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Dr. Gregory Tichenor

Emergency Medicine
Fort Worth, TX
33 years experience

Locations

Texas Health Hurst-Euless-Bedford

Bedford, TX

Address

1600 Hospital Pkwy, Bedford, TX
Directions

North Tarrant Emergency Center

North Richland Hills, TX

Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth

Fort Worth, TX

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Emergency Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

64 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Hard to say: Pain in the chest and upper back can be a sign of heart problems, a blood clot or a small number of other serious problems; however, most of the time ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
BAD IDEA: Meth will be in breast milk for at least a day or two after smoking. This is just one of many reasons not to smoke meth. I am very worried about the... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
They can: Many over-the-counter cold and flu medications contain antihistamines. We used to believe that asthmatics should avoid antihistamines but this is no ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: While the chances are not high, it is certainly possible.
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Herpes or Behcet's: Genital ulcers can be caused by the herpes virus or one of several other sexually transmitted infections. In the us, herpes is the most common and ca... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Many possibilities: Nausea and vomiting have many causes so the only way to be sure is to see your doctor. One of the first things to do in a young woman is to check a p... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Usually nothing: I assume this is found on an ultrasound or ct report. It is often normal, especially in women, but must be interpreted in the context of the whole st... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
In theory, yes.: In general, it doesn't matter whether you take Prednisone all at once or in divided doses. However, 100 mg is a fairly high dose and side effects are... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Maybe: Sometimes the stress of delivery can cause hair loss. While this can be distressing, it usually gets better. It is a good idea to see your doctor be... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Nothing serious: Slightly enlarged lymph nodes are sometimes seen on ct scans. If they are small (subcentimeter) they are nothing to worry about. We think they could... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Unlikely: I assume you are referring to a pregnancy test. The home pregnancy tests are very accurate. While it is possible for the test to be positive when yo... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Any gas appliances?: It could be the flu or many other kinds of infection however since the symptoms began right after moving to a new house the possiblity of carbon monox... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
It depends.: It is never a good idea to "recycle" antibiotics or any other prescription medicine. Some antibiotics might work for both infections but it is unlike... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Lots of things: The d-dimer test will be elevated in many conditions where the blood is making and dissolving blood clots. We use it to detect abnormal clots in the ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
New or changed?: If a headache is something new or different we usually recommend seeing a doctor. Details of the history of this pain are very important. Most headac... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Need more info: Your question got truncated so I'll answer the best I can. In short, without more info it is hard to advise. It sounds like a bite of some kind but ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Same: There are no major differences between those two medicines. Both are about equally effective. If you take other medicines you should check with a ph... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Best to avoid: If you are not already on Aspirin for another medical condition, it is best to use other medications for pain if you have an injury. If you are presc... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Check the urine: Excessive urine is sometimes a sign of diabetes but there are many other possibilities. If you have no other symptoms at all, it may not be serious b... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Can't say for sure: A sharp pain in the pelvis that doesn't last long in a young woman can be ovulation pain. However; it could by dozens of other things. If the pain d... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Need to be checked: Peeling skin can be a sign of several different things. It could be a reaction to the antibiotics or from the infection that the antibiotics are trea... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Keep it clean: Hard to say without seeing it. If you cannot separate the edges, it probably won’t need stitches. You should wash the area carefully with soap and wa... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Need to see a doctor: You could have a bladder or kidney infection or an infection of the pelvic organs. None of this can be diagnosed or treated at home. You should see ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Maybe: When someone passes out but seems OK afterwards it is rarely dangerous. A headache before you passed out can be a sign of bleeding but that would be v... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Go to the doctor: Much depends on how far along you are. You need to be evaluated by your ob. If you do not have a doctor, i would suggest going to an emergency room ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: There don't appear to be any direct interactions with those medications. Be aware that there are several versions of Coricidin hbp.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Probably not normal: This is very hard to answer without more information. If your two month old child appears less alert, you should call your pediatrician or have her s... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Need to see a doctor: These symptoms could be caused by many things and it is impossible to say without a thorough evaluation. It could be something as simple as iron defi... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Not a good idea: There are several versions of nyquil and most if not all of them contain cough medicine. Taking another cough syrup would probably give you too much ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
See your doctor: Pain in the abdomen can be caused by many things. While there is no way to say for sure without a more detailed evaluation, pain in the abdomen that ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
You need to be seen: This sounds like it could be a migraine headache but without more information and a thorough exam, there is no way to tell. You should be seen by a p... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Unlikely: It would be very unusual but not impossible. If there is any question, you should have a pregnancy test. In the rare cases of pregnancy after a tuba... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Need to see a doctor: The xray will probably not help. You need to have a doctor skilled at identifying and treating skin abnormalities look at the mole. Your best bet wo... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Can you walk on it?: If you can not walk on that leg (putting full weight on it with each step), or if you can't bend the knee to 90 degrees, or if the knee cap is tender ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Could be many things: Headaches can be tricky. While most are not serious, occasionally a headache can be a sign of a serious problem. Headaches that begin suddenly, are ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Swimmer's ear: This sounds like an infection of the ear canal commonly called 'swimmer's ear'. You should see your doctor to make a correct diagnosis and remove exc... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Home pregnancy test: Probably not but a home pregnancy test is inexpensive and quite accurate. That should answer your question.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Probably not: Extra heart beats are generally harmless and don't necessarily indicate a serious problem but they can be very uncomfortable. You should see your doc... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Probably not: This sounds more like invasive enteritis. Fever and bloody diarrhea is often caused by a bacterial intestinal infection. While antibiotics are not a... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Could be many things: Headaches can be tricky. While most are not serious, occasionally a headache can be a sign of a serious problem. Headaches that begin suddenly, are ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
100.5 F or 38 C: There is no exact answer but in general a rectal temperature over 100.4 is considered a fever in infants.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
See your doctor: Pain in the abdomen can be caused by many things. Most of time it is not serious but it can be very difficult to find out what is wrong. I recommend... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Normal: This is still within the range of normal temperature. The body temperature normally rises and falls throughout the day. There is no need to worry if... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Less than 1 in 100: In an otherwise healthy person the risk of death after gall bladder surgery is less than 1 in 100. The risk is much higher if the person is very sick... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
You need to be seen: This sounds like it could be a migraine headache but without more information and a thorough exam, there is no way to tell. You should be seen by a p... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Maybe: Unfortunately, the answer depends on the specific method used by that particular laboratory. There are several brands of d-dimer tests and each lab h... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Weeks: Fifth disease can cause sore joints for weeks in adults. This will usually go away without any serious problems; however, pregnant women and people w... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Hand Hygiene: Practice good hand hygiene. Wash your hands (at least 30 seconds with soap and water) or use hand sanitizer frequently. Avoid touching your face as ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
This could be normal: This may just be normal but you will need to talk with the doctor who ordered the test.

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Nov 29, 2012
I have worked with Dr. Tichenor for a few years now. He is an excellent physician, a strong leader, and a great person. Highly recommend.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Tichenor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tichenor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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the one i have is for cold symptoms. Its also to help me sleep so its night time formula. Hopefully that helps
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Thank you for taking time to answer! I will make an appt with my Dr tomorrow just to be safe. Thanks again!
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Thank you do much, for your time and care. I Hope you have a blessed day. Thank u again.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Nevada School of Medicine, NV
MD

Residency

SCOTT & WHITE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, Texas - Summer
2013
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