Ask The Doc! Developing Amyloidosis And Antiphospholipid Syndrome

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This morning, The doctors discuss a question regarding Developing Amyloidosis after two Stem cell treatments. What can Amyloidosis affect and what is the treatment? They also touch on Antiphospholipid Syndrome. What is it? What causes it? How is it treated? Dr. Whaley also discusses the latest in Covid-19 news! All This and more on Ask The Doc!

 

Ask The Doc! Pancreatic Neoplasm & Anorectal Abscesses

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This morning, The doctors discuss Dr. Tidman’s Trip to the British Virgin Islands. What hoops did he have to jump through in order to make it there and back. They also discuss Neoplasm Pancreatic Cancer. How does it develop? Why is it so hard to diagnose Pancreatic Cancer? They also discuss Anorectal Abscesses. Where do they come from? How would the Doctors treat them? They also give us a brief Covid-19 update.

 

Ask The Doc: Blood Clotting Gene And Recurring Cancer After 4 Years

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This week, Dr. Whaley discusses a blood clotting gene that can be passed down from parents. How likely are you to get it if one of your parents have the gene. What increases the likelyhood of getting a blood clot? He also discusses Prostate cancer recurring after 4 years. What is Oligo-metastatic prostate cancer and how is it treated? Dr. Whaley also gives his weekly covid update. All this and more on Ask The Doc!

 

Ask The Doc! Hemochromatosis & Lung Masses

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This week, Dr. Whaley discusses Hemochromatosis in a healthy patient that had unknowingly been treating it for 30 years. How does he go about treatment now? He also discusses a patient with a broken shoulder that was scanned when a lung mass too small to biopsy showed up on the scan. What’s the latest on Covid?

 

Ask The Doc! Endometrial Carcinoma And Breast Cancer In The Elderly

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This week, the doctors are answering all of your health questions! Why is it important to keep up with your annual doctors appointments. What is Endometrial Carcinoma? How common is it? What are the outcomes? What are the different methods of treatment? How do you treat breast cancer in different age groups? What impact does age have on the type of treatment of Breast cancer? They also touch on the recent covid news and some Viewer questions regarding Covid-19.

 

Ask The Doc! A Year Later

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This week, the doctors discuss the pandemic and where we were at just a year ago. They discuss the uncertainty and the lack of knowledge we had just a year ago. How much has changed is just a year. They also discuss the viewer questions regarding Large Granular Lymphocyte Leukemia and the “Maintenance” after having a bone marrow transplant. Where do we stand with outdoor events? All this and more right here on Ask The Doc!

 

Where to receive COVID-19 shots in Towns County

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HIAWASSEE, Ga – Residents of Towns County who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine can sign up at one of three places in the local community.

Only those in Phase 1A+ can receive the vaccine, so Healthcare workers (physicians, nurses, laboratory technicians, EMS personnel, environmental services, etc.), Residents and staff of long-term care facilities, Adults aged 65 and older, Law enforcement, firefighters, and first responders.

Vaccine supply is limited and by appointment only.

As of January 25, Towns’ seven-day averaged decreased by 35 percent, but the percentage of positives was 24.7, which was higher than previous averages. Also, fewer tests were taken during that time frame.

Dr. Church’s office is providing vaccines if people call or sign up online at www.synergymd.com

Samuel Le Church, MD, MPH

Samuel Le Church, MD, MPH

Ingles is taking appointments online as well.

The health department administers vaccines as well, but according to District 2’s website, they are currently at full capacity. They asked the public to monitor social media for when more appointments become available.

COVID-19 Vaccination Phone Numbers

Towns County Health Department – (706) 896-2265

Dr. Church – (706) 896-0505

Ingles Pharmacy – (706) 896-4489

Ask the Doc! Cologuards and the Lance Armstrong Shot

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Dr. William Whaley has returned for the new year and is ready to answer your questions about colonoscopies vs the Cologuard test and the other about Myelodysplasia and the Lance Armstrong shot.

 

 

Ask The Doc! Chain Of Distribution

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The Doctors are back! They Begin by discussing some viewer questions regarding bladder cancer. How are most Bladder Cancer cases diagnosed? What advances in cancer research have been made in 2021? Dr. William Whaley also touches on the many clinical trials happening at Northside Hospital Right Now. How do you get the vaccine? Are there enough? Where do you go? The Doctors are here answering all your burning questions regarding the Covid-19 Vaccine.

 

Georgia vaccine resources:

DPH Vaccine Locator: https://dph.georgia.gov/locations/covid-vaccination-site

DPH COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline: (888) 357-0169

 

Ask The Doc! College And Covid-19

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This morning, the doctors discuss how colleges are dealing with Covid-19. When a Student tests positive, the colleges continue classes and give the infected student their own quarantined dorm. Is this the approach we should be taking with everything? Should we worry over the numbers? Hear Doctor Whaley and Doctor Tidman’s point of view on this right here on Ask the Doc!

 

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