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Dr. Tonya Fordham

Family Medicine
baxley, GA
23 years experience female

Locations

doctors of compassionate services

baxley, GA

Address

277 Lackawanna street, baxley, GA, US
Directions

Fax

912/366-1365

Insurances accepted

AFLAC

Alliance Health

Amerigroup

Assurant Inc

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

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Combined Insurance Company of America

Great-West Healthcare

Humana Insurance Company

Medicaid

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About

Bio

Family medicine. I love skiing water and snow, swimming, family, hiking and horses

Specialties
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Family Medicine

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Licenses

United States: Georgia

Doctor Q&A

224 Answers
83 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Surgery: A surgical procedure is the only way to permanently change the shape and size of a vagina. I hope this helps.and you are well.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No: Blood pressure is constantly changing. The fact that you are worried about it can actually make your bp increase. A diagnosis of hypertension can be m... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Best protection is when you start your second pack of pills. You should always use a condom though to help protect against std. I hope this helps.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Uncertain : There are lots of medicine to help with adult acne and cleansing regimens help. Seek a more detailed consult on healthtap or with your doctor for help... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Need more informatio: Typhoid is a very dangerous illness even in today's medicine. The illness has various stages and need to he handled very specifically and can be succe... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Not connected : Probably need a colonoscopy and abdominal studies. See a doctor.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Soon: Usually resolves in 3 to five days after stopping the medicine. Lots of water and cleaning help. Good luck and hope you feel better soon.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Need more details : Not sure what type of pain your baby is having. A doctor will need more details to help you and your baby. I hope the baby feels better soon and see y... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Side effect: You can try at bedtime and if persists change ppi and consult your doc as can be gastritis or reflux not controlled.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Any: With free testing available I am not sure why you would want to self test.
A female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Should be ok. I hope you feel better
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Would suggest avoida: While not reactive enough at this time to warrant weekly injections or oral treatment avoidance of these products would not be a bad idea at all if fe... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Stress changes hormones and chances of successful conception.
A member asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Sounds fungal: Would need a visual consult and better history to help you really. I hope you feel better and see a doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Adrenalin : This would keep you safe in the days of old. This can be handled with Behavioral techniques and or medication.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No: Can see your doctor and/or have a sperm count and viability test if you are concerned. Hope all is well with you.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes : The likelihood is low but possible, take a pregnancy test and see the results. I hope all is well with you, good luck.
A member asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Depends: They generally grow a little slower than your hair. I hope this finds you well. You should be back to normal within 6 to 8 weeks
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Five to seven: In urine 5 in colon 7 or longer if symptoms persist I hope this helps and yiu feel better soon.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Bronchitis at least : I would advise that you see your doctor when possible for medication that can help you feel better sooner. I hope all works out and you feel better.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
May be normal: Some people's natural body temp runs a little high. Can check thyroid, weight loss. I hope this helps and all is well with your family.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No: There are hormones in some milk products that can cause mood changes, but there are no studies that show milk causes depression.
A male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Normally yes: IF on the antibiotic when he acguired Strep I would suspectantibithe infection is resistant to the antibiotic and a new antibiotic should be given. I... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Seek a doctor: Sounds renal although could be bone. Need more history and physical to help. I hope you feel better soon.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Growth inflammation: She should benefit from ibuprofen 600 mg every 8 hours x 5 days and if pain persists see her doctor. I hope she feels better soon.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Seek doctor : Maybe infection or back pain as not likely the pain has anything to do with pregnancy this early. I hope you feel better soon.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Not likely : A trained professional usually takes great precautions including equipment to monitor heart, lung and brain activity. I Hope This Helps and YOU Feel B... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Would not give up til menses or follow up ultra sound. I hope you are able to grow your family soon and I am here for advice as you need.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
To be expected: Sorry that this possible occurrence was not explained to you by your doctor. This should resolve within the next 3 to 4 months and the second shot sho... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: At the very least this is gatritis but could be an ulcer as well. You need to seek a doctor either on healthtap or a local primary care doctor for fur... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Lots of things: Allergies, contact dermatitis, bacterial infection, sun burn, hormones, thyroid. May need to see a physician and allow them to see and need alot more... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Irritation: The heat is affecting your hair follicles and causing the red bump.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Sounds normal : The hematoma that is deep usually makes more appearance at the skin over 2 to 3 days and over the next week may spread out over the area depending on ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Seek help: This needs to be evaluated sooner rather than later. Go to urgent care or you primary doctor for further evaluation. Hope you feel better soon and th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
seek testing: See your doctor for blood work and pathology and breast exam and maybe breast ultrasound and a more detailed history. I hope all is well with you.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Need ua: This could be bacterial infection or inflammation from the d and c. See your doctor as soon as you can and continue drinking the water. Sorry for you... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Many things: Can be gas, intestinal pain,muscle spasm. See your doctor for a better detailed history and work up as needed. I hope you feel better soon.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
See a doctor : Need a better history and physical to suggest the correct medicine combination to help your body heal. I hope you feel better soon and I am here if yo... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Very little risk: It occurred over and over there is room for concern but a one time occurrence with the low rads this type of xray uses she will be fine. I hope this h... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Not related: Veins in breast not related to ruptured ovarian cyst.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Reassurance: Decrease sugar and caffeine in your diet, wesr loose white cotton underwear and try bladder training. See a doctor if symptoms persist as there are me... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: Need to follow up testing with your primary doctor as this could be a recurrence or stress from all your illnesses. Hope you feel better soon.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Dry: Need a better moisturizer and cleansing fave bid. Need to let your doctor know of the changes.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Need evaluation: You at least need a visual consult for answers and may need further testing depending on what the dent appears to look like. Thanks and I hope all is ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Muscle or pleurisy : Need more information about pain type and aggravating factors. Hope you feel better soon.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Home remedy: Lemon juice and peroxide twice a day and can buy fading creams or steroid creams to help.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Nothing or infection: Would need more history and physical and lab testing as indicated. I would be happy to help and I hope you feel better soon.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Not alarming: These bumps if left alone will resolve. They can be sped along with silver nitrate or other medical intervention. Can see your medical director.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fordham is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fordham is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! My doctor never responds on time when I inquire about this and I was not made aware of this so thank you! So much.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Dr. Tonya Fordham thank you very much. We will do as you say and will see the result. once agaon thank you very much.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much !! I can't wait !! It's my first pregnancy <3

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, WV
MD

Residency

MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GA HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

Awards

Grand Master Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
Most Influential, Second Place, Georgia - Spring
2015
Thought Leader, First Place, Savannah Region - Spring
2015
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