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Dr. Daniel Chappell

Family Medicine
Rochester, MN
12 years experience male

Locations

Office

Rochester, MN

Address

200 First Street S.W., Rochester, MN
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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Malagasy

Doctor Q&A

38 Answers
41 Agrees
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Maybe: It depends on your age and fitness level. Your max heart rate is calculated by 220 minus your age. Maximum effort training (90-100% hr) should only be... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Maybe: Your pediatrician is likely right, but when it comes to your child's health there is nothing wrong with getting a second opinion. Sometimes we can ben... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Clarify: Break out in: acne? Rash? Or hives? Biotin is normally very well tolerated, but anyone can develop an allergy to any substance or drug.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
No: You need to see your primary or an ophthalmologist. Dry eyes is a very common, but treatable condition that occurs for a variety of reason from medica... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Physical therapy: Lower back pain is very common. There are many ways to treat it including medications, manual therapy, physical therapy, tens unit, ice, heat, exercis... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Blood loss: Having a baby can be dangerous. Blood loss, dic, and several other conditions can cause a healthy woman to pass away during or shortly after child bir... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Not for weight loss: Liposuction can be a good way to trim and sculpt areas of unwanted bulging. If you are overweight or obese, it is not a good way to lose weight. There... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
75%: Both methods are about 75-85% effective. Proper condom use increases their effectiveness, including applying the condom before penetration. Here's a g... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Likely: Home pregnancy tests are as reliable as blood tests if done properly. I would get a second opinion by seeing your family doctor and getting a urine or... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Infection: You may have an infection known as mastitis. A simple course of antibiotics can clear it up. Of course there are several other things that it could be... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
See your PCP: Pcp stands for primary care physician. There are many common causes of cough including viruses, pneumonia, asthma, acid reflux, cancers and heart fail... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Though it is rare, aquagenic pruritis or urticaria is a real condition. A board certified allergist/immunologist can best help you with the diagnosis ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is known for lightening periods in 50-70% and even stopping periods completely in 20-50% of women within the first year. W... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Not very: The amounts of Fluoride we get from city water, toothpaste and other sources is a small non toxic amount. Fluoride in excess can cause staining of the... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Go for it!: There are no studies about certain food or drinks. Successful treatment will be based on how addicted you are. For example if you need your first ciga... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Benicar (olmesartan): Benicar (olmesartan) is an angiotensin receptor binder or arb anti-hypertensive. It is absorbed and quickly metabolised in the gut. On average the dru... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Not anymore: This used to be what all physicians taught patients with diverticulitis. Research and current consensus has not held up this recommendation. In fact f... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Chronic back pain: Chronic back pain is one of the most common problems. It is often due to genetics and overuse. It may never go away and managing the pain with differe... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
More aggresive: There are many weapons against warts. When one doesn't work, try another. Cryotherapy (freezing) can be a very effective method. See your primary doct... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Very: It will depend on the details, but a placenta that is overlying the cervical opening is a very good reason for not having a vaginal birth. Consequence... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Call nurse line: Assuming you are pregnant, you should try calling your doctors office and at least talk to a nurse. If it is after hours most obstetrics units at the ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Call them: Most urgent care/health express clinics will see patients for yeast infections. You could call and ask them before hand, just in case.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Either: Either your primary physician, or your ob/gyn would be qualified and experienced with breast exams and breast related problems. I would see whomever y... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Lamasil: There are several otc creams and sprays for athlete's foot. They are mostly based on an antifungal medication called terbinafine. If things persist, a... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Headache: There are many proposed theories on the causes of migraines from blood vessel constriction to cortical spreading depression. Some try avoiding trigger... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Asthma?: Of course a better description would be helpful, but it sounds like you may have an exercise induced asthma. This is an inflammatory lung disease that... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Maybe: Your symptoms certainly are common in those who are newly pregnant. A pregnancy test is the quick and easy way to find out. See your doctor to find ou... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Your sore throat is viral and and you now know finishing the antibiotic will not help you. In general we finish a course of antibiotics to decrease th... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Rheumatic Fever: The reason why we test and treat strep throat is because a certain percentage can lead to rheumatic fever, an inflammatory disease that can affect the... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Normal Flora: Each area of the body, including the vagina, has it's own normal flora, including bacteria and yeast. Usually they are in balance with each other. Whe... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Most vitamins are filtered and excreted in the urine by our kidneys. Exceptions are the fat soluable a, d, e, and k, that get stored in the liver and ... Read More
A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Inflammation: Bursitis is an inflammatory process of one of your bursae, or small synovial sacs that act as protection to your muscles or tendons as they slide acro... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
See your doctor: First trimester miscarriages are common (about 20% of pregnancies). See your OB or family doc and they can check your hormone levels to tell you wheth... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Talk to prescriber: You should always voice your concerns to your prescribing doctor about a medication that you have previously had a reaction or side effect to. There m... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Nerve pain: Sciatica is a common term for a set of symptoms caused by compression or irritation of the nerve roots that make up the sciatic nerve, or the actual s... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
TMJ syndrome: You may have a disorder called temporal mandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome. It can be caused by clenching teeth at night, trauma, malalignment, abnormal ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Chappell
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes, normal: One of the first and most common symptoms of pregnancy is tender sore breasts. It is a normal part of pregnancy and comes from the rapidly changing ho... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chappell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chappell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you Dr Chappell. The post-viral asthma possibility has been suggested to me before (diagnosis over the phone!). I will try to check it out. I appreciate your helpful response. -Guy
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and i hate this i been going back and forth with going to the doctor,sometime i have bv,then it will flip into a yeast infection,and sometimes i think i have something i have nothing wrong
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Thanks for your quick reply! had surgery on October 17th have a lot of pain in my legs from it L4L5

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY
Graduated 2010MD
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