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Dr. Karen Dantin

Family Medicine
Baton Rouge, LA
37 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

1.0K Answers
520 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Ssris: The ssri group includes paxil, (paroxetine) prozac, zoloft , celexa. There are differences in each med. If your fail on 2 ssris i would certainly. Con... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Supplements: You may want to consider some healthy eating habits like thoroughly chewing food and limiting liquids with meals. Some also find additional relief wi... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: Probably not the cause of your back pain . See your md or chiropractor for an evaluation
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not sure of question: ? If small amount peroxide swallowed may cause gastric upset.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doc: There can be multiple reasons . Best to see your doc for evaluation.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Low: This is a bit low number. May want to check with doc as well as making surer home BP machine accurate.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: Interesting symptoms. You should see your doc to rule out infectious diseases or parasites as well as other possibilities
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: Could be infection or jus residual from that abnormal period. Should get those abnormal cycles checked out.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out : Could be anemic or many other things. See your doc.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: Mother and baby healt make variable outcomes. Lucky those babies are tough.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Work on IBS: If you decrease your ibs you may have less back pain if they are related. Consider working on ibs with stress reduction, probiotics, fiber, lifestyle ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Generally : Generally you would wait until the contractions are fairly regular and close to five minutes. Look for less variation in time.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Not likely: Cysts do not usually become cancer., very low chance.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
?: What did your doc say? What type of workup didi you have? Further testing may be necessary?
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: Are your periods usally normal? Is it possible you are pregnant? Is it time for a cycle? Consider above. If just starting may want to wait and see w... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: This is not a normal reaction to antibiotic. Get it checked out.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Symptoms can certainly worsen without significant lab changes.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Additional views: Some times repeat radiology studies are needed to look closer at certain areas. This can be done with magifiction or looking at it from a different an... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Limited: Your dermatologist will determine length of treatment based on your response. It is not a med you remain on long term.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Withe: If the arrhythmia is benign either method should be safe.. Non surgical deliveries have less complications generally.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: You may have some tight tendons or ankle misalignment issues as possibilities. You may want to considera chiropractic eval by one who does extremetie... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: What are you using it for? Good for getting rid of fleas.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Usally nor: Unless you had a late term abortion with infection or other complications should not have affected your ability to concieve. May want to see doc to ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Ask: Will depend on the severity of the fx. Ask your doc.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Hypo: Hypothroid-low your doc should monitor your levels and adjust appropriately. This does not appear to be severe and would expect minimal impact on ba... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Depends: Should not, but depends on severity. As his docs.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: May want to consider food allerregies as a cause , as well of considering any changes in diet or environment- laundry detergent, cosmetics, lotions et... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: If no changes in diet and exercis would see your doc for a workup.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes, yes: Kidny dysfunction can cause elevated blood pressure and uncontroled blood pressure can damage the kidneys.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Various: Yes and yes. Menstral cycle if heavy especially could be part of it but if not eaten all day is a big possibility.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: If you want to darken an area do not use a lightening cream. Why would you want to darken the areas? If you have abnormal light areas may want to see ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 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
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Continue: What you are doing is good if symptoms worsen tak her to her doc.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Wait: Sometimes ther can be variation in the length of your cycles. It may restart or you just may have a short cycle.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: Do not know how heavy bleeding you are experiencing, but 4 weeks is not normal. Check with your doc. You may need to change pill or have other interve... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Wait: This may just be unusual period if persistant see your doc.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: Fatty liver is usally due to excessive weight and cholesterol issues. Smoking is not benificial for the body even if not causing liver issues.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Ask your doc : Depends on how long on the brand if pill, if there have been changes in your weight .Sometimes if on generics can make a difference
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Work it out: Work with your doc and dietician to optimize lifestyle, diet, exercise and meds.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: It may be just due to reduced circulation arterial or venous. Make sure you ask your orthopedist at your appointment, or sooner.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Options: If he is bottle fed a bit extra water as well as the use of some probiotics could be helpful.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: See your doc. An evaluation will determine if further diagnostics including biopsy is needed.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
?: I would probably not if the job is strenuous
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: A good chiropractor or massage therapist could show you exercises to help improve things for you.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: Check with your doc.If seems ok, it is probably a musculoskeletal issue that could be addressed by your chiropractor.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Brain: The concern is that epilepsy is a brain (electrical) issue and that these devices could lower the seizure threshold
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Ignore: Moistorise nails after washing hand and at night.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Ignore: Just ask. Knowledge is how to help your health.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Should be: You have caught upas suggested. Should be ok but may want to use barrier method too.

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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! Thank you, i will definitely try the tepid oatmeal bath, with calamine afterwards. Have a great day! Kind regards! Yolandi
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Dr. Sahab you relieved me somehow .thanks which doctor is specialised in such cases.

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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