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Dr. William Mitchell

Pathology
Nashville, TN
62 years experience male

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Research in Molecular Pathology including HIV/AIDS, Cancer diagnostics by Next Generation Sequencing, Chlamydophyla pneumoniae pathogenesis, Chronic fatigue syndrome pathogenesis and therapeutics, TLR mechanisms of action. Clinical Laboratory management.

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Pathology

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English

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21 Answers
4 Agrees
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A male asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Acute infection: The first antibody to respond to a new infection is igm. It will covert to an igg.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Not fasting: Most likely blood was drawn after a meal.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Unknown: Go to school, obtain your md and phd and begin a research career jn brain cancer. Who knows if you find a definitive cause, you may wind up on the sho... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
See a dermatologist: Could be tinea versicola based on length and brief description. If tinea versicola, it can be treated with topical ketoconazole or selsun.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Ear: If persists and associated with equilibrium problems, see an ENT specialist.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Rapid change is possibly do to bleeding into mole from trauma. If it does not resolve in a week back to original appearance, see a dermatologist to ru... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
If the shop is licensed with inspections, a blood related disease resulting is unlikely since sterilization of tools is generally a mandatory requirem... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Unlikely: Diane 35 is a drug used for severe acne and has been used to prevent pregnancy. It can cause blood clots with severe consequences. It is unlikely to c... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Normal: Increased number of mast cells with unremarkable mucosal morphology associated with chronic diarrhea if untreated. This a relatively new GI diagnostic... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Multiple causes: With a normal TSH it is not hypothyroidism. You may have increased levels of testosterone and a derivative, dihydrotestosterone. At age 23 you may be ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Yes- be concerned: PSA over 4 ng/ml is abnormal. The range from 4-10 may be caused by benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) or prostatitis. See a urologist.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Losartan and HCTZ are drugs to reduce blood pressure and have no association with PSA. Elevated PSA may be the result of prostatitis, prostatic hypert... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Not elective surgery: 5 gms/dl of hemoglobin is a dangerously low level treated with transfusion. Oral iron can be used if there is no source known for blood loss. You need... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Unlikely: Stop smoking and after 5 years you will reduce your lifetime risk for lung cancer to close to never smoking.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Unlikely: Should be detected by culture during an active infection if the collection and transport to the lab followed protocol.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
No: Employment drug screens are unlikely to detect beta blockers. They can be detected if specifically looked for.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Need specialized aid: Grade iii astrocytoma is also called anaplastic astrocytoma. Symptoms will depend on location and rate of growth. Most typical symptoms will be headac... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Elevated RF with symptoms suggests an autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis. Your primary care physician or a rheumatology specialist can pr... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Yes: Proteinuria indicates kidney damage due to your diabetes. You need to monitor blood glucose with medication to keep blood glucose as close to normal a... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Lab error: An HDL of 15 is unlikely.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Mitchell
62 years experience
Unlikely: Cancer of the duodenum is rare.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mitchell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mitchell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I'm about to repeat the test. Another test ordered is ascorbic acid.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for your time
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1960MD
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