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Dr. Danny Westmoreland

Family Medicine
Mason, WV
36 years experience male

Locations

Westmoreland Family Care Center

Mason, WV

Address

16 2nd Street, Mason, WV
Directions

My office hours

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

Mason, WV

About

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

295 Answers
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: This should not be a toxic exposure. You may have become hyper-sensative from rubbing it too much. Just let it fade.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Caffeine is know to decrease bone mineralization. But a rare drink should be fine if no other issues.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Aloe or otc steriod: Make sure you keep the tissue moistened.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Unsure: You really need to be checked. If it were just your skin i would be less concerned. With your mouth also, get checked.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Unsure: If it came up in one day and itches i would think of an allergy. If it is tender there are things like shingles. With this i would use a topical jel... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Always take your child to be checked if in doubt. This country's health care system is too good to not use it.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Surgical: There are cosmetic procedures if this is altering your lifestyle. Talk to your gynocologist.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Get checked: Rectal bleeding should never be assumed to be something. There is nobody that deserves less than the best treatment. This starts with a proper diagn... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Not controlled: If you are using the bcp sporadically, don't consider yourself safe. There is a failure rate with regular use. You should talk to your doctor about ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Not usually: If you are energetic enough for intercourse, you should be fine as long as you are not anemic(low blood count).
A member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Unsure: If there is unusual pain or vaginal discharge you should have an exam.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
If it works: The purpose of a cast is immobilization. If your brace does this then job well done.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Family doctor: I look at my role as a family doctor to function as gate keeper. You would be well suited to have your trusted family doctor evaluate you then refer ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
No: You need to be diagnosed to see what the cause of the palpitations are. Many problems simply reveal the palpitations being a symptom and not the real... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Prilosec type: There are prescription strength ppi's but that is not necessarily the only treatment.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Irregular: But you need to know normal verses abnormal. The menses can vary with stress, weight changes and health issues like thyroid. Many woman have the lif... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
First relax: This is very uncomfortable. In my office i make GI cocktails that include xylocaine (lidocaine) viscous and mylanta. But if it is a recurrent proble... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Different causes: Sometimes there are different bacteria that respond to different treatments. Sometimes there is an underlying structural cause that has to be correct... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Not a good idea: You can have a much better chance of repeat UTI if you do not complete your antibiotic course. I check urines on patients at the beginning of treatme... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Exposure: Protecting your child from contamination is huge. Also making the surrounding as friendly as possible with no smoke exposure and vaporizers is import... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: If it was medically related to your reason to be out.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Maybe no: If this is not a new situation and there are no other problems, you may be just a lucky man. If i could shave once a week i would celebrate. There ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Not really: The main benefit of a regular scoping is to be able to take your time and physically review each body section. With speed of swallowing and the like,... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Not necessarily: I tell my patients that god's way of saying something is bad for your body is pain. Use good judgement always.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: I don't know your details. The answer is that your throat has no acid protection system. If stomach acid is allowed to reflux then it could burn you... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Don't: If you are eating something that doesn't agree with you don't eat it. If this was a food with major benefits that would be different but it is not.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Not medical: I don't have a medical opinion on persons grooming habits as long as they are healthy and clean.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Time in cycle: Your hormones greatly fluctuate during different phases in your cycle. There are charts usually attached to lab reports that tell you what the averag... Read More

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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 31, 2015
Dr. Westmoreland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 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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