Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster

Family Medicine
Cumming, GA
22 years experience female

Locations

Office

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

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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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Irritation : You can have sex, however it may be uncomfortable for you
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
I don't see why not: both are supplements and should be fine to take with contraceptives
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 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
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Compresses : Warm compress or sitz baths. Should bring it to a head . May need to drain it. Also, unlikely that amoxicillin will cover for anaerobic bacteria in a... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Results: of the Pregnancy tests can be false positive or negative at this point. It could be an implantation bleed that you had, but you only have a few days ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Saliva: is produced during mastication to help in the breakdown of food. It is a normal physiologic response
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Cholesterol: HDL of 104, is Great!!! Cancels out at least one bad reading on your cholesterol panel and is cardioprotective. Keep Exercising!!!!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
"birthmarks": are classified into 2 categories. Pigmented (darkened skin), or Vascular ( blood vessel filled). In any case any mark on the body that has changed i... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Pins and Needles: Usually may indicate a pinched nerve. especially if it's associated with certain actions or positions.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yeast.: Overgrowth Can be a result of change in ph of the body. It may indicate an underlying illness like diabetes. Try changing your diet to low sugar con... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Beta HCG: A viable pregnancy should have a doubling of the BETAHCG every 48 to 72 hours on average however there is a huge variation in normal hcg levels for in... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Piriformis symdrome: manifests when the sciatic nerve is compressed by a muscle in the buttocks called the piriformis uscle. you can have lower back pain and also in the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 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.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
????: What Pill? The most effective pills for joint pain are acetaminophen or an antiinflammatory like Ibuprofen.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Side Effects: ED is not in the side effect profile of Divalproex. However Type 2 diabetes causes microvascular and macrovascular (Small and large blood vessel) cha... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Thigh pain: Can be caused by a muscle strain or compression on a nerve at the top of the groin. Rest, warm moist compresses, and anti-inflammatory medication may... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Why????: Would you do that? It would probably cause a very upset stomach and some serious diarrhea
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
NO!: combining the two can cause severe hypotention
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 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.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
STD: Transmission is highest with unprotected sex. Think carefully and wear a condom.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Thrush: Can be recurrent in babies. try changing nipples of baby bottles and soothers. this can help resolve the issue.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Scar tissue: It depends if the scar tissue is superficial or deep then treatments may differ and are poorly studied. The most common treatments for hypertrophic S... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 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
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Rash: try benadyl or Hydrocortisone cream for relief. Possible contact allergy. If no relief see a doctor
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Azelaic acid: is usually reserved for acne rosecea
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Creatine: Is a naturally occurring protein created from aminoacids in the body. It provides energy to muscle. However an over abundance can cause increased wo... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Retin A (tretinoin): is used to treat comedonal mild inflammatory and moderate inflammatory acne. other treatments are added to it as the acne worsens.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: But the only way to know is to take a test. I you are actively trying, the likelihood is high that you are pregnant
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Take a test: It is possible to become pregnant from pre ejaculate. however since you have had 2 assumingly normal periods, and providing you have abstained or use... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See a Doctor ASAP: You could have a number of things going on. Urinary tract infection ( bladder or Kidney), renal stone, ovarian problem or bowel problem.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 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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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: There is no significant interaction between Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Prilosec. Make sure you complete your entire antibiotic course
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Umbilical Hernia: If it is small reducible and does not impede functionality, should not keep you from passing a physical exam. a large non reducible hernia should be... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ignore: Apply cool water. silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) daily. Do not scratch or pick at a healing burn. Sunscreen for a year.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Musical : Ear syndrome Refers to Hearing loss with Auditory Hallucinations most commonly hearing music when there is none playing.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Ignore: Make sure that you supplement vitamins B and D as they can be limited in a vegan diet.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 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
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Penile growth: The majority occurs during puberty. If you are concerned see a urologist for further clarification
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
HIV: Sex involves a lot of friction and motion. Lots of bodily fluids can intermingle small cracks in the skin can occur that further allow for transfer o... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Knee swelling: Sounds like an acute injury. Rest Ice Compression (Ace wrap or brace) and Elevation along with an antiinflammatory like Motrin, should help, but you ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: It is caller a Spirometry test and It measures the volume of your air inhaled as well as the amount exhaled, against your age, weight and height.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Superficial: I sounds like a superficial vein with pain, called thrombophlebitis which is an inflammation of the vein. Other possibilities include an infected cyst... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Pre ejaculate: Is an excretion from the penis that occurs during arousal. It can also contain semen, so penetration at this time , without protection can lead to p... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Bleeding: about 1/4 of all pregnancies have spotting or bleeding in the first few weeks of pregnancy, but you wont know if you are pregnant unless you take a te... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Nexplanon: Has Hormones that can cause blood clots. If you are experiencing any of the above and have a Nexplanon implant see your doctor immediately
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Opiates: Suboxone is an opioid agonist antagonist and is 27% excreted by the kidneys. So no matter what concentration is taken there is a chance of having a p... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
White coat syndrome: Is more common than you think. It's not weird. And no doctor would think that you are dumb. Be confident!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Discharge: That is thick and itchy, that originates from the vagina usually indicates a type of infection. Most times it is a fungal infection, but may also be ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Pregnancy: Yes . pregnancy is possible at any stage of the menstrual cycle. Some less than others. Chances are greatest from day 9 to 19
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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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