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Dr. Lawrence Judy

Internal Medicine
IN
45 years experience

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Internal Medicine

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English

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38 Answers
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Easily over $15,000.: Assuming the correction is medically necessary much of the cost may be covered by insurance. Total cost will include: surgeon's fee, hospital/surgical... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Depends on your diet: A pound of fat from a physics viewpoint.Has about 3500 calories. Losing a pound of fat is not the same as using 3500 calories in exercise. Weight los... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Angioma maybe: The usual method for identifying skin lesions is to look at them, so your question is difficult to precisely answer. However, if they look like this: ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Probably not: Speaking comes partly because the vocal cords vibrate to make sounds which are then further changes by the mouth, tongue and facial structures. If the... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Many causes: This group of symptoms could arise from numerous conditions depending on factors such as fertility and previous surgical procedures. Irritable bowel, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
What anomaly?: There are many congenital anomalies. Many require no treatment. The better question: what doctor would be the best to evaluate and treat my child's pr... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Depends: If you are intolerant to milk sugar (lactose) it certainly is. The fat content may be less. It may be emotionally satisfying to be avoiding animal pro... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Ask: Call them. If they don't want to tell you, call somewhere else.
A member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Consult your doc: This question should have been addressed by your surgeon in consultation with the doctor who put you on it. The proper answer also needs to take into ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: Sgpt is released from liver cells when something is injuring the cells. Chemicals such as alcohol or drugs, infections like viral hepatitis, or physic... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Uncertain: Cells in the bowel wall make mucus all the time. Excess mucus could be the result of irritation, inflammation, infection. You may wish to pursue this ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Eye lens treatment: For various reasons the clear protein lens in the eye can becomes cloudy, reducing the amount of light reaching the back of the eye. The eye surgeon r... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Dietary fiber: Lots of fresh fruits and vegetables provide fiber which helps with regularity. Several servings a day for several days or as adjusted will show benefi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Nasal rinse?: Use of a salt water rinse by the use of a "netti pot" can be a simple way to help with nasal congestion and drainage.
A member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Not likely: Blood pressure can change in seconds. Persistently high blood pressure can cause problems. Goal of BP control may vary some, depending on age and othe... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
None: Pills might not be the answer, but it depends on the problem. Viral illness will resolve on its own schedule, and decongestants might help, but time h... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
It goes away: If it is a wart, and not thickened skin as a result of trauma or constant pressure, it results from a viral infection. The outer layer of the skin do... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Right direction: Common causes of cough, other than infection are reflux and post-nasal drip. It sounds like the evaluation has looked for the more serious causes, but... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No problem: Some chemicals in soy have estrogen-like properties. The amount of those chemicals is small. There is little hard data that soy is a risk, and it may ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: The contrast for an mr exam is not the same at all. This contrast can be of concern in patients with chronic renal diseases. Incidentally, many peo... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Perhaps your question needs clarification. Mucus associated with nasal discharge goes down to the stomach all the time without even being noticed.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Several things: Blood could come from an injury to the urethra (tube through which the urine leaves the bladder). This usually has pain or some kind of discomfort wit... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
See a doctor: Fast growing skin lesions are a concern. A crusty rounded skin bumps could be a benign seborrheic keratosis or a cancerous tumor. See a doctor, .
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Check expert sites: Cancer survival statistics apply to groups. Individuals either do well or don't. Working with good doctors who have experience with the conditions is ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Not entirely: The eye changes the focus of the natural lens by muscles pulling the len edges, changing its shape. As we age the lens can become stiff, usually resul... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Ask friends/family: If someone you knows goes to an internist and recommends that doctor, you could start there. The local medical society, and local hospitals also help ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Probably: Blood pumped by the heart goes to the hand in arteries and comes back in the veins, which have no pump. Veins have a thin wall and are easily distende... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Bursa/joint/nerve?: The location suggests bursitis, irritation over the bony bump on the upper femur. Age and activities might favor other diagnoses such as: hip arthriti... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: In a medical context, the only time a "colon purge" is indicated is the day or so prior to the performance of a colonoscopy.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Needs evaluation: This needs to be properly evaluated. Your description fits a simple lump of fat called a lipoma, or cancer spread from somewhere else in the body to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: While medications which decrease inflammation like Ibuprofen can lead to salt retention, which in turn can raise blood pressure, practically speaking ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Antibacterial soap: Such symptoms might come from infected hairs (folliculitis) or result from skin to skin contact in association with sweating. A simple remedy to try: ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Health department: Start with the local health department. Also, many areas have clinics where the cost of care reflects the financial status of the patient.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
No: While acupuncture has traditionally been used in china for various dermatological conditions, there is currently no supporting research-based evidence... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Depends: Coumadin (warfarin) affects (slows) bleeding. Most of the main complications, not surprisingly, are related to bleeding. Not often thought about: the ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Bug juice reaction: The mosquito, and other blood sucking creatures like leeches, inject chemicals into their victim to slow clotting. Your body reacts to that stuff, rel... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Depends: The black is either metal from the jewelry, which means it isn't pure gold, or it is something getting under the jewelry from the environment.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Judy
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Never: Valtrex (valacyclovir) is the name of an antibiotic active against herpes family viruses. The antibiotic starts working as soon as it is absorbed. In ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Judy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Judy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks. I've managed to get an appointment this morning with a dermatologist. This literally appeared Saturday morning. Scared to death.
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thank you Dr, for sheading some on tge subject. now I know what questions to ask when I visit my doctor. thank you
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Thanks for your quick reply! I just wish you would have told us how often shoul we do this rinse

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1977MD
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