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Dr. John Wales

Emergency Medicine
Metairie, LA
42 years experience

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Emergency Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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7 Answers
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wales
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Folliculitis Plan: I recommend getting a buff/puff type of cleaning pad to gently clean your skin. Also, I would recommend using Hibiclens liquid soap -which is sold over the counter. This is the BEST antiseptic soap available, especially if there is concern for staph bacteria contributing to the inflammation/folliculitis. And I would switch to doxycycline or minocycline instead of cephalexin. Good luck!
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wales
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Jolt of electricity: Cardioversion varies from life threatening emergency conditions in cases of ventricular fibrillation - called "defibrillation"-cases of cardiac arrest - to semi elective situations for conditions such as atrial fibrillation. In all such cases, the goal is to jolt your heart with an electric shock to re-establish a normal "sinus" rhythm.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Wales
Emergency Medicine 42 years experience
Go see ENT: Make an appt to see an ENT (otolaryngologist). This is their area of expertise and in many cases they will be able to directly examine your vocal cords and give you the best medical advice. And in most cases you can be scheduled to be seen within a few days.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wales is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wales is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albany Medical College, NY
Graduated 1979MD
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