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Dr. Lynn Wung

Family Medicine
Columbia, MO
28 years experience female

Locations

UP Keene

Columbia, MO

Address

Columbia, MO
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

19 Answers
12 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Depends: The decongestant component in the product can cause a caffeine-like stimulation. Some people find this causes them insomnia, but many do not.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Quite likely : Each repeated exposure to the same allergen (kiwi, in this case) can cause a more severe allergy reaction each time. It would be wise to avoid kiwis ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Concerning changes: Many of us can have enlarged, palpable lymph nodes following an ear or respiratory infection. However, these are usually painless. As you have had t... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Thyroid and biotin : Biotin can interfere with the accuracy of thyroid testing and management. I recommend you speak with your provider about alternatives for hair loss t... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Need addt'l info: Without more information, the possible explanations are too numerous to describe. Most concerning would be dehydration, thyroid problems, anemia, a... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Axillary node: The common cold can cause lymph node swelling around the neck, but not typically the axilla. Recent shave, infected or ingrown hair as possible cause... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Priapism: Not very comfortable and is generally a medical emergency.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Fast heartbeat: Can be many reasons, including anemia, thyroid problems, medication side effects, a heart condition, anxiety, and others. Labwork and exam would be v... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Sweating profusely : If this is a new symptom, it is important to see your provider to check your vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, etc) and obtain some bloodwork (to ev... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Fever: If feverish/chills, the answer will usually be infection. If there's a suspicion of allergies, a trial of antihistamine therapy may help.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Chest pain: If i understand the question correctly, you are wondering why an upper endoscopy has been recommended for your left upper abdominal pain. If there is... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Gout flare: Gout flares are often treated with some combination of steroids (prednisone), Colchicine (colcrys) and indomethacin. Whenever taking prednisone, it ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Always possible: It is still possible to be pregnant despite a period-- this is not typical, but it has been known to happen. Always check a pregnancy test when there... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Tension headache: Bright lights can cause eye strain, which can then lead to tension-type headaches. If you are not able to adjust the brightness of your screen downwa... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Cysts can change: Benign ovarian cysts can come and go, depending on where you are in your cycle and any past gyn conditions/medications. Having said this, ultrasoun... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Hip pain: The pregnancy hormone Progesterone causes ligaments in the pelvis to relax. This can often lead to discomfort when standing or walking too long, but ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Itching: Best to see professional for treatment options. In the absence of blisters/bumps, the itching can be from hemorrhoid, dermatitis, dysplastic changes ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Lab testing: Bloodwork will help determine if there may be a thyroid or glucose problem. Medication/supplement side effects and depression can also contribute. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Gas: With a cold, postnasal mucus can drain down our throats, usually while we're sleeping. Swallowing all that mucus can cause some stomach fullness, gas... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wung is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wung is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Why primary dr tell me dont worry if I misdiagnosed u. It is same drug
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your prompt response. The gout flare up has subsided.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Could this be the cause of so much pain ~ both are present ?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

UCSD med Ctr

Affiliations

University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics
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