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Dr. Christine Norton

Family Medicine
Round Rock, TX
24 years experience female

Locations

Austin Regional Clinic

Round Rock, TX

Address

940 Hester's Crossing, Round Rock, TX
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
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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

Doctor Q&A

218 Answers
147 Agrees
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Unlikely: If she only put it in her mouth briefly and did not eat the pencil lead and has not done this before on several occasions it is unlikely that she will... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Warm compresses: You don't want to do much to it . It should resolve on it's own but you try warm compresses. If it seems be getting worse or bigger you should take ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: But do not take them at the same time. Levothyroxine should be taken on an empty stomach and separate from any vitamins or supplements by at least an... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly: Lexapro (escitalopram) might indirectly help your restless legs by helping with more restful sleep but Mirapex and requip, dopaminergic drugs are actu... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Very common: Viral sorethroat is very common as is a sorethroat from post nasal drainage from allergies it is uncommon for it to be life threatening.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Stomach virus : You may have a stomach virus and are now developing dehyration as a result, you should avoid dairy and eat a bland diet and keep hydrated until the di... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It depends: It is too low if you are not taking any medications, if you are taking thyroid medication due to a history of thyroid cancer and past thyroidectomy it... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Stretch : Since this happened at work be sure to let your supervisor know about the injury. The injury sounds like a pulled muscle so ice rest Ibuprofen and st... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: A fatty liver does eventually affect your liver function but if it is mild the liver function may still be normal. Also if the fatty liver is severe ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Birth control can cause your T4 to be elevated but it is still considered normal.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Dark room and time: Cold pack, medications like Imitrex (sumatriptan) can also help but too many medications can also cause rebound headaches so minimizing medications is... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: But in moderation not excessive amounts.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Don't worry: It is not necessarily abnormal to have irregular bleeding and irregular periods when you are young. Many things can effect your periods being around ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Hormonal changes throughout the month can cause normal discharge. However if you have excessive discharge or discharge with an odor or with pain, itc... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Rest,: Rest, ice, elevate; ace compression and Advil; if still swells see doctor.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not always: Spotting after intercourse can be from inflammation on your cervix from the friction of the act of intercourse or cervix infection. If you have not h... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: You should have your medical provider take a look at it . You may need antibiotics. They also may need to update your tetanus shot as well.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Seek medical help: You should take your daughter in for an exam with her physician and discuss your concerns. There are some developmental screening exams that are age ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes : The body breaks down Erythromycin to get rid of it. Grapefruit can decrease how quickly the body gets rid of erythromycin. Taking grapefruit juice or ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Reduce inflammation : The steroid shot will reduce inflammation in the area on the cysts and injury which will help reduce swelling, pain and help it heal.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depo side effect: Irregular menstrual bleeding is a common side effect of Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone) because of how it works on your uterine lining. Sometimes ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Ignore: Blood in urine is rarely a normal finding. Rule out bladder cancer and kidney inflammation/stones.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Ignore: Follow BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, plain toast/tea) or clear liquids until not vomiting.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Ignore: Life is full of wonders, stop breath count and look around you, is it really worth it?
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Vaginal discharge: Your discharge is most likely vaginal and may be old blood from your recent period. However if it continues you should have your doctor check for a po... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Bad blood pressure : You need to get your blood pressure under control. You need to see your doctor right away to have medication adjusted. You may need blood work or an... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
You can do it either: It is safe to give them all at once but if you are uncomfortable with it. You can split them up and give some of them at the 18 month well child chec... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Anemia: Ferrous sulfate is another name for an iron supplement. It is used to treat iron deficiency anemia.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: I am not sure how the breast pain is related to you having sex but any time you have a problem such as a breast lump or pain etc it is always a good i... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Poss muscle spasm: The neck pain could be a muscle spasm or strain if you have no fever or related cold symptoms. There are muscles that go from your ear along the side... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Discomfort: Varicoceles are varicose veins in the scrotum. They can cause discomfort and sometimes cause decreased sperm production effecting fertility. Not all... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Avoid dehydration: Keep hydrated and follow up with your doctor to make sure you do not have any treatable stomach infections or parasites.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: Sometimes a massage will be painful especially if the person is having a flare up because there will be several areas on their back that are tender to... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Further work up : You may have an allergy causing post nasal drainage and making you feel run down or you may have a vitamin/mineral deficiency that is causing your sym... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Varicose vein: a varicoele is basically a varicose vein in your scrotum. It feels like a worm in a bag. It is not serious but can effect your fertility. If you ha... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Physical therapy: Try working with a physical therapist there are things they can do to loosen your IT band and strengthen your weak muscles.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly: Sometimes we use continuous birth control pills to help when a person has excessive bleeding but if are wanting to have few to no periods you may want... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Before meals: usually you take the PPI and or pepto about 30 minutes prior to a meal for better acid suppression and the antibiotics with a meal/food. However, com... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Ointment and cause: you can try an ointment like aquaphor to help reduce dryness and peeling but you should consider seeing your doctor about treatment for why you do it ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Infection: you need to get seen since it sounds like you have an infection and may need antibiotics. Do not delay much longer since it sounds like the infection... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Hypothyroidism: If you are having symptoms of low thyroid with this TSH i would go ahead and start thyroid medication but it you are not having symptoms i would reche... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
It may happen again : He needs to have his sugars and blood pressure checked and possibly a holter monitor and he may even need a carotid doppler to rule out carotid stenos... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Blocked duct: Possible blocked nasolacrimal duct or nasal polyp.
A female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Birth control pills: If you need to move the date of your period you can do that will birth control pills. If you are ok to take them get started on several months prior t... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: The vomiting and nausea hopefully will get better as the pregnancy goes on and the weakness is normal if you are not eating and resting well, you shou... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Talk to pcp: Follow up with the neurologist and bring in all of your concerns or symptoms and talk to him/her. If the neurologist still does not address them make... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No quick solution : Over the counter diet pills can be very dangerous and may affect your blood pressure or heart. Prescription diet pills can give your weight loss an i... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Control anxiety : Exercise or staying active helps reduce risk of clots and compression hose which can be worn during periods of inactivity will reduce risk of clots bu... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: You can swim but you cannot go in a hot tub if you are pregnant.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not dangerous : the active ingredient is Chlorhexidine which is poorly absorbed when ingested orally even in large amounts according to GSK their manufacturer. The 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

Seton Health System
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