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Dr. Katharine DeGeorge

Family Medicine
Charlottesville, VA
13 years experience female

Locations

Crossroads Family Practice

Charlottesville, VA

Address

Charlottesville, VA, United States
Directions

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Evaluation needed : Hi, there. Please see your doctor as soon as possible for an evaluation and diagnostic work up. Be well.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Safe!: Yes, Zantac (ranitidine) is safe during pregnancy. There is human data that showed no harms to fetuses.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
See your surgeon: You definitely want to see your surgeon. Could be a lot of things including a nerve that is sending inappropriate messages, scarring, infection, or ru... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Probably safe: It's probably ok. We don't have any data on humans or animals so can't say for 100% certainty, but given the low level of systemic absorption it is pr... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Good for you : Good for you for wanting to turn things around and get straight and make a better life for your baby. It's the most important decision you could make.... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
See your doctor: This could be nothing or could represent an ectopic pregnancy or even miscarriage if you had any bleeding with it. Hopefully it's nothing, but get che... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Need more data: We can't base anything on a single blood sugar. I would recommend taking your meds as prescribed by your doctor and typically we would test a 3 month ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Could be strep: See your doctor to be evaluated. Strep throat requires antibiotics to reduce the chance of consequences down the line and treats the infection.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Need an exam: Sounds like a yeast infection but you should see your doctor for an exam.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Urogenital infection: A urogenital infection is most likely, including cystitis (uncomplicated UTI), kidney infection especially if you have fever or nausea/vomiting, or a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Normal variation : It's a normal variation. No need to switch pills unless it bothers you.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Simplify: You could have cytolytic vaginosis which is a condition where the normal bacterial flora in the vagina are shifted. Things like douching or soaps can ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Not typical: Changes in saliva production are not a typical side effect of the birth control pill and I would not recommend switching because of that. It is reason... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
PCOS or pregnant?: There are lots of reasons for irregular periods but the most important thing to rule out is pregnancy! Take a home test. Another common cause is poly... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Will help!: Yes, weight loss will improve your chances of conceiving if you have PCOS. Importantly it is still very much possible to get pregnant with PCOS, so yo... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Virus or vision: Hi, Oscar. Like most symptoms in kids, the tincture of time is critical. Daily headache for 3 days could be something as simple as a virus (any numbe... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Should be safe: Yes, it should be safe to have intercourse while being treated for a staph infection.

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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks!
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Appreciate the advice, Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, PA
Graduated 2009MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2013

Awards

"Best General Practitioner" in C-Ville Weekly's Best of Cville awards, 2015
"Best General Practitioner" in C-Ville Weekly's Best of Cville awards, 2016
Dean's Award for Clinical Excellence, University of Virginia School Medicine, 2016
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