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At What Age Should You Consider Seeing Geriatrics Doctor
Depends: A geriatric dr is a dr first, often internal med or family med. He/she can deal with all adult issues, but has special knowledge in the care of the elderly and the interactions of medications and multiple chronid disorders. Short answer is.. depends on your condition, and your Dr's ability / willingness to deal with the complexities of aging.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I woke up this morning with one eye swollen, crusty, hazy. Do I see ophthalmologist or geriatrics doc?
Geriatrics doctors: are there specific physical exercises you recommend to senior or physical metrics they should track (i.E. Balance/strength)?
Geriatrics doctors: 92, mild chronic renal failure, on lisinopril. For 2wk keflex to prevent recurrent ecoli UTI getting weaker since then. Stop it?
Adolescent Medicine: Some pediatricians will go on to train for 3 additional years in adolescent medicine & usually practice & teach at large training centers or in large medical groups. Some pediatricians & some family practice docs develop an interest in adolescent medicine & cater to that group in their local practice. All teens should find a doc that they feel comfortable with & sometimes that takes time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not Broken: Some pediatricians continue to see their existing patients through college. A relationship has been established, why break it? College students come home intermittently and have health care needs. A pediatric office knows the patient and can usually get them in for that acute care visit. We have the patient sign a form allowing discussions with parents, if the young adult wants to share info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leave it up to child: And physician.18-years is usual cut-off age.Many children & their pediatrician want to maintain their relationship until child graduates college at age 22+ years. Adolescent pediatricians often fill the gap between pediatrician and internist or family dr. Some children want to leave their pediatrician by age 16, especially if they don't have a same sex dr.. Those kids should be allowed to graduate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would a doctor say that they have to wait until the child gets to the age of two to see if they have asthma?
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