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Dr. Edwin Schuller

Family Medicine
Media, PA
45 years experience male

Locations

Office

Media, PA

Address

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

Insurances accepted

No Value

Aetna Life Insurance Company

AFLAC

AmeriHealth

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Bankers Life and Casualty Company

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.

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Family Medicine

Pain Management

Doctor Q&A

171 Answers
52 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Years: Varicella virus lives in nerve roots for years. Shingles occurs in people who have had chicken pox even in childhood.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Try Naprosyn (naproxen) or Motr: Typically any NSAID will work for lower degree burns that are not blistered. Works great for sun burn.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Soap, water, 1st aid: Do pay attention to meticulous first aid. Don't play with blisters. Keep clean and dry. Have your PCP check it if there's any changes or questions on ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
No good answer: It's strictly an individualized decision. How old is the baby. How "fragile" are the parents. It's strictly a personal decision.
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Doubtful: The anesthesia used for cataracts is usually "light" which is doubtful to have had a constipation effect.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Yes. More importantly, it could have been more serious or less serious such as a wax blockage. She should see her pcp immediately for sudden hearing l... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Usually: Almost always. Heart transplant may help.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Probably: Especially if acute and tender. Older injuries tend to be painless.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Don't: If your dr isn't comfortable doing this injection there's a reason for it. The side effects are serious and range from organ perforation to abscess fo... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
No: From where does the odor emanate? If its vaginal it can be a trapped tampon. If it's rectal the advice is the same - see your physician for the best... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Depends on how much exposure you have to the can ibis but the test is very sensitive.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: An alternative for directed exercises they do work.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
See your Dr.: You need to see your dr for an accurate diagnosis. Depending on age it could be cardiac in origen but only a good h & p and ekg will reveal this. Only... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
No: Should be no long lasting deleterious effects but the wisest course of action is to take it as directed.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
A Needle: Insertion of a needle between the protruding spines of the vertebrae into the epidural space (no nerves) and medicines are injected into the epidural ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 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.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Although it may be symptoms of pregnancy (your first?) it may well be a uti. You need urinalyses and a culture to determine this. Are there any other ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 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.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Not enough blood: Not enough blood typically low blood pressure. But there are other causes as well such as ear or brain problems. Best bet is to let your dr. Sort out ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: The screen confirmed by the IgM and igg western blot testing is readily available and very accurate.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: There are numerous other antidepressants available that can be used in place of or in combination with zoloft in order to lower the dose. Cymbals, abi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Magic: It's not the size of the wand that pulls the rabbit out of the hat but the magic of the performer.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Diaphragmatic Sign: This is an abdominal sign that we look for with gallbladder or pancreatic disease. I'd suggest you see your fp or surgeon in the near future.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Even with " soft signs" their still there they need to be explained. Your pcp is a good place to start.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Should improve: Opioids like Oxycontin will improve back pain but there's the devils dues to pay for the period of relief-low t to the point of osteoporosis and fract... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Symptomatic: When they are symptomatic. Measuring the angles of the curves in the spine is the classic way to follow the curves. Back pain is typically the first s... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
See your Doc: At your age heart disease is a possibility. This should be ruled out first. Anxiety and hyperventilation can do it too but why take the chance. See yo... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Some are safe.: Some medications are safe in pregnancy. This issue has been studied extensively by the fda and the medications are "graded" according to their safety ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
???: Elderly must be extremely cautious exercising in the heat -stay cool!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Positive ANA: But a positive ANA does not mean you have lupus. A good history and physical as well as confirmatory blood work by your physician or a rheumatologist ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Bleeding factors: Not just vit k but also pt, ptt, and other bleeding factors manufactured by the liver. Not a good thing to insult your liver.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Yes. It is common this year?
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Balance: Your body needs a constant balanced source of calories, especially after fasting all night, to achieve a healthy balance of blood sugars and other nut... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Fine structures: Fine structures including bone, bone marrow, nerves, nerve roots, discs, structures of discs and their pathologies spinal cord, epidural space and oth... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
A number of things: Pregnancy. Ulcerative disease. Gastritis. Intestinal disorders - you really need to see your dr to get an accurate history & physical and exam to sort... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Swollen painful nose: Can be anything from broken nose to sinusitis. U need to see your pcp or ENT if this persists.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
No: Has not been proven to.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Probably a medical c: Probably a medical cause. Depending on other factors, anemia may be a root cause. The bottom line is that this 17 year old needs to be seen soon.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Allergy: Sounds like an allergic response.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Ask them for a brochure that lists the nutritional data of their selections.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Possibly: Can be serious but probably benign polyp.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
All: All colors but esp green, hazel but i'm sure they'd all look good.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Mult reasons: Either: 1. They don't cover your eyes completely, or. 2. The refraction isn't completely around the edge (doubt).
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Typically thyroid effect on the eye itself. Tumor behind the eye may do it as well. Other causes.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
The meds work: The meds will work only if you take them. If you don't take them they won't work. Sounds simple but is actually difficult. If you have trouble remembe... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Odor: Meth labs give off a terrible odor during product manufacture. Too easy to spot in urban areas.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Boredom for seniors can be a risk factor. Plus it's a nice way to make friends.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
No: Type i is inherited. Diabetes ca be prevented for type ii then type i, by avoiding excess sweets, overdosing on carbohydrates, and eating a healthy di... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice, compression(ace bandage), elevation .(if swollen). Some prefer to alternate heat and cold every 20 minutes if that works better over the a... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
No: Possible, but probably not. The IgM WB is sensitive in the first 4 days to 6 weeks.

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Thank you notes
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.
HealthTap member
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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