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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Hormone disorders: An endocrinologist is a specialist in the endocrine system, organs that produce the main hormones in our bodies, and parts of the pituitary and brain ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hormones: Endocrinologists take care of diseases of hormone such as thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, reproductive, parathyroid, bone...They are also trained to trea ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
No but you: Should see a qualified weight loss doctor that can sit with you and review your previous attempts and help you get on a program that is right for you.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Wow: Hi. I'd say if someone has a hormone problem (or a metabolic problem we treat). The big ones the general population has heard of are diabetes and thyr ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
19 years experience Radiation Oncology
Treats cancer: A doctor of medicine that treats/ studies cancer patients. There are usually 3 types of doctors that are intimately involved in treating cancer patien ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
ENT Specialist: Ear, nose and throat specialist. Trained in general surgery and then specializing in surgical treatment of the ear, nose, or throat.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gyn subspecialist: They are trained as ob/gyns and then subspecialize and are boarded in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. They handle problems with bl ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Endocrinologist: A physician who specializes in disorders of "ductless" glands, including diabetes, thyroid disease, adrenal, pituitary disorders. They also treat ost ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Pancreas tumor: Insulinoma is a rare tumor of the pancreas that produces excess insulin. Can cause severe hypoglycemia, confusion, convulsions, etc. Most all of these ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Explosive production: It is Mother Nature's preparation and explosive production of a monthly egg available for the right sperm suitors.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
IABP: intraaortic balloon pump----a balloon inserted into the aorta to augment blood flow and pressure when the heart has failed
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: An arrhythmia is a broad term for any irregularity in electrical conduction in the heart. You need to be more specific.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Pressure: Acupuncturist is an alternative medicine provider who uses special needles to influence certain points on the human body thereby exercising various ef ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
35 years experience Family Medicine
Autism doctor: Many differen types of doctors treat autism. A pediatrician or family medicine doctor is often the first to suspect a problem. Developmental pediatri ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Electric heart signa: An ekg is a record of the electric impulses the heart gives off as it beats. Several leads are placed on the chest wall to measure the inpuses from d ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Esophagoscopy is a…: …study of the esophagus (food tube) using a flexible tube (older ones were rigid & straight) equipped with a camera & ports for instruments for taking ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Adams
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Rare liver tumor: Hepatoblastoma is a rare malignant liver tumor seen primarily in children. It is the most common liver cancer in children. It is graded based on how m ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Device: Iud is "intra uterine device." a device of plastic or metal construction that is inserted in the uterine cavity for contraception.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Integrative Medicine: Integrative medicine doctors seek to treat the whole person (spiritually, physically ; emotionally) ; often use alternative and standard medical appro ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Arteries & Veins: Arteries are the vessels that carry the oxygenated blood to the organs and tissues of the body. Veins are the vessels that carry the de-oxygenated blo ... 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
29 years experience Gastroenterology
Stomach inspection: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (egd) is a test to examine the lining of the esophagus (the tube that connects your throat to your stomach), stomach, and f ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Fix protruding ears: An otoplasty is done to reposition prominent ears to a more normal appearance. There are many techniques that depend on the nature of the deformity, b ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Part of immune sys: Immunoglobulins are proteins that we make that are part of our immune system. There are four main types igg, igm, IgA and ige all of which perform dif ... Read More
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