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Dr. John Rowlett

Emergency Medicine
Savannah, GA
38 years experience male

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Emergency Medicine

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46 Answers
11 Agrees
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: Absolutely. Eat well take your prenatal vitamins and be sure to drink plenty of fluids.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Possible: By definition type 1 diabetics require insulin, so unless you get a pancreatic transplant, you will need Insulin (some new diabetics have a 'honeymoon... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
No specific test: There is no simple tests for common food poisioning; some tests are available but the treatmetn is usually symptomatic so these are not normally done.... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
3500: 3500 calorie deficit = 1 pound of weight loss (excluding water loss).
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Not really: These infections can cause urinary symptoms (burning, pain) but not typically associated with infection per se.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: Not all exposures result in infection.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
No: No, it shouldn't make a difference.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: Head injuries can cause seizures if there is structural damage.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: Viruses can certainly cause those symptoms...Not everyone gets every symptom a virus 'can' produce.
A member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
None: If you are using a fixed dose Insulin (split) and switch to something else then you will need different doses (and the dose may change).
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Both are fine: Both are fine at 10 months, just be sure to use the proper dose for weight and be sure you have the right concentration.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: It is all part of the facial nerve in which the virus lives...You may get blister in some areas and only tingling or pain in others.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Not exactly: You can get transient problems related to blood flow and other issues, .
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Chance of failure lo: Certainly the chance of failure is real, but not too high..Nothing you can do about this until next month (and new cycle of pills).
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
See a fertility MD: You should see a reproductive endocrinoogist if your ob-gyn isn't comfortable with managing this...Lots of possible causes/solutions.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: Eosinophil counts increase with certain types of allergies, so if one were allergic to dogs, this might be possible.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Variable: Typically shows up right away but delayed (slow bleeding) can present days or weeks later, especially in older patients.
A female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Not necessarily: You face may get slimmer depending on how much weight you lose, but sometimes weight loss can lead to excess skin making it appear less toned.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
No: Strokes cause problems in the brain and that isn't tested with an emg.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Probably: Typically recommended at age 50 unless other risk factors suggest you need it sooner; most pts get a colonoscopy...You will be asleep when they look u... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: Especially true in infants, although typically in adults you see some abnormalities...
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Burn 38,500 calories: There isn't a set 'distance' you can run, but roughly everytime you spend 3500 calories more than you take in, you will lose one pound...There are oth... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: Yes, but the headache may be from the fever more than the UTI itself.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Probably not: it can take several days to recover from viral infections; so long as you are making progress not much more you have to do...if not well in another we... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Not safe: Cannot safely do this (unless it is all water and that may not be safe either).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Not necessarily: Many ers have 'fast track' areas for patient with important but not emergent problems; there are many free standing urgent care clinics which may be o... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
No: Assuming this was regular household bleach and you don't have a tube in your ear, then you will be just fine.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Multiple things: Could be one of several things...Pregnancy, infection, miscarriage, functional...You should see your gyn.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Time: Just give it time; if there is a break in the skin, do NOT try to cover it with makeup as it may result in more visible permanent scar due to the make... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: Yes, but in limited quantities and should only be taken for minor problems.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Absolutely: You can have 'deep' infection which is not visible but can recur (as an abscess)...Finish the antibiotics!
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
No: You can see your primary care physician and they can make that determination.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Maybe: It really depends on your problem; many problems will be handled by primary care physicians.
A male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
No: If the dog is current and the wound is doing okay, nothing else has to be done; if it gets red, streaking, fever, painful, have someone take a look
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Can always recur: Epinephrine may only be helpful for a short time and you can have life-threatening rebound symptoms.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
1000 cal/day deficit: You need to consume 1000 calories less per day than you burn to lose 2 pounds/week.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
? insulin resistance: I think you probably mean Insulin resistance, which can accompany polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) and may be managed with metformin.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: Post traumatic changes are possible, especially with serious injuries; also the disruption of your life can contribute to depression.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Shouldn't happen: You should check with your physician; you may have an abrasion, ulcer, or granuloma of the ostomy or even a bladder infection.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Absolutely!!!!!: All should be screened...Typically recommend screening all first degree relatives at age 10 years less than the age of diagnosis in the family member,... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: Natural sunlight would not pose any risks; would not use any topical tanning /bronzing agents.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
No: It shouldn't lengthen the duration of the period, but it may increase the amount of bleeding in the period.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
38 years experience
Yes: I assume you meant 'breast feeding'..Certainly this can cause irregular or absent periods.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rowlett is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rowlett is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate your time !
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Thanks for your quick reply! Yes exclusively breastfeeding
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thats what i thought too, he did give me some more

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY
Graduated 1984MD

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Type in hospital

Awards

Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, Georgia - Summer
2013
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