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Dr. Scott Beede

Internal Medicine
Saint George, GA
33 years experience

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Internal Medicine

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
To some degree: The liver does have a remarkable ability to repair itself, but it is not unlimited. It depends on the cause of the damage, length of exposure and whe... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Try regular exercise: There are no dietary supplements that are proven to improve the symptoms of menopause. A recent study did, however, show that regular daily aerobic e... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
You shouldn't: After a meal, especially a large meal, they body diverts more energy to the intestines to digest the food. Energy now not available for other purpose... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Amer Lung Assoc: Smoking while breast feeding decreases milk supply and changes the composition of breast milk. It may also may her baby more fussy. Second hand smoke... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
It is not.: Blood type is determined by the presence or absence of different proteins on the surface of your red blood cells. These proteins are part of how the b... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Respiratory symptoms: But, according to the world health organization, there have been fewer than 600 confirmed cases world-wide since 2003. The vast majority have occurre... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Why are they up?: Elevated liver enzymes (sgpt, sgot, also called AST and alt) are signs of inflammation in the liver, but they do not tell you the cause. The treatmen... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Scopolamine patches are fairly effective, but work best if applied the night before travel. All drugs in this class share side effects of dry mouth, ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
No: Most Excedrin formulations contain 250 mg aspirin, with Acetaminophen and caffeine. Aspirin for prevention of cardiovascular events, is usually dosed... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Sort of: Floride taken in medicinal form (large doses taken in orally) will make bones more dense, but actually more likely to fracture. The amount that is in... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
No: There is no interaction between iron and warfarin. You should only be on iron if you are iron deficient, common causes of iron deficiency are gastro... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
High intake: Since vitamins, by definition, are substances that we cannot make ourselves, a high level can only come from high intake. Vitamin B12 is not very tox... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Very, sort of.: When a person has chicken pox they never completely get rid of the virus. It hides in nerve cells. As immunity falls over time the virus can reactiv... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Not necessarily: Weight gain and loss is largely simple math. How many calories did you eat today? How many did you burn? There is, however, growing evidence that hi... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Topical antifungal: Athlete's foot is a superficial fungal infection usually between the toes. Use any topical antifungal found in the foot care area of your pharmacy. T... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Beede is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Beede is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for you help. Unfortunately this I must add to my worry list as I was under the impression that it could also be liver disease
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thanks alot for the InformatIon I wIll stop takIng them for I already dont sleep at nIght....
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Thanks. This wasn't my question, but your answer helped me

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, MN
Graduated 1989MD
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