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Dr. Norman Baron

General Surgery
CA
53 years experience

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General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
More than likely: Inflammation can be caused by a lot of things ibd being one of them. The negative biopsy is good news meaning that there is no cancer and things like... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
Yes: The bouncing around during a tennis match should not cause much trouble unless you are having pain before you start or it develops during the game. I... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
It might: The procedure of pancreas removal is complicated and problems can develop at a later date. Egd is a good way to eliminate some of them and is relativ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
A pain in the butt: Hemorrhoids are dilated veins. They are part of the price we pay for walking erect. The symptoms from uncomplicated hemorrhoids is usually bright r... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
They get smaller: The only way that you could get atrophy of the testes from a surgical procedure is if the artery to the testicles is compromised. The testicular arte... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
Probably not: General anesthetics, in most cases, require a tube to be put into the trachea. The presence of an upper respiratory infection can cause needless comp... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
Probably: Hemorrhoids are veins that can protrude through the anus. They can strangulate and clot if they protrude often enough. A proctologist or a surgeon c... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
It could be: Sometimes hemorrhoids get itchy although they are usually not painful. The most common cause of pain to that area is called a fissure, which is a sma... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
In general, no: If you have to strain to have a bowel movement, the straining may worsen the hemorrhoids. Piles, or hemorrhoids are basically veins and pressure make... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
Yes: A hiatal hernia is a widening of the space where the esophagus goes through the diaphragm between the chest and the abdomen. The hernia comes about w... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
Bleeding or clotting: Hemorrhoids are veins in and around the anal canal. If they are not causing symptoms, i.e. Bleeding or clotting they are hard to diagnose unless they... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
Help is available: The usual place for spider veins is the legs. However, they can occur on the face. They can be removed either by laser, electric pencil or injection... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
Quite awhile: Breast cancer often does not get painful until it gets rather large. A breast cancer usually has to be present for 5 years before it even gets big en... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Baron
53 years experience
Yes: A simple office procedure is usually all that is necessary. If the hemorrhoids (piles) are internal rubber bands can be placed around them with a spe... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Baron is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Doc also wants to do a ct scan but i said no b/c of heavy xray exposur
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Thanks for making me feel better!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Howard University College of Medicine, DC
Graduated 1969MD
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