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Dr. Leroy Kareus

Family Medicine
Scottsdale, AZ
52 years experience male

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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24 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Bleeding Is The Peri: Bleeding is your period. Your perios is prolomged. No such thing as bleeding before you period.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Keep up with mammos: Stable cysts and lumps suggest a good prognosis. If not enlarging or if the cluster of calcifications is not suspicious, careful follow-up is the way ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
NO NO NO NO: Don't worry about what makes him sick. Keep yourself healthy for the prenatal health of your unborn child.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
See your physician: If you truely have colon cancer you are on the right track by having a colonosopy. It does not sound like you have that diagnosis as yet. Your anxiety... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Don't worry about it: It is much more important to have a good quality of living. I do not think eating something you enjoy, is going to do much to affect your choleterol.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
YES: If you do not recall anything that could have caused this, it is time to see your primary care physician. There are so many possible yhings that can c... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
See a doctor.: In the area you mentioned, it could be a parotid gland problem. At your age it could be a blocked salivary duct. It could also be something more serio... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Neither !!!!!!!!!!!!: Recommend for what? If you have some type of medical condition that a choice of those two are the only two possibilities, then you need to speak to so... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Yes: There should be no reason to avoid taking an iron supplement while on oral contraceptives. Many oral contraceptives include iron in the tablet.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Treat it: If acid reflux causes enogh symptoms to affect a comfortable daily eating pattern, then is should be treated. If you try over the counter treatment an... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Doubt related: This is probably not an issue to worry about. If some of the sera is tasted it was from your blood stream, not due to acid reflux.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Make sure not cancer: See physician first to make sure it is not a skin cancer. Sometimes the worst appearing lesion may not be a cancer. Dark spots depending on appearance... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
That makes no sense.: It could be a dermatological problem or indication of some systemic situation, get it looked at. I do not like the answer you were given. See a dermat... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
IBS: It sounds like an irritable bowel syndrome that often times is simply treated. As long as there are not other things such as blood in your stool, see ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
An Infection: It sounds like you caught a bug. Starting with upper GI problems progrssing to lower GI problems(diarrhea). Give it time. It more than likely will re... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Treat infection: Call the doctor who has treated you in the past to see if you can get medication to treat the infection and in turn the pain the should go away. You s... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Soon: If you inadvertantly took two b.C. Pills in one day, you may be nauseated, but hopefully you will not do it again. The nausea should wear off by 24 ho... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
See youy Doc: Obviously this could be a simple problem that may go away on its own, such as a cyst. It also could be something far more serious as a malignant tumor... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
It may be normal.: It may be normal since it sounds like you have continued to ambulate on it. It may have improved quicker if you had rested it. Obviously, most people... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
MRSA ?: I assume you mean mrse, or methicillin resistant staph aureus. If you have an infection due to this, you need treatmenrt. Must see your physician.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Sphincture failure: The failure of the sphincture at the bottom of the esophagus to prevent the return of food, acid, and liquid in the stomach from come back into the es... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
See Urologist: If you are asking about inability to empty bladder completely or have incontinence, than you should see a urologist who can test your bladder's funct... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Meds may help.: There are some meds that may help to provide an incresed muscle tone to the bladder. Get a second opinion.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leroy Kareus
52 years experience
Yes: Yes it can. People who eat fast often swallow air in the process which then can cause belching and excess gas. This also promotes more symptoms of aci... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kareus is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kareus is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Yes i haven't rested it that much. I am working and on my feet all day.
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Thanks I appreciate you taking the time to answer my problem feel alot better now.
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I sincerely appreciate, you time and effort. Enjoy

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Des Moines University Of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated 1970MD

Awards

Top Family Physician, First Place, Phoenix, AZ - Winter
2013
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