Dr. Sean Fennessy

Internal Medicine
Seattle, WA
24 years experience male

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Office

Seattle, WA

Address

747 Broadway St, Seattle, WA
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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

Italian

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Theoretically yes...: But not very common. Check a urine pregancy test in about 7 days if/when you miss a period. Consider the "plan b" if you had intercourse and you mad... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
No: Check the pregancy test again in about 7 days to detect a live pregancy - then it will be more sensitive.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Pleuritic vs neck pa: Pleuritic pain (worse on breathing suggests a connection to a lung process. Did you have a pneumonia recently? Do you smoke cigarettes? Do you havv... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Surgery pain: Fixing the urinary fistula requires small surgery. Pain meds before and after and local or regional anesthesia will greatly reduce this. But yes, th... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Carpal Tunnel syndro: Does it hurt when you tap wrist on either side. Are 3rd, 4th, or 5th fingers numb? If yes i think may be carpal tunnel syndrome. See pcp or ortho m... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Thyroid status: Skinny or fat? If skinny you may be too hot and chilling due to sweat and ultimately high temp altrernatively due to high thyroxine ., sounds high v... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
See a dermatologist.: Hgvet it biopsied, could be simple mole or could be premature cancer (melanoma, squamish cell or basil cell carcinoma). Follow up the result careful... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
You know the answer!: 1. Sleep more 2. Make sure you have an ergonomically correct work station (computer/keypad setup for example.) 3. Relieve tension with warm packs ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
You need to r/o : You need to r/o leukemia and lymphoma which may be treatable. Other possibility is that you have ln's plump ause of a sore (trauma or infectionn( or ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: But save money and eat more naturally - especially vegetable and fruit and you will get a gentler more natural result. Btw increasing fiber in your d... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Short period : Shouldn't be a problem if prior period and your next period are normal length or volume. If happens again call your pcp or gyn md. More common if yo... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Soft belly or hard?: Obesity? Abdomen tight or sore - call md immediately. Common cause would be constipation or water retention? Again call md, consider an abdo xray o... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Menstruation early: And duration brief. Is total number of pads or tampons different? Any pain. Contact your pcp or ob/gyn.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
SAme drug: Macrobid is (nitro)furantoin, avoid this if making you feel sicker. Call your pcp.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Where's the ulcer?: How big or tender is the ln? Sounds like you had a egd (scope test ) for the ulcer and i'm sure it was biopsied. You may need and ulrasound or b... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Fasting plasma gluco: Fpg or fasting plasma glucose is a measure of the glucose in your blood after 12 hours fasting, meaning nothing to eat or drink except water - for 12 ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
IBS is a diagnosis: Of exclusion- in other words you have to have stools tested and have a colonoscopy to rule out other conditions with the exact same symptoms. Read mo... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Late vs miscarriage: Either your period was late (common at beginning or end of your fertile life or you were under a lot of stress and cycle is abnormal this month or per... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Subcut thigh masses: How old are you? Any of these other places? Sound like (non - malignant) lipoma or benign tumor of fat tissue. Does the bump move or is it tether do... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly, especially: If the urine smells funny. Or if stinging sensation. If pain is only at the end then i doubt is infection - this sensation can be normal unfortunate... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Don't: Don't eat more than you would at home. Consider a vegetarian meal limit consumption of red meat.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Fennessy
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
It may...: Probiotics help keep the normal bacteria in balance whil ethe antibioticcs kill both good and bad bacteria. The good bacteria mayplay a role in preve... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fennessy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fennessy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. No there are no bumos that I can see or feel. Can only feel the swellling. Going to dentist Tueday to have it looked at.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Appreciate it, is 131 borderline
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Trinity College Dublin School of Medicine
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

Awards

2nd prize: "TB or not TB: The Adenosine Deaminase Test", ACP Oregon Chaper Resident Poster Competition

Affiliations

Society of Hospital Medicine
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
American College of Physicians
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