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Dr. Karen Weisman

Addiction Medicine
Fruitland, ID
30 years experience

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Addiction Medicine

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United States: Oregon

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English

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32 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Hormone imbalance: You will need blood and or urine tests to check your estrogen progesterone and possibly testosterone levels. are you taking any hormones or supplement... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Worry re: withdrawl!: If the B. patch is taken off and no narcotics are given, the pt. will likely suffer withdrawal symptoms. The patch can be continued and the anesthesi... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
May not be ok: with chronic use of both Lyrica (pregabalin) and Tapentadol, the possibility of side effects goes up. Some can be dangerous, e.g. a decrease in menta... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: You should be concerned and the sputum should be sent to a lab for analysis and you may need a chest xray.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
May be hypotension : If your normal blood pressure is normal or low normal, and you smoke potent marijuana, you may be lowering your blood pressure enough to cause syncope... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Won't negate effects: Side effects such as nausea/vomiting, can be increased by the addition of alcohol but the effects of the antibiotics to kill the germs should not be c... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Probably : Zzzquill’s main ingredient is diphenhydramine aka Benadryl and it does mix with alcohol and increase it’s sedative effects. The other ingredients in... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Go back to Dr.: If it is still bothering you, you should contact the ophthalmologist. It’s normal for irritation for the rest of the day but not longer .
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Depends on how long : Birth control pills can cause absence if menstrual periods when you stop them. There may be a chance that you are pregnant so you should check. If not... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Maybe: Alcohol and hydroclorothiazide (HCTZ) can have cumulative effects. Both can lower the blood pressure and cause dizziness, especially on rising fast ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Zpack May cause diar: If you had a cold it would have been a viral cause. The z pack can cause diarrhea and not treat your cold symptoms. That may be your answer. If your s... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Resistant organism: The antibiotics you took may have not killed all the bacteria that caused your UTI if that is what you had/have. If your only symptom was frequency bu... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Potent strains exist: There are some very potent strains of marijuana available now. It is not uncommon to have some delayed effects hours later. Some experience a feeling ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Time: You created a small bruise by squeezing the “black head”. That small bruise will go away in a few days like other bruises .
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
They should but....: HIPPA protects your medical privacy but there is such a thing as compulsory reporting. If whomever did the test feels you are risking the health of yo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Probably: Watch for symptoms of irritability, erratic behavior and iinsomnia. If he has gastric symptoms such as nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, you might wasnt to t... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Maybe trush: Antibiotics can allow normal yeast (fungus) in your mouth to overgrow. Other factors such as dry mouth, asthma inhalers and diabetes to name a few can... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Did it help you?: If Wellbutrin helpedin the past, it is a hood choice to restart it. Did you have any side effects?
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Morning after pill: Most states have the "morning after pill" available over the counter. You don't need an Rx. You will have to ask the pharmacist as they are behind the... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Cherry hemangioma: do they blanch when you press on them? (Turn white or normal skin color). If not and they are slightly raised they are probably cherry hemangiomas. B... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
No drug interactions: Pantoprazole, a proton pump inhibitor is used to treat problems that arise from too much acid in the stomach. I could find no reports of it interacti... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Muscle tension: If these popping and cracking are painless, like when you crack your knuckles, it is probably nothing to worry about and they will go away in a day or... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Ignore: Drink several glasses of water before going to bed when you drink. Try alternate water 4 each drink.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Yes weird dreams. : Deanxit has been banned from several countries, including USA, for neurological side effects. This does include weird dreams, amongst others, which ca... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Yes it is possible: If you are taking 1/2 (2.5 mg) q 2.5 hrs around the clock or even 12 -14 hrs a day for any length of time you could be showing signs of opioid dependa... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Ask more: If he is an inpatient in the hospital, they should have all sorts of cultures still cooking or finished. Some of the more rare pathogens (bugs) take ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Thickened lining: Some people have an increase in their uterine lining when not shedding (your period) this lining or endometrium tissue. When you do start periods aga... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Wear protective gear: Mask, as high quality as possible. Face shield if available try to stay 5-6 ft. Apart gloves if you touch anything or person. Take clothes off at hom... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Depends on lab & pt.: Cut off level depends on the lab. 15ng/ml up to 50ng/ml. The lower cut off can detect a single use up to 7 days later. The detection depends on the pe... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Unlikely : Unless the cocaine user’s method was putting it on their lips and gums (& mustache ?) and then almost immediately sipped the drink (several times... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Weisman
Addiction Medicine 30 years experience
Unlikely: Gabapentin is a medication that helps support the nerve cell membrane. That low dose probably didn’t much improve or worsen you problem. If you have p... Read More

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Feb 23, 2016
I've seen Dr. Weisman in person and she is awesome. I take my daughter to her frequently. So surprised to find her here, awesome.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weisman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Weisman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! NO not around the clock, start about 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Dr Weisman for your advice!
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But I NEVER exceed 4 tabs a day! So I'm confused. But thanks!!!
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