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Dr. David Nelson

Family Medicine
Houston, TX
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

Houston, TX

Address

9511 Huffmeister #100, Houston, TX
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Northwest Family Practice Associates

Houston, TX

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

285 Answers
23 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
See your doctor: It may simply be a discharge but it is concerning for a miscarriage. Get checked out.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Some people have allergy like symptoms that are triggered by cold temperatures.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Probably not: I can't think of any relationship between the two.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Probably not: If you still have a sore throat, get rechecked for strep.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: It doesn't sound like much but averaging 140/85 will shorten your life by about 2 years. See your doctor and get it adjusted.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
May not be blood: Some infections will cause a thin brown discharge. Get checked out by your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Could just be yeast: A yeast infection could cause your period to be delayed. You could still be pregnant. See your physician.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Exercise more: Sex is a form of exercise. If you are out of shape, you will be stiff and sore afterward.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Iuds simply do not allow an egg to implant. It and the chemicals impregnated in it will cause bleeding.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Not much.: As long as you take it sparingly, younshould be fie. Most of the side effects are dose related. The less you take it, the better off you will be.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
See a GI doctor: Pain in that are can be due to ulcers, gall bladder problems or pancreatitis. A gastroenterologist can find out fairly quickly.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Good idea: A knee brace is a good idea. If it does not help, see an orthopedic surgeon.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Sinus drainage: You can have a sinus infection without stuffiness. The mucus drains down the back of your throat. Use a sinus rinse and Mucinex (guaifenesin) to help.
A female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Understandable: Ct scans emit a lot of radiation. It puts you at a slightly greater risk. Get annual physicial exams.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes, but..: Steroids will help the pain and swelling but taking them regularly is very bad for your health. Using them occasionally is ok but not the answer. See ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Hard to say : Go see an ear, nose and throat doctor. The two most likely things are a clot from a nose bleed or a small polyp. The ENT can look into your nose and f... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Get a physical: Sometimes, itching can be due to problems other than allergies. Problems with your liver can cause itching. Get a physical and have some blood work.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Be Careful: You can, but be careful. Patients with heart failure will usually be on a lot of medications and the Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may interact with them... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: staying active, making sure you don't develop osteoporosis and keeping good posture help maintain your height. Nothing will make you taller after you ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Can't say: See your ob/gyn. Sometimes your body takes a while to be ready for pregnancy. Sometimes it is due to either issues with you or your partner. Get check... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Relax: Try cutting down on your frequency. Men will frequently become obsessed with the problem and be unable to relax enough to function. Also overuse could... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
See your doctor: Everyone gets angry from time to time. If your anger gets violent or consumes you, you need to get help.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Chocolate: It really isn't a good idea to take meds for depression or anxiety while pregnant. It is caused by hormones normally.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Wouldn't suggest it.: Ibuprofen can irritate your stomach and cause ulcers. While ulcerative colitis does not affect your stomach, it can irritate you ulcerative colitis an... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Don't know: i would call your surgeon. You really don't want to risk an infection with the wrong cream.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Probably : there is still a very small chance of CAD even if all the tests are negative. Based on your age and the tests, I wouldn't lose any sleep over it.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No but...: you really shouldn't mix them. The combination with make you drunk very quickly and depress your breathing. It is very dangerous.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Many possible causes: you could be pregnant. Ulcers and reflux ca cause nausea. So can anxiety and allergies. Get yourself checked out
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No good way. : Unfortunately, it is something inherited. Your breasts will get larger with weight gain or pregnancy.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Either one: Both can be used for trigeminal neuralgia. They are related to each other and should not be taken together.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: Curls are good but you need to use all your upper arm muscles, not just your biceps.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Be patient.: Tanning is temporary. With time, you will replace that skin. Don't do any tanning beds or chemical tanning products.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Washing your face: Washing your face regularly will cut down on the oil on your face and help prevent acne. Using a mild soap like dove works. If that fails, using somet... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Too much Tylenol (acetaminophen)?: Lortab has a lot of tylenol (acetaminophen). High doses of tylenol (acetaminophen) can damage your liver and cause dark urine. Go see your doctor and ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
A bit higher: Each successive miscarriage raises your risk. Three in a row greatly increase your risk.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Hard to say: Some people are much more resistant to medication and are harder to become addicted. I would err on the conservative side and follow your pcp's advice... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Infectios: infections like chlamydia and other sexually transmitted diseases can do this. Get checked out.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Don't know any : it seems like it would cause many more problems than any benefit.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Don't know: It could be a number of issues. Migraines and high blood pressure could cause it. Go see a neurologist or ENT and get checked out.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: Even in the fridge, bacteria can grow. Throw it out. A new coffee is cheaper than a ER visit.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Biceps femoris: The biceps femoris is the most likely
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Take care of yoursel: Eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep and staying hydrated all help your skin. Washing your face with a mild cleanser and using moisturizer and... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Joint pressure: Just like your fingers crack, joints in your back can pop due to increased pressure. Old injuries can make this happen more often.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Iron is necessary: We can get iron from a number of sources. Meats and green leafy vegetables are good sources. There are also other ways to get iron. Iron can be given ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Possibly: Wile I have never seen it happen, i'm sure it is possible but not very likely. If you start having numbness, difficult speaking or trouble using part... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Hard to say: May be something as simple as ringworm. Unfortunately, it can also be due to skin cancer. Have a dermatologist check it out.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Malnutrition : Vitamin defiencies and malnutrition are common side effects. It can cause anemia, hair loss and fatigue. Unfortunately, gastric bypass can't be revers... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Get it checked: It may simply be a cyst swelling due to your hormones but infiltrating ducal carcinoma of the breast is a concern. Get checked and have a mammogram.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Get him to the ER: If there is any concern of a possible stroke, get him checked out asap. If it is a stroke, time is brain tissue.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Not usually: These are not common side effects of either medication. It is more likely that your prostate is enlarged and restricting flow. Have your pcp check it ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nelson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nelson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! youre right, thanks, i ended up tossing it, it had white streaks in it so i didnt feel safe about drinking it
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Thank you for the response and semi food Cher. Although, I do have to say I think I was wrong about the flexor. Quad piece for sure- ifront
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Thanks! I use the lotion am & pm; some nights I'm prescribed BOTH medicine. My question is about the order: use which 1st? Lotion or cream?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Texas Tech University School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

MEMORIAL HERMANN HOSPITAL SYSTEM

Awards

Top Family Physician, First Place, Houston, TX - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, Second Place, Houston Region - Summer
2014
Top Family Physician, Second Place, Houston Region - Fall
2014

Affiliations

Northwest Family Practice Associates
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