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Dr. John Oliga

Internal Medicine
Decatur, GA
male

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Referral to orthoped: You may need to be referred to an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. Untreated scoliosis can lead to more severe back and hip/leg chronic pain as you... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Do urine pregnancy.: Irregular periods associated with back pain and Nausea/Vomiting can indicate several things. A lower urinary tract infection, pelvic inflammatory dis... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Diagnosing DVT: Signs and symptoms of DVT can be calf pain and swelling. This requires prompt evaluation at a ER or physicians office. An ultrasound is easy non- i... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Sinus symptoms: If it acute (few days to weeks) could be sinus related I.e allergies or sinusitis. Chronic could be more concerning and may require CT head to determi... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Soft tissue injury : It may just be soft tissue injury and ice application and Analgesic medication are the mainstay of treatment. However if pain and swelling persist co... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Eczema: You may have a skin condition called atopic dermatitis ( eczema).
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Allergic reaction: You maybe allergic to one of these non- prescriptions since it occurs right after you ingest them. Unless you have a family history of heart disease ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hyperhidrosis: You may a skin condition in which you have excessive sweating. Avoiding triggers like heat, alcohol, caffeine or spices. Controlling symptoms with an... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Tolerance develops: A tolerance to zyrtec may have developed. Switching to Allegra or Claritin (loratadine) for a while may help. Once those stop working going back to ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Criteria for LAP: Your bmi is about 32 which is considered obesity. If you don't have any risk factors than many insurance co. Wouldn't cover it. If you bmi > 35 m... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Hives: You probably have hives (urticarial) and skin condition is called a wheal and flare. Treatment with antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) o... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Cats spread skin inf: Yes, pets can transmit fungal infections to humans when in close contact with them especially if they are not washed regularly.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Drug safety: Both medications are very safe to take long term and can be used even in pediatric patients as young as 12 months old
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Asthma symptoms: Sounds like your asthma is flaring up even if you don't have a cough or wheezing symptoms. You need to see your doctor so you can be prescribed an in... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
GERD symptoms: Symptoms of gerd can include epigastric pain, regurgitation, bloating after meals and nausea. Hiatal hernia is often seen with gerd, but patients may... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Oliga is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Oliga is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks! The doc thought it was viral bronchitis - sound feasible?
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Thankyou for your answer I appreciate it it was very helpful.
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Howard University College of Medicine, DC
MD

Residency

EMORY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
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