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Dr. Lea Danielsen

Family Medicine
Cumming, GA
33 years experience

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Cumming, GA

Address

5435 Oakrun Circle, Cumming, GA
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

113 Answers
32 Agrees
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Didn't sleep: Sleep unsuccessful just means you didn't go to sleep during the test, so what happens in sleep on the eeg isn't a part of the results. Some problems ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: Irritable bowel syndrome does not cause malnutrition. Malnutrition would be an indication to look for another cause (other than irritable bowel syndr... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: Our ability to prevent viruses if limited, although vaccine is the best method we have. The cdc reports a vaccine is being worked on. In the meantim... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes, but : The last case of smallpox that was naturally occurring was in 1977. It had several unique properties that allowed vaccination to completely wipe it o... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Not possible to say: It isn't possible to say without more information. The causes are variable from side effects from a medication (especially cholesterol medication), t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Probably: I think it would be worth a conversation with your doctor to see if they agree that you had a panic attack, discuss how you can recognize one, and wha... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Right: You are correct. The flu starts like a freight train hit you. Sudden onset is one of the clues we are dealing with the flu. Fever, significant muscl... Read More
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Avoid moisture: This type of eczema can often be hard to treat as she has already seen. However, the cause is generally moisture. Invest in some socks that wick away... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Take the synthroid (thyroxine) on an empty stomach and not at the same time as other medications. An hour later you can take the metronidazole.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
See a doctor: That is an interesting symptom. It could be heart disease if you are at risk for that. The heart can hurt anywhere and it comes on with exercise, go... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Exercise: Exercise, the data says the more the better. Resist the urge to do less. Try to remain active. Try to get out and be around other positive people. ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Keep weight down: There isn't anything other than surgery we can do for breast smaller or larger than we would choose. If you gain weight your breasts will also grow p... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Different from urine: The plasma test compared to the urine is newer and more sensitive. In other words if you have pheochromocytoma the plasma test is less likely to miss ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: No, however acupuncture has been shown to help with knee pain from arthritis. It is effective but expensive and studies included several weeks of tre... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Sterile or distilled: The cdc recently recommended distilled, sterile or previously boiled water. There was a recent problem in la with tap water and amoeba, called naegle... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: In western medicine there is no difference in cold and hot water for hydration. However, in traditional chinese or indian (ayurveda) medicine the tem... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Med from doctor: Now thankfully the medications needed to treat fungus of the nails is generic and not so expensive. Nothing else works nearly as reliably. It can ra... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes, too high: Try to relax when you have your blood pressure taken and no worry about the number. Make sure it is taken correctly. Talking, listening to someone e... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Usually hormonal: Most of the time it results from the breast tissue change in hormonal care. Generally it is on both sides. If so it isn't anything to worry about. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Sleep timing: If you go to bed late but can then sleep well for 8 hours it is a sleep timing problem. If you are wide awake at midnight but life's schedule forces ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
1 year: Infertility is defined as having unprotected sex for 1 year without getting pregnant. If you are young and hasn't been a year relax as you likely wil... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Persistance: The severity of acne varies and the aggressiveness of treatment that it requires also varies. Acne can almost always be satisfactorily treated. If y... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Find cause, or treat: Aluminum chloride hexahydrate or drysol, is a prescription antiperspirant. Aluminum based products are also found in formulations of over the counter... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Can not tell: These tests are really misnamed. They have nothing to do with liver function but liver injury. Something is injuring the liver at a very slow rate. ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Timing: This is a difficult problem for which cold turkey coming off it may be the easy way to come a lot of sweets. However, the best way to create a cravin... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Group B Strep: Gbs can stand for more than one thing in medicine. Guillain-barré syndrome gbs) or group b strep. The later is more common. Group b strep (gbs) ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
See your doctor: It probably would be best to see your doctor and have him look at all the possibilities and details. A migraine equivalent however is pretty likely i... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Nothing proven: Coenzyme q 10 does help in mice in several studies. The small dose and used early in the disease helped more than the larger in a recent study: (mol ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Set point difference: Fever is due to an increase in the temperature regulatory set-point. This can be from many things, usually infection, but can be medications, cancer... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Quality of sleep: The first thing to consider is are you getting enough sleep. 8 hours is better, 7 is mandatory for most people to feel rested. Sleep apnea and depre... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: The definition of hypertension is repeatedly high blood pressure in the office. Heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, and peripheral artery disease ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Do not ignore: Urine infection in pregnancy is more common and more likely cause serious problems. Symptoms are going frequently (also normal in pregnancy) but look... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Many: Anti- anxiety medications like benzodiazepines (xanax). Several medications are problems for elderly, antihistamines, medications for overactive blad... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
It depends on cause: If not alcohol related, mild fatty liver will generally not cause liver symptoms or progress to severe liver problems. The most likely cause is Insul... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No way to fake it: I've seen hundreds of people ignore diabetes and suffer for it. However, I have seen about 5 patients in 20 years who lost about 100+ excess pounds an... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: Many studies show that carbs and sugar do not cause type ii diabetes. Fat also will not affect the diabetic risk. What makes the difference is weigh... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Sexually: Cervical cancer is a cancer almost always caused by exposure to a virus. The virus hpv, is passed sexually. There is a vaccine now for the hpv for t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Metformin: It depends in part on what symptom you are treating. With metformin make sure you are on er- extended release as it causes less stomach problems ofte... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Almonds are nuts.: There is a theory that oxylate in food- including almonds- can cause kidney stones. It isn't clear the theory is correct. Very often, medicine has b... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Generally no: A "carrier" inherited the sickle trait from one parent. Sickle cell anemia (ssa), occurs in those who inherit the sickle cell gene from both parents.... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Go to ER: If you are having the a somewhat sudden headache that is the worst of your life, go to the er. Although not serious causes can certainly cause this t... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: If you are ovulating intermittently you can get pregnant.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Depends: The best one is a healthy low calorie diet you can stay on. Choose a diet that appeals to you for the long run. There is very poor evidence that peo... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: It runs in families.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
PVC: If t is an infrequent, brief event with just one abnormal beat it is probably a pvc. Premature ventricular contraction means the ventricle part of th... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Sleep it off: That would not be unusual side effects at that dose. It should be ok to sleep as long as you were not mixing it with other medications. In general ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
A virus: Hepatitis c is a virus that affects the liver. It is transmitted by blood contact. About 20% of people fight it off quickly. The rest it keeps att... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Vagus nerve: It is one trigger that leads to vasovagal syncope. The vagus nerve can malfunction slowing the heart and dropping the blood pressure which results in... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
See a doctor: Have you seen a doctor for this? It is unusual that it would be "everything" you eat. I might keep a careful diary of timing of these symptoms and e... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Don't assume: Most brain masses are not cancer. There are many benign (not cancer) causes of a mass in the brain. If your doctor said the mass has characteristics ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Danielsen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Danielsen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you Dr. Danielsen, I really appreciate it!! I'm definitely not prone to any heart disease risk, I've had this all my life....so I'm still concerned about the permanence of this. But thank you ...Read More
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thanks for helping me out buy i cant go for surgery now because i dont have the money now so please prescribe some drugs for me.i would be very grateful.thank you
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not done with ultrasound,floroscopy is used i wish to avoid repeat procedures. inject steroid at time of mri with contrast.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1989MD
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