Dr. Joseph Barr

Occupational Medicine
GA
male

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Occupational Medicine

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If it burns avoid it: Common moisturizers contain additive compounds and preservatives which your skin may be sensitive to. A better choice is to pick a moisturizer for sen... Read More
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Depends. . . : depending on the screening test Sudafed may show up. However all confirmations of preliminary drug tests are comfirmed using gas chromatography/mass ... Read More
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Ringworm not a worm: Ringworm is a misnomer since it is a skin disorder produced by fungal organisms. Applying OTC antifungal agents such as Lotrimin AF, Nizoral, or Myc... Read More
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Be careful: Current recommendations by the EPA suggest 8 - 12 oz of fish / week of the varieties with the least amounts of methyl mercury. Wild caught salmon is... Read More
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It is significant.: Flattening of the lunate bone in the wrist is suggestive of lack of blood supply to the bone with the potential for the bone to develop significant br... Read More
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No : Unfortunately xrays only define skeletal structures. Anerve conductioon study wiulddetermine if the conduction delay of the median nerve had. Been co... Read More
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Possibly.: If the tooth shows the dentin(gray internal material) a cap may need to be fitted over the exposed dentin. As for the looseness, in time the tooth may... Read More
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Risky: If you had vaginal penetration with a penis there is no way to be 100% certain that no transfer of seminal fluid took place during intercourse. If you... Read More
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Depends. . .: Male patttern hair development on the extremities is more a reflection of your genetic background then puberty. Once your testosterone level reaches a... Read More
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No: Seroquel and Klonapen are drugs of the benzodiazepam family and are not related to Methamphetamine. Furthermore Confirmation of drug screens are det... Read More
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Depends. . .: Different drugs used to achieve anesthesia have different half-lives which translates into different lengths of time for their effects to dissipate. D... Read More
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No: Iv contrast ct is in order to detect aneurysm at the circle of Willis.
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Try heat . ..: Several factors cause an IV site to hurt, Look for signs of redness which may indicate a localized infection of the vein. If a bruise is present ,th... Read More
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CXR baseline: If you had asbestos exposure a baseline CXR is usually performed and follow up annual xrays to denote any changes classic for asbestos inhalation.
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Not to worry: One can never rule out cancer unless the lymph node is biopsied. However a lymph node that is painless and not enlarging is most likely a reactive lym... Read More
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"makes my toe hurt": Purines are naturally occurring compounds found in all cells and in high concentration in certain foods including organ meats, shellfish and even some... Read More
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Usually not. . .: If the drainage procedure was not traumatic ie bloody nor painful, it is highly unlikely the procedure caused you any negative effect. Commonly when a... Read More
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Not necessarily: If your wheezing is periodic and associated while sleeping it could be related to aspiration symptoms associated with reflux esophagitis. However wh... Read More
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Not easy answer: Unfortunately the damage from uv light of the sun and pollution cannot be simply reversed.A chemical peel under the supervision of a dermatologst can... Read More
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A cautious no: Most federally regulated drug testing programs perform a 6 panel test which includes marijuana metabolites, cocaine metabolites, PCP, opiates includin... Read More
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No: Certified collectors undergo training and follow stringent federal guidelines to minimize the potetial for. Tampering or substituting urine from anot... Read More
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Not typically: Erection is governed by 2 different propertties-physiologic and psychogenic. If insufficient blood flow occurs from long standing hypertension medic... Read More
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Do not be concerned: depending on when you eat after the procedure and how well your prep was performed, it is not abnormal to have a bowel movement within 12 hours of the... Read More
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Nonstop: Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is the stiffness and limited range of motion of a shoulder as a result of immobilization. Treatment includes r... Read More
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Yes: Assuming a 28 day cycle and assuming intercourse occurred at the time of ovulation on Day 13 or 14 of the cycle, theoretically the fertilized ovum has... Read More
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Consult EPA: The EPA suggest 8-12 oz of fish per week from the varieties of fish lowest in mercury. Tuna unfortunately contains some of the highest levels of merc... Read More
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K: Since medications like I buproven can cause prolong bleeding I would advise you to ask your dentist if it ok to premedicate with it prior to the proc... Read More
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SP might help: Provided your ENT has ruled out any pathological issue with your larynx and vocal cords I would advise you to consult a speech pathologist. This spec... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Barr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Barr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much doctor, your suggestions and reply is very valuable.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks doctor. I shall do as advised.
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