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Dr. Benjamin Green

Family Medicine
Seattle, WA
18 years experience male

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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17 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
May be hemorrhoids: It may be colitis, but more likely it can be caused by hemorrhoids or a fissure which are painful conditions that can be caused by constipation or rea... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
It can work well: In cases where creams are not effective, one dose of Diflucan (fluconazole) can be quite helpful. Yes there are some reports of increasing resistance... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Greek yogurt is an excellent snack and can contain 2x the amount of protein than regular yogurt. Protein, though, is just one important part of a pos... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Not necessarily: You may have sustained a mild concussion when you bumped your head. Headaches can be a symptom of post-concussion syndrome which can last for a few w... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Depends on the cause: Has your diet changed? Any recent travel? There are many reasons for irregular bowel movements, and sometimes diet changes or travel can cause this c... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Bladder infection : Cloudy urine may mean several things, though a bladder infection (UTI) can often cause cloudy urine. Vaginal infections like yeast infections, or sex... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Urgent Care first?: You may first try going to an urgent care facility (less expensive than er) which will likely have x-ray on-site. They can help you determine if ther... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes, but...: It is not uncommon to have soreness in your pelvic region following delivery. It can be particularly uncomfortable for women who had any repairs of l... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
True, but...: For e.Coli infections (i.e. Bladder infections), Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) can actually be quite effective. Bacterial vaginosis (bv)... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
May be an infection: If there is redness or a rash, this could mean that there is a yeast infection of the skin. Babies sometimes develop thrush in the mouth which mom ca... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Sometimes: In some cases, people can have persistent aches while the kidney infection is being treated. The pain should go away soon, but if it does not improve,... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes, it can be: For MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus) infections, 2 ds (double strength) tabs 2x per day are often an appropriate dose. This dose is used in ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Saline/decongestant: You might try nasal saline spray/irrigation which may help to clear out the fluid. Sometimes an oral decongestant (like sudafed) can be helpful for s... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Sort of...: I do not think suess is a doc, he added the title to make him rock. His tales are great for the big and small, reminding us that laughter can cur... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Ibuprofen may help: Ibuprofen, which is a pain reliever and anti-inflammatory medication (also called advil (ibuprofen) or motrin) can certainly help with period cramps. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: In general, flying is ok during early and mid pregnancy. During your last trimester when delivery may be close (especially weeks 30+) , it is usually... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Blue Nevus: This sounds like a blue nevus, which is usually a benign, blue-colored, mole that people may have their entire life. If it changes in size, color, or... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Green is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Green is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
Graduated 2004MD
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