Dr. Elise Sadoun

Family Medicine
Sugar Land, TX
16 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
783 Agrees
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ignore: Comply with treatment. Caution with pain, take it slow. You'll get better soon.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ignore: Healthy mind and body. Eat well, no smoking, get rest. Preventive visits.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ignore: Sterile instruments. No hangnail biting/tearing. Lotion, nutrition.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ignore: Monitor your salt. Avoid processed and canned foods. No fast food for you.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 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
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A member asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Which hormone?: Hormone imbalance is a broad term. You should see your doctor to determine what hormones are involved and what treatment is recommended. Good luck.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See your doctor: It's impossible to know without a full history and exam. Please see your doctor. Good luck.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Pregnancy test: If your period is 6 days late, you should take another pregnancy test. The dark brown discharge could be your period starting, or it could be implanta... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Home pregnancy test: Do a home pregnancy test to make sure. Good luck.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See your doctor: Please see your doctor about the lymph node and the blood test. Good luck.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 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
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Pregnancy test: Do a pregnancy test. Sometimes teens can be irregular. Also, you should use condoms to avoid pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
9/28/13: You conceived on 9/28/13, give or take a few days. The really early ultrasounds are quite accurate. Good luck.
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A female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Continue: Continue the monistat, there's no problem using it while on your period.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 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.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Second opinion: If you are concerned about your doctor and don't have trust in him/her, then i would suggest getting a second opinion. Good luck.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Infection: You have some type of infection. Given you have a ureteral stent, you might have a kidney infection. Please see your doctor.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Don't do it again: You should be fine just this once. However, don't drive, and don't do it again. It's unlikely to cause respiratory depression but will probably make y... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See a doctor now : Your blood pressure is extremely high, and with those symptoms you are at risk for a stroke. Please see a doctor immediately via urgent care or er. If... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Not normal: Please see your doctor right away. You might have an infection or other injury to the vaginal area, and this will need treatment. Be well.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See a psychiatrist: You should not try to diagnose your own psychiatric problems, please see a professional. The fact that you are worried is plenty of cause for you to s... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
No benefit: There's not any benefit to mixing them, and you can increase the side effects.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Slight variations in periods are normal. The fact that you period was heavy means that it is very unlikely that you are pregnant. However, if you are ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
A few: The major stds we usually test for are: with a penile swab: gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes simplex 1 and 2, trichomonas, and hpv (human papilloma virus)... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Suboxone side effect: If you are having these symptoms, you should talk to your doctor about it as soon as you can. It also looks like you might have recently had a baby. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes, trust it: If you were pregnant it should be positive 6 weeks later. Probably your period is just late. If a week goes by with out your period, see your doctor. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
8 hours: Fast from all calorie containing substances. Make sure you are still drinking fluids and taking your medications. Good luck.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Postictal state: Postictal state is the definition of the symptoms you describe of being very fatigued after the seizure. Patients are often confused for a time as wel... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Your doctor will be able to tell you more. Good luck.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 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.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 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.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Probably: Can cause irregular bleeding. Please use condoms next time. Good luck.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See your doctor: For concerning vaginal discharge, please see your doctor for an exam. Good luck.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Glasses: Unfortunately, you'll need corrective lenses. Make sure you have good nutrition.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Return for follow up: If still sick, he should return to his doctor for a follow up evaluation. Good luck.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 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.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Probably your period: When is your period due? If it's late, do another test in a few days. If not late, you're too early for a test. If you are not trying to get pregnant,... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 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.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Dangerous: See a doctor asap, as in today. A concussion followed by another in 3 days can cause serious brain damage. You are having serious deficits. Please see... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Possible infection: A large tender lump like that could be due to trauma or infection. I suggest you see a doctor as soon as possible. If you develop a fever, you might ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: It means your baby is growing, and this is the normal progression of the HCG level. Good luck.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
See a doctor: Pain during intercourse can have several causes. You might have an infection, which can cause pain during intercourse. There are other causes but you'... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes, and worse: Radiation has cumulative effects. Even a little bit of exposure adds to the total. It can cause infertility and cancer, and other problems. Wear a rad... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Any scale: Any scale should provide an accurate weight, but the electronic ones seem to be a bit more accurate. Make sure you keep the scale in one place and don... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
No: Why did you take those in that way? Were they prescribed that way? You should speak to the doctor who prescribed them about your symptoms. Good luck.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Faint=positive: Faintly positive=positive. Congratulations! see your doctor for confirmation. Good luck!
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: If you have no drug allergies, there is no contraindication to taking them together. Be well.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Abstinence, condoms: Those are your non-permanent options. Withdrawal method has a high fail rate of 20%. There are permanent options too, but i don't recommend these for ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Possibly normal: As the baby grows, your intestines get moved around in ways you are not used to, which can cause nausea. The cramping is likely braxton hicks. Call yo... 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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