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Dr. Robert Kneece

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Columbia
male

Locations

Midlands Internal Medicine

Columbia

Address

115 Blarney Drive, Columbia
Directions

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

Cigna

Midlands Internal Medicine

Columbia , SC

Office

Columbia

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MD MBA BA BS

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.

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

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1.0K Answers
314 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See a doctor: Exercising 30 minutes a day,losing weight,DASH diet,at least 7 hours of sleep a night all help but see a physician to get evaluated
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See doc: If the pain is severe need to see someone.If you do not have a doc yet then go to urgent care.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Varies?: Main thing is not to be contagious.. It is easily spread by nose and throat secretions (nasal mucus, saliva, kissing, for example). For children, is c... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Good: The 4th generation HIV test test for the 1 and 2 virus as well as p24 Ag.The p24 antigen appears within 2 weeksA fourth-generation test can reliably d... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Does not work: Oseltamivir Or Tamiflu (as well as the other antivirals )the antiviral for treating Influenza A/B has only been effective if started in the first 48 h... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not enough info: Can be UTI,infection,muscle,spine,disc,etc.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Several possibilitie: Does it involve just the jaw then probally TMJ,another possibilty especially if involves the face is trigeminal neuralgia.There also could be referred... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Neither: Supplements and Vitamin will likely not help.Exercise every day will relieve some of the stress and need to make time for that.Even 30 minutes would h... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Mouth ulcer: See a doc if does not heal.Aphthous ulcers make some tea and either get the tea bag or the most concentrated fluid and place next to ulcer and will he... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See primary: Agree with Dr Patel could be BPV.Ansiety could also be the issue also.Regardless you state that you are anxious over this so it is contributing to it ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See primary: Best to see primary because ther can be many causes such as Diabetes can give a temporary sweet taste in mouth.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: The area over the bunion is where gout occurs usually.However some individuals can pain from the bunions themselves with it being inflammed such as fr... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Minimal: Mostly heredity related,exercise helps,not much change with diet or fish-minimal but what a heart healthy diet does is lower ldl thus changes the hdl/... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: No those rates are good.The main thing to ask yourself-how do you feel-any lightheadedness or chest pain/abnormal shortness of breath.If not then I be... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Usually not: If you are seeing fine,feeling no foreign body sensation and having no pain,this is usually nothing serious.Most like allergies in which a nasal stero... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get it seen: Get it looked at.The more likely is a Hemorrhoid.External ones itch and hurt. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemorrhoids/symptoms-caus... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get seen: Difficult to assess without a physician seeing you.This could be Asthma,Pneumonia,heart issue etc.So get evaluated as soon as possible.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
None: This is a common question about severe or persistent headaches is whether they are caused by a serious health problem, such as a brain tumor. Headach... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Need more Info: HBP in the last year has been defined as BP > 130/80 on 3 separate visits.You need to discuss this with a primary care Physician on your numbers.30... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
New-get seen: Any new onset headaches need to get evaluated.Likely migraines and not tension.Migraines are theobbing behind eyes-light hurts and usually nauseated,T... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Need more info: Are you talking about a calf strain? A calf strain occurs when part of the muscles of the lower leg (gastrocnemius, soleus, plantaris)injured.A grade ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: An individual's blood type depends on which genes were passed on by their mother or father. The best-known way of grouping of blood types is the ABO s... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: If stays in there could cause an otitis external an infection of the ear canal.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get seen: If can not bear weight and hurt immediately see someone now.Til you see someone ice the area,elevate it as well as a compression bandage not too tight... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Any other meds: Are you on any other meds becuase it is possible a drug interaction.Dizziness does occur at times with Zantac along with headache and that tends to ge... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Rare: Everyone is different but that is very rare to happen with either drug so I would look for other reasons than these medications.Less than 1/2 of 1% ha... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: Usually we do not treat this until above 10 but a T4 should be added to fully evaluate this.It should be rechecked in the next few months.However,labs... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Do EGD: Had they done an EGD and do they have you on a proton pump inhibitor?Alwo make sure not taking any NSAIDS such as ibuprofen,alleve,advil,naprosyn,melo... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Maybe: You state can I take ANOTHER Tylenol.Losartan and tylenol should not interact.It depends on how much tylenol you have already taken.The maximum amount... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not sure: So why was the sed rate done in first place.You mentained kappa Lambda.Did theyrule out multiple myeloma.What test were done and was was c reactive pr... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See someone: Any new growth that appears on skin that does not get resolved see primary or dermatologist.New more info not sure whether you mean a lymph node or s... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not uncommon: It is not uncommon if eat spicey foods for some people to get irritation from the spices in food.If bothers you alot decease the spices.The feeling of... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Some are contagious : Depending on the type of ulcer,some are caused by viruses so they can be contagious.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: If it is his permanent tooth and loose I would go soon to make sure not fractured or some other reason to give him the best chance of not losing it
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Modest: Fluoxetine Does cause weight gain.Usually initially some weight loss but the average person on the drug will gain 1-2 lbs a year.Some may say big deal... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
What size is it: Yes they remain enlarged for awhile.What size is the lymph node and are their any other lymph nodes.if you are feeling fine without any other symptoms... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Probally normal: If you are a Thin person you will likely feel your aorta ,the large blood vessel feeding blood to most of your body as the blood flows through and if ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Unsure: Ask his physician because you have not listed his other medications so unable to see if any reaction.There are dozens and dozens if not a hundred or ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Is it getting better: Make sure taking the NSAIDs with food on stomach so don’t get an ulcer and maybe some Zantac to help protect stomach,Is it getting better,taking NSAID... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
What was the reason: There can be many reasons-sleep apnea,vitamin d defiency,hypothyroidism,vitamin d defiency,lack of sleep.Need to find cause and the correct it.See a p... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get TSH: What were the symptoms ans what was the TSH?The TSH needs to be rechecked 6 weeks to 3 months after starting the meds and are you taking it correctly,... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Below: Exercise every day,or at least 3 times a week,maintain a heathy weight eating less carbohydrates,less fried foods and more veggies and fruits,get at l... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: However,there are many side effects from taking steroids long term,That is why we use Acetazolamide (Diamox) is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor that de... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
? Abscess: I would get this seen as could be an abscess.Sometimes if near the anus can be a perirectal abscess.if an abscess does not drain will get bigger and m... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: The thyroid hormone will decrease over time and then your metabolism will slow affect every organ in your body including your heart,you will get more ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See doctor: If there has been a recent change get seen. If there is any chance that you picked up something,get seen.Chlamydia symptoms in men include:White, clou... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not necessarily : I would treat symptoms if improves the patient feeling better.Sometimes if you suppress a cough you may not clear secretions as much but if does signi... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See someone: The headache is caused by the increased intracranial pressure of the cough.A normal viral infection should have gotten better at the 10 days mark .Nor... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: Even though there have been some recalls for the medication from one manufactor,it is a safe medication.several weeks after staring usually check the ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
How old: You did not mention how old is the baby.If you brade the hair too tight it will fall out.Also Newborn hair loss is perfectly normal . Babies often los... Read More

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Feb 15, 2019
Dr. Kneece consistently offers sound medical advice and is very knowledgeable.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! My question was about PEP. Normally on the grounds do we follow CDC protocol OR there is "Practical" guideline of testing negative after 6 weeks from the last DOSE OF P...Read More
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Thank you for your time, I appreciate it! Unfortunately, my question wasn't answered. I can't talk to his doctor because I'm not near him. My mother won't discuss it at all. I assumed severe pain but...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks - they have tried most of those tests without finding anything remarkable - but not lupus or celiac I don't think so I will try this. Much appreciated

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, SC
MD

Residency

TULANE MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1999

Affiliations

American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
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