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Dr. Kay Nelson

Family Medicine
Many, LA

Locations

Lakeside Family Medicine

Many, LA

Address

12157 B Texas Hwy, Many, LA
Directions

Fax

3182560991

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Louisiana, Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

103 Answers
27 Agrees
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Where is the pain? Describe the pain (throbbing, burning, dull, sharp). Describe the timing (continuous, on and off [for how long] & the duratio... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Inflammation : CRP is an inflammatory protein. It can be elevated in several disease processes. Rule out cardiac disease then look for autoimmune issues such as rh... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: 24 hours is not very long post op. As long as it is intermittent and there is no pus, increasing redness or swelling, I would give it another day or ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: We used to blame this on "White Coat Syndrome" since many people get anxious at the Dr's office. Additionally, pts are commonly unwell or in pain whe... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
It’s your body’s reaction to the yelling. It’s called “fight or flight” syndrome and sometimes fear/anxiety impedes your instincts to one or the othe... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nodules : This nodule is either a Heberden's nodule or a Bouchard's nodule, depending on which joint is involved. It is a harbinger of the development and of a... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There is always some mucous production going on anywhere there are mucous membranes. What matters is how much and how you feel. Headache, sinus pres... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Neuro: Sounds like a nerve is inflamed. Could be a number of things. You need to go see a Dr.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hormones: The brown spotting may have been an abnormal period from a hormonal fluctuation that just threw your cycle off. A negative home pregnancy test pretty... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Old: IGG is + due to a previous infection, weeks, months, even years before. Don't worry about it.
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably not: It's probably a little fungal infection. If it persists, see MD
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Lymph nodes in the neck are the result of inflammation above or near that particular node. Pimples, eczema, sore throat, ear infections--many things ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: It's not tested for in random drug screens
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unlikely : But never say never. Use condoms until you check with an OB/GYN. I'm not a big fan of IUDs,; anecdotally, I've just seen so many women with complica... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: You have vaginismus which is a psychosomatic problem. See your gynecologist. You may also require psychological counseling
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pregnant : Take a home pregnancy test. Stop smoking and stop alcohol. If home pregnancy test + call OB and see if you need to stop any medications you are taki... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hormones: Hormones fluctuate and I wouldn't worry about 1 missed period. Mark it on the calendar and see if it doesn't come next month.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: The placebo won't do anything. Changing OCP might help, but a little spotting is ok. Make sure to get your annual Pap smear, though!!!
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heart: Sorry, but there is a high probability you have heart disease, and possibly lung disease as well. I hope you have an appt on Monday with a cardiologi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Days: Earliest would be 3-4 days.
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Side effect: sweating can be a side effect of steroids. they may have prescribed it due to audible wheezing on lung exam or perhaps they thought the bronchitis wa... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: Streptococcus, Mycoplasma, influenza, Hemophilus, Moraxella, Rhinovirus, Staph, Klebsiella, Chlamydia, Legionella, etc.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pcos: suspect polycystic ovarian syndrome is the cause of the irregular menstruation and the pain. a pelvic ultrasound would be helpful. Metformin is a go... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Neuro problem: It sounds like what we call vasiculations. This is likely a neuromuscular disorder and could be serious. Please see a neurologist ASAP.
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Technically : Technically yes, if it was initially prescribed to him. However, if it was prescribed for someone else, it is actually illegal.
A male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: It's not a common drug of abuse, tho that may be changing. It's a pretty strong muscle relaxer and is not known to be addictive, but some people cann... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ovulation: chances are the pinkish discharge was the result of ovulation. it also could be the result of implantation of a blastocyst into the uterine endometri... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Swooning : In the old South, they used to call this "swooning". It was practically expected of Southern Belles to "swoon" if they became emotionally upset in so... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Gravity: The goose egg was a hematoma. A hematoma is bleeding under the skin that clots and forms a mass. The body then breaks up this clot and some of it "l... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Rheumatoid Arthritis: There is a huge difference, despite the similar names, between Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatoid Arthritis. It sounds like you have tested positive for ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Don't go: If I were you, I would definitely skip that wedding
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Inform: Inform your ENT about your sudden night sweats. They may simply be due to your chronic sinus infection, but there may also be another cause, so let h... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hormones : The Nexplanon may be giving out and your hormones may be fluctuating as a result. See your OB/GYN.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Aside from exogenous ochronosis and sun sensitivity, long-term hydroquinone use is also known to cause skin to get thick, leathery, and bumpy. Short-t... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably ETD: Eustacian Tube Dysfunction or Vestibulitis. Both are annoying but will not kill you. Need to see ENT to figure out which it is and get fixed.
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: Why do that anyway? It's disgusting and there are billions of bacteria near your rectum that do not belong anywhere near your face, let alone your ey... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
You can't : And you shouldn't. Your wife can try cutting back on Salt intake down to a total of no more than 2 grams/day, but she should see a doctor as well. A... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Consult your prescriber, but I believe Trazodone hangs around awhile in your system & may interact w/some OTC meds. Besides, I don't recommend th... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Endometriosis: I would suspect fibroids. I would order an ultrasound of the pelvis. if it showed fibroids, I would refer patient to the gyn. I would check H/H to ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
If it's not sunburn,: It could be rosacea. Use sunscreen with 45 SPF that covers UVA & UVB rays, and stay out of the sun, if you can. Rosacea also can cause red bumps... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No idea: There are too many unknowns to be able to make even educated guess. How long have you had this "spot"? Is there a change in the skin over the "spot"... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Infection: Sounds like an abscess caused by bacteria. Will need to be lanced & packed. Go to urgent care or PCP ASAP.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Go see MD: Could be a variety of things, but at your age, without an injury, my first guess would be gout. So, go see MD
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Check home pregnancy: If + call OB/Gyn, stop anything harmful to fetus. If - expect next period to be normal. If not, see Gyn
A male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Popping?: Your brain itself has no nerves, so I believe the sensation you are experiencing is coming from your sinuses and I believe your sinuses are probably i... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Abbreviations : The abbreviations are as follows: M= microscopic (they'll have a look at the cells in your sample); C=culture (they'll put some urine on a blood-agar... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need more specifics: Sounds like you need a more qualified surgeon. Get a second opinion.

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This was very helpful. Thanks! I am unable to take any NSAIDS, I've had tons of PT with no success. To date I have had 4 back surgeries, I am not looking forward to a 5th! :) Thank you for your qui...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much. Ive been dealing with this for years. My Neurologist diagnosed me with vertigo but meds aren't helping it. Maybe this will.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for your fast response. People don't respond to me. Thank you for caring !! I really appreciate your help thank you!

Awards

Top Family Physician, Third Place, Louisiana - Spring
2017
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