Dr. Robert Moesinger

General Surgery
Franklin, ID
31 years experience

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General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
11 Agrees
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Almost impossible: Stomach cancer in a 22-year old is almost unheard of. Stomach cancer is not usually painful. The most common signs are passing stool that is black l... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: Fortunately it is rare that a bleeding ulcer is fatal, but certain circumstances like if the patient is taking blood thinners, or has liver problems, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Ignore: Avoid fatty meals. Consider gallbladder removal--this is the standard of care for gallstones.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Probably short.: Sadly, stage IV liver cancer is usually life-threatening within a few weeks or months. Also, I am guessing that she actually has stage IV cancer in h... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Yes, usually.: Mild hemorrhoidal symptoms, including itching, mild pain, a small amount of bleeding usually resolve with end of pregnancy and topical hemorrhoid medi... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Proctofoam: Over the counter medicines--anusol hc. Prescription medicines--nitropaste and a new formula of nitropaste called rectiv. Proctofoam hc also works ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
2-8 weeks: The answer really depends on the extent of the abdominoplasty. Small abdominoplasties involving merely some skin and fat removal would require minima... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Your: Your baby's heart starts beating by the 22nd day of pregnancy.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Sometimes: There is a familial disorder known as lynch syndrome which increases both the risk of colon cancer and endometrial (uterine) cancer. About 5% of all ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Pneumothorax or pain: Ruptured spleen and fractured ribs can cause a low oxygen saturation in many ways. If the patient is bleeding to death from a ruptured spleen, sats c... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Not necessarily.: Gallstones are a common condition, and many people with gallstones never have trouble. Some do have trouble and painful "attacks" are just one of the... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Usually nothing: Lipomas are benign fatty growths, and they are very common. They are usually completely meaningless. Occasionally they are removed. Reasons to remo... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
General Surgery 31 years experience
Give more time.: Everything about the node's imaging suggests a benign process. I would allow more time to go by and seek a biopsy only if it clearly grows or symptom... Read More
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Moesinger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Moesinger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This saved my life. Thank You! I just wanted to tell you I really appreciate you getting back to me you have given me great help .
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Utah School of Medicine, UT
Graduated 1992MD

Awards

Top General Surgeon , First Place, Idaho - Summer
2013
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