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Dr. Marvin Ott

Emergency Medicine
Wichita, KS
21 years experience male

Locations

Via Christi Health

Wichita, KS

Address

929 N St. Francis St., Wichita, KS
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 12am - 12am
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Indiana Emergency Care

Lafayette, IN

About

Bio

I am a board certified, residency trained Emergency Physician with 18 years of post residency experience. Additionally, I have expertise in the areas of diet, exercise, and nutrition, as I developed my own nutrition and exercise system based on a plant based diet, and lost about 150 pounds.

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Licenses

United States: Indiana, Kansas, Utah

Doctor Q&A

974 Answers
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Minimum: is 400 mcg. 750 is better. Buy prenatal vitamins. They have a good amount.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
You won't relapse: but taking too much Isotretinoin is dangerous. There are many side effects to overdose, and toxicity can even be deadly in rare cases. Stick to the do... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
It could be: If you had a laparoscopic surgery, then one of your incision lines would be just above the umbilicus. During the first week, you get the formation of ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
I'm with you: There is no good scientific evidence that the consumption of human placenta confers any sort of health benefit. Better to stick to a healthful diet an... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Not necessarily: Sounds like the girl may have had a viral illness. Whether you get it or not depends on many factors, including your immune system, whether you have b... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
It sounds: more like your gall bladder than your pancreas. Either way, you need to see your doctor to get an exam and testing in order to pin down the right diag... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Many things: affect frequency of urination, including amount and frequency of water intake, physical activity, and even the weather (the kidneys will adjust output... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: White kidney bean extract should not interact with any of those medications. Hope this helps!
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A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
It will fade: The horrible taste is a good sign. It means that the taste buds that smoking had weakened are regenerating. Try some gum or breath spray in the meanti... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
A clinical diagnosis: is one made by history and exam criteria, rather than by lab or X ray results. A good example is clinical depression. There is a depression screen tha... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Unlikely: Your heart should beat fast when you are aroused. This is a normal physiologic response. It is unlikely to cause any adverse events in a 20 year old. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
No: Charles, Epididymitis and Orchitis have two primary causes: urinary bacteria and sexually transmitted bacteria. If you think you might have either epi... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Dermatography: Wanda, usually the redness at the site of an insect bite is due to a local reaction. Scratching the area increases local histamine release, thereby ma... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
11-12 months: is a good time to start transitioning to table food. Just be sure to offer a varied diet of pureed or very well chopped fruits, vegetables, and meats.... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes and maybe: If the slimming diet is healthy and balanced, no. If it is lacking in certain nutrients, or is being assisted by laxatives or diet pills, then yes. An... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Unlikely: If you truly used adequate protection, you are likely not pregnant. If you miss your next period, take a pregnancy test. If you develop worsening pain... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
No: There is no interaction between Plan B and ZZZQuil. It is fine to take both together. Hope this helps!
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Nothing bad: If the prevertebral soft tissues were swollen, it could indicate that there was a fracture that the X ray did not pick up. The lack of swelling is a r... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
White hair: Is a part of aging, and shampoo can't prevent it. If you don't like the white hair, go and get it dyed. Hope this helps!
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
No: In fact it is a really good sign to be passing gas after surgery. It shows the bowel is working again. Nausea is also common after surgery. If you dev... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Seek professionals: Alcohol detox is not something to take lightly. Withdrawal seizures and Delirium Tremens are both fairly dangerous. Especially if you are pregnant, vi... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
That depends on: if you're ready to have children or not. It also depends on if you are only with each other, as the risk of STD's and pregnancy are both higher if you... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Meditate: Exercise is by far the best way to release endorphins. If you are already doing that, and need more, meditation is a good way to control brain activit... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Reflux: Sounds like he may have reflux. Reflux is often worse when laying down, so it would be better once he got up. Have him try an antacid. If it doesn't g... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Not necessarily: If it isn't red or swollen, it is probably ok. If you start to have redness, swelling, or fevers, see your doctor. Hope this helps!
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: In general, fractures take about 6-8 weeks to heal completely. In the mean time, you could experience some pain, especially when using it, such as dur... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
See your doctor: Swollen lymph nodes are usually caused by an infection. It is possible you have some sort of chronic infection, however lymph nodes that are swollen f... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
You can't: Losing weight that quickly is not safe. In general, you want to try and lose about 2-3 lbs per week. Eat a whole foods, plant based diet, and exercise... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Bigger: In general, well trained athletes have a larger heart than sedentary people, which is capable of pumping more blood to keep up with activity needs. Ho... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
It could be: A light line can either be a false positive, or mean that you are just very early in pregnancy. Wait a week, and take it again. If you develop severe ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Rectal fissure: The most common cause of this is either a hemorrhoid or a rectal fissure. Sometimes a hard stool can scrape and induce a small amount of bleeding. If ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Unlikely/ possible: based on the mechanism you describe, pregnancy is unlikely, especially if you took Plan B. Nothing is impossible, however. If you happen to miss your ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Shin splints are usually attributed to tears in the periosteum (the covering of the bone) in the shins. As long as you can tolerate the pain, you can ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Hemorrhoid: This sounds like a thrombosed (clotted) hemorrhoid. You need to see a doctor who can examine it. If necessary, they can incise it and remove the clot,... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: It is safe to sleep on your back, however, if you develop difficulty breathing or lightheadedness, it could be because your uterus is pressing on your... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
No: Craig, this is called a postural tachycardia, and is usually due to dehydration. Be sure to drink plenty of non caffeinated fluids. Other conditions, ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
No: The abdominal trauma doesn't have to be super severe, but an ultrasound examination definitely would not be enough. Hope this helps!
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
It depends: Jessica, 0.25 mg is a relatively low dose, so hopefully you will only get mild withdrawal. If you start having severe withdrawal. If you start having... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
No: The effects of fenugreek even on ovulating women is minimal at best. Unfortunately, you probably wouldn't notice much breast growth. The constipation ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
See your doctor: There is such a thing as adult ADHD. If you had childhood ADHD, you are at increased risk for this. See your doctor for treatment options. Hope this h... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Several: There are several way to improve cognitive performance. First, get enough sleep, 7-8 hours a night. Second, do moderate exercise 4-5 times per week. E... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Reflux or Gastritis: Gas cramps and nausea are most commonly caused by reflux or gastritis (stomach inflammation). Try an over the counter remedy for these. If it doesn't ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
It can be: If you have chronic stable angina, then it is safe to travel. Be sure to take your nitro and all other prescribed medicines with you. If you have unst... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Not at all: Antihistamines do not affect the result of either urine or blood pregnancy tests. Hope this helps!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
See Below: Your nana has two chronic and somewhat dangerous medical problems. Treating them can be very tricky. Sometimes if they are acting up severely, a longe... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Gaviscon is Sodium Alginate (Sodium Bicarbonate). It is safe in pregnancy. Hope this helps!
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Many things: Susan, There are several possibilities. You could be having throat irritation from allergies, a viral infection, or strep throat. The treatment for ea... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Melanie, putting a cold wash cloth or one of those cold spa masks over your eyes may reduce the redness and puffiness some. Hope this helps!
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Possibly: Any woman of childbearing age could be pregnant if they had intercourse. If you are concerned about being pregnant, take a pregnancy test.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Depends: Martin, depending on how long you have been on Fentanyl, the withdrawal symptoms could last for several weeks, although they will decrease in severity... Read More
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Sep 1, 2014
I believe that Dr. Marvin Ott takes a personal interest in his patients and takes the necessary time to understand their issues. He continuously puts patient care as his top priority, even sacrificin...Read More
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Aug 27, 2014
Dr. Ott is a highly conscientious emergency medicine physician who uses his accumulated knowledge and experience to provide the best outcomes for those under his care.
Nov 8, 2014
I recommend Dr. Ott as a great teacher and clinician. He consistently gives clear and helpful answers to patients on Healthtap.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks Your comment was very good, but i have read from a doctor that constantly holding urine may lead brain to forget or lower the sensation of void
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. I purposely od knowing I could stop breathing but not going quite too far. The fentanyl is to go too far but trying to tell myself it isn't
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Happy doctors day!! Thankyou again for helping me 4 months ago with the question about my toe! Lol you probably dont remember that. thanks again!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

Ohio State University Medical Center

Awards

Ohio State University Residency Academic Excellence Award
Top Doctor, First Place, Kansas - Summer
2014
Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, Kansas - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
American Medical Association

Publications

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