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Dr. Cody Mead

Family Medicine
Lincoln, NE, Germany
13 years experience male

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Lincoln, NE

Address

XXXXXXXX, Lincoln, NE, US
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About

Bio

Hello, I'm an Board-Certified Osteopathic-trained Family Physician currently practicing in Germany. I'm ready to take your calls and get you on the road to healthy living!

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Aerospace Medicine

Sports Medicine

Urgent Care

Licenses

United States: Nebraska

Doctor Q&A

430 Answers
306 Agrees
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Different Doc: You may want to find a different doc if he doesn't believe that NSAIDs can cause stomach pain. It's one of their most common side effects. Always ma... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Oops: Think of it as "popping a zit," but in the wrong direction. The pus was likely released into the surrounding tissue. Your body will form an inflamma... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Eat: Assuming you're a healthy person in general, the best way to ensure electrolyte balance is to eat REAL foods - and a variety of them. Focus on protei... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Keep trying: Keep working with your doctor to increase the dose of your current medication or potentially add a new one. Also, studies show that patients that see... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Advice: Sometimes the best medicine is advice. Dietary modification is the first line of treatment for high cholesterol. It's important for you to take cont... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Yes... No: Yes. If you are diabetic, it is bad to be drinking regular sodas. Diabetes is not a disease that you should play around with. No, the medication wi... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Dominance: You are probably just noticing that one leg is "dominant." This means that you likely use your right leg a bit more than your right... and it is prob... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Maybe: Or it could just be normal variance. Periods can vary between heavy and light. This is very normal. Hope this helps!
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Nice work!: That sounds like a great start to a healthy pregnancy. Keep up the good work!
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Stone?: It sounds like he may be passing a stone. He needs to go to the local urgent care or emergency department to get checked out. It will be important t... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Cut the pills: You're already taking a pretty small dose, but you can cut the pills in half for a few days before stopping all together. You could even cut those ha... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Almost any: As a general rule, you can pretty much maintain your level of fitness activity throughout your pregnancy. Avoid exercises that can cause trauma to yo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Yes.: If you are having intercourse on day 13 of your cycle, you are definitely in or around your ovulation dates. Hope this helps!
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
A few things: A few things that may help are eating a healthy diet, getting plenty of sleep, daily exercise, and limiting masturbation. If you do all of those, I t... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Possible: But it's much more likely that you're just starting to get your period 5 days late. If you wish, take an at-home pregnancy test in about 3 days, and ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Lexapro (escitalopram): After 2 weeks, the lexapro (escitalopram) should be completely out of your system. Have a great day!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Possible: But not that probable. There's a saying that goes, "You can't outrun a bad diet." 70-90% of weight loss is done through diet modification. Think abo... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Check again: Go get your BP checked again. Your diet and exercise changes may have improved your BP to the point you no longer need the medicine. Nice work! Goo... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Probably not: You can try taking a couple claritin, but you won't likely get the same effect as benadryl (diphenhydramine). Good luck!
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Not Naturally: I'm sure you could find colored contacts... or even worse... someone to give you a tattoo. Just be happy with what you have!! Best of luck!
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
No: Fun story though! Have a great day!
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Possibly: It sounds like it could be round ligament pain, but it's always good to get things like this checked out in person. Best of luck!
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A female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Probably late: Given the amount of protection you used, I'm guessing you're just late. If you want to be sure, though, just take a home pregnancy test. Then you'll... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Not sure: Lidocaine should work very quickly for you. If you haven't felt any changes over the first 30 minutes, then I'm not sure if it's going to work for yo... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Salicylic Acid: If you're looking for something over the counter, it would probably be salicylic acid. For something prescription strength, you would want to start w... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Get Checked: If it truly is your thyroid gland that is swelling, and you just had an upper respiratory tract infection, this could be an indicator of a condition c... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Probably: Ultrasound dating techniques get less and less accurate the further along you get in pregnancy. Hope this helps! Congratulations on your pregnancy!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Depends: If there is pain associated with it, it is almost always a stone. If there is no pain - and especially if he is a smoker - it is bladder cancer until... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Razor Burn: Keep the area as cool and dry as possible (but keep it moisturized with lotion/aftershave as well). In the future, always shave with the direction of... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Food Labels: Lowering your sugar intake is really the only way to accomplish what you need. Eliminate simple sugars from your diet. Read labels, and if it has a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Get checked: This would be a good one to take to your doctor. This could be a few things. At the top of the list are Eustachian tube dysfunction, TMJ symptoms, a... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: That's a fact. Vomiting is hard work. Get some rest and feel better soon!
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A member asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Get checked: If you noticed sperm in your vagina, then chances are good that the condom did not work properly. If you miss your period, than you may want to take ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Probably normal: You'll notice throughout your life that not all periods are created equal. You will likely have light and heavy months. Some months will have more c... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: Most of the prescribed washes contain Benzoyl Peroxide as their main ingredient. It's the same thing as you can get over the counter... just stronger... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: There shouldn't be any interactions there... BCAAs are just protein precursors. Hope this helps!
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Contact Dermatitis?: It sounds like he may have come in contact with something that he has an allergy to. If the area continues to worsen, see a doc or open a video consu... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
The shot?: The shot was most likely ceftriaxone - it's the treatment for gonorrhea. Those infections tend to coexist. I'm thinking maybe that's the question yo... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Hard to know: If you start to develop any symptoms of illness, strange discharge, or abdominal pain, you should see your doctor right away. Best of luck.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
When you want: The symptoms will eventually go away on their own, but if you want it over more quickly, see your doctor now. He/she can give you some medication to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Not from the surgery: You will only gain weight if you eat more calories than you burn. The same rules will apply as before the surgery. Best of luck!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
See the doc: It sounds like you may have a sinus infection. You should see a doctor to be evaluated as you may need an antibiotic to clear the infection.
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A female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Good Question: This is a really hard question to answer since there is no standardization or monitoring done by the FDA. Exercise extreme caution when taking supple... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
See the doctor: A quick x-ray will be able to tell for sure. You're going to have your elbow for the rest of your life, so make sure you get the fracture diagnosed i... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Moisturize: Whether you scab or not will depend on how many layers of skin were burnt. At the very least, you can expect some flaky skin in the area. Your best ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Possible: At this point, a home pregnancy test would be very accurate. Best of luck!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
If....: If you are pregnant, you would be right around 7 weeks today. An ultrasound would give you a very accurate date if you want to be more exact.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Any time: First of all, you are lucky to not have periods while on depo! Lots of women would gladly trade places with you. If you have to take a pregnancy tes... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Normal: Dreaming is a normal part of a sleep cycle. That you remember your dreams just indicates that you woke up during your REM sleep. Congrats, this is t... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Osmotic diarrhea: It could be osmotic diarrhea caused by a large amount of sugar or sugar alcohols. Or you could have an intolerance to one of the foods that you are e... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Mar 30, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
May 20, 2015
Solid answers!
HealthTap member
Dec 20, 2014
Great help with my question about swollen lymph nodes. Highly recommended!
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for the advise, it is much appreciated. I had a chat with my gyane and he will do a scan just to be sure. Thanks again
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I wanted to thank you I hope that's really what's wrong it's not the color of blood though it's like prune juice color
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I feel much better now, I was getting to think along the lines of having chlamydia, was my thinking wrong though?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 2009MD

Residency

Carl R Darnall Army Medical Center
Completed 2012

Awards

Resident Researcher of the Year x2
Most Influential, First Place, Nebraska - Spring
2015
Thought Leader, First Place, Nebraska - Spring
2015
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