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Dr. Joel See

Pain Management
Joliet, IL
20 years experience male

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Pain Management

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A 47-year-old female asked:
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Need to get checked: Cardiac and gastric causes most likely, and these could be serious. Need to go to physican for eval. Stop Ibuprofen right away.
A 37-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: Can't treat the illness take some pain meds if they help keep them comfortable.
A 58-year-old male asked:
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Hard to connect : Psoas and piriformis are quite far away from the inguinal hernia repair. More likely to be separate pathology. Need more investigation into back.
A 37-year-old member asked:
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It's the flu: Normal to feel that way with flu. Take tylenol (acetaminophen).
A 49-year-old member asked:
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Yes: It is well known that people could get a rebound type headache, especially if you had been taking that medication regularly and then moved to an occas... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Need to get checked: Shocks suggest nervous system cause, like a herniated disc or something. Easily evaluated in the doctor's office.
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Nothing is safest: Most people would recommend only tylenol (acetaminophen) as "safe, " but others would say to avoid any chemicals/meds while pregnant. Physical the... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
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Ignore: Okay to wait / If you can't breathe well / Get chest tube.
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Don't worry abou it: An MRI is just a picture, and needs to be evaluated in the proper context. If the MRI was not ordered by an orthopedic surgeon, it can often lead to e... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Taking medication in a way that is not described as always cause for warning. Snorting pain killers is pretty much the same as snorting other illicit ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
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Needs work up: Likely GI related, reflux disease or hiatal hernia or peptic ulcer. More serious would be cardiac, which also demands investigation. Being sore ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Typical cold symptom: Try addiing decongestants over the counter in addition to the pain medications. You may also do well to stay hydrated. More concerning would be prob... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
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Need xray: If not improved over a couple of days and still very sharp, you need to get xrays to check for fracture. It can have serious consequences if you conti... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Good thought: Yes, it could happen, any primary care doctor can take a look and tell you the answer right away.
A 35-year-old male asked:
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Needs antibiotics: Probably a urinary tract infection that will quickly respond to antibiotics. You could try drinking lots of water and hope that your body takes care o... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Go to the ER: I think you should go to the emergency room. If you have late post-partum hemorrhage you can lose alot of blood. It should respond to d;c in the hospi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Can try meds: Can try neuropathic pain meds (seizure meds or anti-depressants). Local steroid injection may help, but need to have someone skilled to do it with... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Probably muscular: Probably muscular, can ask for a referral to physical therapy for a few weeks. Also need to consder that is might come from the neck. Yawning causes... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Needs more testing: First, get a pregnancy test. Of the symptoms you list, the abdominal pain is the most significant. Need to check if that is really abdomen or pelvis, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Infection: Probably some kind of infection, despite the lack of visible swelling. Especially likely if you have any history of IV drug use. Or, if your other in... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. See is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. See is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Really appreciated!!
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Thank you doctor. I will try that n feedback 2 u.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Graduated 2002MD
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