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what is a virtual appointment

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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Need local doc.: It's been said that as many as 33% of primary care visits can be accomplished virtually, but the full check-up doesn't fall into that category. The f ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Call doctor: You need to call the already prescribing doctor. Get ahold of the one presently treating you
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid tanning: First of all, please avoid tanning as it can damage the skin. And yes, please contact your doctor to get the spots evaluated.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Don't worry: It is not uncommon for IUD strings to curl under cervix or into OS (cervical opening). It is not common, but not impossible for IUD to become complet ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
This is: An alternative to regular colonoscopy and basically is a ct scan of your abdomen with contrast that the software reconstructs your colon and allows th ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Appointment: Pretty much like any other. You will fill out history forms, the assistant or nurse will check blood pressure/heart rate. You will meet with the doc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wil Ausborn
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Symptom report: During your initial visit, the psychologist will attempt to build rapport while also collecting information relative to your experiences and the impac ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Pretty much the same as other doctor visits. They will take a history of your concerns/illness. What you have done to treat it. Have you seen other pr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: You mean what is their job hours and schedule? That is highly variable. Some private practice oncologists work 12 hours 6 days per week. Many are no ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: But most times it is billed as a specialists visit.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Call: Call and make an appt.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
34 years experience Dentistry
Review: Typically the 1st appt is "record taking" (assuming you've already met/consulted with the orthodontist) and the 2nd appt is a consultation/review of f ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Likely yes.: Most likely, the first appointment would be to see how you speak to start with. A recording might be made of your voice and there might be a video ta ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
MFM: Nearly always counseling and ultrasound but does depend on why you are referred.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Getting help: Yes. But i would recommend that you consider seeing a psychiatrist or a psychologist.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Peds Card: A pediatric cardiologist is an expert in childrens' hearts. They treat birth defects involving the heart, heart rhythm problems, hypertension, syncope ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not the same: An abdominal CT scan will visualize the pattern of the colon and bowel as it is situated in the peritoneal cavity. It does not visualize the content ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
1st. appt.: Thorough evaluation & history-taking to come up with provisional diagnosis & recommend therapy.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Check Up and labs: Start with a visit to a doctor. You need to tell someone more about your headache. Insomnia is a common problem as well. There may be an underlying r ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience Pathology
It's ussual practic: Yes, doctor makes an appointment to discuss results of skin biopsy (not necessarry malignant) and treatment. If you worry very much take with you supp ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Several things: In the context of healthcare and kinds of providers, this is a " Primary Care Provider" either a pediatrician, family practitioner, internist or obste ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Rosin
47 years experience Internal Medicine
A community clinic: Is the reason for not wanting the to pay "$100" is lack pf funds? In many communities there are free or low cost clinics run by volunteers. Many do ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Local question: This is an international health application. We do not know where you are located. This question should be asked locally.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
19 years experience Dentistry
Depends: It would depend on each individual office. At my office, there is no follow up fees but it all dependds on the practice and what the procedure was as ... Read More

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