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Dr. Kenneth Weston

Family Medicine
Columbia, MO
41 years experience male

Locations

Columbia Family Medical Group

Columbia, MO

Address

303 N Keene St, Suite 301, Columbia, MO
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(573) 442-1331

Insurances accepted

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Coventry Health Care

Medicare

About

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Missouri

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
8 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Needs attention: Postcoital pain can simply be irritation from intercourse but pain with urination and bleeding would indicate need for evaluation by healthcare provid... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Avoid: Avoid repetitive motion of the wrist or elbow. Ice after any activity with the elbow...
A member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Difficult problem: Vitiligo can be a frustrating disease due to it's cosmetic result. Treating vitiligo can be difficult. Usual treatments include topical steroid, int... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Good Question: The causes of migraine aura without headache are the same as with headaches including stress, foods, sleep patterns, hormonal changes and others. Why... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: Giardiasis is a protozoan infection of the intestine that requires prescription medication to cure. While anti-diarrhea medications are available ove... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Pregnancy tests. : Urine pregnancy tests have become increasingly sensitive. 15 days after intercourse, it is likely the test would be positive if you were pregnant. It ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: Braxton Hicks contractions occur through out the second half of pregnancy and are felt by some but not all women, especially first pregnancies. Cervi... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Pregnancy test: Breast tenderness and darkening of the areola can be signs of pregnancy. Breast tenderness can arise for other reasons. Women can have a period afte... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Avoid: Avoid caffeine, Nicotine, Alcohol, Aspirin and NSAID medications.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Not Uncommon: Having no period or having slight spotting with DepoProvera between injections is not unusual. By your explanation I assume the blood is vaginal and... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Assume cyst: I assume you meant "cyst" not "spit". Liver cysts are often benign. The cyst you describe is rather large and might cause discomfort but is likely u... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Urgency up to doctor: Hida scan tells us how well to gallbladder is functioning not structural abnormalities. As to urgency, that question would best be answered by your ph... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Seek Attention: I am sorry you are not feeling well. There are too many possibilities to give sound advise here. You need to seek medical attention at your doctors ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Likely OK: If you took plan B within the appropriate time frame and correctly you should be safe. The BCP coverage I would question given the intermittent natur... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Need evaluation: Three months hearing loss requires thorough evaluation. I would recommend you schedule an appointment with a audiologist and ear nose and throat spe... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Not if taken properl: Both brand name and generic medications, if filled by pharmacy based on prescription, should be equally effective. If taken properly without missing ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Needs checking: The cause might be simple irritation from intercourse but might also indicate cervicitis (an inflammation of the cervix) that could be treated. At 21... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Restate your questio: Perhaps you should rephrase the question as "hollow back side" l shoulder about 1 inch in diameter could indicate a bruise or a serious issue dependin... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Won't harm: Low carb, high protein diets are the basis of several diets such as atkin's diet. It is important to note that the key to weight is not losing weight... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Fasting <100: The ada (american diabetic association) defines normal fasting sugar as less that 100 and has defined prediabetes as 100 to 115. At 114, it would be ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Normal Values: Normal values are set based on age and specific labs. That said, 7.2 WBC is generally right in the midrange of normal for total WBC's. Generally, fo... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Too little info: A WBC of 3.1 could have many causes, significant to insignificant. Impacting your question are items such as symptoms you had that led up to your obt... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
It depends: A lot depends on exactly what is wrong. Slipped disc can mean different things.A single disc herniation can often be improved by an epidural steroid i... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Elevated bilirubin: It is a common occurrence in newborns caused by elevated bilirubin (a chemical we all have in our bodies). Physiologic jaundice is generally of no c... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
A number of causes: There are numerous causes of bleeding from the rectum ranging from self limiting and benign to serious. Generally in a 22 yo it tends toward the form... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
BMI: Bmi is calculated weight to height. Ideal and high risk are standardized for adult ideal is18.5 to 25, 25 to 30 is overweight and 30 plus is conside... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Prolonged immobility increases ones risk for developing blood clots. Prolonged plane rides, car rides, etc can lead to clots. Staying well hydrated ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Likely enough: Todays modern BCP are low in estrogen and progesterone and many women continue to ovulate even while on the BCP. Consequently, the possibility of get... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
More info: It would help to know if the rash started while wearing the ear rings. Also, where behind the ear. Briefly, in the fold of the ear and skull rashes ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Pregnancy testing: Regular menstrual cycles can be interrupted by numerous things such as stress, medications, weight changes (esp loss), illnesses along with pregnancy.... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Possible: There are many reasons young females might miss a cycle. The alteration of hormones brought about by the on BCP then off might be one. If sexually a... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Impossible to say.: It is certainly possible you could be pregnant. Given the information you provided, you have not missed a period so it would be impossible to say at t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Multiple causes: There are many reasons for fatigue with exercise. If one has just started working out , the intensity of work out may simply be too high and needs to... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Many causes: There are many causes for fatigue/tiredness some of these include inadequate sleep, poor sleep, sleep apnea (temporarily stopping breathing while slee... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Need further workup: The causes of protein in the urine are many that can range from fever, heavy exercise, other self limiting disorders to serious kidney disease. Much ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Heat & Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen should help alleviate the pain. The dosing depends on age/weight. Don't take if on blood thinners, pregnant, kidney, liver problems or que... Read More
A 81-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Generally Urology: Generally a prostate cancer diagnosis starts with a urologist. He or she generally arrives at the diagnosis by biopsy of the prostate after initial a... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Into the large vesse: Central line placement is a procedure that places a catheter into the large vessels near the heart generally for the purpose of providing fluids. The... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Help: Help avoid altitude sickness...Drink Lots of Water.....Avoid alcohol and caffeine.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Evaluation warranted: Ammonia is a by product of metabolism by the liver. Elevated ammonia levels generally mean there is a problem with liver metabolism. Further evaluat... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
81mg Aspirin: One has to make a few assumptions to your question: 1.) your father does not have any ulcer issues 2.) your father does not have any other bleeding di... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Weston
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Question?: There is no question here! Sore throat, cough and "in chest" can be of viral or bacterial origin. Viral respiratory illness can last several weeks.... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Weston is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weston is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! This help answer my concern for my Gson /4 days old
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI HEALTH CARE

Awards

Best Doctors of America
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Most Influential, Second Place, Columbia Region - Spring
2015
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