Doctor Q&A for Dr. Brett Weinzapfel

A member asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It : It sounds like you only have occasional symptoms. If that is the case and you don't have weakness, bowel or bladder problems, then i would suggest ph ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It : It sounds like you only have occasional symptoms. If that is the case and you don't have weakness, bowel or bladder problems, then i would suggest ph ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It : It sounds like gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). It may improve with medication to reduce stomach acid secretion.
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A member asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
You : You may have a bladder or kidney infection. You should see a doctor, especially if you have a fever.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
I : I cannot give you an exact diagnosis either, but unequal swelling of the legs could be due to infection or deep vein thrombosis (blood clot) in your l ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
She : She may be having a reaction to poison ivy. She may benefit from oral steroids if her doctor doesn't think there is an infection.
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A female asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It : It sounds like you have a pinched nerve root in your back. This may be due to a herniated disc. I usually treat with oral steroids. Sometimes a medica ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It : It sounds like you may have a herniated disc in your lumbar spine pinching nerves. If you have weakness or bowel/bladder problems, you should be eval ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
You : You should be tested for infection. You might be a candidate for removal of the inflammed bursa (bursectomy). An orthopedic upper extremity or traum ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brett Weinzapfel
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
If : If your mother's bone scan of the hip did not show any signs of loosening of the hip implant, then i think it is unlikely that her pain is coming from ... Read More
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