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Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker

Family Medicine
New York, NY
26 years experience male

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
41 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
X-rays and pain meds: With your history of osteoporosis/Celiac Disease and a injury to the area 3 months ago I would be concerned if you did not have a fracture to the rib ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Serum Pregnancy test: You have had two pregnancy test that were positive. The cost of them is likely irrelevant and I would assume they were marketed with some degree of qu... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Burn or Cellulitis??: Burn or cellulitis might require two very different approaches to treatment ultimately. However, the associated symptom "hurts very bad". I would ad... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Warmth,Pain med, I&D: You may have inflammation of a local sweat gland or hair follicle which can be quite painful. Warm compress/ heat pad to the area and acetominophen or... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
It depends: The average weight of a 22 year old female can depend on several variables such as frame size; small, medium or large, the table used to compile the w... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Increased blood flow: As you stretch you increase blood flow to vital organs, and muscle. This increased flow of blood to the muscles is needed to provide the tissues with ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
PCP exam vs. fear: A lesion, "pink/red bump" that is new and on any part of the body and which is present for "months" should be investigated for an associated cause. A ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) safe use: Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) , can be safely taken with the common non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) ,ibuprofen. However you should ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Many causes: Your question is rather, non specific. However I assume you to have lower abdominal pain. Possible cause are intestinal causes, gastroenteritis, liver... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Stool may vary: Yellow stool with a "black spot in it" may be of concerned or just a variation of your normal stool process. Stool can change in quantity, consistenc... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Lymphedema: Your symptoms , of warmth and swelling of your leg may be associated with a condition called lymphedema. Normally, lymph nodes filter fluid as it flow... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Ice, rest, pain meds: The injury during "ballet class' may have caused a sprain or strain in the muscles or tendons in your foot. Acutely, after the injury I would ice the ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Likely, a myth: By the age of 35 years old most women have their growth plates fused and it becomes very difficult for an individual to achieve bone growth - get tal... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
First ice then heat: With an acute injury, there is trauma to local blood vessels with resulting leaking of fluid to surrounding tissue. Ice applied immediately after an i... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Ignore: Keep your fingernails dry and clean.Trim your nails regularly.moisturizer often ;finger and cuticles.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Sex, wait.: Sex while having the symptoms of a UTI would likely only make the symptoms worse. Depending what the causative agent is you could certainly pass it o... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Antibiotics, NO!: It is possible that your symptom,a "sore throat" is not bacterial related and therefore antibiotics are not the appropriate treatment. There are other... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
May not be depo: It is difficult to exactly state that these symptoms are related to your Depo-Provera use.. How long have you been on the depo? You may need to follo... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Rest, exercise PCP: There are many medical reasons that can cause your symptoms. In general a 22 yo female feeling of "well being" can be enhanced with a good nutritiona... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Night ejaculation: The discharge you notice may be perfectly normal and possible a nocturnal emission. Since you state that there is no burning with urination and don't ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Lubrication & Doctor: Masturbation should not be a painful process and the fact that you discribe your episodes as "severely painful" would suggest to me that it should be ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Tolbert-Walker
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Thyroid, Meds, infec: A sustained heart rate of 132 and chills in an adult does concern me too! Although, you report recent cardiac test to decrease the likeliness of it be... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tolbert-Walker is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tolbert-Walker is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dec 20, 2014
He was great!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Hi doctor , i had a consult with you earlier and didnt get the chance to thank you because of the time limit. But thank you thank you so much!! your great!! -Giselle S.
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Thank youd doc, doc i have a picture of it can i email it to you? Im kinda anxious about it..
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This was very helpful. Thanks! its been happening for 3weeks now & thank you so much

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine, PA
MD
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