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Dr. Marissa Chesney

General Practice
LA
13 years experience female

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Specialties
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General Practice

Adolescent Medicine

Bariatrics

Geriatrics

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: Louisiana

Doctor Q&A

11 Answers
8 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
Maybe: Hiccups can be caused by irritation of the diaphragm. If he has jaundice and light color stool, he may have a gallbladder or liver condition that cou... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
Probably : The answer depends on your weight. It is safe taken in a daily dose of 0.03 grams per kilogram per day, meaning a person weighing 180 lb (82 kg) can ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
Eclinic : Unless you are having severe systemic symptoms, it is probably OK for you to wait until the morning to see your regular doctor or a quick care.
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
Test: Test acronyms vary by institution, but it most likely means a urinalysis with microscopic examination, culture, and sensitivity. It is a urine test th... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
Depends: The new recommendations are for most patients to keep their blood pressure below 140/90. If you are 60 year or older with no other health problems li... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
Not normally: You did not mention your symptoms, and I assume that you mean upper respiratory tract infection. It is not normal for that to last a year, but often ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
Yes: You are losing weight at the recommended rate of 1 lb per week. As long as the change that you have made are understood as lifestyle changes and not ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
Unsure: It is difficult to say, given this little information. Whether it is to be expected or not depends on what the surgery was for, what type of anesthesi... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
Difficult to say: Without knowing much about your mother's overall health or other risk factors, it could be the heart, could be reflex, could be muscle spasm.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
24-48 hours: The medication has a half life of 1-2 hours, so it is no longer in your system somewhere between 3 and 12 hours after your last dose, depending on you... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marissa Chesney
General Practice 13 years experience
Maybe: From what I understand in the packaging of shelf-stable milk such as Tetra pack, there is no additional preservatives. The milk is ultra-pasteurized,... Read More

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Dr. Chesney! This makes the matter much clearer to me.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Saba University School of Medicine (coursework from 1/1/02 to present), Netherlands Antilles
Graduated 2009MD

Residency

LSU HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER - SHREVEPORT
Completed 2013

Awards

HealthTap Doctor Mom

Affiliations

ACP
The Obesity Society
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