Dr. Jennifer Frank

Family Medicine
Daggett, MI
24 years experience female

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I am a family physician in private practice.

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Family Medicine

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English

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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Fungus: A yeast infection is caused by fungus (often candida albicans) that multiplies in your mouth, your vagina, or your skin.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Go to ER: It's hard to tell what's going on, but with your history of a TIA and new neurologic symptoms, you need an evaluation now.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: It is possible that you will continue to grow, although many men do reach their full adult height by age 18. A good 'estimate' of your final predicte... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
See your doctor: At age 34, it's unlikely that this represents heart related chest pressure, but this would be an important thing to exclude. Other possible causes a... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Probably none: You can have no, few, or many of the common pregnancy symptoms both on and off the birth control pill. During pregnancy you have high levels of estro... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Probably not: A yeast infection is unlikely to cause serious problems, but the symptoms can get worse, causing increased pain and irritation.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Red blisters: Most commonly the skin will be red and may be swollen a bit. You will likely have fluid filled bumps or may just have bumps.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not really: It's not "unsafe" but it is not going to treat the infection. It may provide some relief of the irritation and itching but should be used with cautio... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Chances are good: At age 29, your chances for getting pregnant are good. If you have irregular periods, this can make it more difficult since you may ovulate less freq... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Early pregnancy: An HCG level can indicate a very early pregnancy - as long as the level continues to rise (roughly doubling every 48-72 hours), then that is a good si... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Gluten sensitivy and allergy (celiac disease) can cause a host of problems including GI symptoms (abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, bloating), r... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possible: It's possible. I'd recommend taking a home pregnancy test if you do not get your period in the next few days. However, there are a lot of other reas... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Replace fluid: If there are ongoing losses, it's important to stop those (such as taking a medication to stop diarrhea or stop vomiting). It is important to replace... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No: I wouldn't recommend stopping breastfeeding only to have your period resume. During breastfeeding, your body makes more of a hormone that can suppres... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
NRT and Behavior txt: You can also try nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, inhaler, lozenges), behavioral treatment (includes counseling, groups), hypnosis.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Good for you: Congrats on the weight loss, that's great. Fatty liver can be monitored with liver enzyme testing (blood test) or imaging tests (ct scan or ultrasoun... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Ice and elevate: Sounds like this is a reaction to the sting. I'd recommend ice, elevating your foot, using nsaids (like ibuprofen), and benadryl (diphenhydramine).
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Get counseling: If your family is having a lot of conflict, it may be a good idea to have a neutral person (like a counselor) help sort things out.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes once controlled: Once your thyroid level is well controlled (within a normal range), then intermittent fasting would probably be okay. Of course, fasting can mean a l... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No: Not a lot to elaborate on. This is not a problem. Lucky you!
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly soon: Urinary frequency can occur early in pregnancy as a result of hormonal changes and later in pregnancy as the uterus gets large and the baby presses on... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Morgan - you can get a throat infection more than once, even if you were treated with antibiotics. Most throat infections are viral and can take seve... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not necessarily: Your LDL (bad cholesterol) goal is based on your cardiac risk factors. So, a level of 150 may be fine if you are a healthy 21 year old marathon runne... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: In a small minority of patients, it can cause insomnia.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Just make sure to stay well hydrated. You'll need extra calories and extra fluids while breastfeeding.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Less infection risk: Male circumcision reduces the risk of urinary tract infections in the first year of life. Also reduces the risk of infection with human papilloma vir... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Nowhere safe: It is unsafe to buy Chantix online without a prescription. If the price is low and they don't require a prescription, your probably not getting chant... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Maybe: It depends on why you're waiting and what other qualities you may value in this physician. Often, physicians become delayed (usually not by 3 hours... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Many things: It can be related to irritation from wearing contact lenses overnight, from allergies, an infection (which should be temporary and cause symptoms all ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
2 days: In general, once you get treated it can take 2-3 days to start feeling a lot better. It's possible that you could still have some nausea and vomiting... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It can be: Abortion can be done with medication or with a surgical procedure. Like any medication treatment or surgical procedure there are potential risks. Su... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: An endometrial (uterine) ablation will not alter the hormones your body produces which can in turn cause ovarian cysts.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly: I'm not sure why you took such a large dose, but this can be dangerous and you should get medical attention right away.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No: You cannot live without your bowels. However, you can live with only a portion of your bowels. You probably will not have completely normal digestio... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Usually no: Yellow discharge (i'm assuming you mean vaginal discharge) is generally not normal, and it can be a sign of an infection. You should get it checked b... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
? GERD: The sensation you are describing is called a globus sensation - like something is caught in your throat. It has many potential causes including reflu... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Probably not: The spotting is probably a sign of vaginal injury or irritation from painful sex rather than a sign of pregnancy. I am very concerned that you were f... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
? GERD: The sensation you are describing is called a globus sensation - like something is caught in your throat. It has many potential causes including reflu... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
About 21 days: It depends on where you are in your cycle when you start your period and what kind of birth control you're on but for a traditional birth control pill... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly: With each pregnancy after a c-section, your risk of complications with the placenta (placenta previa) and uterus (uterine rupture) increase. Therefor... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not for average risk: Average risk women can space out their pap smear testing (screening for cervical cancer) to every 2 years between age 21 and 30 and then may increase ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Probably 5 1/2 weeks: If you have regular cycles (every 28 days or so) and your last period was normal, then you are probably 5 1/2 weeks pregnant (about 3 1/2 weeks since... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It depends: With mild dehydration, like after an episode of diarrhea, your body will rehydrate quickly. However, if you continue to lose fluid (from vomiting or ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Physical therapy: One thing that may help is pelvic floor physical therapy. However, it is important to make sure there are not other reasons why you may have this pro... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not yet: I'd recommend waiting until 4 weeks after your last menstrual period. Even if you are pregnant, the test is unlikely to be positive yet.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Pregnancy: In addition to pregnancy, this could be related to hormone changes, breastfeeding, medication, thyroid problems, polycystic ovarian syndrome, primary ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Zero: If you mean a partial hysterectomy in which your uterus is removed but your ovaries are left intact, then it would be zero. No uterus means no pregna... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Many ways: Start with a mild daily cleanser (like cetaphil or dove sensitive skin). You can use benzoyl peroxide, a topical antibiotic or an oral antibiotic. A... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Nutrition or thyroid: This could be related to a nutritional deficiency, a thyroid disorder or some other type of systemic medical problem. I would also consider how you a... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Lots of reasons: Some of the most common: 1) not necessary (although there may be some health benefits - decreased risk of urinary tract infection or getting hiv) 2)... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Frank is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Frank is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply. , and yes it's a clear thick discharge & yes vaginal & turns yellow when it does dry up what could be the cause
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Ty I don't have insurance N I'm scared to go they won't detox me there since idh insurance.. Its the size of a golf ball. is not hot tho
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I agree but the only other issue is I have jaw pain mainly my teeth ache and I get a sharp pain that comes and goes in my right arm.

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Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1999MD

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