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Dr. Gary Pitts

Family Medicine
Milford, IN
29 years experience male

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Many possibilities: The pulse is not going to be different in the neck from anywhere else in the body, but it may be more noticeable to you there. The pulse can race for... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Usually none: At 26 it would be highly unusual to have any symptoms, but if you do they would usually be related to damage to organs such as the heart or brain. A ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Many possibilities: Could be a cyst, such as a ganglion cyst, which are often asymptomatic. Could also be a skin cyst such as a sebaceous cyst, but without looking at it... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Only surgery works: Unfortunately the apron is caused by the innermost layer of skin, the dermis, actually enlarging, so after weight loss the skin has emptied out but th... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Do test when late: You will want to repeat the pregnancy test if your period doesn't come at the expected time. The test works by measuring the amount of a hormone in y... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Many possibilities: Because this pain has been going on for many months it really should be checked out by a doctor. While it could be a typical back pain i don't like t... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
It doesn't matter mu: The Aspirin actually works for a total of about 3 days so it doesn't really matter if you take it morning or night, as long as you take it every day.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Sebacious cyst: This is likely a sebacious cyst and can usually be excised in your family doctor's office. While you can get rid of the infection temporarily it'll m... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
March 19: If you were 7 weeks and 3 days on 4/26 then your last menstrual period should have begun on 3/5 and your date of conception would have been 14 days la... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
See a doctor: This could be old blood from breakthrough bleeding but this is not a normal discharge and should be checked out by your doctor.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Tan skin lesions: Literally french for "coffee with milk" these spots look like irregularly shaped large flat light tan moles. Their significance increases if you hav... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Multiple symptoms: Lpr or laryngopharyngeal reflux disease is caused by acid travelling all the way up to the throat. Often you will feel like there is a ball in the ba... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Hymen = hymenal ring: The hymen and hymenal ring are synonymous so it isn't possible to have one be broken and the other intact.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
L leaky heart valve.: The tricuspid valve controls blood from the upper right chamber to the lower right chamber of your heart. It's supposed to be a one-way flow, but whe... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
No it's not too bad: While 135 is usually considered the lower limits of normal, a 132 shouldn't be symptomatic. Having said that, you want to track down and find out why... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Variable: When girls start having periods they can be very irregular for the first 1 to 2 years.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Not likely: It's unlikely that the polyp will cause a miscarriage as they are usually small, but your doctor needs to check to be certain it's the cause of the bl... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Fruit and vegetables: Humans pick up the majority of our nutrients from fresh fruits, leafy greens, and vegetables. These are all great to put in to the diet to help us ma... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Diagnostic changes: An elimination diet is used to identify sources of symptoms caused by food. Food allergies can be hard to track down and cover a wide spectrum of sym... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Depends on the cause: By bilious we usually mean symptoms pertaining to bile, which could be gallbladder problems. The best solution for it is to remove the gallbladder bu... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Yes: The same process that fills up the middle ear can cause changes that lead to vertigo in the inner ear.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
White bloodcell type: There are several different types of white blood cells. Eosinophils are the type that are often associated with allergies or allergic responses. The... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Many possibilities: They range from allergies and asthma to smoking damage (COPD) and could also encompass infections, bacterial, viral, and fungal. There are even some ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Counseling: While many men will be attracted to this type of material it can reach the level of addiction which would be an issue for a trained counselor. While ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
29 years experience
Very possible: The Depo-Provera shot is only good for 3 months.

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HealthTap member
Apr 14, 2013
Dr. Pitts and his NP staff are the greatest! I'd highly recommend any of them. Very caring and considerate.
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pitts is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pitts is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! It was very helpful. I've had a mitral valve replacement 13 months ago so I wascconcerns.
HealthTap member
Thanks so much! I have almost all of those symptoms (vocal ones too!)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Wow

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
Graduated 1993MD

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, South Bend, IN - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, South Bend, IN - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, South Bend, IN - Winter
2013
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