Dr. William Coutts ii

Family Medicine
Rosebud, AR
28 years experience male

Locations

William G. Coutts II, M.D.

Belle Fourche, SD

Address

1315 8 th Avenue, # 4, Belle Fourche, SD, United States
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 1:00am - 9:00pm
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self employed, Locum Tenens

Rosebud, AR

About

Bio

I enjoy treating all members of the family. This allows me to understand the dynamics between father, mother, children and extended family members. I enjoy treating all ages and both sexes.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Endocrinology

Pulmonology

Urgent Care

Doctor Q&A

329 Answers
429 Agrees
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Supplements: I have a regimen that I have found to be very effective for neuropathy: 1) alpha lipoic acid 300 mg 2-3 x / day 2) B-complex 1 tab daily 3) magnesium ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Food additives: If you look at all the extra ingredients that food manufacturers put in our processed food that would not be there if you made the same from scratch. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Ignore: Healthy hair is more about eating a good nutritional diet, than anything that you put on your hair.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Ignore: Magnesium supplements will help relax the muscles controlling the joint and help relieve the pain.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Gyn oncologist: I would recommend that if the surgeon scheduled to perform your surgery is not a gynecologic oncologist that you see one before your surgery. These d... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Colon cancer: A colonoscopy is a screening tool used to look for cancer or other abnormalities of the gastrointestinal tract.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Hormone imbalance: It sounds like you may have relatively too much estrogen and not enough progesterone. This can cause irregular menstrual bleeding. This type of hormo... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Motherhood: You are already a mother. Take good care of yourself while you are pregnant. If you do not want the baby after you deliver, you can put the baby up fo... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Airway: Always make sure that she has an unobstructed airway while she is having a seizure. Pay close attention to the sound of her breathing. There should be... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Stress: Physical or emotional stress can change your menstrual cycle.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Know your triggers: Asthma always has certain things (your "triggers") that cause the bronchospasm and inflammation of the lining of your airways. Common triggers are: ex... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Water, fruits, veget: Make sure that you are drinking 1.5-2 liters of water/day. Also eating 5-7 servings of fruit/vegetables/seeds/nuts daily to get your minerals(especia... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Dermatologist: The best option would be to see a dermatologist and have them evaluate the cause and then recommend the best treatment.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Common problem: Costochondritis is a common problem at your age. Since your ECG, blood work and X ray were all normal, it very unlikely to be something more serious t... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Muscle spasm: Most back pain at your age is probably related to muscle spasm. Try bending over, twisting torso R/L and leaning over R/L. See if any of these maneu... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Caffeine, hormones: Many females have problems with caffeine causing breast pain. Sometimes breast pain is due an imbalance between too much estrogen and/or too little pr... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: The semen is probably inside your vagina, making it very possible that you may become pregnant. Take a home pregnancy test in 7 - 10 days to see if yo... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Oral antibiotics: Since your lymph nodes are already involved, you should try to see your doctor or an urgent care center in the next day or two to get a prescription f... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Oral antibiotics: The oral antibiotic metronidazole ( also known as Flagyl in the USA), often causes a metallic tase in your mouth while you are taking it. The metalli... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Ice: I would definitely recommend icing your elbow for 20 minutes 3-4 times per day for a few days. Asking as it is relatively functional. If it contin... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
About a week.: Test again in seven to ten days.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Gel first: Apply the gel first and let it dry, then apply the lotion.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Red blood cell size: A CBC includes a test called the MCV (mean corpuscular volume). If the MCV is too high, that can indicate a Vit. B-12 and / or Vit B-6 deficiency. If... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Get treatment now: Tongue lacerations generally bleed significantly. He should go to an emergency rooma nd get evaluated and treated.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Dairy products: All dairy products contain calcium, which can cause or contribute to constipation.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Multiple causes: Dry skin can be due to various causes. It may be due to a thyroid problem, contact with harsh chemicals, dry climate, etc. Make an appointment with yo... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Orthopedic eval: Yes you need a thorough history and physical examination to evaluate your knee. Repetitive movements like you do on a daily basis require aggressive e... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Mineral deficient: You are probably deficient in magnesium and / or potassium. Drink two to three large glasses of V-8 juice or equivalent daily till the muscle spasms a... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Check hpt: It would be appropriate to check a home pregancy test. If it is negative, repeat it in 7-10 days. If either one is positive make an appointment to sta... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Better diet: Make sure tha you are getting all essential amino acids , adequate minerals especially zinc and magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Cardiac evaluation: You may need a treadmill stress test. Laboratory blood work such as: fasting lipid panel, C reactive protein, homocysteine, basic metabolic panel. If... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Doctor appointment: Without a detailed history plus a photograph or a more detailed description, it is hard to make a diagnosis. I would encourage you to make an appointm... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Magnesium / hormones: Magnesium is a great muscle relaxer and can help with menstrual cramps. Try taking magnesium glycinate 200 - 300 mg orally 3x/d as soon as the menstr... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Menstrual pain issue: You probably are having pre /peri menstrual breast pain and menstrual cramps due to loss of progesterone production. It would help to know if your sor... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Stomach infection?: Frequently this is caused by a stomach infection. Go see your family doctor or a gastroenterologist. He/She will take a history , do a physical exam a... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Change medication.: Venlafaxine or desvenlafaxine may be more effective in treating your anxiety.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Green tea: I think that it is mainly the antioxidants in the green tea that reduces inflammation and may decrease the androgenic hormonal effects to some extent ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Just once a day: Taking more than the recommeded dose or frequency will not be over all beneficial. Dizziness, drowsiness, and dry mouth have been reported with ALLEG... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Chronic bronchitis: It sounds like you may have a form of COPD called chronic bronchitis. See your primary care doctor and get evaluated, diagnosed and treated.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Ovulation: The menstrual cycle is very structured. The first day that you bleed is the first day of your menstrual cycle. You ovulate or release an egg from one ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Low minerals: You may be low in magnesium and potassium intake. Do a search for magnesium rich foods and try to get 400 mg/d. Search for potassium rich foods and tr... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Denise, You can take 500 mg by mouth every four hours or 1000 mg every eight hours (maximum 300 mg per day). You need some antibiotics from your... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Test preperation: You should be fasting for 10-12 hrs before the test is done. Try to relax the day before the test and refrain from exercise or temperature extremes fo... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Dentist: You need to see a dentist about your loose teeth tomorrow. The swelling of your lip will go down over the next few days. Apply a cold pack to your lip... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Examination: You need to make an appointment with your family doctor or a dermatologist to have this area of your head examined.
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A member asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Very poorly: I have worked with many alcoholics that refused to quit drinking. They generally all die from cirrhosis of the liver (liver failure) or an acute episo... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Inflammation: It sounds like the lining of your veins are inflamed. This is called phlebitis. It can be caused by many things. Go see your doctor and make sure tha... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Poor appetite: Does your son eat three good meals every day. If not he may need to work on improving his food intake. Many people do not eat enough high quality prot... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
No: Chronic sinusitis if left untreated may cause nasal polyps or other problems. Make an appointment with an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) doctor to be asse... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Many different HPV: Evidently all warts are caused by HPV. There are over 100 types of HPV. Each type is limited by the number of tissue types that it can infect.
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Testimonials
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Sep 29, 2014
Knowledgeable expert in Family Medicine. Highly recommend.
Aug 23, 2014
Vry accurate and timely responses.
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Feb 14, 2015
Dr. Coutts ii is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks you sir, perhaps there are some instances to spread hep. c in hospital settings (in Egypt) thru glucometer. but that must be thru sharing lanct
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much. I work FT and am a Masters student FT... so the stress makes sense. I will go to OBGYN. Really appreciate your help!!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much Dr. Coutts. I sincerely appreciate your kind words and will continue to pray. It's heartbreaking.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine, AR
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

Jefferson Regional Medical Center

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Arkansas - Summer
2014
Top Family Physician, First Place, Arkansas - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Arkansas - Summer
2014

Affiliations

Christian Medical and Dental Association
Ameican Academy of Family Physicians
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