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Dr. Robert Roaney

Family Medicine
63 years experience male

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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31 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Pregnant?: Your symptoms of cramps, and (vaginal?) discharge with headaches can be due to several conditions. Pregnancy is not high on the list of causes. Your d... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Eggs vs Oatmeal: Oatmeal provides fiber, eggs provide protein and, unfortunately, cholesterol. A boiled egg with the yolk discarded plus some fruits, and nuts may be s... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Left chest pain : Left chest pain radiating to the left arm is typical of heart pain. While tthere are other causes, you will need to undergo a thorough evaluation by y... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Doxycycline - Vibram: Vibramycin is a brand name of doxycycline.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Cramps,MilkyDischarg: The combination of milky white (or yellow) (vaginal?) discharge along with headache suggests a pelvic infection. Such would surface the recommendatio... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Pacemaker/defibprob?: Wire "coming out" of a pacemaker/defibrillator is not common. If you are having a problem with yhour implanted device you need to see your cardiologis... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
18 yr old w/chestpai: At 18 years of age chest pain (other than born with conditions) is most likely musculoskeletal or anxiety. More information is needed to suggest a ca... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Depression Meds: First! never consume alcohol when you are taking mds for depression or anxiety. Alsohol will not relieve the symptoms. When the alcohol wears off you ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Broken Heart Recover: I can appreciate your pain. Part of the human experience is loss. One can push onself into work, hobbies, music, theatres, and spend more time with fr... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Tetracycline side ef: If you are experiencing abdominal cramping and you feel it is due to the tetracycline, then a call or visit to your doctor to report the symptoms . As... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Tetra- vs Try- cycli: Tetracycline is a broad spectrum antibiotic. Tricyclic is an antidepressant. Type. It also has properties to decrease abdominal cramping (antispasmod... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Heart irregularity: If there are symptoms of irregular heartbeats, chest pain, shortness of breath, or dizziness a through evaluation of one's heart status is unlikely to... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Left Chest Pain: Any persistence (escpecialy left) chest pain is a call for evaluation. The most significant cause is heart disease. You should see your doctor and ask... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Low Testerone: First, lab tests: total and free testosterone. If the free type is low then your doctor may recommend med. Infections are usually given every 3-4 wee... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Doxycycline : Doxycycline is a broad spectrum antibiotic that is not infrequently used to treat chlamydia infections. It has several other uses. It has few side eff... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Which Doc for low T: Any primary care physician would be able to manage almost every case of low testosterone. Laboratory tests would be obtained for total and free testos... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
ChstPain/smokingquit: More info is needed. How long after quitting smoking? How severe and how long is the pain? Is there heaviness in the chest? Is there shortness of bre... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Hrt problem/exercise: Lifting weights nad limited walking are great kinds of exercise forpersons with heart problems. Your physician will be able to assess the level of exe... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Burning urinary pain: Withut an exam and laboratory confirmation one can suspect that there was a transient urinary infection. A vaginal specimen obtained during an exam wo... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Chest pain/breathing: More information is needed. Is the pain associated with activity? Is it becoming more severe? How long does is last? How often does it occur? A evalu... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Low T symptoms: Your doctor will obtain lab studies: total and free testosterone. If the latter is low a supplement may be recommended. If the levels are essentially... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Rubella vs Rubeola: Rubella and rubeola are two different strains of measles. Rubella, or 3 day measles, is problematic during a pregnancy. Early in a pregnancy if patien... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Aortic Stenosis: AS is a narrowing of the outflow tract of the heart's main pump. Such can cause the heart muscle to enlarge (groq ticker) Since there is a limited siz... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ??: Yes, this med can cause blood pressure to go higher and may cause chest pain. If these symptoms are present you need to dontact your doctor right away... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Chest Pain Causes: Yes, anxiety and stress can cause a sensation of pain in the left chest. Howeever, you should be seen by a doctor to rule out one of the more serious ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Severe mood swings: Normal people have mild mood swings which at times are annoying. Howver, if the range of mood swing is interfering with daily activities; work, recrea... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Persistent diarrhes: Sounds like you have had a workup at the standard of practice. I have to assume that stool cultures and other stool exams as well as blood tests have ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Implant mood swings: I am not sure what kind of implant you are referring to. Would you be so kind to request a follow up question and provide the type of implant done and... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Sharp Chest Pain: Sharp chest pain is not infrequently due to musculoskeletal problems. Coronary artery (heart) pain is more typically a dull continuous pain, increase ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Coughing chest pain: Such pain is usually due to irritation of the linings of the lung and inner chest wall known as pleura. When one or the other is inflamed (pleuritis) ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Tetracycle musclegai: I know of now evidence to support the concept that tetracycline will negatively affect muscles gains.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
ChstPain aftertrauma: More info is needed. If trauma is primarily to the chest wall, the pain may well be musculoskeletal. In that case simple analgesics (Tylenol) and anti... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Swallowed fishbone: More info is needed. How large was the fishbone. Can you continue to swallow normally. How much time has elapsed since the even? You may need o underg... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 years experience
Not to worry: First, check with your primary doctor to make sure no unwelcome condition is present. Menses for most young women below about age 18 are irregular. A... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
63 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
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roaney is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roaney is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! How long can I be waiting until getting right info?
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Thank U sooo much . !! I see a dr tomorow . Will discuss things with him.
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I have the therapist . recent ct scan shoed ventricular stroke, MI.

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Medical/Graduate school

Loma Linda University School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1960MD

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