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Dr. Roy Arnold

Internal Medicine
Evansville, IN
49 years experience male

Locations

21st Century Healthcare

Evansville, IN

Address

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

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: Human bites are as likely to become infected as animal bites. You should seek medical attention promptly particularly if the bite is on your hand, clo... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Not much helps: In a randomized trial, a cream containing Centella asiatica extract, alpha tocopherol (vitamin E), and collagen-elastin hydrolysates seemed to prevent... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
In your hair: Hair testing can detect drug use up to 90 days or longer. So if you used 2 months ago, you might test positive.
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A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
HIDA scan: measures function of gallbladder. Normal EF is >40%. A low ejection fraction is one of the pieces of information used in making surgery decision. Y... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Lead poisoning: Acute lead poisoning usually presents with abdominal pain, joint pains and muscle pains with mental confusion. Tremor may be present. Serum lead level... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Lesser Saphenous: and its proximal tributaries. Do you have varicosities in that area? Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Needs evaluation: You are underweight (BMI 17) It would be important to have an evaluation by a physician to rule out endocrine or metabolic disease such as overactive ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: Long work hours and heavy exercise can disturb menstrual cycle. If you are late and concerned about pregnancy, you should perform a home pregnancy tes... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes, but: the daily dose should be limited to NO MORE THAN 3000mg daily due to liver toxicity. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Can't be sure: A single enlarged node in the neck can have multiple causes and certainly needs to be evaluated by an ENT physician or general surgeon. They may recom... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Further evaluation: is needed. A referral to a general or colon-rectal surgeon is a good idea. In the meantime, keep BM's soft with Miralax (polyethylene glycol 3350) and... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Wound infection: Can't tell if it's staph without a culture, but it's likely a wound infection. You need to contact your surgeon or be evaluated at an Urgent Care. Tha... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Pancreatitis: is inflammation of the pancreas and can be acute (sudden) or chronic (long lasting). Both can be painful and associated with vomiting and digestive pr... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Criteria not met: The American Thoracic Society suggests weekly augmentation therapy with human pooled AAT for individuals who have plasma levels of AAT less than 11 µm... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
12 hours: is the appropriate interval for dosing naproxen. Thanks for Trusting HealthTap!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Cells&plasma: Cells are red, white or platelets. Red carry oxygen, white fight infection&platelets help blood clot. Plasma contains clotting factors and immune ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
No and Yes: There is no natural medicine to globally decrease your fertility. What you can do however is to use ovulation prediction kits to determine when you ar... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Common: but needs further evaluation. Scoliosis is common but large curves may need surgical repair is they exceed certain limits. Ask your Primary care to ev... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes, minimally: Serum cholesterol is in large part a function of your genetics and your body composition. Certain foods or avoiding certain foods can lower your chole... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Not ulcer: Generally food helps the pain from ulcer disease, not make it worse. If you are not vomiting coffee grounds or having black bowel movements, you proba... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Lipoprotein: electrophoresis. If abetalipoproteinemia is present, the electrophoresis should show it. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Anovulatory bleeding: When the uterus receives irregular hormonal signals it can bleed continuously. You should visit your primary care or OB/Gyn for a check up and some me... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: If pain is mild and walking causes no discomfort, standing is permissible. Try to take breaks often and elevate your leg if possible. Thanks for trust... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: Menstrual bleeding is dependent on appropriate release of hormones from the ovary in response to pituitary stimulation. It can occur regularly even wi... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Maybe bt less likely: Today is 28 days. It's not unusual to be a day or 2 off. Perform a home pregnancy test. If no period in a week perform another. Thanks for trusting He... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Very rare under 40: Do you have a family history of ovarian cancer? There are many non-serious causes of pelvic pain in women your age. Ovarian cancer seems like a really... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Possible: Need fine needle aspiration or biopsy to know for certain. See an endocrinologist or ENT doctor. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
No it doesn't: It can prevent them but once they are present it doesn't help. Other techniques such as laser, chemical peels or dermabrasion may improve the appearan... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Intertrigo: Skin can develop a rash when 2 skin surfaces touch and sweat builds up allowing growth of yeast or bacteria. Treat by keeping area clean and most of a... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Needs evaluation: Your primary care provider can advise you about next steps for treatment. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Very unlikely: The scenario you describe does not bring to mind any known transmission mechanism of a disease. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
No: 2500 micrograms is 100 times 25 micrograms. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Re-eval indicated: Six years is a long time for it to remain unchanged. You may benefit from a re-evaluation by a Head and Neck specialist. Thanks for trusting HealthTap... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Sinus infection: Specifically the maxillary sinus which is adjacent to the upper teeth roots. Best to get checked by a physician. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Irritable bowel: A condition where your large intestine is sensitive to stress, exercise, hormones and certain types of foods. Your GP can prescribe medicines that wil... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Unlikely: Free-living amoebae usually exist in fresh water ponds, lakes, springs or in the soil. Rainwater falling from the sky is very unlikely to contain amoe... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes and no.: Immediate effects on the body may be negligible, however all-cause mortality is slightly higher with your level of alcohol consumption than in those w... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: Peritonsillar abscess would have been visible when your throat was examined. If however you begin to experience drooling and having to position your h... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes, it's rare but: has been reported. A visit to your primary care can screen you for neurologic deficits. If medically appropriate, brain imaging with MRI or CT can det... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Epitrochlear node?: If it's on the front as in the photo, it may be an epitrochlear lymph node. These are usually clinically significant and may indicate an infection. Be... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
There are several: Usually it's a C>A or a G>A mutation at either the 575 or 1205 position of the 11q14​.3 chromosome. More at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NB... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Read the Label: Fish oil supplements contain variable amounts of the two essential Omega-3 acids DHA and EPA. Make certain that you are taking at least 1000mg of thes... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
No: The best OTC tests can detect pregnancy 6 days before missed period. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
EZ does it: Very high heels could put unwarranted strain on your lower back. Start with a pair with 2-3" heels, wear them for a few days and see how your back rea... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Any time now: Can't explain why the date varies but your period should start very soon. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
No problem: You don't need to stagger these medicines. Adderall and Effexor (venlafaxine) both cause wakefulness so take them in the morning. Take the Tramadol wh... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Glandular cells: The testes are made up of many small tubules used to carry maturing sperm out of the body. These tubules are lined with glandular cells. Thanks for tr... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Plant based steroids: Steroidal saponins are plant based steroids that can sometimes mimic steroids produced in the body like estrogen, progesterone or testosterone. Just b... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Dyshydrotic eczema: People are more likely to develop dyshidrotic eczema when: They are under stress They have allergies, such as hayfever Their hands ar... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Several ways: On physical exam the examiner can observe the pulsations in the neck. This requires some skill and not all physicians are experienced in this. A Doppl... 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
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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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