Doctor Q&A for Dr. Charles Fehlauer

A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Fehlauer
35 years experience Geriatrics
Yes.: The 2 main reasons to avoid excessive protien are liver failure and kidney failure, otherwise protein shakes and supplements should be safe.
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A 88-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Fehlauer
35 years experience Geriatrics
This is a hard one.: I am assuming your gma is so confused that she is unable to understand the need for the cast and the sling. The first thing to do is determine if she ... Read More
A 88-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Fehlauer
35 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Confusion can be caused by medications and should be evaluated to see if the medications are all necessary or causing the confusion. If you have a sp ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Early is better.: It takes about two weeks for the body to build up flu antibodies after Influenza vaccination. Influenza activity peaks in January/ February in the Nor ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Unsure: It should not cause a problem unless they have kidney issues or something else. Would need to know more about their health before could answer more.
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Dr. Theresa Redling
34 years experience Geriatrics
Geriatrician: There are a few meds that can be contributing to your mom's confusion and are used less in the elderly due to higher incidence of side effects( indera ... Read More
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, I think so.: Is there one physician responsible for all of these? Or, several? Yes, each office should have accurate, full info on all meds taken including otc ; h ... Read More
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