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Dr. Todd Sontag

Family Medicine
Oviedo, FL
17 years experience male

Locations

Physician Associates

Oviedo, FL

Address

2572 W. SR 426, Suite 1040, Oviedo, FL
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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

76 Answers
21 Agrees
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Ear plugging: The question is if it is plugged from the inside (fluid on the other side of your eardrum) or if there is something in the canal- have a doctor take a... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Metformin: The most common side effects of metformin is nausea and diarrhea. This is more common in the short acting (twice a day) version. It is less common i... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Ear wax: Everyone produces a different amount of ear wax. The ear is designed to move the ear wax out of the ear. Does not mean anything is wrong when they p... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Anxiety: Any physical or mental stress can exacerbate symptoms.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Painful urination: Aside from a typical gyno exam, other things that can cause painful urination include urinary infections and herpes. If these are both negative it wo... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Hematuria: Start with a urologist. Many issues are related to the bladder. And that is what needs to be evaluated further. Kidneys are usually evaluated with a s... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Muscle knots: Stretching, massage therapy, physical therapy, yoga. Medicine wise, muscle relaxers may help.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Burning urination: You should see a doctor. This may be something as simple as an infection that requires a short course of antibiotics.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Potassium: No- a metabolic profile is needed to determine potassium levels.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Ignore: For shin splints reduce the amount of activity that is causing them.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Weight loss: All the diet plans work for a short term. The key to long term effectiveness is if the plan teaches you how to eat. Any diet that prohibits you from... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Pain: You may have a rib that's out of place. You may just need an adjustment.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Fatigue: There are alot of causes of fatigue- but it seems like she is getting them with little effort. She should probably see a doctor and get some labs and... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Swollen lip: Prednisone should help. The question is what caused it? On any medication? A certain food? You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) also.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Urinary hesitancy: You don't always have burning or pain with a uti. You should get checked for that first.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Marriage: If you both want to get married, then go for it. Obviously you are at different stages of your lives- make sure your visions of what you expect out o... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Alheimer's: There is such thing as early onset alzheimer's. This is not very common.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Tans: Everyone is different. The degree of tan will also have an influence in how long it takes.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Knee pain: Pain behind the knee is typically a baker's cyst.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Many benefits : There are many benefits of fasting. One of the main ones is that it aids in weight loss. With a prolonged fasting state, your body will break down fat... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Neck lump: Probably need an ultrasound to figure out what that lump is before you can figure out what to do about it.
A female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Aleve (naproxen) : Yes. Make sure you are taking the appropriate dose at the right intervals.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Shoulder pain: This could be a strain or a torn muscle. If you are still in pain, you may need an mri.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Yes.: There is alot of weight loss associated with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) use.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Testosterone: Yes, it can cause elevated BP as a side effect.
A 64-year-old male asked:
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17 years experience
Back pain: It has been shown to very effective for some people, but not all. It is definitely worth trying if it is a chronic issue for you.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Depression meds: This is the generic for lexapro (escitalopram). Min is 5. Max is 20.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
If: If you smoke- there are many things out there to help you quit.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
CBC: Absolutely. There are some infections that can actually cause a drop in the wbc- some viruses.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Tachycardia: Sometimes that combination is caused by hyperthyroidism among other things that may be serious. You need some blood work.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Try: Try and exercise at least 4 times a week.
A female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Tetnus: It is normal - yes. It is not normal to have a fever that gets high and won't come down.
A female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Weight: There is a formula called your basal metabolic rate. Put in your age sex weight and height and it will tell you how many colories to consume.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Weight loss: Their are diabetic diets with different calorie thresholds based on your weight. They work very well.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Urinary infection: It sounds like a typical urinary infection. You may want to get checked for that.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Z-pack: These are common side effects.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
TSH: Your TSH is suppressed when you have a hyperactive thyroid.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Mouth pus: Sounds like an infection that may need antibiotics. You should get it checked out.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Anxiety: To help with relationships, you may need to see a therapist and maybe meds too.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Pregnancy: If it has been a year of trying to get pregnant and have had no success, it may be time to see an infertility specialist. Commonly it is the male tha... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Growth: You are probably done growing. Most women typically are done growing by 17/18.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Sneezing: Typically allergies. The question is what are you allergic to? For many it's dust- you can get tested to determine what you're allergic to- sometime... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Topicals : They have rx topical nsaids that should be safe like voltaren (diclofenac) gel. They also have compounding pharmacies that doctors can order specific ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Breast enlargement: There is nothing you can do. It is a false belief that if you work out your pectoral muscles that it will increase your breast size. Pregnancy can i... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Ignore: The best treatment for an std is to be safe and use protection to prevent one.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Weight gain: Despite the common belief, oral contraceptives do not cause weight gain.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
17 years experience
Knee pain: Without any history of falls or trauma, it is usually something degenerative or arthritic.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sontag is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sontag is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks but its not just after exercise its all the time any udeas?
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Thanks for your quick reply! What about if it's malign? Could the pregnancy make it worse?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for encouraging words. I'm such a mess.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

SAINT VINCENT MEDICAL CENTER

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