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Dr. Kristi Kohl

Family Medicine
Grant, NE
21 years experience female

Locations

Grant Medical Clinic

Grant, NE

Address

912 Central Ave, Grant, NE
Directions

Fax

3083527103

Office

Grant, NE

About

Bio

-Experienced family physician with obstetric/procedural capabilities. -Excellent listening skills and strong rapport with patients and staff. -Thorough, meticulous, and gentle examination style. -Avid reader and lifelong learner with emphasis on sharing ideas for education. I am the mother of three boys, and I enjoy playing volleyball and water-skiing in my free time.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Doctor Q&A

137 Answers
52 Agrees
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Insomnia: Insomnia is common. Trouble getting to sleep may be related to anxiety. Waking up in the middle of the night may be related to depression. You shou... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Yes.: You may still have the infection, or you may have another (single or multiple organisms). Check back in with your doctor.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Get a full scope.: Most early colon cancers are asymptomatic. The blood on the outside of your bowel movement is likely due to hemorrhoids. Colon cancer is possible, ho... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Possible abscess : You should be seen in clinic or back at your dentist. It's possible you have an infection or dry socket.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Comfortable: People with neck and back pain or shoulder pain often need to sleep on their backs. People who snore often sleep on their sides. Pregnant women in t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Consult your doctor: There are risks and benefits to taking medication when you're pregnant. There are also risks to untreated thyroid disease. Your doctor may want to c... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Rule out cholestasis: The most concerning reason for itching is cholestasis of pregnancy, caused by an increase in bile acids which can be harmful to your baby. Your docto... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Bowel kidney spleen: Anatomically, the organs on the left side are the spleen and kidney in the upper left abdomen and the bowel (small and large) over the rest of the le... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Might not be IUD: If the iud is in the proper place, it normally won't hurt. You can check to see if your strings are in the normal place. Your doctor can do an exam ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Infection: Cat bites have an extremely high risk of causing infection (about 95%). The bacteria in cat's teeth, combined with the sharp small teeth, tend to cau... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Decreases function: The general term inhibitors means that it keeps something from doing something that it normally does. For example, cytochrome p450 inhibitors keep th... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
"Micro-crunches": Your abdominal muscles, known popularly as the "six-pack", will tone up with exercise. Regular situps may hurt your back. To start doing abdominal c... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Chronic cough: Chronic cough has many different causes. The most common three would be allergic rhinitis, asthma, and gastroesophageal reflux of stomach contents. ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Biopsy of the bowel: Symptoms of diarrhea, especially associated with bleeding or mucous, are consistent with inflammatory bowel disease such as crohn's disease or ulcerat... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Could be: Osteoarthritis, or inflammation in the joints, can certainly start at young ages, especially in people who have had injury or repetitive motion to tho... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
MRSA treatment: Sepsis can occur but is less likely to happen if you get treated. Mrsa infections are usually treated with antibiotics. People with recurrent infect... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
State concerns: Often before a visit, it helps to organize your concerns. For anxiety, you might be bothered by trouble sleeping, trouble talking to people, or even ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Scar tissue: Scar tissue forms around healing cuts. If your cut healed by secondary intention and the scar is thicker than would be seen if it had been repaired, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Orthopnea and DON'T!: Orthopnea means it's hard to breathe when you lay down. The classic disease which causes this is heart failure, when fluid backs up in the lungs. Ho... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Probably not: High prolactin levels leading to nipple discharge have many causes. The most common causes are medications, tumors, and medical problems such as ches... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Topical antibiotics: True pink-eye, bacterial conjunctivitis, needs treatment with antibiotic eye drops. It's characterized by mattering of the eyes and severe burning an... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Sepsis: Any type of infection in the skin or elsewhere can enter the bloodstream. An overwhelming infection in the blood is known as sepsis. Fever, low bloo... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Unknown effects: Many herbs have "associations" with birth defects or miscarriages, which means that people taking them had those problems. That doesn't necessarily m... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Go down the list: It's good to have a system-- checking to see if they are hungry, wet, or poopy is usually a good place to start. If those things aren't working, you ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Anemia/dehydration: You should check with your doctor to look for anemia or dehydration. Extremely low blood pressure causing symptoms like light-headedness or confusio... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Infection/absorption: The most common concerns are infection, electrolytes, and metabolic bone disease. The stomach acid kills bacteria. Less acid may cause GI infections... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Good diet, exercise: Weight loss is simple but not easy. It requires you to take in less calories than you use. Initial recommendations are to eat a healthy diet (mostly... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Call insurance: Colonoscopies are done by gastroenterologists, surgeons, internal medicine physicians, and family practice physicians. Quality indicators are adenoma... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
NO but talk with Dr.: You are probably pregnant if the test if positive. Untreated pneumonia can be harmful for your babies and so you definitely should not stop antibioti... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Allergies/parasite: Eosinophils are white blood cells (the part of the body's immune system which fight infection). Eosinophils are responsible for fighting off larger p... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Possibly: Lipoma is a benign tumor which is the most common cause of lumps under the skin. It has a very typical physical exam and your family doctor should be... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
He needs seen: Hard black chunks may be a foreign body (or something like smoke inhalation) or may be dried blood from a nose-bleed, from lungs, or from bleeding ulc... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Polydipsia: You have polydipsia, which is defined as excessive thirst combined with drinking more than normal. If you are chronically dehydrated, you may be more... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
One year: The depo-provera shot thins out the lining of your uterus. It may take a year after stopping the Depo-Provera before you are able to get pregnant. A... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Offer Variety: Kids often need to try a food several times before they tolerate it and even like it. Offering a variety of foods at meals allows them to experience ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Next to the uterus: The "adnexa" is the part of your body next to the uterus. It's easy to tell if tenderness is coming from the uterus by and examination. However, if ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Pregnancy: Pregnancy ideally is an expected, planned event. If you have been trying to become pregnant, hopefully you are already exercising, eating right, and ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Trauma/infection: Trauma can certainly cause the symptoms you describe. You can also get a secondary infection from the damaged skin where the trauma occurred. The d... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Salt water: The best and safest remedy is saline, or salt water. Nasal saline or sinus rinses work in two ways. First, they rinse out the virus particles out of... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Yes.: A fever that doesn't come down with Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) and inability to keep food down would be reasons to go to the er. Your menti... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Implantation bleed: Many women spot during the first part of their pregnancy. Often, the cause is from the placenta implanting into the uterus, which needs to occur in o... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Wide variation: There isn't a way to tell by the characteristics of the bleeding whether it's a light period or implantation bleeding. After a couple weeks, when you... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Above the neck: As a general rule, if your symptoms are limited to above the neck (runny nose, sore throat), you can continue your regular workout. If you have probl... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
No: Your concern about tramadol withdrawal should be discussed with your doctor. The symptoms of withdrawal won't be helped by a stimulant. In fact, sti... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Cause of attention: Attention problems can be from many things-- add, depression, or petit mal seizures for example. You should see your doctor to look further into what... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Petechiae: Sometimes, viral or bacterial infections can cause an area of bleeding below the surface of the mucous membrane. The medical term for that bleeding i... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
May be other causes: Premature graying can occur, though it is usually genetic so you may be able to look at your family and see that you inherited it from a family member... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Acne treatment: First-line therapy includes washing your face with a salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide wash. You can apply salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide to yo... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Spotting: Spotting occurs occasionally with birth control pills. Sometimes stress, an infection or intercourse can cause it. It may also occur if you take a p... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Blood not normal: Bloody stools are not normal and should be evaluated by your doctor. Bright green poop may be caused by infection, excessive bilirubin, diet, or dyes... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kohl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kohl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 10, 2013
i nid ur help
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Thank you, could I use a douche to get rid of Oder? I can't stand the smell my follow up isn't until the 9th...
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Been taking biotin 10,000, mcg. Cant tell a diff. I'll try folic acid.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. It has me really worried, I go to the dr Thursday.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nebraska College of Medicine, NE
Graduated 2001MD

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Nebraska - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Nebraska - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Nebraska - Winter
2013

Affiliations

AAFP
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