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Dr. Mark Wick

Pathology
Charlottesville, VA
male

Locations

Office

Charlottesville, VA

Address

1215 Lee Street, Charlottesville, VA
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Fax

(434) 924-9617

About

Bio

Mark R. Wick, M.D. is a Professor of Pathology & Associate Director of Surgical Pathology at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. He received his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin (Madison, WI), and his anatomic & clinical pathology residency training at the Mayo Clinic & Mayo Foundation (Rochester, MN). He has served on the pathology faculties at the Mayo Medical School, the University of Minnesota, and Washington University, and has made contributions to the specialty of pathology as an investigator-author, practitioner, educator, and mentor. Dr. Wick has continued to practice as a general anatomic pathologist and yet has developed expertise in Immunohistochemistry, dermatopathology, thoracic pathology, & soft tissue pathology.

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Pathology

Languages spoken

English

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Wick
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Growth on thumb: Without seeing the lesion, I can't speculate as to what it is. You should consult your family doctor.
A 20-year-old male asked:
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Isotretinoin: Yes, measurement of your lipid levels and liver function tests are recommended before beginning istotretinoin and also regularly while you are taking ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Endocrine problems: Those findings suggest an endocrine problem. You need to consult an internist for appropriate testing.
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Rituximab: The concept behind using Rituximab for APS is that it will decrease the number of B-lymphocytes, a kind of immune cell that manufactures the protein w... Read More
A female asked:
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Travel after surgery: This should be covered by her surgeon at the time of discharge for the surgery. It will depend on how quickly she heals and is able to resume normal ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy Anticoag: Heparin by injection is the recommended management. Warfarin is contraindicated during pregnancy. Other options are outlined on this website: http:... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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UTI: "Silent" UTIs are not that uncommon. I recommend taking whatever antibiotic you have been given and then revisiting the doctor. If your periods stil... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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On right track: My advice is exactly that... drink plenty of fluid and eat lots of fresh fruit and vegetables
A female asked:
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Plan B: Yes, your skin lesions may be related to this medication. If they are not gone within a week, I would consult your physician. It is unlikely that a ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
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Pills sequence: Either way around is fine. I would take one in the morning and the other at bedtime, with food.
A 42-year-old female asked:
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Not necessarily: These are usually signs of iron deficiency. If you have heavy menstrual periods, that would be one explanation. If not, you should probably see your... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Pap smear: "Reactive" cells in a Pap test are caused by inflammation or irritation of the genital tract. Nothing to worry about, with regard to dysplasia or mal... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
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Scars: Yes, fungal infection can leave an area of increased pigmentation that persists for quite a while. There is really nothing that can be done about tha... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Acne scars: Unfortunately, the scarring from acne can only be treated by a dermatologist with dermabrasion or other techniques. There are no creams or lotions th... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
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Lice treatment: You likely have irritant contact dermatitis. Keep you skin clean and apply 1% hydrocortisone cream to the affected areas twice a day. If there is no... Read More
A female asked:
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ASCUS: Atyp-ical cells in a Pap test may be related to the presence of an IUD. You may indeed want to pursue an alternative means of contraception.
A 30-year-old male asked:
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Testing for HPylori: About 4 weeks.
A 58-year-old female asked:
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Grey vomit: I need to know what other medical problems you have and what medications you are taking before answering. If you continue to vomit for more than 48 h... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Kidney stones: Recurrent kidney stones are usually a sign of an underlying metabolic disorder, such as hyperparathyroidism. You need to see an internist for a thoro... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
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Increased PTH: Unlikely, but possible... have you actually had a serum PTH level measured?
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Pregnant?: The best thing to do is get an over-the-counter pregnancy test. If it is negative and your symptoms continue, you need to consult your physician.
A 50-year-old female asked:
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Progestogen: Yes, those side effects are related to progestogens such as the drug you were given. They should subside in a short time.
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Sore abdomen: I can't speculate as to what is causing that problem. You need a physical examination by your doctor.
A 21-year-old male asked:
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Cannot say for sure: They could represent specks of blood from hemorrhoids, or the residua of foods you are eating. The best thing to do is consult your doctor and have a... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
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B12: I can think of no reason that your symptoms should be linked with the B12 injection. It would help to know WHY you were given the injection.
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Burning on urination: There are several potential explanations. Testing for Chlamydia, urinary tract infection, and chemical/mechanical irritation of the genitourinary tra... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Yellow eyes: Yellow eyes are a sign of high bilirubin. That substance is made in the liver. The presence of both a high cortisol and a high prolactin level sugge... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Eye problem: There are several potential causes for these symptoms, including lacrimal gland obstruction, thyroid disease, and rheumatological disorders. I recomm... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
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Medicines: I need to know why those medications are being given and what your mother's general medical problems include.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Muscle source: A problem with your skeletal muscles (e.g., myositis) could be the cause of those findings. More specific tests are required.
A 22-year-old female asked:
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HPV: You apparently tested positively for a "high-risk" strain of HPV. Regular Pap smears and gynecologic examination are recommended, but there is no nee... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Blood counts: There are several potential explanations for this constellation of findings. These include a primary bone marrow problem, pernicious anemia, and side... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
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Blood diarrhea: Those findings suggest infectious diarrhea. You need to consult your physician and have a stool examination and culture.
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Mole on genitals: It needs to be examined by your doctor, and possibly biopsied.
A male asked:
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Acne scars: Unfortunately, no. Acne scars require a long time to remodel, and it may be necessary to get treatment for them by a dermatologist.
A 23-year-old female asked:
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I need more info: In order to answer, I need to know the context. I'm assuming that you wish to have a pregnancy... is that correct?

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I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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Thanks doc . I 've read further and found that Rituximab is only given to patients with CAPS? I don't have CAPS but resistant to anticoagulants. Will rituximab effective to this situation?
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