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Dr. James Eitner

Family Medicine
Tempe, AZ
35 years experience male

Locations

US Healthworks - Tempe

Tempe, AZ

Address

1626 South Priest Drive, Suite 101, Tempe, AZ, US
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My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

4809217114

Insurances accepted

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine

Public Health

Sports Medicine

Doctor Q&A

543 Answers
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
It Depends: It depends on why you are taking a shower. To clean the skin, soap and water, regardless of temperature. If your muscles are sore and tight, you're ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Maybe Never?: Exposure to hpv and contracting it are two different things, so you may never test positive. Even if you have contracted it, it may take a few weeks,... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Probably: Clearance of substances from your body can be affected by a number of things: dose, metabolism, hydration, body type, chronicity of use, etc. On aver... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Height, No: There is no medication or supplement that will increase height in an adult. There are several supplements that can increase weight, generally by incr... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Coincidence?: If everything is as stated, then it is likely a coincidence that you developed swollen tonsils after oral sex. You may have picked a non-sexually tra... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Pharmacist/ologist?: Depending on what you need, a pharmacist can be found at any pharmacy and most will take time to answer brief questions about medications or products ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
See Your Doctor: Most likely a yeast infection, but could be herpes. It needs to be examined and cultured (swab for herpes and KOH prep for yeast). Yeast can be easi... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Abnormal Sperm: In most cases, it is unknown, although it has been associated with crohns, celiac, and hodgkin's diseases. As you age, sperm are more likely to be ab... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Thank You: Thank you for your appreciation. It is good that you have found a doctor and are getting the care that you need.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Myth:: Your sex life does not end with menopause. For many women, their sex drive increases.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Sport Psychologist: There are several organizations for sport psychologist. http://appliedsportpsych.org/certifiedconsultants/searchconsultant.cfm http://www.Apadivisio... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Anything Possible: Anything is possible, but why risk it. Weed is know to lower your testosterone and lower testicular function. Whether the breast enlargement was dir... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Any Fluid: A discharge is considered to be any fluid coming from the penis. Urine is generally excluded (unless it is leaking out at at other times) and semen i... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Prob. True Positive: Herpes type 1 is the herpes virus commonly associated with the mouth (cold sores). It can be positive without any other tests being positive. Many p... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Maybe Normal: One testicle is often slightly smaller than the other, the same as one breast on women may be slightly smaller or one foot smaller than the other. Wh... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Possibly: Testosterone booster from epic brands contains some ingredients that can interact with or interfer with the activity of some medications including sev... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Bleeding: Some medications, vitamins, and herbal remedies can affect how your body bleeds and/or stops bleeding. If you bleed too easily or are unable to clot/... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Needs Exam: In addition to a viral infection, like herpes, it may also be a fungal infection, similar to 'jock itch'. Only an exam will tell for sure.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Depends On...: Strength training for football depends on your position played, age, development, and where you are now. Off season, you want to increase strength, s... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Possible?: If you have been having unprotected sex and have no other reasons not to be pregnant, then it is always possible. However, i think there may be more ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
In Addition: I would also look at your medications. Many medications can affect men sexually, either with erectile dysfunction or interfering with orgasm. Antide... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Typically, No: Typically, massage oils should not hurt your eyes, if they accidentally got in there. I would recommend flushing your eyes, should you be exposed. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Check Local Doc Assn: Check with your local or state doctor's assocations. They can usually give you a few names that are in your area, who are acceptin new patients.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes and No: The amount and pattern of pubic hair can vary from person to person, usually varies based on racial background rather than sex.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Hemorrhoids?: You may have some hemorrhoids and may even have one that has been pushed down and trapped, causing pain and the feeling that youneed to use the bathro... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes and No: There are doctors on here all of the time. Your questions may get answered immediately or be answered later, depending on the expertise of the doctor... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Penis Muscles?: The penis itself does not contain any muscles, so if you have penis pain, it needs to be evaluated. If the muscles that are hurting are in the surrou... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Depends: It depends on what is being casted. You may need to learn to write with your other hand or you may have enough of your thumb and fingers exposed to h... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Maybe Normal: Just knowing that you are 20 years old and weight 52 kg is not enough information to determine if your weight is appropriate. If you are under 167 cm... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Many Possibilities: The bumps could be several different things, requiring different treatments. It could be irritated or infected hair follicles, acne like lesions, all... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Irritation: Most likely, you have irritated your urethra during masturbation and the urine may burn or sting the irritated areas. Additionally, being dehydrated,... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
None: First, everything has side effects. Second, there is no medication known that will increase the height in an adult.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Unknown: Erectile dysfunction has not been reported, however, the drug is primarily used in contries that do not have strong oversight for reporting side effec... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Depends: Where did you get the tatoo and where was the cyst? The growth would need to be seen to be evaluated. The sore penis... Is it sore to the touc... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
New Cancer Test: The prostate cancer antigen-3 (pca3) test (awaiting approval by the food and drug administration) measures urine levels of the genetic material mrna. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Collar Bone: Generally, the collar bone or clavicle as the most commonly fractured single bone. The clavicle is relatively thin and exposed, with little protectio... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Manual Therapy: Osteopathic therapy (osteopathic manipulative medicine) is a set of manual medicine techniques that may be used to diagnose illness and injury, reliev... Read More
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A 75-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Therapy: Physical therapy is the primary treatment for tennis elbow. Dospaks, anti-inflamatory medications (ibuprofen/naproxen), icing, braces, etc. All help ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Benefit vs. Risk: For any test or treatment, the benefit that would result must be weighed against the risk of the test or treatment. If the information obtained from ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Different Focus: A massage therapist generally works with the muscles and tissues using various techniques treat various problems. Chiropractors work with the joints ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
No: Cholesterol is produced by and comes from animals. There are a few plants that have a similar compound to cholesterol, but it is used to treat high c... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Unproven Benefits: Gumamela is the philippine term for the hibiscus flower. It is a source of vit. C. It has been used in a number of different cultures as a expectora... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Typically, 24 hours: The cornea turns over new cells every 24 hours, so typically a scratch will heal withing 24-48 hours, depending on how deep the scratch may be. You a... Read More
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A 76-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Low Bak Pain: Initially for low back pain, i would start with ice and NSAID (ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin). If the cause is unknown or not associated with any acti... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
May Not Be Related: Some people are more susceptible to cysts. If the cysts are in the exact same spot, then a doctor can remove the sack and prevent the cyst from recur... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Possible Infection: It is possible that you have an infection, you are getting rid of certain waste products that are not dilute enough, you have had trauma to the area, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Talk Before Sex: People need to be able to talk about their sex lives and any issues before having sex. If you are unsure that you have hpv or any std, then recommend... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Stress?: Stress is thought to be a factor, but other possibilities would include an auto-immune disorder, hormonal cause, or chemical (posioning/chemo) causes.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Depends: It depends on the bone and location. Usually a temporary cast or splint is used until you are seen by the specialist, who will decide whether you nee... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes, A Small Amount: Every manufacturer of potassium supplements may vary in the amount and type of sugars, but there will be a small amount. (even in the tablets that ar... Read More
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Testimonials
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Nov 7, 2014
gives good solid advice on Occupational injuries, Massage, Male genital disorders, Medical clearance for sports, Workplace health- he is an asset to health tap.
Mar 17, 2013
Great physician, recommend him highly. Positive influence on the community, highly involved in volunteer activities.
Aug 28, 2013
Dr. Eitner is exceptionally active on Healthtap and his answers are right on target.
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The attachment came through. Thank you! I didn't expect such a lengthy and detailed answer. I saw an acupuncturist today and he thought there were adhesions. He wants me to go 2/week for 2 weeks, ...Read More
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Did that one time, spreading foot rot to crotch rot. Ain't doing that again. After showers, I stay naked until I am sure I am dry, put on socks and then get dressed. Even if I end up taking the soc...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, CA
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

Phoenix General Hospital

Awards

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians - Fellow
Certified Medical Examiner for Diving Fitness by Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
International Who's Who in Business

Affiliations

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians - Fellow
American Osteopathic Association
Arizona Adolescent Health Coalition

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