Dr. Bert Bergland

Family Medicine
Weskan, KS
49 years experience male

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Bio

Experienced in family practice, emergency medicine and worker's compensation issues, I have practiced medicine since 1975.

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Family Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Licenses

United States: Colorado, Hawaii

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

63 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Leg problem: This problem is most likely neurological and related to your husband's back (disk) issue. I assume you have discussed this with the surgeon. If not,... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Salty taste: Probably of no concern if you have no other symptoms. However, it is possible you could have infection in one of the deeper sinuses that causes drain... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Side Pain: You did not provide enough information to permit a well-considered answer. This could be a minor or serious problem and is best managed by your perso... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Autism: What sorts of "problem with her legs?" and how old is your daughter? I am not convinced that autism and leg problems can be associated. I would see... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Blisters: Need more details. The photo you sent is not available to me for whatever reason. However, it is wise to see your own doctor, as this could be any n... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Cramps: It would be wise to have your electrolytes checked as on occasion muscle cramps can be related to low calcium or potassium levels. Also, sometimes, v... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Hip pain: Need to know a lot more information, such as additional symptoms, numbness in legs, back pain, type of pain (sharp, dull, aching, throbbing, constant,... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Flu and rash: Rashes are not uncommon accompanying influenza, particularly in children. However, many childhood disease also present with rashes, and one called "... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Side effects: There are a number of side effects to any drug, and this is no exception. If you feel you are having a side effect issue, call your doctor or pharmac... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Vagisil: Vagisil is an otc (over the counter) preparation only, and has no antifungal medication in it, so it won't "treat" a yeast infection. It is a mild to... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Blood: Call your doctor. It is probably not significant and can signify something as normal as the release of a mucus plug. However, any blood in late preg... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
No bandage: Should not be a problem, as infections in the face are actually fairly rare. Keep it clean and dry and it should heal without problems. Call the sur... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Herpes: There are various forms of herpes. Were you told what form it is? There is of course, genital herpes which is considered an STD. Then there is herp... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Breast lump: While breast cancer at your age is rare, it is not impossible. See a doctor ASAP and have the lump further evaluated.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Blood sugar: If you have no symptoms as a consequence of the low sugar, it is likely of no concern. However, if you are diabetic and using insulin or oral agents,... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
OOPS: Do a pregnancy test. Most likely cause of a missed period...pregnancy! If it is negative, see your doctor. If it's positive, congratulations I pres... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Ear pain: Not clear as to whether it is your external ear or inside the ear canal. If external pain to touch with redness and swelling, concern about an infect... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Cough: You should always worry about a cough. The questions is how worried. If this is the aftermath of a mild viral infection (tracheitis or bronchitis) a... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Spotting: Could be; your timing was just about right. An hpt will be in order soon, especially if you miss your next menses.
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A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Sinusitis: Sinusitis is simply infection in the facial sinuses. Chronic sinusitis is infection that lasts more than 4-12 weeks despite treatment. It is often v... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
EtG test: Probably not. However, the test is highly unreliable and is associated with so many false positives from so many common household products that a pos... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Cyst: These are generally benign and of no particular consequence. They should be followed every 6-12 months for a year or so and if they do not show chang... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Muscle pain: Really wouldn't worry too much given your young age. If it lasts for more than a couple of days, or if other symptoms develop such as other muscles b... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Pelvic pain: At your age, you should pursue this, probably with a second opinion. It isn't clear exactly where you have pain. I would discourage chronic use of "... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Frequent periods: Sounds as if it is time to see your doctor for a more thorough exam. Hope that helps.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Leg pain: Could be a number of things. More information is necessary, but it is best you see your doctor. If you have pain in the calf of the leg, swelling or... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Staph infection: I assume a culture was obtained and antibiotic sensitivities in progress? The greatest concern is that the Doxycycline is not effective. If so, a ch... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
TB: Yes. However, it can and should be properly treated. It is also a reportable disease in all states, and help can be obtained through your local publ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Locking knee: Sounds like a condition known as chondromalacia or if you have had a knee injury in the past it could be due to a meniscal tear. Locking of the knee... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
PCOS: Have you had the lab tests for pcos? Estrogen levels, fsh levels, etc? Sounds as if you might need to see your gyn doc or an endocrinologist for t... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Inhaled flu vaccine: Very unlikely. While ALL immunizations may have certain side effects, they are rare, indeed. The flu is likely more dangerous than any potential sid... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Penis Pain: Sounds like it might be a venereal disease and requires evaluation and treatment. Do not engage in any sexual activity until you are seen and treated... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Constipation: Pellet-like stools with mucous sound pretty much like simple constipation. It is not the character of the stools so much as the reason you, at your a... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Pain: Your comments are too vague to be helpful. However, with these symptoms, you need to be seen by a doctor ASAP.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Hyperglycemia: Unless you are diabetic having "symptoms or hyperglycemia" would be unusual. Unless your blood sugars are remarkably high, says over 300, it is not l... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Leg lump: If it is tender to touch, you may have a blood clot in your vein. You should see your doctor immediately or go to the ER to make sure it is NOT a blo... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Bleeding: While at your age it is likely not anything serious, the possibility of a cervical lesion/dysplasia or infection exists. You need to see your doctor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Nodes: What you feel is most likely an enlarged lymph node. These filter infection from the lower extremities. If it is tender, it is likely due to some so... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Dermatitis: Sounds like a chemical dermatitis which if untreated will heal in a week to 10 days.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Rollerblading: Once healed, through physical therapy post-op and cleared by your surgeon, there should be no reason you cannot return to rollerblading. Just don't f... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Codeine: Very unlikely codeine would cause such cardiac issues. Overdose might result in secondary cardiac issues, but these would likely be acute. Right atr... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Cervix softening: I presume you mean you are 35 weeks pregnant? If so, the softening cervix means your body (uterus) is preparing for the birth process and labor could... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Bleeding: Usually nothing as long as it hasn't persisted and has become on heavier. It is time you saw your OB doc, however, for your initial OB evaluation, to... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Likely no concern: What you are describing sounds much like what are called bartholin's cysts. They are generally not of serious concern, but may become infected or fil... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Fibroid vs. fetus: While doctors do make mistakes, this one would be highly unlikely. While other things might be mistaken for a fibroid, a fetus is so characteristic i... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Ring worm: Ring worm is a skin fungal infection and has nothing to do with "worms." The medication has not had enough time to work. Give it a couple of more da... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Bartholin's Cyst: You may have an infected Bartholin's cyst that requires antibiotic treatment and possibly surgical drainage. See your doctor.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Back pain: Perhaps the problem is something called acute (or chronic) sacroiliitis, an inflammation of the sacroiliac joint. While not serious it can certainly ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Usually viral: While a number of things can cause such symptoms, the most likely cause would be a viral infection. Strep might be a consideration, as well. Check i... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Tight neck: Could be any number of causes, and i would need much more info to clarify what the problem is. I suggest you call your personal doctor and discuss in... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Bergland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bergland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I will get that checked up, I want to be able to conceive I am young.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Possibly. Dry mouth, increased thirst and urination, and nausea.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for a speedy reply. :-)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 1974MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Colorado Springs, CO - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Third Place, Colorado Springs, CO - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Colorado Springs, CO - Winter
2013
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