ASK THE DOCTORS

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Use the form below to submit your health and medical questions and the doctors will respond as soon as possible.  You can also hear them answer health and urgent care questions every Tuesday morning at 6:35 on KRDO Newsradio 105.5 FM, 1240 AM and 92.5 FM.

 

 

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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

Let’s talk about the new blood pressure guidelines that the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association released recently concerning high blood pressure. These guidelines are recommendations for treating blood pressure that’s considered higher...

Things You Should Know About Headaches

Things You Should Know About Headaches

Things You Should Know About Headaches There are there are probably hundreds of things that cause headaches. What we see typically at the Urgency Center are migraine headaches and sinus headaches. With that being said, there are a few things you should know about...

Heart Palpitations

Heart Palpitations

What are Heart Palpitations? Heart palpitations are defined as an unpleasant awareness of a forceful, rapid, or irregular heartbeat. People who experience heart palpitations describe the feeling as if their heart is flip-flopping, fluttering, or forcefully beating....

Some Common Allergic Reactions And What To Do

Some Common Allergic Reactions And What To Do

People can have different allergic reactions with different severities and symptoms ranging from mild itching to life-threatening. Knowing how to safely identify and handle an allergic reaction can help people feel better or even save a life. What Happens And Why An...

Five Reasons to Avoid Halloween Contacts

Five Reasons to Avoid Halloween Contacts

Five Reasons to Avoid Halloween Contacts…or at least wear them safely! Dressing up for Halloween is tons of fun and the more over the top the cost the more fun, it seems. Don’t let exuberance over your attire impact your health! Every year, colored Halloween contacts...

Sepsis

Sepsis

While driving a kid to some sort of after school activity recently, I heard a public service announcement on the radio for sepsis awareness. I was somewhat floored by the ad - enough so that a kid asked me what was wrong! I think I was taken aback by an ad promoting...

Cold Vs. Flu

Cold Vs. Flu

Cold vs. flu - do you have a cold or is it the flu? We’re are on the leading edge of flu and cold season and, to dispel a common myth: the change in weather and cold weather will not make you sick!  Bacteria, viruses and a few other things (we call them all pathogens)...

Walk In Flu Shots

Walk In Flu Shots

Click HERE to download Patient Consent Form Flu Shot Facts and Myths: FACT: Influenza is responsible for 104 pediatric deaths in the 2016 - 2017 flu season. Adult deaths from influenza are not reportable, but the range is 3,349 in the 1986-7 season to as high as...

Flu Shots

Flu Shots

I am finding it hard to believe it is that time of year again. Yes, the kids are back in school and the homework has started in earnest, fall sports are kicking in and it’s getting chillier in the evenings. But… I still find myself surprised that it is time for flu...