Dr. Kevin Frey

Internal Medicine
OH
14 years experience male

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Dedicated physician. Here to help when you need me.

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Internal Medicine

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United States: Ohio

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91 Answers
26 Agrees
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
You need to be seen: Thanks for your question! When women experience extremely heavy periods, you can get anemic pretty quick. Schedule an appointment with your GYN to b... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Surgery: Thank you for your question! Having a large pannus essentially puts you at a slightly higher surgical risk. The main risks are a higher risk of infe... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info required: Thank you for your question. You should be evaluated by your doc. How long ago did this happen? May want to rule out pregnancy (ectopic or otherwis... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Dry skin: Thanks for your question! Sounds like it may be a little dry skin. Taking cooler showers can help. You may want to also try and moisturizer too!
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Unlikely.: Coughing and vomiting during eating is concerning for GI issues, such as swallowing disorders or esophageal motility disorders. Huntington's disease ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
It should be ok: Azithromycin's absorption is not altered by food.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
No.: Thank you for your question! You shouldn't worry about tearing during intercourse.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed: Thanks for your question! This is not a straightforward issue. I think you would benefit from a virtual consult or getting another opinion from a di... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed: Thanks for your question! It's possible you may have done some damage to the deeper structures. You would benefit from clinical assessment by your do... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Too early.: I think you did take it to early. Even the most sensitive of OTC pregnancy tests are accurate only a few weeks after your first MISSED period. I wou... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Surgery: Thank you for your question! Sounds like you are in a lot of pain. You have done just about all of the conservative therapies that are available. I... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed: I would recommend getting a second opinion with an ophthalmologist. This is not normal and further tests are definitely needed.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Friction/Irritation: A lot of this depends on the timing of your cycle. It is possible that during intercourse, your cervix was irritated (causing the mild spotting you a... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Headaches: Thank you for your question! You will need to provide some additional history (timing, how often, what helps, and any other associated symptoms). Yo... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Exchanging of fluids: Thanks for your question! It is like a mixture his seminal fluid with vaginal fluid. Unlikely anything to worry about.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Nonselective: Propranolol is my favorite!
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Follow with dentist: The lump you are describing, in the context of tooth pain may mean a serious dental issue (such as abscess). Please follow up with your dentist.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Depends on med: Thanks for your question! Unfortunately, I think we need some more information. Many oral contraceptives lose their effect even after missing just on... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed: That doesn't sound like a typical allergy. In any event, I would not take it if you have these symptoms.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed: Thank you for your question! I would have her go to the ER if she is having trouble breathing (wheezing, noisy breathing). Most likely it is a commo... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Unlikely: Thanks for your question! When it comes to inhaling dust or other particles, you have to consider their size. Lint is very large and would have trou... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Exam needed: Your symptoms are very suggestive of carpal tunnel syndrome vs a possible cervical radiculopathy. I would suggest following with your doc and getting... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed.: I recommend that you be seen or have a virtual consult. More information is needed to clarify the problem.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Need more info: Thanks for your question! You should get this looked at by your doc. By the way you describe it (if anterior knee pain) it could definitely be patell... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes: Thanks for your question! Yes, he can continue to take Aleve (naproxen) for his knee pain. If it starts to irritate his stomach, he should take it w... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed: The differential diagnosis is broad. I would recommend that you see your doc to examine you further. It could be anything from an infected hair foll... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
No.: Hydrocodone is a schedule III controlled substance, (meaning high abuse potential). This can't be filled without a written prescription from your per... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Breast size: A lot of it depends on your body type. If you are a little overweight, you will gain weight in your breasts. In that case, exercise and weight loss ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Needs evaluated: Thanks for your question! Any hernia that is producing a lot of pain deserves to be seen at the emergency department ASAP.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Proceed with caution: When it comes to medications like baclofen, I would take them exactly how your doc prescribes them. With that being said, if you find your present do... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed: Thanks for your question! Gonorrhea is generally confined to the genital area, but I have seen cases where it spreads to different parts of the body. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
No worries!: Being frightened should not impact the health of your baby.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Needs evaluated: Thanks for your question! This may be something serious. I would consider having you go to your Nearest ER for eval.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed.: More historical information is needed. Given that this may be a very serious issue, I would suggest going to your nearest ER for evaluation.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Nicotine half life: Nicotine's half life is 3-4 hours. It will take roughly 2-3 days after stopping smoking to get all the nicotine out of your body. If you have stoppe... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Multifactorial : Thanks for your question! This is one of the most common questions I see in clinical practice. Essentially it could be iron deficiency, thyroid issu... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
No cancer risk: Eosinophilic esophagitis has no known association esophageal cancer.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed.: More info is needed to help you. What type of problem do you have?
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Need a GYN exam: Thanks for your question! I think that you need to be seen by your friendly neighborhood gynecologist. Hopefully they can give you some answers afte... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Depends : Thanks for your question! The half life of nicotine is about 3-4 hours. Depending on how much is in your system from when you stopped smoking, I wou... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed: Hello! Thanks for your question! In general, I would not consider you have infertility issues until you have tried to conceive for over a year witho... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Needs evaluation: I would recommend seeing a dermatologist for a definitive answer. Hope this gets better for you!
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Allergies: Sorry to hear that your having such a tough time! It's possible that your allergies have caused your eustachian tube to become swollen (causing fluid... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed: I would recommend that you set up an appointment with a plastic surgeon. They would have much more information to help you in this matter. Furthermo... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
More info needed: Thanks for your question. Unfortunately, more details are needed. Is this with ALL water? If its just at your home, it makes me worry about potenti... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
No simple solution: Unfortunately, colds can't be treated directly with antibiotics. Despite claims made from OTC products that can make colds go away quicker, there is ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Unlikely: Most drug tests are done in such as way as to detect these sorts of things. For instance, a good drug test will measure the temperature and will ofte... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes!: Thanks for your question! There are some good, non-habit forming sleep aids available OTC. Doxylamine is my go to choice.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Concerning: The sore you speak of may be concerning for syphilis. Since we can't go back in time and view this sore, the best way would be to get tested by your ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Frey
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Do not ignore.: First, I think it would be important to know how far along you are in your pregnancy. If you are confirmed to be intrauterine, then that at least rul... Read More
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Apr 6, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Frey is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you I meant where the incision is located in proximity to the pannus. I saw where they have to excised old scar but that is at the top of pannus
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The period itself wasn't heavy. But the bleeding now isn't exactly what you would call light?
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Thank you! I kinda figured thatd be the answer im just in so much pain but thanks again :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2009MD

Residency

MAYO CLINIC

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Aultman Hospital
Mercy Medical Center
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