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Dr. Thomas Anker

Family Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
6 years experience male

Locations

Dr. Thomas Anker, DO

Los Angeles, CA

Address

5015 Eagle Rock Blvd., Suite 309, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Bio

Private Family Medicine physician concentrating on Integrative Health and Clinical Genetics.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Seek medical attn.: This concerns me. Sounds like a cyst or abscess that requires removal and antibiotic therapy. Because it is on the neck with pain radiating into and a... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Yes: My understanding is that the pre-ejaculate may contain sperm and that woman can become pregnant. I suggest you purchase a pregnancy test, make an appo... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Pen hole?: Uncertain of the explanation of your problem but perhaps some of the iron from the hammer heads chipped off and went into your wrist. A simple x-ray w... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Yearly HIV testing.: Unprotected sex is always risky. Your risk sounds low but still existent. HIV symptoms are "flu-like". There is a also a "window period" in which the ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Not sure: Not sure. I do know that if you drink peanut butter milkshakes you’re likely to gain some weight. However, I would check with my surgeon to make sure ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Irritation: You likely irritated the mucosa of your respiratory system. Those are some harsh chemicals. You should always make sure the area is well ventilated an... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Addicted: You may be fixated on the stretching of your wrists. For example when someone starts to crack their knuckles, the increasingly feel the need to crack ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Medications: I see that you take oral antihistamines such as Benadryl. This can have the side effect of drowsiness. If you are still experiencing fatigue after dis... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Yes: Nystatin can cause nausea. If your doctor gave you the option of taking less, then follow the instructions. Follow up with your doctor to make sure th... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Probiotics: Sometimes this can be diagnosed is infantile colic. There are several studies supporting the use of probiotics for this. It may or may not help. It sh... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Constipated?: Even though you were having regular stores, it may be that they are bypassing a large impaction of constipation in your G.I. tract. Perhaps, you may w... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Fevers?: I think a major symptom that would help would be whether or not you have fever. Sounds like you certainly are having a terrible time. I would at the v... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Life and Labs: This could be a result of life stressors especially if you are going through a difficult time right now. Are you having nightmares? If this also happe... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Unequivocal test: Could have been a false positive (or false negative). I believe you meant September 5/6 for next period. If missed, take another home pregnancy test. ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Be aware of symptoms: Maybe don't worry, but definitely be aware that stimulants can effect the heart and should not be taken by patients with a history of high blood press... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Mendelian?: If sickle cell is inherited in a classic mendelian pattern and a child carries the trait, then it was most likely passed down from a parent. If the pa... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Drain and clean.: Sounds painful. This needs to opened and drained in a clean environment. The danger is that the infection reaches your bloodstream and becomes systemi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Your Surgeon: I think it is best to seek a single opinion on this matter and that would be your surgeon's, who placed the rods. If your surgeon suggests against it ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Yes: Lysine is an essential amino acid usually found in a normal diet. As a doctor, I am not aware of any recommendations to breast feeding woman that they... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Hmmmm: My understanding is that it is instant. However, I have never encountered a case.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Unlikely cardiac: Sounds pleuritic. I would recommend you get a chest x-ray. Could also be muscle/skeletal. Try an anti-inflammatory such as advil and see if the pain g... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Lack of flare?: I’m not a radiologist but I believe a lack of flair on the T2 weighted images would suggest this.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Sinuses: Sounds allergic or sinus related. Your head is filled with sinuses. Sometimes these can get congested; perhaps you perceive this as "nausea". Maybe, b... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Try an NSAID: It could be something as benign as muscle/tissue inflammation. This is likely if you just started a new work out regimen and your lifting weights or d... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Anker
Family Medicine 6 years experience
Eliminate the wheat: Carbs should increase your sugar. If you are eating pastas and breads rich in wheat and then feeling this, you may have a gluten sensitivity. This sho... Read More

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Emailed him and the only advice he gave me was to have fun! Thanks for the suggestion.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL
Graduated 2016MD

Affiliations

University of California Davis Medical Center
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