Dr. Danny Westmoreland

Family Medicine
Mason, WV
38 years experience male

Locations

Westmoreland Family Care Center

Mason, WV

Address

16 2nd Street, Mason, WV
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Office

Mason, WV

About

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

243 Answers
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not first line: There should be a thorough evaluation to ensure there are not medical issues and not just structural/.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
First be checked: Make sure that you have no thyroid disorder, parasite or health problem. If you do not then you are a very lucky individual and enjoy life.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: This is a genetic condition which leaves you with a potential bleeding problem. No cure but there are some pretty royal families with this problem.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Normal: Enjoy your life and don't sweat things that make each of us different.
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A female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
No: But once the problem is corrected, like post antibiotic or diabetes, this could come after appropriate treatment.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Work up: There are numerous treatments once the absolute diagnosis is made. A non healing ulcer is serious. Get to your doctor.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not necessarily: There are too many possible causes. First get into a good doctor and see what needs done. If at that time a consult with an orthopedist is needed it... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: I am not sure exactly what you mean but i consider all masses dangerous until proven otherwise. If you are talking of surgery, i believe everyone is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
No: This may not be a problem but there are some problems that could be there. I would first change the temperature of the water and change the rate you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not sure: I have done make a wish personally for some of my patient's families. Sadly, each were terminal. I have seen children being treated to their dream e... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: A nose bleed can come from your air being too dry. I would first use a cool mist and if your bleeding continues get checked.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Colic in its simplest form is gas in sections of the bowel that have bowel spasm around them. It can make an infant miserable.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Pelvic pain: I don't know how the pain can be defined as "one spot in the uterus". Needs simple imagining if pain has gone on for more than a week. If not bleedi... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Cymbalta (duloxetine) can be a great medicine for different problems. However, there has to be a benefit risk assessment.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Diet: I am not sure if you are becoming anemic. You should be getting a well balanced diet. If you look pale your blood work should be done.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Support stockings: Varicose veins come from loss of structural support on the vein. External support by the hose provides external support. When the varicose vessels a... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Benefit vs risk: This is why you have to set down with a competent doctor and go over risk versus benefits.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: I am not a fan of insurance companies. However, if you are applying for benefits, you should answer every question honestly.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Rotate 2 hours: Make sure you are dosing by weight and can alternate every 2 hours so there are 4 hours between same medicine dose. If fever were to continue to rais... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Mederma: There are not many home remedies for keloids. Sorry.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Diagnose first: First make sure that there is no underlying medical issue such as thyroid. When medical is ruled out, then there needs to be counselling help to get ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: Hold head forward and pressure on the sides of your nose. Doing move your hands. If the bleeding continues get to the er.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
No: The answer is not spicy. You should be instructed to not eat at all. There may be exceptions but i would check your specific instructions.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Get examined: If your son has lymph nodes swollen for weeks it can be from the skin being injured but i would make sure there is nothing more scary. There are othe... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Vascular disease: Atrophy means the brain is shrinking or aging inappropriately. Get in a good physicians care for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Make sure you ar... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: I am not sure with this history. If your breast is swelling you may have development problems and possibly mastitis which is infection in your ducts ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
No: I am not sure if your statement of diarrhea is loose stools or true diarrhea. If you run true diarrhea for more than 4 days, you should be checked.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Possible hydrocele: This is a fluid collection in the inguinal pathway. You may be feeling more than your doctor feels. If it is bothering you that much, ask for an ult... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not sure: I am not quit sure why you would wax and then worry about your clothing. However, children were jeans just fine with no pubic hair. I am not sure wh... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: This is the main controlling gland for metabolism in your body. Cholesterol is one of the main chemicals being metabolized.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
High fiber: Low nitrogen vegetables and water are the best.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: But make sure you increase the amount of water.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: There are no absolutes in anything in health care. I would believe that sealants could obscure an underlying problem. This is an area best for denti... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly: 2 days is on the margin. I am instructing you to first try to increase vegetable fiber and water to naturally increase bowel movement rate.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Stress: I am not sure of your weight or habits. The bottom of your feet have a spring like ligament that springs your foot up after pressing it down when wal... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Everybody different: There is a method to help dry you up. Place a most warn towel across your breasts. This is called "milk letdown". You will likely have drainage and... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Diet: If this is one week i would think diet if nothing else is changing. If you develope mucous or other problems then get checked.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not yet: I would evaluate the diet first. Go away from dairy for a while and see if it changes. The biggest factor is "failure to thrive". This means is you... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: This could be an infected hair, herpetic lesion or other type of infection or cyst. You really need to be checked.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: I am not sure what to tell you. I think you are on the right path with your weight. Remember that carrying your baby is stress on your back also. I... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Should not be: I can't imagine how an esophageal lesion would be missed. I could see a barrett's esophagus being diagnosed with no absolute carcinoma but an absolut... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Good habits: You do not have to stay away from anything. What you do is balance what you do have. This means increasing the vegetable fiber and water. Then havi... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
OTC Prilose: This may work for you but I am not sure if you actually have an ulcer. There are a large number of things that feel like ulcers. If this continues a... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Early: The best care at anytime is preventive. I would much rather my dentist treat a problem early.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Different: Menopause is different for every woman. Many woman have to get help due to palpitations and other problems. This is when you need a trusted physicia... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Thyroid: There are a large number of things that can cause night sweats. The vast majority of them can be diagnosed or ruled out with simple blood tests.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Tape: I have used tape overnight to remove small blackheads. Just put a good hypo-allergenic tape across the bridge of the nose over-night. Many of the bl... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: I would make sure this is not infected if your child is picking it. There are great topical antibiotics that help and you may have to figure a way to... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Probably not: Heat would not be appropriate for acute injury. Ultrasound creates heat by causing cellular vibration, not god for fractures. I would not recommend ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Failure to thrive: The pediatrician should be doing a growth chart on your child. This is not to see how tall or short your child will be, it shows any change in trend.... Read More
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Testimonials
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May 1, 2012
Thank you doc. Thats what i thought. The history is lengthy. Lost my aunt and grandmother to it and my uncle has it.. Thank you again for your help.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Westmoreland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Westmoreland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks! I started it for Poison Oak and on day 5 of the 6 day treatment I started getting uticaria on my chest and abdomen. That was 5 days ago and it has spread everywhere, turning into large strawb...Read More
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Thank u doc, one more question when u said corrective lens does it mean glasses , before the cateract op I just had problem reading , I don't want to wear glasses is there a other ways to correct my ...Read More
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Thanks for answering so quickly! I only had an avocado for breakfast and I eat them all the time so I really hope that's not what made me so itchy. I'll try it again to see if that's what it is.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated 1985MD

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, WV
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

Metropolitan Hospital Center

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, West Virginia - Summer
2013
Top Family Physician, Third Place, West Virginia - Summer
2013
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