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Dr. Steven Watry

General Practice
New Smyrna Beach, FL
20 years experience male

Locations

Medical Health Centers

New Smyrna Beach, FL

Address

912 N Dixie Fwy, New Smyrna Beach, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

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

(386) 663-3007

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Humana Insurance Company

Medicare

Other

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Tricare

Medical Health Centers

Deland, FL

About

Bio

Focus on Senior Care, prevention & mgmt of chronic conditions - copd, DM, hypertension, cardiac, more. Goal is to increase patient participation in care with minimum Rx meds. Offices in Volusia & Flagler Counties, FL Add'l medical services provided at many senior facilities

Specialties
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General Practice

Holistic Medicine

Pharmacology

Preventive Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

278 Answers
509 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
DASH: For overall heath, the DASH diet (free) looks like the best. US News & World Report ranked many diets, have a look: http://health.usnews.com/hea... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Many: Get good night sleep, exercise daily, get plenty of sunlight (safely - use sunscreen). Reduce stress in life, work. Have labwork done.. check thyro... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Ignore: Most is viral. Use an expectorant (mucinex. etc) See Dr if you have significant risks, like COPD.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Ignore: It takes time.. be sure to perform deep breathing to help recover.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Increased risk: A diabetic would have increased risk of infection and slower healing.. I would advise against it..
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Could be:: Stress, depression, diabetes, sleep apnea, poor nutrition, anemia, liver disease, cardiac disorder.. the list goes on and on.. Fatigue is a symptom o... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Inadequate treatment: You may not be responding to treatment as expected, or may be non-compliant. Your pcp may want backup, or more complete diagnostic testing.. If your... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Ignore: Check electrolytes, including magnesium. Get plenty of hydration.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Chronic Fatigue: Epstein Barr is thought to be a cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, among other disorders. The effects may last a lifetime, but good health and nutrit... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
'Horny Goat Weed': First step, make sure you are in good overall health, as low libido may point to a nutritional or metabolic disorder. As for herbs, 'Horny Goat Weed'... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Generally -: Eat less, eat smarter, increase activity and exercise.. Small changes over time will result in sustained weight loss.. Best Wishes !
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Possible: High glucose will result in all the problems you mentioned. At its worst, this can lead to dehydration, keto-acidosis and possible death. If you are... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Depends: The Dr will have to evaluate the nature of the anxiety, but unless a significant concern is raised, will likely not involve social services. Your Dr ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Behavioral Changes: Better and safer to treat with lifestyle and behavior changes (why do you have insomnia ?) than with drugs. Do you have any underlying physical probl... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Benign: Myomas are benign (non cancerous) growths in the muscle of the uterus. There are non-surgical options.. speak with your gynecologist. Read: http://... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Topical sprays..: Any shortness of breath ? go to the ER. Otherwise, try a topical spray - like the kind used for sunburn which contain lidocaine. Might bring some r... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Rash ?: Any rash or other physical changes ? My thought is either a tinea (fungus) or candidia (yeast) infection.. There are over the counter preperations f... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Complex anatomy: The ankles and feet are complex structures. Some orthopedic surgeons will treat fractures of the area, but most refer to podiatry, as they are specia... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Monitor Glucose: Diabetics are prone to infection - the bacteria find glucose in urine, saliva, and other body fluids. If you are not monitoring your glucose closely,... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Yes..: Keep an eye on the sugar and carbohydrate levels in his shake, and monitor glucose until you can see what effect the shakes might have. He may need to... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Thought to be: Miconazole is thought to be safe in pregnancy, but not enough testing has been done to be sure. Please check with your Dr.. there may be safer ways ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Likely not connected: You present several symptoms, which are probably not connected. The can be serious, nonetheless.. If these symptoms are acute / recent - please seek ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
No worry : It is a wonderful thing between a husband and wife. ... Enjoy !
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Please review: Please review this article on LDL, take a printed copy to your Dr and ask him or her to clarify... http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/00... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Yes it is: Some women do bleed occasionally when pregnant, especially early. Take a home pregnancy test, see your gynecologist if continued concerns
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
6 hours or more: At least 6 hours apart. Absorption of iron requires stomach acid, which is suppressed by omeprazole, and similar medications.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Complex: Given the severity of you condition, and the complexity of your history, there is no way to evaluate your potential for surgical success based on a 10... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Diagnosis: First requirement is accurate diagnosis. If this is confirmed ulcer, is H. pylori present? (May need anti-biotics). Also, ask your Dr. to consider a... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Several: Without naming brands, I would generally recommend a general multivitamin, with a good mix of minerals and iodine. There are acceptable generics for ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Side-effects: Joint pains and many other problems are listed as potential side effects of this med. Ask your Dr to stop this medication, and help you find a medica... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Blood Flow: Sitting for extended periods can limit blood flow, sometimes resulting in clots, or DVT's. You don't say how long a period you're referring to, but i... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
No: Testing for STD's is not part of a CBC order. Please ask your doctor to specifically check for STD's
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Several thoughts: May be a contact dermatitis including poison ivy or psoriasis (use otc hydrocortisone), fungal 'ring worm' or candidiasis (otc clomitrazole), follicul... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Other causes..: Airway restriction is not always heard with a steth.. You may have asthma.. You indicate that you have GERD, and Hx of cardiac catheterization. Sto... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Time heals: Gastroparesis can result from gastric nerve damage from excess serum glucose, just as neuropathy can occur in the feet and legs. The build up of gluco... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Illness: Any illness or infection can cause weight loss.. h pylori can cause ulcers, reduced tolerance to food.. Better to exercise and manage your diet..
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Oxygen: A need for continuous oxygen to combat hypoxia, sensation of air starvation, increased frequency of exacerbations, reduced activity levels (in avoidan... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Conceivable: The thought that toxins, either absorbed or consumed could increase diabetes is conceivable, but I am not aware of and research that would confirm thi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Negative: Diabetes has negative effects on all these systems.. the answers are lengthy, and best explained by your dr. your job is to maintain a healthy lifes... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Sensitivity: Many people have a mild sensitivity to certain food, including dairy, wheat and others. Avoiding these as adults can sometimes improve digestion and ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Ignore: Kidney infection can be dangerous.. please have it treated.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Ignore: Focus on the positives in your life. Keep a daily list and meditate. Alcohol will steal it all.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Ignore: The oils in raw or minced garlic, when chewed, show anti-biotic, anti-fungal & anti-viral effects.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Not likely: Besides difficulty with erection, I don't believe diabetes will cause sterility..
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
X Ray: This could be several problems, including a partial fracture, necrosis, bursitis or infection. X ray will assess alignment, identify most bone relate... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Pregnancy Test: Have you had a pregnancy test ? If neg, you may have vaginitis or pelvic infection..
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Reglan (metoclopramide) Dangers: Long term Reglan (metoclopramide) use can result in a permanent parkinson's like disorders, or tardive dyskinesia. This can develop after a fairly sh... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
1 week: A coloric deficit of 3500 calories is equal to about 1 lb.. This deficit should be a mix of increased exercise, and decreased consumption. A good die... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 20 years experience
Relax: If no pain on palpation or headache, no visual or other signs such as loss of balance or nausea.. you are most likely fine

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Jul 21, 2014
Dr. Watry has spent hours of his valuable time to help promote patient health & well being by countless answering questions in Health Tap. His wealth of knowledge, compassion and willingness to help ...Read More
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Jul 20, 2014
Dr. Watry provides timely and relevant advice, and recommendations for patients, sharing his clinical knowledge combined with practical wisdom. He is knowledgeable in many areas, and thorough in his a...Read More
Jul 21, 2014
One of the reasons I enjoy participating on Health Tap is the opportunity to "meet" great doctors from around the country like Dr Watry. His responses show he is a caring compassionate physician dedi...Read More
HealthTap member
Sounds to me i should try the inversion table. My daughter has one. I do stretches daily 2 to 3x. Somewhat helpful. 400-600 ibuprofen at night.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! I went to the doctor today and received an antibiotic.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Turning my head or wrist does not cost the numbness at all. Only in L

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL
Graduated 2001MD

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Ormond Beach Region - Summer
2014
Top General Practitioner, First Place, Florida - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Ormond Beach Region - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American Academy Osteopathic Family Physicians
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