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Ask a doctor for free chat online?

?: I don't understand your question. What do you want to do? If you have a medical question, just ask it. ...Read more

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Ask a question to a doctor for free online?

Yes: ...And you wasted it on asking if you could ask a question? Ask us anything and we'll try to get you an answer. ...Read more

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I heard I can talk to a doctor with HealthTap Prime. How do I sign up?

I heard I can talk to a doctor with HealthTap Prime. How do I sign up?

'Live' consultations: HealthTap PRIME doctors see you via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. When asking your question on HealthTap, just click on the icon for a Live Consultation to link to PRIME. The PRIME doctor can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be reached from anywhere in the world, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. ...Read more

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Ask a doctor for faxeing a persciption?

See dr.: Not sure what your question is, but you should see a dr. For an examination and consultation, develop a professional relationship and than any prescription medications if needed would be provided to you. Once a relationship is developed, depending on your doctors policies, they may be able to fax you a future rx., etc. ...Read more

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I want to talk to a doctor online. What are the benefits of a service like HealthTap?

HealthTap Prime: HealthTap Prime is a virtual medical consultation service. They say as many as 34% of office visits can actually be completed virtually - virtual medicine is one of the waves of the future, and HealthTap Prime is quite the mature product in this regard. Register at www.healthtap.com. ...Read more

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Can I purchase just one visit with a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

Can I purchase just one visit with a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

No, not exactly...: HealthTap PRIME began in the summer of 2014, and is a Primary Care service. A patient pays one fee each month (~$99 in August 2014) so one consult would be ~$99, but 2 visits come out to ~$49 each, 3 is ~$33 each, and so on. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors are online at various times. A patient using PRIME has live, one-on-one visits with the doctor. ...Read more

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Why would a doctor refer a family to his affiliated physician's assistant?

Why would a doctor refer a family to his affiliated physician's assistant?

Team work: Physician assistants are trained to work as a team member with a physician. They are qualified to take care of stable conditions and also able to recognize when the physician should be called back in to address a problem. This allows the physician to spend more time with someone that has a less stable condition. This will become more of a necessity in the years ahead as we have fewer physicians. ...Read more

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What are the best protein food to build muscle and burn fat?

What are the best protein food to build muscle and burn fat?

Protein food: Fish, egg white, skinless chicken breast, plain yogurt, cottage cheese, skim milk. You must burn calories to burn fat while eating very little carb and very little fat. Stay away from saturated fats and simple refined carbs. ...Read more

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I just signed up for video chat with a doctor with this site. If you are a doctor are you able to video chat on here for a consultation?

Yes: The doctor will consult with you depending on which state you are in and which state they are licensed to practice. Hope this helps. Thanks for using the service. Good luck. ...Read more

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What health benefits are associated with olive oil?

What health benefits are associated with olive oil?

Olive oil: Olive oil contains mono-unsaturated fatty acids (mufas), which are healthy fats compared to saturated and trans fats. Mufas may lower total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels; may also help normalize blood clotting. And some research shows that mufas may benefit Insulin levels and blood sugar control, which helps if you have type 2 diabetes! moderate use only, though. ...Read more

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Does it cost to ask a doctor a question?

No it's Free!: Believe it or not on health tap people can ask questions and get answers from doctors for free! as a physician I have rely enjoyed connecting with patients and other doctors like this and think its great. Ask away and hope you have all of your questions answered. Best in health. :). ...Read more

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How can I mentally commit myself to losing weight?

How can I mentally commit myself to losing weight?

Don't.: Don't commit to "losing weight." this is the wrong focus. Besides, if it is truly weight loss you want, just have your leg amputated. This will result in at least 30-40 lbs of weight loss. A better idea is to commit to "getting healthy." this is a much better goal, has a better sound to it, and will result in weight loss, better heart health, better mental health, etc. The key is...Exercise. ...Read more

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How can I fit exercising into everyday life?

How can I fit exercising into everyday life?

Free time: Be consistent no matter how busy you are you must have 15-20 minutes a day i would find that free moment or work it into your schedule in advance i find time to run daily at 730 but sunday ill go for a longer run at 900 i work 50-60 hrs a week so you can do it too. ...Read more

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Do I need a webcam to talk to a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

Do I need a webcam to talk to a doctor in HealthTap Prime?

No, but it cd help: No, there is no mandate that you HAVE to use a webcam to talk to a doctor on HealthTap Prime. However, it could help in some situations (like if you have a rash, you could show the doctor by camera). The webcam can also make the interaction more friendly. I'm not sure, but I don't believe the app u download requires it. However, we are here to help & we'll help however we can. U can contact suppor ...Read more

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How can I think positive and change my patterns?

How can I think positive and change my patterns?

Let's count the ways: "the power of positive thinking, " as described in the 1950s & 60s, is not as effective as the following: (1) the power of non-negative thinking (stopping dysfunctional or automatic negative thoughts); and (2) taking actions that have been shown to increase positivity (as a side effect), such as expressing genuine gratitude, generosity, or love, and even simply pursuing curiosity or goals. Act now! ...Read more

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How can I raise my self esteem and self confidence?

How can I raise my self esteem and self confidence?

Be good, and learn!: There are many ways to have healthy self-esteem. Most agree that there are two broad components to self-esteem: (1) the view that I am a worthwhile or good person; and (2) the view that I have some competence (i know things or know how to do things). If people continue to strive to be virtuous or good and to learn and develop skills they will tend to have a positive self-concept. Striving is key. ...Read more

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