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Dr. Mark Christensen

Family Medicine
Guntersville, AL
11 years experience male

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Office

Guntersville, AL

Address

Guntersville, AL
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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Palliative Care

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: Alabama

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
17 Agrees
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Probably not: It is normal to stop bleeding after a routine hysteroscope/polypectomy. It is unlikely you are bleeding on the inside.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
A few things: Muscle spasms, heart burn, nerve pain, and hiatal hernias are a few.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Probably not serious: This could have been a sign that your blood pressure is high, or could have just been a temporary feeling of anxiety, etc. If you aren't having any ot... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Not usually: Not usually, but a swollen lymph node could be a sign of cancer. If it really is a simple cyst and was diagnosed by your doctor, it is not likely to b... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Possible infection : Your symptoms could be from a bacteria or yeast infection of the skin. You can try over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) ("jock itch") cream which ma... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Probably not: Most likely due to infection (yeast or bacteria) that is still present. I'd recommend giving a urine sample and starting antibiotics if prescribed by ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Unfortunately, no.: Unfortunately, bipolar disorder is an actual biologic problem that is best treated with medications that act on the brain, just as diabetes medicines ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Time to get checked: Congrats on waiting it out. Most back problems do get better in a few weeks to months. Since it's been over a month, now is a good time to schedule a ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Any time: There is no need to take them at separate times, etc. There are no interactions between the Paxil (paroxetine) and Montelukast. The most important thi... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Get it checked: I recommend seeing your Family Doctor to get this checked out. It could be a benign (non-harmful) thing, but it could also be a skin cancer, dilated b... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Bacterial infection: Septicemia is an infection in the blood stream that can be very serious or life threatening. For more information, including how it's treated, I recom... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
No: This is a common myth. Shaving also does not cause hair to grow back faster. Contrary to popular belief, shaving does not change the texture, color, o... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Need more info: Sounds like you've had an appropriate workup so far. Your description of burning sounds like nerve type pain. A more unlikely diagnosis could be early... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Might need more time: Unfortunately, wrist sprains or over-use can be hard to recover from quickly. You may find yourself having to wear the brace for 6 weeks to 3 months b... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
A lot of things: Heart attack (although very unlikely in a 34 year old), pancreatitis, stomach ulcers, infections, hernias, and muscle spams could all cause the sympto... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Your doctor: Your doctor should be able to help you with this in the offiice. Although you havent given all the details, it does not sound like an emergency. If yo... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Seek treatment: I dont have all of your information, but if you are still having fevers and have been treated for this three times now without improvement, you should... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Christensen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Christensen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much. Your response was very clear. Best regards, Jacqui
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL
Graduated 2011MD

Medical/Graduate school

(UAB)
Graduated 2011MD

Residency

University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Alabama - Fall
2014
Top Family Physician, First Place, Alabama - Fall
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Third Place, Alabama - Fall
2014
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