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Dr. Bradley Younggren

Emergency Medicine
Kirkland, WA
23 years experience

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EvergreenHealth

Kirkland, WA

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Kirkland, WA
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Emergency Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

42 Answers
23 Agrees
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Viscosity?: Viscosity isn't typically as important for most patients, compared to "content", such as the number of red blood cells, platelets, etc.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Urology Consult: You need to see a urologist to have this evaluated. Additionally, you need to see a primary care physician to ensure that your blood pressure is under... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Any number of things: Changes in fingernails can be indicative of an underlying medical disorder. Ridges or bumps can be related to iron deficiency. Anemia, lupus, heart di... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Heatstroke: As opposed to heat exhaustion or heat cramps, heatstroke is a very serious medical emergency. It presents with a body temperature of greater than 40... Read More
A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
D.O.: Some physicians attend osteopathic medical school instead of allopathic medical school. They earn the do degree instead of the md degree. Historically... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Knee pain: This can be related to "wear and tear" arthritis, meniscal stress/tears but usually there is a history of trauma, or rarely, especially if there is a ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
It depends: Changes in fingernails can be indicative of an underlying medical disorder. Ridges or bumps can be related to iron deficiency. Anemia, lupus, heart di... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Umbilical Care: Keep it dry. Roll down the diapers to it is not covered up. Some recommend rubbing alcohol on the belly button area four times a day for the next week... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Over the Counter: Over the counter remedies are usually sufficient. Part of it is personal preference, but if any of these seem not to improve things in a week perhaps ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: You should definitely take an over the counter home pregnancy test.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Facial Plastics: I would recommend seeing a facial plastics expert who can look at the degree of damage and give you appropriate treatment options (likely surgical).
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Weeks: This typically can take weeks. This should be monitored by a primary care physician or ENT to ensure the rupture heals. No submersion of the ear under... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Milk: This is a complex question and depends how you would define "healthy". It certainly has calcium, proteins, carbohydrates, and minerals that are benefi... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Laser Hair Removal: I would investigate laser hair removal to see if this is something you would be amenable to.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
LIke a common cold: Croup is caused by a virus and is contagious. To put it in perspective, it is as contagious as a common cold. Good hand washing with soap and water o... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Uterus: The potentially most devastating concern related to OB issues, is an actual rupture of the uterus during pregnancy due to its weakened structural stat... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
E-D Syndrome: Ehlers-danlos syndrome is a group of inherited disorders. The characteristics include extremely loose joints and hyperelastic skin. This skin is ver... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Uncooked/unpasteur.: Unpasteurized cheeses, such as brie, feta, and bleu cheese, are not safe to eat during pregnancy because they could contain listeria. This bacteria ca... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Uncooked/unpasteur.: Unpasteurized cheeses, such as brie, feta, and bleu cheese, are not safe to eat during pregnancy because they could contain listeria. This bacteria ca... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Your Business: Not knowing what your disease is makes it difficult to answer this question, but remember that no one is entitled to know about your disease. You must... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Primary Care: You need to sit down with your primary care physician to express your concerns and discuss what diagnostics are available for those particular concern... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Where?: Many types of ecoli infections require antibiotic therapy. This includes urinary tract infections. Some diarrheal infections require therapy. You need... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Eczema: This is likely a type of eczema. Try hydrating lotion to the affected areas and see if that makes a difference. Of course, having a physician eye-ball... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
See a doctor: Your husband needs to see a primary care physician. Although typically not an initial sign of prostate cancer, blood in the stool can be from any numb... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: This shouldn't be a problem unless the reason you had broken blood vessels was due to direct trauma of the eye which would require a physician evaluat... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
E-D Syndrome: Ehlers-danlos syndrome is a group of inherited disorders. The characteristics include extremely loose joints and hyperelastic skin. This skin is ver... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
STI's (STD's): It depends on the sti's (sexually transmitted infections) you are referring to. Painful or painless rash. Burning on urination. Penile discharge. Some... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Viral: Many ear infections are actually caused by viruses. These can cause a constellation of symptoms to include nausea.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Fat in the Liver: Deposition of triglycerides in the liver from any number of disease processes. This is considered a reversible condition although that may depend on t... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Pediatric Fever: You can use either Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for fever control. Remember this is treating the symptom. Fever up to 36 months can be a sign of bacte... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Thyroid check: Some thinning can be due to age and genetics. However, there are some medical causes and primary care evaluation would be helpful. As an example, ele... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Sedation: If you are sedated appropriately, the procedure should be comfortable and you will likely not remember it. You should feel 100% comfortable knowing th... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Your Business: Not knowing what your disease is makes it difficult to answer this question, but remember that no one is entitled to know about your disease. You must... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
It depends: Changes in fingernails can be indicative of an underlying medical disorder. Ridges or bumps can be related to iron deficiency. Anemia, lupus, heart di... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Dental hygeine: Brush your teeth and floss. Regular dental checkups and cleanings.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Eye Twitching: This is technically referred to as myokyemia. Most causes of this are benign and short lives. Stress, lack of sleep, and eye strain have all been impl... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Skin Infection: It is very difficult to differentiate MRSA from other types of infections without cultures. Clinically many physicians will treat with two type of ant... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Rectal Bleeding: You must be certain that you are dealing with hemorrhoidal bleeding and not some other form of anorectal bleeding. Bleeding can come from any part of... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Inflammation: This is inflammation of the synovial joints which are many of the most common joints you would think of in your body. Seen in a number of conditions ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
1st Trim Bleeding: Bleeding is very common in the first trimester. However, it is important to ensure that the fetus in inside the uterus with an ultrasound, this can a... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
ENT: Sometimes seeing an ENT doctor can be helpful for this if standard over the counter remedies don't work.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Primary Care: Babies will not feed for a number of reasons. If there is nasal congestion a baby will not typically desire to feed as much b/c he or she has difficu... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Younggren is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower9
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Younggren is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Younggren is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks a lot. I went to the beach on the weekend and spent a lot of time in the sun. I felt exhausted and had a headache for the rest of the weekend. Was concerned it might've been sunstroke/heatstrok...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! thanks a lot but am not satisfied because u didn't prescribe the drug.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Maybe I should bring this up when I go to the doctor next.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1999MD

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