Dr. John Bodell

General Surgery
Eugene, OR
52 years experience male

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JOHN E Bodell DO

Eugene, OR

Address

1290 C Goodpasture Island Rd, Eugene, OR
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General Surgery

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Languages spoken

English

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360 Answers
624 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
No.: The enlargement may give that appearance. If you do measure size. You could consider a reduction of the areolar region. This can be completed under lo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
This is not unusual. I would monitor your activity through additional cycle. This may be the start of menopause. Follow with your PCP for follow up... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
I think that you are going thru a normal recovery. Your symptoms are not unusual.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Moisturizers/facial : Nutrigena healthy Skin and Infinite Aloe skin care are good moisturizing topicals. Use daily. Face exercise by pursing lips and blowing out 4-5 time... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Requires a thorough : The tonsils usually decrease in size by 31 unless you have frequent infections. I would have an exam of lymph nodes and salivary glands. A swallow s... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Your symptoms suggest that you may have gastritis or gall bladder disease. I would consider that you eat slowly, avoid talking cease you may be air ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Consult friends.: Asking your friends is a good way to start. You can consult your local medical societies and hospitals. Ask for a biography when you schedule an app... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Not at risk.: HIV is an unusual disease and not contracted from meat at a butcher shop. I would keep your wound treated by clean washing hands and apply a band aid... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Sore throat : This suggests a possible virus irritation. You need to be evaluated for your symptoms. You could gargle with warm salt water at least daily which ma... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
It appears that they want to confirm that your treatment was successful and ensure that you are in good health.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Yes you should be OK and at the dose of Zoloft, youhave probably been on this for some time that you can still take it,
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Stress,anxiety, and lack of sound sleep can producwe these concerns. I would consider some meditation thoughts. Discuss these feelings with your PCP... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Classify pain: Prior to beginning medication. I would consider the severity, duration, activity and type of pain. Use of a scrotal support could be of assistance. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Your symptoms sound like an irritation of the urethra, I would suggest cranberry juice to relieve you irritation and increase your water intake. Fol... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Check with PCP: Stay healthy with eating, hydration, avoid face touching, wash hands frequently and wear your mask. You can check with the local health department for... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Throat culture.: If a culture confirms that this Strep this will usually come with a sensitivity report. Strep usually respond to a 10 day course of penicillin, Your... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Continue monitoring: I agree that you should continue to be active. I would elevate your legs above your hear level when at rest. You might consider the use of support s... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Yes. You follow the advice of your PCP. Your enlarged lymph nodes are an indication that they are responding to infection.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Continue with the DMSO and apply warm heat to the upper, posterior back region. Nasacort and increased hydration should help your voice.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Probably not unless the lubricant is injected into the penis, this could lead to an infection.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Treat as a cold.: Your symptoms are like a upper respiratory infection. Most colds are viral and not treated with antibiotics. Increase hydration, healthy eating, ple... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Warranted concern. : It is good that you are being closely followed. I would suggest that you avoid intercourse at this time. Watch for any vaginal bleeding. Since you ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Stay healthy.: I would use throat lozenges and increase hydration. You could gargle with warm slat water.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Stopping side effect: The Allegra dose may lead to effects of itching, swelling of tongue, lips, difficulty breathing, and difficulty swallowing. I would believe that you a... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
I would suggest that you treat her symptoms with increased hydration, possibly a bedside humidifier and your could use Nasacort.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Many causes.: The most obvious would be pregnancy. An early menopause may begin with a missed menses. flow. You may not be mentally stressed, but your body may b... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Probable allergies.: A thorough evaluation by their PCP should be able to assist, diagnose and treat the problem.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Contact dermatitis.: This type of rash is common if you have large breasts and especially if you perspire and the area stays moist. You need to look at the washing deterg... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
I believe that is possible. An abruption is usually due to a faulty implantation of the placenta ln the uterus. Your PCP should follow your conditio... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Probably not.: A hiatal hernia usually caused gastric reflux. Try to eat a balanced diet. The dizziness may be related to eating too much carbohydrates. Allow you... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Most hernias do not cause pain unless associated with a strain. You should stand in front of a mirror, naked and see if you have fullness in the groi... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Probably not. The oral thrush, a cold sore are related to lack of resistance or poor immune response. Try to stay healthy by rest, healthy eating, h... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Yes. I would use some topical to keep the lesion moist while it heals Follow up with your PCP or a dermatologist.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Probably Not. The lifespan of sperm is very limited. If sperm is placed in a warm moist environment, it has a chance to survive. Fertilization usu... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Your feelings and symptoms are not unusual. Stress can create this anxiety after a miscarriage. I would increase your hydration and add some roughag... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Suggest that you have an exam with your PCP.. This should not cause an infection.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
I would advise you to eat healthy, get plenty of rest, hydrate yourself and proper exercise. Your current symptoms should subside.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
No. You should check with your PCP for follow up if pregnancy is a concern.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
I believe this is not a malignant mass. What you are describing sound like a mass in the epididymis. This most likely is a cyst, but you need a thor... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
No I would not expect any difficulty or damage to the vasectomy. I would expect that you are due for a sperm count. Consult with the person that did... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Usually 1 week.: After checking with your PCP, I would suggest that she needs to avoid touching her eyelid. She should avoid putting aby lotions or eyelid solutions o... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Check Diet.: Pain from a hiatal hernia usually is radiated to your shoulder. If you have reflux after eating, I would suggest sitting up for about 4 hours after e... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Probably not. I would watch for changes in your health. Continue to remain hydrated and eat healthy.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Consider pyrones : I would suggest that you consult your family physician or a urologist. If there are not plaques below the skin surface, this may not be the concern. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
No you should be OK to ejaculate. Be gentle as you just had surgery. You really do not run any risks.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Need PCP exam.: What you are describing most likely is a fistula from inside you anus. You could have a small skin cyst that would provide the same symptoms. A good... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Need sinus exam.: It appears that your sinus may be infected. This can affect balance, change in smell and may not draining. I would have a thorough exam with your PC... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Assume covid.: You should consider yourself as having Covid-19 until you can be tested. Wear a mask, wash hands frequently, drinks lots of liquids and follow up wi... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Continue your meds.: As you are aware that the 1st trimester in pregnancy are important to stay as healthy as possible. I would try to get as much rest as possible, eat h... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 52 years experience
Probably anxiety and fatigue. Costochondritis would cause discomfort by pressing on your sternum and to the side near the rib attachment.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bodell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bodell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I will start a food diary today and post it in a couple days
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Very good morning Dr. Bodell! Thank you very much for the information!
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thank you! have had a pulse there for a while,my veins there stick out

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

KCOM
Graduated 1971MD

Residency

Detroit Osteopathic hospital Corporation

Awards

Top General Surgeon , Second Place, Michigan - Winter
2013
Top General Surgeon , Third Place, Michigan - Summer
2013
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Affiliations

AOA, MOA
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