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Dr. Christine Norton

Family Medicine
Round Rock, TX
26 years experience female

Locations

Austin Regional Clinic

Round Rock, TX

Address

940 Hester's Crossing, Round Rock, TX
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(512) 244-9024

About

Bio

Enjoy knitting, baking and spending time with my family.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

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113 Agrees
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Cyst or lymph node: it could be a cyst or ingrown hair or lymph node. It is unlikely to be related to an std however std's or infections can cause lymph nodes to become ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Not sure related: The para guard does not have any hormones in it. You can have heavier periods the first few months after placement but I have not heard of increased b... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes : You do not ovulate on birth control pills so when you stop them it can take a few months for your cycle to get back to normal. Also if you did not ha... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
No: If it falls out you can put it back in but if it keeps having to be put back it will be less and less effective and you should therefore find another ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes and no: Psychiatrists do evaluations and some therapy as well as prescribe medications but most of the time if extensive psychotherapy or cognitive behavioral... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes it is normal : One eye can be more or less myopic than the other without being abnormal. Symptoms of optic neuritis involve pain, vision loss of color and flashing... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Not necessarily : As long as your blood pressure is normal and you do not have protein in your urine the swelling may not be a serious problem. You can elevate your fe... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Irregular periods: Normally people have little to no periods with the Mirena (levonorgestrel) but you can still have periods with it so it is not abnormal to have a peri... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Aldara (imiquimod): You could try Aldara or condylox (podofilox).
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: You have to read the label because it depends on the brand but most capsules these days should be ok as long as they don't have gelatin in them.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Rogaine (minoxidil): Rogaine (minoxidil) will help mild cases but you will lose the hair once you stop it. Otherwise if it is severe there are follicle transplants and wig... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Low fat diet: You do not have to remove your gallbladder if you don't have any pain or other symptoms. Although you cannot reverse gallstones you can help prevent ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Unlikely: The semen has to meet the egg in a woman's Fallopian tube via her uterus, cervix and vagina. When the sperm/semen fertilizes the egg and that egg imp... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Not thyroid: Your thyroid is in a different place than your tonsils. You may have a tonsil abscess. You need to see your doctor or an ENT for further evaluation.... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Menses cycles can vary and cervical mucous is normal. Cervical mucous will can vary in thickness and amount depending on your hormones and where you ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Health dept: You can try your health department or student health center at your school or planned parenthood may also be able to get deals on them. If all else f... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: The shot should not affect breast feeding if it was done with Lidocaine or marcaine.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Different causes: There are several things that can cause swelling in one lower leg from lymph edema to a blood clot. It is important to make sure you do not have some... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Not necessarily : Although you can have lower abdominal pain around ovulation you don't usually have urinary problems. You should see your doctor to rule out an infec... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Low fat diet: Your gallbladder stores bile. When you eat fatty foods or fried foods the gallbladder secretes the bile to break the foods down. So if you want to k... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Exercise: Exercise and eat healthy and meditate daily to keep your stress level down and follow up often.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Pressure: Apply pressure and ice and if that does not help followup with the dentist as soon as possible.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Irregular menses: She may not be ovulating every month there are many different medical reasons that can cause this from polycystic ovarian disease, endometriosis, or... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: The loose stools are most likely from the Omnicef (cefdinir) not the probiotic and is should improve when you complete it but if it doesn't you should... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Different reasons: There are different reasons this can happen. The most common reason is a side effect of a medication like Celexa or Lexapro (escitalopram) or zoloft. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Naproxen: You can try Naproxen or aleve (naproxen) take 2 of the over the tablets or 500 mg twice a day and if this does not help you can talk to your doctor ab... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Migraine or tension: It could be either a migraine headache or tension headache but a headache diary with more a better description of the pain from the headache might hel... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Exercise in the late afternoon or evening can sometimes make it difficult to sleep.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
No: Most ear infections tend to clear on their own without antibiotics.
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A female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes : But your blood pressure should be monitored closely while taking it as well as your renal function and if it either start to rise it should be stopped... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
No: Zoloft (sertraline) does not affect the metabolism but it can make you hungry or crave carbs.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Not normally: Estrogen gel is usually low dose a minimally absorbed so it should not cause weight gain the way an estrogen tablet would.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Ignore: Do eat healthy and brush and floss after eating. Don't eat sugary foods that stick to your teeth.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes it could be: Floaters can be a sign of serious things like retinal tears, retinal detachment, or hemorrhage. They also can be a symptom of types of migraines. Bo... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Healthy diet : There are foods that will make hair grow faster per se but eating a healthy diet rich in minerals and vitamins will help it grow and be stronger. Pro... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Depends : It may only take 1 to 3 weeks but if the surgeon gets in there and discovers that the injury or the overall knee is worse than expected it may take lo... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Start after test: Once you confirm with a pregnancy test that you are not pregnant you can start your birth control pills as directed by your doctor that prescribed the... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Skin changes: when you have infection from broken skin there can be redness, swelling, increased pain and sometimes draining pus, sometimes there will be a red stre... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Possible cystitis : You should follow up with your doctor. You may have a UTI or another type of infection or inflammation such as interstitial cystitis. If you are sti... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Follow up needed : RVH or right ventricular hypertrophy can be caused by when the right ventricle has increased work and becomes enlarged which can be caused by several ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Status migrainus can last several days and can require a in injection or intravenous medication to get rid of it. But you should seek medical attenti... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Ignore: Age is just a number. Eat healthy, be active, smile a lot, do the things you love never feel old.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharg... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Depo or mirena (levonorgestrel): The Depo-Provera shot is every 3 months and generally people have minimal bleeding. Another one is the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD it is good for 5 y... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Try ice instead : try ice instead of heat as well as avoid heavy lifting and bending. stretching and massage may help. If it worsens or does not improve follow up with... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Possibly: you need to seek medical attention because you are anemic and the dark stools may indicate you are losing blood from somewhere in your GI tract. With ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Possibly yes: False negatives are more common than false positives on home pregnancy tests. A line can be faint if you are very early in your pregnancy and your ho... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Different blood type: a universal donor is a person who can donate blood to anyone with a few exceptions. An example would be a person with type O negative. A universal r... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
No waiting period : Your strings should be short enough that your IUD should not be bothered by your tampon. But just take the tampon out very slowly the first several t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Many possibilities : it could be many things from a kidney stone, kidney infection, pancreatitis to something as simple as constipation. And gallstones. You really need t... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Norton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Norton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you. I typically dont have reactions to lactose except in ice cream. cheese is fine. Ok I'll keep an eye on it. If it hasn't changed by the time i see my GP on the 26th I'll talk to him about it...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Rx was auth for 90 day w/2refills..pharmacy did not ask md to rewrite rx.this Medicare, I'm disabled no extra for increase copay. Thnx for answering.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you! Im going to physic therapy tomorrow where i will get massaged and hopefully i will be fit soon!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova se univ, hlth prof div, coll osteo, ft lauderdale, fl
Graduated 1997MD

Awards

Top Family Physician, First Place, Portland Region - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Second Place, Portland Region - Summer
2014
Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015

Affiliations

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