Dr. Steve Drabek

Family Medicine
Yukon, OK
39 years experience male

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Office

Yukon, OK

Address

436 S Mustang Rd, Yukon, OK
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About

Bio

Esophageal cancer survivor 1987, Hospice and palliative medicine since 2000. Family medicine for 26yrs private practice.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

79 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: Not necessarily. Sleeping medications are not something that makes you sleep, they may help with sleep.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
There is no cure: Blood pressure can be controlled. If you are overweight then weight loss to your ideal weight may "cure" the blood pressure problem but only if you m... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Pain with gb usually when trying to squeeze against pressure like blowing a pea thru a straw. If gb drains without pressure may not have pain but if ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes??: Ovulation occurs usually 14days before menstration. 28days after period if no period you could be pregnant. Do a pregnancy test from the drug store ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
It could: More likely would be the disease that lead to needing a liver biopsy and you need to call the doctor that did the liver biopsy now to discuss and he m... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Pregnancy can and does occur while on the pill. If you are late on your menses do an EPT and always use barrier protection for pregnancy as well as s... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Many things: Constant hunger can be a sign of diabetes, you should see your doctor.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Too many things??: You need to see a doctor to discuss. Ddd is arthritis of the spine and we all have it to a certain extent and numbness of hands and feet at 26yrs old... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Not likely: The two medications may have some common side effects but should not in normal prescribed use be "dangerous".
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Non chemical: To reach inner peace, good nutrition, regular exercise and do something that you enjoy as a career with a passion. This will give you inner peace, ca... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Diet/exercise: 3600calories per pound. No magic for this only diligence and work. Eat more healthy and exercise before meals to eat less and keep metabolism level ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
More info needed: You dont say how your quality of life has changed by the pacer moving. If its a vanity issue they may not listen because it is not a simple procedure... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Heat and stretch: Moist heat will help improve blood flow to those muscles and help relax and heal them but will take time.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Too many ??: There are many issues, exercise, family history? Fever? Medical illnesses currently? Sounds like you need to visit your doctor again to further dis... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See a doctor: You need to be seen for this since it could be serious. Go to er now.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
None: The normal value for nicotine in the blood is none. Levels would be used more for toxicity and found in a poison index indicating its true status- a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: The body induces labor, laxatives give you diarrhea. This is old wives tale and laxatives are a crappy way to sometimes be sent home not in labor be... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Discuss with Dr.: You need to discuss with the dr. In charge of the care for all the issues that could be possible in this vague scenario. If you don't trust the dr. T... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Fiber: Senekot or pericolace or metamucil good start but also drink plenty of water to keep regular. I would try before cruise to avoid surprises. Stay awa... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Exercise and tone : Exercise and tone your buttocks and legs thru walking/jogging and limit fatty foods and high carbs.
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A male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Why flared: Determine why flared first. If born with these then may be permanent. See a dr. And discuss with them the when, where, why and what can be done abou... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Probably: Today EPT tests are very sensitive and therefore likely ok but don't risk it and always use safe sex practices.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Needs visit: Need to see a dr. To review all issues and try to establish a diagnosis and next step. Could be very serious please make an appt with a physician ve... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: To lose wt you must burn 3600 calories per pound. You should not eat less than 800-1000 calories per day but the amount you burn thru exercise is som... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Takes time: Your bmi is 45.0 and normal wt is considered to be 54-72kg. Wt loss is all about calories, 3600cal is equal to one pound. Withhold 3600cal and lose ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Health diet.: Hair is protein so important to keep body in general healthy and eat well balanced diet and exercise and don't smoke since this puts carbon monoxide i... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Carry on: Normal skin layer not required, he has already beat a lot of odds and normal skin is not required for normal life. Skin grafts may be consideration... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Infection: Could be UTI or inflammation from menses. If persists or if fever, nausea & vomiting then see your doctor.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Exercise diet: Nothing makes you lose wt, it takes 3600cal for every pound you want to lose. Reduce intake and increase exercise to burn more calories and condition... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: Two separate tests and not mistaken for one another. You don't say which one was an issue. Syphilis is treated with antibiotic and very important to... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Certainly could: Thats close to full term and the baby is sitting on your bladder in front and colon behind so is like wedging a basketball in can with hose in front a... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Best 5mg: Probably best to reduce and then stop but the dose that your taking is probably safe to stop since plain Propranolol (not extended release) is only ef... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
AA: Alcoholic anonymous is a support organization for people with alcohol of substance abuse issues. It is a group support system and quite effective. T... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Needs Dr. Visit: Too many things, anemia, bronchitis, pneumonia, asthma, and not something diagnosis will be found on forum such as this. Need to see dr. For complete... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Not helpful: Vitamins not for acne as a general rule. Vitamins are designed to be used to replace things that are not present in your diet or you don't get normal... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Multiple things: High pressure such as blood pressure but also stiff lungs in a smoker can cause condition called cor pulmonale. Also leak from l side of heart to rig... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Nothing: The d indicates sudafed which is a stimulant as well as a decongestant and the body has to break it down. Side effects could include insomnia, palpit... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: Sperm well protected inside and meds outside.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No but : Sounds more like muscle pain especially since positional. Cancer will not very likely to be in one spot unless skin cancer and obvious abnormal skin ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Could be: If you miss more than one pill in a month or pack of bcp's you should take other precautions the rest of the month. When first starting bcp's the fir... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Maybe: Normal is up to 140 so 159 is not very elevated. Liver function tests usually do not get dr's concern until 5-10 times normal but depends on your hea... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Work??: Silver has been used for an antibiotic long ago but it is mostly used now for wealth. If your buying silver solution your contributing to someones w... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Many things: If associated with short of breath, cough blood or fever, chills or any other symptoms then you need to see a doctor.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: Tamiflu (oseltamivir) per the cdc should be used in people with documented flu who have other serious health problems to help them get over the flu. I... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Not likely: Rls syndrome is unusual feeling of needing to move legs when trying to sleep. Reversible causes could be anemia or low red blood cells. Can be idiop... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: It wont hurt the nipple or change risk of cancer but it will hurt the person attached to the nipple. It is personal choice.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Grow: Nothing makes you increase height beyond what god planned. Eat healthy and exercise will stimulate metabolism and growth of bones but nothing "makes ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Nerves are responsible for sending signal to the brain something is wrong (usually pain) so any dysfunction of the nerve can result in a signal sent t... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Absolutely: The skin heals both ways. Keep clean and it will heal. Everyone has an opinion and mine is that the skin heals. If you need to cover it due to en... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Drabek
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Swims or fly's: Fish and fowl have lower cholesterol along with vegetables. Also look at your HDL or good cholesterol because if high that is good. Go to american h... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Drabek is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Drabek is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I'm underweight instead, with 6 feet of ht, m only 58kgs. I havn't faced any prob on other times of day. That's why I'm quite confused.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank u so much for your help! I dont have insurance so its pretty expensive to see a dr.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for your response. Cost is not a concern I want to take what will work best.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, OK
Graduated 1984MD

Awards

Family Physician of Year 2007
Top Doctor, Second Place, Oklahoma - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Oklahoma City, OK - Winter
2013
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