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Dr. Andrew Dauer

Family Medicine
Winter Garden, FL

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

42 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible but rare: It is possible to have a fracture if it hurts to move your arm but usually not common to have that unless you have had some trauma to the arm. Either ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Neuropathy can be in just a finger or toe , arm or leg or many places all the same time. It depends on the cause which determines location and extent
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
NO: Never stop medication without speaking to the doctor that prescribed it for you. Although your numbers are currently great stopping the medication usu... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible.: It is possible to have side effects from decreasing the dose of your zoloft (sertraline). Some common ones might be lightheadedness, dizziness , and p... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Moderate : The pill strength of levothyroxine goes from25 mcg to 200mcg. However we do have patients that need more. We don't so much view a dose as high or low ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get urine checked.: Since your symptoms are not going away on their own you need to make sure you get your urine tested as you may likely need an antiboitic for it to go ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible infection: You may very likely have a sinus infection given the strong odor you note. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment options.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cannot get it: Primatine mist was taken off the over the counter shelves as people were taking for their asthma incorrectly and dying from using it . If you have ast... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not likely: Room spinning nausea and vomiting may be caused by vertigo but should be evaluated by a doctor to rule out other causes. A broken clavicle even when u... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: To be safe we usually recommend back up till your next cycle.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
No : No Macrobid is not effective for other infections except for those in the urinary tract generally.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely normal: Many people do not have everything completely even sized on their bodies . This is likely normal for you. Certainly you should see your doctor and dis... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Would not recommend: Wait till the infection has healed and the incision has healed before using moisturizers. Using it now while the incision is till open may intruduce a... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes : It is possible for you to break your foot . If you have persistent swelling or pain not improving with ice, rest and elevation then see your doctor fo... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need evaluation: Get your daugther to her her doctor for better evaluation as soon as able. Not being able to move the shoulder may mean a problem with the ligaments t... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need more evaluation: Sex drive issues in women can be very complex. First see your gyn or primary doctor to make sure all your hormone levels are ok and that there is noth... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Should not be.: If you have been on Depo-Provera consistently for a while then i would expect you should be protected. However, please keep in mind that no birth cont... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Needs further eval: Given your current symptoms get examined as with the chest pain you have it may need a chest x-ray . Sometimes the pain is just from coughing. If con... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
High: The normal range for a TSH usually is up to 4.5 for most labs. This is a higher than normal number.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need further eval.: Swollen lymph nodes that are not going away or responding to antibitoics warrant further evaluation. They usally require a biopsy to make sure there i... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get examined: You may have a condition called tinnitus which people describe in may different ways as a ringing, hissing or pulsating sound, but have an evaluation ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
2gm dose correct : This dose is correct but it depends on what we are treating as to the length of treatment. 5 days can be enough for some illnesses.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Primary care: Start with a primary care doctor and they can evaluate and treat this effectively .If not, then they will be able to refer to the correct specialist w... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: Get your daughter examined by her pediatrician. She could possibly have an infection that needs treatment for her urine or even a yeast infection. The... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not yet based on lab: Usually after partial or total thyroid removal it can take a while before medication may be needed. Every patient is different as to when they need me... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not fully: You are not fully protected.We normally tell patients to always use extra protection through the first month of being on birth control. Remember as we... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible not likely: Repeated fungal infections can certainly sometimes mean it is being caused by another infection like HIV but also diabetes can commonly cause them as ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get rechecked: Go back to your doctor and get re-evaluated if cough medication not helping. You may need further tests and there are likely other medications to hel... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not to be concerned: Should not be concerned yet unless you are getting symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Palpitations, faster heart rate, feeling very nervous or anxious are s... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
No penicillin: Hsv - herpes simples virus is not treated with penicillin which is an antibiotic. Antibiotics do not treat viruses only bacteria. There are topical an... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get rechecked : Make sure you have your urine rechecked but you should have a female examination if the urine is now clear as the source may be something vaginal caus... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Should not be: Although we usually only give in doses of 100mg daily we sometimes rarely do give it at 200mg per day. You should be ok but be very careful in the fut... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Should be.: Although it's not recommended to drink alcohol while taking these medications people do and are usually fine . We tell patients not to drink on these ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes get checked.: If over the counter medications do not provide relief than you should certainly be evaluated by a doctor to make sure there is not something more seri... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Nicotine is a separate test of the blood or urine that must be specifically requested.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: The small amount of soap inserted will not harm anything.
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible: Any dose of a cholesterol medication can cause muscle issues but is less common than reports in the media. Your doctor can do some lab work to make su... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Wait: It could be something as simple as a skin imitation but if gets warm or reddened seek medical attention. You might try just some warm compresses for ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not yet. : Most doctors don't usually consider treating until the number is more above 4.5 . We do not always follow lab normal ranges and base treatment on symp... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
See your doctor.: Painful eczema can occur when the skin blisters and cracks open. Using good hand creams to moisturize will help some however stonger topical medicatio... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need medication: Tsh : stands for thyroid stimulating hormone. It is made in your brain to help stimulate the thyroid gland in your neck to produce thyroid hormone. If... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes.: There are many versions of liquid pain killers available by prescription if your doctor feels you are a suitable candidate for them he can certainly h... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dauer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dauer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you Doctor, I will see my endocrinologist this week & w/ a gyn
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks i have apoitnent with heamotolgy tommorw niy sure what to expec
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Thanks for your quick reply! Very much appreciate the reply! I will wait awhile .

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery,
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