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Dr. Jill Nicholson

Family Medicine
Columbus, OH
female

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Family Medicine

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English

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Evaluation needed: Although your ct scan in 2011 was clear, your ongoing symptoms as described are abnormal and suggest a nervous system cause. Unable to confirm or excl... Read More
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Ought to be checked: Depending on what type of paint, how much paint, how it occurred, when it happened, and other factors, it could cause infection or other issues. If yo... Read More
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Hormones: Fluctuation of hormones (estradiol and progesterone) during a normal menstrual cycle can cause such symptoms. So can certain medications, including bi... Read More
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Could be BV: It is possible to have an overgrowth of gardnerella (causative bacteria of bv) during the menses, which resolves afterward recurrently each cycle. The... Read More
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Go to ER: Severe upper abdominal pain could be caused by dangerous conditions such as peptic (stomach) ulcer and/or internal bleeding. There are other causes as... Read More
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Hormones likely : The gradual decline in the female hormone Estradiol in the years leading up to menopause is associated with changes in the skin and mucus membranes of... Read More
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More info needed: While left lower abdominal pain may be caused by ovarian or kidney issues, there are other possible causes. Unfortuneately your question cannot be ans... Read More
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Hormones: When pregnant, a woman's female hormone levels differ vastly from nonpregnant. Among many other physical changes, this can affect the normal vaginal d... Read More
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Not unusual: Braxton hicks contractions are normal tightening muscular contractions that occur at the fundus(top) of the uterus usually in the 3rd trimester. These... Read More
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Might need PT: Make sure to follow up with your orthopedist as recommended, and let him/her know that you are still having significant pain. Sometimes, the fibula he... Read More
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More info needed: That is a very general question. It depends on many factors, including the age and overall health of the patient, the nature of the symptoms, medicati... Read More
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Likely dose related: Melatonin is a safe, effective, natural sleep aid. It is available over the counter in varying doses, and should be used at the lowest effective dose.... Read More
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Any other symptoms?: Some causes of stool changes in breastfed infants can include changes in mother's diet, baby starting other food, normal development of baby's digesti... Read More
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Yes: If you have taken melatonin in the past with good results, it is ok to take it along with a prescription cough syrup. Just be aware that there can be ... Read More
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Have checked: It's possible to have firm, enlarged labia after direct trauma to the area (over-vigorous wiping or scrubbing, other injuries). In this case there wou... Read More
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Probably not: If the red dots are the only unusual symptom you are experiencing, then this is something to ask your primary care doctor, not an emergency.
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Neosporin, but....: The symptoms may be caused by local irritation from shaving, but if worsening or lasting more than a few hours, evaluation is advised. Infection could... Read More
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Get checked: Usually caused by infection, or in some cases, injury to the area. If extremely tender, red, or warm, this may need to be lanced and drained and treat... Read More
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Dreams: Melatonin is a safe natural hormone. It is usually taken in much lower doses to promote sleep. Higher doses (up to 100mg) have been used in human rese... Read More
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Need evaluation: Many conditions can be associated with these symptoms, some of which can be dangerous. It is impossible to tell what you are suffering from without fu... Read More
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Hormones: Nipple tenderness is commonly associated with the increased Estradiol levels in the blood that occur during the last two weeks of each menstrual cycle... Read More
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Safe: Low oral doses of melatonin (.5-1 mg) taken at bedtime for sleep in general are as safe as any other nutritional supplement you might take during preg... Read More
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Yes: If you've taken melatonin previously with good results, it's ok to take along with your cough medication at night. Just be aware combining the two may... Read More
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Yes: Melatonin and 5-htp taken as noted above should have no problematic interactions with each other.
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Not likely: Vaginal yeast infections are annoying, yet a frequently diagnosed symptom of imbalance in the gut/genitourinary flora. They can be caused by stress, m... Read More

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Apr 20, 2014
for a quick return on question's regarding health. very easy to understand the answer. most of all I feel he gave me his time .not just throw any thing out there answer . thank you Happy Easter
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nicholson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nicholson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thanks alot doctor :) i think i should go for an ER..
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you. may i contact you?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I will, thank you so much!
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