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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
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My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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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.

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Family Medicine

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
IBS: Based on the symptoms you are describing, you most likely have irritable bowel syndrome. This can cause alternating diarrhea and constipation with sym... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
See your doctor: Symptoms of tonsillitis include: •difficulty taking oral intake •difficulty swallowing secretions there isn't a medication to treat tonsillitis. If... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Filter: Filter or boil water. Do not drink water directly from a stream.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Drink fluids: Make sure you are drinking extra fluids to prevent dehydration.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Unlikely: Dietary changes can cause a late menstrual cycle, but these are usually extreme changes in the diet with very low calorie intake. Some variation in me... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
You like heartburn?: There really isn't a benefit to this practice, but the hot sauce could worsen heartburn.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Talk with your doc: This is a very specific question and unfortunately there isn't enough information to answer it correctly. You should see your doctor for a specific an... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Normal: This can be normal. It is recommended that children at 1 year be drinking whole milk. Unlikely due to lactose intolerance since he can already drink 2... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
General Principles: The general principles of the atkins diet include : -emphasis on high protein -emphasis on wholesome foods. -stresses the importance of healthy fat... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Very few symptoms: The common myth of hypertension is that people will have symptoms ( nervousness, difficulty sleeping, excessive sweating) but the truth is that there ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Opinions, some data: 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 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 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Heartburn Medication: Treats gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) and damage to the esophagus. Also treats high levels of acid in the stomach caused by a tumor (such as z... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: It is normal to have some discomfort after having been constipated.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Ovulation, fertility: You're likely to be most fertile from monday, 12/17/12 to saturday, 12/22/12. If you were to get pregnant during that time, your due date would be thu... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Unlikely: On the average, the penis grows most dramatically between a male's 12th and 13th birthdays. In the average male, the penis reaches close to its adult ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Persistent symptoms may not clear for 3 or more weeks. Fatigue persists weeks. Severe malaise (may persist for more than a week). Less common symptoms... 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 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
RICE: Try using Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain management. Ibuprofen 800mg three times daily should be tried for 7-10 days. Also try ice f... Read More
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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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Healthy eating: Very few dietary supplements have been shown to make any difference with weight loss. A better option is to work on diet and exercise. Make half your... Read More
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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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes, dosed on age: General dosing: children ≥1 year and adults: vigamox®: instill 1 drop into affected eye(s) 3 times daily for 7 days.
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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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
It isn't bad: Butter substitutes really aren't going to hurt you. They are low in calorie, so if you generally use a lot of real butter in your cooking, they may he... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Get help: If you are taking herion and are worried about preganacy, please get help. Narcotics anonymous (na) phone: 818-773-9999 nar-anon family group head... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Shampoo: Two good ones are selenium sulfide 2.5% (selsun) and tea tree oil shampoo (5%). Both are effective and well tolerated. Prescription medications may be... 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 member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Hemorrhoids: You might have a hemorrhoid. This is a dilation of some of the vessels in the rectum and can cause bleeding when you have a bowel movement. Do not str... 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 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
Antiviral: Treats herpes virus infections, including shingles (herpes zoster), cold sores (herpes labialis), and genital herpes (herpes simplex) in adults. Also ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Test Anxiety: You most likely have anxiety related to test taking. It is very common, and there are some medications that can be taken prior to taking an exam to he... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Patients with huntington's disorder can have increased psychosis and agitation. There are medications that can help this. In general, providing a calm... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Both can be: This depends on your individual risks. Diet and exercise can lower both, but this can take awhile. Medications also work. You should talk with your do... 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
See your doctor: If you are still having symptoms after having the surgery (elective abortion), you should be seen by your physician.
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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 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Positive pregnancy: At 3 weeks you can likely get a positive pregnancy test. The hormone beta HCG is increasing (this is the basis for a pregnancy test). It can cause pro... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Technical question: From the question, it sounds like this is the result of a recent study. It would be best to bring up these questions with your physician who ordered t... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Not really: Immediatly after the procedure there are a few restrictions. Avoid strenuous lifting and sex for one week. Resume your normal activities gradually as ... 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 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 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: You can exercise when sick, but you should really decrease the intensity. This will allow your body to get better faster and will help you return to y... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Shoulder Bursitis: Most likely you have shoulder bursitis. Try using tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, ice. Physical therapy can help.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Seasonal allergies: The most likely cause is seasonal allergies especially if symptoms have been going on for several months. Try taking Claritin (loratadine) daily as we... 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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