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Dr. Michelle Huggins

Internal Medicine
Douglasville, GA
33 years experience female

Locations

HUGGINS MEDICAL GROUP,P.C.

Douglasville, GA

Address

8464 Adair Street, Suite B, Douglasville, GA
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Fax

(866) 264-8199

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

68 Answers
24 Agrees
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
This depends on: The answer to this question depends on the location of the cysts, and the type of cysts they are.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Constpation is commo: Constipation before or during your period is normal due tosweing of uterus pressng down on colon. At this time, drinking more water exercising and ea... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
No...: Presence of IUD can increase the likelihood of bacterial vaginosis ( vaginal infection caused by overgrowth of bacteria normally present in vaginal va... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Do you exercise?: Try targeted abdominal exercises such as crunches, russian twists, planks, etc/ Be consistent and do your workouts 3-4 times per week. Concentrat... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Probable...: Probable tendonitis. Use ice twice a day and ibuprofen 3 times/ day. If no better in 1 week, please see a physician.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
First try to avoid..: Try to avoid scratching. Gently clean with warm water and antibacterial soap and apply thin layer of hydrocortisone ointment 1% available over counte... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Not likely...: I would suggest you go to urgent care or ER today and let a doctor take a look at this and treat you accordingly.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Muscle strain... Mus: Muscle strain in lower back is most likely. Use ice three times daily. Take Ibuprofen 3 time a day. Keep legs bent at knees and sleep with pillows un... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
It is possible: Yes, if activity was a little rough, this is possible . If you did not use condom, recommend evaluation by your doctor
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Unable to...: I am unable to accurately answer this without a good knowledge of ou past history. One posssibility is acute hepatitis, but ratheer than speculate I ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
These are...: These are symptoms of a probable bladder infection. I recommend either a follow up virtual consult on HealthTap or see your doctor for treatment. Yo... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
If: If you landed on your knee cap, it would be worth getting an xray to be sure no fracture.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Yes. If you have the medicine you normally take for this, it is time to begin it now. Over the counter relief can be gained with an antihistamine/de... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Yes, this means it is still too early to see actual formation of the fetus.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
If these symptoms ar: If these smptoms are occurring around time of your cycle, they are likey part of your pre-menstrual syndrome. If they are new to you, I would recomme... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Not...: Not necessarily... be sure you are drinking alot of water, and rest a little more than usual. Schedule appointment with your OB doctor to get furth... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes...: It would be wise to take her for an xray.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Not serious, but may: This may be infected now. If not already done, clean with warm soapy water, then apply neosporin and cover with gauze. If not gone within 3-4 days,... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Very common: Generally, by the second month you will notice your cycle will decrease in length and heaviness. By fourth or fifth month you should just have spotti... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes...: Yes, no problem with that small amount of wine.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
May be: You may have a viral or bacteerial infecton. If your symptoms have been prresent for greater than 7 days , seek care for evaluation and possible anti... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
You may have two...: I suspect you have two infections present: along the bikini line is likely a folliculitis ( do you shave there?); the second is likely the rash of a y... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Yes, go back to doctor for further evaluation
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Just drink: Just drink the bottle of magnesium citrate as though you were drinking a bottle of water when thirsty. Follow with bottle of water in similar fashion... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
I recommend ...: Acid reflux with associated infection with a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori can cause these symptoms. I recommend seeing your doctor for evaluat... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Most likely reflux: You most likely have acid reflux and increased gas build up. You may have an associated hiatal hernia. If not tried, I would recommend Pepcid (famot... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
This is quite...: It is quite likely since BV is most commonly caused by pH changes that occur in the vaginal vault due to hormonal changes. For most, the overgrowth a... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Actually...: Actually it is possible to be pregnant and still have periods. You are describing a change in your periods as being lighter though fairly regular and... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnancy is a...: If you are sexually active, pregnancy is a possibility. If not already done, check a pregnancy test.
A female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
It would be best...: If you have not already done so, it would be best for you to schedule an appointment with your doctor to be evaluated for this. Although this could b... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
It would...: I would recommend that you be evaluated by doctor to rule out sexully transmitted infection. If not already practicing, remember that oral sex is sex... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
No, prednisone...: No prednisone does not contain aspirin. Allergic rhinitis describes the allergic symptoms you are having in response to something ( pollen, food,etc).... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Also need to ...: Also need to consider inspection/ extermination for spiders. They are notorious for peacefully biting people during their restful moments. If sorene... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
You have...: You have a vaginal yeast infection. I recommend getting over the counter vaginal cream or suppositories (Miconazole or Monistat). Use either the 3 d... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes..: You may need to stay on the minocycline chronically ( on adaily basis) to prevent the outbreaks. Some people need to do this for several months to ye... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
No...: No. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is not effective in treating gonorrheae. Moderately high dose treatment with azthromycin or fluoroqui... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
No. These are common: No. These are common side effects associated with Cipro (ciprofloxacin). They will usually gradually disappear within 5 - 7 days of discontinuing/co... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Treat your allergy s: Take and antihistamine, like Claritin (loratadine) for hayfever symptoms, Advil for headache
A male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Hard to say...: It is always hard to diagonose a rash specifically without seeing it. Based soley on the location and description, scabies is a possibility. i would... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Clumps represent...: Diflucan (fluconazole) treats vaginal yeast infections. The clumps represent your body getting rid of that infection. the discharge of yeast is thic... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Usually...: The symptoms of neuropathy regardless of cause can be treated with medications which work to calm the nerve endings that are irritated and responsible... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
This may be a: This may be a cod sore inwhich case, Abreva over the counter may help, otherwise you may need to have it evaluated
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Most likely abnormal: Most likely abnormality of lower spine or hip. If have not already had, xrays would be helpful. Use heat twce daily and take ibuprofen before bed.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Black Cohash and eve: Black cohash and evening primrose oil are the most commonly used and are generally quite effective. Each can be taken alone or together depending on t... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
You ...: You need to see your primary care provider and pulmonary (lung) doctor. You probably need the oxygen during activity and for sleep to help your sympt... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
A lot depends...: Migraine headaches/ syndrome are affected by so much that we frequently forget to pay attention to: foods, activity, sleep cycle, stressors. So if yo... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Yes...: Yes It is okay to take Kaopectate (kaolin and pectin) and Ibuprofen together/

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Huggins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Huggins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 8, 2015
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It had been there for two days and taking some Pepto helped so much, thank you!
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thank you so much! This made me feel much better! :)
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Thanks! paramedic for 19 years & praying it wasn`t rotator cuff.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Morehouse School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

Type in hospital

Awards

Top General Internist, Third Place, Atlanta Region - Spring
2015
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