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Ms. Susan Brickle, M.D.

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33 years Experience
Ms. Susan Brickle, M.D.
  • Blackshear, GA
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Can a no-carb diet be healthy?

Generally speaking a diet with absolutely no carbs is similar to the ketogenic diet that is so popular now. Bth as a physician and just in general, I think some carbs in a diet READ MORE
Generally speaking a diet with absolutely no carbs is similar to the ketogenic diet that is so popular now. Bth as a physician and just in general, I think some carbs in a diet is healthier than none at all.

Is yoga advisable after a hip bone surgery?

That is a question best answered by her Orthopedist. As a family physician, I would think that if it was a total hip there would be a very high risk of dislocation. If a fracture READ MORE
That is a question best answered by her Orthopedist. As a family physician, I would think that if it was a total hip there would be a very high risk of dislocation. If a fracture repair with screws or pins, I think it would probably be safe, but again, I refer you to her Orthopedist and or her physical therapist.

What creams can I use for mosquito and ant bites?

Hydrocortisone cream is an anti inflammatory that helps and you may want to alternate it with some Benadryl, or another anti itch cream for more comfort

Can frequent sugar testing cause any problems?

That frequency should not cause any problems. Indeed if someone is taking insulin of any type, it is not unusual to advise 4-6 test a day. With fluctuations in blood sugars, I READ MORE
That frequency should not cause any problems. Indeed if someone is taking insulin of any type, it is not unusual to advise 4-6 test a day. With fluctuations in blood sugars, I think your mother’s doctor has advised correctly

Are high hemoglobin levels a problem?

Yes, high hemoglobin is called Polycythemia and can be a result of several things. It can be from taking too much iron supplements, smoking, or hereditary. Basically, it can READ MORE
Yes, high hemoglobin is called Polycythemia and can be a result of several things. It can be from taking too much iron supplements, smoking, or hereditary. Basically, it can damage your liver which is hemochromatosis

What really is the ideal vitamin D level?

The amount of vitamin D which is needed to take as a supplement depends on a lab test to check vitamin D level. You want it to be at least 45. Generally foods high in vitamin READ MORE
The amount of vitamin D which is needed to take as a supplement depends on a lab test to check vitamin D level. You want it to be at least 45. Generally foods high in vitamin D, D3 supplements with Calcium and a healthy amount of sunlight is usually sufficient

I am not losing weight even when I am dieting and working out. What should I do?

When I have patients that can’t lose weight, I draw some labs such as thyroid function test and basic chemistry. Also, if in a very stressful situation or work environment the READ MORE
When I have patients that can’t lose weight, I draw some labs such as thyroid function test and basic chemistry. Also, if in a very stressful situation or work environment the hormone cortisol can make it near impossible to lose weight..

My granny fell down and now there is a black circle around her eyes. What could be the reason?

Orbital fractures vs basilar skull fracture

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