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Dr. William Haehl

Family Medicine
Shelbyville, IN
47 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
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.

Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Indiana

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

213 Answers
13 Agrees
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
?sinusitis: The fact it has been going on this long could mean you have a sinus infection. You could use saline lavages (spray) but better see your doctor since h... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: It may be high in sodium so watch the amount of intake.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Try probiotc: There can be a lot of causes of diarrhea besides infectious (bacteria or viral). You might try to restore your normal flora in the G-I tract with prob... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes depends: In some states, physical therapist can see you for evaluation and treatment without a referral from a physician. This would mainly be related to muscl... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Not really known: Doctors and researchers are not really sure how long one is contagious after symptoms are gone but could be many months and some studies show that as ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Doubtful: It would be too early to tell if pregnant. Wait to see if miss your menses. Your symptoms have nothing to do with pregnancy.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Could be: This could be "normal" or acceptable especially if your menses continues to be what you are use to having. If anything more unusual about your menses ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Its possible: Colds are caused by different viruses in the rhinovirus family, therefore you could be exposed to different viruses. Your symptoms are really your imm... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Multiple possible: This could represent multiple different possibilities from vitamin deficiencies to neurological problems. You should see your doctor soon for evaluati... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Dehydrated: you are probably dehydrated. You should seek help immediately.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Possible: MS would be included in one of the many possible diagnoses with these symptoms. Make sure you see your doctor and especially maybe a neurologist at so... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
? Cause: It is imperative to know the cause of the liver disease because that could guide the treatment. It could be viral, toxins ie medications, alcohol, ac... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Several possible: This could be several possibilities: urinary tract infection and or stone. You also need to consider a pelvic issue and possible bowel problem --- app... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Many possibilities: A scant menses may not be worrisome or it could mean that you have missed a menses which could mean pregnancy. If you have been sexually active then c... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
What is ttc: Ovarian cysts can cause pain. I am not sure what ttc means? Help!
A female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
????: I don't understand the question basically. Please restate it. Did you miss a period since maybe your last was March 23. Let me remind you that the mos... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Multiple possibles: You have such a wide variety of symptoms that it is difficult to tell what would be the cause. These symptoms are associated with many disease states.... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Doubtful: Both of these "statins" can cause muscle pain as a side effect but it is worth a try. In my experience, pitavastatin (livalo) may cause less muscle ir... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Not Sure: The colon sweeps up under the L ribs but spleen is also in that area. The blood pressure is borderline high but I doubt causing dizziness. I am not su... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Defect of spine: A pars defect of the lumbar spine involves a part of a vertebra called the pars interarticularis. " A defect in the pars is a break in this portion ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
See Doctor: It could be leakage from your bladder but also worry about premature rupture of membranes which is protective sac around fetus therefore you should se... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Not sure: The most common cause of missed menses is pregnancy; but on the other hand, home pregnancy test is pretty accurate. It is not un common to have occasi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Probably: 86 is a normal blood sugar. You are on glucophage (metformin) for PCOS which is also used to treat diabetes and thus could be blunting your blood suga... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: most other obvious problems would also be seen in the chest at that time.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
That is abnormal: A resting heart rate of 130 is abnormal. There are multiple causes of rapid heart rate including anemia, thyroid and heart diseases. He needs to be ev... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
? cyst: That is unusual spot for acne but it could be a cyst or carbuncle or abscess. You need to see a doctor at this point and it may need to be drained
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Not sure: "Compound" usually means that the doctor has directed the pharmacy to make or "compound" a product out of several ingredients which he must feel is be... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Other causes: While diabetes is a common cause of neuropathy there are other reasons for the symptoms of neuropathy. You need to see a neurologist.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Slightly high: normal can be up to 105. See you doctor sometime in near future.
A male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
? Infection: Some blood after removal of catheter is not unusual, A structure can cause incomplete bladder emptying which could result in an infection. The infect... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes possible: This medication can cause secretion of a hormone (antidiuretic hormone) that can lead to low serum sodium and excessive urination. Electrolyte imbalan... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Many possibilities: Epigastric pain could be caused by gastritis, gallbladder disease, ulcers, irritable bowel etc; You need to see your doctor for evaluation.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Multiple causes: There can be a long list of causes including: virus, bacterial infection; medications, parasites, food allergy etc. You need to see a doctor for evalu... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
?? side effect or ?: The bloated stomach and the loose stool can be a side effect of omeprazole. I am not sure why you are on omeprazole but maybe excess acid condition. T... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Not really: You need a well rounded diet with protein, fats and carbs. Complete absence of carbs is not a good idea. Try well rounded diet with normal total calor... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
No: Arnold's neuralgia is also known as occipital neuralgia and no association to external jugular vein. Their is no entity as jugular vein strain but may... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Probably not: Most likely a little pinching of a nerve when in that position. As long as it cleared that rapidly and you have no other symptoms, then you are probab... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Very low possibility: It is a very good test to rule out PE but there is always a chance to miss PE with test; but low likelihood to have PE if test is neg. One study sho... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Several problems: I am not sure all of these problems are related. First, your TSH is still slightly high which means you need more thyroid medication. You still have s... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Probably never: Water is water. There may be some theory that if in a plastic bottle and exposed to extreme heat then some leaching of chemicals from the plastic bott... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Probably not: I doubt Prozac (fluoxetine) the cause of your pain. Probably more likely a pinched nerve or could be some muscle skeletal problem. You should see you... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Go to ER: This is not "normal" He needs to be seen ASAP.
A member asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Nyquil has a mild antihistamine which should be safe but some people experience a "hang-over" effect the next day therefore allow 6-8 hours to get out... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Multiple possible: There are many possibilities as cause of shortness of breath. At your age is not likely cardiac unless you have some underlying known heart disease or... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Lovaza is fish oil: Lovaza is FDA approved omega 3 fish oil with recommended dose of 4 grams per day. One can try OTC fish oil but understand that there is not much reg... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: With urinary tract infection one can have blood in the urine. Blood is not normal in the urine but can be seen with urinary tract infection but should... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Many possibilities: Extreme pain worries me. It could be ulcer, pancreatitis, bowel obstruction, gall bladder disease etc. You should seek medical care urgently!
A female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Consider PP: Consider Planned Parenthood if it still exists in Alabama because they do minor Gyn care and also can refer you to a local doctor who may take patient... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Probable from UTI: Blood in the urine can occur with UTI and since you are having painful urination then blood probably is from your bladder. You need to see your doctor... 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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