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Dr. George Valdez

Family Medicine
Tomball, TX
male

Locations

Family Health Pro Clinic

Tomball, TX

Address

888 Graham Dr, Tomball, TX, US
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Insurances accepted

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About

Bio

Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Graduated from Bellaire High School. Graduated Texas A M University with Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, Recipient of the prestigious Buck Weirus Spirit Award, Medical Doctorate from University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston,TX, Completed Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency in Concord, NH, Serving the Tomball and surrounding communities since 2002, Owner and Medical Director of Family Health Pro Clinic, Proudly serves as the Tomball High School team doctor, Preceptor for Baylor College of Medicine.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Palliative Care

Doctor Q&A

774 Answers
405 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: I would have it checked out by your doctor if worsens, changes, or fails to improve.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not normal: But it happens at times, just make sure to follow up with doctor in the next 2-3 weeks to confirm resolved, may need further testing or treatment if h... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: You should be specific when requesting, otherwise pharmacy will give generic automatically. On the other hand, wafers are much more expensive that non... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Doubtful: Vitamin d is important for many things, but deficiency doesnt usually cause sudden/severe symptoms. There are usually other issue going on as well.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: There can be several causes, but you can see if your doctor would consider urea lotion 40%.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Headache: Sounds like migraine, is important to drink plenty of water and get adequate sleep. You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, but if symptoms... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info: need to know how long, is it better or worse with food/activity/other, are there other associated symptoms, does pain radiate up/down/left/right/throu... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No safe shortcuts: This type of diet often makes the body angry, decreasing calories too much too quickly will send your body into starvation mode. Less calories = weigh... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: STD's can have many symptoms, or no symptoms. Get checked out, and from now on, its wise to use condoms 100% of the time. Protect yourself and others.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bentyl (dicyclomine): is pretty mild. Chance of side effect constipation is minimal.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dehydration: you need to find something quickly you can drink and replace fluids, sprite, water, coke, ginger ale etc. If symptoms worsen need to go to urgent care... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Its fine: this means non-worrisome overgrowth of cells, normal follow up.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: It's not normal to have blood clots in your stool.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Blood tests: i would recommend at least a blood count to make sure you dont have anemia or low platelets. Also, even if urine clears up, would repeat urine in next... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not normal: you shouldn't have blood like water coming out of your breast. Please see your doctor to make sure is not a dangerous issue. In the meantime, keep it ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not much: The only time its really relavent is if you are pregnant and delivering and have an outbreak. Otherwise its just an aggravation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dont: Its not really acne, its just hair follicles developing normally. You dont need to put anything, but check with your doctor if not sure.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes, but: Often people complain of fluid retention, so may need to add a fluid pill if needed.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Sometimes your body changes, sometimes different generic brand, can be other issues.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get help: It is common for schizophrenia to be afraid to ask for help and take medication. You are more likely to do better in the long run if you find the righ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: It is unusual but possible. If you have concerns, see an ears, nose, throat specialist.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: Be on the safe side and get checked again if you are still feeling bad, this can be dangerous. Tobacco multiplies risks of clots, strokes, and many ot... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible: It's uncommon, but possible. Go ahead and take a home pregnancy test. If your symptoms are not resolving would get checked out by your doctor, these s... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: Some are harmless, some are dangerous. Get checked by a gastroenterologist to find your answer.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes they can affect sexual function, so if you notice new issues, may be related. Yes if you stop medication your hair will likely return to what it w... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: It's uncommon, but possible.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: There is no fda regulation over supplements like this, so they can put whatever they want on the label. There are things that are 'natural' that are n... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Not everyone bleeds, but if you do should stop within a day.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: It's hard to say without examining. The kidneys are in that area, but need evaluation to get a better idea.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably nothing: It should cause no issues but check with your doctor if not feeling well.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No sure: Ambient light definitely helps those with certain types of mood issues such as seasonal affective disorder.
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Good: That's a good reading. Sometimes blood pressure is higher in the doctors office and treatment shouldnt be based on one reading. Check in morning and e... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: You likely need a higher dose, but sometimes name brand makes a difference.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Few days: I dont quite understand the question, but in a younger, healthy person, a slight cut should heal within a few days, may put antibiotic ointment to hea... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Gel: The gel may dry your skin and worsen eczema, but not always. If it seems to worsen, you may ask to change to metro lotion, but give the gel a try firs... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info: I'm not sure what you are asking about head age, please give more detail about what you need to know.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Modafinil: Provigil or nuvigil, indicated for sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and shift work disorder, are histamine activating which might counteract. In general, you ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not good: Your stomach is built for acid, your esophagus is not, so acid floating up can cause damage over time. You can try over the counter Prevacid (lansopra... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
ER: If he has any pain or new symptoms, bring to er immediately.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: First make sure your partner is aware so it is not spread without their knowledge. If a person has active outbreak it can be painful for that person, ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely muscle strain: If it's affected by movement or pushing on it, it's likely muscular. Sometimes moving wrong or coughing hard can strain a rib mucle, can be quite pain... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Doubtful: I've never heard of this or had anyone complain of this.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Complicated: Add meds may or may not affect a persons personality. It's important to learn about possible side effects and have people who know you well let you kn... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Days: There arent necessarily symptoms, so you should get checked if you had unprotected sex, use protection in the future.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Doesn't matter: You can eat yogurt any time.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: There are many reasons, but blood isn't supposed to be in your spit, so you need to get it checked out. There's a small chance this is an early sign o... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Doubtful: There are more people that have add than have lead poisoning. If you have concern, you can simply have lead level tested along with other appropriate ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Everyone is different, so you can't say 'all' firemen take deep naps, but typically people who are on call learn over time to get sleep when they can,... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: Could be allergies, infection, reaction, or cancer. Should seek medical attention if worse or not resolved in the next 2 weeks.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stinger: This sounds like a common football injury, which should improve over the next several hours. Try a brisk walk for 15 min followed by a very warm showe... Read More

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Mar 19, 2017
Cluts through he vongusion to provide clear , sober intelligent answers to a wide variety of patient questions
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Valdez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Valdez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Result of Pathology Thyroid aspirate (ISthmus): The smears are cellular and show moderately blood-stained background with abundant watery colloid and some thick colloid. There are several large sheet...Read More
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I say thanks because you responded but you did not answer. She's followed by everybody & their grandmother- no one has yet addressed this ongoing problem. It varies too much day2day to try to "catch" ...Read More
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Thank you-İ assume that would be contagıous?have seen a doc who gave me bllod test said not allergy then sent me away with antihistamine and anti itch creme it is not improving -have had repeated sore...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
MD

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, Texas - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, First Place, Texas - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, Second Place, Texas - Winter
2015

Affiliations

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