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Dr. Martha Hidalgo

Internal Medicine
Eau Claire, WI
32 years experience female

Locations

Marshfield Clinic

Eau Claire, WI

Address

Eau Claire, WI
Directions

About

Bio

Internal Medicine Board Certified FACP

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

40 Answers
23 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Don't take Aspirin on empty stomach. Always after something to eat, otherwise causes gastritis
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Probiotics: Probiotics might reduce your diarrhea related to antibiotics. Drinking fluids with electrolytes will prevent dehydration from the diarrhea but won't s... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Docusate: Docusate sodium. However the optimal dose varies from person to person. The over the counter dose is 50 mg and you may need to take it twice a day or ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Ulcer: You need to start therapy for your gastritis or ulcer with a proton pump inhibitor, stop alcohol completely, same with non-steroidal anti inflamatorie... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
First thing in AM: Thyroid hormone needs to be taken away from other medications or supplements, at least 30 minutes before breakfast. Biphosphonates, once a week or on... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Acetaminophen : In general non steroidal anti inflamatories are nephrotoxic drugs, for that reason Acetaminophen is a better option to treat pain as this medication i... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Common cold: You don't have high fever typical in influenza.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Tilt table test: Both the neurologist and the cardiologist will evaluate the syncope from different point of views. The history and the surrounding details of the even... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Behavior therapy: Changing a habit can be challenging. Now the question is: is this a compulsion? Can you really control it? You'll have to answer this in a very hones... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Edema: Edema could be related if your meals are high sodium and could be causing fluid retention.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Vertigo: You are describing vertigo. Might need treatment for it, as may become more severe. Avoid sudden movements, call your doctor for symptomatic therapy i... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Hydration: You need to drink fluids with electrolytes, and a very soft diet. Medications that relieve symptoms of gastritis like over the conter anti-acids wou... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Need evaluation: Because of your age, your symptoms also could be related to thyroid problems, or thyroglossal cyst. For which rushing into a diagnosis of gerd without... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Avoid certain foods: Spicy food, greasy food, chocolate, spearmint/peppermint, alcohol, carbonated drinks. Avoid heavy meals and avoid lying down after eating.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
No: Amlodipine doesn't affect the heart rate in any way. So it won't slow down your heart rate. It won't make the tachycardia worse either. However, it wo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Acute gastritis.: However withs such unsafe combination of doses of agents and doses, liver inflammation could also has happened. Advil can't be taken higher than 800 ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Water/ ice: Wash your hands with water. The ice will numb your hands calming the discomfort.
A female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Open dialogue : Express your concern about your health and your need of seeing a physician. Specify that your health concerns are in relation to your body weight and ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Check your BP: If the nose bleed is always from the same nostril it could be due to a superficial vessel, or dryness in the nose. Apply saline nasal spray to keep th... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Otc meds or swab: Acetaminophem or antiinflamatories might help, as well as gargles with salted warm water, to help you fall asleep use a topica product like chloraspti... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Describing location: 11:00 rb means 11 o'clock location on the right breast. A density has been seen by the radiologist. He will determine if he needs additional images or... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Yeast infection: Metro gel is a treatment for bacterial vaginitis , if there has been no response and white discharge has been noted, yeast infection could be the caus... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Counseling: Behavioral health to learn to modify behavior in response to anxiety is as important as medication, if not more. Medication might has a role but it i... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
High colesterol : However, we need information of your ldl(bad cholesterol ), HDL (good cholesterol ) and triglycerides . I'm would recommend get that information and ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
No: It will risk it to make any injury worse.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Possible infection: If there is a discharge, a sample of that discharge needs to be obtained for testing by your provider, and then therapy directed to the specific orga... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Several causes: Abdominal pain from the bowels could occur because of increase peristalsis or contractions, like in irritable bowel syndrome, or due to excess of gas ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Osteoarthritis : Probably at your age, you have developed degenerative joint disease. Osteoarthritis involves many different joints and you can notice stiffness and la... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
None: We don't use the term mould in medicine to describe yeast.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Hot flashes: Hot flashes are common in middle age women around menopause . Other causes could be fever, so make sure to check your temperature to rule out the late... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Lack of fluids etc: Multiple causes, lack of fluid intake is very frequent in summer, make sure keep enough fiber (fruits and whole grains), lack of activity and some med... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Dysmenorrhea means pain during period, and it's not exclusive of endometriosis
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Close to normal: The normal white blood cell count varies mildly with each laboratory but roughly is between 5.0-10.0 the term " borderline" is used for any slight v... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Counseling: Need for medication will depend on your symptoms, certainly, counseling is more effective when combined with medical therapy as well. Bu it is a very ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
No supporting data: The flu vaccine give you protection of the most prominent strains for that year, however not the only ones. Although it is not a promise of complete p... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Intestinal causes: Further evaluation to determine if you have diverticulosis, irritable bowel syndrome, or colitis should be done. Although, it's not the only cause for... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Muscular : Muscular spasms can cause pains in the back of the neck and even tension headaches. Physical therapy and heating pads might be helpful. The addition o... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Torticolis: Muscular pain. Recommend anti inflamatories and heating pads.Physical therapy may be needed.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Ice: Ice protecting the skin for 15-20 min. 5x/day. Anti-inflamatories, like Ibuprofen 3-4 times a day take it always with food. And gentle stretching.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martha Hidalgo
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
No: Prednisone only reduces the symptoms, not the lab results.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hidalgo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hidalgo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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My on keeps trying different birth controls I have the implant but she won't take it out now she gave me the patch I've had ultrasounds.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thankyou my Dr. didn't about taking my thyroid meds by it's self
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks. Nothing helps inflammation like nsaids. Hate lupus.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Greater National University of San Marcos Academic Program, Peru
Graduated 1990MD

Awards

Top General Internist, First Place, Wisconsin - Summer
2013
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