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Dr. Robert Wilson

Addiction Medicine
Granbury, TX
47 years experience male

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Office

TX

About

Bio

Certified by American Board Addiction Medicine, and AOBFP. Twenty years experience running 50 bed inpatient drug and alcohol hospital as medical director. Treated over 10,000 adult and adolescent patients. Twenty+ years of personal recovery.

Specialties
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Addiction Medicine

Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

142 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Depression: Depression is almost always accompanied by sleep disturbance. Along with your other symptoms this history is suggestive of depressive disorder. There ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Anytime: No significant interaction between asprin and alcohol. Applaud your concern about interactions
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Diphenhydramine can cause false positive for opiates and others, results will not confirm on GC/MS.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Anxiety: You said you are anxious. Anxiety can cause all these symptoms. It's good you already were checked out by a cardiologist. A good CBT (cognitivr behav... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Generally safe: It is not a good idea to mix benzos like Xanax (alprazolam) with opiates. But given the dose of Xanax (alprazolam) is small, a healthy person should n... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Adderal should test positive on urine screen for amphetamines and confirm positive. It may test false positive for meth on screen , but not confirm on... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Depends: If the "small ibuprofen were 200mg that adds up to a prescription dose of ibuprofen and you should consult a physician before repeating that dose. You... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
No: Screening urine testing can show false positives, however if definative testing was done such as gc/ms and it confirmed diazepam (valium) then it was ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Good idea: You may want to taper the tea intake over several days, otherwise you may experience caffeine withdrawal headache or other symptoms.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Normal: The hymen is a donut shaped tissue at the entrance of the vagina. It is torn normally with first intercourse. The bleeding should not last more than a... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Any dose: Withdrawal from methadone is safe for a reasonably healthy (and non pregnant) person from any dose. Having said that, you would be more comfortable co... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Not likely: Precum is mostly just semen without sperm. It's purpose is for lubrication. The chances of pregnancy are low, but not zero. Using a condom or birth co... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Phenteramine is a controlled prescription stimulant that does cut appetite and promote weight loss. However, most patients gain back the weight they... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Ignore: Withdrawal from benzos or alcohol requires inpatient detox to be safe.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Multiple effects: The active ingredient in amanita muscaria is muscarine, a psychoactive substance. Reports of the lethality of fly agaric (amanita muscaria) are probab... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Low: Although cancer rates of the bowel or rectum are low in young people, bleeding indicates some problem and you should see a primary care physician for... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Adaptation: Methylphenadate is a stimulant, and as such combats fatigue. When you take it everyday your body becomes used to the effect, so when you abstain your ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: But, a prescription pain med is not usually necessary for an ingrown hair. The antibiotic should help, but may take time. Meanwhile, warm compresses a... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Ok to stop: I applaud for your desire to get off of meth. Meth is a particularly addictive and destructive drug. There is no physical withdrawal syndrome so you c... Read More
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
POSSIBLY: Dry eyes can b e from various causes. I might start with an ophthalmologist. If your eyes are significantly dry, I might also see a rheumatologist to ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Not likely: Although many drugs can cause false positive screening tests, any positive must be confirmed by gc/ms and their are no false positives with this test... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Urologist: Tri mix injection would not be the first choice, and the degree of ED requiring Trimix is unusual in 25yo. If needed, however, call around and ask if ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Varies: Incidental exposure, as in removing nail polish, is unlikely to cause any problems. Intentional "huffing" of acetone causes multiple nervous system pr... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Safe: Saphris does not cause dependence or withdrawal unlike traditional sleepers.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Probably helpful: Benzodiazapines such as Xanax are very useful for anxiey such as from claustrophobia. Other benzos may be less addictive, such as Ativan. Neurontin c... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Possibly: Pre cum was thought to contain sperm, however, now we believe MOST pre cum does not contain sperm. If your partner ejaculated before intercourse, tha... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Question?: I agree pain should be treated until a cause can be found. The disagreement usually occurs when dr and patient have different ideas about what level o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Possibly: Egt testing can detect alcohol 3-5 days after ingestion. Detection varies depending on your weight, hydration, and metabolism. If you need to abstain ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Varies: Depending on your body tolerance may develop differently from someone else, but tolerance is almost always a problem with long term use.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Best not: An initial dose of 30mg Adderal would be expected to cause some anxiousness. Best talk to your provider about possibly a lower dose. Xanax does not in... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Reflux: The symptoms you describe are consistant with reflux, or stomach acid leaking up into esophagus. Upper GI imaging can be helpful, until you see your d... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Check liver enzymes: Ammonia is produced in tissue and metabolized to urea , then excreted by the kidneys. An odor of ammonia may indicate a liver that is not functioning ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Hydrogen peroxide: Gentle irrigation with room temperature 3% hydrogen peroxide dissolves earwax well. If wax has accumilated for a while, and hardened, professional c... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Additive sedation: Taking the two together may increase the side effects of dizziness, drowseyness and confusion. Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery until th... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Tetanus boosters are given every 10 years, however if one has a puncture would like a bite it is a good idea to get one then.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Controlling your blood pressure and managing your depression both contribute to long life. Of the meds you take, only Nexium has known potential probl... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Probably: Oxycodone is a potent opiate and causes drowsiness. Tolerance to oxycodone effects and side effects does develop with time. Meanwhile the idea of expl... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Family doctor: There are several medical conditions that come to mind, particularly Sjogren's syndrome especially fatigue and "brain fog". If the excess hair is new... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Unknown: Not sure of your question, however, I can say that there are numerous drugs represented by "molly". Many are stimulants which would explain the insomn... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Nothing to do: The intox wll go away after some time, how long this will take is impossible to say. There is nothing known to do to hurry up its resolution, althoug... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Evaporation: Sweating is designed to cool the body by evaporation, so if you are col,d there is no need to be cooler.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Probably: There are 625 meds that interact with Zofran, Scopolamine is not one listed.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Ignore: Don't try to withdraw from alcohol or benzos without medical detox.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Varies: The time for 1/2 of the propoxiphene to be gone from the body is from 6-12 hours. This varies between individuals markedly. If you have a prescription... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Ignore: Alcohol withdrawal is best (safer) treated in an inpatient medical detox.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Sunlight: Sunlight helps breakdown blue or yellow hemoglobin in tissue.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Talk: Invite your friend for coffee, and explain your concerns about their behavior. If done in a non-judgemental way, your friend may accept what you say, ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Multiple causes: Your description of nausea and vomiting with sudden headache are typical of migraine. The weakness is more concerning. There are many other causes to ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Can be together: These two do not interact unfavorably together. However, one would be concerned about the Adderall aggravating anxiety. Also, both are habit forming... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Long enough: Both tylenol and alcohol are hard on the liver, but the time between is enough. It is never a good idea to consume 6 beers at one setting.

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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much for answering my question, the last appointment i had wasn't with my regular Oby doctor and the the doctor that checked me and gave me the test resul...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UNTHSC
Graduated 1975MD

Residency

East town Hospital

Awards

Most Influential, Second Place, the Fort Worth Region - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Third Place, the Fort Worth Region - Spring
2017
Top Addiction Specialist, First Place, the Nation - Spring
2017
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