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Dr. Richard Reams

Family Medicine
Ajo, IA
male

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Family Medicine

Aerospace Medicine

Licenses

United States: Arizona, Iowa

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

103 Answers
16 Agrees
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably alright.: Sounds like a yeast type dermatitis or irritation of the area. Can treat with many of the over the counter medicines and use as directed. For help c... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: Use of Afrin the way you describe usually doesn't cause a significant rebound effect but everyone is different. If you have been using it for a month ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yeast most likely: Usually the redness with the white surrounding is probably a yeast infection and that is treated by cream that can be usually bought here in the US bu... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Common: Yes as the blood travels through the tissue plains of the foot it will leave bruising distally in the toes. As long as there was no further trauma or... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Variable due to you: This procedure is done and the circumstances are different depending on the surgeon and the hospital. It takes a while to recover but need to give it ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Normal response: It is common to have some muscle reaction to a good yawn as there is the bodies reaction to the yawn. Our muscles tighten and we shake in response to ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Fairly common: Dear Sir, I am not sure what you have been told about your adrenal gland in the past but it is sometimes common to see changes as we get older. Howev... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Common at times.: Dear Sir the frequent urination is somewhat common at night but is dependent on whether you drink much fluid after 5 to 6 PM if you go to bed later at... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Overgrowth possible: The cream could leave a layer of material on the area but am not sure what you are using this on the clitoris for as that is not good for any period o... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Varies a great deal: First of all did the same person score your number or was it a different provider. Sometimes it can be quite subjective when your airway is scored an... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Is possible: I have no idea what kind of cyst surgery you had. Whether on the skin or inside or what kind of cyst. Very difficult to answer under these circumstan... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Some relief with act: Very complex question and hard to answer. The body has endorphins or endogenous morphines released by the pituitary gland in the brain and act as neu... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Residual response: In many cases it can be very effective but depends on how long and how bad the infection is. Must keep in contact with Dr and if still pain fever or ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends on variables: The variables are the amount of bleeding, the activities of recent and whether sexually active, medications and any stresses or traumatic events. I t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unsure/unseen: The 2 spots need more explanation and very difficult to say without seeing them. If not painful, no bleeding or other injury to the area it could be ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unsure: I really can not answer this as there is no question that I can see. Sometimes you period may change with certain stresses or events that are upsetti... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not really worrisome: These lab values are not all that abnormal and really in most cases are not to worry about as they are. It also depends on if you are having problems... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably not: Your urine bubbles could or could not be an abnormal finding but it is common in situations to see bubbles in the urine. If your dry it could cause so... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need continued F/U: These are major symptoms that need to be treated and followed by your primary physician as you have several very debilitating problems. Your primary ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unsure answer: This is difficult to explain without the history as to why the first ultrasound was done and if normal why the second one was done then as well. Also... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Varies: It sounds like you have atrophic rhinitis but you would need a little further examination and some history. Have you ever used over the counter nasa... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unsure: I am sorry but can not reply to this as I have no idea as to what it is you don't want. Need more details to be able to answer or provide you with an... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
No problem if clean!: Bird mites usually survive only on birds and can get on your body but will not survive very well and if one is washing and taking care of their bodies... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Continue: You can take and cut the one half tablet in half but that is getting small. You can get a 0.5 mg tablet and cut those in half and take them like you a... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unusual problem: Hello, I would say it is unusual to have the actual eyebrows fallout after sweating but there are studies that show that your body's heat can affect ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Good job: If the swelling has went down and there are no large sores or wounds that are present you can watch it for now. Sometimes there are delayed reactions ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Can but with care: You may take with the food and it can be mixed with the food but it can be very bad tasting so need to be careful. Capsules are easy to swallow usual... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Normal vein: Sometimes you will have these veins that will pop up and then they will go down again as well. They usually are nothing bad and do not cause that muc... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hard to say: If the pain is sharp and lasts just a short time as you say it usually is a musculoskeletal irritation that can cause these types of shocks. Need mor... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unlikely: The smell will tend to stay on your hands but unless there is gasoline on your hands it will not transfer to another object or person. However the s... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly normal but?: In most cases it can be a pain which will persist for several weeks. The pain in the shoulder comes and goes so probably does not mean something bad b... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Different ways to go: If this is sudden onset after sleeping one morning it could be how you slept. Didn't say how long. Depends if trauma. If less than 5 days would apply ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Can not always say.: Pain in the calf which persists needs to be watched but you should check & see if there is some swelling or not. If you relax your leg & have ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unusual at age: Your young to have this happening so you would really be better served to be seen and examined by a physician. fYou could have somethings that can onl... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Difficult unseen: Your situation is difficult without seeing the rash but should be seen by your Dr. to be sure and treat this appropriately. There are several skin pr... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Early Pregnancy: Well it is pretty much unable to get pregnant that early after intercourse and it is doubtful she is pregnant at this time. However it is very common... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Varies: While it is best not to drink alcohol with any antibiotic treatment it is not prohibited with the doxycycline. If you just drink an occasional drink ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Difficult Problem: Have you had this evaluated. This should be seen but it can be from the underwear and your different activities. Make sure that you have cotton under... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Questionable: Chest pain on the right side of the chest can still mean something is happening with the heart. Without more information it is difficult to say what ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Changes in jaw open: It is common to see people who have their jaws show changes in the sides of there Temporomandibular joint when they open their mouth so this is not b... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Strange: Usually you can get more than one charley horse at a time but they usually come and last a short time and cause very intense pain. Then they can ease... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not good: If you have 2 large boils you should see your local provider and have these treated. The purple usually means that the infection is progressed and des... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need further care: Dear Cynthia, You have numerous problems and these are best taken care of by seeing a provider so you can be examined and studies done. The likelihoo... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pressure and wait: If you have a draining Pilonidal cyst it can probably drain for some time. However if you pace some clean gauze or sterile gauze on the area and plac... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Continuous BCP: If you are on the birth control pills you may skip the inert pills and then start your new packet and this will usually help to postpone your period a... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: It depends if you are talking great milk or formula. It is a little different as breast milk changes with time to adjust what the child gets. Usually ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Difficult to say: If the itching is down one area of the thigh and there are no signs of skin breakdown or rash or other findings then it can be just a irritation of o... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Caution advised: It is unlikely that the chest pains are serious but anytime you have these you must be cautious and if occurs with shortness of breath, sweating, weak... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unusual response: This is a very difficult explanation but sometimes when the muscle is stressed it will pulsate and pull the kneecap up and down with it. This can be ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Definitely: Yes your weight ideally would run from 114 to 150 lbs. But for a weight of 130 would be great for your age and height. You want to be careful and lo... Read More

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This made me feel good. Thanks! Wish my family doctor had your personality!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks i will try some warm compresses

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, IA
MD

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, Arizona - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Second Place, Arizona - Spring
2017
Thought Leader, Third Place, Arizona - Spring
2017

Affiliations

American Academy Family Physicians
American Medical Association
Arizona Medical Association
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