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Dr. Paul Harper

General Surgery
Londonderry, NH
52 years experience male

Locations

Office

Londonderry, NH

Address

Suite 5, 1A Commons Drive, Londonderry, NH
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 11am - 3:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(603) 434-4833

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

Cigna

CIGNA Health Care

Harvard Pilgim Health Care

TUFTS Health Plan

Paul J Harper MD LLC

Londonderry, NH

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

General Surgery

Licenses

United States: New Hampshire

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

475 Answers
565 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Xylocaine (lidocaine): Xylocaine (lidocaine) ointment should do it, however if you are having that much trouble you should see your doctor. This may be something else such a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Not likely: Adhesions are unlikely following a c' section. Since you are having issues, see your ob/gyn.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Hard to say: If you are pregnant you may be 4-5 months along. However you may have missed periods for other reasons than pregnancy. See your doctor.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Wait: These things usually heal but the discoloration may take some time to go away. I have seen these kinds of things last a year. If you are concerned see... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Yes: However see the doctor who will be delivering you. The er doc ha not been following you and doesn't see the amount of pregnant women that your own doc... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Yes: This amount of medication is no problem.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Yes: I have seen implantation bleeding look just like a regular period for a few days. It can be confusing. See your dr. Or take a pregnancy test. Good luc... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Probably: All the answers are not in yet for this medication but it seems to be effective for restless leg syndrome especially in leg is one of the symptoms. Y... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Yes: There are both medical and surgical treatments for an anal fissure. Talk to your dr. And he will help decide which is better.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Surgery: This sounds as if scar has formed around the repair. The vas, blood vessels and nerves can be trapped in the scar tissue and cause pain. The only way ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Not if it is cancer: Chewing tobacco leads to the worst head and neck cancers I have ever dealt with. You have a nicotine addiction and have found exactly the wrong way to... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
There is no: Solar plexus bone. Please be more specific in your question. What kind of food bothers you? This could be a gall bladder issue but i can't tell from t... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Could be: A cyst like this can twist and get it's blood supply cut off. See your doctor, a surgeon or a urologist.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Could be: Don't forget you had major surgery. It is normal to have postoperative pain after a major surgical procedure such as a hysterectomy. Discharges also n... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Not likely.: This is a relatively big stone. I have seen stones like this pass but it is very painful. Urologists are using lasers or ultrasound to help break up t... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Is it a mass?: This is hard to say. If you have a mass it needs to be addressed. Talk to your doctor again.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Are you sure?: Laparoscopy doesn't damage nerves during removal of the gall bladder. What makes you think that happened? I have done hundreds of these procedures and... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Sounds like it: If this is your first what you are describing is what I have seen. Once the head drops things tend to take off. See your doctor for another exam. You... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
This could be serious.: Any mass in the ovary that is the size you described is potentially a very serious issue. That includes cancer. You need to go see your doctor and fin... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
It cannot be treated: Lamin proteins are thought to be involved in nuclear stability, chromatin structure and gene expression. Mutations in the lmna gene are associated wit... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
No: It is not common but it can happen.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Low: I have never seen a case of breast cancer in a girl this young. If you have an issue please see your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Yeah: Sounds like you may a concussion. See your doctor.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Scrape: Best thing to do is clean it up and put on a dressing. Then go to your doctor. You mat need a tetanus shot.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Hard to say: This kind of an issue can be a problem with ovulation or even pregnancy. There are many factors involved but you need to see your doctor to help sort ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Sure : The way to tell if you are pregnant is to go to your doctor and/or take a pregnancy test. Looking at your nipples for white spots doesn't count.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Don't assume.: The breast is not deep in the chest wall. It is a skin appendage. That being said, a mammogram and an ultrasound and an MRI can pick up all sorts of p... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Sure: As long as you are healthy (especially your heart) go for it. You may want to run this by your doctor.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Fixes it: The doctor will either remove the sac or push it back inside. The spermatic cord can be moved around so as not to damage anything contained therein. S... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
1 week: For acute hemorrhoidal attack, the dosage is 6 tablets daily for 4 days, followed by 4 tablets daily over the next 3 days.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Depends: You didn't give much detail. When did you have your surgery? Having a second bleed in a month may be abnormal, but a one time event may not mean much.... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Ask them.: If you have gallstones that are giving you problems, you need your gall bladder out. Talk to your doctor.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Probably: Directness may be due to a result of the surgery or you may be developing an infection. See the surgeon who did it the case.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
You can't: You are period was set up at day 15 of your cycle. What's going on now at the end of your cycle really cannot be changed.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Could be serious: Unless you were trying to lose weight you may have a serious condition. The widespread enlarged nodes also can be serious. You need to see your docto... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Yes: Creatine can cause constipation and constipation can cause Hemorrhoids.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Possibly: We frequently find stones at autopsy on very old people with no history of any issues. However, you have known stones and you may start to have proble... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Depends: It can get better by itself but you are better off being treated. See your doctor.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Can't say.: There are several reasons for pain in the right side. They range from diabetes to pneumonia to ectopic pregnancy, crohn's disease and more. You need t... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Could be normal.: I assume you had a laparoscopic procedure. You can still have tenderness for a couple of months but not much. People feel that since there is no big i... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Severeral: It depends on what kind of symptoms you have with this diagnosis. A cardiologist may be a dr. That we would want to get involved with, or perhaps a ne... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
You must: Bleeding can be serious. You may be scared to go, but you must overcome your fear and get to see a doctor. We are really not that bad. Relax.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Not sure: Milk thistle has been used medicinally for over 2, 000 years, most commonly for the treatment of liver and gallbladder disorders. The silymarin can be... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Do it: If the patient has a fever coming from the gall bladder, it has to come out. The procedure can be started with a scope and be converted to an open pro... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Yes but.: If she is on rejection medication there could be a problem. I would suggest she talk to both her family dr. And her obstetrician. I do not know if the... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
You did have it: Putting his penis in you is having sex. See your doctor.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Not sure: There are several possibilities all of which may be serious. There could be a problem with the placenta or the uterus or the baby. She needs to be in ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 52 years experience
Perhaps.: Any lesion that concerns you as this one does, cannot be evaluated without looking at it. You really need to go to dr. For a skin evaluation so an an... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Harper is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Harper is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Went to the ER and no bleeding was found, but then again was given morphine which constipates me. Told I have stomach flu? A bit skeptical.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Not addicted took myself off after this post, no withdrawals on codeine only now n in wheelchair to avoid pain n broken bones
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Thanks for your quick reply! I don't know. I am waiting on full lab results. A1c was done in office. Blood glucose and fasting glucose was always normal with pregnancies

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

NJ College of Medicine
Graduated 1969MD

Residency

Jersey City Medical Center

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, New Hampshire - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, New Hampshire - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, New Hampshire - Winter
2013
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