Dr. Edwin Schuller

Family Medicine
Media, PA
47 years experience male

Locations

Office

Media, PA

Address

Suite 2201, 1088 W Baltimore pk, Media, PA
Directions

Insurances accepted

No Value

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Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania

About

Bio

GRADUATED VILLANOVA IN 1972 THEN PCOM IN 1976 I HAVE BEEN NAMED TO A NUMBER OF GLOBAL WHO'S WHOS IN MEDICINE AND RECEIVED TEACHING AWARDS FOR MEDICINE. i LIVE IN CHADDS FORD, PA WITH 2 SCHNAUZERS AND MY WIFE PEGGY.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Pain Management

Doctor Q&A

134 Answers
42 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
No: If anything it would make it worse.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Laxatives: Many times chronic use of laxatives bide their own usage - that is the more you use them the more you need them. Unfortunately it can become serious e... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
See a Dr: The fire ant is most likely a " red herring"- that is it probably has nothing to do with anything. With your history it sounds like chronic prostatiti... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
GI Problems: Ulcers, gastritis, gallbladder disease, diabetes, pancreatitis, and the list goes on and on. Bottom line is you need to see your pcp.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Arthritis: They are arthritic overgrowth of bone in the fine structures of the cervical spine.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
OTC meds: Otc meds but it is highly recommended that you see a GI dr. To have your esophagus evaluated. It is not enough to just control your symptoms. You need... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Get checked: You could have an abscess or a "dry socket" but it needs to be seen by a dentist and/or a oral surgeon.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Possibly: Possibly. But you could be anemic or a number of other things as well. Try seeing your family dr. To sort this all out or another dr your comfortabl... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
No,but: No, but the hormonal axis can be disrupted for a few months after a trauma.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
It should: Wisdom teeth are typically removed because they're impacted - or crowded in together. Removal should allow more room in the back of your mouth for you... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Metamucil: Metamucil is worth a try, however, you have to suspect ibs (irritable bowel syndrome) which can last for years. I highly recommend seeing your pcp and... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: The long and short of it is yes. But it should resolve quickly.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Doubtful: Most likely other cause. Dehydration, overheating, anemia, etc., etc., etc, the bottom line is unless you've had one recently you need a good exam by ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
No.: Healing takes time. More antibiotics is an invitation for super infections. Coughing is the "clearing" mechanism of the body to get rid of the gook pr... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Time: Rest, ice, heat, gradual exercise at your dr's instruction, nsaids, muscle relaxants, involve your pcp.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Tired: Eye strain and/or fatigue.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
For the most part: Most muscle strains occur after inadequate "warming up " before physical activity. Adequate "warming up" would prepare the athlete or "weekend warrior... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
GI,Metabolic: Gastrointestinal, metabolic, endocrine disorders. Quite a broad classification.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
ER: Go to the emergency room or your doctor's office and get your hand x-rayed. How long it takes to heal will depend on the x-ray findings - typically 6 ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Multiple problems: Anything from post surgical problems to allergic reactions to the fungal elements to a myriad of complications. This should be reported to the surgeon... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Pain, heat, swelling: Anterior abdominal muscle pain, swelling, bruising, heat, .
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Symptoms: By pt's symptoms , neurological changes, and their clearing in a reasonable period of time as well as the lack of pathogneumonic changes on mri.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
No: There's no scientific proof to my knowledge that cell phones are "harmful" to their users. I don't subscribe to the theory of brain cancer from cells.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Cookbooks: There are a number of diabetic cookbooks that have great selections.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Minimal: Minimal. But only you know for sure. The testing is very accurate.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
First day: Usually works the first day.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Social engagement at any age is a positive influence.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Monthly: Monthly or as often as needed.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Time: Rest, heat, ice, supportive bed, exercise, follow your dr's instructions?
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
3/yr: Really no limit but typically 3/yr.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Possibly infection: Possibly an infectious discharge.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
OTC meds: Otc meds but it is highly recommended that you see a GI dr. To have your esophagus evaluated. It is not enough to just control your symptoms. You need... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Vagal reaction: Stimulation of the vagus nerve can cause this type of short term reaction. Typically it's a benign process.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
No: No. But there are new treatments for trigger finger that your doctor or orthopod can help you with.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
No: You may have an infection. You should see your provider asap.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
No: No. As long as the fetal heart tones are normal and there's only one fetus.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
MRI: You may well need an MRI to evaluate that prominently narrowed disc at l2-3 if it's symptomatic. At a baseline you need a thorough evaluation to check... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Normal: Lubrication may help.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Depends: You have to ask your most recent surgeon if he "spared" the fallopian tube. If not, you could always try in vitriol with your partner. Best of luck. E... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Typically: Your dentist is the best source of that advice but Amoxicillin is typically used with no history of penicillin allergy.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Not necessarily: Make sure it's urine and not amniotic fluid is the first step. Make sure your dr knows of this.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
See your Dr: Yes, high blood pressure can do that. So can a number of other pathological states. You need to be evaluated by your pcp. Best of luck to you.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Probably early CHF based on those historical facts although your f.P. Will need to work up other diagnoses.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Should be ok: Unless you have an allergy or sensitivity to seafood. Make sure the establishment you eat in is reputable so as to minimize the risk of hepatitis a.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
No: Depending on how long before you ate the cake i suspect your blood sugar is low (hypoglycemic).
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Needs to be checked : Can be as simple as indigestion to as serious as valvular disease or Pericarditis. Don't forget gallbladder or ulcerative disease. EAS
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Fortunately anesthesia is safe and simple
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
The baby: The weight of the fetus pulled down with gravity can cause ligamentous stretching and then discomfort. Rule out pathological causes with an ultrasound... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Lack of chewing: You mention foods that are inherently pain producing and need to be chewed. The mechanical stiffness of foods like that may " scratch" the mucosal li... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Endometriosis: Endometriosis, or another congenital anomaly that connects the uterus with the lower inner spine.
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Testimonials
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Oct 23, 2013
Fast, Fantastic answers to often complex questions, truly an asset to the Medical Community. A true national leader in Primary Care Medicine.
Apr 4, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Dec 16, 2012
MY EXPERIENCE WITH DR SCHULLER AND HIS STAFF HAS BEEN GREAT! I HAVE EVEN REFERRED MY WIFE AND HER MOTHER ALONG WITH MANY FRIENDS AND FAMILY BECAUSE OF HOW THOROUGH AND EDUCATED THAT HE IS. I HAVE NOTH...Read More
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! You're right I had no idea it was possibly causing irreversible damage. If you saw the severity of the scoliosis I think it would surprising
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thanks a lot but also meant a milk formula for my newborn who is gassy and with acid reflux,he is on ranitidine and simethicone!!!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated 1976MD

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Philadelphia, PA
Graduated 1976MD

Residency

Botsford Hospital

Awards

Liljestrand Teaching Award, TriCounty hospital
Lineback teaching
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Osteopathic Association
Zieger Osteopathic Hospital
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