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Martin S. Tesher

Family Practitioner

Dr. Martin Tesher is a family practitioner practicing in NEW YORK, NE. Dr. Tesher specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Tesher possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
57 years Experience
Martin S. Tesher
  • NEW YORK, NE
  • QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY KINGSTON ONTARIO CANADA
  • Accepting new patients

B12 injections have caused inflammation for my husband. Why did this happen?

It is certainly an unusual reaction to B12 by any route. I suspect that either the meds were altered with something he was allergic to, or that he developed an allergy to the injectable READ MORE
It is certainly an unusual reaction to B12 by any route. I suspect that either the meds were altered with something he was allergic to, or that he developed an allergy to the injectable B12, or the sore throat had nothing to do with the injection itself, he just had a viral throat infection.

Why does my head hurt when I blow my nose?

Likely you have a mild sinus infection or allergic sinusitis. If the latter seems to fit, using a nasal spray like Nasocort or Flonase, spray each nostril till your symptoms are READ MORE
Likely you have a mild sinus infection or allergic sinusitis. If the latter seems to fit, using a nasal spray like Nasocort or Flonase, spray each nostril till your symptoms are gone and then use only once daily.

My second child is 14 months old and hasn't taken her first steps. Is something wrong?

It could be, but the chances that this is just a slower muscle development is about 95% more likely.

Does a fever always signal an infection?

The huge probability is that you have a low grade chonic, probably viral infection. Worth getting it looked into by your MD.

Why was I prescribed an antibiotic for an ear infection? Don't I need drops?

It has been reasonably established that the majority of middle ear infections are viral in origin though the more severe infections can be bacterial in origin. Never the less, READ MORE
It has been reasonably established that the majority of middle ear infections are viral in origin though the more severe infections can be bacterial in origin. Never the less, it is my custom to treat middle ear infections with ear drops alone unless severe in which case I would also give an oral antibiotic.