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Dr. Michael Roberts

Family Medicine
Mountain Top, PA
12 years experience male

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Graduate of St Matthew's School of Medicine and Board Certified in Family Medicine.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

124 Answers
38 Agrees
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
I suppose: It could however i would not expect that missing 1 dose would cause many side effects...Moreso from taking 2 after missing a dose.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
It can: Cause spotting, discharge, etc.... I would suggest that if you are at all concerned that you be tested soon.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Without knowing: More details it is hard to say specifically. Could simply be gas with referred pain to the shoulder. Obviously if you have other symptoms (tight ches... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
not necessarily: Depends on what you mean by slow... Everyone learns at different speeds and in different ways. Some learn better by listening and others by reading..... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
hard to say: Would need more info to give you a better answer but in short, if it is bothering you then yo should be seen by a dr. Urgent care is not necessarily ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
hard to say: From this info... Watch for signs of infection(tenderness, warmth, swelling drainage) then see your doctor.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
My best advice: Would be for you to contact your dr. Not sre of the circumstances but pregnancy is possible. Need to rule out more serious issue (ectopic) only ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
maybe not: Seems directly related to your period. Never a bad idea to go over this with your family doc/obgyn.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Several things: Cyst, abscess, etc.... It will need to be examined to know for sure.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
call your OBGYN: I would recommend call or go to your dr for any spotting, bleeding or leakage of fluid from your vagina.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Be re-evaluated: If you feel you are not improving and getting worse you should be seen again. Your antibiotic may need to be changed or you may need it drained.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
See your doctor: You may have a infection that needs antibiotic or other treatment.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Hard to: Say without knowing more about the procedure, etc...If you are having any symptoms or questions you should call your surgeon and discuss.
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
See your doctor: This is not an uncommon thing especially when just starting an insuling regiment. Your doctor will need to adjustthe dosages so that this does not oc... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Without know more: Detail it is ahrd to say. What make you feel it is sinus? You could be having tension headache, migraine, allergy, eye strain.....Many types of head... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
I wouldnt: Say it is 'bad for your health'. It might not be the best for your skin as far as irritation etc.... But for your general health i would not be conc... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
hard to say: Hard to say from the limited info you provided.... I would recommend that you be seen by your dr.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
varies: Usually up to 10 days or so.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
yes: And it can be detected by testing for HIV rna.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
see your doctor: Without examining you i can not tell you for certain but i suggest you see your doctor.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
no: Transmitted through direct transfer of bodily fluids. If concerned see your dr.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
See your doctor: Weakness could be an electrolyte abnormality, anemia due to occult blood loss, deconditioning, stress, etc... The list is long and can only be deter... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Could be the start : Of your period, possible pregnancy..... You should see your doctor to be sure.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Better than nothing: You might be better off walking at a good pace for 20-30 minutes than using it for 10...But something is better than nothing.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
no: If no underlying medical reason (medication, etc) then no. Some research is actually advising against it but you should discuss this in more detail w... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Increase activity : Level, maintain healthy weight and diet. Consult a dietitian/nutritionist. Your doctor can help arrange these steps. Good luck.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
yes: Your dr can order blood tests if you are concerned.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
For 17 yrs: It is most likely not cancer however, that being said, i would highly suggest you see your doctor for evaluation and possible ultrasound testing. Goo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
It is : Possible although the odds are against it. Always use a condom!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Most likely: However neither of these are fda regulated meds so use with caution and not without speaking with your dr about your specific health risks/benefits.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Tehy can, however: Everyone is different. . I would suggest a call to your OB to discuss....If they increase, then go to the hospital for evaluation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
hard to say: Vague description....Hard to say from the limited info.... Could be viral or something more serious....With these symptoms you should go see your dr a... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Talk with your: Prescribing dr about how they want you to proceed but there is no reason you can't begin at almost any point in your cycle depending on the prescripti... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Depends: Will vary from office to office and dr to dr.... How busy they are.... Not specific to their training.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Either: Family dr would also be able do take care of your obgyn needs. Would also be able to care care of any children in your family.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Few: Fm will do peds, OB and more outpatient clinic hours. They ahve to see 160 patients before graduating. Im does more in hospital work and ice time.... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Ignore: It is important that you understand what this type of care is, what it covers and what is not done.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
good lifestyle: Eat healthy foods, limit alcohol and caffeine, exercise regularly.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Possible: In medicine anything is possible however, i would recommend you see your dr about this issue. This may need to be drained and antibiotics prescribed... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Primary Care: A family doctor care for patients of all ages. He may also care for women throughout their pregnancy and deliver their baby. There are also several... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Pain, possible drainage/discharge, could have fever. I would recommend you are seen by your dr.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
hard to say: Could be a viral illness or something much more serious... Can tell from this info..... You should see your dr as soon as you can.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
hard to say: Would need a lot more information in reagrds to the issue and your history, meds, etc... But i would suggest you follow up with your doctor on this is... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Should only : Be used for the exact reason it was prescribed... Minor irritation is not a reason to use the med. Go over the indications for use with your doctor... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
no reason: I dont se the reason for it.. Would only create potential for error and confusion. If not happy with current family doctor then by all means look for... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
No: For std you need to have contact with the organism. You could get irritation or vaginitis.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Hard to say: Without a physical exam and knowing your history it is hard to give you much info on this...... I would suggest you see your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Hard to describe: I would suggest a google search of images and then see your doctor if you continue to be concerned.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
First I would: Suggest that if you have not already done so, have the child see his physician. In addition, cool mist humidifiers are helpful in keeping secretions... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
depends: It depends on the reason for the sore throat... If you are ill (strep) then no. If you are simply having irritation from drainage from seasonal aller... Read More

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Dr. Roberts is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roberts is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, I'm holding on to hope and will check with a Dr. in a week
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I got my iud removed early Aug & have no kids, made an appt for tomrw
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. Will be making an appointment. Twice a month and heavy.

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