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Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada

Family Medicine
LA
female

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Louisiana, Mississippi

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Weight loss plateau: Your intake needs to be less than your calories burned for weight loss to continue. A change in your cardio routine may help. However, consider your B... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Carbohydrate Counts: 1 serving of carbohydrate equals 15 grams of carbohydrate. Look at the nutritional information on the package or google it for fresh foods. For exam... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible bat contact: Bats have small teeth that can sometimes make a bat bite difficult to find. Due to concern for rabies, if a bat has been in contact with a person or a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Scars of infertility: Adhesions (inner scarring) develop after abdominal surgeries and can cause infertility if fallopian tubal distortion occurs. The degree of adhesion fo... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Why the hiccups?: Hiccups, intermittent contractions of the diaphragm/intercostal muscles, are usually self-limited. Physical maneuvers that may help include: breath ho... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Formal Evaluation: The following lifestyle measures will help: 8-9 hours of sleep nightly, regular exercise, meditation or prayer, increased fruits/vegetables, eliminat... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
It depends...: Vigorous sexual activity can cause irritation to the vaginal walls or cervix and result in spotting. If persistent, considerations include: infections... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes.: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) above 25 mIU/ml indicates pregnancy. Early pregnancy hCG levels usually starts below 1,200. It then doubles every 4... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Favorable HCG values: HCG levels start below 1,200, double every 72 hours and increase by at least 60% every two days. Your HCG rate surpassed the standard. Also, HCG level... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
2 missed periods: In non-adult females, period irregularities is often due to lack of ovulation. Most older teens have begun ovulation and have regular periods. Missed ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Late period: Emotional stress and physical stress can potentially cause a late or missed period. Evaluation and laboratory testing is needed by a family doctor or... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Fluconazole : Yes, fluconazole is an anti-fungal proven effective against candidal infections of various sites and is NOT dependent on gender. Persons who are immu... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Metformin side effec: You are most likely experiencing a side effect of Metformin which very often causes gastrointestinal upset or other symptoms. Over the counter remedi... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Acidic friut: Oranges are nutritious fruit rich in vitamins and antioxidants such as vitamin C. Oranges should be eaten in moderation. They have natural sugar. Diab... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
High BMI, no period: Get blood pregnancy tests. Other factors that influence an adult's menstrual cycle include, but are not limited to: emotional stress, chronic illness;... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Helicobacter Pylori : Helicobacter Pylori is a bacteria that can live in the stomach and cause GERD or gastritis symptoms and ultimately ulcers. If a person tests positive... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Light periods: A change to light periods is often due to initiation of some hormonal contraceptives. However, causes can be same as those of a missed periods includ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
See an orthopedist: You should see an orthopedist for evaluation which may include a bedside ultrasound or an MRI. Given the length of time, you may have a Rotator cuff ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Kegel exercises: Some studies have shown that estrogens help strengthen the vaginal and pelvic floor muscles which help support the weight of your bladder. However, p... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Decrease carbs: A simple diabetic eating plan is to have no more than 2 measured servings of carbohydrates (sugars, starches) per meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sciatica : There may be pressure on your Sciatic nerve called Sciatica. This is common during pregnancy due to increase in the abdominal girth, but can occur in... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Garner-Kuada
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stress and periods: Yes, emotional stress and physical stress (anorexia, or chronic illness) can cause missed periods. Blood pregnancy tests can be helpful if urine test... Read More

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Jun 16, 2014
Dr. Kuada has excellent bedside manner. She listens to her patients and makes them feel that she is sincerely concerned about their health.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Garner-Kuada is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Garner-Kuada is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks for taking the time to give me some insight. I was diagnosed 4 years ago and re-examined and had a blood draw. I didn't have a clue what the blood draw was for.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks!

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