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Adolescent medicine: Is a medical subspecialty that focuses on care of pediatric patients who are in the adolescent period of development. A primary care subspecialty, adolescent medicine incorporates aspects of gynecology, endocrinology, sports medicine, nutrition, dermatology and psychology. The high prevalence issues during this period are: std, birth control, menstrual & eating disorders, drug use, acne, etc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a medical subspecialty that focuses on care of pediatric patients who are in the adolescent period of development. A primary care subspecialty, adolescent medicine incorporates aspects of gynecology, endocrinology, sports medicine, nutrition, dermatology and psychology. The high prevalence issues during this period are: std, birth control, menstrual & eating disorders, ...Read more
Training?: Is your question about the credentials of an adolescent medicine fellow? These are graduate doctors who have completed pediatric or internal medicine or family practice postgraduate training, and have gone on to study adolescents more intensely for two more years after residency. ...Read more
Adolescent Pedi. Dr.: They take care of children from puberty until early adulthood (18 - 20-years). Teen-agers and young adults tend to have different medical problems to babies and young children. For instance girls may have problems with their menses, or require contraceptive advice or prescriptions, discuss and administer hpv vaccine before subject becomes sexually active. Boys need to checked for varicoceles etc. ...Read more
HEEADSSS: Heeadsss = home, education, eating, activities, drugs, sex, suicidality, safety. This is a shorthand for the areas of adolescent life that adolescent docs concentrate on. Seeing to wellness in these areas while developing a dialogue with teens and young adults. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why should I have to take my teen to pediatric waiting room if there are adolescent medicine doctors?
Initially.: A good adolescent medicine physician (and this goes for peds and fam med docs) will try to foster communication between the parent and teen. How they do this depends on each doctor's style. Some will meet with both parent and teen together, then ask the parent to leave to have a one-on-one. Depending on state laws, a teen may be able to see the doc without their parent present. ...Read more
Wanted to know where can I go to find a doctor who specializes in bipolar disorder or adolescent medicine?
5'2" 85lbs adolescent medicine doc diagnosed me with anorexia just because never period and some dulcolax,1000 calories a day. False diagnosis?
Anorexia Nervosa: is the #1 diagnosis in a girl with calorie restriction, purging & primary amenorrhea, no 1st period by 16. To maintain your low BMI at 85 lbs. requires 1780 calories/day. To gain 1 lb./week requires 2280 calories/day. As Dr. F. said, AN can kill you, so your parents must insure you get medical & mental health care or face charges of medical neglect, as your MD would be obligated to report to CPS. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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