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Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers

Anesthesiology
Phoenix, AZ
29 years experience

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Anesthesiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

24 Answers
8 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Do not stop: If you are on narcotics everyday it is better to stay on them. Chronic use of prescription narcotics means that you will have a tolerance to narcotic... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Multiple symptoms: A true allergic reaction involves the release of histamine which will cause hives, redness to skin, itching, swelling, possibly wheezing and at worst... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Possibly: Overdose is always a possibility when dealing with narcotics. Each person and their history are required to answer completely. If this person is chr... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
See a hematologist.: Ferritin is an indication of your iron stores. This level is elevated for your sex and age group. Causes can be many, most common acute hepatitis, i... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Get help: Do not try to wean yourself from narcotics. See a pain management doctor. There are medications that can help with the withdrawal symptoms and weani... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Need evaluation: You should be seen by your pain dr. And discuss weaning yourself off this drug. Narcan (naloxone) is temporary and can cause symptoms of acute withdr... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Yes: Gastroparesis means that your stomach emptying time is prolonged. Do you also have diabetes? It will be imperative for you to strictly follow the no... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Yes.: Use some caution because Amitriptyline can potentiate the effects of narcotics. Be sure another person is with you to check on you to make sure you r... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Variety of methods: Genital warts are viral and can be made worse with stress, illness etc... There are many treatment modalities available. The choice of therapy is de... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
No: Pregnancy causes postural changes in women that can give them back pain with or without pre existing back conditions. Epidurals are used by pain mana... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Need more info: Several questions need to be answered first...Why was your mother given this patch and for how long had she been prescribed them? Need to know mechan... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
See specialist: Find a board certified pain management specialist, preferably anesthesiologist. There are many other ways to treat pain besides narcotics. Good luck... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
No, too much Tylenol (acetaminophen): Due to the high dose of acetominophen (tylenol) this is not safe. This can damage your liver. If two is not helping seek medical care and discuss ot... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
See specialist: If you are not already under the care of a pain management specialist, you need one. Preferred provider will be a board certified anesthesiologist wh... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Ask your OB/GYN Dr.: All medications should be approved by your ob/gyn doctor when you are pregnant. These are the specialists that will know interactions with other dru... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is a narcotic: All narcotics can cause symptoms of withdrawal after cessation of use. Everything you take affects the fetus in some way. Norco is hydrocodone and a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Topical anesthetic: Anbesol contains the local anesthetic Benzocaine and will numb oral exposed nerve endings. It is recommended for people over the age of 2 only. It c... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
No: First, it is unusual at age 60 to still have menstruation... Midol has Acetaminophen in it so do not take with apap. If your age is correct you need ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Many things: This patient could be suffering from a number of problems. My recommendation is to be seen in the er as soon as possible.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Every six hours: First, you should not have an allergy to this medication. Second, you should not have a history of ulcers. Ibuprofen should always be taken with foo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merrie Anne Hamburg Eylers
29 years experience
Semi synthetic : Oxymorphone is a semi synthetic form of morphine. Comes in immediate and extended release formulas and used for chronic pain. Hydromorphone is a d... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hamburg Eylers is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hamburg Eylers is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! That is exactly why I asked because Xanax is not a treatment option. Thank you anyway.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have had several MRI's and CT Scan
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, CA
Graduated 1993MD

Awards

Top Anesthesiologist, First Place, Arizona - Winter
2013
Top Anesthesiologist, First Place, Arizona - Summer
2013
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