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Dr. Karen Butler

Family Medicine
22 years experience female

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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin

Languages spoken

English

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2.3K Answers
453 Agrees
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: You will need an exam if symptoms persist. Was you period heavy? Anemia can cause your symptoms. Need a good history and see your doctor
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Not unusual to have symptoms of discomfort bloating irritItation and fatigue prior to the period.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
And: This is very interesting and requires a thorough exam as soon as possible care a doctor right awAy
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Cold like symptoms can cause congestion to the sinus. This will give the head eyes ears a sense of fullness. Hydrate well with hot fluids to clear and... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: You need to see your doctor right away and be examined and lab work done and perhaps diagnostic testing
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See answer: Labrynitis is an inner ear issue. Presumed to be associated with increased level of k in the inner ear. Causes severe dizziness and nausea. Sometimes ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: These bites are very serious. They cause a lot of infection necrosis to the infected tissue and ultimately leave you with scarring. Get in an antibiot... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See answer : You must first of all look at your family history. Then a medical evaluation is necessary. You may just have a good metabism. You are very young. Your... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See answer: Zoloft (sertraline) has the possibility of causing the insomnia. Every has the possibility of reCting to medications differently. You should try takin... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: You need to see your doctor for exam. Check strep throat. If all negative then perhaps scope down the throat.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
History: Need a thorough history. Did you have any injuries or doc any lifting? You could have slept on it wrong and developed a bursitis or inflammation whic... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Well more history is needed here. You could have eaten something contaminated? Hard to say for symptoms are to vague. But not unusual to disrupt the ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Sounds like your sinuses are involved. Try hot fluids to irrigate the see of this makes you feel better. There is also over the counter Benadryl (diph... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: You are very young and I shall assume you have no anatomical issues. So having a strong stream at onset of urinationis ml as the bladder empties the f... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: You need to see your doctor and get a proper diagnosis. Sounds like you have so much anxiety. Just get a diagnosis and treatment and move on
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Back pain? : What did you do. The ibuprofen is an anti inflammatory that will bring down the swelling. The Valium is used to relax. Get rid of the Valium. Now see ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Not abnormal to have an irregular period. Check a pregnancy test first if negative be patient for your period
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: You need to go to your doctor for your physical exam. This will include a good history of yourself and family he. You will then be examined and based ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Few issues: First of all Need a better history so start with this. Did you have any head trauma or injury. Is there any hx of ha in the family. Have you ever be... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Do not touch: Do not touch this lesipn. Use good hygiene and heat if does not improve in a few days go see your doctor.
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
61 years old: You are 61 years old you need to go to the emergency room to rule out a heart issue Heart disease is very silent and you are high risk just by age. ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Not one of its known: Well it is not one of the known side effects. But having sId the in medicine everyone must be individualized. So yes it could be possible. But look at... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Opening externally?: I assume the opening is on the outer lip? Well to late to suture or glue. Try pulling the edges together and see if you can band aide. Perhaps to muc... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Answer: First of all to fix the problem you must find the problem. So you begin with a physical exam from your doctor. You will have your blood drawn and chec... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Answer: Also need to know if you have any symptoms like headaches visual issues. You sound like you have white coat syndrome in other words you get anxious in... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Numbness: You really should see your doctor right away abnormal to have facial numbness. Is this on just one side of the face? See your doctor
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See answer : In that area of the anatomy sounds more musculoskeletal. Try heat and passive neck exercises. Also try to change positions and see if you get relief
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Well when there has been head trauma you can expect some lingering effects. He is lucky there is nothing more severe. However with head trauma best to... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: The stretch marks are scars from the skin getting stretched to fast. They will fade over time but never resolve
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Sounds like a muscle spasm. The muscles may spasm if they are fatigued. Just one side. You may be lifting or using this arm more try resting and heati... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Well many issues here. Possibly all related to the thyroid issue. Have you recently had your thyroid studies? You need to see your doctor for exam an... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: It seems your right side is the stronger side but you can use both the left and right so you are moe ambidextrious
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Abs: You need to consider the safety of the fetus as well heat the back. Do passive stretching exercises and take up swimming. This will really help your b... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: You need to go to your doctor for a pelvic exam. Don't sit there and guess and give yourself more issues
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Will take a few months for your body to adjust to the hormonal change.
A member asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
If your cast was rem: If your cast was removed most likely you were healed. Was an X-ray done at the time of removal? See your ortho do evaluation. Hopefully you did not i... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Capri is a very strong antibiotic it could but why were you put on cipro (ciprofloxacin)?
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Need better description of the rash. You are best to see your doctor
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Well you need to give a better history. Did you have any trauma? Do you exercise vigorously? Most likely at your shoe just chest walk pain. But need... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ignore: Forget about it and focus on living your life.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ignore: Just tell your doctor how you feel. The doctor will take it from there.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: First before you go off on your own when dealing with eyes you need a thorough eye exam. Make sure your eyes are healthy before you decide on your own... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Many possibilities. Could just be a musculoskeletal issue. If you are concerned just see your doctor for a good exam. You need to give a good hx
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Sounds like something else going on you better see the opthomogist for a good eye exam. Start with this and rule out eye issues
A male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Positional: Try to change positions so the wrist stays straight this will relieve the pressure and keep the blood flowing and anatomically in the correct positio... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Many options: There are many approved medications for the treatment of osteoarthritis. But the number one treatment is exercise, so start with this. Swimming is th... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: Sounds like a few things going on. One is that it sounds like the ocular muscle is weak. You must see the opthomoligist for evaluation and treatment o... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: You need to see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. You will probably need a colonoscopy. But right now you need to be evaluated
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Will depend on several things such as diet. The medication you are on if you are on medication and your hydration
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ans: You must have a good exercise regimen and sticking with it. Yes athletes will have a lower heart rate due to the conditioning of the body. The heart b... Read More

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HealthTap member
Dec 14, 2016
I do not recommend u see this Dr at all. she up n left all her patients here in door County Wisconsin without any notice. no letter or call no nothing n now don't know how to get our meds or where ou...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Butler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 26, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Well it only cause that chest and stomach pain that once time but tonight i had ice cream and was fine. i will see a Gi doctor. i trying to get my main dr to let me do h...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My jaw does the same thing. And I noticed that when I don’t open as wide as I can it doesn’t pop out. So I thank you for your answer. I thought it was weak on that side ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! The # was confusing. I wondered how many fail before there is full bone osseointegration. After this healing, I agree that there is 90% success rate as touted by DDS's. ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 2000MD

Awards

Top Family Physician, Third Place, National - Fall
2015
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Green Bay Region - Fall
2015
Top Doctor, First Place, Wisconsin - Fall
2015
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