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Dr. Odell Still

Family Medicine
Scaly Mountain, NC
31 years experience

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Family Medicine

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25 Answers
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No!: Any attempt at corrective procedure to the cartilage portion of the ear ( the pinna) could very easily damage it, resulting in loss of ear structure, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
YES: A temp that high is not likely due to teething alone.An acute viral syndrome is likely, but a child that young should be seen by someone for a temp th... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Fix a flat: A ct guided CSF leak repair indicates that for some reason- recent surgery on the brain or spine, or a recent epidural or lumbar puncture-there was a... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Possibly: Candida is an opportunistic pathogen in the mouth, usually rearing it's ugly head after antibiotics have altered the natural flora which usually keeps... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Arthritic Changes: Decadron (dexamethasone) is a steroidal anti inflammatory medication often given for exacerbations of arthritis, and it is quite effective. Unfortunat... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Most Likely: While your OB could tell you the full risk, it would seem that a section would avoid risk to an area of previous damage . Fetal size, length of labor,... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
How long?: Steroids will definitely elevate the am blood sugars, but the question is how long have you been on them, and what dosage? Longer treatment times, hig... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No: When the red blood cells are removed from the total blood volume, you are left with plasma. This is like the fluid found in a blister.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes it can: Any excessive stimulation of the cutaneous (skin) nerves by temperature, pressure or touch can make the neuropathic symptoms worse.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See your Dr!: This symptom complex sounds like it could be headed into the realm of rheumatoid arthritis- a very painful and sometimes crippling disease. There's a ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: The location of the pain causes me a bit of concern - have you had any trauma to the area in the last several weeks? The spleen is in that general are... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
From your care provi: Chlymidia is an infectious disease that requires appropriate treatment to prevent development of some serious complications. If you can't get into se... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Pretty Slim: If you have been completely seizure free this long , it would be very unusual to begin to have seizure activity now without some trigger.Discuss a tap... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Still have appendix?: Your symptoms can come from a multitude of things ! a little more info may help - how long has it been there? Any fever or pain with urination or stoo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Sometimes yogurt: I would guess part of the complications required some extended antibiotic therapy. If so, most of the "good bugs" that regularly live in the mouth, th... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends on findings: If the semen analysis reveals simply low counts, dietary supplements of zinc and other natural substrates may be useful. If the size, shape and motili... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Probiotics: Probiotics are a good, natural supplement to aid your body's immune system during this time. Other "supplements" that have beneficial properties to he... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
It is possible: Well controlled seizure disorders tend to remain that way, unless there is an unusual stressor places on the system.Lots of things are known to cause ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Numbness is normal: After any type of invasive procedure , the skin at the site often remains numb after the initial healing phase. Any superficial nerves that might have... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Not if it is sterile: Since out blood is 99+%h20, the water in the bloodstream is not the concern- how it got in there, and how sterile it is would be the worry! we give IV... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
To improve breathing: Albuterol serves to dilate, or "open up" narrowed airways due to spasm, while the Prednisone is to relieve any narrowing that may be due to inflammati... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Don't stop abruptly: Ativan (lorazepam) can cause seizures if withdrawn too quickly, but a slow reduction - say, 0.25mg a day every week - depending on how long you've bee... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Not very likely: Fibroid rumors usually arise from the muscular layer of the uterus! which doesn't extend into the tubes.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Hello ER!: Those type of symptoms should not be ignored! head injuries are a very serious problem at times- just ask hillary clinton! all joking aside, i would h... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Odell Still
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Maybe, Maybe Not!: While having an essentially normal period after intercourse is a goon indicator of not being pregnant, it isn't foolproof! an ept, or early pregnancy ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Still is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Still is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! New to prednisone. It was a nagging question. Thanks!
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Any over the counter medicine to help after a seizure to stop from having another one
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Thank you . This would not be carpeltunnel syndrome

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, WV
Graduated 1991MD
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