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Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Low lymphs: Your lymphocytes are very low which may suggest immunosuppression due to either certain drugs or viral infection. Your eos are high which may suggest ... Read More

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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Follow advice: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Doesn't matter: The gender of the physician and patient do not have to be matched to have a quality annual exam. If pub feel more comfortable with one over another, t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Williamson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Family or internists: Family physicians and internal medicine specialists perform physiclans for males. I would note though that the need for an annual physical varies wit ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Personal preference: Your own personal preference should dictate the gender of the physician you wish to see. Comfort with your physician will promote the therapeutic rela ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Ask for it.: An urine analysis is simple to do and can easily be done with your physical. The prostate screening can also be easily done. However, prostate scree ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
13 years experience Psychiatry
No: There is no situation in which a doctor will milk the prostrate. However, the doctor may check the prostate if there is a risk of prostate cancer or e ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
It's common: Don't fear, this is common when you change doctors. It may not be necessary, particularly the EKG in an otherwise young healthy man, but it's a holdo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Amoxicillin should not affect routine blood tests, but an infection might result in an elevated white blood cell count.
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
25 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: There is controversy within evidence based medicine whether or not annual preventive physicals are necessary. The short answer--if you have a genetic ... Read More
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