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Dr. Byron Diggs

Internal Medicine
Agawam, MA
46 years experience male

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Many sites( 5 at least Boaton area)
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Bio

Many wonderful interests, like my own patients: computers, reading mostly novels, travel(Hungary in particular, to see family friends)Carribean , Africa and more, good conversation, wine, single malt/ single barrel scotch, much more,-time permitting(ha ha), -visiting family, friends, film, theatre, music esp Baroque- not exclusive- opera, games e.g. Scrabble, ,playing with kids(TheBest!)

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

11 Answers
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Recurrent boils legs: Worried/concerned , yes.First r they boils or pimples?How long has this been going on, boils anywhere else on your body?Fever? Have you self-treated?(... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Surgical site opens : Best to see the physician who performed the procedure. And, unless instructed, best to let the person ( or colleague)who performed the procedure , rem... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Prescription or herb: Wow. Never heard of prescription meds by those names.... But I have a suspicion. Melatonin is a naturally produced hormone made by the pineal gland i... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
What do you eat ?: Depends on what you eat. Do you get similar symptoms ify you eat " breakfast" at 8 pm, or 9 am?Is the afternoon meal you eat the first food of the day... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Colchicine in FMF: Might be.. Best bet is to discuss this with your prescribing physician and, perhaps a re-evaluation is in order, especially if it has been a while.
A member asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Cast removal: early: The bones may not heal properly, perhaps heal crookedly ( out of alignment) or not heal at all ( malunion, i think) or may luckily heal ok. How long h... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Implant/bone grafts : I have had both. No problem seek knowledgeable oral surgeon.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Iron pills belly pai: Iron can cause constipation which can lead to lower abdominal pain. Have you noticed change in your bowel habits? Less frequent movements than usual?... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
California health: Well, best i can offer , is this: there should be a tel number in the card. Why not dial that number and connect with someone who has information that... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
36 wk pregnant pain: Yes. Just to be reassured if nothing else. But first need to be evaluated. Yes call your doctors office, to discuss further; more questions like vomit... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Diggs
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Do I have VHLD?: Best to make an appointment to speak with your physician . In advance try to gather as much of your family medical history as possible. I suspect yo... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Diggs is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Diggs is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1976MD

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