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Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes

Family Medicine
Alma, MI
37 years experience

Locations

Office

Alma, MI

Address

Alma Family Practice, P.C., 1335 N. Pine Ave., Alma, MI
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Schedule intercourse: A woman is most fertile 10 -16 days after the start of her last period if her cycles are 28-30 days. Arrange intercourse for the 10th, 13th and 16th d... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several: Adeno-, rhino-viruses and non-typable h.Flu, pneumococcus, moraxella, staph are bacteria that can cause infection. The virus usually causes the initia... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
It depends: If you had severe swelling before delivery, it may take time; this also depends on your weight. If you are a healthy weight, lying down for 30-60 min ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Prepare all meals: Providing healthy food choices is the best help. Avoid prepared foods. I often encourage patients to avoid bringing snacks and fattening foods into th... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Two possibilities: This could be cold sore (herpes) or canker sore. Need to know if you frequently get these if exposed to sunburn, etc wh/ is herpes. Cankers more commo... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: If one is constipated, use a clear liquid diet for 24hrs, then orally administer mag citrate or go-lytely. If one has an acute diverticulitis, then an... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several things: As a physician, i most worry about diabetes in one who has increased urination and thirst. However, for most men it is related to prostate enlargement... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Toilet Training: Have set times to sit on toilet: first waking up, after breakfast, before and after lunch, mid-afternoon before nap, after nap, before and after suppe... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Few options: Very few methods have withstood studies to verify their effectiveness. Acupuncture has had limited studies suggesting success. Lying head downhill (on... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See full answer: Cephalohematoma occurs between the thin outer covering of the bone called periosteum and the calvarial bone. This blood collection reabsorbs and calci... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
By 30 mos, 20 teeth: The central incisors come first: bottom (mandibular) before top (maxillary) for 4 total by about 8mos. Then lateral incisors-4 (8-9mo), canines-4(16mo... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends on accuracy: There are several types of antibodies. Igg antibodies provide lifelong immunity and prevent re-infection. You may have a pos. Test now that is the igg... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: If symptoms have lasted less than 7days, use Ibuprofen 400 3 times a day for 3days, then as needed. Take 2 showers a day, as warm as you can tolerate,... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Now: This is too long. See your physician now, and have your TSH and free T4 checked now. It they are normal, then you no longer have hypothyroidism. But i... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Probably not strep: Strep symptoms are usually concentrated in sore throat, fever, upset stomach. Phlegm, sinus pressure, ear pain are more indicative of URI sx, could be... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: The low residue diet is utilized while you recover from an acute diverticulitis infection. Rice of almond milk is low residue. Once recovered, one wan... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Quite possibly: Removing the ovaries dramatically decreases your estrogen production. Any estrogen responsive or estrogen receptor positive cancers will lose that sti... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: The glycerin will not impede recovery from an acute attack, and will not precipitate an attack in someone with stable diverticulosis.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Certain diseases can: Certain diseases increase hunger or stimulate eating to relieve symptoms.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Accutane: Recommend Accutane (tretinoin). Very effective for cystic acne. Highly teratogenic (birth defects) so must take birth control at same time. Use for 6m... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Holmes is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Holmes is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks! My son is 2 and got stung twice already. I iced the bite and gave him benadryl both times but I wanted to make sure that was the right thing because the Benadryl bottle didn't give a specific...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
Graduated 1985MD
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