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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

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

Mason, WV

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

243 Answers
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A member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Hypothyroid likely: This is not something you should or can do on your own. Go to a trusted family doctor or endocrinologist to be absolutely diagnosed and treated.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Yes that would be rare. Love should help with relieving your symptoms will antibiotics will take care of the infection. Keep kissing.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Caffeine is know to decrease bone mineralization. But a rare drink should be fine if no other issues.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: There are things like raynauds that react to temperature changes. Start with a family doctor to get referred to the right specialist.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not likely: First, look at your genetic line. If you have a different physical stature than your family line then there could be a problem needing investigation.... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Aloe or otc steriod: Make sure you keep the tissue moistened.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Yes. It is important to let your doctor know trends.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Answering why: Most doctors rule out or ensure the absence of life threatening events. A typical problem with a tumor that is cancerous is "angiogenesis" which is ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Usually: The "grind" is a test typically with the patient laying on their belly and knee bent and the doctor presses down on the foot while grinding the knee. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Exercise: The best antidepressant i know is to get exercise and the endorphin release. Here I am not doing myself as I should but is still an answer.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Not necessarily. The pattern and frequency gives the likely progression range and can let your caregiver know that a problem is occurring.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: The usual tests are blood work. Very easy to do. This would not be a hard test so get it done.
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A member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: This complaint is too broad. This can be pain from the back, muscles kidney or bowel. Possibly even more.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Likely position: When your body is in an unusual position the muscles tend to tense causing muscle tension. That is why the neck pillows became so big.
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A member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Fighting something: A test to see if your body is reacting to something inflammatory is a sed rate or c reactive protein. The auto-immune antibodies check you to see if... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Teeth: I believe our body tells us what we need. When teeth come in it is time to start bringing food in. Breast milk is fine but i tell my new moms that w... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Addiction: I am not sure about your dosing. Regardless, a good rule to follow is that any long term medicine is to improve your quality of life. Not blunt the ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Don't do it: I am no expert on marijuana but i tell you it is very difficult to treat patients that test positive for same. If it were legal, i would have more in... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: This could be mastitis but this is usually tender and warm. You should be checked since you you have an infection you are exposing your child. Save ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: If there is unusual pain or vaginal discharge you should have an exam.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Surgical: There are cosmetic procedures if this is altering your lifestyle. Talk to your gynocologist.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Typically there is not this pain but all things are possible. If you get to a point that you feel something is wrong you should be checked. Many nor... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: Most if not all insurances don't cover immediate or conditions ongoing at the time of purchase. There may be exceptions so call your area hospital an... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Fiber and water: By far the best is fiber and water. There are other salt solutions that pull water through the bowels but that is temporary. High fiber and water ca... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: If it was medically related to your reason to be out.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Pain and swelling: A clot in the leg is very dangerous and if you feel you may have one, get checked. Spider veins are not the same thing. A surface spider vein can hu... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: Baby eating is very confusing to parents. You have to look at all the factors. Is the baby doing well all other areas. This is why we do well baby ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Hard call: Family should take care of family. The rule i always use is simple. I tell the family that when the living condition is such that there is a decreas... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: You can alternate pediatric tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen every four hours. If the fever responds your child will probably be fine and likely... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not sure: If it looks white under the nail this is not a problem usually. If it is white in the nail may be a fungal problem.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Schizophrenia: This is a difficult disease and should be treated with respect. Paranoid means the person is unusually mistrusting of their environment or surroundin... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: If this is a groin rash could be friction or yeast"jock itch". Don't use corn starch. First use air, at home, and when cleared use an a&d type ointm... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not sure: I don't have enough history. I check my children patients and if just constipated i teach the parents to give ingestible mineral oil and then use wat... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
No: This sounds like you have a different type of hernia or hernia plus abscess. This can be life threatening. Please get checked immediately. Go to an... Read More
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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: There are genetic aneurysms. Mri does not radiate your child. I had one done on my own son for the exact same reason. I would want nothing less for... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Friction: Many women have a friction problem that results in irritation. If you have been fully checked and there is no yeast or bacterial infection, the next ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Exercise is healthy any time you do it. I tell my patients that pain is natures way of saying"you are doing something wrong".
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Usually sweat glands: Pimle like spots on the butt are typically inflammed sweat glands similar to acne. Drink more water, clothing that is not to tight and may apply trip... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Problem: I am a physician that does not like Depo-Provera shots for most women. I did early but found a problem. Like you, they were not sure if their contro... Read More
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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: I would suggest that you abstain and truly document that this is your problem. I would be more concerned that there is a nervous disorder making you ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
What type: If you have a sinus ha the pain changes at times. If you are awakened from the ha may be migraines. If this has gone on for days you must get checke... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Nephrologist: Yours is a much more severe question. Your answer needs to come from your internist. I am not sure what your blood pressure status is or your cardia... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not sure: I would need much more information. Is it when you lay down then i would think hiatal hernia. I am confused about the "while sleeping" unless you we... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Examine: Frequently skin problems can appear similar to each other. Your son needs to be examined to ensure there is not a psoriasis or eczema problem.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Usually yes: You should be evaluated to make sure your periods are not depleting your ability to make new blood. Usually, it is not the number of days of the peri... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes: Vaginal tissue is very compliant or flexible. One method is through lubrication which usually takes a little time. Without the lubrication, which d... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not usually: Most fruit sugars, in their natural whole form, are offset by the fiber present. Simple sugars are much more prone to cause cavities.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Unsure: Did you eat anything unusual? If you think you may have had an allergic event you should carefully list all you consumed and look at the ingredients.... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
If it works: The purpose of a cast is immobilization. If your brace does this then job well done.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Not likely: Some times we try to fix what is not really fixable. If your weight is where is should be you may just have a joint that is so degenerated that it i... 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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