Dr. Dale Carrison

Emergency Medicine
Las Vegas, NV
36 years experience male

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Las Vegas, NV

Address

901 Rancho Lane, Las Vegas, NV
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Las Vegas, NV

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Emergency Medicine

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41 Answers
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Bad, not harmful: The cigarettes have no effect on the tylenol (acetaminophen). A bad dose of tylenol is 140mg/kg. If you weigh 110lbs/50kgs you would have to take 14 ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
GI Bleed or drugs : If u r bleeding in your stomach this could cause ur stool to be black (melena). It also smells very bad. Peptobismol can also make your stools black.... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
18 to 22 weeks: It means it could be off by 2 weeks. It could be 18 weeks or it could be 22 weeks or anywhere in between. It is just a comment on the accuracy of th... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
? Fibrous tissue: This could be fibrous breast tissue that sometimes is painful during your menstral cycle. It could also be lymph nodes that are swollen if you have a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Anxiety: Lexapro (escitalopram) is used to treat anxiety and depression. If your doctor thinks your tachycardia may be because of anxiety, they might treat yo... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Umbilical hernia: It could be an umbilical hernia. U can feel the hole in your belly button. See if u can push the bulge in to reduce it? Usually the mesintary (fatty... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
No: If you vomited an hour later, that was long enough for the sugar in the chocolate to digest. As for the fat calories, the digestive process takes lon... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
It can?: Tinea versacolor is the most common type of skin "fungus" that causes color changes. After it is treated the color usually returns to normal. There ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
No: There is no evidence that garlic is harmful in pregnancy. Quite the contrary there is some evidence that it might be helpful. Studies done did not s... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Question?: Unprotected sex with ejaculation in your vagina and no birth control protection, may result in pregnancy. When your next period is due and is normal,... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
GO back to your coc: The dr. That put the cast on your fracture has an obligation to take the cast off. That being said, it generally takes 4 - 6 weeks for the bone to he... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Implanon can cause: Implanon can cause a change in your menstral periods - time, duration, discharge, cramps, etc. If you were on the Implanon when you had the miscarria... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
It would be unusual.: It would be unusual for topical corticosteroids to cause weight fluctuations. Although there are many strengths of topical steroids, unless you were ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Not likely: Chiggers to not burrow into the skin. They get in a hair follicle put a proboscis in to the skin and emit a substance into the skin that makes a solut... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Ur doc is correct: I believe your doctor is correct. Depending on the position of the fetus you can feel the "kicking" in various locations in your uterus. The movemen... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
More bad than good: If you are talking about your mean blood glucose level, this is not terrible, but still too high. You should also have a hba1c level drawn. There is... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
I&D: Abscesses generally will not heal by just taking antibiotics. Your abscess needs to be drained. Any emergency department can do an incision and drai... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Not necessarily: Very pale individuals have skin that is almost transparent. Veins can be visible under the skin. Sometimes these individuals have easy bruising. If... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Shouldn't be: If you had chlamydia, you were at risk for pid. If the chlamydia got into your tubes it could cause an abscess. If you were treated it should be gon... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Yes.: Some doctors and homeopaths recommend a douche with yougart that is an active culture. Yougart has lactobacillis which is a good bacteria and normal t... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
High risk pregnancy: Without more information, i'm not certain where the bleed is. If you have a placenta, you are pregnant. Perhaps your dr. Is talking about a "sub-cho... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Unknown: Tretiva can cause many severe side effects and can cause birth defects. I have not heard of specific problems with delayed menstral periods, but, as ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Yes, but there is usually a genetic connection. Check your family history on both sides of your family. Twin studies have indicated a definite famil... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Depends?: Does this occur every time or just this time? Penis to vagina sex only, or oral or rectal sex? All this factors into the answer. Oral sex with blowing... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Bartholin Gland: What you are describing can be infected drainage from a Bartholin's gland. Bartholin's glands provide lubrication for the vagina. Sometimes they bec... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
No: First, you should do whatever your OB doctor tells you to do. Then do not try to take anything or do anything to "help put me in labor". We all real... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
2 - 3 days - however: As a metabolite of Cocaine it usually metabolizes in 2 - 3 days. However it does depend on the amount of use. For very high users it could be from 1... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Groin pull: There are a number of causes of this pain. It could be from a strain on your aductor muscles in your leg. Particularly the aductor magnus or the gr... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Lymphoma: Hopefully you are going to your doctor - very important! certain types of lymphoma can also have a macrocytic anemia which you are describing. You c... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Pneumonia.: With your symptoms you have at least an upper respiratory infection and could have pneumonia. The feeling in your back can be from pleurisy. This is... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Under your knee caps: Need more information. Could be "chondramalacia patella" , or just osteoarthritis. Please use your computer to look up the chrodramalacia patella an... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Teeth may move: Teeth can move fairly rapidly. That's why the dentists put a bridge in to prevent the movement and fill the space made by the extraction. You need to... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Uterine Fibroids?: Good diet and multiple vitamins will help you continue to not develop an anemia. You need an OB workup. Hormone levels and an ultrasound of your ute... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Should not affect.: Varicocoele should not affect sperm and from the ultrasound, the right testicle is normal. Many men with one testicle father children.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
3 Years?: The information from the manufacturer states the implant can be effective for up to 3 years. I have not seen failures in the emergency department at ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Potassium: If you are on lasix, (furosemide) you should be taking a potassium supplement. Almonds are also high in potassium, but you should still be taking sup... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Not necessarily: With implanon, some women continue to have periods, irregular periods or no periods at all. So, your light period could just be normal with the impl... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
No, if anal only: If you have anal sex and also vaginal sex together, you could transfer bacteria from the rectal area into the vagina. This could cause the biopsy sit... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Probably nothing.: The "bumpy ridged fourchette" is probably just redundant or extra tissue in that area. That tissue will streach in this area and when it is not strea... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Hormones?: You should be checked by a physician. The "knot" could be a result of tissue stimulation by a hormonal imbalance. This would also go along with your... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Carrison
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Pregnancy test: Yes, you could be pregnant. Important to have a pregnancy test. You can bleed in the first trimester of pregnancy and still have a healthy baby. How... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Carrison is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Carrison is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! is there something i can do about it...do i have to have surgery to fix it..
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

Cook County Hospital

Residency

Flint Osteopathic Hospital

Awards

Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, Nevada - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American College of Emergency Physicians
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