Dr. Michael Dansie

Family Medicine
Vancouver, WA
18 years experience male

Locations

Office

Vancouver, WA

Address

2525 NE 139th Street, Suite 130, Vancouver, WA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Cigna

Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon

Aetna Life Insurance Company

American Specialty Health Incorporated

First Choice Healthcare

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Humana Insurance Company

Medicaid

PacificSource

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About

Bio

Dr. Dansie believes there should be a strong bond between physician and patient; one that will allow the sharing of important and confidential information that will result ultimately in the best treatment. Working towards prevention can improve health and minimize the risk of diseases like diabetes,high blood pressure , and high cholesterol.

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

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Certain conditions: Some patients may be at higher risk to fly on an airline. Prolonged immobilization during flight may cause venous thrombosis in individuals with pr... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
No: Sometimes a low temperature is alright. A fever though is >101.4 degrees. Normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Lifestyle changes: Try lifestyle changes first: - don't smoke cigarettes or use any tobacco product. - lose weight if you're overweight. - exercise regularly. - eat ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Can be: This depends on your individual risks. Diet and exercise can lower high blood pressure, but this can take awhile. Medications also work. You should ta... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Changed regularly: It is important to regularly change the dressing on the circumcision.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Follow up: If blood pressure is high, you probably need to be seen to see if there is a cause. You should talk with your family practice doctor.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) a great sleep aid and can also help with allergies. Dosage really dempends on age and weight. If your child is very young, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Circumcision: Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin, a small flap of skin that covers the tip of the penis, generally performed in the days after bir... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
See your doctor: Rashes are notoriously difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician and have him look at it to determine the type of ra... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Preference: While critics say circumcision decreases sexual pleasure, there are currently no scientific studies to support this claim. In fact, study participants... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Ulcer is possible: Taking lots of non-steroidal anti- inflammatories nsaids can increase the chance that you may have developed an ulcer. Start by limiting your use of t... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Sinus Surgery: Balloon sinuplasty - minimally invasive technique, uses a small balloon inflated to widen blocked passages, generally has less bleeding and shorter re... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Knee injury: An MRI is a good scan and will show any soft tissue injuries to the knee. I would followup with the advice given by your physician. Some knee injuries... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Not Many Symptoms: Leukemia does not always cause symptoms, especially at first. When it does cause symptoms, the most common ones include: -feeling very tired and weak... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
HIV negative: If you had sex with an HIV negative person, then you can't by definition get hiv. It is recommended that if you have multiple partners / unprotected s... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Follow advice: Without knowing what your previous physician said, or the results of any testing, i would recommend that you follow your physician's advice.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Depession: Depression can effect many aspects of your life. If you are having issues, know that there is help. You should see your family practice doctor. If you... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician if you develop any symptoms.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Effective rate: In general, the pregnancy rate is about 60% in 4 months of use.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Sebaceous cyst : You probably have a sebaceous cyst. These can be removed. You should see your doctor.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Scarring...: Scarring of the fallopian tubes can occur from multiple causes, but one of most common is from a sexually transmitted disease infection. You should se... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: A gastrointestinal cocktail, known as a GI cocktail, is a generic term for a mixture of liquid antacid, viscous lidocaine, and an anticholinergic prim... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
UTI?: You might have a urinary tract infection. It would be good to see your family practice physician and have a urinalysis done to look for possible infec... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Insurance: The best way to find the insurance that works for you it to do a web search. -residents of guam are not required to buy insurance under the health ca... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
No: You use energy no matter what you're doing, even when sleeping. Your basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the number of calories you'd burn if you stayed in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
General Measures: General measures -avoid stress bursts, spread home or work load out evenly - maintain good posture, avoid craning neck forward -stay relaxed, avoid... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Many: A better answer is what foods can reverse high blood pressure. This includes the dash diet: fruits: 4-5 servings/day vegetables: 4-5 servings/day w... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Is this normal?: Cramping can be normal for several days after a period. It really depends if this is normal for you or not. Try using tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibup... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Many things: Many causes. Most common are hemorrhoids, but also colon polyps. You should talk with your doctor to determine if further tests are needed.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Headache: Try using ibuprofen, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or Excedrin to help with your headaches.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Got mucus?: Most likely you have excess mucus in the back of the throat. There are many causes for this including upper respiratory infections from viruses, post ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
History is important: Well, the first logical answer would be, was there any 'blunt trauma to the neck/throat'? Acid reflux is usually treated with antacids or diagnosed wi... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge is common, and normal discharge occurs 30% of the time. There are other causes of vaginal discharge including fungal infections, bac... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Avoid: =birth to 4 months= avoid honey until over 1 year of age avoid water supplementation avoid semi-solid food until age 4-6 months -infants do not ac... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Not Really: Abnormal liver enzymes can occur if metastasis happens, but this can happen for any type of cancer. Metastasis as were cancer cells spread to other pa... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Plantar fascia: You may have plantar fascia, repetitive micro-tears of the plantar fascia. The pain is localized to the central part of the heel of the foot, and can ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Very specific: This is a very specific question and can't be answered adequately in 400 characters. You should really ask this question to your treating physician si... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Not Recommended: The main reason physicians will tell you not to use it, it that since 2002, the american association of clinical endocrinologists does not recommend t... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Depends: Really depends on how bad the pain is. Try using Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. Can also use ice to reduce swelling, heat can help to... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Antibiotic: Treats certain types of skin infections, throat infections, and lung infections, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, or tonsillitis... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Go to a doctor now: If you are vomiting coffee ground colored material, you should be seen by a doctor. Please make an appointment as soon as possible. It is very importa... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
See your doctor: If you are having pain under the breast and arm that is making you sick and dizzy, you should see your family practice physician.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: For patient's who took orlistat (alli) in the first year, they roughly had a 9-10 kg weight loss (10% of baseline weight).
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Normal Cycle: Normal menstrual bleeding cycle: -duration: 2-8 days (mean: 4 days) -blood loss: 20-80 ml (mean 35 ml), 13 mg iron loss -intervals: 21-35 days (mea... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Acne Medication: Treats severe acne. Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) (benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin) is antibacterial and antibiotic combination used t... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Healthy options: There are lots of various ideas for healthy school lunches. Here are some web links with tips: - http://goo.Gl/zr0rd - http://www.Healthyschoollunc... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Endometrial Activity: You may need to change to a different birth control. There are hundreds of variations. If you are having spotting, bleeding, pain on one, you should t... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Glaucoma Treatment: Cosopt (dorzolamide and timolol) reduces the amount of fluid in the eye and is used to treat glaucoma.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Safe!: Buttermilk is safe during pregnancy. There are a few things that are not ok during pregnancy like certain medications as well as alcohol consumption. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Unlikely : Normal menstrual cycle is every 28 days (21-35 days normal), with about 5 days of bleeding (2-8 days normal). Some spotting a few days before your exp... Read More
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Feb 4, 2016
I love my doc b/c you are handsome and helpful the big HH. And he east avocaodnaosd
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Dansie is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dansie is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you for being there when I am freaking out.. I developed an unusual amount of acne on my face recently so that may be related! :).
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very very much. I have no worries taking this medication. Have a great day. There should be more people like you in the world..
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Thanks for your quick reply! So from what I understood. Riding a bike won't make the stool reach the sigmoid colon at any different rate as it would in normal activity

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Utah School of Medicine, UT
Graduated 2005MD

Awards

Most Influential, Second Place, Portland, OR - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, First Place, Portland, OR - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

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