Dr. Gregory Hines

Family Medicine
Lawrenceburg, TN
26 years experience male

Locations

Office

Lawrenceburg, TN

Address

1311 S. Locust Ave, Suite 102, Lawrenceburg, TN
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

Medicaid

Medical universe

United healthcare

About

Bio

Family Medicine, including pediatrics and obstetrics.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Addiction Medicine

Licenses

United States: Tennessee

Doctor Q&A

1.6K Answers
258 Agrees
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Be seen: It could be several benign things, but you need to see your physician for an exam and diagnosis.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Be seen: It is difficult to say without seeing you. See your gyn again, in a week or so, if still having symptoms.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Relatively safe: The Plan B that you took should keep you from becoming pregnant. That said, the "pull out" method works as well as not bothering to do anything. You... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Be seen: You are taking too much Aleve (naproxen). You need to see your physician for an exam and diagnosis, and treatment plan.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Probably normal: If you have a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, which contains the same medication in Depo-Provera injections, spotting or bleeding is typical. See your ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Possibly: Some women will experience pain at ovulation, and some will have cramping at fertilization. Give it time, and check a pregnancy test. Take your mult... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Be seen: It is probably normal, however, it is possible you are having bleeding from the hymen remnants, or even an infection, or pregnancy. Be seen by your p... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Be seen: I would worry that you have been sweating while you work, and may have a fungal infection. See your doctor for an opinion.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Possibly: The patch should still be working if you put the new patch on properly. But you should use some other kind of birth control if you are having sex and... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: You can have implantation bleeding typically 2-3 weeks after ovulation. Depending on when you ovulate and when you have sex, it can be inconsistent f... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: It is under adequate control but does show diabetes.
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Arthritis: It sounds like typical arthritis, either osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Nsaids like Ibuprofen should help, and you need to take it regularly... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes and maybe: Adequate Folic Acid helps to prevent neural tube defects, a type of birth defect. Taking any multivitamin will generally give you enough, but check th... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Normal: People are not wired symmetrically, and you are experiencing a normal phenomenon.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Probably normal: It is probably normal, though i would recommend a pregnancy test.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Any of them: Any birth control pill will generally help both endometriosis and ovarian cysts. Your doctor may change it if you need a higher dose. However.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Call your doctor: Your physician can get all of your medical records, but you will have to sign a records release.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Hypothyroidism: Your TSH is high. That indicates hypothyroidism, and needs to be see seen and started on replacement therapy.
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A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Alternative?: Alternative to what? Nitroglycerine? Pain or pressure in the chest should prompt you to go to the er immediately.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
It is: Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength is the safest medication in pregnancy. You do not want to use triptan medications like imitrex.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Your uterus can cramp prior to your periods, but cramping in pregnancy is more troublesome depending on the point in your pregnancy. Early cramping c... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Ask your friends: A personal referral is generally the best way to find a physician.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Crestor (rosuvastatin): Crestor is probably a bit better than Lipitor (atorvastatin) or a generic statin, but only marginally so. The best drug for raising your HDL is Niaci... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: There is no particular reason why you cannot take both of those.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Fairly normal: Many women do not gain much weight at all during the first two trimesters, and gain most of it during the third. You need to continue to follow up wi... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
See your urologist: The double j stent will keep urine flowing past an obstruction, but the stone will not be affected by it. Only your urologist can say if it needs lit... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Possibly: Tru wearing good shoes and insoles and take nsaids like advil (ibuprofen). If not better see your doctor.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Normal: When the hymen breaks or stretches, it can be tender. It will improve with continued use. That said, now that you have had intercourse, you should s... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Hernia: It sounds like a hernia. Be seen immediately.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Inflammation: It sounds like an inflammation. Take advil or Aleve (naproxen) and see how that does.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
No: Any hemolyzed sample has sat at the lab or office too long, and the red blood cells have broken apart, releasing their contents. Any reading from suc... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Urinalysis: Be seen by your doctor, and they can do a catherterized sample to check for blood in the urine.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Probably normal: That is not unusual, but if it persists or is painful, you need to be seen.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
3 hours: You should not eat any later than 3 hours before you go to sleep.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Not really necessary: Your water should not harbor bacteria. You can use otc swimmers ear solution to dry it out, or mix your own with 1/3 alcohol, 1/3 vinegar and 1/3 wat... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Not unusual: Often pregnancy induced hypertension is a precursor for persisting hypertension. Continue your meds.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
See orthopedist: It sounds like a soft tissue injury, such as a meniscal tear or ligament sprain or tear. You need to be examined to determine if you have something s... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Not supposedly: Viruses cause illness, not cold air. That said, the cold air will cause shock to the nasal blood vessels, and cause them to leak fluid, causing your ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Mononucleosis: Swelling under the arms and generalized pain are symptoms of mono. You should see your family doctor and perhaps get a blood test to confirm it.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Or any other viral illness for that matter.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Certainly: If you take an iron supplement, it will turn a stool test positive, as that is what the stool test is for.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Bacterial and viral meningitis are contagious.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Restless legs: It sounds like restless leg syndrome. Staying hydrated and making sure you have enough potassium (bananas and orange juice have a lot) should help wi... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin should help with pain. This is presuming that the cut is not requiring surgical closure.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: It can affect other organs such as kidneys as well.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Melatonin: Try otc melatonin, 3mg every night. Keep to good sleep hygiene, and keep your bedroom cool, dark, and quiet.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Be seen: There are both active treatments and prophylaxis medications that are very effective. See your physician.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Wash it off: After you use it, wash it off and let it dry. It is perfectly safe to reuse.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Probably not: That sounds much more like an allergic reaction to it, give the time frame. Try Hydrocortisone cream and oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or claritin.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Not unusual: It can cause some bleeding. I would not worry about it, but if it continues call your physician.
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Testimonials
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Apr 10, 2015
Dr Gregory Hines is an excellent physician, very knowledgeable,passionate, and on the top of his field. He is a great value to the people of TN, and to the family of health tap
Jul 27, 2014
I recommend this doctor. Very insightful and I learn something new from these answers
Mar 16, 2017
excellent answers fro a caring, intelligent doctor
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Thanks for responding, I am very concerned now. I dont have medical and am worried that if I am not pregnant something else could be wrong. I am usually extremely regular. Thank you for your answer. I...Read More
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thank you dr. hines...i am just wondering cuz my last "normal" period started on dec 13th, i usually have it for a week then off for 3 weeks, i was a week late then spotted for a week, off a week, ble...Read More
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Atole is a beverage made with maizena (corn flour) and milk. It is a very common drink in central and shouth America.you boil the milk and add maizena to thicken it to desired comsistency. As thin as ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Saba University School of Medicine, Netherlands Antilles
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

BAPTIST ST ANTHONYS HEALTH SYSTEM-BAPTIST CAMPUS
Completed 2001

Awards

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
Vigil Honor, Boy Scouts of America
Top Doctor, Second Place, Tennessee - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Family medical center
Crockett Hospital

Publications

I am a country doctor, and do not publish articles.
I do not publish research or articles.
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