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Dr. Robert Varady

Family Medicine
Fairfield, CA
male

Locations

Robert A. Varady MD, A Professional Corporation, an MDVIP Affiliate

Fairfield, CA

Address

1525 Webster St, Suite B, Fairfield, CA
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My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(707) 428-0711

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Italian

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Find out the reason: This is treatable, however you need to find out the cause. Your doctor can do several tests that will determine the cause of the problem. Once the c... Read More
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No smoking: Any amount of smoking is bad for you. It is especially bad if you have an underlying lung condition, (given the fact that he is taking the inhaler). ... Read More
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Not good: Yes, you should try to get it down or seek medical help soon
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Normal is 21-35: Normal cycles run 21-35 days. At 20 days, you are outside the normal limits. Time to see your doctor and have some tests done.
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Should be fine: In an ideal world, I would have waited a bit longer to get pregnant, but everything should work out fine for you. Make sure you take folic acid and p... Read More
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In your system: The best answer is that the hydrocodone was in your system, either you took it, or it was given to you by someone else
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Nope: No, you couldn't get pregnant as described.
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Rest for now: An ounce of prevention... Best not to hold it so tight. I would rest it for a few days, perhaps warm soaks and an anti-inflammatory agent like Aleve... Read More
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Best to see a MD: It is reasonable as an initial treatment to try Prilosec or another OTC stomach medicine at first. If the symptoms persist for longer then two weeks,... Read More
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NSAIDS are an option: If you don't have a contra indication to taking an anti inflammatory medicine, (Aleve, Advil) that might me a good first step. Take it with food. So... Read More
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Depends: Hydroceles can become very large and even painful/problematic. If it is just a small hydrocele, you could safely watch it for a while. Infrequently ... Read More
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Negative test: Although you are supposed to be inactive during the test, what you've done doesn't sound very rigorous, so probably wouldn't have effected the result.
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Partial tears might: If it is a complete tear, no. If it is a partial tear, there is a chance that it might heal without surgery. A medical boot that limits movement of ... Read More
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Local irritation?: Could be some inflammation, perhaps related to pad or tampon. Try warm compresses, cleaning the area with soap and water. You could also try an othe... Read More
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Normal under 4.0: Normal is under 4.0, so you're normal. You might be concerned however if the number has increased .75 in each of the last 2 years.
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Water is good: Drinking water is generally good for your health. Some experts say that everyone should drink half their weight in ounces of water a day. Obviously ... Read More
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Trending better?: If you know you have strep throat you are probably already on antibiotics. An over the counter cough medicine, like Delsym (dextromethorphan) would h... Read More
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Meds will help: Previously recommendations were to avoid spicy foods, acidic foods, coffee and the like. More recently it has be determined that for most people thos... Read More
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Wait: You should definitely wait longer. Some docs would say 6 weeks, but 4 is probably reasonable
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Could be: Yes it could be related. I could also be that his is taking something else, that you are not aware of, which could be a greater prob. Another possib... Read More
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Medicines will help: Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach. It can be treated with several different medicines, so that by itself isn't so bad. Obviously the resul... Read More
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Could be: It would depend on the policy of the company, but if you are talking about a positive test for illegal drugs and the company has a policy of no drug t... Read More
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Need to take a look: You might want to get a mirror out and examine yourself for any tears. It could be something normal. It would be safe to watch for the next few days... Read More
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Orally transmitted: Oral herpes is transmitted through a kiss, a cough in one's face, sharing a glass or similar. For the most part you can recognize if someone has a so... Read More
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Local care: Most commonly the reaction to a bee sting is local and can be treated with ice and perhaps baking soda applied locally to the wound. Many home remedi... Read More
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Could be a infection: Could be an infection. You should have it checked out. Test for STD or other. See your doctor
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Yes, but...: Yes. You could feel poorly related to the infection but you could also feel badly related to the medicines. It's a lot of meds and patients often co... Read More
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Might help: If you strained your neck then Vicks might help. If you didn't, and you are feeling really sick, it could be much more serious, and should be checked... Read More
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An infection likely: Sounds like some sort of an infection. It may be something simple like a non specific urethritis infection or could be something more serious, maybe ... Read More
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Reasonably short tim: If it was a small hydrocele and you're not talking about really strenuous exercise/ weight lifting, probably a 3-4 weeks. Longer if you are dealing w... Read More
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Lots of options: Best to now see a doctor. There are topical medicines that could help. If they are not successful, an oral pill might work, (an antibiotic). Lots o... Read More
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Gen'ly safe : Loratidine is a commonly used, generally safe medicine to use. It may make you sleepy, but usually LESS so then Benedryl. Everyone is different so y... Read More
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Yes: Yes, it is also available through a hand held nebulizer device. There are several MDI Albuterol inhalers available. (Metered dose inhaler)
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Circulation problem?: Most likely related to circulation. If it persists you'll want to have a doctor take a look at it.
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Not very common: Not very common, but it does occur.
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One for one day: That is unusually long. Usual dose is once. Fourteen days would be very very unusual
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?Preventative care: Could be that it's time for your Pap smear, mammogram or other periodic testing, think preventative care. You could call the office and ask the nurse... Read More
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Time for an MD visit: This is not normal, I would recommend that you see a doctor for an evaluation. It could be an irregularity within your heart that heeds to be checked... Read More
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"Mini pill": The mini pill, Progesterone only, (no estrogen) is generally used during breast feeding. It's been shown to be both safe and effective.
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Not bad now: It doesn't sound unusual. I would be concerned if there was some notable pain. or cramping that was occurring, or there was a lot more bleeding
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Bladder anesthetic: Azo is a mild bladder anesthetic. It will have a minimal if any effect on OA bladder
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Could be: Yes, but more likely its a viral process
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Too much: I would say that that is excessive. A balanced diet would include fruits an veggies, (five servings a day). Eat less, less meat, less carbs
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False positive: If you have had a total hysterectomy, including both fallopian tubes, your positive test is a false positive.
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Could be tinea: Possibly related a to a local infection, known as tinea crurle. First step would be an anti-fungal cream or spray, like lotrimin, or Lamisil (terbina... Read More
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Treatment with Cipro (ciprofloxacin): For uncomplicated UTIs, 250 mg twice a day for 5 days should do it. For a more serious infection 500 mg twice a day for 7-10 days would be more appro... Read More
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Infection maybe?: Could be a sinus infection. You might want to try a sinus rinse, there are several products available. If that doesn't help you may need an antibiot... Read More
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Could be: Although we have two of a lot of organs, symmetry is not a guarantee. Often one might have a breast larger then another, a limb shorter that another e... Read More
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Depends: If there is a problem, (infection, bad pain), you should go in right away. Usually with most surgeries, the surgeon will want to see you in two weeks... Read More
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Not an emergency: Doesn't sound like an emergency to me. Cool compresses might help. Find out if there is something that you are ingesting, applying locally, (sun scr... Read More
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Mar 28, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Varady is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Varady is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thx doc. it's getting hard to take a deep breath but yawning is a big helpful. I'm scared coz people says pneumonia can cause a death
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm Pretty unfit, and 170 would be really pushing myself :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Merci beaucoup. Je suis satisfait a votre reponse.

Education & Training

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1982

Residency

University of Maryland
Completed 1982

Awards

Top Family Physician, First Place, California - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Second Place, Contra Costa County Region - Summer
2014
HealthTap Founding Doctor

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