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Dr. Nancy Simpkins

Internal Medicine
Livingston, NJ
38 years experience female

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124 ea
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board certified internist with a special interest in womens health and disease prevention. "creating a healthier you"

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
Most definitely: An ruptured ovarian cyst can cause lower abdominal pain or back pain. See if the pain goes away over the next day or two, if not see your doctor!
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
probably muscular: If your body is hurting due to cold temperatures, it is probably the muscles overlying the kidney and not the kidney itself. If it continues, see your... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
No problem: Low blood pressure is never a medical problem unless you are symptomatic, such as dizziness and light headed. If not, no worries! if so, see your doct... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
yes: Lactic acid in muscles typically causes cramping. But it can be perceived as itching or soreness. Increase your fluids to 2 liters a day and wash it o... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
Probably not: Usually increased markings in the lungs are signs of a benign inflammatory or infectious process. If you are a smoker and concerned a chest ct scan wo... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
of course!: Alcohol is a hidden weight gain nightmare.! when we drink, we tend to eat things that are not so healthy! try to have 1-2 glasses a wine when you are ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
Usually not: Cancerous lumps are usually not painful unless they are sitting on a nerve or a bone.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
Will heal: Although it is still there, it will heal. Give it time! maybe put some arnica gel on it to increase healing.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
viral infection: Your bloodtest results look like you have had a recent cold or virus, not to worry!
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
exercise: The best exercise for "knuckle pain" is to grab a tennis ball and squeeze it frequently while you are sitting and watching tv. This will draw the flui... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
yes: There is a good chance after 8 weeks on ppis you have shut off the acid pump and do not need them anymore!
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
new phone: There might be something in that actual phone that is causing ear pain and i would switch immediately!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
Need path: Even though things 'look like cancer' the only real way to know is with tissue and that is done with a biopsy.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
irritable bowel : Sounds like you have ibs and should moniter when and what your eat so that you can better control your bowel. Bulk agents such as MiraLAX (polyethylen... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
more protein: Your dinner should include more protein ( lean chicken or fish) so that your body is not hungry in the morning.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
Not likely: A large brain tumor or mass would not be missed by ct scan. A smaller or vascular lesion could be missed and an MRI is in order if you are symptomatic... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
Of course: Of course its possible, but although it creeps you out, there is no need to worry about the bites. An over the counter antihistamine will cure you! an... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
Cognitive behavior: This set up is a perfect example of where to use cognitive behavior therapy techniques. Try to find someone in your area that teaches them to you. It ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
Not to worry: Sounds like it is musclo-skeletal from sitting at your new job all day. Take breaks and get up and stretch and walk around, this should relieve your p... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
A day or two : Breast fullness and tenderness should go away in 1-2 days or at most 3-5 days, if it continues see your doctor.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
positional dizziness: Change of position dizziness usually occurs when people have low blood pressure. This is a sign of good health but if the dizziness persists even afte... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
pinched nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve due to arthritis in your cervical spine. If rest and anti inflamatories do not work, see your doctor for a pictur... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
can be both: Mono can sometimes leave the neck nodes swollen for a long time. If indeed it is tonsillitis you will need antibiotics or your tonsils removed. You ne... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
cervical nerves: When arthritis in the c spine presses on the cervical nerves, it can cause dizziness. With release of the tight muscles surrounding the spine, the ner... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Simpkins
38 years experience
viral infection: Probably an old fashioned cold that you should treat with over the counter cold meds for 3-5 days. If no improvement, see your doctor!

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Simpkins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Simpkins is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Your answer was more helpful than what I got when I asked the same!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Time will tell if cervical nerves or side effect of HBP meds. Bye!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, NY
Graduated 1984MD
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