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Dr. Maria Martins

Emergency Medicine
Ehrenberg, AZ
37 years experience

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Emergency Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Ulcer v. Gallbladder: Need more info but pain in center of abdomen could be inflammation of stomach (gastritis) or ulcer (caused by bacteria - H. pylori ). Pain also on ri... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Wound pain: Draining a hemorrhoid is a surgical procedure that creates a wound. Ibuprofen (adult dose is 400 - 600 mg every 6 hours) is a good first medication. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Abnormal "growth": It is completely ABNORMAL for an adult to "grow" in height. This could be a serious sign of a pituitary gland (located in your brain) tumor secreting... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Insect in ear: First thing to do is smother it so it stops moving. An oily ear drop, vegetable oil or even mineral oil to fill the ear canal will work. Press on ou... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Ignore: DON'T: add ear drops or insert cotton swab into ear canal. DO: Keep ear canal dry.
A male asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Bone v tendon injury: Jamming your finger on basketball could cause tendon or bone injury. If pain on one spot when pressing = bone injury. If can't fully extend finger =... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Antibiotics needed: when a skin infection is getting worse even after some pus has drained, this is a failure of first aid. Your body has done the best it could but the ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Ignore: Listen to your body and switch to LOW IMPACT exercise such as swimming or bicycling til injury heals.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Ignore: Do No Harm! Important to keep the burned area clean. Burn is an injury - risk of infection is high.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Ignore: Pause when changing positions (from lying to sitting or from sitting to standing) before setting out.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Swallowing problems: Swallowing without choking is a complex act requiring the coordination of many muscles. Liquids can sneak past the seal muscles need to make to preve... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Martins
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Night chest pain: The pattern of your symptoms suggests a diagnosis of GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease). The culprit is a weak sphincter muscle located just abo... Read More

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