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Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen

Internal Medicine
Medford, OR
20 years experience male

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Medford, OR

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Medford, OR
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

German

Doctor Q&A

20 Answers
9 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
No: There is no reason to have any vitamins given IV unless in some cases when you are hospitalized for certain conditions. For certain vitamin deficienci... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Often benign: Thyroid nodules are very common. They have to be looked at in the context of thyroid function - whether it is normal, high or low. A lot of them do no... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Get rid of gas: Reduce gas producing foods - http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gas-and-gas-pains/dg00014, consider using simethicone (gas-x) as needed, but also see a ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Nerve issue: There is a high likelihood this may be carpal tunnel syndrome (compression of median nerve) but with a good exam other nerve compression issues can be... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Dizziness: Symptoms can include hearing loss, dizziness and imbalance. So, they can be similar to meniere's disease. Usually a tumor can be ruled out with an mri... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
1st trimester: Most of the time this is a problem of the first trimester, some women don't get it at all and some have issues almost throughout pregnancy. I hope you... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Exercise: Hdl is best raised with exercise. Of course a healthy diet and weight loss if applicable help. Niacin which comes as a prescription formulation as wel... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Possible infection: Could be yeast infection or bacterial infection.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Cirrhosis: Scar tissue in the liver is also referred to as cirrhosis. It can be caused by excessive long term alcohol use, chronic hepatitis, bad fatty liver and... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Rest: Rest from the exercise that brought them on and also consider phys therapy.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Slowing: It means there is a mild slowing of the electrical conduction in a certain part of your heart. In most cases it is an incidental finding and not worri... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
You can do well: A general answer - with some mild limitations as far as extent and intensity of the activity the quality of life can be very good. Control with medica... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pinched nerve: This could be due to "pinched" nerves. Where is the big question. It could be at the level of the spine, within a muscle or it could be a small superf... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Ask for help: This can be a difficult task. If you're having trouble with it, make sure you employ the help of your parent's physician(s), other caregivers, nurses,... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Folliculitis: Sounds like folliculitis. Have your primary care physician or dermatologist have a look at it to decide on best treatment.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: If you are referring to anti-histamines - yes, abdominal pain is a potential side effect. But there are numerous other reasons for developing abdomina... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Lifestyle: Most importantly, in order to prevent progression and possibly even reduce the atherosclerosis (calcification of the blood vessels), eat a heart healt... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Find the reason: The reason for the nausea is important to know and this may affect the choice of diet. The potential reasons for chronic nausea are numerous.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Various reasons: Liver biopsy can be done to aid in diagnosis of a suspected liver problem due to abnormal blood test for example. Sometimes it is done to see how prog... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kai Philipp Olshausen
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Yes. : It's good to keep active and exercising during a normal pregnancy. I would avoid heavy surf though. Might throw you off balance more easily in the lat... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Olshausen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Olshausen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Feb 24, 2012
brief but thorough and understandable.
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It does this through out the year for no apparent reason.
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Thank you for the quick response! I appreciate it!
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thanx doctor.I hope i will be better soon.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

NORWALK HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
Completed 2006

Awards

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