Doctor Q&A for Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin

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Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
No one best way...: There is no single best way to lower blood pressure. The treatment of hypertension is multifaceted, but you can expect better control of your numbers ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
What is the Query?: Difficulty sleeping can be the result of both medical & psychiatric conditions, from sleep apnea to depression. Other common causes include drinki ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Check with Surgeon: The best course of action is to ask his surgeon. Vaccinations are safe to receive, even before surgery, as long as the person getting them isn't curre ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Stool change common-: Many things can cause red coloration of the stool aside from blood, including beets & certain antibiotics. Red particles/foreign bodies in the sto ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Evolving Situation -: The Coronavirus situation is changing daily, and the CDC, WHO, etc. have made travel restrictions/recommendations, but these are expected to change. T ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Google = Your Friend: A quick online search should lead you to several articles and videos on taping options. You can also look into kinesiology taping methods. Be mindful ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Poop-like a rainbow!: Infant stool can be many different colors & still be completely normal. It depends on what they're drinking (formula/breast milk). Breast milk cha ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Very brief overview:: Myasthenia gravis (MG) symptoms: drooping eyelids, double vision, & sometimes trouble speaking or swallowing. Treatment: medications to suppress t ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Premature Balding?: The first question to consider is whether or not it is normal for you to be losing hair at 26. Did the men in your family start losing their hair in t ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Women's Health Visit: You should schedule an appointment for a vaginal exam. If it is on the inner aspect of the labia majora (the more outer and thicker of the labial fold ... Read More
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