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Dr. Roy Arnold

Internal Medicine
Evansville, IN
47 years experience male

Locations

21st Century Healthcare

Evansville, IN

Address

445 North Cross Pointe Blvd, Suite 140, Evansville, IN, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

8124022052

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Cigna

Humana Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Sagamore Health Network, Inc

Medicare

Medical Mutual of Ohio

MultiPlan, Inc

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

VA healthcare

Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company

About

Bio

Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases. Extensive experience in Wellness and Prevention as well as Military and Veteran's health issues. Chosen as one of America's Top Physicians by Consumer's Research Council of America 2009-2015

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Aerospace Medicine

Pulmonology

Licenses

United States: Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana

Doctor Q&A

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
No cause for alarm: The paranasal sinuses are normal structures in the head. Their are 8, 4 on each side - frontal, maxillary, ethmoid and sphenoid. Their purpose is to w... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Anisocoria: or unequal pupils can occur under normal circumstances in up to 20% of population. It can also be a sign of disease in the eye. A visit to an eye care... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Pastoral counselors: Pastoral counseling is a branch of counseling in which psychologically trained ministers, rabbis, priests, imams, and other persons provide therapy se... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Sleep Medicine: evaluation. Hypnagogic hallucinations occurring at the onset of sleep can be associated with sleep disorders like narcolepsy. A sleep medicine consult... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Liquid in blood: Plasma refers to the liquid portion of blood as opposed to the cells which account for about 45%. It's straw colored and contains protein, immune glob... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Hyperhidrosis: Excessive sweating of the palms and soles. Not an uncommon problem that is easily treated with a prescription medication called Drysol. Visit your phy... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Healthy diet: Regular exercise and mind exercise. A healthier body will help your brain recover. Working puzzles or using memory games will help too. Thanks for tru... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Intraocular lens: IOLs are usually placed after a cataract removal but can be done to correct hyperopia (farsightedness.) I had mine done almost 7 years ago and I am hi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Cold or aroused: Nipples become erect when the temperature is cold or the person is aroused. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
It can't: No evidence raspberries help irregular periods. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
No difference: Beet juice has no magical nutritional value other than as part of a healthy, balanced diet. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Many causes: Most common is amorphous urate crystals which simply means you need to drink more water. Other causes such as infection or other types of crystals can... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Eval needed: See your primary care for an evaluation. You may need gallbladder imaging. Thanks for trustingHealthTap!
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Eating stimulates a reflex called the Gastrocolic reflex and motility of the colon is stimulated. You may feel the need to pass gas or move your bowel... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
A1C is accurate: However it measures average serum glucose over a 3 month period. An A1C of 5.8% equals an average glucose of about 115-120. Your meter may not be far ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Yes.: One beer, 36 hours before a colonoscopy shouldn't be a problem.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Low Hemoglobin: Your hemoglobin is low indicating anemia. Anemia just means low red blood count and can be due to something minor like iron deficiency or more serious... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Needs immediate eval: Fluid from vagina as you describe might be premature rupture of membranes. You should seek medical attention immediately for evaluation. Thanks for t... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Contraception?: I assume you mean for contraception. If so the first injection should be within 6 days of the start of your period for maximum protection. If you star... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Local care: Apply an antibiotic cream daily and keep the area clean. It may take 7-10 days to heal. If area swells, turns red or causes pain or fever seek medical... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Unlikley: Dry socket can be caused by smoking, poor oral hygiene or excess manipulation during extraction. Having your period has no influence on forming a dry ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Maybe ovulation: If the pains occur half way between periods, it could be ovulation. Also the sigmoid colon is on the lower left and trapped gas could cause cramps. If... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Chlorine: Muriatic acid can release chlorine gas when mixed with water. If you have no eye irritation, shortness of breath or mucous membrane irritation, the di... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Not needed: Xray of your SI joint will not add to diagnosis or treatment. Exercise, physical therapy or chiropractic treatment can help SI pain. Weight loss if ov... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Needs Evaluation: Elevated levels of B12 are non-specific but can be associated with bone marrow diseases like polycythemia. Best to be evaluated by a hematologist. Th... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Not really: Immune cells and antibodies circulate throughout the body in the bloodstream and lymph vessels. It would be very difficult to suppress one particular ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Dermatologist: TCA peels can sometimes cause deeper skin removal than intended. Consult a dermatologist. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Same as other: Should be no difference. Failure rate of Depo shots given on time is 0-0.7/100 woman years or 0-0.7% per year. If in doubt take a pregnancy test. Tha... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Eye color change: Eye color can change as you get older and accumulate more melanin in the iris. Some eye medications like Latisse (bimatoprost) can also make the eyes ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Period=Not pregnant: If you had your period, you aren't pregnant. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Needs evaluation: Your boyfriend should see his primary care to determine if it is truly blood in his urine. If so he will need further evaluation to determine the caus... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Allergies: Take a non-sedating antihistamine like loratidine or cetrizine. If nasal steroid spray is available in your country, use that also. You may also try s... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Yes.: Amputation of the penis is sometimes performed for cancer. The muscles controlling urination are inside the body, not in the penis. Thanks for trustin... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Needs followup: Repeating the test in a few weeks may determine if it was temporarily elevated of it persists. If persistent, further evaluation may be indicated. Th... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Needs evaluation: See your primary care to determine the cause/need for further evaluation. Some conditions that cause this are minor and others need specialty attentio... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Likely: 4/24 is 8 weeks from 2/27. That's within the margin of error of the ultrasound. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Not normal: A chronic cough for that long needs further evaluation. She should be evaluated by her Primary Care and perhaps see a lung specialist. Thanks for trus... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Intestinal gas: comes from bacterial fermentation of consumed food. Certain types of food are more likely to cause gas, for example beans, apples, onions and other ve... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Too soon: HIV testing after high risk exposure should be obtained at 6, 12 and 24 weeks after exposure. Thanks for Trusting HealthTap!
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Even odds: Sounds like there's an even chance of either being the father. I wish I could be more specific or reassuring, but it's not possible. Thanks for trusti... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
May not be needed: Amoxicillin shouldn't be used unless ear infection has been diagnosed. Other conditions such as ear wax impaction, non-infected fluid in ears or heari... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Possible: Book an appointment with an OB/Gyn for an evaluation and treatment. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Proctalgia fugax: Meaning fleeting pain in rectum. Can be a normal phenomenon or a problem with muscle spasm. If it persists for more than a few weeks, evaluation by a ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Yes and yes: Hot flashes can be a sign of pregnancy but are unreliable. Some women ovulate twice in a month. That's how fraternal twins happen. Thanks for trusting... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Forever: Bone screws are either stainless steel or titanium. They do not dissolve or decompose. They can become loose or move however. If you are experiencing ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Confusing: XX chromosome defines female gender. XY is male. If you mean a man with two Y chromosomes or XYY, these individuals may be taller than average but hav... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Diet and exercise: Eat a healthy diet, rich in protein and fruits and vegetables and restricted in carbohydrates. Exercise 150 minutes per week by walking, jogging, cycl... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Reduce lifting: Reduce your resistance exercises like weights, machines and isometric. Focus more on aerobic and flexibity. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Better idea: Stop using both. Jack3d has FDA danger warning. The fewer chemicals you put in your body the better. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Itching: As the weather warms up, we tend to sweat more and if the sweat collects between two skin folds, it can irritate. I suggest wearing cotton underwear a... Read More

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I have had the privilege and pleasure of both reading Dr. Arnold's responses to patient questions as well as receiving timely and supportive comments from him regarding mine. I believe him to be a ph...Read More
Apr 6, 2015
I enjoy Dr. Arnold's concise, and humane answers to his patients, and his collaborative skills with colleagues. Dr. Arnold tries to learn from everyone around him; with this as a basis for his practic...Read More
Dec 7, 2014
Dr Roy Arnold is an excellent physician very knowledgeable,passionate and on the top of his field he is a great value to the peolpe of IN and to the family of health tap
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! I realized after game that staring at the new Stadium screen was looking directly at sun obscured by clouds. Kind of has me worried. Geaux Tigers!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I appreciate the quick and honest reply. It's actually a relief to possibly know what's been causing such excruciating pain for so long. Thank you!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! Sadly, as Doc Chiu said, I need a plastic surgery for this, which I can't simply afford. I'll still find a way to restore it, at least.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL
Graduated 1974MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITAL

Awards

"America's Top Physicians", Consumers Research Council of America
Top Doctor, First Place, Indiana - Fall
2014
Top General Internist, First Place, Indiana - Fall
2014

Affiliations

Evansville Rotary Club - Board of Directors
Mayor's Council for Smoke Free Evansville
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