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Dr. Chad Morse

Gastroenterology
Meridian, ID
26 years experience male

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Meridian, ID

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2235 E Gala, Meridian, ID
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Gastroenterology

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34 Answers
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Yes: Yes! try non-dairy creamer, soy milk instead.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Air swallowing: Most people who burp are seeking relief of an uncomfortable feeling in their stomach. They swallow air & bring it right back up. To stop burping, stop... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Self-limited: Most causes of acute diarrhea (less than 3 weeks in duration) are self-limited and will resolve on their own without any specific treatment. Ensuring ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Usually weight loss: Most people lose weight while on combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C because of flu-like or gi-related side effects. Interferon can interfere ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
CVS is Rare: Cyclical vomiting syndrome (cvs) is a diagnosis of exclusion. It is a rare problem. It has a very typical pattern of severe vomiting which lasts for l... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Depends!: It's going to depend on your surgeon's expertise, the hospital you choose, your disease state, your current anatomy, your surgical history, other majo... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Liver Health: Avoid liver damaging substances - alcohol, street drugs, Acetaminophen (tylenol) more than 4000mg a day. Many medications and supplements can cause li... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Time and Fluids: Meds for symptoms: uncontrolled vomiting (zofran, phenergan, compazine). Moderate diarrhea - imodium. Since most food poisoning is self-limited, pushi... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Vomiting 3rd trimest: I would suspect you may have hyperemesis gravidarum if it has been going on. A simple urine test and talking to your md can confirm this (urine ketone... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Colon screening: Many health insurance plans include a benefit for screening colonoscopy; check with your insurer. Colonoscopy has advantages over barium enema, mainly... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Liver is enlarged: A liver biopsy can tell if you have increased risk of getting cirrhosis. Enlargement is not cirrhosis; cirrhotic livers are shrunken and scarred. The... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Carefully!: It will depend on the brand of the appliance. Some are disposable. Some have a seal at the bottom so you can empty from the bottom (like a tube of too... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Human Waste: Be mindful of your trash collectors. You can dispose of them in regular trash, like you would a baby's diaper. I would recommend a strong plastic bag ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Variable: It will depend on the reason for transplant, where it was done, the patient's overall health before transplant and the health of the donor's liver. Al... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
IBD : This is a very complex topic, and you should discuss it at length with a gastroenterologist. There are too many variables and individual features to w... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Food sensitivities: Some with GI distress feel better if they eliminate foods from their diet. Recently, the low-fodmaps diet is gaining traction for decreasing food hype... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Gallstone formation: Stone formation is a complex process that depends on the contents of the bile fluid, which includes the balance of acidity. Hormones, gallbladder cont... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
22 hrs ago; too late: Punched? This area is unlikely to cause massive internal bleeding. If you have severe, internal pain, a ct scan would be needed to exclude pancreatic ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding can be a symptom of many problems. Most often a benign cause such as hemorrhoids or an anal fissure, which is a painful tear in the li... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Not necessarily: Plain xrays may certainly miss a stress fracture. Fractures can be surprisingly difficult to diagnose and depend on a lot of factors including the qua... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Laparoscopy needed: Endometriosis is best diagnosed with diagnostic laparoscopy. A few small incisions are made and a camera is inserted into the abdominal cavity to look... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
See your doctor!: 1) burning too many calories. 2) not eating enough calories. 3) not absorbing the calories you eat: examples of disease processes include: small bowel... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Very possibly: Symptoms of narcotic withdrawal syndrome starts with anxiety and craving and then proceeds to restlessnes, runny eyes and nose followed by fevers, chi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
No: Cirrhosis of the liver is scar tissue. Scar tissue is usually permanent and there are no medications that i can recommend generally for cirrhosis. If ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Maybe - B12, vit K: A fiber supplement or laxative (miralax), can help regulate the thickness of your stools. You may need to supplement vitamin k. No ileum? You may need... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Hygiene and Hydrate: Hand washing for 30 seconds with warm water and soap after using the bathroom. Drink plenty of fluids. Pedialyte, gatorade or powerade can be helpful ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Fecal disimpaction: Enema liquids are widely varied: fleets is a brand of a chemical called phosphosoda or sodium phosphate. Coffee, soap suds, tap water, glycerin, gast... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Coffee grounds: What you are describing can be bleeding in the stomach or esophagus. When blood touches the acid in your stomach it turns black. If you are vomiting f... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Eat more fiber: Your body is an amazing digestion machine. If you are eating mostly meat and carbs, there is not going to be much leftover! poop is made up of mostly ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Eat more veggies: Your body is an amazing digestion machine. If you are eating mostly meat and carbs, there is not going to be much leftover! poop is made up of mostly ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Rectal urgency: The symptoms you are describing can be caused by a condition called ulcerative proctitis and warrant evaluation by a GI specialist. This would normall... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Norovirus: This is one of the seasons for highly infectious, but fortunately self-limited GI illnesses. Viruses are a common cause for such symptoms. The norwalk... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Cirrhosis scale: Score output from an equation that rates severity of liver malfunction that includes bilirubin (waste product cleared by liver), INR (blood clotting f... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
Gastroenterology 26 years experience
Paralyzed intestine: Normally the bowel is usually moving, milking contents forward, in waves of contractions (peristalsis). When it stops, it's called ileus. It is seen ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Morse is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Morse is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, OR
Graduated 1996MD

Affiliations

St. lukes health system
St alphonsus regional medical center
St lukes boise medical center
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