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Dr. Steve Choi

Family Medicine
Dayton, OH
23 years experience male

Locations

Hometown Urgent Care

Dayton, OH

Address

6210 Brandt Pike, Dayton, OH, United States
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
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Fax

9372368635

Insurances accepted

CareSource

Cigna

UnitedHealthcare

Aetna

Humana Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Medical Mutual of Ohio

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Adolescent Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Sports Medicine

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: Ohio

Languages spoken

Korean

Doctor Q&A

187 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Simethicone: You could try Simethicone over the counter at the pharmacy.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Chamomile can increase your INR, so your dose may have to be adjusted.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Without testing your urine, frequent urination may have many causes. UTIs are not generally contagious, so only the discomfort of frequency may be th... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Possibly: Need to read the fine print when it comes to dietary supplements, and making sure it's not just full of stimulants such as caffeine. Will need to inc... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: No known interactions between Pamprin and Klonopin (clonazepam).
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Therapy or ortho: Type II configuration of the acromion has to do with the curvature of the acromion, which is part of the scapula. The configuration of the acromion c... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Talk to your doctor: If you're tolerating the 40 mg dose, and your symptoms are not controlled, then your doctor can titrate your dose to 60 mg.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Unlikely: Metformin can cause a rash, but I don't believe itching is a sign of lactic acidosis.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Range of doses: 1600 mg per day have been quoted in clinical trials for depression. Reported doses for osteoarthritis is 600-1200 mg per day.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Check with PCP.: Although Xibrom is an anti-inflammatory eye drop used primarily to treat inflammation and pain after cataract surgery, I don't know if it helps in the... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Depends: MRI is generally not used as the primary imaging modality, except for few specific indications such as in staging mediastinal malignancies, where MRI ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Acetaminophen: Since Alka-Seltzer contains aspirin, I would not take ibuprofen within 6 hours. Try acetaminophen or paracetamol instead.
A male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Ok to take ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever or headache. Just avoid aspirin for now.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: The sinuses can affect the function of your Eustachian tube, which can cause pressure radiating to your ears. You could try a decongestant to see if ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No: Maalox is an antacid, not a laxative. I would try Miralax (polyethylene glycol) instead for constipation.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Stool antigen: Three methods can be used to diagnose H pylori infection: 1. Upper GI tract biopsy, histologic exam, rapid urease testing, culture 2. Urea breath t... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Protease inhibitor: The latest is the addition of a protease inhibitor boceprevir or telaprevir, to peginterferon plus ribavirin to those who had partial response or rela... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Magic mouthwash: It's hard to treat these if they are located deep in your gums or oral tissues. Your doctor could prescribe you the magic mouthwash, which contains l... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Take as directed.: Taking two Panadol (acetaminophen) (paracetamol) tabs at night is fine. However, the fever reducing and pain relieving effects may only last 4-6 hour... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Avoid: I would use tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen instead, in your situation.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
One of many: Vitiligo is just one of a dozen conditions that could cause hypopigmentation. May need to see a dermatologist for the diagnosis.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Takes time: As with any long acting anti-inflammatory medication, it will take time to take full effect.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Possible: Both are associated with dyspepsia, which can be accompanied by nausea.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Alloimmunity: Autoimmunity is an immune response to one's own proteins while the example of Erythroblastosis fetalis is an immune response of mom's antibodies to a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Supplement better: Although a tangerine has up to 1 mg of nobiletin, mostly in the peel and pith, I would probably use a supplement instead to get the maximum benefit f... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Same class: Most urine drug screen panels will probably detect both of these as amphetamines.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Hormones: Headaches in women, particularly migraines, have been related to changes in the levels of the female hormone estrogen during her menstrual cycle. Estr... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Get evaluated.: You may be developing a skin infection or experiencing a local skin reaction. Definitely if the swelling or streaking redness has worsened, then seek... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
See your doctor: Rectal bleeding can be cause by bleeding hemorrhoids or small tears called anal fissures. Follow up with your doctor if your symptoms persist.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
May need EMG: Nerves control sensation and strength, and the nerve distribution to different parts of the hand/fingers originate from the neck but can be compressed... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Antihistamines: There are allergy medicines available over the counter like antihistamines (loratadine) or decongestants which can be helpful. Some patients respond ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
2 hours: Elimination half life of nicotine is 1-2 hours.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Less likely: Given the negative CT scan and U/S, the positive D-dimer is most likely coming from a different inflammatory process than blood clots.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: It usually involves first and/or cervical rib resection. What makes the surgery major at this point is extent of nerve or vascular compression that p... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
General advice: The advice on a medical alert bracelet or carrying an ID, in case on an emergency is good advice for those with a seizure disorder, but may not apply ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Post concussion: You could be experiencing the effects of a concussion or post-concussion syndrome, so be sure to follow up with you doctor to treat your symptoms.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Industry vs dietary: Zinc sulfate is a chemical in dyes and pigments. The zinc in dietary supplements include zinc oxide, zinc gluconate and zinc acetate.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Check labs: A complete blood count including platelets may be needed to see if your bruising is related.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Still consistent: Lymph node swelling is not unique to strep throat or pharyngitis. The lymph nodes swelling in your neck can be caused by a sinus infection, bronchiti... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No: A low grade fever should not be prevent you from getting the flu shot.
A female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Many causes: A chronic cough can be caused by many conditions, including asthma, allergies due to postnasal drainage, acid reflux disease, getting over an upper re... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No worries: If the exposure was limited to your hands and not to mucous membranes such as eyes or accidental ingestion, then there should be no issues with standa... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Take proper dose: In case of overdosage, discontinue medication, treat symptomatically, and institute supportive measures. A prospective study of 51 pediatric patients... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No worries: It is common to see blood present on the urinalysis test as part of a urinary tract infection. The urine culture will confirm the presence of bacteri... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Plantar fasciitis: Causes of heel pain include plantar fasciitis, stress fracture, arthropathy. May need to see your doctor before resuming your running schedule.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Gastroenterology: A consultation with a GI specialist (gastroenterology) or digestive specialist may be preferred.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Flu shot: Definitely a flu shot and depending on your risk factors, a pneumonia shot. However, can't protect from all the other viruses, besides good hand wash... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Unknown: My common side effect is constipation. Far as I know, no reports of kidney stones.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Choi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Choi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! My grocery store called me today with the recall and I went into panic mode! Seems like so many things to worry about right now :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! He said to increase Elavil and take fiber. Nothing helping. Depressed.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm getting the prescription now. I convinced my doctor to try it.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

BETHESDA NORTH
Completed 2004

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

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