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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Some do.: Is there a question of trust? Not every physician knows everythiing about anything! a generalist is just that, a generalist. Each generalist has a ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Neyman
18 years experience General Practice
McCardle's?: If you are referring to the glycogen storage disease known as mccardle's, most gps should be familiar. If not, they can certainly look it up.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
McArdle's: Most pediatricians miss mcardle's glycogen storage disease on routine screening, and this is understandable. Junior goes through years of being called ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
39 years experience Family Medicine
80: I work 80 hrs a week. Solo practice and per diem urgent care physician keeps me busy.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
39 years experience Family Medicine
Mostly: A general practitioner is different from a family practitioner and and internist. Gp's usually do only 1 year of internship. Since gp's, fp's and im ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Treat you: A general pacticioner should be able to treat you competently&d appropriately for a penumonia either as an outpatient or as an inpatient. Should he o ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: General or family physicians can assist you in caring for mcardle's disease in conjunction with a genetic specialist. Unfortunately this is a genetic ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
30 years experience Psychiatry
Their Numbers Fall: Traditionally a general practitioner (gp)is a physician who completes 4 years of undergraduate study, 4 years of medical school and finally a one year ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but limited: Receeding gum lines is usually due to poor gum health. This occurs from plaque and tartar building up on the tooth at the gum line causing an inflamma ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Who is available ?: Either may be fine in general. There are few conditions with cough that require treatment at that age but either doc would likely have the training &a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know if: any of the US based doctors that write for Healthtap know this answer. If you Dr is a GP it is a fair question to ask.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Feiner
57 years experience Psychiatry
They are able to.: General practitioners are able to write prescriptions for antidepressants but in my experience, g.P.'s are not always aware of the nuances of side eff ... Read More
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