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Dr. Joseph Hermann

Family Medicine
Lakewood, CO
44 years experience

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Lakewood, CO

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1555 S Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood, CO
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

45 Answers
51 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Not much: Ammonia fumes are so obnoxious that not many people will tolerate prolonged exposure. Like chlorine bleach, ammonia can be irritating to the linings ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Minimal: Your body will tell you when too much is too much. While some people can tolerate a lot, some people are highly sensitive and their bodies react at v... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Many things: Although by far the most common cause is muscular in nature, other causes include heart disease (coronary artery disease), lung disease and spinal dis... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Exercise: Vitamins won't help unless she has a certain deficiency, although a children's multivitamin won't hurt. Proper exercise, a healthy diet, avoidance of... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
All jobs: If you want to be technical, that is. Radiation is all around us. We can get it from both the sun and even the earth. Realistically, however, jobs ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Physical therapy: Joint replacement surgery is so specialized and specific to the individual that only a thorough assessment by a physical therapist trained in such reh... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
About zero: Having said that, what was the bandage like and where do you work? Was it covered with pus and did you have a break in your skin? Next time use a gl... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Possibly: I hope you are seeing an addiction specialist. Coming off of drugs can be difficult and potentially dangerous as i'm sure you already know. Please g... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Of car or body?: If it's your car, you'd better ask a mechanic. If it's your body (your buttocks), you may need to be more specific. It could be just a sensation (pa... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
It depends: There are times when it could be dangerous, like a perforated ear drum for instance. But for a suspected middle ear infection, this form of treatment... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Antabuse (disulfiram) reaction: There's only one antibiotic that causes a potentially serious reaction when mixed with alcohol and that is Flagyl (metronidazole), which only happens ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Ask HER how!: There is no single answer. Contrary to men, the most direct path to a woman's heart is through her brain (can you guess what a man's is?) talk to he... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Six weeks: This is just a ballpark timeframe assuming a simple strain and no aggravating circumstances. Consult a physical therapist to learn how to maximize he... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Avoid ingesting lead: Really? I wasn't sure if this was a serious question. Fortunately, most sources of lead have been identified and all but removed from the environmen... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Go to PT: Only be knowing the specifics of your problem can you be helped. I would go to a physical therapist with special training in amputations. I bet your... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Potentially danger!: Have you been sniffing the fumes? Unlike clorox fumes, nail polish is made from petroleum distillates which can be extremely toxic to your brain amon... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
A letter: You can receive a letter from your doctor outlining what your disabilities are and how they may or may not affect your ability to do your job. You ma... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
It's natural: This is a form of vasomotor rhinitis and a high percentage of people suffer from it. It's more of a nuisance than a disease, but for many people it c... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Complicated: He should seriously consider seeing a urologist. Although probably harmless and something that will resolve with time and good diet, this could be s... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Not by itself: High uric acid, by itself, cannot damage joints. If and when it causes gouty arthritis can joint damage result. This type of arthritis may manifest ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Seek medical help: Although the symptoms you describe could be a simple muscular problem, they could also be caused by heart disease. Women especially have heart sympto... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
You're doomed.: Maybe you'll have better luck in your next life, although a short penis isn't the worst thing to be born with. A doctor friend of mine suggests that ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Avoid pressure.: I might be wrong but it sounds like you're leaning on your chin, a common cause of acne caused by pressure irritation of the skin. The less you touch... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Many things: Some of which can be relatively serious. You should check with your family doctor or your gynecologist to find the cause. Some things can lead to fu... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Normal vs average?: 120/80 has been the "textbook" answer for many years for your question and which doctors get asked every day. However, the realistic answer in my opi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Unclear: I'm not sure what exactly you mean by a "sports" therapist and a "normal" therapist. I think what you probably need to know is that a "physical" ther... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Same as time in cast: It will take about as long to regain strength as your leg was immobilized, assuming proper strength training. Consult a physical therapist for help u... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Physical therapy: Physical may include dozens of different exercises including the two you mentioned. Consulting with a physical therapist after surgery is critical to... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Physical therapy: There is not enough room here to explain all of the specifics and it really depends on the grade of the separation and the physical condition of the i... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Most likely: Although it's always best to check with your OB doctor, your symptoms sound benign (harmless) if they occur only when you walk. If you're referring t... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Get checked: The only way to know is by direct visualization and/or other specialized testing. Although probably benign, this could be serious so it's always bes... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Fiber: Having smooth and regular bowel movements is probably the simplest and most effective way to help heal an anal fissure; plus, it helps reduce the pain... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Probably normal: I doubt anyone has ever studied this completely, but i believe it is a normal response to exercise in many people as i too experience it. I'm quite s... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Many things: The list is endless, although skin tags are probably at the top. Another possibility near the top of the list is warts so you may want to get checked... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Patellofemoral Syndr: Pf syndrome is the most common cause of non-traumatic knee pain (and clicking) and is especially common in young females. It is caused by an imbalanc... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Trim nails: But be careful. The most common cause of ingrown toenails is trimming them too short along the edges and this problem can be a lot more painful then ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Patellofemoral Syndr: Pf syndrome is the most common cause of non-traumatic knee pain (and clicking) and is especially common in young females. It is caused by an imbalanc... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: The iud is effective immediately after insertion and is a highly effective form of contraception. Be sure to follow her doctor's instructions exactly... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
I'm sorry.: I'm sorry you have rosacea and i'm sorry i don't know of a home "remedy". You've probably discovered that too much sun, certain foods, and alcohol ca... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Exercise: I know: it sounds trite but exercise (full aerobic) is probably the one best thing you can do. Pmdd presents with many different symptoms so it real... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Get checked: Although the most common cause of the symptoms you describe would be related to a sinus problem, they could also be caused by a more serious condition... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Cetaphil: Cetaphil is a non-soap cleanser that can be used often without drying or otherwise harming the skin. You can use it several times a day if needed. Y... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and other drugs (levaquin, floxin, others) make up the quinolone class of drugs. Although generally safe and effective, problem... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Seborrhea/Psoriasis?: It could be either of these or a combination sometimes called "sebopsoriasis". If you haven't tried it yet, it might be worth trying Nizoral (ketocon... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Keep it clean.: Keep it clean, apply polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) (avoid neosporin; it's highly allergenic), and watch for infection. It's probably best to ... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hermann is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hermann is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Oct 17, 2011
That's very helpful
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He has seen a urologist and been tested for STDs, took Cipro as stated but after a couple of weeks the discomfort is still there. As long as he was on Cipro it resolved but another symptom was redness...Read More
HealthTap member
I have been grinding my teeth since I was little apparently I bring them every night, even when I'm not stressed. Sometimes I grind them more when I'm really tired and in a deep sleep.
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wow, I went to the er for this, and you told me exactly what they said! wish you lived closer, you would of been my primary care physician:)

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Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1978MD
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