Doctor Q&A for Dr. Paul Williams

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Clarification needed: are you talking sperm on the outside of the body and you are trying to clean it? or are you using germ x (a hand sanitizer containing ethyl alcohol) ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Acne medication : Stop the medication. benzoyl peroxide can be very drying to the skin and cause local irritation. Either stop or at least use it less often like ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Heartburn continues : Sounds like you may have bile gastritis - an uncommon cause of heartburn after gallbladder surgery. Instead of the bile being stored your body is ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Spotting with BCP's : without knowing the pill it sounds like the hormone levels need to be rebalanced. Given your age you may need a higher dose of estrogen to control ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Coreg vs cozaar : Two different classes of anti hypertensive medications. Coreg is a member of the beta blocker family- working by slowing the heart beat down(BP is a f ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Hiatal hernia issues: I would avoid any foods that cause issues - particularly soda. Also try elevating the head of your bed - a red brick under each headpost. Also av ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
In date/out of date : Xanor (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine anti anxiety medication. If the package was sealed it is liking still good and effective. If it was in an o ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Time off for surgery: generally ganglion cyst removal is simple and straight forward and doesn't require much missed time if any. Carpal tunnel depending on how it is do ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
When to get stitches: If the cut is deep and won't stop bleeding or gapes you probably should get stitches However you have about an 8 hour window to get stitches pla ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Mixing medications : There should NOT be a problem mixing those two medications The methadone is a narcotic and the methpred is a steroid (which should be for a short ... Read More
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