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Dr. Nicholas Martin

Family Medicine
Ewing, VA
49 years experience

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Family Medicine

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United States: Kentucky

Languages spoken

English

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73 Answers
19 Agrees
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Mast cell fragility,: mast cell fragility is a condition where the mast cell ruptures easily. This problem of the cell rupture without a substantial slap or pressure to the skin can occur from a weakened mast cell wall or membrane. A deficiency in a biochemical needed to strengthen the cell membrane needs to be diagnosed and replaced. Chronic inflammation should be ruled out by your M.D. A trial of B-6,B
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Cholycyststittis: anytime you suffer from inflammation in your upper area of your abdomen(gallbladder duodenum, pancreas) the small bowel loses its peristalsis and painful dilation of the bowel results.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Alkalosis: Alkalin state is know as alkalosis , usually from a marked potassium deficiency. The ph is high due to the loss of, hydrogen ions which are lost by the kidney in an attempt to exchange hydrogen ions for potassium. The electrolyte imbalance causes a craving for anything acidic. Pickle vinegar is a good source of hydrogen ions.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Martin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Martin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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My nerologist ordered a MRI on my cervical spine, which came back neg. For cervical spinal stenosis, but showed arthritis. Will see him 6wks
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Thank you im also on albuterol inhaler and updrafts just wasnt sure what role oral steriods play in stopping the wheezing
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much. I wish you were my doc!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

university of Kentucky college of medicine
Graduated 1972MD
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