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Dr. Elise Sadoun

Family Medicine
Sugar Land, TX
15 years experience female

About

Bio

I am a Board-Certified Family Physician with interests in Women's Health, Newborn and Infant care, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, and Geriatrics. I also perform in-office procedures including allergy testing and treatment. I have an interest in Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Pediatrics

Preventive Medicine

Travel Medicine

Languages spoken

Arabic

Doctor Q&A

633 Answers
784 Agrees
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Cutting is risky: I'm so sorry to hear about your depression. It is a very difficult problem but there is treatment to help you. Counseling and medications work hand-in... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
NSAIDs work better: Nsaids like Ibuprofen and aleve (naproxen) act on the muscle fibers of the uterus to reduce the cramping type pain of a miscarriage. Good luck.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Infection: See your doctor, you might have an infection. Please use condoms during all phases of intercourse. Good luck.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
See your doctor: You'll need an examination to determine what's going on. Good luck.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Home pregnancy test: Do a home pregnancy test to make sure. Good luck.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Pregnancy test: Please do a pregnancy test. Also, with your periods being so far apart, you should see a doctor to determine why. That's really not normal. Good luck.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
No: You list that you are on doxycycline. You need to take it twice daily for at least 7 days to have successful cure. You should also get a test of cure ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
It depends: There are so many factors involved in gastric motility. What else did you eat with the muffin? Was it a fiber muffin? What medications do you take (yo... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Not normal: Lactating is not normal outside of the context of pregnancy and breast-feeding. You might have a hormone problem or a problem within your breast, like... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Not if normal period: If your period was its typical heaviness and length, unlikely to be pregnant. Since you are sexually active, i suggest being on birth control and alwa... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Ask your doctor: If you are concerned about the choice of medications, you should speak to the prescribing physician about it. Good luck.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Migraine variant: Means that it is a migraine which doesn't 100% meet the definition of migraine. I'm glad you will see a neurologist. Migraines are a complicated disor... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Yes: But you should rule out infection. That is a worrisome sign with the disc herniation, and you should see your doctor asap. Good luck.
A female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Continue: Continue the monistat, there's no problem using it while on your period.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Yearly: Take your son in for annual well child visits.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
See a doctor: Please see a doctor about this, your symptoms are not normal. This sounds like migraine, but there are other conditions with similar symptoms.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
See your doctor: You should see your doctor for an exam. I'm not sure by your description what problem you have.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
No: Regardless of your baseline temperature, a fever is still defined as a temperature of 100.4 and above.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Injury or infection: There are several reasons for spotting after intercourse. One is vaginal or cervical injury which can be caused by roughness, not using lubricant, con... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Possible infection: Bleeding and cramps well outside your period could be an infection. Please see your doctor. Be well.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Infection: You probably have a small localized infection called folliculitis. However, there is no way of knowing without an examination. Please see your doctor ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Go to the hospital: Refeeding syndrome is serious and needs to be evaluated with blood tests and vital signs. Please seek medical attention if you think you are having re... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
RLQ pain: There is a long list of reasons for pain in the right lower quadrant. Since you are male and you don't have your appendix anymore, it decreases the li... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Meth can kill you: Meth can leave you disabled, dead, in jail, and with your life ruined. This is much worse than endometriosis symptoms. If your endometriosis symptoms ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Sunscreen, argan oil: First, you should always wear sunscreen. Second, moisturize twice daily with argan oil, you only need a few drops. Finally, see your primary care doct... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Maybe, but...: Maybe, but that is not the best option. It is impossible to know the dosing and purity of those compounds. He should see a doctor for a prescription, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Maybe: Sometimes certain foods can stimulate the bowels. This is not harmful. However, if you are having sudden diarrhea, severe cramps, or blood in your sto... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Ask your OB: You should call your OB about this. This can be normal but without knowing more about you, i can't determine if that is normal for you. Your OB will w... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Not going to die: Cervical adenitis is due to many causes. If it is under your jaw, this is usually due to a viral infection or bacterial infection, such as colds, flu,... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Cervical mucous: Since you've been married, you have a new substance in your vagina which is semen. Semen is more watery and this might be what you are finding. If you... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Get an exam: You should talk to your obstetrician about this. While breast changes can be normal in pregnancy, some women are diagnosed with breast cancer while pr... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
It could: Call your doctor and discuss this. Don't stop taking the medication unless directed by your doctor. Good luck.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
No: Unless your finger was covered with semen, you can't get her pregnant with finger penetration. Only semen entering the vagina can cause pregnancy.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Every day: I am assuming you are on clexane (called Lovenox (enoxaparin) in the us) because of a blood clot in your leg. You have to use it daily. If you delay a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Pregnancy test: If your period is late and you are concerned you are pregnant, you did the right thing to do a pregnancy test. You should wait 2 days and recheck if y... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Possibly: Women can develop thyroid disorders during pregnancy, and these need to evaluated by her ob. Please call her OB and ask about this. Good luck.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Yes: Quite reliable. To confirm, recheck in a few days or see your doctor. Please wear a condom, you worry about pregnancy but you also need to prevent sex... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Yes: It is preferred to have it on time, but better late than never. Good luck.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
See your doctor: There are many causes for the symptoms you describe. You should see your doctor about this. Good luck.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
See your doctor: For concerning vaginal discharge, please see your doctor for an exam. Good luck.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Not normal: Please see your doctor about this. You will need an exam and a diagnosis before treatment can be suggested.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
See your doctor.: Your symptoms are not normal. Please see your doctor for an examination soon.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Needs worked up: Rarely, a car accident can cause sheer forces that affect the heart. You might also be having chest pain that's unrelated to the crash. I recommend ca... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
No: First intercourse for men is not usually painful, with or without a condom. If you are not married, use a condom to prevent std's and pregnancy. Bette... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Are you pregnant?: Have you performed a pregnancy test? Implantation does not usually cause cramping. Please do a pregnancy test. If positive, see your doctor. If negati... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
No: There might be some type of issue going on. At age 42, you might be suffering from a metabolic problem like diabetes, or a prostate problem, or someth... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Yes: The fluid from your nose runs backward into your throat. From there, it stimulates coughing or spitting. The yellow mucous with streaks of blood is fr... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Water birth: With a water birth, the mother needs to be able to get into and out of the tub. An epidural can cause temporary loss of feeling and strength in the le... Read More

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Feb 21, 2014
Highly knowledgable and compassionate. She diagnoses the symptoms and illness accurately. I would recommend her to any patient.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sadoun is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sadoun is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I went to my doctor and was diagnosed with PCOS. I'm feeling a lot healthier and happier now, the symptoms were affecting many aspects of my health
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Thank you for answering my questions and I appreciate your help and I'll definitely visit your your website when I can. :-)
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I will talk to my Dr.I have HBP but its under control. I am a mail carrier when I drive my neck really hurts so does my head

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

Grant Medical Center, Columbus Ohio

Awards

Landacre Society, Ohio State University College of Medicine
Spirit of Caring Award, Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio
Thought Leader, Second Place, Texas - Spring
2014

Affiliations

American Academy of Family Physicians
American Medical Association
Texas Academy of Family Physicians
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