steroids: Oral steroids will be effective in the first 24hr. But works slowly and each day there will be imorovement. Steroids work slowly but there may be impr... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Butterfly rash: A butterfly rash is not always from lupus. An irration rash can cause this as well as seborrhea.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Propane Poisoning: Propane is a colorless and odorless flammable gas. This gas takes the place of oxygen is the lungs making it difficuly to breathe. Symptoms are:burnin... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Butter or marg.: Margarine has less saturated fat than butter and is better for you.
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Catarract surgery: I doubt that your surgery has anything to do with constipation but any changes in your life causes changes in your bodily functions.
A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stressed out: Pregnancy many times causes labile emotions which may be the cause. The stomach symptions are probably stress.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Vit.B12: The only reason to take vit. B12 is that you are deficient. Taking this vit. When not deficient will not help you and will not help tiredness. Many ca... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stopping medication.: Stopping your depression medication suddenly causes a drop in your brains serotonin level. This can then cause depression to get suddenly worse, which... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Thyroid testing: The tsh, free t4, and T3 (liothyronine) uptake will miss very little. Make sure that these are what you have had if you have had a blood test for hypo... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Vit.D : First thing is have your level checked. If it is normal then do not take any extra. If low then 1000 to 2000 units per day is the normal dose.
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bike accident: More than likely you bruised your chest muscles and ribs with your fall. There is a possibility that you cracked a rib, but i would think there would ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sleep apnea: The best cure is weight loss but this does not guarantee a cure. There are many people that lose weight and their apnea gets much better.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Growing: People generally stop growing when they are teenager. Girls stop earlier than boys. Girls approx. Age 15 and boys can grow until 17-18.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Prozac (fluoxetine) : I am happy your moods are better and probably the Prozac (fluoxetine) has helped you. The fatigue can be from multiple causes. I doubt the Prozac (flu... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Throat tightness: Yes, allergies cause multiple symptoms including irritation, tightness, itching, etc.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pregnancy blood test: You should get this result the same day if there is an urgent need.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Knee laceration: Your skin can only heal so fast. Keep it clean and dry and it will heal shortly.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Having a baby: Do not be afraid to have a baby. Remember------people have been having babies for thousands of years, and if they can do it you can also. Babies are ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wimberly is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wimberly is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks again. I've been tested for lupus and ra but both came back negative and now I have this butterfly rash. I'll definitely get it checked out just in case. Thank you
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Thanks! Not sure why other answers were talking about cough and cold meds regarding asthma, thanks for your example of what could be administered.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Maybe thats correct. I feel better when i stop taking them, but somehow i keep going back. a good diet is best

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, South Carolina - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Third Place, South Carolina - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, South Carolina - Winter
2013
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