U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. Michael Carlston

Family Medicine
Santa Rosa, CA
42 years experience male

Locations

Michael Carlston, MD

Santa Rosa, CA

Address

2448 Guerneville Road, Suite 900, Santa Rosa, CA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
Show more

Practice website

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Holistic Medicine

Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
0 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Spleen and kidney: The organs to the left of your stomach are the l kidney and the spleen. Your intestines flop all over so, to be perfectly correct, we should them in... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Inflammation: Redness around the belly button is much more common in newborns than at 11 months. Earlier it would certainly be a local infection and potentially qu... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Creatine etc: Great question! everything you eat and the timing makes a difference. Make sure you get 30 grams of protein every few hours all day long. Creatine (9... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Low thyroid bad: Low thyroid can be very, very serious, even fatal when it entirely fails. Thankfully it usually doesn't stop entirely and we have replacement hormone... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Probably fine: Lymph nodes are immune factories. They swell most often when they gear up to combat a local infection. Insect bites, colds and other respiratory vir... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
It May: Chromium picolinate is highly adsorbed so people like it. It seems to help with blood sugar regulation. Problem is that some research show it is cance... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Temporary: It usually would go away quickly. If it does not go away quickly, it may take a while but it still should go away.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Depends on why: It depends on why. If you have injured repeatedly, physical therapy can help most of the time and should be tried before surgery. If you were born wi... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Yes: Tree nuts, like cashews, are great sources of healthy oil, protein and calcium. All of those are nutrients you need right now. They do not raise blo... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Almost certainly: Snus, like any other tobacco product, can cause cancer. Cancer's of the mouth and throat are most common but cancer of the digestive tract (stomach, ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Popcorn and seeds: We have general ideas but your experience is important. Nuts and seeds, hard little pieces, can get caught in the little pockets and cause trouble. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Sick or chronic?: If you are sick this is from chemicals your body makes to fight the infection. Getting warm will help you get well. If not, the most likely reasons f... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Yes: Lipitor (atorvastatin) can help people but also can harm others. There is no reason to take it unless you need it. There is no reason to worry about... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.

Ask doctors free
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

2
Recommendations
13
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Carlston is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Carlston is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for your response I am not sure why this is happening but at least I know wht to ask dr next visit :)
HealthTap member
Thank you very much! You're answer was helpful and put my mind at ease
HealthTap member
Thank you for being so descriptive your answer helped me a lot :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Minnesota
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

Bethesda Lutheran Medical Center

Awards

Best Bay Area Doctors
Best General Physician in Sonoma County
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less