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Dr. Veronica Orick

Family Medicine
SC
22 years experience female

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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: South Carolina

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

27 Answers
44 Agrees
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Indefinitely: Ideally, maintain a low fat healthy lifestyle. The fatty liver can recur, and you say he also has NASH, so best to keep liver as healthy as possible o... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See doctor: This sounds like something that needs a good evaluation and possibly some testing to sort out. Unfortunately, can't help much online
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No: I would not be worried at this point. irregular bleeding is a common side effect of almost all hormonal birth controls. If this persists or becomes... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Worry?: I assume you mean, should you worry about being pregnant. If you have had sex, you can be pregnant, no matter what. So, just check a simple at home ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No: Lexapro (escitalopram) should not your weight or work - out
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Loratadin is an anti-histamine. Avoid taking other cold medicines that may also have an anti-histamine as well
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Pregnancy test: I think it is worthwhile for you to check an at home pregnancy test at this point. Has been long enough that it should be positive if you are pregnan... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
OK: It seems that you have had appropriate initial work up. Likely nothing to worry about with those tests being normal. However, for completeness, ther... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Possible pregnancy: Most likey cause is still pregnancy if you are sexually active. Many women won't have "symptoms" this early in pregnancy. I would check an at home p... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Unfortunately: Time is mostly the answer. NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) may help with the inflammation but check with your doctor to see if safe ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Maybe: Any redness, swelling or difficulty in moving your finger?? if yes, then see doctor soon (within 48 hours). If not, probably safe to monitor at home... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No: Obviously, not a good idea to mix alcohol and medications, which you seem to be aware of. however, a one time occurrence of this type is not going to... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Testosterone can affect many health systems, not just sex drive and performance. Probably most common is energy level and feeling of well being. Req... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: If you are having sex, protected or unprotected, it is ALWAYS possible that you are pregnant. There are times and conditions that make it more, or le... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
OK: Keflex is ok. Oxycodone in lower doses should be fine. If you are using high doses, I would recommend pumping and tossing the breast milk and resume... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Eggs are fine: I don't know why someone would suggest that eating eggs every day is bad for you. Eggs used to be associated with high cholesterol but that has prove... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See your GYN: You need to check in with your OB/Gyn. This is a large amount of bleeding. You will also need to be checked for anemia and iron levels.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Unkown: Most women do not experience ovulation spotting, but since you seem to know what it is... did you talk with a Gyn about this? If not, you should go g... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Not unusual: It is not unusual for woment to spot during or after work-out, particularly if it is close to your period. It is nothing to worry about. Just increa... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Healed: It is "healed" when pain, redness and swelling have resolved. A tiny, painless bump is likely nothing to worry about and should continue to get small... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Not really: Migraines are a separate entity and not related to the pancreatitis. However, and pain/stress can easily trigger a headache; so, in that sense, it c... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
No weight gain: Gaining weight will make your whole body larger, there is no way to direct weight gain to (or away from) a particular area. In your case, directed ex... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Not unusual: It is not unusual for your period to "re-adjust" itself and can happen for many reasons. If there are no other issues, just expect that your periods ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
More info: a lot more information would be needed to even comment on this. Generally speaking, chest complaints should always be evaluated by a doctor in a time... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Higher risk: You are at a much higher risk of developing diabetes but there are things that you can do. Diabetes is largely a combination of genetics and lifestyl... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Nothing yet: It is perfectly normal to have changes in your bowel movements. Most likely, during travel you may have had a different diet and fluid intake. I wou... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Veronica Orick
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Not necessarily: It most likely means that the creon is working. Do not stop any treatments until your doctor says you are "cured" or alters your treatments. There i... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Orick is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Orick is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I've actually been using this guideline for losing weight for well over a year now. Staying away from sugars and sodium is a big plus in losing weight. Drinking plenty ...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! bought new eye make up. safe to apply or wait for bump to disappear
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Thanks for your quick reply! My blood doctor seen it on an xray that was done on my stomach

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Toledo College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

SPARTANBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2003

Awards

Top Family Physician, First Place, South Carolina - Summer
2014
Thought Leader Doctor, Third Place, South Carolina - Summer
2014
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