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Dr. Rowlin Lichter

Orthopedic Surgery
Reno, NV
73 years experience male

Locations

Office

Reno, NV

Address

14285 Domingo Ct, 14285 Domingo Court, Reno, NV
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About

Bio

I am retired. I love to work for free!

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Hawaii, Nevada

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

320 Answers
47 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Several: Heart and thymus in young people. Bronchii and Great Vessels reside there. Part of the diaphragm is the and the esophagus pass through. Rarely, the ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Where in the back?: Female, not fair but still near 40 suggests gall bladder problems if it is on the right side under the shoulder blade. Should be aggravated by fatty f... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Check liver, gall b: I would not waste too much time. Many things can affect the liver and/or gall bladder, all of them serious. Inflammation and even more serious problem... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Finger Width: Front of neck: 1) Arthritic pain -take Aleve (naproxen) 2) Scalenus Anticus or thoracic outlet syndrome-but pain should go out the arm also. 3) near ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Contact dermatitis: Medicamentosa is usually general, flat and red. Bumps suggest a contact , new shoes or sox. Wash them or wipe them before wearing Try a little cortiso... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Diet: Has nothing to do with pre-patellar bursitis. Eat well and stay thin. Compression and ice is good prophylaxis for the post-op swelling. Endoscopy for... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Joint Swelling: First rule out joint swelling . Things are so tight down there the swelling from the joint sticks out between the ankle bones in back and in front. F... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Dope and Thyroid: Hyperthyroidism has not relationship to cocaine addiction. They are unrelated. He needs help for the obvious reasons injurious to his health and psyc... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Soap and water: You already have built a barrier to infection spreading since that is what the pimple has done- the swelling and redness. Soap and water was enough p... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
No: These are unrelated. You probably have a neck, shoulder or tension problem.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
See a doc for U.S.: You urgently need to be seen. It could be a penetrating stomach ulcer, pancreatitis or half a dozen other very serious problems. You might even consi... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Sprain or fracture: A doctor cannot distinguish a sprain of the joints from a fracture of a bone without an x-rar. Get one. A sprain needs less support than a broken bon... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Arguable: Recent articles show knee exercises are as good or better than surgery for knee arthritis and meniscal tears treated with use and quad strengthening s... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Situps: Setups were condemned after bad experiments. They now are great abdominal exercises shown to be perfectly safe. Be sure to setup to each side to ge... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Tendon rupture: The ACL tendon graft harvesting is a blind procedure that ends up narrowing the remaining tendon. The narrowed tendon may tear causing a sharp pain. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Wow!: Your age would have helped. This is tertiary care doing front and back in the first place with more complications & sexual dysfunction. Also, sin... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Poor description: It is unusual for a medication t cause a specific area of discomfort to persist for years. Seek another cause like a spinal problem like L3-4 disc pro... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Yes but why?: If it is menstrual, try thephentermine alone try benedryl.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Neck pain: Left neck/arm pain suggest a cervical disc or arthritis but at your age would need a prior history of neck injury. If not, check for systemic arthriti... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
None definitive: Rheumatoid factor, C-reactive protein and sedimentation rate are the most frequently ordered test but it is a clinical diagnosis only confirmed by bl... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Hip: If joint is tight in front: Try lunges-very slowly and/or hip extension-lie prone, put a pillow under the knee. If on the side: stretch TFLstand,cross... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Sprain vs fracture: Without bruising, a frequent sign of a broken bone, a fracture is doubtful but not proven to be absent. Consider your hand is broken at the sorest spo... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Pleuritis: Unless you have a rare deformity of the underside of the scapula, the best bet is pleurisy. The lining of the lung is separated from the moving tiss... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Not wise.: Its like using a sledge hammer to crack a soft boiled egg. It is a dangerous procedure that has numerous complications and last for only a few months ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Running?: If running is part of your workout then this could be: a)metatarsalgia-correction>a metatarsal pad&properly fitting shoe wide enuf to let the f... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
ANTINIFLAMMATORIES: For true sciatica indocin is rarely strong enough. It has more complications than Aleve (naproxen) : two tab twice a day is about the same. TC3 may b... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Obesity is fat: The causes of obesity are many but I am unaware of any relationship to increased allergies. Arthritis is well- proven as a result of the mechanical i... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Tic: Lung cancer is painless. So that's not it. You are describing an nervous tic that has more to do with fear than fact. If you can consider cessation-t... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Poor Rx: Cyclobenzaprine is a sedative that only relaxes muscle in cats. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is only a analgesic and does nothing to correct back pain. At... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Hematoma: Well, it leaked again. An elastic sleeve, carefully applied elastic bandage and some ice 20" as needed. Check your blood for bleeding tendencies. I ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Concussion: One or two blows without unconsciousness is not to worry about. Dozens of apparently minor blows could cause cerebral injury. Rest easy and find out ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Lump: Lumps are worrisome and right here are several glands the can go wild. Be sure you have no dental infection or a sore close to the lump perhaps on you... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Tattoo: I would not advise a tattoo for legal reasons because it can become infected. However, if you survived Renal CA , you most likely can survive a simpl... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Contused Quads: I assume you were struck in the high and it hurts. Muscles are very vascular. That speeds healing but lead to some internal bleeding when crushed. Us... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Sural nerve: You can have limited loss of feeling on the top and end of your big toe from shoe pressure on this nerve. If that is the cause, relax. It is only a li... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Narcolepsy: This is a psychiatric/psychologic problem if you are otherwise healthy and urgently needs help to avoid problems for sleeping the you should not.. Als... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Brachial plexopathy: Should ask the surgeon since he has seen how free the plexusl is. I assume you did this to relieve the symptoms with overhead activities. So, I would... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Question not clear: What a young man eats will not immmediately affect his left lower back. There are normal symmetric bumps in that area but if the bump is not the same ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
DISAGREE: A bulge is usually asymptomatic and L4-5 pain is felt in the leg and foot. Mom needs to see a specialist.
A female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Meckel'sDiverticulit: or bladder problems are top of the list. If no relief in a few hours, call your doc for an examination of your abdomen. Maybe see the doc sooner if yo... Read More
A 17-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Bicipital pain: Ah, but where is the pain-which end or the middle?If you did not stress the muscle enough to tear it in the lower 1/3 or tear it loose from its insert... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Saggy skin in youth: Forget the screwy diet thing-its useless. The skin has been stretched or distended by fat it has nowhere to goshen the fat leaves. Like the sagging f... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
No: If you are PG you are PG somewhere, hopeful intrauterine. The embryo and the placenta create the chemicals that are tested for so if the hug is + you... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Oh you bet.: The hormone soft times up but they do not correct arthritic sciatica and certainly do not improve disc disease. Treat your back problem with weight co... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Referred neck pain: If the lateral x-ray of the scapula is ok, unusual tension and poor posture aggravate a mild neck arthritis. Try exercise at EHR around 125 if ur doc... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Torn muscle: A torn hamstring muscle will retract and cause a defect. At either end there will be a lump of retracted muscle. Warm up before exercise. This is ca... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Non-union: We are not sure why they occur so we cannot predict how they will heal. Sorry. I, too, am a runner. Magnetic induction may help. You are not obese. ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Callosity: A blister is from acute friction. A callosity, the hard part, is from chronic friction. Check your footwear. Check the size against a Bannock devi... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
LBA: Robin and Valium are both relaxants and claimed (falsely) to be primary muscle relaxants and play with your brain, just like Lexapro (escitalopram). F... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Poison: You may be sensitive to the poisonous nature of alcohol. it can directly affect the heart muscle. But, more likely, alcohol can be a stimulant and tha... Read More

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This was very helpful. Thanks! it does hurt & it was inflamed but since im putting this cream on my toe it seems to kind of work but it still hurts & blood comes out on the edge when i mess with it bu...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I have been stressing about my health a lot lately! My dentist did inform me that I had TMD but I guess I never thought to link the symptoms to that! Thank you so much!...Read More
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Thank you so much! I had a punch biopsy that suggested an early connective tissue disease (possibly lupus). Had the biopsy b/c of a rash. Will ask doc about collagen diseases. THANK YOU!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1949MD

Residency

Cook County Chicago IL

Awards

Top Orthopedic Surgeon , Third Place, National - Spring
2016
Top Doctor, Third Place, Nevada - Spring
2016
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Reno Region - Spring
2016
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