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Dr. Charles Owen

Emergency Medicine
Austin
42 years experience male

Locations

Charles B. Owen MD PA

Austin

Address

3403 Foothill Pkwy, Austin
Directions

About

Bio

Board-certified Emergency Physician with over 30 years of practice experience. Electronic Medical Record entrepreneur: founder of one of the first generation of Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) companies. Continued involvement in the design and deployment of electronic medical records.

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Need more info: Not enough detail to provide reasoned response. Age? Sex? Known medical problems? Current medications? When started? Any injury/trauma/new exercise or... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Safety improved: Surgery to remove the pancreas has improved dramatically with respect to the danger of the surgery. Quoted mortality (death) due to the surgery is aro... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Contact allergy: Can't say for sure - two clues. Itching (histamine-mediated which often implies allergen) and spreads with scratching (often a substance that is carri... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Wash and watch: Question implies non-circumcised? The longer it has existed, the more dramatic any increase in symptoms, the more red, hot, and painful, and the more ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Normal? No: While such a pain is not "normal", it is unlikely to be anything serious. Many pains like this simply pass with time and simple anti-inflammatories (a... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Yes: 10 days from your last cycle is the time of greatest chance of getting pregnant. Assuming regular cycles of 26 to 30 days, it is possible for you to g... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Everything/nothing: Not to be glib, but you have described a large number of very non-specific (in the medical sense) symptoms. To cull through all of the possibilities a... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Likely not.: Without x-rays (sometimes with them) it is difficult to determine if there is a bony fracture. A "break" or fracture can run the gamut from a very sub... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Yes: Yes, any contact between the penis and the female introitus (area around the vaginal opening) or vagina carries some risk of pregnancy. The odds of fe... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Owen
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Odds remain low.: It remains unlikely, albeit not impossible, that you will contract Ebola. The odds of doing so are low to begin with and drop precipitously the farthe... Read More
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Owen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Owen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Apr 21, 2012
very detailed
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks! That was the last time I had sex, took 4 urine tests at different times and all were negative. Never missed a pill either.
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I have been putting cortizone on it but that doesnt really help it spread from one arm to the other and no where else
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ok becouse i had my period a week and a half ago and im not on birth control

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1980MD
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