Dr. Sean O'mara

Emergency Medicine
Robbinsdale, MN
26 years experience male

Locations

Dr. Sean OMara

Robbinsdale, MN

Address

4080 W. Broadway St, Suite 20, Robbinsdale, MN
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About

Bio

Board certified in Emergency Medicine. After 18 years practicing in busy ER's I have an unassailable amount of appreciation for preventing conditions and optimizing health beginning with myself and my family. I am very happily married with a beautiful wife, five awesome children and live in the suburbs of Minneapolis. I am consumed by my passion for helping people optimize their health. I live and eat Paleo/Primal, am inspired by nutrition, probiotics, the human microbiome, High Intensity Interval Training, Telomeres and life longevity, weight management, natural footwear, sleep and stress management. I have an interest in ancestral health, traditional foods, Quantified Self/bio-hacking, and telemedicine. Prior to medicine I was in police work and practiced law as a Criminal Prosecutor

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Anti-Aging Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

77 Answers
22 Agrees
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Need to be examined.: While there is a little challenge with understanding clearly what you are both communicating and asking I believe you need to be examined by a physici... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Lorazapam: My advice would be to discuss taking this medication for this issue with the provider prescribing the lorazapam for you in the first place. Lorazapam ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Cigarette lacing: Yes. It is not always and moreover very often the case that cigarettes can be laced without detection before and occasionally after depending on subst... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Anal muscles. : Yes. The anal sphincter is muscular in nature and very innervated (consider how these nerves allow people to distinguish between gas, solid stool and... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Peeing often: It might be normal but could also be a sign of something else. If you are also thirsty a lot and therefore feel the need to drink a lot and pee a lot ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Groin growth. : Well this could be many things. It would be best to have this evaluated to reliably establish what it is and to obtain appropriate treatment. Refrain ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Dirt Germs: While good hygiene has its value in protection against illness to including parasites what you describe is unlikely to be a risk to you. Washing your... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Headache Prenancy: This sounds like a very serious headache. You need to be evaluated by a physician right away. This could be many things of course but at 40 weeks of p... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Dieting: Too often patients seek weight loss from supplements and pills. Doing so rarely leads to satisfying long term benefit and mor commonly fail or cause o... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Swelling: Helping this swelling to go away turns on what it is or from. This could be due to infection, inflammation, disease or injury. Penile swelling needs ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Chest pain: This is very difficult to answer. If the pain has resolved the safest thing is to discuss with your physician for appropriaee thorough evaluation whic... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Shampooing: Intervals between shampooing is more a preference than medical necessity. Many people wash their hair regularly with just water and only something str... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Head injury: Children suffering a head injury who lost consciousness (were knocked out) or who may have had a seizure need to go to the ER for immediate evaluatio... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Mouth sore: Many conditions within the mouth may cause this and most are benign and resolve fully in a short period of time. One very common condition is a burn f... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Colonoscopy: Age matters for colonoscopy for certain cancers and family history. For constipation it may be a useful diagnostic procedure almost at any age. this p... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Antibiotics: Most people do not want to go to the ER if not needed. However in your case I think it probably is necessary. You should check your discharge notes or... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Twitching: Twitching alone within an extremity is not a reasonable indication of a heart attack or stroke. While it is possible to have either at 33 your age mak... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Blood clots: I believe you are asking about blood clots generally. If outside the vasulature system (meaning not in a vein or artery) they would most likely be a h... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Gaining muscle: HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training. Google it for more. In short lifting heavy weights in a very short period of time (15 minutes rather than an h... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Hookah: It's possible you are either reacting to whatever you smoked or what may have been mixed with it. These symptoms could be mild or more concerning requ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Fever: No. Fever results generally from infection and not from chilled water unless it is contaminated with something that causes a person to become ill.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Genital Warts: If your BF does have genital warts these are both serious and contagious. They could be spread to you easily through sex and once infected could under... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Dieting weakness: I would recommend a healthy high protein low carb low glycemic diet. Make sure you eat adequate protein before trying to exercise. Your weakness exper... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Belly pain: This area is where your appendix is amongst other things. You need to be evaluated by a physician. Left untreated an appendicitis may result in death ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Cracked skin: While some nutritional deficiencies can present in this manner - I would recommend trying some organic unrefined count oil applied to his feet about t... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Appendicitis: That something is common and problematic does not make it any more preventable. There have been considerable efforts in the past and currently to try ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Water intoxication: Water intoxication also known as water toxicity results when an individual has consumed excess amount of water. The symptoms described here could resu... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Costrochondritis : Assuming you really just had only costco chondrites it would be safe to run and will not cause any harm provided the running action does not irritate ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Pregnancy: Unprotected sex is a time proven method for becoming pregnant and as long as this has been known is the variety of symptoms women feel when pregnant. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Right sided pain: Right sided abdominal pain lasting ten days needs physician evaluation for concerning pathology. While muscle strain could last this long it generally... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Testicular pain: If you were not provided an antibiotic the surgeon probably felt it was not infectious in nature. However if your pain is persistent through the Allev... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Fever smelly pee: Yes. These symptoms could be just a mild cold or illness but this combination is also very concerning for a possible upper urinary tract infection or... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Norovirus: Norovirus is extremely contagious. Simple guidance of avoiding contact with him and whatever he contacts (dishes, door knobs, bathroom, etc) is necess... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Toe pus: Your description suggests you have an infection and this could be from an ingrown toenail or some other underlying condition. Whatever the cause it is... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
lesion: Since you have had this all your life it is not likely to be a major concern especially if it was evaluated at age four. Now at age 21 it may become a... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Feeling bad: These are feelings of depression. Depending how intense these feelings are and for how long they've been present can help with defining whether it is ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Vitamin e: Vitamin E is available over the counter without a prescription. As a fat-soluble vitamin its absorption is enhanced by eating with a meal rather than... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Anxiety. : It can be extremely difficult and possibly consequential distinguishing between chest pain from a cardiac etiology versus chest pain from anxiety. Pre... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Too skinny: Judging from the age you probably have an elevated metabolism making weight gain particular challenging. Eating an optimized diet rich in meats and in... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Green tea: Green tea is generally safe and generally safe in extract form as well. Green tea and it's extract form like many things can be compromised by additiv... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Eyelid peeling: This sounds unusual on the inside aspect of an eyelid. More commonly flakes are seen at the edge surrounding the origins of the eyelashes and amount ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Massive heart attack: Honestly this sounds very concerning. Bypass surgery is done very commonly and safely but it is very different in the setting of an acute massive hear... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Gray hair: In spite of the money spent on hair coloring relatively little money has been effectively spent looking at how to prevent gray hair. Stress and poor h... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Removing pads: Try using coconut oil or Vaseline next time to assist with removing the sticky pads.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Hemorrhoids blood: Generally prescribed medications provide specific direction on how to use them and for how long. You may have been provided an over the counter produc... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Gluten free: Going gluten free has no real inherent risks beyond leading role to blindly purchasing gluten free foods that while they may bee gluten free may nonet... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Loud music: Loud music can cause both ear discomfort and headache. Perhaps most concerning is the potential for permanent hearing damage. When loud noisy environm... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Heart failure. : Heart failure usually occurs slowly but can be precipitous. Understanding what the etiology causing the failure helps to understand best routes to eva... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Sugar: Jaggery has about the same calories and so not likely to offer much advantage as far as weight loss but would have some added nutritional properties b... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean O'mara
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Muscle growth: Many men desire muscular development and this has been so probably for many thousands of years. As a physician I have seen this done consistently wel... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. O'mara is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. O'mara is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm not asking for steroids and for SURE I'm not going to touch them.
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Thanks for your quick reply! A cardiac specialist diagnosed me with chf when I was in a coma in icu
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Awesome statement... Love it thanks a lot

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

US Army: San Antonio Uniform Services Health Education Consortium

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