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Dr. Steven Meister

Family Medicine
Marshall, MN
25 years experience male

About

Bio

Dr. Meister is passionate about high quality lower cost high value health care. He recently completed an MBA from the Univerisity of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN. He trained in the United States Navy and for the past 9 years has practiced full spectrum family medicine in Marshall, MN.

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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Minnesota

Doctor Q&A

41 Answers
21 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Antibiotics & EtOH: Antibiotic use and alcohol use together must be carefully considered. If you have completed the antibiotic, an alcoholic drink should NOT be contraind... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Wierd Poo!: You need to be evaluated by your physician. The problem that is causing this could be as simple as a temporary viral illness to a more severe issue su... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Tonsil stones: By tonsil "cheese" I suspect that you are referring to stinky white globs that have the consistency of a soft cheese. These "stones" are bacterial gro... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Fertility: There are no correlations with miscarriage/pregnancy/abortion and increased fertility. The human female normally is fertile once per month when not pr... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
What is the question: Not sure what your question is. Ankle sprains can be severe. The grade ranks the severity-grade 1 is less severe than grade 2. Healing any ankle sprai... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Alcohol and meds: If you are done with your medication you should be ok to have an alcoholic beverage. However it is always a good idea to run this by your physician or... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Persistent gastritis: You need to be re-evaluated. The answer to a problem is sometimes not easily identifiable. There may be many things going on. Please see you physici... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
DON'T TOUCH!: This sounds like an allergy response. Please be evaluated as during your itching you may have actually caused some damage to your eyeball. Please be s... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
TAPER: Prednisone doesn't stay in the body that long; however it can suppress the normal function of your adrenal glands, especially if given for a prolonge... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
DETAIL OF MRI: This question is quite specific. You should discuss the results with the physician who ordered the test for you.
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
PROBABLY NOT: Nexplanon is VERY effective and starts working almost as soon as it is placed. However, the ONLY 100% effective form of birth control is abstinence. I... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
?BARTHOLIN CYST: This lump could be a number of things. It really should be evaluated by a physician. If it is painful or growing and is on the inside of the labia it ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Amenorrhea: The technical term for no periods is amenorrhea. There are multiple causes for this, pregnancy being the most common in a woman of child bearing age. ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Back and exercise: Exercise with a herniated disc depends on the severity of the problem. If there is weakness from a pronounced sciatica a low impact workout on an elli... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Stomach Hurts: You need to see a physician-today! Belly pain can be completely benign or very dangerous. The only way to tell the difference is to be evaluated!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
IMPLANON/NEXPLANON: Spotting is one of the most common side effects of this type of contraceptive. When did the implant get placed? If it is nearing the 3 year mark, it m... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
See you physician: Discharges can be either normal or abnormal. Usually when a discharge is thicker and has a "fishy" odor it needs to be evaluated. I recommend that y... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Bad Gallbladder: If the gallbladder doesn't function bile usually doesn't back up to badly, but it can-this would normally flow into the liver and blood. Most commonly... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Get this checked out: You don't tell us your age or any other history. A hard breast lump MUST be evaluated in a woman of any age! See your physician as soon as you can!
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
See a doctor: Skin lesions that don't heal should always be evaluated by a doctor. This is especially important when the lesions are on sensitive areas such as the ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Interesting!: This could be any number of issues- You will need to see your physician to be evaluated. White "tissue" could be food debris, toilet paper, even intes... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Taste Buds: These are usually inflamed taste buds. If you notice them growing, have them checked out by your physician.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
AGE SPOTS: These sound like "age spots" or "liver spots". They are usually benign lesions that appear to be "stuck on". However, some can be pre-cancerous and d... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
TOO MUCH CHOCOLATE!: Could be the sugar but more likely the caffeine in the chocolate. Probably nothing to worry about-don't overindulge again. If symptoms recur, please s... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
HEART HEALTH: Aspirin helps thin the blood by a complex biochemical mechanism. The fact is that a heart attack is usually caused from a crack in a cholesterol laden... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
EKG NORMAL: The fact that the ekg was done and "looked good" is reassuring. I would ask why an ekg was done in a 23 year old female. Did you have symptoms concern... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Bowel issues: Melena is black, tarry, stool with digested blood in it. Hematochezia is bright red blood per rectum and dysentery is diarrhea-usually caused from a b... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Antibiotics in GYN : Lannie: there is no need for antibiotics during a routine gynecological exam after knee replacement. There is no extra risk of infection to the kne... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Cycle injury: This could be something minor such as an overuse injury or strain but thr tingling sensation requires an evaluation. See a physician for evaluation pl... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Ovarian anomaly: Please be seen. An ovarian abnormality could be something very simple and of no concern. However the more complex the cyst is the more likely that i... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No harm: If the dog licked the area just briefly it is very unlikely to cause any problems. Please try to keep the dog away from the infant during changing tim... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Be evaluated!: the aging process should not include getting forgetful! If you notice your mother starting to have memory issues she should be seen by her family ph... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
See a physician: This sounds as though it could be GERD (gastro-esophogeal reflux). However it could be something more serious. I would see a medical professional and ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Cold Medications: This is not as simple as it may seem.Your best resource would be your local pharmacist. Most OTC cold medications are ok, but some can interact with m... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
HYPERMETABOLIC MASS: The fact that you have this information reveals that you have had a study (or someone else has). The meaning of this test is that there is a mass that... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Period length: The female menstrual cycle is a complex biological event. The duration of 2 days is unusual, but no all that uncommon, especially if there are contrac... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
See a physician.: This sounds like multiple different issues. Nipple pain could be topical irritation from chaffing or something serious, especially if the nipples are ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Pregnancy with tubal: Yes- Pregnancy is possible although not likely. During the tubal ligation the tubes are tied off. The egg still ovulates and sperm can still theoretic... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Montgomery Glands: Yes- Montgomery glands can respond to intimate activities along with other conditions that increase certain hormones. Pregnancy one of the most common... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
DISEASE FROM BLOOD: Unless you were barefooted the risk of disease is minimal. Blood borne diseases, for the most part, are sensitive to air/light. There are a few except... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Strange spots: See your family physician! Usually these are nothing to worry about, but can be serious depending on other factors that your doctor will discuss with ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Meister is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Meister is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! iam a medical student and want to know when helminthis cause desentery and why schistozom not do
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This saved my life. Thank you. OK thank you I will see my doc first thing monday
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I did a pregnancy test and i came negative . Whats next?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Minnesota Medical School, MN
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton

Affiliations

American College Of Physician Executives
American Medical Association
American Academy Family Physicians
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