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Dr. Bryan Wong

Family Medicine
CA
19 years experience male

About

Bio

I have been practicing as a Family Physician seeing all ages since 2003. I am happily married with three wonderful children.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

87 Answers
65 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Based on what you've described, the stomach cramps and diarrhea could be related to something that you ate or as well to a stomach flu. It would be a... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
A good resource to use are the online drug interaction checkers. Here is a link for a free one. https://www.webmd.com/interaction-checker/default.htm... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Results from biopsies often depend on the complexity of the tumor and whether additional tests need to be done on the tissue. At the quickest, we usu... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
In my opinion the three most important vaccinations (depending on the season) would be up to date flu vaccination, Tdap (Tetanus diptheria, pertussis)... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
The first and second dose of the COVID vaccinations (whether Moderna or Pfizer) are actually exactly the same. The reason individuals need two doses ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Your request for refills should be addressed directly with the provider that is assisting with your pain. Since hydrocodone is a controlled medicatio... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Making a diagnosis of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome requires both clinical symptoms of a blood clot OR pregnancy complications ALONG WITH laborat... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Based on your symptoms, it would be best to be tested for COVID and remain on quarantine in the mean time until you have those results.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It sounds like you are experiencing ongoing foul odor despite treatment for infections. Given the amount of time that you've had the symptoms, I woul... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Based on what you've described, while the discomfort in your abdomen could be gas, it could also be other conditions that would warrant having you see... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
People can develop allergies to the adhesive used in bandages or from the ink used in tattoos. Both are possibilities given the symptoms you describe... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
While it is possible that you have an early pregnancy, it could also be from something else including gastritis, heartburn or other causes. Have you ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It sounds like you are experiencing discomfort around your left elbow associated with numbness in the same side pinky and ring finger. The nerve that... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
If you are concerned about the intra-ocular pressure (IOP) for your eyes, it would be best to follow up with your ophthalmologist or optometrist to en... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You've described a patient with 3 separate conditions, COVID, pancreatitis and an umbilical hernia requiring surgery. There is really not information... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
To answer your question it would involve understanding more about what you mean by mutagenic agents. By definition mutagenic agents are those that ca... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Testicular torsion can be incredibly painful and is a medical emergency. If you are experiencing such symptoms, please go to the nearest hospital.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
According to the manufacturer, it is safe to use in children over the age of 6 years old. https://www.acc200.co.za/why-acc-200
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Long term use an alcohol pad on skin could cause excessive dryness. I would recommend keeping a close eye on the skin to make sure this does not dev... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
From what you've described, you've had an uncomplicated pregnancy and taking a relatively short trip with a layover. One of the considerations in pre... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Sometimes CT scans of the liver are done with subsequent wash out phases to look for liver hemangiomas which are benign growths in liver related to bl... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Cord prolapse causing fetal distress and requiring emergency c section is a very scary and serious condition. Though each pregnancy may be different,... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
From what you've described, it sounds like the Inderal has not been helping but making things worse. You are right to be cautious when stopping a med... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
There are a lot of factors that could affect this pregnancy including the aborting pill and the primolut injection. It would be best to follow up wi... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Here is an article that seems to address the science behind your question. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/14594442/ As you have stated, it is primari... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It sounds like your doctor is looking for a longer term solution to help with your anxiety. Klonopin is a benzodiazepine and ideally is not used long... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Cow milk based ice creams would definitely cause trouble for individuals with lactose intolerance. It may be helpful to seek care particularly if you... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
From what you've described, you are wondering about the position of the left and right testicle. It would be best, particularly with any pain or pers... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
I am also confused as typically masses identified on a CT scan would also show up on an ultrasound unless there were technical challenges that made th... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears can become a chronic condition. From what you've described, you've had this for almost a year now along with additio... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It sounds like you had a very challenging experience. Given the complexity of the situation, your lack of periods or amenorrhea should definitely be ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
From what you describe, it sounds like you believe you have irritable bowel syndrome. This can result in discomfort, bloating, diarrhea and constipat... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yasmin is a commonly prescribed safe combined oral contraceptive that is used by many women. It would be best to talk further with your doctor about... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Based on what you've described, you are being treated with an antibiotic for a urinary tract infection but started with some vaginal discharge that is... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It would be best to understand further the reasoning for delaying the period as it would require some type of hormonal intervention with medications w... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Stomach flu or viral gastroenteritis is a common infection causes by a variety of viruses that cause stomach discomfort, nausea, and usually a combina... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
There are a lot of factors which influence the risk of contracting lyme disease including the region of the country you live in and the amount of time... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
A useful interaction checker is here: https://www.webmd.com/interaction-checker/default.htm There are definitely potential interactions between these ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Vaginal itching and burning may be symptoms of either an infection or irritation of the vaginal tissue. One of the common reasons for this is a yeast... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
While it is normal to have some degree of discharge vaginally during pregnancy, this could also be an indication of an infection. Especially since yo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
There are a lot of possible causes of the symptoms that you are experiencing. It sounds like getting seen by a provider sooner than the 24th would be... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
There are a lot of possibilities for a rash around the eyes including atopic dermatitis, an infection or allergic dermatitis. It would be best to hav... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It would be best to be seen by a physician to confirm the diagnosis. If confirmed, there are surgical options for management.
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Hydrochlorothiazide is a commonly prescribed diuretic (water pill) medication for high blood pressure. It is generally considered safe to use long te... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You have described unilateral (one sided) watery eye and discharge from your eye without pain or swelling. While this could be from a blocked tear du... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It is possible that the stool color is related to your new supplement. However, light colored stools may also be related to the processing of bile sa... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
In general infertility is defined as going 1 year without contraceptive methods and being unable to conceive. Based on what you have described, since... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Color changes in the stool have a variety of causes, including infection, diet and other inflammatory conditions to name a few. Since you are also ex... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
From what you've described, it does sound like diagnostic testing would be important to determine why you are experiencing the nausea, fatigue, headac... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Wong
Family Medicine 19 years experience
From what you've described, it sounds like your period is starting to progressively space out longer and longer. I would recommend verifying that you... Read More

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It’s my outer elbow. Can tendinitis cause this? Is there anything seri
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Thank you ill try to get a new appointment i appreciate your time.
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Thank you Dr. Wong for answering my question. Much Appreciated.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

VENTURA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2006

Awards

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