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Dr. David Cooke

Internal Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI
30 years experience male

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Office

Ann Arbor, MI

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
FluMist : Flumist is an influenza vaccine given as a nasal spray. It differs from the traditional influenza vaccine in that it contains live, attenuated strain... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Benign.: They are benign, and are simply blood collections from endometriosis. They occur commonly in people with endometriosis. The cause is not known. The... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Best avoided: It may be safe, but probably better to avoid it. It's almost impossible to do studies of these sort of things. I doubt it would strike hard enough t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: They're quite common, and are usually tricholemmal cysts. They occur on the scalp, and are frequently multiple. They're not harmful, but can be anno... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
It should be checked: It should be checked out. Most tinnitus is due to hearing damage from noise exposure. However, there are more serious conditions that can cause it, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Clearly, : Clearly, you need to see your doctor to have your medication changed, without delay. Your pressure is at a very dangerous level, and could cause you ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
While : While improving your diet is definitely worthwhile, you aren't going to get your cholesterol down adequately without medication with the numbers you q... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
While : While it's difficult to be certain, what you had probably was related to the salad or the dressing. There have been multiple incidents of food poison... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
If : If you have had blood sugars over 400, you are almost certainly diabetic. Many of the symptoms you report are signs of uncontrolled diabetes. You ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Surgery : Surgery is only helpful in a minority of cases of sciatica, mainly when a neurological deficit (e.g. Loss of reflexes, true (not pain-related) weaknes... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
It's : It's very unlikely that you would do internal damage, but you certainly could injure yourself more superficially. Skin burns from heating pads are qu... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Probably normal.: If that is how you have always been, then probably so. There's a pretty wide range of "normal" for bowel movement frequency. However, a major chan... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Likely nerve injury: Sounds like a nerve injury, which are common. Is the burning in the same finger that was cut? If so, you likely cut the nerve in the process. If no... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Numbness : Numbness in that pattern may be due to tarsal tunnel syndrome, or less likely a morton's neuroma. However, you would need to be examined to be sure.
A member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
It's : It's a bit hard to interpret without knowing the reason why it was ordered, or any information about symptoms. Basically, it states that there are mu... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Not a good idea: Short of partially amputating them, no. It would be a complex procedure with a high risk of complications. You would need an awfully strong reason t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
You : You need to get better friends. I'm assuming that marijuana was in the brownie, but it's not unknown for people to add other drugs to them to get a b... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Cooke
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
The : The vast majority of thyroid nodules are benign, and it's not at all unusual to see multiple nodules on ultrasound. However, we do take them seriousl... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cooke is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cooke is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I should have gone to this applications months ago thank you very much!! it was extremely knowledgeable!!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Michigan Medical School
Graduated 1996MD

Medical/Graduate school

Brandeis University
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

University of Wisconsin Hospitals

Residency

University of Wisconsin Hospitals

Awards

Summer Fellow, Medical Student Training Program in Geriatrics, John A. Hartford Foundation
Julian and Helen Behr Scholarship Prize, Brandeis University
Hiatt-Challenger Memorial Scholar, Brandeis University

Affiliations

American Board of Internal Medicine
American College of Physicians
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Publications

When Your Doctor Says Diabetes
When Your Doctor Says Heart Disease
Deep Venous Thrombosis After Office Vasectomy: A Case Report
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