Dr. William Lowery

Pulmonary Critical Care
Alameda , CA
37 years experience male

Locations

Office

Alameda , CA

Address

2070 Clinton Ave , Alameda , CA
Directions

Fax

(510) 521-4187

About

Specialties
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Pulmonary Critical Care

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
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A member asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Tracheotomy : Tracheotomy is a surgical procedure creating a hole in the trachea to relieve obstruction. A tracheostomy is a tracheotomy with a tube placed to main... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Repetitive stress: This symptom sounds like a musculo-skeletal pain from long distance walking. Rest, elevation, ice acutely and motrin will help. Followup with a local... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Abnormal chest xray : The chest xray should be reviewed and discussed with your asthma specialist. In general if you're asthma is stable and you have no lingering chest sym... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Medical Marijuana : You will need to talk to your prescibing physician about a non marijuana substitute while you're in Florida plus any withdrawal symptoms you may need ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Extremely low risk: DVT risk increase with family history of DVT and medical and surgical conditions. Ambulatory young males are at very low risk.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Pulmonary Aspiration: You may have aspirated into your lungs. Please see ER M.D. for further evaluation.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Do not use topicals: Sweating is complex and will need to review your history to give adequate advice.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Nonspecific: The chest xray may be the least specific part of your seeking medical care at this point. You will need to sit down with the ordering or followup phy... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Abnormal sleep study: Your diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea with a prescription of CPAP requires vigilant follow up preferably with a sleep specialist. CPAP adjustment... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Please go to the ED: You need an EKG and blood work at the very least to establish the absence of a heart condition.
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A member asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Daily OK: Your medications can be taken daily although the cough syrup as you are aware is taken generally every 6 hours for symptom relief.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Monitor symptoms: Your vital signs alone do not suggest a threatening condition however I agree you should seek a physician in the next few days to discuss all addition... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lowery
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Pulmonary Embolism: Please go to the emergency room or hospital to be evaluated for pulmonary embolism or blood clots to the lung.
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Dec 24, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, SC
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

HIGHLAND HOSPITAL
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