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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several: The most common health screens for women in their 30's are pap smears, hpv testing, breast exams, BP checks and pelvic exams. Other tests are ordered ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience in Preventive Medicine
There are several: It depends on her precise age, but in general these include pap smears and mammograms to screen for cervical and breast cancer, stool checks or colono ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience in Preventive Medicine
There are several: It depends on her precise age, but in general these include pap smears and mammograms to screen for cervical and breast cancer, stool checks or colono ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
31 years experience in Cardiology
When symptomatic: Generally when it causes symptoms such as shortness of breath, unusual fatigue, chest pain, decreased exercise tolerance, passing out or near passing ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can't judge: I imagine the couple is more interested in a healthy surrogate. It so happens that candidates in poorer areas may be more willing or interested in bei ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
WHO and health: Great question. Let's do 2nd opinion and discuss in detail.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Little known: Ca law is that even if you have an hmo you can see your obgyn for any gyn problems, including preventive care, breasts and urinary problems. Some mds/ ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
At times: Planned parenthood is a generalized substitute for gynecologic and general health care for women. Most of their efforts are in pelvic inflammatory di ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Just in the U.S.: Doctors on healthtap are U.S. Licensed doctors, so most of the information here is about diseases and medications found in the U.S. However, many hum ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Community health ctr: There are 2 separate questions here. I will provide info for one. Funding for community health centers varies. However, the federal government is one ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chen
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Wide definitions: A sexual health counselor may be someone at school, someone at a health clinic, or another setting. Typically this person is not a medical doctor, bu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Sometimes: Sometimes certain diagnoses are applied to more women vs men, and problems can be missed because our index of suspicion may not be high enough. For i ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Depends on what kind of caregiver you hire.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Prevention: It is a clinic designed to promote health in teenagers and prevent high risk behaviours such as drinking, drug use, sexual activity. They treat sexua ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Ask a ??? please.: If you enter a question into the site please make sure you review it & know it actually asks a question. Otherwise you have wasted your effort.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience in General Practice
Multiple locations: Government agencies, special interest and single issue organizations, health organizations, groups, and non-profit associations have websites and may ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Specialist training: Reproductive health is reproductive endocrinology and infertility (rei). Rei mds are sub-specialists: we train in obstetrics and gynecology (ob/gyn) t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Be active 1 hr/day: To get that much activity daily a teen might need to be introduced to multiple activities, and parents should visit several sites. The aap, cdc http:/ ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Health care : My understanding is that oil revenues have led to progressive improvement in health care in kuwait - and that there are some excellent hospitals.
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Planning?: Are you referring to birth control and family planning?. Initially, condoms and spermicidal foam, jelly, vaginal sponge or ovale ( vaginal suppository ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hmm: Personally, i don't agree with "assisted suicide" for even terminally ill patients. My profession does not allow me to do things which are considered ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Riley Alexander
10 years experience in Pathology
Most likely not: Epidemiology (study of disease in a population) is tricky. Both rates quoted are very small so a doubling is very likely not a concern. Also, when com ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
WHO: The World Health Organization does a great deal of good work all over the globe. See: http://www.who.int/tdr/about/AR2012_TDR_achievements_2012.pdf

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