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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
Sure: Give him/her a call and find out. Very anxious people might benefit from medication. Most of us do not, but the doctor can evaluate whether the anxiet ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Try HealthTap PRIME: HealthTap PRIME began this summer (Aug 2014), and is a Primary Care medical service. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and diffe ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
On our other forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
On our other forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Taking bromocriptine: Contraception because if you're being given this medication for galactorrhea with elevated prolactin you may start ovulating without realizing it. As ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience in Anesthesiology
OB Gyn are: Also primary care doctors for female patients. You should trust him and open up to him or her. At 40 you need pap smears and other screening test to p ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Primary Care on call: HealthTap PRIME started 2 months ago in September 2014, and is a Primary Care service. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and dif ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
17 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes and no: You should first of all find a new doctor who agrees with your philosophy of health and your health views. Alternative healthcare practitioners also ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes, HealthTap PRIME: PRIME began in August 2014, and is a Primary Care service. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors are online at ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No, not exactly...: HealthTap PRIME began in the summer of 2014, and is a Primary Care service. A patient pays one fee each month (~$99 in August 2014) so one consult wou ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: You should always check with your doctor before starting any alternative medicine treatments, to make sure they are safe and don't interact with any m ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Few natural sources: Fatty fishes (tuna, mackerel, catfish, salmon) are one source. Eggs have some; beef liver has a little. Cod liver oil has a lot. Many dairy products ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
When you need it: When you lose confidence in your ability to attain/maintain an erection satisfactory for sexual activity, go see your family doc for complete evaluati ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Probably little bad: Other than waking you up when it rings i doubt it would have any detrimental affect.... Maybe someone else has a different answer...
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: It keeps your metabolism up, your blood sugars more stable, and you digest food better with decreased energy deposition (i.e., fat). The problem is m ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Fruits and nuts: Good dietary sources include dried fruits, especially apricots, fresh fruits, especially melon, oranges and bananas, nuts, especially almonds and pist ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Candidly: Write out your symptoms clearly on paper. Provide him a copy and use it to go over your symptoms with him. He will understand how important it is if y ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Think "active": There are many ways to improve exercise and activity in during work. Some include: taking stairs, parking farther away, walking to your favorite lunch ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wil Ausborn
22 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Fear and Uncertainty: Over 40 million adults age 18-years and older are affected by anxiety disorders. Symptoms can co-occur with other disorders, and if left untreated, c ... Read More
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A 31-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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
AB moves: Can begin with neutral spine exercises for your core such as planks, front and side, and "birddog" exercises. From there you can go to a global dynami ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
I am a psychiatrist: U pcp will be able to refer u to a therapist.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Be good, and learn!: There are many ways to have healthy self-esteem. Most agree that there are two broad components to self-esteem: (1) the view that I am a worthwhile or ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience in Neurology
Many but: The best evidence we have for this is on omega 3 fatty acid and full complement of b vitamins, knowing your own b vitamin status (which can be measure ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cause,Longterm effec: Cause, long term issues are important. Feberile seizures usually limited to childhood, epilepsy and other pathologic conditions need definitive tretme ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
OB/GYN: Obstetrician and gynecology specialist!
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
With courage.: Some families are open and supportive of mental health needs. Other families wish to deny it. So hope for the best but don't be discouraged if your f ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Holmberg
21 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Agoraphobia : Since it's docs who respond on this service, you'll mainly get this perspectivegood news: this is highly treatable with a combination if cognitive beh ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
38 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Either could help: If you think you are depressed, you probably are not feeling well. This can range from lack of interest, sadness, irritability,loss of appetite among ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Many types. Helping?: I'm not sure about the context of ur question, but I assume u r concerned abt complications from GERD/acid reflux. The esophagus (or oesophagus) can b ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on variables: I look at it like providing a crutch to a kid with a broken leg. With it s/he can get more done/without not so much.There are side effects to any med ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surrogacy : Make sure you have a legal binding contract with the surrogate that defines who has legal rights to the child after birth, how soon the transfer of cu ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy: Have your PCP rule out any organic impediments to sleep. Then ask yourself what environmental and interpersonal stressors you face during your waking ... Read More

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