Dr. Adam Kinninger

Family Medicine
Nebo, NC
16 years experience male

Locations

Office

Nebo, NC

Address

339 Nebo School Rd., Nebo, NC
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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

69 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See physician: You should see a physician and have imaging to evaluate for stress fracture or another injury. If the injury is soft tissue working with a therapist ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
None: Amphetamines are banned substances by the ioc, ncaa, mlb, nba, nfl, and nhl. They increase your risk of cardiovascular events and should only be used ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Tendonitis?: You may have injured your rotator cuff or bicep tendon. You should test your arm, use ice, and take Ibuprofen or Naproxen for the discomfort. If you... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
? Overweight: If you are overweight you may have poly cystic ovarian syndrome. (pcos). The primary treatment for this is weight loss through diet and exercise. A d... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Walking Boot: You may benefit from immobilization with a walkin boot and possibly an arch support. Other possible treatments include physical therapy and iontophore... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Sciatica: Sciatica can result from irritation. Of the sciatic nerve anywhere from the spinal cord level or further down the leg. He should have an exam and ima... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Maybe: ANA positive diseases are related. Diagnosis is based not just on serologic testing, but also on your clinical symptoms. You should be evaluated by ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
The way you walk: Your gait is the way you walk. There are very specific phases and certain abnormalities in a gait may lead to overuse injuries.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Eczema : Eczema can be chronic. Do not bathe daily. When you do bathe use luke warm, not hot water. Use only mild soap. Pat dry the affected area, do not r... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Abscess : You may have an abscessed tooth. You should see your dentist or your doctor for an evaluation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Maybe with Rehab: If you appropriately rehab your injury and have no structural abnormality with your knee you should be able to return to all activities. Seek out the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Poor circulation: What you are describing is consistent with peripheral arterial disease. It sounds as though you are having diminished blood flow to your lower extrem... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Either: There is some evidence that this type of blood pressure medication may control your blood pressure better if taken at night. That being said the most ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Many Possibilities: If the pain is severe and accompanied by sudden onset and fever it may be appendicitis. If it is crampy and moves it may be a kidney stone. As you a... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Likely: Most home pregnancy tests should be able to detect a pregnancy at this point. I agree with above. I assume you ate talking about two weeks after miss... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Does not matter: Some people find this medication to be "activating" and find themselves having a difficult time sleeping if they take it in the evening. Others find ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
This is normal: If you are still growing you may heal a little faster than a mature adult. Most 16 year old kids with a clavicle fracture can expect to have good cal... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ear plugs: You can purchase wax based ear plugs and mold them to your ear prior to bathing. If you are having pain and drainage you may need an antibiotic and ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Wrong med: Maybe you don't truly have adhd if it quit working. It is common for most people to initially respond favorably to stimulants, however if they don't ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Exam, X-ray, MRI: A good exam, x-rays, and if indicated an MRI should be able to tell you the source of your pain. If you have already healed from your injury, your st... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
ICE, Rest, Motrin: Depending on where the sharp pain in your knee is, and also if you sustained and injury or not it is difficult to give you an accurate diagnosis. Des... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Chest Pain: Symptoms of heart attacks are not always the same in women as in men. You should take your wife to the emergency department for evaluation to rule ou... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Doctor: There are two types of sports medicine physicians. The first is primary care sports medicine physician. The second is an orthopedic sports medicine ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Exercise: Routine exercise has also been shown to be beneficial. Try a yoga, tai chi, or swimming. 30 minutes daily can improve sleep, depression, and fibromy... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
R.I.C.E: Rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Also taking some tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. Unless you had a major trauma it is unlikely you have sust... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Acute Sinusitis: Acute sinusitis is associated with facial pressure, nasals congestion, fevers, and often sore throat or cough. If your symptoms have persisted longer... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Go to ED: If your throat and face are swelling you should go immediately to the ed.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Family Physician: Your family physician should be able to advise you on the vaccine guidelines.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
110/70 is normal: This is a normal blood pressure for an athlete. You should only be concerned if you are lightheaded, dizzy, fatigued, or short of breath. The normal... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Depends: It depends on the type of brown mark. Often obese people develop a velvety brown mark on the back of their neck called acanthosis nigricans. This is... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Recommend rest: I first recommend rest to see if your symptoms resolve. It may be the result of over training. You may have fatigue, tendinitis, or another muscle i... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Unlikely: It is unlikely for a healthy 23 year old to fracture ribs from vomiting. You may have strained your intercostal muscles or developed inflammation in y... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Change Work Station: It sounds like your work station is not ergonomically fit to your needs. This means that the way your sit and work at your desk is probably not a he... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Call Your Physician: You should call the physician who prescribed them and discuss your symptoms. Some symptoms such as diarrhea and nausea may be treated without stopping... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
PCOS: Poly cystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) may be the cause of your symptoms. This occurs generally in overweight females. The extra weight leads to an imb... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Diet and Exercise: First make sure you have tried all conservative measures. Weight loss can be achieved by changing your diet and increasing your activity. Keep a foo... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Osteopathic: If you see an osteopathic physician that uses manipulation you may be able to have treatment in the office that relieves your pain. Other physicians ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Call Physician: If you can not swallow you should seek medical care. Over the counter remedies include swish and swallow liquid children's motrin, honey, or taking t... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ice, stretching: I recommend, rest, ice, and stretching. You may also benefit from a muscle relaxer such as flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) manipulation, and physical... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Time for Testing: If you continue to have symptoms despite treatment it may be time for additional testing. Ruq pain is often due to gallbladder disease. Especially, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ulcers: Small painful ulcers.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
TMJ vs Migraine: Your symptoms could be a sign of TMJ or a migraine headache. You should see your physician for an evaluation.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Possibly: Rhus dermatitis (poison ivy, etc. ) will resolve spontaneously. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help with the itching. Lotions such as calamine, or o... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Arthritis: If you did not have an injury it may be arthritis or some other type of arthropathy such as gout. You should see a physician and have an x-ray and ex... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
No likely: As long as he did not have any infections the amount of his past sexual activity should not affect his current sperm counts.
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Patient preference: Studies show that 3 years after disc herniation outcomes for patients are the same whether or not they had surgery. Reasons to consider surgery over ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Possible abscess: It sounds like you may have a possible abscess. This is often caused by community acquired mrsa. This is a bacteria resistant to certain antibiotics. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Pleurisy: Your pain sounds as though you are having pleurisy. This is an inflammation of the lining between your lungs and chest wall. This can occur with a v... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Education: Taking the time to talk with patients and identify their barriers to exercise is important. Also identify resources in your community such as prediab... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Kinninger
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Possibly: Also worth seeing a physician to determine if they have another alignment issue such as flat feet or misalignment of their hips. This all could contr... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kinninger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kinninger is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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May 23, 2013
This doctor game very sound advice and answered very quickly.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful. If i do not see a change in a day out two I'll go straight to urgent care, have them fix me
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you for your awesome answer. i am very appreciated.
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Education & Training

Residency

GRANDVIEW HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

KETTERING MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

ACOFP resident of the year 2010
YMCA Champion of Health Award
Top Doctor, Second Place, Asheville, NC - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Chief of Staff - McDowell Hospital
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