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Dr. Jay Bayer

Family Medicine
Greencastle, PA
52 years experience male

Locations

Jay.d.bayer, DO Family Medicine

Greencastle, PA

Address

146 south Antrim way, Greencastle, PA
Directions

Practice website

Fax

7175972115

About

Bio

Past ER Physician. 1971-1982/ family medicine and pain management 1976 to present./ peer and utilization reviewer 1985-200// Disability Evaluating Physician 1984-2006

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

158 Answers
20 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Quick stop: Why aren't ou consulting with prescribing dr. Weren't these problems addresses when prescribed. Never stop cold turkey unless advised by dr.( which i... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Irritable bowel synd: Consult w dr. There is gastocolic reflex- when put food in stomach signals sigmoid colon to empty. Ibs requires detailed history as no test prove have... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Exam: Knee has specific range motion. The doctor would know what to examine for range of motion, stability of ligaments and menisci. Pinclude hamstring tigh... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Knee: As age continues there is problem of knee cap gliding smoothly along groove in tibia. Normal is smooth as glass gliding over ice. Time creates changes... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Ankle edema: Unless have congestive heart failure or impaired renal function, it is common to get dependent edema. Should go away in morning and return end day. Sh... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Liver enzymes: Liver enzymes elevated. Doesn't necessarily mean anything bad. Who ordered tests. Go to dr. And ask. Review meds, or dietary changes, sometimes infect... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Spur: That spur is there in reaction to over stretching of plantar ligament attached just inside calcaneus. The becomes inflammed at attachment( enthesiopat... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Yeast: Common side effect especially penicillin family. Affects vaginal ph( acidity). Try greek style cultured yogurt- probiotics) there is over counter Myco... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Premature ejac: There some meds which i won't name that retard ejaculation. They do have side effects. Consult urologist or family doc on what may be safe for you. Se... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Blood: Good question. There shouldn't be. First is it blood? Is it brite red. There are hemoocult tests to identify blood. 2) could it be a dye-red from foo... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Psoriasis: If diagnosis is correct who made it? There are look alike nail disorders. Need see family dr. Or dermatologist for proper treatment. Do have psoriasis... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Fungus.: Yes. Your description lacks details. But if skin only. May take 6 weeks or longer. If nails involved different story. And must be sure diagnosis is co... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Too soon: Be lucky t 59. Yes are meds premature ejaculation but must comsult dr. As meds have side effects. At 59 consider yourself lucky. Has this just occurre... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Sleep disorder: These are probably result rem sleep- rapid eye movement. Consult dr. With detailed history and whether your sleep pattern refreshes you in am. During ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Percocet: Nice alternative would be to request detox. Opioids can cause itch. Today pain clinics use too many controlled substances and pts never get better or ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Cold: Lack details but many problems causing cold feeling. First people think of is thyroid- easy check, but these pts cold to core. Rectal tempurature can ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
SensitivityFemale : Female pleasure is both physical and mental stimulation. Unless have physical defect, study yoga and focus on the sensation and joy of pleasure. Using... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): First what reason for giving? Fever or pain? In children follow directions. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or children's Motrin is symptomatic. If fever grea... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Test: Rheumatologic conditions are truly made by clinical evaluation, as tests often false positives. Hopefully under care of rheumatologist. They have clin... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Cxr: As a physician, tests don't make diagnosis but helps comfirm dr. Clinical suspicionbut when dr. Orders, he has to be sure there is no underlying probl... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Sore: Age doesn't matter when comes skin cancer. Can not tell unless let physician examine it? Simple exam, make appointment.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
On skin or under?: If lumps appearing on shaft could be warts. If you have warts on your hand they can be spread with friction. If not sure seek medical opinion.
A female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Consider trigger poi: Areas localized pain easily located by experienced examiner. It could be a trigger point or myotonic point. Massage may help, needling or trigger poin... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Locate type food: Carefull listing of foods that may cause this effect. Especially citric acids.
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Probably not: How know iron low? Blood test would identify and iron replacement easy. Generally eyelashes don't fall out. Do have skin condition like rosacea or seb... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Back pain left side: Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus l... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Hemmoroids: These are veins. Internal plexus above rectum with no sensation. They will bleed brite red, no pain. External ones clot and hurt and at times we do in... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Vertigo: This doesn't sound good do u know difference between vertigo- drunk sensation and light headed. You need medical checkup on blood pressure and cardiov... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Tendon: Tendons attach muscles to bone. So, depends if partial tear or calcification or tendinosis( previous tendinitis that has healed in irregular pattern w... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Cyst: If it is a true cyst and diagnosis is correct only simple surgical removal is treatment. If it is inflamed, red, may be infected on skin, an rx topica... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Chest: 1-esophagus and heart are on same sympathetic circuit. Angina or heart burn can be same discomfort, 2-chest wall where cartilage rib attaches to breas... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Disk: Dont mention which part spine. A disc is an hydraulic unit to distribute pressure. Many people have bulges which is not a ruptured disk. They are a co... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Leg: There is condition called meralgia paresthetica which involves femoral nerve which is above sciatic nerve from upper lumbar region. Nerves can be impi... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Rice: Very simple rice is constipating. For health reasons recomment brown rice which is healthier. Often used in diets for diarrhea.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Asthma: Don't know ur medical condition or history but if you do have true diagnosis asthma, the lungs remodel over the years causing chronic irreversible cha... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Asthma: Several methods. Nebulizer with mask on face, subcutaneous injections ie terbutaline or in severe cases iav. Really should ask dr. And depends on seve... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Water: The healthiest is pure water. Tap water may contain contaminants, chemicals and if comes from well or city town source. Can have it tested. Simple - b... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Dust mites.: Did consult physician? A good heap filter in room is good start. There are other measures not too effective as mites live rugs, mattresses, etc. Poop ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Ear. There are but: But like all medical conditions need diagnosis in order to treat accurately. Is it in the ear canal, behind ear drum, and on rare occasion in inner ea... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Tums (calcium carbonate): First it is calcium carbonate. With food it is antacid. On empty stomach w/o food can act as cheap calcium supplement. But he may have chewing disorde... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Face: Tjis is scant description. First what is your skin color. Are these patches? Consult dr. About melasma which can occur with pregnancy, excess sun ligh... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Rash: May represent several things from seborheic dermatitis to rosacea to skin sensitivity or contact dermatitis due makeup. Yes see physician. Can't make ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Infection.: Was a urine culture done with culture to identify organism and sensitivity to determine what antibiotics best. Common treatments are ciprofloxin, sulf... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Snot: Body produces up pint more mucous day as protective mechanism. When becomes thick- tacky causes congestion nose throat. Saline1/2 tsp salt to 8oz wate... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Legs: Details, please. Age, medical conditions- varicose veins, hypertension diabetes, smoker, evidence peripheral vascular disease, cholesterol problems. S... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Constipation: Diet, water intake hydration, irritable bowel syndrome with constipation or slow transit constipation can be problem. Need details of history to deter... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Fear: Your fear is warranted. Seek immediate medical evaluation. I could give list of ifs but nothing beats professional exam evaluation and treatment.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Ear: How do u know it's fungus? 1) need exam ear.2) more detail. Yes monilia is common invader canal whenever ph or acidity is changed- ie shampoo. Safe me... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Colon: Perhaps need colonoscopy to make diagnosis. Meanwhile could add probiotics like alwign and culturrelle. Eat greek style yogurt, adding blueberries- ex... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine 52 years experience
Rib torsion.: Lie down face up. Have friend compress your chest at sternum with downward pressure. See if reproduces pain. Also when experience it try locate it an... Read More

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May 22, 2013
Very experienced and dedicated. Cares about his patients. Have worked with him in the past with great results. Good Dr. Good guy!
Mar 19, 2015
Great Doc!!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bayer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I have a lot of friends who fight professionally and I have seen them mentally deteriorate over the years that's why I wanna raise awareness
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I've been to my pop many times and he doesn't even examine me. The vertigo began after an accident
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Trigger, not sure. Went for a walk and had one, have been having back / neck stiffness. Just trying to find relief. Lately can't do anything

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Harrisburg, PA - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Harrisburg, PA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Harrisburg, PA - Winter
2013
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