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Dr. Michael Dansie

Family Medicine
Vancouver, WA
16 years experience male

Locations

Office

Vancouver, WA

Address

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

Health Net

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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784 Answers
74 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Diet: You could see family practice provider, a dietitian, a nutritionist. Start with your doctor first and see if they have recommendations based on your i... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See your doctor now: You need to see your doctor as soon as possible since a motor vehicle accident can injury the unborn child, especially if you are 25 weeks along.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
No: Birth control can change the hormone levels in the body but shouldn't cause yeast infections. You may want to see your doctor if you and having proble... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Hypertension increases your risk for heart disease. Weight loss decreases this risk. Also losing weight will decrease your blood pressure. Tips: make ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Hold off: -you may begin to give solid foods to your baby when he or she is 4 to 6 months old. At first, give foods that are smooth, easy to digest, and part fl... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
A daily vitamin.: Take a daily vitamin. Any type will do as long as it contains the basic vitamins and minerals. Vitamin d supplementation has been shown to help.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
At least 2300: A good rule is to start at about 2300 calories in the first trimester, 2500 in your second trimester, and 2600 in your third trimester.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
No: Antibiotics are ineffective against viruses —including those which cause most upper-respiratory tract infections — and many leading organizations now ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ibuprofen: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is broken down in the liver, which in your case isn't recommended. Advil is ibuprofen, which is broken down in the kidney. It ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Drink fluids: Make sure you are drinking extra fluids to prevent dehydration.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Still normal: Sperm motility is normal above 50% but it is still considered normal even as low as 32%. Under 32% it would be considered infertile. If in the low are... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 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
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Pregnancy: Eating well balanced meals is important at all times, but it is even more essential when you are pregnant. There are essential nutrients, vitamins, an... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: A 2 week course of medication to control acid reflux is perfectly safe. .You should see your doctor if your symptoms continue.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Discharge: You may want to get tested for stds if you are having discharge from the head of the penis. You should see your doctor.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Viral cause: Your child most likely has a virus that is causing symptoms. Best treatment is to give tylenol (acetaminophen) if there is a fever, offer fluids to th... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Could be: Sprains are likely, but fractures are also possible. .You should see your doctor. If your pain continues.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See your doctor: You should see your family practice physician or OB and ask for medications to help with the nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy. Try eating... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
No: Drinking alcohol isn't going to help with a rash.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Right now : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. The biggest problem with them is testing too soon after your expected period. If you are pregnant, you should ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Moderation: Crackers can be healthy snack in moderation.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
No: Pulmonary fibrosis is also described as "scarring of the lung". It isn't going to be caused by acid reflux.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Protein: Protein is in every living cell in the body. Our bodies need protein from the foods we eat to build and maintain bones, muscles and skin. We get prote... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
More Protein!: Choose fish, poultry, beans, and nuts; limit red meat; avoid bacon, cold cuts, and other processed meats.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes, but...: There isn’t a specific acai berry diet, but rather dieters use acai berry in conjunction any other weight loss plan they prefer to follow. The acai b... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Good question: The world's healthiest people varies according to who you ask. Typically this includes various groups of people throughout the world that eat a low me... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Icy/hot is a topical preparation and may help with sore muscles and back associated with pregnancy.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Torn Labrum: Symptoms of a torn labrum can be an achy sensation in the joint, catching of the shoulder with movement, pain with specific activities. The labor was ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Antineoplastic Agent: Because this medication is an antineoplastic agent, treatment duration should really be discussed with your prescribing physician.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
No: Morquio's syndrome (referred to as mucopolysaccharidosis IV or morquio's) is an autosomal recessive mucopolysaccharide storage disease (see also lysos... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Viral Cause?: Most pink eye is due to a virus. Recommend warm soaks to keep the lids and lashes free of debris. Frequent hand washing. Eye discomfort may persist fo... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Morphine: Treats moderate to severe pain. Rapid-release morphine is a narcotic that is used for immediate pain relief.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Getting the right treatment can improve your overall symptoms. You should see your family practice physician. There may be some medications that can a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Some spotting is normal with birth control pills. He is normal to have spotting after your last pill before you take your next pack of birth control. ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 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
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Testicular pain: I understand that it may be awkward, but if you are having testicular pain, you should see your family doctor. There are several causes of testicular ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 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
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See your doctor: First of all you should be examined. If the effusion is present, your doctor might suggest a decongestant. If symptoms worsen, other treatments might ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Oxcarbazepine: Used alone or together with other medicines to treat seizures caused by epilepsy in adults and children 2 years of age and older.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Prostate Medication: Flomax (tamsulosin) is a medication often is used to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate (or bph).
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Acid Reflux Med: Treats and prevents heartburn with acid indigestion. Also treats stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), and conditions that cause you... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Glaucoma Treatment: Cosopt (dorzolamide and timolol) reduces the amount of fluid in the eye and is used to treat glaucoma.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 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
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Sebaceous cyst : You probably have a sebaceous cyst. These can be removed. You should see your doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Effective rate: In general, the pregnancy rate is about 60% in 4 months of use.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Likely simple: The vast majority of simple cysts require no treatment. Pain can occur especially if the cyst enlarges. Cyst sizes in patients who require interventio... 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

The Vancouver Clinic
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