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Dr. Gary Beach

Family Medicine
Round Rock, TX
41 years experience male

Locations

Office

Round Rock, TX

Address

Austin Regional Clinic, 940 Hesters Crossing, Round Rock, TX, US
Directions

Insurances accepted

American States Insurance Company

Aetna

About

Bio

I have a patient centered practice. I consider myself as an advisor and counselor. My responsibility to my patient is to find all problems that may interfere with the ideal health of my patient. I may use specialist, and all other tools available to helme advise my patient of all their options re

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

156 Answers
134 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Emergency situation?: You may be experiencing simple anxiety related to a caustic chemical (vistaril, phenergan, (promethazine) may cause this.) i recommend an emergency r... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Hormonal changes: Many women have irregular, dysfunctional, vaginal bleeding. If you are trying to become pregnant you should see your doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
See your Doctor: Obstruction in a gland, such as a stone in the parotid duct will produce acute and temporary swelling, you should see your doctor.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Perhaps: Although there are not good objective studies supporting the use of Aspirin at this age for women (men over the age of 45 seem to have fewer heart att... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Yes: These are common side effects of laxatives. If this does not resolve over the next day or two you will need to see your doctor.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Yes: This is described as "fecal-oral" transmission. You can have the virus on your hand, and touch your hand to your mouth, or eat contaminated food.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Usually nothing: But because both medication treat symptoms through the same mechanisms, additive beneficial effects are less likely, and potential side effects (like ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Hormonal?: This may be the result of hormonal changes. If you are having increased frequency of urination you need evaluation by your physician. But if not fou... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Hematuria: Blood in uring always needs work up. See your doctor to discuss. Is blood present in your ejaculate? This is usually a benign condition, but should... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Possibly nothing: If you have other signs of pregnancy (morning sickness, etc) or pain, should see your doctor.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Weight training: The ideal weight gain in generally healthy people (without thyroiod or other metabolic problems) is muscle/bone weight gain, not gain of fat. When pa... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Blood clot?: When blood clots and drys on a tampon it may look like tissue. Discuss with your doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Yes: The GI tract is in a sense frequently paralysed temporarily following abdominal surgery, use of many types of medications, and following GI infections... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
FOLLOW UP REQUIRED: Swollen lymph nodes may mean significant problems, but the majority of time this may simply be the result of a viral infection. Mononucleosis results... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Yes: This is indicated for respiratory conditions that cause constriction or wheezing in the airways, dose is generally 0.63-2.5 mg through nebulizer.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Pelvic infection?: You are describing a vaginitis, possible pelvic inflamatory disease. See your doctor, this may be a significant infection caused by std that requires... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Pregnancy?: This may mean nothing at all, but a pregnancy test should be repeated.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Certainly : Think of an odor as a chemical, like paint, that will stick to skin just like paint. In this way the odor that comes from skunk will stick to the ski... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Cause?: There are many causes for lower abdominal or pelvic pain, including ovarian, intestinal, bladder causes. This should be reported to your doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Unknown: Further information required: what muscles? How long has this been going on? What helps? What medications are you on? History of potassium deficien... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Cardiac ct for ca#: Chest ct for calcium count is unfortunately not paid for by most insurance companies, but is underutilized and can be quite valuable in determining va... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Stop estradiol: Estrogens should not be taken during pregnancy, or if attempting to become pregnant. These hormones are taken up by the fetus, and may cause fetal an... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Simple age: Age, weight loss, sun damage, and cigarette smoking all may account for the loss of connective tissue that describe your condition. If these changes ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Consider prophylaxis: Patients with frequent migraine headaches should be evaluated for prophylaxis. See your physician.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Doubtful: Although breast pain is a common symptom, I am unaware of unilateral breast changes you describe are a sign of pregnancy. You should always see a doc... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
TMJ: Consider TMJ (tempro mandibular joint syndrome, ddd cervical spine, herniated cervical disc -you should see your physician for definitive evaluation a... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Question not clear: Though your question is not clear, I have some information for you. The combination of medications was effective for your condition. Though not appr... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Need more info: Different types of treatment are indicated for different stages of this disease. Very early disease is treated with only surgery. If more advanced, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Yes: Tan usually begins to fade after a few days, if sunlight is avoided. People who are exposed regularly to sun are at risk for the development of skin ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Blood: This sounds like early onset of menses, and represents the first few drops of uterine bleeding. This can be normal.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Normal blood pressur: Discuss these other issue with your physician, who has access to your records, including additional b/p recordings and the results of fasting lipid pr... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Serous otitis: Frequently the resolution of infected middle ears (otitis media) involves a prolonged period of 1 - 2 weeks of persistent sterile fluid within the mid... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Yes: And depending on how much discomfort, and how long this has gone on, you should see a doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Severe cramping: In the short term possible intense abdominal pain; in the long term, habituation and the need for more and more medication.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Lymph nodes?: Lymph nodes are commonly found in the groin, and usually mean nothing. If painful, or enlarging, you should see your doctor.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Qualified yes: If the protein bars replace a meal, and you have to watch the calorie intake. If you are a diabetic you need to be careful of the sugar intake as wel... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Intense: Intense physical exercise, at least 20 - 30 min 5 days a week can go a long way toward stress control.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Possibly: It is difficult to say without knowing what is causing your back pain. Stretching is an important aspect to many back rehab programs, and may help. ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Yes: Warm liquids will artificially warm the mouth, and if an oral temperature is taken the temperature will be artificially elevated.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Form of Pedi Skin TB: Primary complex is a rare form of pediatric tb, that is not transferable among children. The child must be exposed to TB by an adult, then develops p... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
If indicated: Low risk (no symptoms, no significant family history of colon cancer): 50 y/o, every 10 years.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Yes: But only if the ear drum has been ruptured, or if you have tubes through your ear drum to drain fluid, and drain fluid so you can hear.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Crunches: Crunches (partial sit-ups).
A female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Yes: The cause is indirect, but real. Chronic use of minocen can result in the overgrowth of drug resistant abcesses, frequently staph.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Constipation: The more you come to depend on laxitives, the more you will feel the need for laxitives.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Amenorrhea?: It is not entirely clear what you are asking. One of the main effects of quarterly Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is amenorrhea -no menses.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Douche may help: If you have no pelvic or vaginal pain, and have a new odor, over the counter preparations such as iodine medicated douche may help. If you have any p... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Harris-benedict form: Men BMR = 66.4730 + (13.7516 x weight in kg) + (5.0033 x height in cm) – (6.7550 x age in years) women BMR = 655.0955 + (9.5634 x weight in kg) + (1... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Beach
41 years experience
Add flavor yourself: Try using vanilla flavor whey protein shake, and add your own flavor (mio mango peach flavoring is excellent). Also you can mix the protein supplemen... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Beach is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Beach is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Although i went to hospital my blood sample was taken and there was nothing wrong with my blood i thnk ths has to do with obesity
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I don't have fever but every time I go to doctors they are telling me I have bppv, did chest x ray today and is normal
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I will do that. Appreciate it. Does that have to do with my sinuses being all stuffed too?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Austin, TX - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Austin, TX - Winter
2013
Top Family Physician, Third Place, Texas - Winter
2013
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