Dr. Steven Watry

General Practice
New Smyrna Beach, FL
22 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

215 Answers
389 Agrees
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Essential: Increased activity is essential to reduce stored caloric intake. Best done is cardio-vascular type - for muscle tone, rather than for muscle bulk.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Maybe: Depends .. how long have you been stable on this medication ? It may take a month or more before it reaches full effectiveness, and may need adjustme... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
No: Not exactly the same, but both are very dangerous states of mind, for obvious reasons..
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Depends: A geriatric dr is a dr first, often internal med or family med. He/she can deal with all adult issues, but has special knowledge in the care of the e... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Prevention: Prevention is the best medicine. Depending on the level of disease and frequency of exacerbations, there are several classes of medication that can h... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Stenting: Severe arteriosclerosis which results in inadequate blood supply may require an arterial stent. Your Dr can order the appropriate studies and make re... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
No, but..: Unless it leads to inattention while driving or other dangerous situations. The big questions is.. Why do you suffer the excessive sleepiness ? That... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
None: Processed juices have little nutritional value, and are high in sugars. Eat fresh fruit & vegetables instead, and drink fresh water for hydration... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
No: Termination of pregnancy is, by definition, abortion. It can be performed surgically, or in some cases with Rx medication. Please speak with your do... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Several thoughts: Could be: hip fracture, sciatica, arthritis, tendonitis.. Is this recent, acute ? Have you tried any meds or treatments ? May need Dr eval, especi... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Possible: Care for yourself as if you are pregnant, recheck test in 7-10 days. Follow up with your Dr if no period, or positive result. Best Wishes, Dr Steve
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Diuretic: Chlorthalidone is a diuretic used for blood pressure control. Your weight loss may represent fluid loss, and will stabilize over time.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Not likely: Moderate aortic stenosis (or was it aortic valve?) is unlikely to cause fainting.. More significant is the cardiac hypokinesis, which could indicate a... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Pediatrician: Please discuss with baby's pediatrician.. There may be other factors that need to be evaluated. Best Wishes
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
See Urologist: After 2 courses of antibiotics, is likely that your problem is not bacterial. Viral or fungal etiologies come to mind, and both have slightly differe... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Increased risk: A diabetic would have increased risk of infection and slower healing.. I would advise against it..
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Yes it is : Victoza (liraglutide) is a very good medication, will probable help. Follow up with your Dr.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Ignore: The oils in raw or minced garlic, when chewed, show anti-biotic, anti-fungal & anti-viral effects.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Ignore: Focus on the positives in your life. Keep a daily list and meditate. Alcohol will steal it all.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Ignore: Check electrolytes, including magnesium. Get plenty of hydration.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Pregnancy Test: Have you had a pregnancy test ? If neg, you may have vaginitis or pelvic infection..
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Yes: Variations in blood glucose can have a major effect on mood
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
No worry: Likely muscle spasm. If they are painful, or cause other problems, pls see your dr. Best wishes.. Dr Steve
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Describe: If you can post a better description, it might be helpful.. Does it look like an infection, or a rash ?
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
HgA1c: Have you tested HgAc.. What about post prandial glucose levels ? What type of insulin do you use, and what is your schedule ? Many questions in thi... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Work up: Good cardiac and pulmonary exam, with full labs and medication review are in order. I would start with Ekg and history..
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Yes: This does sound like TMJ. A good dentist can help guide you to relief. Best wishes..
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
Yes: Sadness and depression are often confused.. In health terms, depression is long lasting (months or more), and inhibits one's social, personal, or work... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 years experience
History: This is a diagnosis determined by patient history.. Bipolar usually involved two or more swings between 'mania' and 'depression', measured over a lif... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice 22 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
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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! No gp visit yet. Doesn't matter what type of food and nothing relives

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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