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Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster

Family Medicine
Cumming, GA
21 years experience female

Locations

Office

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Assurant Inc

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Cigna

Humana Insurance Company

Medicare

United HealthCare Insurance Company

About

Bio

My love for medicine is second only to my love for my family. I'm board certified in family medicine, and I also have a background in womens health. I love to read and travel. I am passionate about my work and care about the well being of all my patients.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Georgia

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

110 Answers
51 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ignore: The most common treatment for pleurisy is to treat the pain with a strong anti-inflammatory.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ignore: Regular exercise and adequate hydration will improve heart health.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Nausea??: Is one of the most common symptoms of early pregnancy. It is not usually a cause for concern
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Immediately: Any illness is serious with HIV. You are already immunocompromised so it is more difficult to fight the disease. You should be treated with Tamiflu (... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Dry skin and Chemo: Chemotherapy destroys The Bad and the Good cells in the skin. It also depletes the ability of your follicles to produce sebum (natural moisturizer). ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Caffeine: is a competitor with phosphodiesterase 5. therefore it is antagonistic.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Chert pain: Can be caused by different things. You are on contraceptives and have a history of Hypertension. You should be seen by a physician to rule out seri... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Weakness: Can be a sign of multiple problems. I can be due to An infection, Chronic medications, Chronic illness such as anemia or something more serious. You... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Wait: wait about 1 week before start having sex.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Epidural Anesthesia: Does not have any Epinephrine. So you should not be worried about getting it during Labor. There are other types of labor anesthesia, Pudendal block... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Doctor: See your OBGYN immediately. If you are leaking Amniotic fluid This can lead to complications from low amniotic fluid to infection.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Repiratory: Infections, whether upper or lower are generally caused by viruses, are self limiting and usually resolve with supportive care, (warmed fluids, cool m... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Appendicitis: Is caused by debris caught in the appendiceal pouch , leading to inflammation and infection. Stool can be some such debris
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Cold: It sounds like you have a cold or a sinus infection. Most of these are caused by viruses that take 2 to 3 weeks to resolve. However, if you start ha... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Cotinine: Is a metabolite of nicotine and can be present in the blood for up to 2 weeks before dropping. It can also distinguish between active users and those... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Various Answers: There is no definite answer to this Question. If you conceived in August Your EDD would be at the very beginning of June 2014. If it was July Your ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Risks: of breast cancer include age, family history, history of tobacco abuse and unopposed estrogen therapy, the last of which is only a negligible increas... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Foods: high in iodine include fish, shellfish, seaweed, yogurt, eggs, cows milk. table salt also has a high concentration of iodine. Iodine can also be to... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
No: However Most tests only need 3-5 drops to get a result
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Not Advisible: To donate plasma during pregnancy. You will be asked if you are pregnant before donating. This is because anemia is very common in pregnancy and you... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Dense Breasts: Or cystic breasts are more common in younger women, or women under 40. Therefore it is also common to feel lumps in this type of breast tissue. Diag... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Acne treatment: First cleanse with a Benzoyl peroxide based cleanser. Then apply a oil free moisturizer. Do this twice a day. If this does not work. See a dermato... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Sleepytime tea?: I believe that If you are going to drink a tea with that name you should do so at least 1 hour before bedtime
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Eye: Problems such as this could be due to eye muscle problems, or chemical imbalances or deficiencies. You should see you primary care physician or an o... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Facial spasms: Can be caused by low calcium levels. Or imbalance of hormones like your parathyroid hormone. You need to see a doctor
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Very common: to wait and see if the results were falsely high, in order to be sure that the treatment is warranted. Also, the cut off for children is 5mg/dl, so w... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Watch and wait: if it hasn't come in 1 week repeat the test. If still negative see a doctor
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
It could be: But it could also be a regular miscarriage, or even a very heavy period. You won't know for sure unless a doctor takes a look
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Periods: or Menses, last from 3 to 7 days.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ringworm: of the scalp Or Tinea Capitis, Should be treated orally as well as topically. daily ketoconazole can only help, not hurt.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Vaginal bleeding: This is normal after discontinuation of any contraceptive method, especially DepoProvera. give it another week. If the bleeding persist see Your GYN
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Stool: Has various consistencies. It could be regular stool, or something more serious. Serious issues with stool are generally accompanied by systemic sym... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Dizziness: Can be serious especially in pregnancy when accompanied by back and abdominal pain. See your OBGYN immediately!
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
BAnding: of hemorrhoids is usually done by a colorectal specialist in office. It is not an emergency procedure.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Simple Cysts: Can be expectantly monitored. It looks like your cyst is less than 10 cm and shrinking. No surgery necessary at this time.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Lump: If you felt a lump at one point you should still go to have the area evaluated.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Mild abnormalities: in lab work should be repeated at regular intervals to determine stability of illness or depending on symptoms, should be followed up with additional ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Azelaic acid: is usually reserved for acne rosecea
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Thrush: Can be recurrent in babies. try changing nipples of baby bottles and soothers. this can help resolve the issue.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Nasal congestion: Have you tried saline rinses? Also Nasocort 2 sprays each nostril nightly. If that doesn't work, see your Primary Doctor.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Penile growth: The majority occurs during puberty. If you are concerned see a urologist for further clarification
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Irregular periods: If your period is unusually heavy and you continue to bleed and cramp past the usual 7 days, you need to be evaluated by a Doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Dyslexia: Is a disorder where the brain has a problem in separating the sounds of letters in a word that is spoken, therefore the person cannot understand the w... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Liposuction: is categorized as a surgery. So the risks include that of any other surgery. Infection, pain, or worse case senario death. The surgeon will go over... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Never advisable: It is never advisable to Take medication after their expiration date has passed. Active metabolites bay be diminished and the drug may not be as effe... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Irritation : You can have sex, however it may be uncomfortable for you
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
NO!: combining the two can cause severe hypotention
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ignore: Make sure that you supplement vitamins B and D as they can be limited in a vegan diet.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Various reasons: Cystitis, bladder prolapse, over active bladder diabetes (130 is high for fasting). A urologist is your best bet to figure out the problem

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Aug 2, 2014
Great answers! Thank you!
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May 27, 2014
Thank you for your quick answer. I would recommend you for your breavaty and ability to get right to the point.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Halliburton-foster is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks. After few days of augmentin, lump is still there but it does not hurt as much. Still hoping It is not a pilonoidal cyst.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have dosages for other medications but it wants me to pay another $44 to give them to you
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Thanks for your quick reply! i would really like to thank you as we are actively trying to get preg

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

JFK MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Family Physician, Second Place, Georgia - Fall
2014
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