Doctor Q&A for Dr. Barbara Hummel

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Allergy symptoms: This could be a symptom of allergic rhinitis and post nasal drip. I suggest you try an allergy medication and if this doesn't help see your physician ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginal lesions: I would suggest you see your family physician or gynecologist for an exam. This could be an indication of vaginal warts. For older women, it could b ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Skin ulcers: Skin breakdown in the tail bone area can occur from pressure such as sitting for long periods and can happen faster when adding heat from a heating pa ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Stomach pain: There are far too many reasons to list that can cause stomach pains in women. I recommend that you see a physician or go to urgent care if the pain h ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Blood pressure: Blood pressure is not a static or constant number -- it is affected by anxiety, activity and foods or drinks as well as salt intake and weight. Adopt ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Allergic reaction: The goal with allergy symptoms is to control the environment and avoid those things to which you are allergic. Keep animals out of your bedroom, remo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Chest pain & nausea: I highly recommend that you return to the emergency room if the pain has worsened.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Nausea causes: You really need to see your primary care physician for an evaluation. This could indicate a number of conditions including gallbladder disease or sto ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Pelvic psin: That is a possibility. You should see your physician for evaluation.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
33 years experience Family Medicine
Positive ANA: Certainly suggestive of lupus. You need to follow with your promsry care physician or a rheumatologist for further tests and treatment.
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