Dr. William Haehl

Family Medicine
Shelbyville, IN
48 years experience male

Locations

Shelby County Family Medicine

Shelbyville, IN

Address

30 W Rampart St., Shelbyville, IN
Directions

About

Bio

I am a Family Practitioner with 35 years of experience and enjoy helping people with their problems. I will tell you when it is out of my expertise and recommend a specialist. Voted Shelby County Indiana "Best Doctor" by readers of Shelbyville News in 2014.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Indiana

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

213 Answers
13 Agrees
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Missed menses: Missed menses; breast tenderness; morning nausea; urinary frequency
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Heartburn ?: Most likely this is acid reflux or heartburn but gallbladder disease could also be considered. Since lansoprazole helps it is more likely heartburn. U... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Not sure: I am not sure what you are asking; but if uterus is " blocked" you would not have menstrual flow and probable abdominal pain.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
??? not sure: That is a difficult one. Since it comes and goes, I would wonder about an allergic reaction to something. You need to be seen when you have the lesion... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
No: The bleach should kill the mold. Mold could be a problem in an enclosed area but should not pose a problem in this situation.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Irregular ovulation: Irregular menstrual cycles come from not releasing eggs from ovary on a regular basis . Sometimes there is no particular disease process and sometime... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Maybe ?: Nausea is a common side effect of that antibiotic. Your reaction was more that just nausea obviously but you might try one more dose but not on empty ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
You should ask: This happens to me frequently as a PCP. If I know the patient and have seen the patient recently, I will often give a refill for 2 -4 weeks until Psyc... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
No: one can get pretty good idea sleep apnea exists from history but definitive diagnosis would be from sleep study. Deviated septum would be diagnosed fr... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Additive effect: The promethazine may increase the pain relief effect of the talwin (pentazocine). The two together can cause more drowsiness. The promethazine can red... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Infection or stone?: It is possible that you may have urinary tract infection or possibly kidney stone. It is unusual for a normal healthy male to get urinary tract infect... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
? nerve irritated: These symptoms usually mean a nerve is irritated but it sounds like a superficial nerve that runs through a muscle.. You probably need to see your doc... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: Sometimes antipsychotic drugs are added to antidepressant to help get improved relief for the depression and the associated anxiety.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
? infection: Leukocytes are white blood cells which are seen with bladder infections. Blood cell can also be seen with infection. Are you having symptoms of infect... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Maybe: It is never "normal" to cough up blood. But sometimes with a hard cough or with inflammation associated with a respiratory infection one can cough up ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: Urine pregnancy test are accurate. The bleeding concerns me a little. You could be trying to have a miscarriage but sometimes you can have a little bl... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
I doubt: Pregnancy tests if done correctly are extremely accurate and 14 negatives probably means your not pregnant but you could see your doctor and get a blo... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
You are protected: There has never been definitive proof that antibiotics reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptive. (there may be disagreement with me) I assume yo... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Doubt pregnant BUT: Probably late on menses but most common cause of missed menses in sexually active person is pregnancy. Most fertile time is 2 weeks after first day of... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
No: occasional drowsiness with clonazepsm but is a low dose; so watch for that.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Ok dose: This is an ok dose but split total daily dose into three equal doses. 500 mg three times per day.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Stress test ok: The problem with the stress test in women is that there are more false positive which means the test can be positive even though you do not have disea... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Not really unless: If you are female and 18, most likely you have stopped growing. You should check with doctor to make sure you do not have some rare disorder related t... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Always possible: Pregnancy always a possibility especially if not using birth control. You can sometimes have unusual bleeding early in a pregnancy. Do a home pregnanc... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Possible: You should re check a pregnancy test in another week however especially if don't have your regular upcoming menses.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: First you need to be careful what you are calling the "flu". Many refer to stomach virus causing gastroenteritis as the flu and you may not run much f... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Not Normal: This is a significant fever that is being caused by some kind of infection. Since has been going on for a few days, you should be seen. The achy feeli... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Get blood test: It sounds like you have missed a menstrual period. It can sometimes be normal to miss a period but most common cause of missed period is pregnancy. Ho... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Maybe shingles: This could be shingles and there is treatment but it should be started ASAP. You should try to see a health care provider today.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Possible residual sx: This could still be residual symptoms from the virus. The cough could last up to 6 weeks after. But it is always possible that you are getting some ot... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Fitness: You are probable suffering from unfit cardiovascular system because of your weight and probable sedentary lifestyle unless you have some history of un... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
No: You would have no way of telling if sperm falls into your vagina during intercourse. But assume that it will during intercourse and act accordingly---... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: Ok unless you are allergic to shellfish, then avoid them. Also: Seafood can be a great source of protein, and the omega-3 fatty acids in many fish can... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Not Immediately: The onset of action and relief is not immediate. Onset of action could be 8-12 hours and a severely inflamed throat could take 24 - 48 hours for signi... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Try balance center: In my area of the country we have a balance center which I tell my patients is like physical therapy for the inner ear. They show you excercises and p... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Probably virus: If this has been of very recent onset, it is most likely a virus. Use OTC saline nose spray, throat lozenges, and cough medicine or even honey to soot... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Possible: Did you have influenza diagnosed with a flu test or are you just assuming from symptoms; By 6 days you should start to feel better eventhough cough ca... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Probably ok: even though is past dates, it is probably ok to take but should get new prescription
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Not sure: By endo pain, I am not sure what you mean--? endometriosis I presume. Not sure what you mean no sign of infection---has someone looked at your urine a... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
? not understood: I really don't understand the question. The most common cause of a missed menses is pregnancy. The home pregnancy tests are very accurate. If you thin... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Yes would help: An anti inflammatory such as ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) may help. You should see your doctor to make sure what is going on to cause these symptoms.... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Multiple causes: There can be multiple causes of these symptoms from physical to Psychological problems: anemia, hypothyroidism, depression, sleep disorders to name a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Doubtful but possibl: Home pregnancy test are pretty accurate but you are only two weeks late so it is possible to miss it with tests. I think you should see you doctor who... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Yes: Make sure half dose of each and they need to be in tablet form to enable cutting preferably by pill cutter.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Not sure but see : If your sure your pulse is normal -- less that 105 per minute and regular is probably not heart but one can have atrial fibrillation with fairly norma... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
? spell: Ibuprofen: I am going to assume you mean ibuprofen which is an OTC anti-inflammatory and pain med. It is ok with Ativan (lorazepam) which is for anxiety.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Possible UTI: You can have blood in the urine from the UTI. You should be checked for UTI. There are other caused of blood in the urine but most likely probably rel... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
? Raynauds/ ?Burgers: It sounds like you are having some type of disease related to spasm of the wall of the arteries in your limbs and is restricting blood flow to those a... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
??????: You need to find the cause of the vomiting UTI can cause the vomit which can be many fold. You put down UTI. Does that mean you have UTI because a se... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Ok: Im not sure of the question but in general you should not mix alcohol with sleeping meds but one beer should not hurt you with the zolidem. You should... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Haehl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Haehl is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 20, 2014
Very caring in the words he uses. Very helpful.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Yes Dr William I am 28 years , thank you for your reply I was worrying after reading the symptoms for this kept giving me colon cancer
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Yeah, my lifestyle has become quite sedentary and I also live in a very polluted city. Thanks for the reassurance.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Ty for answer -gastro issues ever since in 1 form/another. Test tmrw

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
Graduated 1975MD

Awards

Top Family Physician, First Place, Indiana - Fall
2014
Top Doctor, Second Place, Indianapolis Region - Fall
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Second Place, Indianapolis Region - Fall
2014
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