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Dr. Patrick Ferry

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Saint George, GA
19 years experience

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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

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English

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25 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Very common: Remember that not all herpes viruses are the same thing as genital herpes. I'm guessing your dentist saw some small ulcers on your gums, palate or li... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Maybe reflux: Interesting. It may be that the coffee is triggering a reflux of matter from the stomach up the esophagus-if you are having lots of heartburn and sma... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Neurological: The autonomic nerves are those that work without us thinking, controlling involuntary activities, like digestion, breathing, sweating, blood vessels d... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Mouth breathing: It sounds like you might not breathe through your nose at night and all air flows through your mouth. Has anyone told you you snore? You might be at... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Carpal tunnel: Would be my best guess. If not carpal tunnel syndrome, it is another type of neuropathy-go see your doc to clarify.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Could be serious!: You need to have a source of bleeding in your digestive tract ruled out. Get to a doctor asap!
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Depends: If cellulitis is bacterial and you have an antibiotic that the bug is sensitive to, there can be dramatic improvement(assuming you are in good health,... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Take a deep breath!: Relax. Often times (most of the time!) breast lumps and bumps are not cancer. Call your doctor for an appointment, get an exam and your doctor will ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
A better idea: Your question implies rather severe acne. I'm not aware of home remedies that are particularly effective on acne this bad. My suggestion is to have ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Xopenex (levalbuterol): Xopenex (levalbuterol) (pronounced zoh-punex) is used as a 'rescue inhaler' like albuterol, supposedly with less side effects you describe. My person... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Are you sure ribs?: If you truly have rib pain, ie, you have pain when you press on the rib cage, it is almost certainly a muscle/skeletal issue. If you don't have actua... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Best bet: You simply have to get in as soon as reasonably possible with whoever ordered the ct. The ordering provider must have had motivation to order this st... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Not sure, try it!: I'm skeptical, but it is likely a harmless experiment. But beware, b3 can really make your skin 'flush' and may create a whole new (transient) skin i... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Likely OK: A good spa will have providers who are familiar with common skin agents. I suggest you discuss it with your esthetician before the treatment, and if ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Pill?: Usually, but not always by any means, Erythromycin or similar. Ask your doctor for help in picking the right medication.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Guessing here: Probably open comedones, aka 'blackheads'. It may be tricky to do, but applying any standard topical acne treatment should help. If the issue persis... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
NO!: It may cause hairy palms, however;).
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: Yes. Are you talking about genital herpes or cold sores?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Skip it, unless...: Odds are good you do not need a multivitamin, assuming you eat a balanced diet daily and don't have special needs. Most don't have special needs. To... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Yes: Yes, if for no other reason than not all hepres 'outbreaks' are noticed by the afflicted!
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Prevention?: If you are asking about prevention, i'm not sure there is firm advice for that. If you are referring to chemotherapy and treatments, i would consult ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Maybe: Pills do not turn into pumpkins at midnight on their expiration date. There is probably some room for error when an expiration date is placed on a la... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
No: I would venture to guess most docs here routinely went 30+ hours awake while in residency. You certainly lose your focus and are fatigued, but 30 hou... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Eggs are good: Yes, and don't feel like you need to skip the yolk, these are nutritious, too. Eggs got a bad RAP in the 1970s and 80s regarding their cholesterol co... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Skin disorder: Redness and swelling of the skin, commonly infectious in origin.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ferry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ferry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This saved my life. Thank You! my friends used to say masturbate causes acne
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! And u r funny lol
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That is not true when I squirt on my gf's face she gets marks.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, LA
Graduated 2003MD
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