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Dr. David Dunn

Phlebology
Saint Louis, MO
42 years experience male

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CareATC

Saint Louis, MO

Address

12633 Olive Blvd, Saint Louis, MO
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Phlebology

Family Medicine

Doctor Q&A

28 Answers
19 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
May be muscles: Given your age and symptoms cancer is unlikely. You may have a strain in your neck and shoulder muscles, likely the trapezius, periscapular and sterno... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Anal Sebaceous gland: The bumps are likely harmless but prominent sebaceous glands around the anus from local irritation like harsh soaps, rough toilet paper, recent hard s... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Yes of course!: Your doctor needs to know if another colleague acted unprofessionally as he/she could choose to contact that individual about the situation, or could ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
No: The 7th joint national committee on the prevention, detection, evaluation, and treatment of high blood pressure (jnc 7) states that people with blood ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
You & baby are safe: An electrified gate will not have a strong enough electromagnetic field to cause you or your baby harm, especially if you simply drove through the gat... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Too long. Get seen!: One of phenergan's black box warnings is severe tissue injury to injected areas due to chemical irritation and tissue damage which causes burning, pai... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Yes: During pregnancy your estrogen/progesterone levels are elevated. Afterward, while lactating, your prolactin levels are up. These hormones can allow v... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Yes!: Ativan (lorazepam) can cause sedation as it is used as a sleep agent too, among other things. You should try it during the day while at home or a few ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Tiny bone breaks: Stess fractures come from repetative overuse of leg and foot muscles, which leads to small cracks in leg/foot bones. Beginning runners are prone to th... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Creams aren't a cure: Special antioxidents called bioflavonoids, like diosmin, hesperidin and troxerutin are often recommended for treating abnormal surface veins. They may... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Yes: Sinusitis can block the eustacean tube in one or both ears and cause a change in inner ear pressure. This, or general ear, nose, throat inflammation a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
That depends...: I assume you wonder how long the sprains last - which is typically 6-12 weeks, but could be more or less depending if you reinjure yourself due to ove... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Maybe nothing!: Monthly periods may vary from many things, such as a change in sleep patterns, increased stress, new levels of exercise, etc. Even in someone with ver... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Yes but don't worry!: This is not uncommon. With or without mild venous leakage, getting distracted, decreased stimulation, changing positions, slight pinching, which can o... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Yes with heavy bleed: Hemoglobin levels have been known to drop slightly around the time of periods if you have fairly heavy menstrual bleeding. If this continues, an ob/gy... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Yes but not a given: Early diagnosis and treatment of cvt involves anticoagulants like heparin, and in the earliest diagnosed cases, intravenous recombinant tissue-type pl... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Not likely!: Synthroid (thyroxine) 50 mcg is a fairly low dose. While you shouldn't suddenly stop meds, your risk of problems from being off and now restarting it ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Risk of bleeding: Anticoagulation, with Coumadin or Heparin or several newer agents, is the main treatment for clots. Older people especially have a risk of bleeding wh... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
It depends: You should always check with your physician who knows you and what other drugs you are on, but generally, it is ok to take both zyrtec, (cetirizine) a... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Try a hemorrhoid gel: This is most likely a hemorrhoid. That has thrombosed - developed a clot in a swollen vein around the rectum. Try conservative treatment 1st - lubrica... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Check upper GI tract: Since your heart is good, you may have acid reflux from your stomach which can mimic heart symptoms (and vice versa). You could have muscle strain in ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Help you heal sooner: Ice and otc ibuprofen, etc can help. If not, get an orthopedic evaluation, as you may need a specific physical therapy script, with or without an anti... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Water & fiber help: Make yourself eat fiber and drink 6-10 8 oz glasses of water a day (that's 3-5 16 oz bottles of water a day). Why don't you have veggies and fruit aro... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Check your veins: Given your signs & symptoms, you may have not only spider veins, but abnormal (refluxing) larger veins beneath the spiders, known as saphenous veins, ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Anisocoria: Anisocoria refers to unequal pupils. Physiologic anisocoria is very common and normal in up to 20% of people. The variation should be no more than 1m... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
No: Superficial leg clots, or svts, are an annoyance but do not travel to the deep vein system to cause a dvt. Treatment is with an antiinflammatory like... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
Eliminate causes: Cut back on caffiene, get more sleep, look at recently prescribed medications like steroids or diuretics. Work on any life stressors you can change. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dunn
Phlebology 42 years experience
An adrenalin effect: Nervousness or anxiety releases epinepherine or Adrenalin which energizes muscles getting you ready to fight or run. Meds like oral steroids or water ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dr. Ted King
Nov 8, 2012
Dr. Dunn is a knowledgeable and thorough phlebologist. He takes excellent care of patients and is an asset to the field of vein disease treatment.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Dunn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Dunn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Dr. Dunn. I want to thank you for answering my question so promptly .
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Thanks for your quick reply! how many times can I take Advil for my pain in my shoulder?
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Thanks for your quick reply! I'll go to chemist in the morning. Thanks very much

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Graduated 1980MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois College of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

Macneal Hospital

Affiliations

American College of Phlebology
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