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Dr. Hugh Pabarue

Internal Medicine
West Bloomfield, MI
22 years experience male

Locations

Metro Vein Centers

West Bloomfield, MI

Address

7125 Orchard Lake Rd, Suite 120, West Bloomfield, MI, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Blue Care Network of Michigan

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Cigna

Medicare

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

William Beaumont Hospital

Royal Oak, MI

St John Medical Center Macomb Township Emergency & Urgent Care

Macomb Twp, MI

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Pediatrics

Phlebology

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Doctor Q&A

42 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Plan B: Plan b may can cause you to delay your period. You may want to see your obgyn or primary care provider who can do an in depth menstrual history and, ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Absolutely: You should go see your gp. They may be able to determine the cause of your diarrhea. Although most cases are due to infection, there are other causes ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Soft skin: It is important to use a moisturizer immediately after you shower/bathe. Depending on how dry your skin is, once or twice a day application should wor... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Liver enzymes: Sometimes this can be due to gallbladder problems/stones. It is common in women 20s-40s, especially if they are overweight. There is also fatty liver ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Bowels: Variations in bowel movements can occur as a normal phenomenon based on diet. If you had symptoms associated with it such as cramping/abdominal pain, ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Vein Stripping: Vein stripping is a surgery that requires general anesthesia. Several incisions are made along the length of the vein to remove pieces of it, not allo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
6 Aspirins: Taking 6 aspirin tablets at one time is not good for a few reasons. It can thin your blood causing you to bleed easier. It can cause significant irrit... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Vomiting: It is not normal to vomit food you ate 9 hours ago. Normally, your stomach should be empty by 2 hours if not sooner. There can be a few reasons why yo... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Erectile Dysfunction: I would suggest getting a complete physical with blood work. It is important to find out if there are physical or emotional reasons for erectile dysfu... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
First Response: I would suggest making an appointment with your doctor to have yourself tested. Sometimes you may have low levels of the hormone tested in your urine ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Belly Button Pain: It could be a superficial infection to something more involved, depending on how deep the pain is. Bladder or bowel (colon and appendix) are possibili... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Cocoa: Cocoa during pregnancy, for the most part, is ok if taken in moderation. Cocoa tends to have a small amount of caffeine, which can cross the placenta ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Possible to get preg: The chances of getting pregnant are affected by many different factors. It can be affected by sperm count, cervical mucous, time of exposure to semen,... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Don't wait. Go in: I would not wait to get this taken care of by your doctor. It sounds like you have an infection. Your doctor will need to determine the cause and tr... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Upper stomach ache: Upper stomach pain can be a sign of gastritis, or irritation of the lining of the stomach. This can be caused by acid overproduction, bacteria and vir... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Heart size: A borderline heart size means that your heart is on the larger side of normal. For example, if you were to rate normal heart size on a scale of 1 to ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Sore throat ; cough: One reason may be allergies. Drainage down the back of the throat, especially at night when you lay down, can cause throat irritation and soreness. Mu... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Green discharge: I would suggest getting evaluated by your OBGYN or primary care doctor. Green discharge from the nipple is not normal and needs evaluated. Causes coul... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Vein Injections: Often varicose and spider veins that you see on the surface. These are often fed by a bad, larger vein that lies below the surface that you can't see.... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Plan b is a female hormone. In some women it may cause women to spot, delay the onset of menses, or skip it altogether. Your period will likely come... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Brown discharge?: It might not be a bad idea to see your doctor just to examine you and get a more detailed menstrual history. From there, the cause of your symptoms m... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
It's possible: You can be pregnant, especially if you are not using any other form of birth control. The depoprovera shot is usually given every 3 months. If it has... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Reflux explained: A refluxing saphenous vein means that the vein is not working to push the blood back up toward the heart. We have valves in our veins that help push ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Air in Deltoid: Usually, this does not cause a problem. If anything, you may get pain at the sight of injection from the 'pushing' on the the surrounding tissues caus... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Prozac (fluoxetine): The usual edose for Prozac (fluoxetine) is 20 mg. However, some people do require a higher dose if only part of the desired effect is reached. In my ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Pulmonary Veins: The pulmonary veins carry blood from the lungs to the heart. It is freshly oxygenated blood which is carried to the left atrium, the left ventricle, ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
High blood pressure: Absolutely not. Millions of people have high blood pressure. An important thing to start with is modifying your lifestyle. Avoid salty foods. Work on ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Neutrophil count: I have never heard of diazepam increasing a person's neutrophil count. I would suggest getting it repeated or talking to your doctor. Usually, high ne... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Urine Issue: High levels of nitrites in your urine can be a sign that you have bacteria in your urine.The fact that you have a strange odor to your urine may indic... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Constipation: I would make sure that you are drinking enough water. Water will make your stools softer. Also, you need to increase your fiber in your diet by eating... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Lump in ear: More than likely this is a cyst. Sometimes the pores in the skin can get blocked and lead to formation of these cysts. Sometimes scrubbing the skin wi... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Whey: Whey protein seems to be absorbed well. One thing to remember is that liquid protein tends to rush through the digestive tract quicker, yielding less ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Spinal Stenosis: It depends on the person. Unfortunately, there is not a definitive answer to your question. Everyone is different. A person's activities, posture, lev... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Hormones: Plan b contains female hormone. Your hormone levels fluctuate throughout your cycle. When you take plan b, your normal cycles can be thrown off. Some ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Not 'normal', common: Sometimes after trauma to the scalp, you can get pockets of blood that collect under the skin of the scalp, called hemotomas.These can calcify as the ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Herpes: Herpes is a virus that gets in through cracks in the skin or mucus membranes. Generally, it would take a lot of saliva with virus in it for you to co... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Low Temp: This temperature is a little on the low side. It depends on the symptoms that your mom is having. Sometimes the body temperature can drop as a result ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Abnormal sensations: I sounds like you need a thorough neurologic evaluation by your gp friday. It sounds like a nerve issue of some sort. I would need more information to... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Trauma/Phys Inj: Traumatic injury is a term which refers to physical injuries of sudden onset and severity which require immediate medical attention. So, yes, trauma i... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Head Pressure: This could be a sign of eye strain. You should make sure that your glasses are the right prescription and get a formal eye exam by your ophthalmologis... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Thumb Pain: The soreness in the muscle is probably from tendonitis as a result of overuse. The repetitive motion used with your tennis stroke is the cause. You mi... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hugh Pabarue
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Skin burn: The scar can be from the acne itself. If it is red and inflammed, you can try hydrocortisone cream which will bring down any redness and may fade it. ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pabarue is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pabarue is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 28, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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Thank you. I wasn't sure if I should be overly concerned with it or no
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Thanks doc. There's just something about visiting docs with male issue
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No family history of MS, no viral infections. Only on pain relief meds

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Toledo College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL

Awards

MetroParent Magazine "Mom Approved Doc" 2011 and 2012

Affiliations

United Physicians Network
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