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Dr. Nicholas Martin

Family Medicine
Ewing, VA
50 years experience

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Family Medicine

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United States: Kentucky

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English

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48 Answers
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Treatment verses pre: -steroids are preventative, therefore they are not the drug of choice during an acute wheezing episode. Steroids do enhance energy and therefore can c... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Go to ER: You must make sure that he is given proper treatment to insure that minimum loss of hearing results from this accident.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Can be mononucleosus: Monocytes become elevated when the immune system needs to produce more antibodies to handle the intracellular invading agents.. Mononucleosis is caus... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Herpes zooster infe: Herpes zoster causes nerve pain when you have an immune depression for many possible reasons. This virus infects nerves and is felt as pain when the v... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Exam of sumandibular: Monucleosis is caused by the epstein-barr virus which causes swelling of the submandibular glands and lymph nodes in the upper neck. There are two dif... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Neuropathy: Neuropathy from metabolic diseases are the first consideration, and often associated abdominal obesity and adult onset diabetes. If you have your ph... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
NO: I have used trazadone for many years for maintaining good quality sleep without possibility of overdose abuse. I never saw a nosebleed with the use of... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Start with a sleep s: A sleep study will often give you the answer, especially when the oxygen level falls during sleep. The lack of deeper sleep states( where one rest be... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Infection anb cancer: Lumps in the area of lymph nodes that drain that area suggest an immunological reaction which is most likely a bacterial infection. The most common c... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Yes but your treatme: Yes but your symptoms suggested to someone that you needed treatment, with Celexa (citalopram) at a certain dose. You must help your physician b... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
different approach : Obstruction of ear drainage both from the external and from the middle ear via internal eustation tube into the throat must be one of the first to ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Vitamins can be toxi: The doses you are consuming are probably safe, and helpful. Your only concern is with vitamin a dose. The vitamin dose must be added to your food cont... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Decreases the contra: Laser treatment for vitiligo decreases the surrounding normal pigment to decrease the contrast of having no pigment in the vitiligo with normal undam... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Alcohol is not fat: Gall from a gallbladder is needed by the body to dissolve fats. The loss of a gall bladder___ does limit the amount of fat one can consume per meal. A... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Migraine induced vas: Migraine headache are induced by vasoconstriction. This body wide vasoconstriction would affect vessels in the uterus to cause a decreased blood supp... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
You are correct: A genetic defect resulting in low aldosterone could be found in genetically related people. Low aldosterone results in low sodium, and low sodium re... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Stimulate healing: I have documented repeately that man, horses and dogs can heal joint problems if the connective tissue and a stimulus to cause healing is taken by mo... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Cool the area quicky: After cooling for minutes, with no direct ice to skin, cortisone, with a and d cream will minimize the tissue damage.
A male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
All or none removed: Hyperthyroidism has many causes, from inflammation to pituitary tumors to emotional stress states. Autoimmunity(the attack of one self by your own ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
This finding is not : This finding is not rare. Some patients start labor with uterine contractions that they are not aware of. The brown discharge usually reflects early... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Sphereocytoses: Sphereocytoses is an rbc product that has a greatter volume than normal rbcs, consequently its size is smaller but the MCH and MCHC elevations are... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Drug allergy or: Lab studies will assist in the diagnosis to determine causation. Treatment for allergic rash is opposite tor treatment of infection. Drug allergic r... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
YES,INSULIN RESISTAN: Insulin ressistance(ir) is a survival trait that allowed your ancesters to survive famines, and is caused by the loss of the phosphate group on the ac... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: The smaller the spider vein the easier to treat.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
ZITHROMYCIN IS PROBA: Atypical infections such as mycoplasma or chlamydia pneumoniae responds to zithromycinmon and doxycycline, and are associated with fatigue, which is ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Estrogen deficiency : Estogen deficiency or decreased blood supply to the vagina are the most frequent causes of dryness, but chronic vaginal inflammation(allergic or infec... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: Yes, since there is no connection between ovulation and D&C in terms of one reacting to the other. It is true that incomplete growth due to lack o... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
No short answer: A low sodium has a cause, and there are potential risks that if not addressed in a timely manner, elevated aldosterone can develop, and Insulin resis... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Maybe: The word "getting" is difficult to answer in reference to the signs of getting a blood clot compared to the signs of a blood clot. So the discussio... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Chicken collagen-MSM: Glucosamine and chondrotin are both in a good absorable form in chicken collagen taken with msm 3000mg two times a day, the chicken collagen provide... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Long talk needed: There are books written on this question. The obvious chemicals to avoid are chemicals that can damage dna. Certain secosteriods such as vitamin a wil... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Complex presentation: This presentation is resolved, hopefully.Since it developed recently, and its cause can be of many origins, from bone pain, to nerve pain, , caused... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Followup with M.D.: The issues of thyroid replacement are straight forward. Always take your thyroid, always get follow up labs, and monitor your available iodine to ma... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 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 ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 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 t... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: Crack affects the nervous system, sleep patterns, and therefore needed sleep for normal development of the child(especially the brain development) the... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Many causes: The common causes of memory loss are usually metabolic developments found in older peoples' brains. When a young man suffers marked memory loss, head ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Take vitamin pyridox: Since diabetics have elevated cortisol receptors, leading to Insulin resistance, (elevated sugar), and compromised immunity from the cortisone effect... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Pyloric pump dysfunc: What you are describing is most likely a pyloric pump dysfunction. The pyloric valve(the opening at the lower end of the stomach) is controlled by the... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
INFLAMMATION, HIGH U: You need to expand on your presentation for a more precise answer. I will assume that your pain is with rest and activity or post activity. On the pai... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Seasonal allergies: I knew people who moved to the ocean to avoid seasonal allergies. First approach is to remove allergens by nasal irrigation, but you need to see you c... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
MALE OR FEMALE ?: Males can convert testosterone to estrogen, especially if they have stored fat.This estrogen can stimulate the male breast to hypertrophy state with p... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
LESS STIMULATION OF : The uterus is continually stimulated except during pregnancy, and less stimulated on low dose birth control treatment.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
do not remove intac: When skin is intact over a blister of low pressure it is better left intact, unless signs of infection exist, then it should be removed.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Increased frequency : Increased urination or increased frequency is the question to be answered. Each problem has a separate answer. Increased urination reflects increased ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Lack of oxygen or bl: A number of etiologies can cause abnormal tinted skin. Anemia, hypoxia(low oxygen), elevated adrenaline, and the many causes leading to the above list... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Check for products o: The issue of fatigue should be looked at from two basic causes; low atp(energy source from the mitochondria) and depressed brain metabolism, which can... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
Family Medicine 50 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 pain... Read More

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