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Dr. Steven Watry Dr. Watry
General Practice
16 years in practice
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Who can I ask about good doctors for fibro treatment?

Who can I ask about good doctors for fibro treatment?

Others with FM..: Ask friends with FM who they see, what tx their Dr offers, and if they have had improvement. You may consider joining a support group to obtain candid suggestions.. Best Wishes ...Read more

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Dr. Danny Proffitt Dr. Proffitt
Family Medicine
39 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Doctors. What is a good b/p?

Doctors. What is a good b/p?

Depends?: For the general population with out obvious risks, we state the upper limit of BP is 140 on top and 90 on bottom. There is concern even for BP of 130-140 over 80-90. If one is diabetic we shoot for <130 / <70. If one is elderly and depending on health, we may let it run a bit higher. The age old BP number is 120/80. There is an art and a science to treating bp. If suspected, please get seen? ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Rhoads Dr. Rhoads
Family Medicine
34 years in practice
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
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Doc please is musturbation good for females?

Doc please is musturbation good for females?

It's not bad!: Unless of course, you are doing it in public or while at work or supposed to be watching kids to keep them safe, or with dirty hands or do it so much you lose sleep, but otherwise masturbation is healthy and normal and a very low cost way to feel good. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
35 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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How to be a good doctor ?

How to be a good doctor ?

2 be a "Good doctor": 1) Finds fulfillment & joy in work; 2) Keeps his/her "cool" with patients/colleagues; 3) Is not afraid to fail (accepts challenges); 4) Knows you can't do it all; 5) Is a perpetual student; 6) Deals amenably with work hassles; 7) Keeps family first; 8) Is a health team player; 9) Has passion & nobility for the profession of medicine; 10) Balances vision with task. Ref. ACG Magazine, 5/2017 ...Read more

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Dr. Jason James Dr. James
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
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How can I find a good doctor for my baby?

How can I find a good doctor for my baby?

Ask around: Ask your ob.Gyn if they have some recommendations. Also, ask your friends and neighbors who they use. Most pediatricians have an interview process where you can get to know them before choosing. Also, remember you can always change doctors if you decide you are not happy with the one you have chosen, . ...Read more

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Dr. Ghiath Kashlan Dr. Kashlan
Internal Medicine
21 years in practice
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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Need a good doctor in rockland county ny?

Need a  good doctor in rockland county ny?

How to find a doctor: I would refer to sites like healthtap ofcourse. Also, you can check doctors in your area by going to the following: healthgrades.Com vitals.Com and others.. It will provide you with doctor ratings and reviews posted by patients.. It is reliable most of the time.. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Douglas Dr. Douglas
Dentistry - Orthodontics
47 years in practice
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Dr. Richard Tholen Dr. Tholen
Surgery - Plastics
37 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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What separates a good doctor from a great one?

What separates a good doctor from a great one?

Combination of. . .: Natural intelligence, superb training, experience and ongoing learning, caring compassionate attitude, and humility to know they're not always right. Kindness towards our fellow beings, regardless of age, race, status, or wealth. Inquisitive and understanding. Giving and charitable. You'll know when you meet one! ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel Dr. Jaskiel
Dentistry
18 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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Hi doctor, is dark chocolate good for the body.

Hi doctor, is dark chocolate good for the body.

Chocolate: Pure bittersweet chocolate do have some anti inflammation benefits, but not great for your teeth, they feed the bacteria that eat away at your teeth, gums, and bone, so don't over do it ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Hello doctors, i need a really good weight gain diet?

Hello doctors, i need a really good weight gain diet?

Eat healthy high: calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, > ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Gotman Dr. Gotman
Podiatry
32 years in practice
Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine
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Can any doc tell me what's some good workout motivation?

Can any doc tell me what's some good workout motivation?

Workout motivation: Workouts produce endorphin which makes you happy and relaxed. Look up your blood type, and these sites will recommend the workouts best for you. Remember, workouts should be enjoyable. Good luck ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Garnier Dr. Garnier
Family Medicine
29 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Hi doctor my b/p is 113/64 iam a 59 years old is that good?

Hi doctor my b/p is 113/64 iam a 59 years old is that good?

Very good...: Your blood pressure is good, we look for blood pressure to be less than 130/80. If it is between 130-140, or over 80, we recommend avoiding cigarettes if you smoke, lowering your salt intake, weight loss if you are overweight, and vigorous exercise for 30 minutes 3-4 times a week...Your blood pressure is fine! ...Read more

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Dr. Douglas Mund Dr. Mund
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
42 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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Do you know good doctors in indiana for polyarteritis nordosa?

Do you know good doctors in indiana for polyarteritis nordosa?

Not specifically: Best to contact the local arthritis foundation office for roper referrals to a trained rheumatologist ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Wolter Dr. Wolter
Dentistry
26 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Hi doctors, can you tell me what's good for oral lichen planus?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what's good for oral lichen planus?

Symptom Care Only: Start with a good diagnosis. There are different kinds of lp, some more annoying than others, so make sure your dentist/oral surgeon/ent has a firm diagnosis. There's no treatment unless you're having pain or other symptoms. No preventative measures either. We used to worry about malignant transformation, but that seems unlikely now. Sorry, but there's no good treatment except to relieve symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a good diet for weight gain?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a good diet for weight gain?

Can d/w nutritionist: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, > ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Garnier Dr. Garnier
Family Medicine
29 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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Any sites that can help find a good doctor in san antonio, texas?

Board certified: You can check with certifying organizations like the aafp for a family physician, or check on sites like healthgrades to check for physicians in your area of a certain specialty. People post evaluations for the doctors. Remember though, these are voluntary but also does list hospital affiliations, and if there has been any malpractice or medical board actions for a physician. Talk with your friends. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower Dr. Munshower
Family Medicine
26 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Georgia Campus
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Doctors my friend weekly twice he doing masturbation it good r bad?

Neither good nor bad: Masturbating twice weekly is neither good nor bad and is your friends personal preference, that will not cause any issues from a medical standpoint. ...Read more

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Dr. Ryan Stanton Dr. Stanton
Emergency Medicine
14 years in practice
East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
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How can I go about finding a good reputable doctor? What resource?

How can I go about finding a good reputable doctor?  What resource?

Internet: You can check the internet. Doctors having ratings and such there. You can also look around to see what clinics are near your home. ...Read more

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Dr. Orlando Deffer Dr. Deffer
General Practice
years in practice
National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena
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Dr. Ron Jones Dr. Jones
Family Medicine
41 years in practice
Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
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Are pain clinic doctors good at finding solutions for chronic pains?

Are pain clinic doctors good at finding solutions for chronic pains?

Be careful: Reputable clinics should. Be very careful. There seems to be a "pain clinic" on every corner. Some clinics are nothing but pill mills managed by doctors w/ no certification in pain management. Be sure the doctor is board certified by american board of pain medicine or american board interventional pain practice. ...Read more