Dr. Karen Dantin

Family Medicine
Baton Rouge, LA
39 years experience female

Locations

Dantin Medical Clinic

Baton Rouge, LA

Address

15049 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(225) 218-1233

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

About

Bio

I have an integrated medical practice. Traditional family medicine is practiced with additional effort in lifstye modification to reach optimal health.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Louisiana

Doctor Q&A

860 Answers
392 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Multiple: toxins such as alcohol or drugs, hepatitis, fatty infiltration, tumors and more.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
2: first breakdown product is acetaldehyde the acetate
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: it depends, like most things, on who is doing it. see out reputable companies.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Possible: May be scar tissue or referred pain. check with your doc who may want to do imaging
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Congestion: trapped blood paw can cause the pain
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Much: a lot of repair can occur. chronic insults are problematic.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
One hour: it takes the liver about 1 hour to process 1 oz of alcohol. can't find for 1/2 oz. not linear pathway
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends on cause: if fatty liver, weight loss helps
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: if you are good at altitude your meds should be ok.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: hae reports that some people do quite well with them.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Comprehensive: sounds like you have had a comprehensive STD panel.possible candida or non STD issue. Check with your doc.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Don't: Don't panic. Panic makes it difficult to think clearly and make safe decisions.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Your dentist can help with splints.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No,worry: If only periodic I would not worry. Not worth taking something for such small irritation.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: Should see your doc to rule out problems. May be musculoskeletal which may be helped by chiropractor.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: Would not worry, but get it checked out. Probably a cyst or benign if you have nor always had it.
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A member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: Would not worry unless it is a change or painful.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
?: If you mean appendix , it was remove?. Ask your doc the type of cells and if further treatment necessary.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends on severity : Could use small amount of hydrocortisone under pach before application. Let it dry thoroughly before applying patch. Also rotate spots. Also most of ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Many : See your doc to rule out thyroid , vitamin deficicieys, or metabolic disorders.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: Depends on what type of stress test. Ask the doc scheduling it.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No: Do not panic, depending on size. If small and clears would not worry. See your doc if concerned
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ok: If due to med will probably get better when med stopped.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Wait: Anything you did not have before the procedure ,that is problematic,may need to be checked out
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
?: Didi you just continue to the next pack without a period? If so could be your body just Trying to make up for missed period.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Not good: Could get worse. Waiting to treat could make it even worse .
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Work up: Depends on the reason. Certainly should not drive as may harm self or others.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Your diet appears deficient in almost everything. A healthy body requires q variety of foods.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: Proble some infection. Some say benifit from vinegar and water douches or vaginal probiotics, but I would see yur doc for a definitive diagnosis.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: May want to see your doctor to rule out some treatable causes.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
?: If mammary glands, a lot depends on what the breast discharge looks like. White or clear may be normal, green concerning for infection. Bloody also m... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Call: Augment well known for gastric side effects. If she has been taking with food and still problematic, call dentist to change med.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Wait it out: Occasionally one will have a irregular cycle. If persistant see your doc
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: May be normal. See your doc if conce persist.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Different: Different cancers look differnty to the trained eye
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
RX: Both you and your partner must be treated with antibiotics.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: Mother and baby healt make variable outcomes. Lucky those babies are tough.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Moistorise nails after washing hand and at night.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: There can be no surgical options.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ok: Can be normal during the post op period. Ask your doc.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ok: May be ok if gain in muscle. If possible may want to ge with a trainer to work a completed program. See your doc to rule out medical issues.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Could: Certainly could be an issue. Try sleepin on your back with pillow under knees or side with pillow between knees. Chiropractic may be useful to align ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Symptoms can certainly worsen without significant lab changes.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
?: Are you having visual issues? If eye doc says ok i would probably not worry.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: Discuss with your doc. Surgery is always last resort. Dietary changes to decrease constipation. Or meds too can help.Other lifestyle options may be h... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Various: Ok to take your supplants on the same day as your meds, but not in the same mouthful. There are various claims for essencial fatty acid in brain healt... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: Depends on what oth symptoms or physical finding you have.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: See your doc. Anemia, thyroid dysfunction, chronic viral infectio are just a few of the possibilities.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Might: Might help, but also can consider massage and muscle relax or for local help.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes, yes: Kidny dysfunction can cause elevated blood pressure and uncontroled blood pressure can damage the kidneys.
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Testimonials
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Mar 25, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Dantin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dantin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Dr.Dantin for your kind helpful advice on magnesium and exercise and massage all very good ideas .Best wishes from England UK.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, LA
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

Naval Regional Medical Center,Pensacola,Florida

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Louisiana - Summer
2014
Top Family Physician, First Place, Louisiana - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Baton Rouge Region - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American Academy Of Family Medicine
ACAM
American College for the Advancement of Medicine
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