Dr. Sung Taylor

Family Medicine
Vero Beach, FL
25 years experience male

Locations

Indian River Medical Center

Vero Beach, FL

Address

1960 Pointe West Drive, Vero Beach, FL
Directions

Fax

7722264253

About

Bio

Board certified in Family Medicine and interests in sports medicine and urgent care

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

Licenses

United States: Florida, Ohio

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

61 Answers
88 Agrees
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: it is possible but attaining a healthy weight overall for your height would be a better goal
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Excercise: it is all about intake of calories and overall weight reduction versus specific loss of particular body area like the waist
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Irritation: it could be irritation from the cream or it might be a start of an infection like an abscess or folliculitis, may need to be checked if it hurts or g... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Will need more info: I would see a pcp for workup to rule out conditions such anemia, and many other disorders base on question above.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: you should not take any addtional pain medications such as as opiods until you see our pain management doctor first, even though those medications hav... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Diet: keep up with a healthy overall diet with exercise and focus on overall health versus waist reduction
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Find cause: it needs to be evaluated to determine cause before treatment can be determined many causes
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Mild sun exposure : Sun exposure of 15 -30 minutes bases on skin type.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Normal: masturbation is a normal function, however for religious issues best to discuss with clergy for recommednations
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Call 911: He may be experiencing a severe allergic reaction requiring immidiate attention.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No magic bullet: you can focus on healthy diet and exercise program you enjoy doing with friends or family, 2 inches off the waist should happen naturally with it
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: the birth control pill can cause irregular bleeding patterns and missed periods, especially when taking the active medications, plus different birth c... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Umbicical herniation: possible if there is a protrusion of the belly button and is new could be a hernia, but if not new since childhood likely it will not change
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
1 hour: It takes about 1 hours for your body to breakdown the Amoxicillin and carry it in the bloodstream to the affected areas.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: if you still have frequent urination without infection may need to check for interstitial cystitis especially of blood is also present
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Best to ask a urologist of course, but they can perform a physical and possibly assess blood flow via doplper ultrasound to determine adequate blood f... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Similar to etodolac: ibuprofen is similar to etodolac so increase inside effects such as upset stomach or bleeding tednencies
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Not sure: need more info such as what caused the fluid in the lungs, are your electrolytes normal and any history of a blood clot in the legs, either way needs ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Endometriosis: possible endometriosis if the pain is recurrent, if it only occurs during sexual intercourse, it may be due to adhesions if you had surgeries,
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: In marijuana may interact with many anti depressants to produce increased side effects such as worsening depression and decreased mental acuity
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: maintain healthy diet and excercise, avoid smoking and do not use harsh chemicals or coloring on your hair
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: need to check for possible bacterial infection versus yeast infection
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Side effects : Side effects with no benefits such as diarrhea, emesis, antibiotic resistance for future uses.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: possible gall bladder issue if the pain is under or near the right upper abdomen and can get referred pain into the right shoulder with it
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: He can be prescribe a chewable tablet.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Not sure: if you are late on your menstrual cycle and you are normally regular and urine pregnancy test was negative you may want to see your family doctor or O... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: best way is to see your primary care doctor first to possible obtain a good physical with possible lab orders to rule out various medical conditions t... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Spots: if it is painful and blister like or in general it should be checked for various causes
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Many: missed periods can be caused by many conditions including , over excercising, thyroid conditions, hormonal imbalances, certain congenital conditions, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Usually 1 day: Your birth control will start helping within 1 day.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
No: it not too small, of course depends on his body build and height , but generally speaking it is not too small
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
May not be pregnant: you may not be pregnant, the test is inaccurate, your pregnancy may be too early for detection, there are labs that could detect early pregnancy
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Lymph node: lymph nodes in groin may be caused by infection in the pelvic region, it should be evaluated by your doctor
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Could be: it is possible during perimenopausal syndrome your estrogen levels may drop and the testosterone level may not be opposed so hair loss is more common,... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
1 hour: About 1 hour for it to start helping but full effect will require about 4 hours.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: 2-3 weeks depending on depth of injury, antibiotic ointment like silver silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) may help by preventing secondary bacterial inf... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Need evaluation : with a missed period need to be checked for pregnancy. the new birth control pills may be causing the side effects your experiencing, however if you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
24 hours: It is usually dosed every 8 hours so it would take nearly 24 hours to be completely removed.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Needs checkup: the pain can come from various things if associated with nausea, throwing up or diarrhea could be start of a gastrointenstinal infection, if the pain ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Unlikley: losing 10 inches from the waist depends on what your inches are now, in general it would be very difficult to do so, overall weight loss would be bett... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Depends: it really depends on your height, age, sex, and BMI
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Not sure: need more info such as fever, abscess formation red streaks coming form the lesions
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Depends: all depends on your genetics and possible racial background, overall health with proper diet and exercise is the best route and not so much on the spe... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Need to be checked: various STD can be checked by combination of blood tests or urine tests
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Possible: yes, most males will continue to grow until age 22, possibly so it is possible if there is a late growth spurt
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Scar tissue: possible scar tissue from the piercing it may improve over time, if infected it would be red and tender and swollen with discharge get it checked it t... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: The Amoxil (amoxicillin) will only decrease the effectiveness of your birth control by 1 %.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Early pregnancy: usually besides being late on your menses, you may experience, breast tenderness, even discharge, nausea, abd cramps, UTI sympotms, fatigue, migraines... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Dont' know: Lemon juice may be irritating and likely will not lighten your skin, seeing a dermatologist or your family doctor ma yhelp, they can prescribe an agen... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung Taylor
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: yes, but intolerance such as lactose or gluten usually is known earlier in childhood but over time it is possible, find out your sympotms and avoid ce... Read More
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Testimonials
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Jul 13, 2014
Had a great virtual consult with Dr. Taylor. He is very warm and approachable, and extremely knowledgeable. Gave me excellent recommendations on managing my allergies. Highly recommended.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Taylor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Taylor is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate you taking the time to come up with possible answers.
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Thanks for your quick reply! tnx did you read my previous activity?
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Thank you so much!! I am making an appointment today!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Medical/Graduate school

Des Moines University
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center
Completed 2001

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