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Dr. Anne Eglash

Family Medicine
Mt. Horeb, WI
36 years experience female

Locations

UW Health

Mt. Horeb, WI

Address

600 N. 8th St, Mt. Horeb, WI
Directions

Fax

6084374542

About

Bio

I am a family physician & a clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. I am also a board certified lactation consultant. I believe than many health problems can be managed through life style changes, such as exercise and a healthy diet as well as a healthy attitude and a strong social support network. Good communication between individuals and their doctors is key to excellent health care.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Wisconsin

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

146 Answers
32 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
A few causes: The treatment for the hyperpigmentation depends on the cause. If you have had injuries to your legs, the healed skin can sometimes become hyperpigment... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Do a pregnancy test: You can become pregnant if you have intercourse during your menses. If you have missed your period, I suggest having a pregnancy test done. The lump i... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Sinus symptoms: It is possible that you retained some pool water in your sinus cavities. If the fluid has become infected, that can make you feel ill, with chills, s... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Need a visit: A red rash can be due to many, many things. You need someone to look at your rash, and take your history to figure out the cause. Common causes can be... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Not likely: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and/or constipation. The colon appears normal when examined on ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Best to be seen: Pain that is in the lower abdomen, that radiates into the R leg, can come from the ovary or the area around the ovary. Ovarian pain can also travel to... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Several causes: There are several reasons why you may have swollen ankles. Many high blood pressure meds cause swelling. Diet, including too much salt can cause swell... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Very common: This is a very common problem in infants and toddlers. Drooling can cause irritation and dryness to the skin. Petroleum jelly can help protect the ski... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Possibly OK: Most substances taken by nursing mothers are safe because only about 2-5% of most medications enter breastmilk. Given that the itworks wrap is a topic... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Back problem: I suggest being seen by a physician. Your pain could be from your back, particularly because of the burning quality of your pain, and because it is wo... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Usually stimulants: Usually stimulants are used for narcolepsy. I suggest making sure that this is your diagnosis. See your primary care physician first, to make sure it ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
A few possibilities: Spotting between menses can be due to several reasons. These include infection, hormone changes, side effect of birth control such as the birth contro... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Possibly: It is possible that you are noticing bladder irritation from azithromycin. It's cousin, erythromycin, is known to do this. Make sure to drink plenty o... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Ignore: An elderly people is less likely to fall if he/she has a normal vitamin D level.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Less sugar: Vegetable juice has a substantial amount of sugar from the veggies that it is made from. You will take in more calories from juice than if you eat a f... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Probably fine: It is unclear if you mean that you have a warm sensation or if you notice heat when you feel your back. Assuming the latter, it is normal to notice t... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Depends on symptoms: Claritin will help the sneezing, itching, and wateriness that comes from allergies. However, it will not help nasal congestion, and will not resolve w... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Best to be seen: The little white clusters could be many things. They could be small pimples on the outside of your mouth. The lesions could be also be cold sores or s... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Possibly: Raynaud's disease and chillblains are often considered autoimmune illnesses. Hypothyroidism is also typically an autoimmune illness. Dermatographism i... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Defined by symptoms: Menorrhagia is a condition defined by your menstrual bleeding pattern. Menorrhagia simply means that you bleed heavily, such as having to change your ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Dangerous combo: Do not take valium after drinking alcohol. The combination can decrease your rate of breathing to a dangerous point. Also, the combination can increas... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Normal: This is common. As long as she is eating fine, not vomiting, no fever, not to worry. If it continues, the baby should have a weight check to make sure... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Probably fine: It is very common for people to have intermittent times of twitching of the lower eyelid. Once it starts, it may continue on and off for up to 3 weeks... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Several steps: It is important to wear clothing that breathes well, such as cotton. Washing your body every day with soap and water removes oils and bacteria that c... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: During the first few months of taking the birth control pill, women will often notice a small amount of spotting or cramping. This should be gone by t... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Unclear: I am unclear what your question is. If you are having unprotected intercourse no matter where you are in your menstrual cycle you are at risk for preg... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: There is always a chance of pregnancy if you are having sex, unless you've had a permanent procedure done to prevent pregnancy such as a tubal ligatio... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Could be both: There are several issues with eating dinner late. Eating a large meal before bed can cause heartburn (gastro-esophageal reflux) and indigestion, becau... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Possibly serious: It is possible that this pain could be serious. The most concerning possibility would be a blood clot in your lung. This would cause a feeling of shor... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Check for pregnancy: I suggest being checked for pregnancy. If the test is negative, other common causes of an early, lighter menses can be a missed ovulation associated w... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: If you are having intercourse, you have a risk of pregnancy unless you have had a permanent procedure to prevent pregnancy such as a tubal ligation or... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
No: No, I would not expect intercourse to cause cramping. Having intercourse soon after finishing your menses also could not cause cramps. I suggest being... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Unclear: There are several reasons why you still have menstrual cramps after your menses is over. You could have a bladder infection or pelvic infection. Uteri... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Avoiding: Avoiding large meals is one of the most common preventable causes of heartburn.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Ignore: Keep kidneys healthy by avoiding antiinflammatory medications and controlling your blood pressure.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Likely benign: Tiny lumps under the skin can be due to several things. If these don't move about under the skin when you push on them, they are probably skin cysts. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Many possibilities: When the body itches all over, it implies that the itching/rash may be a reaction from an ingestion such as a medication or food, or an allergy to the... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: I assume you are concerned about the fumes from the plastic wrapper. As long as you feel fine, and you didn't inhale a large puff of smoke from the bu... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Possibly normal: It is not uncommon for acne to flare for the first few weeks after starting certain medications. I would give it about 3-4 weeks. If the acne continue... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes it can be reflux: GE reflux is a common cause of feeling a swelling in the throat and trouble swallowing. Often it is accompanied by hoarseness, especially after eating... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
4-6 weeks: As long as you are taking good care of your fracture by keeping it immobilized as recommended by your doctor, you should be healed in 4-6 weeks. Make... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Prolonged bed rest can lead to dizziness when standing up. It will take your body several days to become adjusted to changes in position again. Make s... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Ignore: Avoid folliculitis by using a liquid soap rather than a bar soap, and change your razor head often.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Ignore: Hot flashes are worse when upset or angry, so keep your cool!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Sounds infectious: Although it is very hard to determine what a rash is without seeing it, it sounds like you are describing a viral infection. The little lumps with cle... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Watch for illness: If you only have a red discharge, but no other symptoms it would be OK to continue to observe for now. If you develop a fever, chills, abdominal pain,... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Possible pregnancy: If you are bleeding irregularly, pregnancy is always possible. If this bleeding is occurring at your normal time, and it is simply preceded by spottin... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Possibly muscular: Given that this happens when you open your mouth or put pressure on your throat, such as a cough, I suspect that you may have a strained muscle in you... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
May be painful: Flying can create pressure in the middle ear, the space between the ear drum and the eustachian tube. If the eustachian tube can open by yawning, swal... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Probably GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) can present in many different ways. Most people expect heartburn symptoms, but many people with GERD never notice heart... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Eglash is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Eglash is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I always want to check about changes in meds and/or new meds. Thanks!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Well a couple of months ago I had a yeast infection I don' think its t
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Thanks for your quick reply! I'm so scared of developing a severe allergy to my meds. Thank you.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, WI
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster PA

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Madison Region - Summer
2014
Top Family Physician, Second Place, Wisconsin - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Third Place, Madison Region - Summer
2014

Affiliations

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians
International Lactation Consultant Association
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