U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. Robert Roaney

Family Medicine
61 years experience male

About

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.

Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

100 Answers
44 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Mood swings: Normal?: Nearly everyone has mood swings which are mild and somewhat annoying, howver, they do not impact work, social, or home activites and interractions. If... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Oatmeal vs Muesli: Well! oatmeal is oatmeal. Muesli is, de facto, oatmeal plus a few nuts and fruits. The latter developed bvy s swiss doctor about 1900 as a nutritious... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Leg Pain. : At 37 your leg pain is more likely due to muscle soreness. However, certain causes of pain can be more serious. An examination would be necessary to ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Headache causes: The cuases of headache are legion. Last time i looked, single spaced 3 pages. Common ones are migraines, tension, anxiety, sinusitis, mild head trauma... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Low Testosterone med: Many men have decreasing testosterone levels in later years. While total t is frequently normal, the active agent, free testo. Is low. As a refulst th... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Hrt Dis./exercise: Your doctor will be able to assess your exercise tolerance. No doubt a limitation of level of exercise will be recommended. In severe heart disease yo... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
No needle HrtDiagnos: First, a careful history by your doctor. Then an DKG and a treadmill stress test. Then, id necessary a cardiolyte stress test and, if indiated an angi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Palpitation: An occasional skipped beat can be normal, as in athletes. If there are more than a few beats per minute a visit to your doctor would be appropriate. A... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Ear/Chest Pain: Plugged ears are not associated with heart disease. However, any chest pain deserves a thorough evaluation as to the possible heart (or other) etiolog... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Oatmeal vs Muesli: Well! oatmeal is oatmeal. Muesli is, de facto, oatmeal plus a few nuts and fruits. The latter developed bvy s swiss doctor about 1900 as a nutritious... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Prevalence low Testo: The prevalence of low testosterone at age 30 in men is very low. The prevelance rises to moderate by age 50. Many 50-ish year old men are benefitted b... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Burn by hair remover: The skin is very forgiving and over time the injury effects will subside. A dermatologist may well be able to suggest some topical and/or intervention... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Testosterone-Mood: Low testosterone levels are common in later years. Total level may still be normal but free testo. Is low. Such is associated with slight depression, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Therpeutic baths: I am not aware of any specific beneficial effect of baths for measles except for cool baths to reduce fever and cool baking soda baths(small baking s... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Measles Immunity: If you have had the measles vaccine series you most probably are immune. A simple way to check is to ask your physician to get a measles titre (blood ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Vitamin4 low thyroid: I am not aware of any specific effect on vitamin supplements to low thyroid. If your thyroid is low, which can be confirmed by lab tests, then simple ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Hrt Dis - drug/anxie: It depends on the drug. Cocaine use has been associated with heart attacks in otherwise healthy people. Anxiety can be treated by your doctor with ant... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Hair remover burns: I can appreciate your frustration. For hair remover burns simply wash the area copiously with cool water. Then apply an antibiotic ointment such as ba... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Hair remover burns: I can appreciate your frustration. For hair remover burns simply wash the area copiously with cool water. Then apply an antibiotic ointment such as ba... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Chest Pain causes: Any chest pain deserves thorough evaluation as heart disease may be involved. Radiating to the mouth or left shoulder can suggest heart pain. Your d... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Probably yes: Unless one is allergic to pepper there should be no problem. However, pepper may cause a degree of gastric irritation and hence nausea which undoubted... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Tetracycle musclegai: I know of now evidence to support the concept that tetracycline will negatively affect muscles gains.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Shin hematome: Sorry about your injury of shin hematoma. Please apply mild compression with such as an elastic banding and apply ice to the injured area 2-3 times a ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Healthy foods: You are well informed. I like the egg (1) without the yolk. Generally chicken/turkey breast and fin fish; salmon, tuna, swordfish, trout, tilapia. In... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Foreign body in eye: If there were body fluids on the comb's tooth, there might be some risk. Skin puncture more risky. Probably overall low risk. Question? Get lab tests... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Cramps Cause?: Any tubular structure in the body response with pain to pressure causing distention if the tubular structure is the intestine for example the pressure... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Shin hematome: Sorry about your injury of shin hematoma. Please apply mild compression with such as an elastic banding and apply ice to the injured area 2-3 times a ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Shin bone pain: A hematoma on a shin area is somewhat painful. If it has been elected to drain the hematoma, there should be little pain as they would use an injected... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Oatmeal 4 breakfast?: Oatmeal is good for fiber. It is usually combined with fruits, nuts, and milk. Some products are fortified with vitamins. Also an oatmeal breakfast is... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Oatmeal/weight loss?: There is ususually a fair amount of sugar in the oatmeal breakfasts. Also if one includes the add-ons; more sugar, crea, bacon bits, orange slices, ba... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Multiple fibers.: I can not envision any harmful effects rom the amount of fiber. It would be nice to have some other food groupd as well to round out the breakfast mea... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
ChstPain/smokingquit: More info is needed. How long after qitting smoking? How severe and how long is the pain? Is there heaviness in the chest? Is there shortness of brea... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Hrt Dis./exercise: Your doctor will be able to assess your exercise tolerance. No doubt a limitation of level of exercise will be recommended. In severe heart disease yo... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Heel andCalf pain: Your shoes may not be allowing enough midfoot support. Arch supports may help. Calf pain can be from suboptimal shoe heel height and from low potassiu... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Missed hrt diagnosis: It is possible to have limited coronary heart disease for years without impacting function. At some point the partial narrowing may become enough to c... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Fever and viral illn: First, your should substantially increase your fluid intake. The fever can usually be controlled with tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin. Tylenol (ac... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Teenage mood swings: While teen age mood swings are not uncommon, when they are interfering with daily activities, help is appropriate. Start with your primary doctor who ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Chest pain w/activit: Chest pain with activity is ta classical symptom seen in coronary artery disease. Typically it gradually increases over a period of several weeks to a... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Leg muscle pain: Ibuprofen 3/day and tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4 hours will be helpful. Also warm moist compresses treatment will depend upon what is the cause of... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Tetra- and Doxy- cyc: Yes you can take take them together. However, if the Doxycycline has been prescribed it is doubtful the tetracycline will add any additional benefit.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Phlegm w/o cough: More info is needed. Do you have fever? Have you been exposed to toxic material? Do you have heart disease with congestive heart failure? Is there any... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Cest Pain info: A detailed review of the causes and significfance of the various kinds of chest pain is beyond this format. Causes range from heart disease, lung, sto... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Cest Pain Cause?: More info is needed. Is it sharp or dul? Does it feel like pressure on the chest? Is there shortness of breath? How old are you? Do you have a fmily ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
C DIFFICILE SYMPTOMS: There are several organisms which can cause symptoms similar to C Difficile including Staph Aureus, Klebsiella, C Perfringens, Candida, and Salmonella... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Low T - Penis length: Length of penis is determined genetically and evolves in the formative years. There is no evidence to suggest that low testosterone in adult to elderl... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Evening mood swings: Mild to moderate mood swings in elderly are not uncommon. At days end there is frequently less external stimulation and one may tend to be a little do... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Doxycycline dose: The usual dose of Doxycycline ia 100 mg twice daily for 10-14 days.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Pelvic discharge: A brownish/pink discharge noted on tissue paper with cramps may suggest a mild pelvic or urinary tct infection. An examination and lab tests are sugge... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Wine with antibiotic: If you have an infection requiring an antibiotic, in this case doxycycline, you quite probably should not be using alcohol. However, the sun will not ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
undefined 61 years experience
Antibiotic definitio: Streptomycin and tetracycline are antibiotics of two different types. "e-coli" is a bacteria found in serious infections. It is also however, and the... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.

Ask doctors free
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

2
Recommendations
45
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roaney is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roaney is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! How long can I be waiting until getting right info?
HealthTap member
Thank U sooo much . !! I see a dr tomorow . Will discuss things with him.
HealthTap member
I have the therapist . recent ct scan shoed ventricular stroke, MI.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Loma Linda University School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1960MD

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less