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Dr. David Krulak

Family Medicine
Honolulu, HI
24 years experience male

Locations

Office

Honolulu, HI

Address

Camp Smith, Honolulu, HI
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Tricare

About

Bio

Dr. Krulak, MD is trained in Family Medicine, lives in HI, and is a graduate of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Aerospace Medicine

Licenses

United States: Indiana

Doctor Q&A

738 Answers
201 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Question?: I am not entirely clear what you are asking. If you are asking if you could be pregnant, the answer is possibly. Generally, if you miss your next pe... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Polio: The polio virus has a capsid morphology that is non enveloped icosahedral symmetry. The genome is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA genome.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Generally yes: Hard to answer without knowing the precise medication prescribed, but most diuretics are safe for daily use. Some may require intermittent lab monitor... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Pregnancy: See your doctor again. It may be that on the 6th, your hormone levels were not elevated enough to be seen on the test. Now that you have a positive ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sex: Please realize that, unless you are actively trying to get pregnant, you should ALWAYS use some sort of protection during sex. In your case, plan b ma... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Studies: there are two main studies that have dealt with this topic. Although they showed problems with conception, they both had significant flaws. We won't k... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
See doctor: There are a number of things that cause frequent urination, such as an infection or diabetes. Going to a doctor for testing will help identify the ca... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Sports are not generally dangerous for those with an ovarian cyst. However, your symptoms may make it difficult or uncomfortable to play certain spor... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Essure: Although changes in menstrual patterns are common with Essure, a complete lack of menses is not a side effect that is necessarily specific to the proc... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Generally not: Ovulation occurs 12-16 days prior to menses. So given a 28 day cycle, ovulation occurs at approximately the mid way point.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Drop: You are outside the range of established effectiveness for deposit provera (medroxyprogesterone). So it is possible that you could get pregnant right ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Less intake: If one does not exercise to increase energy expenditure, the the way to lose weight is to reduce the calories eaten to less than those expended. Stren... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Mupirocin: Mupirocin is used to treat certain skin infections. It is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria. Unless the vaginal it... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Unlikely: An ovarian cyst is unlikely to produce sufficient HCG to cause a false positive on a pregnancy test. However, there are cases where a benign corpus l... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Likely nothing: Assuming you do not have any significant pain, there is likely no needed follow up needed whether it was in the chest or abdomen.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
See doctor: The symptoms described could be due to Human Papilloma Virus induced warts, however, without an exam it is impossible to know for sure. Please see yo... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibilities: There are a number of reasons that scenario could occur. One would be that the test gave a false positive. Another is that you are really pregnant (fa... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
See doctor: Given that the lesion is growing in size, it is reasonable to see a doctor for en examination and diagnosis. There are a number of potential causes, b... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Herpes: You cannot get herpes from someone who has never had herpes. That being said, you can get it from someone who has contracted the virus but does not ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: The fracture of a bone generally depends on the force directed to the bone. Thus, the refracture of a bone is certainly possible if a force is direct... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Carbonation OK: Carbonation in reasonable quantities is not known to cause disease. It is wise to be aware of what else is in what you are drinking. Recommend lookin... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sometimes: ERCP can be therapeutic in the management of some biliary pancreatitis, pancreatitis due to small stones, some types of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction,... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Likely yes: Those two items do not have substantially known or studied interactions. That being said, it is always wise to be careful when taking multiple medica... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Likely not: Use of organic milk is unlikely to lower sperm count when compared to nonorganic milk. The medical literature has not demonstrated a sperm reduction ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
None needed: A hole in the fingernail does not generally require any treatment other than the tincture of time in order to allow it to grow out.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Some residual spotting is normal, however, it should cease soon. If it does not, or if you continue to have spotting, it would be reasonable to see a... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Rhodiola rosea: Rhodiola rosea is a traditional Chinese medicine and herbal supplement purported to treat depression, reduce fatigue, and improve mental acuity. It i... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Likely not: At the end of the third week, 60 mIU/ml is usually within the normal range (however, specific number will depend on the lab). HCG is frequently used ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
See doctor: Without further information, good recommendations cannot be made. See your doctor for an evaluation in order to determine the underlying cause of you... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depends on lab: Each lab sets their own normal values for testing. The units being tested in matter as well. Generally, urine sugar has a range of 0-0.8 mmol/L or 0... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Pityriasis rosea: Pityriasis rosea is an eruption thought to be of infectious etiology. 80% of cases remit spontaneously in 6-8 weeks. In refractory cases, ultraviole... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Chikungunya: Studies show that chikungunya can have long term symptoms in many people - usually musculoskeletal pain or unpredictable relapsing symptoms. This hap... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possible: Even a short duration of unprotected intercourse puts someone at risk for STD transmission. This is made worse if there is any tearing, or if ogasm oc... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Heartbeat: The baby's heart starts beating at the 6 week point, and it may be visible on ultrasound somewhere between 6-8 weeks. It can be heard on doppler some... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Doctor: You could go to the doctor who ordered the test and find out exactly what part was abnormal. Then you could get a diagnosis and treatment for any cond... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Ovulation: Ovulation can occur any time during a monthly cycle, from day one onwards. However, the most common time to ovulate is around day 14. You can tell whe... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: If the minimum amount did not work, then try increasing the dose up to the maximum on the prescription. That level has been evaluated by your doctor a... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Odor: These symptoms need to be seen by a doctor. It could be a bacterial overgrowth, it could be an STD, you just can't tell without an exam and testing. P... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Pregnancy and sex: Generally, there is no prohibition against sex during early pregnancy. Many women may have symptoms of tiredness or nausea which may reduce the desir... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Pregnancy: At this point, 3 weeks later, your girlfriend is either pregnant or she is not. It is too late for Depo-provera to prevent the pregnancy from occurri... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Unlikely: Taking the pills as prescribed is extremely effective at preventing pregnancy. As such, your symptoms are probably not related to that condition. Best... Read More
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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Breast size: For the most part, breast size is determined by genetics. However, as breasts predominantly consist of fatty tissue, overall weight gain can increase... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Vaginal length: The average length of the unaroused vagina is 3-4 inches. During arousal, however, it elongates to more than twice that size, thus allowing for comf... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Nutrition: Weight gain is generally the result of eating more calories than are expended over time. Although counterintuitive, exercise can help with weight gai... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Pregnant?: Could have occurred for a number of reasons, but the one easiest for you to check would be to do a pregnancy test.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Hiccups: Persistent hiccups lasting more than 2 days may, though don't have to be, a sign of illnesses including: pleurisy, pneumonia, digestive tract problem... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sleeping pills: Insomnia, or the inability to sleep, is a common concern among patients. There are many manufactures who want to develop safe and effective sleeping ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Take test: Although the timing of intercourse is not classic for fertility, any time there is ejaculation within the vagina there is a possibility of pregnancy. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly: Nail changes can be seen due to anemia, malnutrition, thyroid, lung, heart, or liver disorders among many other reasons. It is worth a visit to a pri... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Cubitus valgus: This condition is often left uncorrected if it does not cause physical problems. However, if it is symptomatic, surgical correction can be done by os... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Krulak is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Krulak is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Krulak is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune

Residency

Naval Aerospace Medical Institute

Awards

Meritorious Service Medal, U.S. Navy
Navy Commendation Medal
Navy Achieivement Medal

Affiliations

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