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Dr. Harold Bacchus

Occupational Medicine
Ft Wayne, IN
male

Locations

Office

Ft Wayne, IN

Address

1719 Cremer Ave, Ft Wayne, IN
Directions

Fax

(260) 490-9195

About

Bio

retired flight airforce surgeon, currently USCIS civil surgeon & disability examiner for social security & NS railroad & CDL. also family practice & retired ER doc. practice location MEDIQWIK,LLC in FT Wayne, IN 46818; tel 260-490-9150; fax 260-490-9195

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Occupational Medicine

Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Indiana

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

55 Answers
184 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Bladder infection: try prevention before sex and after sex. lots fluids after sex. perhaps cranberry juice. cut back on caffeine & nicotine. Kagel exercise. wipe fro... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Late period: Are you pregnant, STD infection, UTI, under emotional stress, pre-menopausal, BCP, thyroid, had check up past three years?
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Itchy throat: ear itch could be drying ears, need moisteur lotion, could be too much wax & needs irrigation...itchy throat could be post nasal draining from all... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Knee dislocation: if it's knee cap dislocation, need knee brace, or neoprene sleeve, crutches or cane, ibuprofen, cold packs for few days, if repeat, may need surgery..... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Zit care: Stievamycin is tretinoin & erythromycin gel for topical treatment for acne. Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) is also topical antibioti... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Bleed menstrual: 5 ml = teaspoon...you could bleed from none to few drops to flowing during menstruation. at 42, this could be lessening for you. if re-bleed after 12... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Stretch: stretching, elevate, warm water, et circulation going...
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Back pain: Spasm in a strained lower back could cause abdominal pain because of tightness & cramps in muscles. However, you should not have internal abdomen ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Bladder infection: you might have burning urination, bad smell, frequent urination, urgent urination. you need a urine test. also pelvic pain.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Acne or zits: Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) is benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin to scrub & treat infected acne pores. It'd take 5 days to see cha... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Insomnia: not enuff REM sleep could make you jittery and so BP could rise.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Cervix: mid menstrual female cycle, cervix dilates minimally, has secretions friendly for sperm in seminal fluid to travel thru to get to egg in fallopian tub... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Diabetes: usually not inherited, but teach kids prevention, diet, exercise, no cigs, no alcohol...less stress...mental healthy activities; teach them to recogni... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Vocal chords: if dust is overwhelming and daily, yes the dust allergy could swell vocal chords, get you hoarse. Another cause is acid reflux, constantly, over time ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Female sex hormones: Progesterone and estrogen are connected and responsible for many female body functions. estrogen develops eggs, and after sperm fertilization and impl... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Kidney infection: get checked out for kidney infection, ovarian ruptured cyst...
A member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Vicks ointment: apply Vicks Vaporub on lips, chest, bottom children feet at bedtime for upper respiratory problem.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Abdominal pain: Any change in diet, stress, stool, injury, never before, much gas passed, antiacids for growling stomach, new job/college since high school? No fever... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Hypertension: check his potassium level with water pill part of blood pressure med. pulse is fine. wt loss mite be water loss or diet & exercise. Dr mite stop t... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Phlegm: always when you force stuff, you'd get bruising & hoarseness. Try warm salt water gargles. Get checked for allergies, Perhaps Claritin or Singulai... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Ringinr in ears: sometimes, fluid, infection, allergies, rock concert, noisy job, mowing ditch by busy freeway...need a basic medical exam, then perhaps ENT/ Allergy r... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
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Hair loss: check for age, genetics, infection, autoimmune disease, stress, over hair abuse care, color, etc, self pulling out, poor hygiene..
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Stomach gas: It depends on legumes, spicey, beans, ethnic foods or swallowing air in rushed eating...or you might have irritable bowel that reacts quickly and dump... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Hair: try low dose Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25 mg few times per day...also mild scalp moisteurizer
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Lice: check for lice, allergy, ringworm, psoriasis,stress...
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Hydrocele/testicle: if scar tissue leaves testicle riding high, no problem unless trapped in inguinal canal. Might need urology to correct.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Knee pain: is it dislocated kneecap...if treated...3 days. If knee joint relocated in ER, splinted, crutches, iced alt heat, elevated, pain meds, anti-inflammato... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Kidneys: kidneys give out a hormone that controls blood pressure. meds block that chemical. some water pills reduce blood pressure by letting fluids pass thru ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Knee pain: stretch slowly, add moist heat, massage, Ibuprofen
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Dependent position: while walking, if hands in dependent position, not moving, blood pools and fluid collects, might need ace wrap, esp after injury...so gets stiff, swol... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Stomach pain: Stomach pain for several years should be checked out because several internal problems could happen. Otherwise, it could be indigestion treated by ant... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Diabetes: continue all well proactive stuff. diet, exercise, insulin, oral meds, glucose monitoring, urine microalbumin, eye care, feet care, neuropathy awarene... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
X-Ray: X-Ray for scaphoid fracture, splint, ice first 48 hrs, elevate...switch to warm soaks...ibuprofen...don't wait, could be serious !!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Bladder/STI ?: need urine tests, vaginal/cervix slide tests, blood tests...and appropriate medications.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Elevate: hanging down after injury...fluids collect and then swells....need to splint and elevate and ice pack...
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Teen hip pain: girl, growing into puberty, do stretches boy, growing into puberty, could be hip bursitis, could be jumpers' knees, need xrays, but mainly growing an... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Dust allergy: nasal endoscopy would find swollen tissues; but you need allergy skin or blood tests for ID.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Bladder infection: fluids, cranberry juice, get urine test and perhaps antibiotics if indicated. after sex, drink plenty fluids, flush bladder as proactive.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Early pregnancy: you might have cervical spotting after positive chemical preg test, so not a period. Get med exam, blood HCG quant test, then ultrasound.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Leg rash: if shaver was dull & jagged, would scratch, bleed, get infected, use topical antibiotic like bacitracin.; if not infected, use mild Cortaid (hydro... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Scalp itch: wet dries out and may be overdrying so skin gets dehydrated and itches
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Estrogen: estrogen helps with heart, moods, emotions, bones, sexuality, libido...and in a balanced state, yes a euphoric feeling.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Air purifier: any dept box store like Costco, walmart, etc., drug store would carry items
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Knee pain: joints creak, snap, pop as we age, joints have fluid in joint space, sometimes a vaccum sets up in joint movement, cracks sound, sometimes loose bodie... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Stomach pain, reflux: be patient, chew food well, drink liquids, use antiacids, zantac, (ranitidine) omeprazole, raise bedhead, no big meal at bedtime, antiacids at bedtime... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Hip/knee pain: hip popping could be bursitis or joint slipping out, get xrays, might need hip garter belt; knee dislocation could be knee cap, need xray, maybe surg... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Take norvasc (amlodipine) then: take Norvasc (amlodipine) after pick up at pharmacy; then continue at regular time. take blood pressure in am, 2 hrs after dose; then 9pm to be sure n... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Bloody urine: blood in urine & stool, fowl cloudy smelling in MALE may be infection in kidney & bladder, might have fever, flank pain, chills, nausea & ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Ovary: ovary swell and release egg during mid female menstrual cycle; 2nd half of cycle the corpus luteum, old egg site dries up. if egg is fertilized by spe... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Bacchus
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Leg lump: could be a new boil that initially swells and stretches skin and itches like zits, could be a fatty tumor, if stays and gets bigger, needs doctor visi... Read More

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Jul 1, 2015
Clearly an expert in his field and a welcome addition to HealthTap!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bacchus is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bacchus is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, saw doc other day..labs ok, advised to strt b12 comp/vitamn
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Thanx Dr. Bacchus! this I needed to know!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Fort Wayne Region - Summer
2014
Top Family Physician, Second Place, Indiana - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Second Place, Fort Wayne Region - Summer
2014
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