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

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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Seborrhea: is the condition you describe and is due to over activity of the oil glands of the skin. You may want to try using the H&S more frequently to see ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Counseling: 1st year med school is very stressful. You should consider seeing a counselor to be able to deal with your stress in a positive way. It can be very he... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Period=Not pregnant: If you had sex before period, and had normal period, you are not pregnant. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Vitamin E: ointment can often prevent scarring of minor wounds. It can be purchased at most chemists. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Nucleated RBC: are immature forms of red blood cells. Normally not present in peripheral blood. Their presence often signals increased RBC turnover, either from incr... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Safe but worthless: These preparations have no proven value. Just because Dr. Oz recommends something does not imply effectiveness. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Clay colored stool: is cause for evaluation particularly in light of known liver disease. Suggest you see your doctor as soon as possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Graves disease: is an autoimmune condition in which the thyroid becomes overactive. Medications can counteract the effects of the excess thyroid hormone. The eyes can... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Poor Circulation: If the vascular supply to your lower limbs is compromised, this could occur. Suggest you see your primary care for evaluation of circulation to lower ... 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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Eval needed: Please see your primary care for an evaluation. They can sort out the cause of your foot pain. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Not advisable: Wellbutrin may increase serum level of bystolic (nebivolol) resulting in bradcardia (slow heart rate) or low blood pressure. Thanks for trusting Heal... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
No: Respiration, blood pressure and heart rate are not under voluntary control. You can hold your breath until you lose consciousness but it will start ba... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Same dose: Should last about same period of time. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
See Eye doctor: You may need systemic antibiotics or drainage of the stye. Best not to wear your contacts until infection is cleared. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Prob GERD: Throat cancer would be EXCEEDINGLY rare at age 19. Best to see an Ear, Nose Throat specialist to have your cords visualized to be certain. Thanks for ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): will help itching and swelling. If tightness of throat or trouble breathing develops seek immediate medical attention. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Avoid further injury: Don't lift weights. You may want to consult an Occupational therapist who can give you some hand exercises to regain manual dexterity. Twirling a pen ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Medications: like antidepressants and antihypertensives can cause erectile dysfunction, however most erectile dysfunction can be traced to the 2 causes you listed.... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Consanguinity: If the mother and father are closely related, for example siblings, there is a greater chance of genetic disease being found in their offspring. Some ... 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 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
Depends on units: 26 million per milliliter is good. 26 million total is on the low side. Also important are the percentage that are live (58% or more) and the % with p... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: Sperm can survive for several days in the female's genital tract. Fertilization is possible. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Surgery: may be needed for a Bartholin's cyst that keeps returning. Visit your OB/Gyn for evaluation. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Congenital defect: or trauma. Rapid deceleration can cause aortic rupture. Congenital weakness of the aortic wall found in Marfan's syndrome or Ehlers-Danlos syndrome ca... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Generics safe: In order to be approved by the US FDA generic manufacturers have to show similar safety and bioavailability to brand name drugs. Generics are safe and... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Fairly common: A conservative estimate of frequency is that vanishing twin syndrome occurs in 21-30% of multifetal pregnancies. More commonly identified now that fir... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Identical: The bite from an infected mosquito looks the same as from a non-infected one. That is why insect repellant, long sleeves and netting are important. Th... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Not unusual: Not unusual when being treated outpatient for diverticulitis to run a low grade fever for up to 48 hours after antibiotics started. If pain and fever ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Evaluation Needed: You should see your primary care, urgent care or emergency department soon. It might just be a pulled muscle but with swelling, tests need to be done... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Sounds like: antegrade ejaculation (normal) to me. Retrograde is when the semen goes into your bladder instead of out the penis. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
If it sounds: too good to be true, it probably is. No pills can bring about rapid weight loss. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Certainly: The usual dose for melatonin is 10 mg however. It might help. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Tea can make GERD: worse. The compounds in tea can contribute to relaxation of the lower esophageal muscles and more acid reflux can occur. An occasional cup of tea may ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Needs evaluation: You may have an allergic reaction or an infection. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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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 male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Winter itch: In the winter skin can become very dry and itchy. A moisturizing cream like Intensive Care or Gold Bond will control it. Thanks for trusting HealthTap... 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 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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes: Breast pain is an inconsistent sign. Take a home pregnancy test to find out for sure. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Waste of money: B12 in excess quantities is rapidly excreted by the kidney. While this much daily probably won't hurt you, it won't help much at all. The typical dail... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Not usually: These minerals can be part of a healthy diet but have no role in treating BPH. See your primary care for evaluation and possible treatment. Thanks for... Read More
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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
Three: Three readings on separate days greater than 140/90 are considered hypertension. In certain conditions such as diabetes, heart or kidney disease, lowe... 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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
Yes, but: why would you want to? General anesthesia is just as safe, if not safer than regional or spinal anesthesia. Modern anesthesia drugs leave no hangover ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
2 days too soon: The abdominal pain would not be from pregnancy this soon. Other explanation should be sought. Best for her to see primary care. Thanks for trusting He... 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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