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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

UnitedHealthcare

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

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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

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604 Answers
320 Agrees
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hot water: The brand doesn't mean as much as it's important, for seven days, to wash in hot water, all sheets and towels, every day, for seven days dont reuse. A... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
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Now: Should be clear by now. You can do over the counter test to confirm.
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A female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
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Unlikely: if they follow proper standards and clean equipment as expected by their regulating bodies, should not happen.
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A female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
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Shingles?: get checked out quickly if symptoms worsen or rash appears. Sometimes is a preview to shingles.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Look at carbohydrate content to decide how much is ok for sugars, but overall almonds are a very good healthy snack.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: I've never heard of this.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
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Possibly: It means kidneys not working well, but need more info what is causing and how to improve or keep from getting worse.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: Persistent blood should be explained. You need to see a urologist to have them do further tests such as cystoscopy to examine in more detail.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Thyroid treatment: Check with your doctor, but i would focus on getting thyroid under control. There are many herbal supplements that work but are not safe.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
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Maybe not: Usually this is related to being around soot, smoke, or dust, but if getting worse would get it checked out.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
A and b: There's no 100% guarantee, but they're generally very effective. There is no immunization yet for hepatits c.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: For some people period becomes less and less, for some people can become a constant nuissance, everyone is a liitle different.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Antihistamine: Try over the counter Allegra (fexofenadine) or zyrtec, but if symptoms worsen, change, or fail to resolve in 2 weeks, check with your doctor.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Exercise: Increasing exercise is very important to burn calories and increase metabolism.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: No issue with this.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not sure: May be an infection or other issue, should have it examined.
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A female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Warm compress: Try a warm compress, gentle massage, but check with your doctor if pain is increasing.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Call Umcka: There is no fda regulation over this type of herb, so they can put or not put what they want. You can call the company to find out if there is any con... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Elevate: Keep above the level of your heart, can also try some over the counter anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. Check with your doctor if getting worse or no... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Trichotillomania: This can be a complex behavior that requires more treatment. Go to www.Trich.Org for more information.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Infiltrate is how they describe how it looks on xray.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
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Brace: The simplest, and least expensive is to use a lace-up ankle brace from the pharmacy to give it extra support.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Me too: This isn't normal. The only way to know for sure is to have biopsy of one of the nodules to find out the nature of the nodules.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Aspirin: Aspirin is a very old and well known blood thinner. Aside from medical issues that can cause blood clots, be sure to keep your legs moving during prol... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Some people get soreness just before their period with hormone changes, but check with your doctor if worsens or doesn't improve over the next few wee... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Exercise: The more you exercise regularly improves your circulatory system.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: you want to make sure you have healed adequately, and keeping down food well. You don't want to have nausea, morning sickness when your throat hasn't... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stroke emergency: Vertigo can cause those symptoms, but wouldn't cause you to misuse words. Please seek emergency attention now!
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dont: we don't have that medication in the United States, but you shouldn't take a medication for sleep which will likely still be in your system, especiall... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Watch: If you have rash or other symptom appear in the next few weeks, get it checked out.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Decide: You either need to monitor your child yourself constantly, talk to them about why they wont, or arrange visits at safer places.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: Zyrtec makes some people sleepy. They basically work the same but Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works for just a few hours and usually causes more sleepi... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Need to be specific, is like how long does it take to die if you're bleeding somewhere else. What part of the brain, and how big? It can be a tiny unn... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Why: You shouldn't normally bleed during intercourse. Make sure to check with your doctor regularly and find out why you are bleeding.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Sometimes they are even packaged together.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Glad you quit: Quitting smoking goes a long way to improving damage done and prevents further damage. To get a better idea of you lung health, you may check with you... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: If it's all fingers about the same, it's most likely because you were gripping too much or too long. Consider better grips, better gloves, shorter rid... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Night sweat or other: Sometimes its a 'normal' hormonal surge, sometimes its a heart issue called supraventriculat tachycardia , as well as other issues. If its new and kee... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Should be fine as long as you dont feel weak or dizzy.
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A member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: It's very possible you have urinary tract or other infection, should get checked as soon as possible.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Other things can, but breast cancer can as well.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not necessarily: It's lower than normal range, and should be rechecked in the next month, but if there are no symptoms likely not worrisome. Some medicines can affect,... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not necessarily: It's lower than normal range, and should be rechecked in the next month, but if there are no symptoms likely not worrisome. Some medicines can affect,... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
It might: I would recommend discussing with your doctor, ask for glucose tolerance test to help sort out.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Well...: Cardiac arrest means your heart stopped, so if you are typing and breathing, probably not. If you are wondering about a heart attack (myocardial infar... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
May not work: It wont cause any unexpected issue, but may not work as well.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Any diet works if you eat less calories, the best diet is weight watchers, teaches you how to make better choices, also myfitnesspal for smartphones i... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: It doesn't make sense to use something intended for your throat in your nose.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Doubtful: But possible. Check with your doctor regularly and have blood work to make sure improving. There may be other causes and most of the time this isn't a... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: It's just character, harmless.
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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 30, 2015
Dr. Valdez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 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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