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Can my general physician prescribe allergy medicine

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Allergy meds: Typically, the warning is there for patients who have hyperthyroidism. Many allergy remedies have stimulants, like pseudoephedrine. In the face of h ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergy medications.: The best type of allergy medication is the nasal spray, and the best nasal spray treatment is a combination of a steroid nasal spray and an antihistam ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. EMILIA MATOS
43 years experience General Practice
Depends type allergy: There is not a jack of all trades med. For allergies some are better with nasal drip some with congestion some with cough.Also if you take the same ty ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
CAH: If he/she thinks there is a block in your ability to make cortisol (a steroid) you may have excess hair growth due to too much adrenal male hormone p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes people: see a psychiatrist to prescribe psychiatric medications. However, please discuss this with your physician. It is very important to keep your provider ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Response: Certain rashes are not infections and respond quite well to topical steroids which are less toxic than oral steroids.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swapna Vaidya
16 years experience Psychiatry
Practice query: It depends on the nature of the illness and the comfort level of the pmd to prescribe the psychotropics needed - often pmd can prescribe after collabo ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: The majority of scripts for psychiatric medicines are written by primary care physicians. Some pcps are less comfortable with using these meds but wil ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
A psychiatrist: is a medical doctor, he ma prescribe any medication he pleases
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
More than five.: Perhaps HealthTap powers-that-be maintain that data, but we can treat myriad medical conditions virtually.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Morphine and testost: One is an opioid used for pain and the other is a hormone replacement. If you have pain the former helps and if you have low testosterone then the lat ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Doctors ofOsteopathy: I am a Doctor of Osteopathy (a DO) and YES we can serve as a primary care doctor. Our emphasis in osteopathic medical school is on primary care (Fami ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
All: There are no meds that a dermatologist can prescribe that a primary care doctor cannot. You should feel free to see either about this.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Your doctor may prescribe you medication if your condition requires it. However, he may need to do some tests to rule out other possible causes or jus ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Guidance: One benefit is rather simple. If the food panel is included, you can know potential triggers to avoid simply by not eating them. The others are less ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.Milo Sewards
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: There are many good training programs in primary care sports medicine in which a family medicine doctor, emergency medicine doctor, or a pediatrician ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Telemedicine: Healhtap is a free-public website which allows age-appropriate use, but has a secure-feature to allow patient to communicate privately with a particul ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience Rheumatology
Non-Palliative?: For doctors, the word palliative has a very special meaning. If what you are asking is for a permanent cure that will permit you to then go forward w ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: METOCLOPRAMIDE (Reglan) is used for nausea/vomiting....has many possible side effects so make sure you clarify what these are with the Prescribing ph ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Marchand
34 years experience Psychiatry
Don't switch: Treating insomnia with medication is often not very effective. Non-medication approaches - such as meditation may be abetter solution.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
No: Adolescent medicine is a sub speciality of internal medicine and of pediatrics.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Try from Hospital : You may call local hospitals and enquire for a board certified internist or family medicine md or check the yellow pages. Good luck!
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