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Dr. Roberta Beals

Family Medicine
Lubbock, TX
29 years experience female

Locations

Office

Lubbock, TX

Address

7501 Quaker Ave, Lubbock, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

TeamChoice

UnitedHealthcare

Office

Lubbock, TX

About

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

100 Answers
11 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Infection: You need to see a physician to rull out and sexually transmitted disease. The can address any other form of infection or inflammation that may be ther... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
May be normal.: Sometimes it is normal for the mucous to be "salty". The ph and sodium content changes with medication, allergies and infections.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Safe?: You decrease the incidence of pregnancy but only a condom is safe.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Some women have bilateral side and/or back pain associated with mensus.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Increase pressure: Increasing pressure in the head that occurs with sex can contribute to the bleeding. The cause needs to be evaluated by a physician. It could be anato... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yoga: Yoga is a good way to help you deal with stress from many causes and helps your endurance. You need to make sure your heart is healthy with you physic... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Not normally: You can see a fungus with a microscope. A simple skin scraping is all it takes. See a physician in your area.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Get this checked: If normal you would have ovulated on the 4th of feb. There is still a possibility you may be pregnant but the urin test wont be positive until the ti... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: If you take antibiotics or some other medications the birthcontrol can become less effective. You should do a pregnancy test if you don't start your m... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: All of these medications alone or together can affect your reading comprehension.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Ovulation test kit: Get an ovulation test kit. Follow the instructions and start checking on the 9th day after you start your period. Once you ovulate have intercoarse ev... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
YES: Your mensus can be every 21-32 days.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
4 months : The third trimester starts in the 6th month or at 30 weeks.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
See your doctor: You could be fine or have an infection that could lead to a miscarriage. You need to be checked.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Non-hdl: Non-hdl is considered the worse of them all. Ldl and vldl can reflect the amount of non- HDL you have in your body. Hdl is protective and triglyceride... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Protein: You need to eat a balance of protein to carbs when you feel like this. The meditaranian diet follows this. 30%fat, 30% protein, 40% carbohydrates will... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Check for diabetes : You need to follow a good diet, get regular exercise and see a physician. You need to rull out diabetes. The diet you need to follow depends on that r... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
See a Doctor: You can do a pregnancy test at home but you need to get this checked out.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Viruses: Viruses are the most comon illness encountered when traveling. Wash your hands and use handiwipes.
A member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
High Risk: It sounds like she has had a good respons but she is high risk. You need to continue to have her monitored no matter what the numbers show. Her risk o... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: Your fasting blood sugar should be less than 90 and above 60 in a healthy adult.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Daily : If you stop the gluten your antibodys will go down but you will have symptoms.
A female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Get help: There are many cause of pain in this area. You could hve bowel gas or a bladder infeciton. If it does not resolve with in a few hours then see a physi... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
It is ok.: It is normal to have irregular menstruation cycles when you are just starting to ovulate. The ovulation cycles are not at regulars intervals in the fi... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
No: Any molecules are too small to see with the naked eye.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Ovulation test kit: Get an ovulation test kit. Follow the instructions and start checking on the 9th day after you start your period. Once you ovulate have intercoarse ev... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Not usually: There are 5 branches to the seventh cranial nerve. None of these will affect hearing. Congenital speech and hearing loss is usally caused by other fac... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Lamasil otc: Lamasil otc will treat fungal infections. Nystatin is good for yeast infections. Neither of these will treat a bacterial infection or parasite. If usi... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Diet and exercise: Exercise alone with decrease your average blood sugar for up to 4 hours after. Balancing out the carb to protein intake will help. Eating more fresh v... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Protein & fruit: Tyrosine is found in soy products, chicken, turkey, fish, peanuts, almonds, avocados, bananas, milk, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese, lima beans, pumpk... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Infection: You can have a bacterial or viral infection. Have it checked out.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Fruits & Vegetables: Legumes (beans), fruits that you can eat the skin, and green vegitables have the highest content of fiber. Brown rice is another option to consider. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Go to a doctor: There are many different infections that can cause this. Streptococcus is one of them. See someone soon.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
NO: The change in altitude can make a small leak a big one. Do not fly until released by your physician.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Get it examined.: See a physician for an exam.Cerumen obstruction is a common cause of hearing loss. An infection needs to be rulled out before you see an audiologists.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
No: A one time heavy menstral flow is not unusual.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
This is good.: You hdl:trig ratio is good. Hdl above 60 and triglycerides below 150 are optimal. Your LDL goal with no risk factors are <130.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Apple juice: Avoid citric acid found in oranges and lemons. Grape, apple and watermelon are good choices.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Possible: It depends on if you were on your period at the time of the insertion and if you have had unprotected sex. You can have some discomfort. You should se... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
No: People can experience tachyphylaxis to medication or the medication stops working. If you are having pain that is uncontrolled by your medication your... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Possible: There are no reported studies. It can decrease your sex drive.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
A month: The long lasting symptoms should be better by the 3rd week. Good luck.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Sometimes: You should ovulate 10-14 days after the first day of your last menstal period. That is why we instruct patients to start their ovulation home test kit... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: There are many different causes of vasomotor flushing. Hypothyroid, diabetes, cushing's syndrome and menopause can cause this. See your physicain to f... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Possible: Recheck the pregnancy test 10 days after your missed period date. If not consider seeing a physcian to assist you.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Possible.: I would consider changing your diet. The fatty acids are not being absorbed. Decrease the amount of oils and fat in your diet. If there is no improvem... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
It depends.: It depends on your bmi. If your bmi is under 30 you should have a good response. (bmi is your basal metabolic index) remember to drink pleanty of wate... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Vascular: It is more likely inflammatory vascular changes but see your doctor. If it is ms or vascular you need to be treated.

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Apr 7, 2013
Great responses!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Beals is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Beals is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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She takes phenobarbital and topamax and keppra for seizures and backside for stiffness she has cerebral palsey and scoliosis in wheelchair
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I saw a doctor today said everything was fine and that due to coughing
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you, I can't even get a call from my doctor. Thanks I am in pain

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

Dallas Family Hospital

Residency

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Lubbock, TX - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Lubbock, TX - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Lubbock, TX - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Lubbock Integrated Medical Association
American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
American Osteopathic Association
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