Dr. Kay Nelson

Family Medicine
Many, LA

Locations

Lakeside Family Medicine

Many, LA

Address

12157 B Texas Hwy, Many, LA
Directions

Fax

3182560991

About

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.

Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Louisiana, Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

103 Answers
27 Agrees
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
PCP: GO SEE YOUR DOCTOR ASAP. If you don't have a doctor, go to an urgent care center. They can set you up with an MD.
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A female asked:
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Depends: Depends on your symptoms. Usually NSAIDS are first line treatment, then steroid injections in the spine, physical therapy and if all else fails, surg... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
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Notify: Notify the doc of this, but I wouldn't worry about it. Ampiclox is a combination of amoxil and cloxacillin, so it will be as effective, if not more e... Read More
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A member asked:
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Probably benign: But really need more info. Age? Contraception? Sexual Activity? Other meds?
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Thyroid : Sounds like your thyroid hormones might be too low. Go get it checked by an MD (not a nurse practitioner)
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A female asked:
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Possible: Any infection can spread. However, I don't see how you got diagnosed with otitis interna. In fact, I've never heard of it. I've heard of otitis MED... Read More
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A female asked:
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Easy: No, sorry, not easy. You must do it the only way that works. The hard way. Eat less calories than you use daily for as long as it takes. If your h... Read More
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A female asked:
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Maybe: As long as they do go down to less than 1cm and the soreness goes away. If they are larger than 1cm, see PCP or ENT
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A female asked:
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Yes: Do NOT try any "home remedy" to terminate a pregnancy! So many complications can occur-from infection/sepsis/death to hemorrhage/shock/death! Please... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
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No: Unless you smash your nose with blunt force trauma, I doubt facial contortions will permanently change the position or shape of any facial structure.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Vaginismus: Vaginismus is caused by psychological fear of painful sex which causes your vagina to be unable to relax for penetration of any kind. It is difficult... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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No: They may fade with time
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A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Check: Check a home pregnancy test to see if you are having a miscarriage. If not, wait for the bleeding to stop. If it hasn't stopped by 10-14 days, go se... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No!: Do not let your boyfriend go from "back to front" any more, and make him wash his dirty mitts and scrub his fingernails. See your DOC about the disch... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: Take 800mg Motrin with food every 8 hours X 3 doses. If the pain under your armpit remains, go back to the DOCTOR.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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Head & Neck Surgeon : You have a goiter that is pressing on your pharynx and even compressing your trachea (your airway). You need to have it removed surgically ASAP! Go ... Read More
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A female asked:
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No: Dextromethorphan has never been shown in studies to relieve any symptom of colds, flu, allergies, bronchitis or pneumonia, including cough, and can be... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
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You can't actually: You will not be able to tell if your cervix is dilating or not unless you have an examination by an MD. If you happen to know what your cervix feels ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
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Unusual: That is a symptom I have never heard of. You may have an infection, however, or possibly a tumor pressing on a nerve. If this symptom persists, I wo... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
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See MD: You may have serious nerve problems due to the pain and especially the ankle weakness. Please see MD ASAP.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
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No: No, do not stop taking the medicine without talking to the doctor who prescribed it. What you're feeling is probably just a side effect, likely from ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Home pregnancy test : Go get a home Pregnancy test. If positive, stop smoking, alcohol, illicit drugs and any rx that is contraindicated in pregnancy. Start otc prenatal ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Unless you've lost a lot of weight taking the Vyvance, the drug itself will NOT affect your period. Take a home pregnancy test. If + call doc and ge... Read More
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A male asked:
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Emergency Room: Can't rule out heart attack. Must go to ER!!!
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
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ER: To ER or urgent care today. If been going on for more than a month, then can see PCP in next few days.
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A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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A female asked:
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Days: Earliest would be 3-4 days.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
It has been suggested that supplementation with otc Vit E can help with fatty liver.
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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
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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
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A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably not: It's probably a little fungal infection. If it persists, see MD
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A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
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Old: IGG is + due to a previous infection, weeks, months, even years before. Don't worry about it.
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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.
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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!

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Top Family Physician, Third Place, Louisiana - Spring
2017
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