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Louise Chang, MD

Louise Chang, MDLouise Chang, MD

Senior Medical Editor, WebMD
WebMD
Internal Medicine

43 Answers34 Followers3 Best Answers545 Helpful Answer Votes
 

Bio

Louise Chang, MD, is part of the WebMD medical editing team and is responsible for reviewing WebMD news and feature stories to ensure their medical accuracy. She has always considered herself a patient advocate and educator at heart. She has had broad experience of both inpatient and outpatient practice in urban and suburban settings. Dr. Chang shares the WebMD mission to provide the most accurate and useful medical information for people.

Dr. Chang completed her undergraduate degree at Stanford University and attended medical school at New York Medical College. She completed her internal medicine residency at Saint Vincent''s Hospital in New York City, where she also served as a chief resident from 2001-2002. Immediately prior to joining WebMD, Dr. Chang worked as an attending physician and clinical instructor at Grady Memorial Hospital as part of the Emory School of Medicine in downtown Atlanta, seeing patients and working with and teaching medical residents and students.

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Credentials

Organization Affiliations:
  • Medical Editor, WebMD
Professional Affiliations:
  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
 

My Answers

A. A blood test can check for antibodies to the chickenpox virus (varicella virus). The presence of antibodies means you've had...
A. Lifestyle measures you can do at home include Eating a healthy diet that's low in foods with saturated fats (red meats, high fat dairy) and high...
A. Warts can sometimes be difficult to treat. Given that the wart is on your face, it would be best to see a dermatologist for treatment. If you are not...
A. Expired medications shouldn't be used. They may not be effective or safe. Here is more info from the FDA about expired drugs...
A. Urine odor can be affected by various causes. Some examples include: dehydration leading to more concentrated, stronger smelling urine, certain foods...
A. The best thing would be to have it officially examined and a diagnosis made by a doctor. A dermatologist could examine and remove it for you.
A. Your husband would need to be examined before a diagnosis could be made. That said, I found an article that has some general info about...
A. Not necessarily. Both Paxil and Zoloft are in the same class of antidepressants called SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) so how they...
A. The number of prenatal visits will increase as you approach your due date, but for a routine pregnancy it will be about once a month until the...
A. If your insurance covers physician visits, a psychiatrist is a doctor that specializes in mental illness. Your primary care physician...
A. There are many over-the-counter treatments available for GERD. The pharmacist would be able to help you compare options and costs. There are also...
A. You don't have to be pale to have anemia. Here is a brief article about different types of anemia and symptoms. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z...
A. Nail changes could be related to many different factors. A dermatologist or other health professional can examine you and help you a find the reason...
A. Nail ridging can be related to causes such as infection and trauma. A dermatologist or health care professional can examine and provide a diagnosis...
A. Best Answer
If you have had sex without birth control, then it's possible you are pregnant. Sometimes the urine pregnancy tests will be negative if it's...