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Dr. Guy Farmer

General Surgery
MS
31 years experience

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General Surgery

Licenses

United States: Indiana, Mississippi

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

58 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Who knows: sounds like you are on the mend without medical intervention. MRSA is a bacterium resistant to a lot of antibiotics. This makes MRSA a little harder t... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
No: no You should be well past puberty.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Vit C: Vitamin C can help stabilize mucus membranes. This might be of some help
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Urinate after sex: the mechanics of sex will push the bacteria in the urethra into the bladder. if you don't urinate after sex the bacteria can grow in your bladder for... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
How often: does the pain come and go. Is it sharp or dull. Gallstones live in that area but so do a lot of other structures and organs.
A male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Doubt it's serious: i would not be too concerned. Trust your wife.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Probably nothing: I assume you had sex recently. This spotting will probably resolve by itself.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Hiatal hernia can: A hiatal hernia can contribute to esophageal regurgitation. This regurgitation of stomach acid can cause esophageal spasms. The esophageal spasm pai... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
No: You need to see a Gyn. The ER is not the place to have you Endometriosis diagnoses.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Probably benign: i would still have the area looked by a doctor.
A male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
12 mm no prob: 12 mm stones in the kidney are usually an incidental finding. Kidney stones don't usually cause problems unless they migrate to the ureter ( tube fro... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
No idea: Need more information. Where are the knots? Are the knots painful? Do you exercise regularly and are you over weight?
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Maybe: i cannot explain why but in my 23 years of practice it seems to be a pretty common sequellie after this type surgery.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Consider Crohns: This sounds more like Crohn's disease or some other inflammatory disease. I would go see a Gastroenterologist or a general surgeon that performs endo... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
No: Probably benign, and will resolve over time.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Possible ulcer: did you take Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for you stomach. If so that can make your stools black. if not old blood from an ulcer can cause t... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Talk to orthopedics: You should really talk to your orthopedic surgeon about this. Find an Orthopod you trust, i would even get a second opinion if I was still uncomforta... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Nope: I would not worry. If you finished all the antibiotics and have no other symptoms I would not worry
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Probably not: Colon cancer is rare in a 41 year old with no family history.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Could be normal: there is a thing called a flare. This is when the steroid injection causes inflammation. give it some time
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: The duct and artery that they clamped off with the clips are well healed and are not going to ope back up. You are safe.
A member asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Probably benign: sometimes Cepacol mouth wash helps. Warm salt water will help too. Mainly this takes time to resolve
A female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Don't know: i would see an ENT. DO YOU SMOKE? If so I would really see an ENT.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Usually not: Usually not but you can be reinfected with chlamydia if you are still having unprotected sex.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Probably benign: at 25 years of age this is probably benign. If you smoke quit. If this does not resolve by itself you need to see an ENT
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Many things: Could be an infection, gout, torn ligaments, etc. I would recommend an orthopedic consult.
A female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Pregnancy test: If you are sexually active and of child baring age you might want to pick up an over counter pregnancy test.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
No: varicocele is a benign process. These in short are varicose veins in the scrotum. I would not worry about a moderate varicocele.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Need more info: what kind of condom? Latex condoms are protective if there are no holes in the condom. Sheep skin condoms are good protection from bacteria and pregn... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) might help. I would recommend you seeing an ENT. You need a thorough ear exam
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Maybe: Only way to find out if it is broken is with an x-ray. If it is broken and non-displaced the fracture will heal itself. If just swelling that will r... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: all meds have side effects. you need to research the long term side effects and determine for yourself if it is worth it. If 20 years from now you h... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Usually the same: The colon prep is usually the same. The time of day does not matter about the test, it's just the convince for the patient and doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Could be fungal: I would see a dermatologist, if not available dermatologist see you family physician. I would recommend a physician not a nurse practitioner in this ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
No: If you are experiencing this at 34 years old you need a full workup from a urologist. Various medical and psychological conditions can result in impo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Probably not preg: After all the preventative you have taken I would think it extremely unlikely that you would be pregnant.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Could be: New onset of double vision is concerning no mater the history. But with a history of a fall I am more concerned. You heed to see a doctor.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Urologist: A vascular surgeon is not going to touch this problem.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
See your surgeon: You will heed to have a surgeon check this area for you.
A female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Doubt its serious: I doubt it is anything serious. usually systemic diseases don't just affect on side of the body
A male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Don't worry: probably an inflammatory lymph node due to the ear infection. this will go away when the infection goes away. The lymph node usually takes longer to... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Rarely: You are young for colon cancer. This is a possibility but rare. If you are real concerned look up a good general surgeon an exam
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Normally not: Your gallbladder does not usually increase your liver enzymes. Stones from your gallbladder can pass into the common bile duct and cause increased li... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: That my friend is the million dollar question. Sometimes the trauma is great and sometimes very little trauma will cause a bleed. Bleeds are increas... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Is this normal for u: A trip to your local practitioner for a simple dip stick urinalysis would alleviate a lot of stress. ( Probably )
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Ignore: Do take you meds as prescribed without fail. Do NOT pretend that you don't have this disease.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
???: I doubt it is serious but I would have this looked at by you doctor.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Farmer
General Surgery 31 years experience
Most: Most viruses and bacteria left unchecked or treated will cause abdominal pain.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Farmer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Farmer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much! This condition is so difficult. Some Drs say yes to citrucel and probiotics and some say no, they aren't good for you.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks sooo much!! I was really starting to worry. It is smaller and does not hurt at all. It just wont seem to go away. :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much for taking the time to answer my question. Best wishes - Steven

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 1991MD
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