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Dr. Stanley Ling

Internal Medicine
Kennewick, WA
male

Locations

Ling Medical Associates, MDVIP, PLLC

Kennewick, WA

Address

4309 W27th Place, Suite 300, Kennewick, WA, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

5097839860

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Asuris Health

CIGNA Health Care

Group Health Cooperative

Humana Insurance Company

Medicare

About

Bio

My philosophy in medicine has always been "Service with Care and Compassion". As a physician, I function as an advocate and teacher for my patients, to help them make the right choices and decisions in their health care. Ultimately I assist my patients to attain a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle.

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.

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Washington

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

98 Answers
12 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Bathroom break: It depends on the amount of fluid that you drink before bedtime. More fluids, will cause more visits to the bathroom. Bladder infections may also cau... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Sterile: urine is usually sterile and there should not be any bacteria in it unless there is an infection. so u probably will not get a vaginal infection.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Probably not...: Drinking moderate amount of water more likely fills the stomach up and indirectly causes a decrease in appetite and probably the reason why you are lo... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Blood vessel: Not sure... i would obtain a mammogram if there is a concern for a mass. This would be more accurate.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Period: Are you due for your period now? If so, it is probable that you are on your cycle. Otherwise I would suggest obtaining a pregnancy test to confirm.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Eating: Are you taking any medications that may be enhancing your appetite? Otherwise would check some labs to determine hormone levels. Talk to your physicia... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ache: If you have a fever with coughing spells, you may need to see a doctor as this pains may represent in infection in you lung or pleura. Otherwise, it ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ebola: Avoid areas with an Ebola outbreak. This virus is not air borne so less chance of spreading . Check out the cdc website for more info.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Dizzy: Sounds like you may have picked up a virus. How long has this been ongoing? Rest and hydration will probably help. Take some acetaminophen. See your d... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Harm: It is usually not a good idea to put anything into the anal region. The tissue around that area is very sensitive and any objects placed in the area m... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
BP: Your Bp is still within the normal limits. It may be a little elevated from a little more fluid than usual. In any event I would continue to monitor i... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Many Possibilities: Under the clavicle you have muscles, lymph nodes, the lung and the pleura (lung Covering). So anything that may affect these parts may cause discomfor... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Chest pains: Any chest pains is always a concern. I would consult a physician to make sure that this is not a heart issue.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pop: Sounds like you may have torn a muscle or tendon. If there is bruising or swelling, you should start icing it. If the pain persist for a day or two, s... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Non specific: Problem with ANA test is that it is very sensitive but not specific. You will need more testing from your MD to sort out the diagnosis before a progno... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Probably not: Alcohol should not cause immune problems unless you over do it and have alcoholic cirrhosis. Alcohol ingestion about 5to 10oz should be fine.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stress reaction : Your symptoms may be related to a heart issue but due to your age and unknown other medical history, this is less likely. There are also many other ca... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Tinnitus: If it has been ongoing for many months, then chances are that it is going to be ongoing. If it just occurred... then you need to see your physician to... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Test results: Best way to find out is to get a blood test for pregnancy.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Headaches: If this is the worst headache that you have experienced .. then you may need to see your doctor. Otherwise most headaches are either tension type head... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Local: If the cyst is small then even a local anesthesia would work.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
STD: Having an STD by itself does not increase your risk of HIV. But the action or behavior in which you acquired your STD will. HIV is acquired through un... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Itching: Yes it can.. but usually temporary until your anxiety if under better control. However there are several causes of itching can be determine by your do... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Heart: You may be experiencing anxiety or possibly irregular heart beats. Try not to drink caffeinated drinks before bed and if this persist visit your physi... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See your doctor: At this stage any pain belly would be of concern. Call your doctor immediately !
A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
White spots: These may be vitiligo spots or a type of fungal infection called tinea versicolor. Need to have your physician take a look at it as there are differen... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Diet: Definitely stay on the diet low on purines. Check online for purine rich foods. The homeopathic medication that you are taking may just be a pain medi... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Headache: Headaches with stiff neck could signify a possible meningitis. If there is fever involved would recommend seeing your physician again.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Anxiety symptoms: These could well be anxiety symptoms that you have. Chest tightness and feeling of shortness of breath with reflux symptoms could explain your current... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Weight: Are you taking prednisone? if so ... yes but minimal weight gain.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Spit: May be related to a bronchitis or persistent post nasal drip. Do you have any of those problems. Chronic smokers usually have moderate amount of sputu... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Spotting: This may be normal. Would continue monitor and if persistent you will need to visit you OB.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Boil: It depends on how your skin heals. Sometimes it heals without problems, other times it may heal with a small scar. Time to healing may also vary. Give... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Back: It is possible that you may have lower back strain or a pinched nerve to the lower lumbar region. I suspect that you are on some chronic medications f... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
PPI: PPI work differently from the antispasmodic medications. There should not be any problems taking it together. If there are concerns. I would discuss t... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Heart rate: While the changes in the heart rate is impressive, would not jump to the conclusion that this is POTS. There is usually some changes when one changes ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Fibroscan: Liver biospy is the gold standard to diagnose liver issues. Fibroscan is a good alternative to screen for any liver fibrosis which may indicate liver ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Bleeding: The brown color is likely old blood. May also indicate that you are having a period. Burning sensation is a little concerning as this may mean either ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Thumb: More likely osteoarthritis. If more joints are swollen , you will need to see the Physician.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Protection: If you are concerned with getting pregnant, I suggest you either start taking birth control pills and/or your partner using condoms. Withdrawal method... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Lump: It would be best to have that checked out as it could be a cyst or a small abscess. Call your doctor or an examination.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Vision: Color changes in vision may be caused by a problem in the retina of the eye. A bleed or detachment may be possible. General health may also be associa... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
TSH: This indicate that your thyroid hormone is TOO HIGH. Please consult your doctor about re-dosing the medication.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Bumps: If there are bumps and swollen lymph nodes... it is possible that you may have an infection. Please call you physician to have it checked out. You may... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Balls..: It is possible that you have a fungal infection to the groin region.. Would advise seeking medical help.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Fade: Sounds like he may have either passed out or had a mild seizure activity. Also may be having a mini stroke. In any event need to have you talk to you ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stains: Without looking at it.. it will be difficult to determine at this point. Have your physician exam it.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Whitening: It is probably safe if you do not ingest it and it is sold to the general pubic.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Unlikely... More likely a chest wall issue especially if it is related to a jarring motion.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Ling
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ankle: Sounds like you may have torn something in your ankle. The tingling may be due to nerve compression from the swelling itself. Will probably resolve wh... Read More

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Apr 10, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ling is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ling is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Can you send me your email ID or Facebook ID to start chat with you for my problem or send you my problem in detail. Reply me on my cell00923459533599
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Similar situation. I lived with knee pain for 10 years in a somewhat remote place - Guam. Happy that the internet allows this type of info/trtmnt.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

Spokane Internal Medicine
Completed 1994

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Board of Internal Medicine
American College of Physicians
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