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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

Saturday: Closed
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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
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Plan: Plan meals out early as late meals can lead to indigestion.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Eating foods as close to nature as possible., avoiding convenience foods or heavily preserved foods.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Use gloves when gardening to save nails.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: D have regular exams to monitor any worsening.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Meds can decrease symptoms.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: may just be a strain. If persistent see your doc
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Multiple: see your practitioner. Some things that may help are:increasing your health dietary fats, adding omega 3 supplements 3-4000 mg per day, drinking half... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Always: possible issue, but your daughter is probably ok. her dock can check that out.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Many: Located there-bladder, uterus in female, lower colon, prostate in males, muscles... See your doc...
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Consider: sometimes nothing helps except antibiotics. untreated UTIs can lead to kidney infections and worse.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
More info : possible but more likely something else. Ear infection? TMJ? Dental?
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Could be: could be ovulation pain or just musculoskeletal. If persistNt should check it out.
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ok: Do not know any reason antibiotics should be a problem.
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: Most pharyngitis are viral or allergic-things that antibiotics do not help. Antibiotics can actually worsen these issues. Doxycycline is also not a d... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Not sure: Not aware of use in migranes. Levels can be checked and supplemented if low.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Supportive: Warm bath with Epsom salts may be helpful as well as considering some massage and relaxing essential oils like Lavender
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Could be: If lump is on the same side it could be a lymph node reacting to the infection.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Additional: There may be more testing required depending on what done. Expanded thyroid panel as well as a search for more obscure diseases.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Consider: Check with your doc. If no further help would seek health practitioner to evaluate diet, lifestyle and possible nutritional issues.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
?: Possible nerve pinch? If not severe, massage or chiropractic may help. See yor doc if worsens
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Multiple reasons: initially would consider some musculoskeletal issue. Good chiropractor may help
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: Some can be good. There are many bars with unhealthy ingredients. Check it out.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Just ask. If you don't understand ask again.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Varies : Varies eyelids are about 0.5 mm thick with palma and soles up to 4 mm thick.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Make sure ears dry after swimming or showers.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Make sure you have regular dental appointment to catch them early.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Usually: These are disposable tubes. Single use only.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Topical meds can be helpful.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: Depends on how you feel. The augmentin should not be a problem,but a bad abscess drainage may stop you from running.. may impair healing.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: Mm change could be in range of margin of error.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ok: May be many issues including muscle issues.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: Probably ok, but ask his doc at next visit.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Regular streatching may help relieve spasms.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: Regular herbal teas probably ok, but watch out for medicinal blends.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: family history may prompt biopsy of if any unusual appearance.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Good: Taken as direct, Plan B is supposed to be 95% effective in first 24 hours, 89% if taken in first 72 hours.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Nit: Not necessarily. Interesting. Could just be infection or mild reaction to med.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: depends on other lifestyle like sugar intake, exercise, stress, good fats and more. for now probably ok, but work on your health
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Multiple: can do with some of the other hormones too.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Consider: could be your diagnosis or even a bacteria infection. if persistent see doctor
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Could be: If symptoms are severe, see your doc. Decreasing salt and coffee could help. Some also recommend low dose, 400 mg vitamin E.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Check it out: May just be digestive issues but would get it checked out
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Low: No egg should be present at this time.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Unusual: Would be unlikely at this point to have neg tests if pregnant. See your doc for a blood pregnancy test or for other reasons.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: That is too much stress on the body, especially if done regularly.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Many: Could be many things. If not helped with OTC meds, see your doc
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: Depends on the herbs and the meds as to whether they would mix
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Emotion: The discomfort of the environment can make a difference in intimate situations.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Ok: Should not hurt to take.
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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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This was very helpful. Thanks! Dr. Sahab you relieved me somehow .thanks which doctor is specialised in such cases.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! In My profile bentyl is past medication stopped it 3 months ago.thanks

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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