Dr. Nelson Sturgis
53 years experience male
Sumter Family Health Center
Tandem Health Pediatrics
Tandem Health Pediatrics
Undergraduate Degree in Biology from Boston University, MD degree from the University of Vermont. Interned at Maine Medical Center in Portland, ME. 2 years at Camp Lejeune, NC as a Navy Doctor with the US Marines during the Vietnam War. I then did my Pediatric Residence at University of Vermont, Burlington Vt. I entered private pediatric practice in St Johnsbury, VT for 12 years before joining the U S Air Force. After 8 years as an Air Force Pediatrican and Flight Surgeon I joined Sumter Pediatrics, Sumter SC. I worked at this office for 11 years with an interlude at CHP, Plattsburgh NY. I rejoined Sumter Pediatrics until my present position at Sumter Family Health Center in Sumter SC. I have worked 9 years for them and work part time now.
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United States: North Carolina, South Carolina
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old female asked:
It is possible: Depending on the type of deliveries you had, it is possible that there were some nerve injuries in the pelvis. I would advise you to have your OB GYN position examine you for this possibility.
A 19-year-old male asked:
See physician: Prolonged pain for more than a day in the right lower abdomen would suggest a surgical condition. You do not necessarily need to have a fever. I would advise you to see your local physician who may order some test. It would be a shame to miss a ruptured appendix.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Not uncommon: Breast size may vary and maybe normal. If you have a good letdown of milk from both breasts and things are working out well. Babies get most of the breast milk in the first 10 to 15 minutes. If there are no signs of infection redness pain or discharge probably things are normal. If redness swelling and pain develop or discharge from the nipple occurs you should see your obstetrician.
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Education & Training
University of Vermont College of Medicine, VT
FLETCHER ALLEN HOSPITAL OF VERMONT
American Academy Of Pediatrics