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Dr. Daniel Maddox

Allergy and Immunology
Rochester, MN
46 years experience male

Locations

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

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Allergy and Immunology

Licenses

United States: Minnesota

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Biofeedback: If vascular tests are all normal, maybe it's not really a pulse, but a recurrent muscle spasm. Work with a physiatrist who can set you up with surface... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
? Pleurisy: This sounds like it could be irritation of the lining of chest, which sometimes occurs with viral or bacterial respiratory infections. It can also occ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Not likely: Miscarriage is at this stage is more likely to feel like regular menstrual cramps. If you're pretty sure it's trapped gas, then it's more likely to be... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Complex situation: This really needs an assessment of your baby by a pediatrician, or perhaps even a pediatric gastroenterologist , depending on the magnitude of the pro... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
? near shoulder: Tendonitis about the shoulder is probably the most common reason the upper arm gets sore to the touch. See your doctor for examination to clarify.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Tick bite infections: The type of tick suggests possible risk for Lyme disease. The rash looks like a target, with concentric rings, which enlarge over several days, and fe... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Need magnified exam: Best to see a dermatologist who can examine the bite site under significant magnification to identify if there are some retained mouth parts in the wo... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
See prior answer: Spondyloarthropathy is possible at your age, but it will require your doctor's examination to clarify this.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Need professional : Some people really aren't destined to be able to be entirely independent of the medication. You need a therapeutic alliance with a professional that c... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Drug side effects : Neurologic side effects of tizanidine include tremor, dyskinesias [likely the tic-like symptom you were referring to], seizures, asthenia, and somnole... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
See your doctor!: positional nausea can be related to medically important conditions in the brain. It can also be a sign of poor adrenal function. You should see your d... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Yes!: Although how much they wiggle with how much pressure you're applying might vary enough to suggest excessive joint laxity, which could be a sign of Ehl... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Vocal cord polyp: Vocal cord polyps have been observed to resolve with conservative care. Laryngologists with the best microscopes and lasers usually can accomplish exc... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Check blood levels: Chemically, pregnancy sometimes results in significant changes in our pharmacogenomic expression profile. The safest approach is to work with your doc... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Difficult pharmacogn: Sometimes the dose-response relationship for hormones is not linear but complex - such as a horseshoe-shape, where side effects are associated with lo... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Sluggish bowel?: The best approach involves more aerobic exercise, more sleep, and more bulk in the fecal stream. I usually recommend the bulk be supplied by Citrucel,... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Pelvic pain: Hopefully the cyst will resolve quickly - most do. In the meantime, a TENS unit with electrodes placed on the skin in both groin lines can offer sign... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Impossible to Predic: Some people may eventually become independent of the need for medication, but many will not. The important thing is to maintain a good working relatio... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Possibly: If a human had some allergic sensitization to the mammalian proteins from bats, a bite might itch. However, bat bites are often unnoticed, and because... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Need cause to treat: Treatment should be based on understanding of the molecular pathogenesis of your condition.
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
A biopsy may clarify: Psoriasis may not necessarily spread over long periods of time, so a lack of spread doesn't rule psoriasis out. A biopsy can help sort out psoriasis l... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Highly Variable!: Usually the symptoms relate to ability to concentrate for sustained periods. This can erode productivity. It is unusual for the pattern to emerge aft... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Meditation can help: Few pathways to greater abilities of focus are more powerful than meditation. Get the book by Richard Davidson titled "Emotional Life of your Brain" ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Not enough data: Need to see exactly what you landed on, and how, in order to make reasonable judgement on whether any additional evaluation seems needed. Injury to li... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
? Eustacian tube dys: This symptom is usually associated with changes in function of the eustacian tube [the tube that connects your middle ear with the posterior pharynx].... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
More concentration?: Could this be caused by the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) making it possible for you to concentrate so effectively that you sit... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Pregnancy changes: Even early in pregnancy, the number of changes in the physiology of the regional tissues as a result of the growth of the fetus is amazing. Some of th... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Yes!: Currently available information fails to identify any specific increase in risk to mother or baby from this agent used during pregnancy.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
How far along?: The things we think about are fairly different lists depending on what stage of pregnancy you're in. Try more detail. How long has it been hurting? Ar... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Excess Pharma: This is a lot of drug therapy. Get the book "Emotional Life of your Brain" and study that. Dr. Davidson should get a Nobel nomination for this work, a... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Sounds like tendonit: Shoulder tendonitis often behaves this way. An examination with your doctor can clarify this. Any recent falls? Unusual housecleaning ? [spring window... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Sacroiliitis: Sounds like either a facet syndrome or possibly sacro-iliitis. Both tend to be subacute to chronic pain producers. A pelvic x-ray is reasonable after ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Sounds like TE: This sounds like a tendonitis attachment syndrome, similar to "tennis elbow". Careful eccentric resistance exercise can help heal this up. See your d... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Relax!: Unless you have a vasculitic disorder such as Churg-Strauss Syndrome or you've suffered some kind of perineal trauma [such as falling onto a bicycle b... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Many possibilities: Your impression might be correct, but there are many social phobia psychological disorders that may affect persons in ways to produce the symptoms you... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Maddox
Allergy and Immunology 46 years experience
Maybe: Humans can develop allergic sensitization to many proteins that might be shed in the stools of mammals of all types. Humans can also be allergic to th... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Maddox is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Maddox is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY
Graduated 1976MD

Residency

University of Michigan Hospitals
Completed 1979

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
American Association Of Immunologists
American Medical Association
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