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Dr. Jeremy Proctor

Family Medicine
Lewisburg, WV
13 years experience

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Office

Lewisburg, WV

Address

400 N. Jefferson St., Lewisburg, WV
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
1 Agree
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Slowly: Most pediatricians recommend introduction of cereal between 4&6 months of age. Typically mix with water or juice and give once or twice a day at firs... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Of the two, Gatorade: When you vomit, your body loses lots of fluids as well as electrolytes like sodium and potassium. Gatorade can replace the water lost as well as some... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Shouldn't be any: Thos is a non-invasive imaging procedure with little risk of complication. A ct scan uses x-rays taken in a spiral fashion to create an image that is... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
OTC antifungal meds: Over the counter, topical antifungal agents such as Monistat (miconazole) are typically effective in treating vaginal yeast infections. Be aware that... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
No. It's complicated: Chronic a-fib is considered "rate-controlled" (not requiring immediate attention) up to about 115 beats per minute; certainly, beyond that, medical at... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
No: Strep throat absolutely must be treated with antibiotics. Not only are antibiotics needed to clear the throat infection, but they are vital to the pr... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: If you have had mammograms or breast ultrasounds in the past, go to the doctor that ordered them (that way if any imaging is ordered, he or she can co... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Yes and no.: The "gold standard" for diagnosing celiac disease (gluten allergy) is a biopsy of the small intestine. There are a few blood tests that are typically... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Seek treatment: An abscess needs to be drained for the infection to clear completely. If your inguinal lymph nodes are swelling this could indicate a spreading infec... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
2g/kg or 1g/lb: 2 grams of protein (typically whey protein if you are purchasing protein shake as a dietary supplement) per kilogram of body weight. There are about ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
No: There are many things that can be purchased over the counter that are meant to prevent urinary tract infections (typically cranberry based) or to ease... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Extremely high: The incidence of post-operative nausea and vomiting varies with the type of surgery. Obviously those undergoing intestinal or stomach surgery have a ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Disagree: While 60-80% of sinus and upper respiratory infections are caused by viruses and no antibiotics are needed, in certain populations, like those with se... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
6.25mg every 4-6 hrs: The typical dose of benadryl/diphenhydramine in 2-4 year olds is 6.25 mg orally every 4-6 hours for allergy symptoms. Benadryl is typically sold in l... Read More
A 79-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Short answer: No: Ibuprofen, while generally considered "safe, " and sold over the counter, can be associated with a number of adverse effects, like stomach ulcers whic... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
It should: Particles from that particular nebulizer are typically about 3.1 microns, which are very small and considered "highly penetrating." a properly fit n9... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
HPV and Paps: Hpv can cause changes in the cervix that are "pre-cancerous.". The results of any pap test have a range of possible abnormalities, all involving how a... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Real: It is a chronic pain syndrome characterized by discomfort that does not have a "known cause" like trauma or inflammation. That being said, the syndro... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Not necessarily: While removal of the prostate is an excellent treatment option for many, especially with advances in robotic surgery with reduction in complications i... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Yes. Culture.: Typically yeast infections are due to candida albicans, a very common fungus that is not particularly resistant to treatment. There are numerous othe... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Sterilization proc.: An incisionless sterilization procedure performed in the office. Inserts are placed into the fallopian tubes (which transport the egg from the ovarie... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Proctor
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Any: That particular test usually involves insertion of a needle with a special gauge to interpret pressure into tha compartments of an extremity (for exam... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Proctor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Proctor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Feb 13, 2012
Good detail and very helpful.
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Thanks. I am sensitive/allergic. Both my trachees are on it every other month, BID. Makes for some excitement on occasion that I would rather do without. Will be checking my mask fit & doing more to a...Read More
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Thank you for this answer! It's exhausting having to defend my pain.
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Thank you. It's hard for me to know what to do at times...

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, WV
Graduated 2009MD

Affiliations

Greenbrier Valley Medical Ctr
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