Dr. Daniel Ziegler

Emergency Medicine
Eureka, CA
32 years experience male

Locations

Daniel Ziegler, M.D.

Eureka, CA

Address

PO Box 893, Eureka, CA, United States
Directions

Practice website

Fax

8008115594

About

Bio

B.A. Pharmacology Masters Applied Human Physiology M.D. Medical Doctor ABEM Board Certified Emergency Physician

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.

Emergency Medicine

Addiction Medicine

Hospital-based practice

Pharmacology

Toxicology

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

819 Answers
143 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
No: Best evidence is that sexuality of most gay males is determined while they are still in the uterus. The likelihood of a woman's son being gay inc... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
But had chicken pox: The chicken pox virus went to hibernate in one of the nerves emerging from your spinal cord where, after your initial infection as a child, it has alw... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
No, it's Sweet!: Sometimes in modern society we overthink issues to the point of denying children appropriate affection for fear of being viewed as inappropriate. It ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Depends: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Depression is a profound, even physical reaction to loneliness, loss, or hopelessness that blocks motivation... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Intravenous needle: IV drug use refers to the route used to administer a drug, a syringe attached to a hollow needle that is used to pierce the skin and vein, Once the t... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
NO: Many that advocate for either the medicinal or recreational use of marijuana tend to ascribe all sorts of beneficial effects, much like snake oil sal... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Possibl but unlikely: The transvaginal probe should have been sterile and should have had a sterile covering (like a condom). Even if you are exposed to yeast it doesn't us... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
No, but . . .: There is no easy way to know if someone is truly virus free since tests for viruses wont detect the virus for at least a couple of weeks. If there is ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Understand the terms: At 23, possibility of cardiac arrest is remote even with family history. SINUS TACHYCARDIA is a rapid, otherwise normal beat. SINUS ARRYTHMIA refers t... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Not necessarily: If it was a physician who has taken a history and examined your younger sister telling her of increased risk you would certainly want to ask why. If s... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
See a doctor: Post anesthesia complications are more common in older patients and if you were intubated then pneumonia or even more serious complications are possi... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Means we don't know: Seizures occur when a cluster of neurons start firing randomly and their electrical activity spreads to adjacent neurons. If this spreads thru-out the... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
By catheter you mean: If you mean a urinary catheter they are often used during surgery to keep the bladder empty. Knowing your fluid out helps them decide how much IV flui... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Blepharitis: Blepharitis refers to swelling or inflammation of (usually) the upper eyelid and is best treated with warm compresses. A clean towel soaked in warm wa... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Hyper-filtration?: I do not understand what you mean by "Cr 24/kg" Perhaps one of the nephrologists at HealthTap does but creatinine clearance is a volume per minute mea... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Not urinalysis: I don't know what you are looking at but a standard urinalysis includes specific gravity (SG), pH, blood, nitrites, leukocyte esterase, ketones, gluco... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Yes get treated: Don't get me wrong. I'm a strong advocate of the power of love , optimism, and acknowledgement of self worth but what you need right now are the resou... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
No coincidences: There are rarely coincidences in medicine. The thigh bone IS connected to the hip bone. While I have no idea what you are talking about, starting with... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
You Need more Care: Evidence of ischemic stroke will not appear on CT scan for up to a week but by the symptoms alone we can pinpoint the areas of the brain involved. Oth... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
No right answer: It depends on several factors like your own conditioning, how long you were exercising, your relative level of hydration. If you were exercising for ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Get it out now!: The risk of infection is 100 times greater with the piercing hardware in place. If already infected you will never get rid of the infection until its ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
No: Once a hemorrhoid has clotted, best option is to have it surgically removed. It will eventually shrink and resorb the blood leaving behind a tag but i... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
not really: It's not possible to even know you have benign, or any cysts in your liver without some kind of scan (ultrasound, CT, or MRI) or direct visualization ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
See gynecologist: I presume this has been going on for awhile or you would have already healed yourself. Was this the result of childbirth because it sounds like an epi... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Piloerection: Goose bumps are the result of involuntary erection or bristling of hairs due to contraction of tiny muscles that elevate the hair follicles above the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Remove ring!: First priority is removal of the foreign body (nose ring). Bacterial colonies can live indefinitely on it because your body cant bring it's infection ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
They are different: Laryngospasm is a spasm of the vocal cords in response to a foreign body (food) or liquid entering the airway. It typically lasts less than a minute b... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
No not at all: When you are under anesthesia you are sedated and usually paralyzed and all your breathing is done with machines that pump air into your lungs or by ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Internal pain: Localization of pain inside our bodies is difficult because nerves follow a map from early in evolution. So the ureter that connects the kidney to th... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Change antibiotic: The FDA took furazolidone off the market in the United States. Combining it with amitriptyline scores an X rating on drug interaction scales due to it... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Depends: 15mg of hydrocodone is a big dose if you are not already regularly taking an opiate. You will be pretty sedated and will probably get very nauseated. ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Side effect of med: Tegretol is associated with both dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) and esophageal and gastric dysmotility. This can cause food and drink to stay in th... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Following colposcopy, there may be some bleeding which could reduce the sensitivity of your BV and yeast swab tests. Likewise, the swab could disrupt ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Tramadol is a synthetic opiate. Ativan 3mg/day x 1month is a high dose that would cause serious withdrawal if you tried to quit. So would 100mg of tra... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Not exactly: xrays only show bone well. Soft tissues (skin muscles fat blood vessels and nerves) all blend together and while we can often determine large changes ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
You'll do great: This is a very difficult drug to get off of but you've done it! Its your nervousness that likely got you started on it in the first place so you stil... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Thin is healthy: You are getting lots of exercise and staying fit. Trust me, there will come a time when you'll wish you could look and feel like you do now. Bulky mus... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Likely inner ear: Does your ear or ears feel blocked still. This is a major cause of nausea, especially if the ear becomes infected. Altitude and pressurized cabins can... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Get treatment now!: Both Drs Okamoto and Nouri's concerns are valid. Herpes infection consists of tiny 1-2mm fluid filled blisters called vesicles that leave sores at ski... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Absolutely: There is nothing about an abdominal aortic aneurysm that would be affected or influenced by a tanning bed except perhaps trying to lift the bed or mo... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Sometimes: The physical exam has always been a crucial part of diagnosIs. As lab testing and imaging technologies have become more prevalent, physicians highly s... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Places that are healing, especially skin and where skin meets mucous membranes, tend to itch. If that's where your infection was and you're not getti... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Try these: The emergence of increasingly drug resistant fungal strains that cause ringworm has led to the release of two formerly prescription products over the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Aggressively: Infections are never trivial and need to be dealt with as soon as possible. Any foreign body (such as the piercing jewelry) provide a safe haven for t... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Depends: Assuming you're referring to a vaginal discharge that is new for you and you are sexually active, it likely represents infection. You need to see a do... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
At your age, yes: Gerontologists are familiar with the phenomenon that as we get older , temperatures above normal occur rarely and normal for different individuals is ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
You're probably fine: An ER Doc decides you need a head scan if any of the following is true: 1. did you lose consciousness? 2. Do you have amnesia for any part of event? 3... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: If you suppress vomiting, the diarrhea can last up to a week instead of 24-36 hours of both.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Of course, or worse: Of course you could be pregnant but the pain you describe may also be from a sexually transmitted disease like gonorrhea, a urinary tract infection, o... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Mostly Water Loss: You are, no doubt, very dehydrated and need to replenish fluids. This is to a large degree what causes symptoms of hangover. The brain which normally ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Dr. Ziegler is a very experienced and knowledgeable doctor. I trust his insights and clinical acumen. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for an outstanding ER physician. Keep up the good work do...Read More
Jan 20, 2014
I fully recommend Dr. Daniel Ziegler to anyone needing his help as he has provided wonderful answers and seems to care deeply about his field of medicine. Great Physician and Colleague!
Mar 9, 2014
Dr Ziegler has a vast fund of knowledge that allows for effectively contributing to this online community of health.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Was hoping this is what I’d hear. Thank you- scary as this would be 3 surgery to neck and feel terrible. Not stopping what I do but need to reteach how I work. Guess sur...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you alot i thought mabe having 9 shots in just 4 months because of three different exposure reduced primarily rabies antibody and worked in opposit way but you...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1991MD

Medical/Graduate school

Hahnemann Medical College, PA
Graduated 1987MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of California at Santa Barbara
Graduated 1980MD

Awards

TOP EMERGENCY MEDICINE SPECIALIST , First Place, THE NATION
2018
Top Emergency Medicine Specialist, First Place, the Redding Region - Spring
2017
Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, Redding Region - Summer
2014

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