Dr. Bradley Frazee

Emergency Medicine
Oakland, CA
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

Oakland, CA

Address

1411 East 31st St, Oakland, CA
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About

Bio

Originally from: San Diego, California. Undergraduate education: Middlebury College Medical school: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Internal medicine residency: University of California San Francisco Emergency medicine residency: Alameda County Medical Center - Highland Hospital Current practice: Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital (the main safety net hospital and trauma center in Oakland, California)

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

59 Answers
4 Agrees
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Petechiae?: Petechiae are a very particular kind of red spot that does not blanch with pressure and usually is not raised. It can be a sign of serious disease. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Possibly: There are various so-called movement disorders, related to Parkinson's disease, that can begin with this type of thing. I recommend seeing your famil... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Treat constipation: First try treatment for constipation, such as prune juice or senna tablets. Bowels backed up at age 61 can be sign of colon cancer. Have you had a no... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Antihistamine: you can try an antihistamine (combined with B-6). The most commonly used is doxylamine, though Diphenhydramine (Benadryl), which you may have in your... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnant?: Do you mean you are having menstrual bleeding 2 weeks early? Start with a pregnancy test. If positive, you likely are having a very early miscarriag... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Common: I believe the first menstrual period after a D&C is frequently very heavy. Also, if you were started immediately on a contraceptive medicine, tha... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Define inflammation: You are correct about steroid drop side effects. Eye inflammation can mean a lot of things, however. If you were diagnosed with iritis (uveitis) then... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Candida vaginitis: Candida (yeast & fungal hyphea) inside the vagina is common. The duracan (fluconazol) is very effective for treating this. The cefixime is treat... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Need more info: the rash could be an allergy to a topical medicine you used, or to a bandage. Sebaceous cysts recur if not fully removed. Could it be infected again... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
PCP first: I would start with a PCP who, after examining it, might recommend that you leave it alone, especially if it has been there for years.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
No: The red spot is probably the remnants of an abscess at the center of the cellulitis. Leave it alone. It should disappear with minimal residual "scar... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Do aerobic exercise: Aerobic exercises, like running, swimming & elliptical machines, will burn calories and lead to weight loss with little additional bulk.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
UTI: You have the classic symptoms of urinary tract infection (UTI). No testing is needed at this point except a urine pregnancy test. A short course of ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Usually yes: I am not a gastroenterologist, but here is my opinion: Whether "completely curable" depends on underlying cause. Most common causes are related to a... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Baker's cyst?: IF this pain/sensation is accompanied by knee swelling and/or calf swelling, one possibility is a knee effusion which communicates with a Bakers cyst.... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Spell out VSD: To American doctors, VSD means ventricular septal defect. This heart defect has a wide spectrum of severity. If the VSD significantly effects heart fu... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Many possibilities: I think you said you had a period a week ago, but you should begin by confirming that you are not pregnant with a home pregnancy test. If not, then m... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Not necessarily: unfortunately, certain forms of liver disease can be active with little or no liver enzyme elevation. However, ff you were told you have NASH, and pr... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Check for thyroid dz: That's an interesting history. The first part sounds like a viral infection. It may have affected your thyroid gland. Menstrual irregularities are ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Burn calories: The simple key to weight loss is to burn more calories than you consume. Hold your calorie intake constant with a sensible diet, then exercise your b... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Bruise: Its probably a bruise within the muscle. Especially since it hurts to stretch. (But the spleen also lives below your ribs on the left. The very wor... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
IVF?: Does Ivf mean in vitro fertilization. If so, then you are under the care of a fertility specialist, and should ask that doctor the question. In genera... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Chest x-ray yet?: First of all, are you on a blood pressure medicine that ends in "pril"? If not, the evaluation begins with a chest x-ray.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Symptoms are common: Initially, when you are infected for the first time with genital herpes, you usually develop a symptomatic herpes outbreak. Thereafter the disease ca... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Soap & H2O better: (I am not a pediatrician, but I am a father.) Neonatal acne does not normally leave scars. It usually goes away on its own. In the meantime, I would... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Ignore: Pleurisy can be serious. Consult MD for shortness of breath, coughing blood, or fevers.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Possibly: could be a broken bone or an injured ligament, but chances are its nothing serious. you may not need to get it examined or x-ray'ed right away. you c... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Ignore: "Pleurisy" is really a symptom: sharp chest pain with inhalation. There are many causes-some serious.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Diet not key: Diet has very little effect on acne. Wash face with cetaphil. Use benzoin peroxide product.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
UTI: Despite what your doctor told you, it probably was/is a UTI. Fortunately, minor UTIs in women frequently go away without antibiotics.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Nerve compression: The dead arm and tingly fingers is from compressing a nerve in the brachial plexus in your arm pit area. This can happen simply by sleeping with your... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Uncertain: Generally, clots that lodge in cerebral and retinal (back of eye) vessels do break up or "recanalize", as we say. This may be less true of pucholeste... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Unlikely from iron: Iron may cause constipation, but does not in and of itself cause lethargy. I would wonder about pregnancy and thyroid disease. Have you confirmed tha... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Low HDL: As you probably know, that is low. (And I assume your LDL cholesterol is under 130. If not you may want to start treatment.) HDL is one determinant ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
No: 1. There is very little evidence supporting prescription muscle relaxants for back pain. 2. Muscle relaxants are really central nervous system relaxan... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnant: If you could be pregnant, I suggest you start with a home pregnancy test.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Generally no: This is a very interesting question. If you truly have WPW, your management (& answer to such a question) should be by your cardiologist. If it... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Not usually: Nerve root compression that causes pain rarely results in permanent nerve damage. Likewise, numbness is rarely permanent. However, if there is actual... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Not sure I understand the question, but...I believe having an active STD (chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis) does increase the susceptibility to HIV tran... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnancy or STD: birth control does not always work. Start with a home pregnancy test. If negative, a sexually transmitted infection is possible.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
3 possibilities: 1. The test 2 months ago was a false negative result (very common) 2. The current test was false positive (very uncommon) 3. You have been reinfecte... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Pregnant?: Always start with a pregnancy test. If this is negative (not pregnant) and you have had unprotected sex, the step is to see a doctor to evaluate for ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: It means you are taking your medicine and it is having the desired affect on your heart conduction tissue. Specifically, slowing of the SA node (slow... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
See below: most likely due to rough sex, or to herpes simplex virus. use a lubricant and a condom.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Abscess?: The pimple may have turned into a small abscess. You might want to add a picture of it to your question. Try washing gently with warm soapy water.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Thats normal: I believe that is in the normal range. But if you are worried about HIV, you should be tested regardless of your lymphocyte count.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Prenatal care?!: Some spotting in the second trimester can be normal. Much more concerning is when the spotting is accompanied by pain similar to menstrual cramps. T... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
No: If you feel well enough to swim, go for it. It will have no effect on the UTI.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Too much levothyrox?: That result is below the usual target of 0.5-5, indicating that there may be too much T4 (levothyrox) in your system. 1. the doctor who prescribes yo... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
Emergency Medicine 33 years experience
Visit an MD: New swelling of both lower legs generally requires an in-person MD evaluation. Main possibilities are a condition called venous stasis, heart pump pr... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Frazee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Frazee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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That was not a helpful response. I wanted to know information about potential to happen again, ways to help, etc. I am limited to 150 characters.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you I will take her to doc immediately to find out exactly what
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you . i got checked out and it seems to be you were right . than

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

ALAMEDA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2007

Residency

University of California San Francisco
Completed 2003

Awards

Physician of the Year, Alameda County Medical Center, 2007
Top Doctor, Second Place, Modesto Region - Summer
2014
Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, California - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
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