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Dr. Joshua Batt

Emergency Medicine
Colton , CA
10 years experience male

Locations

Riverside Medical Clinic - Urgent Care

Riverside, CA

Address

6405 Day St, Riverside, CA, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 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

Doctor Q&A

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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Outside: While there are some medical conditions that benefit from sunglasses, it is best to wear them when you will be exposed to uv light. This occurs most c... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Check your thyroid: Consider having your thyroid tested also as deficiencies of this gland may produce hair loss.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: Ibuprofen is a good anti-inflammatory medication that can be taken before the onset of pain, or after the onset of pain.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Bleeding won't stop: If you are loosing large amounts of blood every couple minutes you need to be seen by an er doctor. Symptoms may include, shortness of breath, dizzine... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Sooth the pain: Consider drinking warm drinks or using throat lozenges to sooth the throat. Coughing can commonly cause a sore throat from irritation.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Chlamydia: Both partners require treatment for chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease, or else one can give it to the other again. If the medications are not ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Bartholin Cyst: It is possible one of the small glands within the vaginal opening has become infected. This is commonly called a Bartholin's gland cyst/abscess. Your ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: These two drugs do not normally interact with each other.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
No: Bee stings cause a localized irritation which causes the body to react with swelling, redness and pain. It is a normal response, but if the swelling c... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Mixture of things: Saliva is mostly water mixed with proteins, enzymes, electrolytes and other compounds. Each of us has a different recipe and your may have a sweeter s... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Hydrate: Sunburn will not only hurt but dry you and your skin out. Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and keep your skin hydrated by using a mild additi... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
CHF: Congestive heart failure patients often have shortness of breath/coughs, swollen legs, need more pillows at night and may notice heart palpitations. Y... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: As long as the tattoo on your back is not recently placed it is ok to have an epidural. Any time there is a break in the skin however, there is a risk... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Elevated calcium: Tums (calcium carbonate) have calcium in excess of what our body needs and can cause calcium levels to rise. There are multiple causes of elevated cal... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: The pulse found on the side of your neck is associated with your heart rate. For an adult, normal rate is 60-100 beats per minute.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: The missed period in april is likely the egg that became fertilized at conception. After fertilization, it implants itself on the wall of the uterus t... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Possible infection: Normally, a small cut will heal on its own with good skin care. Since it has been 3 weeks, things should be better by now. If you have other medical p... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Many Causes: Many things cause sudden dizziness. It could be an inner ear problem, heart condition, low blood sugar, vagal response, nerve condition or simply dehy... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Not yet: Children grow at different rates. Your child's pediatrician will follow your son's growth and if it remains consistent, this is good. If your child sl... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Side Effect Grades: This site explains what the grading system is used for in relation to HIV medications and their side effects. http://i-base.info/guides/side/how-side... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
2 weeks: It may show a positive result as early as 11 days after conception. Otherwise, one would expect a negative test until that time.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Give it time: Bruising of the soft tissues can occur even after minor trauma as you have described. Give the sore arm some time and it should heal normally. Use of ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
ATLS, practice: Emergency department personnel commonly practice for multiple casualty incidents or mci's. Many practitioners also take atls courses to prepare for su... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Possibly: Unfortunately, bruising after phlebotomy is a common side effect especially if you are on blood thinners. If the bruising continues to spread, becomes... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Aerobic exercises: Aerobic exercises are of repetitive movements that occur over a period of time. Common aerobic exercises are walking, running, and biking. By using va... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Not generally: Once the rash of fifth disease is present, children are no longer contagious. The rash may return over the following weeks-months with exercise or sun... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Loss all layer skin: Stages describe the depth of the sore at the time of examination. Stage i - skin is intact which if untreated will become and open sore stage ii - abr... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Sugar and Beef: Sugar and beef extract (bouillon). The sugar provides the energy via glucose and the beef provides protein. Gelatin is used to solidify the agar.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
No: Hemoglobin A1c is a test used to measure the sugar content in your blood that has occurred over the last few months. By eating before a blood sugar ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Coding: Like the order of letters in a word can spell and mean something different, so too can the order and type of genes cause a particular disease presenta... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Stretch and Movement: Use good posture/ ergonomics when sitting at the desk performing work related activities. Regularly move your neck, shoulders, back and limbs through ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Range of Motion: Performing range of motion exercises with mild resistance are important. By moving your shoulder joint in all directions smoothly with small weights, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Replenish aged fluid: Oil is to a car as hyaluronic acid (supartz) is to a body. As we age, the fluid in our joints becomes less effective. Supartz (purified hyaluronic aci... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
The following:: Must not - people with a collapsed lung or are using medications that impair wound healing (cisplatin, sulfamylon), affect the lungs (bleomycin) or ot... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
About Crohn's disea.: Crohn's disease is inherited through genes and is not contagious. It can be painful when flare-ups occur and may affect any part of the digestive syst... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Non-healing ulcer: If it is visible outside your cheek in front of your ear, it may be a parotid mass (big salivary gland) - 80% are benign. If it is in your mouth then ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Protective secretion: Skin may become oily for a number of reasons. It has many small glands used to provide a thin covering of oil-like secretions often accumulated from p... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: Most definitely they can. Antibiotics, if used, may only shorten the symptoms by a day. If your child is prone to recurrent infections, however, it wo... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
See a doctor: Yellow or green discharge from anywhere is not normal and should be followed up with a visit to a physician. It depends on where the discharge is comi... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Rich in Iron: Foods for anemia include those that are rich in iron. Examples are red meats, egg yolks, leafy greens (spinach, collards), dried fruit (prunes, raisin... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Rest, Motrin, splint: Treatment for a jammed finger includes: rest, cold packs, & elevating that hand up to the chest. Motrin or Advil (ibuprofen) for 3 days helps reduce t... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Bleeding and cramps: In the first weeks of pregnancy it is difficult to know if a miscarriage has occurred as blood and urine tests are usually not reliable. During this t... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Histamine: Ants release a chemical called formic acid when they bite. As this is an irritant, our bodies release histamine at the site of the bite which causes i... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Mild Exercise: The "food coma" is a result of blood moving from your arms, legs and brain to your gut to digest the food which also requires energy. After consuming ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: Depression can be treated without medication, but some people need it to complement lifestyle changes. Like someone with a heart condition needs their... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
No: Visible veins on the side of the head is not bad. When blood does not drain from the head as fast as it is arriving, veins can become engorged and app... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Dark hours: Circadian rhythms, which help define sleep schedule, are associated with light and dark. When we are exposed to light, our body releases a chemical th... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Pregnant?: Is it possible you are pregnant? These can also be signs of premenstrual syndrome or pms. If you are normally very regular in your periods and it is n... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Depends: Diet depends on your medical conditions and what you want in your body. The usda food guide is a safe way to find balanced nutrition by focusing on th... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Flushing with meds: Some medications may have a side effect that causes a flushing sensation of warmth, itchiness or burning. This is common with Niacin and is not an all... 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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