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Do you do house call over to the house?

Do you do house call over to the house?

Virtually there...: Try HealthTap PRIME, where doctors evaluate you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. You can preload images or send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. Some, but not all, medicines may be prescribed at the doctor's discretion. The fee is the same with or without a prescription. ...Read more

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Is there any doctor that will do a house call in 20619 Maryland area? I'm housebound agoraphobic and I need med doctor. Please!

Is there any doctor that will do a house call in 20619 Maryland area? I'm housebound agoraphobic and I need med doctor. Please!

Contact your local: medical society or the visiting nurses association. It may take some detective work but someone will help. Nurse practitioners do a lot these days. Keep an open mind and hope. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Depressed mother that won't leave the bed, is there someone i can seek help from that does house calls?

Depressed mother that won't leave the bed, is there someone i can seek help from that does house calls?

Yes.: There are agencies that will do home visits. Try physician groups that do in home treatment and find out who they use for these cases. That is the best intervention for in home treatment. Otherwise, she can be taken to an emergency room and evaluated for major depression and inability to care for herself by an ambulance. Some times it takes an extreme intervention in these cases. ...Read more

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Its the weekend but my medical conditions require treatment now.Do doctors still make house calls?

Its the weekend but my medical conditions require treatment now.Do doctors still make house calls?

Very few: If you need medical care, it's best to go to an urgent care clinic, the er, or your doctor's office if they're open late or on saturday. They will have the proper equipment and medications if necessary. Some doctors make house calls but if it's anything serious, they'll send you in to the hospital anyways. ...Read more

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Why did pediatric infectious diseases call my house?

Why did pediatric infectious diseases call my house?

Hard to say: It is impossible to say. You would have to call the doctor and find out what they wanted. It is possible that they called the wrong phone number. ...Read more

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What is the adult group home for the mentally ill called?

Group Home: Some are transitional group homes. Some are called group homes for mentally challenged. Don't know of another generally accepted term. ...Read more

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What tests for stroke can we do at home before we call for help?

What tests for stroke can we do at home before we call for help?

5 signs : 1 sudden numbness or weakness face, arm, legs. 2. Sudden confusion, trouble speaking, or understanding 3. Sudden trouble seeing, blurred or double vision 4. Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, or loss of balance 5. Sudden severe headache for no obvious reason. ...Read more

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Please explain who would you call to have your home checked for mold?

Certified Inspector: Certified mold inspectors .Then you contract mold removal company. Some company have both in one but it is good to have both separate. ...Read more

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Whats the disease called when a soldier comes home from war with scary flash backs and nightmares?

Whats the disease called when a soldier comes home from war with scary flash backs and nightmares?

PTSD: The symptoms of ptsd include flashbacks (bad memories that happen out of the blue or from a small trigger that feel like the event is actually happening), nightmares of the trauma and an increased feeling of edginess (either more irritable or more nervous and scared, also called hyper vigilant). Other symptoms can include difficulties relating to others and episodes of dissociation. ...Read more

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I received flea bites for the first time in my home. I washed the sheets and vacuumed the floor. How do I know if i need to call exterminator?

I received flea bites for the first time in my home. I washed the sheets and vacuumed the floor. How do I know if i need to call exterminator?

No need yet: You have done the biggest part of cleaning up but eggs can persist in your environment.. This is especially true if you have pets. So a big part of control is your pets too. Fleas also can live outside and if you have done everything you can and still have a flea problem it might be from outside. ...Read more

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I'm in my car don't want to go home . Husband has called me bad word 2times reading article on verbal abuse - what are signs of verbal abuse?

I'm in my car don't want to go home . Husband has called me bad word 2times reading article on verbal abuse - what are signs of verbal abuse?

TWO (2) times: does not (generally) mean "verbal abuse" but it sure sounds like you and your husband NEED COUNSELING! Speak with your FAMILY physician for suggestions and do NOT be hesitant about bringing this issue up ASAP..Sometime verbal abuse and physical abuse are separated by a very THIN "wall" Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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37 wks.bp at home manually 150/96. It is usually normal although has been into 130s/80s in office past few weeks. Can this wait til morning to call?

37 wks.bp at home manually 150/96. It is usually normal although has been  into 130s/80s in office past few weeks. Can this wait til morning to call?

No: You should call your OB MD or his/her office nurse and advise them of the change in your blood pressure as this may be the beginning of pregnancy induced hypertension also known as pre-eclampsia. ...Read more

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I called my mom and told her I needed to come home to get something. She said I came and got it. But I have no recollection of this. What's the cause?

I called my mom and told her I needed to come home to get something. She said I came and got it. But I have no recollection of this. What's the cause?

Well- lots of things: The list is quite extensive as to why you may not have any recollection of your trip. If you sit with your mom and detail your visit to the extent she remembers you were there (conversations, things said to one another or that you did) you may start remembering. Otherwise, organic causes should be looked at as well which may suggest neurological tests to be done. Speak with your doctor. ...Read more