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Dr. Marion Mcfarland

Emergency Medicine
Tabor City, NC
48 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Acid: Stomach acid or possibly an infectious ulcer.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Genetics: Everyone varies on rib cage size, either side can be larger or the same size.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Possible abscess: You may well ned to see you doctor to find out if it need to be lanced.Antibiotics do not always clear this up.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Test: A biopsy of the endometrium is the best way.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Rotator cuff: You may have injured your rotator cuff muscles or ligaments if pain and weakness persists you should see an orthopedist.
A member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
No: Would be a unusual response.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Depends on the type: If your leg or arm jumps you could have restless leg syndrome which is treatable.Other remedies may include more rest or evaluation of your body chemi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Entrance: Actuall the introitus or vulva.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Probably not: A slight numbness usually is pressure to a nerve which will usually resolve.If numbness gets worsen or muscle weakness develops it should be checked.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Various: Could be sinus, tension, stress, high blood pressure or rarely a problem with your brain.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Several possibilitie: Could be hemmohroids, GI infection or more serious problem.If it persists need to be checked.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Cyst: Most likely a sebaceous cyst but with the indenting you describe it should be checked.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Muscle: Usually from tight muscles that need stretching but also imbalance in your potassium or magnesium in your blood can also cause this.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Depends: Most likely due to scar tissue and the natural healing process.If worsens tell your doctor.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Mass: Could be an ovary or cyst.Hard to say for sure without exam.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
No cure: Just management , stop smoking, breathing treatments, allergy treatments and steroids can be used to help.
A member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
White spots: Mainly you will see white patches on the tongue and other areas inside the mouth.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Organism: Just a different infectious agent, plus chlamydia can be symptomatic moore frequently than gc.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Doubtful: The body does a good job of dealing with these small items.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Depends on the type: If your leg or arm jumps you could have restless leg syndrome which is treatable.Other remedies may include more rest or evaluation of your body chemi... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Varies: Depends on how hard the hit was and how much directly hit the testicle, more likely to vomit if testicle hit directly.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Infection: You probably have a urinary tract infection and should get checked by your doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: That level means you need close monitoring and start to set up for probable eventual dialysis.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Many causes: Smoking, chemical exposure, chronic infections, autoimmune diseases and many other causes.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Varies: Depends on your weight , how much salt you consume and medications you are taking.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Several: Could be hemmorhoids, a cyst at the base of your spine or a bruise.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Get worse: Can cause a blood infection if untreated, cause chronic swelling of prostate.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Change: Clearly the antibiotics are not helping.You may have an allergy or shin infection.I would suggest another doctor consult soon such as a dermatologist... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Iv placed in vein: Then you are given a dye injection and x-ray at the same time.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Few: Seldom used old drug.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Difficult: Could still have an erection but difficult to deliver sperm if you want to have a child.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Wheeze: A whistling sound is the most common weird sound frm bronchitis.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Pros: Hire an expert to remove the mold which is hazardous and difficult t9.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Depends on the type: If your leg or arm jumps you could have restless leg syndrome which is treatable.Other remedies may include more rest or evaluation of your body chemi... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: As long as it is for a urinary tract infection and not a sexually transmitted infection.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Depends on diet: 3 liters is a lot of water if you are not sweating and could cause water intoxication unless you have some salt intake.*8 glasses of water is plenty t... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Liquids: Give clear liquids for at least 24 hour , no food until diarrhea stopped, if continues should be checked for dehydration or electrolyte imbalance.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Injury: Could be from overuse of your lower body, also could be a spinal disc problem or an inflammatory condition such as on of the arthritis types such as a... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: Nicotine can be absorbed so you should thoroughly wash the item.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Could be ring worm: But also may be a viral rash such as pityriasis or drug reaction.If itching becomes severe should have a doctor look at it
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Several: You could be pregnant or have an ovarian problem affecting your hormones
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Infection: Most likely is a soft tissue infection or infected sebaceous cyst.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Other: Could be an infection causing this certain pelvic infections can cause this such as fitzhugh-curtis.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Many: Infections viral or bacterial, food poisoning , medications or inflammation of the bowels.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Possibly: The flu can have complications such as pneumonia, you may be getting that or bronchitis, if worsens see you doctor.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Heat: Heat now , you use ice with acute injuries.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Noise induced: Body is just reacting to unpleasant sound.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Depends: Diabetes makes you more susceptible to worsening bronchitis, lupus and other chronic conditions do also.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Mcfarland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mcfarland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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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.
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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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