Dr. Joshua Batt

Emergency Medicine
Colton , CA
11 years experience male

Locations

Riverside Medical Clinic - Urgent Care

Riverside, CA

Address

6405 Day St, Riverside, CA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 12am - 11:59pm
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Insurances accepted

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Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

Colton , CA

Riverside Medical Clinic - Urgent Care

Riverside, CA

About

Bio

A native of suburban Chicago, Joshua graduated Touro University Nevada just outside of fabulous Las Vegas. He embarking on a fulfilling career in emergency medicine and blogs about his adventure getting there on his personal site, Life as a Medical Student. While he enjoys the digital world, he spends his free time consuming French culture, patronizing the arts and frequenting the outdoors.

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Urgent Care

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: While a corset may help one's posture, it will not correct or stop the problem of one's bones changing shapes or positions. Nonsurgical options for su... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Acid reflux: This taste is also known as "water brash" and is commonly associated with acid reflux. Many people describe it as a sour taste. Do not lay down soon a... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Shooting leg pain: Sciatic pain is due to irritation of the sciatic nerve that runs down either leg. It can present with lower back or buttock pain that is commonly desc... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Ovarian Cancer: It is a tumor marker for ovarian, endometrium, fallopian tube, lung, breast and gastrointestinal tract cancers. It is commonly used to follow ovarian ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
They are effective: Some antidepressants act on certain Dopamine or serotonin receptors. It is thought that the symptoms of migraines can be reduced by interfering with t... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Plague is treatable with antibiotics.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Fistula or catheter: Bubbles in the urine is called "pneumaturia" and is concerning for a fistula, or track, from the intestines to the bladder. Seek medical counsel for s... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Depends: A fever greater than 100.4f is the cut-off for qualifying fevers. If you have had one longer than 3 days and have symptoms such as pain, difficulty br... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Life saving: Blood transfusions are used as a life saving measure. When people lose blood rapidly their bodies can shut down and stop functioning ultimately leadin... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Food poisoning can come from any food item. All it takes is enough bacteria to accumulate in the food so that when we eat it our bodies become ill. Ge... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Many: The pituitary secretes a number of hormones, all of which are important. Anterior pituitary: follicle stimulating hormone, leutinizing hormone, adreno... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
As soon as possible: A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a true emergency. Unfortunately, depending on the size of the rupture, it can take minutes for one's blo... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Arch support: Consider purchasing an inexpensive arch support from your local pharmacy. This will decrease the tension placed on your foot at these points. When not... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Be cautious: If what you are referring to is a party/ bar-like setting, bring your own drinks and never let them out of your sight. Or when using cans/bottles keep... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Change environment: It's time to change one's environment as it can make a big difference in one's mood. Friends, community, job, lifestyle, and activities can all have a... Read More
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A 91-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Rehab Physician: A physiatrist treats patients non-surgically through focused therapies to facilitate their rehabilitation. In general, their goal is to help a patient... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Pressure and time: It depends on where the bleed is coming from; the front vessels or the back. Tilt the head forward to avoid swallowing blood, put steady pinching pres... Read More
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A 91-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
No: He certainly could help you walk as you are recovering but not in place of pt. The benefit of having pt work with you is that they use goals and indic... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Arthritis: This is most likely due to degenerative joint disease such as rheumatoid arthritis which can be evaluated and treated by an orthopedic surgeon. Anothe... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
150 beats or more: Supraventricular tachycardia (svt) commonly has 150 beats per minute and may approach up to 300 in extreme cases. A patient may feel he has a pounding... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Soap and friction: Wet your hands, use soap to lather and rinse away with warm water. While scrubbing your hands, be sure to clean under/around the nails, between your f... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: It should not affect the function of the device. Use sunscreen to protect the scar tissue.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Good Sleep Hygiene: Try these easy ideas. 1 - only use the bed for sleep and sex: reading, watching television or other activities can disturb associating the bed with sl... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
10 grams 3 times/day: Usual adult dose for dietary supplement: average dose: 10 g orally up to 3 times per day (total 30mg max) http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/glutamine.Html as... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Identify heavy spots: Change body position regularly to avoid pressure in the same areas. Use cushioning to distribute the weight evenly and over a broader area thus reduci... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Torticolis: Cholesterol shouldn't have anything to do with a stiff neck. It sounds as though you have strained the neck muscles leaving them in spasm. Time and a... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Massage: That is something that is better discussed with your spouse, but among other things, regular foot massages can be very healthy for your relationship. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Diet and Exercise: It is normal for children to have regular growth spurts in their youth. Maintaining a healthy and well balanced diet is crucial to their development. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
See your doctor: There are certain conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea and others than your doctor can test you for. Often times there are solutions that can ma... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Prune Juice: Prune juice works like a charm. Just have a small glass/can a day until your bowel movements return to normal. Too much will cause diarrhea.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Dietary changes: Increase fiber in your diet to add bulk to the stool and avoid foods that may irritate your stomach (caffeine, spicy, chocolate etc). It is possible y... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Menses vs Pregnancy: It is possible you are having normal menses or even pregnant. This depends on your last menstrual cycle. Other possibilities include sexually transmit... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Likely benign: Very likely this is a tension headache like you mentioned. Be sure to stretch your muscles weekly with exercises like yoga. Continue to stay well hydr... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Not likely: This is likely normal menses. While it is still possible it is an early pregnancy, the only way to be certain is with testing. Consider being tested i... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
See a doctor: PID is a severe infection of the pelvic female organs that can lead to infertility and death if left untreated. Doctors will perform a pelvic examinat... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Possible: There is always a possibility that a woman of child bearing age who misses her period may be pregnant. Especially if she is usually regular between cy... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Stomach pain: Over the counter Omeprazole can also be beneficial for stomach acid. If you are not finding relief with these medications, there may be another cause ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Possible: Hernia's are caused by abdominal wall defects. Coughing increases the pressure in the abdomen and may increase the chances that a hernia results. See ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Scrotal swelling: Scrotal swelling may be associated with fullness of the contents including testicles, veins, or fluid retention. If it is not painful, this is general... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Flatulence: Bowel gas (flatus) is a product of bacteria digesting our food. In order to minimize the amount of gas produced, it is wise to eat bland foods such as... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Recluse spider bites are known to have unfavorable side effects. Depending on severity, it may need as little as pain control or even surgical interve... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Undigested food: It is common for some food products to not completely digest. You may see particles that are difficult for the body to break down in your stool and sh... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Reflux: Sour tastes in the mouth may be "acid brash" or acid contents from the stomach as a result of reflux. Consider eating smaller meals, not laying down w... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Possible UTI: Your symptoms definitely sound like a urinary tract infection. While there is a possibility these are caused by something else, it would be wise to ha... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: The fact that you are menstruating means you can likely get pregnant if all other conditions are favorable (partner, timing etc).
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Hypertension: Goals of hypertension are commonly less than or equal to 140/90. At 160/100 it is wise to use medications to keep the blood pressure lower as signific... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Yes: Sore throat treated with antibiotics should heal, but it is possible to have an infection that doesn't respond to routine antibiotics. It is also poss... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain is different for everyone. Some have feelings of sharp pain while others experience dull pains. It may be located in the lower abdomen,... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
No: Tmp/smx or Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a medication commonly used for skin or lung infections. Cold-like symptoms such as cough, co... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Sore muscles: Breast pain can come from multiple sources. Sometimes this pain may be related to the end of menstrual cycles. If you are doing exercises that stress ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Batt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Batt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I just want to say thank you for your advice. It helped me. I couldn't ask for nothing else. But now I'm getting the same back like insomnia.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! It also makes it easier for me to understand what I might be feeling when I'm in pain from my back & legs
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thank you:) my boyfriend has only had it on one foot for like 2 years and cant get rid of it and now its jumoing to the other foot

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, CA
Graduated 2012MD

Residency

ARROWHEAD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Sigma Sigma Phi Osteopathic Honors
Translating Osteopathic Understanding through Community Health (TOUCH) Award
Eagle Scout

Affiliations

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
American Osteopathic Association
American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians
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