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Dr. Darragh O'Carroll

Emergency Medicine
CA
10 years experience male

About

Bio

http://fightland.vice.com/author/darragh-ocarroll Darragh O’Carroll is a Emergency Physician currently practicing in Honolulu Hawaii. He obtained his B.S. in Human Physiology from Boston University, his M.D. from the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii, and training in Emergency Medicine at one of the nations busiest trauma centers, Los Angeles County Hospital. He has a particular interest in bone and joint injuries, Ringside Medicine, and is VICE FIGHTLAND's regular Fight Doctor Contributor.

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Sports Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Hawaii

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
8 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
No.: Not dangerous, wash your hands now though for good measure.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
A Type of Arthritis: Gout causes attacks of painful inflammation in one or more joints. It is a type of arthritis . The pain of a gout attack can be severe. Gout is caused... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
No.: This water does not carry any toxins, and was likely very pure H20 as it was humidity condensing on a cold AC element.
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A female asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Need more Info.: There are multiple reasons why you could be "losing control" of your whole body, a psychological etiology is only one of them and perhaps the least wo... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Stress: So sorry to hear about the stress :(. The abdomen and intestines are layered with many different nerves, so much so that we call it the "second brai... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Viral Pharyngitis: Fall/Winter is when we see an increase in viral illness in the northern hemisphere, and your constellation of symptoms sound consistent with a Viral P... Read More
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Avoid the Sun.: Avoid sun exposure, and use sunscreen if you are stepping outside. Keep away from swimming-- especially in the ocean--until the scab has fallen away.... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: There is a strong possibility you have torn your gastrocnemius muscle, which becomes part of your achilles tendon. The gastrocnemius muscle originates... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Short Answer is Yes.: I would separate the part of the cake where the plastic melted, so you do not ingest any pieces of plastic. As long as you are not making this a habi... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Boil/abscess: This sounds like a boil or abscess, however we cannot be absolutely certain without seeing it. Small boils and abscess usually can drain with repeate... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Your Hip.: This sounds like pain from your hip, which can be from arthritis or from strenuous activities, especially if you are an athelete. This also could be ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Yes.: Yes a prostate can cause referred pain to the penis, especially if you have an infection of the prostate (prostatitis). Your regular doctor should be... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
2-8weeks: anywhere from 2-8weeks. I would not reccomend playing soccer, an activity with ample side to side movement that requires intact ankle ligaments. You... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Your Regular doctor.: If the pain is at the eyelid, you likely have a stye, which is basically like a pimple of the eyelid. It is painful because it is a sensitive area, a... Read More
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Thank you so much. Definitely put my mind more at rest! :))
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Thanks. Yeah it made mucous too thick and my nose tooo dry
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, HI
Graduated 2012MD

Residency

LAC+USC MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2016
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