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Dr. Ryan Stanton

Emergency Medicine
KY
19 years experience male

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Emergency Medicine

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359 Answers
102 Agrees
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Sure: That is south africa's version of synthroid (thyroxine) and in very high overdoses could causes complications and very rarely death, but it would take... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
You shouldn't: You shouldn't have bleeding in the second trimester. You should get your OB to check it out.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Get checked: I would get that checked out. It could be several things depending on risk factors, so it's best to let a doc take a look and get to the bottom of you... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Hydrocephalus: It all depends on the degree and cause. Work with a neurosurgeon to determine the proper treatment and approach.
A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Well...: Most likely it's irritation of the clitoris from the intercourse. If it continues, worsens, or you develop a discharge, get checked out.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Can: They can based on the "dna fingerprint", but does it matter. If you are fan of genealogy, it may be interesting, but otherwise it won't change much.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Nothing really: It means just that. Pupil size is based on your eyes/brain determination of light need for vision. Some medications can cause small pupils.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Few more years: Males can expect to grow into their early 20's. You probably have some more to go.
A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Probably no biggie: Most likely its slightly more pronounced from a prior injury with scarring. It could also be just a little normal variation. As long as there are no o... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
What?!?: Is this the belt shaky thing from the early 20th century like on the titanic? If you want weight loss, it comes from exercising and cutting calories. ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Can't: If you are literally dying, you probably need to get off the computer and call 911.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Maybe: While pregnant, you can still get any infection that you come around just like you could if not pregnant. It's unfortunate, but it should be fine with... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Sure: I'm sure there is. You will probably need a larger facility or academic center. You can start with a pcp and they may be able to refer you to the righ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Testing: It has been tested and determined to be safe in men and women for "chronic iatrogenic constipation". It is approved for women with irritable bowel but... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Med deliver: It is a type of medication delivery system used to inhale aerosolized medications. The most well know of this is albuterol used for asthma.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Time: Some drugs have medications that can help, but for the most part only time will "get them down".
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: It could be an infection or could represent other GI issues such as ulcers or gall bladder problems. You may try some pepcid, (famotidine) tums, or ot... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: You are quite thin, so with exercise and increased cardiac output, you will be able to feel the pulsations of your aorta. You don't have much padding,... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Get checked out: You need to get checked out. The period is probably fine, but the discharge may be an infection.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
It can be: It's very possible. It is more likely related to something associated with the jaw, but there is a chance that it is pain associated with the heart. G... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: Usually it's some color change from urin since they pass through the same tube.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: It could be allergy related and could also be a migraine variant. I would hook up with a neurologist to check it out. If it could be allergies, try of... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Aorta: You are feeling pulsations from the aorta. This is common with exertion and thin folks. The aorta is the largest artery of the body that sits just on ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No: Many times people are allergic to the specific chemical or other chemicals within the medicine. It doesn't mean you are allergic to all of them.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Itching can indicate an allergy. I would recommend discontinuing the medication and seeing your doctor.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Well...: Diet, exercise, and discipline. There is no long lasting quick fix. Take the time to do it right, for your health and for the longevity of your achiev... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Sure: There is no real problem with where you have the tattoo. The only thing to worry about is that the process producing the stretch marks still exists. Y... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Depends...: The number associated with a fever is irrelevant. Many people die with normal temperatures while countless others do just fine with crazy high tempera... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Hukes and spews 2: By definition, there has to be nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It can also include abdominal pain, cramping, occasionally fever, and occasionally blood... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Very high, especially if left untreated or treated late. It is key to get diagnosed early and then complete treatment in order to reduce morbidity and... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Technique: 1) stretching before activity. 2) slowly increasing activity levels over time. 3) proper technique during activities.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Pause: It is in essence a "pause" in a disease process. It isn't cured, but it's not active either. This can be brief or long term.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
They can: They can cause various symptoms. They aren't dangerous to adults, but they do have venom that can cause various symptoms and pain. It typically resolv... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Treatment Programs: There are a number of treatment programs available which can provide counseling and support groups. The detox is not dangerous, but can be uncomfortab... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Dry them out: The best treatment is to dry the feet out and keep them dry. Trench foot is from prolonged exposure to water on the feet above freezing.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Virus: It is a virus like any other that is more common in the winter months and is spread from person to person this time of year.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
UTI's: Pain with urination. Frequent urination. Odor in urine. Blood in urine. Pelvic and possibly flank/back pain.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
I wouldn't: Since it isn't emergent, i would save any procedure until infection free. Sometimes you don't have a choice...But in this case, waiting a week or two ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No: No...It requires iron rich foods and occasionally supplements.
A member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
No: No, you don't have to go to the same place. The cost is dependent upon where you go, but it shouldn't be expensive. I'm sure there are some free women... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Further evaluation: First, if there is no indication for antibiotics, they need to be stopped. Cough could be several things, including asthma, reflux, etc. You may need ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Not uncommon: It isn't terribly uncommon, as used with a variety of bowel illnesses/injuries. It is frequently and interval solution during healing or other treatme... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Get it checked.: This could be several things. The moral is, you need to get it checked out by your pcp and possibly and hand specialist if is continues. Common things... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Absolutely. It may be benign, but you need to find out if it is something serious.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: There is no cure at this time for hepatitis c. Life span and complications are dependent upon the disease and it's progression. Some will live a long ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: One of the most common side effects of most antibiotics is nausea and vomiting. Try it with food and see if it agrees with you more.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
98.6 is an average: The "normal" body temperature is just an average and not the rule. In reality there is a range where people fall. In fact, one persons temperature is ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Anytime: Anytime is the best time for fruit, especially if it is replaceing less healthy choices.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Bell's Palsy: Bell's palsy is a paralysis of the facial nerve. Exact causes are rarely known, but it is thought to be a response to viral infections in some case. T... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Sure: Other than your breath...I think you will be fine.

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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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