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Dr. Angela Walker

Addiction Medicine
Collegeville, PA
43 years experience female

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Having pursued an MPH form Columbia University School of Public Health in Epidemiology, I joined the Centers for Disease Control and conducted research on tuberculosis. I have published in several journals. I did a brief stint in the ANG and was the deputy state surgeon for Delaware.

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Addiction Medicine

Internal Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Public Health

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United States: Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

147 Answers
25 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Ignore: Do not drive while intoxicated. If going out drinking , go with friends.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Electrolyte Imbalanc: Muscle twitching could be a sign of an electrolyte imbalance. Get that checked.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Green Poop: There are dyes and food colorings in processed foods that can cause poop to become discolored. There are some foods as well. You may want to check wit... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Indigestion: Sometimes indigestion is due a condition known as heart burn. Start with your diet. Watch carbohydrates especially how they are combined with the rest... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Heart and Stress: Cardiomyopathy is not caused by stress. But stress could make the symptoms of a cardiomyopathy increase. A heart block is a disorder found in the co... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Post Viral Exanthem: I would go back and have your provider check these bumps on your chest and arms.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Side Effects BP Meds: Many of my male patients have problems with the class of beta blockers.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Best Doctors: There are plenty great hospitals in detroit. Hutzel is great so is henry ford. I would call the medical society of detroit or the state medical societ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Opiates side effects: Oxycodone is used for pain. Some people get nausea if taking on an empty stomach. Many people develop constipation after a few doses. It can make you... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Alcoholic Brain : Stop drinking alcohol immediately. Your brain has not recovered from the concussion and alcohol is making it worse. If you are getting hurt while you... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Post Abortion Period: Because you are still having periods that is a good sign. Some women report having lighter periods although regular after an abortion. So no need to ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Facial Creams: Most of these creams have a skin lightener. The best lightner would be one that does not cause rashes or other skin side effects such as dryness.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Sex and Pain: You should see a doctor who will do a pelvic an a sonogram to check.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Pain in Shoulder: See a doctor who will do exam your shoulder. He or she might do an x-ray and recommend physical therapy. Be careful with medications. Do not not take ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Weight Control: To control weight, you should pay attention to your biorythym. It is believed by eating after a certain hour at night you are likely to gain weight. ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Hair Test for Canni: No. The test is very specific for cannibis.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Common Bile Duct: If the bile duct is decreasing and has been obstructed, i would be concerned about continued obstruction which can cause inflammation and pain.
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Congatulations: I hope this award comes with cash as well as recognition for job well done. Best wishes and many more years of service to the community.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Fiber: Women need at least 25 grams of fiber per day.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Subutex for Pain: The fda has not approved subutex for pain although clinical trials suggest it may be effective for pain. Subutex is approved for the treatment of opia... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Sonogram and Kidneys: You had sonography or ultrasound of your kidneys to check for kidney disease. Your doctor will most likely go over the report with you. You have grade... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Pelvic US: There should be no free fluid in the pelvis and it does mean there is none. And no, it is best to have a result showing no free fluid.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Chemical Exposures: There is no data that suggest inhalation of these powders represent a risk of disease. Please check with the doctor who can check with the manufacture... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Heart arrhythmia : Have a doctor examine you an do an ekg.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
ENT for Clicking: The best advise is the see an ENT specialist (ear nose and throat). This is a surgeon that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions in... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Smoking & Pregnancy: There are no well established studies indicating when a baby can be conceived after the male partner is abstaining from smoking. Smoking by the male ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Hair and Nails: Try supplements containing sea buck thorn. Give it two weeks, then write back with your results.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
See a provider: Do you have skin color in those areas that are different from the rest of your body? Is the skin red or coarse or painful? A chronic infection could... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Hormones & Breasts: Hormones cause breast to grow big. These hormones can be the ones that are naturally made in the body or can be from sources outside of the body such ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Gestation/Incubation: When we talk about gestation period, we are talking about pregnancy. When we talk about period from exposure tuberculosis until disease develops, we t... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Odor and Infection: A change in odor of the vagina could be related to many things. However, if you are concerned as it seems you are get it checked by you doctor. Someti... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Menses: You must see a physician at this time if you are continuing to bleed even if you having but spotting on and off. Please have a pregnancy test and a te... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Intercourse: Painful intercourse after abstinence for this period of time does not have to happen. If there is concern, speak to your doctor and of course your par... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Muscle pain: Difficulty breathing, indigestion and muscle pain involve three different organ systems of the body and require further investigation before a physici... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Baby Separation: It does not appear she is suffering from separation anxiety which is ok. At this age, you are probably missing her more although she probably misses ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Co Comadol Codeine: Co comadol has Codeine in it. You are right you may be going through opiate withdrawal due to the codeine.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Breast Feeding: Yes. But check with your doctor as I do not have details of the removal.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Breast Pain: Check for infection. See a doctor, get a mammogram and possibly an ultrasound.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Ovarian Cyst: A cyst on the ovary can occur and sometimes just needs to be watched. However, as long as you are getting periods and you have regular check ups, ther... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
No Need to Worry: Blood creatinine and bun/cre ratio are measures of kidney function and fluid balance in the body. These numbers are well within range of normal. Of co... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Sinus Infection: A ct scan of the sinuses can be done to diagnose sinus infection.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Menarche: Mood swings occur in girls who are approaching and going through puberty. So she could be getting ready to start her periods called menarche. However... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Tuberculosis: Because you are having a chest xray means there is concern that you have active tuberculosis. If you are not coughing you may not be contagious; only ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Low Placenta: Since you are going out of the country for two weeks, check with the provider who has been caring for you and your pregnancy. You may want to make arr... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Wheezing & Cough: If your child is wheezing, he should be seen immediately.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Surgery Pain: It is difficult to tell what is happening. Your history indicates you had bladder surgery and removal of your gall bladder and you are nineteen. Your... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Chest Burnining: If you are having difficulty breathing, you should see a doctor or visit the er right away if you are not on treatment. Even with the above informatio... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Alcohol and Asprin: Be careful with mixing alcohol and aspirin together at the same time.
A member asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Privacy : What reason do you want to keep it out of your medical records. It's important for your doctors to know about all medicines, vitamins, herbals that yo... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Joint Injury: If referring to the back injury as a joint injury; the spine of the back has many joints because of vertebra that are involved in movement. You mentio... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Walker is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Walker is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Oct 15, 2016
Great advice
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you so much I'm in the middle of menopause I think I've addressed this with several doctors accept the one you said thank you
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you, guess my question was not specific enough, what is success rate for surgery, recovery time & chance of recovery? First time user.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Im DEFINETELY NOT PREGNANT! Ive never ever had sex never even kissed with boys! This has happened once b4 but food helped completely not now

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1979MD

Awards

National Health Service Corp Scholarship
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine;
American Society of Addiction Medicine

Publications

A Prospective Study of the Risk of Tuberculosis Among Intravenous Drug Users and HIV Infection
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