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Dr. Catherine Spratt turner

Family Medicine
Newtown, PA
34 years experience female

Locations

family practice center of newtown

Newtown, PA

Address

638 Newtown-Yardley rd, Newtown, PA, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 2:00pm
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Fax

(215) 860-1976

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

UnitedHealthcare

Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Medicare

About

Bio

I have been a physician for 26 years in Family Practice. I have 3 children and am very active in the community where we live.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

184 Answers
253 Agrees
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Delivery: There is still time for the baby to turn. If not your OB will decide if this delivery is ok vaginally or will need a c - section. Good luck.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Pain with sex: The 3rd degree tear may not have anything to do with your pain. There are many reasons why you could be getting pain. Have it looked at.
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A male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Buspirone: It should be out within 2 days.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Refractory period: Multiple ejaculations depend on each persons individual refractory time. Age, medications, and health issues can affect this.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Breakthrough bleedin: It is not unusual that you may have occ breakthrough bleeding, but the blood may be coming from a different source. Are you having and pain with urin... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Consitipation: Hard stool is a stress on the rectum. It can cause the bowels to be stretched and possible traumatized while having a bowel movement. Extreme pressu... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Hand pain: It could be from arthritis from the break but it also could be some carpal tunnel that is developing. Go to your doctor and get an xray and exam.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Plan b: more likely a side effect from PLAN B. get a home pregnancy test to be sure, but it is doubtful that it is from pregnancy.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Neck lump: If it is concerning to you then get it removed or biopsied. Talk to your doctor again and restate that you are having a lot of anxiety over it. This ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Ovary size: The normal adult ovary measures approximately 3cm - 5cm in length, 1.5cm - 3cm in width, and 0.5cm - 1.5cm in thickness; however, ovarian size is repo... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Hcg: early in pregnancy your hcg levels do double and triple as your body gets ready to grow the placenta and pregnancy. NORMAL
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Menses: Being sick can throw off your cycle. If you are not sexually active then just give it time. If you have had sex check a pregnancy test
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Poss pregnancy: Having unprotected sex can put her at risk for pregnancy but it is way to early for menstrual issues yet. If I understand the question, you just had ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): the antibiotic could have affected the depo provera (medroxyprogesterone). be careful to use alternate methods of birth control while on antibiotics. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Early fullness: There are several possible reasons why your daughter feels full after minimal food. One possibility is that she could be getting an ulcer in her stom... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Neck pain: Yes. With a history of fusion of the cervical spine you need a mri. You are having problems consistent with a entrapped nerve. Get the mri.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Ear popping: Could be seasonal allergies. Nasocort and saline rinses should help. You could also add claritan for an antihistamine.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Depression: If you are in constant emotional pain then you have not found the combination of therapy, medication and life style changes that work for you. Look f... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Compression fracture: It is normal that compression fracture will hurt. When you put a brace on it and attempt to stabilize it there maybe more pain. Notify your doctor to ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Strep throat: Strep throat should be responding by now. You need a recheck with your primary care physician. In addition a test for mono should be done. Strep throa... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Sore troat: The infection may have been a virus therefore the medication would not have been effective. Also if it was a bacterial infection then there's is alot ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Poss pregnancy: It is unlikely that you are pregnant. You had some exposure to the sperm but you took the morning after pill plus you had already been on the birth c... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Lump on skull: You should have that checked out just because of the headache you are having. It maybe nothing serious, such as a cyst, but since you have developed h... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Neck lump: Could be a cyst or a lymph node. Get it checked out
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Hair loss: The chemical used for the straightener may have damaged some of the hair follicles. So you may continue to loose some hair but it will slow down and h... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Rash: Ringworm is a fungal rash which does not respond to hydrocortisone cream. If your rash is responding then it is probably not fungal
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Post cSection: It is possible that when your muscles were cut for the csection that they might not come back as strong also it is possible that the nerve will also... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Cluster headache: Cluster headache tend to be very painful. They can be difficult to deal with. There can be different degrees of pain but most are intense. Check... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Hiv exposure: Any contact with bodily fluids increases your exposure to the virus. It is good that he wore a condom but ejaculations on your skin still does expose... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Irreg bleeding: Not normal. You should be evaluated. It could be that your pill is not strong enough or you may be having other issues such as ovarian cyst or endomet... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Erectile dysfuncion: ED, or erectile dysfunction, can be caused by many different ssues. What to do about ED starts with finding out why you have it. It coukd be from an... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Preg test: I assume you are referring to a positive pregnancy test. If 3 tests report positive results then you need to see a doctor and determine if you are pr... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Hand swelling: It could be normal from an injury to have persistent swelling but if it continues you should have an X ray to make sure it is not fractured.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Cataract: Call your surgeon for a immed reevaluation. You may have bleeding from the procedure.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Early menses: Alot of reasons can cause early periods. If she is on birth control then it could be that. Otherwise it could be perfectly normal or if continues s... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Spotting: Assuming that you have missed any pills then it maybe normal. If it continues talk to your doctor about changing the pill.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Rash from amoxil (amoxicillin): You should follow up with your doctor. The rash could be allergic and you could be having a totally different issue. Have the rash looked at.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Yes that is the usual starting dose.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Potassium/kidney: One potential issue with renal disease is elevated potassium levels. Because of this potassium levels should be monitored very carefully. Certain ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Arthritis medication: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, like Ibuprofen, can cause some thinning of the blood. Prior to any surgery they need to be stopped to decrease the bl... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Inhaler use: Depending on the inhaler you are using there are possible side effects. Albuterol which is a common rescue asthma inhaler can cause your heart race to... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Hydroxzine: It depends upon the dose you were taking. Benedryl is a antihistamine that is usually very sedating. If you were on a small dose of benedryl and now ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia involves a hypersensitive nerve endings and therefore chronic pain. Your daughter's pain in the groin may or may not be related to the fi... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Depo inj: One of the possible side effects of the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection can be abnormal bleeding. Since the injection last 90days... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Bronchitis: Bronchitis is an infection in your lungs. It can be from a bacteria or virus. In a young non smoker you should be able with good treatment to recover... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Omega3: Omega3 or fish oil have been felt to be beneficial with prevention of heart disease. You have some increase risk due to family history. Keep up the go... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Ignore: Listen to your body. If tired, rest. Keep hydrated, avoid being in extreme temperatures.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Teeth: It is great to brush your teeth twice daily and use products that help control tarter. However, if you still eat a lot of sugar, your teeth will stil... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Poss pregnancy: Being late for your menses,having sore breasts and feeling bloated are possible signs of pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test to find out.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Anxiety and depress: There is no reason to feel shame. Anxiety and depression is a disease like any other disease. It is treatable and does not need to stay with you your... Read More
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May 24, 2015
thanks to all of u a congential abnormality s/p lap chole a bile le ak was present causing my symptom s got transferred to AGH and had an ERCP and abd irrigation due to bil peritonitis now have 2 jp ...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Spratt turner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Spratt turner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks, but I sweat all day and there isn't much I can do about it. I was just wondering if the new devlompent on my legs and such is the jjock itch speading though it seemed I had it under control
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Thank you. There is more than just fatigue but it doesnt let me type more. I appreciate your prompt response. :) Thanks again for doing this!!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thanks, i was going to ask my doctor this but all of a sudden he had to see another patient

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated nullMD

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

Delaware Valley Medical Center
Completed 1991

Awards

PRECEPTOR OF THE YEAR,UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF NURSING
Top Family Physician, Second Place, Philadelphia Region - Fall
2014
Most Influential, First Place, Philadelphia Region - Spring
2015

Affiliations

AOA, ACOFP, POMA
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