Dr. Ryan Stanton

Emergency Medicine
KY
20 years experience male

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Emergency Medicine

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English

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359 Answers
102 Agrees
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Some Research: There has been some research that has shown a link between late onset(after puberty) of asthma and certain bacterial infections. The best advise would... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
No: Having to push really hard suggests constipation. This can be addressed with diet, hydration, and sometimes medications. You need to have your pcp che... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Some are: Research shows that about 5% of cases are hereditary.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
It's the plumbing: It is the plumbing necessary to delivery oxygen to all the tissues of the human body. It is also important for regulating blood flow and pressure. Wit... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Absolutely: If left unchecked or chronic, it can lead to tears, scarring, loss of function, and permanent pain.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: It all depends on the diagnoses and disease that is being prognosed. In the end, it is based on the most common course of a particular disease, includ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Sure: If the snake is non venomous, there is nothing to do other than clean the wound and monitor for infection. Your tetanus shot needs to be up to date as... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Stye?: The bump sounds like a stye. Treat it with warm compresses. Have it check if it persists because they occasional have to be drained or other treatment... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Other labs: The BUN and creatinine are important to follow and indicators of kidney function, but dialysis is based more on other chemicals that build up with bad... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
No: If you push on both sides at the same time it can make you pass out, but casual pushing on one side will not hurt anything.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Paraphimosis: It is where the foreskin of the penis gets stuck while retracted. It can lead to swelling and eventually ischemia of the tip of the penis. It is very ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Be active: Be active in your treatment, knowing the plan, goals, and course. Follow the treament plan. Ask questions. Research as much as you can.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Also: I agree with above. It is also important to keep a list of medical problems, medications with doses, and allergies at all times. This is very helpful ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
MoniTor closely: monitor your BP closely. It will most likely not cause much trouble, but if you start to feel faint, pass out, or start having chest pain, you need to... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Overuse: Achilles tendonitis is an overuse syndrome like any other form of tendonitis. It is cause by repeated activities that cause strain and micro tears in ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Avoid loud noises.: You can do some desensitization, but the best prevention is avoidance all together.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
I don't know: I don't know...Do you? If there is a problem, it needs to be treated. If not, then you don't.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Not necessarily: Only if they have risk factors for endocarditis. It is important to have a primary doctor check out the old ticker before significant dental procedure... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Strength in numbers: Support groups can be an important aspect of the recovery process. They are one of the many approaches to a myriad of problems, but especially addicti... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Yes you are. It is an opportunistic infection that is more prevalent in people with immunodeficiencies/suppression.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Anywhere where there is standing water, mosquitoes can breed.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
No: Only those infected/carrying malaria and then it depends on exposure and inoculation of the malaria itself during feeding.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Outside: It's a medication or substance that goes on that outside such as creams, ointments or drops.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Green tea has antioxidants which research shows can be beneficial. There is some evidence to show it lowers cholesterol as well. It is actually one of... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Get rechecked: You need to get it rechecked to... 1) make sure it is actually infected and not something else 2) that is isn't a more RAE type of infection such as... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Ummm...: The symptoms will tip you off, but i guess the only way to know for sure is if a baby pops out in about 9 months.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Nope: That is a sign that you are increasing the inner ear pressure when you blow your nose. The nose connects to the inner ear via the eustachian tube. Thi... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Chronic pain: The er isn't the place for chronic pain. You need a primary care doctor and possibly a pain management specialist.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: You need to get evaluated for the reason of your memory issues. It may or may not require medications.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Yup: If he works for a hospital or gorup, you can call their customer service and file a complaint. Once there is a complaint, there must be a review with ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Nope: If the question was, "are these beta blockers", the answer is no. You have quite a list of meds though. It looks like you have blood pressure, pain, m... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: It depends on the medication.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: It depends, but at age twenty it won't be much more than you have now.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Ear looker: The otoscope is the device doctors use to look in the ear.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Exfoliant: They will take care of themselves, but if you really must get some off then you need some sort of exfoliant. All skin is dead at the surface and it is... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Oops: 1) "pull out" method is never a good contraceptive plan. 2) use a barrier device(condom, etc). 3) the best way to find out is if a baby pops out in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: That depends on if a sufficient answer has been provided to the question posed and if there are further questions if answers appropriate were provided... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Wait: Wait and test again after a few days. Test the first urine of the morning.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: I don't think it's the greed of doctors and i don't feel like there is deception among doctors. Doctors are paid less now(adjusted) than they were 20-... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
That's good: That's dang good for a 56 yr old. Ideal is on average 120/80 though studies have showed some lower is better. The key is monitoring, healthy weight, a... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Pregnancy?: This could be pregnancy or just a good flux in hormones. I would check a upt to be sure.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Common: Pruritis, or itching, is common in pregnancy. There isn't a whole bunch you can do, but Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is pregnancy class b and thus is fe... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
It's fine: Pediapred (prednisolone) is a liquid version of a steroid. This is good to decrease the inflammation associated with some uri's and reactive airway di... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
No: It depends on the cause and type of inflammation, but it shouldn't be a problem.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
See MD: You need to have the child checked by their doctor or er(if really short of breath). This could be asthma/reactive airway disease, pneumonia, viral in... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Brain: Everything we sense and feel is the brains interpretation of the information in receives from all the specialized nerves throughout the body.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Yes you can. That is a frequent site for early pregnancy symptoms.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Sleep Apnea: Most likely it is sleep apnea. You should probably get it checked out because sleep apnea increases the risk of some other diseases and even slightly ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Topical steroids: A little topical steroid cream can help.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Depends: Healing typically takes 6-8 weeks, but some pain may persist for longer or permanently.
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Excellent Emergency Doctor
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Stanton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stanton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks Dr. Stanton. Docs have him on AKT-4 first line treatment for tubercolosis. CT guided needle biopsy has been ruled out since my dad is responding to AKT-4. They are monitoring him for 2 months c...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My father in law has reduced his calcium to help combat calcium kidney stones, our family had no idea that this could make things worse!
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Thank you doctor.i was worried this might be stroke as the symptom is numbness on pinky finger and my right chest seem to have something hea

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East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine, TN
Graduated 2003MD

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