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Dr. Michael Ahearn

Family Medicine
Kewanee, IL
50 years experience male

Locations

Ahearn & Associates Medical Center, Inc

Kewanee, IL

Address

519 ELLIOTT ST, SUITE S1, Kewanee, IL, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(309)-853-2435

Insurances accepted

Medicaid

About

Bio

Grew up in Acapulco, Mexico Graduated from The University of La Salle Medical School Finished Rescidency at St Lukes An Mercy of the Quad Cities. Became Board Certified in Quality Assurance and Pear Review Board Certified in Emargency Medicine. Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. Trained in Acupuncture at Harvard . Medical Director of Several Nursing Homes and Hospice Medical Director Enjoy Tennis and Music and Family time

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.

Family Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Holistic Medicine

Specialty

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Doctor Q&A

52 Answers
11 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Bleeding again: Menstrual irregularity can happen due to hormonal imbalance. always rule out pregnancy . if associated with pain an ultrasound will help in diagnos... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Blleding bellybutton: THE UMBILICUS IS A REMANENT THAT COMUNICATED YOUR GUT AND BLADDER TO THE PLACENTA CONTINUED DRAINAGE MAY NEED TO BE ADRESSED BY A SURGEON. IF LEFT A... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Getting dizzy: you describe vertigo look up BPPV there are clinical manouvers by your physical therapist can relive this symptom slow progresive symptoms are wori... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Fertile period: the ovary produces egg that live for two days and sperm has a life of 3 days that gives you a 5 day window around ovulation when you can potentially... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Natural diuretic: Dandelion, corn sylk, beer, there are more but your needs may be specific depending on age status and medical issues the German Pharmacopea may be a... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Lump in the throght: this is a condition is called globus usually asociated with feeling anxious as long as you can talk ans swallow watter you are probably ok an ENT... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Leg nightmare: Numnbness signifies nerve involvment that can be tested with EMG , check for Diabetes and other labs including thyroid and heavy metals Many are ben... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Swollen knees: Mri has limitations it is second to arthroscopy and physical exam by trained orthopedist or sport medicine specialist anti inflammatory trial can hel... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Xiphoid process: Most likly a normal structure compare with your friends the more you press on it the more it hurts i concernede a chest Xray may be reassuring
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Baby bump: fetal heart tones can be appreciated by a stethoscope at 11 weeks by us much earlier ultrasound usually 5 weeks we can not predict confidently her d... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Painful burp: Dyspepsia and haital hernia come to mind with your description Avoid prcess foods, do not eat close to bed time follow an elimination diet to find c... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Bruised and fatigue: Bruising reflects activity of your platelets, some inherited coagulation factors can present like this . A complete blood count is a place to start.... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
The food conection: What and when you eat plays agreat role in how you feel a balanced diet , not eating close to bed time (past 7pm) avoiding caffeine and alcohol as wel... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Brown discharge: Vaginal discharge may be normal, hormonal, infectious or inflamatory. a check up with your Gyneclologist is of outmoust importance. Consumption of Y... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
FLOATERS: FLOATERS ARE CONDENSATIONS IN YOUR VITREUS HUMOR OF THE EYE, NO CLEAR CUT MECHANISM AS FOR THEIR FORMATION INVERSION MAY SHIFT THEIR LOCATION BUT SH... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Pinky swear: numness in your pinky follows the ulnar nerve usually at the elbbow a test callede EMG will diagnose this condition if present for more than a week. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Bp work out: Hypertension may improve with exercisse, 2 much, 2fast 2 soon will get you hurt. Check with your Doctor if it is safe to exercise a stress test can ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Chest burn: burning pain may indicate shingles, heart burn and indigestion a chest xray and ekg and lab work is usualy done a pinched nerve may be involved call ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Still bleeding: this is quite comon with depoprvera it gets better with continued use. you neeed to rule out pregnancy with test and or ultrsound
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Red Face headache: This grouping of symptoms are sometimes associated to hormones and neurotransmitters. a complete medical history and exam is waranted. Minor viral ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Nausea withdraw : these symptoms may from withdrawal gradual reduction or replacement by Ssri medications may ameliorate the symptoms. In any case it should pass. If n... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Diet pills: before prescribing diet pills a complete history and physical is required to added mental cardiovascular and hormone disorders seizures depression and... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Turned off: The treatment of Bartholin cyst affect a very sensitive area, it may require marspialization to completely resolve see your gynecologist if not con... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Bloated: You are wise in ruling out pregnancy specially the possibility of ectopic get a cuantitative pregnancy test and ultrasound.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Facial rash: Return facial rash can because from inflammatory or autoimmune conditions try to avoid irritation use sun protection good nutrition specially with ant... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Clavicle injury: acromioclavicular injuries are classifided by degrees your orthopedist or sport medicine specialist can help you
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Dyspepsia: General measures will help your gastritis . Do not eat past 7 pm, alkaline diet, reduce consumption of process foods. get an endoscopy to rule out in... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Back and belly: Back pain associated to other symptoms needs to be investigated there is a correlation of GI conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease that are re... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Pop crackle chest: rice crispies on the chest may be a form of costochondritis or muscle associated to lactic acid deposition may become chronic you can improve by good... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Rectal discharge : rectal discharge may be indication of colitis and may require endoscopy for proper diagnosis. A diet high in fiber may change the caracter of your s... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Wrist pain: pain in the wrist may be from trauma overuse or inflammation from infection or avascular condition. I recommend an xray a trial with antiimmflamato... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Sagging skin: micro tears may be unpersivable, at times they manifest by sagging or atrophy stretch marks best defense to feed your collagen avoid sun steroids ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Stiky situation: very unreliable if concerned use other means of family planing your risk is average
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Inflamatory colitis: The course of colitis is highly variable afected by stress and diet. most patient live normal life specially with the development of new protocols. a... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Whatyoumcallit: this may represent scarring from trauma or inflammation
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Hot shot: A local reaction to the immunization is usually related to the pertussis component treat with Tylenol (acetaminophen) if needed if not improved yo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Magnesium: Magnesium is the main ingredient in Milk of Mag. in dehydrated states can damage your kidney in excess can affect your reflexes and cause fatigue t... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Belly ache: Abdominal pain after meals may signal food intolerance an elimination diet may help you, try probiotics and an alkaline diet. with weight loss seek a... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
any time you remove something from the body it fills with fluid yellow clear fluid that is why sometimes doctors place drains clear yellow fluid... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Sciatica: pain that radiated down tour leg could be sciatica arising from your low back. alarm sign include loss of badder or stool control, progression of sym... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Yuo cant touch this: Hyperalgesia is when simple touch elicts pain. it can be a side effect of opioid medications. Fibromyalgia is asociated to specific trigger points .... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Abnormal periods: Menstrual irregularities are comon . It may represent Ovary or thyroid dysfunction A trial of cotraceptives under the guidance of your gynecologi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
PREGNANT DYSCOMFORT: DISCONFORT OF PREGNANCY IS COMON AFTER OTHER SERIOUS CONDITIONS HAVE BEEN RULED OUT SUCH AS ECTOPIC AND MULTIPLE PREGNANCY .OVRIAN CYST ARE COMON Y... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Complementary remedi: Combination of complementary and alopathic Medicines may change the pharmacokinects of the medication by reducing efficacy or increasing toxic levels ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Lightheaded: unsteadiness when changing position may be form benign positional vertigo, metabolic abnormality such as electrolytes anemia or thyroid. if your roo... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
The right headache : hemicranea is usually a description of a migraine. However fever or the presence of numbness or weakness can be associated with more serous disease.... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Numb in the morning: numbness is called weekend palsy usually travelers not in their own bed it is usually self limited and benign caused by brachial plexus compromi... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Bloody nose: nosebleeds are common due to dryness removing dry mucous can leave blood vessels exposed . taking blood thinners such as aspirin gingko celexa (cit... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Tight valve: Your ejection fraction seams preserved however your ECho findings warat discusion with Your Cardiologist If having symtoms such as angina or pasing o... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Bite: unless you have a definite bite you need to be concerned about a staff infection that may require drainage with or without antibiotics. You should ha... Read More

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Dr. Ahearn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ahearn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Yes I do not have a thyroid. Removed 3 yrs ago due to thyroid cancer. Maybe my levels r off. Thank you!
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Still a little confused, but, thank you for taking time to reply!!!
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of La Salle Mexican School of Medicine, Mexico
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

Mercy & St. Luke Hospitals, Davenport Iowa
Completed 1987

Awards

25 Years Long Term Member-American Association of Family Practice
Physician of the Year 1998 & 1999 by the Illinois American Academy of Family Practice
National Leadership Award in 2003 by the Republican Party for Health Care Reform

Affiliations

American Board Of Integrative Holistic Medicine
AAFP
AAFP, NJAFP, ABFM, Society Of Active Physician
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