Dr. Marion Mcfarland

Emergency Medicine
Tabor City, NC
49 years experience male

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Worked for over over 35 years in EM and urgent care.Have an interest intreating truly sick or injured patients.Have no interest in minor medical problems or non ill patients.

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Emergency Medicine

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148 Answers
32 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
If tested: Generally itis safe in most modern cities but if from well water or a 3rd world country it can be risky.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Muscle spasms: Usually occur with lack of sleep and rest made worse by stress.Be sure you increase your sleep and get enough rest.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Many: Affects the adrenal system, liver , kidneys and can cause serious mood disorders.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Allergies: Such as wheezing, difficulty breathing, sinus congestion.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Urine problems: Will have difficulty with proper urination and susceptible to infections.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Clothing: Wear bulky clothing at first for a while until you get comfortable.Plus remember people are at the gym for themselves and are not really thinking abou... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Antibiotics: Plus prostate emptying.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Diet and exercise: Stick to a low calorie diet and at least 15 minutes of exercise daily.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Diet and exercise: If that does not work then liposuction.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Hormones: Quick weight loss and stress will alter your female hormones and this can cause your menstral abnormalities.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Stop taking it: Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and contact your doctor immediately if you start having trouble breathing go to the er.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: You will become anemic after prolonged vaginal bleeding this means your hemoglobin is low and you need treatment to stop the bleeding and to increase ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: Depends on underlying cause and emptying of prostate fluids.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
No: Will vary on fluid intake salt exposure, physical activity and variable response to medications.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Treatment: Depending on your age will dictate which antibiotics are best to use.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Several: Exercise, meditation, good nutrition.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Seek the cause: Is it hormonal such as low testosterone or emotional.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Nothing serious: Probably teething as you mentioned and just chewing the nipple.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Depends: Amoxicillin is good for certain infections including dental problems but there are a wide variety of infections helped by Amoxicillin but not all infe... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Weight dependant: Depends on how much the child s weighs.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Many things: Such as blood pressure change, a blocked artery, problem in the brain or a metabolic problem.You should get checked.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Doxycycline: Is the usual antibiotic used and no sex until after treatment.Plus your regular sex partner needs treatment if you have a regular sex partner.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
None: I can think of no benefit to prostatitis.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Maybe: But i would recommend plastic instead.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Depends: History of your pain and the physical findings and your age help determine which tests should be done.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
NaturaL: Basic brainstem response to nausea helps with vomiting and burning from the vomitus.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: This is due to lack of you hormones, if it becomes too bothersome some doctors prescribe replacement hormones.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Cannot say for sure: It depends on you overall health and the function of your heart .Having heart failure can limit your options.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Need checkup: Could be an ulcer or erosive esophagus.You could try zantac (ranitidine) also but if continues may need to see the doctor.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Be positive: Co not call yourself a fat boy .If you think you need to lose weight , the answer is exercise and start out moderately such as walking.Then the other... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Semen: The semen plus vaginal secretions increase odor and mucous.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Trauma: Repetitive pounding of the leg joints can cause inflammation of your joints.Best to cut back on the running briefly then retry a shorter run, if persi... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: You could be having post traumatic headaches, usually subside with time.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Depends: Could be a viral stomach infection, or bacterial, if persists or worsens needs to be rechecked.Usually do not have fever from allergies.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Multiple : Could be depression, thyroid problem, anemia, other endocrine problem, diet and many other things.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
AK: If your mom has had iritis you may have a condition called ankylosing spondylitis.Your doctor would need to order a blood test called hla b 27.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: Asuming the surgery was done correctly you should be able to do all the sports from before.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Right away: No reason to delay your fun.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Slow: Slower penetration with less power on thrusts , plus you may find doggie style less painful.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: You could have an injured testicle, ruptured muscle less likely to be a broken bone.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Moisture: Usually this is do to too much moisture in your shoes or old shoes.Best to get new shoes if they are old, aslo keep feet bare for a while when not wea... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Liquids: Clear liquids for the diarrhea and if contractions continue se your ob.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Nausea: Also can be abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Abnormal: You may have an overactive thyroid, not enough food intake, or a more serious problem.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Tight: Probably it is on a bit tight, try a little looser and see.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Hormones: You may have a hormone imbalance or if you are sexually active you may be concerned with possible miscarriage or tubal pregnancy.If it continues need ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Most likely scar for: Small scar vs cyst.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Depends: If you have a discharge can be an infection such as yeast, trauma for sex can cause swellin, or a reaction to any lotion cream or medication you place... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Depends: One can be severe obsessive compulsive disorder.Also body image disorders.
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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Mcfarland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mcfarland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you I will look up some of the reasons? I had blood work for thyroid and a bunch of other stuff just waiting for results.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! I agree with you, everyone is living in their own world and seldom notice others around them.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I appreciate it, don't have insurance, but I'll be paying attention, thank you again...

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine, AR
Graduated 1974MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Florence, SC - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Florence, SC - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Florence, SC - Winter
2013

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