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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
It is not: uncommon for ovarian cysts/masses to grow quite large before causing any symptoms. Treatment/follow-up will depend in part on the specific sonographi ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Orthopedics: A unicameral bone cyst is a common and benign tumor of bone that tends to occur in children near a growth plate/ joint. They are non-painful, but can ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
36 years experience in Family Medicine
It depends BUT: In most cases an urgent care physician can treat your problem. If not, we will help you see an ear specialist as soon as possible. Urgent care physi ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Guessing: Guessing you mean fibroid in uterus? If yes then you are looking for a Gynecologist. If thats not what you meant - ignore this recommendation.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Seek help from either place. Both can provide assistance.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Many specialist : Prefer a referral and refuse to see patients not referred, but others accept self referral. I always want a primary care doctor to follow issues that ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Signing up for PRIME: HealthTap PRIME doctors see you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. When asking your question on HealthTap, just click on the icon for a Live Consultat ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Lado
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Minor with dtugs: The primary care has an obligation to tell parents of the addiction and a duty to refer to a board certfied child psychiatrist. The ultimate responsib ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
HealthTap Prime: Doctors represent a variety of different specialties. Currently it is set up to answer primary care type questions. Therefore these are questions you ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: But there are parameters and limitations. Contact Health tap Prime to read the rules and regulations. If it is an allowable drug for a medical condit ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience in Geriatrics
Look it up: Check if the primary care physician receives additional training in geriatric fellowship or board certified geriatrics. If you have a hard time findin ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Mexas
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
If it can't wait: Anytime you are faced with a medical issue which you feel needs to be addressed immediately and you have no quick access to your doctor (or you don't ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Depends on state: Most are supervised by a doctor behind the scenes but it varies by state.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
PCP first: See a primary care doctor first. He or she can guide you as to which tests, if any, are most appropriate......And which specialist he or she would rec ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
BPT NOT BLT: If you are having severe bleeding(b), pain(p) not relieved by appropriate pain medication, or a persistent unexplained temperature(t) over 101 degrees ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience in Podiatry
Its a start: The er can evaluate the wound and refer you for proper care.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Infectious Disease s: A good internist or an infection diseases(id) specialist can take care of HIV diagnosis and treatment.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Go to ER if stroke: You should be seen by a doctor if blood pressure is very high, greater then 180/110. If you are having any symptoms or are worried about a stroke, go ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: Preventive Care is essentially a physical examination and discussion of routine testing you should get that is age specific for you (example colonosco ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Celiac disease: If you are concerned about celiac disease, the usual diagnosis is by biopsy during an endoscope, so this is usually done by a stomach specialist. Tal ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No relief w/ meds: If you use your rescue medication and are not relieved or you need to use several times to get relief, you may need to be seen by your doctor or go to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: It is uncommon for patients now to be required to have a referral for specialty care compared to years past. It may depend however on the health insu ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
ASAP: The time after symptoms begin is directly associated with the amount of scarring and damage. Heart tissue can withstand only short periods of time (m ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick O'Neill
23 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe.....: "head injury" needs to be better defined. If you struck your head and had any of the following: laceration (cut), severe headache, loss of consciousn ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malea Jensen
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Here: I believe you have identified healthtap as just that site.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Rehab: Sure, if they know resources.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
ShOULD BE ABLE TO: Most should be able to do that, you are better off going to a board certified gyn as that is their specialty and if something is not not normal they c ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Apparently yes. At least i'm not getting paid for this. So ask away. But please keep the questions general. For specific health related issues, see yo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
A Family Doctor: The best way to negotiate the health care system is to have at the head of the team your primary care physician or family doctor.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Try St Louis.: There should be many good cancer centers near missouri. St. Louis has washington university which likely has just about everything insofar as medicin ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lin
20 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Ask your friends!: Best place to start looking is by co-workers and colleagues. Who do they see and why? If you know any nurses or local hospital employees, they are oft ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends: If you are a member of the general public you can check a wide assortment of supplies on line at amazon. Com. If you are a medical provider - online ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Brenner
50 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not likely.: It's not likely. And i hope not! responsibly treating someone with anti-depressants requires first, a reliable diagnosis that is determined by a detai ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Www.ichelp.org: Log onto ichelp.org, Register (very straight forward). They should be able to give you a few names of urologists &/or urogynecologists with IC exp ... Read More

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