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Dr. Llewelyn Williams

Anesthesiology
Las Cruces, NM
30 years experience male

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Anesthesiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Yes it can help.: Well it will help you not to go through withdrawals. Should decrease dose by 25 % every 3 to 4 day to avoid withdrawals.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Not really: Epidural steroid injection should not be harmful to your liver. You should not receive more than three injection per year because long term exposure t... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Unlikely : It really should not and there should be no major withdrawals if it has been intermittent use. Need to look for other cause of seizures. May need to s... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Rehab: Needs a rehab program Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has its, own abuse potential. It's time for a life style change. Needs to ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Topical treatments: Topical, treatments are ok. Oral narcotics are over kill . Oral NSAID or tylenol (acetaminophen) short term.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Unlikely: Hyperalgesia may exist because of the pain process but should not be due to narcotics that was stopped so long ago. This is usually seen in sympatheti... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Depends on procedure: Nerve blocks are performed for acute and chronic pain, but iits also used in conjunction with sedation or general anesthesia for surgical procedure . ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
24 to 72hr: It's gone within 24 hrs if taken occasionally. If regular use approx 72 hours. Variability exist due to age and medical history.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Less narcotic better: Try to control pain with scs. Long acting narcotics can sensitize you to the pain and make it worse. After 7 back surgeries your options are limited... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Uncommon reaction: I am not sure how much or how long you are talking this medicine. The reaction you describe is uncommon.. Narcotic use is recommended for short ter... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Rehab is best: A rehab program is the best approach for opioid addiction. Suboxone is becoming more common in addiction treatment in some rehab programsbut the goal... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
No: Local anesthesia usage is calculated based on patients weight. Dosages outside of the maximum allowable may cause problems.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Llewelyn Williams
30 years experience
Secondary testing: If you were taking it daily it should have shown up. If there was an error in the testing in the doctors office all urine are sent out or have to go t... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Williams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Williams is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Your very kind to answer me. It's been really tough w/ no relief.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! It's to r/o pinched nerve
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, good doctor.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Graduated 1992MD

Awards

Top Anesthesiologist, First Place, New Mexico - Summer
2013
Top Anesthesiologist, First Place, New Mexico - Summer
2014
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